Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 29th, 2019

@HappySinger One of my New Year Resolutions is that whenever a PR sends some executive’s “predictions” I’ll ask the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NV

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Brink_Thinker A neighbor called the police to stop kids from sledding down the road…The cops investigated & reported back. pic.twitter.com/4Bmgo5I6vC

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glengyron Tomorrow is Good Friday.

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snurb_dot_info Whenever Deb Frecklington appears on the news, she seems to emit this ‘entitled private school student who just los..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4L

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GrogsGamut I won’t stand by & allow the ALP to point out my smear attempt has backfired astronomically twitter.com/earleyedition/…

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I’ve decided to stay up until @gathgwyn’s humans return tonight, just so I can see the little prick lie and lie and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lp

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kyhwana Huh, we’re now halfway between Y2K and 2038.. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_2038…

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AirWaterSnow @jonas1015119 @elonmusk FINALY Somebody calling out this Lunacy !!!! pic.twitter.com/66mIlKSJu3

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JenAshleyWright Stay past the credits of Little Women to see Jane Eyre step out of the shadows and tell Jo, “I’m putting a team together.”

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@JanJoostBouwman @oberonsghost Thanks. Basically if that blue icon turns yellow, I’m out of there. No waiting for it to turn red.

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squig_ Dry lightning just started 9 new fires in the Victorian High Country in the last hour, 10 if you include 1 over the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q8

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Worth (re-)reading: “Five aspects of Pentecostalism that shed light on Scott Morrison’s politics” (23 May) theconversation.com/five-aspects-o…

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@Rain_Fall_Rain @JanJoostBouwman I get the feeling people have just been making up facts. :) Thanks!

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@oberonsghost @JanJoostBouwman This video will give you an idea of the terrrain just north of Wentworth Falls in th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3a

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@rubyblue70 I was following events fairly closely at the time, so yeah I know how big it all was.

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@Rain_Fall_Rain @JanJoostBouwman Thanks, and I’m also told half the size of Belgium, but that still doesn’t sound r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nl

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@oberonsghost @JanJoostBouwman So what happens at the tactical level is minding the borders, and jumping on any spo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dm

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@oberonsghost @JanJoostBouwman Yeh, but zooming in, here Wentworth Falls to Katoomba is 8km, and the highway follow..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eb

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@JanJoostBouwman Victoria has the hell day tomorrow, though. The authorities have recommended evacuating East Gipps..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ip

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@JanJoostBouwman On this image, from where it says “Sydney” to Katoomba between the two main fire zones is a little..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lw

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@JanJoostBouwman I’m in Sydney right now, have been here for a week, but in theory I head up to the Mountains tomor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…25

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@JanJoostBouwman We need to watch. We’re just to the east of Wentworth Falls, about 1/4 of the way to Lawson. The f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vb

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@JanJoostBouwman Haven’t seen much sign of that these last few weeks.

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@rubyblue70 This is what I’m being told. “Never believe your own bullshit,” they say.

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@robcorr You made me look up the exact year for nothing. :(

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@robcorr He hasn’t been connected to the company since 1994.

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erinrileyau This is definitely a woman. Oh yes. Definitely. twitter.com/crazyjackie74/…

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@SMHFConvoy Hmmm. Either way, this is not good.

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People outside Australia do know that koalas are hopeless alcoholics, right?

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@jeamland I had no idea Laibach was still a thing.

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@ddowza I’ll pretend you didn’t say that.

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@timpoliti I’d figured that’s what we might be needing.

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Has the economist apologised yet?

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burgotastic “Everyone’s calling me an idiot so I must be right”
-Australian Public Figure Proverb

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This is… this is something else againtwitter.com/TakedownMRAs/s…tO

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@i386 Hahaha put down the gin, James, it’s making your head go funny.

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jpbrammer “Fuck it. The races, ranked:” - The NYT probably

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Anyway she’s not doing it right.

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Erotic asphyxiation by a generic white woman? twitter.com/SteveMolk/stat…

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If you haven’t listened to this podcast yet, well, you can still do so, and no one will know. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 500: Cats, cat-sitting, Christmas, and trains” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/50… Covers 23–29 Dectwitter.com/i/web/status/1…FQQe

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duckbytheoboe Has anyone compared allowing a 3yo to use the toilet to Nazism yet?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Because her husband is a lazy cunt? Just speculating.

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I can’t help but think “Rogers Meats” is an unfortunate name for a business.

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I think it’s important to remember just how stupid people are.

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jdub You let just one bit of woo in and the entire brain turns into worms.

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@kels_316 So the perfect American police weapon!

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VictorianHumour - Answers magazine (1906) pic.twitter.com/C8ceT2ayLd

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thomasjohn86 Having worked in retail, I am not at all surprised that boomers think you can get a refund on $6.8m worth of firewo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IM

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“If you see a black man, just pull this trigger.” twitter.com/rabihalameddin…

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@NewtonMark @davidmore @TheKouk @Picketer Well that’s the thing. I don’t crap on about the economy because I know I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zu

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@davidmore @TheKouk @Picketer @NewtonMark Yeah I just scrolled back. This is old drunk at the pub grade stuff and i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1m

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@TheKouk @Picketer @NewtonMark Dig up. Seriously, dig up. You clearly have no idea what you’re talking about here…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PU

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@TheKouk @NewtonMark Wow, this is Uhlmann-grade cluelessness. Well done.

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I hope it’s somewhere really close. pic.twitter.com/XOSmAWjQ3n

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thomas_violence we live in just the stupidest time pic.twitter.com/Fu002twkIB

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GlennonDoyle When this player’s hijab started falling off to reveal her hair, her opponents gathered around to provide cover whi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HC

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@oberonsghost There was a thing in the Herald from a transport engineering consultant talking about exactly this.

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@JustJimWillDo @_midofo_ @NewtonMark @jpwarren @dobes Not knowing exactly what the BRB does seems sub-optimal.

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@oberonsghost They’re not allowed to. Strict speed limits on the pedestrian bits and arriving at platforms. Stricte..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tm

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@_midofo_ @NewtonMark @JustJimWillDo @jpwarren @dobes Well in this case it seems to have worked as advertised. :(

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@_midofo_ @NewtonMark @JustJimWillDo @jpwarren @dobes My understanding is that there are… deficiencies… across the Pacific Fleet.

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@JustJimWillDo @_midofo_ @jpwarren @NewtonMark @dobes [Nods] My only direct experience is with the latest 1950s warship technology.

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@JustJimWillDo @_midofo_ @jpwarren @NewtonMark @dobes Oh. Yes. It is. I thought you meant you’d driven one of these.

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@NewtonMark @JustJimWillDo @_midofo_ @jpwarren @dobes It’s only the so-called “helm”, Mark. It’s not that important.

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petercoffee When I see valuations like the ones depicted here by @FT, I envision a jurisdictional dispute between Moore’s Law a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rr

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@DavidFeng Will you please stop ruining my Sunday Lunch with your petty fascist Euronationalism?

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OK, @JustJimWillDo @_midofo_, want to read a thread about a really fucked up control system? @jpwarren and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CW

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@DavidFeng Well, Italian. But I assume this dish is from northern Italy.

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HartWexford The hell is “indecent annoyance”? twitter.com/BulldogRitchie…

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Goddammit. “Second diver dies as a result of mission to rescue soccer team from Thai cave” abc.net.au/news/2019-12-2…

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tubemapper There’s
Beauty
In
The
Mundane

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@bigjsl @clmazin Whenever someone tweets “I don’t know if this is real but”, as someone did earlier, I spend the ne..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z6

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@SimonXCIV The only thing to have sex with right now is the inflatable Santa. pic.twitter.com/gMNHtH26JR

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@jonkudelka @firstdogonmoon Why does God hate us? This is worse than the whole apple thing.

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@clmazin @bigjsl Also, it’s not true. Punch the headline into the Google for the Snopes item. Some dumb newspaper ran a web satire.

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@jonkudelka @firstdogonmoon I hope you’re proud. I’d be proud. But then I’m old enough to remember when asbestos was excellent.

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@jonkudelka @firstdogonmoon An asbestos mine called Kudelka is definitely appropriate.

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twcau File this under “Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should”: cbc.ca/radio/asithapp… pic.twitter.com/WXMXBJcDoM

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@Rackonaria @SnarkyPlatypus I now know that it is. I was horrified. But, yes.

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@CosmicRami Mate, I am to blame for a lot of things, but breaking 1000 tons of radio telescope is not one of them…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rr

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@CosmicRami I’m just realistic about the internet of things, especially when the things weigh hundreds of tons.

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The Bath Arms Hotel in Burwood is a good place for a quiet Sunday Lunch. Ignore their bullshit about being in “the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QQ

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s_maunder Commissioner Andrew Crisp speaking in Melb. The message is clear: if you’re holidaying in East Gippsland, leave now..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tD

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@CosmicRami Have you broken the Parkes radio telescope again?

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abbycohenwl Welcome to America pic.twitter.com/itfe0ky7XI

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@SnarkyPlatypus Can’t we just hose him down occasionally?

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@SimonXCIV I see what you did there, but the closest is Sex on the Beach. Which I must admit is pretty close.

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@garystark @PollHereford Sorry for the blurry photo. Didn’t realise I had a smudged lens. I’ll have to check out this product later.

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@Margarita890 So that’s 20 bottles of wine preceded by nine cocktails. Should last me until afternoon tea.

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@Margarita890 Well yes, obviously, but there is also a menu in front of me so I must do the needful.

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I have a glass of Pinot Noir and now I’m pondering what to have for Sunday Lunch.

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vicemergency Everyone in East Gippsland must leave the area today due to the fire danger forecast for tomorrow. Do not travel to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0k

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Encountering a mythical creature in Burwood. pic.twitter.com/mHThusAYpG

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@petstarr You need to have words. Short Anglo-Saxon words.

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Choosing to execute the rest of the plan now.

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dobes Venn diagram of men who hate Rey and Linux folk that really hate systemd: Perfect circle

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Well yes, 20 minutes is “some time”. twitter.com/JoeABCNews/sta…

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What a miserable view of the world. twitter.com/Simon_Breheny/…

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@PeteLawler It’s a straight translation of this Telegraph story. :) telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/12/2…

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fictillius “We wish they had been used so we’d have some actual news to cover” twitter.com/smh/status/121…

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Oooh! “L’écrivain vétéran de la cybersécurité Stilgherrian”! news-24.fr/un-electricien…

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@larry_irving @ArlanWasHere That’s what makes it so enticing, yes. :)

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@trentyarwood Wouldn’t that make things a bit runny?

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@ArlanWasHere @larry_irving Not real. snopes.com/fact-check/gol…

Typing the headline into Google gave the Snopes item as the first result.

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Adam Liaw eat your heart out.

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This could work. Something something organic cleansing diet. twitter.com/DamianM/status…

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Guess who has two thumbs and instead of pouring lime cordial into the glass used olive oil?

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@gathgwyn I seem to have finished all my chores.

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GreenJ Good to know twitter.com/dc_draino/stat…

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@Coagmano @dannolan It’s one of my Top 5 favourite political anecdotes.

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Routine Thanks: Once more I’d like to thank you all for using the aus pol hash tag on your deranged political views..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fu

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erstkate It is fair to say that Turnbull or Bishop would probably have done a better job, but you have to remember that as a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LL

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@bastardsheep The sky has always been orange, at least as far as I can remember back.

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@GordyPls @FlyOpineMonkey @erinrileyau There is that. I hope the body count increases.

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GrogsGamut Given that is pretty much the predicted result of tariffs, hard to say they actually backfired twitter.com/thehill/status…

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@FlyOpineMonkey @GordyPls @erinrileyau I hadn’t realised that @erinrileyau was a killer robot. This changes everything.

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@gathgwyn @jplonie @crgentle @Headwellred COME OUT FROM UNDER THE CLOTHES RACK AND SAY THAT YOU COWARD.

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@jplonie @crgentle @Headwellred @gathgwyn Setting aside the @gathgwyn question, I’d like to see those quotes in con..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u3

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Sun plan, draft: All the chores, including laundry; Sunday Lunch and errands, Burwood; Weekly Wrap; continue recove..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hl

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gypsyharrie fuck it harry styles as a couch thread pic.twitter.com/cNcuG4BNhZ

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aggerchez Um, what? pic.twitter.com/na59A7sCmW

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We’ve known about Mark Zuckerberg for a while now, of course.

“How Did Mark Zuckerberg Kill The Goat?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mt

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Elon Musk should be banned as a matter or principle. Even if he weren’t a killer robot. Which he so is.

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I always knew that Elon Musk was a killer robot. (He’s certainly not an AI expert.) twitter.com/BanKillerRobot…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @oberonsghost This really is bringing back memories. I think this whole thing is even worse than my PTSD.

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atrupar The President of the United States has, today alone, retweeted 2 QAnon fan accounts, a Pizzagate account, an accoun..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T9

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@SnarkyPlatypus There’s always “‘Big Bang Theory”.

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quinncy Uterus. twitter.com/siano4progress…

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I am earworming that fucking song from that fucking movie.

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@Airminded THE PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN. And I can tell you whose poll makes more sense. “Earthquake-proof tunnels” oh FF..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3F

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stilgherrian Unlike the film itself, my so-called review of “Cats” has received critical acclaim. Feel free to read it. If you l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AZ

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I’d rather it wasn’t quite this warm in Sydney today but it’s slightly cooler than the Mountains. pic.twitter.com/uQRxGFWDG5

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NSWRFS In some early morning good news. Due to the extraordinary work done by crews over the Christmas period the Grose Va..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ak

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@R_Chirgwin Well this is excellent news to wake up to. Cheers!

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Sunday. Grease the extremities. Sunday.

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