Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 6th, 2018

THREE MINUTES UNTIL MIDNIGHT.

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@sfmnemonic @LMplusG I will definitely do so, Mike. In the morning, when it’s not midnight in Sydney and there’s a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iK

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@LMplusG @sfmnemonic These things have a habit of being the same across the Anglosphere… ;)

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@melswal Exactly. And as a broadcast producer I was trying to explain this to presenters for years, but to no avail.

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@NewtonMark Also, I mean talking to ordinary people, not talking to the politicians.

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@wolfcat Mate. Pink is pretty special. Even I know that.

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@D_Blanchflower @Harryslaststand @PressSec HAHAHAHAHA White House reporters having a spine good luck with that.

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@LMplusG @sfmnemonic I dunno if you’ve been following my reportage, but there are so many problems with the privacy..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SI

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@wolfcat Yeah I’m not sure what the story is now. But the tour has certainly been disrupted. Check your local media.

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@melswal Indeed, and this means I can write off “going to the pub” as “qualitative research”. ;) Seriously though,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1D

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Friends don’t let friends fly Tiger.

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What’s even worse, they’d flown Tiger. But they agree they’ve learned their lesson.

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Anyway, these two women had driven two hours to Cairns, and flown to Sydney, to get to the Pink concert. Which was..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G0

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@jplonie I’m not going out onto George Street on a cold Monday night without pants. There may be an evacuation alert, but I have my dignity.

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You can only understand what the poll numbers mean if you talk to people in more depth. And people may not be well..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n5

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So once more, I’m convinced that politicians who rely on the first cut of opinion polls miss the point. They don’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bS

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Also, the younger of the two guests, a student nurse, was appalled that she had access to all the locals’ My Health..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tv

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@joannejacobs No no, I met some other guests and I’ve learned stuff.

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They told me about their racist friend Rhonda who is getting so much grief and is shouted down in their town. So ba..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…h5

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So while we’ve had an evacuation alarm, I’ve been drinking with a couple of women from the Atherton Tableland who a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xt

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I have come to the conclusion that the evacuation alarm was a scam to get us downstairs to the bar to buy more drin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p5

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GODDAMIT I WAS JUST GOING TO BED BUT NO THE EVACUATION ALARM HAS GONE OFF AND I HAVE HAD TO FIND MY PANTS AND NOW I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kp

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manaz_d Oh this. This a million times.

The world came to us and said “holy fuck, we’ve got a problem, please help!”

So w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gp

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I know some of you are ready to watch The Bad Television Program but I would like you to read this instead. ICYMI F..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nt

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This is such an insider joke but I’m retweeting it anyway. You can figure it out for yourself. twitter.com/Mesut_Ausil/st…

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@NewtonMark I thought it was cruel for the cows to say that to Mark and his crew.

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Australian electoral politics explained, number 27 in a series. twitter.com/ChathamHouse/s…

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ChathamHouse Britain, which was the first country to develop coal-fired power, may now be one of the first to end it.
Read More:
chathamhouse.org/publications/t…

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ChathamHouse MAP: Coal Trade Flows
Over the past ten years, China and India’s growing demand transformed the trade. Australia an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mj

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dailyexception I think we’ve reached the “so what if he colluded” phase pic.twitter.com/RnhW5VLAcG

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This extra episode of “Trump, Inc” titled “Manafort, Inc” is of course fascinating. pca.st/episode/4b2ab3…

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@JohnBirmingham “Designated Survivor” could have been so good, with that premise.

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@BobGrrl @NewtonMark This is why we say each cow has its own “personality”. ;)

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JimMFelton “Racism’s polling well this week Boris”
“Then I shall do a racism” twitter.com/mirrorpolitics…

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@NewtonMark As I grew up, the hilarious annoyance of a ton of cow pushing through with WHAT HAVE YOU GOT IN THAT BU..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AR

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@NewtonMark @techoglot IIRC there’s something yummy in the chemical used to dope the fabric. At least as far as cows are concerned.

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@robaz123 @PointlessAU @markhumphries You’re challenging whether I’m at a pub or not? Really? That’s bold.

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@JustJimWillDo Just keep adding cinnamon until the hallucinations start.

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@kiskabobnsw @PointlessAU @markhumphries The “so sad” is about me watching TV at the pub. The program holds its own..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oE

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@paulkidd I don’t have a goat, though. Sad panda.

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@NewtonMark This is excellent advice. Cows weight a lot, have clumsy hooves, and rarely come alone. I do love their..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wo

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Scratch a cow, make a friend.

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This is not harassment, let alone an attack. This cow is, as Ben notes, curious. Which they often are. She just wan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zM

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Dear friends in Australia, please check your car for potentially lethal airbags. Please pass on this message to fol..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s6

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@JustJimWillDo Yes, Petal, I know. But can’t a fellow enjoy the phrase GIANT HORNED ARTHROPODS without distracting pedantry?

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@ScottBaileyAAP Maybe even if one of those two guys played rugby… But hello there, and my the gods go with you*…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6P

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JustJimWillDo Timeless tweet. twitter.com/wombat37/statu…

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@markhumphries Is “dedication” an anagram of “derangement”?

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I don’t understand sportsball and even I know this is a shit joke. twitter.com/ScottBaileyAAP…

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TrainsInfo Happy 112th Birthday to our Central Station.

On this day in 1906, Central Station was officially opened by Premier..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nm

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So, I’m watching ⁦@PointlessAU⁩ at the pub again, @markhumphries. This is so sad. pic.twitter.com/g6fJHt4uvt

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@BasedCarpenter @DanielOCL Oh I understand the problems with “official narratives”. That like saves me my next ques..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…60

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@Lireoec @stufromoz Note, I am neither historian or sociologist.

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PeterHoskinsTV Huge scoop for the Express.
Summer could last all the way to autumn. Imagine that! pic.twitter.com/RwwtlB5ayO

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@Lireoec @stufromoz Related, there’s probably a difference between “What people think because it’s what they learne..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…On

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@NuclearAnthro @cynicalsecurity Well they’d learned from their previous colonial experiences. ;)

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OzKitsch “Her past was a secret but she couldn’t hide her feelings for this daredevil cropduster!”, 1963..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…td

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@cynicalsecurity @NuclearAnthro This, broadly speaking, is Australia in a nutshell. It’s still a racist shithole th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qD

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@cynicalsecurity @NuclearAnthro Ah, I have misunderstood. I’ll go away now. Or soon.

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@cynicalsecurity @NuclearAnthro My encounters with the US military are skewed, being on the other side of the plane..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xc

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anne_theriault Me: … there have been gay people throughout recorded history!
7yo: imagine if there were gay dinosaurs
7yo: like..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tl

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Nuke Boy has written a thread, with further reading etc. If you learned the traditional version of the end of WW2,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IA

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@haruki_zaemon I believe this is measuring the ethanol. But yes, a whole lot of people aren’t drinking at all.

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best_in_dumbest Put the “Ham”
back in “Shaming” pic.twitter.com/nhNDIqe0sb

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I tried backing up my data once, but it’s so unproductive. You just keep getting the same data back over and over again.

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wawoodworth ghost: ooooooo i’m here to haunt your library

librarian: good, we could use another on this committee

ghost: wait..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wa

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The rest of the week’s plans, and links to the last fortnight of stuff, are in the Weekly Wrap. I’m thinking about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nB

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Mon plan, remainder: Sit in the corner for a while; head back to Wentworth Falls, finally, or not, depending on my mood.

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Interesting unplanned meeting was interesting.

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lizardschwartz I will never be as successful as this small duck pic.twitter.com/T8XwbSr4nZ

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KatyMersmann Just witnessed an incredible DC moment:
A guy read a woman’s text over her shoulder and interrupted to say “Just s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p5

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medwynsofangles My onions are all lifted, washed and powdered and are now sitting on my bench in the shed The biggest is 27” around..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QW

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That’s one hell of a casualty rate. Why is there no outrage from the SJWs? twitter.com/nicchristensen…

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@PeteLawler I though it was pretty normal. Which is not to say that it’s desirable.p, just that it exists as a thing.

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“Woolworths admits to spying on pokies customers, offering free drinks to boost gambling”, because only certain kin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LZ

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MikeCarlton01 Which didn’t ? twitter.com/vanOnselenP/st…

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I don’t have any clothes made out of ostriches.

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SixthTone Onlookers gather around two vehicles that fell into a sinkhole in Harbin, Heilongjiang province

Check out selecti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G4

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TheShovel For balance, Sky News has confirmed it will feature left-wing commentator Andrew Bolt today

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@SnarkyPlatypus This place, which is excellent. Apart from the same.
Hakata Gensuke QV - Chicken Ramen Professional..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p3

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Tweeting that random people have quit.

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Photographed earlier, a nice addition to a hotel fire hose. pic.twitter.com/Pz2GDRjSu1

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Today’s breakfast: chilli basil pork, and green chicken curry. Why? Apart from yummy, everywhere else in the food c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ms

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@benpobjie Sadly no. But this a special SEKRIT place.

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Departing The Place Where There Are Antlers, after a very brief visit.

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Approaching The Place Where There Are Antlers, for a very brief visit.

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@oberonsghost I’d missed the smoke, which is handy. It’s been fucking up my throat in previous weeks.

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Further alleged plans, plus links to the things I’ve written in the last two weeks, and in the Weekly Wrap. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, update: Yes, this is the plan, and it’s about to get under way. I don’t know where meals fit into this ye..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…my

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GrogsGamut Even now it remains amazing that America elected the crazy drunk guy on the bus as President twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

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@PeteLawler @zdnetaustralia It would be interesting to know some more about the kinds of doctors supporting and rej..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LI

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ICYMI Friday: Me at @zdnetaustralia: “My Health Record: Canberra is still missing the point” zdnet.com/article/my-hea…

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Note for the hard of thinking: This is not directed at anyone in particular. I’ve just noticed the mood of the morn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qe

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I can see that today will be one of those days when, if you say “A”, too many people will imagine you also mean “No..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aa

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@skaye Well done you, you finally figured out what that one sentence meant.

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Since forever, actually. “Get that bullshit out of my house|office|bar” is a perfectly fine sentence. twitter.com/skaye/status/1…

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@burmester_g I was wondering who’d be first to focus on the wrong end of the sentence.

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@JohnBirmingham @blahblahellis We all need this, or the equivalent, for our own minds.

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People being forced to watch things they don’t like on Sky News Australia. pic.twitter.com/ZSImpQL47C

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Mon plan, outline draft: Certain administrivia and errands; 1230 back repairs, Potts Point; story pitches; train to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rR

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@blahblahellis Yep, they’re existed for years. You can rent a goat to get rid of weeds on difficult sites. Here’s o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xw

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@glengyron @derekbradley No me, Derek. I would have agreed with you.

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Monday. Tether it to a convenient bollard. Monday.

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