Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 28th, 2020

I’ve had enough of today. There’s a bit left so you can have it if you want.

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kasthomas I remember my first sangria binge pic.twitter.com/guQLxXyWG7

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AndrewBGreene These are the “purported details” of the @dfat Secretary’s “exchange” au.china-embassy.org/eng/sghdxwfb_1…

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AndrewBGreene A furious @dfat responds with “regret” to China releasing “purported details of official diplomatic exchanges”. It..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ng

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@_midofo_ Oh I’m familiar with that, kinda. But yeah a bunch of 3rd and 5th make live much easier. :)

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@_midofo_ A lot of the material I’ve been shown is quite good. Some is atrocious.

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@smperris Nah, the joke would soon wear off. That said, I’m the kind of person who’d maintain the gag way, way past its use-by date.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jeamland @garthk @dobes What’s the Russian for “officially sanctioned ketamine for the proletariat”?

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Now playing, more 1980s Soviet Synthpop: Alyans, “Na Zare (At dawn)” USSR, 1987 youtube.com/watch?v=H6wl-E… Ping..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ma

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@Snoodlum Apple is not creating a tracing app. It’s creating a framework specifically to allow developers to build..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gL

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@Snoodlum (“Doesn’t allow” as in the API doesn’t have the facility for it.)

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@Snoodlum Nah this is not it at all. iOS currently doesn’t allow Bluetooth LE in the background as a power-saving m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vr

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@bastardsheep To be fair, I have achieved getting nowhere in quite a few fields of endeavour.

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kenchengcomedy we don’t spend enough time talking about perhaps the most important rivalry of the internet pic.twitter.com/gEEdcC1C1N

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@jetztgibtshaue Quite possibly. Or maybe not having alcohol.

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@Snoodlum I think people have been sooks about that. The iOS app has its limits but they’ll be fixed soon and doesn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a9

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@Davelennonabc He is, and he was sounding quite balanced. At least by his own standards.

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@bastardsheep This is what I should’ve done but I chose to submit to democracy.

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I’m a bit weirdly shouty and higher-pitched in this episode. I’m not sure why.

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If you enjoy the podcast, or even if you don’t, you can contribute to the wellbeing of the entire universe at stilgherrian.com/tip.

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NEW PODCAST: “The 9pm His Plague Diary 7” stilgherrian.com/edict/00103/ It includes a bit of a rant about the COVIDSafe a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ug

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You people are a disappointment to me. Democracy is a waste of time. pic.twitter.com/yzN1vxNMvl

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The podcast recording is finished. That means it’ll be online by around 9pm AEST.

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Sigh. You’ve got half an hour to reverse this decision, people. You know what to do. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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You people are gutless. Let’s flip this around, yeah? pic.twitter.com/iGW1qgSEMk

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INSTANT POLL BE QUICK: Which photo should I use for the podcast web page? Barnaby Joyce on TV? Or an empty highway?..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9A

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“Good” news. The pre-production phase has been completed. Now to set up for recording, which will take 1.5 to 2 hou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nW

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By getting a phone service, hopefully. pic.twitter.com/xSIESj8mfD

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yashar To see Dolly’s name in this vaccine tracker makes me so happy.

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semibogan Open wide, come inside, it’s Play School pic.twitter.com/Av3fIlwEXV

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@dobes @rohan_p @NewtonMark @trentyarwood Well I guess this magazine won’t be on the majors’ shelves for much longe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uE

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@Hipcatprintery I can get something approximating either of them.

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@jpwarren I have a bad feeling about this…

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@Cynthiainoz My underwear supply is well stocked at the moment.

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dylanwelch Can the US obtain COVIDSafe data? The answer, for the moment, appears to be yes. @lb_online abc.net.au/news/2020-04-2…

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SuperCroup IS THIS EGG COMBO? instagr.am/p/B_g0adznfEw/ pic.twitter.com/nadFa26bxq

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“Attitudes towards the tracing app” essentialvision.com.au/attitudes-towa…

Reminder: This polling was done Wed–Sun, so most of itwitter.com/i/web/status/1…rFUq

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The latest Essential polling is out, which the now-usual coronavirus-related questions. essentialvision.com.au/category/essen… I’l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6t

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@SuperCroup Ask them why the lizard people banned Pete Evans from telling the truth about his hybrid subtle energy revitalisation platform.

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@JustJimWillDo Is she sure all that glitters is gold?

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I demand an endless supply of dwarves.

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GreenJ today’s happiest kingdom ratio winner is … twitter.com/disneyplus/sta…

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Tue plan, updated: Soon I’ll get to work on a podcast. Whether it’ll be posted today remains to be seen, but it’s certainly possible.

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joshgnosis That sentence ended in a different place than I expected twitter.com/couriermail/st…

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evanwilliams Say what you will about Warren Prewer, but that’s a long carrot. pic.twitter.com/1m76iYRFd7

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cameronwilson pete evans coming through with a stellar euphemism for slaughtering his pigs pic.twitter.com/6lk30e2Jzk

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Some days this podcast writes itself.

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“The government forced businesses to close and even had the police chase sunbathers down the beach. They should be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y9

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Yeah except for the dead ones. And maybe nurses and doctors, I’d have thought, but hey Peter Vickers is suffering too!

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“Except for the 83 Australians that have sadly died from the virus, business and its employees have borne the brunt..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IN

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Arsehats. And the email itself is… amusing… horrifying… both. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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HartWexford When can we get confirmation of who these two adults are? pic.twitter.com/8rz8jrbQWj

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“Will the economy of celebrity and influencer endorsement recover after the COVID-19 crisis?” mumbrella.com.au/head-to-head-w… Fuckin’ hope not.

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fahimanwar It’s funny how every coffee bean package you buy is like “Our Mission…” Just say, we have coffee beans. You want..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aP

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@SnarkyPlatypus If journalists spent some time in a front bar having a few beers, and then introduce the topic with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hn

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@SnarkyPlatypus You know how I feel about this. :) There’s So much racism under the surface. To find it all you hav..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a0

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I’ll retweet this again. In the first five minutes of this @arielbogle sets out what I’ve just said more succinctly..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ui

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Actually there may be one person in the next two weeks, but he’s a health provider and the encounter is in both my..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ny

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And the usual note for the hard of thinking: That’s my choice for me. You do your choice for you. Your situation is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rQ

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If the government says they need to legislate privacy protections beyond the ministerial Determination, then obviou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dK

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Since I’m already on the record, fwiw, I’m not using The App yet — note word — because (in no particular order):

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Of course people don’t “publicly demur” if they’re going to be branded as “Twitter cranks and contrarians”. Let’s n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pg

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A few years ago I saw a show called on SBS and thought it was so funny I inveigled my way into the c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sa

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@DDsD @reselsnark @MsLods Uhuh. People do tend to focus on single sentence with a “This doesn’t stop <some edge cas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6W

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@TheNehad If only someone had written an article with those details…

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I do like that the @zdnetaustralia house style is to refer to “the red and white bank”, “the yellow bank”, etc.

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@DDsD Note that it doesn’t say who owns the device. It’s pretty broad language.

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@DDsD No, they can’t. Not unless they want to go to jail for five years.

That’s from the “Biosecurity (Human Biose..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pz

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JMyfanwy1 😐 pic.twitter.com/aHLMSQ3yEF

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fesshole I once watched my mate pull my used condom from his dog’s arse. The dog had eaten it, in case you were wondering.

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@wiremu88 @deemadigan Depending on the library’s style, of course.

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@wiremu88 @deemadigan I knew someone would miss it. The language matters. If the books are in English or another le..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5k

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Follow-on questions: But isn’t it unethical? Meh, ethics doesn’t pay the bills. Won’t they get punished? Maybe, and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KW

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“Why is Newscorp accepting the ads?” They’re a commercial organisation and they’re getting quite a bit of money for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wd

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@abcnews @arielbogle The excellent @arielbogle is saying what I’ve been trying to say about the COVID-19 tracing ap..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4T

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BobbyBigWheel Congrats, everyone. We invented the Holy Roman Empire. pic.twitter.com/9kWRKkIGsw

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “So should we download the coronavirus app or what?” with @arielbogle pca.st/w6afm7f2

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NathanaelB I just have a feeling it will be an enema. twitter.com/adamliaw/statu…

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So Nine’s newsrooms actually CAN walk and chew gum at the same time. And “early signs of a swing”? You’re the ones..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YW

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Tue plan, assuming no sudden news needs to be written about: Slow start with certain administrivia; do all the thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ST

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@trentyarwood @dobes @rohan_p @NewtonMark What I don’t understand is why you don’t don’t tell people things that wo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5R

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@nwjerseyliz Nah, bang ‘em out at 10 or 20 an hour, and it’s brainless work. Easy money.

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@deemadigan What language is the encyclopedia written in?

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@BabbyUnit Thanks. That’s pretty much as I eventually read the thing. And of course it’d be necessary to reveal the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9W

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richardhine Don Lemon is all of us. pic.twitter.com/aIAGOAAKip

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Oh! I think I’ve found the content for my next live-reading livestream podcast! @dobes @rohan_p @NewtonMark..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VU

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It’s a drab day in the Blue Mountains again today, but that’s OK. pic.twitter.com/4OSBVo8E4o

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Tuesday. A famous film director made both good films and bad. Tuesday.

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