Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 13th, 2019

@kcarruthers Possibly briefly, until I grew up. I can’t really remember.

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@kcarruthers There’s no right place to start with chatbots.

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@kcarruthers I did both computing science and linguistics, remember. I know how hard it is. And it is hard.

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FinnTD This story has a very different energy if the prime minister of Bhutan isn’t also a qualified surgeon pic.twitter.com/FyY6Q5AeIv

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JordanRasko Make your own Liberal Party campaign slogan pic.twitter.com/Dyc3P9DhdK

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@NewtonMark Ah yes, I’ve watched that one. Looks fun.

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OK, so it looks like the blame is with the casting agent. But whatever, this is seriously not a good look. pic.twitter.com/Vfu77Oqmcs

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I know I shouldn’t roll out the Schadenfreude Gin on day one of this show’s airing, but this is beginner’s stuff. twitter.com/SteveMolk/stat…

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@oberonsghost I’m guessing that they leave the mapping from the iTunes RSS to the underlying RSS intact, and just d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nm

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This is very good. Also, the concept of a “Morrison - Palmer - One Nation government”. Great bit of political propa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CC

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@oberonsghost The Edict was silently dropped from the iTunes Store, but I think it was due to a slightly standards-..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mX

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@arizclint Nous sommes tous l’Etat Profond.

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@oberonsghost Once I get around to it, I’ll have everything up at the9pmedict.com, but I am lazy and/or busy.

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@oberonsghost Yeah it’s not on the iTunes store currently. Try at spreaker.com/show/the9pmedi… and there’s an RSS feed o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5k

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@abaranov @onthemedia Oh for sure. More liberal fake news. :)

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@NewtonMark Anyway, this video will give you an idea of what it looks like from the right-hand seat of VH-SOL, whic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bj

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@abaranov @onthemedia Well, “pursuing an investigation” I’d call it. YMMV.

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Just imagine what @NewtonMark could do with a couple of .30 cal from that final position. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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This should amuse @SnarkyPlatypus, though not surprise him.
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@James_Jeffrey @jonkudelka @AntonyGreenABC I should probably at least look at this thing before tomorrow night. May..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aJ

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TheKouk I’ve have just looked through Mr Frydenberg’s budget papers - and, yep, the current government has delivered zero b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lv

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oberonsghost I shudder to think what prompted this sign.
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@jdub For the MP4 copies it’s 650x480 at 300MB per episode. About right for 16mm television docos of the period I guess.

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@JustJimWillDo @firstdogonmoon @R_Chirgwin Why would I know such a thing? I know that Lords is “the home of cricket..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0D

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@timpoliti @Lambros86214129 @EzyFusion @billshortenmp Meh. A clockwork tin soldier of a political party. So tedious.

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@jxeeno @SnarkyPlatypus To be fair, it was mostly just for the nuns and not the wider community. And that land woul..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…10

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@jdub They’re on the Internet Archive, if you want to snarf them.

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@timpoliti Noted, and thank you. I’m toying with the idea of doing a brief solo podcast tomorrow night, just to bur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kD

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@jxeeno @SnarkyPlatypus The chapel seems a bit… overshadowed now. Also, that roundabout is dreadful. pic.twitter.com/uSKsdpL3Np

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@jxeeno Ah! They’re Benedictines. As @SnarkyPlatypus may be able to confirm, you could do worse.

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@jxeeno I see there was a nunnery that once ran all the way back to the railway.

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@jxeeno The Sisters of the Good Samaritan, so the Catholic Church.

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I just read this, ‘cos it arrived everywhere globally from Huawei’s press room. It is just… so Chinese. twitter.com/JamesLiamCook/…

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@erstkate WHAT IS WRONG WITH THE PEOPLE.

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@jxeeno I’m staying in Wolli Creek on Fri and Sat nights, because reasons. I’m surprised there’s none closer — but.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7wS

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GrogsGamut It’s getting to the point where “Victorian Liberal Party candidate” is up there with “Colourful racing identity” as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pm

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I’d missed this thorough research from this morning. twitter.com/murpharoo/stat…

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adamliaw Instead of constantly attributing these things to durian (which is actually far, far less noxious in real life than..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hx

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@TimWattsMP @jgriffiths The scheduling of physical book releases remains one of the greatest mysteries I’ve ever encountered.

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I’l be voting somewhere down here on Saturday. I reckon one of the schools will have the best sausages. pic.twitter.com/utsb7F2sNa

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Thank God it’s Friday.

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@jgriffiths @LowyInstitute Thanks, James. I’m annoyed I can’t catch you at Lowy, because that looks like a fascinat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5A

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fryan Amid Xinjiang’s surveillance lockdown, every message is monitored for its extremist potential.

On WeChat, some Uyg..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bg

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@SnarkyPlatypus Or their Manila sex holiday didn’t go as imagined.

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@NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus Whereas I revel in hearing something new. [Shrugs] It must be exhausting, being afraid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F7

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@JustJimWillDo @jgriffiths I’ll let you know how I go. And people are talking to people to see if an interview can..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D1

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joshgnosis Officeworks refused to print Anning candidate’s election material, lol. dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/manl…

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A “sprint to trigger a swing”? Needs more metaphors. twitter.com/murpharoo/stat…

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BrashsAustralia It is our vision for this country as your entertainment retailer to keep the Promise of LaserDisc to all Australians.

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Oh I dunno, I already think it’s pretty small. twitter.com/paulbradshaw/s…

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@macro2779 Or rather, I should not have been there. :)

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@jgriffiths You can hear @jgriffiths in Sydney on a panel at @LowyInstitute on 29 May, “Exporting the Great Firewal..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H0

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Ah, my review copy of James Griffiths’ @jgriffiths “The Great Firewall of China” has arrived. Released in Australia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rm

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Thanks. Yes, I was curious about this, because the process at the ABC was always to resign or at the very least be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zz

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I predicted that there’d be some ugly tactics this week, so I see I was right. twitter.com/Sinead_Canning…

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Perhaps someone with a Facebook account tell me what this says. twitter.com/hingers/status…

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hingers Hi everyone, I’m very sorry but the dream is over. There’s a post explaining it on my Facebook page, but as many of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RU

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@R_Chirgwin This is excellent. A few weeks back @MrJGWNg saw a few gang-gang cockatoos over on Tableland Road.

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This @onthemedia segment “Trump’s Financial House of Cards” is excellent. wnycstudios.org/story/trumps-f… (13 min audio)

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Reuters China says it will never surrender to foreign pressure amid trade dispute reut.rs/2YuJdI9 pic.twitter.com/CLpDHDE1nh

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@kcarruthers So to be clear, this isn’t the Tesla porn video we were talking about. pic.twitter.com/EVTaw8HQ6o

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@llc1138 @joshgnosis That’s a shame. I would like to see that.

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ddowza ahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rL

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joshgnosis That’s a lot of costume changes for a former prime minister. twitter.com/theage/status/…

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@kcarruthers Wrong tense. “A Couple Shot A Porn Video In An Autopilot-Driving Tesla, Naturally” gq.com.au/lifestyle/cars…

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CaseyBriggs Forget newspoll, here’s the coffee bean poll at Adelaide Airport. It’s all going to come down to how that “other” v..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GN

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@SnarkyPlatypus @andybradhv It’s one of the most magical things I’ve seen in ages.

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@garystark @andybradhv Tbh I don’t, but my faith in the essential goodness of human nature is infinite.

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@juhasaarinen @dobes @ashabeeeee @rohan_p This is far from the first time someone’s complimented me with the phrase..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sM

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This will be retweeted heaps, but eventually @andybradhv will realise what it says about him so I’ll keep this scre..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uM

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@roisin6 True, but I’ve already done the triage. What’s left for tonight is very little. I can now relax in the kno..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kd

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@juhasaarinen @dobes @ashabeeeee @rohan_p Thanks. I reckon it was some of my best writing.

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@dikkii @uberpaul The filibuster episode would be a VERY bad episode to start with.

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@purserj Oh yes, my mistake. That’s almost my exact recipe for roast lamb. As you were.

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@dobes @juhasaarinen @ashabeeeee @rohan_p Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun!

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@AUSFestivus While I understand the appeal of this strategy, it doesn’t help me achieve my goals.

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OK @James_Jeffrey @jonkudelka I have bought your damn book and I’ll see you and @AntonyGreenABC tomorrow night…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2e

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Mon plan, remainder: I’ll triage the to-do list and knock off a few urgent items. This process will extend into to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mn

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GordyPls I can’t believe this website is free pic.twitter.com/FlcA8PW2nJ

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phbarratt Maybe the name of one of those ships that went down off the Shipwreck Coast? twitter.com/beneltham/stat…

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@uberpaul @dikkii I’m amazed that you listened to it at all.

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@JustJimWillDo I would never joke about a wok. A wok is a serious tool.

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@dobes @christianmccrea @riskybusiness One shouldn’t mention this without linking to the video that has audio in it. youtube.com/watch?v=XebF2c…

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@mattcdef2000 This is an acceptable jerkbird and I think @dobes will agree. @Manic_Henry, is the fluffy chin just b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qx

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@MJIBrown I’m slowly getting more intrigued. I need to find someone who’d pay me to do a regular column about random rabbit-holes I go down.

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I bet it’s because my phone committed an apostrophe crime earlier. My phone hates me. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, update: I appear to have slept all day, something which was not actually part of the plan. Sulking, and i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8r

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EmilyGorcenski OH MY GOD

A SOVCIT MIGHT ACTUALLY BE TRIED UNDER ADMIRALTY LAW pic.twitter.com/0wXbezrjaf

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CBones705 When I was in the city last week, these three Irishmen asked me to take a photo of them, but none of them had phone..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rh

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Honestly, I don’t know how we make it through some weeks lately without the pure, unadulterated joy of thermonuclear devices.

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Somewhere around here would be hilarious, I reckon. pic.twitter.com/bzgP3Uydvf

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Maybe if not for sanctions relief, for comic relief?

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bradesposito real quality here pic.twitter.com/z6ZP53NrBx

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juhasaarinen Wait till they designate Al-jabr a terrorist organisation. twitter.com/damonayoung/st…

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@MJIBrown Oh dear God, not that fucking “diagram” again lol. I will definitely go looking, thanks.

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hughriminton Weekend door-knocking in as ⁦@GetUp⁩ tries to unseat . This bloke says Abbott has many admira..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rf

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damonayoung Folks who’re saying that this simply demonstrates ignorance of specialised terminology: yeah nah. The respondents a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gP

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The Australian Internets are in danger of running out of yellow pixels. twitter.com/katinacurtis/s…

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katinacurtis Oh, my eyes… pic.twitter.com/F8UYoMtuy0

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Just another day in the Greatest [sic] Nation on Earth. twitter.com/Sidragon1/stat…

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Btw, if you think that’s a subtweet, then it probably is about you, yes.

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I don’t think there’s enough stubborn arsehats fighting on the internet. We need more stubborn, and more fighting.

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jdcivicscience Ladies and Gentlemen: The saddest and funniest testament to American bigotry we’ve ever seen in our data. pic.twitter.com/Bh3FBsl8sR

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bigjsl There aren’t enough young liberals to do this in dead of night anymore. twitter.com/matttburke/sta…

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@MJIBrown I actually did a course in astrology because I thought it’d be a fun break from hard sciences, maths etc…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zB

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p_hannam Shame they hadn’t gone for a more localised headline, such as: “First-home buyers hit for six”… twitter.com/tonywalker1/st…

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Quite a bit of God happening today. pic.twitter.com/Mw1EY3erZC

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When it comes to guys like David Burton saying they can predict the markets, then tell me why they’re not billionai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ec

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KetanJ0 Folks, the guy who appears in this extremely good @SkyNewsAust clip with @RitaPanahi @rowandean @pwafork has an inc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z9

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@juhasaarinen @theharryshearer Why yes, I did just spend four minutes choosing pictures of Liberace impersonators.

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@juhasaarinen @theharryshearer The rideshare service where all the drivers are Liberace impersonators. pic.twitter.com/mZQ65rrWsy

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edbott Can’t wait to see the glorious new Five Year Plan! twitter.com/HelenKennedy/s…

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Listening to @theharryshearer’s “Le Show”, as I do every Monday morning. You should do this too…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rl

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jpwarren [Hnnnngggggg.] twitter.com/SalingerPrivac…

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I am most definitely not to blame for this. twitter.com/PointZeroOne/s…

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Oh yeah, there’s further alleged plans in the so-called “Weekly Wrap”, but you already knew that. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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fascists_exe THIS FLOOR KILLS FASCISTS pic.twitter.com/avIMUZWtAW

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iiTalW What a bold statement to make pic.twitter.com/RelAZacgT6

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Mon plan, draft: Administrivia; research; story pitches; more administrivia. There’s actually a coherent to-do list..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qN

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It’s continues to be a bit warmer than average for this time of year. pic.twitter.com/cheNECXepl

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Those crimson jerkbirds are throwing things onto the roof again. Grrr.

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mikko Live Q&A starting in 5 hours from now. Ask me anything! @AusCERT twitter.com/auscert/status…

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jonkudelka To be fair, Scott’s crack at actually having a policy with the first home buyers’ scheme does retrospectively vindi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sZ

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@juhasaarinen Wow, I have never been persecuted by money laundering. Or warned by General Mascott Bradley.

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This seems a fair summary. Oink! twitter.com/docbaty/status…

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ashk4n New Singapore ‘fake news’ law prohibits knowingly making ‘false statements of fact’ that impacts security, public h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t4

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Monday. Just throw a blanket over at and no one will notice. Monday.

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JUST A HANDFUL OF DAYS LEFT! Today is Day 29 of the federal election campaign, or E minus 5. We’re counting down now. FIVE.

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