Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 30th, 2020

I think I’ll go away now. I want to start writing earlyish tomorrow before it gets too hot.

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TheNehad Coronavirus PSA from a nurse in a Sydney hospital.

Don’t be dicks to nurses and doctors. Fucks sake…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ql

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Every single person who’s ever made an “unboxing” video should be abandoned on a remote island and left to face the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cn

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markhumphries WIDE WORLD OF RORTS pic.twitter.com/TGAsXEZzWB

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johnb78 This is why I broadly endorse the coronavirus twitter.com/fionamaxwell/s…

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Is there any more news from the Bureau of Diseasology at Parramatta tonight?

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AlanBaxter There’s nothing fascists hate more than an educated populace. twitter.com/deejayqf/statu…

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So you know those machines they use to make sausages? Could you cut out all the to-and-fro and just use them to spu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ko

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What I don’t understand about this, or about its US equivalents, is why if they all agree with each other everyone is still shouting.

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Someone should tell Foxtel that six people with the same opinion isn’t still only one opinion.

Alternatively, “Wan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4d

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@BundyB @dobes @Rashas_Mo Not in January, no. Try about April or May in the autumn rains, which we don’t get any more.

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@BundyB @dobes @Rashas_Mo Way too early in the year for that. I’m told.

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@dobes @BundyB @Rashas_Mo I might just collect some frogs from the dam and give them a good licking.

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@BundyB @Rashas_Mo @dobes I’ll have to detour into Agenda 21, won’t I @dobes.

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@BundyB @Rashas_Mo @dobes Well, @Rashas_Mo, you’ll need to listen to Saturday’s livestream to find out. Everything will be “explained”.

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The total is now at $1100, with that $100 bit meaning it’s 20% of the way to there being a third hour of LIVESTREAM..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t6

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@jonoabroad @da_terry You’ll find it quite handy once you get the hang of it.

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carolyn_pirtle Should… should someone tell them? twitter.com/observerarts/s…

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helpmeskeletor Saying ‘I don’t know what the fuss is about….’ when you aren’t the impacted party is basically you framing your a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cK

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@jonoabroad @da_terry I have no idea what this has to do with the coronavirus.

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@jonoabroad @da_terry Not quite, unfortunately, but I’ll update the total in an hour or so.

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I may regret this. Well, I hope I get to regret this, because the money would be very handy indeed. I’d buy some new t-shirts.

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If people contribute $36,000 by midnight tomorrow then sure, I’ll go for 72 hours non-stop. twitter.com/juhasaarinen/s…

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@callapilla @SnarkyPlatypus Fatchidna! The animated series coming soon to ABC.

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Histreepix The Beatles execute the first Ringo Starr. May, 1961. pic.twitter.com/tSojQX8wyW

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Kate_McClymont Whoa! @thebettinaarndt sure was agitated in this interview, which is well worth a listen.@LaTrioli twitter.com/latrioli/statu…

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kels_316 the boomer mindset, a play in two acts: pic.twitter.com/lXotzleCFm

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@M4ttJC @madconnaughton He’s also deleted it and is apologising.

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I see that @chr1sa has deleted the tweet in question and is apologising to people, so at least there’s that. twitter.com/chr1sa/status/…

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The total is now at $1050, with that $50 bit meaning it’s 10% of the way to their being a third hour of LIVESTREAME..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EC

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Now playing: Japan, “Visions Of China” (1981) youtube.com/watch?v=JpDOd8… Especially for @SnarkyPlatypus, with a better video.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yeah. So if it all fucks up it’s the Premier’s fault. Poison chalice.

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@SnarkyPlatypus That would not fit with President Xi’s vision of China, though.

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White-Throated Treecreepers are idiots, and way too loud.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well that’s always been the case, right?

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@oliyoung Well you know what I’m like.

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Hey @SnarkyPlatypus have you seen some of the DIY blockades where locals in some China villages aren’t trusting the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2e

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cog_ink If we beamed this image out into the cosmos and if it was picked up by an intelligent species, they would declare war on us.

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cog_ink I don’t understand how you can have an entire company of print, television and digital media people and end up with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…za

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cog_ink From a friend who just saw the “knewz” site for the first time:

“oh god, it’s like the headlines are running a tra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pW

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Alexa, show me the most tasteless thing to come out of America this afternoon. twitter.com/chr1sa/status/…

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@SnarkyPlatypus The replies to that tweet are also what you’d expect.

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@kels_316 Thanks. :) I sometimes use tweets to sketch out soundbites for the podcast, or other purposes.

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@tamsinroses @theheraldsun What’s the source of those photos? They look quite a bit like government hand-outs.

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In two minutes and twenty seconds, this is what a bushfire can do, and did do on 4 Jan. twitter.com/jamesglenday/s…

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@kels_316 I spent way too long writing those two tweets. :)

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@kels_316 That and their shrivelled-brain insistence that their own half-remembered experiences half a century ago..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nA

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@kels_316 That’s the problem with boomers. They have nothing to do with their time but reflect on their looming dea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rI

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VancityReynolds Everyone’s buying ads so I bought one too. Not on TV. In the @nytimes. mintmobile.com/free pic.twitter.com/xuBdfIvFuI

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WombatOnPatrol Way to go Wodonga. That’s how you decorate a main street. I may be a little biased but I’d rate it 12 out of 10. pic.twitter.com/VuRBz28z5S

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@stufromoz Only if he was symptomatic when he flew.

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@davispg @dobes I saw that. It’s both good and a worry.

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redrabbleroz Imagine announcing to the media that you were going to evacuate citizens when you aren’t actually able to. It’s alm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H8

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@dobes @TimeGhostTV What I’m learning through these series of the between-wars and WW2 stuff that’s outside the mai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dr

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@dobes @TimeGhostTV It’s only 48 episodes, Chris.

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@dobes @TimeGhostTV I’m only up to 1924 and “Lenin’s Death and Stalin’s Rise to Power” but it’s very good…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…C0

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calder_walton Jared Kushner has read 25 books and is here to perform your open-heart surgery - The Washington Post washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/…

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@manindotblack Oh I saw it. I just can’t reply to everything.

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@cameronwilson I am shocked, Cameron. Are you shocked? This whole this is very shocking. (Also, great work from you and the team as always.)

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cameronwilson NEW: Have you noticed that some of the posts about are … well, racist?

I looked into the viral post..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zC

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@khendar @spreaker @SoundCloud Many years ago I did have a psychologist explain that to me. It’s an actual thing. B..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d9

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RECOMMENDED: This @TimeGhostTV episode of “Between 2 Wars” on the 1918 Spanish Flu is a very good explainer of what..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Iv

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@andnowsheisnot @SixthTone Medical types had been talking about a mortality rate of around 3%, I think? This is 2.2..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…A2

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jonkudelka It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a government in possession of an offshore prison camp, must be in want of some prisoners.

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@manindotblack You have such a practical view on all this.

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AUS_Hansard Senate Community Affairs References Committee - Current barriers to patient access to medicinal cannabis in Austral..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qv

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SixthTone Update: As of 10 a.m. Thursday, the novel that originated in the central city of had killed 170..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…J1

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SnarkyPlatypus So much drama over the fisting emoji

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I can confirm this was quite lovely, @SteveMolk. Also, the eggs were excellent. twitter.com/SteveMolk/stat…

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I quite like the flock of lawyers grazing on the lawns. twitter.com/CanberraInside…

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duckbytheoboe Why the coronavirus means my opinions are correct, a thread: 1/642

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@dobes @viveka @SnarkyPlatypus But was it a quarantine as defined today per @trentyarwood? Or isolation?

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It’s not quite as bad where I’ll be, but I’ll need plenty of fluids to quench my thirst during Saturday night’s liv..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cT

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@franksting Penrith isn’t as terrible as some people make out.

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@dobes @RhombusHatesYou @JustJimWillDo I am always satisfied with concentration camps.

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@StephanieCarvin @zdnetaustralia Yeah there’s a lot of interesting little details when you drill down into it. I’m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NU

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Hey have people seen the weather forecast for Penrith? pic.twitter.com/ZZoKgLh72Z

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@JustJimWillDo @dobes That latter bit is 100% true, certainly.

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@bigbadave No. You evacuate people from the dangerous place, and then keep them in quarantine to check that they do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Il

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@dobes Oh. Yes. Correct. But I was thinking of the other one.

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You know who else sent their own citizens to concentration camps because they were seen as “diseased” or otherwise not up to scratch?

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dobes @BundyB Maybe, @dobes, it could have been treated with CLEANSING FIRE.

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@BundyB @SnarkyPlatypus Wow. This beats your cheese effort by a mile, @dobes.

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@drearyclocks It was on The Today Show, obviously.

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@SnarkyPlatypus “[ISA] told Treasury the minimum pay level of $450 a month before super is paid should be abolished..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v8

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hotelneonmusic Phillip Glass is a proper legend but he might want to find designers who can crop his marketing content correctly pic.twitter.com/y0KnUmgaGe

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“Industry superannuation funds want end to super tax breaks that favour the rich” theguardian.com/australia-news… Attn: @SnarkyPlatypus.

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@jeremysear Remember when the government bought a computer for every high school student?

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SuperCroup “I have a burning sensation in my manhole.” twitter.com/CityLab/status…

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@maureenchuck1 I don’t think you’re looking at it properly.

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See this is REAL audio equipment. twitter.com/doctorow/statu…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @SuperCroup It isn’t so much a Timehop but a Time Wallow for some people, isn’t it. pic.twitter.com/DJYkXLUiEf

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coreyspowell This is the sharpest movie of the Sun ever made. Even at this fine resolution, the scale is enormous; each plasma c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ka

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CNNPolitics Portion of US border wall in California falls over in high winds and lands on Mexican side cnn.it/390YGVJ pic.twitter.com/1ktAv12Fm2

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@vealmince Well, yes, because every such company “works with” their nation’s spooks. Sigh.

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I really should use a private window for some of my Google Images searches.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Or Kuchner’s wardrobe for Iraq, a flak vest over the full preppy blazer. pic.twitter.com/d4GELn3UKd

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Reading the story, it sounds more like the tweet should read “Germany reportedly has proof”, because I don’t think..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mh

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@seasallen @Reynardo_red No idea, sorry, I haven’t been keeping… track.

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“[Australian] Privacy commissioner launches inquiry into police use of facial recognition software” themandarin.com.au/124349-privacy…

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stilgherrian @SuperCroup @GordyPls @BundyB @reselsnark @thomas_violence Roger Rogerson could always rock a safari suit. pic.twitter.com/wAwpQ3Cu8U

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@AICriminology Just released by @AICriminology: “Female perpetrated intimate partner homicide: Indigenous and non-I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…27

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And now, after a lovely brunch, it’s time to walk back.

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@nphair That’s the perspective. The curve to the left is also quite a climb.

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@jonoabroad @SnarkyPlatypus It’s worth thinking about. Even though it’s an audio stream.

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@Reynardo_red Please do. The tourist season has been rather quiet. Apparently potential visitors feel uncomfortable..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G6

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Oh dear God I am so unfit. My excuse is that it’s quite a lot more uphill that downhill, and not that I don’t do an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P7

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s clear but the humidity hasn’t dropped far enough yet. pic.twitter.com/AZX2Lxtaso

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Walking into the village for the first time in ages because it contains no smoke, dust, lightning, rain, or hailsto..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…22

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@SnarkyPlatypus Just noting how it sounds. Maybe “European Co-Prosperity Sphere” is a better name. ;)

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The Latest Essential Report polling is out. essentialvision.com.au/category/essen… I don’t have time to post any highlights except..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4Z

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@joshgnosis Foul-mouthed Marxists! Is this @patstokes’ new band?

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joshgnosis A university politics group with t-shirts opposed to the PM? Heavens above! pic.twitter.com/kuYSP71eum

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This has been updated:. “Here’s A Running List Of Disinformation Spreading About The Coronavirus” buzzfeednews.com/article/janely…

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@marcuskelson I was out and about all day yesterday, and I’m about to head out after a shower.

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Have you noticed how COSPLAYERS is an anagram of CONSPIRACY?

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@dobes @chrisjrn YES TWO HOURS OF CONSPIRACY RAMBLINGS AND EXCELLENT SCIENCING YOU KNOW YOU WANT THIS.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Sections of Newtown can’t go high-rise because of the landing approaches to Sydney Airport, but I d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g7

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@PaintedGalah Indeed. As as you’ll see later in the thread, his state of mind could well end up harming someone else. I hope it doesn’t.

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Thu plan, draft: 1000 Brunch meeting, Wentworth Falls; laundry; sort out the mess of story ideas; production planning; quiet evening.

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The Blue Mountains weather is perfect for my plans today. pic.twitter.com/a3ia04yWq7

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stilgherrian Just look at this gormless cunt. pic.twitter.com/CD0MRkdYy4

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@RealNickHodge I’m glad I didn’t see this last night. My dreams were weird enough as it was.

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I think this sign needs to be the main photo, @MatthewBevan. What say you, @SnarkyPlatypus
@jeamland @SuperCroup?..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yY

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MatthewBevan Visiting Cobargo and I am happy to report that the toilet block in the background of this shot has a men’s urinal s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bx

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IMPORTANT MILESTONE: The total hit exactly $1000 last night thanks to @PaulMcEwan6. That’s TWO HOURS OF CONSPIRACY..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…98

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I’m looking forward to this one on 13 Feb: “The United States’ interests in the Indo-Pacific: Address by Admiral Ph..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IE

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There’s a similar panel in Melbourne this evening, but with a different lineup. myaccount.lowyinstitute.org/events/melbour…

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The @LowyInstitute panel discussion “The year ahead” from yesterday is already up as a podcast…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nx

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stilgherrian The phrase “Jared Kushner’s peace plan” has the same grammatical structure as “the dairy cow’s differential calculus”.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Wednesday: “Home Affairs report reveals deeper problems with Australia’s encryption laws” zdnet.com/article/home-a…

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nichcarlson People seem to think Corona beer is related to the deadly Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, as searches for ‘Corona beer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RR

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Thursday. A distant pine tree. Closer, a small metal bucket. It is empty, but not for long. Thursday.

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