Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 20th, 2020

It approaches midnight so I’d better go away now. Be good.

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carlquintanilla (Reuters) - TikTok owner Bytedance said in a social media post on Sunday that it was the first time it had heard in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mb

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@jeffsonstein @ApostrophePong That one’s not there best because of the rain on the microphone or possibly an umbrel..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0Q

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johnb78 I mean, to be fair that isn’t the *only* difference between the two situations

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johnb78 The difference between being a frontline Luftwaffe pilot in 1943 and a newly qualified car driver in New South Wale..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wt

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Unrelated to any of what we’re talking about, @ApostrophePong, this guy. Just walks around Japan shooting ambient v..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6q

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georgevhulme Good. All of this needs more due process
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Judge halts Trump administration order banning WeChat from app..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kZ

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus That new AU embassy in Bangkok is horrible. Almost as paranoid as the US embassy in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KZ

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus Ah right. ‘Cos there was a photo of the shielded secret comms room in the old embas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gn

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus Also there’s a 350 pax per day quota into Sydney, and it’s only on the United fligh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MH

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus I think it’s still working at that address though, somehow?

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus I have no real idea how annoying AU is being even with its own citizens, but I know..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SM

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus Get that done before they burn down the embassies. ;)

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ICYMI, I did a podcast yesterday. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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glengyron If you work in the Labor movement you might as well draft your “So sad Friendly Jorbies has joined Mark Latham as a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ch

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus Also getting back to AU would be tricky too because of the quotas.

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus Lol I know you’ve listened to the stuff I’ve had on the podcast, so yeah whatever h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Om

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus Also your browser tabs are as out of control as mine are.

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus Yeah the average max for September is 33C not 19C lol. This is bizarre.

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus Wait what? That’s now before 8am or the forecast max?

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stevebastoni a little nervous. Yest I volunteered for the Covid-19 vaccine trials. Its the one that was created in Russia. I got..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9B

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MerriamWebster ‘Hypocrite’ comes from the Greek word ‘hypokrites,’ meaning “an actor.” merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/…

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NewtonMark From Facebook — Does Frecklington understand that the people who own the aircraft get to say who flies it, not Anas.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n4Z

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems It also reminds me what @drspacejunk told me, that the standards for being a NASA progr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bn

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems It also reminds me what @drspacejunk told me, that the standards for being a NASA progr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NM

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@BXGD @cameronwilson I tweeted Cam’s piece so I’d remember to read it later. :) I have no comment for now.

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Hey @NewtonMark @expectproblems have you seen Netflix’s “Mercury 13”, a documentary about the Mercury 13?..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PH

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@pelagikat @drspacejunk That was all so much fun. Meanwhile I’ve just started watching “Mercury 13” on Netflix and I am already hooked.

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fesshole Us letting agents all check prospective tenants’ Facebook profiles. If you’re an aggressive attention machine who a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jO

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Enjoying @JamesBlunt’s bio right now, even if that whole scurvy thing was a bit daft. (Look it up.) pic.twitter.com/AUUBnTlXgd

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Histreepix A post-fame Dumbo is ejected from a bus for using abusive language. London, 1932 pic.twitter.com/NtQCveFiH5

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“Australian police are using social media to rebel against orders to stop wearing ‘Thin Blue Line’ symbols, which h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rw

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Er, trick works a treat. Sigh.

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@pelagikat @upulie @NewtonMark @JustJimWillDo Thanks for that too, because even space nerd me had never even heard..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5V

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BackgroundBrief Tomorrow morning, Australia. twitter.com/ICIJorg/status…

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I can confirm that this treat works a treat. I mean, um, people have told me this. twitter.com/fesshole/statu…

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@highlyeclectic @gathgwyn OK fair point. And so far on this visit his claws haven’t hit their mark.

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@upulie @NewtonMark @JustJimWillDo They really are amazing. So thanks heaps to @pelagikat for suggesting we talk about them.

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@highlyeclectic @gathgwyn And he really doesn’t like me lol, even when I am the one feeding him while his humans are away.

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@upulie @NewtonMark @JustJimWillDo AND THEY HAVE NEARLY TWICE THE WINGSPAN OF MARK’S AIRPLANE HOW THE FUCK TO THEY..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cD

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snurb_dot_info Just putting this out there: Joel Fitzgibbon is fast becoming this generation’s Mark Latham.

Labor will probably m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gk

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It begins. “NSW Nationals MP Leslie Williams resigns to join Liberals” abc.net.au/news/2020-09-2… She’s from Port Macquarie.

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BobbyBigWheel “But Mitch McConnell is a hypocrite” I say as the Supreme Court rules 5-4 that I can be hunted for sport

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@schlutes VB tatts can hide quite a lot, as I’m sure you know.

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@schlutes Lol sure. Slides down, slides out. :) What a drongo!

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@NewtonMark @JustJimWillDo @upulie I know what you mean. But yeah nothing that big will flap its wings that fast in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xb

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alexandrakuri *bangs fists on table* NO I want my she hulk to have BIG GREEN TITS pic.twitter.com/SB7SwLsqPz

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@NewtonMark @JustJimWillDo @upulie Yeah that dramatisation seems dodgy to me. But by “leathery” I’m thinking maybe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…x5

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I’m trying to find the text of the Thai demonstrators’ letter to the Privy Council. Please let me know.

This is th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sc

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The next episode will be with the remarkable @FionaPattenMLC. If you’re a subscriber and want to use your TRIGGER W..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1a

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The highlight of the week was of course the podcast. You should listen.

You might also choose to support this podc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FG

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 538: So much work, so little output” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/53… Covers 14–20 September andtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…gu9g

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And this piece from March helps set the mood: “Coronavirus: Thai king self-isolates in Alpine hotel with harem of 2..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qc

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From last month, this is a solid backgrounder on Thailand’s current political dramas.

“Two Thailands: Clashing Po..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GY

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JamesFarmer87 Well this has made my day. pic.twitter.com/yTMvnNK9z7

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark @upulie I’m assuming the crew at RAF Luton made this film.

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark @upulie I could combine the two. How many badgers to one hatzegopteryx?

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark @upulie Maybe I should re-edit that bit for clarity.

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark @upulie Yeah I stumbled through that a bit. But, “Hatzegopteryx it was among the biggest..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mV

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Further to the thread earlier, this Graun piece is ON on the background.

“Thai protesters call for reform of mona..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xh

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@alexeckermann The ACCC, in Australia. and now that I am less blurry from my nap their Scamwatch site has the repor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4s

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus Lol. I have no idea how long these things take. :P

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Nick_Stevens_Gr Apparently some people are dumb enough to need this warning. I suspect that they can’t read though… pic.twitter.com/jZlHybs2uj

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@alexeckermann Well that’s a pain. I thought that the drop-down on the ad itself contains the “report” link but maybe I am mistaken.

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Attn: Hmmm… who? I guess both @dobes and @SnarkyPlatypus should see this. twitter.com/AneekaSimonis/…

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QuinnyPig Leaked footage of Larry Ellison and Donald Trump hammering out the TikTok deal. pic.twitter.com/AJC0GappEU

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I see that YouTube is still running the quality* adverts. pic.twitter.com/aMcpCGpiU0

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ChrChristensen Right-wingers who point at Sweden’s lack of lockdowns never seem to mention that Sweden also has universal healthca..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ua

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@RealNickHodge @gathgwyn Look he’s already punishing me before I even start.

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In which @gathgwyn takes a short break from hissing at me.

(I bribed him with food. Partly because I forgot his su..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zb

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@SuperCroup I know I’ve done something confusing my coffee cup with another drink I was making at the time, but it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NH

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existentialcoms Democracy is when an unelected 87 year old dies and now all the laws might change for some reason.

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@OaaSvc Sure, but the hit rate is pretty low.

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cameronwilson has anyone done the “US is lifting from the China playbook” take yet? Forcing international companies to partner wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zz

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Do we have an information on how the sausage incident unfolded, @schlutes?

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus That’s what I was thinking. The response to this letter will be very interesting indeed.

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I assume there’s a “sausage party” story in here. twitter.com/schlutes/statu…

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus I’m surprised that the police at the Privy Council seemed to be unarmed.

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus “Tamed” only by comparison with US and TH. :)

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@researchMegan Lol! White wine vinegar, vodka, and laundry liquid.

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus That’s what I thought. And here’s where it’s at just a few minutes ago per this Reu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vc

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@dobes @purserj We had a young male gang-gang cockatoo at @bunjaree in 2012. I would’ve taken more photos, because..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rd

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NewtonMark The way you can tell that this is a performance for an audience rather than a heartfelt opinion is that if Kennett..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jm

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@BXGD True. And at the very least it got plenty of potential customers to her oyster shop.

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In my defence, there is usually lime juice cordial on that shelf. next to the other cordial. There is a certain reg..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P2

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Note to Self: That thing you just made a nice cold drink with isn’t lime juice cordial. It’s white wine vinegar. Tr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4z

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Seamus_Malek This is when Trump finally became president twitter.com/ryanstruyk/sta…

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simonahac 💥 pop quiz!

who should we consult to understand the “system adequacy”requirements for NSW’s electricity grid?

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@coldsnacks Nah that’s normal. He’s got two jobs, maybe more, but you use the one relevant for the context.

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Sun plan, finally: Nothing. I’m mentally exhausted for a variety of don’t worry about it thank you you’re most kind..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8f

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To be fair, this wouldn’t have actually been said by Larry Ellison. This would have been said by a highly-paid comm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b6

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It must take quite a lot of effort to be this wilfully ignorant, this incompetent, or this blatant a liar. Are ther..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5O

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Well “according to Sky News host” obviously isn’t such brilliant sourcing because Biden was on record YESTERDAY as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ab

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stilgherrian Heh. This is all over the place. pic.twitter.com/1JZPn66miW

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A fascinating story from the early part of the Victorian Gold Rush. Do read. This history of Melbourne etc in this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…71

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@MsLods @cityofmelbourne @WhoresofYore But yes, I find it curious — though not unexpected — that I know more abouttwitter.com/i/web/status/1…rerY

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@MsLods @cityofmelbourne @WhoresofYore Ah yes, reforming the “fallen women”.

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@Tarale @NickyWill100 Resisting. The. Urge. To. Troll. Further.

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@MsLods @cityofmelbourne @WhoresofYore Yeah that text reminds me that this was a sex worker zone, and looking at th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ri

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@MsLods @cityofmelbourne Actually @WhoresofYore needs to be brought in here. :) Is a “Boneshaker Place” in Victoria..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gO

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@MsLods @cityofmelbourne If she keeps off the grass in the garden then maybe boneshaking (or shelling the oyster!)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gg

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@MsLods @cityofmelbourne Aha! “She keeps off the grass in the garden” is a delightful euphemism lol.

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kels_316 Insiders is a show where you can watch political stenographers on eye-watering salaries discuss things like “is Sco..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I2

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Just so you know, I posted a podcast yesterday and it is quite interesting. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@MsLods @cityofmelbourne A “boneshaker” is an old type of bicycle, and the time period is right…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pu

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@expectproblems See I would support this proposal too.

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It’s a wet morning in Sydney and I support @CARROT_app’s proposal. pic.twitter.com/x00aN10zti

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Sunday. Your confusion levels will be greater than normal, which will be confusing. Sunday.

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