Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 5th, 2020

OK, I’m going to bed now and will ignore all @ replies from now until the morning. But here’s a shit podcast to lis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Re

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@qednet You imagine that’s what I said, do you? Perhaps have another go.

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GiovanniTorre 11 weeks after a detailed briefing from the WHO on the threat of COVID-19, Morrison said “I’m goin’ to the footy” o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zo

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@glengyron There is more to my life than just that. Not a lot, I grant you. But there is.

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AwardsDarwin Best cigarette lighter ever. pic.twitter.com/DRLsxA4XL2

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@boynxdor Interesting point. Shall consider.

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Goddammit I made the mistake of asking a political question on a Sunday night.

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snurb_dot_info Aaaargh. I’m not even going to bother criticising the obvious spin in picking this over the barely-changed 2PP resu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vG

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NewtonMark A change inside the margin of error is not a change. A change inside the margin of error is Australia shrugging and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0Y

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“Pandemics and the U.S. Military: Lessons From 1918” warontherocks.com/2020/04/pandem… This is REALLY good, and not just for military history types.

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@joneaves @punchhappiness @glengyron @michaelneale I don’t think I’m feeling like watching it.

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@BXGD But I appreciate the accuracy of your description. Florida Man has indeed become Concept.

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It’s probably worth mentioning that Naffy’s profile may not be entirely accurate. twitter.com/nnwakelam/stat…

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nnwakelam I suddenly have 16 free hours a day for as long as coronavirus is going on. If anyone has short-term work/contract..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ur

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@BXGD Ah. Right. But then so are you.

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@adavid Thanks. Somehow I am not across this one. If there’s a good reference please throw it my way.

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d0rkph0enix The diagram 😂 pic.twitter.com/X0M2tP4P0V

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@Bob64St Tell me more about the dolphin.

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@adavid Go on… because I’m not sure that we did.

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@carolduncan @tassie_codriver I don’t trust you, Carol. Not with this.

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OK so when I tweeted this yesterday, @dobes @rohan_p @NewtonMark, I hadn’t realised that @naomirwolf is a 5G Truthe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GH

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@twcau Goddammit I did my podcast already.

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@oberonsghost If I have any aspect of a young Brooke Shields then I am OK with that.

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What is “Tiger King”?

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Just quietly, can an Australian name one petition or one street march campaign that has made any difference to policy in the last 20 years?

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Brocklesnitch I read so many Enid Blyton books as a kid and really got a vivid picture of England with its countryside and lemona..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RB

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“Sydney’s new light rail now open between Circular Quay and Kingsford” with added drag queen, for some reason. youtube.com/watch?v=nAaha-…

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beneltham Imagine just for a second if China could sue western nations for everything that happened in the 19th and 20th cent..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UB

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“AFP [Australian Federal Police] recruits busted over late-night party in breach of coronavirus social-distancing r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TP

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awelder If you think the Liberals in parliament are sub-par, wait until you see the ones who can’t win preselection twitter.com/JohnRuddick2/s…

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bglendenning Cracking typo in Tim Shipman’s Sunday Times column today. pic.twitter.com/7PS7p6IEna

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@LapTop006 Yeah I saw you’d moved. Not a cheap exercise.

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@LapTop006 @R_Chirgwin @danmurphys I would love to have $6k to spend on whisky. I’l pay my dentist bills and buy a new pair of shoes.

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@LapTop006 @R_Chirgwin @danmurphys Sure, and I saw some astounding prices at a certain Japanese whisky bar in Haymarket recently.

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jeffjarvis No, no, fuck NO! pic.twitter.com/mi3a5fdilQ

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@i_j_oliver @Wikipedia You may be able to convince me about leggings with this much evidence.

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@SolarLiner @CosmicRami @NewtonMark @expectproblems Wait. This is suddenly a very dense medium, yeah?

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 514: The coronavirus lockdown takes hold personally” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/51… Covers 30..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1p

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@i_j_oliver I haven’t watched a single episode of “Friends”.

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Scarfolk Scarfolk Council vs Wigan Council. twitter.com/gerremonside/s… pic.twitter.com/oK2LBZlYnk

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ewster I wonder how many self-employed or sole-traders would read this tweet and think to themselves, “holy cow I’m paying..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ec

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@LapTop006 @R_Chirgwin Exactly. “We have this one on special, but we have all of the others as well.” This one was..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6N

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billmckibben Here’s the Financial Times—sort of the Wall Street of Europe—explaining what we need to do now. pic.twitter.com/aBgQDXr7Qo

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@R_Chirgwin @LapTop006 I’m tempted to get a case of it in through “other sources” because it’s a bloody good drop.

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@R_Chirgwin @LapTop006 I agree, but I thought I’d give the Pinot a go since it was on-screen when I ordered. I must..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v6

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@patrickmougin @SnarkyPlatypus Sure, but this is a pretty special one, specialising in anti-China propaganda.

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@LapTop006 @R_Chirgwin I can assure you it is not Passion Pop. It’s one of my favourite Chilean wines* and it’s exc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5G

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@PhilipJohnsonOZ If only there were some kind of machine, or “engine”, for finding things on the internet. Also, he..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vy

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@SnarkyPlatypus Note the paragraph where she mentions who says this, and then look them up. ;)

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All the links are on the podcast website, but can I particularly recommend the Financial Times editorial, “Virus la..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uG

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If you like this podcast and the Rona hasn’t totally screwed up your world, please consider contributing at stilgherrian.com/tip.

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NEW PODCAST: “The 9pm His Plague Diary 4” stilgherrian.com/edict/00100/

It’s also on Spreaker spreaker.com/user/skankmedi… an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kL

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shockproofbeats Just saw a very sweet slice of quarantine life. Two young lovers in jogging gear in Springfield Park, clearly prete..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xm

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HouseBudgets WIFE: I build sofa beds out of andaman marblewood
HUSBAND: And I saw a toad yesterday
WIFE: Our budget is $510K

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omically trains are cool but remember to be careful

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Just noticed today’s Google Doodle or whatever they’re called. pic.twitter.com/3HkEPKgfQ1

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EmoPhilips Please listen to Satan twitter.com/reuters/status…

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toddlevin I can’t believe I’m saying this but I am very jealous of the Cleveland News for perfectly nailing this bit. twitter.com/abbyhoward26/s…

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pixelatedboat Can’t rule out the possibility that Trump gets into colloidal silver and turns himself blue before November

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@dobes Oh good. 5G chicken with three legs each?

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MichaelRoddan What happens to all these girls with lip fillers during the pandemic. Do their faces just slowly deflate for the next six months

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SuperCroup The use of “state-approved” and “police state” in this utterly boring story as if it’s all just jolly good fun nice..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zm

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Paul_Murton Stole this from @melhomer’s . Perfectly sums up my current regime. pic.twitter.com/5wwaTyAcpA

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@dobes What do you plan on doing with all that hashish?

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PROCLAMATION: When anyone says “The Earth is healing, we are the virus” you are permitted — nah obligated — to smastwitter.com/i/web/status/1…wCtt

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“The Gates Foundation sourced synthetic feces from a company called Maximum Performance.” fastcompany.com/3021855/design…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OA

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@nephstar This is good to know, thank you.

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“The House That Brian Built: Inside The Global Empire That Is Hillsong” by @ellehardy (18 Mar)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tP

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@erstkate That sentence started safely enough but then…

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@sylmobile @nswpolice @GladysB This, but with a lawyer rather than the police.

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redditships Girlfriend [20F] is mad at me because I [21M] couldn’t name all the members of the popular K-pop group BTS..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4o

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@Colgo Now ask an epidemiologist.

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Except this testing procedure doesn’t address some key questions.

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COBOL PROGRAMMERS: The New Jersey unemployment system needs your help. twitter.com/manicode/statu…

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This makes sense. “I’m having a real Bristol 7 kind of day. Better give me the thick and super-absorbent with the p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qT

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@staticsan What? No, I’m serious. How do you decide that toilet paper should have THIS kind of ridges and be THAT deep?

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How many sheets do you use? Do you fold or scrunch? How do you decide when to stop? I have so many questions.

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Is there an ISO standard poo for calibration purposes?

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So, different kinds of toilet paper with differently shaped curved ridges… how do they test that? Is arsetester a job?

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@hipstergeddon @skwashd I find it hard to get excited about complicated things sometimes not working right. Shrugs.

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@oberonsghost @sylmobile He simply doesn’t appreciate the dangling sausage experience.

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@dobes “And I, I will be queen… We can be heroes, just for one day.” youtube.com/watch?v=lXgkuM…

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SarahArcherM every chef right now: Today I’m going to show you how to make something simple with ingredients everyone has in the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xP

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@oberonsghost @sylmobile Adam Liaw has also said some extremely questionable things about sausage sizzles.

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“Coronavirus, Famesplained,” in which @Bobosphere is very Bob Garfield about celebrities giving their opinions on c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wi

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Also, the phrase” create a new style of photography” is a bit over-egged.

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“Doortraits – the coronavirus lockdown answer to the portrait,” in which the photographer manages to travel Sydneytwitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZfuD

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“These maps show the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on our cities” abc.net.au/news/2020-04-0… pic.twitter.com/903upz15oS

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I may well end up getting so bored that I’ll HAVE to do a podcast to stop myself going mad. Also, shut up there is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6H

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Sun plan, being another day of choices: I’ll definitely do the laundry and the bins, but I’m not sure whether I’ll..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ce

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markpalexander NB. We don’t have 5G in Milan.

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“Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, delivered an epic oratory in 1927. Not for him a speech measu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DV

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“Robert Conquest’s ‘Stalin: Breaker of Nations’ recalls a recording of a speech by Stalin released on vinyl — the e.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g0I

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“Even that was topped, when at the UN Security Council in 1957, the Indian politician VK Krishna Menon talked for n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sa

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That said, “Four hours and 29 minutes is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest speech in front of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pd

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The main risk in my life right now is that my brain will implode, because every morning I awake to Donald Trump’s i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1K

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What I like about this story, @arizclint, is that according to Oleg Gordievsky the Kremlin dropped this campaign wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N8

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ForeignPolicy In the 1980s, U.S. intelligence uncovered the Kremlin as the source of HIV conspiracies. Intelligence agencies coul..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X1

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@irisherself Perfect in every way, thank you. :)

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scottywrotem Stuck this to the window and now the world makes more sense. pic.twitter.com/3F66ilzr7x

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thegrugq Wow. Just.. wow. twitter.com/nygovcuomo/sta…

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@CARROT_app @dobes I’m also amused that sometimes in the mornings the phone locates me in Bullaburra rather than We..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kw

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I think @CARROT_app is onto something here, @dobes. I’d like it to be slightly warmer though. pic.twitter.com/yDYeqcKeac

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Sunday. It was bigger than a basketball, and invisible. Sunday.

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