Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 2nd, 2019

Why is Craig Emerson turning into a sort of low-rent Chris Kenny?

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@reselsnark I’ve already done all the pre-production for tomorrow’s recording. Emerson’s descent into delusion will..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7J

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CptHollingworth And here’s what that fire is doing to Sydney… All I can smell is smoke. All I can see… pic.twitter.com/ThUd4mw9zl

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CptHollingworth Meanwhile, at the Siege of Gondolin…

No, wait, it’s the Blue Mountains LITERALLY on fire. pic.twitter.com/SrSpCrCkXb

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NSWRFS Heavy smoke will remain over Sydney tonight. A temperature inversion means the smoke will settle and be very thick..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fQ

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Nick_Craver Internet rule proposal:
If your website asks for notification permissions immediately on the first visit, I get to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HV

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Lord_Arse Morning. pic.twitter.com/Vjy36jvh4S

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Ah, this fire has been creeping along the ridge toward Katoomba. twitter.com/NSWRFS/status/…

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jamesrbuk So nearly the same thing as a courtier. So very nearly. twitter.com/markdistef/sta…

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ellinghausen Kangaroo leading joey out of burnt-out bushland south of Braidwood pic.twitter.com/mLfQVmXjQX

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FXMC1957 2 December 1929. Britain’s public telephone boxes went into national service with the K3 model. It was designed, as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nH

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@fictillius Hey it’s the stability of YOUR household at stake here. So yeah, go for it. I’ll fetch the popcorn.

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simongerman600 This world map shows only the regions with an average life expectancy of over 80 years. Source:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jx

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Sadly I’ve met the kind of cunt who’d do this. twitter.com/jesswade/statu…

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@fictillius Could it have been a sex thing?

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alexnjacobs “Are you in the right headspace to receive information that could possibly hurt you?” pic.twitter.com/u6ajsOGeJN

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Ah, no, the clock isn’t for me.

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jpwarren “Are you in the right headspace to receive information that could possibly hurt you?” is now my consulting lead scr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nj

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kathyra_ ceo: the ransomware has taken over our entire system. when was our last off-site backup?

sysadmin: are you in the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zq

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oberonsghost Embussed and smoky out. pic.twitter.com/ybTLY622ga

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BrendanDonohoe7 Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he was just visiting a friend (convicted child sex offender Cardinal George..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rI

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johnb78 The busker playing the theremin is definitely not making the unearthly smoke twilight feel any less unearthly pic.twitter.com/ezEKRounIj

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@Mayav @MatthewBevan Hah! A good podcast at a good altitude.

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@ChrissieM It’s a convenient one, I find. It arrives at Wentworth Falls at 1800.

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@ChrissieM Just arriving at Emu Plains, so yes. :)

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@dobes I don’t. They phone me. For “expert comment”.

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The @westernsydneyu kangaroos are looking bored today.

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The fire would be over there. The view from near Mt Druitt a few moments ago. pic.twitter.com/KZ0x2cToqc

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@dobes Should I start phoning in to radio programs?

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NSWRFS Heavy smoke is affecting the Sydney area. It’s being blown from large bush fires in the Blue Mountains and near War..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AR

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@dobes Is it mirror enough for you to be able to do your make-up?

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“The 9pm Edict” podcast is made possible by the generosity of its listeners. Please subscribe for special benefits..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pa

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The Weekly Wrap contains further information, including the fact that I’m recording a podcast tomorrow. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, remainder: Having accomplished all my tasks promptly, I managed to catch the 1617 fast rathe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T9

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The strong WSW winds are bringing the bushfire smoke directly over Sydney. Not fun. pic.twitter.com/XztQFh5b6v

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@frogworth “Bush plum” is the official name, apparently.

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@voltagex I think its more smoke than dust, but I await official confirmation.

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@frogworth Of course it is. Would I lie about a thing like that?

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Passing the Hill of Dead Pets, shrouded in smoke.

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The sky over Sydney has gone orange. pic.twitter.com/wal7852aop

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Foone why is github making me solve a Voight-Kampff test pic.twitter.com/IddV0C0L6i

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@jpwarren And then one with @NicholasFryer on 12/12 or the day after.

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@jpwarren I’d have recorded it last night if I didn’t have this dreadful cold.

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invisibleinkie People freaking out about a new strain of apple designed to last a year in storage seem to be unaware that apples h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d3

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benjaminpearse Narrowneck plateau fire
Another image from the Ruined Castle bushfire that is burning atop narrowneck plateau in Ka..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M6

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@jpwarren I retweeted this earlier. I may drop it in next time because I’ve already prepped everything for tomorrow’s recording.

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@paulwiggins @SnarkyPlatypus You don’t need to tenderise liver unless you intend to overcook it.

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Thank God it’s Friday.

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johnb78 Good grammar is the difference between helping your uncle Jack wank off a horse and helping your uncle Jack, two st..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…is

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@SnarkyPlatypus Why do you need a whole book for this? You soak the liver for a bit, for some reason, then you fry..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3t

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This is very @SnarkyPlatypus content too. But it’s only free if you have a Kindle Unlimited subscription. twitter.com/AnnabelAstbury…

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Listening to the latest “Russia, If You’re Listening” podcast from @MatthewBevan and team, “Putin goes nuclear to s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…11

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ineffyble Well, this one is definitely going in my talk… pic.twitter.com/pNkc5IZaru

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PulpLibrarian Just time for a quick look at the papers… pic.twitter.com/R8TDH1WmXv

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Ah, CBMs are “confidence building measures”. I was hoping they were “cyber ballistic missiles”.

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Well this is interesting. Here’s a chance for all manner of people and organisations to feed into the cyber diploma..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lY

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jendudley Optus will pay $6.4m for misleading customers about their broadband service and the NBN.

What gets me, though, is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9K

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@DavidFeng Thanks. I’m hiding in the new Darling Square Library today trying to do as little work as possible befor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1j

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@DavidFeng I’ve had too much coffee already today, and yet I’m sleepy because I have a terrible, terrible cold.

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@jeamland @dobes A CHICKEN IN EVERY POT AND POT IN EVERY CHICKEN.

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BOM_au Spring 2019 was Australia’s driest on record. For the country as a whole, the mean maximum temperature was..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g9

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@Quickair Hard to see from where I am between towers in Darling Square.

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Things aren’t going very well today. pic.twitter.com/K7hBmrNeEg

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Gabriel is a fine name for a weasel. twitter.com/I_Find_Planets…

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@dobes Maybe not so that one, but perhaps this chap. pic.twitter.com/r83Vfo6i3X

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@jpwarren @theharryshearer @dobes Very educational, yes, and engagingly so.

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@dobes You’ve forgotten the coal industry, which is responsible for 27.9 million jobs in Australia.

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dobes A couple of things in here:
1. Contains my favourite job loss stats ever by copyright folks who claimed 8% of all w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HZ

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Pinboard The problem with the Elf on the Shelf program, of course, is that careerist intermediaries at the North Pole filter..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VO

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mmcgowan Police strip searched 30 minors at an underage music festival in Feb. Only 5 were conducted in the presence of a pa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hC

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jonkudelka At noon today, every Australian is called on to commemorate the Greens not voting for the CPRS in 2009 by spending..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SN

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NuclearAnthro 5/n

By the way, the MC1199 Electrical Safing Switch for the nine megatonne B53 nuclear bomb?

Keep in mind weapon..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SW

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast with Michael West on the Westpac thing. pca.st/episode/145267…

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Given that @GladysB didn’t announce yesterday (or in the papers today) that the new tram line doesn’t open this Sat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dV

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Mon plan, redraft: Slow start, with a cold, and with pho; administrivia, working in the Darling Square Library so I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oX

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@FilesOfDresden Noted, but I have another plan now. :)

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jonkudelka Pilot of Hindenberg: everything should be fine as long as the Greens don’t vote down the -
Person with time machine: I have bad news.

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“Nationals MP George Christensen blocks release of AFP travel inquiry documents” theage.com.au/politics/feder…

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@theharryshearer This is very good, @dobes @jpwarren. A shame the US end of @theharryshearer’s audience couldn’t co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X0

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“This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer interviews transportation consultant Hubert Horan about the business model of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gg

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BenSmee If you’re a QC who can’t attend or a lawyer going on a long holiday, tribunal will move your case no questions aske..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8i

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Wondering what to have for breakfast, eventually. Pho? Eggs? Fried rice? Noodles? If only there was somewhere to eat near Haymarket.

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@dobes @jpwarren @munin Mr @dobes let me quote two entire paragraphs in this story from… gasp!… 2013. zdnet.com/microsoft-suck…

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joshscampbell A man installed a homemade device on his front door that would fire a handgun at anyone who entered.

It killed hi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0L

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@SnarkyPlatypus And who would’ve ever thought that POFMA would ever be used to protect the reputations of the power..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oI

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@dobes @munin @jpwarren Bat Country is caused by snacks.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I like the name. Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA).

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@munin @jpwarren @dobes Cool, I know somewhere in LA where I can obtain, um, “snacks”.

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@munin @jpwarren @dobes Well there’s a thought. There’s a couple of regular Vegas events that I could perhaps cover.

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“First target of Singapore’s ‘fake news’ law is Facebook post that alleged failed state investment in restaurant” washingtonpost.com/world/2019/11/…

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AequoEtBono Bin Chicken SC has never quite got with this new “freezing orders” terminology, and so thinks the movie should have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t8

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@munin @jpwarren @dobes That drive-across-the-desert thing seems to be One Of Those Experiences. I don’t drive, tho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eB

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@dobes @jpwarren The America has a strange relationship with Sin.

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@jpwarren @dobes I liked the welcome from a Southwest Airlines cabin boss when we touched down: “Welcome to Vegas,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GH

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@dobes @jpwarren I quote like the honesty about Vegas. It is what it is and no one pretends that it isn’t. I want to go again soon.

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@TimWattsMP Wow that is seriously aus pol hash tag grade, Mr Watts. Have you no shame?

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“The 9pm Edict” is made possible by the generosity of its listeners. Please subscribe for special benefits..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jr

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Further alleged plans may be found in the updated Weekly Wrap, along with a yellow machine. The key news is that th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aE

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Mon plan, a new draft: Slow start, with a cold; administrivia, working in the Darling Square Library so I can infec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uZ

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@formalbeer @SnarkyPlatypus I am part of the Secret Disinformation Squad. Oh. Oops.

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“PM drags ‘witness’ Attorney-General Christian Porter into ‘doctored documents’ scandal” by @samanthamaiden..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…56

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@SnarkyPlatypus I seem to remember Alexander Downer being on the board of Huawei Australia too, quitting when he to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZB

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The Sydney weather forecast matches my mood. pic.twitter.com/ombjqpYhM4

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@SnarkyPlatypus I was in a Venturer Scout troop with Nick Xenophon so I guess I’m a Chinese spy.

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I have the most horrible cold. I think I’ll need to rearrange the day a bit.

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Monday. Suck on it for 37 minutes. Monday.

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