Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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July 5th, 2020

chaser Experts conclude Kanye West is the least qualified person to ever run for the United States presidency, in a signal..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xs

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@JustJimWillDo I am with you. And this is ALL wrong.

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@moylecroft @CptHollingworth @Wyld There’s so much going down here that I can’t cope with it.

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@johnb78 They are, but they still lack a certain grandeur or futurism.

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@JustJimWillDo I haven’t had the “pleasure”. Only black house spiders. Which are not fun.

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@ladyhana @Wyld @CptHollingworth Hana, we should never be left alone to drink gin and ponder the past. What is wron..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KD

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@PolemiCol @elonmusk Yes. Do that. There are more layers here and they need to be explored.

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@zyx2k I don’t want to generalise, but yes.

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@JustJimWillDo I have been bitten by various spiders but thank my gods not a redback. Please forgive me.

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@CptHollingworth @Wyld @Joabyjojo Yeah there’s a lot going on there so I dunno. Triffids, of course, are our greatest threat.

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@Wyld @CptHollingworth She is a worry, you know. Well, I know you know.

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@PolemiCol @elonmusk No, he’s just some random narcissistic cunt.

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@Wyld @CptHollingworth Yes, when the Aftertimes begin you and your good lady wife should consume the relevant things.

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@Wyld @CptHollingworth Also, yes tonight it’s a Never Never Triple Juniper Gin with Fever Tree tonic, thanks to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…op

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@Wyld @CptHollingworth I am a conundrum wrapped in prosciutto wrapped in a doona wrapped in a penguin.

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1. What the fuck even is this?
2. Love the medal ribbons, thank you for your service.
3. Why are all those chairs e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Im

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@CptHollingworth So, while I accept that this works, I have questions. One of which is “Where is your shirt?”

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stilgherrian NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 527: A reminder of the drought, plus productivity” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/52… Covers 29 Ju..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i4

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@SuperCroup [Nods] It’s a film where you do have to sit back and think WTF was that?

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@UCMadScientist This what I understand. The food out of their bulk kitchens is apparently wonderful.

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@RichardTuffin Well exactly. But it’s been interesting to see how different faith-based organisations respond to crises.

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@SuperCroup And you rating out of 10 with three adjectives?

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@jthompsonmills @garystark @morebento Yeah that’s a great shot, but it’s not Adelaide. Those trees would die in tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DD

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@timpoliti I mean you’re right. But what’s happening in Melbourne tonight reminds me of what’s happened in Sydney i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L4

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@awelder [Nods] The community’s work in these Coronatimes has been amazing. As has some of the mosque communities in Sydney’s west.

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@moylecroft Sydney, somewhere, is what I now know.

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@RealNickHodge Hahaha yes well that’s the whole point. :)

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@AussiemacJ Oh man, yes, the attention to detail in the vehicles in Operation Buffalo was wonderful!

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Dear followers, please find this house for me. I know you can do it. twitter.com/jthompsonmills…

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Maybe we should let the Sikh community run everything. :) Apologies to my Christian and Muslim and everyone else fr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eo

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@jthompsonmills @garystark @morebento I’ve made a note to email the production company tomorrow.

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@jthompsonmills @robertcatto Exactly. This is a well-maintained jetty that’s expecting traffic.

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@jthompsonmills @garystark @morebento I don’t know that area, so maybe. But a well-maintained spot like that should..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eN

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@garystark @morebento @jthompsonmills Nah, not the Murray. As a kid in the Venturer Scouts I’ve canoed long the rel..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HB

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@garystark @jthompsonmills That’s the point. In the storyline ALL of this happens in Adelaide. But John and I are f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zY

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@jthompsonmills @Bluecent65 @ABCTV Monstera need quite a bit of moisture. I’ve grown them inside in Adelaide but yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vd

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@morebento @jthompsonmills This looks more like somewhere up the Lane Cove River. That jetty, really? Cudlee Creek? What are you smokin’?

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@jthompsonmills @Bluecent65 @ABCTV And you’re right. This is not an Adelaide house. Bricks are made from clay and t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pC

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@jthompsonmills @Bluecent65 @ABCTV Yeah all these monstera plants on the right couldn’t happen in Adelaide. pic.twitter.com/x5CGtuhw54

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Hey all my followers in Adelaide or Sydney, where is this? @jthompsonmills pic.twitter.com/tKSQ1AExoo

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@jthompsonmills @Bluecent65 @ABCTV Right. I am going to check this out, and you do your thing, and we’ll see who finds the answer first.

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@alexkidman @lady_nerd @juhasaarinen This has turned into a lot of trans-Tasman bullshit. Can I just say that?

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@SuperCroup Well, it’s not an unreasonable thought. ;)

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@jthompsonmills @Bluecent65 @ABCTV Lol now I want to know, so I’m going to contact the producers. Because I’m that kind of nerd. :)

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“Melbourne towers’ sudden hard lockdown caught police, health workers and residents off-guard” by the redoubtable..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ew

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@grouchiegrrl I assume this is for Grand Designs rather than Operation Buffalo. ;)

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@Bluecent65 @jthompsonmills @ABCTV I mean, “The six-part series is filmed in South Australia.” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation…

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@Bluecent65 @jthompsonmills @ABCTV That too. Now I want to know where it was shot.

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@jthompsonmills @ABCTV But these things are not important. :)

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@jthompsonmills @ABCTV Maybe. The trick was getting the period houses. It’s not so far from Rose Park or Dulwich, even today.

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davegraney Dutton and Corman are actual flatmates. Comedy writers try and match that.

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@ABCTV But, Operation Buffalo was magnificent so I hope you dipshits understand how good it was and think through t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JI

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@ABCTV I mean imagine, say, a Beethoven symphony, because that’s something white ABC middle-class managers can unde..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6E

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@SuperCroup Mate, you chose to watch the film. won’t judge, because I did too, at an actual cinema when they were a thing.

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Thank you to everyone behind for a fine six-part drama but seriously, @ABCTV, the last thing a st..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xy

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@_midofo_ @JustJimWillDo @SuperCroup That’s gorgeous, but yes they are such dumb fucks. And they won the Wars. So what does that make us?

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@JustJimWillDo @_midofo_ @SuperCroup Yeah look I was also dealing with a wombat called Susie. It was a strange afternoon.

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@_midofo_ @JustJimWillDo @SuperCroup This is true. I’ve encountered one emu though, and it was more cunning than I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fB

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@LapTop006 That was a long time ago and @NewtonMark got them to make it specially.

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@juhasaarinen @alexkidman We can always get a cabinetmaker to make more.

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I only caught the tail end before watching the final of Operation Buffalo, but seriously Grand Designs should be sh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tU

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What is this Grand Designs cunt going on about? Clearly multi-million dollar buildings are “modest and unassuming”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lj

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@manindotblack @BXGD Why would that be cut? I’m assuming just an edit-for-length thing.

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@JustJimWillDo @SuperCroup Look he SAID it and I just agreed. I’m not the guilty party here!

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realCarrickRyan Imagine living next door to Dutton and Cormann. twitter.com/PeterDutton_MP…

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@FrKarlSinclair @semibogan Wait. Protestants have a Bible too? I thought it was just cricket and slavery?

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@JustJimWillDo @SuperCroup Kangaroos are not as dumb as some things.

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sylmobile [POLL]: When I asked, “What is my political position?”, what did you understand “my” to be…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m enjoying how pretty much everything is falling apart.

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@BXGD You’d be waiting a while for the kangaroo to be slaughtered and butchered, and ideally it’d be aged a while.

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@semibogan They are all part of God’s bounty. There’s something in the Bible about that.

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The latest @TwoSetViolin video is “Learning Musical Hand Signs” and is is both educational and silly. youtube.com/watch?v=it_vnr…

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I mean, my pub has both kangaroos and ducks but they are in the kitchen and dead.

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@christopherneal Except there’s nowhere near enough room in that drinks cabinet.

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biniambiz The city of San Diego accidentally setting off all the fireworks at once will always be funny to me pic.twitter.com/HTmvOjkZ4V

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@ExC__Gale @kishor_nr Yeah this whole thing isn’t going down well at all. Even if it’s not*, it’s going to be impos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uy

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ProjectLincoln What a great way to celebrate the end of coronavirus, Mr. President! I love fireworks!

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@mrtiedt The Lincoln Project has been doing incredible work. youtube.com/channel/UCpYCx…

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@ExC__Gale @kishor_nr That’s the impression I get too. A “Notice under section bling of the Blah Act” needs a hell..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zu

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@ExC__Gale @kishor_nr Victoria: “The current value of a penalty unit is $165.22 (as at 1 July 2020).” justice.vic.gov.au/justice-system…

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@davebottles @JohnBirmingham JB has been dealing with this problem for a few years now. His near-future fiction is becoming the present.

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@ExC__Gale @kishor_nr But yes, government communication to public housing tenants and the like is usually officious..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ib

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@ExC__Gale @kishor_nr Sensible answer: Yeah, this is seriously bad communication on so many levels, but it’s what i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fH

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@paulbam3 Congratulations. That’s terrible. :)

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@Wolfie_Rankin @NewtonMark It is, but it also seriously needs work.

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@ExC__Gale @kishor_nr They’re a thing in criminal law. Rather than having to amend every law to increase penalties..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ub

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RAF_Luton Photo of the Day: Special Army Soldiers “Fast Rope” from an H22 Osprey heli-plane at . Fast Roping is the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sL

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I can think of a lot of people who’d like this, including me. twitter.com/kellywearstler…

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@JohnBirmingham It’s spreading. To Florida. I think you need to pick up this thread. twitter.com/MollyJongFast/…

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“MMA and QAnon: How fake news and conspiracies permeated the octagon” theguardian.com/sport/2020/jul…

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@w1bble @muntazer_zaidi But how can we get these two gentlemen in the same room again? It would be difficult now.

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@katgallow Cynicism is called for. These numbers are always bullshit. I can loop in @trentyarwood to explain why bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pa

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cameronwilson this is simultaneously expected and still wild theguardian.com/sport/2020/jul…

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muntazer_zaidi Thank you sir twitter.com/MazMHussain/st…

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@katgallow I see you’ve encountered general reporting of medicine.

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@kels_316 @jplonie They don’t like that. Trust me. It’s also a bit wrong.

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tiredandstrong I fucken love this website pic.twitter.com/cm5pwMnalt

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@voltagex Hahahaha. Why do you hate tradition?

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@DanielOCnr @Wyld @SnarkyPlatypus “Or, it doesn’t have to be the cheek.”

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kishor_nr People keep praising the Andrews government for clear communication but this is what people locked in tower blocks..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zo

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@johnb78 @SnarkyPlatypus @aleeb88 Well exactly. I’d first thought it was just the one person and I was trying to fi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wp

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@NewtonMark @trentyarwood Still, maybe everyone has a unique bowelprint.

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@MatthewBevan You’re good. You’re really good.

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@NewtonMark @trentyarwood They must’ve run out by the time that x-ray was taken because there’s no blurring.

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@NewtonMark @trentyarwood “The object was noted to be the extension arm of a vacuum cleaner.” ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P…

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@trentyarwood Surely someone’s started a new one? Because this is a timeless genre.

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@trentyarwood Oh yeah. I’m quite serious about the ell thing. Don’t do that.

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@JustJimWillDo @SnarkyPlatypus But you can tell those two apart because they have different coloured eyes.

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@trentyarwood Is that the throw bricks at children thing? I can’t remember.

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 527: A reminder of the drought, plus productivity” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/52… Covers 29 Ju..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i4

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It’s quite dangerous to stack up all these flammable items. twitter.com/Ninesortjam/st…

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MatthewBevan Blowing your own head off with fireworks LIKE A REAL AMERICAN twitter.com/uscpsc/status/…

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@dobes @mattcdef2000 When a jerkbird sets to work no one is safe.

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“Hundreds arrested as UK organised crime network is cracked: National Crime Agency says infiltration of EncroChat a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sd

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“Wages for Chinese trolls drop 60%” (15 Jun) hk.news.appledaily.com/us/20200615/PM…

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“‘A chain of stupidity’: the Skripal case and the decline of Russia’s spy agencies” theguardian.com/world/2020/jun…

A fasc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tz

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Full Moon is in two hours, at 1444 AEST.

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@colourmeamused_ @jonoabroad Thanks again for the heads-up on this. I’d set the relevant author field to “Skank Med..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cE

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@sylmobile Oh, yeah, I don’t bother editing that sort of thing. Life’s too short.

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@quadrapop @sylmobile The account was deleted after people debunked the story.

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@sylmobile @SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus I refuse to say what it looks like in that gloom.

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Fascinating reading. “Stop Celebrating Stan Culture. It’s Toxic.” (26 June) junkee.com/stan-culture-t… pic.twitter.com/uDfrQveWV4

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Apparently, according to an anonymous account created a couple of weeks ago, 50% of Australians think the ABC is a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5G

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Lizzie_OShea Big parts of Melbourne going under lockdown and I just passed a billboard saying: ‘Get back out there on ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p0

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_TheSeaning Here are some 4k wallpapers of Mars, taken by @HiRISE & processed by @_TheSeaning pic.twitter.com/jLSTQg6ax7

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Sun plan: Potter around the house, really. There’s some minor chores to be done, which I shall do at some point. An..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mI

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REMINDER: Don’t watch The Bad Program (Sunday Edition).

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As always, if you enjoy this podcast, or even if you don’t, you can contribute to its upkeep at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8G

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On Friday I had to do a quick update because one of the stories had moved on overnight. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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I did a full-sized episode of “The 9pm Edict” podcast on Thursday night, but then… twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Tuesday: “China’s influence via WeChat is ‘flying under the radar’ of most Western democracie..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d7

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Tuesday: “COVIDSafe might actually be useful after all” zdnet.com/article/covids… But note the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gm

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Right. Time for some quick plugs, because finally I did a few things this week, and then I’ll figure out the rest of the day…

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CaseyBriggs Daily Telegraph: “a savage byelection swing against Labor”

Current figures: a 0.1% swing to Labor pic.twitter.com/WgXbfLS4t4

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@expectproblems @NewtonMark Also, the Hyundai HDC-6 hydrogen-powered autonomous truck came up in this search…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XR

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This is quite @expectproblems content, and probably even @NewtonMark content. twitter.com/TrevClark1958/…

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@PeterWJHarrigan I think I tweeted this one earlier. It’s a lovely piece of work.

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Sunday. The chickens have no heads. The leaves have no trees. Sunday.

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