Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 19th, 2020

@dmeeze Even while all these bad things are happening, I can count to 6.

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@dmeeze Which feed are you using? The master is Spreaker and here it is. spreaker.com/show/the9pmedi…

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stilgherrian If you like this podcast, and even if you don’t, please tell your friends and consider throwing a few dollars into..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zr

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stilgherrian NEW PODCAST: “The 9pm His Plague Diary 6” stilgherrian.com/edict/00102/

Also on Spreaker spreaker.com/user/skankmedi… and Sou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B5

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@Tim_Coronel That’s not the same thing and you know it.

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johnb78 It’s glorious the way everyone’s humanities PhDs have mysteriously evolved into epidemiology PhDs amid this crisis twitter.com/katherineschof…

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Pollytics Condolences to Tasmania in these difficult times. pic.twitter.com/Ampn9FZyEI

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@jplonie Mate this is like difficulty level 3 out of 5, tops.

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hahildebrand Cannot wait for the Unrealistic Olympics pic.twitter.com/Ds44ZV2klL

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@ACTINOSProject @dobes I’ve always thought “NSFW” is a silly concept, because it makes all manner of daft assumptions about your work.

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“I reckon every robot is a sex robot if your attitude is right.”

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dfg77 Please spare a thought for all of the staffers and journos who didn’t get Turnbull’s memoir emailed to them, and wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mY

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@dobes I think @SnarkyPlatypus would also like this because as usual it’s so, so wrong.

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SnarkyPlatypus The twist is they end up dating each other as boyfriend twins. twitter.com/i_zzzzzz/statu…

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TimdeSousa This is three more pieces of information than the Government claimed that the app would collect not 48 hours ago. twitter.com/bengrubb/statu…

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pointlesslettrs I mean, who among us hasn’t made mistakes that caused thousands of deaths that might otherwise have been avoided pic.twitter.com/ZLMXUagCrd

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Listening to Frankie Boyle’s “Prometheus 3” youtube.com/watch?v=IVYatq… Ping @dobes.

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NewtonMark “Come fly with me, come fly, let’s fly awaaaaay…pic.twitter.com/9L8HVZXVSISI

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naamanzhou You wouldn’t steal a car.

You wouldn’t steal a handbag.

You wouldn’t pirate the memoir of a former Liberal prim..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nX

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strom_m People demanding transparency from China in the same interviews they refuse to say from where or from whom they got a hacked copy of a book

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safimichael @jonathonio Next Vic Lib manifesto will include a Whacking Day for bats

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well his government didn’t decide to have the deserving and the undeserving. They just did it.

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@SnarkyPlatypus For all the bullshit in the US, they did just send $1200 out through IRS bank details or cheques (checks).

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@SnarkyPlatypus We’ve already seen so many shonks trying to cash in. Like employers saying they’ll charge a $100 “a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lW

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SnarkyPlatypus Vic Libs doing well in the vapidity stakes twitter.com/patstokes/stat…

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@alexkidman @SuperCroup I think their problem is that they’re too afraid to loosen the sphincters and just got with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w9

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@bunjaree @R_Chirgwin I haven’t seen him yet. I’ll get photos when things have settled down a bit.

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For those following this, there is a new @bunjaree cat which came with the name Tim-Tam but I dunno if that will ch..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VE

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@katgallow Thanks, Kate. I’m pretty good at managing these things these days, and I’ve already made a note to chat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kd

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@SuperCroup OK, so this week’s “Have I Got News For You” seems to have settled into the New Ways…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mg

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@JustJimWillDo @SnarkyPlatypus That’s pretty good, ‘cos the @SatPaper quiz is quite tough sometimes.

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I’m quite happy with this week, even though the depression hit pretty bad on Wednesday. I hope you folks have been..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lq

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Another key item, this ABC Radio documentary on the NBN. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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One key item: “Coronavirus tracing tech policy ‘more significant’ than the war on encryption” zdnet.com/article/corona…

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 516: Even the cockatoos are suffering during the COVID-19 lockdown”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mE

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@elronxenu Nah that’s not a measure. The script isn’t written in order.

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@margotdate I don’t. But @R_Chirgwin has a supply of wine which I help refresh from time to time. I now have a bott..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zb

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@elronxenu Nope, I wasn’t. I type fast, though, and since I’m the only one reading it I don’t bother correcting typos.

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@R_Chirgwin @SnarkyPlatypus @moylecroft Don’t pick on me. Put some wine on the porch. :P

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Also, I have run out of wine. Which shows how bad my planning has been.

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I have a juicy zucchini.

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oz_f Morrison’s obsession with projecting himself cooking food from Sri Lanka and Indonesia, while bragging about stoppi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…he

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@R_Chirgwin @SnarkyPlatypus @moylecroft I accidentally read “cooking” as “cockring” and now I hate myself.

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baldtrex From now on all teledildonics will be via Hangouts twitter.com/p01arst0rm/sta…

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@MsLods These are also @joshgnosis and @cameronwilson questions, but personally I’ve yet to see something that’s sp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dR

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@MsLods That’s a worry, because it isn’t designed to be a solid report. It’s just some bits that caught me eye.

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@staticsan Some bits are little more that bullet points, but by the time I’m recording I’ve usually been thinking a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Su

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Anyway, doing a one-hour podcast with all these grabs is a significant commitment, and I’ve been doing it weekly, s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…R1

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Another way of measuring this is to add in all the time I spend shitposting on Twitter, because quite a few of the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o2

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If I’m doing a livestream of the recording, then add an hour to load up all the audio grabs into a soundboard and o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mx

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So three hours for pre-production, two hours to record (because I’m editing as I go along), and an hour for post-pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fr

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Sometimes I change the order on the fly. And sometimes I just have a single line as a prompt. But overall, gatherin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zm

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Here’s what I had in front of me for the first bit of the podcast. Some of it was read exactly. Some was used as a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xa

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Mr @staticsan has asked how much of a script I write before the podcast. So let me explain. It’s actually quite det..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2G

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@mrowe That is so, so true, and thanks for including my efforts in that category.

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@staticsan All add some comments to the main thread shortly. :)

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@_bron_ @haruki_zaemon Yep. They’re going for a so-called “‘long con”. You don’t want to waste time on targets who’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bO

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@stancorrey @petermarxy @RadioNational @seamus Thanks very much, Stan. I think they did a good job of distilling th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wC

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@JustJimWillDo @SnarkyPlatypus Yeah they’re repeats but. I felt cheated.

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This week it’s a bit more ranty at the front, but then that’s that’s how it turned out.

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If you like this podcast, and even if you don’t, please tell your friends and consider throwing a few dollars into..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zr

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NEW PODCAST: “The 9pm His Plague Diary 6” stilgherrian.com/edict/00102/

Also on Spreaker spreaker.com/user/skankmedi… and Sou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B5

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Recording finished. Now for the mix-down and other post-production, uploading, web page preparation, and other boring tasks.

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TaikaWaititi At least the Oscars will only be 30 minutes long next year.

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I’ve been quiet today because (a) I’ve been having a lazy-ish day, and (b) I’m about to record a podcast and I’d be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yJ

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S_dF pic.twitter.com/2CnStcd0a3

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jennyeather Jigsaws? @statelibrarynsw has free online challenges for you! Start here with the Sydney Harbour Bridge plan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bp

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NedGilmore New Zealand’s natural instinct is to disappear off the bottom of any map as fast as possible. twitter.com/EricTopol/stat…

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DeanJC420
Day 22, no one suspects a thing! pic.twitter.com/V8hfk18kmk

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Wednesday: “Coronavirus tracing tech policy ‘more significant’ than the war on encryption”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fk

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mcmillen Somebody did some extremely basic WHOIS searching and found that the person who set up all the “reopen $STATENAME”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bI

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decolonialatlas Trump and his supporters want to “liberate” the United States by “returning to work.” “Work is liberation” has an e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…if

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beneltham Might just pop down to the cavernous commercial kitchen of my government residence to marinate a beef rendang for m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8W

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Oh, another important point. It’s not “tracking” really. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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“‘It’s like detective work’: how Australia traces coronavirus contacts” theguardian.com/australia-news…

(I haven’t read th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SL

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@michaelkmurray The diagram linked later in the thread is a good explainer.

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JohnBirmingham Just moved the @smh app off my home screen. Replaced it with ABC news. Felt surprisingly good. I guess all those Op..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IC

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Anyway you can find “The 9pm Edict” at stilgherrian.com/edict/ and in nearly all of the usual podcast places.

(Let..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1z

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Sun plan, an outline: Slow start with plenty of food; finish the pre-production then record “The 9pm His Plague Dia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XW

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jayrosen_nyu The battle to prevent Americans from understanding what went on January to April is going to be one of the biggest..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tW

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m waiting for the complaints about the kitchen again, from people who don’t understand he’s in lo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SG

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@MsTikq @perryrich53 @Tabberfield @BillKristol I would be lovely if I were left out of this thread, thanks.

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KetanJ0 Absolutely perfect case of Roni Madness here, with these people describing this desolate, mostly-empty park as “alm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0B

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QcSilbert Could any one seriously rely on an assurance from Stuart Robert on the coronavirus app? This moron defended Robodeb..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d4

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@CallMeMisterD @GrogsGamut Dates aren’t announced yet, but there’ll be some of parliament sittings in May.

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GlennWool Now this ticking time bomb is sitting in the fridge

waiting for me to be drunk enough not to notice pic.twitter.com/bEMhP5eZWi

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chrisberg i refuse to install -any- app that doesn’t exist

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byronkaye BREAKING - AUSTRALIA RECORDS SHARPEST DAILY INCREASE IN MEDICAL OPINIONS FROM PEOPLE WITHOUT “DR” IN FRONT OF THEIR..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aM

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@finishedlast They might, actually. It’s based on the Singapore app and that’s out there. I can’t say for sure eith..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UL

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@jeamland @SnarkyPlatypus Beat me to it. The whole daggy dad areas are his too. [Ducks.]

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Note for the hard of thinking: I’m not saying it won’t work or it won’t be useful. I’m saying we don’t know one way..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5z

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Also, remember that the app hasn’t been released yet, and the back-end hasn’t been built, so there’s no way to tell..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eL

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If you prefer reading and looking at diagrams, try “Five ways a COVID-19 contact tracing app could make things wors..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1R

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I’ve done a few radio spots on the potential COVID-19 contact tracing apps. This was the most comprehensive. Tl;dl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fU

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GrogsGamut The rightwing groups behind wave of protests against Covid-19 restrictions theguardian.com/world/2020/apr…

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abccanberra ‘I thought it was a millipede’: 19 Eastern Brown snakes found in Canberra home abc.net.au/news/2020-04-1…

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Also, feel free to DM me your bank details so I can keep them safe from the scammers.

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Hey Australians, really hammer this information to your friends, because it’ll otherwise be easy for them to be suc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8c

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dawnstarau Heads up folks- COVID themed SMS phish lure leading to fake MyGov site after banking creds is live and very active..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tT

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@marcuskelson @Colgo Once you have lost your Jeremy Corbyn Sex Dwarf, all the fun is drained from the world.

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Today’s Blue Mountains weather is acceptable. pic.twitter.com/7M8nASufiL

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thatRamosgirl “Ma’am, this is a Baskin Robbins.” pic.twitter.com/F0iVIzfWmG

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RossFloate Dr Naomi Wolf’s sudden and deep interest in Australia is the weirdest colonialist act I have seen in a dog’s age. L..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dd

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@mumbletwits Isn’t that the logical fallacy called the “argument by personal ignorance”? rationalwiki.org/wiki/Argument_… Oh yes, so it is. Sigh.

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Sunday. Most of you don’t need a tractor yet. Sunday.

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