Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 13th, 2020

@JustJimWillDo @_midofo_ I don’t even want to think about it this much.

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@dobes And the first 45 seconds are already quite wrong.

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Hey @dobes!

Frankie Boyle’s New World Order S4 E1. Sep 2020. Sara Pascoe, Miles Jupp, Sophie Duker, Guz Khan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w1

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“Chinese investment in Australia nosedives as distrust between two countries grows” abc.net.au/news/2020-09-1…

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LondonerAlex Ultimately, Bitcoin, along with most of the rest of the cryptocurrency scene, is a Ponzi scheme in which the ultima..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lq

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frankieboyle Twitter still the top site for being accused of cowardice by people pretending to be a cartoon character

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@maetl @juhasaarinen Lol today is not the 14th. They’ve broken the embargo.

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@jetztgibtshaue @NewtonMark @patstokes Deep fake video technology is getting cheaper by the day.

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@jonoabroad Also I must find his 2019 Edinburgh set because apparently he won award(s).

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@developerjack The whole furry angle needs to be explored here, yes.

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@jonoabroad I like the one where he’s trying out his jokes on his father.

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@NewtonMark @patstokes This, Mark, is what we call a failure of imagination.

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@jonoabroad Uncle Roger is a wonderful character. But check his Sheep Tunnel for work as himself too. Also comedy.co.uk/people/nigel_n….

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@skwashd Depends what you’re prepared to write and for how little money.

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@patstokes Wow the genre is coming together faster than I though!

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Maybe I should write some John Barilaro porn.

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@johnmcternan Well, since I rewatched “The Thick of It” across the weekend maybe it’ll be a good chaser. Also the o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WE

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Retweeting this for those who haven’t seen it. twitter.com/MrNigelNg/stat…

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JustJimWillDo I had been wondering about this.

Why you don’t see crocodiles in an orchestra. pic.twitter.com/hfozEdC3lp

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Yes, this book is actually called “RED TORY: My Corbyn Chemsex Hell” and I think even I am going to have trouble wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IP

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FXMC1957 USA No.1 on this day in 1986: Bananarama - Venus youtu.be/d4-1ASpdT1Y via @YouTube

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@Colgo It’s not that bad, surely? (Don’t call me, etc.)

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riffwithbiff Sure, sex is good, but have you ever taken a catch in the crowd while wearing a pair of aviators and sucking back a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hu

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SuperCroup John Avocado’s Ab Fab theory: Patsy doesn’t exist and is just a manifestation of Saffy’s imagination that allows he..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P0

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@christopherneal That’s what I was thinking. Plus I’m very comfortable where I am with a pint and, soon, some food. Probably.

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@Colgo That was even in the original Graun headline, though they didn’t draw attention to the pun.

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Fuck it. I’ll head back up to the Mountains in the morning. It’ll work better anyway.

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Thank you for this and the other replies to my tweet. There are more orca puns than I’d suspected. twitter.com/master_ofsome/…

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culturewars2 Farmers’ markets are destroying our larrikin spirit

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@aleeb88 Something like this? (Also, do we have orcas here?) twitter.com/Rashas_Mo/stat…

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@Rashas_Mo See this is why I approve of crowd sourcing. :)

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@Viss Good luck, mate. Be glad it’s come late in the season. We just had months of grief. And the same sort of poli..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k3

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Trying to think of a pun on “orca”.

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@_midofo_ @KetanJ0 @GuardianAus But points to the Graun for actually running a story on this. Most others would rat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tn

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@_midofo_ I’ve certainly been whinging about it, as has @KetanJ0 and a bunch of others. But I’ve only seen a Danish..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bG

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@awelder @patstokes They should’ve used a crop duster loaded with disinfectant.

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@evoflanker Indeed, though I do it often enough, and it’ll be sunset in less than half an hour anyway. I’m still te..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7R

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@awelder And that would’ve been commissioned officially somehow.

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@Viss “445 excess deaths [were] attributable to smoke from the 2019-20 bushfires. It also found 3,340 excess admiss..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SU

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@Viss Yeah the AQI is a bit generic and will top out, whereas the ppm on the PM2.5 is what you need to watch. We ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I3

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@TrainsInfo @NSWHealth Give ‘em hell, Beau. Far too few people are masking up for the trains. I may have to take matters into my own hands.

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TrainsInfo ℹ In line with @NSWHealth advice, wearing a face mask while using public transport is strongly recommended.

More..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jq

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@awelder In Sydney, one of the skywriting businesses is owned by an evangelical bloke so he does them off his own b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qj

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@Viss I think your AQI thing must be to a different scale, like acornweights to the lung-gallon or something.

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@Viss We all got very good at reading charts like this. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@Viss Good luck. This was basically much of eastern Australia all last summer. On the plus side (?) many people had..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ww

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Dilemma. Returning to Wentworth Falls today will be a train to Blacktown and then a bus the rest of the way. The lo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3u

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@richms I don’t think pythons are too fussed by little dribbles of water

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cameronwilson if you haven’t already, I highly recommend reading the original article on this. Thorough and very transparent! logically.ai/articles/qanon…

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cameronwilson Turns out the guy behind one of the most popular QAnon sites is a information security analyst at Citigroup lol. He..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bw

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@fourlarks3d The seeds are a worry. Probably a low probability of anything truly nasty, but you never know.

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@Tim_Coronel @Picketer I can imagine, though I’ve always thought they were ugly damn things.

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The highlight of this week was of course the podcast with @drspacejunk. As always you can support this podcast seri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HT

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 537: Plodding through spring in the Quarantimes” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/53… Covers 6–13 Setwitter.com/i/web/status/1…jxZX

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@Picketer I don’t think I’ve ever been in a stretch limo. A limo, sure. But normal ones.

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I just saw one of those Trumper-style boats as per that Alphaville story on the Lake Travis hilarity. Centre consol..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9A

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A view from Barangaroo Reserve across to the Nimby Protectorate of Balmain. pic.twitter.com/WVuhiJMFJI

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Just spotted a stretch limo with the registration plate CLSSY2 and really it wasn’t.

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Yes, it’s quite lovely in Sydney today. I may have a bit of a walk after lunch. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@aleeb88 “It’s called fashion, look it up.”

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@DavidFeng I have a more interesting problem: Passport readers can’t read my passport at all. They choke on the mon..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vO

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Now I’m really quite annoyed about this extra space here. It’s just careless. pic.twitter.com/LbMChPaPyH

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Anyway she’s thoughtfully left the faces and names of her co-conspirators on screen so we can see the sort of peopl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WX

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Woman who made a fortune by implementing a system that’s designed to degrade the poorest and most vulnerable people..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V4

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paulkidd I built this radio telescope using common household items. pic.twitter.com/WnO80Qqwl1

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Anyway, I love Graeme’s headline: “‘Stalinist’ ACS attempts to airbrush Philipson out of history” philipson.info/stalinist-acs-…

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I have no real understanding of the shenanigans regarding the ACS constitution last year, so I have no comment on t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rq

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Ah, the not-much-loved Australian Computer Society (ACS) meets Barbra Streisand and her Effect. Bravo to the highly..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pR

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@paulwiggins It’s fun watching the planespergers mod get worked up sometimes. :)

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@fourlarks3d “Value.” Still, that it a nice little random treat, though dunno what you’d do with it.

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@paulwiggins I suggest taking a closer look at the nature of the account.

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@skwashd Mate you can go to jail for that shit.

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jayrosen_nyu Dictionary add

To “bothsides”

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verb: the act of distorting a news report by taking an asymmetrical..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lg

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@BXGD [Nods] That’s where the real money is.

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@fourlarks3d Oh really? What sort of things? Or “just” the seeds?

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@BXGD And it’d we worth paying the extra for him to voice the ad personally, I suspect. Assuming he does that. Thos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eb

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@developerjack The fact that I’d go first doesn’t mean it’ll happen any time soon or without coercion.

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@dobes @purserj I knew this. Though aren’t they a little showy?

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@BXGD I promise not to let it happen again.

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“‘Hurricane scepticism’ divided along political lines,” because of course it is. scimex.org/newsfeed/hurri…

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Also ICYMI, I did an interesting thing on ABC RN Breakfast the other morning about a scam that doesn’t scam the rec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4j

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ICMYI, I did a really fun podcast with @drspacejunk the other day. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Sun plan: Lazy start; lunch; errands and shopping, Thaitown; train then railbus back to Wentworth Falls; reading en..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G8

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aleeb88 This is strangely visceral. twitter.com/grippingfood/s…

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@purserj @dobes The trick is in the backlighting, right @ApostrophePong?

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It’s a pleasant spring day in Sydney today so that’s nice. pic.twitter.com/47xzXboFFo

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Sunday. In the end, it’s the geology that’ll get you. Sunday.

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