Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 19th, 2018

WarWraith Did Supergirl have pierced ears before she left Krypton?

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mathewjschwartz Data protection legal requirements in the event that the UK government fails to get its act together and still make..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rt

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@JustJimWillDo @CptHollingworth @expectproblems This also reminds me that it is a LONG time since I’ve had drinks w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cN

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@JustJimWillDo @CptHollingworth @expectproblems Indeed. I played a LOT of U-boat simulations back in the 1990s, but..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…va

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@JustJimWillDo @CptHollingworth @expectproblems It is indeed very general, and there’s zero information about measu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pt

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@JustJimWillDo @CptHollingworth @expectproblems Hmmm, yes, that IS a very precise trim. Still, you want to just han..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dV

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@smartbrain Mate, I don’t think Thailand is in any position to whinge about a lack of a Parliament in the UK.

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econbartleby Does this make him a fridge magnate? twitter.com/faisalislam/st…

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@JustJimWillDo @CptHollingworth @expectproblems Well exactly, but I don’t know USN usage. And this is a USN film.

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@expectproblems That’s USS Tusk, launched 1945, commissioned 1946, GUPPY conversion 1947. The film is from 1955. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Tusk_…

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@expectproblems And we wrap with a brief ode to the “modern submarine”. pic.twitter.com/1NMUo3D0aV

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@JustJimWillDo @CptHollingworth @expectproblems That said, it’s a good run-through of a late-era diesel fleet boat.

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@CptHollingworth @JustJimWillDo @expectproblems What happens in the submarine stays in the submarine. (More true than you may think.)

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@CptHollingworth @JustJimWillDo @expectproblems I’m guessing it’s about either noise or compressed air consumption.

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@BenMoretti @techoglot There was a PSA in my bloods last week. A digital exam is handy* for other conditions too, s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GO

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@BenMoretti @markhumphries Really? I thought you were younger. But yes, you must POO FOR AUSTRALIA.

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@strikhedonia01 @markhumphries Yeah I was concerned about this too. I’d have rotated the boom 90 degrees to provide..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cK

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“Submarine Structure & Systems: The Submarine: Construction” (1955, US Navy) youtu.be/ouxBOsDZQ6Y Attn: @expectproblems.

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Don’t subtweet me, girl.

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@nazzer @noreasonspec Yep, blokes and sheilas have different routine needs, but we both need to remind our peers, right?

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@MsPraxis All is good. Not enlarged, not problematic, but since I was having routine bloods taken anyway we threw i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SZ

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@erstkate OK, so that’s a separate issue.

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This is true. Chaps, as you get older your, um, stream will not be as strong. But if you’re the least bit worried,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hP

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True enough. But in normal circumstances your GP won’t fist you. Unless, like, you’re friends. twitter.com/fanslashstalke…

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@timpoliti Absolutely. It’s part of the canon.

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@expectproblems I can imagine. (But only because I know too many edge cases in too many ways.)

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@timpoliti I believe so, yes. (Also, I love me a literary reference.)

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The diagram is misleading, because that’s not where you have your legs. Am I right, gentlemen?

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@techoglot Apparently so. I didn’t know this.

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@markhumphries The other thing that happens when you turn 50 is that the Australian government sends you a kit so y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yk

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@markhumphries I aim to please. Also, when I turned 50 my GP said “Happy birthday. And now our relationship changes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fk

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I also learned quite a bit about bladders, which I shall relate in the episode of “The 9pm Edict” I’m recording tomorrow.

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@expectproblems I understand, because trans man I know had to remind their GP that they still had ladybits and did need that test.

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From Monday, and I know you’ve all been hanging out for this, my prostate. pic.twitter.com/mpUFvHKJou

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@expectproblems Love their work. Also appreciated the silly professionalism of the sonographer who dealt with me on Monday.

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@expectproblems Recently I had routine bloods taken by a new-ish nurse. She missed the vein, so got a senior nurse..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0A

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@expectproblems Australia’s public health system is a wonderful thing.

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@TVofCarringbush On her private property. Not a problem.

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@expectproblems If you want quick service at the A&E, tell the triage nurse “heart palpitations”. Downside, the pro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WE

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@DavidFeng I thought that was a freight train.

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@expectproblems A&E nurses are such wonderful human beings. I was in RPA A&E one Saturday night with a scare*, but..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rV

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@NewtonMark @GordyPls Well, the Scots have nukes. Just sayin’.

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@expectproblems Also, that’s gorgeous nurse work right there.

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@expectproblems Ah, spending the evening in A&E is always such fun!

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@DavidFeng Who flies Sydney-Beijing-London? One of your dodgy Red Commie Chinese airlines?

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@DavidFeng It’s mist. In the upper Blue Mountains we’ve been inside the clouds all day.

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@DavidFeng OK, so if I could afford a flight to London via Amsterdam, which admittedly would be hell from Australia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y3

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@gathgwyn I am now tempted to prove my correctness.

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Wait, what? Hello World, the Australian Federal Police have got you covered. Or something. twitter.com/AusFedPolice/s…

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fiztig @markhumphries @stilgherrian Here is the obligatory Christmas Cat Wrapping Tutorial youtu.be/EPDFBNEp6jQ

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markhumphries It’s that time of year again when I share my gift-wrapping tutorial. It’s not a sketch, it’s literally just me show..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xv

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“Huawei calls for evidence against company to be shown: Report” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/huawei…

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Kate_McClymont By the way, our now jailed former NSW minister Eddie Obeid isn’t Irish, his name is not O’Beid ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wf

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Brilliant idea from Sydney’s Inner West Libraries: “Hello Holidays: Curious Creature Day Spa and Story Time”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jV

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LiamBlizard I think I’ve found my new favourite no deal Brexit analogy.

“It’s not going to be as bad as Hiroshima” pic.twitter.com/zAddrZDYli

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@AnnabelAstbury There are also reputable dictionaries. ;)

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@AnnabelAstbury I can’t. This is a hot button issue for me.

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@AnnabelAstbury Hundreds and hundreds of years ago, actually. I think you’ll find Shakespeare used it.

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Rashas_Mo they’re called drop bears, the puppy is fucked twitter.com/MagicRealismBo…

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@PointlessAU @danieljbaird No, I can cope. I mean, I’ve seen every single episode so far, so I won’t be watching un..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6Q

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@PointlessAU @danieljbaird Look it’s no “Blankety Blanks”, but you’ve certainly found your voice. Or something.

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@danieljbaird @PointlessAU @FSecure @FreedomeVPN Yep, I’ve found it to be the tool for the job. Rock solid.

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jdub “Orange Is the New Black”… I’m convinced Graun’s style guide is equal parts Bundaberg rum and middle finger.

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What the fuck is wrong with these people? twitter.com/KetanJ0/status…

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BrigadierSlog That’s a hell of a surf report twitter.com/HuffPost/statu…

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andrewwhiteau G’day mates, I needed asthma medication after reading this horny piece of excellence from @firstdogonmoon..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nk

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igwrobel Why is no one of the free speech warriors talking about how the demise of tumblr is a direct result of US state cen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1k

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RogueNASA I get it now.

Space. Command. pic.twitter.com/Qlr4GVEp8t

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Watching Tenplay via a VPN to Melbourne so I can avoid that arsehat Tim Bailey as I wait to watch @PointlessAU.

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rblandford Very rare to see a Yamaha organ growing in the wild. pic.twitter.com/sgeg6vtp61

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@michaelneale @auxesis I’ve never been a fan of the Station Bar, but I think that’s down to my attitude towards pizza.

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@Rashas_Mo We’ve been inside the clouds all day. There were a couple of disappointed-looking hikers on the train.

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K-town, where the Station Bar has taken its criticism on board. pic.twitter.com/26FJIX4UXX

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As we ascend to Katoomba, which is somewhat higher, the mists thicken. Also, the window is filthy. pic.twitter.com/UmOFybVUaB

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nadinevoncohen FUCK YEAH “10 MINUTES BEFORE YOU GAZE DIRECTLY AT THE SUN MAKE SURE YOU FEED YOUR UNVACCINATED NEWBORN BONE BROTH A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6O

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@TheWrongNoel It’s always so quiet in the forest when the mists have descended.

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@jonoabroad I am hungry, it must be said, but I know the difference.

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Wed plan, remainder: Train to Katoomba (very soon); shopping (in due course); dinner (back at @bunjaree); quiet eve..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UD

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Wentworth Falls has been like this all day, and now I hear a distant rumbling of thunder. pic.twitter.com/b3li5wJQ5O

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jeremysear What a Graham pic.twitter.com/pOgNd9RP62

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thornedu If someone shares a password with you via LastPass, there’s a Facebook tracker on your shared password page. Really..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OG

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thetowncrier Tracy Grimshaw is wasted at night and Steve Liebmann is still alive … You know it makes sense.

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rogue_analyst If you guys think things are fucked up right now, just wait until Facebook figures out how to monetize assisted suicide.

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HappySinger The stupid app TomTom MyDrive just sent me a stupid notification saying “TomTom MyDrive”. Now you have also been in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ux

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GreenJ Politics right now.

@hamishNews: Do you think a government needs moral authority to run the country?

@KellyODwyer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LV

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jonkudelka Hello everyone, g’day is still ruined. This is today’s @australian cartoon. pic.twitter.com/s9v2QZ8Krp

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@joelpmichael The messages are of course still encrypted from end (your device) to end (the other person’s device)…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dc

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@joelpmichael That’s easy. Messages which are encrypted while in transit are decrypted, mixed with adverts, and displayed on-screen.

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MarkAgee I know we live in a time and place where we’re supposed to treat billionaires like Zuckerberg like geniuses but I f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tp

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@NuclearAnthro To be fair, destroying the world would be a charitable act.

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wifebanger Centrists are conservatives who expect a thank you card.

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In Australian news, “WA man has his property seized because he refuses to pay $300,000 owing in rates”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S0

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@jodiem @LaceySnr Fortunately in this case it wasn’t me who broke it. I also have a checklist for putting this conf..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gw

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If you want a picture of the future, imagine doing DNS troubleshooting – forever.

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Those who learn DNS troubleshooting are doomed to repeat it.

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Oh look, it’s a DNS problem.

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@jpwarren @dobes @paulzee @zdnetaustralia @Zevensoft Fair comments indeed. And now I’m bailing out of this conversa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qc

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@paulzee @zdnetaustralia @Zevensoft Yes, once the politicians picked up the process from the drafters, their approa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jd

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@paulzee @zdnetaustralia @Zevensoft Another point is that all legislation has ambiguities, because the law deals wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gp

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@paulzee @zdnetaustralia @Zevensoft To be fair to Ingle, his comments were from a conference in August, just as the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EN

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GordyPls So anyway here’s a guy doing a live reading of the source code for Leisure Suit Larry twitch.tv/textfilesdotcom

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@dobes @NewtonMark So, Abbott becomes PM in 2022. Awesome.

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@NewtonMark @franksting @aDB I think the scenario here is:
1. Man gets suckered by academic trollpaper.
2. Man has a sook.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Tuesday: “Australian government lags UK in deploying DMARC email spoofing prevention” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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@wommibat Yep, it’s been one hell of a year.

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Wed plan, revised: Resign myself to today’s late start, moving deadlines as needed; record the Trigger Word draw fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lK

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@dobes @paulzee @zdnetaustralia @Zevensoft It is all about perception, though, I’m actually intrigued by how the pe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4U

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@dobes @paulzee @zdnetaustralia @Zevensoft Trying to work out why my tweet didn’t appear in Tweetdeck, then remembe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P2

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@dobes @paulzee @zdnetaustralia @Zevensoft Usually for Australians it’s the other way around. I always liked how at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H6

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Maybe he could force Flynn to watch “Bambi” every day he’s in jail. twitter.com/ReutersTV/stat…

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@paulzee @zdnetaustralia @Zevensoft So yeah, personally I think the concerns are massively overblown. That is a fee..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X4

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@paulzee @zdnetaustralia @Zevensoft Personally I only have two feelpinions, which I usually express as questions. 1..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nk

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@paulzee @zdnetaustralia @Zevensoft (I do know you’ve read the article, however.)

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@paulzee @zdnetaustralia @Zevensoft If I may be grumpy for a moment, please see attached tweet. :) I was writing sp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TR

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@shiftkey That’s… that’s a bit special. Where are you hiding your time machine?

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Wed plan: Resign myself to today’s late start, moving deadlines as needed; record the Trigger Word draw for tomorro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3z

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It was a good morning to sleep through, though, @CARROT_app. pic.twitter.com/MoCDamXe3S

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Ah. I see what’s happened here. Well, the proof is in the puddle. twitter.com/garystark/stat…

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Yes, my brane insisted that I sleet through to 11am again today. I have applied for a refund.

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Wednesday. Fourteen, with each one consisting of thirteen. Wednesday.

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