Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 2018

heldavidson GUYS THERE’S A VIDEO AND WE HAVE IT.
Cane toads snake a ride on python to escape storm in northern Australia theguardian.com/environment/20…

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pattymo This is truly quite a website pic.twitter.com/RBoCHs8LLD

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“Secret Nazi Antarctic Base - Fact or Fiction?” youtube.com/watch?v=Rs0ZaC…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 I thought he lived in Potts Point overlooking the navy base.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 Anyone who lives in Woollahra is a cunt.

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johnb78 Any newspaper that spruiks the hyperloop without running - in the headline - the phrase “this won’t work and the pe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cs

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@jtwyman I’ve only had the Signature Gin, but it’s very good.

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benpobjie And cows actually MAKE the stuff!

One more reason to twitter.com/peta/status/10…

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@munin Tequila is responsible for so many complicated stories.

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@munin And yet there should still be more to this story.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jetztgibtshaue Fewer backpackers would be an acceptable outcome.

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I feel there’s more to this story. twitter.com/backupbear/sta…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I should join the IPA. Then I’d actually get paid for shitposting crap all day.

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@jetztgibtshaue I accept that this product has a distant connection with actual limes, but it’s now the same.

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@liedra It’s a national catastrophe.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Further to our discussion, “The British military is struggling to reorganise for a new cold war in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VR

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pixelatedboat Please share this true story that happened pic.twitter.com/FFl32a2tBq

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nnwakelam I’d swap Western Australia or Queensland for New Zealand any day.

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If you want to catch up on past episodes, I’ve now put ALL of them on @spreaker. spreaker.com/show/the9pmedi…

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If you want to end 2018 on a terrible note, here’s the episode of “The 9pm Edict” that was recorded just before Chr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1J

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Once more I am making use of the Twenty Third Street Signature Gin from Renmark, because the Gin Fairy delivered so..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1T

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All this talk about the British Empire on a hot day, I require a gin and tonic.

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@purserj @SnarkyPlatypus And what do you have against sheep, exactly?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well indeed. If Britain feels that it needs to maintain trade routes to, say, Singapore, then coope..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ho

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m fascinated by the idea that a Britain which can’t afford a network of overseas bases now would..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qC

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It’s going to be a long summer… twitter.com/dailytelegraph…

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“My Health Record had 42 data breaches in 2017-18 but no ‘malicious’ attacks: ADHA” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/my-hea…

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bigjsl Thanks for clarifying this. twitter.com/brucerossbrc/s…

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@roseannebyrne @irisherself It does sound lovely, yes, but I’m looking at something lighter. Also, I’m not heading..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zN

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the_patima I’m reconsidering the definition of the best thing that’s happened to me this year because… I have just found thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eu

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The @ASDGovAu plans to publish a two-volume history in 2022, to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the creation..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kD

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@joannejacobs Well that sounds very handy indeed!

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@Wyld I’m glad I’m finally catching up with 2018.

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@irisherself Thank you very much. Now I have to figure out what I want to eat. This is an important question.

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@Wyld Every minute is a fierce pace.

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Maybe I should make some predictions for 2019. After all, I was right about Trump.

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jonkudelka It’s Been A Long Year in today’s @australian pic.twitter.com/QlczzZJ2Qk

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Mon plan, supplemental: Later up I might tweet some of my highlights for 2018, though of course there’s an entire c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OF

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Further alleged plans are in the Weekly Wrap, though if you actually take a look you’ll find that the alleged plans..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zK

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TheTweetOfGod Wishing you all a happy and healthy 2020, because 2019 is going to suck.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @Epigrammist I think the lobster was the first truly alien critter I got to know as a kid.

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Mon plan, eventual draft: Sleep in (done); potter around in a reflective mood; whinge on Twitter; eat random things..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…My

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snurb_dot_info in a nutshell. twitter.com/CiroV1/status/…

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@CARROT_app Ah! I misread a thing. It’s actually a 70% chance of rain in the upper Blue Mountains, and @rainparrot..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OB

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@SnarkyPlatypus Not a subject for a Japanese script, I would think.

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PhillipAdams_1 Hand you noticed the eerie physical resemblance of Alexander Downer and Humphrey B Bear? Both from Adelaide yet never seen together.

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GonzoHacker I thought that was a timestamp but apparently it’s the whole article pic.twitter.com/4CcmOWq7cp

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tacticalmaid Just realised, “credentials” looks a lot like the word “genitals” at a glance.

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Why do people put themselves through this shit? twitter.com/nswpolice/stat…

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@Epigrammist @SnarkyPlatypus And it’s kind of correct. The Merlion is still quite disappointing though.

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I really hope this 30% chance of rain becomes a reality, @CARROT_app. It would be a lovely way to end the year. pic.twitter.com/LxlYtW9g6x

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BettyBowers When you can peel off a decal, but can’t roll down a condom. pic.twitter.com/FCX7HnFYp7

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oberonsghost Has anyone seen Dutton’s cat? twitter.com/fightingtories…

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Monday. Soak in white vinegar for an hour before eating. You can also do this with your food. Monday.

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@franksting @erstkate Just take your own bottle of whiskey, and sit in the corner getting rat-arsed until you start..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AQ

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@kcarruthers @NewtonMark Yeah get it right. You don’t have to reanimate them before you fuck them. It’s optional.

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@kcarruthers @NewtonMark I must admit, though, it’s a bit of a turn-on.

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@NewtonMark @kcarruthers Oh is he? I hadn’t noticed what must be very subtle manoeuvring.

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KarlreMarks If they want to run the UK exactly like they ran the British Empire, they should get competent Asians and Africans..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wY

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24 hours to go.

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@BenMoretti @Rashas_Mo @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Once I’m past the usual Freelancer Holiday Cashflow Hell period I’ll s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8L

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@juhasaarinen Since when have I ever done any of that?

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@LovelyCorrine I’ll have to grab that story from you next time I’m in Hobart.

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@BenMoretti @Rashas_Mo @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Mate, I’m not made of limes. They don’t grow on trees, you know.

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Important jerk bird video for the attention of @dobes. twitter.com/invisibleman_1…

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To be fair, this was an excellent policy. twitter.com/Scarfolk/statu…

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 448: Christmas, summer, and normal activities” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/44… Covers 23–30 Dectwitter.com/i/web/status/1…CAAp

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@developerjack Look this has all been fun I’m sure but sometimes you just take things too far.

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Apparently it has not yet been long.

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@garystark I took your question seriously, but as I say, fuck you.

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@garystark Sincere the supermarket is only a block away from one of the two busiest ranks in the upper Blue Mountai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GC

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@Rashas_Mo Maybe if @R_Chirgwin came to his senses and razed @bunjaree to plant a lime orchard we wouldn’t have these problems.

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When you call for a cab and the operator says “Won’t be long” you know it will be, otherwise they wouldn’t have mentioned it.

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I bet it’s down to all these fucking hipsters making boutique gin. Now I can barely afford limes for my boutique gin.

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Limes, mind you, are $20 per kilogram. That’s what will really destroy the housing market.

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Avocados are $8 per kilogram St Woolworths Leura.

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MikeCarlton01 Scientists are baffled by a small clump of strange organisms found washed up yesterday on a Queensland beach.
“We’v..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g3

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@nazzer Well, tell them they’re wrong. Nothing at all Armenian about me.

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@trentyarwood I’m liking how he’s holding the crocodile clips in his bare fingers. That’s beautiful, that is.

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OK, you have to watch this because: (a) electricity; (b) a true learning experience. twitter.com/Abs0lutZr0/sta…

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The hero we truly need in our troubled times. twitter.com/notmeraymond/s…

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Goodness me, I just got a knock on the door from the Gin Fairy. Not quite fairytale grace, charm, and sparkles, but he did bring gin.

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@AndrewRJamieson Yeah look can we please not talk about that thank you very much.

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@LovelyCorrine OK, so either you’re cursed, or you’ve found someone… oh, what’s that word again for people who really stationery?

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macaulaybalkan it’s like ‘getting ratioed on twitter’ is the only KPI for people at the IPA

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Now I want some rude and unreasonable chicken. Ping @DavidFeng. twitter.com/LanguageLog/st…

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@LovelyCorrine “Doodle” is a perfectly good word.

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RyanLizza 12-year-old explaining social media to his younger brother: “Twitter is where famous people yell at each other and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eT

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Apropos nothing in particular, remember the minister who can’t do percentages? I wonder who that might be. dailytelegraph.com.au/news/opinion/s…

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Sun plan, post-nap remainder, having slept through the heat anyway: Shopping, Leura; consider the week ahead; Weekly Wrap.

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EVERALDATLARGE My friends in tell me rant is start of his campaign to oust in February. He knows voter..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…II

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LibyaLiberty Borrowing from Peter to pay Paul as part of a master plan to pressure Peter to buy from Paul who is no longer doing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S8

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stilgherrian Here in Australia, 30 December is celebrated as National Potato Awareness Day. Except by actual potatoes, of course.

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rharris334 One Cabinet minister on the usefulness of Peter Dutton’s contribution today: “maybe he is just an egotistical moron..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y4

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It’s true. Give yourself a holiday treat. Also works with whiskey. twitter.com/HappySinger/st…

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@BundyB @mattjhatton @R_Chirgwin I acknowledge that I have sleeping problems, but that’s not relevant.

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@corduroy @michaelneale @R_Chirgwin Here’s its flight path prior to that. There’s a couples of other segments for t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eq

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captwavey @prasejeebus I thought you were joking - but they are a goldmine of self-deprecating humour & absurdity! pic.twitter.com/0WOLv8VwrI

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prasejeebus Kate Beckinsale’s Instagram is extremely underrated pic.twitter.com/wLIHBjTypD

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Sun plan, an update: Laundry (done); shopping, Katoomba (despite the heat, because I’m busy tomorrow); consider the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WC

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KBCanB Sure signs the next
Exhibit-A: Happy family (well…not the kid on the right - he was clearly force..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xW

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“The Underpants Compromise” by Robert Ludlam.

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I reached a compromise with respect to the underpants situation.

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@bigbadave That has to be a conscious direction decision for that shot.

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@MariellaAttard1 I used to have a sarong, much the same thing.

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“50 Reasons Why 1970s Men’s Fashion Should Never Come Back” boredpanda.com/funny-1970s-me… There’s some magic here. pic.twitter.com/EKhPTGrKZD

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@jonesytheteachr Well times change! I don’t know these things any more.

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@PeteLawler Maybe I need some sort of Underpants Klaxon to give people a three-minute warning.

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@jetztgibtshaue Look, they might be lovely people. Flying in with the private helicopters. Such people are always lovely.

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@gths @RealNickHodge I think that’s further up the hill.

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@PeteLawler Look I agree, but I’ve already put on the underpants, and taking them off again would be more work.

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@RealNickHodge Good thinking. So all we need to do is pop over the the school grounds, distracted the pilots, etc…

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@N0mad1c Except it’s no cooler up here today.

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I’ve reached a difficult point in the day’s proceedings. The laundry is almost ready to hang out, but I’m not sure..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OT

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Beluga Aviation looks like they’ve got some nice kit, if you’re into that sort of thing.

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Likely scenario: Some function such as a wedding nearby, one helicopter belonging to The Important Family, the othe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xX

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Right, so one’s been hired for a day trip. And Beluga Aviation offers “Private Jet Management, VIP Helicopter Chart..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tr

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@SnarkyPlatypus Is this about the Iced Vo-Vo thing again?

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If you took the arsehole out of Peter Dutton there wouldn’t be much left. twitter.com/purserj/status…

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Yes. That’s how infinity works. twitter.com/FiveThirtyEigh…

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And run at a massive loss, for tax reasons.

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I am now running out of enthusiasm for this thread, so I’ll leave to someone else to look up who owns these helicop..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RW

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Meanwhile, both VH-ZOH and VH-XNR have landed in Pitt Park, or the grounds of the Blue Mountains Grammar School, so..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FR

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All of the local rescue and air ambulance services use the AW139, and their regular path west takes them past..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ho

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The unmistakable sound of not one, but two AgustaWestland 139 helicopters. Both privately owned, both now manoeuvri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MV

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I was going to use this photo for the Weekly Wrap today, but somehow it doesn’t seem appropriate any more. Plus it’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XP

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@developerjack @michaelneale Well as you know I’m always an optimist.

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@developerjack @michaelneale Better than half the actual profiles, if we’re being honest.

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@developerjack @michaelneale Yeah I think he was somewhere near your patch. I’m not all that inspired to go searchi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iR

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@developerjack @michaelneale And in finding that tweet, my search also threw up this blast from the past. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@Idealaw Well you need to share your knowledge with the rest of Australia!

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@max_au Wow. I’m impressed. I can’t be arsed trying to figure out whether it scans or not, but wow.

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@CosmicRami There’s a wide range of acceptable activities.

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Stop whining, @developerjack, it could be full of wasps. twitter.com/developerjack/…

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Here in Australia, 30 December is celebrated as National Potato Awareness Day. Except by actual potatoes, of course.

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@jeffsonstein @CARROT_app That’s true joy of nuclear war, the sense of belonging, of being part of something bigger..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B7

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