Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 18th, 2020

bernard_prof The next person to tweet about how productive Isaac Newton when Cambridge shut down for plague will be receiving a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K9

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HartWexford QUARANTINE LIFE EPISODE ONE youtube.com/watch?v=u3ahQY…

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mmcgowan “Watched the sun rise over Woolworths carpark” - mum’s dispatch from the frontline of the toilet paper war pic.twitter.com/r7Bjrucb6j

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_midofo_ Hey followers outside Australia, we keep kangaroos in our houses, that is why you never see them hopping down the s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7C

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ozconsoul Why isn’t anyone talking about the fact that Nagoshi LITERALLY REUSED FRESH LETTUCE SANDWICH FOR TUNA & EGG SANDWIC..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pa

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@rohan_p I somehow think @SnarkyPlatypus would like to be in this club.

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@jonoabroad I don’t think you have listened to it.

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RHT_ebooks I talked to a guy at the bus stop and he said his mother had heard at the bowlo that newspapers are entirely happy..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W6

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@SnarkyPlatypus Spain has already nationalised the private hospitals.

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@glengyron To be fair, “Bribe the officials or suck it up and eat soup, Princess” is kinda good advice.

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AkerArctic Russian Kapitan Dranitsyn to become a drifting base for the “North Pole-2020” expedition, avoiding the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…29

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johnhalton The prime minister’s assurances that the British people are sensible folk who’ll know to do the right thing without..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ta

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“A relapsed Soviet’s guide to surviving coronavirus shortages” politico.eu/article/a-rela…

“Step aside, capitalists…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yO

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samjarman Unfortunate placement 😅 pic.twitter.com/wxLeFZy4ET

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GreenJ this is pretty solid. twitter.com/IrvineWelsh/st…

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superTV247 BREAKING: 2020 has been cancelled. Official statement coming tomorrow:

Eurovision 2021 will be held in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rU

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JohnBarronUSA No words. twitter.com/NinjaEconomics…

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I am concerned that the Australian “Toilet Paper” Search Index looks like it’s on the rise again…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eh

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@zyzzyvamedia 3G is so named because it only works until 3pm. Which is why we should wait for 5G before working from home.

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patstokes They’ve suffered enough. twitter.com/stereogum/stat…

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NewtonMark With all due respect, I can get that without needing to flush anything at all. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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Getthebagcoach Day 24 of the Quarantine

Parents everywhere: pic.twitter.com/wY8iznS2EX

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thetowncrier Bravely, @SkyNewsAust is broadcasting from INSIDE the virus itself. pic.twitter.com/TT1dlaE846

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WtfRenaissance 16.5 minutes into isolating, Mabel knew the marriage was a mistake. pic.twitter.com/BgkBhSpznD

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trentyarwood I’m an infectious diseases physician, mostly public health trained, massive computer geek and a big data nerd and I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…42

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TeenVogue Not to be dramatic but…eat the rich! tnvge.co/T2EFKfL

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GreenJ all hope is lost. twitter.com/megstalter/sta…

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@elronxenu Sure, though way beyond my budget.

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“Russian Submarines Getting Countermeasures That Jam Sonobuoys Dropped By Enemy Aircraft” thedrive.com/the-war-zone/3…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qQ

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“Surveillance Company Says It’s Deploying ‘Coronavirus-Detecting” Cameras in US” vice.com/en_us/article/…

“Athena S..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q3

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jennineak anglos need to be periodically reminded of what their lives would be like without immigration, so here’s a reminder: twitter.com/ewdatsgross/st…

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@johnb78 Ideally, yes, but with limited resources we need to tackle the obvious problems.

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“TikTok moderators were told to suppress videos from users who appeared too ugly, poor or disabled, as part of the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sT

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“We must do more to combat right-wing extremism” by @KKeneally aspistrategist.org.au/we-must-do-mor…

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@docbaty “May” in the hed, but then “38% more likely” soon after. And it may be zero, yes. SCIENTS!

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“Boys with an older brother may be more likely to be gay” scimex.org/newsfeed/boys-…

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“The longer the better: evidence that narwhal tusks are sexually selected” scimex.org/newsfeed/the-l… pic.twitter.com/8ckxpkUS0m

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“Single dose of THC from cannabis enough to induce psychosis, depression, anxiety” scimex.org/newsfeed/singl…

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GidMK The only chart about coronavirus prediction that you need right now pic.twitter.com/AWbmA7BqO3

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MichaelRoddan I mean, his columns can be a bit repetitive, but this is just mean pic.twitter.com/yDtg0KRT7V

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@JonDeeOz @frankfil It appears that “everyone” is going to live on meat, carbs, and tomato sauce. God bless Australia.

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wolfcat PSA: All the pedestrian crossing buttons in the City of Melbourne don’t need to be pressed, they work automatically.

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@Ng88Mr It was quiet enough at Coles at that time. Maybe the mayhem happens earlier.

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@Hi11lDweller Plenty of room there at the moment. :)

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joshgnosis Social distancing for the @DanielAndrewsMP presser pic.twitter.com/R2ZxncP0sN

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Wed plan, remainder: Sort out the mess that is my to-do list; quiet evening with videos and shitposting.

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mollytolsky Pro-tip for couples suddenly working from home together: Get yourselves an imaginary coworker to blame things on. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gm

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@Ng88Mr Now that I’ve restocked after having been away for a month, I may well explore the smaller places. Thanks f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1B

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No intel on other stores, sorry. I just wanted to get back home.

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Oh, also hit were (none I’d these shown) noodles, canned soup, ready-to-cook pizzas, crackers. I didn’t explore the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3H

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Also gutted are soaps and hand sanitisers (not shown), kitchen cleaning products (not shown), bottles water (not sh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P8

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Also gutted are pasta, rice, potatoes, onions, and canned tomatoes (not shown), suggesting that @adamliaw (was it h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2B

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SITREP Coles Katoomba: Meat section gutted, with only bulk chicken wings and premium steak (not shown) remaining..pic.twitter.com/bm5nW82RP5P5

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The cafe at the Katoomba library is normally full of boomers having lunch. Current customer count is 5, not 30 to 40.

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wolfcat Morrison on hoarding of groceries: “It’s ridiculous, it’s Unaustralian and it must stop.”

How can it be Unaustrali..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oc

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@coldsnacks @kels_316 @franksting I’m not an epidemiologist, obviously, but I listen to people who are, and read st..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rT

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@coldsnacks @kels_316 @franksting Thank you for confirming that you have no idea how epidemiology works.

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@coldsnacks @kels_316 @franksting Because epidemiologists model this sort of thing for a living and know more about it than you or me.

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DDsD Virus under the beds. twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

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@kels_316 @franksting Reality can be so counter-intuitive sometimes.

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JeffandWill @sarahebishop You’re gonna shit yourself when you find out what ring around the rosie meant

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sarahebishop Omg. Just found out kids at schools in Melbourne are playing an advanced game of tag called “Coronavirus” where one..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wi

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@juhasaarinen Haven’t got there yet. Coffee first, then a little time in the library.

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@garystark My pleasure. It was tempting to wander around more and then have lunch in Blackheath, but I managed to resist.

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It is deathly quiet in Katoomba. A magnificent day, but I saw a train from Sydney arrive and there were very few tourists on it.

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back to Katoomba. It’s an 8-car V-Set and I saw two other passengers boarding. pic.twitter.com/Hopv4SNs8I

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Mt Victoria station, with remnants of the time when railway stations were good. pic.twitter.com/m9MN2kKHKO

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I am at Mt Victoria station and I have my phone back.

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@erkpod It has! Bright and sunny with only a couple of chemtrails to taint the sky.

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@mediahunter I was thinking that earlier. But the dribbling out of information isn’t helping the trustworthiness. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wq

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@Ng88Mr Thanks. I am alert but not alarmed.

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“Union wins paid leave for casual APS [Australian Public Service] workers impacted by COVID-19” themandarin.com.au/127662-union-w…

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jendudley Stores shouldn’t have to put up signs explaining health and safety gear. A worker told me no staff member at this s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vD

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Passing beyond Katoomba. I don’t do this very often and it feels weird. Yes, those two sentences relate to the same thing.

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@mediahunter Whether they’re good communicators is a separate question, of course, and it feels like they’re doing badly.

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@jonoabroad The youngest? There’s a way to go, and the older siblings will have already passed on this knowledge.

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@GreenJ Well no I’m not because I’m not. This is the point. Photos will wait until I have my phone back.

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rechelon Banning the working class from working during a pandemic but not banning the rentier class from extracting rents ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lr

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, but no photo because I’m not taking a photo with an iPad. Not in public anyway.

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@NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus A fun addition to this chart is the rise in senior executive pay levels.

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@GulsonKalervo Thanks, but yes I’m already on my way. Plus I need to go shopping anyway. Plus it’s a nice day for it. :)

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MikeStuchbery_ While we’re throwing shade on gammony Brits ignoring Spanish containment measures, here’s some Spanish cops dealing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xV

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Nor is it expertise in how schools should be run, for that matter. Sure, you wen tot school once — a generation ago.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sTt

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Seriously, no one needs your fucking opinion unless you’re a relevant kind of expert. “Having kids” is not expertise in epidemiology.

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As you’re listening to the Prime Minister’s press conference, a reminder. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @NewtonMark How does that compare with the wage to productivity flattening since the 1970s oil shoc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1S

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Wed plan, supplemental: Taxi to the village; pie; 1007 train to Mt Victoria; 1055 train back to Katoomba; recharge..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w0

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edbott He lies about everything. Large and small. twitter.com/ddale8/status/…

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Wed plan, the main outline: Collect phone from Mt Victoria; shopping, Katoomba; return to @bunjaree to sort out the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ok

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@DrRhysPockett That’s not where the bubbles are coming from.

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@NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus Hand-waving is how we do all planning these days.

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So this is what’s happening in the Blue Mountains. pic.twitter.com/3FCqZFMB8o

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@dobes Nah, Whirlpool users won’t like Chicken to the Kerb (CttK). @joshgnosis

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@developerjack I’m not sure I wan to think about this.

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@dobes @rohan_p I’m glad that jeb38362 has raised this point because I have been quite concerned.

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Wednesday. Bubbles. So many bubbles.All the bubbles. Bubbles. Wednesday.

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Gorn, finally. Tomorrow is about retrieving a phone and shopping.

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You have no idea how happy this makes me. pic.twitter.com/q9cRsMn9Co

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@SuperCroup Are they anyone important or can these generic white men be mulched like the rest?

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@joshgans Ah. This is where it gets tricky then. :) Dunno, sorry.

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Hahahaha. “Everyday essentials” as per an email from Coles just after midnight AEDT. Ping @SnarkyPlatypus. pic.twitter.com/Od0d4HJzxb

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edbott Those who have had to endure video meetings for years are highly amused as the rest of the world catches up. twitter.com/Popehat/status…

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edbott I will never again see the name Jared Kushner without immediately thinking “rejected Thunderbirds marionette” and f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pb

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@joshgans Sure. “Mild” means you’re maybe hospitalised but don’t need oxygen, per reports from actual medical peopl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yh

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tdih_hpc Mar 17, 1976: Cray Research sells 600K shares of stock in an over-the-counter “IPO” & raises $10M, largely on the s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V1

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What the fuck?

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@frznmatt @dippizuka Nah all good. The 4G in the Mountains is being hammered, as I’d expected. Your cluster is good.

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@jxeeno TELL ME WHERE TO GET DIALUP.

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