Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 4th, 2018

ICYMI: Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Five Eyes governments get even tougher on encryption” zdnet.com/article/five-e…

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Arash_Mohebbi Oooooh it’s claws out time : ) twitter.com/TonyHWindsor/s…

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@dobes “Alan Jones says that it’s On.”

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I am no longer watching The Interview In question. I shall speak more of this tomorrow night.

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@dobes “Hasn’t it been terrible?”
“Yes it has.”
“How terrible is it?”
“Very terrible.”

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@dobes Want to come on tomorrow night?

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schwarz If Malcolm Gladwell really wants to expose New Yorker festival-goers to ideas that will take them out of their comf..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wF

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Watching The Interview In Question.

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@jpwarren It’s lovely. There’s some other things I learned that aren’t in that document. Maybe we had a verbal brie..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lx

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I have been tweeting parts of an ABC report from 1966, “The Writing Public - A Study of Audience Correspondence” vi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cG

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The final three paragraphs are pure magic, and contain a reference to hemlock. pic.twitter.com/2eaqbtXqoA

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(As an aside, I would assume that today the same thing applies to complaints via social media. A psycholinguistic a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f6

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The conclusion is that letters or compliment or complaint cannot alone be used to generalise about a program’s wort..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5x

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The next section is about the letters written to individual presenters. That goes into quite a bit of detail about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hR

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I quite like this complaint about the “[typical] libertine excrement that is doing so much to foul the already deca..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9L

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The analysis continues at some length. A few more samples, showing how the authoritarian reveals himself. (Yes, the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…J1

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The book cited here is “The Authoritarian Personality” Theodor W Adorno, Else Frenkel-Brunswik, Daniel Levinson, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NL

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Here’s another key bit, explaining why the authoritarian NEEDS a scapegoat, someone to be angry at. It has to be so..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qP

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There follows a lengthy discussion of the authoritarian personality type. Here’s one brief sample… pic.twitter.com/TdTXuTcj2J

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“The combination of aggressiveness, dogmatism, and punitive moral attitudes… readily brings to mind a personality..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…is

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And now the section that was my favourite when I first read this report around 30 years ago… pic.twitter.com/usdgj55e6Z

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@jpwarren Let’s not get ahead of ourselves . ;)

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Complaints to management were more likely to be moralistic, from a man, typed, and more verbose. Statistical method..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pb

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It was also noted whether complaints contained an objection on moral grounds, or claimed some hypothetical consensu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gz

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I don’t know how you’d make a similar observation today, but in 1966 there was certainly some things to note about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RD

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“If these figures were to be taken at face value — as they obviously should not — the inescapable conclusion wouldtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…ECpm

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It turns out that the radio presenters (“announcers” in 1966 parlance) get the compliments directly. Those who comp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ua

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“On the face of it, one would have to conclude from correspondents’ letters that the ABC’s radio reorganisation pol..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uK

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There’s some analysis of the kinds of things complained about, but this one fascinates me. On the Radio Reorganisat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1z

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“The content of some complaints can be directly related to this personality type, exemplars of which exhibit certai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gx

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The synopsis has the guts of it. Some 1200 letters were analysed. Writers to management were almost all complaints,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hc

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@Davelennonabc @tfswebb @PercyKaren @naagovau TIME TO READ A DOCUMENT FROM THE ARCHIVES. This is an ABC report from..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HL

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24 HOURS TO GO: The next episode of “The 9pm Edict” podcast will be recorded and streamed live on Wednesday night a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KF

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soundarchive NASA just released 19,000 hours of forgotten audio from the Apollo 11 space mission sciencealert.com/nasa-just-rele… @NASA pic.twitter.com/IJ0YinjZsd

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Looking to do some fascinating postgrad work? @feraldata may be able to help. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Gladwell in Gladwell being a twat shock.

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@jpwarren Only marginally. It’s two years old. I might read it tomorrow.

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@KrazyKarl910 Thank you. It was very much a thing of its time.

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Listening to the @HistoryHit episode “Ruth Ben-Ghiat — Trump and Mussolini”pca.st/BQYWO

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@oberonsghost Hah. I’ll check once I’ve finished dinner.

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@skwashd It’s a reminder that I could do some more “special” episodes from time to time. Time to list the podcast o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oI

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iamTannenbaum It took less than 24 hours for a Nike protestor to end up in the hospital.

He burned the Nike Shoes….

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@christopherneal Um yes, so you have. Thank you so much! And yes I do have to sort out the subscriptions. Thanks for the reminder.

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Suddenly remembering the time my “fans” paid for me to read the entire policy platform of Pauline Hanson’s One Nati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6t

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@mumbletwits I’ve decided YES, but only because it fits the theme of my plans for tomorrow. Sigh. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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“The 9pm Edict” is a listener-supported podcast, so if you think I may need additional support — as alcohol or in o.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…j1D

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Sigh. OK, I will watch The Interview In Question later this evening, and make reference to it in some way in tomorr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w9

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This would be an interesting way to do it, yes. Pause the audio when I add my comments. It’d be easy enough to do i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5F

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This is also a fair point. And Simon’s contribution just arrived, so here we are. twitter.com/haruki_zaemon/…

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And then I have loyal fans* who do things like this.

* They are strange people! twitter.com/haruki_zaemon/…

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A key question. I’ve read and listened to a lot about the Trump panoply, so I doubt I’ll hear anything new. But for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…C9

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Wondering whether I should watch The Interview In Question.

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Those polls are going well then eh, Prime Minister? twitter.com/ScottMorrisonM…

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matthew_d_green Is blockchain still the root password for stupid venture capital?

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This set design looks like a cross between 1950s Z movie sci-fi and a Nazi submarine pen. Someone was trying WAY to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oR

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rileyjsilverman I’m just madly cackling at the idea of this guy thinking that until a year ago Star Wars was this obscure thing onl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…an

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Tim_Beshara New study about the 5 recently named/(discovered) antechinus including details on the ones which may be going extin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rU

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“The debate will be held on Oct 8 between The Spectator columnists David Flint and James Allan and moderated by a f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9G

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@Spoonyman Are you saying that people should make a beeline for it?

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paulkidd By writing op-ed pieces for the Age? twitter.com/theage/status/…

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“Liberals host debate about whether the Coalition government is worth saving” smh.com.au/politics/feder…

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originalspin Keep an eye out for the massive avalanche of self-owns as conservatives declare they’re tossing their Nikes and swi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UM

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Blockchain entrepreneurs gather at a conference to celebrate their diversity of thought. pic.twitter.com/Tw3ukdFZtJ

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@dobes @PeteLawler @rohan_p @ashabeeeee @davidgerard That is our future, right there in full colour.

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Haven’t the Patagonian toothfish suffered enough? twitter.com/johnb78/status…

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Having a bit of a sook now.

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@R_Chirgwin WE HAVE A SURFEIT OF LYREBIRDS.

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Listening to the latest @War_College podcast, “From JFK to Qanon: Why Conspiracy Theories Won’t Go Away” pca.st/4kLs

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Apparently two lyrebirds were just sighted on Frenchmans Road, @R_Chirgwin. Two! I am envious.

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AeroDork (You really gotta admire the way they shoveled money at stupid shit in the early 50s) pic.twitter.com/3k6qhe2uds

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AeroDork But engineers wouldn’t let bad test results stop them. They went ahead and bolted a huge, slow-moving hydraulic pin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wh

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AeroDork Designers tested the idea of carrying wingtip fighters or recon scouts on a much more massive scale. Two F-84F figh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qn

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AeroDork The idea was pioneered by German aircraft designer Richard Vogt who “came” to the US after WW2. The first scaled te..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uY

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AeroDork The FICON project of the 1950s explored using bombers as FIghter CONveyors (FICON) to extend the range of both. Her..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ET

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@rohan_p @MsLods The news bicycle can be difficult to ride sometimes. :)

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@rohan_p @MsLods Well it’s the Attorney-General’s Department so obviously everything is true.

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Aha! “Government hasn’t given up on ‘re-identification’ bill” by @rohan_p, who was obviously thinking about this a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dO

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annie_parker SAVE THE DATE!
Calling all Hackers, Hustlers, Hipsters & Humanitarians!

Our next Techfugees will..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pg

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Tim_Beshara I can’t help thinking about this tweet today pic.twitter.com/YOQM4XOqpa

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@jpwarren True enough. Well, it appears to still be sitting there, silently waiting, like one of @jonkudelka’s snakes.

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stonecold2050 Oh my gods…somebody called the Trump boys “Traitor-Tots” pic.twitter.com/UXc6nKBMCv

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Australian privacy wonks, am I reading this right? The Privacy Amendment (Re-identification Offence) Bill 2016 stal..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZH

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stilgherrian Want to help @feraldata build a new kind of science for the fourth industrial revolution? Initial postgrad program..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EL

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AusAntarctic Want to be on board Australia’s new icebreaker? The operator of RSV Nuyina is searching for crew. Apply..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6p

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JordanUhl It’s my right as an American to drone strike whatever I want in my own apartment

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JordanUhl In true American fashion I just DRONE STRIKED my Nike shoes! pic.twitter.com/0S9C6lgAkE

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johnismay A good rule of thumb is: if you can see the bomb, it can see you twitter.com/hkfrese/status…

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Watching Mr @JazzTwemlow’s “Lefty Boot Camp” would be an excellent way to spend seven and a half minutes, no matter..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k7

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@paulbam3 We live in interesting times.

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What is “Brisbane”?

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@SnarkyPlatypus You can transfer the balance between cards.

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eolander China’s trade with Sub-Saharan Africa, including a map showing countries most reliant on exports to China, accordin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zz

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AtomicAnalyst So this is what stamina looks like. A little over three hours of actual work (and even that’s being generous). Reca..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uW

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Simonreah Someone who works at a charity shop put Jeff Goldblum in every single photo frame 😂 pic.twitter.com/ey67khUNiG

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A useful bit of history, I think. twitter.com/MikeStuchbery_…

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meadea New from me: Sunrise breached racial contempt rules with Indigenous children discussion – watchdotheguardian.com/media/2018/sep…MB

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Tue plan, update: Slow start; wrangle LPG cylinders (both done); story pitches (soon); administrivia and scheduling..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WM

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@matttburke @NewtonMark It took me a while to get the joke, proving that it was very, very bad.

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@NewtonMark Ta. They have other options, but labelled “Garmin” and “Helicopter” for inputs, or “GoPro” and “iPhone”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2Z

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justinsteven Threads

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justinsteven Tired: Tweets
Wired:

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Hey Ladies, you can now become a Ladypilot and fly a Ladyplane with this “Pilot PA51CP Girl’s Aviation Headset”!..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…29

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CillizzaCNN What an “answer”

bloomberg.com/news/articles/… pic.twitter.com/pUyhHWtMbc

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@DavidFeng The ban on Huawei products for 5G networks has been high-profile news here. There has been pushback. zdnet.com/article/huawei…

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GreenJ elsewhere … twitter.com/SpeakerBoehner…

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DavidParis Some communications professionals maintain that shorter pieces of writing are harder to do well. Email subject line..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4E

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@RydeMePeek I wouldn’t dare change from @CARROT_app because I value my kneecaps.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Careful. You may be tempted to buy a Thermomix or spray coffee up your arse.

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Before anything else happens, I’m making fried rice.

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johnb78 I sort of admire the shamelessness of running on a manifesto of renationalising something which is already complete..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nD

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thehill : Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey overruled staff to keep Alex Jones’ account on the platform: report..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4H

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MatthewBevan *Steve Bannon rocks up in a backwards baseball cap* twitter.com/nywf/status/10…

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Hurrah! The document I pulled from @naagovau has come back as a high-res scan. It”s about people who complain to th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lp

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glengyron Is there a separate union for each of these functions? Which union breeds Shorten? twitter.com/TomMcIlroy/sta…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Monday: “Five Eyes governments get even tougher on encryption” zdnet.com/article/five-e…

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jonkudelka I reckon that some day, after a particularly civilised but firm and wide ranging chat, Steve Bannon is going to say..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rR

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Tue plan, draft: Slow start; wrangle LPG cylinders; story pitches, I reckon; administrivia; pre-production for tomo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LZ

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Looking at that temperature curve, @CARROT_app, I tend to agree. pic.twitter.com/kqjnvOpLIj

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tfswebb ME: [a journalist the outgoing prime minister exclusively referred to by nickname] we must resist the retreat to enclaves

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I thinks they’ve left out: Standard gauge or Brunel broad gauge? twitter.com/johntheluthera…

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johnthelutheran This thread has of course, prompted Every Anglican Twitter Argument to happen at the same time, compressed into a s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qw

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johnthelutheran Now THAT, ladies and gentlemen, is a SHOT. twitter.com/r0thar/status/…

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leaantigny Congrats to all journos and programs that get to add a ‘controversial’ interview to their resume and go on living t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…C6

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sovietkitschy The three types of comments on Buzzfeed articles. pic.twitter.com/k6fjj94nN8

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Tuesday. You will be provided with written instructions in due course. For now, please remain calm. Tuesday.

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