Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 2020

skalagas I’m sorry but this is the ICING on the goddamn CAKE of a terrible year pic.twitter.com/He2sGpYH7E

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stilgherrian REMINDER: Do not watch The Bad Program.

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@raaahbin @NewtonMark Oh maybe I’m on the wrong path. I mean in regard to this question, not generally.

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chaser Josh Frydenberg has slammed the Victorian government, stating that they are responsible for the biggest public poli..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n2

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@NewtonMark Should I guess? I mean I think I know.

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AnarchyCoo BURN YOUR BRIDGES TO LIGHT THE WAY! MEUH. pic.twitter.com/Xw9IuBIWjP

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Bowenchris Turns out the NSW Opal travel app is more effective at contact tracing than the Morrison Government’s COVID app. pic.twitter.com/IHOy3yPIWQ

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KnabeWolf Talk about getting cut off pic.twitter.com/c7Yz8mxTvx

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carlzimmer Starting Tuesday, MIT is offering a weekly class to undergraduates **and the public** called “COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…go

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REMINDER: Do not watch The Bad Program.

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johnb78 Huge if true twitter.com/patbcaruana/st…

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@Ng88Mr @bunjaree How old must that “panther” be now?

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@Ng88Mr @bunjaree Lol now I’ll have to remove the leash and shoot a blurry video as “proof”.

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@DrRhysPockett @bunjaree He seems to be quite a cool cat, hough I don’t see him much. He’s usually inside the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sC

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@johnb78 @bunjaree I’ll try to get a batter photo later this week. He’s actually a little chunkier than he looks th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fl

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I think this is the first time I’ve shown you Malcolm, the new-ish @bunjaree cat. Here he is being taken for a walk..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OI

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@jonoabroad @JohnBirmingham I grew up in a farm and I believe this posture is called “presenting”.

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@jonoabroad Lol look just send your selection(s) and I’ll let you know if there are any problems. There’s not a lot that’ll be off limits.

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Attn: @JohnBirmingham, who will agree that this is all entirely inappropriate. twitter.com/snarkgrapefrui…

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newsmary I just want to buy a waste paper bin without having to have a gender, is that really so much to ask pic.twitter.com/VUm36iO1o7

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@jonoabroad It’s tough I know. Do you need a hug?

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@awelder @johnb78 @jxeeno @aussiewongm For the things I’ve tracked in detail, such as surveillance law and the NBN,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ip

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@johnb78 @jxeeno @aussiewongm No. It’s merely yet another inquiry to explain to another government why it isn’t goi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y0

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There’s another public hearing for the inquiry into options for financing faster rail on 14 Sep…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LO

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@R_Chirgwin @dobes @purserj As you can see, one is male and one is female, and they’re quite comfortable with the world.

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Outside right now, @R_Chirgwin, two king parrots (Alisterus scapularis) as per this shitty photo…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fF

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Right. In theory all of my supporters should have received an email about this podcast series, and all current subs..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dB

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stilgherrian Also for your listening pleasure, “The 9pm Probe: John Birmingham, author and columnist” (8 Jul 2018)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jw

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stilgherrian As always, you can support this podcast by going to stilgherrian.com/tip and doing the needful. August has been..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wl

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stilgherrian If you’re owed TRIGGER WORDS or a CONVERSATION TOPIC you’ll get an email some time Monday, but the short version if..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nH

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stilgherrian NEW PODCAST PROMO: “Announcing ‘The 9pm Spring Series 2020’” (3m37s) stilgherrian.com/edict/00114a/

Key points: Weekly ep..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ec

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It is Monday. It is time for @theharryshearer’s “Le Show” pca.st/pbrvd52z

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@jonkudelka That’s them, yes. And I guess it’s why Certain People already appear somewhat undead.

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@jonkudelka On the other hand, ghosts might be all “Fuck off we’re full”.

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@gnoll110 Quite a good tram too, despite the political sniping.

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Are gyms the weakest link in NSW?” pca.st/px5cbjhf (No, I imagin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GA

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@gnoll110 Not quite that adventurous alas.

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@nnwakelam Many years ago, in the Beforetimes, I knew someone who ran Bolly & Botox Cocktail Hours, where certain s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ie

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This, gentlemen, is what we call a failure of the imagination. twitter.com/migueldeicaza/…

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@niltiac Sometimes I think @CARROT_app has it in for me.

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Further and potentially better plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, along with some interesting recommendations a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…j2

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Mon plan, such that it can be given it’s nearly midday: Minor administrivia; send podcast promo email; continue str..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WA

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The weather in the Blue Mountains is… wait… whpic.twitter.com/iZfx65s6hUs6hU

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@nnwakelam Except with more facial expressions.

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@nnwakelam It does, but possibly only because you get slower than everything else as well.

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It probably has something to do with the weird vidid and weird dreams I’ve been having for the last two or three ho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8u

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How can it be 1130 already?

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Monday. Be careful. They might explode. Monday.

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mrmsutton Being a renowned expert was so easy in the 18th century. Books will be like “Obadiah Cutler was the country’s forem..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Be

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@jplonie @SnarkyPlatypus Wow that’s some A-grade disturbance right there.

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fesshole My girlfriend hid something behind her back saying she has a surprise for me. I was hoping for a chocolate bar. Ins..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kO

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Histreepix Santa Claus fingered by the Devil. Hoboken, 1975. pic.twitter.com/w64lBaboFa

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 535: Getting ready for spring with a little reflection” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/53… Covers..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y7

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deadeyebrakeman debate him in the marketplace of ideas twitter.com/teamh1kar1/sta…

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RAF_Luton Even though its a we are still at work at defending the nation.

Here crews prepare..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eZ

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@TonyThefathippy Indeed. I’ve noticed the mob gradually increase in size over recent years. So pleasing to see.

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@HHackenbecker Why thank you. :) I feel fully lobstered.

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Also for your listening pleasure, “The 9pm Probe: John Birmingham, author and columnist” (8 Jul 2018)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jw

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As always, you can support this podcast by going to stilgherrian.com/tip and doing the needful. August has been..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wl

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If you’re owed TRIGGER WORDS or a CONVERSATION TOPIC you’ll get an email some time Monday, but the short version if..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nH

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NEW PODCAST PROMO: “Announcing ‘The 9pm Spring Series 2020’” (3m37s) stilgherrian.com/edict/00114a/

Key points: Weekly ep..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ec

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@TooheyMatthew Probably not. The roos are long associated with WSU. There’s just a band of parklands nearby as well and they roam.

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Mob of 20+ eastern grey kangaroos lazing around at Western Sydney University this evening. This pleases me because..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U8

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Passing the Hill of Dead Pets.

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. Of the six people in the lead car I’m the only one wearing a mask, though yeah there’s very few of us. pic.twitter.com/sAMObuXXCQ

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@kels_316 As an aside, have you thought of a side business called Unsafe Drones?

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@GordyPls To be honest I’d be quite happy with either of these amounts.

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Wow sod off WHO, this guy is giving me €58 million! pic.twitter.com/qDXKecbMql

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Apparently @johnb78 has a taxonomy of mask-wearers, so I offer this extremely rare selfie for analysis. pic.twitter.com/uth4lYEWcV

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I’ve kicked off about this sort of deception before. Has @ABCmediawatch done an item on it yet? I have two other th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ii

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paulwallbank Read this thread before you become triggered by photos and scoldimg media stories of irresponsible crowds across Au..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jC

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@semibogan You can’t punch out fuckwits if there’s video. You can shoot them though. Unless they’re white.

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@aleeb88 Mate. Seriously. Catch and release.

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@SuperCroup To be fair, it’s more like I’m soon to need a bra.

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@researchMegan @normanswan No need to apologise. That was indeed one hell of a time.

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@cafuego This is beautiful, thank you. I’m always intrigued by the hard fundamentalists who seem unable to reconcil..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZD

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Another victory for targeted advertising. pic.twitter.com/Lf1N8hBjmu

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Keep your phone locked, @normanswan. If you’d dropped it anyone who found it could cause havoc to your life. twitter.com/normanswan/sta…

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I even saw a bird which turned out not to be a shag, but a female Australasian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae). twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Lunch soon. I think I need a Sunday Lunch steak or something. Maybe. And I’m pondering where to walk after that. Da..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lT

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Oh, in case you haven’t see this public health message before, he’s one of the many variants in English. pic.twitter.com/anYXvWb5Qq

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This has a whole different vibe in German. pic.twitter.com/vwcpID8tJD

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@liamosaur @snare @bigmac Yep, exact point made here. So many “rules” were just made up by 19th century prescriptiv..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tR

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@DavidFeng Yes. Have you got you €1.5 million yet?

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@snare @bigmac [Nods] There’s a whole bunch of folks who think “they” is only plural, which led to that whole repet..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UG

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@bigmac @snare Shorter version: People only list their preferred third-person pronouns because they’re the only one..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3x

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@bigmac @snare First-person is speaking about yourself. Second-person is speaking about the person you’re taking to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0w

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@bigmac @snare I’ll chip in. All of “he/she/they” are third-person singular, with the first two being gendered. “I’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vJ

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@NewtonMark I think this should be prioritised over high-speed rail.

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@glengyron @SuperCroup @schlutes @SnarkyPlatypus You don’t need to cut up a mango and use a spoon if all you’re doi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VO

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Hey the WHO is giving me €1.5 million as COVID-19 social distress relief, so that’s good. pic.twitter.com/Atz6HLMAaY

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@glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus Yeah look there’s a few different things going on here.

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@twcau I seem to recall there is such a thing. @NewtonMark am I right here?

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matchafrosting fucked up this week. introduced a variant of “pin the tail on the donkey” at my nephews birthday party. all the kid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b4

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Tim_McCready Masks mandatory on public transport from tomorrow.

In preparation I ordered the seat fabric to match..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sb

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Sun plan, broadly speaking: Slow start; knock out a few emails; record a podcast promo; walk in the sunshine; shopp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xI

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kenklippenstein volunteering to be lobotomized by elon musk so he can afford a second island

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ICYMI, me at @zdnetaustralia WenWednesday: “Do intelligence agencies need restructuring for the digital disinformat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QZ

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SuperCroup South America is *complex* but defining ethnicity and heritage by political boundaries of modern nation states is a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…x9

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@twcau Lol nah, ours is just one single six-pair cable. But this is a standard temporary line replacement sort of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jT

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ColinPClarke That this even needs to be said speaks volumes about the state of the country. twitter.com/cnnbrk/status/…

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Yes, Sydney is a bit fuzzy this morning. As am I. pic.twitter.com/urLrFA0Qa5

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Sunday. Think about the fish and they will think about you. Sunday.

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@glengyron @_midofo_ @SnarkyPlatypus Squeezefish would be a good band name though.

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geofffox It is unusual to find a fully instrumented weather station which experienced a hurricane eyewall passage. It’s lik..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…45

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@glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus They do. I wonder if this is a stopped-clock thing.

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johncarneyau Elon Musk: We are building a brain interface that will make Gibson’s Cyberspace a reality!

Also Elon Musk: Behold..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…09

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I’ll send this to @SnarkyPlatypus and @glengyron, obviously. Zero points for “isol-Asian”. [Rolls eyes.] twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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Level20EastGuy That is a beautiful photograph, the main subject notwithstanding. twitter.com/dougmillsnyt/s…

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fesshole I think Boris Johnson is a cunt. As is every member of his cabinet, and his senior advisor, Dominic Cummings. Actua..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hy

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@bigbadave I quite like Stolghorroon. It sounds like an old unit of currency. Or a barrel full of liquor. Which when you think about it…

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@RhombusHatesYou @SatPaper Also, we should complain to the manager. Well, the editor. Though I see she seems to hav..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xP

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erstkate No further correspondence will be entered into, unless you want to discuss the evolution in NSW of the baked potato..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7M

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jrhennessy Great line in the Wikipedia article for ‘Australia-Japan relations’ pic.twitter.com/ZLlj9GrwJU

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This week I got 5/10 in the @SatPaper quiz but I’d have gotten another point if I’d gone with my gut feeling and an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cJ

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@jpwarren This is, and I can understand the situation.

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RadioNational How the QAnon conspiracy theory is tearing family and friends apart in Australia ab.co/3l5pM4C..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AH

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I might also have a small drink.

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Sat plan: A distinctly lazy day, as you may have suspected by now. I may well go for a walk in the sunshine at some..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qu

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@cameronwilson @dobes @rohan_p I like that he’s on his very own tiny flat Earth.

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What’s this in red squirrels? I’ll have to extrapolate from one Dave and solve for Mitzi. twitter.com/HarvardMapColl…

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It’s quite lovely in Sydney today. pic.twitter.com/i3ZrXwjcfX

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Saturday. Choose the smaller one, unless it is blue or green. Saturday.

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AnarchyCoo HAMBAAAA. TAKE BACK YOUR LIFE! pic.twitter.com/m6MQWeAZ1O

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MalwareJake Be honest, most of us have working infosec at an organization that does IT like this… pic.twitter.com/ZyGppLlLvR

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@oberonsghost @RoyalAlbertHall Yeah that will make a HUGE difference. I’ve seen some tests of this sort of thing al..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w4

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@ExC__Gale Hmmm. That’ll doesn’t really work does it.

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@oberonsghost There’s a cure for this you know.

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@semibogan Yeah they were just the worst band ever.

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What surprises me, playing all this Bach recently, is how much of it I recognise from when I was playing it on the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ts

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Now playing: Bach - Harpsichord concerto in A major BWV 1055 - Corti | Netherlands Bach Society..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EG

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nickusen one of the greatest existential threats facing hollywood today is that leading men no longer look like alcoholic lo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ic

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@SimonXCIV Yes, looks totally excellent and genuine. You’re welcome.

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