Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 28th, 2019

Histreepix No 10’s Chief Strategist insists the Ring of Power is his, he wants it, he hates nasty remoanerses, its his preciou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ob

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@kiskabobnsw Oh dear. “PzKpfw VI Ausf. H,” eh? It may be too late.

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@RealDomRomeo @KrazyKarl910 @SnarkyPlatypus I dunno. @ApostrophePong is the fan. The Thai version seems to revel in its silliness.

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@SnarkyPlatypus That reminds me of something. Check your email.

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@kiskabobnsw I was one of those, but you can’t blame my parents for that.

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@kiskabobnsw And this is without even considering that handy 120mm gun.

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@KrazyKarl910 @SnarkyPlatypus @RealDomRomeo I’ve only really watched the Thai version, which is extra weird.

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@SnarkyPlatypus To be fair, it works better in other countries. Australia’s has been a shitbiscuit from conception,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hY

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@SnarkyPlatypus I have no idea what they were thinking.

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Also, all the way through Mosman.

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@wolfcat I think there’d be a lot of call for this.

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This sort of thing should be done on King Street, Newtown, every weekend afternoon. twitter.com/archillect/sta…

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SnarkyPlatypus The Sugababes obviously twitter.com/BBCRadio2/stat…

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attacus_au “Uh, sir, phrenology was dismissed as quackery a hundred-sixty years ago.”
“Of course you’d say that, Smithers. You..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fp

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@SnarkyPlatypus MY SLIPPERY SLOPE IS GREASED WITH BEETROOT HUMMUS.

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@WomanOnTheShore @GrogsGamut Sigh. You’re probably right, but they should be thinking of Britain! ;)

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yarotrof Maybe someone who’s been hiding from Ukrainian justice in Russia since 2014 is not in the best position to tell Ukr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ya

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@awelder @joannejacobs We shouldn’t have to explain these things, Andrew.

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@joannejacobs Burgers should always have beetroot.

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jonoabroad @wolfcat Elon is going to come out and say “lol, just fucking with you, it’s a huge grain silo”

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Confession: I got some beetroot hummus and I really enjoyed it.

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Missopheliapain Nobody:
Me: What time is it?
Me: pic.twitter.com/K5YcxGDsj0

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botandy noticeable uptick in military activity around your bathroom

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@t_mu No further information will be offered, sorry.

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@purserj @SnarkyPlatypus @jpwarren Oh dear. Identical heads.

Mister Global 2019 is Korea’s Jong Woo Kim!

1st runn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4N

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Partaking of the pleasures of the pig.

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The party conference doesn’t “brings £30 million into our economy” you arsehats. The £30 million is always “in” the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wa

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@EnoTheWonderdog This is prime pork loin. It shan’t be minced.

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Anyway, this time I really am off to have a drink and read all your WhatsApp messages.

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IMPORTANT FOR THIS STUFF: “Moving the Encryption Policy Conversation Forward” from @CarnegieCyber this month…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2b

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@jpwarren @juhasaarinen Come up with a better one then. I’ll put your answer in an envelope.

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FORGET ENCRYPTED MESSAGING JUST LOOK AT THIS QUOLL’S ARSE. twitter.com/TimHendo7/stat…

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@juhasaarinen What is “a door that does not open under search warrants”? It’s not a technology.

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@johnb78 You just do it in the app. WhatsApp loads its own code off the intertubes at runtime, for example, so stic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…94

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@CN_Hack @noreasonspec Well, let me answer with “Scope”. And then I’ll get a drink.

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@CN_Hack @noreasonspec Since those terms are all ill-defined, it’s hard to answer — except to ask back “What is the.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oPx

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@BundyB Ah, you forget my eternal and unwavering faith in the universal magnificence of human reason!

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Why do these stories, the ones where people quite rightly want to chat about them because I write about them, alway..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2Y

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@noreasonspec *** Not support, approval, etc etc etc, and noting interesting rhetorical techniques.

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@noreasonspec You just access the plaintext of the message before it’s encrypted or after it’s decrypted. Or as a f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bd

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Waiting for even bigger fuckwits to interpret any of this as support for the proposed laws in 5… 4… 3…

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Laws like this no more “make encryption illegal” than police search warrant powers make doors illegal.

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Waiting for fuckwits to call it “making encryption illegal” and a “war on maths” in 5… 4…twitter.com/Steven_Swinfor…SA6fne

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Steven_Swinford EXCLUSIVE:

WhatsApp and other social media platforms will be forced to disclose encrypted messages from suspected..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s8

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DavidMuttering Some predicts civil unrest if Brexit doesn’t happen on 31st October. The Yellowhammer report predicts civil unrest..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QM

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NewtonMark Sage advice. pic.twitter.com/jUdCCFawCb

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@jxeeno I am ashamed to say that I had forgotten.

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Tony_Robinson Dominic Cummings is the lovechild of Lord Blackadder and Lord Percy. You can see it in his eyes. I should know. I w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xh

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jaredhead Science papers are always full of figures, but very rarely are they to scale, but in this astrophysics paper, which..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QE

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Sat plan, evening edition: A quiet ale at dusk (in progress); a quiet night with podcasts, videos, and stir-fry pork with choi sum flowers.

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@SuperCroup Don’t worry, it also looks fucking disgusting.

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@johnthelutheran In your defence, it’s an incredibly widespread myth.

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streetartmagic splendid art pic.twitter.com/QItghZktDw

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p01arst0rm AAA publishers: “CUSTOMERS WANT HUGE $60 EXPERIENCE WITH EPIC OPEN WORLDS AND CUTTING EDGE GRAPHICS”

gamers: “haha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rg

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disco_socialist Black Mirror is entirely superfluous. pic.twitter.com/9AVFXwxo35

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LilianGreenwood Great work by @MidsConnect. The capacity benefits of HS2 would extend far beyond the stations on the high speed lin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EB

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@_midofo_ @johnb78 Well cheaper prices might be possible through alternative channels.

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@_midofo_ @johnb78 Well this is an acceptable price I guess…

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@johnb78 @_midofo_ Either would work. Years back @ApostrophePong and I knew a place in Thaitown where bottles could..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sK

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@johnb78 @_midofo_ OK so it’s sort of about the river. :) I’ve been meaning to find a local supplier.

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I could save fucking around with the change at Strathfield and add 10 minutes to the total journey time, but I thin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PP

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DoggoDating Such professionals. This is what peak performance looks like. pic.twitter.com/2575K0PMae

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@SnarkyPlatypus Maybe @SnarkyPlatypus could go for a Guardian blind date. Could solve all manner of problems.

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@johnb78 Perhaps. I don’t really know cards, but it was something in that genre.

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Meanwhile the staff are bringing them a steady stream of free coffee and soft drinks.

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Mekong Club used to have a pleasant airy balcony overlooking the street. The balcony is still there, but now it’s f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nf

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MrMichaelSpicer the room next door - Boris Johnson at the UN pic.twitter.com/GKHyFUQwNh

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The RSL club at Cabramatta is called Mekong Club because this is definitely not a Vietnamese town. Apart from the p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kz

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I have bought a huge bunch of choi sum flowers instead. About three or four fists of them.

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So I wanted three thingies of buk choy. Not at a Vietnamese greengrocer. Minimum quantity is a bag with 10 to 12 th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zJ

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GlennF Railroad tracks are exactly a certain distance because of the Bible
Stochastic processes
History
One dude named Joh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Im

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@jperlow This too is acceptable. Cabramatta is the heart of Sydney’s Vietnamese community and I haven’t been here in more than four years.

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Negotiating a quantity of pig for later enjoyment.

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number three, at Glenfield where some interesting interchanges seem to be happening. This area..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q8

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I JUST SAW A FOX WALKING ALONG THE RAILWAY NEAR KOGARAH.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m sure there’s a traditional Nepalese community in, um, San Francisco.

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Something to add to the list, @SnarkyPlatypus. Billed as “Modern Nepalese”. pic.twitter.com/tA37LMGaM8

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@purserj @SnarkyPlatypus @jpwarren This is all quite intriguing and I’ll look at it properly later. National identi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hm

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Sat plan, confirmed: Lazy start (done); trains to Cabramatta (from Hurstville via Wolli Creek and Glenfield); late..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jD

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@SnarkyPlatypus I assume they still teach Latin. It’s that kind of place. The Newington College of Adelaide, pretty..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gp

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I did not know him well, but I knew him a long time ago. He was not old. Farewell. twitter.com/LitMoose/statu…

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matthewamiller So Trump is ready to trade gun safety legislation for anti-impeachment money from the NRA while his unpaid lawyer t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y1

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@SnarkyPlatypus Fac fortia et patere. Do brave deeds and endure. Not at all Protestant, is it.

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I only got 4/10 in the @SatPaper quiz this week. Terrible. thesaturdaypaper.com.au/quiz/2019/09/28

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edbott The Boris-Donald split-screen drama continues. twitter.com/cnni/status/11…

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megancgraham Dozens of talks on equality, defeating bias and combating gender stereotypes in advertising.

Then… this? twitter.com/adage/status/1…

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@SnarkyPlatypus My last visit to Cabramatta was Jan 2015, my calendar tells me, so I’m looking forward to it. There may be photos.

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PreetBharara Watch for lots of people people in Trump’s orbit now try to transition from cowardly to courageous. It’s CYA time. twitter.com/preetbharara/s…

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@dobes @jpwarren @NewtonMark @rohan_p It’s a brilliant get by @SquigglyRick and seeing him at @SatPaper is very satisfying.

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@sleepingdingo And I’m in no rush. It’s Saturday. I was even thinking of Rouse Hill for a steak.

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I have decided to go to Cabramatta for a late lunch, even though it would appear to require a one-hour three-train..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…je

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@SnarkyPlatypus @RHT_ebooks I am shocked and concerned and also shocked.

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I say, @JustinianNews’ Gadfly column is delightfully harsh on the ScoMo Trumpfest. thesaturdaypaper.com.au/opinion/diary/… pic.twitter.com/5QdIRlNpNA

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matthew_d_green These people spent $300 million to walk dogs? No wonder we can’t fix climate change. pic.twitter.com/EJOZrudYmc

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@SquigglyRick @SatPaper “The data that records climate change could be destroyed by climate change,” writes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pe

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Super70sSports As Johnny scampered untouched into the end zone, Jesus showed up and told him he was dead. pic.twitter.com/T5jVfxysNg

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BeijingPalmer if there is any justice in the world some Chinese newspaper will use this as evidence of an all-encompassing ‘Socia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ym

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I’m just starting to read this now and it’s very good, @SquigglyRick @SatPaper. twitter.com/SquigglyRick/s…

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@NuclearAnthro What’s even better is that this video then asks the question, “What if we turned ALL the uranium in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QV

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“What If We Detonated All Nuclear Bombs at Once?” youtube.com/watch?v=JyECrG…

Attn: @NuclearAnthro and anyone who’s be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D8

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Listening to the special “Stay Tuned” with @PreetBharara episode, “Ukraine & Brazen Power (with Samantha Power)” pca.st/x1seagwy

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elronxenu All quiet on the Walrussian front. twitter.com/DPRK_News/stat…

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@mark_r_asser I’ll only allow this because it’s Saturday.

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scalzi Counterpoint: Starship was the worst iteration of Jefferson Airplane twitter.com/elonmusk/statu…

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@cantberra You might well think that, etc.

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@PulpLibrarian I think we know the answer to that question, Librarian. pic.twitter.com/urY4SP88aq

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best_in_dumbest You can’t get the
“Lie” out of
“Believability” pic.twitter.com/EkjTJTyED0

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@SnarkyPlatypus The latter is 80km all up, apparently.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Thought: Given that the Seven Bridges Walk is a thing, you could set a target to do the whole lengt..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…57

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Somehow “Searching for ‘blockchain’ in Senate inquiry Hansard” doesn’t count as “Working on Saturday”. Don’t question me.

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@NickyWill100 Hey thanks for ruining my morning. Fortunately blockchain is mentioned only three times, twice in thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nq

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bru_bat What the actual fuck pic.twitter.com/omMGbwT3ZZ

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Somehow I had missed this Senate inquiry. twitter.com/AUS_Hansard/st…

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@dprk_ebooks Well there’s not a lot of room there.

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@SnarkyPlatypus In Thai it’s actually called “the polite piece” and becomes the subject of light-hearted humour. @femmocollective

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@SnarkyPlatypus The graphs will be in all the slide decks though. I may also have had a go at Ren Zhengfei yesterda..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IR

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Here’s the fine print on those charts. The age-shift thing is only across 2016–2018, so my comments about the grouptwitter.com/i/web/status/1…PDV5

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Wondering where to go for lunch today.

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Sure. Higher growth because coming from a lower base in previous periods. Still by far the lowest per capita use or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HG

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@hereforthehops True, I’ve had a couple of excellent breakfast beers in my time.

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@cantberra Nah, I’m not a big fan of milk.

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Chocolate chip cookies are so a breakfast food.

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oliyoung Has she tried talking to the manager? twitter.com/officialjoelf/…

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@garystark @R_Chirgwin @SnarkyPlatypus I’m pretty sure I won’t be doing any work today.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Good morning. Welcome to Saturday, which has possibly been overrated.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “More generic futurist hand-waving from Huawei’s founder” zdnet.com/article/more-g… The..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fw

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Sat plan, initial draft: It’s Saturday, and for once there’s nothing that absolutely must be done today. Let’s see how things unfold.

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OAICgov It’s Right to Know Day!
The right to know is a foundation for an open and accountable democracy.
Discover the impo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…R5

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JoshSeim I was beginning to think Foucault’s writings on the “disciplinary society” were becoming irrelevant. But then my ni..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GK

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Yes, @CARROT_app, Sydney’s spring weather has been lovely. Cheers. pic.twitter.com/yU8IOAVKxQ

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Saturday. The glass is stained, but it is not stained glass. Efforts must be redoubled. Saturday.

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