Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 16th, 2018

Shouting at Wales.

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@carolyn_hitt “Student flats invading Cardiff”? Give them better accommodation then. Or, here’s a thought, accept t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZL

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@carolyn_hitt In the morning. It’s approaching midnight here. Should be obvious though. But whether racially motiva..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BP

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dearnonnatives I see no difference. pic.twitter.com/9e7KVpLc6q

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Definitely not drinking too much rum.

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@SippinMyCoffee @yashar I hadn’t realised how awesome she was — in non-musical areas — until very recently.

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For some reason the Tube of Ewes has just decided I should watch a bunch of Thai rock. “ทำดีไม่เคยจำ - COCKTAIL”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wN

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New-ish @JonathanPieNews: “How Donald Trump Won The White House: Jonathan Pie’s American Pie”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mq

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“All you need is a stuffed bra and a cheap wig.” twitter.com/yashar/status/…

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@LucyBattersby @kcarruthers Only if it’s no work. I’ll DM you my email address.

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@llc1138 @RealNickHodge Gotcha, but you can’t do everything in four hours.

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@johnb78 @DrRhysPockett @gathgwyn If you play snooker, I recommend checking out the snooker room.

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@BXGD Well indeed. This is why even Labor is wanting to prop up property investors. At some point someone will have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zd

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@johnb78 @DrRhysPockett @gathgwyn What I find amazing is that it was created as a High Victorian summer resort befo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mg

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@johnb78 @DrRhysPockett @gathgwyn “The Old City Bank”, for some reason. I don’t know which city. But that whole com..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EI

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@djackmanson @RealNickHodge They didn’t mention that specifically, but yes the “export model” is a well-known conce..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nt

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@DrRhysPockett @gathgwyn I trust our friends at the Carrington have been treating you and @johnb78 well?

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@djackmanson @RealNickHodge It’s in the last few minutes of episode four and I had no idea Russia’s T-14 was so rev..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sz

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@djackmanson @RealNickHodge Oh yeah, like an Iraqi Army Republican Guard general saying that tanks belong to the past.

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@DrRhysPockett @gathgwyn He stopped hissing when fed, and has just wandered off to ignore me. All good.

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@djackmanson @RealNickHodge It is not propaganda. It is what the fuck happens in tanks in war. Like from a Yom Kipp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vF

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@johnb78 @RealNickHodge It’s very dark in places. Interviews with tank crew from wars from WW2 to now, and no warni..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sV

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Tim_Beshara Twitter adjacency is amazing sometimes pic.twitter.com/47BCazTM17

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@jonoabroad If not, I can do you one of my recipes.

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@jonoabroad Fair point. You could try thinking with that?

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@LucyBattersby @kcarruthers Is the entire thesis available digitally somewhere?

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@jonoabroad Scoop it out and replace it with minced pork.

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fascists_exe THIS BOW TIE KILLS FASCISTS pic.twitter.com/VyRffkVcnl

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clemensvtmi Floating undercarriage for Martin P6M SeaMaster. 1959. pic.twitter.com/5OwVXWTt5U

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Thanks, Drew. I think some people were frustrated by the lack of “But scope creep!” in this. Sure, but this explain..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zp

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SafetyFlrst Sewer main exploding drenches a grandma and floods a street. pic.twitter.com/7oDlNZr6NZ

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Hey @RealNickHodge, the French series “Age of Tanks” on Netflix is excellent. Shows things from a broader perspecti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jM

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@erstkate I’ve distilled 176 pages of legislation and 67 pages of amendments down to 1800 words. I can’t do your ri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ih

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patbcaruana A year ago today @NickMcKim became so powerful he destroyed Jesus. pic.twitter.com/SIwX3xQ0a6

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The other thing to note is that we now face the last full working week before the Christmas break. For some, it’s a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fu

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The key thing in there is still my explainer from Monday, “What’s actually in Australia’s encryption laws? Everythi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kc

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 446: New laws dominate the week” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/we… Covers 10–16 Decemberpic.twitter.com/olZIB2r9F3F3

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murpharoo Bill Shorten launches Labor conference with unpaid super election pitch (with a wrap of the points of contention) theguardian.com/australia-news…

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DonovanTim Brexit Dividend! twitter.com/markpalexander…

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God I’m an arsehat.

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@ManishEarth @munin [Deep breath] Actually, no, fuck it. It’s a lovely Sunday afternoon here. I made a tiny observa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cg

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@ManishEarth @munin I’m actually going to continue this daft conversation now, and turn it into the argument you as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i5

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@ManishEarth @munin Sigh. It wasn’t, but here’s the thing. So what if I DID mean it that way? What would be the pro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PF

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@ManishEarth @munin I’m not shitting on it. I’m just fascinated by how a society can contain both things. Just like..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JS

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fictillius I think I’ve found a better way to explain climate change. The whole planet will be like Town Hall Station.

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ElleIsMe_ I’m not sure about this pic.twitter.com/T4fhxrYuwc

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@RealNickHodge @gathgwyn I think @gathgwyn is fine, he’s just having a bit of a grump.

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Same to you, @CARROT_app. This is way too humid for me today. Sydney should be put under an air conditioned dome. O..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p4

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Being hissed at by @gathgwyn, half-heartedly.

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I’m going to arrive at Ashfield well before I’m hungry enough for lunch. I think I’ll drop off my bag, recharge my..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nO

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@beattyml1 @developerjack I can understand that. Australia’s tradition of dark humour, which I certainly have, is s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hg

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I think the price of banh mi works the same way as minimum chips. twitter.com/cosmicjester/s…

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I haven’t been to Cabramatta in ages. I must fix that. twitter.com/ThangNgo/statu…

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Hmmm. One app’s algorithm says to change at Strathfield, another at Granville. I think I’ll choose Granville for a change.

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@franksting It’s not too bad now that I’m on T1, though things are running a bit late in places.

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Every time I go past Featherdale Wildlife Park I think “What a squalid little throwback to the bad old days of zoos.”

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With 90 seconds to go, we won’t make the 1200 noon train from Penrith. At least I’ll have time to take a piss.

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Crossing the Nepean, on the road bridge, through a bus window covered in advertising. instagram.com/p/BrbcvMMFHe4/…

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At the station exit, and beside all the parked buses, the bus marshalls are telling people, loudly and clearly, tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qz

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@michaelneale I am reliably informed that it was a task for drivers rostered onto standby shifts etc if they weren’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r3

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Magnificent* Christmas Bush at Woodford station, seen blurrily through a filthy window. pic.twitter.com/OfU5kAYcmg

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From the same nation that just dehydrated a 7yo to death. (I know, I’m in Australia. We run actual concentration ca..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8U

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ratherbright so a delivery robot caught fire on berkeley’s campus and students set up a candlelight vigil for it pic.twitter.com/alen7vF7Ho

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@franksting Ignore the last segment, because Ashfield. But yes, trackwork Penrith to Springwood means train-bus-train.

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The taxi driver has been successful.

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Hmmm. The taxi driver currently en route is the one who got hopelessly lost last time. I hope that this time he figures it out.

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@akent I don’t mind them in daylight. It’s when you hear them unplanned at 10pm after an incident, and know you won..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…79

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Billablog Which was a pity because it was exactly the kind of thing they’d been looking out for all these years. twitter.com/newscientist/s…

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Today’s journey to Sydney consists of a short taxi ride to Wentworth Falls station, then the 1048 train to Springwo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ak

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cosmicjester the cost of the minimum chips at your local fish and chips shop is by far the most accurate measure of how gentrified your neighbourhood is.

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stephharmon flicking through @firstdogonmoon’s 2019 calendar 🧐 firstdogonthemoon.com.au/shop/2019-cale… pic.twitter.com/HLtgpgY2xg

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RoyalFamily An announcement has been made about the Governor-General of Australia. Read in full here: bit.ly/2SQCMfA pic.twitter.com/V2JasgUXDd

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@niltiac Ah, is this the great Phishproof family from Dubbo?

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kcarruthers And so it begins… twitter.com/newsweek/statu…

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jonkudelka Bold choice by the PM naming West Jerusalem as our next Governor General.

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To be honest I was hoping for Corey Worthington. twitter.com/AmyRemeikis/st…

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@juhasaarinen I see what you did there. Please don’t do it again.

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BillWeirCNN Was just idling on the curb when a random woman opened the door and climbed into the backseat.
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Sun plan, confirmed: 1048 train-bus-train-train to Ashfield; data wrangling; Weekly Wrap; all interspersed with wha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lk

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@juhasaarinen I said “mother” not “idiot acquaintance”.

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AmyRemeikis Scott Morrison to name David Hurley as new governor-general abc.net.au/news/2018-12-1… via @abcnews

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Your Twitter bot name is your mother’s pre-marriage surname plus the expiry date of your credit card: schulz1121.

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@reselsnark @SnarkyPlatypus Oh how dare you denigrate Australia’s magnificent parliamentary democracy!

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HeerJeet Amazingly, this is not a parody account and this guy thinks he’s making a good argument. twitter.com/JunkScience/st…

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glengyron Milo Yiannopoulos twitter.com/david_speers/s…

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@michaelneale @delitescere @StarwoodBuzz Well it allowed Experian to add all this new and updated data to your prof..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z2

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mwyres Governor General Ray Hadley twitter.com/david_speers/s…

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I’d say something about the “Great Australian Dream” of property ownership as being a direct result of colonial att..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Em

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jonkudelka Tony Abbott twitter.com/david_speers/s…

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Meanwhile, a check on that “Labor promises $6.6 billion” headline: “The plan will cost $102 million over the next f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…er

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s a classic example of free market ideology shifting people under stress into a far more stressf..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EO

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@SnarkyPlatypus Once upon a time, you’d apply to your state housing authority, join the queue for their rental prop..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cm

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Please remember to add the aus pol hash tag to your replies with your brilliant* takes on housing policy and party..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1y

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Also, Shorten is quoted as saying: “There is a persistent and increasing wealth gap, which is locking Australians o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M2

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I withdraw that praise: “A future Labor government will pay $8500 a year to investors who build new homes, as long..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zp

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I wonder what will be done for the other — what? — four million low-income renters. (Still, it’s a start, and a gootwitter.com/i/web/status/1…VxkI

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kirstenkforever life hack: make your dating bio “what are you reading?” so you can quickly identify when you’ve found the one pic.twitter.com/8qBjcpskZB

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@delitescere @StarwoodBuzz Yes, that’s another thrillingly reassuring aspect to this drama.

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@StarwoodBuzz They’re offering “free identity monitoring”, which sounds exactly like the scam @BennettArron set up..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…za

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I finally got an email from @StarwoodBuzz about their 500M-person data breach, more than two weeks after it was rev..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y7

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@munin 2MB. Well, 2MB as the upload. I’m not sure what happens to it after that. I assume it’s in the RTFM.

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Histreepix Lyndon B Johnson tries to recall whether he’s been in an accident that wasn’t his fault. Washington DC, 1965. pic.twitter.com/SsijhYamTH

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@R_Chirgwin @CARROT_app That’ll be lovely* driving weather, assuming you’re driving today?

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Folks, you really should watch “The Death of Stalin”. There are reasons @Aiannucci’s wonderful film is winning so m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mQ

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iowahawkblog instead of ridiculing millennials for trying to learn life skills, ask which Boomers and Xers decided it was more i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nw

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iowahawkblog Please note: this is not the fault of millennials.
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It’s going to be a lovely day in Sydney today, thanks to @CARROT_app. Apart from maybe a storm later, but that’s Sy..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v4

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@SnarkyPlatypus Commercial attention too, of course, but that’s a far more straightforward and well-understood service industry.

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@SnarkyPlatypus You will never experience the joy* of being a middle-aged gay white male turning on The Apps in a S..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bV

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@SnarkyPlatypus Meanwhile, @SnarkyPlatypus, your Great Theory strikes again. (Also, beautiful work on the click-ind..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FL

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@SnarkyPlatypus Indeed. I have been to a lunch with a whole bunch of gay white mail sugar daddies sponsoring younge..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hP

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@SnarkyPlatypus I wonder how much sociological research has been done.

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stilgherrian Related, one of my opinion pieces: “Australia’s encryption laws will fall foul of differing definitions”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…he

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stilgherrian ICYMI, my explainer on Australia’s anti-encryption Assistance & Access Act: “What’s actually in Australia’s encrypt..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…84

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I’ve retweeted this before, but it still amuses me. twitter.com/wyatt_privileg…

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I think @SnarkyPlatypus should read this. It’s fascinating. Though nitrous oxide causing someone to take you out of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lU

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Sun plan, broad outline: Lazy start with fried rice; 1048 train-bus-train-train to Ashfield; data wrangling; Weekly..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KC

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Sunday. In Perth, a large-girthed serf gives birth to imperfect moles worth very little indeed. Sunday.

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