Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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July 6th, 2020

@NewtonMark @moylecroft @expectproblems Electricity can’t run up such steep hills I guess.

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YesMissMurphy From 2014 but remains my Favourite Message Thread of the Decade. pic.twitter.com/Uh6weIGEbt

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems That said, the revamped and electrified line is quite good.

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@bigjsl Sounds like a good deal, though only the gods know when any of this will be possible again.

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someotheralex Does anyone have a good explanation for why Oxford’s Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine seems to be the exact oppos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rr

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MatthewBevan Never seen a stronger embodiment of “rusted on ABC” energy pic.twitter.com/r61SfTtWAr

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skolanach A tale of two presidents.

LEFT: Trump’s Fourth of July 2020, Bruno Mars cover band

RIGHT: Obama’s Fourth 2016,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sl

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@bigjsl That looks like quite a nice day out!

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@_midofo_ Also as noisy, smelly, and uncomfortable as its original 300-class self. :)

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@garthk I also like this: “I think @VicGovDHHS will put out a less informative statement shortly.” twitter.com/MargaretSimons…

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Hey @garthk, as expected Margaret Simons has found out what’s going on with the packages for specific residents in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eH

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@bigjsl I thought that line had been ripped out, and there was only the Goolwa to Victor Harbor segment left?

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Gosh. “Broad Gauge Rolling Stock Plans of the former South Australian Railways”. sarplans.steam4me.net So old the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5Z

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Meanwhile, “Japan’s New Luxury Train Redefines Travelling in Style” (14 May 2017) concreteplayground.com/brisbane/trave…

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@NewtonMark It still astounds me that these were considered acceptable designs.

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@expectproblems They were horrible things. South Australia’s transport has been appallingly planned and managed, ex..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iM

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Anyway, I can see this thread has triggered a few people’s memories so I’ll leave you to it.

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When they introduced the raised-cab 2000-class etc railcars to replace the Redhen stock, for some reason in 1830 th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zW

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No air conditioning, of course, but these were the days when you could just leave the doors open. The windows opene..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aa

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Here’s another photo of an 820-class. comrails.com/pic_gr/gr_scan…

“Only 13 cars converted and they featured a noticeab..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ga

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Weirdly, though, for quite some years into the 1970s the middle car could be one of the ancient 820-class wooden ca..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p9

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Usually, though, they were three-car sets like this: a single-ended 300-class at each and, and a weird multi-door 8..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eE

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Somehow my chase down a rabbit-hole has ended up with me reading about the South Australian Railways “Redhen” DMU r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z6

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@cafuego @CosmicRami @El_Lobo_Rayado They’ve taken it down for maintenance.

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drunkenmadman Nah, mostly they turned to Zoom. Then it turned out Zoom was shit, so then they turned to ANYTHING other than Webex..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bl

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Palle_Hoffstein Hey folks. This is scaremongering. The plague never went away and cases are found all over the world every year. It..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kL

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munyachawawa So Nigel Farage tried to come to my pub today…🍺🥴 pic.twitter.com/42o9ziQMHS

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@garthk Bounced into the media machine. Margaret is a great journalist and knows this patch. twitter.com/MargaretSimons… twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @SuperCroup John, is it better or worse than “Cats”?

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@MargaretSimons @VicGovDHHS While you’re at it, Margaret, there’s this unverified claim. twitter.com/tracksuitpant/…

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@kayorchison The problem is not carrying it up into the building. The drone doesn’t fix the bit that’s the problem,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sy

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I’m waiting for some arsehat techbro to propose that people locked up in The Flats download their app so they can o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s5

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@aleeb88 @trentyarwood @DrRhysPockett It’s a very silly chart. Well, a silly interpretation.

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TheNehad they got the government to do their accounts? twitter.com/SteveMolk/stat…

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FXMC1957 6 July 1972. David Bowie’s appearance on Top of the Pops singing Starman caused controversy, when he draped his arm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JA

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“The councillor, the drug boss and the Liberal Party’s pot of gold” by @Kate_McClymont smh.com.au/national/nsw/t… Ther..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tl

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JulianBAbbott QANTAS A380 off to the desert 🌵for up to three years. Then again it may never return.. another will go tomorrow fro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xx

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Rottoturbine Australian media always searching for that perfect balance between being racist but not too racist

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“COVID-19 hotspot fears as Byron Bay bush doof leaves authorities ‘dumbfounded’,” but it’ll be OK because bush doof..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cr

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mervatim 4-yr-old [very patiently to woman trying to push past him on the street]:

I’m not a pigeon or a seagull, I’m a li..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yy

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NewtonMark Accident and fatality rates in Aust’s aviation sector have barely changed over the entirety of CASA’s existence, wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n0

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Rob_Stott Here’s something I prepared earlier. Just cross out out ‘Sunrise’ and replace with ‘Today’ junkee.com/pauline-hanson…

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@rhematt @ASPI_ICPC So far OAIC says it’ll respond to complaints, obviously. oaic.gov.au/privacy/covid-… I’m not sure t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o9

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@rhematt @ASPI_ICPC Oops, I meant to add: And yes, isn’t the whole COVIDSafe story such a debacle. Sigh.

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mckinnon_a “we’re sorry Pauline did what we got her on the show to do” twitter.com/tomsteinfort/s…

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@rhematt @ASPI_ICPC Good. You read the article and noticed all the caveats and came to a conclusion.

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flexpositive important to remember the real victims in all of this – inner west sydney residents who were planning on doing thetwitter.com/i/web/status/1…uKmI

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caseyjohnellis actual OH from the news last night: “what authorities are finding is that drunk people have difficulty adhering to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xn

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GrogsGamut Please assuage our complicity with racism pic.twitter.com/xdnXHFPTx9

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@johnb78 The Sheep Tunnel recommended this to me the other day. It’s in higher resolution over there.

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap. But more importantly, there’s also links to interesting thin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yk

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Mon plan, because I’m still feeling rather flat: Make a curry; potter through some comms and administrivia; overall, have an easy day.

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marquelawyers What’s the bet every breakfast TV show is live from Albury-Wodonga tomorrow interviewing locals on their unspeakabl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dm

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@jeamland Excellent. I hope @JustJimWillDo and @NewtonMark are able to adapt as well.

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RespectableLaw Happy 27th birthday to this comic. pic.twitter.com/kju9KnIbLe

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I seem to have slept in longer than I’d intended. Oh well.

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Monday. Now is your opportunity to despair. Monday.

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OK, kids, I’m outta here.

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@erstkate @niltiac Well yes. I have evidence to suggest this street is in Burwood, but maybe not. But contacting th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1M

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@niltiac @erstkate Sure. But it’s still after midnight. :)

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