Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 25th, 2020

“A well-meaning cleaner who took the opportunity to give a locked-down library a thorough clean re-shelved all of i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lr

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@Bob64St @Bibbitybobbit13 If I may be frank, none of this appeals to me.

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oberonsghost Town Hall, Satan’s seething summertime armpit, bereft as others shelter in place on a Saturday night. pic.twitter.com/wz85tLy1B2

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@manaz_d You can always re-start. Or not. Tough choices.

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Mind you, I’m munching a bowl of mixed nuts right now. I hope you’re appreciating these important updates.

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I have decided. Sorry, @johnmcternan, not pasta. I have fresh bread and I never finish the bread so I’m going to ma..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JH

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@erietta No, you don’t understand. This is not a debate.

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This result surprises me. My followers are idiots. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s… pic.twitter.com/60EmTc2v31

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jplonie Oh sweetie. We’ve all been fucked by JavaScript twitter.com/dolores_codes/…

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@_midofo_ @SnarkyPlatypus The mix of savoury and sweet and spice is very medieval Europe. The idea of separate savo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2W

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@GreenJ I once took revenge on my snails by cooking them in olive oil and garlic. Feed them on oats or something to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wV

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ProwlerChamp My sister is the only person I know who uses Facebook the right way. pic.twitter.com/XLpeK3CMql

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@johnmcternan That’s quite a good suggestion, ‘cos I have all the necessaries. It’s still early though.

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I’m glad I’ve triggered this excellent food discussion this evening. So many lovely threads.

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@ChrisBzchris @SnarkyPlatypus I’m almost tempted to make them if we do a 70s dinner party, though these are more 50s.

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Pondering what to cook for dinner. Also pondering the fact that I’m choosing to skip alcohol for a couple of weeks..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ut

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@SnarkyPlatypus With gelatin. And whipped cream. All the food groups.

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fkajack fuck it… dog vibin’ to kylie minogue pic.twitter.com/ClMDR6rR9d

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@ScottRhodie @ElizaJBarr “I dare write no more or it.” I should use that line to wrap a column some time.

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@wragge @TroveAustralia Good to hear. I need some reason for people to pay me to go down these rabbit-holes.

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@ScottRhodie You are wrong. How else can you make Thai chilli basil?

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@SnarkyPlatypus How could you not love this? Canned crab meat with lime gelatin! And cream cheese. Obviously. pic.twitter.com/gfjJlxE2Du

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IMPORTANT: @TroveAustralia has The Australian Women’s Weekly (1933 - 1982) digitised. trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/titl…

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@Keith_Not_Kevin @bofh453 Don’t lie. There is no ketamine in parsley.

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@SnarkyPlatypus They were a thing, but I don’t know how big of a thing. I have no specific memories, but I might have repressed them.

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“A Social History of Jell-O Salad: The Rise and Fall of an American Icon” seriouseats.com/2015/08/histor… Ping..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sw

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REMINDER: PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT EPIDEMIOLOGISTS ARE NOT EPIDEMIOLOGISTS. Even if they have a newspaper column or appear on TV.

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@moylecroft @SnarkyPlatypus There are some troll foods even I wouldn’t make.

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@ecocreative Some people just can’t handle the truth.

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Tabouli is the salad equivalent to those foam peanuts you use to bulk out shipping cartons, plus a little lemon jui..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…My

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@Sarah_Alice_X You’re a criminal. Please report immediately to your local police station.

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Wondering whether I should do a troll food video series. No bandwagon too late to climb onto.

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NickAstronomer The cartoon in the Times today made me laugh so much pic.twitter.com/IVZ0YEcOpA

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FACT: Parsley is bullshit.

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s classy because it has parsley.

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@DrFiggy Thank you. That’s terrible.

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“Tanzania President cancels $10billion Chinese loan; Refers to the Terms and Conditions As One That Can Only be Acc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gc

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@DavidPZone1 Why? Onion gravy is pretty normal stuff.

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@rabcyr What sort of MAN would drink hot chocolate with bangers and mash?

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@wolfcat No it’s the peas that are 50% larger.

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@staticsan @SnarkyPlatypus So what you’re saying is that Sydney is a waste of space.

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@TheDanAnimal That’s the one, yes. It’s good, it’s popular, it talks to all the devices, etc etc. I’m really just u..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yi

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@jonoabroad Yeah I’m not sure she’s got this right.

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Note also that that’s a beer in the top right too, by the looks of it. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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@TheDanAnimal That one is Strava, and the screenshots are from the website. I use it with ALL the competitive and s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rz

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Men, are you worried that your sausages might be inadequately small? pic.twitter.com/sAIaFb5pkd

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@naamanzhou Wouldn’t people just leave their phone at home when they went out? Or use a burner phone?

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naamanzhou If you loved NRL Island….

Get ready for State of Origin tracking app twitter.com/naamanzhou/sta…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Also Epping via West Ryde etc to Balmain was 19.3km. pic.twitter.com/p7Ulzv0K4e

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@SnarkyPlatypus East Hills to Petersham was 23km, it says here.

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@LapTop006 That’s a nice place to walk around too.

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No, I am not going to start posting every walk I do. But I did used to go for long walks with @SnarkyPlatypus, with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…at

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This little walk today has really improved my mood. You can see where I forgot to stop the clock while I was taking..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oo

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@erkpod Well it’s possible I guess, but they’re usually not next to the roads. :)

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@Reynardo_red I don’t go there as much as I should, but I don’t recall geese. Ducks and waterhens and some sort of crane.

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susie_dent While Toilet Duck and Dettol are trending, here’s a reminder of the word ‘ultracrepidarian’: one who consistently o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dr

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lyrratic I just saw a TikTok that called the stock market “a graph of rich people feelings” and that’s the most accurate thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2l

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@MarkDando4 Oh no, they frown upon that these days.

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@bastardsheep Maybe another time. The Blue Mountains anti-5G group is one of the biggest.

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@erkpod I didn’t see any fires on my walk.

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@Reynardo_red I didn’t see any geese. I’m not sure that there’s geese at Wentworth Falls Lake, are there?

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@docbaty It was very few hours indeed. Breitbart were quick out of the gate with the “fact check”.

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@blueskydream80 @vanOnselenP Thanks. I’m always happy to read (or at least skim) actual science.

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Back at @bunjaree having completed all relevant errands.

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kristin__wilson At the CNN workspace, and the refrigerator just sent a text message to the TV. 👀 pic.twitter.com/7eM46xLfoY

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The sign on the right says “Come in and meet our Naturopath” so maybe I should.

“Hello, Naturopath. You actually b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xl

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And… we’re at Leura. Walk complete. My timings and average speed are down because I forgot to pause the app while Itwitter.com/i/web/status/1…xNe2

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Great Western Highway near Leura at lunchtime on a sunny Saturday. Not what’s you’d call busy. pic.twitter.com/iXs3qeqK4P

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The Coal Must Flow. I did a video of the whole train which I’ll post later. It is not exciting. pic.twitter.com/gkpsbovKAX

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The ducks seem quite disappointed. It’s difficult, however, to get a good photograph of a disappointed duck.

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Not much happening at Wentworth Falls Lake. The park is normally full of people on a sunny Saturday.

(It’s only a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8C

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Sinclair Crescent, Wentworth Falls. A lovely little house showing how European-pretty the Mountains can be in Autum..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7Y

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The walk to Leura is under way. The roads are very quiet for a Saturday, as you might expect in the Quarantimes. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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WarOnTheRocks How do the images of American nurses wearing garbage bags look from Europe? warontherocks.com/2020/04/in-a-c…

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@viveka The main problem is that if you atomise the income stream down to individual journalists, investigative stu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OB

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And here’s a picture. Some 7km horizontally, and 170m vertically. I’ll leave in about half an hour. pic.twitter.com/AKndQ7UVI4

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Sat plan, confirmed: Walk to Leura (approx 7km, pausing at the lake); shopping; transcribe an interview; a little w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V2

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NewtonMark He can keep this up all day. Literally. He flew that plane around the world, he can literally keep it up all day. twitter.com/GoodTuckerPerm…

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@AlanBixter @SeanBradbery @vanOnselenP Hmmm. Thanks. I only skimmed the report to see the conclusions. Goddammit.

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@ok_lyndsey @sfmnemonic @efa_oz @NetThing_au I don’t remember this, but yeah I’ll look through my gems of wisdom at some time.

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kirkpate lol britney spears’s boyfriend is absolutely wearing a jock strap on his face pic.twitter.com/edjpKT0Sao

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@PeteLawler Can I just say that “flushed the wallaby” is a terrible euphemism.

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Correct. All of it. To. The. Ground. twitter.com/viveka/status/…

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Wait, what? “Dolly Parton secretly produced Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and fans have only just found out”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4F

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TheSurrealMcCoy My quick lil’ tribute to that most stable genius!
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I got 5/10 in this week’s @SatPaper quiz. thesaturdaypaper.com.au/quiz/2020/04/25 I predict that @SnarkyPlatypus will get 7/10.

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I’d missed this, so thanks to @SatPaper for bringing it to my attention. pic.twitter.com/bXjyxscJYb

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NewtonMark Soon the last WW2 veteran will die, and at that instant the Government will have lost the last vestigial memory of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uh

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@ok_lyndsey @sfmnemonic @efa_oz There should be more stickers. Anyway, you can negotiate the rights with Mike. :)

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I am retweeting this but only so @sfmnemonic can consider his life choices. twitter.com/sfmnemonic/sta…

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@NewtonMark @jsleeio @gcpsoundlight @SnarkyPlatypus The Media™ is a skittish bunch. Everything is a “shock revelation” or “dangers exposed”.

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SatPaper This week’s cartoon, by @jonkudelka: satpa.pe/cart0037nfq

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@perrynfowler @johnemcintyre The poll has uncomfortable prickly bits. :)

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@jsleeio @NewtonMark @gcpsoundlight @SnarkyPlatypus I don’t know, and nor do you, but other possibilities are “anno..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WL

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@jkite13 Thanks. I hope the fish agree.

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TheKennyDevine Trump: Says the stupid thing.

Trump Supporters: He didn’t say the stupid thing.

Trump: I said the stupid thing,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AC

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NewtonMark Trump says he was being “sarcastic.” A defining trait of the core of what it is to be American is to not understand..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QV

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ImAndruu “A pleasure to have in class”
Was code for gay.

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@perrynfowler @johnemcintyre Actually “peeverein” is by far the better word, but also a far more obscure word. I know people’s limits.

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@perrynfowler Look up “peeve”, and then recall how words are formed from stems. (For professionals only. Don’t try..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xl

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stilgherrian IMPORTANT POLL. twitter.com/HartWexford/st…

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stilgherrian POLL: Who are more tedious people around Anzac Day? The jingoistic performative patriots or the disapproving perfor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6Y

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jonkudelka War Expert Day is a nice change from Pandemic Expert Season.

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@kels_316 I knew as soon as you said it it must be a real story. :)

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stephendziedzic *nods sagely* “Confucian values” twitter.com/pekingmike/sta…

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pr1ntf Lol. Send your military to an international pandemic hotspot. Cool. Great strategery. twitter.com/kylegriffin1/s…

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@kels_316 To be fair, that’s a realistic reenactment of the kinds of things that happen.

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jonkudelka Today’s ⁦@themercurycomau⁩ cartoon pic.twitter.com/09mIcXT5v2

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ekownyankah BREAKING: pic.twitter.com/CL0tH6GLty

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Sat plan, draft: Slow start; walk then shopping*; transcribe an interview; a little writing; yet another quiet even..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2M

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The sunny weather continues in the Blue Mountains today. I shall take advantage of it. pic.twitter.com/KaUojU9wKN

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@NickRossTech I’m trying to remember whether I was at that one. I’m sure I’ve met Craig Lowndes at some point becau..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ou

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@twcau It definitely is, thank you.

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@kels_316 Good thinking. Of course the WHO is run by the Lizard People intent on depopulating the Earth with their..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yR

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Actually, I get that people need to talk about their fears with others and buff off the rough edges of it all.

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Please excuse me for not replying to your tweets about the virus any more today. I’m limiting the amount of time I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eW

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@craigthomler @vanOnselenP Anyway, I won’t dig further. This is already attracting the weekend epidemiologists whos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZZ

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@craigthomler @vanOnselenP Sure. IANAE, but I know that “Here is a school related to an infection” is not the same..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T6

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@mwalinu @vanOnselenP Excellent, thank you. Though it’s curious that McIntyre’ comments are based on “I think” and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lX

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@StanGlitter @vanOnselenP Yes, Stan, I’m sure you’re more knowledgeable than all the epidemiologists who are doing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZL

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@28481k @SnarkyPlatypus That’s a beautiful piece of language, thank you.

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stevevsninjas The human personality is made of five key elements pic.twitter.com/H5rLyIAOJn

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@vanOnselenP This isn’t the first study that’s come to this conclusion. I don’t know how many of the studies were p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p3

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@vanOnselenP Turning up two tweets down in my feed, by coincidence. twitter.com/epi_punk/statu…

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stilgherrian NEW BLOG POST: “Talking COVID-19 tracing apps (again) on ABC Adelaide” with @johncoyne14 et moi (20m32s)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8q

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Saturday. Which one is working? Are any of them working? Saturday.

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