Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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July 4th, 2020

I hadn’t realised that Jim Molan has an inflatable head.

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Apparently some people watch “The Simpsons” but always referring to that show is such a cliché.

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@_midofo_ I don’t know. I said “Sex and the City”.

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SuperCroup Which idiot Millennial said “I got a phone call from my parents” and not “boomerang”?

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SuperCroup Ummm…. 🤔 pic.twitter.com/y0C06ZJYLE

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Everyone time I hear the name Kristy McBain it sounds like a minor character from “Sex and the City”.

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@expectproblems Noted so much my type, but it’s worth knowing about.

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Crossing to a National Party concession speech is such a troll.

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cstross I see it’s July the 4th. Happy Thanksgiving Day, to everyone else here in the UK!

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MikeCarlton01 Twitter never ceases to amaze. Suddenly it’s full of experts saying how easy it will be to feed and care for 3000..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bd

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Dear @sussanley @KKeneally, it’s worth mentioning that EVERYTHING that’s happening tonight is within the margin of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UE

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@jonoabroad @stufromoz I understand your frustration, but this has never been done before. (Sorry if I seem like I’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nn

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@jonoabroad @stufromoz You’re the Premier. Who would you call?

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@jonoabroad @stufromoz So, the cops have an existing command structure and procedures for emergency call-outs on th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s6

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@jonoabroad @stufromoz But 1000 interpreters on zero notice? When you probably don’t even know which languages will..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ny

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@jonoabroad @stufromoz More important, I think, is that the feds hadn’t done ANY non-English work on the app and in bulk for two months.

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@jonoabroad @stufromoz Not in these numbers, no. Hindsight is wonderful, but this is the first time there’s been su..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8Z

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gabriellecj Melbourne’s ‘hard lockdown’ orders residents of nine public housing towers to stay home as coronavirus cases surge,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lp

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@jonoabroad @stufromoz There’s a big difference between “important” and “possible”.

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@jonoabroad @stufromoz Well yes, but how would that be done late on a Saturday afternoon? There are no processes or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…C7

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@jonoabroad @stufromoz Sure, but on a practical level I make this point. “They should’ve done something else!” is a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6H

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@semibogan @jonoabroad Also, who the hell else can you mobilise late on a Saturday afternoon?

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A random thought, @abcnews. With all these political players giving us their reckons on what the result will be, ho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sC

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sylmobile [POLL]: What is my political position?

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It would be nice if @sussanley understood that the campaign is over and we need to hear some analysis. This has set..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cg

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Hey @abcnews, can we drop that quarantined women and boy telling us they want a McDonald’s? I mean, it’s great to s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N9

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David_Speers This is looking increasingly difficult for the Govt to win

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@moylecroft Which reminds me, I should check whether he met his midday Friday deadline to avoid a contempt charge…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Io

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@moylecroft It’s a state thing, but yeah even so.

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I see that @MargaretSimons is on the ground at one of Melbourne’s locked-down tower blocks tweeting solid informati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rs

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@collettesnowden Yeah look the whole concept is full of holes.

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sjmaple “Let’s use JavaScript on the backend” as a picture: pic.twitter.com/TzkQ8bdgVo

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damocrat Brilliant. pic.twitter.com/HHi5hEKOXd

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@katgallow It’s a useful retort to all those annoying managers.

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@skwashd Ah. Yes. She’s not providing analysis, she’s just babbling talking points.

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Someone on the ABC coverage just said “There is no I in team”. True, but there is a U in cunt.

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@arizclint I’m also updating some SSL certificates, if that helps?

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tomtomorrow he ran it exactly like he ran his businesses you total dumbass twitter.com/CNNPolitics/st…

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@noreasonspec We’ll it’s Labor currently, and a lot of people are unhappy with the lack of post-bushfire support, so we’ll see.

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@jonoabroad Yeah I assume it’s just a tourist and history geek landmark now.

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@_midofo_ @SnarkyPlatypus Yeah it’s not a 2PP chart, it’s just a total number of pre-poll votes in each election.

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Double-checking that I have blocked the aus pol hash tag and all the others.

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AntonyGreenABC That represents 38.2% of all electors having voted pre-poll, and another 14.7% applying for a postal vo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qf

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AntonyGreenABC Here’s the final pre-poll figures for , 43,684 pre-polls taken, up 15.5% on the 2019 election. 6,920 tak..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0G

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Um, yes, this is how borders work. The difference between France and Germany is literally metres down the same road..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6K

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One hour until Antony Green starts his special performance.

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Kurt Russell is Snake Plissken in “Escape from Flemington”. In cinemas now. twitter.com/pedestriandail…

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@manindotblack They all look like 30,000 litre tanks?

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@potrzebieggm Personally I blame Shakespeare, the hack.

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@manindotblack [Nods] Rainfall has really dropped off up here.

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@potrzebieggm Are words from 1607 not good enough for you? Present participle of the verb “to helm”. Screenshot fro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gM

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Obviously it’s time to pour a drink. Hurrah! twitter.com/swan_legend/st…

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dlippman .@nypost 4 days ago: “A Hamptons insider was stunned to arrive at a house in Bridgehampton on Saturday night to fin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N7

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@DavidFeng They have beds and you can stay overnight or just have a nap. Three hours minimum, it says here. erail.in/info/assistanc…

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danilic You know when we said was over? Well … there is one more thing… pic.twitter.com/j9IYeDoVP9

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@DavidFeng I’m pretty sure you know what a retiring room actually is, you troll. :P

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@speechleyish That really is a classic piece of tigering. Beautiful.

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@CosmicRami @AstroKirsten You could fill the penguin with compressed air. Or some sort of rocket fuel. Though you’d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eb

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darylsturgis A bunch of white Trump supporters chanting “Go back to where you came from” to Native American protesters in front..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qR

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Full Moon is in 24 hours, at 1444 AEST.

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I’m not, complaining. I’m just amused. There’s still too many people in the world without any clean drinking water..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gt

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So we’re moving 6 or 7 tons into my tank, having moved maybe 10 tons up from Banksia Cottage, and we have another 1..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…36

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This little pump can move 29,000 litres of water (29 tons) an hour, at least on a full-sized hose rather than this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qr

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@JohnBirmingham We all have things we don’t believe we did. ;)

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@JohnBirmingham For those of who who missed JB’s truly groundbreaking novella, well, it was written and published i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N4

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“Alleged dancing” sounds like what I do. Or don’t do, if I can avoid it. twitter.com/JoeABCNews/sta…

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Attn: @JohnBirmingham. Looks like it’s time to update that excellent* novella of yours. twitter.com/TheAtlantic/st…

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thomasjkehoe1 Somebody in Melbourne—(wish I had thought of this!)—has absolutely excellent sense of historical humour! Found th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aG

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@jonoabroad @R_Chirgwin Right. Well, if you like we can put her to the challenge.

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@jonoabroad @R_Chirgwin You can leave the kids outside. They’ll be dead in a few days with these winter nights.

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SweatyKeef It’s not lost on me that Jonathan lived through slavery and did nothing twitter.com/chic_canuck/st…

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@wolfieBeifong @_AstroMaddie @FirstGenPhys It’s probably worth mentioning that this dates from November 2019. It’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oo

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@R_Chirgwin @jonoabroad I must find some higher-resolution aerial photography some time.

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@R_Chirgwin @jonoabroad Like this, from Banksia to Chirgwin’s place. Our tanks are coupled so it’ll flow across. pic.twitter.com/nSDesOHbqA

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@jonoabroad @R_Chirgwin Tank to tank. There are no water mains here. Or electricity mains. The sole link to reality..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tY

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While the buildings in which @R_Chirgwin’s family and I live have been full during Quarantimes isolation, the guest..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mW

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Those of you familiar with @bunjaree may have heard about our Internet of Trees. Well today, thanks to the lack of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pF

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@spiceyweiner13 Yeah the rain has been a bit thin and everyone has been at home in these two buildings. But the las..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pv

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@peterrenshaw @RoyceRk2 It’s Saturday. You can look it up for yourself. :)

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Related: “COVIDSafe might actually be useful after all” (30 Jun) zdnet.com/article/covids…

Note for the hard of thin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cv

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@peterrenshaw @RoyceRk2 To a handful of people maybe. :) It’s all be written up by the investigators anyway.

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(Yes I know @RoyceRk2 wouldn’t have written the teaser. It’s a great yarn. Read it. I’m just having my usual whinge..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ek

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Related tweet. If journalists want actual people to care about digital rights issues then they need to be framed as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qo

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“The flaws in the COVIDSafe app” by @RoyceRk2 thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/health/20… A good non-technical summary of the state of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YB

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Bravo to @SatPaper for leading with “Morrison ruling by ‘Henry VIII’ clauses” thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/politics/… It’s not ever..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WS

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@jonoabroad Give it a try and let me know how you do.

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AequoEtBono The Commonwealth’s “do the 3” campaign looks all the more tacky when you see how well COVID infographics can be don..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eb

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Sat plan, finally: Futz around for a while; organise water*; enjoy Antony Green brining us the thrills and spills o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5b

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@gnoll110 @dobes @rohan_p @jxeeno @johnb78 Yes, I think it was in the lead-up to the 2019 federal election, but I haven’t checked.

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@expectproblems They’re swabbed down every four hours. Several hundred new employees hired to do that.

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carolduncan Bloody Mary oyster shooters, too? “After some debate, Congress voted that anything containing two tablespoons of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O7

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“Nine News is reporting a train passenger in Sydney, New South Wales, is being transported to hotel quarantine afte..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yE

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Hey @dobes @rohan_p @jxeeno @johnb78 we’d better notify the Australian Citizens Party (formerly Citizens Electoral..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S8

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@DavidFeng There are the latest kind of in my taxonomy. Because they are blue and yellow on the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ta

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@DavidFeng Aha! It’s a B-Set (Waratah Series 2). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Tr… The standard issue Sydney suburban stock…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X4

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DivineOps Representation matters ❤️ twitter.com/schmorak/statu…

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@buttplugio @justanotheramy I knew it was someone like that, thank you.

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Don’t panic. “189 historic cases reported in crew members on board a ship were classified as Australian cases.” Sti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Th

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@techoglot Sure. :) I just had an early night.

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It’s nice and sunny in the Blue Mountains today but check out that temperature earlier! pic.twitter.com/woUmeDqWd9

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Saturday. Consider the extravagance of your everyday existence. Atoms are expensive. Saturday.

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