Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 21st, 2020

Time for me to go now. Here I go… Gorn.

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stilgherrian About fucking time. Unless the asteroid gets caught enjoying a blow job from rent boy in an airport bathroom. twitter.com/thehill/status…

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patpichatan A sign of the times. This student says: “Homework later, bring down dictatorship first.” ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZK

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@GordyPls The grass-mud horse? No, @Margarita890 says it’s a real thing. Though she drinks, so, you know. twitter.com/Margarita890/s…

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Only if you unfold it all the way. twitter.com/DrJJoyner/stat…

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JustJimWillDo Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha aaaahhh hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!

No. No they’re not. twitter.com/burgotastic/st…

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Apparently today is National Hagfish Day in The America so, um, Happy Hagfish! pic.twitter.com/NkJ05oZbsT

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@Margarita890 Yes, about two hours. so it’s pants off, hagfish on! But wait, it’s only a *national* day. I don’t think we do hagfish here.

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@TheNehad @stufromoz Hmmm. OK, I’ll add it to the list. The long, long list.

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Histreepix A glimpse at the season finale of long-running Sky series “Cameron & Windsor: Crime Detectives”. This time the Mill..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…F2

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Bonus points for the fine Aussie word “spunkrat”. twitter.com/drspacejunk/st…

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ARE YOU TURNED ON? BECAUSE I AM TURNED ON. twitter.com/FrankAshwood/s…

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It’ll be like the Public House Forum episodes (and one Private House Forum) that I’ve done in the past…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IC

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I’VE DECIDED! I’ll pull back “”The 9pm Halloween Bad Sex State Election Live” to a maximum four hours. Then there w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fd

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@Conspiracy50 @ProfDaveAndress Not everyone has heard of Clive James, let alone all of his book titles. I hope this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nv

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@SuperCroup Sigh. It’s impossible to beat Sturgeon’s Law.

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Hmmm. I really need to decide on a second stretch goal for when this hits the $3480 target to add the livestream, p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YH

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snurb_dot_info Short story competition ? pic.twitter.com/KPOGIwJAg5

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@twcau Not ringing any bells for me, sorry.

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Stilgherrian 2020: We have way too many cicadas. twitter.com/strom_m/status…

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@_midofo_ Oh. Right. None of this is helping.

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PaintYourDragon The real reason why there’s no sound in space. pic.twitter.com/iGdpURWEj2

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@jpwarren @posty @joshgnosis Indeed. I’ve made a note to look at this “in a few days”.

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Attn: @johnb78 @dobes @SnarkyPlatypus @rohan_p @MatthewBevan and… hmmm… Maybe on second thoughts no one should..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…at

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@_midofo_ Um… er… what is going on here?

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@Emilitaa23 Octopuses are incredible critters.

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@annie_parker @kcarruthers @LugubriousLarry What else happened in the dream? I’m octopus-curious.

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@JustJimWillDo Oh OK, that took an unexpected path.

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@morebento Thank you. I’ll use that gag in the livestream.

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Actually, even if you don’t care for the podcast but like my other things, maybe pledge a few bucks anyway because..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mw

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Oh, and please tell your friends about “The 9pm Edict” on their favourite podcast app, and do all those like, revie..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dF

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ANOTHER REMINDER: I won’t spam you with tweets tonight. I’ll just say we’re 84% of the way to making “The 9pm Hallo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5j

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@jpwarren @joshgnosis Maybe it’s time I learned how to do FOI.

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sylmobile What time Friday does Gladys resign?

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BennettArron Happy .
Although, to be fair, Back to the Future 2 was a little far fetched. I mean to have a b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KP

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@Upsidedown_dog Oh thank God for that. As long as it’s nothing weird.

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badhistorytakes Fort Sumter was American property on American territory, dipshit. twitter.com/TheRealHannay/…

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BrettClappis SIMPLY STUNNING: I’ve just received this incredible footage of water cascading down ULURU after a SPRING OUTBACK DO..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lZ

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@timpoliti Ah. Please forgive me for not immediately catching on to your witty commentary. I’m tired.

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@lindacbotterill I think they get the key bits printed out for them each morning.

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@pwoiter @JacquiLambie The pay would be OK but also it would be long hours etc.

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JacquiLambie Is this you? Someone you know? Retweet this job ad to help me get the word out! Thanks pic.twitter.com/X8GkBiKw1c

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When watching Senate Estimates I’m continually impressed by how many senior officials are “not aware” of so many di..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dn

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“Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet have not briefed Scott Morrison on the QAnon conspiracy theory… and say..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nD

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“‘Vector of influence’: Labor grills officials about QAnon family friend of Scott Morrison” theguardian.com/australia-news…

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@petstarr @ScottRhodie I am told that it’s anew UI and you get leave it empty and it tweets a normal RT. Quite stupid.

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@HappySinger I know. I’m just heading off the inevitable questions.

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“Scientists find new organ in throat while testing for prostate cancer” news.sky.com/story/scientis…

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HappySinger hell of a headline pic.twitter.com/4taFnJKgb3

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@ajcornell Lol! Nice work. I’ve actually tried that Naked Wines deal and it’s well worth it. I would’ve continued t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lt

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drspacejunk It’s World Mozzarrella Day on October 23rd! twitter.com/drspacejunk/st…

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They will win. You know they will win. twitter.com/GustavoVela71/…

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@AnthonyLanglois @ProfDaveAndress Ooops, yes, t’was a brain-dead typo. Fixed, thank you.

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I think I’ll get this and compare it with Clive James’ “Cultural Amnesia”. Was the title an allusion,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YM

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Hearing that a guy presented at a Sydney hospital this week — or rather was presented by someone else — after havintwitter.com/i/web/status/1…F1UA

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NickMcKim And I quote: pic.twitter.com/Wy9CuiDQ0W

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@jetztgibtshaue I think so, yes. I’ll see which of the songs might work best.

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@BrianLaRoux @markhumphries @danilic @SnarkyPlatypus YouTube has the famous Barry Jones episodes, at least.

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Picketer Fuck who dobbed? I’m sending the van to get you now ya dog. pic.twitter.com/rRNidnv5Hb

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Also leaned the word “docent” which I’d never heard before and probably will never use.

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From Tuesday: “Home Affairs concerned with Facebook’s plans to create world’s ‘biggest dark web’” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/home-a…

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@Nightwyrm People keep sending me this GIF…

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@FrKarlSinclair @markhumphries @danilic @SnarkyPlatypus It’s a classic format, to be sure, but it’s relentlessly consumerist.

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@expectproblems Yeah doctors keep saying things like that. I think they have a quota to meet.

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This was a bad week to take a break from drinking. twitter.com/meadea/status/…

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@glengyron Mate, you will use the suppository or leave the country.

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Note to Tomorrow Morning Me: No, you do not have bowel cancer. You just put a lot of beetroot into your salad yesterday afternoon.

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@reillystyley What are you ruining our hopes and dreams, Claire?

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HERE’S THE ANSWER TO EVERY WOMAN’S DREAM IT’S A GIGANTIC REFRIGERATOR AND A FULLY AUTOMATIC WASHING MACHINE AND A TUMBLE DRYER.

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@danilic @markhumphries @SnarkyPlatypus It’s also a dub of the original Nine tape with the gaps for adverts.

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Would you like to watch “First Ever Episode of… Sale Of The Century!!! - 1980”? Why of course you would!..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ak

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@MsLods @ashabeeeee But that’s how it’s done. The press pack only asks about a topic when it affects them personally.

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rgodfrey One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don’t know. twitter.com/QueensDSA/stat…

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@AndrewRJamieson That’s true. Booming sectors of the economy.

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@AndrewRJamieson Or if the job you’re good at is running a meth lab or people smuggling.

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@dobes @davidgerard Why? What have I ever done to hurt you?

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@RossFloate Yeah it’s pretty classy stuff. Sigh.

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@DavidFeng This is an excellent translation, and in fact excellent advice.

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Let alone that his initial comment is just daft.

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Lol. I suspect he actually does believe this. It would fit with the whole philosophy. So what if you’re not good at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yb

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@moylecroft Heh. OK, I’ve added this article to my list of Open Tabs That I Will Definitely Read.

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NewtonMark Hey, you know what tomorrow is the anniversary of? chair.fail

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@oberonsghost Nah someone just drew its name to my attention. I am a 13yo.

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Lol moderator notes that we’re halfway through the hour so let’s get onto the main theme of this panel yes that wou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xk

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rohan_p This article on Foxconn and Wisconsin is amazing theverge.com/21507966/foxco…

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markhumphries I strongly endorse this for anyone who is looking for a way into writing satire. twitter.com/danilic/status…

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In this HackerOne Security@2020 seccion “Meet the Hackers Who Want to Hack Your Digital Transformation”…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2W

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@nickzoic Is that a pub name? The Narcissist and Asteroid.

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StefSimanowitz Wow!
Prosecutors in the criminal case ask the judge not to order them to turn over photographs of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Df

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StefSimanowitz “The island was an absolute cesspool, just ask Prince Andrew about it.”

Donald Trump tells reporters to ask the D..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SL

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About fucking time. Unless the asteroid gets caught enjoying a blow job from rent boy in an airport bathroom. twitter.com/thehill/status…

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The responses to Senator Abetz’s racist arsehattery continue. Here’s @redrabbleroz himself at @Meanjin. (I haven’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SQ

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AnarchyCoo REVOLUTION IS BUT THOUGHT CARRIED INTO ACTION. pic.twitter.com/ulLEd4yk0X

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SkinnerPm Guy who robs banks is unfairly arrested way more times for bank robbery than guy who didn’t rob banks. twitter.com/foxnews/status…

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QUICK REMINDER: We’re still 83% of the way to “The 9pm Halloween Bad Sex State Election”. No action since this morn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qa

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@DebFrecklington Fair point. Also, apparently curfews and bad in Victoria but good in Queensland. I don’t imagine t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zq

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Hmmm. Senator Wong just called him Prof Yuen, so maybe I’m right after all.

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Is there any particular reason your polices are those which are proven not to work and which are basically racist,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fk

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Oops, Professor Yuen Foong Khong is Prof Khong not Prof Yuen. I made a poor assumption. Sorry.

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@sophblack @jdub So we know who to give the brown envelopes to.

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“Australia has really excelled in its defence diplomacy,” notes Lowy’s Hervé Lemahieu.

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Yuen: “The stage seems set for an intense bipolar strategic rivalry, maybe reminiscent of the US-Soviet Cold War, e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n0

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Yuen on China vs US: “It is when the rising power approaches 80%, or more of the established power’s strength that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LH

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Exact quote from Nye: “So yes, this COVID is a big thing… But if we look ahead to 2030, similar to 1930, I suspec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z0

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Nye: If we loo ahead to 2030 as opposed to 1930 it might well turn out that COVID-19 wasn’t the biggest turning poi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zL

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jrhennessy was just reminded of mark latham’s seething hatred of the film Birdman pic.twitter.com/kUVEA8RcWw

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@HHackenbecker [nods.] The measure used here is number of supercomputers in the top 500.

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COVID-19 has essentially magnified the trends that were already happening. The US has lost a lot of prestige under..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vq

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I’ll only tweet things which particularly stand out for me. The data is online and this video will be up soon enough.

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Interesting. It’s India’s economy which has had the biggest hit on its pre- versus post-COVID projections.

All th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wi

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Japan’s economy may not have fully recovered from its COVID-19 hit until perhaps 2030.

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China is still way ahead in supercomputers, but US is making big gains and still leading in various other tech indi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yw

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We’re on, and the first big fact is that although the US is still in the lead overall it’s also had the biggest dro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iw

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RodTiffen ‘The former vice president held a 23-point advantage over Trump among women, while trailing by six points among men..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uk

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Ro_Smith BREAKING: The one Victorian case from yesterday “is currently regarded as a reinfection of coronavirus”, Premier sa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ps

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“Federal politicians may be ‘cultivated’ by foreign spies: ASIO boss” thenewdaily.com.au/news/2020/10/2…

But also, “40% of th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F6

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In which a wombat causes colourful jerkbird concern.

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“US marine says Australian special forces soldiers made ‘deliberate decision to break the rules of war’”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YH

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timdunlop “But I named my chooks after ex-PM’s wives! What more do you want!” twitter.com/georgiedent/st…

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georgiedent Word in Canberra is that the PM was “incandescent with rage” at the idea his budget was ‘blokey’. @1RossGittins exp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TI

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@jpwarren @kcarruthers Keneally was getting more frustrated than might come through in the transcript, but yeah it’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mi

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Last year I wrote this on Lowy’s Asia Power Index: “China making ‘quite significant’ strides in supercomputing: Low..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0W

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And yes, bonus points for Mike Pezzullo’s thoughts on the nature of love. pic.twitter.com/tjGORA8xcq

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The discussion about what is and isn’t an English language requirement was equally weird, because the government an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wN

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Here are some snippets, but I’ve put the full 5-page exchange into a PDF. drive.google.com/file/d/1BPJhsQ… pic.twitter.com/5aoA7nMp50

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HELLO, KAFKA! On Monday the Senate, Legal & Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee tried to winkle out of Hom..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0T

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BetteMidler Who can do this now? Jaw-dropping, show stopping. twitter.com/dusttodigital/…

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@kels_316 @JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark @JohnBirmingham Still, looks like it was a nice day to be out on the water.

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In today’s technology lesson, @kels_316 @JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark @JohnBirmingham, how to use four hair dryers to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…43

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “Dutton’s new war on refugees” pca.st/5o1xu767

@SquigglyRick’s piece in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vD

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Lowy Institute’s 2020 Asia Power Index is now live. power.lowyinstitute.org There’s a free launch thingy at 1200 AE..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t7

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kels_316 lol, $2mil to live on a cow paddock in an old train.

realestate.com.au/property-lifes…

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NewtonMark Alex Jones could release a keto cookbook which explains the best way to eat Pete Evans. twitter.com/cameronwilson/…

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@bastardsheep @RealNickHodge At least use the subtitled version so everyone can enjoy it. youtube.com/watch?v=KUOwbc…

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OwenJones84 It’s not the worst pickup line I’ve ever had pic.twitter.com/771aqItWTt

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Wed plan: Laundry; 1200 launch of Lowy Institute 2020 Asia Power Index lowyinstitute-org.zoom.us/webinar/regist…; 1500 HackerOne Secu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FL

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Is Europe copying Victoria’s lockdown strategy?” pca.st/ldoxf3z3

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NewtonMark I don’t understand why these families feel like they’re “in limbo.” A decision has been made, and has not been revi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dn

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BrentTerhune Pat Robertson says TRUMPS’ gonna win 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/ai5f7nQdP8

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baratunde When Donald Trump Jr. complains about his “algorithms getting crushed” by the Instagram gods, this is what I hear…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4g

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I like this kind of Blue Mountains weather, but for once I’m hoping it doesn’t rain today. pic.twitter.com/aXhde7WB4W

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@joannejacobs I don’t think so, but how would I know?

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stilgherrian REMINDER: We’re now aiming to fund “The 9pm Halloween Bad Sex State Election Live”, a target beyond the first five..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…j4

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Wednesday. Do they understand the code? Was the reference too obscure? The mission will fail! Wednesday.

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