Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 1st, 2019

An excellent thread from the Australian Parliament’s Head Beekeeper. (Yes, that’s a thing.) twitter.com/jagungal1/stat…

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GrogsGamut So how was your day social media Lib person?

“Well we had to take down the video of Shorten that ended with a guns..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ur

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stevelord A typical on twitter pic.twitter.com/0bLS8lwr6h

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Pollytics We are the only country in the world that treats “The Budget” - a document of dubious value that has never lasted 3..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yk

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@jennylmackinnon Sadly the drug trade is only a single digit of billions of dollars, if memory serves.

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So apropos of nothing in particular, I’ve just worked out an easy way to slash $36 billion off the budget. twitter.com/SquigglyRick/s…

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kels_316 there have been electric cars since before there were petrol cars you dipshit twitter.com/abcthedrum/sta…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Data science, ethics, and the ‘massive scumbags’ problem” zdnet.com/article/data-s…

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Today I discovered Twitter Video Downloader, which does what it says on the tin. twittervideodownloader.com

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@bigbadave @Pollytics @jonkudelka @liamvhogan Or, you know, more than 75% of France’s electricity, and a bunch else..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O5

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@NewtonMark @MatthewBevan Also, nothing warmer than the ambient air temperature.

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@Pollytics @jonkudelka @liamvhogan Be that as it may, a nuke ute could be called the “nute” or maybe the “uke” so that’s a win.

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@Nyx2701 Clearly he does good trade there.

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@NewtonMark Well I guess that’s the point of these flights. :P

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@Nyx2701 That’s the chap. He has a couple of regular spots, and that’s one of them. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@Nyx2701 This specific bird also cons tourists out of their lunch, amongst other things. It’s a real prick.

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@dobes If you watch closely, you’ll see that the jerkbird is actually flying to bring up the corner of the flag so..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L1

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The Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo is a marvellous thing, unless it gets near any objects that you value. Like your shopp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kt

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@dobes If this sort of thing happened in The America, the jerkbird would have copped about 200 rounds from the local AR-15 enthusiasts.

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Today’s excellent jerkbird action. twitter.com/DRG_physics/st…

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@BundyB @twiddlekins I guess we’ll find out soon enough.

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erstkate I would suck Maggie Beer’s verjuice right from the bottle

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I am a Taurus and that’s why I am a bad man who had been a bit of a sook about a headbutt or something. @erstkate twitter.com/erstkate/statu…

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Not quite as good was mine on @abcadelaide in the late 1980s, when at 0830 after “AM” we broke the news that to avo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MW

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This remains one of the most brilliant April Fools Day joke ever. twitter.com/FXMC1957/statu…

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@Chrisquirk @FionaPattenMLC Yeah it seems that the reaction today has been… not good. And rightly so. twitter.com/search?f=tweet…

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@blasphemybunny @firstdogonmoon That is phenomenally horrible. Thank you, too, for your service.

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@jxeeno I’m a big fan of Science…

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@NewtonMark Hard things always go soft eventually, Mark.

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nigelcameron Said the guy who personally exhumed his dead wife…. twitter.com/AndrewNebus/st…

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erstkate “Dog” twitter.com/KittenFlower/s…

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SkyNews A study has found a track by dubstep artist Skrillex ‘could protect against mosquitoes’ po.st/OpDCcK

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“What’s in the new data hosting strategy for the APS?” by @Stevie_Easton themandarin.com.au/106500-whats-i…

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PointlessAU Did you know…’Cold Buttocks’ is the Norwegian title of ‘Cool Runnings’?

Also, shoutout to the Douglas Mawson fa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pC

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@firstdogonmoon So, I would like to believe you, but you have been going every year.

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“Canberra believes it’s doing enough to measure government digital competency” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/canber…

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@RealNickHodge Man, recent advances in teledildonics have been amazing.

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I usually don’t retweet police “Can you help?” messages outside my home state, but I reckon we all need to have a s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mm

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So that speech by Microsoft president Brad Smith at @Sydney_Uni for @USSC on Thursday night, the one what I tweeted..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EW

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glengyron Powerful gun control message from My President. twitter.com/paulsef/status…

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@paulkidd Mate. This just has to be a thing. Attn: @dobes @rohan_p @davidgerard.

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@johnthelutheran Yeah maybe I haven’t thought this through.

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@MarkSzili @SoniaCuff Wow. So perhaps that’s for a rank in between those lower ones and the Zardoz.

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Cromulentwords Maggie Beer has been verjuice signaling for years and no one is calling her out

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Thanks for the update, @TrainLinkWest. This looks like difficult and dangerous work. twitter.com/TrainLinkWest/…

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@SoniaCuff We could make it into a seniority thing. First level hackers wear a hoodie. Then they get to move to the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4n

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I always thought you had to wear a black hoodie to be a hacker but apparently these days it’s a hacking harness. twitter.com/FlatL1ne/statu…

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“Researchers Find Google Play Store Apps Were Actually Government Malware” motherboard.vice.com/amp/en_us/arti…

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joshgnosis When the substitute teacher arrives with a lesson plan. pic.twitter.com/DvruRk74oL

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@tshanahan83 A decision with bipartisan support.

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@tshanahan83 I’m trying to think of someone who’d be worse.

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HAHAHAHAHAHA! HAHAHA! HAHAHAHA! HAHAHAHA! twitter.com/bradesposito/s…

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For me it’s the hand gestures explaining how the plastic vagina works. pic.twitter.com/VtkWAil7W8

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“It is wonderful technology. It can regulate everything.” Which do you prefer? The sniffling or the hand gestures? twitter.com/fired4smart/st…

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@dobes This… this is the greatest honour I have ever received. [Sheds tear]

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@dobes I’m pushing things here, aren’t I.

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@dobes No, last week you complimented me on it, but Sierra’s tweet certainly complements that.

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@AndrewPStreet @TheGrimRecapper You’re the hero we need in these troubled times, Andrew.

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OzKitsch Her Majesty the Queen inspects sheep’s arses at Dubbo, 1954
dubbophotonews.com.au/news/general-n… pic.twitter.com/ohZ1lWnLM7

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@D_Keating Nah, it’s too subtle to be a Cop Twitter joke.

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@BundyB Line dancing can do that to you.

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@juhasaarinen I reckon Jenex would be a good given name.

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“Fraudulent activity relating to line dancing events” is an interesting category of crime. Watch out for it, appare..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GW

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QldPolice Have you been a victim of this fraudulent activity relating to line dancing events including overseas and domestic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JJ

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rhysam Nothing I love more than comedy police. 🙄 twitter.com/lets_stop_here…

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To be fair, I would like to hear a lot more of Ozzy Osbourne’s opinions about almost anything.

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What does Bananarama think about Russian aggression in Ukraine? Has Ozzy Osbourne spoken out about corporate tax po..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FO

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DO YOU KNOW WHAT WE NEED MORE OF? WE NEED MORE RANDOM PEOPLE FROM 1980s BANDS GIVING US THEIR OPINIONS ON THINGS. T..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jv

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Mon plan, confirmed: Traditional start-of-month administrivia (mostly done); disco nap (momentarily); write for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jw

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tom_tanuki Lots of talk comparing ISIS and white supremacists. And I agree, but I’d add that ISIS were forged in the fires of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ww

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jonkudelka Pretty shocked Andrew Bolt didn’t enjoy the last episode of Get Krackin. It’s the way he keeps people guessing that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6M

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@erkpod Please keep us informed on how school is going. When do they let you fly solo?

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@erstkate Except it’s, you know, not.

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I’m a big fan of reflecting realty. How about you, @SnarkyPlatypus? twitter.com/ASPI_org/statu…

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I really do appreciate @GenMhayden’s directness these days, even if I am a foreigner. pic.twitter.com/tR6QRiajRt

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@BundyB That’d be a beachside photo op.

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@crgentle Well that’s just blatant, that is.

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@Arash_Mohebbi And the problem with that would be…?

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Why does Scott Morrison keep hanging around swimming pools? Is this a solidarity with George Pell thing?

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MikeCarlton01 This is quite true. I’m also saving huge amounts of money by not paying for saddlery, oats, grooms, coachmen, ostl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Da

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HEY @dobes THERE IS A DRONE ANGLE TO THE GLENBROOK BIG ROCK STORY. twitter.com/TrainsInfo/sta…

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Shorono This is the most cursed faceswap i have ever seen. pic.twitter.com/4EgMaMQS6x

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Birds have a cloaca so all bird sex is sodomy.

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@NuclearAnthro To be fair, though, Rick Perry has probably never sodomised a turkey.

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@jpwarren “ANAO notes Defence has not evaluated the regime over the decade it has been in place, nor set criteria for assessing success.”

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“Defence is not applying its special process for troubled projects with ‘rigour’, and is more interested in maintai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ST

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nehadk .@NBN_Australia had an opportunity for a great April Fool’s gag - Announcing that everyone gets FTTH as part of the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XW

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NuclearAnthro @JasonKirell @pwnallthethings Rick Perry, current Secretary of Nukes, also got Ds in Feeds and Feeding and Writing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nC

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jason_a_w someone tell the boys upstairs that the simulation is glitching again twitter.com/FFRAFAction/st…

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MatthewBevan Twitter after anyone suggests some aspect of ALP policy is perhaps a little half-baked pic.twitter.com/aqsmv24cLS

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antifatwa But when is men’s fools day…?

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In further Facebook coincidence news…

Screenshot from today’s @ASPI_ICPC Cyber Digest. Subscribe at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bf

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To be fair I would watch this movie. twitter.com/paulwiggins/st…

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TCC_News Recently, regular Magnetic Isalnd ferry users contacted Townsville City Council and claimed that Magnetic Island se..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ib

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@aggerchez I can understand their confusion. Declassifying this kind of information is unprecedented, and very, ver..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eG

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@OreganoJowns @jmacmullin Good point. Here’s the equivalent paragraph from Burgess’ speech last week, though he was..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dg

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This is the best comment on @ASDGovAu recruitment ever. twitter.com/jmacmullin/sta…

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jxeeno Dear Google, there’s a joke of an event that happens three times a year called Senate Estimates you should 100% mak..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H9

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@dobes @rohan_p Oh wow oh wow oh wow oh wow oh wow. Added to today’s reading list!

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@garystark @gths I’ve decided to ignore as much politics today as I can, because tomorrow will be busy enough.

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@jmacmullin HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

Yeah nah. Secret City is no Top Gun.

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@aggerchez Wow. That’s the operator I and others wrote about last week. We really do live in a different age!

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@DavidRDHeath Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of fans out there.

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gths April Fools Day is basically cancelled because nothing is plausible anymore

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@jmacmullin ASD now has a solid comms and PR team, and since recruitment is a continuing problem they’re obviously..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gp

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dobes There’s likely to be estimates on Thursday and Friday, and as you can see, everyone is well prepared for this compl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aU

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@dobes I think that’s just sending unsolicited dick pics.

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@liamvhogan Is this about Moon Nazis again?

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So that story of an ASD “Offensive Cyber Covert Online Operator” I posted last week? zdnet.com/article/austra… By “co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…In

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WIRED Odds are, if you’ve seen The Matrix, the image of green characters cascading down a black screen is cemented in you..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mb

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classiclib3ral Government transparency group Wikileaks will back whatever candidate that promises to give them girlfriends pic.twitter.com/5upEXLUVpi

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ABARES The temperature outlook for April - June 2019 indicates that daytime temperatures are more likely to be warmer than..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jc

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RanTLaw Yay? pic.twitter.com/0hhJlAy0gw

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FFRAFAction Jim Carrey has upset Mussolini’s granddaughter

(Not something I was expecting to write today) pic.twitter.com/j16shFsZej

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@Idealaw @rohan_p @R_Chirgwin Ah yes. Thanks for the reminder. Now please stop making me cry.

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sentantiq

“I hate living for no reason and not being drunk.”

μισῶ ζῆν ἐς κενὸν οὐ μεθύων.

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_cingraham Oh also: 18-30 year olds are nearly *twice* as likely to report past-year celibacy as 50-somethings, which is frank..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uZ

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@davidgerard It’s some time now since Wright’s home and offices were searched under warrant by the Australian Feder..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f8

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davidgerard According to a recently filed court document in the Kleiman-Wright case, it appears that Craig Wright is (or was) u..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a7

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beneltham Bwa Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha ha ha ha twitter.com/theheraldsun/s…

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VirginAustralia Australian foodies rejoice because Virgin Australia is now delivering food from your favourite interstate restauran..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZN

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@dobes @darrenpauli @rohan_p @SnarkyPlatypus Also, I just saw that that story is from 2014, so I assume that Darren..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qp

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@dobes @darrenpauli @rohan_p @SnarkyPlatypus What I really like, @dobes, is Westpac giving all the kids the opportu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7e

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As usual, the Weekly Wrap has more alleged plans, links to the Excellent Things I Wrote Last Week, and for some rea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kB

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Mon plan, draft: It’s the start of a new month, so I have some traditional-for-me tasks to get through. No, you can..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ow

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@darrenpauli @dobes @rohan_p No. I won’t. But I know @SnarkyPlatypus will be amused. (I think he and I were amused..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rE

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Remember_Sarah I saw the Apollo 11 documentary the other day and cannot get over the fact that we put men on the moon YEARS before..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1e

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@rohan_p @R_Chirgwin My energy levels haven’t quite reached “rejoice” standards yet.

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@rohan_p @R_Chirgwin I haven’t got a single one. I’m not sure whether to feel sad about that or not.

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It’s good to see @CARROT_app getting into the spirit of things. pic.twitter.com/yS5FrU4JcS

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@jetztgibtshaue @TrainLinkWest Just quietly, 20 tonnes of gelignite would be slightly too much. Actually 20kg would..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gS

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@TrainLinkWest Does the Rock of Concern aka the Glenbrook Big Rock have its own Twitter account yet? pic.twitter.com/USFz9FkpUt

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@TrainLinkWest Also, part of me wants to see it all go just slightly wrong and the rock ending up squashing one of those 4wd utes.

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These photos of the Rock of Concern seem to indicate that they’re going to push it so it falls down onto the tracks..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ef

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TrainLinkWest Geotechnical engineers are working hard to secure & remove the 20 tonne rock above the tracks at Glenbrook.

Until..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GG

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@erkpod @evcricket I agree that the rock is big. I hope that @TrainLinkWest can post some more photos of the rock,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HH

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JustJimWillDo The best April Fools Day jokes are the subtle ones.

Well played by one of @Twitter, @TweetDeck, or @BetterTDeck. pic.twitter.com/9zm1u4R2b3

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Monday. What IS that creaking sound? You’d better find out! Monday.

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