Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 24th, 2020

@MichaelH_PhD @femulla @GreenJ Au contraire, a lot of swinging in Canberra.

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Pundamentalism Disappointing they went with this headline rather than: “NOW IS THE SUMMER OF THIS-C***’S-TENT” pic.twitter.com/wfh4ipf4qF

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@GreenJ A mid-century bushy treasure? So like Germaine Greer? (I’m going to get complaints aren’t I.)

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@s3_gunzel @johnb78 All this was done in the NIF upgrades, surely?

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@juhasaarinen @grenow @darrenpauli @zdnetaustralia We’re 850m above sea level so the air pressure is a lot lower. Should be right.

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markhumphries Jokes about Kim Jong Un’s supposed death are in poor taste. Imagine if it was your murderous dictator who’d died several times.

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@johnb78 @s3_gunzel Anyway that’s all done. Some good work too, even with the bushfire damage and the Leura washout.

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@juhasaarinen @darrenpauli @zdnetaustralia No the laundry was done. It’s my greatest achievement for today. And wit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mj

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As usual, further alleged plans and some recommendations may be found in the Weekly Wrap, along with a small podcas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zS

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Mon plan, remainder: Noodles; complaining; try not to freeze to death. I’ll write for @zdnetaustralia, probably. It..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s0

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@twcau He’s in the upper house.

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@Davelennonabc Well anything that’s actually funny would do that.

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@juhasaarinen @R_Chirgwin Fortunately that bullshit animal known as the quokka only exists in Western Australia.

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@JustJimWillDo @SuperCroup I have seen such a thing as Breakfast Gin but I am advised the one on Dan’s website is t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1H

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@techoglot And now we’re even on the embarrassing typo count.

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@techoglot Well if you had to hand around the Toorak Burnside Bowling Club you’d be cranky too.

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I for one welcome our new corella overlords, @dobes @purserj. Bonus points for the pole dance at the end. twitter.com/DougalWallace/…

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glengyron A place where nobody dared to go
The love that we came to know
They call it Xanadu
And now, open your eyes and see..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xX

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RT [PROTECTED]: “Look, your Mum and I love each other very much. She hopes you will respect me, your new Step-Dad…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tD

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@Rhys_Needham I feel like he should run into Michael Caine in episode two.

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Yes, Petal, that’s why it’s called “dogging”. [Rolls eyes.] twitter.com/jmj/status/129…

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REMINDER: Do not watch The Bad Program.

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MatthewBevan Just heard 4yo shout from the other room “I’ve got a KNIFE and I’m coming to CUT your BABY!”

Anyway I’m busy I’m s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…94

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BetootaAdvocate Scotty From Marketing Whips Up A Zesty Sri Lankan Curry From Cook Book Left Behind In Biloela:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EM

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Earthlings’ first Space Crime. twitter.com/FXMC1957/statu…

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@Rhys_Needham I can see that suit as 1950s too, yes, but those shirt lapels?

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@R_Chirgwin @juhasaarinen Yes, also 6C above average. Quite remarkable.

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@dobes @purserj Magnificent! There’s so many good jerkbird nesting trees in Callan park too.

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Gosh, such a serious 1970s gangster mood. twitter.com/katinacurtis/s…

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glynmoody “Hong Kong buyers have climbed a notch to become the fifth largest foreign investors in central London in the past..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wN

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… I would like to create a collection. Merely for posterity, obviously, not any sort of personal reason. Please d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d9

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I think Ms Maiden has a very good point here, so obviously…

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samanthamaiden Can all the MPs posting grim photos of themselves with little laptops and chairs in empty offices for remote Parlia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q9

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duckmaus Imagine thinking so little of your husband that even showing unedited footage of him speaking his own words strikes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ol

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kels_316 the british have never confronted the fact that it wasn’t their ‘stoicism’ that saved them in WW2 but Europeans, Ru..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ag

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Having a bit of a sook now.

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@Gin_ev_ra I don’t think America has rules like that. At least not consistently.

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@franksting [Nods] Which in a may makes it all more alarming because that where there’s going to be concentrations..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mb

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Thank the gods I’ve already booked a couple days down in Sydney to thaw out. Sydney has a warm and sunny weekend pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…en

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I wonder which out of Australia’s polymer money and America’s whatever the fuck it is shitty paper money holds live coronavirus the longest.

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The whole NE conurbation of Boston / New York / Philadelphia / Washington is under-represented. (Compare with Chica..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wc

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I shouldn’t have to tell you where Las Vegas is, right?

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What’s most interesting for me here are the bits of the map that aren’t just a population density map. Los Angeles,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KU

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datansw We have updated the COVID-19 locations dataset to make it easier to re-use. The updated table provides geolocation..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lI

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NewtonMark Very selective version of “full responsibility,” though. twitter.com/JoshButler/sta…

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“Attorney General Christian Porter failed to disclose his use of controversial National Security Information (NSI)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DU

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DrBenjaminJones Those who argue we should not change our flag because of its long history really should be calling for the Red Ensi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kY

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@jonkudelka So you’d trust what he says? Er, what I say? What they say?

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JimothyBurg1ary this is a meme from an AI generator and it’s more clever than anything ive ever wrote pic.twitter.com/QTORjG4iVt

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@mjfly1 Thanks, Mark. Most kind. And if all continues to plan, there’s probably going to be an update before the en..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hn

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Australia’s greatest modern tale of espionage and dodgy fashion. twitter.com/bengrubb/statu…

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Qldaah “Boats,” came a soft, unidentified voice from up the back. twitter.com/katinacurtis/s…

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@dobes @sexenheimer How dare you! She didn’t swear even once!

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OK I am definitely having a lie-down now. I’d be grateful if someone would prevent @jonkudelka from sawing me in ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kt

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BetteMidler “If you had a choice to come back in the next life as a urinal cake in Port Authority or look exactly like Donald T..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uq

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The “bear pit” of NSW Parliament needs to have actual bears released into it.

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Has anyone asked what Elizabeth Farrelly thinks?

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axios BREAKING: Kellyanne Conway announced tonight she’s stepping down from her position as counselor to President Trump..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JK

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I think I need a bit of a lie-down now. I think the stupid is infecting me through the internet somehow.

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Number of rooftop seats on existing Sydney Ferries RiverCat and HarbourCat vessels: 0.

Number of rooftop seats on..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1L

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dippizuka that is definitely two things to connect in the one headline twitter.com/FOTPNews/statu…

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What is it about NSW that in every political party the branches in this state are the worst?

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Forget COVID-19. Someone needs to flush out the brain worm infections from Sussex Street.

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Wait until they find out that ALL THE OTHER FERRIES have to bring people inside in rough weather. And there’s more..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iS

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That Sydney Ferries story in the SMH is such a stupid beat-up.

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abclandline A reminder of Australia’s extreme climate! 😮

These photos were taken over eight months in Central West New South W..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cx

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

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Drumboy44DWS The smallest active-duty vessel (mini tug) of the United States Navy. pic.twitter.com/r9dIyucdF3

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steve_vladeck “What that means is if … 100 people who are sick with covid-19, 35 would have been saved because of the administr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4f

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@damienmillar Yeah we’re probably at that stage… :(

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@damienmillar So if a Task Force trumps a Petition, what trumps a Task Force?

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stuartpstevens I find this entirely plausible. twitter.com/rickklein/stat…

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“Germany is set to trial a Universal Basic Income scheme” themandarin.com.au/138043-germany…

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OK, adding “10 rats” to this thread on new units of measurement. However I’ll have to re-do much of this thread aft..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xo

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A task force! A task force! “The government has established a Creative Economy Taskforce to help implement the $250..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…py

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“Revised Australian Security Intelligence Organisation [ASIO] Minister’s Guidelines have an inadequate amount of in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lj

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New from @ASPI_ICPC: “#6: Pro-Russian vaccine politics drives new disinformation narratives” aspi.org.au/report/covid-1…

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@snipeyhead [Nods] My experience is that the glossy paint like that always flakes off no matter what you do.

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “Spying in the age of coronavirus” pca.st/ccdnh37q

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@snipeyhead This sounds like a very busy Sunday to me. Bravo!

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@MacqDictionary (Now waiting for @MacqDictionary to tell me to go find some citations, which is only fair.)

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To be fair, it’s quite a good marching song. twitter.com/juhasaarinen/s…

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Hey @MacqDictionary, without buying into this horror from NPR, you’re missue emu (or EMU) for “electric multiple un..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tG

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@dobes @tfswebb No, of course not. Macquarie has: /ˈimju/ (say ‘eemyooh). OED has: Brit. /ˈiːmjuː/, U.S. /ˈim(j)u/. pic.twitter.com/NWnWyn58fZ

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@upulie And then we have cuttlefish.

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Can Victoria get it done in three more weeks?” pca.st/pa73dgv7

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techreview An estimated 19 million people in the US use WeChat daily. Now, these 19 million users—representing families, frien.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LLv

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@jetztgibtshaue @SnarkyPlatypus Well that’s cheered me up. I might tell a certain chef on Thursday, because it’s ti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yO

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@LexPlans @jodiem Oh well, I’ve put the laundry on, which by your reckoning means it’s cocktail time.

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anintegralstate It has always been the case. Paying people without a job enough to live on does not encourage them not to work, it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ks

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Bugcrowd Last chance to get in on the @SecCodeWarrior Tournament! Closes in 3 hours! bgcd.co/SCW-Tournament

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Snow on a bushfire-ravaged forest. Australia is truly remarkable. twitter.com/scottyimhoff/s…

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@jodiem @LexPlans There’s a lot of it about. :(

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@JolimontOtter This is a very good question. I shall make enquiries.

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AuthorDelaneyW @KillerMartinis I was teaching 6th grade and one of the boys stayed after class to ask a question. He thought for a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6H

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stilgherrian I see that @johnaugust from Pirate Party Australia is doing a thing on Monday on Australia’s intellectual property..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PF

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reselsnark Americans unable to accept that they ever might be wrong - part seventy billion twitter.com/stu_rush/statu…

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nils_gilman I hate anti-vaxxers with the white hot heat of a thousand dying suns, but honestly, what sane person would take a v..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0p

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jonathanvswan According to two sources in the Monday meeting, Peter Navarro had aggressively confronted FDA officials, saying, “Y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0n

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As usual, further alleged plans and some recommendations may be found in the Weekly Wrap, along with a small podcas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gp

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Mon plan, in no particular order: Laundry; write for @zdnetaustralia; make curry; reading; planning; organising; complaining.

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@Jayne13 Wildebeest are such prima donnas.

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To be fair, though, wildebeest and caribou hardly fly at all. twitter.com/EuanRitchie1/s…

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NewtonMark Suddenly, almost without warning, the scales fell away and he realized the purpose of modern political debate. twitter.com/JohnRHewson/st…

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ChrChristensen I’m no political scientist, but if you have 12 “key speakers” at your convention, and 6 of them have the same last..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uw

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This Blue Mountains weather forecast looks more enticing than it’s likely to be, in my opinion. pic.twitter.com/NXsiFsuISF

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Monday. Amuse your workmates by making a variety of animal noises. Monday.

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