Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 12th, 2018

@corduroy Oh God if people want me in Sydney at 9am it had better be good.

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@corduroy People demand that I be in Sydney and they pay for it. So here I am.

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@corduroy No no, it is at 9am but I’m staying at a hotel on George Street. All good.

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Not altered, just sped up. I mean we already knew Ms Conway was an arsehat, but here we are. twitter.com/washingtonpost…

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@findshorty @PointlessAU That’s a great guess, because black cockatoos are awesome, but no. Bzzzt!

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OK, I should probably stop drinking whiskey because I have a 9am thing tomorrow. Even if I do just have to go three..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qE

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@findshorty @PointlessAU Is 2 from 5 good or bad? It’s:
Swan
Cockatoo
Possum
Wombat
Eagle

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@PointlessAU Wait, these girls understanding the second question.

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@PointlessAU The contestants are idiots. Also, I win.

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@abaranov @JohnBirmingham Four fingers is like one short of a fisting.

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@aqualung I am still conscious. And despite Sydney’s draconian and stupid licensing laws, I’m still being served.

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So it’s after 11pm on a Monday night, I have Tasmanian whiskey, and I’m watching @PointlessAU. Because obviously…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dZ

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How much whiskey on a Monday night is too much?

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JenniferMerode Brexit fatigue setting in in Brussels. One source says they have stopped reading British papers(!), because tired o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e0

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sovietvisuals Happy Monday! Keep tempering your breasts!

“Are you taking care of your breasts? Temper your nipples with cold wat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N5

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More importantly, as I said before, my time as an ABC employee was 1985–1991. Since then I’ve just been an occasiontwitter.com/i/web/status/1…EsoG

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Sure, and I agree. But that’s not the point. (Caveat: I haven’t watched the program yet. But employees with good in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…76

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@aqualung Well I have a cover over my webcam. :) But yes, folks who understand the technology of My Health Record a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rd

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus FFS, Andrew, I love you because you have a helicopter but what is this shit? twitter.com/AndyDW_/status…

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HoskingTheTimes Why don’t companies apologise like this any more? Magnificent grovel from Moss Bros after it failed to deliver my f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vt

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TeenVogue Quiz: Which Curling Iron Will Make Your Hair Flawless? bit.ly/2QDsxKL

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@dave_serious OK I’m not in a state to properly get the nuances there. Is there a thing I can read tomorrow?

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Just quietly today, I was at a thing where a GP involved in a medtech startup told us that every single one of the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mI

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@AndyDW_ I am too polite to ask. We all have our secret pleasures.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dobes Yeah sure, like you and I both went to schools that disprove that naive slogan.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dobes Also, I reckon he’s [REDACTED IN CONSIDERATION OF AUSTRALIA’S ROBUST DEFAMATION LAWS].

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus Well that’s what he’s intellectually suited for.

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@petstarr I’ve just watched the video. I am flabbergasted.

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@GreenJ Thanks. I’m not in the mood tonight but may watch it tomorrow. It’s certainly a curious episode in corporat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xt

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So I asked, and I have an answer. This 2-minute video is… amazing? Pin@dobese@SnarkyPlatypusustwitter.com/AndyDW_/status…Ku

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Whatever happened to Corey Worthington? pic.twitter.com/QqOg8Y2TF9

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Merivale in Merivale being cunts shock. twitter.com/dmaguz/status/…

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@gnoll110 Oh I see where you’re going here. I don’t know enough about that era of HIC to have an opinion, but I’ll take it on board, thanks.

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@GreenJ Serious question. Will I start shouting at the screen and throwing things? Will I cry in despair? It it good journalism?

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@_midofo_ It’s like two metres tall. And it’s magnificent.

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OK, I was at ABC 1985–1991. My experience is ancient history. But who I file for these days, no way could I pull oftwitter.com/i/web/status/1…P64y

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@jasminchill I’ve just been reading some of that, in between whiskies, and I’m fascinated. For field medic use this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QX

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Channel4News “In saying ‘Our interests first, whatever happens to the others’ you erase the most precious thing a nation can hav..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fP

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HealthUntoDeath Broke: being a boring middle-aged white man who ‘self-identifies’ as a ‘black trans chihuahua’.

Woke: taking Rod L..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sL

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So I would actually vote for this, for the shits’n’giggles. Australia needs its first Furry PM. twitter.com/R_Chirgwin/sta…

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@jonoabroad @Meshel_Laurie @baxters The Senate debate tomorrow will be fascinating.

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This is the same ABC that had a chief political editor who is married to a sitting member of federal parliament. No..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9D

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adamliaw Just so we’re clear, the ABC has done a major investigation into the ABC’s MD and Chair, which will be followed by..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TA

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OrkneyLibrary ‘Excuse me, but do you have any books about METABOLISM? Specifically ENERGY metabolism. Of RUMINANTS. I’m all about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lc

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Herring1967 Stone Clearing with Richard Herring Chapter One. Recorded 7.45-8.30, up online already. Just some basic techniques..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zt

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@franksting Isn’t he wonderful! He’s one of the guardians of a hot pot shop on George Street. The other one is a cyber version.

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@Meshel_Laurie @baxters @jonoabroad Yep. A digital health record can be a wonderful thing, but not this one.

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@Tony_Robinson @egadheg Thank you, Tony. As I’ve written before, sometimes the nuclear option is what’s needed. “A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SX

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Tony_Robinson I’m not a fan of bad language on twitter.Cursing rather than choosing the right word for the occasion is a little i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nW

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@baxters @jonoabroad I opted out on day one. I want to see whether the thing is sorted out first.

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@jasminchill Would you believe this is the first time I’ve been made aware of the Green Whistle? I’m embarrassed. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g5

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@JustJimWillDo This is, apparently, the stage at which I decide to go to a particular company’s Christmas party bec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uP

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St Julian Peter’s Prosperity Lounge. pic.twitter.com/qOWHcM2IJF

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Apparently I have reached “that stage” in my life.

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Dear God, people, get over yourselves. pic.twitter.com/YH69IkNAs6

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As I tweeted earlier, the Senate passed a motion calling for the opt-out to be extended or the program halted. Tomo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7I

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Me at @zdnetaustralia earlier today: “ADHA privacy boss reportedly quits as My Health Record faces first big test”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ps

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Stop_Trump20 They have a perfect umbrella for Donald in France 😂😂😂

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This is why ADHA’s reporting of “average” wait times could well be misleading. twitter.com/nazzer/status/…

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@oberonsghost @SnarkyPlatypus Yes, for the huge and lucrative market of kebab-buyers into bad Latin-Arabic puns.

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@oberonsghost @SnarkyPlatypus Actually, now that I look I can’t find it, so maybe I made it up.

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According to my checklist I’m done for the day, so I’m going to sit in the corner.

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zenalbatross “pre-9/11 airport experience” pic.twitter.com/zr6UayGMDf

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Manglewood Baby capybaras always look like they’re on the way to a volatile nuclear disarmament treaty negotiation. pic.twitter.com/WrCXyXqccm

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@oberonsghost @SnarkyPlatypus I’ll take another look, because if they’re in Sydney they deserve to be congratulated.

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Last night I discovered that there’s a kebab shop called “Ecce hommos!” and I feel that the world is a better place..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DV

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@Taezar Now you tell me! I’ll just pop over.

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@Sam_Hickey Oh God yes. Dreadful stuff. As a kid, during summer all the boys at our country primary school would ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oJ

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@anniespjs Dunno. I’ll shop around and then pop back to let you know.

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OK, that’s enough about my feet for today.

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@anniespjs Which has more packaging? The swabs? Or the time machine I now need? :)

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Hurrah! 70% isopropyl alcohol swabbed straight into a wound! IT FEELS SO GOOD*.

* Ouch.

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@missayme “Blister Plaster XL – High performance foot plaster technology for large blisters”twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6tCU

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“14 Surprising New Uses for Alcohol Pads, Nurse Approved!” scrubsmag.com/14-surprising-… Some of these sound very @SnarkyPlatypus.

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@eskimojo @ChookBaron Yeah I thought there had to be a list somewhere. Thank you.

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For those who are wondering why I’m using alcohol swabs, yesterday I walked 6km+ in new shoes and I have blisters…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BV

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@zdnetaustralia I thought the Senate might just manage to get to this motion today. It was on the Notice Paper for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uy

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So what you’re saying, @cxi, is that you want them? twitter.com/cxi/status/106…

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When I look, this box cost $7.49 retail. It’d cost more to get them to the charity than they’re worth, especially i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1O

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Yes, Sam, I could try this incredibly specific but totally hypothetical example. twitter.com/samhighley/sta…

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If there’s not, there should be.

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@JustJimWillDo This is Bodichek® brand, but like how many different kinds can there be?

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Maybe they’d be a good way to start the day. Wrap six or eight alcohol swabs around a couple of Berocca tablets and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1C

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Does anyone need any alcohol swabs? Like, I need two, maybe four, but the smallest box is 200. And I already have m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l2

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Yes I thought this might come up today. :) twitter.com/SenatorWong/st…

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DamienCWalker ScoMo: The Imams need to do more to identify these people.

Speers: What about gov’t agencies? This bloke was on a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6I

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addamschloe thinking about how the Starbucks mermaid is slowly, but surely, getting closer, and we cannot stop her pic.twitter.com/OZJ1yb9WRI

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JustJimWillDo Hand in your Cat Card. twitter.com/noobde/status/…

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TonyLomas ScoMo: I’m going full “Aussie”

Minder: Why?

ScoMo: So people know I’m an “Aussie”

Minder: You’re the Prime Minis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4P

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@zdnetaustralia I just realised that the phrase “passed through the House of Representatives” is distinctly gastro-..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ym

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Me at @zdnetaustralia earlier: “ADHA privacy boss reportedly quits as My Health Record faces first big test”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dM

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“Penny Wong: ‘normative signals matter’” by @ShaunCarney1 themandarin.com.au/101191-penny-w…

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@DuchessFrida The wattle ice cream is what I was given, and it was most acceptable.

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@ausduck We also need to stop aggrandising a bloke with a knife as “terrorism”, I reckon.

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“Digital identity: minister hits back at naysayers and privacy ‘alarmists’” by @harleyd themandarin.com.au/101249-digital…

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And thus ends lunch. Well, after the coffee.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “ADHA privacy boss reportedly quits as My Health Record faces first big test” zd.net/2PkQ0E2

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A couple of the homeless people have a huge amount of stuff to move. The cops have left them to it, presumably to r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sx

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This all seems very different from when Martin Place was cleared that winter, but then this is happening in broad d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ky

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The cops are actually chatting and even joking with some of them. Clearly they are known faces, and the cops’ messa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4R

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Police moving on homeless people from Pitt Street Mall. No aggression, justice politely telling them they need to m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5g

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Wandering through the Sydney CBD on my way to lunch at the Bentley. Suffering for my art, eh?

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@dobes @munin Mate, Duran Duran were awesome. More recently, less so. I was walking past the Enmore Theatre when th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dc

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@munin @dobes Nothing will match “Goldfinger” by Dame Shirley Bassey.

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“Google needs to break up its all-or-nothing approach to permissions” by @dobes, and I agree. zdnet.com/article/google…

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“It’s Business Time: Rocket Lab mission finally launches from New Zealand” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/its-bu…

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@jperlow @zdnetaustralia Any remaining idiocy is the responsibility of the Australian Government, so as you might i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kG

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@JustJimWillDo @zdnetaustralia You need an editor who notices your errors of fact.

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@jonoabroad @wolfcat @zackster I was next to a woman wanting to shoot a person threatening self-harm because they w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cj

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@a_thing_to_do Well played. :) But no, the Mountains.

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@zdnetaustralia There is now a little less idiocy in my column.

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@zdnetaustralia Apparently I am an idiot. Fixing my idiocy now.

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el33th4xor It’s really dramas per second, and at 0 DPS, Avalanche is way behind. twitter.com/KyleSGibson/st…

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Remember when the National Party had people with brains in it? twitter.com/BreakfastNews/…

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campuscodi How phishing works pic.twitter.com/G7CgjXcWNR

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@zackster @wolfcat @jonoabroad This is what I thought. The whole story, then, is just arsehattery from someone who..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gx

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“‘No compassion’: Quadvelieg dumps on Morrison over asylum claims” smh.com.au/politics/feder…

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ICYMI on Saturday, a lovely piece about Mr Morrison from @SatPaper. Some choice quotes in the thread. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains complete contempt for you as citizens.

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YesYoureRacist Ah yes, I’ll be sure to call 911 right away if I happen to see *checks description* two black guys pic.twitter.com/LcOtsDWl6E

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@DDsD @cityofsydney Nah, it’s not real. You’re just oven us on.

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@RichardTuffin I have not. I’ll have to check them out.

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@jonoabroad I don’t know VICPOL’s kit at all. There will now be an inquiry, of course. Two, actually. One by the po..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1V

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, looking exactly like they usually do on a sunny morning at Wentworth Falls station platform 1. pic.twitter.com/CvhUar3pyd

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AdamHartScience The granulated sea star. Presumably created on a day God’s mind was “elsewhere”… pic.twitter.com/IspD7qFEfZ

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@jonoabroad Taser has its limitation, including range, but yes we were not there and we are not the person who had..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8P

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3. Unless they mean a rapid-response force of armed police to take out men committing domestic violence, because th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wf

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1. They mean an ANTI-terrorism squad. I hope. 2. On the weekend a completely unexpected attacker was brought down w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yx

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Mon plan, confirmed: 0824 train to Sydney; write for @zdnetaustralia en route; haircut; 1200 lunch briefing; errand..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PC

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… I suspect it’ll be something like this. pic.twitter.com/JNnwTEsf46

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Nataliekitro 7-Eleven is getting ICE to raid stores so that corporate can take control away from franchise owners. Unbelievable..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eg

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evepeyser still not over zucc’s voting selfie pic.twitter.com/BDkjFd1nbs

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NewtonMark The Liberal Party will have an epiphany soon, and switch instantly from “delay an election to give us more time to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i3

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“Hey everyone, let’s get syphilis!” twitter.com/trentyarwood/s…

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aloria hahahahhahahahahahahhahahagasaaghahahaha twitter.com/danprimack/sta…

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DVAAus Remember, anyone who has served full-time in the ADF can get free treatment for any mental health condition without..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WM

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NewtonMark It’s on. twitter.com/australian/sta…

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I wish I were in Seattle right now. twitter.com/jeamland/statu…

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The new “Le Show” by @theharryshearer contains a long interview with @schneierblog about IoT and his new book “Clic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dz

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Looks like it’ll be a lovely day down in Sydney today. Thanks, @CARROT_app. pic.twitter.com/vGnXxQpoRT

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, as usual. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, draft: 0824 train to Sydney; write for @zdnetaustralia en route; 1200 lunch briefing; a bit more writing,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nZ

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Monday. Suit yourself. You’re the one they’ll blame. Monday.

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