Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 30th, 2019

@beneltham @thetowncrier Did you have a goose-related trauma, Jason?

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@DavidRDHeath I don’t think people realise how different the early versions sounded. A “design classic” in a way.

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@swearyanthony @pjf There’s some odd machines out there.

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@jxeeno Au contraire. I think the timing is perfect.

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What Telstra hasn’t advertised is that they’ll keep the 1194 Talking Clock operating in an unsupported mode with th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g1

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DrLindseyFitz 18th-century dildo with plunger to simulate ejaculation. The sex toy was found in a convent in Paris, having been h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Al

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@CADbloke @jpwarren @dobes @NewtonMark It’s funny but I dunno if I can be arsed looking further. :)

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andrewdotnich Of course, I meant to type “seated”. But the typo is apt in this case, at least.

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andrewdotnich I admit to feeling a deep-seared unease whenever a machine tells me something is wrong.

“You, too, are mortal. Yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…20

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Private SNAFU’s “Diarrhoea and Dysentery”, created by Theodore Geisel (Dr Seuss) and Phil Eastman…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NL

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johnthelutheran Say what you like about the prophet Ezekiel, but he knew how to write an opening sentence. 👌 pic.twitter.com/cNZPZ77VsW

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@NewtonMark What’s this Commie betrayal at the back?

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@GiovanniTorre Completely indifferent, though I wonder about the real reasons. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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JamesManning Something very Brexit about the path of Hurricane Lorenzo. pic.twitter.com/TgOqJM2AFz

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@GiovanniTorre I don’t use it to check the time, but I do use it to test my set-up for recording phone calls.

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@GreenJ Relief that we’re not in them?

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “More generic futurist hand-waving from Huawei’s founder” zdnet.com/article/more-g…

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Margaret Thatcher on “Evil Genius”. pca.st/eZuK Attn: @RealNickHodge.

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NewtonMark RT <locked>: pic.twitter.com/oeQTQo3dbu

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@JohnBirmingham @rgmerk I reckon you could get… or rather one could get into a rhythm. Then there’s the emphasis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fb

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alisonkestrel This has definitely been my favorite new-to-me invertebrate so far this year. , say hello to the fat in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6F

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@JohnBirmingham @rgmerk I guess it’s my last night to figure out whether it’s possible to masturbate to the Talking Clock.

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@Vintuitive Originally a Tintin reference, according to Musk himself in something I saw the other day. pic.twitter.com/qlwciFOshh

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@JustJimWillDo Yeah, like who does maintain all these facilities?

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Hahahah there’s an orange juice squeezer like the one we had when I was a kid. pic.twitter.com/1paEavZ81v

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Something else that worries me is the question of who built all those underground facilities on Tracy Island, and w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tf

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Did anyone else see the “Thunderbirds FAB” stage show? pic.twitter.com/m5jsuoDxOG

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I can’t help but think International Rescue could’ve gotten on-site a shitload faster without all that faffing abou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GF

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@feraldata Right in the middle of the decade (and a half?) of change, I’d say?

(This is really your patch rather t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…si

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trouteyes Inside a modern cow pic.twitter.com/jjrsJsQZuM

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MichaelRoddan Superannuation is an incredible way to redistribute the wages of workers to the pockets of Martin place fund manage..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qv

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’ve heard enough strategic analysts say that “Asian Century” is a daft concept to come to the conc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IL

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Hey @dobes @rohan_p @NewtonMark @jeamland surely there’s a conspiracy here? Where are the Talking Clock Truthers? twitter.com/veritychambers…

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@JustJimWillDo I need to know more about the earlier part of this speech.

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@jonoabroad @NSWRFS I’ve completely lost track over the years.

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NSWRFS From midnight the 2019-20 Bush Fire Danger Period (BFDP) will be in place for most of NSW. Fire permits are require..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jo

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I have been binging all the previous episodes of “Evil Genius with Russell Kane” and enjoying them…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aD

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Saving this image for future Australian political commentary. twitter.com/archillect/sta…

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@dobes @KetanJ0 From which orifice would the bubbles emerge?

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@dobes @KetanJ0 Like the Sky News staff room?

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PhilippeReines The 2016 election breakdown by human population, not bison & tumbleweed. pic.twitter.com/mpZWWS5aEP

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@mavsmum Well that doesn’t start with Q.

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@chrisrauchle @SnarkyPlatypus Some of this already have that. We don’t need help.

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@SnarkyPlatypus That platypus has a quokka looking up its arse.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Ah, then it’s designed to speed up the process, especially for people with earbuds in.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m trying to think what its goal is.

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@PatchouliW @Taco_Lad @SuperCroup Yeah they’re pretty dreadful. This is also important @SnarkyPlatypus content.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Giving you time to get off the train?

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Counterpoint: They, or someone else, had a home for a decade, and they still had it at the end. twitter.com/mhackling/stat…

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Is the goose game a metaphor for Elon Musk?

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patstokes DYLAN THOMAS: It pains me you are dying, father.

DAD THOMAS: Don’t worry, son: from this you will draw exquisite..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FR

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SuperCroup Britain: the Brexit 50p coin is the most embarrassing coin anyone could possibly imagine.

Australia: hold my beer…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vn

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qrtrmusic a sunday morning meditation ✨ pic.twitter.com/hEAc6hgY7r

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adityasood Wanna feel old? Trump was trying to buy Greenland only 4 Scaramuccis ago.

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xsqoof we have beef @amazon pic.twitter.com/OLIEpVbOzr

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@nnwakelam @AISA_National On the other hand, every conference has a dud speaker or two. And this means I can nip of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ch

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arothmanhistory Don’t forget that Trump made up a fake Civil War battle on one of his golf courses golfdigest.com/story/details-… pic.twitter.com/qi0VipZBGr

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@nnwakelam @AISA_National As an aside, I interviewed Mitnick in 2016. He had nothing new to say. It was all just th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ib

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@nnwakelam @AISA_National Just lie back and think 1337 thoughts.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Part of their “charm” is that absolutely no one wants to be there.

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@ApostrophePong I particularly like “LOL Dentist”. Very reassuring.

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stilgherrian Hive Clamilton. pic.twitter.com/XLNvLby0Xx

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@cragget @SnarkyPlatypus I should give it a go. I always love simple ideas done well, and the built-on-Debussy soundtrack intrigues me.

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@SpinnyRin Well the article is pretty clear.

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@paulwiggins It’s a good pub. I haven’t been there in ages.

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@bigmac Yeah it’s been a while. The conference program looks packed with interesting stuff.

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@franksting @SnarkyPlatypus There is nothing more mundane than a Belinda Carlisle tour.

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WARNING: I will be at this thing, and then remaining in Melbourne for the rest of the week through to Sun 13 Oct…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7C

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“Australia hid documents about submarine deal to avoid offending Japan” by @knausc theguardian.com/australia-news…

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@Anthony_Caruana Heh. Don’t the police usually have their own stash?

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_pem_pem “ronald reagan may have murdered people with aids, but at least he wore good suits” is the best/saddest encapsulati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4u

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“Pornographic video plays on I-75 billboard, police investigating” wxyz.com/news/pornograp…

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@Guruwil Yeah but people still spend their money somewhere, somehow. Here’s another factoid: State GDP per capita i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dz

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@staticsan @SnarkyPlatypus It’s not Wikipedia. It’s whatever comes up in Google Search. pic.twitter.com/U3vbTwCiqJ

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@munin This is true, but even so.

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FoxyLustyGrover My 17 year old Mother chained herself to the Town Hall for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Teenage Activism i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wf

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The lock-out laws in a few tiny areas of Sydney “cost” the state economy $2,100 a year for every adult and child in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0l

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tonyschwartz Trump basically went nuts tweeting today. And retweeting a slew of people with virtually no followers — can’t imag..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gk

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@glengyron Autosapiosexuals, I think you’ll find.

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speechboy71 It’s weird how Glenn Greenwald is spending more time defending two people who were not whistleblowers … and has h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6n

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AFP Asics sports brand apologises after pornography is broadcast on large TV screens above its Auckland store for sever..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3Z

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@upulie @jonkudelka I might have to organise a play-off between those two and “though leader”.

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upulie OMG please someone make this happen twitter.com/HuShuo/status/…

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Which is worse? A “public intellectual” or a “social commentator”?

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NewtonMark Just told a facebook correspondent that his CO2-emmissions-from-wind-turbines argument on facebook was the least pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cm

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@dobes Oh yes, thank you. This cannot be overemphasised.

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This is a lot funnier than you’re giving it credit for. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, of course. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, reworked: Pig joy (enjoyed); reduce the floor-based entropy (soon); sort out some things (how vague); qui..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3y

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SlenderSherbet “don’t ask, Carol, just don’t ask”

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So “whenever the goose honked over the two-way radio” is my new favourite phrase. twitter.com/stephendann/st…

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paulwallbank It seems Y2K has belatedly hit the Barangaroo Towers’ lifts. pic.twitter.com/wcGE31e6yg

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jjprojects What was the banking royal commission even for? twitter.com/theage/status/…

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@VancityReynolds @deanog Forgive me for butting in, but it’s not particularly correct. snopes.com/fact-check/rai…

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@cafuego Plus a layer or two more, surely.

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HamillHimself You misspelled “Fraud.”
twitter.com/IvankaTrump/st…

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Breakfast pig with choi sum flowers. pic.twitter.com/QaF36zZrDD

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I think I might stop looking in that directory because there’s way too much hilarity in there.

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There is evidence to suggest that I’ve just been copying this directory from server to server and gradually upgradi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ym

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@morebento Which just goes to prove that if you want it to work forever, write it in Perl.

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Also, remind yourself to run the backups. (In my defence, it required shuffling some physical media.) pic.twitter.com/ImshxzWVq1

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Also, always pipe your cron job’s error output to /dev/null so you’re never bothered by those pesky messages. Four..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HJ

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Pro Tip: If you can’t work out why something isn’t working, just turn it off.

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Hahahaha look what I put in as a quick fix in May 2013 and was still running four times an hour until just now. I a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…A4

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mmasnick Today in headlines I didn’t expect to see. We are truly living in a dystopia when we need to worry about the cyber..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tT

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DRWaus Australians are now among the most heavily surveilled populations in the world. Additional safeguards for journalis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7i

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I agree with this. “The Farewell” is an excellent film. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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Starting my Monday, as always, with @theharryshearer’s “Le Show”. pca.st/pedsqqzs

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, an outline: Pig joy; reduce the floor-based entropy; train to Wentworth Falls and back, because errands;..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3n

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Sydney will be experiencing the kind of day I like. Lovely. pic.twitter.com/sugdSACMO9

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Monday. There will be an Inconsistency. Find it. Monday.

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