Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 12th, 2019

OK, 2.4 points then. It’s still a fuzzy band nearly five points wide. twitter.com/purserj/status…

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As we should all understand by now, the margin of error in these polls is plus or minus nearly three percentage poi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eD

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@antoniodini For the purpose of watching the BBC, yes.

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I believe Australia is a promise to refund you the best way. twitter.com/swearyanthony/…

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@Rashas_Mo I’m liking the phrase “difficult goat tang”.

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@glengyron @SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus Or even “a restaurant in Sydney making an interesting selection of Chinese food”.

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I just opened Google Maps and thought “WTF?” but then realised I was using a VPN to the OK. pic.twitter.com/lFQ5eI66bh

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@SuperCroup @glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus OK, thanks. I’m surprised, but then I’m no expert.

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@Rashas_Mo That would have been ideal, yes, but it’s just a Danish castello that was on special. Too creamy, really..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zi

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@garystark That’s pretty much it, yes. :)

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Only a basic salad tonight. Rocket, beetroot, and blue cheese. Shit presentation. Needs walnuts or similar but meh. pic.twitter.com/srwUhOGA8F

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@glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus I wash thinking Hunan. I was at a Hunan diner in Brisbane last year and they certainly loved their chilli.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yeah that doesn’t look at all Sichuan, but then I’m not an expert.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Aha! If I find accomplices on Tuesday night I might check it out. I’m staying down overnight after..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yZ

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@BenjiAlpha @garystark Well you can’t fuck up espresso martini that much. Can you?

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@SallyRMelb @bunjaree I’m sure @R_Chirgwin would love that, but I’m not part of the package.

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@garystark OK, kids, this apparently retails at $15 at bottle, but you can get exactly they same thing using Bickfo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8z

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@AnnabelAstbury @garystark “Not horrible” is about the best we can say, yes.

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@SnarkyPlatypus You can keep the tripe, but I need a full report on the rabbit.

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@duckbytheoboe Now you say that, but after 18 May anything is possible.

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@jonoabroad No no, “The Office” easy groundbreaking. But that his one joke.

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So tonight I have a new alcohol experiment, which @garystark will hate. pic.twitter.com/OpxnrnnZiI

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Well he SAYS they’re chicken carcasses. twitter.com/duckbytheoboe/…

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snurb_dot_info Oh, now I’ve got it. “Promise of Australia” sounds like some ultra-blokey men’s fragrance, probably smelling like a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uo

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@bunjaree Sun plan, remainder: Salad; an alcoholic experiment; watching videos; complaining.

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erstkate This is why sex lakes are vital. twitter.com/MatthewBevan/s…

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Oh, is Mr Gervais being a cunt again?

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louistheroux So many emotions… pic.twitter.com/jByKX2eMh8

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“‘Porn’ played over Wandsworth-to-Clapham train PA system” bbc.com/news/uk-englan… pic.twitter.com/qmAxewv7gY

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@RhondaWoman I don’t know the latter, but overall I think it’s more Zen than anything else.

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@RealNickHodge Hahaha I played that during the Filibuster episode.

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@NewtonMark @JustJimWillDo @expectproblems There’s a protector thingy at the back, isn’t there? To protect the fuse..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fV

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@RealNickHodge Well there you go. For me, political polemic as song is a huge turnoff.

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2. John Paul Young, Countdown, Festival Theatre Plaza, late 1970s.
3. Public Enemy at Her Majesty’s (?) in Adelaid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RA

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No one got this one. I’ve not seen Billy Bragg. He’s not at all my cup of tea. As for the rest… twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@garystark That does surprise me. I think I have seen them, but memories etc.

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@EtairosFinance What is “Kingdom of Heaven” in this context?

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This would also make an awesome game show. twitter.com/Scarfolk/statu…

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Scarfolk “Intoxicated nurses armed with syringes hunt panicky children in this 1977 BBC documentary” pic.twitter.com/LYeIs15SYK

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Hmmm. Less interest in this one. I’ll leave it up a bit longer. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@steampowerednet @jodiem I’m sure I have no idea what you could possibly mean…

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@JustJimWillDo It’s an op-ed written by his sister.

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@RealNickHodge I half-recall that The Mullanes is a band name, but know zero beyond that.

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@RealNickHodge Goddammit. That was my second choice, because I thought Big Pig was a bluff.

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@jodiem OK, here’s another one. I have NOT seen one of these bands or acts live. Which one?

1. Billy Bragg
2. John..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jh

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@jodiem 1. Beastie Boys at The Old Lion in North Adelaide.
2. Pink Floyd at Thebarton Oval, Adelaide, 12 Feb 1988…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WL

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In can’t be arsed waiting. @jodiem has the correct answer. I have not seen TISM play live. twitter.com/jodiem/status/…

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Barnaby_Joyce Great crowd at Scone Races. pic.twitter.com/N3oB1BFeEN

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@RealNickHodge Heh. That song is… blatant. :) Also, a great song.

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@RealNickHodge I think I was at the same gig. Big Pig were a fantastic live at. And now I can’t use them in my seco..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fM

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@garystark Wow that’s tough. I choose 4. Simon and Garfunkel.

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I’ll leave this up for an hour or so before revealing the answer. Remember, you’re picking the one I have NOT seen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fw

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That one might be too easy, so I’ll chuck in another one shortly.

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Which of one these bands have I not seen live?

1. Beastie Boys
2. Pink Floyd
3. INXS
4. TISM
5. The Veronicas
6. M..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZU

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Half of all* tips go to @blackdoginst, through to when the ABC’s Antony Green calls the federal election result on..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MB

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REMINDER: There’s a podcast what I made with @NicholasFryer and it’s not entirely dreadful. You can even help contr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lc

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 467: Birds, eggs, and cybers” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/46… Covers 6–12 Maypic.twitter.com/HkPTDf6omKmK

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@Kimota @michaelneale @R_Chirgwin Sounds about right. Let’s kill them all.

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NewtonMark Takeoff. pic.twitter.com/xFaDJx7bcL

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Back at @bunjaree, have done the errands and the shopping. A quiet evening begins.

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The Paragon theatre and cafe has also been closed a while, but they’d rested on their laurels far too long. pic.twitter.com/GRBPbVYrFR

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Mind you, the biggest one was an antique shop (read: a pile of random old shit) and the Blue Mountains has an adequate infestation of those.

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In the building directly opposite Katoomba station, almost the first thing tourists encounter, there’s five empty s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…25

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samanthamaiden Just an aside I enjoy auctions. This policy auction has air of the underdog nervously raising hand for one last go..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…c3

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cjjosh OMG, stop saying the was ‘very presidential’ - at best, it was an address to the Iowa caucus by someone..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BC

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@twcau I’m not seeing a problem here.

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Gravioli_ all these billionaires only want to go to space because guillotines need gravity to work

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ScottTrindall The original Promise of Australia included a commitment to wiping out all Indigenous people - could you at least wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BH

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@samanthamaiden Oh God no. I just found it curious that the betting market is still fixated on the higher seat coun..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eJ

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@wendy_harmer @timpoliti It’s not the worst hill to die on. :)

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So as the barman just told me, Passion Pop was oncereleased in cans. This photo is from from @phonakins in 2011 bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1P

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@wendy_harmer @timpoliti Yep. And I’m not sure how we (society) counter that. For me, at least today, those numbers..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wV

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@timpoliti @wendy_harmer I think I spoke at length about how disgusting Passion Pop is. And then people sent me mor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uZ

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@timpoliti @wendy_harmer I’m very much of the view that people make their own choices. I might also mention that a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D6

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Also at Ladbrokes, betting on the number of Labor seats in the lower house. Whaddyareckon, @samanthamaiden? ;) pic.twitter.com/x3P1rMWph0

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Someone doesn’t seem to understand how betting markets work. pic.twitter.com/SMV9W81qTA

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@bunjaree Just spoke to an old woman at Wentworth Falls station who mentioned bees being busy this week too. Maybe it’s spring already.

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No photos of the Big Black Jerkbirds because they’re a bit moody today. The whole clan has been gathering near @bunjaree this week.

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There’s a pair of yellow-tailed black cockatoos skulking outside, which is a neat trick for birds that big.

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Look I know the answer to this. It means anything you want it to mean. Or rather, whatever the listener might think..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lK

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Why is Morrison’s mother wrapped like yesterday’s fish’n’chips? twitter.com/mpbowers/statu…

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mpbowers Front of the room & back of the room @AmyRemeikis @murpharoo pic.twitter.com/HZ3bieM7QM

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Sun plan, confirmed: Chores (done); Sunday lunch, errands, and shopping, Katoomba; confirm plans for the week ahead..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nj

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MattDoran91 “I’m reliably informed that tens of thousands of Melburnians were too scared to go out for dinner last night, for f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yz

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@samanthamaiden People seem to have forgotten the confident “Labor will win NSW” predictions.

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@samanthamaiden No matter what happens, there’s going to be a lot of brain worms running amok. :)

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Not to disparage @samanthamaiden’s knowledge and analysis, but I’m going to keep this tweet on file because I’m an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k6

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I have chosen not to watch the Liberal campaign launch — or is it a Coalition campaign launch? — because the toilettwitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nlhf

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AwardsDarwin Trust no one. pic.twitter.com/OJ6FLoqf1b

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@murpharoo @mpbowers @AmyRemeikis What is that… thing in the foreground?

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@Reluctant_Us3r @SnarkyPlatypus That’s true. While King Bhumibol was of course much loved, the respect goes with th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n8

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@SnarkyPlatypus @LowyInstitute I guess we’ll see what Khun Thitinan has to say. :) Also that @ASPI_org piece.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Also, Thailand watchers, @LowyInstitute has this free event: “From coups to crises: where next for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JR

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Attn: Thailand watchers and @SnarkyPlatypus in particular. twitter.com/luke_courtois/…

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peterwells Jesus pic.twitter.com/k3Tyqh24ML

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@James_Jeffrey @FionaKatauskas There’s other things I need to do in Sydney, and I can collect them all into that day. Also, I am an idiot.

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@James_Jeffrey @FionaKatauskas I’ll try to work it into my plan for the week. I live 100km away, you see.

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@James_Jeffrey @FionaKatauskas Well that’s certainly a big selling point.

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In which @NSWRFS is caught trying to cover up an Apostrophe Crime. pic.twitter.com/jZfIkBNc0m

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ICYMI: “Sydney Metro opening 26 May” transportnsw.info/travel-info/wa…

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Sun plan, additional: I forgot to include the Liberal Party campaign launch 1100–1300 AEST. I’m still not sure how to play this.

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LeonardCowalski Everyone who works in customer service should legally be allowed to fight one customer a year. pic.twitter.com/E0PRDmylJa

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Bobosphere UPDATE: the assignment was to “use this word in a sentence.”

The word was “dawn.” twitter.com/Bobosphere/sta…

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Something about apples and trees… twitter.com/Bobosphere/sta…

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@purserj @jeamland Sure, but that’s a nice fresh one.

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Sun plan, rough outline: Slow start; errands, Sunday lunch, and shopping, probably all in Katoomba; confirm plans f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G4

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@oberonsghost @JuliaF124 There’s quite a bit of nonsense on next Saturday as it is.

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So, Kids, before you start watching the Bad Programs and ruin your Sunday morning, remember that there’s also a bad..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UQ

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@jpwarren I suspect @R_Chirgwin would also appreciate this.

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@jeamland US standard issue 250lb HE bomb. And you just left it there?

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Sunday. Slithering. So much slithering. Sunday.

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LESS THAN A WEEK TO GO! Today is Day 28 of the federal election campaign, or E minus 6. We’re counting down now. SIX.

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