Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 24th, 2019

Histreepix Jesus tells a young man to find his own fucking bench. Hassocks, 2016. pic.twitter.com/ijUEU8UGND

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Histreepix “And remember, boys and girls, in a capitalist society the commodification of any political movement erodes its mea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yg

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DickKingSmith Sensible ducks reserve the right to change their minds.
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I have to eat a lot of food tomorrow, so that’s probably all for my Christmas Eve.

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TechnicallyRon DO CHRISTMAS HOWEVER YOU WANT. BE SELFISH. HAVE A NAP IF YOU NEED ONE. DRINK FOUR BOTTLES OF BAILEYS AND FIGHT THE..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RE

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@skwashd @dobes @NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus Yeah look that was… interesting… but I blame @NicholasFryer.

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stilgherrian If you’re stuck with something to do on Christmas Eve, you could do worse* than listen to this podcast and then thr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fd

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@skwashd @dobes @NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus I’ve kinda decided that I should move on from that.

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PhilNWang Mum’s decorated with a Chinese Madonna and child and it’s so badass I’m dangerously close to returning to the faith..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AI

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@dobes @NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus I don’t know that I would be up for that.

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grAntlerMensch Not too far off, hey!? pic.twitter.com/6RxnmL68fT

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snurbbotinfo Seriously, yes: I feel lonely in my 15-hour workday. Aaaaaaaaaaaargh.

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NSWRFS At 9:30pm, there are 73 bush or grass fires burning across NSW, 28 not yet contained. More than 2000 personnel cont..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CF

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It isn’t exactly high-speed rail, @DavidFeng, but it’s an interesting relic.

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THE WHOLE ALBUM IS NOW ONLINE! From yesterday, my visit to every station on the Carlingford Line, which closes on 5..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bt

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acidic Barnaby set out with the best of intentions, but he couldn’t help feeling that things had gone horribly wrong someh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iq

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Now those from Carlingford station. Nearly done, because I did the Clyde photos at the very end…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RI

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JohnBirmingham Die Hard but with Barnaby Joyce and some cows day drinking and shouting at the potplants in the foyer of Nakatomi P..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…an

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And now those from Telopea station. flickr.com/photos/stilghe… I might as well finish this tonight, eh. pic.twitter.com/14kfA7KJua

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@swearyanthony @GordyPls Cows wouldn’t put up with that shit, even with lots of new hay.

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I’m still going. The photos from Dundas station have now been added. flickr.com/photos/stilghe… pic.twitter.com/XceVN9t4d6

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If you get angry about reindeer genitals then there’s probably something wrong with you. twitter.com/reillystyley/s…

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timpoliti Bushfires have now burned 5 million hectares in Australia.

But don’t worry: as that’s only 0.65% of Australia’s to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6b

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@DavidFeng I’m not sure what’s happening here, David.

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Nine photos from Camellia station have just been added to the album. The image in this tweet is one of my favourite..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gb

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I’ve started posting yesterday’s photos from the Carlingford Line. So far there’s the 14 images from Rosehill stati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dn

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francesweetman We’ve completely lost it, haven’t we? pic.twitter.com/q5FAird3g2

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MarjorieGarante @simonahac @AngusTaylorMP Merry Christmas to you from us all here in Angus’ electorate pic.twitter.com/r6HbF8m519

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fesshole I made coffee for my workmate twice a day and each week I upped the amount of coffee by half a teaspoon. He was on..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7q

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I want to meet this guy. Yeah, we all know it would’ve been a guy. twitter.com/fesshole/statu…

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@rohan_p Have you got any matches or a lighter with you?

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@jxeeno Good. Because you were committing Kitchen Crimes.

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jxeeno what’s the correct way to use a dishwasher?

1. leave clean dishes in until all the clean ones are gone, then load..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nB

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If you’re stuck with something to do on Christmas Eve, you could do worse* than listen to this podcast and then thr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fd

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Anyway the ratio is already what you’d expect. pic.twitter.com/5i9DjRPAIx

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fbongiornoanu OK, so while people are celebrating news items etc. of the decade, here’s my favourite: youtube.com/watch?v=j8Bc7e…

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@Barnaby_Joyce Anyway I’m sure he’s a fabulous root. Until his face bursts.

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@Barnaby_Joyce What I love about the Joyce video is how it reminds us that this man was once the Deputy Prime Minis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iP

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cbmccartney @glengyron Just been following the whitest of white people at Mitcham Village Shopping Centre. Extraordinary lots o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oX

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kels_316 might do a fucking fistful of ketamine then chuck hay at cows. Lucky I’ve got my phone handy.

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Apparently Barnaby Joyce is sick of the government being part of his life. What does Barnaby Joyce do again? Oh tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…C2

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Barnaby_Joyce Merry Christmas pic.twitter.com/QGYPv51pTN

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@skwashd @joneaves OK, OK, so tell him from me, “Mate, stop being a cunt. At least to your father.”

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mfsampson Did you want to stop for a Big Mac, Sir! pic.twitter.com/rMZvYPlZa4

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@skwashd @joneaves In a way this is magnificent work, and you should be proud, but yes he is also a terrorist.

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NewtonMark It sounds like their motivations are to get their expenses covered. twitter.com/JoshButler/sta…

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@jpwarren Are you suggesting that internet advertising isn’t so clever?

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@johnb78 @kels_316 @Kimbo_Ramplin Or at least when she can type actual words.

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ninetynein9 Why did Scott Morrison as treasurer sign the ATO agreement to let @AngusTaylorMP former company tax debt off the ho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AY

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@phbarratt Let’s hope you get some more. But 17mm is a great start.

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@johnb78 @kels_316 @Kimbo_Ramplin Or someone deleted it for her. “Coordinated inauthentic behaviour” is a phrase that comes to mind.

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@j_s_n_d Noted. Thank you for your service.

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@NewtonMark @oz_f @BackgroundBrief OK so that’s the first time I’ve encountered “Footloose” as a metaphor for… for anything really.

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AdamSerwer Giuliani arguing that he is “more of a Jew” than a literal Holocaust survivor is the logical conclusion of Trumpist..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6Z

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@NewtonMark @oz_f @BackgroundBrief And yes, Mark, I had no idea the control orders were that damn weird. Is this NS..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kC

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@NewtonMark @oz_f @BackgroundBrief If I wasn’t clear enough, Oz, fuck this is a well-crafted documentary. Thanks so..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M7

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@j_s_n_d How long did the pain last? I’ve heard these things are seriously nasty.

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Pffft! Call us when something significant happens. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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@oz_f @BackgroundBrief If you don’t already listen to @BackgroundBrief every week, well, you just should. Not every..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…m8

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@NewtonMark @swearyanthony Well a HALO drop gets you through the smoke layers the fastest.

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BurgerVonStadt Stairs designed by a serial killer: a thread pic.twitter.com/rn8p8smP72

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jonkudelka I put it to you that anything with more than a rudimentary nervous system should be able to easily grasp their moti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…je

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Give that a huntsman spider is the size of a horse, this is significant. twitter.com/ABC/status/120…

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ABC A Sydney resident came home to find a massive huntsman spider being dragged away by a spider wasp—and snapped this.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gt5

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@NewtonMark Well there you go. IFR license sorted. :)

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@manindotblack The High Court doesn’t fuck around like that. The decision is released when the decision is ready.

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Listening to @oz_f’s @BackgroundBrief episode on the NSW Police shut-down of Sydney hip-hop group OneFour. Fascinat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2k

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@manindotblack Yep. Because all they care about is the horse race. Sigh.

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RidT ^ Or the chilling analysis of why the “Protocols of the Elders of Zion” remains such a successful and insidious for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gK

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RidT ^ Or @ScottKaro’s excellent research on how the Internet Research Agency in St Petersburg exploited mass shooting e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oe

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RidT @SAISHopkins ^ One favorite paper: the superb analysis of a rare state-sponsored disinformation campaign against it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gk

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RidT Teaching @SAISHopkins can be a bit like creating, training, and fine-tuning your own temporary think tank — this fa.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1dC

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Brilliant idea. Journalists should do this too. I will now make it my habit as well, @dobes. twitter.com/RidT/status/12…

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@paulkidd @joshgnosis I’ve worked in the media for a long time. :)

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@manindotblack Pretty much. “It didn’t work, kids, but don’t you ever fuckin’ try this again.”

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Have we ever seen @NewtonMark and Santa in the same room? twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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NewtonMark Hope he has an IFR rating, otherwise he ain’t getting through the smoke. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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ZackBornstein Twitter summarizing their last 3 years pic.twitter.com/BU3Z1iWByj

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skwashd Mr12 trolling me in the busy shops by loudly saying “help me the bad man is taking me away” while we were holding hands.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Copying NORAD from the Cold War days. @NuclearAnthro is the full bottle on this stuff.

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Listening to the recent “Trump, Inc” episode on Donald Trump Jr’s travel to Mongolia to kill a sheep. No, really. pca.st/w9arb0ta

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Hearing an advert for @pocketcasts while listening to a podcast in @pocketcasts. I love the way the internet target..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YW

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Good to see that @joshgnosis didn’t cave in to a letter. Sternly-worded letters from lawyers are not the law. Much..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…95

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In re the purple signs in Chinese… twitter.com/_Oliver_Yates/…

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ProfJeffJarviss One man’s fraud is another man’s Fintech Innovation. twitter.com/ryanlcooper/st…

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NSWRFS The fire danger ratings for tomorrow, Christmas Day, will see widespread areas of low-moderate and high fire danger..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zq

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PPantsdown The “Starship Troopers” reboot looks like shit twitter.com/fictillius/sta…

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@TomSear Nothing exciting tonight, unfortunately, but maybe I should do a couple of gin tasting episodes as a precursor to the Gin Tour.

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I’ve thought about becoming a political commentator in 2020, you know. I have everything I need except the lengths..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yd

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Also @JohnBirmingham’s “Fail State: End of Days, Book 2” because the first one was so, so good…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pG

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I finally activated one of the Audible trial offers so I could listen to @markhumphries’ goddam sitcom..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zr

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I have determined that it is Gin Time.

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CanberraInsider December 24, 1974: On the night of Christmas Eve, Cyclone Tracy devastated Darwin and killed more than 65 people. pic.twitter.com/4DYjvW60To

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Airminded Wonder if Dephane ever did call Albert twitter.com/wayback_exe/st…

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@manindotblack I did consider that, but in the end some of the blue-backlit “art” spoke to me even more.

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Now how can I get @dobes to use this photo for one of my stories? abc.net.au/news/2019-12-2… pic.twitter.com/5x9aBZxh3Q

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chibleee I’m obsessed with reddit literally obsessed pic.twitter.com/n28BshYwtX

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@DavidFeng We do indeed. Unfortunately coupe of millimetres is all that we’ll see today in Sydney, and even less inland. It won’t help.

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SteveStuWill This is hilarious pic.twitter.com/ML3FZEEeky

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patstokes Eldest just spent an hour distressed about being lost in Minecraft before she found her way home. Glad she fixed it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pf

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@dobes @MRobertsQLD I have a new challenge for the Senator for Dunning-Kruger. pic.twitter.com/XIBeSs8w6z

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@dobes @MRobertsQLD I’m glad* you retweeted this because I appear to be blocked.

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hingers me [week one of therapy]: I’m depressed and think about killing myself

me [week 46 of therapy]: I’m depressed but..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LR

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tashlee absolutely not pic.twitter.com/RnOp4tfGKB

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Mowgzilla Yesterday, at breakfast, I had someone order a breakfast that comes with 3 fried eggs. He sent them back, as they “aren’t round enough”

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Lenathejoyful Look at these drug prevention posters from Norway.

That’s it. That’s how you freaking stop people from dying. pic.twitter.com/7XRUzEPmkT

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An electricity park photographed in Carlingford, Sydney, yesterday. pic.twitter.com/VHKnMmY9lU

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beneltham Fancy feeling the need to Tweet out a clarification about your own media opportunity. This is nearing Trump levels..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hn

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@jplonie @SnarkyPlatypus @gathgwyn I think he has more psychological problems than I do.

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s basically because we’re the same person and couldn’t keep up the pretence after all the Prosecco.

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Listening to Billy Connolly on @AdamBuxton’s podcast. pca.st/m2fn1epc Mr Connolly is now 77yo (76yo at the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uv

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@StephanieCarvin They could’ve got bonus points if it actually worked. Raspberry Pi and a few LEDs.

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@garystark Hey. There is Prosecco in the fridge and chocolate available from the corner shop across the road. This..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pH

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Tue plan, clarified: Slack off for the rest of the day and evening. I have developed a strategy for avoiding the er..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ie

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@SnarkyPlatypus How will you survive on that tiny serve?

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@John_Hanna @rod3000 I’ve been told since it’s the Eden Valley firefighters, but the location is in the Adelaide Hi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Me

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@SnarkyPlatypus I have just found a solid quantity of quite adequate Prosecco so everything is under control. I’ll..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z6

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@SnarkyPlatypus @D_Keating @ignoringorders I always fuck up tearing off its head at the right point.

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_youhadonejob1 The police in this town installed this speed radar. The police in this town have the maturity level of a teenage bo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FY

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JohnBirmingham “I dunno. Engadine Maccas looked way worse to be honest”. twitter.com/fictillius/sta…

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patstokes “Scotty, I know this hurts right now, but there will be other girls. Now please come downstairs, your father has do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aM

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@SnarkyPlatypus I may need lorazepam first. Or maybe I should bring vodka.

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timsenior Australian Christmas menu
Smoked ham
Smoked salmon
Smoked trout
Smoked sausage
Smoked turkey
Smoked prawns
Smoked p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…E4

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“In addition, a study in farmed shrimp found 100 strains of Vibrio, many of which were resistant to antibiotic treatment.”

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“A study in 299 raw shrimp samples determined that 55% contained potentially harmful Vibrio species responsible for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sX

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Personally I’d like to see what happens if they don’t freeze the Christmas Prawns. I think we could teach people a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ou

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@SnarkyPlatypus No, I’d like to challenge my perceptions.

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@SnarkyPlatypus My stomach is tightening just looking at that. Nevertheless, I will attempt to give it a try.

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@ignoringorders @D_Keating I’ve never understood why prawns because such a special occasion food. I need a food his..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WH

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@SnarkyPlatypus Exactly. Well as I say, I’ll see how I go a bit later. I also see that Dan Murphy’s has a 2-hour de..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BF

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s the Seaview Sparkling Shiraz and the reviews are quite positive. danmurphys.com.au/product/DM_902… But I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Da

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Hmmm. I could skip the errand to Burwood if I just grabbed the $7 bottle of Sparkling Shiraz from the fridge for to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AR

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I say this with love, @VictoriaPolice. Just like you’ve gotta love a three-legged rescue dog with a wonky eye…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sy

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It’s nice to know people have so much time in their hands. It’s not nice to know they’re so desperate for some godd..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ro

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@dobes @joshgnosis Is there anything here I should read? Or should I just start drinking? (Or both, obviously?)

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Wait. Australia has a leader? This isn’t another Eddie McGuire thing, is it? twitter.com/samanthamaiden…

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smartbrain Coded warning?

@baconbkk twitter.com/GerryAdamsSF/s…

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@garthk There is also the matter of taste, however.

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@johnb78 @kels_316 Yes, that would be bad. I would not like this.

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garthk The standard thus set, one year a fellow conspirator noted people eating the fruit for relief, and set about soakin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dm

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garthk I used to hang with a mob that’d mix party punch in new plastic garbage bins. Due to the efforts of someone with ac..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zc

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In awe at the Extremely High Quality bin juice I’ve just discovered. And spilled.

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I am going to do the bins now.

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whiteswine With respect to Max Ernst, I use his work as my formal Exmess greeting: The Virgin Spanking the Christ Child before..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pL

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paulkidd Woolworths checkout operator: ‘Just doing some last-minute shopping before Christmas?’
Me: ‘No, we didn’t need anyt..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oU

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EJBrand The C18th approach to Christmas sounds WILD:

“We drink whole bottles and bowls of punch … until we can neither s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Be

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MatthewBevan Please enjoy the only good tweet I twought this year twitter.com/matthewbevan/s…

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@jonkudelka That’s quite a confronting concept, Jon.

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@jonkudelka How is it even possible to insult an Elvis impersonator?

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@MarkSkulley Am I old and curmudgeonly enough though? (Don’t answer that.)

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Mind you, this is as always one hell of a coded message. Well put, Your Majesty.

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One day Britain will let go of World War 2. twitter.com/RoyalFamily/st…

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Hey @NewtonMark I can see some real cost savings here. twitter.com/archillect/sta…

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@jplonie @Bishop64 I like to think of it as a uniform.

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NuclearAnthro In 1971 NORAD (!!!) sent a teletype to every TV and radio station in the US telling them that thermonuclear war had..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4F

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Pinboard This is the opposite of that picture of Kim Jong Un on the white horse. Look at those grains of rice trying to flee..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cc

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@GordyPls @kels_316 Correct, these are very dumb things.

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@Bishop64 @jplonie Thanks. :) A lot has changed since February…

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ArmsControlWonk It is absolutely remarkable that Bolton is able to pretend that North Korea didn’t test an ICBM and a thermonuclear..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rp

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@Bishop64 @jplonie Well, yes, but when? Sorry to be a pain.

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rkyte365 The @FT is polite, but damning. Rightly. Australia’s bushfires have exposed its leaders’ failings..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…no

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@sleepingdingo Yeah I know, that’s going to fuck things up quite a bit.

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I have come to the conclusion that I should not have to pay for wine.

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Nick_Stevens_Gr Another seasonal Space Card.
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nigelwadsworth How about starting the new decade in a new role? I’m after three Technology Support Officers to look after schools..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lF

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@jplonie Yeah they’re not going to let him trade on the RAN’s image. Beautiful work all round.

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@zerogeewhiz @NewtonMark @kels_316 @JustJimWillDo By “whatever is holding it in place” you mean “hope”?

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StephanieCarvin Let me fix that for you: Chinese embassy makes outlandish yet predictable statement in defence of their abhorrent b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gw

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Tue plan, draft, because I should probably have a plan: Slow start; lunch and a few errands, Burwood; TGIT, an earl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oS

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We have settled into the ritual.

@gathgwyn: “Miaow miaow miaow feed me!”
Me: Sigh.
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@kels_316 There was a quota for media flights in the F-111. I was down to the 3rd or 4th slot in the queue when I l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V8

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Excellent description of a helicopter. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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@kels_316 I had a few things like that in the queue when I was at the ABC last century. Did drive an RAN patrol boa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YS

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@kels_316 @JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark Now that IS interesting. My late and totally sane mate, who started as an RAN..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w0

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@dprk_ebooks That’s what they’ve been using, yes, and the media reports say that they’ve been using it to check on..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fF

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@kels_316 @JustJimWillDo I certainly want to do some helicoptering, but since I’m a bit iffy with heights I might g..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bU

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NewtonMark The easiest way to fight the fires is to airdrop Morrison into the middle of them then tell Australia to start piss..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nY

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@kels_316 @JustJimWillDo The only people crazier than those in th front of a military helicopter are those in the b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LO

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joshgnosis Bit of a strong reaction from the PM when he was asked if he was in New York. pic.twitter.com/26EqJ3PVzu

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I say “Navy” because I know the Royal Australian Navy has been doing quite a bit of work on the fires, and I think..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9Z

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I’m sure they were also totally respectful and didn’t execute any alarming manoeuvres at low altitude with the door..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sd

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This isn’t a caption, just an observation. The PM looks like he’d rather be anywhere but the open door of a helicop..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tk

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fictillius Quote tweet with a caption pic.twitter.com/HV9de0IN2j

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@SnarkyPlatypus The Mai Tai is vastly overrated. If you’re going for the refreshing white rum thing then go Mojito…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pS

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@D_Keating Quite probably. It was all cool, though. I was still in the off-track part of the crossing, just the “wr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dZ

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A ratio. Small numbers overall, but definitely a ratio. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Pro Tip: Don’t give your workers reasons to hold a grudge. Also, you know, kill their damn accounts. That will of c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vu

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If you enjoyed this thread, please consider throwing a few dollars into the tip jar. stilgherrian.com/tip

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Because of a weirdness in how Twitter threads are displayed, you’ll probably need to pick up the thread again here,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w7

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ICYMI yesterday, I did a farewell trip on Sydney’s Carlingford Line, which closes very soon, with the first cut of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mj

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GuardianAus : Home affairs warned Australian government of growing climate disaster risk after May election theguardian.com/australia-news…

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mynameisjro a reminder for those that forgot pic.twitter.com/s1A5IsWweI

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There’s only a 50% chance of showers today in Sydney, but just seeing the animated raindrops in the weather forecas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vf

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Hippopeteamus The moment you realise Trump is a badly-programmed AI twitter.com/roper_93/statu…

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Having trouble waking up this morning.

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Tuesday. They crowd in around you, Their long grey noses brushing against your shoulders. They seem confused. You have biscuits. Tuesday.

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