Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 9th, 2018

@PointlessAU @SnarkyPlatypus In episode 53, I would like to raise an issue regarding the category “Pointless Ed She..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nD

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I’ve only just realised that @EtihadAirways’ sleep masks are double-sided and have instructions on them pic.twitter.com/N34P1Nk75f

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@developerjack I do quite like it, and I’ve taken similar pictures before.

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ellinghausen Ducks at the High Court of Australia pic.twitter.com/Caa1SsjvFS

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Catching up on last week’s episodes of @PointlessAU and judging the contestants.

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@JustJimWillDo @PeteLawler Not at prices I can afford, or my clothing is worth.

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@whatisdelicious Why the… what the… I mean.. wha… [head explodes]

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davidgerard Blockchain: Why Magic (Probably) Doesn’t Happen — How to sell a hash tree as a tech revolution — Royal Holloway, Thtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…hC0E

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RustyBertrand Meanwhile, in Iceland. pic.twitter.com/oiDpYUOGy7

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This is some 9-dimensional chess right here. twitter.com/RT_com/status/…

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MarkDiStef Nearly 4,000 comments. pic.twitter.com/g0su9OyQlN

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JoshButler People are now chanting “worst Vivid ever” which is the best one I’ve heard all night

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nils_gilman Marc Benioff is a living lesson in how a captain of industry can practice civic responsibility. He also shows that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…13

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@phroghollow There is of course A Person With A Book but her initial story is interesting. freerangekids.com/faq/

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@phroghollow We’re on the same page there! Have you heard of the “Free Range Kids” push?

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techniktagebuch “This illustration from an early word processing manual sought to reassure anxious authors that their prose was sti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ld

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@oberonsghost That’s just a trick of perspective and framing.

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RichardTuffin Hey @Chris_Jory.

It looks like you deleted your tweet but it’s OK.

I got a screenshot for you!

I’ll ask all my..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NO

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@phroghollow That’s OK. We both have knees, I guess, and that use case, to be overly formal about it, is indeed a g..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gV

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@phroghollow True enough. I was talking with someone about that earlier. I committed the crime of reacting to a hea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aY

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@gnoll110 I’ve never seen it in colour before!

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@gnoll110 Actually that’s closer, isn’t it.

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@whatisdelicious This doesn’t surprise me. Everything about it has the air of a diesel truck built out of war surpl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bC

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@jxeeno I will experiment later in the week. :) Right now I need a beer.

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@twiddlekins Well it most certainly does do that. I should do a proper video some time. Or someone should.

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@JustJimWillDo I saw that. It could well have been that. Those folks get priority, as is right and proper.

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@munin I’m in Melbourne this week, so won’t be “home” for another week yet.

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@Rubenerd I’m guessing so. It’s very poor visibility out there.

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@JustJimWillDo Thanks. This going in loops thing has happened twice now.

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Tue plan, remainder, probably: Check into hotel; find some food and drink; organise the rest of the week, especiall..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9S

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@jeamland This is awesome and I think I have seen this before.

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@mrowe Mate, I just took a perfectly ordinary photo out of the plane window and this is what it is.

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I am officially back in The Australia.

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About to start a descent into MEL. Losing internets shortly. See you in a bit.

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@dobes @Techmeme @riskybusiness Cows have trouble holding the needles. Panelbeating is more their style.

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kmac Ok here is the best headline about the 1.5C climate report: pic.twitter.com/ZK2lg3cbNf

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@dobes @Techmeme @riskybusiness Mate, next you’ll be wanting cows to do embroidery.

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Sarah_Hayward I love this. Trying to build a bridge on 1.5m tonnes of dumped munitions that aren’t mapped in any way somehow seem..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B1

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@jeamland “Is that an onion in your pocket or…”

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SquigglyRick all these city kids never even interviewed a horse

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@SnarkyPlatypus This is not true. We also make people live in concentration camps.

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The windows are now clear. So of course it’s 10/10 cloud cover down there.

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@JustJimWillDo I’ve never been out in this part of the country so I try to see it when I’m flying this way.

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@_midofo_ I got a glimpse out of the unshaded window in a door while waiting for the bathroom. It looked magnificent.

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Somewhat disappointed that I can’t see this wonderful view of Australia’s deserts because the window darkening is a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cU

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@halfdrainedcup So many grey zone and edge cases, I know, but at least that’s actually about improving safety for t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LC

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@Ausdroid For true peace of mind, track your kids on the blockchain.

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This kind of thing truly disgusts me. (No gripe with @Ausdroid for reporting its existence, except to say that impl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JW

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No more skiving off from their 14-hour shifts in the coal mine or their daily instruction in fulfilling the balleri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b5

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CliveFPalmer If we can use it we will. pic.twitter.com/4yQeQ9dQ5i

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AdamBienkov Fantastic forensic demolition of Boris Johnson’s bridge to Northern Ireland from one former offshore engineer. pic.twitter.com/UhFJHx1l3n

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Picketer “The Minister, who used to work in the mining sector, suggested the 91 scientists behind the IPCC report had got it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ut

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Oh good, we’ve caught a good tail wind. Current ground speed is 550 knots (1020 km/h) and we’re now only 28 minutes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9L

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JohnJohnsonson BREAKING - ALAN JONES CALLS FOR HORSE RACING TO BE ADVERTISED ON LONDON TOILET BLOCKS

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BOM_au now looks more likely than not this year (70% chance) while in the Indian Ocean a positive Indian Ocean Dip..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…To

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OregonJOBS2 If she can return the cart so can you pic.twitter.com/pfg4eyFHIS

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@NickyWill100 Nope. I think it’s just an Airbus thing. The IFE seems the same between American Airlines and Etihad 787s.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Thank you. I can confirm that the politically aware Americans in DC wonder what the fuck we’re doing down here.

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Servicing the off-shore oil and gas platforms: How it is done. pic.twitter.com/AsQdlZTuyp

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Approaching the Australian coast. Amused by the number of Fokker 100 jets and Agusta Westland long-range helicopter..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ud

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@andrewfacini @NuclearAnthro Pffft! Like Trump is going to read even 3 pages! So we’re 100% safe.

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NewtonMark My favorite ad today on The Age’s website. pic.twitter.com/OGGjfQzcg2

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intelwire First we take Google+

Then we take Twitter

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@deanhewson @GreenJ It certainly has its own flavours, and seems to have come out of live or fast-turnaround comedy and satire.

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@deanhewson @GreenJ And, for that matter, between different sizes of teams, when jobs are split down to their sub-specialities.

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@deanhewson @GreenJ There’s a lot of subtle differences between different kinds of folks, different kinds of TV, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9D

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@deanhewson This is already how it’s done, and has been for 50 years. :)

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@deanhewson @GreenJ My views are influenced by having “producer” on my business cards for too many years in a row o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QP

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@deanhewson Dead opposite in my broadcast experience. The producer is the person who makes the show, assembling tea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…an

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@deanhewson But “show runner” to me seems like a recent TV word (in AU, and also see “recency illusion”) for “produ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yj

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@deanhewson I’m not sure what you’re referring to specifically here.

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@deanhewson Terms vary between mediums, but EP is money, P is the maker of the thing (people, logistics, nuts and b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oZ

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@deanhewson It’s been “producer” for years and years.

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I just undid a retweet of tsunami video footage alleging to be from Indonesia, because it wasn’t. twitter.com/bigbadave/stat…

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@juhasaarinen I seem to recall people have already noted some “unusual skills” on my LinkedIn.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Sorry, yes, that’s what I meant by leadership.

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glengyron @dobes Q: Are you racist?
a: What do you mean by racist?

Get in the Hilux.

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glengyron Surely it would be a lot easier to get the white racist Australians to move to regional areas?

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@mattjhatton @glengyron I’ve been avoiding making an MH370 reference but here we are.

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@garystark Altitudes are in feet. Slots are 1000ft apart in the same direction.

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@jonoabroad We and another aircraft just ahead and below were laying some awesome chemtrails over Iraq earlier.

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SydOperaHouse With our 45th birthday weekend around the corner, our CEO Louise Herron reflects on how we continue to strive to be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0e

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Hmmm. 37,650ft is a strange altitude, and we’re well south of others’ tracks. Dodging turbulence? Or finding a swee..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0V

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cashbonez In Queensland they have a kind of house called a “Queenslander” that sits up on stilts so that they can all live sl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7D

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rorybaust so this guys is into threesomes and is using the whole movement to come out twitter.com/BritniDWrites/…

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@SnarkyPlatypus A bit too interesting, perhaps. It certainly shows that to get a clear consensus a lot more hearts..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L8

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Hey you know @roweafr’s cartoon of Alan Jones? Could that be turned into a range of jelly-putty toys?

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This week’s Essential polling is out. essentialvision.com.au/wp-content/upl… (PDF)

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Heck of a thing here re Trump’s cyber advisor from Bob Woodward’s book. pic.twitter.com/8fUHYGrXEU

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@giddeygirl I have one on my phone. I’ll go digging during our next convenient break.

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SaysSmithy Now there’s an AFR angle! pic.twitter.com/1l3hDBCSAC

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GrogsGamut So the whole Opera House thing is really just a bullshit advert - it is not even the actual live drawing of the bar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e9

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rgmerk Only if Middle Australia is defined as “everyone less wealthy than Malcolm Turnbull” twitter.com/dailytelegraph…

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Tue plan: Continue shitposting from EY460 AUH-MEL, now arriving late at around 1900 AEDT; head to my hotel; collapse.

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@jonoabroad They’re kinda busy just now because the sky is lumpy.

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beneltham Fact check: Australia is a part of the world. The IPCC report mentions Australia more than 30 times twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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This is extremely quality sulphur-crested jerk bird content, even at 37,000 feet. twitter.com/dobes/status/1…

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Greetings from somewhere north of the Cocos Keeling Islands, where I’ve dropped my glasses somewhere on the floor o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hH

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Tuesday. They know already. Tuesday.

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Transmitters off. Seriously you once we’re at cruising altitude.

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It won’t change. This aircraft is all economy rows apart from a tiny handful of business berths. I so should have bid for one.

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FFS PEOPLE THE SEATS IN EVERY PASSENGER AIRCRAFT ON THE ENTIRE PLANET ARE ROW NUMBERS FROM FRONT TO BACK AND SEAT L..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kP

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The view from 43A, though this may change. instagram.com/p/BorlHccBW1N/…

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CBS6 Florida gas station owner’s microwave sign: ‘Do not warm urine’ bit.ly/2ODBPsK pic.twitter.com/VZBB6e6ARm

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Pinboard I do applaud Google for their defense in depth. Having Google+ be a massive failure protected billions of people fr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rx

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I must admit, I don’t have a Wikipedia page… ;pic.twitter.com/ldp9VKgRGEGE

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I must admit, I don’t have a WikiPedia page… ;pic.twitter.com/2c1mSa7gGbGb

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@wgcullen @johnb78 @simonhackett Only if he doesn’t care whether he arrives or not.

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@bolambert65 And I appreciate you and especially John sharing your stories. He had a big day. Meanwhile, I was way dusty the next morning.

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@JonoH @EtihadPremium @EtihadAirways I saw some of that as we came down the gulf, around about off Kuwait. Only jus..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V7

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@bolambert65 It’s 8pm where I am now, and I’ll pour myself into a hotel on arrival in Melbourne because it’s anothe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GN

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@JonoH @EtihadPremium @EtihadAirways I’m just having Bombay Sapphire for the moment but since it’s a late night fli..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JR

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@bolambert65 Hah! Hi, Bo, I just got your email. Having a few drinks before contining on to Melbourne.

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davidfolkenflik Fox Corp names Hope Hicks EVP for Communications - Lachlan builds more ties to Trumpworld. Dem named top lobbyist.

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@JonoH @EtihadPremium @EtihadAirways My AUH-MEL leg is from gate 38. On the way here I should have done a bid for a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L6

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@JonoH @EtihadPremium @EtihadAirways There one in T3 near gates 57 to 61 (nut not in the US zone).

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@JonoH @EtihadPremium Lol I was just in @EtihadAirways but I’m now in the lounge because I have a couple of hours.

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@_midofo_ Through Iran, or even further north?

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Trucking down Iraq in the left-hand lane. pic.twitter.com/JBWfnDFUNU

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