Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 8th, 2019

@SMinney We might have to work them toward that one in stages.

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@expectproblems @Wyld @CptHollingworth Somewhat like “You’re Dead To Me”. Or even “Drunk Women Solving Crime”.

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@awelder Could be close enough, for all the good any of this is going to do.

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No wait. Scott Morrison is a Cronulla Sharks fan. What about that lad in the video who was pissing into his own mou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4a

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Did anyone ask if Shane Warne wanted to give it a go?

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Seriously, the person chosen to navigate the complexities of Australia’s drought problems is a bloke who appointed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aQ

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Still, one of Australia’s most dynamic innovators and persuasive orators is on the case. Shane Stone. Drought solved.

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Also, city people already “help” the goddam farmers by subsidising them up the wazoo.

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And take the politics out of it? There ain’t enough water for competing uses. There will be winners and losers, wit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6r

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How many veteran conservative politicians must’ve turned down this shitty job before they asked around for Shane St..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…E0

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AlisterAir It’s idiot bingo. twitter.com/australian/sta…

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Marco_Langbroek Kudos to @ArmsControlWonk and colleagues, who’s OSINT eye on Sohae provided an early warning: twitter.com/armscontrolwon…

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@CptHollingworth @Wyld I’ve worked in print too, helping run a small weekly. Plus on other things. I am familiar wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8F

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@CptHollingworth @Wyld It would be a little more work than you think but nowhere near as much as you fear.

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LucyThack A lesson I learnt today - never, ever sit on the ground during a back burn, no matter how far away the fire is. A w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zP

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@Wyld @CptHollingworth Either that or a podcast series.

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@munin The Vegas road trip will provide plenty of time for me to explain the wonders of Australia’s National [sic] Broadband [sic] Network.

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@CptHollingworth Will you be compiling your Tolkien Friday things into a book?

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ElysseMorgan Finally been kicked off broadband internet today. Very sad.

We had 100 mbs speed unlimited for $75 pm

We’re bein..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QB

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Here’s last year’s wrap, “The 9pm Arch Window of the Prostate Exam” stilgherrian.com/edict/00082/

(The episodes with “Ar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UE

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And if you’re already a subscriber, I will definitely absolutely truly put out some subscriber-only stuff for you o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pc

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There’s still time to buy CONVERSATION TOPIC or TRIGGER WORD(S) for this episode by subscribing. It’s also lovely i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8I

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The most important news, apart from this week’s links and podcast, is that @NicholasFryer and I will be recording a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…az

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stilgherrian NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 497: A podcast, a cyber document, and a smoke-soaked warship” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/49… C..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IO

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@munin I’ve only been to Vegas once and I love it for what it is. Wait, we’ve done all this haven’t we.

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@munin Now you’ve made me want to go to Vegas again.

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@munin You’re not thinking of Elvis Presley?

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@GordyPls Is he really struggling though? I doubt that he cares. It’s all just words.

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sspencer_63 Every journo and TV station that did a “Morrison the hero” story tonight? Over to you. (FYI, Susan is not only the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3P

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@munin That must mean there were hundreds of them!

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When was the 25-year-old Sammy Davis Jr born? twitter.com/thevandykepark…

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@RealNickHodge Which are worse, do you think? Sheep, or people?

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@RealNickHodge Indeed. I’m so glad I never really had to deal with sheep.

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And the sheep noises they’ve dubbed over all the silent footage is less than convincing.

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Somehow they’re making wool production sound even more boring than it actually is.

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“Let’s look at a diagram of a typical wool station in New South Wales.” pic.twitter.com/US4BEEKA98

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Watching “The World’s Wool” 1949 Wool production documentary New South Wales, Australia & England 66074 youtube.com/watch?v=zhZU9h…

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“Principles of Operation of the Norden Bombsight WWII Training Movie 23251” youtube.com/watch?v=143vi9… Attn: @RealNickHodge @tacticalmaid.

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@irisherself An email will arrive later this evening. :)

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@R_Chirgwin Erm, what are you looking at? BoM has 30C for Monday, 36C for Tuesday.

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@R_Chirgwin I support your guess. Plus they’ll need the helicopters elsewhere tomorrow.

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@dobes @purserj We have lots of crimson jerkbirds around here, though I haven’t seen as many this year.

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I have found myself in a thread about smutty bird names. Totally on-brand. twitter.com/SpottyBalfour/…

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@R_Chirgwin A couple of runs to get the lay of the land, and then WHOMPFF.

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And now we have a Boeing 737 coming through at low altitude. Note that we’re kinda nearly that far above sea level..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xf

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I wonder whether Australians really are obsessed with sport. Nah, that can’t be true. pic.twitter.com/CNoAPHoclN

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 497: A podcast, a cyber document, and a smoke-soaked warship” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/49… C..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IO

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Both of these birds are jerks. Right, @dobes @purserj? twitter.com/ParrotOfTheDay…

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@moylecroft Well, yes. This is where we are.

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FXMC1957 8 December 1864. The Clifton Suspension Bridge over the River Avon in Bristol, opened. It was designed by the legen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vt

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@moylecroft Yes, but years ago. I also have a scanner app for when I need to listen more closely. Neither seem to s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o8

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@NanoRaptor Not that I’ve seen here at @bunjaree, but I haven’t been outside much today and I only got back up here last night.

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This would be coordinating things, I imagine. That’s over what’s being called the Ruined Castle fire. pic.twitter.com/m1tvSHnu8I

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I say, @JonathanPieNews is very good this week. Very powerfully put. “A Decade of The Tories” youtube.com/watch?v=MjUWX6…

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@irisherself Alas, I’ll do it as a solo mission. I»ll be dawdling a lot to take notes and record bits, plus they’re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GQ

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FatherBob 😪. twitter.com/simonahac/stat…

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Another excellent* weather forecast for the Blue Mountains. Smoke is weather now. pic.twitter.com/g5sCduRpx2

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@thejeffreymarsh @DrRhysPockett To be fair, Jemima is a pretty shit name, and a rubbish doll. pic.twitter.com/TBe7ETU8aS

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems Maybe that dried-out patch on the grass means he’s been Raptured.

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@raejohnston @firstdogonmoon It’s “Gypsy Lady” (N189AC) this year, but yes. I’ve been astounded by how quickly it c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rs

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@NettyLT Sure. I’ll do a blog post in the coming week, actually.

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@aDB Yep. Instead of looping a heavy rail or a metro around to Epping, it becomes part of a light rail route. I pla..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bg

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If in doubt, subtweet.

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Wait until she hears about fish.

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magog_morskar If you have someone you love in your life, hold them close and say to them, “You are the duct tape that holds my ba..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YS

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fictillius The federal government has admitted Australia’s main grids will reach a 50% share of renewables by 2030 under its o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yo

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CanberraInsider December 8, 1983: The Hawke government and Treasurer Paul Keating decided to float the Australian dollar. pic.twitter.com/t1wUO3oY0K

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Um, @tanya_plibersek you’re a senior member of a major political party. What are you doing, in concrete terms, that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WZ

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NewtonMark Lots of rough sex featuring British subs and German, Russian and American doms, and no safeword. twitter.com/ShippersUnboun…

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JacktheInsider Worst Abba revival tour ever. pic.twitter.com/47gRUcooNa

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Message just received: “I suspect the video of Trump fucking a cow that’s on fire won’t surface until a little clos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jk

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@expectproblems That’s not code, btw. There’s a compounding pharmacy out there that does some stuff you can’t get a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uj

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@expectproblems I had to do a couple trips to Carlingford for Special Medication last year. It’s a weird backwater.

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“Remarks by President Trump and VP Pence in a Roundtable on Small Business and Red Tape Reduction Accomplishments”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WT

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JordanRasko Move over Goose Game twitter.com/fobwashed/stat…

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@jxeeno I can also slack off during the week, and have nothing planned for the holiday break yet.

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@jxeeno Lol nah, that doesn’t leave enough time for photography and audio recording and alcohol.

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I suppose I should do this at some point too, but not in summer. twitter.com/CloverMoore/st…

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CloverMoore The Bondi to Manly walk is now open!

That’s 80km of continuous walk along Sydney’s pristine coastline that five Co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dg

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Looks like I’ll have to do a farewell tour of the Carlingford line. twitter.com/jxeeno/status/…

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gerryshih News ricocheting through Chinese social media today: Library in Gansu announces burning “illegal, religious and dev..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T3

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@lawfarepodcast Listening to another @lawfarepodcast special, “David Kaye on Policing Speech Online” pca.st/v6akcaso

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SandiHLogan “Australian Federal Police Protection officers” are NOT police officers. They’re also not parking attendants. But t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HB

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@jonnosan @NewtonMark That it was running down the edge of the escarpment would seem, to me, to fit that scenario.

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@jonnosan @NewtonMark Shifting priorities, certainly. It’s moving from the Katoomba fire, which is now being contro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ji

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@TonyThefathippy @NewtonMark I don’t know how modern that S-64’s avionics is. Probably an iPad or two.

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@TonyThefathippy @NewtonMark It helps prevent flying through the extensive cumulogranite formations. :)

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GrogsGamut “You won’t be surprised to learn that I won’t be voting Tory on Thursday, for much the same reasons that I won’t be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yd

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@weezmgk @jodiem Ditto. I’m exhausted. There’s been other factors too, but I’m not all that unhealthy and it’s gett..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zx

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@weezmgk @jodiem Said your post was yesterday, and pointed to the helicopter’s route.

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@weezmgk @jodiem We just did all that. The smoke is affecting your brain. ;)

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p_hannam @BOM_au @weatherzone @NSWRFS And a huge heatwave arc spans from Perth to near Sydney, and taking in Darwin and Bris..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y3

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p_hannam Tuesday could see a few December heat records falling in NSW. A fair bit of Sydney will hit 42C or warmer too. Perh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eo

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Listening to a @lawfarepodcast special, “Cybersecurity Futures” pca.st/qx66codj

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@nschultz @NewtonMark There’s only one operating in the vicinity, yeah. N189AC. There were only 31 ever built, of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P9

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MikeCarlton01 Safe from what ? Predatory banks ? Corporate wage theft ? Climate change…unprecedented bushfires…? Growing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lD

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prrsimons Australia’s status as a democracy has been downgraded from ‘open’ to ‘narrowed’ this week, in response to govt’s co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DV

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It’s so hazy up here that the S-64 Skycrane is following the roads. pic.twitter.com/LspNse1rqj

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@davpope @jonkudelka @badiucao @CRNetInt This is a very fine set of things and congratulations to everyone involved.

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NarangVipin Static engine test? As @ArmsControlWonk thought was coming twitter.com/global_mil_inf…

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@ApostrophePong It turns out that the new L2 line will be free next weekend. timeout.com/sydney/news/sy… I also like that they used my photo.

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thehistoryguy 75 years ago today British bombers attacked German ships in Nordgulenfjord, Norway, and leaving us some of the most..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Av

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AmyThunig 4yro: Mum if you throw boomerangs near the road, you get sent to gaol

Me: ….what?

4yro: yep if you do it, if yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nV

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The Australian Media: It’s Marc Fennells all the way down. @markhumphries @MarcFennell twitter.com/markhumphries/…

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johnb78 What the fuck, Barry? pic.twitter.com/GrdpjprDwg

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Sorry, yes, I had a brainfade moment. Which began in 1983. twitter.com/coldsnacks/sta…

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CrimeADay 42 USC §6395(c) & 16 CFR §305.24(b) make it a crime to sell a toilet without disclosing the gallons per flush if yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wF

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Yes. By “for years” they should mean “since 1851”, but the article seems to have missed that bit. twitter.com/RebeccaPuddy/s…

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Btw this is just a reference to his latest bullshit take. You’ll see it.

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Why is the head of the Australian “Christian” Lobby* so curiously obsessed with young people having sex in toilets?..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LY

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aimeeterese So rather than restructuring society to prevent intimate partner violence, or to provide the resources and care req..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hm

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There are men walking past my window carrying solar panels. I hope they’re building a space ship.

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@timpoliti @ScottMorrisonMP My understanding is that much of Armidale got excellent NBN because pork.

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flying_rodent I find it hard to believe the press in Russia or North Korea could possibly be worse than this. pic.twitter.com/u6BCPisnLl

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thisisapollo Socialists Cock destroyers
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Sucking you dry twitter.com/fingerbiaster/…

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This is unhelpful. Do you think the good folk of Armidale should download the app, @ScottMorrisonMP? twitter.com/FJSoyer/status…

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Toby_Halligan Point isn’t even that evangelicals are innately bad or that some don’t hold truly Christian views. But these kinds..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TC

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Toby_Halligan Interviewed a really lovely priest a while back who characterized evangelicals framing up contractual purchases an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r7

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seanfeucht IN CASE ANYONE OUT THERE IS WORRIED ABOUT THE FUTURE OF AMERICA TODAY…. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

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johnregehr from UNIX: A History and Memoir 🤣 pic.twitter.com/aWFpMuOYg0

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histoftech There’s a huge “traditional yule goat” that’s erected each xmas in the Swedish town of Gävle. Nearly every year sin..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gg

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@NewtonMark Ah yes, I really should give this a mention. Someone has already suggested this privately. It’s an excellent goaty tradition.

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@munin Price goes up with rarity and fragility.

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@munin Ideally it will now make the empty strip of duct tape worth $10,000.

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The life of a Arty Wall Banana is short but… wait for it… sweet.

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srs2_ @AtlanticCouncil @AtlantDK @ducoexperts @jteurope Cancel that! I’ve just received word from the Danish Atlantic Cou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TZ

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SeekinSatori That app will sort out my respiratory issues quick smart 🙄 twitter.com/r_chirgwin/sta…

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GrogsGamut Narrators voice: it wasn’t God. twitter.com/brianchouston/…

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@kcarruthers Yeah, rather a lot actually, now that I sit here and notice.

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I’ll check the transcript later to make sure the next question was, in fact, “How, exactly?”

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But not so obvious as you’d have noticed, Senator Cormann.

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lastcyberpunk My wheelie bin has somehow gained sentience, learned how to write and given itself a promotion pic.twitter.com/wE6tcLmAIO

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@kcarruthers Thanks, Kate, though it’s not that bad.

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@NicholasFryer Also, you can still buy those things by doing the listener-support thing at skank.com.au/subscribe/twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fK

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Also, this coming Thursday I’m recording an end-of-year wrap with @NicholasFryer. If you’re owed a TRIGGER WORD or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g2

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ICYMI, I posted a new podcast on Tuesday. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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ICYMI, me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Labor’s plan to fix Australia’s encryption laws doesn’t go far enough” zdnet.com/article/labors…

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NTarnopolsky Statement from The President: “Right now in a number of states the laws allow a baby to be born from his or her mot..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nt

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Sun plan: Slow start; laundry; reading; podcast listening; map out the week ahead; Weekly Wrap. I won’t be heading..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yc

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At last, a Blue Mountains weather forecast that makes sense. Except the 40% chance of a light shower. That’s not go..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d7

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Sunday. Entropy continues to increase. Sunday.

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