Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 6th, 2018

Right, that’s enough Tuesday for me. You can chew on what’s left if you reckon there’s any taste left in it.

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ajplumley John Clarke lives on pic.twitter.com/Tij7THn9LQ

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@SnarkyPlatypus @CosmicRami I think “space dildo” is a concept whose time has come.

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@natecochrane @oberonsghost Agreed, “World is fukt” is one of the newspaper industry’s nest ever.

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k_morrissey Genuinely the most terrifying aspect of Trump pic.twitter.com/ngqHzu6USa

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@mwyres Well if we take that sort of path there are so many words.

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@oberonsghost @natecochrane Night shift after the Melbourne Cup, probably not the A Team, or at least at peak performance.

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@mwyres It’d be “casualness”, but that still sounds awkward to me so I’d go with “casual style” or maybe “informali..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rz

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_robcorr Hey Dad pic.twitter.com/cNBO0DuhmU

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In case that tweet becomes a casualty, here’s a screenshot. pic.twitter.com/xbvG5VewMz

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I don’t think “casualty” means what you think it means. But I like this take. twitter.com/9NewsQueenslan…

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Rohan Dean is pretty hot, isn’t he.

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JohnJohnsonson It’s not the total absence of authenticity that grates the most. It’s the prospect that we might be living in a cou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nJ

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@Herring1967 If it’s an iPhone, you’ll probably find the recording in the “Recently Deleted” list at the bottom of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…A0

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Oh, here are the Senate committee’s recommendations for My Health Record. zdnet.com/article/senate… I guess we find o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k4

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Two things that can’t put their thumbs down.

A. Iguanadon
B. Morrison pic.twitter.com/CAKCqJeNT1

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Instead, we had examples like the ludicrous discussion of whether either the 3% opt-out or the 10% opt-out where “t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I8

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Organisations like ADHA would fare better if they dropped most of the pointless secrecy. If more of the process wer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Q3

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“Health Minister Greg Hunt to announce My Health Record changes” smh.com.au/politics/feder… I notice that Hunt’s still..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7J

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@juhasaarinen There are / have been hundreds of floating reactors already.

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NYT_first_said inbtellgience

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@SnarkyPlatypus @michael_ASPI @austlii I can see, however, that various states have passed various Commonwealth Pow..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5f

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@SnarkyPlatypus @michael_ASPI I’m sure there’s some caselaw on this. I don’t know @austlii well enough to do that k..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HV

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@SnarkyPlatypus @michael_ASPI Explicitly, but not exclusively. Section 51 of the Constitution says what the Commonw..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mu

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@michael_ASPI @SnarkyPlatypus “What’s needed is a policy on China for Australia as a nation, not just as an economy..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0f

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@michael_ASPI @SnarkyPlatypus “How is it that the Australian trade minister can say he supports Victoria’s [to sign..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ry

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@kapankhurst @PointlessAU Oddly enough, I got that one first because there’s so few to choose from at that length. :)

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@michael_ASPI @SnarkyPlatypus “I am stunned that this sophistication and drive haven’t been understood—or, better y.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TCu

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@kapankhurst @PointlessAU I struggle with the anagrams, or at least doing them quickly.

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Mesut_Ausil Here’s an exclusive look Mark Latham’s One Nation policy platform:

- a voucher system to provide low income earner..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7N

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@SnarkyPlatypus Hey! No farm animals are involved this time.

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glengyron Aussie ScoMo wishes the good people of Queensland would “get a dog up them”

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StanGrantMOF Tonight on : I discuss @ScottMorrisonMP’s tour of Queensland and why it will be a crucial state in the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k2

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Uhuh. Of course. Which makes it only the third-worse slash in history. twitter.com/BenFordham/sta…

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It’s not often I read the phrase “the exquisite pain of having so many tiny, enamel-coated Australian flag pins ske..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3p

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@NewtonMark If you’re very, very good then maybe Santa will give you a big surprise.

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@kapankhurst @PointlessAU Perhaps. Things like “hilltop” are single words, though. There’s no real pattern to it. A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sD

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These too are quite agile, @NewtonMark, though perhaps a bit heavy on the fuel consumption. twitter.com/dafengcao/stat…

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@PointlessAU I’m liking these “Words ending in -xxx” questions, because there’s so many possible answers and so man..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WK

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Mere minutes until @PointlessAU on Channel 10 and tenplay.com.au so I am pouring a small drink.

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus @thelaughingsub Well the good news is that “interlocutory” means there’ll be more amusement to come.

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus Do you even know what that means?

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dobes Australian comedy is so dead, it would hard to find any usable DNA twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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campuscodi Oracle confirms China Telecom internet traffic ‘misdirections’

zdnet.com/article/oracle… pic.twitter.com/gnFDUZvXwl

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus I enjoy the fact that every part of it is wrong.

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glengyron Sad to think I won’t be ScoMo’s first pash.

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@garystark That’s not even remotely funny, Gary.

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terencehuynh Whatever happened to Vanessa Amorosi?

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An important day in the Federal Court tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/NVDKlOSc2L

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I feel that something more demonic should result from this. twitter.com/m1k3y/status/1…

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Aha! “The required server service at Nabaztag.com has since stopped functioning, but other options exist..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…69

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bjackson_comms That seems a bit excessive…

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Whatever happened to Nabaztag? If you have one, does it still work? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nabaztag pic.twitter.com/H3tk754fwB

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liamvhogan ‘We should get rid of the horses and gambling so that the crowds will be better behaved’

[one monkey paw finger cu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lA

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@sspencer_63 @GreenJ When you have lost Wa Ha Nee, you have lost Australia.

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Lollardfish I’m beginning to think @FoxNews might not be either news nor made of foxes. pic.twitter.com/5UZWJeVNYn

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GreenJ Oh! I always thought she went for work. Well there you are. twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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@BXGD @jpwarren True enough. Same for so many Big Nerd Companies that do “cool” things. As @SnarkyPlatypus says, et..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2b

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Seriously, read this. It paints a picture of a thoroughly dysfunctional company. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@jdub I was very surprised by that too. Frightened, even.

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“Now that Google+ has been shuttered, I should air my dirty laundry on how awful the project and exec team was.”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lr

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@dobes Here’s an unravelled version. I’m reading it now. threadreaderapp.com/thread/1049523…

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best_in_dumbest Let’s remove the
“Here” from “Nowhere” pic.twitter.com/Ib9FIpSJ7A

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This is intriguing. “Would you approve or disapprove of the Government giving support to new coal-fired power stati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wk

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“How would you describe your level of interest in horse racing?” and “Do you agree or disagree with the following s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yQ

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“Do you have a favourable or unfavourable opinion of the following members of the Royal family?” pic.twitter.com/ZqUmNmWtE1

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This week’s Essential poll in detail. essentialvision.com.au/wp-content/upl… (PDF)

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@dobes @glengyron It’s actually pretty hard to fool a centipede.

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dobes What you’ve got here, is a Liberal party retweeting centipede. pic.twitter.com/edAR0qyOz4

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@jpwarren Yes, and of course that will happen immediately.

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Sure, look at the whole thread, read the linked-to story, but not after taking the time to reflect upon the stand-a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sf

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9NewsMelb Probably not the best way to get through floodwaters..w9news.com.au/national/2018/…mpic.twitter.com/sbKOM1QmIlIl

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The ADHA is rejecting the substance of the Fairfax story. twitter.com/MyHealthRec/st…

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kashanacauley Yeah, that’s why they called it the Voting Privilege Act. twitter.com/alecmacgillis/…

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openculture The Museum of Failure: A New Swedish Museum Showcases Harley-Davidson Perfume, Colgate Beef Lasagne, Google Glass &..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u2

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“Found: the earliest European image of Aboriginal Australians” theconversation.com/found-the-earl… pic.twitter.com/vp9jZCBEGO

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@moylecroft Some people shouldn’t be allowed to run businesses. By which I mean all people.

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timdunlop With any luck, memefication might have killed the idea of a politician ever using a bus for election purposes again..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7y

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@bengrubb Because it is insufficiently Harmonious? [Bows]

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Take some attack dogs there too, NSW Police, and do us all a favour. twitter.com/sniff_off/stat…

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@bengrubb They are simply judging your taste in music, Ben.

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domknight Claiming that the party you just started had three PMs just because you copied the name is a truly brilliant idea…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oy

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EdKrassen Last week Jacob Wohl used Google Trends to try and claim that he is more popular than @chrissyteigen.

Using Jacob..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VI

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More excellent special Australian government computering and plannering. twitter.com/smh/status/105…

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mattjhatton FYI if you’re at the horse thing and within range of the press room wi-fi. pic.twitter.com/p79FtYCJVy

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@DJBentley @James_Jeffrey Hahaha I just defended Scott Morrison on the world stage what even.

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@DJBentley @James_Jeffrey To be fair, Australia’s magnificent Prime Minister did say that.

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ClickHole If Otzi The Iceman Were Alive Today, He’d Be A Democrat clckhl.co/2rc3950 pic.twitter.com/V1cN2GPmlQ

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James_Jeffrey Phew - crisis averted twitter.com/scottmorrisonm…

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Idea for 2019: Sell schoolies packages to a new resort in Nambia. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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AmyRemeikis New Australian Fair Go Calendar. Please adjust your diaries accordingly;
Jan - True Blue
Feb - Slog
March - Sickie..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dS

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KetanJ0 Please enjoy a chart I made of the people and parties who say ‘fair dinkum’ the most in Hansard.
@OpenAustralia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nc

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HelenLOrange2 @stilgherrian @MarieCo92176893 @davpope Scomo’s bus reminds me. When Barrie Unsworth , then Premier NSW was doing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2O

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Laying the foundations VERY early for “It’s not Scott’s fault, don’t pick on Scott” finger-pointing. twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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BurgerKingUK Explains a lot twitter.com/kanyewest/stat…

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“Hackers targeting election networks across country prior to midterms” bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/11/… The wonderful* thing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9F

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@SnarkyPlatypus The library in Katoomba, with its licensed cafe, could be a good place then. Plenty of good places..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VP

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So, plenty of rain forecast for the upper Blue Mountains tomorrow, @SnarkyPlatypus. pic.twitter.com/i7fmf5ZgbR

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@christopherneal Well, this is Sydney, so obviously all of the traffic flow issues will have been locked down aleready.

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leaantigny opinion pic.twitter.com/n3CtXYGPRB

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@ben_hr @d0tslash What? Hey I’m just here doing my thing.

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@oliyoung @jonoabroad That’s essential in good propaganda.

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@merryboffin @jonoabroad @Davelennonabc Nah, they’d never have seagulls near a fish market.

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As you might imagine, I misread this at first. twitter.com/michaelmeloni/…

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d0tslash I don’t even know where that is!?
“Builtin Antenna” pic.twitter.com/xnRRE1gbuj

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Hard to confirm the provenance of this story, but the dynamic could well be correctly described. twitter.com/dennybritz/sta…

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patstokes Not sure this would hurt them, to be honest. In the s.44 Era, settling in to watch Saturday Night Election has beco..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7f

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Serrels Mate, I am in. pic.twitter.com/c7XkHT4fWE

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My default FM radio breakfast team is “Blockhead and The Minge” but this will also do. twitter.com/Retrovertigo/s…

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This is just one of the ways in which it would be excellent. twitter.com/dracophile42/s…

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@dobes The only thing that runs on that computer is calc.exe because they’re still trying to scrape together the bi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rh

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@christopherneal Why aren’t you a team player, Christopher?

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“Australian voters would cast their ballots in two federal elections in a single year under a drastic option being..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sq

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cathywilcox1 Qualifications.
My @smh @theage cartoon. pic.twitter.com/zt5uRsvo98

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@Davelennonabc This is Sydney. That sort of thing doesn’t matter. As long as you get to say “iconic” and public mon..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TD

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peterseibel Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I’ll spend the first twelve sharpening the axe. —A programmer.twitter.com/girlziplocked/…I

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MattCowgill Several days later and I’m still hung up on this twitter.com/MichaelRoddan/…

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@davpope Meanwhile, “Latest Guardian Essential poll puts Labor ahead of the Coalition 54% to 46% as voter disapprov..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L3

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Ah. Here is all the hand-waving about how wonderful it will be. abc.net.au/news/2018-11-0… Apparently the roof is “ins..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zv

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Around that side of the bay with its back to the morning sun? Can we have a rendering of what it’ll look like at 6a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KL

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samstein Trump is saying no one ever heard of “midterm elections” until he made them hot and exciting

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le_rako Spot the yellow-footed rock wallaby! pic.twitter.com/67qpXp8ixN

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Oh @davpope I love you. (DO we have a hashtag for this daft tour yet?) pic.twitter.com/mBtileVCeC

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Yes, @PeteLawler, it was good to draw my attention to this. twitter.com/PeteLawler/sta…

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Tue plan, draft: Sketch out my work between now and the end of the year. Suggestions welcome. And then a quiet even..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yq

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@SnarkyPlatypus @DDsD @glengyron Or a conveyor belt taking everyone on a rapid journey from the north end of the Sydney CBD into the sea.

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stilgherrian Definitely not a colony. twitter.com/RNZPacific/sta…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @NewtonMark It’s OK, I’ll have a screen running during lunch tomorrow so you don’t miss out.

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@DDsD @glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus Some actual transport at night to actual might help too, which proves that the tram will fix everything.

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ClickHole Yep, we’re not afraid to say it: Some members of the Kardashian family are a bit more probable than others. twitter.com/ClickHole/stat…

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I stand corrected. This is a bit more funnier even. twitter.com/ajfitzpatrick/…

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“Ghost bus: the ‘ScoMo Express’ hits the runway rather than the road” smh.com.au/politics/feder… Bus drives empty, the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eS

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PhilosophyMttrs Today’s defaced signage pic.twitter.com/KW9KxTVBz9

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SixthTone Many Chinese netizens share koi memes hoping for good luck. But these memes often do not feature the fish but famou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uB

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jonathonio baffling list of shit things. Britain is terrible with this nostalgia for absolute crap twitter.com/tim_r_dawson/s…

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TheKouk What’s most important today?

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Tuesday. Nearly a metre higher than normal, but no threat. Tuesday.

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