Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 15th, 2019

@SnarkyPlatypus OK, definitely going away now. I’m bound to have missed some comments but I’ll grab them in the morning. Cheers.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’ll show him these screenshots in the morning, plus any more that I grab later. Thank you. I’m hav..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZI

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@SnarkyPlatypus Please forgive me for not responding to all of you individually. I am actually reading them all and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jw

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@SnarkyPlatypus He’s also incredible grateful to the people who’ve contributed to his GoFundMe, which is now tickli..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LH

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@SnarkyPlatypus This morning I gave him a list of everyone who’d wished him well and it brought tears. :) At least..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rt

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An update on @SnarkyPlatypus: He was discharged from his second hospital time today and is having an early night he..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…j6

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And… that’s definitely a wrap. Too many words already.

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@jpwarren You and me both. But here we are.

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One big problem with the ACMA complaints process is that audience complaints must first go to the broadcaster, who..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3g

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From the small number ACMA decisions I’ve read in detail — and the Alan Jones decisions are some of them — they seetwitter.com/i/web/status/1…vLus

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This is certainly the perception we get — though I have no hard data to point to. Community attitudes to violence a.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XCy

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ACMA has almost no middle ground, though. They can set an enforceable undertaking, but past that there’s not really..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…56

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This is an interesting argument, and maybe one worth putting to ACMA. On the flipside, though, you could also argue..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…j2

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OK, I’ll respond to a few replies, but not for long because I want to cook dinner soon…

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Anyway, I’ll wrap by saying that 2GB simply wouldn’t care if Alan Jones offends people who don’t now and won’t ever..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qE

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2GB is a commercial operation, so their decisions about who’s on air are primarily commercial decisions. If he’s ga..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sT

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To put it more clearly, yes, Alan Jones is a complete and utter cunt. For many reasons. Someone should fill his po..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rH

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NOTE FOR THE HARD OF THINKING: I’m not defending Jones…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ld

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Re Alan Jones’ “shove a sock down the throat” of Ardern comment today, it’s worth noting that his Gillard / Hanson-..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OR

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@z3ndrag0n I’m not the one withholding the cure for cancer!

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FXMC1957 15 August 1975. Peter Gabriel, the flamboyant lead singer of prog rock group Genesis, announced that he was leaving..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b6

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KetuAlbrecht so

the limit is 412 chicken nuggets pic.twitter.com/xgEa1iCkTG

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CricketTasCEO Wrong Nick Cummins… pic.twitter.com/sKh5aqIVG8

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joshgnosis “Nearly all the data Jones cited is incorrect or misleading.”

Timeless sentence. theguardian.com/media/2019/aug…

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“Snake and ladders as Australian broadband realigns towards NBN,” writes @dobes. “An incumbent telco complaining of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yU

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AUS_Hansard Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security - Impact of the exercise of law enforcement and intellig..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xZ

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Do we really need a pigeon-based Twitter account? twitter.com/AshfieldPigeon…

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OVIC_AU “Organisations should not rely solely on de-identification to protect data”. We’ve just published a blog post with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LX

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elwelleats First things first, stop taking babies to that church. twitter.com/christeen405/s…

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NZChloe Ahem.

You’re welcome pic.twitter.com/FQp4ke3NSC

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@juhasaarinen Well, that’s true. They’re cunning fuckers. (Also, excellent callback!

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GreenJ what ScoMo wore next. twitter.com/41Strange/stat…

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johnmcternan What a trifecta: racist, stupid and useless. ‘Chicken takeaway boxes warn young people of knife crime danger - ⁦..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…il

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This actually looks kinda fun, @NewtonMark. Unless you’re corn. twitter.com/JacdecNew/stat…

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WarWraith Me: “Debate me, you COWARD!”

Cow: “Moo”

Me: “Yeah, fine. You win.”

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@roisin6 Nah, even then. I’m sick of dolphins and their enablers.

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Nightwyrm In other news, I think a fair number of these right-wingers are wound something fierce, so we should refer to them as “righty-tighties”.

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@R_Chirgwin Yeah that doesn’t look right. :)

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@roisin6 Yeah, dolphins are arseholes. They can go too.

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@ApostrophePong Checking this: “An Aussie catalogue of animal-sampling songs” abc.net.au/triplej/news/m…

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@R_Chirgwin Maybe don’t wobble it so much once it’s all the way in?

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botandy the packaging on the Sunday roast says 100% certified Jonas brother but which Jonas brother

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@ApostrophePong Yep, that’s definitely an Australian Magpie. Unmistakeable.

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MikeCarlton01 A call from Alan Jones ? For me ??? pic.twitter.com/MWK05YKVnC

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BDHerzinger *David Attenborough voice*

The Flanker, ever skittish, approaches the watering hole and takes a drink, scanning it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KB

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@dobes @chrisjrn I have never even been to that place. Wherever it is.

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awelder Each time those laws went before parliament, experienced political journalists declared they were essential to nati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QX

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MichaelPascoe01 “In Australia today, journalism is being used as a cover by foreign intelligence actors.”
To win a Joe McCarthy cup..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xI

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I say keep killing the selfish fuckers until they hand it over. twitter.com/rod3000/status…

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@glengyron @chrisjrn I think you mean Myponga? (I went to Myponga Primary School.)

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“2Day FM cancels Sydney breakfast show,” and the planet’s IQ rises slightly. mumbrella.com.au/2day-fm-cancel… pic.twitter.com/46b0SmRWCB

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UglyBoyBigLoser “don’t pour oil down the sink, it’s bad for the pipes”
“don’t use draino, it’s bad for the pipes”
guess what. fuck..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wS

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@chrisjrn Wow. You leave me in a difficult position.

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@zdnetaustralia Thu plan, updated: The subject of Health Patrol has been discharged from hospital, so I’ve wiped th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fN

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Whenever you hear someone say “customer journey” you should throw your glass of water into their face. Still in the glass.

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Also, if I may add without context, no one wants a goddam “journey”. They just want the product and/or service. You..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CT

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lrntex A Chinese friend from my old grad program (half Chinese students half Western students) posted this on his WeChat m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…23

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Thu plan, confirmed: Health Patrol errand to Katoomba (en route); write for @zdnetaustralia; and this evening, sort..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xC

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@zdnetaustralia Another angle from @TheMandarinAU: “Pezzullo says document-leaker was playing a forbidden ‘Canberra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gs

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@TimWattsMP Don’t get me started. :) Or maybe Australian startups should refer to “Melbourne Cup Week” or “The Festival of the Boot”.

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@kcarruthers @VTeagueAus If a bucket isn’t open, wouldn’t it be a jar?

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That last one will obviously be difficult for you. It’s certainly difficult for me.

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Dear Internet Journalists, please remember that there’s a chance — just a tiny weeny chance — that your story willtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…SKn0

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“Smart ovens have been turning on overnight and preheating to 400 degrees” theverge.com/2019/8/14/2080… (I assume..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ap

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briankrebs A periodic reminder of a perennial and sad truth. twitter.com/briankrebs/sta…

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chrisculnane MEDIA RELEASE: Read more on the re-identification of ourselves, a co-traveller, & a State MP from an open release o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…br

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bobthegeo @LJPatton @MikeCarlton01 @7NewsSydney I worked at a very large American oil company in Sydney in late 70s. There wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yr

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@jpwarren It’s nice to see you joining the dots there.

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“Australia’s digital identity solution to soon link with myGov,” for some value of “soon”. zdnet.com/article/austra…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Wed: “Media IT networks a national security risk: AFP” zdnet.com/article/media-…

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@jeamland @bigjsl I think it’s another Tom of Finland thing.

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@jeamland @SnarkyPlatypus Wow, they’re getting really worked up by this, eh.

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Jeff_Sparrow How good is Australian politics gonna be during a recession!

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stilgherrian MAGICAL: “Police warning after man seen huffing petrol in Auckland laundromat dryer” nzherald.co.nz/front-page-top…

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As I said the other day, the Media is a pack of fuckwits. I should know, I are one.

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arizclint After watching this video, please ensure you direct your hate mail to @iAmTheWarax as I will … twitter.com/Seeker/status/…

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Pinboard America is the world’s greatest adhocracy.

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johnrobb Umbrella Testudo pic.twitter.com/rIMK1ezz74

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Thu plan, outline: Slow start; Health Patrol errand to Katoomba; write for @zdnetaustralia; and this evening, sort..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2H

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Thursday. It swings slowly from side to side as it falls to the floor. Perhaps it is too fluffy. Thursday.

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