Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 14th, 2019

DID YOU KNOW? Boris Johnson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. True!

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NickFeik Have replied.
Now, we have work to do! pic.twitter.com/u7d8NNB5b5

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NickFeik The Monthly’s rigorous fact-checking processes failed us badly this time.
Apology forthcoming. pic.twitter.com/SALdQDnVvy

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TheMiliverse Meanwhile in the other timeline, Prime Minister Miliband has been looking into plans to help the Northern Ireland Space Program.

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hellohistoria Ooh, baby, do you know what that’s worth? pic.twitter.com/2zSdtlr3uu

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I do love that fact that Australia has some completely batshit crazy senators. It fills me with hope.

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@NewtonMark @awelder Hah! I just saw that I wrote “aircrafts”, in Asian English. Lovely. pic.twitter.com/WqhnNriEbL

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@NewtonMark @awelder He downplayed the importance of the cybers in this context. zdnet.com/article/cyberw…

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@NewtonMark @awelder In case you’re not as tragic as I am, White posits that we can’t rely on the US in coming deca..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…x6

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MikeCullen73 Government: We’re building dams.
Media: They’re building dams.
Everyone else: We’re in a drought what good are dams..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hd

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@NewtonMark @awelder Sounds like I need you chaps to comment on Hugh White’s recent book.

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I just saw a tweet about governments agreeing to “367 megatons” but sadly it was about carbon abatements not nuclear strikes.

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cxi I believe this was the Starbucks that Charlemagne would frequent… pic.twitter.com/msGndofC1F

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@justdanfornow @firstdogonmoon @jonkudelka Did you just use “Spanish” and “politely” in the same sentence?

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Are your infants annoying? Are you in south-west Sydney? Today is your day! twitter.com/jc_cummins/sta…

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Warning: The Twitter is about to see an explosion of gin and whisky feels.

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Fierce mood, @johnb78 @drrhyspocket @dobes. I love @firstdogonmoon like I’d love a three-legged cat, but this is to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tu

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@firstdogonmoon @jonkudelka Well that’s a mood. What have you got against sticks? Also, gin is not made in a plastic bucket.

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@pelagikat @firstdogonmoon @jonkudelka Discussions with the bar staff are leading to further recommendations.

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@Davelennonabc I did work on this shit back when non-discriminatory practices were still considered important. You..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L2

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dark_shark David Bowie’s “Heroes” album was released on this day in 1977 pic.twitter.com/xebdhoQ4qt

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@MjwCoach And misrepresent you from that? Sure.

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@pelagikat @firstdogonmoon @jonkudelka Haha. The main thread would be the distillers, but ginthusiasts would be good to visit too.

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geraldinequinn BUT THE FISH ARE THE ONES WHO DON’T *NEED* THE ISLAND 🐟 🐠 🌴 🐡🐙 pic.twitter.com/cLagh8hqw9

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Well, possibly excepting jobs in the sex industry.

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Who the hell puts their photo on their resume? That’s just asking for discrimination and/or sexual harassment. Avoi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MU

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@davispg @dobes @firstdogonmoon @jonkudelka Can’t I just subscribe to a gin guidebook or something? Fuck this “social” crap.

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@Viss Cool. Australian TV productions are structured a bit differently but I was reviewing all script drafts and meeting with the writers.

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@Viss Ah, you’re being a technical consultant? I did that for series two of the Australian drama “The Code”.

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@davispg @dobes @firstdogonmoon @jonkudelka The last thing I need is someone else tracking what I drink.

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@dobes @davispg @firstdogonmoon @jonkudelka Then there’s Twenty-Third Street in Renmark, which I love.

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@dobes @davispg @firstdogonmoon @jonkudelka The place I’m at may not be snobby enough for that but they do have about 30 gins.

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I’ve been toying with the idea of doing a gin tour of Australia as a podcast. Visit towns, talk to locals and disti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PX

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@DrRhysPockett @johnb78 Oh now which of these gins is good with apple again?

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YesSirHumphrey Once you allow a Minister to write a draft report, the next thing you know they’ll be dictating policy.

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So that was a Four Pillars Spiced Negroni Gin with Fever Tree Tonic and orange. A double, obviously. This is a Four..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e4

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True Fact. I have a Modest Proposal which could potentially help. twitter.com/SuperCroup/sta…

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@brainsnap1000 I’m more than happy with the gin, trust me.

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It would appear that the origin of the term “to bottle it” is uncertain.

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OH, man in Haymarket hotel foyer, to wife and young son: “Just look at that! They’ve flooded the floor out the back..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gz

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Mon plan, somewhat reworked because reasons: Administrivia (in progress, kinda); 1430 back repairs, Darlinghurst; r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RJ

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Oh look! It’s perfectly normal. (Also “flown” to Sydney OMFG at least these people didn’t come by boat eh.) pic.twitter.com/HCLAKNUm8c

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“Chinese military scout Australia’s submarine program during Sydney visit,” or without the anti-China angle, Austra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DA

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“Should Australians be charged for driving in the CBD?” Absolutely, and jailed if found guilty. abc.net.au/news/2019-10-1…

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@NuclearAnthro @ArmsControlWonk It’s nearly 10.30am here so definitely Negroni Time.

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@jeamland @SuperCroup I don’t think Haymarket counts as “nearby” to Town Hall station.

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decryption @GordyPls @acccgovau Meanwhile, NBN is going to launch its own global broadband speed rankings because it’s pissed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tc

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AbstractCode Australian media: Haha. By sending us their talking points the Liberal party has caused us to print them directly w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8x

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NewtonMark The ACCC is not launching an investigation into why “entry level” plans are available in the first place, and why a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G6

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SuperCroup I see @stilgherrian is back in Sydney. twitter.com/TrainsInfo/sta…

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wolfcat Yikes… and MORE TO COME sounds like a threat… pic.twitter.com/WyjYtH0cnU

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On the plus side, all this phlegm means that my immune system is hard at work. Well, at work. Probably.

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LiquidFaerie How the Bangkok Post sees Brexit pic.twitter.com/ORkYBALE7t

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@zdnetaustralia Mon plan, redraft: Slow start, with phlegm (annoying); pho; administrivia (there’s quite a list); l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eg

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NewtonMark “Confidential” in the sense that the document is in the form of a script which is supposed to be read out on TV, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HJ

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@timehhh Fair point. I tweet this sort of thing daily.

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NewtonMark CASA got a pet cat. pic.twitter.com/pCtqhKr2af

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upulie I told you the cephalopods are coming for us twitter.com/discovermag/st…

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@timehhh Nah, Trump could never have a Five Year Plan. He can barely manage a Five Hour Plan. Still, as I’m on reco..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ap

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@jonoabroad @ScottRhodie No, because that would be illegal under the Surveillance Devices Act 2007 (NSW) and, depen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Po

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dobes This picture is intentionally cut off at the ankles to avoid all the bone spurs. twitter.com/bfraser747/sta…

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@ScottRhodie Wait, roll back a bit. Where are these changing rooms?

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@liedra Thanks. It’s “just” a cold, but some annoyingly exotic conference-based variety.

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@jonoabroad I certainly think I’ll be elusive today, yes.

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shaun_vids before you ‘self-diagnose’ with ‘depression,’ ask yourself the following: are you hydrated? sleeping right? eating..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RO

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@JustJimWillDo The Russians do make beautifully dangerous-looking ships though.

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Isn’t “GREAT PATRIOT FARMERS & RANCHERS” a delightfully Soviet-era phrase. I hope the chickens are patriots too. So..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jz

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Republican politician celebrates US Navy’s birthday with a picture of a Russian battlecruiser. Beautiful work, Sir!..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e3

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@drearyclocks Nicely done. She still hasn’t figured it out, hey?

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marquelawyers Hilarious. A coalition government launching an official inquiry into why banks make profits. twitter.com/JoshFrydenberg…

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@craigthomler Might work if we got Siri to send tweets on Mr Trump’s behalf.

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Quite a lot of phlegm, in fact. Still waiting for my face to drain. I dislike having a cold.

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Counterpoint: Do so. It may be our only chance of stopping this idiocy. twitter.com/holly/status/1…

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dobes @NewtonMark This is the correct take
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NewtonMark The literal only purpose of distributing written talking points is so that MPs can dribble them out to the press. E..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cu

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HannahThoburn Dear everyone, now that we’ve mostly broken you of the urge to put a “the” before Ukraine, it’s time for a pronunci..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GU

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Who’d have thought that asking Twitter users for their favourite Margaret Thatcher quotes would end badly? A thread..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tS

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@zdnetaustralia Further alleged plans maybe found in the Weekly Wrap, including links to the things I write from th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U5

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Mon plan, draft: Slow start, with phlegm* (annoying); administrivia (there’s quite a list); laundry; write for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N6

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Yes, I am happy now. Sydney is always happy. pic.twitter.com/uMCh6peLyh

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wef Longer lifespans are changing the shape of the world’s pyramid wef.ch/2VlwLNv pic.twitter.com/DltmW3ATLb

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Today’s Word of the Day appears to be “phlegm”.

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Monday. Can there ever be clarity without claret? Monday.

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