Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 14th, 2020

PPantsdown Bought basil plant from supermarket, still alive after a week. I am a farmer now.

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chrissteinplays Speaking of QAnon, who remembers when Procter & Gamble was the anti-Christ? pic.twitter.com/UEkwd4lq29

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georgevhulme Potential new weapons for zombie apocalypse twitter.com/newscientist/s…

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@brentspargo Eh. Good thing we all have different tastes.

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@joshrowe But that’s barely a metre, if that!

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@GigaBerta Then why don’t we see more skywhales?

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kenchengcomedy Grades do NOT define your ability.*

*(except in the eyes of future employers who ultimately decide if you can afford to live)

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@brentspargo Wait, are we taking about the same thing?

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@ConnollyStuart Well this is a random $10 Negroni special, but yeah check a proper recipe.

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magistraetmater Today’s amazing academic pun-filled title: “The Herds Shot Round the World: Native Breeds and the British Empire, 1..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7d

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nicheholas The “patient zero” myth we still see playing out today is born out of fear, a fear that was exploited by hack journ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BL

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nicheholas Gaëtan Dugas had actually volunteered hours of his time helping researchers map the spread of HIV though his little..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P2

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nicheholas The myth became too enticing, so Dugas was essentially blamed for HIV/AIDS spreading through the US. When a journo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z3

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nicheholas Did you know is not a thing, based on a comprehension error that was abused by a hack journo? Gaëtan D..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wA

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Apparently we have very little idea about how these work, which obviously means they’re a transient phenomenon caus..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gH

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mcdonaldobs An immense Jellyfish Sprite briefly appeared above a distant thunderstorm on July 2nd, 2020. Spri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vX

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aamer_rahman Annabel made samosas with ScoMo on her chummy cooking show while he was literally locking up and deporting Sri Lank..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K2

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Isn’t the Australian media strange.

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@SuperCroup “I’m sorry, we can only buy food from David Jones.”

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@SuperCroup One Christmas I survived because a mate’s work had given their staff MASSIVE David Jones vouchers so we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8i

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matttburke liberal journo: Sure the Oz publishes racist commentary and fuels conspiracies on the reg - but I personally know s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mm

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PessimistsArc Guy predicts Facetime then roasts it.

“The tremendous enthusiasm with which radio development has been accepted le..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WZ

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark I had expected a routine question about manoeuvrability to be answered verbally not with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eF

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@JustJimWillDo You seem to be having trouble understanding these flowers.

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark My impression, having sat with him in an airplane, is that he seems to know what he’s do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MY

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And here @NewtonMark explains way too much about the ground effect which makes these things work. (The Authorities..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XF

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@bastardsheep So, um, while I’m missing the Manly hydrofoils, do you know how loud ekranoplans are?

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Enjoying the reactions of people discovering ekranoplan for the first time.

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@manindotblack That too. :) It’s built solid and goes at jet liner speeds. Totally insane.

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@McThingface It’s one of an entire family. Their history is fascinating.

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@JustJimWillDo @expectproblems Maybe once the beast goes on display at the patriotic museum you’ll be able to buy some at the gift shop.

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@noreasonspec I knew that it had happened but yeah this is a thing. I didn’t know there were photos and now I wish..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ev

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@NewtonMark @kels_316 @evcricket I believe I’ve seen a video of you doing this, though in your defence the runway w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yQ

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@kels_316 @evcricket This looks quite the gap. @NewtonMark, how much do you flying-type people do on the ground eff..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…if

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@kels_316 @evcricket No, you see, the ground effect is boosts the lift because the high-pressure area under the win..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vU

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I haven’t read this story yet, but I suspect it’s very @SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron territory, among many others. twitter.com/tortoise/statu…

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@kels_316 @evcricket Unless they planned to run a couple in the Mediterranean. I wonder how big a wave they can ski..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oM

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@aacole42 Well this should keep him happy for a while. :)

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@aacole42 Did you know of the Ekranoplan before this?

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@kels_316 @evcricket “Ekranoplan” is a word that always brings joy. It’s certainly one of my favourite ridiculous Cold War concepts.

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Nolan_OB Here’s a video I made on tik tok pic.twitter.com/lfTcjMA4IY

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Attn: @NewtonMark @expectproblems. Also, Radio Free Europe is still a thing apparently.

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“Belly Of The Beast: Illicit Photos From Inside The Soviet Ekranoplan” rferl.org/a/photographer… pic.twitter.com/3eouuXInre

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@williamslachlan Where does Noah and the Flood fit into this timeline?

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@NuclearAnthro @moylecroft That story of the sulphur-crested cockatoo ripping out the anti-bird spikes up in my pat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nn

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SixthTone The once poverty-stricken Zhen’an County in Shaanxi province aroused controversy for spending $1 million to build a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iE

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“The story of : how a hashtag reveals Australia’s ‘information disorder’ problem”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fj

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@KetanJ0 @DanielAndrewsMP One glance at your tweet and I knew this must’ve been from the QUT crew. They do great work.

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@NuclearAnthro Heh. I haven’t see a quoll for a little while now, but I know we do still have some on the compound…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gt

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@sexenheimer @rohan_p @dobes @cameronwilson @jpwarren @trentyarwood Gosh. I wonder whether you could use it in cocktails.

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“The deaths linked to the COVID-19 pandemic in New York are on par with the peak death rate seen during the 1918 In..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9E

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@NuclearAnthro To be fair, not everyone has random kangaroos in their back yards. But yes, parrots will eat your house.

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@ShowUsYrTweets Just recently, or even in the Beforetimes?

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@stevage1 Maybe you’re over-thinking this.

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@rohan_p @dobes @cameronwilson @jpwarren @trentyarwood Not on this occasion. These days I don’t usually have some s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ag

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joshgnosis Here’s the Ruby Princess report. dpc.nsw.gov.au/publications/s…

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@pharnzwurth Did you calculate that or are you making it up?

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@BroHilderchump Trick question. That’s a unit of volume.

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I have just received an email about The Exodus Effect, and I must say this chart is quite convincing. pic.twitter.com/w9ChqwAYni

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NeinQuarterly The week is ending. But we regret to inform you that everything else is probably not.

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Fri plan, remainder: One hour of poking at the inbox*; TGIF, but not too much.

* Not a euphemism.

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@BernardZuel @mattbowd I’ve been meaning to compile a proper conversion chart.

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OhNoSheTwitnt If AOC replies “Ok boomer” to this she should get the Nobel Peace Prize. twitter.com/ralphnader/sta…

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@JustJimWillDo I don’t remember that bit but I’m happy to go with it.

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@skwashd Look we can all use a a crafty bit of porn on a Friday arvo, can’t we? (Yes, I know I should be taking thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VM

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TheOnion Visit theonion.com to see more from the standard bearer of global journalism. pic.twitter.com/baoSXkpvSU

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helpmeskeletor Imagine if the Australian media addressed racism within their own ranks with the same persistence they did the horn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hf

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lukeisamazing I can’t stop thinking about this picture of Carly Rae Jepsen with a fan pic.twitter.com/GT3pW2UDSo

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“It was like a M*A*S*H unit tonight’: NRL injuries take their toll,” says some fuckwit who didn’t notice the lack o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nh

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We are all going to die because people don’t know what 1.5 metres is.

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@expectproblems At least they didn’t do things the Melbourne way, which is to shoot the wrong person.

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Also on Oxford Street, a for-lease sign describing an empty shop in a row of empty shops as being in “Sydney’s prem..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qi

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Two NSW Police Rescue trucks just zoomed down Oxford Street towards the Sydney CBD in full lights and sirens mode.

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@RhombusHatesYou @kels_316 This dog takes about 7 or 8 but he spends the first half running around in some sort of victory dance.

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@RhombusHatesYou @kels_316 I bought a bulk supply a few weeks ago. This dog, who I visit every three weeks on average, knows I bring tweets.

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@kels_316 No, other idiot dog. I’ll dig out a photo once my appointment is done.

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meadea Watch out ladies twitter.com/mmcgowan/statu…

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Interacting with the idiot dog.

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naamanzhou Meaty Henry clearly the Australian version of Deep Throat twitter.com/ninobucci/stat…

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ninobucci Favourite bit of the above story is probably the reference to the unattributed reports re sex with travellers. Ther..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…m8

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ninobucci Everyone who wondered why the media continually pressed for answers on this during press conferences should take no..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gM

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ninobucci This story greatly illuminates what went wrong with hotel quarantine, but leaves another question: why didn’t the s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4m

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@adamantium_wang You’re not speaking metaphorically I hope.

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SuperCroup Is there anything more eyerolly than GenXers on here who think they are part of Cool Millennial Twitter? pic.twitter.com/8CBRnhlmtT

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@jpwarren Surely I’d need both to have any real effect.

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I keep deleting emails but people just keep sending them.

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theharryshearer Attn journos parroting “historic deal”: Israel’s intractable decades-long armed hostilities have not been with the UAE.

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@betchaboy If you want to go all spam cop, you can always dob them in to ACMA. acma.gov.au/stop-getting-s…

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In which @JohnBirmingham writes about Cliversaurus Max, “a billionaire edge lord and supersized bowl of tardigrade..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aU

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glengyron Reminder: the AIDS patient zero myth was wrong. Let’s not do that dangerous shit again with COVID-19.

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@SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus Herewith, “CATS: The Butthole Cut”, which also contains nipples…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oT

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Fri plan, addendum: I was planning to watch the 1000 session at @USSC but I’ll have to watch the replay.

“The role..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gy

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Fri plan, an outline: Administrivia; 1100 back maintenance, Darlinghurst; figure out what to write about; errands;..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SV

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@Kim_Prince Your iguana needs to suck it up and adapt to the modern world.

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markhumphries Australians under 35 are the only age group to experience a decrease in income over the last decade. For more, here..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…br

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I guess this chart applies to the US, since the bloke what did it is in DC and Americans always forget there’s plac..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CU

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“Let me know what you think!” Well it’s not the best offer I’ve received this morning. pic.twitter.com/wZg5PzU3nT

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SixthTone A restaurant owner in Shanxi province skillfully helped a fruit vendor scoop a truckload of scattered apples out of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xl

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I’m quite looking forward to Sydney’s weather today. pic.twitter.com/Wyj1tZ06kv

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For a modest fee you can watch me do things to a salmon in the comfort of your own home. twitter.com/highlyeclectic…

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Friday. If you have too many objects on your desk you should remove all of them that begin with a vowel. Friday.

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