Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 27th, 2019

ESO On 2 July, we will provide a live webcast of the 2019 eclipse . If you’re planning to incorporate our br..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W8

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@girtbysea Quite possibly, because it’s clearly a working dinner with no WAGs.

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@rabiasquared @edbott He’s in Japan. It’s the evening. He’s meant to be at a dinner.

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razhael TFW your digital cover needs a little more work: pic.twitter.com/fQlPB2HU6Y

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PPathole Tech buzzwords explained:

AI- bunch of IF statements

Blockchain- database

Cloud- Somebody else’s computer

IoT-..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hl

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@BrianLaRoux Same for anyone just putting in some parking spaces at your office. Insane. Ping @SnarkyPlatypus.

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I generally don’t feel sorry for Scott Morrison, because he’s a cunt, but he’s really taking one for the team tonig..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ex

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@_midofo_ @SnarkyPlatypus I’m not sure that the government heys a say as such. I think the standards bodies are independent organisations.

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best_in_dumbest We can be the
“Immolate”
in “Assimilate” pic.twitter.com/bLrSfgQvKU

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@SnarkyPlatypus I keep telling you, my suggestion is still the most rational.

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StephanieCarvin Gee, I wonder why America is having a hard time uniting the free world rn? twitter.com/repgallagher/s…

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firstdogonmoon the dangerous escaped zoo animal practise drill is fast becoming my favourite genre of short film twitter.com/JimMFelton/sta…

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KidsSecuriDay We’re excited to launch Kids SecuriDay on August 3rd 2019 in Canberra ACT - a full day of fun and inspirational sec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xi

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@jonoxer This is where it gets really crazy, yes.

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glengyron “How much cocaine will I need for each head of state?”

“It’s the G20. 20. 20 Grams for each member of the delegati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6Z

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’ll stop there. You get the idea. Thousands of dollars to have these documents.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Check this, just one of the standards every electrician needs. pic.twitter.com/lARiXYd6hn

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I hope it does. Having to pay money for copies of standards you’re often required to follow by law is ridiculous. K..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N6

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sambowne I don’t understand “Wrong answers only” — isn’t that just traditional Twitter?

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MeirionTweets We got our country back! twitter.com/IanMearnsMP/st…

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juhasaarinen Meet The 74-Year-Old Queen Of Bangkok Street Food Who Netted A Michelin Star ⁦@Opdiner⁩ have you been? npr.org/sections/thesa…

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abc730 Centrelink robo-debt system is ‘extortion’, says former tribunal member. More tonight @FarrellPF..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bm

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@twiddlekins @RealNickHodge I quite like the buzz of the Bristol Brabazon, plus the fact they could get that thing off the ground at all.

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@twiddlekins @RealNickHodge Yeah I should compare the performance to other helicopters of the late-1940s. I think they were all pretty shit.

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SkyNewsAust : Home Affairs Minister @PeterDutton_MP has formally renounced his interest in a family trust that cast do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1P

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@RealNickHodge It’s a Comet Mk.1 too, the ones with square windows, that disintegrated in flight, causing much vexation.

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@darrenpauli @RealNickHodge It’s certainly in the running for Ugliest Helicopter of All Time.

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@RealNickHodge The full 10-minute newsreel of Farnborough 1949 is at youtube.com/watch?v=M3J73O… and it contains a Canb..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2S

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@RealNickHodge “The landing gear had a stroke of 5 ft (1.5 m) to cater for high descent rates in the event of engin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TG

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@RealNickHodge It is also completely terrible, and they only built two prototypes. pic.twitter.com/vLXkeE5txB

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Please enjoy the Cierva W.11 Air Horse helicopter at Farnborough in 1949. Ut has three rotors, because why not, and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Du

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best_in_dumbest We can be the “Eat”
in “Sweatpants” pic.twitter.com/8CxIw6XzqW

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@glengyron I have a different website for that.

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@gathgwyn I’ve given @gathgwyn some special treats way too early and that seems to have met with his approval. pic.twitter.com/u7NAcC7ftS

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@reselsnark @gathgwyn He usually just hisses at me, in between trying to be nice so he gets some food.

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@SuperCroup @gathgwyn Indeed. He’s just lurking nearby waiting for signs of food, but it’s way too early for that.

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DarthHockey Print this out, frame it, and then use it to smack a baby boomer next time they question why there’s a student loan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Su

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nytimes President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil has vowed to pursue drug traffickers relentlessly. So it was an extraordinary em..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zW

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Taco_Lad Unhappy lady: fine, I’ll marry you if ALP lose the election. (looks at polls)

Suitor: I’ll take that bet. twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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@NuclearAnthro Ideally, yes, but I don’t want to be greedy.

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AdamCSharp Sorely missed Victorian slang:

8. Gigglemug (always smiling)
7. Bitch the pot (pour the tea)
6. Got the morbs (tem..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RE

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Doesn’t it just make you want to have one of your own. twitter.com/NuclearAnthro/…

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ellenmfanning What if hell is actually just listening to people debate the Israel Folau issue over and over again for eternity? twitter.com/murpharoo/stat…

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@KrazyKarl910 @SnarkyPlatypus Sometimes the support comes with conditions like mentioning places in the script or a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O5

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@KrazyKarl910 @SnarkyPlatypus There’s sometimes support from the state government or city involved. Tax breaks, loa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LB

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mootpointer Looks like Malcolm Roberts had to repeat . twitter.com/AuSenate/statu…

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@Davelennonabc No no, I’m only talking about the station.

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@KrazyKarl910 Is it even a thing any more? The website says they’ve stopped shipping books.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Shooing three loud-talking boomers into the next car.

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@SnarkyPlatypus No, I haven’t checked out any of them small villages along there.

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Still, @SnarkyPlatypus will lovely the landmark on the eastern side of the map.

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AFP Selfies: five times more deadly than shark attacks
u.afp.com/JmC9 pic.twitter.com/wNFsdJES6U

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TurnbullMalcolm The discretion to swear in a person as PM is vested in the Governor General. The proposition advanced by Mr Porter..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uR

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joshgnosis One Nation asked the ABC how much that Al Jazeera doco about their dealings with the NRA cost. Answer: $5000-worth..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ea

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@i386 @tchaypo “The couple that hurls together curls together”?

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Oh dear, @TrainLinkWest, in one of the toilets in car 9186 on run W556, it’s clear that someone threw up last night..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…68

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@i386 Technically it’s “bush plum”. And it’s lovely.

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@faully33 Please see four tweets ago. :) But thank you.

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@BundyB @SnarkyPlatypus @dobes @slipperyseal @GordyPls This website, “Australian food history timeline”, is excelle..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vm

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@BundyB @SnarkyPlatypus @dobes @slipperyseal @GordyPls “It’s mostly called a Dagwood Dog. The Pronto Pup name seems..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k3

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@SnarkyPlatypus @BundyB @slipperyseal @dobes @GordyPls Do you mind? This is traditional Australian festive fair!

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@BundyB @slipperyseal @dobes @GordyPls @SnarkyPlatypus “Swiss Deli Hunter Pork Stick is a smoked, dried and full-bo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sH

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@SnarkyPlatypus @MiddleMoney @dobes Yep, an older Chinese-ish woman served me when I was last there.

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@R_Chirgwin @SnarkyPlatypus @dobes I first read that as “communal batter” and that’s probably closer to the mark.

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@baxters @GordyPls @SnarkyPlatypus @dobes That’s why they’re rounded at each end.

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juhasaarinen @alexkidman @dobes Gourmet chiko rolls are the new tapas

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@dobes There’s a place in Katoomba where you can get them really cheap. pic.twitter.com/3cCWcwaybi

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@GreenJ As I’m already on record as predicting, “Four more years.”

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m always a bit sceptical of the “this specific thing has what you want” approach, though I’m sure..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wV

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@SnarkyPlatypus Why are you eating kale? You might as well eat lawn clippings.

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How long does this America thing go for?

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marwilliamson I need to learn Spanish by tomorrow night at 9.

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If it’s any consolation I can’t speak any Spanish.

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Some of you don’t seem to understand the importance of “The Blue Lagoon” in all this.

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@patstokes But of course. They could be backpackers caught when The Bomb explodes… On the Beach!

Not sorry.

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@dobes Less failing if Huawei is paying to run their content.

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That tweet probably won’t work because “Threads” is a bit of an obscure movie.

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They should do a remake of “The Blue Lagoon” but make it more like “Threads”. pic.twitter.com/bY2VrIirCa

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yes. Back when it was a thing, I guess, or maybe on video not long afterwards. It’s terrible.

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@SnarkyPlatypus You have not been designated as The Dad Thief™.

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Thu plan, confirmed: Eggs (eated); chores (in progress); 1430* train to Sydney; story pitches and other constructiv..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7y

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bradesposito The most recent one to go viral is A Group Where People Pretend To Be Boomers, which was tweeted out a few days ago..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SS

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bradesposito There’s a community of Facebook groups where people are role-playing, digitally LARPing, and even recreating specif..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UJ

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bradesposito I wrote about people who pretend to be boomers online pedestrian.tv/news/why-peopl…

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moylecroft @NewtonMark reality is darker than expected twitter.com/bradesposito/s…

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juhasaarinen They omitted the most frightening biological experiment in the Blue Mountains, @stilgherrian !!! twitter.com/R_Chirgwin/sta…

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damonism Peter’s comment about voting through MyGov (*shudder*) reminds me that in the 1980s (I think) there was a proposal..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bo

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thomas_violence shadow immigration minister Chuntleroy Lurch quick to stress that, under Labor, those posters would only be 98% as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uE

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SteveMolk FFS twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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AlbionLoveDen Australian government RN pic.twitter.com/X0oUi5j0p9

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Discovering where someone has done a half-arsed plumbing fix. Also, being wet. @R_Chirgwin is amused by the dodginess of it.

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GonzoHacker 🌝 “But the rich will just buy their way out of it!”
🤙🏽 “Yes, that’s the idea. Though they’ll likely strategically t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YG

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GonzoHacker When elected president I will mandate the execution of the 100 richest people every year until equality just sorts..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gl

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’ll be travelling in Thailand on a visa this time, because it’s a work trip.

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@SnarkyPlatypus “Portuguese nationals, who can visit East Timor without visas for up to 90 days, provided the visit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ep

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@jendudley ACL will really want to push this, though.

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ProfJeffJarviss Now it’s over $13,000, it will be fascinating to see the candidates at tonight’s debate spar over the future of Bitcoin.

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upulie Seriously? Really??? Are you that silly? pic.twitter.com/2Yxz67AeZt

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@SnarkyPlatypus Hey it’s not THAT lower class! At least I knew it was in East Timor. That’s why Australians can go there.

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@jendudley You know this will end up going to the High Court, right?

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@jendudley Most definitely. There’s some very strange logic running right through this case. It confuses me.

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dobes This is the future liberals want twitter.com/anthonycr0/sta…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m now curious about the clear-up rate for crimes like this. How many people might have video of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y9

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Wearing socks with sandals, that’s the real criminal activity here. twitter.com/QldPolice/stat…

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NY regulators: “Serious compliance deficiencies at the bank spanned Deutsche Bank’s global empire during the same p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0U

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In their Moscow office, Deutsche Bank had one person in charge of all of legal, compliance, and AML, so that sounds..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…j8

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From the next episode, “Trump and Deutsche Bank: It’s Complicated” pca.st/881l

“Deutsche Bank did not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IG

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I’m like a month behind in listening to “Trump, Inc”.

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From “Trump, Inc” ep “What We’ve Learned From Trump’s Tax Transcripts” pca.st/i8fp

“How is it possible..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XJ

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Thu plan, outline draft: Eggs; story pitches, probably; 1430* train to Sydney; do something constructive en route,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cO

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rik_ferguson He’s missing the I. twitter.com/cfarivar/statu…

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@i386 Yes, these dreams are almost identical.

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@i386 Look everyone seemed to be having fun.

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Anyway, how’s your morning going?

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So. Much. Meat. Mountains of it. So much glee. And dancing girls! The End.

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“Enjoy your time at The Sandwich Shop,” the obese man shouted, waving his rod as his suspended chair swayed over th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zy

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As each piece of meat was chosen, a waiter would arrive to hack it off, put it on a paper plate, and take it away t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ni

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The families laughed amongst themselves are they rummaged through the meat to choose what they wanted. The obese ma..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pW

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The obese man cackled, waving his pole, and using it to point out choice cuts of meat. Because, yes, every table, e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n1

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Suspended from the ceiling by a cable arrangement was a big metal chair, and sat in it was an obese shirtless man,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n4

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The whole space was filled with stainless steel tables seating maybe six or eight people, even around the edge of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…62

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I didn’t see the outside of The Sandwich Shop, but inside it was HUGE. A dark, cavernous space with a raised square..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qU

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I was in Philadelphia to report on… something. Why Philadelphia I don’t know, because I’ve never been there, and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ma

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So would you like to hear about my trolldream and business idea? Of course you would. Here we go…

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Thursday. They hover overhead, at the same altitude They have done before. Are you afraid? Thursday.

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