Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 2018

OK, I’m going to have dinner and then try to get some sleep. See you in the morning from somewhere over the Indian Ocean I guess.

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@GreenJ @StephenGale201 Hi Stephen. We sort of just started chatting then.

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@DavidFeng @chrisrauchle I’m on the second leg of this three-legged flight. Right now I’m retracing the path I took..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1z

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This is us and the sky just got very lumpy. The aircraft is only five years old, it says, but it feels older. Perha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fb

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My strategy paid off. Empty seat next to me, in the bit at the back where’s there’s a few rows with just two seats..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UD

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OK, I don’t know that’s I have internets on this aircraft. Those seat fittings do not seem promising. Exploring now.

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All remaining flights on this trip are in 787s.

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The view from 44A, being near the rear of this not-new Boeing 777-ER. instagram.com/p/BoWR7qphJad/…

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In the international terminal and they’re already starting the boarding call an hour before departure. Sigh.

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@elronxenu It’s base on a 1950s protocol so who can say.

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I don’t know the cause, but the captain said we were told to hang back for 20 minutes. twitter.com/JustJimWillDo/…

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Transmitters off. See you in Melbourne.

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@VirginAustralia Welcome to the drought. This plane hadn’t seen much rain lately, I suspect.

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@michaelneale Thanks. My GP offered to supply appropriate* drugs, so we’ll see how we go.

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The view from 26A, a little towards the front from my usual seat. VH-VUJ needs a good wash, @VirginAustralia. instagram.com/p/BoWAhSthcwG/…

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Boarding. Pleased that my baggage is checked through to DC and I have all my boarding passes.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Thank you. I believe I have the wi-fi on Etihad so I may well make my presence known along the way.

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@number5 @NewtonMark Nah, that flight had been booked in a few months ago. This US trip came up maybe four weeks ag..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I4

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It looks like we’ll be taking off towards the city, and right on sunset. But I’m on the left hand side of the aircr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T6

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@NewtonMark @StephenGale201 @GreenJ I’m curious now. Not that I’ll be buying an aircraft any time soon, just for general armchair geekery.

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And there it is. VH-VUJ providing EY6304 aka VA238 ADL-MEL. pic.twitter.com/vnLZlL3W0D

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SethAbramson This significantly undercounts and downplays Kavanaugh’s lies, including missing many key ones, but it’s neverthele..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XF

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Do you ever get the feeling someone’s watching you? pic.twitter.com/tLmYhEdur2

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@StephenGale201 @GreenJ @NewtonMark Also, Mark has equipped it with more computer power than any such aircraft has a right to have. :)

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@StephenGale201 @GreenJ @NewtonMark Mark was telling me how he did call the guy who built it, yes. And having just..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xF

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johnhalton Bet the graphic art won’t be as good for the Festival of Brexit Britain. *sigh* twitter.com/gsoh31/status/…

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@StephenGale201 @GreenJ Hah. Yes. Yours has LIMITED on it, I see. @NewtonMark’s is labelled EXPERIMENTAL which is even more reassuring. ;)

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TheMERL We’re open at some point too

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TheMERL So, there’s that.

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TheMERL Kanye West changed his name

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TheMERL we have nothing for you today

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yeah I saw that mentioned by someone in relation to the death toll figures coming in slowly. And th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pS

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mattblaze If nothing else we probably need to retire the expression “sober as a judge” now.

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@kcarruthers To America I have been Fnu for years. It’s how they do things.

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I like “1 German in good condition” like it’s an eBay listing. I like somewhat less the fact that people are still..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sS

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sylmobile Three politicians walk into a bar… twitter.com/andrewwhiteau/…

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@EtihadAirways Thanks, Ari. I’m looking forward to it. :)

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@kcarruthers Yeah I was thinking of redacting that photo because I knew this would happen.

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@JonoH Thanks. I’m looking forward to flying with @EtihadAirways because they have such a good reputation. It’s two..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…32

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@CLjeSuppose Thank you. Yes, it’s a slightly silly itinerary, but I had my reasons.

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ICYMI, the tweets and blurry photos from THE 9PM SIERRA OSCAR LIMA (OR LLAMA) are collected at threadreaderapp.com/thread/1045419…

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 435: Flying in aircraft small and large” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/43… Covers 24-30 September. pic.twitter.com/RyNzSsQr1z

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@corduroy I like sniffing random humans who’ve been trapped in a metal tube for 14 hours.

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@iammrdom Not really. The international legs are Etihad and this domestic leg is part of that same booking.

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@erkpod It’s pronounced like it’s spelled, I guess? F’noo.

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@iammrdom I’m not departing until 1805, so don’t rush out just yet.

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@elronxenu That’s the American system. FNU for First Name Unknown. Even though it should be the other way around. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pN

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benpobjie So we should only call you Kanye West at state functions etc? twitter.com/kanyewest/stat…

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The Plan. Yes, I’m going the long way around, because reasons. pic.twitter.com/SiR9NUly7s

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En route to Adelaide Airport.

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I’ve just recorded a chat with @NicholasFryer that will soon become a podcast. In the next few days, whenever I can..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9q

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matthewkaemingk Twitter is the result of a vast Calvinistic conspiracy to prove total depravity.

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gattaca At @BSidesTO today our photog asked me to stand against the wall for a pic. This was my first reaction. pic.twitter.com/dX34K0akJJ

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Sun plan, confirmed: Slow start, because it’s Sunday; 1230 ACST lazy lunch and record a podcast with @NicholasFryer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…20

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joshtastic You guys, Nike’s robots.txt says “just crawl it.” pic.twitter.com/bhIdXcHoh6

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NewtonMark Come over here and say that. twitter.com/jaketapper/sta…

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MatthewBevan Nearly a week on I’m still trying to figure out if Michelle Guthrie is the kayaker, octopus, or seal.

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@misstweetergal I couldn’t see from this distance, but there were certainly plenty of gentlemen’s bikes. That is to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XT

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There’s an extremely large number of motorcycles heading south along Pulteney Street. Like, a couple hundred.

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@19bk69 @jonoabroad The IS an investigation under way…

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@BXGD I agree. $20 million doesn’t sound like much, given the size of the hit on the company’s share price. As an a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FX

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I think the 14% drop in the share price the other day also fired up his fans. ;) twitter.com/johnallsopp/st…

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Sort of, in a roundabout way. “The settlement with the S.E.C. faulted Tesla for failing to make sure that informati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fp

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Elon Musk fined USD 20 million and banned from being chairman of Telsa for three years, though he’s still CEO. Tesl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H0

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SethMacFarlane pic.twitter.com/aw2Z56XDOH

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@dj2mn Heh. These are all good comments, thank you. I can’t remember if I had any specific questions last night. Of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p0

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conor64 If you tried to travel back to 2004 and explain this photo everyone would think you were insane twitter.com/garretthaake/s…

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@kcarruthers Yes, it’s wonderful now that all the Russian hackers have stopped.

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@NicholasFryer Update 4, posted yesterday, explains what’s happening with the podcasts over the next few weeks…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6R

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Sun plan, draft: Slow start, because it’s Sunday; 1230 ACST lazy lunch and record a podcast with @NicholasFryer; We..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XP

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bruce_haigh They are nesting at the moment in a tree in my garden, they come into the garage to remind me to feed them. I think..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…et

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@kcarruthers It’s part of a diplomatic strategy so it must be good. zdnet.com/article/blamin…

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Sunday. The cracks can be filled with uncertainty. Sunday.

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@JamarzOnMarz If there’s any A&R people who want to sign him up let me know, but if you give this guy grief I will..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0f

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Seriously. Follow @JamarzOnMarz. His music is damn good.

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And like OK you can’t get more white than me, but he’s a damn fine musician. pic.twitter.com/RHKIzMwBI8

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Can I just say that this track from a friend of mine is awesome. instagram.com/p/BoTWYi8nq2-/…

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@dj2mn I know exactly what you mean. But this band was actually good.

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@DrNemski @NewtonMark Mate, you’re fucked. Don’t even try it. You’re gone.

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@BXGD @SnarkyPlatypus He’s not that pretty. Or maybe I’m fussy.

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@stufromoz @SnarkyPlatypus @FeastFestival Mate, it’s all bullshit. You know this. I fly in yesterday and it’s about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tV

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@stufromoz @SnarkyPlatypus @FeastFestival Mate, you’ve been around as long as I have — sorry! — but this is how ittwitter.com/i/web/status/1…5N5a

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@stufromoz @SnarkyPlatypus @FeastFestival Hey it’s a paid ad in the program. I’m pretty sure the festival organiser..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dh

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I just know that this advert will match @SnarkyPlatypus’ ideas about diversity. pic.twitter.com/I2tU4K3jSY

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@dj2mn Also, back of the Exeter after I’ve been drinking is a judgement that should be taken with grain of salt.

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@dj2mn Exactly. :) So yeah these kids are OK. A couple of their songs were a bit all over the place, but the ones t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pE

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@SnarkyPlatypus It was a huge tram junction, if that’s any help.

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thegrugq Shark week! pic.twitter.com/7NVspc3Ecj

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@dj2mn Beautiful work. They weren’t twinks, they were Adelaide alt kids. Coopers, right? I’ve known kids like this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pg

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@paulwallbank @BatchBrewCo Paul, I’m in Adelaide, and “side of the Harbour” discussions are irrelevant here.

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@dj2mn What? No! These two kids were what makes the Exeter great.

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@dj2mn I know exactly what you mean. Sadly I was distracted and then they’d closed shop. But I’m going to find out..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0N

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@CptHollingworth Well you have a day job, kinda. I just bullshit my way through all this.

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@DrRhysPockett Thanks. Like, I completely understand your point, but no they were here in front of me and they were rubbish.

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@DrRhysPockett No. Seriously, no. Maybe some, but not these.

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Just look at the way he eyes that baby. Draw your own conclusions. twitter.com/ellobec/status…

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dphrygian If algorithms were waiters:

Twitter: “Your friends like steak, try the steak. But first, dessert.”

Amazon: “I’ll..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WR

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Men with shaved heads and leather jackets drinking espresso martinis hahahaha like what the fuck.

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@CptHollingworth Well, yes. Sigh. The “whiney accuracy crowd” never seem to actually, like, know anything. But I kn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GO

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ellobec SEND HELP THIS DISTRESSED BABY IS GOING TO BE EATEN BY A GIANT LIZARD! pic.twitter.com/YXrhyXQFn7

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@lewellyn Imagine that. Travel insurance for the US is the same rate as for African conflict zones.

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@lewellyn Well this is it. I was in Tanzania a few years back, and was almost scheduled to go into Sierra Leone, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9O

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@CptHollingworth What even is this? I’m all for surfacing the hidden queer history of WW2 but what even is this

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@lewellyn What’s interesting* it that travel insurance going to the US is in the same band as going to central Afri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ia

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@lewellyn I encountered his work in both computing science and linguistics, and it’s important, but there’s been no..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…C0

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@raaahbin Wot? Weren’t you paying attention?

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@lewellyn Yeah Canadians and Australians and various Europeans wonder WTF is going on. At the worst, we might have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jn

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Why is Noam Chomsky still a thing?

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@lewellyn You have my sympathy. This shit can’t happen here.

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@_midofo_ @CollingwoodFC I haven’t watched the sports news today but I know what you mean.

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@lewellyn Wait, what, this has nothing to do with music all comes back to rootability.

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@lewellyn I sympathise with you here. As an Australian, like a Canadian, it’s like WTF this shit just happens for free because government.

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Fuckin’ New Zealanders.

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@lewellyn Thing is, though, in Australia to criticise Midnight Oil pretty much marks you as a fascist.

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@lewellyn I’m old enough to have had Midnight Oil play at my university’s student bar. Before they were mega-famous. They were crap.

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How many people outside Adelaide know what the words “bung fritz” mean? twitter.com/kheitman_au/st…

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@jpwarren I know, but the Exeter has not succumbed for decades and I feel confident.

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Organising a cheese platter. Because this is my town.

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And when the band finishes, they play Joy Division. Because of course.

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I should get out of here. I feel like an out-take from “BoJack Horseman”.

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@spottytwit Meh. As I tweeted earlier the worst case scenario is that I drop into Melbourne having missed one dose. I’ll live.

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I just had a wonderful conversation with a young couple here. They’ve been together for two years. They’re now 21 a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cR

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@jpwarren Could it ever be anything else? (That’s too romantic a view I know. But this is the most nostalgic I’ve e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6j

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@spottytwit Sure. But I misread the expiry date on my repeats. I had a repeat left, but that script was JUST over a year old. Screwed.

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And obviously everyone is drinking Cooper’s because that’s the only thing on tap and because this is Adelaide and fuck the lot of you.

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That’s the thing about the Exeter though. In the front bar, people appreciating good ales and political gossip and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WX

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OK well maybe this song has lost its way.

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The band is Townz. I’m liking them a lot. Their t-shirts are also very well designed and I’m tempted to buy one eve..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DQ

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I didn’t bring my recording gear, but they’re kinda Brit shoegazer like, say, Ride. I’ll find our their name shortly.

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The first band has started. The Exeter is always empty on a Saturday afternoon, but the evening is when it happens…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8t

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@blahblahellis None of it was any good. Midnight Oil was and always will be a shit band.

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@NewtonMark Wow. The last of those was built in 1956.

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Dealing with a Croatian. Long story.

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@NewtonMark @obi1666 Um, it’ll be an oil cooler. I am not an oil cooler personally. Mostly.

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@NewtonMark They’d driven across from Canberra in 10 hours. He was somewhat envious of us.

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So @NewtonMark, conversation with an older English tourist, wife, and friends led to what I was doing in town, whic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vp

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FullFrontalSamB It begins.
twitter.com/Newsweek/statu…

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RedTRaccoon Its looks like a dystopian Norman Rockwell. pic.twitter.com/pNnuoV7zXV

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@oberonsghost It’s a very geriatric Chinese thing to do too. There’s a woman who feeds birds in Belmore Park every..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lh

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@NewtonMark @obi1666 Yep, pretty sure I’ll be an oil cooler. Look at any WW2 water-cooled piston aircraft and you’l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mI

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@oberonsghost That woman feeds the pigeons every day, I think. I’ve certainly seen her there a lot.

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facebook If you’ve been logged out of your account and asked to sign back in, it’s because we’ve discovered a security issue..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4F

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@oberonsghost That is such a nice spot to sit. Not pretty, but handy to watch the world go by.

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