Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 3rd, 2019

OK, kids, I’m going to try to get some sleep, and I’ll worry about how to deal with this “little obstacle” tomorrow..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pL

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@morebento They do last, eh. :) Anyway, I know the drill. Apple Store, get a quote or confirmation of warranty free..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eH

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@fewenfarbetween I appreciate the suggestion but I know what I’m looking at. pic.twitter.com/zgUIpi9l81

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I question the “1/3 of South Korean women 19-29 have had plastic surgery” claim. I’ll bet it’s a more restricted sa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lw

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johnmcternan The Black Death raises wages. Brexit is a similar opportunity. pic.twitter.com/N7ib74rfCM

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@Wyld The battery was replaced more recently, even though I got The Email the other day. See previous tweets. It’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bT

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@morebento This is the mid-2015 MacBook Pro 15-inch that my supporters bought me. Top specs, including 1TB SSD. It’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qu

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@Wyld It’s a mid-2015 MacBook Pro 15-inch, so the classic, and it looks like it’ll need a new screen. But I’m not t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jb

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Still, who knows what’s possible. Sigh.

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Indeed. And with the machine four years old this month I will probably have warranty problems. Anyway I’ll deal wit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5o

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Goddammit I think I have a problem. pic.twitter.com/tlWkA7dMPP

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@R_Chirgwin @WarWraith @purserj @SnarkyPlatypus Yes, and they make meat pies every day. Case closed.

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@jpwarren @upulie @wobster @jplonie @SnarkyPlatypus @purserj Also, the second and third rows need to be swapped.

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Mooglet1 It’s all fun and games until you realise it’s not his finger on your lip. pic.twitter.com/ayv3lF5dem

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@upulie @wobster @jplonie @SnarkyPlatypus @purserj Oh great, so new it’s all Sovereign Citizen wankery? TIMES HAVE..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…17

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@upulie @jplonie @SnarkyPlatypus @purserj I think that’s the vibe of the thing now, yes.

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@upulie @jplonie @SnarkyPlatypus @purserj Wait, which section of the Constitution or Commonwealth law does this relate to?

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@R_Chirgwin My God those Commies were good at dezinformatsiya!

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@SnarkyPlatypus @oberonsghost @dobes @NewtonMark @thegrugq I now want to know a lot more about this economist and his motives.

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@RealNickHodge @SnarkyPlatypus @dobes @NewtonMark Well already it has both high-speed rail AND a monorail. Fantastic!

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s only 5am EDT so this will take a while to build.

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@purserj @SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus This is all rubbish. I regularly buy a Cornish pastie at Central station.

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@SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus @purserj This is ridiculous. It’s just a different way of folding the pie skin.

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Listening to the latest “Stay Tuned” podcast with @PreetBharara, “CIA Spies & Gadgets (with Michael Morell)”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Q5

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Rotarywings1 A russian Mil Mi-26 lifting a Tupolev Tu 134 😲 pic.twitter.com/tjcZQEA5sJ

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@SnarkyPlatypus @purserj A SCALE OF PIES:
1. Proper and Correct Meat Pie
2. Cornish Pastie
3. Cattle Pie (see photo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ui

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Being cut off.

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@niltiac @SnarkyPlatypus @purserj I cannot help you here. You are just wrong.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @purserj Also, pumpkin “pie” is a crime against humanity. A “food” that its barely for pigs. It’s m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Me

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@SnarkyPlatypus This opinion is both incorrect and wrong, @purserj. Also, it’s not an actual pie if it doesn’t have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pw

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@SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus Mince pies are disgusting and you should be ashamed of yourself.

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oliyoung this is hardcore twitter.com/skydart/status…

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simon_schama why do these dunces abuse history in the name of their simple- minded prejudices. 1) the Reformation was a pan Euro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vb

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Moon Cakes are the Mince Pies of the Chinese world. Terrible and wrong. @SnarkyPlatypus twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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@_DaveKnowles @glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus Ah yes, it’s best to use the authentic recipe.

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@jeamland @glengyron “We want the finest wines available to humanity, we want them here, and we want them now!”

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davidghamilton1 Going into the samples freezer in a Biology department is always a lottery… pic.twitter.com/kQvtO8zg8t

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@glengyron @_DaveKnowles @SnarkyPlatypus I agree with Dave that “proper” is a complicated word, but nevertheless…

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vwdasher Cat was very curious about the scanner and decided to sit on it. So here is a cat scan. pic.twitter.com/65S08qhXd2

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@SnarkyPlatypus Between that and the Moon Cake thing you’re screwed.

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@RealNickHodge @CptHollingworth Should we ever be attacked by early-WW2 German armoured forces then this will be vital knowledge, yes.

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@RealNickHodge @CptHollingworth This is a reference to the time that Mr Hollingworth and I identified a wrecked Pan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dt

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@RealNickHodge Indeed. Also, it seems to be a Panzer II chassis from the sprockets and the return rollers, but furt..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vt

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@erstkate Maybe. But let me tell you, you’re not getting any cheesy comestibles via this “cow” any time soon. pic.twitter.com/QyzywOBL08

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@RealNickHodge Is that some piece of farmer-grade engineering on a Panzer II chassis?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Today’s new band name: The Aldi Pork Deception, a prog rock / jazz fusion tribute band.

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@GordyPls @alexkidman Sigh. Well if I must have wine, then I must.

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@RealNickHodge Where do they fit onto the tractor?

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@GordyPls @alexkidman I’m not annoyed at the people, merely their terrible lazy behaviour on the Twitter.

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Thank you to @RealNickHodge for bringing this important nozzle news to my attention. twitter.com/nozzlesonline/…

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nozzlesonline Are you taking delivery of YOUR NEW G4, G6, G8 or trailed 3TS sprayer anytime soon?

We’ve just made 2,4..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TA

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DEAR SPORTSBALL FANS: Can you remember to properly hashtag your tweets so we can mute your bullshit please thank you.

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@johnthelutheran @SnarkyPlatypus The Platypus is of the view that there were never any pets, or perhaps there were..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eV

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@johnthelutheran It’s quite the mystery, even though it seems that @SnarkyPlatypus has slightly misremembered it. dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/inne…

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@jeamland @LapTop006 It seems to be the day for less-obvious Monty Python references.

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@azteclove @SnarkyPlatypus This is true, but even my sense of humour isn’t that dark.

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Diamond_Jax (I am 6 months pregnant)

Me after ordering my coffee:

Stranger at Starbucks: you know you should be drinking dec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…io

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dr_acps My 9yr daughter asked me to be part of her science experiment and I joking replied “where’s the consent form?” She..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8X

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Sat plan, remainder: Having accomplished All The Things, I’ll now have a well-deserved* nap, and then think about d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XN

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@Ng88Mr Isn’t he great! Bloke checking the horses in t’paper. Quality time travel.

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Passing the Hill of Dead Pets.

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A further , but from Central platform 23 because all is chaos. pic.twitter.com/8vcD8vGVBj

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dmimno Tip for students going off to college: study 80s/90s pop culture. Particularly Ferris Beuller, Princess Bride, Simp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…is

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@HopesDashed Yes, you have my sympathy. I miss some of the regional trains from South Australia. Sigh.

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@NuclearAnthro “If only we’d reached them in time…”

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@martinwalsh @realist I’ve had the 2006 film sitting in my must-watch list for years, sorry Martin.

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Sydney International Boat Show, aka Waterborne Wankerfest. pic.twitter.com/9YGqrhKng0

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Erection in progress, Darling Harbour. Also, there’s some building work. pic.twitter.com/NFFBVStM1V

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@NuclearAnthro Friends don’t let friends read post-structuralists.

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@realist Agreeing with all of that. My understanding from the recent Ken Burns documentary — highly recommended —twitter.com/i/web/status/1…h5a4

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First reaction: This looks interesting.
Second reaction: $24 Pad Thai Goong? Get fucked. pic.twitter.com/ogUBKleHAw

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Spoiling a big dog.

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RadioFreeTom I know that my strategy thread is long and kinda chewy; a lot is shorthand. If you’re patient, I’ll spend..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MW

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SwiftOnSecurity Microsoft’s campus hasn’t had a LAN for five years. All employees are required to connect to the closest café WiFi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ng

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@melissamadsen It is, but I need to travel more to get some variety. That will be happening next month.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jonoabroad I thought that said Maroubra via New Zealand and I’d be up for that.

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I’ve been looking forward to this film for some time. More Australians should know about this outstanding work by t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iO

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, and yes after a brief hiatus I’m back to my tediously repetitive train photos. pic.twitter.com/WHIG5RlKsO

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ArtyomLukin Russia abolishes the 20% tax on the purchase of gold by individuals. The move is aimed at boosting Russia’s gold-mi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7J

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eoinyk *800 years of Irish history turns and looks straight at camera* pic.twitter.com/cMjuToD9nH

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@kcarruthers @BBCNews OK, yeah, that was also pretty good.

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To be fair, “This week’s @BackgroundBrief on <x> needs a listen” is true for all values of x, @NewtonMark. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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@kcarruthers @BBCNews Name a better Reagan bit then, and not the “Evil Empire” mic check thing.

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Oh yeah, there’s also an errand to Darling Harbour, but that’s not worth mentioning.

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The previous tweet used the word “administrativia” and that’s just wrong.

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Sat plan, confirmed: Minor administrivia (done); 1100 back repairs, Darlinghurst; lunch, somewhere; some sort of sh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Io

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“South Korean cult leader who held 400 people captive in Fiji jailed for six years” theguardian.com/world/2019/aug…

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“In Search of… Clean Underpants”, narrated by Leonard Nimoy.

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BrigadierSlog Not just an idiot, but a biblical idiot. pic.twitter.com/bKCpYbjkyR

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Anyway, it’s more accurately that the INF Treaty is expiring and the no one seem interested in renewing it, as I un..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EX

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From @ForeignPolicy: “The INF Treaty Is Dead, and Russia Is the Biggest Loser” foreignpolicy.com/2019/08/02/the…

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For those playing at home, it was the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty of 1987, one of Ronald Reagan’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…02

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Well done, @abcnews TV, you’ve managed to do an entire story about the US withdrawing from “a treaty” without sayin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PF

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Sports commentator: “… they’re a team to beat.”

Sigh. All teams are always teams to beat. That’s the whole point of sport.

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kcarruthers Privatising this was always going to end up here… twitter.com/kcarruthers/st…

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Me, to @gathgwyn: “Are you having a bit of a howl there, are you?”
@SnarkyPlatypus: “Like a Beat poet.”
Well played.

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@jpwarren @NewtonMark “The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) — a body that has attracted criticism for the numb.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5Om

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“Exclusive: Police bypass courts for warrants” by @KarenMMiddleton in @SatPaper thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/politics/… “78% of int..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xT

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kcarruthers So this is a thing now 🤷‍♀️ pic.twitter.com/MWbE6anOwD

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MAZ_DY Omg pic.twitter.com/lbcC72V3h5

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If you look closely, and when the light is just right, you can see the NIMBY dreams spiralling down into it. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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Sat plan, draft: Minor administrativia; 1100 back repairs, Darlinghurst; lunch, somewhere; remainder TBA but, like,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M6

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Australian government, spooks, and industry all on different cyber pages”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6a

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anthonydever Bahahahahaha Zuck is high af pic.twitter.com/UN0SC0hdEG

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@Mikenicholls88 I’m certainly glad I’m not in the Mountains today, though I finally return tomorrow and it’ll be fun.

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Yes, folks, the Sydney “winter” continues and we’re all going to die. pic.twitter.com/mdW6KufuAY

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Saturday. Cabbages, one per orifice. Saturday.

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