Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 24th, 2020

Hey @mbonvoytraveler you are going to kill people with this lol. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Fark. I like my Bloody Marys to have a bite but really.

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Oh wait whew! It’s a mistake. They’ve jumbled the recipe for the drink with the recipe for 11 litres of “Bloody Mar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FD

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@Ng88Mr And yet here we are. But me, not for long.

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samaracello Boy has his birthday today. It’s a crap time to have a birthday so I baked him this cake. Behold the Bristol Stool..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ex

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It approaches midnight.

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ExitedBritain As a criminal defence barrister, I can’t help but be exceedingly grateful to the Attorney General of England and Wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z6

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miserabiliter Contemplating - not for the first time - the Oxford English Dictionary’s definition of ‘horse’ pic.twitter.com/GENl9ZcJSP

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scottdools This is a great name for a gender reassignment surgery business. twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

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kravietz_ A project that takes public domain e-books published by @gutenberg_org and @internetarchive to typeset, format, pro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uu

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@Davelennonabc Oh just amused by some of the clockwork anger I’m getting now that I’ve been retweeted into the aus..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u7

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jaimealyse Very strange paragraph in the piece accompanying the NYT list of 1,000 who’ve died. We know these answers. pic.twitter.com/6G6AeEtuFk

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@5Eyes_insider No I think you really want a cuddle. You seem upset. I’ll give you a cuddle, eh?

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@ozwallabi @SteveKinlan @AlanJMitchell_ Probably because neither of you have bothered to find out anything. If you’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dK

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danielflitton Clean up underway. pic.twitter.com/TLHJPLTBTX

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Thank God I started my podcasts before the era of Deborah Mailman Enforcement. twitter.com/PatrickLenton/…

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PatrickLenton Me and my friend starting recording a podcast today, but the ABC sent Deborah Mailman around and she burnt down my house 😐

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KamdenStrunk It finally happened! A peer reviewer told me my explanation of the work of Strunk et al. was incorrect and offered..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CQ

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Maybe this should be the set for my next video, @dobes @jeamland. pic.twitter.com/NmZlE56eIl

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maximaxoo : Max Brückner (1900) extended the theory beyond regular forms ► design-is-fine.org/post/881233317… pic.twitter.com/8zPkTl0g1y

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nathan1ittle Wurdi Youang near Little River, Victoria may be the world’s oldest astronomical observatory, making the summer sols..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zc

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benedictevans Reminder of the time the Daily Star thought a ‘five inch gun’ is five inches long pic.twitter.com/1ibe4dgbaJ

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I’ve never been to Durham.

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jonkudelka If you wait long enough everyone you hate will be dead, or you’ll be dead and then you won’t have to worry about it, so there’s that.

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TheShovel Right?! Imagine someone funded by the taxpayer saying something ridiculous just to get attention twitter.com/timsmithmp/sta…

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ToriLeeThomas I’m not asking you to drop behind enemy lines & fight your way to Paris. I’m not asking you to ration food. Or hide..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UB

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ddebralouise If I muted ‘Dominic Cummings’ my timeline would just be that bloke painting the cycle lane.

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BBCArchive 1980: The Adventure Game was first broadcast, from the planet Arg. Pictured are the Argonds; Darong, Gan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Px

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cameronwilson hello, i have started a australian internet culture newsletter. I recommend you subscribe. If you know anyone who i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M3

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@NewtonMark @joshgnosis @stuartrobertmp So true. The amount of money for which Australian politicians are willing t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4k

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@alias_burgerboy @LiberalAus Labor will win anyway. As someone noted, a government hasn’t won a seat back in a by-e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…31

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@niltiac @sleepingdingo Hahaha I held back longer than you, Caitlin. :)

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IwriteOK what if we all agreed, as a species, to spend one week beating the shit out of everyone working on facial recognition technology?

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@joshgnosis @NewtonMark @stuartrobertmp If only journalists could afford to buy Senators. ;)

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@alias_burgerboy @LiberalAus Have you looked at the full slate of their MPs lately?

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@joshgnosis @NewtonMark @stuartrobertmp This starts to get where it’s easier for a Senate committee to get hold of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tk

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@niltiac [Nods] Your desire for precision is so quaint. ;)

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@niltiac Which is all why it shouldn’t be used. :) I think we’re probably in furious agreement. Either that or I’m just old and cranky.

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@JB_AU Yeah let’s not overthink it. :)

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If it’s TikTok they’re younger than “millennials” (which is now just code for “young” not people approaching 40) bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…It

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S2Steercos I give you the 21st century. Where incoming rockets fired by the Taliban are shot down by c-ram systems while being..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PL

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@NewtonMark @joshgnosis @stuartrobertmp Robert’s department is, from all accounts, quite aggressive in defending ag..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cL

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@NewtonMark @stuartrobertmp Still, I’m sure that Mr Robert would never just blame someone else who wasn’t in a posi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EZ

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@NewtonMark @stuartrobertmp Well I dunno, ‘cos when I spoke to them about responses to reports of bugs they said I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7o

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Oh, I forgot to mention. The new quolls. The big one is Alan Quoller, after @AlanKohler. I’m instructed that he sta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pE

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@NewtonMark @stuartrobertmp I think your mistake here is thinking that Mr Robert told the truth.

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BennettArron My Wife: ‘If I said to you that you could sleep with any famous person, dead or alive, what would your answer be?’

Me: ‘Alive’.

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thomas_violence the “listen here you little shit” stance twitter.com/ellinghausen/s…

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I just saw a writer for the Oz retweet the Oooolmun who’d linked to a Clive Hamilton piece saying it was a “great”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VO

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@JustJimWillDo I am shocked to hear this, obviously.

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@iambenng For sure. Mae Cheng and Pontip and Boon and according to this Guardian story around 20 businesses all up. theguardian.com/society/2020/m…

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I gather that Morrison didn’t have any dead cat at all? twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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danilic @SharriMarkson That ratio tho. pic.twitter.com/wg0jBanTXA

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glengyron Not a fan of the Westminister system. twitter.com/adam_creighton…

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sovietvisuals “Let’s guard the electric wires. The central power station is guarded, but the wire is defenseless” Soviet anti-van..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gI

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@misswired @SnarkyPlatypus It’s also worth checking Dans online, because they now drop-ship from a huge range of wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qg

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@misswired @SnarkyPlatypus It’s still the same. Wines from the relevant regions somewhat cheaper than regular bottl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hI

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@SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus Yes yes, and a joyous Eid Mubarak to all my Muslim friends. It must be a weird one this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…x3

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@staticsan @SnarkyPlatypus Carbs in the evening both goes to weight gain and disrupts sleep.

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MsLods Alan Jones, chair ACMA twitter.com/medburnbook/st…

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@misswired @SnarkyPlatypus Yep, this is all just Dan Murphy’s. But if you want to explore Latin American wine with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…55

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@SnarkyPlatypus I probably shouldn’t make pasta on a Sunday night but here I am. pic.twitter.com/0BizQd7DNa

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seamus Ms11: “There’s a difference between thinking you’re better than everyone else and being better than everyone else.”

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McClaneJohn2 My favorite sex position is “just happy to be here”

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@SnarkyPlatypus Belatedly learning that Concha y Toro is “the largest producer of wines from Latin America”. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concha_y_…

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@ladyhana I did not see that request. :)

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@_midofo_ Just relax in the knowledge that (a) I’m older than you, and (b) you will be even older than you are now… forever! :)

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@_midofo_ I wonder whether this chicken shop has changed in … [checks notes] … quarter of a century.

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@SuperCroup @johnb78 @DrRhysPockett Last time I had yeast I definitely didn’t want to thank anyone.

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@_midofo_ Maybe I need to schedule an excursion, ‘cos I don’t really know the lower Mountains much. Blaxland is kinda Bogan-on-Hill though.

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@_midofo_ Yeah but how long ago was that? I’ve been caught before by people’s out-of-date recommendations.

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@johnmcternan @svegress All Australian cities need to do that. :)

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@_midofo_ Glenbrook Charcoal Chicken lol. :)

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I’ve written some more about these photos in my Weekly Wrap. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 521: The true grind of the Quarantimes” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/52… Covers 18–24 April 2020pic.twitter.com/fU7Em87a7I7I

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AndrewBartlett The Press Gallery Midwinter Ball twitter.com/medburnbook/st…

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Now playing: Distance (Future Funk - Retrowave - Electronic Mix) youtube.com/watch?v=xMVrc7…

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Children’s clothing was totally practical back then. Imagine how much shit she could pump out into those garments b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oZ

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@wheels002 I don’t think Melbourne has such an organised Thai community, though I may be wrong. But certainly other..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FA

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@TimYowie Apparently there are some people…

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MattCowgill :( pic.twitter.com/RE816hiLEU

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@Anthony_Caruana In both cases it’s obvious where you stick the bassoon. pic.twitter.com/zu3adn346H

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I note that some people have an entire specialist vocabulary for idiot shitfights on Twitter, which tells me that t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GE

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@MattSainsb I’d probably muted him long before he blocked me, but then I really don’t care about the mechanics of it.

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@techoglot And it was. :) That’s my second go, and I think I’m OK with saying I know how to cook it now.

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Did I mention that I was making Tom Yum Gai for lunch? I think I just said “soup”. Anyway you can’t see all of the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ox

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@NewtonMark @oberonsghost @expectproblems If these guys grew up in this area and have been flying since they were 1..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fT

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@oberonsghost @NewtonMark @expectproblems “Their Dad first taught them to fly and they both made their first solo f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3l

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@oberonsghost @NewtonMark @expectproblems The “highest level of safety possible” except for when you get eaten by bears, @oberonsghost!

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@expectproblems @NewtonMark Hahaha! Smokey Bay Air runs bear-viewing flights, so Mission Accomplished? smokeybayair.com

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nowthisnews This guy cleans people’s astonishingly nasty computers — and it’s oddly satisfying (viago.nowth.is/36ewgaeK)pic.twitter.com/L2edPtRzJnn

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FaultyAndSalty “Sourdough Subduction”

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I won’t caption it, but I will draw it to the attention of @NewtonMark and @expectproblems. twitter.com/gunsnrosesgirl…

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This shot from CNN will become iconic too I suspect.

Story says that one firefighter was injured in the hand, no..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F4

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Yep, that’s a fire. I know that area of San Francisco well. twitter.com/MattOrtega/sta…

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“A massive fire destroys a quarter of Pier 45 at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf” edition.cnn.com/2020/05/23/us/…

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Sun plan: Potter around the place having a whinge; soup; vaguely plan the week ahead; Weekly Wrap.

No podcast this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o4

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@misosusanowa Well it was almost finished by then anyway.

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An important one here for you, Ladies and other Vagina-Havers. twitter.com/sinnsage/statu…

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I’ve just realised I started tweeting about a politically-charged topic on a Sunday morning. I await the inevitable descent into madness.

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Note for the hard of thinking: I have if course been critical of the utility of COVIDSafe and its equivalents, but..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…C7

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“We spent all this money putting fire alarms in buildings and nearly a month has gone by and there’s been just one..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mA

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NatGalleryAus . 1888 Charles Conder visited Bronte Beach in Sydney. Conder achieved a particularly pearly translucence – thetwitter.com/i/web/status/1…UFr8

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@pingudownunder Sorry, I forgot you were in Brisbane. Yes I was there once when it dropped to 19C and people were r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zf

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@maxwalden_ Many years ago when I worked at the ABC we had a segment where we’d calculate things like this. My favo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hh

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@pingudownunder Bah. We haven’t seen above 10C for nearly three days. (OK that’s the official station at Mount Boyc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tA

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@boynxdor The stains are tougher to remove though.

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GrogsGamut USA 2020 pic.twitter.com/nY1bHdzcht

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@johnmcternan This is true. They have a tram now though. A tram.

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It’s another drab day in the Blue Mountains today. pic.twitter.com/9z7L8ezjeA

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Sunday. Sometimes it’s safer to use a pencil. Or a ladder. Sunday.

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OK it’s now after midnight so I’m going to bed. Mostly because I’m out of whisky. I’m not sure how this was allowed to happen.

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n0x00 Well, that’s just rude pic.twitter.com/6P0TerNBbK

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@johnmcternan Wow that’s harsh. It’s not like Canberra is Brasilia or Putrajaya.

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