Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 4th, 2020

OK I’m going away now before it hits midnight.

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@dobes @TimeGhostTV I’m really pleased that the Indonesian Independence series will be one of the next three…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tM

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bopinion One potential consequence of Brexit is that Scotland, which generally prefers to stay in the EU, could leave the U…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Un

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@viveka I was about to say just “HAHAHAHAHA no’” but is that too blunt?

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@kattekrab Unlikely. I’m not even writing the things that I get paid to write.

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@TimeGhostTV That would be truly tragic, yes. I want that ceramic stove, though. It’d be perfect here in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney.

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edyong209 Epidemics are mirrors that reflect the society they affect. I wrote about what the new coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, tell..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1n

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@LovelyCorrine Hah! I read the quoted tweet before I read your comment and was about to make a similar, but less good, joke. Bravo!

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LovelyCorrine If there is ever a hole found in the fourth dimension of the space time continuum I have found the culprits twitter.com/OtterLover17/s…

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@_midofo_ @TimeGhostTV Or, you know, exactly the opposite of that. :)

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@viveka @glengyron @SuperCroup Yes, yes, I know of the title but I have not read it and I don’t feel the urge to read it.

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Pro Tip: There is no such thing as “Iowa”. It’s just a running joke from a 1950s sitcom that no one really remembers properly.

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@dermottbanana It’s not contagious, though. Unlike herpes.

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@viveka @glengyron @SuperCroup I think my lack of literary knowledge may be embarrassing me here. Or not. Maybe I should just go to bed.

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@dermottbanana Nah, it’s no more coordinated than herpes.

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To be honest, I’m only part-way into this looooong podcast. But I’m still learning heaps. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@carolduncan @CityNewcastle Oh dear there’s quite a bit of not-in-tune happening there. :)

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carolduncan John Paul Young ❤️💯🙌 @CityNewcastle bushfire relief at Lizotte’s pscp.tv/w/cQlUgjYxMzJ8…

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@JohnBirmingham @rohan_p I’ll check. Because it’s obviously ideal for writers. And absinthe drinkers.

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Dammit, I was hoping it’d warn you if there was an emo living nearby. twitter.com/campuscodi/sta…

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The episode of “This Podcast Will Kill You” titled “M-m-m-my Coronaviruses” is very educational with regard to cert..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hq

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Mind you, @TimeGhostTV, I’m saddened by that lamp losing one of its bulbs. Because it’s a cool lamp. pic.twitter.com/B01uItfFfW

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@AnnabelAstbury @kcarruthers A pain where? A pain “down south”? Is that a euphemism?

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Susan_Hennessey The winner of the Iowa caucus is @mattblaze who warned you people about this kind of thing happening like 100 times.

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PastMedHistory Beautiful cross section of the head showing the brain and cerebellum by Jean-Baptiste Marc Bourgery (1797-1849)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bT

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IMPORTANT: This Fri 7 Feb is Working Naked Day. daysoftheyear.com/days/working-n…

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@mrtiedt @AboutTheHouse @AuSenate Hahaha. I believe I am known to some relevant Parliament House staff.

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Hey @CARROT_app you know that 5 Feb is “Weatherman’s Day”, right? daysoftheyear.com/days/weatherma…

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@bigbadave [Nods] I understand slightly more than you may know. But let’s move on. This is a happy week. Or something.

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warmyellowlight how did duran duran know how hungry the wolf was. were they friends with him

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Look I’ll plug them again. Check out @TimeGhostTV for proper history videos looking at such things as WW2, Cuban Mi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yI

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Maybe the Cuban Missile Crisis was happier. That was a fun time, right?

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beneltham Just re-upping this piece from @newmatilda, now updated. The PM’s Office gave out $15m to Wesfarmers from a fund ma..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kq

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@conniecoburg Is that “because he’s a wanker”?

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@dobes @TimeGhostTV I should watch the “War on Humanity” series next but I don’t think I can face it this week.

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@JohnBirmingham Mate. Are you ever not a troublemaker?

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OK @dobes I am fully caught up with the @TimeGhostTV “Between 2 Wars” series and that latest one on the 1936 Olympi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cN

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@_midofo_ @rohan_p They’re both truly beautiful satires.

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@rohan_p That Google story is and always will be fuckin’ excellent though.

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@rohan_p Look, sure, but you can’t go past the best predictive text ever. pic.twitter.com/z3Q6nrbJtY

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@OrkneyLibrary It’s nearly 10pm here in eastern Australia, but I’ll use it tomorrow our time and report back in about 24 hours.

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While this is possibly true, @rohan_p, this is a very close second. theonion.com/apple-introduc… twitter.com/rohan_p/status…

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rohan_p In honour of the news about @ClickHole, it’s worth revisiting the best piece of technology journalism of all time: voices.clickhole.com/the-pharaohs-o…

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awelder In roubles twitter.com/couragefound/s…

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OzKitsch Also Sydney 👇🏻 twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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sallyjsara Unexpected side hustle. pic.twitter.com/tgc7HhKxu8

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@dannolan @marrowing You say “war criminals” like it’s a bad thing.

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@stufromoz @glengyron It’s true. Mind you, all opera is bullshit. Except for “Starlight Express”.

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A tweet that can be used in so many circumstances. twitter.com/OrkneyLibrary/…

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jeamland The true truth about Iowa. pic.twitter.com/UT3Uua8d2u

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@TraceyKorsten He wouldn’t be there for the conversation.

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Don’t pick on Mr Murray, he probably spent half an hour on that zinger. twitter.com/peterwells/sta…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I would like to eat David Littleproud’s brain.

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@glengyron Wagner is such self-indulgent crap.

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I’m getting complaints again.

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@gathgwyn You’ll get yours, don’t worry.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Is there anyone in the National Party with an IQ above 85?

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I’ll be in Sydney tomorrow so make sure you tidy up before you go to bed tonight.

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Good God you might as well ask a duck what it thinks. twitter.com/_JustinStevens…

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globaltimesnews Can’t help farting? Well, better try harder, because infrared temperature sensors recently installed in airports an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3S

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@JustJimWillDo It’s quite nice up here this week, actually.

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@evcricket Well that’s what I was thinking, yes.

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I wonder how good Andrew Bolt would be at sex.

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@kcarruthers Why? Is his middle name “Uselesscunt”?

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Hurrah! I’ve won 5.4 million… something. Is that Thai Baht? Probably. That’s AUD 217,000. Cool. pic.twitter.com/xiUcUoUJZp

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@SnarkyPlatypus @rainparrot I’ll believe is when it happens. (Also, in SI units it’s just 90mm and I now thing less..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zo

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@SnarkyPlatypus @posty @cheryl_kernot @ABCthedrum Most TV programs I’ve been on double-check with you the spelling..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lT

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@SnarkyPlatypus @cheryl_kernot Well that’s @ABCthedrum’s fault because I depended on them to be accurate hahahaha what was I even thinking.

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No it’s OK, @cheryl_kernot, plenty of us out here know that centrism is bullshit. twitter.com/ABCthedrum/sta…

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@purserj I have all of the books, but alas they’re in long-term storage. As are nearly all of my books.

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@skwashd Whatever you’re happiest with, Honey.

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@TomSear @skwashd @jenny_sinclair I sometimes fear that the instrumental music festivals are unstoppable.

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fictillius Options for stations West of Bankstown in 2024 yoursay.transport.nsw.gov.au/52978/document… pic.twitter.com/4SnFVAIqMi

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And finally, for all of you who’ve ever worked for a major enterprise. pic.twitter.com/ORGnd5upkz

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Kinda dated but for some reason I still laugh. pic.twitter.com/PgKxVmKDq9

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@jeamland @SnarkyPlatypus It’s OK, I’m not going to kinkshame.

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jason_koebler Archivists have pirated more than 5,000 studies about coronaviruses and made them open access: “It’s a moral impera..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8W

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@aacole42 Quite a few of us could, yes. Godspeed, Salvatore Quanucci!

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B Kliban is one of the greatest cartoonists ever. I recommend looking for his books in second-hand shops.

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paulwiggins In which Mr Shelton demonstrates his relevance. twitter.com/LyleShelton/st…

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America’s claim to be “the world’s greatest democracy” always reminds me of this B Kliban cartoon. (Also one of my..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eK

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AlboMP This is not fire as usual.

As we turn to face the harsh new reality that confronts Australia, we remember those we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o2

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JustJimWillDo Just a guess, but what are the chances there’s some of Tennessee’s finest sippin’ whiskey in there? twitter.com/natalie_alliso…

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rascalking I cannot possibly stress enough how this is the reaction you get from literally everyone who writes code for a livi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gu

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@christopherneal @darrenpauli Darren is getting soft since he moved to the Dark Side.

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@jpwarren @oliyoung @dobes @VTeagueAus @rohan_p @LiamGeslaf Sure, but despite its flaws The America is relatively important.

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@jjjohncau Everything is a spectrum, yes.

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SnarkyPlatypus It’s true twitter.com/newscomauhq/st…

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mfarnsworth A “back-up telephonic reporting system” fails. That takes talent. twitter.com/blrshepherd/st…

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@skwashd It was a “That’s nice, Petal,” and pat you on the head to be polite.

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@jjjohncau To be fair, there’s quite a few punchable cunts in the world.

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@LowyInstitute Finally listening to this, @SnarkyPlatypus, and yes it covers a lot of the stuff that the Sydney pan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S2

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@reselsnark @SnarkyPlatypus I don’t understand some of these wordss.

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@ChrisMurphyCT @Davelennonabc Sure, but you Americans should probably get a health system one day. Love, Australia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bJ

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Just look at these punchable cunts. pic.twitter.com/ViuXZzRUnq

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@SnarkyPlatypus I think we should use Chads as a unit of measurement. One Chad is about 41.8 Belgiums.

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@jpwarren @darrenpauli Unfollow me whenever you like, Darren, but I know you love every moment of this.

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@dobes @oliyoung @jpwarren @VTeagueAus @rohan_p No blockchain, but I need to know more. Where does this fit in,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xt

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God I need a drink. DO YOU HEAR ME GOD?

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@JodiMcKayMP Dear friends in the Labor Party, is there any way to stop your NSW MPs being such twats? My DMs are open.

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@JodiMcKayMP Congratulations for continuing to fight yesterday’s battles. Plus this isn’t how government budgets wo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kO

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HappySinger Hi @GregHuntMP can we PLEASE get more funding for research into Facebook Brain? pic.twitter.com/rEBfXrteEw

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I catch the train from Katoomba to Wentworth Falls so the taxi back to Bunjaree is cheaper for me. I call the taxi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lx

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@ChrissieM Mine had a few rowdy young Eurotourists ending their day out, but I only spent 10 minutes on the train s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rw

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10NewsFirstSyd Hundreds of people are now in quarantine on Christmas Island after arriving back from China in the early hours of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fg

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@ChrissieM Was it nice? Mine is a bit mixed and I’m judging people.

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@mark_r_asser Exactly. Plus I don’t own a chainsaw.

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realCarrickRyan Says a lot about where we are as a nation that most of the electorate is relieved this guy is still our Deputy PM a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tW

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@dobes I’d need a lot of persuading.

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To be clear, I’m not offering to fist Tim Wilson.

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I suppose the one good thing about being a glove puppet is that you get fisted regularly.

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Possessionista My husband has recently discovered that he’s a coffee snob.

Husband: I think I’d like a grinder.

12yo: Download i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hm

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Robillard for sale: four election needles, never used. pic.twitter.com/WqKDsIgs1h

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@bigbadave I don’t know, but I’m definitely going.

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@skwashd @jenny_sinclair There should be many more warnings, yes.

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@KrazyKarl910 I’m actually kinda annoyed that I can’t be there. It’s a half-decent excuse for getting the train to Bathurst.

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@KrazyKarl910 I’m not a Catholic myself, or even a Christian, but he’s good people.

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Are you a fan of Catholic ritual? @KrazyKarl910 is being ordained a priest on Fri night 21 Feb in Bathurst, and I b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hV

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Not really. I mean, it’s what they want people to hear anyway, so this just saves them having to open their mouths..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7H

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@gusworldau Yes, who could imagine anything better?

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@BlogsofWar Exactly. Though it’s considered poor form to smash strangers’ instruments. Even when they’re ukuleles.

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I’ve been talking to a few tourism-related people here in Katoomba (Blue Mountains) today. Yes, the bushfires kille..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AL

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WARNING: This weekend 7-9 Feb is the Ukulele Festival in Katoomba. Avoid.

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chris_bloke “I’m not relying on evidence” - because feelz are so much better than physics at predicting how the climate will ch..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V0

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@jpwarren That’s true, but it’s also an incredibly expensive way to run a creche.

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SwannyQLD “A fish rots from the head, the finding by the Secretary of PM&C that there was no basis for suggesting political c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2R

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I had to stop listening to the House of Reps condolences speeches because they were sapping my will to live.

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@phbarratt This turned out to be a joke tweet, Paul.

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This is one of the most depressing facts of today. Ten National Party members thought Barnaby Joyce was still their..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ri

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@NewtonMark So I believe. Since my first full-time job was in the then Dept of Aviation, I’ve keep a small eye on t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ul

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@mmerz2000 What, so only people who are independently wealthy will become MPs? Yeah I’m not up for that.

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@martin_english Oh I addressed that at length in Saturday’s livestream. :) Well across it.

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What actual difference will bleated platitudes from the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition and everyone el..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pN

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Meanwhile @SnarkyPlatypus may be amused by the Senate inquiry into “Nationhood, national identity and democracy”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gY

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FYI @NewtonMark there’s a Senate inquiry into Australia’s general aviation industry. aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_…

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Thirty kilograms of sausages!

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@damienmillar @JustJimWillDo Now imagine getting a 1500-word text like this.

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@SuperCroup They should do OK. I’ve seen some great names working on the NSW projects.

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@dawnstarau Mind you, this sounds like rather a lot of government IT projects.

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@munin Are any of us these days?

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JustJimWillDo I see the bar at Parliament House is open. twitter.com/KathSully/stat…

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I believe this is what’s called “balanced commentary”. twitter.com/ponchis_g/stat…

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edbott PALPITATIONS. I AM FEELING PALPITATIONS. twitter.com/pbump/status/1…

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@dawnstarau Hahahahaha. The past is the past. Politics lives in the perpetual present.

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@munin Is it even possible to be sane in the US these days? Insanity seems to be a sensible reaction.

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“NSW to erase 500 websites in effort to centralise system” themandarin.com.au/124613-nsw-to-…

“The website would be closely m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ik

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@munin Are you SURE you’re American? This sounds like some sort of un-American commie claptrap!

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Hanging out for 16 March. “Report to be presented on the impact of feral deer, pigs and goats in Australia.” pic.twitter.com/FIUnYRdpMv

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I suppose it was pointless for me to look at the committees schedule now when the Senate doesn’t approve their cale..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5f

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Friday looks fun: Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit: The Administration of Government Grants: Inquiry in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eS

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@jpwarren @dobes @rohan_p @NewtonMark Maybe we should organise one when I’m down in Melbourne in two weeks’ time.

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BenjaminMillar Finger once again firmly on the pulse. pic.twitter.com/be6wM0R490

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BlogsofWar Cybergoop twitter.com/jeffstone500/s…

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@dobes @rohan_p @jpwarren @NewtonMark I’ve never played Cards Against Humanity.

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@johnallsopp I would have a lot more respect for the Labor senators if the chose to vote down the condolences motion and put up their own.

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@BXGD @SnarkyPlatypus [Nods.] And obviously the facilities could well be worse in some inland locations. This is al..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yp

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REMINDER: When the Australian Parliament returns from summer holiday in half an hour, this is the entire order of b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gn

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libbycwatson is this a joke… that they all mean the same thing… pic.twitter.com/lgK7OZLNIp

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Hey @AntonyGreenABC can you beat this? Maybe even top 100 different scenarios? twitter.com/russelneiss/st…

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Imagine a world in which you’re glad McCormack is still Nationals leader. twitter.com/michellegratta…

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I wrote this the other day. I’m mentally filing this under spook-diplomacy. I might do some more analysis of this s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…he

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@BXGD @SnarkyPlatypus True enough. I guess we’ll find out soon enough. For mine, it does feel like a bit of an over..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xV

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TheShovel Richard Di Natale has resigned, grown a beard and then returned to the Greens’ leadership the following day pic.twitter.com/V0rQ1JFIW3

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Um @7ampodcast the word “eroica” as in the symphony is pronounced with four syllables, not three. :) But today’s ep..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ae

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@SnarkyPlatypus @NewtonMark I’ve often seen adverts that boast no one is sleeping in the living room. And I know of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g7

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@SnarkyPlatypus @NewtonMark Also, things like waste disposal are scaled to smaller numbers of occupants. But I’m sure that’s all OK.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @NewtonMark Six students in a nominally 2-bedroom apartment, quite often. I also know of apartments..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ev

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Australia still has a lot to learn. twitter.com/CREWcrew/statu…

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snurb_dot_info And just like that, a Cabinet vacancy opened up for Jim Molan. Beelzebub works in mysterious ways.

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@infinite8horizo Yeah, I have an iPhone XS and added Camera+ 2 and been very impressed.

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@dobes I’ll ask around some of the tourist service businesses in Katoomba today. It’s seemed very dead but they’ll have numbers.

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KarenMMiddleton BREAKING: Adam Bandt has been elected leader of the Greens, replacing the retiring Richard Di Natale. Co-deputies a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jw

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@infinite8horizo Oh wow. Sadly I don’t current have a camera that could do that sort of thing, but that is one impressive spider.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Unlike British and European backpackers.

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@SnarkyPlatypus As I said, from China it’s small groups or big package tours of middle-class retirees, so Chinese b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yP

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@AuSenate @AboutTheHouse This is the kind of democracy we all crave!

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@BlogsofWar Works either way. Except the spider would wreck the tank.

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Who is McCormack?

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Hahaha! “Go away! I am waving my legs my you! Go away!” Idiot spider. pic.twitter.com/ayYwGV8m7o

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A happy shout-out to @AboutTheHouse and @AuSenate for being such fun offical parliamentary Twitter feeds. Most nati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…R6

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@gotlegsmacro @felix42 It saves waiting for the train, I guess.

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@AboutTheHouse @AuSenate @Aust_Parliament Thanks very much for both responses. Looks like I’m observant about some..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…At

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@AboutTheHouse @AuSenate Also, have press conferences always been on that page, or is this new?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Did you see the thing yesterday where Chinese students, having been told they could do their work r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3I

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Part of my plan for this month is trying to return to my once-normal early rising and early starts. I’ll be battlin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v2

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MrTimCallanan Leadership tip: never ever go out of focus. pic.twitter.com/j4Y557z5Cp

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Hahaha. I am already an hour behind schedule, but only because the trains are now only once an hour.

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gavmorris There’s something jarring about political parties having internal leadership contests on a day set aside for the na..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hv

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@NickyWill100 Oh dear. Let’s not think about that!

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@munin Oh bugger! That is quite good.

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The thing about getting old is that you end up taking as many drugs with you as you did in your 20s.

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JulianHillMP BREAKING NEWS: There are 21 NATS!!! Who knew

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TitusOReily There’s a rising tennis player called Ash Barty who’s worth keeping an eye on. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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@NewtonMark I really must get to that museum one day.

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Well it’s one explanation I guess. pic.twitter.com/apSTupaUry

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This story is also remarkable for the fact that this heavily damaged B-17 could still fly at all. @NewtonMark twitter.com/shanewilliamso…

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Tue plan, draft: Work in the library, Katoomba; work includes watching Canberra, reading documents, administrivia,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LQ

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candersHamilton So @lingthusiasm has started a teach-yourself-linguistics book club, featuring the free eBook written by none other..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fs

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@nickzoic Well unless they’re writing young-adult fiction they’ve got no chance.

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@felix42 @gotlegsmacro I’ve been woken by a spider walking across my face. I won’t say I’m cool with that sort of thing, because it’s rude.

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@viveka That’s quite horrible actually.

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Anyway, there’s a spider in the bathroom.

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They’re from Jan 2018 and Nov 2015 respectively.

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@munin I could tell them that, yes, and then I’d let it eat them.

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Just so you know, there’s a huntsman spider the size of a pony in the bathroom.

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Tuesday. A large spider. A certain tension. Stand-off. Tuesday.

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