Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 23rd, 2020

AntoineVedeilhe THREAD. This morning I took a flight to Chengdu (2000km away from Shanghai) to interview Fan Xiao, a respected Chin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PQ

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@rgmerk Thanks. I’m counting it as spurious because it’s only that pair of readings. With an immunocompromised pers..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cj

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia Monday: “Victoria Police emails reveal Clearview AI’s dodgy direct marketing” zdnet.com/article/victor…

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stilgherrian Meanwhile in Totally Realizona… twitter.com/RexChapman/sta…

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Brocklesnitch My housemate said that evangelicals are “full of pingers for Jesus” and that’s beautiful

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@johnb78 I don’t know that I want a whole book about him but he does look like the voice of a disgruntled rubbish bin.

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@johnb78 “Stewart liked to experiment: later in life he decided to build a television from scratch. After the explo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sL

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@johnb78 He also edited this film! This seems very my areas. pic.twitter.com/aoUHluccMH

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@johnb78 I would like to know more about this man.

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@johnb78 Someone, somewhere in Britain, decided that that was a thing they were going to make. And then they made it.

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@jxeeno @johnb78 Apparently you are watching a Scottish railway station litter basket complaining about… everything.

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@johnb78 @jxeeno Hahahah the litter baskets go rogue!

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The litter basket speaks in a Scottish accent, @johnb78 @jxeeno.

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Now watching: “I Am a Litter Basket” (British Transport Films, 1959) youtube.com/watch?v=5HaCeG…

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@_midofo_ If you’re going to do it, do it properly right?

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@paulkidd I must indeed be falling ill because I’m actually amused by that.

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@_midofo_ Oh dear, we’re nowhere near the end of this, are we.

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(The pun was too terrible to acknowledge.)

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“The doctor said that the man’s organ [colon] had been severely infected and filled with waste matter,” so no, not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VS

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@KyBusiness I mean, part of me is hoping that?

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ryanjchr imagine all the incredible macOS names we could have if Apple were a NSW-based company pic.twitter.com/7u4JOTNlsW

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@JustJimWillDo Yes. I’m even choosing not to post these photos.

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Fox News says he swallowed the eels. Daily Mail is going with the insertion theory. dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8… Fox New..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gm

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Anyway, for my next podcast, please tell me what animals you’ve inserted into your body to relieve symptoms. Ideall..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MB

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I don’t know why people can’t just link to the damn story. “Man tried to cure constipation by swallowing live eels,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ub

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raykwong Meanwhile, in China. pic.twitter.com/5GsWp6zNZo

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“The Australian uni student China wanted to silence, whose simple protest sparked a living hell” news.com.au/lifestyle/real…

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As I get older I feel an increasing urge to make and post badly laid out political memes on Facebook.

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nickschadegg refusing to eat milk bottles until they change the name to dumb white cunts, because i hate political correctness pic.twitter.com/PT0yPdXMfB

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Thanks for your concern and suggestions, folks, but I am well across all this and even did a podcast or two about i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oy

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@paulkidd Its IP address is I am not on the internet dot com.

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@RealNickHodge Thanks. I don’t feel any more terrible than usual, but I’ll see what happens later and overnight. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dm

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@eightiestragic I mean people say that, but so often it’s just hand-waving.

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Uhoh. Normally this thermometer measures me at between 35.5C and 36.5C. This 37.1C result in two consecutive tests..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QP

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I too would like to put out a fire with an atomic bomb. twitter.com/atomicarchive/…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Monday: “Victoria Police emails reveal Clearview AI’s dodgy direct marketing” zdnet.com/article/victor…

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People really seem to hate the idea of of Parramatta getting cultural institutions. Wait until they remember that S..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hk

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cameronwilson (ps if you’re looking for someone to do this full time i’m still looking for a job :D )

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cameronwilson The Lads Society (founded by neo nazi Blair Cottrell and others) has:
- tried to recruit the Christchurch killer
-..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xe

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cameronwilson lil scoop: Following research by @slackbastard, I spoke to the real estate agent/property manager who’d allegedly..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6A

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@Thefinnigans Whereas here it’s the politicians we get given Aldi bags of cash. Gotcha!

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jemillerwbal Tulsa arena where Trump held his campaign rally holds 19,200.
Tulsa Fire Marshal put actual turnout at 6200
forbes.com/sites/andrewso…

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This is a terrible, terrible joke and now you all have to enjoy it as much as I did. @SuperCroup and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FY

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Hahahaha oh Singapore, never change! twitter.com/Thefinnigans/s…

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thegrugq After the war…

1947 vs. 201pic.twitter.com/2WZgyDIwg3g3

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J0hnnyXm4s TIL it’s tradition for local police to visit and shoot up Fred Hampton’s grave. Here is his son visiting it for Fat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ca

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“Where’s my penguins, Boris?” asks a disappointed @JohnBirmingham. On Friday. aliensideboob.substack.com/p/wheres-my-pe…

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It’s very difficult to keep track of some things.

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bigjsl Seems more like a business plan than an error. twitter.com/thenewdailyau/…

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bletchleypark , 23 JUNE 1912 🗓

Alan Turing was born. Today would have been his 108th birthday.

Today we will be celeb..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5H

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@JohnBirmingham Look I’m sure it’ll be just fine despite this obvious omission.

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I have just discovered that Mr @JohnBirmingham has a new Axis of Time novel coming out this year, although if he re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ai

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Getting a bit sooky.

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@gusworldau How come the vinyl didn’t melt in the oven?

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@techoglot I am going to send someone around.

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Trying to use Apple Music for classical music is worse than Hitler.

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lenoretaylor We are looking for a reporter to join the terrific @GuardianAus team. Details here… workforus.theguardian.com/index.php/jobs…

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@NewtonMark @dobes @SnarkyPlatypus I’d love to know whether anyone actually discussed it with him, because the Mari..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BS

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PreCodeDotCom Some poindexter on Facebook wants everyone to know that pre-Code cinema isn’t as saucy as The Wolf of Wall Street s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rj

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benjaminbland There’s a great job going for a senior Indonesia analyst at @ASPI_org aspi.org.au/jobs-at-ASPI/h…

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As I said last night, I don’t like the music-over-video genre to make a “joke”. I might be willing to make an excep..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ly

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REMINDER: “I can’t see…” is the logical fallacy known as the “argument by personal ignorance”. I can’t see it, th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4H

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@tamaralcoombes I s it just called “Spanish Churches”?

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@dawnstarau “Sliders: The Tik Tok Series”.

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@SeanBradbery If it isn’t it should be. sounds fun.

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “We’ve stopped social distancing and it’s causing problems” pca.st/piqbe9pv

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BernardKeane Incisive questioning there, @TimWilsonMP. Really nailed those union funds eh? pic.twitter.com/RwV8KFQsQq

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@paulkidd @DrScienceLover Mate, don’t argue with a scientist!

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jonkudelka What do the abc board even do though?

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@bigbadave @railmaps Wow that is excellent! Now we need, say, @jxeeno and @expectproblems to join forces to put a S..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oq

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Ruining things.

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@GordyPls @dobes @kcarruthers How long would it take to empty the ocean of seafood?

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I just had a nap but I see I’ve woken up back in the same timeline. twitter.com/travisaholland…

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People of Sydney, if you encounter anyone from Melbourne please report them at once to the Department of Wellthink for processing.

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matttburke Are You Now or Have You Ever Been a Victorian?

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It literally wasn’t “50 years in the making”. Pre-production brgan in 2018, which was onl… oh no wait that was in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6q

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But the DTALOL is all about the disruptions. Especially of s11B(4) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982. twitter.com/jpwarren/statu…

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sarahcpr How to empty seat pic.twitter.com/SxDJ5M1sdN

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tfswebb some of you need to push this pic.twitter.com/A8tbPfVVWx

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I wonder whether @dobes will add an entry to my personal style book: “Australia’s Digital Transformation Office (DTALOL)”.

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I think I’ve fucked up the quoting and threading of those tweets, but I’m confident in my process.

Tl;dr: DTA lol.

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Wait, “erode trust the community and agencies have in the DTA”? Which… what… when… lol.

“If we showed you th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…09

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@LukeCostin I think it’s an excellent calibration question, one that should be reported with every political poll.

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speechleyish Meme to commemorate Gladys telling Melburnians ‘you can’t sit with us’ pic.twitter.com/tRe8QVuDSb

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Wait, “erode trust the community and agencies have in the DTA”? Which… what… when… lol.

“If we showed you th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fx

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@WarWraith Of course I tried. I’m not an idiot.

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@DrMurley This tweet is midway through a thread, but it sums up my attitude to this genre. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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When I was about three years old I was confident that if I wore a cape I could jump off the chook shed and fly. twitter.com/jpwarren/statu…

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Obviously the replies are a heady mix of brain worms and even more brain worms.

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Lol. If this muppet’s tongue was any further up Trump’s arse he could lick the orange goop off his face. (It’s Bron..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xx

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jonkudelka This is politician for “yes”. twitter.com/shalailah/stat…

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“Experts renew calls for a government body to tackle foreign disinformation” by @ashabeeeee, which is fair because..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BL

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CreationsRoss Filling my PC with Beans and Hiring a Repairman to Fix it pic.twitter.com/xFepzUDVvC

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And that’s all for this week. Someone asked where to get this data. Basically at essentialvision.com.au and there’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pH

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NEW QUESTION: Agreement with removal of monuments and memorials. “Q. [Explanation] To what extent do you agree or d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QT

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NEW QUESTION: Time to return to normal. “Q. Thinking about the future, how long do you think it will take for the f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ho

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NEW QUESTION: “Q. How likely do you think it is, that there will be a second wave of Covid-19 infections will occur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OE

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Well, Kids, it’s Tueaday so it’s Essential polling time. essentialvision.com.au/category/essen…

The first few questions on COVID-..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zg

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abcmelbourne ‘Do not interact with Melbourne citizens’: NSW Government’s hardline approach as Victorian coronavirus cases surge abc.net.au/news/2020-06-2…

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johnb78 Yank cops are trained on a ridiculous video game in which everyone they meet has a gun. Hence, they shoot everyone nationalreview.com/article/438242…

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Oh dear God no, it’s just committee chair John Alexander MP doing a phone conference. I’m not listening to a phone..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xH

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mootpointer Any women who are tired of being mansplained to or having questions directed to the unqualified man next to you, I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p0

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NewtonMark They are DESPERATE to point to BLM protests as the source of an outbreak. I’m enjoying their frustration at being u..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3d

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Tue plan, supplemental: I’ll have this high-speed rail committee hearing on in the background. I don’t expect there..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jy

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Tue plan: It’s a pottering-at-home day. I have the bones of a thing sitting in the writing queue, but it will requi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…x3

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NewtonMark The bad-faith dealings evident among Australia’s ruling class, fomenting astroturf bullshit by fabricating conversa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sB

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Interesting advice today. The disparity between the current hour’s recorded temperature and the hourly predictions..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bt

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stilgherrian I assume by “full student experience” they mean getting the crabs while having ill-advised sex in a music listening..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wG

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Anyway, for the kind of person who would buy that, this seems more relevant. And, to be frank, more useful. pic.twitter.com/O8iCqvJ7EH

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I am going to be The Guy Who Says This Is Not A Saddle because there is nowhere to sit. They are saddle bags. Reall..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sK

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AaronMehta Oh. pic.twitter.com/lvLnHb4z3O

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AaronMehta There’s a lot going on in this headline: US Army Soldier Allegedly Gave Classified Info to Satanic Neo-Nazi Group

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acccgovau The ACCC alleges that, between March 2018 and April 2019, Dodo and iPrimus made false or misleading claims on their..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ks

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@twcau This is an expensive journal. :(

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@rohan_p @dobes I also have been left out. Sad!!!

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Meanwhile in Totally Realizona… twitter.com/RexChapman/sta…

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Rob_Stott It’s on twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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Tuesday. If you did not leave an offering, today will end poorly for you. Tuesday.

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