Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 3rd, 2020

Well this is not good. Some of this is straight-up bullshit. Ping @cameronwilson. twitter.com/Clarkie_Qld/st…

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“I’m not now but I will be when I get there.” twitter.com/MsLods/status/…

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Thank God it’s only three weeks until Christmas.

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psychotweed My wife just sent me this. Laughed my arse off. pic.twitter.com/4NEuz5uJVu

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MatthewBevan This is the one thing we didn’t want to happen pic.twitter.com/VQVm6BxUaV

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DamienKempf Cat - A thread
Let’s start with the Rocket Cat
[Folger, V.b.311, 1607] pic.twitter.com/y6N5thuurq

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I have just caught up with the whole NRL Island thing and quite frankly I think I’ve seen this video. theguardian.com/sport/2020/apr…

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@twcau @joshgnosis @dobes I was going through that chart earlier and it’s missing quite a lot. Maybe this explanati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xw

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I’m guessing @NewtonMark is all over this but maybe not @expectproblems.

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“Boeing 787s must be turned off and on every 51 days to prevent ‘misleading data’ being shown to pilots”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uB

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@firstdogonmoon Maybe living in the Mountains doesn’t help.

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@firstdogonmoon I think it’s because I’m a horrible person.

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Did Devin Nunes ever sort out that cow thing?

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It’s worth nothing that @crikey_news and @CrikeyINQ have been doing some solid coronavirus-related reporting. As ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GM

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evcricket Was this written by Peter Dutton? twitter.com/9NewsAUS/statu…

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@potrzebieggm @railmaps People keep saying that the Deltic looked good but I’ve always held the view that they’re u..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uR

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“Google to publish user location data to help govts tackle virus,” so there’s that. rte.ie/news/coronavir…

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@worldtapirday @MargaretAtwood Oh I would never denigrate the utility of a tapir in any everyday situation.

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@oberonsghost I wouldn’t mind a few more currawongs up here, but we had a surge of bowerbirds the other day.

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“How Taiwan is tracking 55,000 people under home quarantine in real time” qz.com/1825997/taiwan…

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railmaps Today’s historic pic: VLine electric locomotives L1165 and L1161 haul briquettes from Morwell at Dandenong, Vic, De..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bx

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@DavidFeng Well I have a gin right now, which is an improvement on both.

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@oberonsghost Currawongs are tougher than mere rain.

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@SpaceBrewer @firstdogonmoon The two go together, and could also wander off and self-wash.

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kate_dowler Country pub, telling it how it is pic.twitter.com/GFEqtKsyNw

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amisamileandme Okay Edith Cowan Business and Law faculty win the Internet today youtu.be/QN41L0R8OwY

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naagovau Bondi Beach crowds in 1978. Check out those vintage cars in the foreground!

NAA: A6135, K15/6/78/53 pic.twitter.com/Xi2umYt0eG

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riskybusiness Wonderful image captioning here… pic.twitter.com/jJdAJP7QV6

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@superfasty It’s part of the free basic package.

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MarkMcGowanMP Here’s the official eggs-emption: pic.twitter.com/ZQeigemdqS

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MarkMcGowanMP IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR WA KIDS (and chocolate lovers)

Yesterday, I received a letter from Taylah, who is nine..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IW

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AlboMP There are more than 1,000 qualified nurses backpacking in Australia.

But instead of fighting coronavirus, many of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1Q

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Today is Friday.

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I imagine that Captain Bumstick in the @firstdogonmoon universe would be made from a bettong.

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My tweet about Captain Bumstick has been cited by National Geographic Srbija. No, really. nationalgeographic.rs/vesti/15036-gd…

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@adavid Nah, I’m not angry enough today.

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shector0 Even the Kmart website has a queue pic.twitter.com/xrAvnr2eXp

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@rohan_p @dobes I am definitely now thinking thoughts of some kind.

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meniosc Okay I think we’re officially running out of angles here, peeps. twitter.com/HuffPostAU/sta…

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lenoretaylor The great wall of Coolangatta is about a metre high, constructed of hollow plastic and filled with water and stretc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ke

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prleeds Rainbow Lorikeet sporting a snazzy new white feather after head-butting a Cockatoo. @ParrotOfTheDay pic.twitter.com/yOw0qZhaae

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@On_A_Power_Trip @Tim_McCready Because it’s been the common word for an SMS message for at least 16 years. To diffe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ys

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@NewtonMark @jpwarren @jeamland @SnarkyPlatypus If only we knew someone who lives alone in a forest with too much time on their hands.

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The Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation (catchy eh?) has created a page listing ALL..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2f

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Tim_McCready More great supermarket innovation in New Zealand! pic.twitter.com/HH9JjfzFcw

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@stevedownunder @juhasaarinen Well there you go. However I already have enough books to see me through to the heat death of the universe.

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@stevedownunder @juhasaarinen I have no idea what that means, so sure. yes.

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breditor NSW Police caught some local BEC scammers. Interested to find out what part of the scam they were involved in - the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PK

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@munin I would support this proposal.

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Why yes of course I am misrepresenting the research.

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The average Twitter user is roughly halfway between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. pic.twitter.com/hruxI7HnFw

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Oh wait. Nuance! The paper is actually titled “There is no liberal media bias in which news stories political journ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5Y

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@munin I know of some people who’ll go ballistic over that one. :)

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“No sign of liberal bias among US political journalists,” according to Florida State University research. scimex.org/newsfeed/no-si…

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@Davelennonabc @CanberraInsider I was going to say “It’s like he’s looking into a mirror” but thought that was too cruel.

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So yeah this is a good explanation and an excellent diagram of, well, everything. Ping @NewtonMark @jpwarren..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6i

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CanberraInsider Prime Minister Bob Hawke sees a sarcophagus during his 1987 visit to Egypt pic.twitter.com/w7f5lofFQV

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@MsLods We were warned it’d be a bad year, at least up here.

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Pollytics From last night’s convo about everyone’s shit audio. Getting there: pic.twitter.com/aBfYh1U6zf

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I need @SnarkyPlatypus here as a decoy to distract the mosquitos.

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KamloopsArchaeo hahahhhaha hahah haha ha haha ha ha haha hahaha ha ha hahahahahahahahahha hahahah hah ha ha ha ha ha hahahah hahahh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f8

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NewtonMark A difference between Australians and Americans in corporate settings:

Australia: “My team successfully accomplishe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8I

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@trib @MargaretAtwood True. But how many normal wombats?

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firstdogonmoon tasmanian frog facebook group is the only good left in this world pic.twitter.com/9NnHwKxATP

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JamesFallows Someone playing a central role in US pandemic response seems unaware that South Korea, which has set a spectacularl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sH

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I guess they don’t have ferrets in China. twitter.com/SixthTone/stat…

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@MargaretAtwood UPDATE: It’s one deinonychus to a refrigerator (on its side), which is one moose, or one tapir, or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yB

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@mattcdef2000 This is excellent, thank you. [Digs out previous thread.]

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Has @SwiftOnSecurity ever considered the utility of the word “cornspiracy”?

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bairdjulia Just eating a pie on a park bench and a little girl walked up to me and yelled: “HEY!! THERE MIGHT BE CHUNKS OF COV..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZK

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kels_316 I mean this has been known by everyone paying attention for the past month, but it’s good that some outlets are now..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QP

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@maldamkar I can’t remember that bit. :(

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@jperlow PR still works, though. She is torn between revenge for her cousins’ deaths during the power outages and….twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pf

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“Snake uses a stealth glider to land atop the World Trade Center. He follows the tracking bracelet to a vaudeville..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vd

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@jperlow Tricky. Trump would play himself, obviously, but wouldn’t be scripted. He can just improvise his pleading…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ga

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Where’s Snake Plissken when you need him?

Maybe we need a sequel, “Escape from Mar-a-Lago”, where Snake’s son Skin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…No

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justinbaragona Laura Ingraham has quietly moved into the forefront of the coronavirus death truther movement over the past couple..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uv

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glengyron Oh. This is a zombie outbreak. Well, time to enact The Plan. twitter.com/mothershipsg/s…

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I just cancelled a hotel booking for next week. This came up. “Unprecedented volume of travel disruptions” is a phr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ml

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One can never have too many flamingos. pic.twitter.com/9U8G5thJf5

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VanityFair Ivanka imagines “pretty much every parent” around the county is doing something similar to her (taking Greek mythol..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iH

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RadioFreeTom This tweet is freaking people out because

A. they don’t look at hashtags
B. still think there’s a Soviet Union
C…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XS

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jburnmurdoch NEW: Thurs 2 April update of coronavirus trajectories

First, daily new cases
• American exceptionalism. More than..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B0

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REMINDER: There is never a wrong time to mute the aus pol hash tag.

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joshgnosis Who says we don’t have any sport on at this time when dunking on real estate agents is right there

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MoataTamaira Going a bit abstract today. “Troubled” by Brent Harris, 1995 vs “Troubled by toilet paper panic buying”, 2020…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lh

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Too many mosquitos. Annoyed.

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pixelatedboat “I heard you want your upper airway blocked,” said Coronavirus, seductively removing its pants twitter.com/bgrueskin/stat…

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soledadobrien When you frame a pandemic story through your White House Correspondents, you get this messy/terrible who won the da..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pT

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doctormcdougall Looks like State Of Origin is back for 2020! pic.twitter.com/1E28OY4ARu

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simonahac a significant portion of australia’s export coal has been shipping with falsified quality certificates…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3s

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BOM_NSW Thunderstorms are possible across NSW. Severe possible across most areas west of the Divide, as well as across the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0N

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KyleKulinski Leftists v liberals in one image. twitter.com/pocketbookking…

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TheRealSpaf It’s nice to feel validated…. pic.twitter.com/QkEmBGzn1S

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “What syphilis and measles can tell us about the coronavirus endgame” pca.st/56g7u2hv

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Listening, finally, to today’s @7ampodcast, “How Scott Morrison became an accidental socialist” with @PaulBongiorno pca.st/1oqlghu5

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tfswebb some people really this stupid 🙄 pic.twitter.com/la8utXriM9

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Someone working from home just explained why now is not a good time to call by sending me a photo of a frypan full of sausages.

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@MsLods @Library_Vic True. And I’ve sometimes thought about some calming livestreaming from up here.

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@Kxyne That’s what They would like you to think…

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edbott He’s just a fucking idiot. twitter.com/atrupar/status…

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paulkidd During the crisis, what shouldn’t you touch?

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FactbaseFeed 1/2: Today’s was a record: 02:16:20. The longest event of the Trump pre..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ms

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Hypothesis: Alan Jones died in 2007 and was replaced by animatronics and a small flock of parrots.

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@PeterWJHarrigan You could do it with just #2, for most of what I was doing, but I tend to over-engineer my audio chain because reasons.

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@dobes @davpope I would indeed say that, yes.

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misosusanowa @stilgherrian REPORTER: You’re in a desert, walking along in the sand when all of a sudden you look down and see a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lk

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AlasdairRoberts If we’re witnessing the “return of the state,” we’ll need to update for the times. So I ran Leviathan through Bitm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rH

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Is it too early in the day to use the phrase “gormless cunt”?

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I see that the young Mr Kushner has everything under control.

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@dobes @rohan_p I don’t need a lot of encouragement. Leave it with me and I’ll see how I can do it. pic.twitter.com/ToofaOCt0M

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@oldscarab Well that’s certainly cheerful, and that will definitely get a mention.

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@bastardsheep I am pleased to say that I didn’t miss that bit.

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THIS. HAS. MADE. MY. DAY. PERFECT. IN. EVERY. WAY.

Attn: @SnarkyPlatypus and all lovers of fine cinema. twitter.com/bastardsheep/s…

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@dobes @rohan_p Every now and then I think I should do a podcast with these people.

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@PeterWJHarrigan There’s three things things there. From the top:
1. Audio Hijack, a toolkit for routing any audio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ny

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Fri plan: Slow start (in progress); certain important administrivia; pre-production for an episode of “The 9pm Edic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oX

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_darrensmith Wind them back to 2015 twitter.com/nswrfs/status/…

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James_Jeffrey There’s a certain je ne sais quoi about “TELL US CALM FACTS” punched out in capital letters. twitter.com/bolt_rss/statu…

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kcarruthers Occupational hazards of working from home. Weird questions from your non IT partner on whiteboards 🤷‍♀️ pic.twitter.com/cPoLFe35ea

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JonathanPieNews You can fuck right off if you think I’m doing this sober. twitter.com/Independent/st…

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drearyclocks Good time to admit the Union doesn’t actually exist twitter.com/atrupar/status…

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joshgnosis Viral* video linked to in press release currently has 0 views. pic.twitter.com/jT5MC8SaUY

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@oz_f I am reminded of the question put to Patrick Stewart on “The Kumars at No. 42”: I notice that there are no In..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0W

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oz_f Politics is the only profession where you can throw everything you stood for on the bonfire and be hailed as genius..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n2

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NewtonMark Telecommuting during the day still fits inside the night time peak envelope from a month ago…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mw

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RealMindofJson MY SHIT JUST HIT YALL!!!

Fuck what I always say…. The Orange president is my president pic.twitter.com/7NxA4b7vcY

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Looking forward to this afternoon’s rain. pic.twitter.com/EMTP1fMq1k

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Friday. It protrudes more than is socially acceptable, but the colour is perfect. Friday.

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