Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 26th, 2019

DrMatthewSweet Any historians on strike today spot a flaw in this argument? twitter.com/Edwina_Currie/…

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Pinboard By my inventory, the following names have been sent on engraved plaques beyond low earth orbit. Quite the epitaph f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aB

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Pinboard BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMANITY: crawled out of the oceans, mastered fire, put six plaques with Nixon’s name on the Moon,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4v

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Dear World, this is how Australian political leaders are tackling climate change. The NSW Labor leader is all up wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BZ

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CraigAWelch No, koalas aren’t “functionally extinct.”

No, they didn’t lose “80% of habitat.”

Yes, 350 to 1,000 died in wildfi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oa

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TheNTNews FINALLY … A VOXPOP THAT ACTUALLY MATTERS pic.twitter.com/fj7UtP30oT

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NickEvershed 30-50 wild nangs twitter.com/9NewsGoldCoast…

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@franksting @SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron The Blue Mountains are higher than any point in England.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron It’s going down to 5C tonight, and with this wind the apparent temperature will be solidly sub-zero.

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@jpwarren @SnarkyPlatypus Exactly that. Or wait for the torrent details on Pastebin.

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Sometimes my podcasts write themselves. pic.twitter.com/XzJpfflAYo

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@jpwarren @SnarkyPlatypus We could get the people behind MyHealthRecord to build that.

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MatthewBevan The cartographers behind this world map on the floor of my kids daycare seem to be aware of a mythical second Tasma..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9R

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ASPI_org @ASPI_ICPC @alexjoske @FergusHanson @jamietarabay @JillJslay @jgarnaut @alexjoske on news of the Chinese defector:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ti

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Pinboard I want to read a version of 1984 written from Julia’s point of view. Competent resistance fighter with a promising..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d7

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Joske talks about how useful it’d be to have an MP as an agent. Fitzgerald says yeah it’s about intelligence not in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZJ

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@SnarkyPlatypus I can see where he’s coming from, though, and now Garnaut it suggesting shutting down political don..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nQ

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@SnarkyPlatypus Exactly. He knows China. Australian electoral politics isn’t his thing. aspi.org.au/bio/professor-…

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Slay calls out the simplicity of the question of being “a friend fo China” or not. Interesting that this discussion..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jt

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Fitzgerald says that the need to “vet” political candidates would go away if political funding was transparent. If..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ye

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Good discussion now on the “slippery slope” to racism in all this, Scott Morrison’s comment about that and Gladys Liu etc.

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Hearing that the Attorney-General’s Department has a “foreign influence transparency team”.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @ASPI_org ASPI has done a few of these connections-mapping projects for China now. China is very much their thing.

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Pollytics NSW people discovering what Qld people realised 47 years ago twitter.com/bencubby/statu…

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Nice point from John Garnaut: Imagine taking a worry about Chinese academic espionage down to your local police sta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z3

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@SnarkyPlatypus @ASPI_org Fitzgerald had separately broken this sort of news to two unis. “Hey, you know who you’re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nw

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Joske is talking about the Chinese defector from the weekend. Joske had written that analysis for the Ninefax papers.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @ASPI_org CB hadn’t even bothered setting up websites or phone numbers for the fake places either. Kinda brilliant.

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thecreativepenn Download Hellvetica, a Font that Makes the Elegant Spacing of Helvetica Look as Ugly as Possible..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4d

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@annalise_webb @SnarkyPlatypus @marcuskelson Things can have various causes. Saying A can cause X doesn’t mean that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gB

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Jill Slay earlier noted that all her cyber research is dual-use technology (civilian and military) so here we are.

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@ASPI_org Good, John Fitzgerald has just issued the warning about racial profiling your researchers students. Don’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H5

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@ASPI_org Mind you, as Joske pointed out, some of the “universities” the CN researchers came from didn’t even exist..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wW

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@ASPI_org Australian unis are caught in their collaborations because their English-language websites talk about the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zn

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@ASPI_org So @alexjoske and his colleagues have done some amazing work here.

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PetrocTrelawny Letter of the day … @thetimes pic.twitter.com/FjKtLLvTw6

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“Stream will commence shortly…” It’s like me standing in the bathroom for the 10 minutes after I wake up each morning. Right, Older Chaps?

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“Chinese espionage in Australia—the big picture” by@michael_ASPIIaspistrategist.org.au/chinese-espion…K

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arstechnica Sticking Bluetooth in a dead pig wearing a T-shirt to improve medical implants trib.al/iKzpy8v

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@ASPI_org Preparing myself for the start of the launch event for this report, which I’m reliably informed will be s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NP

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@SnarkyPlatypus @marcuskelson @annalise_webb That and filling the air with smoke and dust. Yes, the weather is a big part of it.

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@SnarkyPlatypus To be fair, the po-faced explanation of “nangs” is kinda funny.

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NewtonMark They aren’t even illegal, are they? Like, same category as possessing a commercial quantity of photocopy paper? twitter.com/9NewsGoldCoast…

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A new metric for measuring the depth of news stories, @dobes? pic.twitter.com/7aGBFB7AWq

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0x4rk0 Your business environment pic.twitter.com/GDNvrrd28y

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Dear Everyone, please don’t retweet weather* alerts from hours ago. At least try to find the current one.

* Or any other kind.

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egavactip I am experiencing a superfluity of hog news right now.

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Oh dear God no, don’t put a microphone in front of Michaelia Cash. Her voice will shatter it. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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@NewtonMark “Neither he nor his staff” would have the computering skill, so probably true. They’d have to have outsourced it.

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This shows that Morrison has learned a truth. Just keep doing the Bad Things. Some people will get into a froth, bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…A5

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So this guy @DavidParis. He has a beard. If you’re the kind of organisation that would hire a man with a beard, he..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FT

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@franksting True enough. I really am in quite a sooky mood today.

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This chap seems quite worked up. twitter.com/callapilla/sta…

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NewtonMark But where will old people go to get terrified about the normal world now? twitter.com/westaustralian…

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Sydney falls apart with the slightest splash of rain.

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@ShogunCySec They have their place, certainly.

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Did Morrison just say the quiet bit out loud? twitter.com/murpharoo/stat…

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The reason gets to be a hashtag is that in spite of Sydney being a “modern” city in one of the richest..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nn

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GuardianAus : power cut to 47,000 homes as 90km/h winds bring down trees theguardian.com/australia-news…

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@dobes @_midofo_ @SnarkyPlatypus This variant is a new one on me. The slur of choice I remember was “slopes”.

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CORRECTED: If you like these days when I just shitpost and complain continuously, please consider dropping a few do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vx

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@LividCephTaint I do. I do. Now please stop reminding me of things.

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rosepowell This feels like such an Australian politics thing to to do - take a positive and proactive comms idea, and make it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LG

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Why yes, I can download documents and cook rice at the same time.

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Downloading @ASPI_org’s “The China Defence Universities Tracker: Exploring the military and security links of China..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nn

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Cooking some rice to see what happens after that.

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This is rapidly turning into one of those days where I just shitpost and complain for like eight hours continuously.

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@ASPI_org This is rapidly turning into one of those days where I just shitpost and complain for like eight hours continuously.

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kvlly tell me how this makes you feel pic.twitter.com/KFYhzcr4Ql

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It was certainly very impressive. Now someone find me the explanation of why storm fronts can move faster than the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DB

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I am in a number of Twitter threads about the NBN and I have no Coping Gin so this is all going to end very badly indeed.

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KurtWagner8 Mark Zuckerberg completed his 2019 “personal challenge,” in which he set out to “host a series of public discussion..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hu

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fawfulfan Reminder: his OWN FELLOW SEALS testified that they tampered with Gallagher’s sniper rifle because they were so horr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0B

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@moylecroft @NewtonMark @juhasaarinen @jxeeno @dobes Conroy can shout very loudly for a very long time, so that’s one factor to consider.

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erstkate What’s an “ongoing process”? The attacks? twitter.com/lenoretaylor/s…

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@larry_irving That’s the chap. :) He once called me “barking mad”, which is kind of a sign you’ve won the argument.

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A bureaucrat, a politician, and a marketer walk into a bar, along with a network engineer. They all beat the networ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mP

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@simonhackett @LividCephTaint @NewtonMark @dobes @jxeeno I’m glad you finally understand the situation. :)

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pleasedontatme when NIMBYs say the quiet part loud pic.twitter.com/LHnqBu1Usp

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sisterofonline People out here butt-chugging sunlight. pic.twitter.com/o8rxNwyASA

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This is all quite true. The NBN design was basically “Let’s do everything all at once,” and then the bureaucrats an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N0

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@moylecroft @NewtonMark @juhasaarinen @jxeeno @dobes If only Stephen Conroy had done more shouting, we’d have been fine.

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@NewtonMark @juhasaarinen @jxeeno @dobes Mark, are you suggesting that the NBN isn’t as good as it could’ve been?

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@dobes Counterpoint: Don’t. Because it’ll be really really annoying.

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dobes They did it, the crazy fools did it.

Rather than measure at layer 2, retailers can over-allocate to cater for TCP..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kZ

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jpwarren “gain some insight into the causes of homeless [sic]”
Gonna go out on a limb here and suggest that it’s a lack of homes.

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jpwarren “The NSW government is using mobile devices and geolocation technology to create an index of rough sleepers which i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nR

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chaser Alan Jones gets about 500,000 listeners per month (official numbers, probably inflated). Our website has considerab..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…az

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Yep, so @TrainLinkWest trains will be disrupted due to a tree on the line or overhead wiring at Glenbrook in 5… 4..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…64

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@expectproblems I saw the image before I saw who it’s from. “That’s got to be Elissa,” I thought. So I was not wrong.

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@aspientiae I wasn’t at the event, so I can only speculate. I suppose I could watch the video but I worked from the audio recording.

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As any writer-to-deadline will tell you, it’s a feeling not unlike taking a really satisfactory poo. twitter.com/juhasaarinen/s…

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@juhasaarinen Coal… koala… Alan Kohler… They’re all interchangeable.

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@juhasaarinen “Petrol”? Sir, we only do compacted coal dust here!

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bencubby Aussies punching above their weight in international competition again twitter.com/swrighteconomy…

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Also, as the rain passes you may notice a “slight” temperature drop. pic.twitter.com/6auuOKwzLt

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There’s another rain band forming in the west, though.

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And now, for Wentworth Falls, it’s over. Your turn, Sydney. pic.twitter.com/mGci9dxLvi

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Apparently CREDLIN is an anagram of HENTAI. twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Monday: “Australia’s NBN a hell of an achievement: Malcolm Turnbull” zdnet.com/article/austra…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gK

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Monday: “Renewed calls for dedicated Australian cyber minister and cyber leadership” zdnet.com/article/renewe…

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@misosusanowa @tepritchard I don’t know why we didn’t think of this before!

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@bigbadave I was thinking about making that joke but decided it was too lame.

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snurb_dot_info Or in other words, the discord had already been sown years ago - all the trolls needed to do was tend to the crop from time to time.

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snurb_dot_info Yep, I agree with this take on this new study.

And by late 2017 the US was already experiencing deep political dy..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fd

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Tue plan, post-midday draft: Potter at the list of smaller tasks, at least as much as I can cope with today; 1800 w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ca

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tepritchard Wait, London is doing *what*?! pic.twitter.com/fzqZ2g5Ido

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Well the “patchy rain in 2 minutes” bit was correct. It’s now raining patchily.

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piagnone I regret to inform you that Pope Francis is a weeb twitter.com/americamag/sta…

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The @rainparrot has trouble with its predictions in the Blue Mountains terrain, but here’s hoping. pic.twitter.com/heNE8jx2oS

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It is both dusty and smoky. And windy. So all this is very excellent. Though I see the first rain band isn’t far away so that may help.

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I can confirm, it is windy in the Blue Mountains. I can also confirm the rest of the comments. pic.twitter.com/U5htU62gxg

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TinehAgent 30 SECONDS OF SUNLIGHT ON YOUR BUTTHOLE IS THE EQUIVALENT OF A FULL DAY OF SUNLIGHT WITH YOUR CLOTHES ON send tweet

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@davispg Quite vivid and lucid, yes. And quite disturbing.

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It’s so tiring having to get up at the crack of noon.

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So I fell asleep again and I’m only now doing the actual struggle into wakefulness. I need a new brain. Sigh.

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Nightmares, eh? It’ll take me a little while to get going today.

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Tuesday. The tall one is the most worrying. Tuesday.

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