Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 6th, 2019

OK, you wonderful people, thanks for repairing my computer, and for some laughs along the way. This is the heartwar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U5

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gnrosenberg Ok y’all did it: A thread about hogs, ferality, and race in American history.

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MalwareTechBlog Reporter: “If you could go back in time and give your younger self advice, what would it be?”
Me: “can I just stab him instead?”

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Once the computer is back later this week, I’ll send all of you generous people a Special Photograph. ;)

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Oh! A burst of contributions has kicked us past the target to $1160.70. So thank you, not only is the cost of repai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q1

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Oh dear, now I’ve got a contribution of “$30.50 Hogs”, which I suppose counteracts the Nazi thing earlier. ;) And a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ze

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twlldun I see Katie is still confusing the role of Mayor with the role of Batman. pic.twitter.com/D6cCjkW9O9

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TakedownMRAs I’m looking at the program for a Men’s Rights conference and uh… I have questions. pic.twitter.com/LQcWEXQXWd

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For a moment there I thought… well, you know what I thoughttwitter.com/GuardianAus/st…bI

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Hah! Someone just contributed the $36.32 to make it a round $100, but then $5 came in another way…

Thank you both,twitter.com/i/web/status/1…J3kT

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@kcarruthers Thanks. It’s all good. The Official Fruit-based Cleverperson has it all understanding control.

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@staticsan I’ve had some odd numbers over the years.

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If you missed the start of this thread, I’m trying to cover a repair bill of $970.20 and it seems there’s only $136..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…64

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I am astonished to report that the total has reached $833.88, a pleasing number indeed. Thank you. My stress levels are declining.

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@stirlospace That’s a friend’s screen. I was visiting. :)

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@irisherself I sat there watching it for a while. It was lovely.

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Thank you and 10 bonus Troll Points to the person who just contributed $14.88 and gets me addled to a list…

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ellinghausen Peak hour at a golf course in Canberra pic.twitter.com/ZgcCdEZSMh

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$420 + $69 (Nice!) = $489
$489 + $10 + $50 = $549
Thank you all so much.

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jeamland The Blue Lagoon twitter.com/drjoelshulkin/…

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Now at $420 because I think someone is trying to make a joke. Thank you, I laughed. :)

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Thanks for the various suggestions coming in, but I’m already ahead of you. It’s a cracked display. Here’s another..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yY

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@stirlospace No, it’s a cracked screen, not a graphics problem.

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Oh gosh counting @Wyld’s contribution it’s now at $410. Thank you, good people. I’m breathing easier already. :)

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Anyway that’s enough for now. stilgherrian.com/tip is the place, and I’ll mention the total from time to time.

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It was also the gruntiest MacBook Pro configuration at the time. It loves you all.

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I think the only original component is the bottom plate with the serial number, and the chassis. I should rename it “Theseus”.

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Anyway this machine is still a good investment because it’s already had new motherboard, SSD, and other bits under..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dj

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I’m being too lazy to set up a formal campaign today, because they’re a bunch of work, but it may come to that. twitter.com/aqualung/statu…

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If you’ve been meaning to throw me a tip, now would be a great time. stilgherrian.com/tip You’ll get the same po..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lI

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This is the very grunty MacBook Pro my supporters got for me four years ago this month. It’s still got plenty of li..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u7

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So, good people, the other day my computer decided to go all Piet Mondrian on me — here’s a photo of it with a frie.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ym1

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obscureReviewer We have these headphones for loan at the library, guys will often refuse to take them, even if that’s all that’s le..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a9

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cctv_idiots 4th time and 3 concussions later 🙊pic.twitter.com/4NapAVsevt

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“North Korea cyber attacks reap almost $3b for weapons programs, UN report says” abc.net.au/news/2019-08-0…

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“Man who joked about recycling as he threw fridge off cliff ordered to drag it back up” abc.net.au/news/2019-08-0…

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TakenakaLaura MOAR hubs! Hub all the things! twitter.com/bangkokpostnew…

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@SnarkyPlatypus To be fair, snow down to us at 850m isn’t likely, at least usually, but we’ll definitely have to wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yx

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@R_Chirgwin @SnarkyPlatypus And now the evening forecast had upped the chance of there being snow this weekend. pic.twitter.com/Gyj8ilywuM

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sharonodea Yeah cheers guys that really clears everything up 🙄 pic.twitter.com/EK07eiLcox

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DrMiaow Spotted walking into work. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ pic.twitter.com/P0Z8ajeqYA

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@NicholasFryer Poor quoll. I’m thinking I might have to put it back ANOTHER week though, because I can’t be arsed d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iA

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frankieboyle If you didn’t get the exam results you wanted, it’s worth remembering that life on Earth will soon be over

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maximumcuddles Out of ~15,000 reviews of payments over a three year period, of the 5.1million receiving income support, only 0.8%..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qV

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iblametom Apple Is Giving Out Hacker-Friendly iPhones, Plots Mac Bug Bounty — Sourcesforbes.com/sites/thomasbr…X

I’m told this.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…seJ

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@MegJobson1 @fudgeh0g The fact that these birds are arseholes doesn’t preclude other birds being arseholes.

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@erstkate Wrap it in the Herald Sun. That’ll preserve the past.

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@erstkate That albacore at $6.99/kg looks excellent could you grab it for me thanks.

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@NuclearAnthro So what you saying is that we should nuke the feral hogs. Gotcha.

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WombatOnPatrol Here a wombat is raking leaves back into the burrow for bedding. Little one not being particularly helpful. pic.twitter.com/xYLrWIEPCf

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travis_view You will never find a more pure or honest explanation of why people become QAnon followers, or conspiracy theorists..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Aa

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Tue plan, remainder: 1700 interview by a PhD student, who imagines I’m relevant; 1900 cook dinner; quiet evening.

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@ashabeeeee @dobes Yeah I’m pretty sure this was not a thing.

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@Sam_Hickey That sounds about, and Barry is the right name.

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CANBERRA FRIENDS: Please suggest foods to this man. He is mostly not terrible. twitter.com/jpwarren/statu…

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@Ng88Mr Oddly enough, these kids are going for the chocolates, and also denuding Laura Mall of overpriced trinkets. They are well cashed up.

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There’s a huge crowd of kids from a Chinese international school running amok in Leura spending their Middle Class Money and it’s hilarious.

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Also known as magpie-larks, these birds are arseholes. twitter.com/evcricket/stat…

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@joneaves My friend who works in financial services compliance just read some of the policies on their website and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uR

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@joneaves Yep, that sounds about right. I’ll just ask them for their banking license number then. Saying you do “ba..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…an

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@megsandbacon @jonoabroad Yeah, in American English a “hog” is just a pig in farming contexts.

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@lucasgarth There’s a lot happening there that non-Melbourne people don’t understand.

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Good, I look forward to telling them to go fuck themselves. twitter.com/joneaves/statu…

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@SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus The food is lovely. The clientele is a bit white boomer on weekend lunchtimes.

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glengyron This is the future liberals want. twitter.com/erstkate/statu…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @SuperCroup The Alexandra Hotel. Recently changed owners and they did brilliantly sensitive renovations.

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jonkudelka Got some absolutely cracking letters for that one. Some even contained what were very nearly sentences.

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jonkudelka Some dill tried on the feral hog argument but for rabbits back in the 90s after port Arthur. Boy did I enjoy doing that cartoon.

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@jonkudelka Is this a fidget spinner or something even more pointless?

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jonkudelka Cows With Guns but hogs yeah I’ve got nothing.

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jeamland 🎶 You can shoot my hoooooogs, shoot my hogs! (30-50 hogs, bang bang bang, oooh!)

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best_in_dumbest We can’t spell
“Malefactors”
without “Male” pic.twitter.com/5rI0cx9VcC

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Suddenly remembering part of last night’s dreams: A segment on @theprojecttv comparing methods of shaving/waxing your balls.

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And they definitely* don’t sound like a cult. up.com.au/about/ twitter.com/mpesce/status/…

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reselsnark @firstdogonmoon *taps earpiece* no, sorry. I’m being told that this is not in fact the end of it, as we have not ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GO

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SquigglyRick This is the opening page of my book, One Hundred Years of Dirt, exactly as it went to print. What prescience! The f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qL

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firstdogonmoon it’s a guardo article now we can all stop twitter.com/gabriellecj/st…

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matthew_d_green The real danger isn’t the paperclip maximizer. It’s an AI that loves vegetables. twitter.com/tcurrentsource…

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TCurrentSource Mmm close. pic.twitter.com/pxLuQwMj2Z

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MalwareJake Live shot of the CISO trying to schedule a meeting with the board to talk about budgeting for next year… pic.twitter.com/g0byJ2HceM

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@Kimota @SnarkyPlatypus The eastern end of Leura, down in the valley just before the road joins the Great Western Highway, is a hell hole.

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@Kimota @SnarkyPlatypus That and the areas where you can barely even get 3G reception? ;)

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AlexandraErin Neil DeGrasse Tyson voice: Actually, 30-50 feral hogs would result in a net total of -20 feral hogs, more than elim..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZK

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“Snowfalls down to 500-600m” in Victoria, @R_Chirgwin @SnarkyPlatypus, so yeah we’ll definitely feel the tail end..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yD

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It’s a good thing I’m not in Canberra today because I’d be helping so hard.

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jpwarren But wait, there’s more! pic.twitter.com/350bCKIZlW

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jpwarren Behold the litany of failures. pic.twitter.com/BnGYEg2RML

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@jpwarren Seriously, recent IT work by the Australian government is littered with disasters, yet “reform” seems to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cT

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Personally I’d call for a fist and broom handle review. Something truly radical is needed in government IT…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GU

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@ashabeeeee @SnarkyPlatypus @R_Chirgwin But you’d be happy to watch the world burn, right?

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mellowmadds Feral hogs, doo doo doo doo doo doo
Feral hogs, doo doo doo doo doo doo
Feral hogs, doo doo doo doo doo doo
Feral h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Em

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Well this is bound to turn out well, given that Mr Trump has offered to mediate. twitter.com/AJEnglish/stat…

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languesbians david cameron in his shed sees everyone on twitter talking about “hogs” and “coming in 3-5 minutes” and starts panicking

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Sally Pearson on the impact of 30-50 feral hogs. twitter.com/davymark1/stat…

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dobes Feral hogs is taking a very Australian turn, and I am here for our national shame. twitter.com/sarahjeong/sta…

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jonnysun far more people die from the flu than from 30 to 50 feral hogs. Often our emotions respond more to spectacle than to data,

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@juhasaarinen Sadly I mean “sushi bar” as in a food place not an alcohol place. It is not licensed.

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Suddenly remembering that I have a shitload of loyalty credit at the sushi bar in Katoomba.

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@SnarkyPlatypus That’s was a suggestion not an offer btw.

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@SnarkyPlatypus You can have scones this afternoon at the library in Katoomba.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I believe it is properly authentic Australian Chinese. Is there a menu on display?

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@dobes @OzKitsch That and all the scary scenes from Australia’s greatest ever movie, “Razorback”.

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dobes me: HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! HOG! H..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dZ

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To be clear, recording “a podcast” is possible, but I want to know if I can do so while also hooking in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yq

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In the Weekly Wrap I said I’d record a podcast this week even if I had to do it on my iPad, so I might also check o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O6

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Tue plan, draft: Slow start; triage the email; 1300 lunch, Leura; afternoon TBA; 1700 interview by a PhD student; q..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QD

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Today we are all feral hogs.

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Speaking of spectacular… And if you want to see some more serious brain worm infections, read* the replies.

* Youtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…gFV1

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@jpwarren @dobes This is a government conference. Where do they get off making jokes at the taxpayer’s expense?

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@ashabeeeee @SnarkyPlatypus @R_Chirgwin Bad luck, you mean. This weather is terrible and we need the drought to end.

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@dobes @jpwarren Ditto. The meaning is well-established and we’re using it in sentences to communicate with each ot..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qv

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I see that the Blue Mountains “winter” is still too warm and sunny, at least later in the morning. But as the secon..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3X

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Tuesday. All the stars in the universe are arranged on the one straight line, and that line is called Stephanie. Tuesday.

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