Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 17th, 2019

I’ve had enough of Thursday. Goodnight.

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stilgherrian What I don’t understand is why Peter Dutton always looks like he’s fellating an invisible horse.

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stilgherrian A Message from Hive Clamilton. pic.twitter.com/kFxMKLEdrv

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stilgherrian I would like to know more about the inner lives of these sunflower seeds. pic.twitter.com/kEvqo5wh5t

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Of course you did, @naamanzhou, because I’m sure there’s something wrong with you. twitter.com/naamanzhou/sta…

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@LaniRefiti I’ll go further than that and proclaim it the greatest diplomatic communication in American history.

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“Turkish president Erdogan ‘threw Trump’s Syria letter in bin’” bbc.com/news/world-mid…

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Beautiful: “Samsung: Anyone’s thumbprint can unlock Galaxy S10 phone” bbc.com/news/technolog…

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@Davelennonabc Well, yes. Some folks hammer our their award entries, whatever the awards, and some don’t bother.

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Pffft. All rooftops are open-air urinals. Stop being such a sook. twitter.com/glengyron/stat…

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I am now kinda embarrassed to realise how much of this presumably fine work I’m unfamiliar with, but here’s the ful..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…56

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If you haven’t seen it…

“How to Sell a Massacre P1”
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“How to Sell a Massacre P2”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zd

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I only know one of these, the Al Jazeera story, but yeah that was truly awesome. Good luck, folks. twitter.com/walkleys/statu…

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Gosh, @4corners will definitely will this Walkley because they have all three finalists nominations.

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“Muffled laughter as principal asked to oink like a pig during court proceedings” abc.net.au/news/2019-10-1…

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@t_mu Nah, I’m just an idiot.

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@t_mu I was trying to make a joke about them not knowing what an indigenous person was, but I fucked it up. :(

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GordyPls “The position pays minimum wage.”

“Ok. No thanks. I can get the minimum wage on the couch with a bong.”

“BUTBUTBUTBUT!”

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GordyPls I’ve long thought setting the dole to the minimum wage would be hilarious. Not only would it lift huge numbers of p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ys

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I would like to know more about the inner lives of these sunflower seeds. pic.twitter.com/kEvqo5wh5t

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@dobes @Stevie_Easton @thelaughingsub @joshgnosis Are there actually Fifield supporters? Ir maybe Fifield Truthers?

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Hey @NuclearAnthro, “Chernobyl vodka: First consumer product made in exclusion zone” (8 Aug)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SE

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Are you people on fuckin’ drugs? twitter.com/LiberalAus/sta…

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@GiovanniTorre @matkertesz My extensive research just now indicates he was also a Citizens Electoral Council candid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kF

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@GiovanniTorre @matkertesz This is true. I may have to read these into a podcast too.

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@ApostrophePong @erstkate I hope you mean “bugging” rather than “buggering”. ;)

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@DanielOCnr I usually have both Safari and Chrome open, though I forget why now.

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I seem to be doing the appropriate amount of shitposting for a day like this. Win.

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matkertesz This is fucking wild… pic.twitter.com/nR9wlAelN6

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@ApostrophePong @erstkate It’s at this point I really do have to say it’s “peeling”. ;) “Peal” is what a set of bells does.

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@DavidFeng @bjprc Look this is all very interesting but please send alcohol not books.

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DEAR ALL THE WEBSITES DON’T PLAY A FUCKING VIDEO AT ME UNLESS I ASK YOU TO YOU ATTENTION-HOGGING BANDWIDTH-SUCKING PRICKS.

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sarahlovescali I love when dogs bark at a guest and you make them stop and they do but then they add this little affronted woof li..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yk

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@johnb78 @ApostrophePong @SuperCroup I want to know which Sir Charles now, and whether that was a hotel, pub, retail store, or what.

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@ApostrophePong @SuperCroup @johnb78 Oh wow I’ll have to go find that one. A mission! I have a mission!

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@jpwarren @NetThing_au I thought you might be. Personally I’m hoping it kicks off some more focused debate over the coming years.

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@moylecroft Yeah this is where it gets tricky.

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“Exclusive: U.S. carried out secret cyber strike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil attack: officials” reuters.com/article/us-usa…

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MatthewBevan Nobody is better at rhetorically punching himself in the face on television than Donald Trump Jr. twitter.com/ndrew_lawrence…

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@Anthony_Caruana This is a fair point, and consistent with what that Jesus bloke seems to have actually said.

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@ApostrophePong Anyway, it’s obviously a popular signage technology, and the older stiff is falling apart. Maybe th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qr

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dobes Locked account people, I have a question.

If you are a locked account, replying to brands that aren’t following yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bI

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@Davidramli @dobes Agreed. This case is not going to get any saner as it goes, either.

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NuclearAnthro I love that the BBC had to explain what floppy disks were…

…before discussing why the US used them in their nu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5w

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@ApostrophePong Ah, that’s right, it’s vinyl lettering. The dry heat probably evaporates the plasticisers. vinylletteringdirect.com.au

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So @NetThing_au is on 28 Oct at UTS, “Australian internet governance community moving forward”, and the program is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HG

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@ApostrophePong I need a good camera though. The iPhone can do only so much.

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@ApostrophePong Exactly. The letters are some sort of adhesive plastic rather than paint, I believe, which is cheap..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t7

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So the first sentence of this thread is enough for me, @dobes. twitter.com/abtnatural/sta…

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CptHollingworth If Musk is right about the whole simulation thing, I want to have serious words with whoever’s writing this shit. twitter.com/abtnatural/sta…

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@traceyb65 @franksting @DDsD I mean all this is true, but when I walk past an avenue of plane trees the massive rea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t4

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“It’s not known to what extent people have a true allergy to plane tree pollen and whether the airborne fine spiky..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…88

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@RichardTuffin Sssthhhwuupt! Sssthhhwuupt! Sssthhhwuupt!

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paulwallbank Fun day for CommBank’s IT bods. twitter.com/CommBank/statu…

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A beautiful sign at Chatswood which I think @ApostrophePong would like. pic.twitter.com/DfkZppaqKs

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@franksting Yep. Replace them all with river redgums or something, tho then the NUMBYs would complain about the pla..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1P

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@franksting Goddammit now I’m going to get angry all over again.

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@franksting Note to Self: Do not go to Pyrmont.

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A Message from Hive Clamilton. pic.twitter.com/kFxMKLEdrv

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@dobes I should put his name on that image. Stand by.

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Remembering that Hive Clamilton was on “Four Corners” on Monday night. Right, @dobes? pic.twitter.com/IFUHjkDRBN

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@Level20EastGuy Yes, plenty of journalists reporting White House confirmation of its reality.

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@adamspong Doubt it’s that, I’m indoors and it’s cool enough.

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andrewwhiteau My God I thought this was The Onion buzzfeednews.com/article/juliar… pic.twitter.com/YSwbVNd2OW

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@Stevie_Easton Look I’m sure it’s all just some sort of glitch.

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That thing where your MacBook Pro reboots for no clear reason.

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What I don’t understand is why Peter Dutton always looks like he’s fellating an invisible horse.

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snipeyhead Man, I’m really punishing the new followers today. twitter.com/crash_the_king…

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One of the best things about Peter Dutton is his subtlety.

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umairh Congratulations for this year’s no shit Sherlock prize in economics twitter.com/TheEconomist/s…

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GrogsGamut Oh piss off. twitter.com/smh/status/118…

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aleph3 ah yes, the mysterious new organism Physarum polycephalum, discovered in (checks notes indexfungorum.org/Names/namesrec…) th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y9

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@punkscience I don’t know how much “interacting” is allowed, but Skywhale’s home base is Canberra and she tours the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hs

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@Epigrammist @llc1138 @NewtonMark Ah, I was wondering what kind of jumpships you meant, military or civilian.

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@NewtonMark And I guess that cowling isn’t *totally* essential to the aircraft working… ;)

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Amazing_Maps The red areas contain half the population of Australia pic.twitter.com/03ligi7342

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@punkscience Clearly you need to get out more. :)

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HMSQNLZ History continuing to be made here on - the first ever take off by a UK Lightning from our British carr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zP

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joshgnosis This would be the one Australia is trying to copy. theguardian.com/culture/2019/s…

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joshgnosis UK drops plans for online pornography age verification system theguardian.com/culture/2019/o…

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“NBN rejects speedtest reality for one of its own: If everyone in the world held still for a handful of years, and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RL

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@johnb78 We’re off in common law tort land here, I imagine, and US law this might actually be a thing. Worth a go for a ruling though, eh?

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I believe that Skywhale VH-IOQ is still airworthy, too.

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“Skywhale donated to National Gallery of Australia” canberratimes.com.au/story/6442263/… pic.twitter.com/VlU8SEeSbj

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“Newly formed CyberCX scoops up two of Australia’s cyber heavyweights” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/newly-…

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“Alastair MacGibbon pops up as strategy chief at CyberCX, a new firm built via 12-way merger” by @Stevie_Easton themandarin.com.au/118102-alastai…

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I don’t really see what’s wrong with this. How about you, @NewtonMark? twitter.com/DavidJay04/sta…

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@jonoabroad @kpfaulkner I have no idea what you’re talking about.

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“The Department of the Environment and Energy has been breaching the FOI Act for 10 months now” by @Stevie_Easton..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cA

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Thu plan, confirmed: Yes, it’s a Health Patrol day. We’ve had breakfast out and done some shopping, and now my char..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rl

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@Anthony_Caruana Mine was the dour Methodist / Uniting Church, but I’m guessing you moved to one of the more evange..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sA

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@mrowe It’s what’s inside that counts, so that’s a . If it has orange livery at the ends then it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3h

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@Anthony_Caruana Well I was raised Protestant so I couldn’t say.

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normative Almost as disturbing as the letter itself: Someone chose to leak this to Fox. Which implies that the White House th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d7

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If you’re a cyber person near Aldershot next week then this looks a must-attend. Sadly there won’t be a podcast. twitter.com/WarTalks/statu…

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@mrowe No, the purple ones are the InterCity V-Set stock, use for the Newcastle and Blue Mountains lines…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H9

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@mrowe Where are you catching the train from?

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I guess the other thing this eRosary would be good for, what with its motion sensors, is that it can notify your pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zD

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“The corresponding app features personalized religious content, as well as health tracking info gleaned from the br..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pb

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It’s a Fitbit for Catholics! “Once activated, the wearer can choose to pray the standard rosary, a contemplative ro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tp

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@expectproblems I am not looking forward to this. I must brave it soon enough for breakfast, because this North Sho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yA

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Thu plan, an outline: It’s a Health Patrol day, so I’ll be poking at easy things and maybe getting a little writing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ch

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast “Cash and the black economy” pca.st/14cneo6s

But surely this proposed lim..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LB

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It’s going to be 27C in Sydney today, apparently, so there’s that.

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@NewtonMark I was also thinking you don’t stop pilots doing arsehat low-level flying by showing them some rather co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jg

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“‘Unless You Fly With Safety’ is a short U.S. Air Forces film that stresses the importance of safe flying.”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qp

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@CosmicRami Some sort of sacred mountain, apparently.

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stilgherrian These new photos of Kim Jong Un are wonderful. pic.twitter.com/T7KkicSxh0

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Some might consider all recruiters to be hostile, or at least an enemy of the people. twitter.com/iTnews_au/stat…

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My new favourite genre: Paint huffer mugshots.

Attn: @dobes @rohan_p @jeamland @NewtonMark pic.twitter.com/ZI5UXkKUoI

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@expectproblems Carry a can of spray paint. One short burst to the face. Added bonus: Tag them for others.

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@jonoabroad @zdnetaustralia Don’t hate yourself. There’s good money to be made telling people to do the things they..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OP

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RadioFreeTom Holy Mother of God, I hope this is a prank. This can’t be real. twitter.com/trish_regan/st…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Wednesday: “Australian CEOs are too overoptimistic for cybersecurity, out of touch on privacy..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fs

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ICYMI last night, an IMPORTANT POLL. Please retweet for Science. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Annoying Side Effects morning again, I see.

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Thursday. One, two, three. Start again. No, start again! Sigh. You will never get this right. Thursday.

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