Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 8th, 2020

@wolfcat @jehankanga It’s the cubical poo that’s the real annoyance.

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@jehankanga This is true. Which is why, as I say, they are… whatever I said. Also wombats. Goddam wombats!

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@timo1959 Sure, Petal. You go ahead with that.

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@timo1959 Good. I’m glad you took the effort to say so. Must be a burden.

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@llc1138 If I had the time I’d kill them all.

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@jools6691 @SmokeyStafford @ZDNet No. The majority of the fires start through lightning strikes, but if you can’t b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8f

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OK there’s a lot of koala feels out there so I will shut up.

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I am going to get so much grief re koalas but they are cunts. Have you met a koala?

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Well this is where I used to hike in my teens. It seems to have changed. twitter.com/jainszg/status…

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@developerjack Mate have you had to deal with koalas? They are pricks.

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@aleeb88 Mate this is way too complicated. You are not a koala so whatever. And I am not a koala but I have gin so here we are.

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Koalas are arseholes and the sooner the fuckers burn the better.

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Staying in Sydney tonight because reasons.

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It’ll be more than this but the government will bullshit its way out of it. twitter.com/beneltham/stat…

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Making bad decisions.

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Just quietly, it is possible the world won’t end tonight.

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@DrRhysPockett @stufromoz @johnb78 @gathgwyn Why am I being dragged into this? Also I am probably not a bear. Ask someone

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OH: “OK no but yeah so…”

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So, 108 pieces seems quite specific. Is this 9 x 3 x 4? Or maybe…

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jeamland I preferred their earlier albums. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@shermozle All the way through the Snowy Mountains, I hear.

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poisonaavi It’s been 3 years since this news came out.

Get your act together, Spiders. pic.twitter.com/a6Hd0youtC

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Joining a late-running which will get me to Burwood earlier. Now, in fact.

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@johnb78 @franksting I does seem disappointing. I suspect that most people wouldn’t know who Alan Jones is.

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carolecadwalla Please watch Lord Puttnam dropping a truth bomb in the Irish parliament. Boris Johnson is *personally* blocking Rus..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GF

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stilgherrian Pro Tip: When talking about a problematic hashtag, write it like this: “hashtag Arson Emergency”. Otherwise your me..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hr

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@aacole42 Alex Jones is the master of this stuff. All hail Eris!

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JohnQuiggin Looking at economic costs of fire catastrophe. As far as federal government is concerned, $2 billion doesn’t even q..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XP

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Literally NONE of this is true, of course. twitter.com/byronkaye/stat…

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MwOsint Girl next to me on train is wearing a US DOD badge & AFRICOM lanyard. Unique name, so I did some . 2 minutes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ny

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stilgherrian And here’s the @abcnews version, with some more interesting angles. “Fires misinformation being spread through soci..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y0

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stilgherrian Related: “Who Runs This Place?” episode on lobbyists, a must-listen. (23 Jun 2019) abc.net.au/radionational/…

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stilgherrian Related: “Disinformation For Hire: How A New Breed Of PR Firms Is Selling Lies Online” buzzfeednews.com/article/craigs…

“On..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s4

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stilgherrian And here’s a fascinating comment which could explain how an orchestrated campaign of disinformation can sway opinio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…90

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stilgherrian @zdnetaustralia @Timothyjgraham Here’s the @knausc story at the Graun: “Bots and trolls spread false arson claims i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kC

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia Tuesday: “Twitter bots and trolls promote conspiracy theories about Australian bushfires” wit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dg

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There’s nothing wrong with being long and pink. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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Penruff. It’s quite smoky and misty down here, and @CARROT_app is getting frisky. pic.twitter.com/UL4B9NOCv0

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@garthk We’re bringing in all the help we can get.

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VH-JVS aka FIREBIRD 272 pursued by pigeons. (Callsign info at nafc.org.au/?page_id=271.) pic.twitter.com/kF3NW7B7w6

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kels_316 feel free to use this as a reply to every fuckhead that wants Australia to be at war with Iran. pic.twitter.com/4qQIRUKGmk

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“Rural Fire Service boss rejects Barnaby Joyce’s bushfire theory” news.com.au/national/rural…

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JaneLytv Hi. I’m monitoring for disinformation around the situation in Iran.

If you see something, DM or email me 📩 Jane.lytvynenko@buzzfeed.com

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joshgnosis Possibly the one time the CFMEU is quoted in the Oz without the qualifier “militant” or “rogue” added to it. twitter.com/australian/sta…

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ben_hr I saw that @guardian pic.twitter.com/XUfrLxCaFq

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smith_damian So, this. This is why the crucial Eyre Highway has been closed for more than a week. Too close for comfort. (Pic:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ny

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@SnarkyPlatypus No but obviously it’s what you’d hear.

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jonkudelka Well I suppose a nuclear winter might sort out the global warming issue.

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It’s just hitting 8pm on the US east coast. twitter.com/Cairo67Unedite…

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@dobes Everything running to plan then.

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@dobes @kels_316 @munin Hahaha. Prepare to get wild, Adam.

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@MrBeamJockey @NuclearAnthro Excellent, thank you. I’ll see if I can clean that up a bit. Except… nah it’s a bit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2u

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Earlier I said that I’d look at the feedback and deranged replies to my posts about bushfire disinformation, but I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fr

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NewtonMark The nice thing about today is that it’s one of the rare times when the typical person in the US knows exactly which..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fn

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barriecassidy Listen to the experts. Especially this one. twitter.com/breakfastnews/…

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This is basically bullshit. A single “cyber attack” might spray tens of thousands of data packets at a target, but..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LG

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On a , but half of it is missing. Run W544 is timetabled and showing as an 8-car V-Set but it has only..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fV

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@liubinskas Did you know @erinrileyau has some bits of this already? Or at less some data.

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Pro Tip: When talking about a problematic hashtag, write it like this: “hashtag Arson Emergency”. Otherwise your me..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hr

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@thehulksheroes @zdnetaustralia @Timothyjgraham You realise that the hashtag is trending this morning because peopl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jj

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@thehulksheroes @zdnetaustralia @Timothyjgraham You realise bots simply retweet hashtags in order to make them tren..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…np

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Hey @NuclearAnthro or any other Cold War aficionados, do you know of a higher-resolution version of “Freedom Has a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fZ

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SquigglyRick My hometown newspaper reporting that the payments to volunteer firefighters in QLD by Morrison have some strings at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ca

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dr_nic Can somebody please help Cameron bang a big blue alien so we don’t have to put up with this shit anymore. twitter.com/BCactionMR_com…

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smith_damian So, this. This is why the crucial Eyre Highway has been closed for more than a week. Too close for comfort. (Pic:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ny

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I open the door to let in some “fresh air”. I start coughing, and my eyes start watering. I realise my tactical err..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fn

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@DearDara @JustineLavaworm Please don’t tweet that map. It is wrong in so many ways, and authorities are a bit anno..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ah

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NickEvershed you don’t even need a social media disinformation campaign in a country where half the media are willing to run bul..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rw

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I’m getting quite a bit of feedback about this bots, trolls, and bushfires thing. I’ll process it all in an hour or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4S

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And here’s the @abcnews version, with some more interesting angles. “Fires misinformation being spread through soci..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y0

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BOM_NSW is covered under thick blanket of Smoke combined with Mist which is reducing visibility & air quality. Visi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…55

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@StephenWood8 @asunderland Is there a bassoon part in “Tubular Bells”?

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Wed plan, draft: Research and reading; 1124 train to Sydney; 1330 lunch with a co-conspirator, Burwood; errands; “e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oS

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sspencer_63 Pretty good graphic in the ⁦@dailytelegraph⁩ showing the fires thought to have been caused by arsonists. 6 (out of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eu

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BreakfastNews “We are not environmental bastards.”

@NSWRFS Commissioner @RFSCommissioner on hazard reduction burning, which he s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d7

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@R_Chirgwin @bunjaree It did feel quite a bit wetter than 1mm here. It’s still so damp outside too. I hope the firegrounds got it all too.

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CDF_Aust Learn about on via our daily briefings: bit.ly/DailyMediaBrie…

I deeply appreciate 🇦🇺..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6f

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stilgherrian Don’t bother trying to correct Hildebrand. You might as well try teaching the bassoon to a sea cucumber.

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Related: “Who Runs This Place?” episode on lobbyists, a must-listen. (23 Jun 2019) abc.net.au/radionational/…

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Related: “Disinformation For Hire: How A New Breed Of PR Firms Is Selling Lies Online” buzzfeednews.com/article/craigs…

“On..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s4

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NewtonMark Welcome to the revolution, comrade. twitter.com/guardiannews/s…

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And here’s a fascinating comment which could explain how an orchestrated campaign of disinformation can sway opinio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…90

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@zdnetaustralia @Timothyjgraham Here’s the @knausc story at the Graun: “Bots and trolls spread false arson claims i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kC

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GreenJ Of course! That’s the answer, chop it all down. pic.twitter.com/DytiagMgEE

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I have mixed feelings about today’s weather forecast. Rain good, if there’s enough to be more than just an annoyanc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cn

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The red circle is where I am. Why yes, I am sitting between the two massive “megafires” that have been slowly doing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uf

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ProfTerryHughes Clear evidence that underwater arsonists are growing increasingly bold. Damned greenies cause coral bleaching, noth..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WA

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There’s that fire near Woodford. Detected around 2330 AEDT last night, shown as under control by 0130. They stomped..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xc

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On this, I know of at least one lightning* ignition near Woodford because @tacticalmaid was listening on the releva..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HZ

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There was a huge thunderstorm in Wentworth Falls overnight, with maybe 1mm of rain. I’ll check the data in a minute..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XW

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Hey @stripe, sending two flavours of non-personalised email that look exactly a phishing attempt seems… counterpr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kz

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@KetanJ0 @nswpolice See also:

“This is how most bushfires in Australia start, and how we know”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3i

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@KetanJ0 You’ll be shocked — SHOCKED! — that somewhere along the line there’s some confusion of wha@nswpolicece havtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…qZNP

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mczacca @rohan_connolly 2) Satellite fire detections - to suggest this change from previous years is due to arson is not cr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hR

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@zdnetaustralia @Timothyjgraham There seems to be a bit of derangement in the replies to posts about this story, so..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Js

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Tuesday: “Twitter bots and trolls promote conspiracy theories about Australian bushfires” wit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dg

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Wednesday. Take a long slow sip and be pleased with yourself. Wednesday.

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OK, that’s all from me for tonight.

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