Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 17th, 2019

markgkenny Artwork for the album cover of the new band World of Men twitter.com/kieran_gilbert…

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glengyron Anyway, just remember if you vote for Scott Morrison tomorrow he’s promised we can burn him. Every day. He’ll burn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…om

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@kofeyh @NewtonMark There is currently an ample sufficiency, thank you.

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MarkDiStef NEW: In email to staff, The Guardian says it’s changing the style guide when reporting on climate change…

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@NewtonMark No, but I’ll be asking some of the people at the election night party what they think of the Passion Pop.

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3. If you’d prefer a more normal* podcast at just one hour (and a bit), this one with @NicholasFryer and me might b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0X

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2. Half of all tips between now and when the ABC’s Antony Green calls the election result goes to @blackdoginst, be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ip

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1. If you want a last-minute soak in the policies of the minor parties, this recording of a 4-hour livestream of me..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uk

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FRIDAY NIGHT PLUG: The next three tweets will attempt to remind you about the podcasts and the tips going to a wort..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QD

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@JustJimWillDo At least until you had all the bad acid.

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@NewtonMark Sleeping in and Sunday Lunch and getting back to the Mountains and, depending on the result of the demo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yA

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@JustJimWillDo When you were in primary school. [Nods]

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@JustJimWillDo That was the NSW state election, two months ago.

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@JustJimWillDo No, I shall visit a Polling Place for that, in Marrickville.

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Safely ensconced back at Wolli Creek and bracing myself for a weekend of democracy.

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The first seven words of this tweet would have been enough. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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samanthamaiden Tony Abbott wrote 20 years ago floating dollar didn’t make sense

“makes no more sense than altering the price of c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…74

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@bigbadave About 35 tickets, by my quick in-my-head calculation. Meat raffle tickets were $1 each, or 15 for $10, o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iE

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jonoabroad Well yes, it certainly helps the selling of rocks of various flavours.

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That’s lemon butter on the barramundi. In theory.

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@jonoabroad Yes, because the AUD is basically fucked.

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@Epigrammist Yeah, isn’t it wonderful? I’ve had the job of explaining the ritual of the meat raffle to internationa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KB

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@GordyPls I believe this is what they call a “personal brand”

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@Epigrammist You’re right. I should have grabbed a photo. I am ashamed.

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@liedra I did. I should have won a meat tray. This is worse than Hitler.

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@GordyPls Obviously. Also, please throw yourself into a canal.

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@Epigrammist I didn’t even look. It was a meat raffle. What more does one need to know?

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All my numbers start with 27. Five numbers called so far, starting 28, 26, 28, 28, 28. Wot?

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STAND BY THEY ARE CALLING THE MEAT RAFFLE NUMBERS.

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“Vale Bob, co-founder of 21st-century Australia” by @BernardKeane on Bob Hawke sums it up nicely for the young folk..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sZ

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@expectproblems I think it has potential, but the local council obviously needs to loosen the sphincters a bit and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l5

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@andyjennings @StephenMcDonell Correct. It only applies to “broadcasters” as defined in the Broadcasting Services A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xo

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@jennylmackinnon That is just weird. Some of the bigger RSL clubs have that sort of thing, but a pub?

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@paulwiggins I wouldn’t say a lot, but a few and it’s clearly their local.

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In case you haven’t guessed, this is Rockdale’s working class pub. Rugby on the screens, a bloke with a guitar sing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UX

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I have just been offered tickets in the meat raffle. My superpower is that the first time I’m at a pub with a meat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…25

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This is the pub’s website and the photo therefrom. stgeorgetavern.com.au The food menu is really cheap and has ad..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I4

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So having done my errands in Rockdale, with the train dramas* in the attached thread, I am not at the St George Tav..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ke

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@franksting Yep. On the other side of Princes Highway.

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@purserj That’s the chap. Good luck with it, mate. The zaps are a sign of Good Things happening. Probably. IANAD.

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@purserj Oh whacko. I’ve only had that thing once, for a day or so, because drug changes. Isn’t it fun! Zap!

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@JohnBirmingham It was “induction” last time I checked, but that was a long time ago.

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Chemist Warehouse currently has Panamax paracetamol 500mg x 100 tabs for 69 cents, so if you’re expecting a headach..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hJ

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One good thing about going to an elite private school, even as a prole on a scholarship, is that you learn the corr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LO

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Arriving at Rockdale, all but one other person leaves the set of six seats. I manage to resist an almost overpoweri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5J

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I smile, raise my eyebrows, and say “I’m only going two stops”. Silently he moves to the centre seat.

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I walked up to the first person committing this arsehattery and said “Can I sit down thanks.” Friendly tone, but pi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZR

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Needless to say, the vestibules are choked while downstairs the 3-person seats have two people on them. Arsehats.

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AusElectoralCom The setup occurring this evening for the 7,000+ polling places open tomorrow from 8am to 6pm. To find your nearest..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jh

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The current plan is this all-to-Hurstville train to Rockdale. pic.twitter.com/PdZMWB9z5s

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@expectproblems Futzing with the wiring is always a good* sign.

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@staticsan It’s not a pun, it’s a lifestyle.

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@franksting It’s easier to get to Rockdale than to anywhere convenient in the Inner West, I’m going to Marrickville..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yy

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The little shopping mall at Wolli Creek is called Discovery Point but I couldn’t discover a bar so there is no point.

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I’ll probably go to the St George Tavern, unless the Grand Hotel Rockdale or one of the nearby pubs is better. Mind..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…R9

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Checked in at Wolli Creek, but I think I’ll do my errands today and that means heading down to Rockdale. Which I’ll..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wb

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snurb_dot_info Sorry @GavinWinterBNE I think we just broke the Sphere… Oopsie. 😬 pic.twitter.com/bXoIJDNEcn

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Why is he touching both the women? This is not an appropriate way for a politician to interact with a journalist. (..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bh

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NoraReed dear wikihow, how do i become a fuckin snitch pic.twitter.com/uXnDllHEz6

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@staticsan @franksting @erkpod Indeed. I haven’t seen photos of them though they must exist.

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@davispg Heh. Yeah I figured that’d happen as soon as a few higher-profile got onto it.

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Dear Internet please make this happen. twitter.com/LBHumphries/st…

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@staticsan @franksting @erkpod I see that the later V-Set units weigh about 50% more than a Tangara T-Set but have twice the power.

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@drearyclocks Can’t you use ketamine? Or gaffer tape? Or both?

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@franksting @erkpod According to the Wikipedia, maximum operating speed of a V-Set is 115km/h but they definitely g..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hz

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@franksting Once past Parramatta most of the Main Western Line is still set up for the express services of a centur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…en

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Hey @dobes I think Crusader Rabbit is mining Bitcoin. twitter.com/christianmccre…

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christianmccrea This thing’s powering through prime numbers like Deep Blue. Fucker’s reassembling the antikytera mechanism. This ra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uJ

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christianmccrea A truly magical ratio for Tony Abbott. A thing of legend. A final send-off before he is sent to the great Sky News..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fc

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I took the screenshot as we were starting to slow down again. Obviously.

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Again, a good run in from St Marys, hitting 115km/h in the daytime. pic.twitter.com/TjtWnTX2PG

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deemadigan Barrie Cassidy on Hawke: “I tell you what most impressed me about him: He wouldn’t cop racism. He just wouldn’t co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…md

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@erkpod At least you get to see the sea. :)

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markhumphries Voting below the line: a cautionary tale
pic.twitter.com/4TOitAkMFs

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timescanner Every current headline leaves me hopeless about the future of humanity. Every headline except this one: pic.twitter.com/tWgoKoUJqh

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patrickkeneally The Daily Telegraph has allocated a team of six reporters to file a story that the member for Wentworth used Comcar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…my

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@erkpod Excellent! Now I hope they made you promise not to break the until they tell you it’s OK.

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Departing for Sydney, with my cargo of Passion Pop.

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AusElectoralCom We go as far as Antarctica to conduct polling and there’s still a @CollingwoodFC fan in the line (kitted out with G..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YU

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That was a rhetorical question, Kids.

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Something about the structure of my day makes it feel like Saturday. And yet it is not Saturday. What strange magic is this?

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“The day I taught Bob Hawke how to use the internet” by @paulwallbank, being a very Hawkey yarn. mumbrella.com.au/the-day-i-taug…

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@johnb78 @PollHereford @AntonyGreenABC And yet more pre-polls mean fewer on-day votes to count, so they take the sa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8m

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@scott_thewspot @Sheeds_au @AntonyGreenABC Here. Take this revolver, and do the honourable thing.

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He should stop sniffing his own underpants then. twitter.com/mfarnsworth/st…

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AlboMP Labor is the only party at this election to have released an aviation policy —bit.ly/2HBDHg62B. Further protwitter.com/i/web/status/1…islO

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BrashsAustralia Brashs would like to announce that we are not sacking anyone who doesn’t turn up to work today.

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Fri plan, confirmed: Chores (mostly done); 1324 train to Sydney; various comms en route; check in, Wolli Creek; err..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aP

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@Sheeds_au @AntonyGreenABC I’m too tired to think through the number.

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@mediahunter @AntonyGreenABC I’m not going to put money on it. :) But yes, this will be very interesting indeed.

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@dobes @oysta Back in the day, there were several people who’d try to fool us, including another producer on our st..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AJ

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@R_Chirgwin There are academics already on the case, including two joint projects with news mastheads. No, these ar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kv

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dallaskilponen Brilliant photo of Bob Hawke by legendary Fairfax photographer Bob Pearce. It was photos like this that inspired me..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pB

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@NicholasFryer The total in the tip jar now stands at $1908.93, so deducting the initial $400 because reasons*, tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tr

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@devalara44 Ah yes, I forgot, they get counted then too. I withdraw that comment then. Though my core reckon stands..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hJ

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KevinBankston End times twitter.com/MyDesert/statu…

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@JohnDunmoreLang @AntonyGreenABC Nah. The ~20% pre-poll is going to disturb the modelling, I suspect.

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@purserj @dobes Yep, that looks like the Bob Hawke i remember.

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@purserj @dobes Sadly, “This Tweet is unavailable”.

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My current reckon is that @AntonyGreenABC won’t be able to call the election tomorrow night.

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Aviation_Intel One of my most stolen shots. It shows up daily on Facebook and Instagram. Ya gotta laugh! It also hangs in some pre..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sv

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dobes It’s not quite Tone-quality, but holy hell this is an absolute shit take by a shit take specialist. twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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moir_alan With apologies to moir.com.au subscribers. A little
“tribute” pic.twitter.com/Stp6xhT6jQ

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elisethoma5 Great work by my colleagues @FergusHanson @Maliwaan1 @luke_courtois and Sarah O’Connor on this study of cyber-enabl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sO

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@dobes @davpope @erstkate I can’t tell cartoonists apart, “David” can’t tell clowns apart. Or something.

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BreakfastNews “They couldn’t believe a former prime minister would do that.”

@barriecassidy shares a recent and largely unknown..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0V

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@davpope @erstkate Oh fuck. Nice cartoon, yes, but sorry I am a goose. pic.twitter.com/APo1OW774A

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SlenderSherbet “see, this is exactly why we don’t ask you to go out with us anymore, Gary” pic.twitter.com/ajCo4xXjoH

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I’ve produced more than 4000 hours of talkback radio, and listened to it with an ear tuned by studying a bit of lin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xu

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MikeCarlton01 Tony Abbott is being crucified by Roman Soldiers, apparently. twitter.com/rojeadaimy/sta…

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@DrRhysPockett @johnb78 PBS pricing is AUD 40.30 these days, or AUD 6.50 with a concession card. This does not answer the question, I know.

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davpope Final day pic.twitter.com/xiKcgEFxHH

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@Andreas_Haggman You’d have to make those Ethereum speculators an offer they couldn’t refuse. So, factor in a significant arsehat quotient.

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Fri plan, outline draft: Slow start with a bunch of chores; train to Sydney, time TBA; various comms en route; chec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NU

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@danielstone I was waiting for someone to link the two. Kaching! You win the goldfish in a plastic bag.

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@kypros1992 @dobes @ashabeeeee @rohan_p @davidgerard When you think about it, Goatse IS a moon. Kinda.

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Well, there are some other factors, but yes. I’m enjoying how @AOC is causing Certain People’s brains to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kX

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AusElectoralCom This compares to a total of 2.55m at the same stage of the 2016 federal election.

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AusElectoralCom 4.05m votes have been cast at early voting centres as of COB yesterday. 533k were cast yesterday.

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dr_nic I missed the fact that Tony got a free ride under a bus courtesy of the PM. pic.twitter.com/mi0gG8smTd

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@dobes @petstarr @ashabeeeee @rohan_p @davidgerard Yep, it’s both terrible and wonderful all at once. I am taking a moment to remember.

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Yes, folks, they’ve put Goatse on the blockchain. Or rather, the blockchain on Goatse. Vale. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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So @dobes @ashabeeeee @rohan_p @davidgerard maybe I’ve missed something, but how long has Goatse been like this? (S..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4Y

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@twiddlekins I know what you mean. I’ll miss the charm and wisdom of all the candidates.

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It continues to be a lovely autumn in the Blue Mountains, provided warmer and drier than average is lovely. Which i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eY

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stilgherrian 3. If you’d prefer a more normal* podcast, this one with @NicholasFryer and me might be a better place to start…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1H

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stilgherrian 2. Half of all tips between now and when the ABC’s Antony Green calls the election goes to @blackdoginst, because w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pd

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stilgherrian 1. If you still want to soak in the policies of the minor parties, this recording of a 4-hour livestream of me read..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5H

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stilgherrian FUTILE PLUG: The next three tweets will attempt to remind you about the podcasts and the tips going to a worthwhile..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mw

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Friday. Some numbers are larger than some other numbers. Friday.

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IT’S THE LAST DAY OF CAMPAIGNING! YOU’RE ALMOST THERE. Today is Day 33 of the federal election campaign, or E minus 1. ONE.

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