Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 25th, 2020

dannolan Couldn’t even get a fucking softball interview from a war criminal what’s the abc for apart from convincing baby bo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VE

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@jspath55 I keep forgetting that “spruik” is distinctly Australian (though not unique to this silly place).

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One thing I always appreciate about my time at the ABC is the training in how to quickly script commentary that ste..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KR

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I mean, given the ridiculous shit Pete Evans has been saying and redistributing lately, it’s not an unrealistic scenario.

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Australia’s robust defamation laws prevent me from saying anything more than this claim has been made and that my p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y6

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danldixon I am obsessed with the guy at the RNC roll call who said ‘Donald John President’ pic.twitter.com/ojVESe6oQ8

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dannolan what the fuck pic.twitter.com/AZxPdfVVHr

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stilgherrian Actually, let me emphasise this. 60% of Australians surveyed support the compulsory use of a tracking bracelet for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xU

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jjmacnab Almost 50 North Texans Drank Bleach This Month, Poison Center Warns ‘Stop, It Won’t Cure COVID’ – CBS Dallas / Forttwitter.com/i/web/status/1…UAvv

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“Federal Court finds border closures safest way to protect public health in Clive Palmer case” theconversation.com/federal-court-…

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Now playing: Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major BWV 1066 - Sato | Netherlands Bach Society youtube.com/watch?v=DquhZc…

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RealSardonicus Scotch Tape:Trims Fringes… pic.twitter.com/2NxmSjhI3t

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This is an excellent overview, though maybe for some it skims some early details that might be helpful. I can’t say..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N3

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“Two Thailands: Clashing Political Orders and Entrenched Polarization” carnegieendowment.org/2020/08/18/two…

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@spiceyweiner13 Yeah there’s requirements for sanitising rooms after each occupant are pretty strict.

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@JamarzOnMarz My pleasure, mate. I’m so glad you’re getting some support. No one should have to put up with this bullshit.

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@IanColdwater @thegrugq Doesn’t it just! The timing is a bit grim for Australia but hey we can timeshift.

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@kcarruthers @SMinney @SnarkyPlatypus Pretty much. And of course I’m old enough to remember when every farmer’s ref..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…of

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@AuthoryApp Oops, I still need to customise the image for the Twitter card. I probably won’t use the one on my webs..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dm

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@AuthoryApp If anyone wants to give it a go, here’s a referral link for one month free trial (normally 14 days). authory.com/Stilgherrian/i…

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I’m slowly building an archive of all my writing at @AuthoryApp and I continue to be impressed with the flexibility..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3D

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@kcarruthers @SnarkyPlatypus Oddly enough the ASX announcing doesn’t use the phrase “misogynistic arseholes”.

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Apparently there was a board coup at AMP on the weekend lol. asx.com.au/asxpdf/2020082… (PDF) @kcarruthers @SnarkyPlatypus

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“Sydney Travelodge hotel removed from coronavirus quarantine program after police audit” abc.net.au/news/2020-08-2…

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OrkneyLibrary Happy 90th Birthday to Sean Connery - the star of one of our favourite ever Orkney Library photos 🎂..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mv

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This looks fun: The next @USSC monthly election watch panel includes a chap called Mark Textor and Zoe Daliel. Fri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3T

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@Sam_Hickey It’s quite horrible. All the Katoomba venues are full of boomers who couldn’t afford a Harley playing u..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ke

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Pollytics Mosman Mums for Maroochydore Holidays is not an unexpected cohort to see online arguing about the need to open Qld..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4F

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This looks interesting next week. “Disclosure is an experimental security event that aims to bring together bleedin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HD

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PissLovely @Brainmage My friend and i came to the realisation that the lyrics to hurt by nine inch nails can be sung perfectly..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wT

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I’m very pleased to see that @JamarzOnMarz has got 20,000+ signatures on his petition “Stop Independent schools res..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3b

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@Sarah_Alice_X Come come, you can read the actual article to find out that.

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jpwarren “In the beginning, we angered the sand pixies by shooting electricity at them so they would do our thinking for us…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vr

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jpwarren I am reaching the stage of my career where “explain how technology X works” involves stories about various angry pi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…83

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A follow-up to this AI-beats-fighter-pilot stuff: “Navy F/A-18 Squadron Commander’s Take On AI Repeatedly Beating R..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HV

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RevDaniel I get blocked a lot by people who message me. pic.twitter.com/by9uiWOnw0

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And there’s still some C-130J flying to be done today apparently. pic.twitter.com/coeZx7FLPz

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@swearyanthony @johnb78 @28481k @MichaelH_PhD Actually everyone should read this: “Are Generational Categories Mean..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9F

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Tue plan, a progress report: I didn’t get to the writing, but I got closer to doing it than at any time in the prev..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qr

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abcmelbourne 🚨 WE HAVE AN EGG! 🚨

Turns out ’s favourite Peregrine Falcons love their restored box so much that this m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gl

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@swearyanthony @johnb78 @28481k @MichaelH_PhD Interesting. I’ll read it later, but if you want a related rabbit-hol..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pY

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@damana The guy on the left certainly hasn’t, despite his delightful inflatable orca*.

* Not a euphemism.

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@dobes @rohan_p Their technique still has room for improvement.

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There’s definitely some science involved here. twitter.com/sexenheimer/st…

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@dobes @rohan_p It’s not quite up to feral pig standards but I daresay it’ll bring out some of the loopier “kill al..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ux

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@Sam_Hickey There’s also some key events, like the Ukulele Festival and Midwinter etc, but then only for the specif..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5B

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@JustJimWillDo His were a tad more symmetrical, but yes.

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jonkudelka Henceforth all Australians are required to pronounce USA as ‘oosah’ until the emoo situation improves.

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@oberonsghost I’m looking forward to the weekend.

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@Sam_Hickey It’s highly dependent on the weather, but yeah with a sunny weekend it’ll be whatever level of busy is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oB

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I see that the Royal Australian Navy has decided it’s a nice day for some helicoptering. pic.twitter.com/EdOt8HVrw2

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@R_Chirgwin Here’s another good description. Wonga Pigeon (Leucosarcia melanoleuca). australian.museum/learn/animals/… They are idiots.

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Attn: @R_Chirgwin. I should probably mention that a wonga pigeon spending so much time close to the house is an unu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XU

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This is a terrible much-enlarged phone photo, but I need to remind you all of the shape of a wonga pigeon…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y1

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@bastardsheep I see this has already been dealt with. Yes, a butt is quite an ancient thing to full with wine.

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “Why coronavirus could mean fewer nurses” pca.st/duvj4kfl

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “What lessons have NSW and Queensland learned from Victoria?” pca.st/9m1d3hut

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@JodiMcKayMP @deejayqf @GladysB Lol are you still going with the “trains don’t fit” beat-up? And all this sookage a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…A2

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@ksyd2015 @trentyarwood As someone who reads a lot of polling I can assure you that there’s nothing at all unusual about this result.

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@trib It’s all so depressing.

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petercrouch I’m not sure who this man is or where this vid has come from but he’s made my day 😂😂

Gets better with every view 😭 pic.twitter.com/cJQV9Xcg7i

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There used to be a question about how likely it was that you or a close relative would get COVID-19, but that wasn’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w3

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Of course, most of these people would believe that COVID-19 is something that happens to those horrible people over..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…68

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Actually, let me emphasise this. 60% of Australians surveyed support the compulsory use of a tracking bracelet for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xU

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@joneaves That’s pretty normal, though most people normally don’t admit to not knowing.

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And that’s all the Essential polling for today. They’re always at essentialvision.com.au/category/essen… and you can subscribe for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JE

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Onto other matters, GAS PIPELINES! “Q. To what extent do you support or oppose the use of taxpayer money to fund a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dJ

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“Q. To what extent are you concerned about the threat of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in Australia?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QC

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Note that we’re pretty keen on the ol’ ankle bracelets. pic.twitter.com/Ga3Ot4hQCV

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CLOSE THE BORDERS! “Q. To what extent would you support or oppose the following measures to limit the spread of Cov..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yj

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“Q. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about the recent Covid-19 outbreaks and s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HK

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“Q. As far as you are aware, who is responsible for regulation and funding of private aged care facilities?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GQ

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LET’S BLAME SOMONE! “Q. In your opinion, who is most responsible for the recent Covid-19 outbreaks and spread of th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…te

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“Q. How would you rate your state government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?” There’s separate data for Victor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TG

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“Participants’ rating of the Federal Government’s handling of the crisis slips again this week, with 61% rating the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P9

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HEY KIDS! It’s that kind of Tuesday so there’s new Essential polling. Let’s see what we can find. Remember, the dat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6r

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@girlgerms @_DaveKnowles That’s never going to be fixable though.

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@_DaveKnowles @girlgerms Yeah I hear that having a day job helps.

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PPantsdown Lyle “Pool Boy” Shelton has deleted all of his fawning Jerry Falwell tweets from the last 4 years. SO much admin to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wh

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@jpwarren @_DaveKnowles @girlgerms I’m digging out links to my old material for my @authory account and found this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oi

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@girlgerms @_DaveKnowles This is why people make such good money as speakers telling people basically the same thin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MB

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@dobes @voltagex @NewtonMark @expectproblems @rohan_p Sigh. Think it through, Chris. Compressed air is an oxidant…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Q5

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@natecochrane Well yes, the other side of the coin is where collecting the data is the entire point. Sigh.

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@_DaveKnowles @girlgerms Obviously I am shocked and surprised to hear this. Shocked, I tell you. Also, surprised. (..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Aa

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@TimWattsMP Exactly. And if you find yourself grinding your teeth then munch on a blockchain.

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@juhasaarinen @darrenpauli Can’t I just cover him in honey and roll him across the floor?

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You should chew on it, wait 45 minutes, then sit back to watch all the sparkly unicorns at play. twitter.com/TimWattsMP/sta…

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Floss your teeth. Wipe your arse properly after taking a shit. Wash your hands.

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Also, don’t collect all that fuckin’ personal data in the first place. You’ll never get around to using it all in a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ay

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Also, the answer is always the same: Do the ASD Essential Eight or your local equivalent, build and test backup sys..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nz

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Dear Cyber Tech PR People, no one wants yet another story on how COVID-19 has affected cybersecurity. Nothing has c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jr

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@JolimontOtter Alas that has to remain quite a way down my priority list for now.

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jayrosen_nyu A @politico writer was baffled by the question, so he asked Republicans in a position to know: What does the party..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1r

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That thing where you drop a glass and it explodes into a cloud of The Needles of Death. That’s a 5mm grid. pic.twitter.com/3LlvIG1maf

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Regular listeners to my terrible podcast will also know that I’ve been telling this joke a long time, and getting m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tf

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Tue plan, the actual plan: A slow but gently accelerating start until I find myself sufficiently motivated to write..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nh

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Tue plan, the background: I had another night of seriously weird dreams last night, and I’m still clearing them fro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zU

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I’m guessing it could be quite a busy weekend in the Mountains, at least for the Quarantimes.

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It’s quite a sunny week in the Blue Mountains. If you don’t mind the chilly dawns then it’s a lovely time for every..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mv

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@oberonsghost I was wondering, as I typed that tweet, whether anyone even remembers that thing called “lawn”. But I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rb

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Tuesday. The string must be cut, but the dog is made of lawn. Tuesday.

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