Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 6th, 2019

@timpoliti That’s terrible and you know it.

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@Angrybudgie Oh I am with you. The word you want is Backpfeifengesicht.

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I just watched it. It was a weird interview. Mostly tedious technocratic number-filled wonk fodder, and almost noth..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gf

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DrMiaow A denial of service attack is a long way from being a “hack”. This is basically clickbait. twitter.com/washingtonpost…

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CaseyBriggs FINALLY! Baby is set to be born after a thoroughly normal gestation period twitter.com/laurelirving7/…

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@jplonie @franksting @SnarkyPlatypus He should become an honorary South Australian.

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JonDeeOz Scary stat posted by @Peter_Fitz at the @smh:

“The Australian Koala Foundation thinks there are no more tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nu

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@MisterSlang I should mention, btw, that there’s a certain ironic flavour in using the terminal but. I’m now wonder..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…55

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@MisterSlang The current Coalition government cut their funding. I don’t know what Labor has been proposing but it’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LH

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@MisterSlang Yeah Trove is a wonderful treasure, but needs more resourcing.

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@MisterSlang Ah! Argus Press. Much is explained. :)

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@MisterSlang That would make sense. Your first citation is 1853 in the goldfields. The Victorian gold rush kicked o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yQ

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@lucasgarth It’s glorious, and I’m grateful that @MisterSlang has brought it to our attention.

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@NewtonMark @jplonie I am already familiar with this process.

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@MisterSlang In my time with ABC Radio, I produced more than 4000 hours of talkback radio, so got to listen to a LO..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Us

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@MisterSlang Hah! A dive for the Macquarie is always good. :) I had no idea it was Australian first, because I also..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gh

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Imagine if this were the kind of concern that dominated your life. twitter.com/marieclaire/st…

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@jplonie @NewtonMark Isn’t Boeing also in financial trouble for some other reason too, or am I hallucinating? (Or prehaps both.)

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@MisterSlang I thought it was more a North Queensland thing but apparently not. macquariedictionary.com.au/resources/aus/…

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@MisterSlang Don’t try this at home. I’m a professional. ;)

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@MisterSlang I can well understand. I was introduced to the joys of lexicography when I did linguistics at Uni of A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…59

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Interesting list. “Awks” seems late to the documentation process. twitter.com/MisterSlang/st…

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FoxDefeated Saw this reddit post title and got really mad but it’s actually good pic.twitter.com/N3rLqk9u8h

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benpobjie Auspol: Sick of these ex-prime ministers cluttering up the place and shoving their oars in. Why don’t they just go..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tS

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MarkDiStef Literally no one thinks this. twitter.com/alexanderdowne…

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Why is it ten o’clock?

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@SnarkyPlatypus @_midofo_ It does have a certain Russian charm, however. It’s probably the rampant alcoholism.

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The press releases from Huawei are getting increasingly odd. Yes, this is real. pic.twitter.com/hymNARQUZI

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@_midofo_ This is slightly different from some of the Russian videos I have seen. Maybe @SnarkyPlatypus has a view.

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@trentyarwood @smartbrain Hmmm. I’m going to be at a conference at the end of May, so I think I might get it done b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eG

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@eldonnn I was only in Abu Dhabi for a few hours at the airport so it was all quite harmless.

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@KrazyKarl910 @dobes @rohan_p @NewtonMark Sure. Fraser Anning and his mob are merely pure evil and an example of th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k9

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@swearyanthony There’s a biography by Margaret Simons coming out later this year.

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@wolfcat Man that sucks. I’ve had an actual flu a few times in my life and it’s not fun.

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@jonoabroad Thank you. I should’ve worked out some sort of reward for those who listened to the whole thing.

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@swearyanthony This is why I read @LowyInstitute and @ASPI_org and the like rather than the daily news.

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Childcare facilities have upgraded to measles. twitter.com/davispg/status…

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MattGallagher0 This is the only Endgame coming to Afghanistan anytime soon, amirite twitter.com/WaltDisneyCo/s…

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@smartbrain Apparently it’s pretty bad. Alleged “doctor” @trentyarwood is the expert in these matters, though.

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@twcau Can’t do the moustache.

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KetanJ0 Tried to visualise this incident pic.twitter.com/H1khF9DQGX

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It’s a shame that us citizens aren’t given enough information to understand our world, and only get random paranoid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…75

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“Experts are baffled over an unprecedented start to the flu season, with more than 10,000 people diagnosed in NSW s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mu

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showtheatre This is extraordinary: this is the 1914 Life cover of how they imagined people in the 1950s would dress. The illust..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8w

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Australia’s cybersecurity chief Alastair MacGibbon resigns,” with some commentary from moi. zdnet.com/article/austra…

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@JonoH @_midofo_ @SnarkyPlatypus If anyone decides I need to be in Europe soon, it’s a deal.

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Somehow, this photo sums up both Australia and marriage. twitter.com/offby1/status/…

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@JonoH @_midofo_ @SnarkyPlatypus Hah! I’d be happy to, but I have no plans to head to Europe any time soon.

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PODCAST PLUG. I did this 4-hour livestream and people listened to it. You can listen to it too.

More impo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uK

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@_midofo_ @SnarkyPlatypus @JonoH I wouldn’t go off-piste in Arabia generally. Not without a local fixer anyway.

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@_midofo_ @SnarkyPlatypus See this is what I’d enjoy more, and I’m sure they sell a hawking experience. I wonder ho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7p

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@SnarkyPlatypus Mate, I already follow you on Twitter and it ain’t a sacred experience.

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Even just seeing the promos for “Celebrity Name Game” make me feel dumber. I hate to think whatever the actual show will be like.

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GrogsGamut “We brought the budget back into surplus next year”

Nice tense use there…

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Rashas_Mo I sincerely hope that people seeing her live would shout “Straya! Straya!” and that was the origin of the term. twitter.com/OzKitsch/statu…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I wouldn’t mind getting out of the city to see the desert and what’s left of the previous world, bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BA

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PeterPhelps68 Lulz at all the broekns complaining that the new NW Rail that we just completed is leading to fewer jobs because th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V2

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I see that if I book a flight to Europe with Etihad right now they’ll throw in two nights accommodation in Abu Dhab..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9u

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@KrazyKarl910 @dobes @rohan_p @NewtonMark I’ll have to listen back to that segment. When editing, I just jumped to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oX

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@SnarkyPlatypus @sylmobile I can’t imagine who would even do such a thing.

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@roisin6 @PointlessAU Well, as @markhumphries can attest, you can learn things on @PointlessAU. (Also, I suspect th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…82

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@roisin6 @dobes @SnarkyPlatypus @rohan_p Who can say what would happen when these guys get involved.

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus @rohan_p @NewtonMark I did enjoy* reading their plans on Le Podcast.

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Catching up on @PointlessAU from last week, I’m thrilled to learn that Carravagio is “not a thing”.

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dontattempt Aussie-fy a film:
Brekky at Tiff’s
Mate, Where’s My Ute?
Batbloke
Dog Day Arvo
From Here To Buggery
Ropable Bull
No..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZI

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@juhasaarinen Hell no. Section 44 is way too much fun.

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So @dobes, you know how I snarfed the audio from all those United Australia Party adverts for my podcast? Guess wha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kt

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HAHAHAHA. HAHAHA. HA. HAHAHAHAHA. HAHA. twitter.com/TrudyMcIntosh/…

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@reselsnark @rohan_p @dobes @ashabeeeee @davidgerard And THAT, my friend, is the magic of the blockchain.

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@charliedrummond @AlexDyson I’m always happy to see a candidate take a fresh approach.

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qoifoog There’s only one week left of @PointlessAU. I am very upset about this. Here is a random screencap of Gavin checkin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uZ

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SixthTone The stock price of the Chinese pharma company whose CEO reportedly paid $6.5 million to get his daughter into Stanf..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QO

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@SnarkyPlatypus Have you read Ms Wong’s speech yet? :)

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@awelder That’s true. He’s be an interesting choice, too. Smart, affable, and a reputation for getting things done…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H3

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@TooheyMatthew @jpwarren @zdnetaustralia Thanks, though as I say there’s a bunch of rumour and speculation in that column. We shall see.

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@rohan_p @dobes @ashabeeeee @davidgerard Just look at all the people who’ve managed to siphon off PepsiCo money out..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r8

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@awelder An interesting thought. That’d have to wait until they’d hosed out all the blood, though.

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@zdnetaustralia Random nap was random, and much needed.

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s “just” an argument about liability when it ends in a terrible event. Interesting that it’s blown up on Weibo.

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“Under a hashtag about the topic on microblogging platform Weibo — which had received over 95 million views by Sund.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fbz

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Oh hang on. “A 29-year-old Indonesian man has reportedly confessed to sexually assaulting a Chinese woman whose tou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K9

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I’m sure it’s really the airline’s fault. Sigh. twitter.com/SixthTone/stat…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Australia’s cybersecurity chief Alastair MacGibbon resigns,” with some commentary from moi. zdnet.com/article/austra…

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This from @AndrewPStreet is quite good, yes. “Scott Morrison and the Conveniently Comforting Doctrine of Predestina..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4Y

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markhumphries Come buy a book, get it signed, get a photo, meet your soulmate, who knows what could happen? twitter.com/chaser/status/…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Nah, just less clumsiness would be nice.

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And fluff. Please ignore the fluff.

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This is toothpaste dribbled onto my clothing and not anything else. pic.twitter.com/RQmYxuYX2y

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains cybers and speculation, though nowhere near enough of the former.

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theage The owner of bakery chain Michel’s Patisserie is withdrawing products after it was revealed the company was knowing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3b

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TRULY EXCELLENT: “Waiting for Godot: The Role-Playing Game” twitter.com/infinite_mao/s…

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@jon_lawrence @skwashd @AntonyGreenABC I’ve thought about election night stuff in the past, and judged it impractic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UB

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@jon_lawrence @skwashd A bra under your t-shirt could be a good look.

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@stacejarman It just means you’ve blocked or muted them, they’ve blocked you, or the tweet includes words you’ve muted.

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@jon_lawrence You sad, sad man. :) Also, last night a certain person i.e. @skwashd ordered a case of Passion Pop wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q7

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@darrenpauli @TSCommissioner @R_Chirgwin Yes, quolls are much loved. And that’s a magnificent specimen, thanks! The..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D9

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@jonoabroad Um, I think you may have misheard.

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@mattcdef2000 Excellent jerkbird. @dobes will like this one too. Yummy yummy roots, and not hitting up tourists for chips.

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scalzi Amateurs. twitter.com/mental_floss/s…

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@stacejarman “Suddenly”? I’ve not noticed any change.

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Mon plan, confirmed: Prep for and then 1130 interview; write for @zdnetaustralia, probably; administrivia; research..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PJ

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notyrlawyer how do they think the average person uses a tampon??? pic.twitter.com/lyn2a7XEJw

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@davispg @Epigrammist Fuckin’ FFS now you’re linking to @AndrewPStreet! What fresh hell is this?

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Maybe we need to starve the economy until it becomes an eagle.

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Fair point. I’m sorry I ever doubted his sincerity. twitter.com/Epigrammist/st…

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Also to be clear, I’m not suggesting at all that people with views other than my own should be harassed, persecute..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sc

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To be clear, in my view people are free to believe whatever they want. We’re all free to form our own beliefs about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tn

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Assuming this Melbourne story applies to Sydney, clearly the people running Scott Morrison’s church are dangerous f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6f

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samanthamaiden Oh this is very disturbing. ScoMo has tried to invoke Taylor Swift and the surplus twitter.com/mariekehardy/s…

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Jerkbirds harassing a sick woman. Typical. twitter.com/LMMartinArt/st…

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s7ephen @aloria I recently started explaining how “shift registers” work by asking “Have you seen human centipede?”… ever..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kK

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QasimRashid With Ramadan starting tonight, friends are asking how to most appropriately convey Ramadan greetings.

Here are a f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kj

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@z3dster Or, you know, IS the IRA. :)

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@SnarkyPlatypus Oh for sure. The link of mine in that thread includes a quote saying the first cyber attack on a po..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t2

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The replies are as you’d expect. This sort of thing, plus a few lame jokes. pic.twitter.com/hxU7UfOOsw

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This is a bit tacky. Still, not as bad as “GOTCHA!” I suppose. twitter.com/IDF/status/112…

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@JonDeeOz There’s a caption in the post. :) But yes. Alexandra not Alexandria, btw.

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Of course, we have no idea what other nations may have been doing with the blending of the cyber and the kinetic* b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…88

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During the 1990s Balkan Wars, I heard a rumour that the US had lobbed a cruise missile or the like into a building..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nr

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This is significant. Blending the kinetic back into the cyber at the tactical level, as opposed to a US drone strik..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jz

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campuscodi In a first, Israel responds to Hamas hackers with an air-strike

Israel military said it bombed building housing Ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…69

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joshgnosis It’s been a perpetual election campaign since August last year and a lot of people have already made up their minds..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oH

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purserj Ferngully with tail sex twitter.com/mjrowland68/st…

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@trentyarwood @blackdoginst Well there’s music breaks. You don’t have to use it all at once. And you can write your..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sW

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thehistoryguy Karl Marx was born today in 1818.
He once appeared in the skies when I was filming in the Irish Sea. pic.twitter.com/a7JeAEbPcM

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And of course there’s a new podcast for you to listen to, so that’s bound to be exciting for you. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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As usual, there’s more alleged plans in the Weekly Wrap, such that they are. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, draft: Prep for and then 1100 interview; administrivia; research and story pitches; whatever loose ends remain; quiet evening.

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It’s a cool but sunny day in the Blue Mountains, despite @CARROT_app’s bluster. pic.twitter.com/5kv9NXkz9y

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Monday. There is no iceberg. Monday.

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Today is Day 22 of the federal election campaign, or E minus 12. Enjoy.

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