Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 8th, 2020

Based on the official figures for Katoomba that is. There’s a lot of local variation.

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@noreasonspec No idea, but Grose was declared out a few days ago, well before the rain started.

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Just 30mm more, which we’ll get before dawn, and in the past three days we’ll have received as much rain as the who..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0K

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franksting Can’t tell if Facebook is taking the piss or if their ad revenue is that bad they’ll serve anyone anything. pic.twitter.com/I9sRAsTnAF

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andrewwhiteau zero self-reflection needed folks, we are perfect and pure, keep on keeping on pic.twitter.com/iCMga1QR0f

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jonkudelka My new brand. pic.twitter.com/RUGl4uNi5E

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iPaulie Definitely. twitter.com/scottrhodie/st…

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paulwiggins At this stage in a rugby match, a referee would be having a quiet chat. twitter.com/sam_armytage/s…

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Stays Crunchy: GRANT KENNY (Nutri Grain) Iron Man Food (1980) youtube.com/watch?v=yg9-ip…

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NSWRFS As of 8pm tonight, the Currowan Fire burning in the Shoalhaven has been set to out. The fire burned for 74 days, bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z7

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gracedent This week’s Guardian restaurant column is about a northern chip shop. This comment has kept me awake. I. I just. Wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DU

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abandonedspaces funicular station, Tbilisi, Georgia… pic.twitter.com/779KkKsvGx

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mistydemeo ICMP stands for Insane Clown Message Protocol

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womensart1 Chinese painter Pan Yuliang, Self Portrait, 1939, the artist studied in Shanghai and Paris and introduced a modern..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ui

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An important cookery segment for @SnarkyPlatypus and @glengyron and perhaps even for @RealNickHodge. youtu.be/pA7eD5abz-g?t=…

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sanglesey Daily Express letter of the week pic.twitter.com/ymKiqQ7toW

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@SayedNajjar1 @jonnosan @morebento I know, I live up here. But I’m referring to the rest of the foreground, not that specific water.

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FXMC1957 8 February 1836. The first London train ran from Spa Road to Deptford. It was feared that the ‘great speed’ of 16 m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NS

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FXMC1957 8 February 1950. The Stasi, the secret state police of communist East Germany, was established. It undertook extens..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HX

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@peter_tonoli I had not. I generally don’t read much of the daily news, but go for the longer-cycle stuff. But yeah..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ir

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@developerjack You should always close your ring at airports. Unless you’re a fundamentalist preacher, of course, a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N7

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I have just learned that Norman Vincent Peale, minister and author of “The Power of Positive Thinking”, officiated..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UA

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@peter_tonoli Nah, I’m over the endless anti-Chinese sentiment. (The word I’m looking for is “racism”.) That and the conspiracy theories.

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“Unhackable” is a dubious word, but this is definitely an interesting announcement. twitter.com/SandraProske/s…

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PLA Air Force aircraft spraying coronavirus chemtrails over Singapore. twitter.com/alert5/status/…

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Gsharptools This image was sent to me with explanation that the keeper forgot to put the frames in so bees built as they felt f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ek

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@christopherneal Yes, I have been tweeting this. Probably tweeting it too much. Consider it proof-of-not-drowning messaging.

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… and this is normally. Bear in mind that this whole area has spent the last two months or more under bushfire wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ig

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10NewsFirstPER Cyclone Damien is closing in on Western Australia, with rain and gale-force winds pummeling the state’s northern co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jG

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The new Himawara-8 satellite image viewer is fun. satview.bom.gov.au pic.twitter.com/glnlDO3GBT

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jonnosan @stilgherrian @morebento This is what top of Katoomba falls is like just now. Normally a sedate trickle. pic.twitter.com/I5lSNWPG6S

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“Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Cooks River at Tempe Bridge” bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/f…

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ben_hr Reporter’s Notebook: Life and death in a Wuhan coronavirus ICU straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia… pic.twitter.com/h14tv2LIMF

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@audiocomedian I probably have enough rabbit-holes of time suck. ;) But thank.

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@arizclint Ah, so you’re a Condiment Communist!

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@jonnosan @morebento Yeah this feels so weird because it comes after several years of drought.

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@audiocomedian @morebento The video mentioned that the Central Powers may have been hit larder than France and Brit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dh

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@audiocomedian Thanks very much. The video says that a lot of US soldiers were trained in Kansas before being shipp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uf

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@Gatorau @TimeGhostTV My pleasure. @TimeGhostTV’s work is very engaging.

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@morebento It’s not exactly annual up here either. Annual rainfall for Katoomba is 1400mm.

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andrewmiskelly The final image of Tropical from Dampier radar before it went offline, around an hour ago…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fg

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Have you ever noticed how the vast majority of people who describe themselves as “free thinkers” are total fuckwits?

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GeoffHutchison The West appears to have moved on from climate denialism to …

Corona denialism.
@abcperth pic.twitter.com/DIilsFwKwO

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@audiocomedian Maybe that too, though the timeline via Kansas is an intriguing one. Obviously that video’s treatmen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zz

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Looks like we’re well on the way to 120mm or more rain before 9am tomorrow. Joy. Or not. pic.twitter.com/g7OpU5pen9

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It’s not from Spain at all. WW1 censorship meant news from neutral Spain was the first to spread. Turns out it got..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lu

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I’ve tweeted this before, but I recommend it highly. The @TimeGhostTV “Between 2 Wars” episode that included the 19..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sp

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njsmale Meanwhile in West Auckland… pic.twitter.com/3E7EumaLf5

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sylmobile [POLL]: @ScottMorrisonMP is:

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@arizclint Or right, you’re part of the authoritarian plutocracy. It all becomes clear.

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@SnarkyPlatypus But oddly enough the input from China into that conference is kind of important.

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@SnarkyPlatypus The SARs were cut off pretty fast, is my understanding. Still, it’s all based on passports held not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Al

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@arizclint Yeah that’s the sign of a cheap-arse.

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Here’s another coronavirus impact: conferences losing input and attendees.

(This is from APRICOT / APNIC69 in Melb..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ag

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kels_316 lol, 5yrs behind the curve and being sold snakeoil. Strong boomer areas. twitter.com/karenandrewsmp…

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Meanwhile in Australia, this is from ASIO’s annual report for 2018-2019, from a search on “right-wing” in the docum..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…52

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@swearyanthony @cjjosh And as long as it doesn’t wash away the exposed topsoil or some such thing. I’ve seen some p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oc

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“Racially-motivated violent extremists were the primary source of ideologically-motivated violence in 2018 and 2019..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…J3

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For years the FBI has had the white nationalists up pretty high on their priority list, but this is one hell of a s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wa

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XinqiSu The Shenzhen Bay Bridge today. pic.twitter.com/gJbpwOT5Up

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@darrylcarlton @MikePBurgess Whereas I couldn’t even write that tweet without leaving out a word!

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@wellmaywesay @oldscarab Oh you poorer deluded souls! :) Actually I’m in Melbourne soon so something may well be po..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kW

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@unixbigot I’ll leave it to your keen locals, Christopher, but thanks for the offer. :)

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andy_park First look at behind the scenes of new Trump bio pic starting Meryl Streep. pic.twitter.com/0HVLoE4hoL

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Comparativist Chen Qiushi flew in to post “it’s not *that* bad in Wuhan” vlog updates. His penultimate video went into a hospital..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xH

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KeithConlon The foundation stone for an Adelaide icon was laid 8 Feb 1900. The Central Market opened on the site in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YK

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Is it “to be buried in the scrubland”? Sorry, I’m from Adelaide. twitter.com/CentralNewsUTS…

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0xdade Woah I left an http server running on :1337 for 12ish hours and didn’t get a single stray HTTP request. This confir..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yu

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TimothyJ_23 👏 @AFL nailing it pic.twitter.com/rfvf8XE9Mv

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I hope you are all enjoying my rain data tweets.

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BetteMidler Secret Service spending at Trump hotels: Rooms for agents cost up to $650 per night - The Washington Post ARE HOOK..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bb

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@RadioFreeTom It’s already Saturday in Ukraine.

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@JustJimWillDo Those anti-bird spikes on the rain gauge should do the job.

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@ausnetman Indeed. All very, very impressive.

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@JustJimWillDo There seems to be quite a range. These are just the internet-connected ones.

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@JustJimWillDo Do they do automatic rain gauge resets these days?

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@HappySinger Indeed. Admittedly they job of the software is probably a little different, but the design of these spacecraft is just amazing.

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The computer controlling this is 43 years old, and designed a few years previous to that. With a lightspeed round t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jt

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Have I reached that stage in my live where I want to buy a rain gauge?

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Here at @bunjaree it is much closer to the latter than the former. We have no actual numbers however.

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So there’s this. BOM data says 8.2mm of rain since 9am at Mt Boyce. @rainparrot has 66mm of rain since 8am at Katoo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wg

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@SnarkyPlatypus The pulp reporting and novels of that period are quite remarkable.

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PulpLibrarian Your daily meme material today is… pic.twitter.com/3u1sN8SZg3

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THE KREMLIN’S SCHOOL FOR SEX SPIES! twitter.com/PulpLibrarian/…

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snurbbotinfo Twitter is everything. I probably wouldn’t object to hashtags.

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MapPornTweet Japanese Map of the World and Its People (c. 1870) redd.it/eztofy pic.twitter.com/JIiZwlTQJf

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groovydegroovy @WhoresofYore

Here’s one for your collection. Imagine trying to find a bra to fit. pic.twitter.com/TbirbGS9Sb

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I do not have any rendang.

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@staticsan You never know if it’s going to be even worse, too.

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graham_euan This *could* be the most undermining move by a US military ally in Asia since the Philippine base closures in the e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FJ

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@SnarkyPlatypus I believe you had slightly more rain than we did overnight, but as you know local variations can be massive.

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@domknight @AndrewPStreet @aarondibdin It’s a good question. I haven’t watched the show so I am really not of any help at all. As always.

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@AndrewPStreet @domknight @aarondibdin Unless you’re imagining the whole thing, Dom.

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@AndrewPStreet @domknight @aarondibdin I’m on the “Don’t ID the kids” side here.

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@ReadPete I did make the flooding-in-rain joke just after that tweet. Compulsory, right?

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edbott Hey everyone, I think r/AITA is going to have to stop all new submissions for a day or two in tribute to this guy,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gZ

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@bunjaree This evidence, as I mentioned, is a wheelie bin with its lid open. That’s just a Big Fat Rain Gauge though.

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Also, there is evidence to suggest that there’s generally more rain at @bunjaree than at Mt Boyce, where the rain g..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xM

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I say “slightly less wet” but these are the midpoints, somehow, of quite wide-ranging predictions. pic.twitter.com/9y78UuRu3E

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Sat plan, finally: Since it’s forecast to be slightly less wet on Sunday, maybe, I’ll leave all the shopping and er..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RM

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The report of this PJCIS review is due by 13 April. That’s Easter Monday, though.The last parliament sitting day be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pE

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Also: “OAIC wants visual on what telcos are handing over under data retention regime” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/oaic-w…

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Also: “Human Rights Commission wants data retention period limited to six months” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/human-…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Cops are getting full URLs under Australia’s data retention scheme” zdnet.com/article/cops-a…

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Saturday. A pineapple. A desk lamp. The code word. Proceed. Saturday.

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