Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 15th, 2019

Transmitters off. See you in Sydney tomorrow.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well yeah, it’s Thai and not-Thai. I do have some photos from yesterday to show you too.

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OH, boomer in the row behind: “This chicken, is it safe”? Another one asks whether they can have a cappuccino with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cl

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@karinakeisler Kookaburras are such smug arseholes. Just look at this one, @SnarkyPlatypus!

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mattjhatton Because I am a fucking idiot I paid too much money to get myself a mug that some fucking random sent @dobes. pic.twitter.com/LBgvjYA6xM

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@chrisrauchle @schlutes That’s not a universal socket. Hence the converter. Which is heavy.

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@JustJimWillDo So, the problem with the pants I’m wearing, and I wish I’d noticed this before I bought them, is tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wc

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GaryLineker To be fair to him, that’s not sledging, that’s just an honest observation. twitter.com/piersmorgan/st…

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sovietvisuals “A photo of my wife in 1986.” Izhevsk, USSR

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quendergeer When your cockatiel starts attacking his little mirror pic.twitter.com/zch7hH936X

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@ApostrophePong I saw the new tracks on the way north. So much is being built right now.

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@jplonie It’s business class airline food.

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It could be up to 90 minutes before I have another meal.

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One hour until departure. Wondering whether to have more pre-dinner food or wait until I’m on the plane.

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seveniste @stilgherrian I’ve had it in for the cricket since I was in highschool. The ABC used to play it instead of Dr Who i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RT

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@franksting @SnarkyPlatypus You put the sauce on the noodles, if you want.

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@oberonsghost @SnarkyPlatypus Remind me again what “discretionary” means?

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POLL: Which is more stupidly overrated? Please show your working. Please retweet.

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But does cricket really matter though?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Do we know anyone else who went to a Jesuit school?

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SydneyPead Nice to see there is ONE woman speaking at the anti-choice rally in Sydney today. 1 out of 9 ain’t bad. pic.twitter.com/Ve7NroRaBt

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@ApostrophePong It’s raining quite a bit at Suvarnabhumi right now.

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HongKongFP A woman bearing a Donald Trump 2020 re-election banner briefly stood in front of the crowd at the British Consulate..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kt

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phbarratt Just look at those two Riverview boys ranting! twitter.com/phoebe2302/sta…

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Prisonblogger Next time you read about someone getting themselves sent to prison so they can get ‘detox’ - this is what they ge..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l7

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@franksting Each time the offending party reset the power and started again, he’d blow the circuits again, and kept..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kQ

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@franksting Someone I know had a way of dealing with this, and used it for loud music. He made a power plug that wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZU

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@upulie @James_Jeffrey Oh I am having a sook right now. Your maple syrup foolishness has ruined my entire evening.

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@James_Jeffrey It was going so well, and then @upulie ruined everything with this maple syrup nonsense.

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SquigglyRick Amazing pic.twitter.com/vwcTy2W9CT

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firstdogonmoon OMG HELEN twitter.com/SlayerRules_42…

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 485: Cybers in Chiang Mai, and such” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/48… Covers 9–15 Septemberpic.twitter.com/XbLob7F2cTcT

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@redtwitdown Thanks, I’ll give this a try when it seems the right place to experiment with a shaver.

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@kcarruthers @franksting @SnarkyPlatypus Look they just gave us all knives so who am I to question their judgement?

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Yeah I knew we were running ahead of schedule. pic.twitter.com/rTpHCGKMPm

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Transmitters off. See you in Bangkok.

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Business class for an 80-minute flight is such a wank.

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@ApostrophePong Am emotional day, eh? May good fortune go with you! And lol you’re a landlord now.

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Ah! We’re boarding from the international side. I am pre-cleared to transfer at Bangkok,

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OK so this is weird. I’m still the right gate, it’s less than 25 minutes to departure, we’ve got an A330 wide-body..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6h

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@nnwakelam @ApostrophePong The country town aspect hit me on the way to the airport earlier. Narrow, bendy roads. A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QS

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@nnwakelam @ApostrophePong I wish I’d had more time to explore. I really like it.

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@nnwakelam Well I was the APNIC conference in CMX earlier in the week, and caught up with @ApostrophePong in BKK be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ob

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In which gravity helps me stay in the correct Thai mode of engineering. pic.twitter.com/jr6Ld1qzYd

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THAILAND WINNING THE WAR ON BUZZING THINGS.

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@humusbeings That would’ve just been embarrassing for everyone.

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@kiwibrew I’m not surprised to hear that. @ApostrophePong took me to the main one in Bangkok and it looked a bit over the top.

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In the US the TSA would’ve just ripped open the bag etc because God Bless America. Here in Chiang Mai, the security..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VK

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It has been determined after some discussion that I’m to carry the shaver in my cabin baggage.

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Ah OK, my checked-in bag is making a buzzing noise. My shaver has turned itself on because the switch is a stupid p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q2

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Causing a security incident. Stand by lol.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Ah. Almost everyone in the lounge just left to board China Eastern Airlines MU206 to Sha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1t

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@munin @SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron That’s terrible. Also, it’s dried, and in packaging, and then in a sealed duty-free thingy.

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MarcusduSautoy When I spotted @kimjoyskitchen recipe @guardian for mango tart with geometric fruit pieces, the mathematician in me..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wx

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BennettArron I was on stage chatting with a couple who said they’d been dating for 11 years. I ‘suggested’ that the guy propose..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…le

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron The guy with all the durian looks miserable. I don’t think his durian has brought him much joy.

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@DrRhysPockett “What did the Europeans ever do for us?”

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@franksting Look I can’t help it if you’ve made poor life choices.

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Chinese tourists with vast supplies of dried durian sealed in their duty-free bags from King Power, the largest and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AM

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I wonder if I’ll get complaints if I mention that the term “almond milk” goes back to at least medieval Europe.

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In the Thai Airways lounge at CNX. It is my intention to eat a lot of dumplings.

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Being passed by a small funeral procession. pic.twitter.com/QgTpewlnYm

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Here we go. Google Maps never quite seems to understanding which way I’m facing. pic.twitter.com/N5KEAUzORW

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@SnarkyPlatypus Also I’ve just been told my car is ready.

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johnb78 This is the one of the most amazing ideas ever: screwing up the navigational systems of V1 bombs by turning the sou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xh

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m lazy. I’m getting the hotel shuttle to the airport. At first I thought “Wow 250 baht is so expe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p0

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@miranda_maybe One of the grumpiest-looking fish I’ve ever met.

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Sun plan, midday ICT update: 1230 hotel shuttle to airport (I was too lazy to negotiate something cheaper); lunch i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K5

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@purserj @SnarkyPlatypus Yeah though I think they’re more unpredictable — chaotic if you will, at least from a huma.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vkQ

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_midofo_ Thanks Duluth Trading for this youtube.com/watch?v=pBJk3X…

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@SnarkyPlatypus More freshwater deities up here. The naga shown on all the wat is the source of the Ping River, the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3r

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@SnarkyPlatypus Oops. Most of the things I have been calling dragons are actually naga, and now I feel like an idio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ye

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@guardianelm @SnarkyPlatypus You can’t make a dildo out of chocolate.

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@j_s_n_d Are we talking about the same internet here?

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A magnificent example of the period. A fantastic view from that balcony at the top, too, though they don’t let you..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W1

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Remember, kids, this is what the internet is made of. twitter.com/justincormack/…

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shortbread9241 Passive aggressive Alaskan map of the United States pic.twitter.com/kI8cAu0ZYo

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dark_shark Cornell’s Macaulay Library: A scientific archive of 150,000 bird calls and animal sounds ..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Kn

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gordihyena My roommate got super stoned a couple weeks back and found out you can order a personalized big toblerone. He immed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pv

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BTW, @SnarkyPlatypus, it proved really difficult to find a dragon last night. The only ones I could see for sale we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ua

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garthk Buzzfeed should do a list of the top 20 cities of the world ranked by how their aesthetically pleasing their ruins will look in 100 years.

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@SnarkyPlatypus You could have a busker playing “Under the Bridge” under it.

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Well, @SnarkyPlatypus @ApostrophePong, I knew the financing deal had stalled but I didn’t know this cute little det..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AE

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GregoryVRaymond Thai officials baulked at China controlling land adjoining the high-speed rail line. After having seen what is occu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cx

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developerjack My twitter is much nicer now. pic.twitter.com/47olrgbCPW

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Anusknuller Boomers twitter.com/natureismetaI/…

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Goddammit I had a refreshing post-breakfast nap yet I’m still nearly two hours ahead of schedule.

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Jeff_Sparrow We’ve always been at war with Eastasia. twitter.com/CampbellNewman…

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lewis_goodall The Prime Minister is saying that if necessary he will ignore the Commons and break the law. Elaborating on this po..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mf

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NeilMcMahon “Poorly phrased”… twitter.com/nytopinion/sta…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Actually a podcast series based on a listening tour of white ghetto suburbs could be quite funny.

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@SnarkyPlatypus You don’t listen though. Why do we never hear their concerns?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Have you been kidnapped? Blink twice and praise Midnight Oil.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Lunch, probably, plus a dose of existential despair.

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realweirddata I have no idea why this was marked as wrong. 😂 pic.twitter.com/5ttjpJYecP

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “‘Screaming car wreck’ of internet routing needs a fire brigade: Geoff Huston”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d6

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Wednesday: “Suspected Commonwealth Games DDoS was only a Fortnite update”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iT

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Monday: “Australian government’s data sharing principles far from agreed upon”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BN

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Three quick plugs for things I wrote this week. Here we go…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Agreed. I should probably see Jakarta before it sinks too.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I liked being in a smaller South-East Asian city too. I do like Bangkok, of course, but a city of 9..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TQ

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@SnarkyPlatypus I rather liked it, though I only saw a small bit of it of course. Tourism is obviously a big thing,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FZ

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Sun plan: Slow start, because Sunday and lazy; 1230 ICT shuttle to airport; lunch; 1510 TG0111 CNX-BKK; ponder the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MW

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Sunday. If a town has a beach then it is a beach town. Sunday.

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