Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 29th, 2018

Imagine being a journalist tasked with reporting on what’s happening in Nauru and you come back with what Tony Abbott said. Brav-fucking-o.

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Tony Abbott’s feelpinions about Nauru are irrelevant because he hasn’t been there, or if he has he’s not a disinter..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Aw

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So when you see quotes like this, the questions to ask are “When were you there?” and “Why are you saying what you’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xq

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Seriously, journalists choose who they’ll quote in a story. So from 25 million Australians they choose Tony Abbott..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TV

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REMINDER: Tony Abbott is now a random backbench MP with an axe to grind who no longer has access to cabinet or clas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…59

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@PeteLawler @jplonie @ASDGovAu I remember this wine. But our friends in Canberra may not.

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@jplonie @ASDGovAu Oh. Shit. This is actual key exchange stuff? Yeah good luck with that. It’s all magic and goats..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…th

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@jplonie @kcarruthers @aqualung @ASDGovAu @Twitter Are you suggesting ASD wanted to do this on blockchain? Mate, that’s defo right there!

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@jplonie @ASDGovAu Please stop trolling my “friends” in Canberra, they know where I live.

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@jplonie @kcarruthers @aqualung @ASDGovAu @Twitter Mate. Government bureaucracies. They do their best, but here we are.

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Dear The America, you need to deal with this arsehole. Not some time in the future when you’ve finished watching Op..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t0

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jonkudelka This was today’s @australian cartoon if you forgot to pic.twitter.com/x0P0AvVRhT

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@jplonie @kcarruthers @aqualung @ASDGovAu @Twitter This is very good. Also, you are now on The List.

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@kcarruthers @aqualung @ASDGovAu Indeed. But I saw you’re no longer on the schedule for the McAfee gig tomorrow?

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@hughstephens @dannolan Yeah as long as you count capital as revenue. ;)

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Ha_Tanya I’m sorry, but CLOACA really is the funniest word. In my more juvenile moods, I have been known to run around the o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HK

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Isn’t it awesome that everyone is now an expert on Irish politics!

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So yeah, 1. I didn’t get the shopping done, 2. I bought some cunt whisky, and 3. I still need to catch the 0607 tra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y4

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@dannolan @hughstephens That’s right. The correct sentence is “Startups are noisy cunts who think they’re somehow d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rn

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@aqualung @ASDGovAu Heh. Yeah @ASDGovAu already know me. Australia is a small country.

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@KetanJ0 @jeamland I have no idea what is going on here but I will scroll back later.

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OH: “H L Mecken motherfucker.”

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OH: “Now I was a big fan of the Nazis…”

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oberonsghost The Celebrity Solstice is pulling out of the International Passenger Terminal and boy is she a big ugly barge. pic.twitter.com/LN2zNshSOA

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@DavidFeng @zhangschmidt Don’t drag me into this. I don’t even speak German.

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@jxeeno Oh. Yes. Some arsehat has screwed up the colour balance in that photo.

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This is presumably a white-boxed Skype, which is hilarious because there’s plenty of bits of the route..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AS

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@purserj @dobes @JustJimWillDo @SnarkyPlatypus If you have an A-class incinerator you don’t need the barrels.

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@JustJimWillDo @dobes @SnarkyPlatypus You can incinerate quite a few Boy Scouts in one of those.

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@JustJimWillDo @dobes @SnarkyPlatypus Yeah but you still need to incinerate the fuckers.

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@JustJimWillDo @dobes @SnarkyPlatypus I recall seeing an article a few years ago saying that the scan-and-reassembl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dg

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@SnarkyPlatypus To be fair, I always feel that urge. Shredding documents is very satisfying.

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Lots of sirens on the Great Western Highway just now. Perhaps a crash?

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@twiddlekins I was in an international conference of bankers last week, then got a bit crook across the weekend.

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Yeah I’m definitely fighting Banker Flu. Having had a shower and a coffee in preparation for my errands in Katoomba..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VY

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@jdub Surely you mean “for YAML Engineering and self-loathing”?

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juhasaarinen We should just close down all extremist-enabling social media. Sorry Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in particular:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nA

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kenchengcomedy terrorism is one of the only areas where white people do most of the work and get none of the credit

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jonkudelka Seriously though, replacing Scott would still be covered under the cooling off period, surely.

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Michael Avedon is the grandson of the great Richard Avedon, in case you’re wondering.

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“What a powerful photo,” I thought. “I wonder who took it?”

Ah. Michael Avedon. As you were. twitter.com/nymagPR/status…

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nymagPR New cover: Parkland survivor Anthony Borges, photographed by Michael Avedon.

72 years of school shootings. By tho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XB

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benkepes Just got this comment from a friend (former long-term IBM insider) re @IBM acquisition of @RedHat - can’t argue too..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kl

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@dobes @rohan_p I want to know more about the photocopier.

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GrogsGamut Wow, a whole 300 days in the same job. Impressive pic.twitter.com/yLiUupNAoI

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@patstokes In the US, the FBI has both roles, and they’ve been into this for years trying to explain it’s not about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QU

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@patstokes My guess would be that the far-right extremism was seen as “internal” and therefore a Special Branch etc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XF

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Vic_Rollison Having read this, an argument could be made that Sky News After Dark is not only radicalising their small number of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qt

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Vic_Rollison Dear Sky News After Dark, how is your ‘nonstop drumbeat of over-the-top invective and irrational conspiracy theorie..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5M

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Mon plan, supplemental: Having reviewed how I feel now and how I felt across the weekend, I’m pretty sure I’ve been..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ve

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Mon plan, confirmed: Very, very slow start to the week (almost done); errands and shopping, Katoomba (soon); maybe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MD

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MikeCarlton01 Have Harry and Meghan gone yet ? Is it safe to come out ?

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RepublicNauru Look actually not the worst review we’ve had. Might use it for a tourism slogan. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus This would make sense. If you’ve been following the magic $444 million, that too has a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FB

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@bradsprigg @NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus Notes, and here’s a direct link to that episode. pca.st/bUoG

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@SnarkyPlatypus @NewtonMark Also, some more details on this tracking process and the reasons for same.

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@NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus Hah! Re tax haven status, “The OECD subsequently put Nauru through a fast-tracked compl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qs

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@NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus Nauru is beautiful as long as you don’t look at it.

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@NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus ” The economy of Nauru is tiny, based on a population in 2014 of only 11,000 people. Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ui

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@NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus There are some dates studded through that narrative, but I can’t be arsed with all these “facts.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @NewtonMark Free beers with the Prime Minister of Australia?

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@NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus “The inter-governmental Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) identifi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DH

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@NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus Nauru also provides what are euphemistically called “financial services”: “In the 1990s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DB

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Something something hiding in plain sight. twitter.com/lilsarg/status…

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@angrysmiley Isn’t it magnificent! Also, note to self, set up DMARC.

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@munin The whole thing is a work of art, of course, but yeah that’s how I know it’s real. Because my sex is as hot as pizza.

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“I want 833 $ to my /Bitcoin
My piggy bank”

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“I am in outrage of your copulation fantasies!” pic.twitter.com/LFgDREj8nu

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@PaulMcEwan6 @R_Chirgwin 1. Autechre is excellent. 2. It’s also very 1960s Brit polkadot too. pic.twitter.com/4AVfkcA2ny

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@R_Chirgwin Twitter’s processes are rubbish, you know that.

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@rohan_p @dobes I don’t know how we could have missed these obvious facts.

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The most important news is that I posted a NEW PODCAST last night. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Further alleged but probably equally inaccurate plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, which also contains links to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…c7

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Mon plan, realistic draft: Very, very slow start to the week (still in progress, alas); fried rice; errands and sho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bq

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patbcaruana the only correct user of Microsoft Word is Tony Abbott. pic.twitter.com/0sAvZQOPYm

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I must’ve needed that sleep-in. Gosh.

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Monday. Six lengths of plastic tubing should do the trick. Monday.

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