Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 16th, 2020

@voltagex @ABCTV Something something emergency broadcaster. :)

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@jonkudelka And doesn’t this year’s Killing Season start on Friday? twitter.com/matttburke/sta…

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matttburke Five years since The Killing Season aired. pic.twitter.com/A1A3Tt4FC8

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@voltagex @ABCTV Transmitters were never ABC. Were originally PMG and then the National Transmission Agency…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2Z

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@jonkudelka Are you sure? Politician releases cute childhood photo. That’s quite an on-ish thing.

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@9NewsQueensland Let’s not even talk about the stupidity of a phrase like “Australia could be struck down”, OK?

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Yes, @9NewsQueensland, “fears” will indeed be “likely” if you stoke them. And when you say “there are fears”, who h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rb

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For the attention of @dobes and @SnarkyPlatypus and probably @johnb78 and definitely @JohnBirmingham. You have until 13 August.

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For those who haven’t seen it, the original “Blue Murder” is currently on ABC iView. Richard Roxburgh as Roger Roge..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qO

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@Sheeds_au Something exception something rule. Also, that is one of my favourite reworkings.

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An excellent 2-minute masterclass in acting from @MrMichaelSpicer youtube.com/watch?v=C7tS_V…

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@ninaoyama @glengyron @HappySinger It’s probably the most significant media work I’ve ever done.

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@ninaoyama @glengyron @HappySinger They were simpler times, back in 2009 when people wrote “blogs” and sometimes pe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qR

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john_sipher “Russians have concluded it is easier to identify divisive content from real Americans and help it spread through l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ig

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thosearemysocks You’re not a sapiosexual, you’ve just only ever been successful at seducing nerds.

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DrMiaow Well, tickle and dilate my Shatner’s Bassoon.

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Hey @expectproblems I think you’ll like the controls of this Russian hydrofoil. youtube.com/watch?v=mR1EUu…

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I’ve been watching the excellent “Operation Buffalo” on ABC iView. I agree with the thoughts of this woman who’s ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5T

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@upthecherriez What’s to apologise for? The story is real, it’s sourced, and Hitchens commented in it.

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Are gerbils Buddhist?

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@GreenJ @wolfcat The scale and automation of Chinese infrastructure building is just astounding. I know @DavidFeng..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CN

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@GreenJ @wolfcat Then there was the time they completely replaced a railway overpass in 43 hours. youtube.com/watch?v=vz_j_B…

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@GreenJ @wolfcat See also Chinese bridge-building machines in operation. youtube.com/watch?v=cKi8VW…

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So, just like now, where tradespeople start at 7am and are at the pub from 3pm, factories 8am–4pm, office workers 9twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zNNu

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Hahaha! “UK readers find the government’s COVID-19 messages more misleading than actual fake news: It’s not the 5G-..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iS

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@JustJimWillDo They don’t seem to be doing all 29 hours in one session, which is sad.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well that was the aim, though the drought and famine didn’t help.

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Histreepix Union64199915306🇬🇧, a union representing many of Twitter’s countless bots, claims the average British Twitter bot p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kG

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sajohnston_ Can we remove F.R.I.E.N.D.S from Netflix too? It’s not offensive at all it’s just shite

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All hail Eris, even in such gentle ways. twitter.com/fesshole/statu…

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@SnarkyPlatypus That and the DNZ is only 25km-ish from central Seoul. With the range of field artillery being what..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lP

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@evcricket Well it’s certainly unflat, yes.

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DrDreHistorian Seriously, I just keep coming back to this: two short paragraphs you could spend a whole class unpacking. The publi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i4

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Well this looks well under control, America. twitter.com/CaseyBriggs/st…

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AnarchyCoo BAAEEH. MAKE MORE MISTAKES! MMUUH. pic.twitter.com/jKVVkUUlIS

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@jonkudelka I can send you some cartoon ideas if you like.

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@SnarkyPlatypus These tensions are indeed a fascinating Cold War relic. Which is suggesting that I could interview..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RY

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well, yes. And it’d be hard to find a 19th century businessman in Manchester etc who hadn’t benefited from the slave trade.

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jxeeno when will we see sky news political commentator adem somyurek?

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Oh right. That tired old axe-grinder Peter Hitchens is one of the petition’s signatories, and he uses the phrase “t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jO

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I tweeted this earlier. It’s from a paper that obviously has an axe to grind, but it’s still an interesting story…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BN

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joshgnosis Almost managed to get through that whole thing without someone confusing me with Josh Thomas again. Almost.

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@FrKarlSinclair Lol. Your god will deal with you in due course, Father.

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@SnarkyPlatypus This is why you should never call anyone a Grass Mud Horse. ;)

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@ip1 Good think I don’t want to do that then.

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“The Queensland president of the Liberal National Party is facing an ultimatum to back the leader Deb Frecklington..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hw

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@dobes More recently they seem to have been picking up some of my cyber diplomacy stuff.

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RohanLeppert Totally healthy thing to happen to the party in Government. Bodes well. pic.twitter.com/T1LyB2rcHo

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@dobes “Une femme françoise,” you mean.

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MooseAllain If you’re white and see no evidence of white privilege, look no further.

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patstokes We are now further in time from Engadine Maccas than Engadine Maccas is from the Dismissal. twitter.com/patstokes/stat…

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dobes That ministry should also announce a new name twitter.com/AFP/status/127…

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@dobes I’m quite pleased that I still remember enough French to cross-check Google Translate for myself.

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@dobes Oui. Bien sûr c’est une bonne question. C’est pourquoi je l’ai demandé!

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Ça fait du bien d’être en français.

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This article is also available
en français. “Le monde a-t-il besoin d’une hotline de cyberassistance multilatérale..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bg

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s a good thing you chose them because they make tea there.

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harleyd My American queer friends, in a country setting its own buildings on fire, have celebrated late into the night over..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aC

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Now playing: Well-Tempered Clavier (J.S. Bach), Book 1, Kimiko Ishizaka, piano youtube.com/watch?v=nPHIZw… This one has..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kg

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jdub I’ve never used the Notes app on my iPhone because I haven’t said anything sufficiently racist or sexist in public..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0m

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@garystark @NewtonMark I might address both these examples in my next episode.

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@CptHollingworth @expectproblems I try to bring you the highest quality content.

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@jetztgibtshaue @stevage1 Lol. Personally, when I lose focus I rewind a but rather than slow it down, but YMMV.

Yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TC

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@dfg77 Sometimes the science is there for a … … reason. :(

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@SnarkyPlatypus That’s your human rights being violated right there, mate.

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@wobster @frogworth @datakid23 [Nods] It comes back to the fact there isn’t just generic slush called “content” tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mj

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@frogworth @datakid23 I find the “I just read the transcript” comment from someone just before curious. If you want..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CT

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@frogworth @datakid23 Kinda. :) Part of my gripe is that many people seem to think “podcast” means “2+ people in a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xp

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@frogworth @datakid23 “Fuck television, just read a newspaper.”

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@datakid23 If they’re “extended, content free, repetition” why are you listening to them?

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@TimNoonan Yes. Many podcasts should be printed out on paper. And then set on fire.

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@jetztgibtshaue This is ALMOST encouraging me to grab a video and process it accordingly, as a demonstration. Almost.

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HumanoidHistory Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space on this day in 1963. pic.twitter.com/9vr0qSUxZa

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@mungusrising We haven’t met, though, so I’m only assuming you’re not a wooden fruit bowl.

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@mungusrising Yes. Obviously. Because “compare with” doesn’t mean “equate”. I could, for example, compare you to a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gf

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@pixel_morph I have been slowly compiling a list of words which PR people should abandon.

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The ballet “Swan Lake” goes for about 130 minutes plus intervals, but if you play it at 2.6x speed you can watch th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ph

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GatorsDaily you are never alone. there are gators.

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IMPORTANT OPINION: People who change the playback speed of podcasts are philistines. Audio productions are more tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…20

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@GemmaActon @Colgo I also like the continual “Our random executive is in town and can give you insights” pitches. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zk

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@GemmaActon @Colgo There’s a disconnect between what’s interesting or even important to the client “We’re restructu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IL

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RandyRainbow And if I throw out the scale in my bathroom I can keep eating pasta. twitter.com/thehill/status…

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@spiceyweiner13 Well most people aren’t watching. Paying attention to the details of policy and politics is very much a minority pastime.

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MattCowgill NIMBYs really seem to think that blocking the construction of new places to live has no negative consequences for a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FK

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juhasaarinen As @steffenrusten pointed out, NZ’s GDP is less than half of the App Store billings and sales, at US$215 billion for 2019.

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juhasaarinen “Apple today announced the App Store ecosystem supported US$519 billion in billings and sales globally in 2019 alone. “

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Now playing: Goldberg Variations Complete (J.S. Bach BWV 988), with score, Kimiko Ishizaka piano youtube.com/watch?v=15ezpw…

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@dobes Or you’re commanding a submarine in the fight against UFOs. Which I suspect you are. pic.twitter.com/nRbC7G0fp9

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@dobes @achanthadavong @rohan_p @NewtonMark Clearly we need more 5G enthusiasts to install the app and go on mappin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6a

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This does indeed look very handy, @dobes @achanthadavong @rohan_p @NewtonMark. You can even filter for the 5G-capab..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ne

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This looks very good indeed. Read the thread. twitter.com/kels_316/statu…

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Dear Tech PR People, your client is rarely, if ever, a “game-changer”. They’re just another new-recruit player. Get over yourselves.

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NewtonMark “… and then, when I drop this, you’ll have to clean it up!” twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@kate_eviva If you want the results every week, there’s a email to subscribe to somewhere on the website. But the n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M9

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GossiTheDog It’s worth pointing out that the biggest social media source for cybersecurity news (by far - millions of followers..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ny

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@Headwellred Look I knew someone was going to make that bad joke so I thought it might as well be me.

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@jpwarren Well, what they think about the appearance of a marshmallow in their dreams. Or if their mother was a marshmallow.

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“Tik Tok opens Australian office with former Google execs at the helm” mumbrella.com.au/tik-tok-opens-…

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“US amends ban to allow companies to work with Huawei for developing 5G standards” by @campbell_kwan zdnet.com/article/us-ame…

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@jpwarren [Nods] Which is why many psych tests etc ask the same question several times, both positively and negatively, in random order.

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jplonie Mate ⁦@NBN_Australia⁩ you know there’s a pandemic and some of us are working from home. pic.twitter.com/ZGejIxKOtx

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RealChrisCal Every Expert Hacker In a Movie pic.twitter.com/ayb5wslLqO

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ALBANESE: “Reckon you could fit in a fourth one?”

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NewtonMark See if you can get past the “important nuance” in the first paragraph without closing the tab and dismissing Gratta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F3

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TheShovel IKEA To Release Exciting New Range Of ‘Stackable ALP Branches’ theshovel.com.au/2020/06/16/ike… pic.twitter.com/vGPTClpSYF

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@Kim_Prince Correct on both counts, if not with the spelling.

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aflashbak A man spraying a bus with anti-flu preparation, London in 1920 pic.twitter.com/Zgmc8r274R

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@Cornaum Maybe… just maybe… the thing in Victoria will cause the ALP to take a longer harder look at itself. On..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hd

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mpbowers Covid House Rules-With the doors to the House & Senate propped open to minimise spread risk, speaker Tony Smith an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y8

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I’m quite happy with the soups I’ve been making lately. pic.twitter.com/PYw7LmTN46

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@Cornaum The label on the box doesn’t always accurately describe what’s within. “You can’t take labour out of Labor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kG

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@jpwarren The full texts of the questions are in the screenshots, so there’s a brief explainer for each one. But I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vK

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chrisjrn TL;dr: it’s hand sanitizer. twitter.com/FSANZnews/stat…

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ABillionSuns If Labor lost all the voters who think stronger unions would greatly worsen workers’ lives and gained all the coali..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oi

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naamanzhou Wild exclusive from SBS – The NSW government created fake Twitter profiles to prove they were giving out coronavirutwitter.com/i/web/status/1…hSyu

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Monday: “Does the world need a multilateral cyber hotline?” zdnet.com/article/does-t…

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agrov8 A 1900 cartoon depicting NZ’s reaction to Australia’s invitation to join their federation. They really said: “No th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z5

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, [The ‘ludicrous’ coronavirus certificate your boss wants” pca.st/tvmbiw8k

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“Men (67%), those aged over 55 (64%) and Coalition voters (74%) are more likely to agree that ‘The situation in Ame..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…go

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“While a large majority of people agree that the protests pit the community at risk by spreading Covid-19 (84%), 62..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gJ

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That’s the last question, and for this one I’ll quote the Essential comments…

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“Q. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about the protests in Australia?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kf

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“Q. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements amount the removal of Jobkeeper for child..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EU

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“Q. The Federal Government has introduced some short-term measures to help people financially deal with the Covid-1..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7K

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“Q. Overall, would workers be better off or worse off if unions in Australia were stronger?” essentialvision.com.au/better-or-wors… pic.twitter.com/Jj8ZuPuIrM

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“Q. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about the role of unions in the workplace..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zs

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The first four questions are the now-usual COVID-19 concerns, fears of being infected, and views on the state and f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ko

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It’s Tuesday, so it’s time for some new Essential polling. essentialvision.com.au/category/essen… As always this polling was done..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…x7

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “The power of tradesmen” pca.st/ej2ht0cr

The related story in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hf

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WendyMocke Hot tip; cancel culture was formerly known as consequences. You’re allowed to show your ass and say ignorant bullsh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uv

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dylanmalloch Calls to cancel The Guardian because of its founder’s links to slavery!? Did not expect this… thesun.co.uk/news/11864739/…

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BeijingPalmer closing an old loophole - I knew a billionaire kid (mining money) whose parents brought him citizenship in the Domi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0k

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adam_tooze Rich Chinese are getting their kids into highly selective Elite Unis in China by buying overseas passports and appl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1D

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oneunderscore__ A bunch of high-profile QAnon grifters have recently begun to lose hope and are wondering if they’ve been duped by..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ki

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Tue plan: It’s a day of administrivia for me, I think. There’s a lot of fiddly little things to deal with, and on a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uo

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Tuesday. The players suspect nothing! Tuesday.

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@zyx2k Anyway have to go now…. Will look at any replies in the morning.

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@zyx2k I have commented without knowing the full context, so my bad, but maybe a parody of pub names that use tools..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…R4

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