Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 18th, 2018

FucksakeFairfax wow, I did not need that image, neither mental nor actual pic.twitter.com/16rg0VTq89

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Tegan_Writes 1. Wtf is a ‘Femenist’?
2. No one quoted in this article is says its “sexist”, just that the phones are too big for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ro

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I’m going away now. I won’t mention that I hope to record a podcast around this time tomorrow night because I don’t want to jinx it.

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@betchaboy @PointlessAU I’m a bit of a fan of the format and the strategy it engenders, and I think the AU version..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…C7

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@betchaboy @PointlessAU I couldn’t say. I don’t know your tastes.

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Crazzyintheusa Vegas baby. pic.twitter.com/cZf71muuPy

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TUNSW NSW renters: We want to hear from you, your friends and everyone you know!
tenants.org.au/tu/news/have-y…

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MayaKaczorowski OH: “my safe word is blockchain because there’s no reason anyone should say that, ever”

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thomas_violence incredible, news corp just found out that wealth isnt a meritocracy pic.twitter.com/IbpoXFTN6c

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Sorrelish @ladyhaja I don’t like koalas. They have smooth brains which means they have basically no capacity for empathy. Don..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4j

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ladyhaja One of my favourite animal facts is that koala fingerprints are so similar to human fingerprints that they not infr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TR

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meeshyville At last! An authentic hurricane repor…

Never mind.

(credit: Michael Piegaro) pic.twitter.com/PbqNJnjNoW

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Only Britons are allowed to be useless. twitter.com/SebastianEPayn…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia today: “900,000 Australians opt out of My Health Record” zdnet.com/article/900000…

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“Hi. I’m Ed. I’m an MP. It’s been 12 months since my last tweet.” smh.com.au/politics/feder…

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Can you imagine actually BEING Tim Bailey?

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Are you ready to watch tonight’s @PointlessAU? Because I am.

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@bigjsl @R_Chirgwin You’ve really got to admire their work.

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PSyvret “I lay there, annoyed that I was getting fucked by a guy with Yeti pubes and a dick like the mushroom character in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4u

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natecochrane @murpharoo The Coalition can’t order @Deliveroo without lapsing into madness.

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maxseddon This headline is like a Kafka sentence with an unexpected twist at the end twitter.com/hdner/status/1…

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Definitely having a sook now.

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dobes Amazing jerkbird compilation. twitter.com/BoringEnormous…

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Somebody tell @SnarkyPlatypus to stop being a sook.

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jurassic_snark_ This is absolutely the bit of the Daniels memoir that is going to make Trump go ape shit. pic.twitter.com/6VoHCJi2c0

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davpope “Quota girl” pic.twitter.com/9nHIXjcwky

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mckinnon_a I’m trying desperately to pack all of Alexander Downer’s failures into a 1000-word article, which is even harder be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vv

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@franksting Privately owned. regosearch.com/aircraft/au/VLX Could be anything from training to joyride to real estate agent taking photos.

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OK, I need a quick nap, because I got bugger all sleep last night. I’ll see you all in a bit.

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@PeteLawler My list is far better than anything he could possibly come up with. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Eight cultural figures I would take to the Moon to report back:

Logan Paul
Gwyneth Paltrow
Malcolm Ieuan Roberts..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eo

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I do hope it’s not a billionaire’s idea of what constitutes a “cultural figure”, whether that billionaire is Japane..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lc

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@dobes Mate. It’s a new generation of leadership. You need to be paying attention.

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@dobes No wait, I don’t have nearly enough drugs for all this. I’m getting some kerosene from the shed to wash them..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FS

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@dobes Wait there a moment. I’m going to scoff all my meds at once. That should fix things.

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@elronxenu @R_Chirgwin Nowhere in the Bible does it say that!

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I have been ranting about this for more than a decade now. Nothing has changed.

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We’re more than half a century into society’s transformation by computer. Mobile devices are now a core part of our..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aH

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joshgnosis Is this fanfic? pic.twitter.com/1NcuhiilOg

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@KarlskiB @R_Chirgwin This is high-quality Australian telecommunications engineering, mate, and you shall not mock it.

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@scott_thewspot @R_Chirgwin This is probably true. And I have no idea what’s happened to the middle cable join. It..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mq

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@JustJimWillDo @R_Chirgwin Yep. A few of the tradies just changed who they were contracted to, since they’re mainta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…af

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@LoveNellyArt @jmfarrow Permanent deletion will require legislation, which is currently in committee and is intende..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gu

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@R_Chirgwin This is correct. The chap who’s been repairing it used to have a Telstra shirt but now has an NBN shirt.

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@cefiar @R_Chirgwin I’m fine with the spiders living in there, but then it’s not my Internet of Trees.

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@R_Chirgwin I was talking with A about it the other day. He has his @iiNet on the same copper, of course, and is ge..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uh

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@danieljbaird @R_Chirgwin They just need to fix the copper. There is someone’s HFC a few hundred metres away, and t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6k

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@R_Chirgwin We can actually use the Internet of Trees as a wind speed gauge. You just count the frequency of dropou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eI

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@R_Chirgwin Also, something something cable just unspooled through the forest something best practice, but that act..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kP

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@R_Chirgwin For those playing along at home, the cable joins are all meant to be under one of those plastic caps, a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rX

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@R_Chirgwin The rest of it is mostly buried under leaf litter etc, some of it a good 30cm deep. I didn’t want to po..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…29

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Hey @R_Chirgwin. I think I’ve discovered why the Internet of Trees is a bit shit currently. See the pit, and the fi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rH

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@shermozle We have all been totally Turnbulled. But I think we have a specifically Internet of Trees problem. I’m h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YG

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We’re having an excellent day on the Internet of Trees. pic.twitter.com/jhIniEjSM8

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Je suis tellement fatigué.

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farrm51 Liberals talking about other Liberals again.
Yippee, voters will be saying, you beauty.

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From the largest scale, to the smallest. pic.twitter.com/3wtYsqxuPT

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@dlmetcalf That’s maybe too cynical. Simple inertia and the sunk cost fallacy generally do the trick.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “900,000 Australians opt out of My Health Record” zdnet.com/article/900000… “Fewer people are..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xd

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The OAIC is a respected independent agency. twitter.com/bengrubb/statu…

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@riskybusiness @briankrebs If only you could put babies on the blockchain!

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glengyron I wonder if my children, or their children will ever see light rail on George St.

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Storey filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains poorly designed privacy controls.

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clementine_ford I rode the cock carousel a few times. Too many untrained ride operators running the gears and generally over too fa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2L

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There is every possibility that I’m about to do some work.

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MalwareJake I think we’ve lost the bubble on what 911 means… pic.twitter.com/F6YhSdEn84

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I do like how the some of the proponents of My Health Record can’t get their story straight. twitter.com/rgmerk/status/…

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ben_hr Books vs Reality pic.twitter.com/1s9JdpSfhg

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This is extremely @SnarkyPlatypus content. I think he will be amazed, especially when he meets the proprietor at th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…un

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@jeamland @dobes @NewtonMark I’d forgotten that this was a real thing. Well, a “real” thing.

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Tue plan, confirmed: Sausages, because they’re necessary (done); write for @zdnetaustralia (next); submit that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…09

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@jeamland @dobes @NewtonMark If your aircraft is open on one side then it counts as outdoors and you can smoke there.

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@dobes @jeamland @NewtonMark Business idea: A hipster airline where the pilots are properly bearded and all the ins..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vx

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Once more I would like to thank all the politicians and commentators who consistently use the aus pol hash tag so I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k2

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@chrisfordoz @arielbogle My GP has added a pre-ticked “Do not upload” box to templates of everything from pathology..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Af

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TheShovel Labor Names Malcolm Turnbull As Candidate For Wentworth By-Election theshovel.com.au/2018/09/18/lab… pic.twitter.com/wPhU0XGp5L

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“Bad News For The : Sources Close To Mueller Are Suggesting The Pee Tape Is Real, But It Is Hot As Hell,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SU

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@emelaarghh Goddammit now I want to go to Scotland.

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Gosh. This is quite remarkable. Ping @dobes. HT @jeamland. twitter.com/marcuswerner/s…

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illywhacker_ POST OF THE DAY pic.twitter.com/b3GNA70rmJ

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@duckmaus Especially if politicians and journalists knew a bit more too.

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@gusworldau @zdnetaustralia @Pozible I reckon it’s solid no matter what the sausages are like.

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@duckmaus Alas I really don’t know my statistics. You now know pretty much all my knowledge. But there’s this. And..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6b

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Tue plan, draft: Sausages, because they’re necessary; write for @zdnetaustralia; submit that @Pozible campaign; adm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…64

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@duckmaus My pleasure. A good rule of thumb is that for a population in the millions, and a value not to far from 5..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jU

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“Almost a million opt out of My Health Record” by @jennynoise smh.com.au/healthcare/alm…

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@duckmaus That’s correct. Though 95% is the standard measure for margins of error, and you only want to count adult..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iL

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If you’d like that 88-tweet thread on the Senate Community Affairs Reference Committee’s hearing in a more readable..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rv

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@davispg Now that IS interesting. Thanks very much for the tip!

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JasonLeopold BREAKING: Trump orders declassification of FISA docs, other records related to Russia investigation pic.twitter.com/jBUP3MaNeh

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gcluley I’m guessing Elon Musk has offered a free ticket to his diving buddy in Thailand… twitter.com/WIRED/status/1…

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“My Health Record: 900,000 Australians have opted out of database, Senate inquiry told” by @arielbogle..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3M

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The Senate Community Affairs Reference Committee heard more evidence about My Health Record yesterday afternoon an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q4

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@Steve_Lockstep Thank you. I had to listen to it all anyway.

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Gizmodo Linux founder takes some time off to learn how to stop being an asshole
gizmo.do/DsLg6rS pic.twitter.com/5gAYJh75gb

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It is so very Spring yet again today. pic.twitter.com/TqBb0pHhLU

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Tuesday. If there were a windmill nearby, you could look at it. Tuesday.

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So yeah it’s 2.30am and I should be awake at 6am so I can get started and write a thing before my editor @dobes str..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HY

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Yes, you should buy and read this book, and this is definitely not because it’s 2am in Australia and I’ve been drin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ji

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@kidwell_brian @ArmsControlWonk Whoh! Whoh! Whoh! I’m just saying that CC and squad level is something that happene..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ho

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@ArmsControlWonk Let’s pretend this conversation never happened. I’ll plug your book for weeks.

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@ArmsControlWonk Down at the small unit level eh? I’m old. I did hex map games at the counter = company level. But..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…36

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For military history buffs, this is one of the most fascinating campaigns of WW2. I’ve gamed it out a lot, and it’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v5

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MilHistNow On this day in 1944, the first of 41,000 Allied paratroopers are dropped into the Netherlands as part of the ill-fa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gN

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@KrazyKarl910 And now I get slightly soppy because the late @leslienassar introduced me to all this shit.

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@KrazyKarl910 Also, “Bojack Horseman” is deeper than “Archer”. The latter is w wonderful romp through spy tropes. T..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9u

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