Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 21st, 2019

@SnarkyPlatypus Yes, whereas tomorrow I’m reading a contractor report on a government IT project and cross-checking..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qt

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@SnarkyPlatypus I think my advantage is that I’m not a political journalist.

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@SnarkyPlatypus They also seem not to be across the ATO advice from before the election that this couldn’t happen i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qa

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jonkudelka The labor party leadership currently a choice between two people with slightly squashed heads and as a political cartoonist I endorse this.

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MejiaSouth Huge if true. pic.twitter.com/giEhhPlv3b

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@Bunbajee @AntonyGreenABC That’s the problem with Big Numbers. :) Dividing by 16 million brings it back down. Anton..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Du

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@SnarkyPlatypus Sounds like an excellent challenge then!

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@Bunbajee In fact, @AntonyGreenABC, isn’t a 4% informal vote relatively low? Or am I hallucinating again?

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@Bunbajee Yeah 4% is about the usual rate.

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@wolfcat @johnb78 You are in no position to judge me.

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@johnb78 That’s one hull of a claim!

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jpwarren Today’s aesthetic is Cyber Triangle. pic.twitter.com/TwF8ftP11T

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@jonoabroad @ASPI_org This may come as a surprise, but most wars are planned. It takes quite a lot to organise a war.

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Should anyone care, I’ll be at the @ASPI_org international conference “War in 2025” in Canberra 12–14 June.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nimw

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moorehn Wits in the UK have dubbed the recent (and very cheering tbh) trend of throwing milkshakes at racist politicians…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…90

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@ashabeeeee @dobes @rohan_p @davidgerard As background, the US has this unique-to-them system of “registering” copy..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OY

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stevelord Cue swivel-eyed loons accusing the one person who literally cannot be a traitor, of being a traitor: independent.co.uk/news/world/eur…

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@BrigadierSlog Quite possibly, but that’s not in Brisbane.

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stilgherrian But all this will depend on the level of your contributions. Please consider. stilgherrian.com/brisbane/

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stilgherrian I’d also love to be able to do a Public House Forum episode like “The 9pm Public House Forum 6 / Hometown Forum” in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VB

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stilgherrian Last year I recorded “The 9pm Probe: @JohnBirmingham, author and columnist” and maybe I’ll talk with him again…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ou

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stilgherrian HEY BRISBANE! I’m in your town 1–4 June. Want me to record some podcasts? I’ve just launched @Poziblele campaign. Ptwitter.com/i/web/status/1…7tK5

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johnhalton The example I always give of lawyerly failure to recognise different registers of communication is a certain law fi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ww

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johnhalton Don’t let lawyers rewrite your crisis comms, says @Skapinker. I *entirely agree*. Lawyers need to learn to respect..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FN

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NatVasilyevaAP Such a good piece: “Russia has always tried to show Estonia as a small Nazi state, but it had no basis for it,” sai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DI

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The @LowyInstitute podcast is up: “In conversation: Thitinan Pongsudhirak [@ThitinanP] on From coups to crises: whe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mt

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richie_rich77 I honestly have no idea why my mother has done this. 🤔 pic.twitter.com/brEVFYSwhg

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Listening to the new @beefanddairy podcast, “Too Much Milk?” pca.st/C9WK

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Nick_Pettigrew While there are competing arguments around the validity of milkshake-throwing as a form of political protest, seein..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w2

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“Queen Opens New Victoria Line” (1969) youtube.com/watch?v=huPa6Q…

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Remember, folks, if you drive away the fascists with milkshakes now, you don’t have to drive them away with tanks a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P5

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@Nellienellief It is. Or was. At the risk of being immodest, I’m not a bad cook.

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There’s more of the stuff in there than seen in the first photo. pic.twitter.com/lG5WhaXLN0

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@JustJimWillDo Well I do tend to be a little heavy-handed.

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NewtonMark Light rail line might still be a white elephant in 2020. Good work, Sydney. smh.com.au/national/nsw/t… pic.twitter.com/9Gzu55gV5L

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Few, not fewer. Autocorrect is bullshit.

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Tagliatelle with sun-dried tomatoes and snow peas in olive oil, with a fewer grinds of black pepper. pic.twitter.com/o96GfwLKzm

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But all this will depend on the level of your contributions. Please consider. stilgherrian.com/brisbane/

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I’d also love to be able to do a Public House Forum episode like “The 9pm Public House Forum 6 / Hometown Forum” in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VB

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Last year I recorded “The 9pm Probe: @JohnBirmingham, author and columnist” and maybe I’ll talk with him again…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ou

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HEY BRISBANE! I’m in your town 1–4 June. Want me to record some podcasts? I’ve just launched @Poziblele campaign. Ptwitter.com/i/web/status/1…7tK5

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SabeenGeopol Australia may participate in a war against Iran without consulting Parliament. 🤦🏻‍♀️ twitter.com/phbarratt/stat…

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VictorianEV_UK Victorians were inveterate missile-throwers. Most notably, Victorians often threw dead cats - that’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3Z

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TheNTNews WELCOME TO AUSTRALIA - WHERE SNAKES VOMIT UP OTHER SNAKES. ntnews.com.au/lifestyle/welc…

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@NewtonMark I couldn’t convince the iPhone camera to focus out to the landscape and not on the controls.

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NEW VIDEO: “VH-SOL landing at Wagga Wagga (WGA/YSWG)” youtu.be/Y3DE8VKJAvc Pilot: @NewtonMark, 28 Sep 2018.

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ilya_poet in 1981 census, a return was received from someone who described their profession as “sculptor of stone lions”. In..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jz

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BBCArchive 1943: Should a woman or even a Yorkshireman be allowed to read the BBC news? Of course not. John Snagge..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1M

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BrandDNA Love that someone can find humour in an appalling political decision. pic.twitter.com/6K09ztllbk

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VirginAustralia On Sunday, our team members ‘pulled together’ to make our 3rd annual Plane Pull the biggest yet. Teams of 20 joined..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gz

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@jonkudelka @glengyron For future reference, this is what brain worms look like. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@glengyron @jonkudelka There’s just so many brain worms around these days.

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark Whenever I have met people who do That Sort Of Thing I’ve been impressed with both their..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…89

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@NewtonMark @JustJimWillDo Also, meet Bomber, who greets you when you arrive at Goolwa. He seems to know to stay cl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S1

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Four photos showing how lovely it was flying with @NewtonMark last time, @JustJimWillDo. Please disregard the horiz..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IA

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TheShovel Peter Dutton Believes He Has Numbers To Win Labor Party Leadership theshovel.com.au/2019/05/21/pet… pic.twitter.com/XHhuKzVg1a

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark Oh? I thought you just went along for the scenery.

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jonkudelka You may remove the water drop from your twitter handle now.

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@NewtonMark @JustJimWillDo I understand #5 quite well. I do that in various “difficult situations”, including when..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YR

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark That’s true. The working Liberty Ship tied up next to it, SS Jeremiah O’Brien, was also..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9Y

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark Maybe I’d be fine in a boat that was fully powered up and crewed and everyone was confid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ui

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark I once thought I’d be OK in a submarine. But when I toured USS Pampanito on a rainy and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bu

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@NewtonMark Things that make me feel safe flying with @NewtonMark, @JustJimWillDo:
1. He is meticulous about proced..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bp

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark @mavsmum It’s weird, because I really don’t like heights. I have trouble standing next t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ey

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark @mavsmum I have anxiety issues, but there wasn’t any real problem on that last journey…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g1

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@NewtonMark @mavsmum Also, that is one cute as fuck sailplane.

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@NewtonMark @mavsmum I’m reading 8400ft on that altimeter, right?

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark @mavsmum Hah! One flight in VH-SOL and one flight in a Cessna 186 in the 1980s makes me..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L8

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@NewtonMark @mavsmum 1. Yeah that looks hilarious*.
2. I haven’t seen the word föhn in years!

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@NewtonMark @mavsmum Also, I remember enough of my undergraduate physics to remember that fluid dynamics is a fucking nightmare.

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@NewtonMark @mavsmum Moving air is fine. Lumpy air is less fine. :)

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@AndyDW_ So, you train the mouse to drag oxygen tubing? That’s cool!

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@AndyDW_ Please let us know how the mouse helps.

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@mavsmum @NewtonMark Thanks! As I say, we’ll figure it out on the day. It looks like a mostly fine day, but the win..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qT

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@NewtonMark Thanks for explaining the turbulence in the wake of the Snowy Mountains, Mark. It really shows up in th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nh

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Discussing Saturday’s flying with @NewtonMark and deciding that we’ll choose a destination on the day — or maybe th.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ciI

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron @dobes Yes, at least the Western and Central Europeans can do racist parties properly. Hurrah!

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NSWRFS Similar conditions for the Greater Sydney area tomorrow morning, with smoke unlikely to lift until around lunchtime..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ee

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Tue plan, remainder: Smile, because I achieved what I wanted to achieve today; tweet various things that need* to b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7Z

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rohan_p screen face pic.twitter.com/HR9SjqEiEv

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JohnJohnsonson In case anyone needs a little pick-me-up, Lyle Shelton got 12 direct votes on Saturday. TWELVE. pic.twitter.com/t3ZWStVI23

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In Australia, a “root easy button” would also be highly desired. twitter.com/SwiftOnSecurit…

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@ashabeeeee “As of June 2018, a total of AU$375 million had been spent by DHS on the contentious data-matching proj..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZG

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“Human Services has now wiped over 31,000 ‘robo-debts’” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/human-…

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GiovanniTorre who the fuck is writing this shit? pic.twitter.com/BgwfhCykLJ

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@snurb_dot_info Will do. But slightly closer to the dates because reasons. :)

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@glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus @dobes I refer again to this glorious 3-minute piece of propaganda where “the Chinese co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2U

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@snurb_dot_info I suspect I will. Also, I’m in Brisbane 1–4 June, if you happen to be around.

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@glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus @dobes Yes, and in that context, and especially for Queenslanders and Western Australian..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0a

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@glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus @dobes Yers, there’s some racism in the “Put Australia First”, but when you look at the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IK

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@glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus @dobes I haven’t seen that, but it makes sense. It was the same feeling is abandonment a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pB

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dekrazee1 Muslims lived in America before Protestantism even existed —aeon.co/essays/muslims…1M vi@aeonmagag Eye-opening long read. Highly recommended

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tfswebb as we know, prisoners and drug users are worth less than regular people, but virtue CAN be imparted to them by prox..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KE

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Oh look, the strategy worked. Palmer now has $80 million of do-us-a-favour credits with the Coalition government. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aH

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TODAY’S IMPORTANT QUESTIONS. pic.twitter.com/pIqY9CtYSU

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Ooh! I have just received a proof copy of @snurb_dot_info’s new book. Very nice.

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@jeanburgess @dobes @iiTalW Exactly. People who want to fake tweets will just type “how to make fake tweets” into Google.

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@DarrenODonovan @jpwarren @denhamsadler Yep, Darren, there’s a story in there. At least I’m pretty sure. I’ve got t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GA

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@jpwarren In their defence, this appears to have happened at around 9.30pm during Estimates.

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So, it’s only three days after the election, there isn’t even a new Parliament yet, but here I am. Why the fuck do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aL

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“IT contractor allegedly abused government systems for cryptocurrency mining” by @campbell_kwan zdnet.com/article/govern…

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@jxeeno I’ve always liked* the idea of “official truth” as opposed to just, you know, the truth.

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I am 100% sure that this will not be misused by @dobes or @iiTalW or anyone, really. twitter.com/jeanburgess/st…

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jeanburgess Oh, great. tweetgen.com pic.twitter.com/50I1vjYnkG

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Listening to the @onthemedia segment on conspiracy theories and learning that Nero set fire to Rome as a false flag..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fr

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@NuclearAnthro What do they do with all the dead Brain Eels?

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Just look at this @BBCNews colour piece on Australian election tradition and the REALLY BAD democracy sausage this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gL

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@jeamland Apparently not real enough. I’d be terrible at using a bow for hunting anyone, let alone Jesus.

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@R_Chirgwin @VirginAustralia @AusOutbackNT Yes, if only I’d won… and I’d noticed that the competition closed at midnight.

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@TessLainie @VirginAustralia @AusOutbackNT Or, there’ll be a thing saying it’s closed and announcing the winner. [Shrugs]

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@WarWraith @VirginAustralia @AusOutbackNT Oh. That’s probably why the email I got stressed that it was the last minute. :)

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stilgherrian HEY PODCAST SUPPORTERS: Thanks to your generous if slightly deranged support for “The 9pm Minor Party Policy Filibu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G1

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stilgherrian In hindsight, this was probably an omen. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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stilgherrian So Kids, @VirginAustralia and @AusOutbackNT are running a competition for a 4-person holiday in Alice Springs if yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fG

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@TessLainie @VirginAustralia @AusOutbackNT I haven’t looked, but it’ll be in the fine print on that page.

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QUTmedia Do you know or care that your can track your every move? ’s @qutdmrc researcher @petamitchell is l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rU

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@DarrenODonovan @jpwarren @denhamsadler Yep, they look pretty choice. I’ll read the report properly this afternoon. Thanks.

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@purserj @dobes This is excellent jerkbirding. When encountering a new object, if in doubt dismantle it.

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dobes look at these lovely jerks!!

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jeremysear JFC these idiots

Do you hear the Libs after they lose an election endorsing taxes and public services? twitter.com/michaelkoziol/…

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PugetSoundJBGC North Miami Beach Police used mugshots of black men as range targets. Their chief says no policy was broken, so the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3e

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@JayStephens I’ve also found it handy when someone replies “Oh? I thought you had to X?” and I’ve stood corrected.

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@JayStephens I find it a useful discipline, provided you threat it as a framework and not a straitjacket. For me, “..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…US

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@blahblahellis This was drawn to my attention yesterday morning too, and thanks, yes, it’s lovely.

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Tue plan, as redrafted: Catch up on all the comms, because there’s quite a lot; laundry, because the Sun is out; a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jm

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It’s another pleasant autumn day in the Blue Mountains. Too pleasant, @CARROT_app, because it’s 6C above average. pic.twitter.com/5CKp7UWBXU

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That was an excellent sleep-in. Now to see what the day holds.

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Tuesday. Three ducks are better than no ducks at all. Tuesday.

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