Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 11th, 2019

I’m going away now.

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@duckbytheoboe I though it was just some sort of yeast infection.

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@JohnBirmingham Goddam. Sadly no, they don’t let me teach people things any more. Something about fire.

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stilgherrian Theory: Kombucha is a Russian disinformation operation designed to sap our will to live.

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stilgherrian At least in “A Clockwork Orange” they had to use clamps to keep his eyes on the screen..twitter.com/techAU/status/…pk

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stilgherrian It’s true. I know I’m turned on. twitter.com/CillizzaCNN/st…

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I thought more people would have enjoyed this tweet. twitter.com/macleanbrendan…

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@franksting Isn’t it a grubby, grubby bit of work. :(

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ghensel Meanwhile on tinder pic.twitter.com/NToO6RLSWm

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It’s almost at 62% now. You people aren’t completely terrible. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@JohnBirmingham Maybe we could crowdfund a couple of detectives.

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“Bear falls on police car in California, causing fiery wreck” abc.net.au/news/2019-08-1…

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@staticsan @R_Chirgwin Maybe, but the Sunday Roast would be a lot easier.

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@staticsan @R_Chirgwin Or you could use a slightly larger metal box and put the people into that.

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@R_Chirgwin Cardboard is definitely the correct material for making a flue.

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When comedians make a joke about how “everyone is on the internet these days” they are literally a generation out of date.

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@_midofo_ No, I don’t really have favourites and yeah it’s a silly concept.

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Oh don’t be so fuckin’ stupid. Of course not. twitter.com/canberratimes/…

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glengyron Bath full of baked beans and the Tory MP of your choice dressed in a latex Thatcher mask. 5€.

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glengyron Imagine the sex tourism opportunities the collapse of the British Pound will provide.

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@GordyPls @johnb78 It’s roughly 1000 TZS to 1 USD, so maybe VND is the one to aim for at about 23,000 to 1.

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ManojKamps drag queen or plant? pic.twitter.com/wFkeY8hVDr

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@SnarkyPlatypus The Platypus has been quiet on the Twitter this weekend but he’s feeling very validated* by all thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qy

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Mr @SnarkyPlatypus’ GoFundMe is now tickling 53% of its target, so thank you everyone and please keep it going. Hel..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PP

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 480: Cockatoos, snow, and very little work” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/48… Covers 5–11 Augustpic.twitter.com/WqE2C7KSBgBg

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Now I can’t post my Weekly Wrap because something is broken. And today started so well. No wait, it was snowing. So it’s all been rubbish.

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I still don’t understand why Gotye is even a thing.

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PPantsdown Wow, The Australian’s really gone batshit crazy pic.twitter.com/R4jlUImUkX

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Aha! Apple Penrith just called to say that my MacBook Pro is fine, but that the new trackpad — part of the top asse.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0cz

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@mattjhatton Well, yes, but that’s my assumption. Perhaps a different assumption is that they don’t know how long t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eq

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Botheration. My MacBook Pro won’t be ready until tomorrow, I’m told. Diagnostics haven’t finished running as expect..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HR

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Theory: Kombucha is a Russian disinformation operation designed to sap our will to live.

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JustJimWillDo Americans are all, “Trump had him killed”, “Clinton had him killed”!

I think it’s quite obvious that the Queen had..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uP

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rothschildmd These people vote. Do you? pic.twitter.com/Rj6uAAeVUJ

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derridalicious we know Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide, we just don’t know who did it yet

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@Exosynjii @MatthewBevan I’m happy for him to work from wherever he is.

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A smooth Sunday afternoon treat. I generally preference something with a bit more peat, but this is most acceptable. pic.twitter.com/h5fFI5iQpO

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MatthewBevan We cross live to the guy currently running the universe pic.twitter.com/ICAlYl80tv

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@JonoH @SatPaper I have a digital subscription, so no. :)

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You may have noticed that I usually don’t get to @SatPaper until Sunday. It matters not. It’s quality slow news. Recommended.

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@gossy_b @melissamadsen Thanks. I do love playing with language.

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Strandjunker Hillary Clinton could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and do nothing, and they would say she shot Jeffrey Epstein.

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“The legacy of Graham Freudenberg,” a remarkable political obituary. Worth reading, Quiet Australians.
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matttburke This is true. Just the other day I tried to pay a millennial $17,000 a week to kill the 30-50 feral hogs that run i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YW

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@cathywilcox1 Beautiful work, young man. ;) Never order the “special beef” anything.

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@SwiftOnSecurity In NSW this weekend we’ve had both snow and bushfires. Happy days!

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At least in “A Clockwork Orange” they had to use clamps to keep his eyes on the screen..twitter.com/techAU/status/…pk

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amandabrotchie Kangaroos and snow, my sister’s front yard, Australia pic.twitter.com/NgBEo7vUH8

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@trentyarwood Good luck. They’re obviously in the neighbourhood, but then I guess they always are.

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@trentyarwood I’m going with aphids of some sort. You don’t want them.

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Last week I caught this “Coding Lab for Kids: Sphero Robot Obstacle Challenge” at Apple Penrith and the kids were h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S8

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Hey @SnarkyPlatypus I think I’ve found your new avatar. Want me to make a square/circle friendly version? twitter.com/Kristen_Arnett…

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SavageLucia @mdennedy You should see the puzzled looks on peoples faces when I tell them their fitness tracker (heart rate, cal..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rH

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@ozjimbob I’m guessing there’s a papp permanently camped out nearby looking for any celebs, and as soon as they spo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5H

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I’ve just checked with Apple Penrith. My computer is currently running the final deep diagnostics before they sign..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ap

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@JustJimWillDo Alas the steak was a bit average. But I was hungry.

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@DrRhysPockett @glengyron It’s remarkably shitty work. I’ll grab the story itself later.

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@martinwalsh @realist Cheers. I’ll watch the doco first to refresh my memory, I think.

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“Murdoch media fuels far-right recruitment”
thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/politics/… Great @SatPaper front page by @SquigglyRick.

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@melissamadsen It does seem extravagant, though I haven’t read the story yet. I’ll report further if I find a paper somewhere.

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@guytaur I got that. :) Yeah it’s quite an astounding hit job.

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redditships My (25m) bf had angered crows and magpies and now they’re defecating on my car buff.ly/2yMnMHG pic.twitter.com/qE4PNx9kaA

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@realist @martinwalsh Thanks. I’m not sure when I’ll see it yet, but some time this coming week might be possible.

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Fabulous photo of Daniel Johns on the front page of the Sunday Telegraph, eh. pic.twitter.com/Iy8cdWnvfz

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@realist @martinwalsh Thank for the commentary, Joel. Martin must be over the moon with the great reviews it’s been getting.

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fab_hinz This is an awkward day for the “if it looks similar they probably just secretly imported it” crowd. twitter.com/nktpnd/status/…

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macleanbrendan I demand Epstein’s body be put in the fish tube!!!

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@SuperCroup Oh well done. Fun Fact: The upper Blue Mountains area is higher than the highest point in England.

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misosusanowa @andylassner @stilgherrian Ah, but their calculations fail on the numbers; they didn’t include the “2” of 2019. So:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ay

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Have we taken PET PAMPERING too far? pic.twitter.com/gQgYef49SD

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@duckbytheoboe You could just set up a fabric stall in a pub. That way you wouldn’t have to create the licensing deal out of whole cloth.

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@flowblok You can only plead that so many times before the “temporary” tag becomes questionable.

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@R_Chirgwin This was Peter in TC036. He seemed quite jovial about it. Or was just accepting his fate.

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@flowblok Mate, you went out running this morning. Sod that.

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There’s a group of young tourist women on this train who dressed for a day’s Blue Mountains walking in just shorts..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F2

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@itgrrl @jpwarren Still, I like the idea of a Trout Cannon.

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I think @R_Chirgwin would appreciate this adventure. And going back up Megalong Street, he got to within 10m of the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yd

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jpwarren Who else totally wants a go on this awesome ride? twitter.com/kashthefuturis…

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@MWhalan In a way, yes. If it’s bought in August 2015 then it gets a new battery. (This is separate from the new sc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nt

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And here we are. The driver had a great run. Unlike yesterday, when black ice on Lovel Street meant his ABS brakes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bi

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The drivers is coming via Sinclair Avenue, past the lake, not the Great Western Highway. The idiot who designed the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dg

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The driver has made it through Leura. And the train is running three minutes late, so its now at 1251. How exciteme..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FW

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Oh good*, they’re having to send a taxi down from Katoomba. Have I left enough time to make the 1248 train?

* Not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b8

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senthorun Universities are not places for insecure, self-entitled “provocateurs” to rehearse bigoted, anti-intellectual, and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JO

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It’s quite lovely down in Penrith today. pic.twitter.com/Jj1qMDHtDd

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andylassner I just got off the phone with Q.

Was at car wash so bad connection, but here’s what I think they said.

Don’t qu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AV

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Sun plan, confirmed: 1248 train to Penrith; Sunday Lunch and errands, assuming my fixed computer will be available..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w3

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This does not strike me as a good day for helicopters, @AndyDW_. twitter.com/AndyDW_/status…

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plansplaining As you wake up this Sunday morning, be grateful you’re not called Jeffrey Epstein. twitter.com/EpsteinJeffrey…

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There seemed to be more consistent snow on that side of the building. twitter.com/R_Chirgwin/sta…

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@kapankhurst You don’t want snow. Snow is rubbish.

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I see that a bunch of the Great Western Highway is closed between Lithgow and Bathurst. pic.twitter.com/7WkjLrhJP9

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@juhasaarinen Unfortunately this low down its just enough snow to be annoying and, yesterday, slushy without being useful.

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@CosmicRami Yes, it’s fabulous. Slightly warmer apparent temperature at Wentworth Falls than the Mount Boyce station, but even so.

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I’m very pleased that @SnarkyPlatypus’ GoFundMe is hitting 46% of its target already. Please consider. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Sun plan: Not freeze; minor chores; Sunday Lunch and errands, Penrith, assuming my fixed computer will be available..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gH

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Haha yes it’s just started snowing right now, with a bigger lump showing as approaching on the radar. FFS.

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On the other hand, there may be more snow. I don’t know what’s going on any more. pic.twitter.com/Eizi0xybsy

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Well yes, I suppose it’s “sunny”, but..pic.twitter.com/SKq0xAMfHJHJ

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Sunday. A nautical theme, in Queensland, with a sub-plot involving Russians. Sunday.

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