Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 2020

It’s a shame, really, because DFAT reports to one of the very few Australian government ministers who can count to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dp

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I’d have expected a lot better from DFAT. Not Home Affairs, obviously, but DFAT has traditionally had a semblance of competence.

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Well at least DFAT tried to “recall” the email, except of course that’s not an actual thing*, so bonus points for t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fY

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“No other personal information,” except the fact that they’re stranded overseas and considered “vulnerable” so yeah..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ID

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I can feel weird at first but eventually you’ll get to like it. twitter.com/JohnBirmingham…

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susie_dent Should you need it, ‘mubble-fubbles’ is a 16th-century term for a feeling of despondency and a sense of impending doom.

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Beautiful work here on the Australian government’s economic management. youtu.be/8qj83LE2Mpw pic.twitter.com/kxI3g7SkdE

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@AuthoryApp Also, if you’d like to try Authory use this link for a free trial ‘cos if three of you sign up I get a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yp

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Agreed. @AuthoryApp is excellent. Which reminds me, I have to mention a little thing that would improve the archivi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LD

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markhumphries After four years of this crap, I just realised how refreshing it was to hear someone tell Trump to shut up to his face.

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Apparently I can now identify a C-130J by sound alone, as I can the civilian AW139 helicopter used for rescue and a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yw

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Very good words from Senator Lambie here. I wish there was just a link to a web page I could read it on. twitter.com/JacquiLambie/s…

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@dobes @cameronwilson @rohan_p I can’t wait for their stand-off with the FBI outside their compound in Wyoming or somewhere.

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@dobes @cameronwilson @rohan_p And yet it has worked. The numbers for belief in at least part of this are astounding. As you know.

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IAMKEVBISH Mood…. pic.twitter.com/uSKqSHryfa

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lindsey “Men equal women in computing skill, but are overconfident” twitter.com/ConversationUS…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Oh hello. Welcome back. :) I’m glad we had something inspirational to greet you.

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marquelawyers Yes, it’s been 7 days since Alan Tudge’s conduct was declared criminal by the Federal Court and he is still a minister.

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Wed plan, an update: Things are much clearer than this morning, which is nice. I’ll have a quiet evening tonight be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ga

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MikeCarlton01 Brennan was Obama’s CIA Director… twitter.com/JohnBrennan/st…

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@GordyPls @mark_barbs Well yes, that is a clearer way of explaining the complexity of it all. Still, the kid is 17y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…R8

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“Eric also affirmed that he is not bisexual.” Not that I care either way. But it’s obviously important to him.

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@mark_barbs @GordyPls Maybe I’ll throw that into my podcast with @FrKarlSinclair next week.

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@mark_barbs @GordyPls Lol. If “the Bible gives clear rights and wrongs” in this guy’s head then he’s failed to noti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k7

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developerjack I actually paused in my tracks reading this to just comprehend the sheer morbid truth of it. twitter.com/tveastman/stat…

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@garystark @rwerkh Let’s not do this. [Rolls eyes.]

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GordyPls I suspect a great deal is very hard for you to see, and I have an unkind suggestion as to why. twitter.com/snakeytroy/sta…

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PPantsdown Amazed that the tweet stayed up for so long pic.twitter.com/AIhqGQHNd6

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@garystark Maybe, maybe not, but at least you could have a cup of tea.

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“Deputy PM insists” is hardly reassuring. You might as well ask a tea kettle what’s going on. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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NSWHealth Have symptoms? Get tested immediately and self-isolate.

It’s important you travel directly to and from th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dI

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@Aitch_El @EGirl76 There’s only so much room in my old brain. :)

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@Aitch_El @EGirl76 I’ll admit I haven’t followed the stories of transmission paths in much detail because I’m not s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SF

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dobes I wonder where the UK got that idea from? 🤔 twitter.com/cliodiaspora/s…

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@Aitch_El @EGirl76 That’s usually how it happens. :)

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@EGirl76 @Aitch_El I’m afraid that so very frequently when people say “the media didn’t cover it” or “they weren’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9O

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@EGirl76 @Aitch_El So yeah he was challenged virtually ever time he claimed it. Including this time found after ten..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ks

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tongbingxue Anna May Wong, Hollywood’s first Chinese-American star in films , in a publicity still for Daughter of the Dragon (..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jh

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voltagex Do I know anyone (Australia, preferably NSW based) who could give this old National Panasonic RF2800B radio a once..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8M

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JadeMacmillan1 “If you’re on your surfboard, you’re unemployed, you’re on the coast and you really want to improve yourself and he..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9W

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JadeMacmillan1 Deputy PM Michael McCormack on why Australians should think about working as fruit pickers, including the chance fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YZ

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Politics_Polls Who won tonight’s debate?

Biden 51% (+11)
Trump 39%

@DataProgress, Among Debate Watchers

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CSIRO Marge! The rains are ‘ere! 🌧️

@BOM_au confirmed that La Niña has formed in the tropical Pacific. It’s likely to re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bb

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“At least there’s a robot sex expert for the end of the world,” writes @JohnBirmingham aliensideboob.substack.com/p/at-least-the… This..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1O

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ProjectLincoln Don’t use the word “smart” pic.twitter.com/d5yl9LUBjT

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@DavidFeng Good luck with the processes going well. All is strange out there.

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@DavidFeng Somehow I survived. But it was a remarkable event.

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@DavidFeng It was bad enough starting at 11am.

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@oberonsghost @purserj @dobes “‘People have come to us but they think it’s highly amusing, we haven’t had one compl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xb

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It’s not “breaking”. It happened in March. twitter.com/smh/status/131…

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OK, I need a bit of a lie-down now. That was exhausting. Meanwhile the Proud Boys have already adopted the slogan…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cY

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So, I watched all of the Debate, which means there’s clearly something wrong with me. If you’d like to contribute t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…85

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This is pretty much it, though I do want to know more about the cows. twitter.com/domknight/stat…

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passantino The headline on CNN.com pic.twitter.com/bov2hueSva

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sniff_off Drug dog at Sutherland station, 11AM

We are in the middle of a global pandemic and Gladys is still wasting taxpaye..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eK

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JOE BIDEN WANTS TO TAKE OUT THE COWS! (Says Trump.)

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Thank you for your service, General. (And I’m not even an American.) twitter.com/GenMhayden/sta…

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bitcoin_txt Bitcoin And Blockchain Are The ‘Future’ Of Twitter, CEO Jack Dorsey Reveals

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@Beaker Just give them some ketamine and pretend none of this ever happened.

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jason_a_w He’s talking about me. I am the Sheriff of Portland. I support President Trump. twitter.com/karinapdx/stat…

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@spiceyweiner13 See the very next tweet in the thread.

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There’s 40 minutes left. This is all a very special kind of magic.

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@edbott Clearly my knowledge of boxing is incomplete, at least when compared with prison showers.

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@jpwarren An excellent quantum of advice.

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For people outside the US, a “rope-a-dope strategy” sounds like something that happens in prison showers. twitter.com/edbott/status/…

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Here’s another mid-debate tweet from just a few minutes ago, 1136 AEST. pic.twitter.com/gdoW4Uk2pG

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Meanwhile a press release received just now: “Researchers develop world’s most efficient quantum-safe and privacy-p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LK

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@jeamland Turpentine. Brake fluid. Any of these things.

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Insulin was so cheap, “as cheap as water”, that it was destroying families, according to Trump. Which is a curious claim.

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@dr_shorthair @jpwarren I have never heard of this thing until now, sorry.

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I’ll just put this screenshot here, taken before the Debate even begins. pic.twitter.com/i9vtqYrqhj

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NathanaelB Dear Google, what is today going to be like on the Twitter? pic.twitter.com/jKrmfUSWmE

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Why am I even watching this? Do I really hate myself this much?

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Loving the opening vibe of the @abcnews Presidential Debate coverage. Same jolly excited feel as the lead-up to the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lp

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malelibrarian Listening to this old couple argue because he doesn’t want to wear his mask into the coffee shop and she hits him w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1f

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This is a better version of the weather forecast. Much more accurate. pic.twitter.com/hgPEMZ5Gxn

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My point is that you don’t need to waste time asking the PM about these ships, because he won’t admit to lying. You..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SM

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Journalists, you don’t need a source to tell you about shipping movements. It’s public accessible data right there..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kA

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Indeed, there’s currently eight container ships at the wharves there, plus two others. The little the dots are the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vw

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… you can just stick your head out the window, or look on the screen, and see that the PM did indeed completely i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TA

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This is an important thread to read, I think, on the reportage of this maritime labour dispute. But as Mr Pascoe sa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nc

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Wed plan, supplemental: I didn’t get to record the podcast with @FrKarlSinclair yesterday, and he’s now well busy f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KV

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Wed plan: Since yesterday was a compete write-off with me sleeping all day, today will be an easy-paced tidy-up for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ir

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Pinboard Coronary infarction twitter.com/jbarro/status/…

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MatthewBevan Debate less than an hour away twitter.com/profpcdoherty/…

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cathywilcox1 Feeling tired?
My ⁦⁦@smh@theage cartoon. pic.twitter.com/QIfeY9s3Ce

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Tupp_Ed Hi!
I am looking to speak to people- broadcasters, producers, executives, listeners and viewers- on the topic of pu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p1

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@jpwarren @Tupp_Ed @GreenJ Oh ta. I am too much of a ratbag to have a coherent opinion, but it’s good to know about.

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@GordyPls This is true, though the regional variations mean you can claim many things are “authentic”. :)nParticula..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vw

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@GordyPls My pleasure, and glad you liked it. As I think the ‘Pedia said, it’s a pretty standard breakfast or lunch dish.

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It’s a grey day in the Blue Mountains today. pic.twitter.com/J6e48aJmfI

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Wednesday. There’s a good chance it won’t be sufficiently stretchy when the time comes. Wednesday.

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quakerraina We’ve entered this stage of dystopia pic.twitter.com/2O6ZcWOTAu

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GrogsGamut What the hell is this pic.twitter.com/xwZkWEUeMh

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Pseudo_Isidore This has to be the best picture of a giraffe I have ever seen (from this blog post hab.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/en/blog/blog-p…
by..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a8

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@expectproblems Only if you take a very narrow-minded view of the assignment.

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“159 No longer used — formerly Will,” as in the psychological concept. Sure. I can do this.twitter.com/richterscale/s…9

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2 Hours Of Squid To Relax/Study/Work To | Lofi Hip Hop | Monterey Bay Aquarium Krill Waves Radio youtube.com/watch?v=J2UyOT…

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“The show centred on fictionalised versions of Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun, who live together in suburban bliss, unt..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i2

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@daniels_den @thetowncrier Also Michael McCormack, who has a different job these days.

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thetowncrier This came up in my YouTube feed again and given it’s probably the greatest moment in Australian television ever I t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DL

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Wondering how many people know about “Heil Honey I’m Home!” youtube.com/watch?v=qWjCkc…

“Sitcom about Hitler and Eva B..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eY

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sebchan Another distraction from the world -> remarkable fully documented and explained source code of the BBC Micro versio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LR

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NickFeik Stand down, everyone. He’s “disappointed” and “it won’t happen again”. thenewdaily.com.au/news/2020/09/2…

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@johnb78 @DrRhysPockett Watch what you say. They’re cousins of mine.

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@SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Yeah it’s put me off watching any more slightly, but if the Chinatown visit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kP

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US: 4% of the world’s population, 20% of the world’s COVID-19 deaths. And counting. twitter.com/AJEnglish/stat…

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tortoise Would you trust an algorithm to make a fairer shortlist for a job vacancy than a human?

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Last night I watched “Uncle Roger get Makeover” and I’m not sure how I feel about it. youtube.com/watch?v=3vf2qM…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Te

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@dobes Just the first episode, which was a “Trump, Inc” promo too.

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Mate, they’re not “responsible” reforms just because you’ve put that word in there. Just like “sustainable” and “pa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sh

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@baxters Yep, classic spider bite scenario. I got one retrieving an object from under the bed.

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If you need a new podcast, “Blindspot: The Road to 9/11” wnycstudios.org/podcasts/blind…

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@baxters More seriously, yeah, it could be a wasp or a great big ant or some such. I’m just used to black house spider bites.

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@baxters Looks very spidery. If it was indoors or unknown, chances are it was a generic black house spider. There’s several species.

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RAF_Luton BREAKING: War boat HMS Sunderland has deployed from to Newcastle to assist local authorities enforce..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0o

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Stephen_J_Grey @MagdaSzubanski @MadFckingWitch Data shows you can have low deaths and low impact on economy or high deaths and hig..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ht

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@jonoabroad You just kind of visualise it in your mind and see how much you remember.

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@GordyPls How did your pad kra pao go the other night?

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Crikey is looking for a “visual satirist” to join the team. crikey.com.au/2020/09/29/imp…

“You may be a cartoonist, coll..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4f

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teambuild3r I’ve found the perfect mask pic.twitter.com/K3kZTZxn9n

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bastardsheep That’s fine. It’s only when it’s in an Aldi bag that it’s wrong. Isn’t it? twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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@dobes @purserj @ApostrophePong But for some reason @DailyMirror has illustrated a story about African grey parrots..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8u

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@dobes @purserj @ApostrophePong “Steve Nichols, chief executive of Lincolnshire Wildlife Park, said the five Africa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y2

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Always amused that Foxconn (and probably the other two but I can’t be bothered checking) supplies a vast range of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ko

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@dynamiccyops “If you don’t read,” let the lazy pricks suffer. :) They need to learn that not everything is The America.

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@Gippycath The smaller banks seem to be able to make this stuff happen faster, yes.

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“Telstra takes wraps off 5G fixed wireless service,” and other broadband cost and speed factoids, by @dobes zdnet.com/article/telstr…

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@Gippycath Up is a Bendigo subsidiary, I am told. :)

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“WA government to establish whole-of-government cybersecurity centre” by @achanthadavong zdnet.com/article/wa-gov…

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@newzedland @JustJimWillDo Hey if the bank’s happy I’m happy. They wear any loss. :)

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Australian birds, explained. Ping @ApostrophePong. Also, poor kid, but we all had to learn too. twitter.com/SuperCroup/sta…

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@LapTop006 Also, Westpac is too busy doing crimes.

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@JustJimWillDo Interesting. Westpac asks you to log into into internet baking or your app and punch in the CVV code.

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@LapTop006 Also I’m with Westpac and I’d have been told about this.

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@LapTop006 Ditto. This is a smaller non-Sydney bank which for some reason doesn’t Express Post new cards.

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@terencehuynh The branding was always the problem, yes.

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LAZY BANK QUESTION: The other day an Australian bank said they activate card numbers the moment they open the accou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jq

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Birdyword Frankly the only things that have stopped Attenborough Animal Fight Club from happening are the institutional cowar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iQ

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“QAnon leaders look to rebrand after tech crack downs” nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news…

Fabulous lede in the screenshot. In..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cv

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GooseInfosec HONK

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