Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 18th, 2019

PulpLibrarian Let’s open door no 18 on our pulp Advent calendar… pic.twitter.com/egEMlpTUez

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@jplonie Because I know who he is. There’s only a very few taxi plates up here.

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@noreasonspec I can see where you mean. Tomorrow is going to be a hell day, but at this stage the wind will be from..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ji

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@tintinaujapon Noted. I’ve been meaning to learn more about these companies.

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karenlsweeney Content warning: women dressed as Santa 🎅🏼🤶🏻 pic.twitter.com/R0Bne7ahTw

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I just saw a McMansion in Werrington with a 4m-high inflatable Santa and I want to burn it to the ground.

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IanBarwise If someone sends you a link called ‘free porn’ dont opin it. It is a birus wich deactivates your spelcheck and fcuk..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uI

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rossamcmahon Do not give this gift. If you get it, bin it. twitter.com/23andme/status…

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“Australian cyber soldiers hacked and crippled Islamic State — here’s what we know”abc.net.au/news/2019-12-1…R

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Foone So, fun fact: it used to be common to hand out buttons at tech conferences. Many of them were bad puns or sex jokes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X5

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@dmeeze @RanTLaw No, I’m sure Ooooolmun pitched his tent the whole time he wrote this.

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TrainLinkWest From January 5, minor changes will be made to our timetable.
To see how these changes affect se..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uB

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What has coral ever done for us?

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MeanAnimals This is the cutest stalk I’ve ever seen. The ear scratching is just the best 👀pic.twitter.com/5dJAlG1fXC

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Oh good, @abcnews, maybe some stories on the phlogiston theory and how mice cause epilepsy are in order. twitter.com/R_Chirgwin/sta…

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appsforartists For those keeping track at home:

Microsoft’s browser now pretends to be Google’s browser, which pretends to be App..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r0

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@dobes People should take precautions, yes.

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This should be an 8-car train, @TrainLinkWest. Run W581 I’m talking about.

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@viveka All of these things are true, but nevertheless it is an artless metal box.

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@dobes Mate you’ve already had a wedding.

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viveka So I reckon the cybertruck, at the very least, looks better than any previous Tesla, all of which are so very boring seriously so dull argh

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womensart1 The sock knitter, 1915 by Australian painter Grace Cossington Smith pic.twitter.com/YGiy8nEcv8

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emmadaboutlife The year is 20XX. Crime is not just legal, it is mandatory. The only currency is photographs of water and the last..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hv

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@tweetd99 @alstewitn @BBCNewsnight @BBCTwo It’s 7am-ish for you, isn’t it? Good God. Anyway, no, of course I wasn’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fe

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“First our land, now our WATER: How China is the biggest buyer of Australia’s most precious resource,” bleats the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rg

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jonkudelka Scott has managed to unite the country by going away.

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@coldsnacks @SnarkyPlatypus So where is this from? I’m thinking more and more about doing a gin tour of Australia.

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@PeteLawler @SnarkyPlatypus It’s a perfectly decent cocktail. Just plonking the spirts into a glass is rubbish, yes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ux

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@SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus @coldsnacks OK, I can see where they’re going with this. Ta for the tip.

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Can I be arsed rushing for the last 8-car at 1802 no I can not and I’ve just missed it anyway. It’s al..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q2

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@formalbeer @SnarkyPlatypus @coldsnacks There has been pushback, I admit. But the Japanese pepper in the Roku works..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Su

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@paulwallbank Apparently not. The whole thing is hilarious. This guy quote-tweeted every one of my tweets to his fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eA

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I am getting cranky now.

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@exCameramanJim @alstewitn I literally did not say I was the producer of the program, and like 20 seconds of lookin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hn

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@SnarkyPlatypus @coldsnacks Roku is my standard house gin these days. Double with a splash of tonic, slice of lemon..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yN

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Oh dear God it’s gone 0630 in the UK and people just catching up with my conversation with some TV newsreader last..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4Q

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Some sort of bullshit light rail safety promotion is in progress. pic.twitter.com/KptFTedK5A

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DerekRobinson2 Scott Morrison boycott at Sydney Boys High School: alumni say he is ‘an embarrassment’ smh.com.au/politics/feder… via @smh

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Actually ignore that. The one I had before lunch was the last in their sample bottles. Suffer. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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mattcdef2000 Some things can’t be replaced… twitter.com/benjnielsen/st…

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naamanzhou Engadine Maccas. Jetstar business class. There’s a piece to be written on how the Morrison prime ministership has c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8b

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AeroDork For a brief moment in 1963, NASA considered test launching pigs into suborbital space via “Little Joe” solid booste..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jx

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@erstkate I heard that sometimes they even eat crustaceans.

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Going to a church no more makes you a Christian than sitting in a henhouse makes you a chook. twitter.com/zerogeewhiz/st…

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PallaviGunalan i can’t believe i’m letting a white man do this twitter.com/ReagansTweets/…

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Do Australians drink alcohol at Christmas?

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This would go very well with a slice of green apple I reckon.

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Also, it’s on special at Charlie Chan’s for $12 a shot, which is a bargain given that Dan Murphy’s has it at $166 a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hT

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I say, this Roby Marton gin is very good, and this double should really have been had in a short glass with a splas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1v

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@ausduck @drspacejunk We do, as of 18 months ago, and they’re getting some coordination work done.

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drspacejunk Australia is advertising for a new Space Agency head. spaceconnectonline.com.au/operations/400…

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The response to this should be “I’d like to thank the shareholder for dropping in from the 1890s, and I hope he fou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FU

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Hastie93 Some guy at NAB’s AGM and god help me just told the bank to “Stop getting involved in frivolous things like gender..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZH

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That was very quick, but I learned something new.

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@irisherself No no, this is all about something else.

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aaronch3n Who’s having this chat pic.twitter.com/DqSYDwHKyt

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Approaching The Place Where There Are Antlers.

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joshgnosis I mean, c’mon. pic.twitter.com/9lShyD6Gti

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@davispg There is good American liquor, yes. But the more I think about it, even though Trump himself doesn’t drink..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W4

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Oh ace trolling, mate. Totally A Grade trolling. twitter.com/NatashaBertran…

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@davispg Oh God would it have to be something that rubbish?

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Pinboard Google has fired five employees for organizing in the span of a month with no consequences. Management read the sit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P3

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So, um, this Donald Trump letter. It’d take 25 minutes to read it aloud. Who’d be up for me doing a live-streamed r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uz

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@Epigrammist I’m loving it. I might have to do a special podcast read. Around 25 minutes.

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tokyo_sexwhale Years ago I worked for a t-shirt design company and they asked me to come up with some nice ‘Christmassy’-themed id..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lw

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That letter from Trump to Pelosi is a hoot. Actual quote. whitehouse.gov/briefings-stat… pic.twitter.com/nmrfnkyQZo

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@purserj @andy_park @LLah_Nomis @dobes I haven’t been up to Katoomba for a while. I’m thinking of working in the li..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qx

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Wed plan, confirmed: Slow start (in progress); 1230 doctor, Hyde Park; 1330 lunch with an accomplice; train to Went..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WJ

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@SMinney I have a list of people whose homes I’d like to make airtight.

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@juhasaarinen Well I am quite shocked to learn this.

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@NickyWill100 Ah! Silly me. The Art Series hotels have been a brilliant thing, imo.

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@NickyWill100 True enough. :) I stay in The Cullen in Melbourne and learned of his art there. Like it a lot. There’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EC

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@andy_park @LLah_Nomis @dobes @purserj It is excellent jerkbird work though. 5 starts.

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Today is Wednesday 18 December 2019 and the acting prime minister is Michael McCormack. Enjoy.

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Seinfeld2000 wow looks like festivus came early this year pic.twitter.com/UtPQU68Rz8

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A reminder that a Telstra+ point is worth less than 0.1 cents, though you get only 10 points for every $1 of “eligi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fm

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@Characterlacks @mikelovestweets @C4Chair @alstewitn @BBCNewsnight @BBCTwo That wasn’t my point, but yeah I think this horse is dead now.

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@capercailrunner @alstewitn No, mate, I’m pissing myself laughing. I think the clenched sphincters are well in othe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wf

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@alstewitn Actually, one pertinent question I think. Are you familiar with the character Philomena Cunk, or was thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jp

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@alstewitn Petal, if you think what I’m doing is an “attack” you really don’t get out much, do you.

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@exCameramanJim @alstewitn @BBCNewsnight @BBCTwo How on earth do you get to that angle? [Laughs] My whole point is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I5

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@tweetd99 @alstewitn @BBCNewsnight @BBCTwo Why are you so triggered my what I said?

(No, of course I’m not “trigge..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uf

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@alstewitn I’m loving the way you’re quote-tweeting me so you can show off your witty replies. No, of course I’m not the producer.

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And he’s been dining out on it ever since. twitter.com/todayininfosec…

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@alstewitn Beautiful flouncework there. Even a 4/5 from the traditionally harsh East German judge.

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I pity poor @charltonbrooker having to put up with these geese.

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@alstewitn “Dear BBC, I accidentally saw something I didn’t like, and I am appalled. Signed, Pompous J Twat, Arseington Mews.”

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@alstewitn I did read your tweet. Don’t you have a clock?

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@alstewitn @BBCNewsnight @BBCTwo Have you thought about not watching it? Or maybe even considered that not everything has to be for you?

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Who gives a fuck what Chris Kenny thinks? Why do we give him our brainspace?

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Quartzjixler I’ve never had my knee drained of fluid with a giant needle but one time I watched an episode of “Glee” and that’s basically the same thing.

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@LLah_Nomis This is excellent work, @dobes @purserj, despite the fact that @andy_park can’t spell Vegemite. IT’S WRITTEN ON THE JAR.

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stilgherrian Routine reminder: When someone complains that there’s “no media coverage” of something, DON’T retweet it. Search fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2O

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joshgnosis How nice. At least they wait until four weeks after you die before pursuing your loved ones for robodebts. pic.twitter.com/zwtb2kAzO6

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@Dee_Marketing There is that. Hmmm. I just have endless faith in the human species. :)

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@Dee_Marketing Gotcha. And 1+3 on the other side = 4%. And, I might as well throw in, a margin of error that I’ve b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r0

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Bobosphere Do you like food?

Some of my favorites are meat, fish, vegetables, fruits and grains.

What’s your fave?

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WardQNormal My new hobby is taking graphs of economic data over time and indicating the year that Ronald Reagan was inaugurated..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ku

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@ForsakenDAemon With all those steroids there’s quite a lot they have to do to get it up.

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@munin @last_jones Have you ever heard the sound a koala makes?

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joshgnosis Finance spent money on novelty bins to promote something called security week, which sounds about right. pic.twitter.com/oHa6649P68

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“The firefighters can hear the Koalas screaming in the top of the trees as they burn alive and it’s having an effec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yN

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It’s like that other pair of irregular nouns.

Non-white people are “immigrants”.
White people are “ex-pats”.

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@AndrewRiddle36 “Neighbours” has a lot to answer for.

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It’s one of those irregular nouns,

Desmond and Linda, boomers, are “tree changers”.
Salesi and Huelo from Tonga ar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mw

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… because that honour goes to Desmond and Linda. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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This is tragic, to be sure, but they’re not the first… twitter.com/murpharoo/stat…

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Wed plan, draft: Slow start, some of it at the Darling Square Library; 1230 doctor, Hyde Park; 1330 lunch with an a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ua

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NSWRFS At 8.30am there are 99 fires burning across NSW with more than half yet to be contained. Over 2000 firefighters wil..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gk

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@jdub Wow. Time flies. Now I want to hunt that down so I reckon I can do that with a bit of time. But can I be arsed?

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No. There is absolutely no need to be polite when faced by this sort of dangerous wilful ignorance. twitter.com/liamalexander/…

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PulpLibrarian “Speakers to turn on your woman!” Modern Hi-Fi, April 1973. pic.twitter.com/0e2UjJNfMD

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jaboukie actually no you just gotta sit on this reverse cowgirl twitter.com/davevescio/sta…

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@CARROT_app That sort of thing, yes. Eyes watering, gritty skin, the odd cancer reference. I know you’re up for it.

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@jdub I don’t remember this, no.

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joshtpm So Trump’s defense is being funded by an Ukrainian oligarch under indictment in the USA and tied to Vladimir Putin…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wn

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@DavidPZone1 I think they just mean sending The Van.

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That and tips for applying for the dole.

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Surround that story with adverts for dodgy remedial tuition classes and recruitment for second-tier fast food outlets.

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One year the SMH should line up some dumb kids so we can see the true moment of despair when they get their HSC res..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mt

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FredTaming mary: can you rub my feet

joseph: is there a way i can do that without actually touching them, and yet somehow, as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vI

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USSC Public opinion in the age of Trump: The US and Australia compared | A massive new polling project coordinated with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wg

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@Guruwil @bengrubb Thanks very much. Yeah I’ll try some VPN work a bit later. It’s not all that important, really…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Se

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@bengrubb Ta for the script here. I’ve spent the last few minutes looking for the video but with no luck. twitter.com/Guruwil/status…

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@bengrubb There was also a section about freedom of information requests, but all the answers from the government w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gx

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@bengrubb I think it had aspects of the Monty Python sketch about woody words versus tinny words, which I can’t fin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mQ

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Last night I dreamed I was presenting a radio program with @bengrubb where we just listed the names of all the porn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MX

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Did you see this @macsween_prue? Made all his bells jingle! twitter.com/ambiej/status/…

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How many Russian sex workers do you think you could fit inside that desk? twitter.com/OnthisdayRN/st…

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@jpwarren Even better: “anonymously store and mine customer data”. This is heady stuff!

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Sydney continues to exist, such that it does, under a cloud of smoke. @CARROT_app has run out of things to say abou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cg

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Wednesday. The delivery mechanism of choice is a wheelbarrow. Wednesday.

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