Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 8th, 2018

I’m going away. You’re on your own now.

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korndiddy In 1998 I *begged* my mom to buy me JNCO jeans.

She agreed, but only on the condition we do a photoshoot to prove..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rt

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To be fair, old guys in glasses get horny too. twitter.com/guideguardian/…

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@aluminumcurtain @TrubbellAtMill @PicturesFoIder “Disturbing”? It’s a straightforward way to stop draughts under the door.

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skwashd I didn’t know @stilgherrian was a surgeon. twitter.com/darkstockphoto…

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@johnmcternan @evgenymorozov @antonyjfunnell Mind you, “Prime Minister of Australia” is kind of a joke title these days.

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@johnmcternan @evgenymorozov @antonyjfunnell Schadenfreude is such a fierce word but here we are.

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@johnmcternan @evgenymorozov @antonyjfunnell Absolutely. This is why I laugh rather than descent into despair. Beca..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iC

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@johnmcternan @evgenymorozov @antonyjfunnell Did I? No. I’m fine, I was probably just whinging. All is good in my p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uf

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This is why I have a Twitter account. twitter.com/expectproblems…

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mikko Amazon Web Services has become too big to fail. twitter.com/synthesissa/st…

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@johnmcternan @evgenymorozov @antonyjfunnell As you know, John, Australian politics is just fabulous right now.

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@johnmcternan @evgenymorozov @antonyjfunnell Oh apart from Australia’s Glorious Labor Party caving in on Thursday e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ew

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@JonoH @bunjaree Look it relates to a complex conversation between me and one of the barmen. It’s all smiles, we’ll be fine.

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@johnmcternan I think @evgenymorozov has already done it. See also “the whole idea of idealising the idea of the id..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dI

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OK, I am back at @bunjaree and I have escaped to complicated interracial grief that I was having to deal with in Katoomba.

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skwashd Warning
The cable can be dangerous. To avoid danger of hurt, keep this cable away from babies and children…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…08

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@rgmerk Well so have I, obviously. But now I’m going to the shops.

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jitka the north korean national anthem is just the words “north korea” sung to the tune of “my sharona”

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I’m still wondering whether I should read this. twitter.com/Gwyntaglaw/sta…

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@rgmerk I’m going to be cranky about this for hours now.

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@wolfcat I HAVE BEEN MAKING THIS POINT FOR YEARS.

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How can we stop TED talks?

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BWDR “Tarkovsky drank a lot of vodka and…turned off the speaker in the restaurant & began to sing the theme of samurai..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…YQ

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manyapan Chinese woman is asked about Jack Ma’s unmanned supermarkets. Her reply: why don’t you journalists do your job and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tr

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RochdaleHerald Christmas Miracle declared after BMW driver regains sight after parking in disabled spots

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SixthTone A 24-year-old, hired to monitor the conversations of a voice-messaging social app’s users, can block those who swea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kr

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johnthelutheran Oh, and my Einstützende Neubauten reblog got flagged by Tumblr as “adult content”. 🙄 pic.twitter.com/3uobYSvsFY

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To be fair, King Parrots are arseholes. twitter.com/DeSouzaRN/stat…

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“Person flies economy to friend’s wedding.” Great work, everybody. twitter.com/rohan_connolly…

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rohan_connolly Huge if true. pic.twitter.com/Rr5bC5k8KJ

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@SnarkyPlatypus @SuperCroup Well this also comes back to @DavidFeng and his weird-arse Swiss-London RP accent.

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umairh Russians, porn stars, slush funds? I miss the good ole days when presidents just started fake wars and propped up g..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MF

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@SnarkyPlatypus @DavidFeng Oh FFS don’t encourage @DavidFeng and his Euromountain exceptionalism.

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@sylmobile @johnb78 I’m not giving money to those cunts.

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@johnb78 It has slightly more sharpness when the distance between K-town and home is an 8km journey. Mountain Life gets complicated.

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joekjoek Step-by-step how to do the “official” dance for Tainted Love by Soft Cell pic.twitter.com/c0vPczStt2

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@kcarruthers @GladysB Hahahaha like that will ever happen but HIGH SPEED RAIL TO ORANGE WHAT DO YOU MEAN MOUNTAINS IN THE WAY.

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Dealing with that balance between MOAR DRINKS and having to do the shopping.

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jonkudelka Today’s cartoon in the @australian pic.twitter.com/qupwED6OmD

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OK, Kat, now I’m jealous. I’ve never been to Ceduna but I know the seafood is to die for. @NewtonMark do you need a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XF

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I retweeted this before, but this is still one of the best Indigenous stories I’ve ever heard. twitter.com/IndigenousX/st…

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Pontaragrain Goanna in the garden.
Not all Australian animals will kill you, this reptile however will eat you. pic.twitter.com/OTA9urbHAB

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oldshopsoz Apple IIC system at Grace Bros NSW 1987: 128K RAM plus bonus mouse
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danjohnson1979 Bob Katter claims thousands of flying foxes dying in FNQ heatwave is evidence “God is on our side” … Gives new m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sb

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“Was Barbara Bush Really Aleister Crowley’s Daughter?” blog.jasonlouv.com/bush-crowley/

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@evdbossche66 @BreakfastNews That guy is an idiot though. They shouldn’t let him on television.

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@DaveIrving99 @awelder @notthatjt @dobes That too. The pudding-proof moments will come with the first TAR/TAN/TCN a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a9

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@awelder @notthatjt @dobes They’ve been campaigning against the legislation, but I don’t think they’ve gone that ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FS

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jpwarren Vegemite circuitry! twitter.com/lukeweston/sta…

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@ScottRhodie There are occasional advantages to my exile.

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@ScottRhodie The Old City Bank in Katoomba on a lazy afternoon. Always a lovely spot.

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I hope @SatPaper won’t mind me posting their excellent editorial, “Abbott’s tour of himself” re his time as Indigen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fB

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akaSimbaJ Bring Me The Halloumi

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@dobes @johnb78 @SuperCroup @rohan_p @TwitterSupport Dropping depth charges into the Potomac to deter Nazi Type XXI u-boats from Antarctica?

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ALPACA ALLEGATIONS! “Gypsy Jokers clubhouse declared ‘restricted premises’ after court hears alpaca allegations” smh.com.au/national/nsw/g…

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@riskybusiness @Scottludlam Wow, I thought the matter of Cleo had been closed! I’m glad we’re keeping @Scottludlam up to date here.

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@noreasonspec @TeenVogue They still are, but many of their readers also have vaginas.

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TeenVogue 8 Things Your Vagina NEEDS You to Stop Doing bit.ly/2REmMgx pic.twitter.com/XyH06zsmz4

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markdalgleish “Why do you have hackathons?”

“So we can harness the creativity of each individual, to build new and surprising th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kS

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TheOnion Tumblr To Ban All Adult Content trib.al/0077Q8x ? pic.twitter.com/Rif6INNbt5

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@ConnorCJolley @dobes @rohan_p Going up against Scientology is always a bold move too.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dobes @rohan_p Whichever social group is targeted by JFK assassination theories?

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@dobes @rohan_p Given how shockingly bad @TwitterSupport is at reading mood, how will they handle people mocking th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yk

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@JohnMartinIT @garthk I don’t remember this Hilltop Hoods incident but then that means nothing.

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“Morrison has brought out the ‘nuclear option’ and it’s not a good sign” by @latingle abc.net.au/news/2018-12-0…

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mckinnon_a This question has been haunting me for eight months, so I went back and unearthed the entire history of Daddles the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ng

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annafifield Japan is allowing in more immigrants as it struggles to fill jobs in a shrinking population. But very reluctantly…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HI

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patstokes Not today, Satan. pic.twitter.com/GvxqXYtaQa

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monaeltahawy What do white men have to do to lose that toothpaste-commercial sheen? twitter.com/abc/status/107…

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mondomascots The mascot for Okazaki Proctology Clinic in Himeji City, Japan, is Ponokun, a pink mouse who carries anus-exploring..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DG

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campuscodi GCHQ sends out alert about O365 supply-chain compromises

PDF: ncsc.gov.uk/content/files/… pic.twitter.com/y7sxSVrBdk

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@shorewalker1 @zdnetaustralia @MargaretSimons Thanks. But no “Bravo” until I’ve actually done with it. I may go qui..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2a

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@alfiedotwtf @SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 True enough, though isn’t that already a thing? (Please can we take this on n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6P

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@alfiedotwtf @SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 Anyway, I still have to re-read all this. Send whiskey.

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@alfiedotwtf @SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 Oh the latter point is definitely true. But as I think it still stands, compu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cL

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I’ve already retweeted this, but it deserves a second go. twitter.com/ummjackson/sta…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 Since then I also heard a Home Affairs person who headed up the drafting say that employee..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SR

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@SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 I am re-reading everything tomorrow, though, because so much of Thursday’s 67-page block o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nI

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@SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 “Disproved” is a bit strong, but in terms of TAR/TAN/TCR they have to be in writing to the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UF

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GonzoHacker GenXers have to enjoy their retirement now before their parents spend it all

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@Gin_ev_ra OK, this is also an excellent thing.

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“What did I do on my day off? Oh, just read a few decisions by the High Court of Australia and some details of an A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LX

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@noreasonspec @SatPaper Paragraph 10 of the reasoning would appear to be most relevant here. pic.twitter.com/h65heZWgtn

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@noreasonspec @SatPaper Well there’s plenty of quotes in the article, and the High Court decision will be at… ope..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UM

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@kipkniskern Yeah this is not quite the same thing. :)

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Given all the glorious news today, and the fact that it’s a glorious Saturday, when should I start drinking? twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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edbott Good riddance. twitter.com/SwiftOnSecurit…

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MarquisO 2019 will be the year of Blockchain on the desktop

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This is a VERY good story. @SatPaper’s real strength is these trustworthy navigations through the perilous oceans o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TY

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normative How are they still doing this? DO NOT REPEAT AN OBVIOUS LIE AS YOUR HEADLINE. twitter.com/ap/status/1071…

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edbott In my dreams, Aaron Burr meets Donald Trump on Fifth Avenue, they count to 10, and President Burr gets us out of this mess.

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natecochrane Will RWNJs jerk Bill’s ALP Govt around at will? Either Labor implants a philosophical spinal column or edits its po..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DM

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@SnarkyPlatypus “Purple Petals” sounds like a good name for lazy middle-class centrists.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Absolutely. I suppose the Prime Minister’s experience in these matters would help.

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Actually, not “Smirk”. She is SO fucked.

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Smirk. “Lawyer X: ‘Say nice things at my eulogy and enjoy the Royal Commission’” thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/law-crime…

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@AdelaideBook Yeah you don’t want to go down those rabbit-holes. The short answer is that there’s been plenty of ev..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JP

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@AdelaideBook Well there’s all the submissions and evidence to the PJCIS review. aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_… Plus 455 s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ai

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eve_deified Sounds from Mars. It’s not much but it still gave me chills

youtu.be/ZK5bOZx2xXs

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pixelatedboat It’s very funny that Trump hates being president but he can’t quit or he’ll go to prison

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@SnarkyPlatypus @KarenMMiddleton @michaelkoziol My reading is that both major parties will be looking at what they’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nq

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SimonMaloy Don Jr. at home printing out emails to shred

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@SnarkyPlatypus @KarenMMiddleton Yes, though one main thrust of the piece is that there’s more backroom dealing thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4G

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“Shorten tested in backroom fights” by @KarenMMiddleton thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/politics/… “Ahead of Labor’s national conferen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…58

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@cjjosh I find that even more frightening!

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Gwyntaglaw this
this isn’t self parody is it pic.twitter.com/M73ZOb2U9z

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@cjjosh To be fair, we both have a fairly sick concept of “wonderful” here.

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Wow it’s not even 7pm in Washington DC right now. We’re in for a long night.

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DanRather Is “panic tweeting” a thing? (Asking for a friend…)

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@aussiemodo @michaelkoziol Monday, No further correspondence will be entered into today, because IT IS SATURDAY. :) twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@MarkSkulley @zdnetaustralia Cheers. I’m hoping the APH staff will have a consolidated Bill up by tomorrow, otherwi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…As

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“Bill Shorten under internal pressure to force major changes to ‘rushed’ encryption laws” by @michaelkoziol smh.com.au/politics/feder…

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jimcarroll LOL - Posted 1 year ago today.



(The dot.com years were fun too. Bus..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mm

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@BXGD I’ll leave that to personal preference.

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tonyschwartz Trump has tweeted 17 times so far today. 9 of them were about the Mueller investigation. This guy spends virtually..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y0

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@SnarkyPlatypus I didn’t catch that. I’m both slightly surprised and slightly not surprised. Their fan base is enor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dL

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cjjosh 🤣😆🤣😆🤣😆🤣😆💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩 twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

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@alfiedotwtf That’s tomorrow. Definitely tomorrow.

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@pingudownunder The answer is “Of your own free will” and she should ask you further questions.

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Sat plan, outline draft: A lazy start with reading and podcasts and tidying the desk and the like, eventually leadi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pl

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What a lovely Blue Mountains day today, thanks to @CARROT_app. pic.twitter.com/TMvveOUr74

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Saturday. Arrange the animals in order of their furriness. Saturday.

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