Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 2nd, 2019

Definitely gone now.

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Histreepix The thirteenth disciple, Richard Branson, breaks from the shackles of responsible capitalism in the new Virgin edit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5q

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OK, I’m going to bed now. In the morning I’d like to see a significant improvement on this total. You don’t want to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uS

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DavidSharaz The Prime Minister and Opposition Leader both visited Agfest in Tasmania today. At the bar the guy pouring the beer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tm

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Birdyword Shinzo Abe has installed the beaver door-knocker he brought back from Canada pic.twitter.com/y7kZE3Bgik

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AJEnglish Thailand’s king marries his personal guard deputy head, a former flight attendant - and declares her queen. pic.twitter.com/63qH7297b2

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron @johnb78 I’m sure we’ll see some wonderful reviews in due course.

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NewtonMark Under the current government’s terms, poor people also don’t get to have sex even if they aren’t homeless, because..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OE

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Amused by the pond full of Abbott supporters having a whinge that the @SkyNewsAust debate was biased or stacked i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6r

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TheRealPBarry OMG. @AngusTaylorMP is making headlines in the UK. Great Move! bbc.com/news/world-aus…

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@manaz_d Thanks for that. As I say, I missed most of the answers to that question. Abbott just wasn’t on form tonig..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zf

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andy_park This was found in Sydney today. A canetoad. They won. pic.twitter.com/qii3umZk64

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@manaz_d I don’t know how he manages to struggle on.

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@AlistairPDBain You know I’m just picking out one tiny bit of a longer answer, right?

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For this “special” livestreamed event, 50% of your tips past $400 go to @blackdoginst. Do it now…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…94

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stilgherrian NEW PODCAST PROMO: “Announcing “The 9pm Minor Party Policy Filibuster’”, now with me saying the words. It’s livestr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…47

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ATTENTION CANBERRA!
ATTENTION CANBERRA!
ATTENTION CANBERRA! twitter.com/3AInstitute/st…

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@feraldata @ourANU I’ll be down in Canberra soon enough. That sounds like a cool show though.

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NewtonMark This couple is in their 80s, so they only have about five years to live, maybe ten. They have $1.2 million in asset..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wn

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@feraldata @ourANU Goddamit I have to be on the Gold Coast then. Sulking.

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“Spotify Reveals 2018’s Most Popular Wedding and First Dance Songs Globally” (16 May 2018) brides.com/story/most-pop…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dq

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@irisherself @stufromoz I’ve got a bit of that at the moment.

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@ben_hr @rgibli @SnarkyPlatypus @MsLods Ah yes. Being shopped around. I hope they succeed, but I won’t hold my breath.

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@BobGrrl I didn’t. I knew there was a series of that name, but nothing more.

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Pro Tip: Netflix’s “Archer” and BBC’s “The Archers” are different programs.

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@davpope @ben_hr @rgibli @SnarkyPlatypus @MsLods Maybe. I’m happy with loose ends. So to speak.

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@ben_hr @rgibli @SnarkyPlatypus @MsLods I thought there was going to be a third series of “Counterpart”?

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@manindotblack @blackdoginst They deserve it. Plus hey, a few bucks to the wonderful people at @blackdoginst. It’s so full of win.

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@rgibli @SnarkyPlatypus @MsLods @ben_hr I think series 2 holds up, yes. The characters are so strong, and with the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8W

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@jplonie No more than usual. Which is to say, etc.

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As at 1800 AEDT today there’s $806.99 in the tip jar, so deducting the initial $400 that’s an amazing* $203.50 to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aM

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@mattjhatton Well when you put it like that…

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@BigAl22347696 I wouldn’t like to judge. I’ve never met him personally.

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@mattjhatton Indeed. Abbott is clearly running scared and will have his mates pulling out all the dirty tricks.

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@DDsD I support this policy, but I like to live dangerously.

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Histreepix Apprentice centaurs. Rainham, 1902. pic.twitter.com/OidilEDKxC

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@staffo_sez @Drag0nista The whole repetitive idea that he should lead every comment about women with the fact that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lB

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@mattjhatton I was wondering that. It’s the kind of “genius” work they’d try. I’m sure some political journos have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fT

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@manaz_d Ta. I only got half of that in my ear. I did hear Abbott say he drives a 20yo car — so somehow that reduces his carbon footprint?

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@DDsD That’s exactly what he means. Were you watching?

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@domknight No. He said there aren’t electric utes anywhere in the world, but I found four models with just 10 mins..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0D

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HEY KIDS! If you found my tweeting of the Abbott vs Steggall debate interesting, amusing, or even annoying, why not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CJ

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Sky After Dark tonight is going to be a brain worm orgy.

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Congratulations to @SkyNewsAust and @David_Speers (sorry for mis-spelling your name earlier) for some solid televis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W4

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Debate ends. Audience breaks out in a chant of “Zali! Zali! Zali! Zali! Zali!” Spears out. Manly out. Livestream ends.

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Abbott: Standard stump. You can’t change anything if you’re in government. Then only outcome is Liberal or Labor, a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oS

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Steggall: As a barrister you represent the client and use evidence. You take advice. Calls out corruption, says one..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nX

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Steggall: This election is a referendum for Warringah. Do you want to return to the past, or progress into the futu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mH

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Abbott fudges a reply to Spears’ supplemental about quotes for women in parliament. Steggall comes back strong by p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6C

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Abbott says he has three sisters and three daughters, and had a female chief of staff, so he’s always willing to gi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vt

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Finally the first Q from a woman. How can we get more older women back into the workforce? Steggall comes in string..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pz

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Current Q is about religious discrimination in schools. Predictable answers. Moving on.

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Audience is clearly supportive of same-sex marriage, and derisive of the plebiscite and Abbott in particular.

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Abbott says the plebiscite was his policy. Despite the views of people like himself, it’s now the law of the land a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fz

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Missed a question but the next one — still a bloke — says it’s great to finally have democracy in Warringah. Applautwitter.com/i/web/status/1…zPR1

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Steggall says if GetUp has done anything it’s to get everyone engaged in the election. Some applause. Abbott says t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jN

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Bloke up now says he got a call from GetUp saying they supported the wrong candidate in Steggall and wanted him to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…E0

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Audience members call out, asking when we’ll get some questions from women. “Fair point,” says Spears. A bloke is a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ck

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Suggests a transit lane instead, so locals can get where they want to go quickly yet maintain the quality of life i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9l

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Abbott says that a rail line would be the wrong approach because it would bring more people into the area.

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Next Q, Abbott is asked how a $14 billion tunnel will help housing affordability when the area is already one of th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eF

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Steggall asks what cars we’ll buy if the international market isn’t making them any more. Abbott says “Well maybe w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8B

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Abbott is asked whether we should have better emissions standards for new vehicles. He says people should be able t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fK

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Abbott also says we need to always consider the poorer people, which I think is about electric cars costing more an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…J6

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Next Q is from another retired engineer. What is each candidate doing to reduce their carbon footprint. I missed St..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Su

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Abbott’s supporters are outside waving placards. pic.twitter.com/ti38zjYC0V

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Steggall talks about the “divisive policy” which she doesn’t support, but we do need tax reform. Abbott slams the p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eO

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Next questions is a former engineer who’s lived on the Northern Beaches for 30 years. Surprise! His question is abo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V9

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Abbott is making a confusing case for getting some things out of hands of the politicians. If that happens, then wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w5

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Abbott: Do we want experts to tell us what cars to buy? Do we want experts to tell us how many cattle to have? Wa w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QM

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Many “Hear hear” from the audience.

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Steggall: “The only reason our power bills are high is that this government hasn’t gone down the road of renewables..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1R

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Next Q is for Abbott first. Climate change is our biggest challenge. Don’t we have a moral obligation? Abbott says..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AZ

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@SnarkyPlatypus @KrazyKarl910 This is MUCH better television than the 7TWO effort. But hey it’s Sky and David Spear..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r9

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kevinbonham Candidates known to have been disendorsed/resigned/withdrawn since election called:

Liberal 8
National 1
Labor 2
One Nation 1

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@KrazyKarl910 Yeah I think the audience will become quite boisterous. She’s getting all the cheers.

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Haha he’s filibustering on filtered stacks.

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Abbott is now going on about “filtered stacks”.

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First audience Q is what they’d do to improve the future. Abbott says he’s “$120 behind the tunnel”. Steggall begin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dt

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After a fairly straight intro from Steggall, Crusader Rabbit opens with The Tunnel, and soon moves on to the “frank..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yy

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jonkudelka This is the expression of a man who loves goo too much. twitter.com/jacktheinsider…

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@manaz_d Nah, that was a valid thing to show, because they were giving a balanced critique of Captain GetUp versus..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8Y

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Here we go,or at least we’re in the package beforehand. news.com.au/video/id-53487…

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@spreaker @soundcoud For this “special” livestreamed event, 50% of your tips go to @blackdoginst. Do it now…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gx

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@david_peach Yep, that’s an OB. Clipboard, gaffer tape, a can of Coke, and a bored presenter waiting for people to sort out their shit.

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NEW PODCAST PROMO: “Announcing “The 9pm Minor Party Policy Filibuster’”, now with me saying the words. It’s livestr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…47

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Hahaha! This bloke is in the audience. So there’s still 15 minutes to go. twitter.com/david_peach/st…

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It’s getting better, at just 11 minutes past the start time. pic.twitter.com/lOCo07agTt

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@FreoPope @swearyanthony @cjjosh @ben_hr Sky News in the WIN network, but only in their broadcast footprint of course.

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@AllNewsAlliance Probably a question for them not me. But I can make up something if you like?

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I could watch this test feed all day!

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“WATCH LIVE: Tony Abbott and Zali Steggall in a Warringah candidates debate” at 1600 AEST. news.com.au/video/id-53487…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nj

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Ah, I found this at @TheNTNews so I guess it’s on the other News sites as well. ntnews.com.au/news/national/… pic.twitter.com/gjMkDY8eDy

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@swearyanthony @cjjosh @ben_hr I seems that the Sky News app will livestream the audio for free, but you need a Fox..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DX

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@david_peach Ah, they’ve changed the schedule. Thank you.

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@cjjosh @ben_hr That’s what I thought but when I used a pre-existing Foxtel ID to log into the app is says I don’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hu

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@ben_hr @cjjosh I thought Sky News was free online through the app but I can’t find it. :(

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AusElectoralCom Since the election was announced we’ve answered more than 180k public enquiry phone calls & nearly 15k emails. With..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ap

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@ben_hr @cjjosh Heh. I am trying to figure out how I watched Sky live before. I seem to have a Foxtel login but it’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AG

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@SeanJamesReilly Sky News Australia. Just reminding myself of the online options now.

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So who’s watching Abbott vs Steggall at 1630 AEST?

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joshgnosis When you’re having a bad week. 7news.com.au/news/crime/log… pic.twitter.com/9HkiJj0vc5

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@riskybusiness @dobes I dunno. Someone should get Asio onto the case.

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@franksting Mate, I’m just trying to help.

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Shattered_Earth When rando “Influencers” ask me for free merch I always propose my offer

They can buy what they want and I’ll giv..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…c5

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Millennials are old enough to be grandparents now.

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I was hoping it was going to be a carving of Abetz. Disappoint. twitter.com/annikasmethurs…

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jonkudelka Wisdom For Dummies in today’s @australian pic.twitter.com/olR49O0Fni

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I thought it sounded noisy out there. An RAAF C-130J and RSCU204 at the same time. pic.twitter.com/JHxr3jOJHN

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@johnb78 @liamvhogan @rgcooke Yes, there’s a difference between “not possible for structural reasons” and “not possible because useless”.

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@dobes I agree that it’s not their copy, it’s your copy. But your copy is wrong. This is the simple truth. Don’t @ me.

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@dobes I changed “PROTECTED” to all-caps in my tweet because my personal stylebook-in-my-head follows the governmen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZM

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“No difference between regular AWS and Australian government PROTECTED level services: If you have a service you wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Py

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And after the red curry kangaroo fried rice, the yoghurt.

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@SnarkyPlatypus [Nods] Hornsby is definitely very poetic. Just ask @HornsbyFountain.

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@micheinnz Exactly. And wokking up something like this is incredibly quick and easy.

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@D_Keating The key item for this one is Mae Ploy Red Curry Paste. Be gentle with it, it’s fierce. Then a dash each..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H0

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@D_Keating Thank you. It’s not bad. Kind of a normal breakfast for me.

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@juhasaarinen @SnarkyPlatypus About killing every living thing, you mean?

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kels_316 fuck yeah it’s happening twitter.com/AlexJamesFitz/…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Very camp. The evil but inscrutable Chinese villain from a bunch of pulp fiction. Not at all racist..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lj

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Why is it called “The 9pm etc” when it starts at 7pm, I hear you ask? Sigh. You must be new here.

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REMINDER: My stupid podcast idea “The 9pm Minor Party Policy Filibuster” is livestreaming this Sat night from 7pm A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ny

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@munin It will be. Photos in due course.

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dobes There are so many disendorsements, the AEC has to update its FAQ on it twitter.com/AusElectoralCo…

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I’m going to make kangaroo fried rice this morning, because I seem to have cooked enough rice to last until Christmas.

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@NuclearAnthro Here’s the back story. “Seal found with eel stuck up nose baffles researchers” abc.net.au/news/2018-12-0…

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Hey @R_Chirgwin despite my suspicion that @firstdogonmoon is faking all these images, I think we should try to borr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fe

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron It’s like Gladys Liu stealing jobs from hard-working Australian racists.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Goddammit @glengyron I was going to suggest eating there soon. This is reverse racism.

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I for one welcome our Giant Spider Overlords. twitter.com/Henry_Belot/st…

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@NuclearAnthro This looks like something from a Terry Gilliam movie. Also, good luck with the eels…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3B

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“[UK] Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson sacked over Huawei leak [from a top-level National Security Council meetin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OM

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@SnarkyPlatypus The health insurance provider? You seem to spend a lot of time there.

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@CERTNZ @CyberGovAU This is part of my secret agenda to make Cyber Twitter even worse than Cop Twitter. pic.twitter.com/5dEPMEQmCC

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Surely this should be a hobbit riding a kiwi, @CERTNZ? Will there be a response from @CyberGovAU? twitter.com/CERTNZ/status/…

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samjoshphillips Where the fuck do you even start with this?

TERFs: “We have legitimate concerns on ANAGRAMS”

Get in the sea. Vi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0Z

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@DavidRDHeath @SnarkyPlatypus They were extremely rowdy. A group of 30, nearly all from a freight packing company i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wm

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@iamKohChang @smartbrain @Underground_RT Not just in Western Australia, Don, but South Australia too, at Maralinga..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RF

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So the sixth word of this tweet is “IDs” as in identities rather than “ids” as in the ego, superego, and “creatures..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DS

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Thu plan, initial draft: A slow start, because I need it; figure out which of the items on my now-disjointed to-do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hw

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It’s a drab day ahead for the Blue Mountains and I’m happy with that. pic.twitter.com/Mx99oa4WVB

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Thursday. Please observe all safety precautions. Thursday.

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Today is Day 22 of the federal election campaign, or E minus 16. Enjoy.

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