Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 20th, 2020

OK, I’m outta here. Please try not to be an idiot.

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marrowing you must be this middle class to receive emergency ventilation pic.twitter.com/mbPahKMZOc

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HappySinger Bear with me here: PLAGUE SKIRTS. Giant skirts two meters in diameter, for everyone. We maintain our distance and d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bQ

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patstokes Reminder that libertarianism is just sociopathy with a library card. twitter.com/matthewlesh/st…

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pete_schultz This is as good a time as any to tell you that my dog sings along to the Law & Order theme song every time he hears..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gY

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@JodiMcKayMP @carolduncan Possibly because we’re not a prison colony any more.

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Fascinating: “Electro-Glitch Pop in the 1960s: The Unreal Sounds & Story of Silver Apples” (9m49s) youtube.com/watch?v=5DQiex…

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NewtonMark I wonder what everyone would be screeching about closing if the schools were already closed?

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KeohaneDan “Premium”.

Notwithstanding that one man in that photo below has Coronavirus, while the other has symptoms and is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0B

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trentyarwood OK, tech crowd. Who’s going to contribute directly to saving the world? pic.twitter.com/fVgp0YePZe

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@manindotblack @patstokes @jonkudelka I have no rice left at all and tomorrow my mission will be to find a sack of rice.

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@davpope @jonkudelka @TawandaButche1 @patstokes Sorry, I shouldn’t have dragged you into this, but the Lindsay etc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q4

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@mrowe @trentyarwood I’m not sure that’s what it says at all.

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@patstokes @jonkudelka I have Hendrick’s tonight, and an ample supply of little cucumbers.

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@trentyarwood @ScBradford I just get shouty too easily, because I figure that if I can take the time to read proper..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ao

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@jonkudelka @TawandaButche1 @patstokes Why can’t you be like that nice @davpope and tweet Norman Lindsay cartoons from The Bulletin?

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@ScBradford @trentyarwood And the problem is that anxiety can only be reduced by effective communication*, and I do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jb

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@jonkudelka @patstokes The problem now is that @jonkudelka is ruing my evening of drinking gin and correcting thing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lM

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@jonkudelka I agree, this is starting to work a treat.

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@patstokes I agree with this very much. It’s right up there with “everyone knows”.

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@_midofo_ I believe evangelist Jim Bakker has been selling it at $200 a pop.

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@GeorgeCockroft “I have yet to see” is a statement about your reading, not about science. How hard have you looked?

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@jonkudelka Yes, the intuitive reason is that people are fuckwits.

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@GeorgeCockroft And it has been. To death. There’s a whole bunch of explainers out there but people would rather sc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vz

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I reckon I’ll be retweeting this daily for the next year. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@trentyarwood It is a long time ago. Seven whole days!

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Yes, as I keep saying, this can all seem counter-intuitive

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@trentyarwood Personally, I’d like to say that it’d be nice if the “teachers are being used as cannon fodder” stuff..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ik

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This piece by @trentyarwood explains why CLOSE ALL THE THINGS NOW is not necessarily the best coronavirus strategy…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…su

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“These Historic Photos Show Life in DC During the 1918 Flu Pandemic” washingtonian.com/2020/03/19/the… Includes actual snake-..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gz

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@davpope @TroveAustralia NO WREATH OF GUMLEAVES OH THE HUMANITY. Thanks for these, David. They convey so much.

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@davpope @TroveAustralia I also like how in this first Lindsay, Melbourne is shown and old and weak while Sydney is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eA

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CoinnighMac @JimMFelton @GlennyRodge This is still perhaps the greatest mic drop of all time. pic.twitter.com/5ByDQ0HpbQ

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Oh look, a podcast from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. twitter.com/JulieLeask/sta…

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@calebcluff @TroveAustralia @statelibrarynsw Oh hang on, it was only failing on Chrome. Working fine on Safari. Ta.

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@calebcluff @TroveAustralia Ta. I’ll have to read it later ‘cos @statelibrarynsw’s Factiva link is own for some rea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1j

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@niallclugston @TroveAustralia I’m dismissing it because the idea of “history” as only these grand narratives ignor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7V

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@niallclugston @TroveAustralia Yes, I’m sure that killing 5% of the world’s population made no difference to how things unfolded.

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“Hand Washing In Patient Care”, a 1962 Nurse Instructional Film (11m23s) youtube.com/watch?v=FW2Xis…

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@garrymck @TroveAustralia That is indeed very niche, yes, but God bless Trove!

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@virtualpete Hah! Already read it. It’s… amusing.

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@TroveAustralia That’s all for now, but it appears that mid-October 1918 is when real concerns and quarantines star..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QM

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@TroveAustralia This piece from the Daily Telegraph has more details. The main concern is troopships returning to A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fL

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@TroveAustralia One of the earliest references to quarantine with actual facts is this, from The Sydney Morning Her..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AI

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@TroveAustralia Adding “quarantine” and limiting it to NSW returns 9,830 results. trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/resu… I may leave this to another time.

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@k_morrissey @TroveAustralia Hah! That’s very good but probably not what I as looking for.

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@TroveAustralia Oh dear. Australian newspaper articles mentioning “influenza” in 1918–1919 returns 151,274 articlestwitter.com/i/web/status/1…dS6C

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awelder Updated with foreword by @HelenRazer @marrowing twitter.com/mattDCLXVI/sta…

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Pinboard Marriage should be between a man, a woman, another man, a third man, and one more man or woman. twitter.com/robmanuel/stat…

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Has anyone started digging out the 1918–1919 Australian pandemic news fro@TroveAustraliaia yet?

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ericgeller Photos from 1918 show D.C. grappling with the influenza pandemic. I can’t get over how eerily similar the newspaper..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nu

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Just now I learned that he’s only 68 years old. pic.twitter.com/GXcBWNqCQh

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TIL that Bob Geldof is still a thing.

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Picketer That’s fine Shannon, please stand up against this wall and we will sort it for you. twitter.com/updates_bitch/…

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bethanycrompto2 At home the whole street has added green paper to their windows. If it changes to red it’s means they require assis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jj

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@NewtonMark @joshgnosis @dobes @rohan_p @jpwarren Hahahaha. I’m glad they’ve got everything under control, Josh.

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@ashabeeeee You do pick the classiest venues.

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REMINDER: “Flatten the Curve of Armchair Epidemiology” medium.com/@noahhaber/fla…

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mcgregorrichard Australian miners and tax collectors will be thrilled. twitter.com/birdyword/stat…

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Translation: “Subordinate says boss is great.” twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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@oberonsghost @irisherself Yes. We all need a little sunshine in our lives.

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MsMountebank Cue multiple romcoms twitter.com/skalagas/statu…

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@upulie Are you saying that before it was just all CGI? I’ve long suspected that.

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@sylmobile Ah yes, as @CookSuck put it, “Stone & Wood, the Coldplay of craft beers”.

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@GreenJ @PhillipAdams_1 We live in dangerous times. We may never get the opportunity again.

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DDsD All of Atlassian’s cloud products are now free.

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@GreenJ @PhillipAdams_1 Getting out the body clippers, eh? Very Radio National.

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jplonie Reminder, if you need a background for your zoom calls. pic.twitter.com/CEkwaD8XvV

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Pro Tip: From now on, never name your ship anything with “Princess” in it.

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@rohan_p @dobes True, but I can’t get paid for that I don’t think.

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Goddammit, @dobes, PJCIS hearings have been cancelled. How am I going to amuse myself now?

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glengyron Oh shit. Probably should have worn gloves or pants. Got a situation here. twitter.com/glengyron/stat…

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast with @PaulBongiorno, “The day coronavirus swallowed Scott Morrison” pca.st/795yyhcx

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@garystark @kiahandley @dr_nic @radio2rdj Yep, I’ve livestreamed podcast recordings quite a few times, though ABC R..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7m

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@noreasonspec Pretty much everywhere has some sort of equivalent to our Public Health Act (NSW). A certain kind of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IF

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@dr_nic @kiahandley NP, it’s just idle curiosity.

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@dr_nic @kiahandley Is there any documentation on those kits? I was an extremely prolific producer of OBs back in t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dn

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March Equinox is in exactly now, 1449 AEDT.

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Fri plan, remainder, since things are have actually worked out: Quick nap; plan for the next three weeks, inasmuch..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jf

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glengyron To study it better I’m splicing Anthrax and Corona Virus together in my lab. Will let you all know how it goes.

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@jetztgibtshaue @jpwarren There’s always been something that appeals to me about the Russian sense of humour.

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AmyRemeikis The federal parliament will sit just long enough to pass the stimulus package and then adjourn pic.twitter.com/3BEpaqnGKb

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Will you be videoconferencing? Here’s some background images from Russia. daniv.ru/russian-zoom-b… pic.twitter.com/52U0vNmXHz

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The AusCERT2020 cybersecurity conference has been rescheduled to 15–18 September, per email just received.

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snurb_dot_info The year is 2020. The whole world is quarantined in their homes, and huddled around their broadband connections to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MS

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March Equinox is in exactly two hours, at 1449 AEDT.

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@MaureenShelley The old-school Russian criminals have been known to chastise the newcomers for targeting health fac..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tL

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Should you just pull your kid out of school?” pca.st/68u6phdt

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“Netflix is slowing down in Europe to keep the internet from breaking” edition.cnn.com/2020/03/19/tec…

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“Some Ransomware operators have stated that they will no longer target health and medical organizations during the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ko

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nicepantsdude This makes me realize that if america was attacked by aliens, our first response would be to lower interest rates

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@dobes Well that’s a poor trait.

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inLaurasWords A funny thing about quarantining is hearing your partner in full work mode for the first time. Like, I’m married to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fO

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@James_Jeffrey @duckbytheoboe Yes, I was quite disturbed there for a moment.

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Hahahaha what a bullshit reason from Telstra here. Not that I was planning to move my iPad’s SIM around, but I’m no..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fc

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@dobes Agreed. You did a bad thing, @dobes.

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camgrilll the government is making us quarantine so they can change the batteries in the pigeons

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@BernardKeane @NickEvershed These and Nick’s points on the other fragment of the thread are all good points. Thanks..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F3

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March Equinox is in exactly four hours, at 1449 AEDT.

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naamanzhou Great scenes from Melbourne Zoo, who are livestreaming some of the animal habitats for those at home.

You can watc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BY

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@BernardKeane @NickEvershed This is me with my usual “Why does The News™ need to work this way?” challenge.

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@BernardKeane Gotcha. And fair point. But this, and @NickEvershed second tweet here, still seem to me that it’s mai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jT

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@upulie @BernardKeane No, he’s not doing a great job. The complaint is about the partisanship as per the sample quo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…da

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@BernardKeane On the other hand, sorry @upulie, but I’m with Bernard on this one. I’m certainly not defending Morri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zm

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@BernardKeane Actually I’ll say it more strongly. This feels like The Media™ wanting to update its little gloom tic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MP

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@BernardKeane Why does this matter? How will it change people’s lives if the figure “late”? I ask this because I kn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yG

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This is a very good thing, yes, and exactly the point I’ve been trying to make. twitter.com/ben_hr/status/…

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@aggerchez Yeah it’s best not to read his stuff.

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timsout It’s the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination tomorrow. Here’s a reminder of why we must..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vV

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harari_yuval The first coronavirus dictatorship

Netanyahu lost the elections. So under pretext of fighting corona, he has close..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I2

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Fri plan, less preliminary: Slow start; urgent administrivia, continued from yesterday; write and record a little p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sz

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Fri plan, preliminary: I’m pretty blurry again, and it looks like it’s another Weird Dreams and Annoying Side Effec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yy

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Another sunny day in the Blue Mountains today, and a happy birthday to @CARROT_app. pic.twitter.com/qlwM6g09Qf

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Friday. Halt, watermelon! Friday.

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