Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 4th, 2019

OK, that’s enough Monday for me. See you on Tuesday.

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australian EXCLUSIVE: High-profile human rights lawyer @JulianBurnside has revealed he will run against Treasurer Josh Frydenb..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uW

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Is Julie Bishop a horse?

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lukehopewell ‘don’t @ one’ twitter.com/markdistef/sta…

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adamgartrell Yeah, who knew? twitter.com/mykreal/status…

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OrkneyLibrary Apparently it’s so we’re having a Steak and Al pie with mash.

Hey don’t give us that look. This i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9o

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josephfcox BuzzFeed News investigation finds the WWF, you know, the beloved wildlife charity, is funding and equipping paramil..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CR

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best_in_dumbest Put the “Glop”
back in “Anglophones” pic.twitter.com/KSCCMJMMez

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All tropes are wrong.

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jimwaterson That’s Bath, not Salisbury. At least the Russian poisoning suspects could recognise the correct church spire. pic.twitter.com/moXlDioDwk

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yassmin_a This thread. twitter.com/_elizabethmay/…

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I’ve seen the journalistic coded phrase “police are not treating the death as suspicious” a few too many times today. Sigh.

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I’ll mention this again. Lovers of 1950s TV will appreciate that @theharryshearer refers to the Pontiff as “Francis the Talking Pope”.

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Anyway, for what it’s worth I said this earlier. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@R_Chirgwin @bgosford They’d be the ones. I heard them chattering among themselves, and a couple of them have them..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jj

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The next new episode will be another one with @NicholasFryer, to be posted on Thursday night.

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If you’d like to support this daft thing and my other activities, take out a paid subscription with benefits at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fh

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NEW PODCAST: “The 9pm Recycled Edict 1” stilgherrian.com/edict/r00001/ Yes, it’s a least-worst-of compilation.

It’s also..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0N

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I’ve just finished editing “The 9pm Recycled Edict 1”, a least-worst-of compilation of clips from the distant past..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mr

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There are jerk birds ripping bits off trees and throwing them onto my roof.

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I am enjoying the bubbleboys’ responses in this thread. Everything that goes wrong is always someone else’s fault. twitter.com/davidgerard/st…

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@AlisterAir @PointlessAU I must admit, I’ve been thinking of budgeting some money to do surreal advertising on Google.

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stonecold2050 I’m no expert, but Kleenex might want to rethink their box design.. pic.twitter.com/pJOXxu4iKZ

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So far during @PointlessAU on the Tenplay stream there’s been two UAP adverts in every break. You can check out all..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HQ

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Hah! @UnitedAusParty seems to be proposing wind turbine powered maglev trains for Sydney, rocketing through the ope..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4M

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TheKouk Economic illiterate, Chris Kenny doesn’t realise that economic growth in the Gillard period, with the carbon price..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6b

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Scottludlam .@chriskkenny m8 i don’t want this to sound harsh but the reason i won’t be going on your show is that *nobody watches it*

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@dobes A bet? Against Bill ‘Rod of Iron’ Shorten collapsing like a cheap umbrella? Yeah nah.

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I’ve heard that at least a few Home Affairs staff have assumed this for some time now, and didn’t bother getting ne..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vu

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I am so over this bullshit, and I know how percentages work.

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@PeterDutton_MP Since the election hasn’t been called yet, how about spending some time sorting out that dumpster f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yS

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THIS. IS. FUCKING. AWESOME.

Now if only @ScottMorrisonMP or @billshortenmp did something similar, eh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f7

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Julie_B92 “The correct word is vagina” twitter.com/drskyskull/sta…

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crazyfun_nicol i don’t think i’ll ever forget the lady who, on a first date, apologised for how much latex-free condoms were going to cost me.

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@seearjay Soon followed by the disappointment that perfection does not immediately appear.

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Rob_Stott About once a week I think about the Young Liberal I went on a date with who told me that “belts are for people who can’t afford tailors”

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@errolwi @NewtonMark True, I’m guessing there’s not many BMW 801 twin-row radials still in good working order. (Yes, I looked it up.)

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This is clearly an important project. I haven’t had a chance to look at it yet, but judging from people’s tweets it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pE

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neighbour_s Watch this. Tonight 8.30 pic.twitter.com/vDt7r8CyNb

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seelix My partner just tried to explain to me that all pasta comes from the same plant, which is ridiculous.

Everyone kno..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tn

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BritishChamber @AustCyber will be hosting a series of fireside chats between CEO @Mich11775 and @AlexVans, MD of @AmadeusCapital i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7F

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How tin eared is the Australian government? Well, it’s a number higher than Peter Dutton can count. So, eleven. Pos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fl

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suilee Wow, I’ve long wondered who this person is. He’s engineered the biggest social change I’ve seen in China in nine ye..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jT

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The government will keep them in detention until they can be the first passengers to disembark at the new airport…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TI

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@RealNickHodge Gosh. Should this get wider distribution?

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Mon plan, remainder: Data wrangling and other simple tasks; 1800 @PointlessAU; podcast production, with a break for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a3

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GreenJ A quick googling reveals that the Bradfield Scheme is current flavour of the month in the confused right, from Quad..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a5

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@TimWattsMP @andy_park @RealNickHodge I think I’ll leave you two to have a bit of a Sandman moment together.

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“I wrote off my Sandman when I hit a kangaroo in the very early morning hours outside Goondiwindi.” There are few m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fF

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@andy_park @TimWattsMP @RealNickHodge There’s a lot of things being revealed right now.

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With a federal election looming, I think people need to know the truth about @TimWattsMP. twitter.com/TimWattsMP/sta…

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@TimWattsMP @RealNickHodge OK, so this opens a whole new can of worms, @TimWattsMP.

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@expectproblems You should definitely keep making them until you stop.

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A good bit via @GreenJ on “Preparing for the changing seasons” with a brief mention of some indigenous season struc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ze

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@AndrewRJamieson That’s the way to do it. Growing up on a farm did it for me.

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@jonoabroad Not really. Though maybe I am just thrown by the knowledge that Aphex Twin is actually singular.

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Now THIS is class! It’d also make an awesome profile pic except using someone else’s kid for that would be a bit we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DF

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@GordyPls @glengyron @AUSFestivus No need for ransacking. They’ll have stockpiled them like cans of SPAM during the Cold War.

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reillystyley Get you an astronaut who can wear both… twitter.com/TheRealBuzz/st…

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@errolwi @NewtonMark Sweet, at least once the oil had burned off. ;) It chugs a bit too, but I assume that’s just about tuning and the like.

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@jpwarren @AICDirectors More Fool’s Gold can only improve things.

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@CptHollingworth [Nods] I am going to have a long hot shower right, and then decide my next steps.

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@jpwarren The thing is, though, Fool’s Gold WOULD move the needle because it’s paramagnetic. @AICDirectors

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@jeamland I may not have done much, but what I did I did neatly.

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It is now 1500 AEDT. Here is a diagram of how productive I’ve been so far today. pic.twitter.com/hLFw3f4jKz

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@oberonsghost @dobes @rohan_p @Davidramli Initially I misread that last bit and that is also an interesting question.

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@MoaniePandium @dikkii The ACCC will launch actions based on complaint, but I think you’d have trouble with this as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6X

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@dobes @rohan_p @Davidramli “My grandkids are 12, 10 and eight years old and are all third-generation Flat Earthers..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jt

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@dmeeze @dobes OMFG, the “Thompson 4000 Mixer Mincer Promotion Video” has THE best intro music…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9L

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@DavidFeng Without buying into your narrative, I do like “ideologically stoned” as a concept.

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I just dissolved in a coughing and sneezing fit and my face aches. So I’m taking a brief break.

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juhasaarinen Dial 1300 bungle: Telstra diverted customer support lines to Triple Zero itnews.com.au/news/dial-1300… This is pretty amazing.

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@franksting Ah. That’s… good? It looks like I did my download in 2014. I’ve had a script updating my own database..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VV

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@rohan_p @Davidramli @dobes It’s not coming up in a Google Images search.

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@franksting OK, they’ve obviously changed it over the years. I got CSV files, which I just opened in Apple Numbers.

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Anyway, Treasury modelling is Communism.

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Of course there isn’t. Australia’s workforce is about 13 million, so that’s new jobs for roughly 10% them. Of cours..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D4

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Oh. My. Fucking. God.

So now we have SovDogs and SovCats. Lord, give me strength. OTOH, is this fodder for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o9

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“Hi, is that Peter Jenkins? I’m just calling to let you know that your colleagues are sick of you eating your smell..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eh

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Maybe I should launch a new services, PasAgCall. Is someone at working annoying you but you don’t want to confront..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cM

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@oberonsghost @staticsan That appears to be the Vietnamese transcription of methyl acetate. Or, according to a Goog..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ag

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@oberonsghost Give me their direct phone number and name. I’ll call them.

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@callralstonsaul There’s a point, and I think that’s more my objection. It’s not a “vegan beef stew”, it’s a vegeta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oj

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@dmeeze “Curly Kale With Sausage Stock Photo”, attn: @dobes. pic.twitter.com/Fzve4HorvU

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@dmeeze Sadly, we have missed the Bristol Sausage and Cider Festival. sausageandciderfestival.co.uk/festivals/BRIS…

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@upulie Well as long as we know who to blame.

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realdanlyons Let’s hope Tom is right twitter.com/tomfitton/stat…

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To be clear, I have no problem whatsoever with vegan food. But why pretend that it’s some kind of animal? Treat the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vq

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That was a rhetorical question. The answer is, as usual, “Mentioning 3D printing makes it tech news and therefore e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9B

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Setting aside the “vegan steak” oxymoron, what’s the advantage of 3D printing it, which requires a printer and 10 m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…E1

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“Explained: the case that could bring down Canada’s Justin Trudeau” via @guardian theguardian.com/world/2019/mar…

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@staticsan @oberonsghost It’s also a good amylaxetat, in case you didn’t notice.

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@franksting Do let me know. I’ll try to find what I was sent ages back.

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Australia is wonderful, Part 148. twitter.com/41Strange/stat…

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@feraldata @drspacejunk @NuclearAnthro Ah yes, the Osborne 1 was the first successful portable. Now, was it ever ad..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZU

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@franksting Trim it to “data fields” then. IIRC, you yet the flat data for each tweet (content, timestamp etc) but..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xj

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This is a very @feraldata question, and also @drspacejunk and @NuclearAnthro perhaps, in a slightly sideways sense. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@franksting Your Twitter data as opposed to their Twitter data.

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@franksting All the tweets are in there, just not all of the data fields that Twitter maintains.

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I wonder whether this is the first example of the poolside business computer as a symbol of success and freedom. An..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…At

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@rohan_p @oysta @dobes Very bad indeed. If he wants to shoot that phone he should try aiming the gun towards it.

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@rohan_p @oysta @dobes Meh. 5-shot revolver versus 9- or 11-shot semi-automatic. The human will probably still win…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0T

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Three jobs in Sydney, it says, and one job in Prague. twitter.com/corduroy/statu…

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liamvhogan [boomer in the comments intensifies] pic.twitter.com/9CjTwkXCHR

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ASDGovAu The Engineering and Information Technologies Careers Fair at @Sydney_Uni is on this afternoon. Come see the Defence..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nA

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edbott This sounds material.

Most CEOs would tweet a link to the official press release, vetted by Legal and IR.

But mos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oq

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How come @CNBC doesn’t run entire news stories based on two of my tweets? twitter.com/CNBC/status/11…

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@paulkidd @dobes @rohan_p Oh wait. I’m caught up now. As you were.

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jarrodchodgson On , Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoos enjoyed harvesting my garden pic.twitter.com/3hpH693Cs2

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@paulkidd @dobes @rohan_p Yeah nah. No drinkies before shooties.

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Does AI-Hunter track down people who go on and on and on about artificial intelligence and machine learning and kil..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M0

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CecilWink65 Stand back, the petard is about to be hoisted. @POTUS twitter.com/nbcnews/status…

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@twiddlekins @TheNTNews The Kingston is not a very nice biscuit.

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IMPORTANT CAVEAT ON THAT TRUDEAU THREAD.

Is there anything yet by Alex Jones? twitter.com/burgotastic/st…

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ValdisKrebs @InvestigateRU @milenaac Yup… Several hundred contacts between Putin associates (red) and Trump associates (blue)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4t

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@rohan_p @dobes BTW, have I ever mentioned that I’m unemployable?

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@rohan_p @dobes International management droids are always such humourless cunts.

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TheNTNews IS MIXING SAVOURY AND SWEET IN ONE LIST TOO MUCH ANARCHY FOR THE ABC? twitter.com/s_maunder/stat…

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@staticsan @dobes @rohan_p Nah that’s not going to happen. No sensible* range safety officer would allow the risk o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JJ

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Pervert my course of justice, baby! Pervert it all the way.

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This is also likely to be of interest outside those three named countries. Justin Trudeau to go down after allegati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ab

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@dobes @rohan_p Maybe this is what I should do with that old, dead MacBook Pro on the shelf. If someone would like..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…29

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@peterrenshaw I hear it as being in the tradition of British 1960s spy drama themes, but funked up because it’s Space Age groovy. A classic.

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After more than 20 years , I think I am finally starting to understand Linux. @dobes twitter.com/Iinux/status/1…

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I’m not sure I agree, but I pass this on in the interests of Science. twitter.com/CuriousUkTelly…

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This is just the best way to start your Monday. Go on, give it a go! twitter.com/uespiiiiii/sta…

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@_midofo_ It’s not my birthday, but this guy’s videos are always a gift. Thank you.

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@LustStarrr @jpwarren @knausc @Asher_Wolf @ok_lyndsey Thanks for all these details. I’m only now struggling into th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZZ

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, including a podcast schedule that will definitely* not be ch..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nB

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Mon plan, draft: Slow start, sorting out comms and a little administrivia; story pitches, maybe even some writing i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FF

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Well this is a bit of a warm day for early March. I’ll have to consider my choices carefully. pic.twitter.com/Niveh3mbMh

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@dobes I’d have thought he’d have heard of “yield management” by now. Wait until he tries to book a hotel. Then the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DO

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Monday. Plants are conspiring against you. Monday.

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