Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 12th, 2019

NewtonMark I don’t hate myself enough to pay attention to it, but I’m guessing Sky News After Dark is pretty funny tonight.

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@WarWraith I am blocked, so I can’t read that.

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@QuantumHawk666 @plalor Just that one. This isn’t really my department.

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MichaelFieldNZ A political place for all pic.twitter.com/7dmyjyjIq1

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For some reason my tweets and mentions are taking ages to get back to me, like four or five hours, but I will battle onwards.

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twlldun If one person says it’s raining, and another person says it’s dry, your job as a journalist is to get me 800 words..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eQ

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glengyron Twitter for Blackberry. This tweet is like a well aged wine. twitter.com/mathiascormann…

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“Aston Martin Bulldog | William Towns | Retro Car review | Wheels | 1979” youtube.com/watch?v=afZY9Y…

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glengyron “It’s better than Auschwitz” authorised by Scott Morrison, Kirribilli, NSW.

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glengyron We’re so close to an election being fought with this meme as it’s central thesis. pic.twitter.com/wk5AO0cuAy

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Seeing the billboard? Or experiencing the scenario? (And as which player?) twitter.com/Aiannucci/stat…

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glengyron Three men at the absolute peak of their game. twitter.com/ellinghausen/s…

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DEAR AUSTRALIAN MEDIA INCLUDING @abc730, do read this. twitter.com/AboutTheHouse/…

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Oh dear God, Dutton on 7.30. Alcohol now.

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My gut feeling, based on his desperation to stay in power so far, is that Morrison will keep going on and on about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cn

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OK, so Morrison is going to battle on. But based on that ragged, defensive press conference, he’s dead in the water..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qt

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@CptHollingworth @AmyRemeikis I’m about to eat, but I’ll be grabbing some whiskey before heading home.

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NewtonMark STOP THE VOTES

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Question just posed to me, but I was looking away from the screen: Did Morrison just tear up a little there at the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ju

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@DavidFeng Sorry, who is this illiterate cunt?

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This, ladies and gentlemen, is spot on. pic.twitter.com/M3X3drpk7F

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Bondles Shorter Morrison: Today’s vote fundamentally damaged national security and it’s not that important.

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This is pretty fucked up. I’m not seeing any leadership here, @ScottMorrisonMP.

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Morrison looks like he needs a bit of a cry and his blankie.

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joshgnosis Pyne an hour ago: this trashes 109 years of parliament tradition.

Morrison just now: oh we did the same thing on super legislation in 2013.

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Morrison is confident that a no-confidence motion would be defeated, because the independents have told him so. I r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ye

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TomMcIlroy Scott Morrison rules out blocking royal assent for the medevac bill. He says the government will follow the normal process.

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I am strong, says a man quaking with fear. Morrison is not looking strong. Far from it.

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paulwiggins Mr Morrison is so rattled his tie is not done up correctly.

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erstkate Heeyyyyy meanwhile…… twitter.com/KPRC2/status/1…

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Morrison is kicking off with a whinge about Labor. He’s looking stressed as fuck. Hard to judge where he’s going with things at this stage.

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@munin OK well stay tuned. It’s just gone 7pm and I’m at the pub, but I have food coming and we’ll know in moments.

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@SimonXCIV Morrison has a press conference as soon as this one by Albo and Burke ends. We’ll know any minute now.

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AboutTheHouse There’s been some commentary that this is the first time a government has lost a legislative vote in the House sinc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3p

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Dear World, right now Australia is either triggering a really fucking weird constitutional crisis, or we’ll have an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VQ

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@mavsmum It’s still early days. Well, early minutes at this hour.

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Just arrived on the Labor mailing list. pic.twitter.com/b8Nbsw3uk0

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glengyron The most racist election since children overboard. (He’ll actually just scream Labor like it’s his safe word and his master has forgotten).

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Oh hello… [Orders another drink, sets up livestream] twitter.com/Henry_Belot/st…

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@DryzaB @qoifoog @markhumphries @PointlessAU Nope, though the studios are like three blocks from Harris Street, whe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OO

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@markhumphries @DryzaB @PointlessAU Ah yes well, apart from @markhumphries’ personal biscuits, there’s no food incl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nJ

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Not many happy endings involve seal poo, at least not unless you pay quite a bit extra. twitter.com/kcarruthers/st…

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bengrubb Is it on?

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OK, @markhumphries, I see what you mean about the improvement since the last batch. The tired old producer in me is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xP

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Watching last night’s episode of @PointlessAU, episode 131. tenplay.com.au/channel-ten/po…

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NayukaGorrie Ok but most public schools in Queensland in the 90s would have the same results of Auschwitz in this extremely stup..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oc

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@abcadelaide “A sheep’s head was dropped by an eagle directly onto a powerline in Geraldton, WA, causing more than..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tL

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@abcadelaide The real threat to the power grid is… squirrels! cybersquirrel1.com

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@abcadelaide “Woman who cut internet to Georgia and Armenia ‘had never heard of web’” (2011) telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews… pic.twitter.com/plFJsmndfI

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@abcadelaide A map of the undersea internet cables around the world. …rine-cable-map-2018.telegeography.com Not many connecting Au..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jA

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@abcadelaide The radio spot is done. Here’s some links. First the Russian plan to disconnect from the global intern..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fR

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Coming up shortly. I’ll also tweet some relevant links after the spot. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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glengyron GET READY CARETAKER PRIME MINISTER DUTTON!!!!!!!!1111111111</anuerism>

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samanthamaiden Labor believes Solicitor Generals advice is “weak” unless an independent folds this looks like it’s going through P..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6O

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“Clean, On Time and Rat-Free: 9 International Transit Systems With Lessons for New York” nytimes.com/2019/02/11/rea…

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CyberSquirrel1 Giant rats are making lightbulbs explode in Northern Ireland | IrishCentral.com irishcentral.com/news/giant-rat…

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SnarkyPlatypus It is so hard to find out what it’s like to be a white middle class American teen. There is no media about it whats..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ji

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“And @CptHollingworth hatched… and a hundred baby spiders came out… and they ate him.” twitter.com/CptHollingwort…

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It’s also a sex toy, a waffle iron, and home and contents insurance policy. twitter.com/zdnetaustralia…

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@oberonsghost Heh. I’m a bit behind in my reading atm.

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JimMFelton 2016: “Brexit will improve your lives”
2019: “There’ll be enough bags for everyone” pic.twitter.com/U31JcE5MoI

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joshgnosis Siri show me the perfect franking credits email. pic.twitter.com/upDWTD5Lde

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shalailah The plot thickens! twitter.com/Clarke_Melissa…

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Oh dear. This is an argument in favour of that arsehat’s point of view from yesterday. Also Greg Taylor’s artwork “..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ty

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@abaranov Ah! Well that would explain the need to tale the precursors and let the brain take it from there.

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@DDsD @SnarkyPlatypus Tell me about it. Managing serotonin is one of my core routines.

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ElizaEdNews I’m hearing the Labor/Greens agreement is almost across the line - final checks happening now. Seems as though the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jX

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BankingDailyAU Parliament could debate first Hayne recommendation: Centre Alliance hits hurdles in bid to end grandfathered commis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fm

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AngryRaccoon2 “Jolene…
Jolene…
Jolene…
JOLENE!”

Jolene: Oh my fucking God WHAT

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@DDsD @SnarkyPlatypus I’ve played with some of that stuff in the past and anecdotally there are effects. But that is a fuckton of B12.

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Is this column just HAHAHAHAHAHA all the way down the page? twitter.com/SatPaper/statu…

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Binturong are just made-up animals anyway. You can see the stitch-marks under the eyes where they sewed it together.

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@abaranov Same way any other thing gets to your brain. Through your gut and bloodstream.

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@jonoabroad @DDsD What, like demons? Or do you mean sole traders? (The answer to the question is that if they have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pq

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@DDsD Oops, I missed the mis-speak. But apart from that, the figure is correct. asbfeo.gov.au/sites/default/… pic.twitter.com/a3h8fb6iXP

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@DDsD That’s pretty close to the figure, yes. The median business in Australia is a tradie with a part-time admin person.

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snurb_dot_info QUT has the bomb. Reviewer 2 better be nice, or else. twitter.com/QUT/status/109…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Ah, that would make sense. Otherwise you’d just take serotonin or dopamine directly rather than fuc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bq

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@stephendann @kestert Nah skip over the vitamins, this is the key stuff. These are the nootropics or “smart drugs”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t6

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@SnarkyPlatypus @nehadk I can confirm that this is a thing. I was doing it for weeks and weeks in 2017 because arse..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K5

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Right. No. You can’t. It’s L-Tyrosine, Trimethylglycine, L-Pehanylanaline, an amazing 66667% of your daily needs of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uk

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Surely you can’t just buy dopamine itself? I mean, it’d cut out all that mucking about… twitter.com/stephendann/st…

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“Russia to disconnect from the internet as part of a planned test” zdnet.com/article/russia… I’ll be talking about th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uS

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@Ipikachan @CptHollingworth @Hope_Corrigan I’d been leaving out seed for a few days, and they were, er, disappointe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8F

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@dobes @rohan_p @davidgerard So this psychic. If she can predict the price of cryptocurrency, heck the price of ANY..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5T

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@noreasonspec So both self-serving AND wrong? Yet more shockingly shocking news.

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I saw the trailer for this last night. Looks interesting, even for a not-sportsperson like me. twitter.com/ForeignOfficia…

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Are cosmic strings a kind of blockchain?

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briankrebs What could go rogue? pic.twitter.com/V0v2ANG8Lc

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Counterpoint: You can repeatedly stab yourself in the face with a gardening fork. twitter.com/AboutTheHouse/…

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More shockingly shocking news. I am shocked. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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Refugee law works so much better when you’re a hot football player.

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I’d expect no less from the NIMBY Morning Herald. twitter.com/pleasedontatme…

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@bigjsl There was nothing wrong with the bucket. It had a handle, and mostly didn’t dribble.

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Tue plan, remainder: Continue with the list of media-related tasks; errands and shopping, Katoomba; 1705 radio spot; quiet evening.

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Still, I do like the fact that the Australian Government officially asks you to mail them your poo.

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The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program is being upped from every five years to every two years, presumably bec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RX

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Oh good, the Australian Government needs more of my fresh poo. pic.twitter.com/LxN1uNxjzU

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MatthewBevan I feel targeted twitter.com/newyorker/stat…

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I note with disappointment, however, that the Environment and Communications References Committee’s report on the
i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EC

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And here’s the Senate Order of Business, also kicking off at 1200 AEDT. parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/downl… (PDF) There’s some..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eH

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Here’s the Daily Program for the House of Reps. Proceedings that in just a few minutes at 1200 AEDT…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zB

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paulwiggins What is it with bin chickens and courts? @KateAllman_ twitter.com/weekesy_aus/st…

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georgevhulme One of those Enigma machines from WWII twitter.com/musiccomposer1…

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“It’s morning in America…” (with apologies to Ronald Reagan) twitter.com/jonlaurence/st…

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Right then. @nphair says it was “definitely a nation-state actor”. I guess I’ll have to look at this to find out wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yd

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@max_au @SnarkyPlatypus That’s the one. It’s a masterwork of engineering.

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ScottRhodie The Daily Telegraph published this.

Is this what Australian media has come to?!? pic.twitter.com/I9wSlgCL0Q

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@SnarkyPlatypus You’d think that by the 21st century that pumping grey water would be a solved problem, but apparently not.

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The new Australian Foreign Affairs @AusForeign is out on Mon 18 Feb and it has a very @SnarkyPlatypus theme. pic.twitter.com/A7OHnE4Zjw

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@SnarkyPlatypus That would have been my next suggestion.

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@SnarkyPlatypus When was the last time you cleaned the drain pump filter?

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@GrogsGamut @BlueJayGliding Yep, the physical setting makes a lot of difference. The implication from me is clear:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NC

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@onthemedia Now listening to @PreetBharara’s CAFE Insider segment “Bezos, AMI, and TMI” pca.st/7AYU Great title.

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@BlueJayGliding @GrogsGamut Thanks. If there is a difference — which I can’t say myself — it’s because they’re nottwitter.com/i/web/status/1…7eXx

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So this “Trump, Inc” special (as an @onthemedia extra) “A Tell-All Memoir And An NDA” is a very good backgrounder o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9q

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I … uh .. just .. what’s WRONG with you people

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Just registered for the @CSRH_UNSW Sex Lecture 2019 on the HIV social and behavioural research relating to gay Asia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4x

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@BlotReport @hughriminton @TonyAbbottMHR I’ve always liked “a couple Valiants short of a car park”, but it’s a bit dated now.

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hughriminton Tony Abbott now says he helped make happen. ⁦ afr.com/brand/rear-win…

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Anyway, let’s no focus too much on one piece of legislation. That would be obsessive. Let’s just browse the grand l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rj

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In theory the Assistance & Access Act gets debated from tomorrow as the “Telecommunications and Other Legislation A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JL

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The @AuSenate notice paper has “only” 50 items of legislation and will be sitting for three days…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2K

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The House of Representatives sits at 1200 AEDT today. The daily program will be posted at 1100 or so at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uc

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Don’t get excited about “Telecommunications Legislation Amendment Bill 2018” at #11. It’s about providing emergenc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zC

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OK kids, here’s the current Reps notice paper from @AboutTheHouse, with “only” 49 items of legislation on the agend..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D1

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@James_Jeffrey @Epigrammist @jonkudelka Can you really ever truly rely on a tweet, though?

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@juhasaarinen @Manic_Henry Gosh. Is this a “Pulp Fiction” sequel?

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Tue plan, draft: A day of many different work things, which I’ll figure out as I go along. I have a list, but the o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9u

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cathywilcox1 Equation.
My @smh @theage cartoon. pic.twitter.com/8kQ8cKwaUu

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@James_Jeffrey S’OK, have detected that and retweeted. :) And it does look interesting.

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@paulwallbank @SnarkyPlatypus Well it’s hard to sleep through a fisting.

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briankrebs would be fun to know exactly *when* this is going to happen twitter.com/teamcymru/stat…

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@SnarkyPlatypus But I suppose it gets worse: I’ll be listening to Parliament from 0930 AEDT.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Jesus Fucking Christ I’m only just waking up!

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Tuesday. There are more lizards than you can possibly imagine. Tuesday.

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