Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 8th, 2020

@skwashd @AequoEtBono Always consult a professional. :)

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@BXGD How are the brain worms doing in FL this weekend? Or is it too early tom tell?

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@skwashd @AequoEtBono Maybe just -scaping, like Watergate became -gate. Angus Taylor does Taylorscaping, for example.

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AequoEtBono Tired: grassy knoll conspiracy theories
Wired: totally landscaped knoll conspiracy theories twitter.com/bencubby/statu…

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NicSampson Four Seasons Total Landscaping Company twitter.com/dailystar/stat…

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@_midofo_ @JustJimWillDo There’s always a bunch of protesters there though. There’s a no-traffic section of Pennsyl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qc

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I quite Lafayette Square. Much smaller than it seems on TV, as is the White House itself, but the red squirrels are..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OZ

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@benjaminwittes Dare I say it, “It’s morning in America”?

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I looks like a beautiful morning in DC. A friend is about to head down to Lafayette Square, on the north side of th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nO

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frontpagestoday Good morning America. Here are your Sunday newspaper front pages. pic.twitter.com/jmnYkBuFfv

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edbott The Native American population showed up at the polls in NM. twitter.com/lennecefer/sta…

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@JustJimWillDo Yeah, the “You’re fired” gag is such a tabloid thing.

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@LilMissJoody And it’s full of joy after a struggle, yes.

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@JustJimWillDo Exactly. She was about Discord, not Chaos.

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Folks, a fake “You’re fired” NY Post front page image circulating. The real front page is the second image.

Source..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qj

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@larry_irving Apparently not the actual front page.

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WhoresofYore The painting “L’Origine du monde” by Gustave Courbet, recreated in food by Etienne Gros.

(Courtesy of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VD

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@JustJimWillDo @johnb78 That was the other one I chose not to mention. I have a copy of Susan Mitchell’s book about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Je

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@manindotblack @HHackenbecker Yeah basic DVD players / optical drives (non-Blu-ray) are now $40.

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@johnb78 @JustJimWillDo Ignoring that, RN did a whole series on the Somerton Man including new evidence. Recommended.

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@HHackenbecker @manindotblack Gotcha. This was all SO stupid. I remember having to deal with it back in the 90s whe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yJ

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@JustJimWillDo @johnb78 Well if we’re talking lurid crimes, for someone from Adelaide the Family Murders or the Som..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9F

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@HHackenbecker @manindotblack As in Handbrake will ignore the region setting?

(Sorry, I have never gotten my head..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IG

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@johnb78 You know I’m from Adelaide, right?

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bigjsl @simonhackett It was always a digital St Christopher medallion, to be clasped by the fearful as they scurried from..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t1

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simonhackett Such a shame the govt refuses to admit the COVIDsafe app does nothing, and refuses to use stuff that works. COVIDss..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uA

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gracepetrie I heard the Trump press conference is in between a sex shop and a crematorium. It sounds like he’s caught between a cock and a charred place

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@manindotblack @HHackenbecker Ta. You’ve managed to hit ALL of the not-relevant buttons. :) I’m on a Mac, have no s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zi

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@CosmicRami @itgrrl @GP_O11 It’s on Amazon Prime, I see, but yeah if you can it’s a classic of the genre. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Quiet…

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@HHackenbecker Not that I have the hardware (yet).

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@HHackenbecker [Nods.] It was suggested earlier that ripping with VLC or Handbrake avoids that problem?

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I guess we’ll need to start calling it “landscaping leave”.

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theirishfor The Irish for landscape gardening is garraíodóireacht tírdhreacha.

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@itgrrl @AusRob I used to have lots of stuff when I lived in Enmore. I stuck everything in storage for the “just fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WF

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@itgrrl @AusRob I am kinda minimalist. I have a MacBook Pro, no TV, no NAS.

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@davidmore Well, I might have one in storage somewhere.

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@davidmore I don’t have a DVD player of any kind.

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@itgrrl [Nods.] I have both Handbrake and VLC, of course, being a media person. But yeah I’ve have to bed, borrow,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gl

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@DecayRSO Ta. I figured as much. I’ve been looking at a few things in that weird gap that are too old to be on the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GU

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I want to get “Look Around You” series 2 but it only appears to come in Region 2. ebay.com.au/itm/Look-Aroun… pic.twitter.com/BgvzXLUnT0

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Dumb question because I haven’t had an optical drive in ages: If I buy a back-catalog DVD do I have to worry about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S6

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@itgrrl It’s quite good, tho I see it was 1985 so I wonder how well it holds up.

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@HartWexford I remember watching that. Wasn’t that the show where Ricky Gervais did his joke?

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@JustJimWillDo @SuperCroup @kels_316 I had no idea that Phrygian caps were political.

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FionaKatauskas A Game for the Whole Family pic.twitter.com/5EiRPynk3D

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@JustJimWillDo @SuperCroup @kels_316 No I don’t know this. I knew there were knitters but I didn’t know what they were knitting.

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@JustJimWillDo @SuperCroup @kels_316 For the soon to be headless, or for the revolutionaries?

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@kels_316 @JustJimWillDo One of the most resonant words I know is “tumbril”.

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@kels_316 @JustJimWillDo Still, what’s a century or so before taking action? Sigh. But year it’s really those cunts..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pT

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exoticaviation “A Kellett Autogiro flying mail off the roof of the Philadelphia Post Office at 8th and Chestnut Streets, circa 193..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jb

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@JustJimWillDo @kels_316 Then there’s this from 1912, which I quite like as it seems to be the first direct warning..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vd

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@JustJimWillDo @kels_316 Well, the actual warning came a little bit later, but still.

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@joannejacobs @ari_hall I think the closest I’ve got is some Murray catfish when I was on a Scouts canoe journey.

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@MrMichaelSpicer Heh. I’m a bit of a sucker for spook satire and parody.

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Now playing: Gene Pitney, “Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart (Remastered)” youtube.com/watch?v=d_3eZ0…

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@MrMichaelSpicer @michaelneale The pleasure has been all ours. :) Also loved “Walls of Darkness”.

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joannejacobs Today’s Australian fauna is the Eel-tailed Catfish. Growing to half a meter in length, these freshwater fish have s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dc

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@johnb78 How lurid were you thinking?

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New @MrMichaelSpicer youtube.com/watch?v=urr-2E… (You may need to know the gag to get the gag.)

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MatthewBevan If you’re a new fan of terrible settings for Trump-related press conferences, I’m delighted to inform you that duri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1a

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stilgherrian My favourite bit of the week was the podcast with John Birmingham, of course. Well, apart from that America thing. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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stilgherrian NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 545: Post-turtle moth with some encryption” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/54… Covers 2–8 Novembertwitter.com/i/web/status/1…AuPZ

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@Wyld @bunjaree I think I will, thank you. It’s the end of quite a complicated week.

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Back at @bunjaree and pondering the evening. Wine will be involved. And food. And the rest will probably just be shitposting.

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tedgeoghegan Since we’re celebrating today, never forget that, in 1988, scheming Ronald Grump conned Oscar out of his..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rW

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FoxyLustyGrover This is the best sign and gets to the heart of it! pic.twitter.com/5DTaSJvmkQ

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@anniethenigma @dobes @purserj Hahahaha! Clearly MOAR VODKA is needed.

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@anniethenigma @dobes @purserj This is the photo from 30 October. Still can’t see the eyes. These photos are with a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vB

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@anniethenigma @dobes @purserj I assumed based on behaviour. By itself today it’s likely to be the male. When two t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sA

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@anniethenigma @dobes @purserj Good point. ” Males typically have almost black eyes, whereas the females have a mor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eh

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@MatthewBevan @MissKaty_D @danilic From memory you’re not allowed to set fire to them, unfortunately.

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MrFilmkritik There’s a bigger crowd for Trump’s loss than for his inauguration.

You love to see it. pic.twitter.com/BOto4IfnxT

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My favourite bit of the week was the podcast with John Birmingham, of course. Well, apart from that America thing. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 545: Post-turtle moth with some encryption” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/54… Covers 2–8 Novembertwitter.com/i/web/status/1…AuPZ

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BronwynHemsley do you love or loathe a straw for drinking? Let us know in our short survey on people’s views and needs f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z6

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sylmobile I pleased to have @stilgherrian and @JohnBirmingham join me for a run. Join me in my ears, that is… stilgherrian.com/edict/00121/

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@sylmobile @JohnBirmingham Do let me know how it works now that Biden has claimed victory.

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HeerJeet Does anyone have a clip of Santorum saying this? twitter.com/jameswdelano/s…

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Re the swamp wallabies, I’ve only even seen them at @bunjaree three or four times because they’re generally nocturn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aW

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Just noticed by the bird-feeding stumps, wallaby scats! This is why the seed always disappears by morning, and why..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ox

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@joannejacobs @dawnstarau Look I know, but it’s such a TINY moth!

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@MatthewBevan I believe it was (a) but I can’t remember whether I got that from a reputable source. Still, does it matter?

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Sun plan, amended: Slow start (done); errands, quiet drink, and shopping, Leura; confirm some plans; Weekly Wrap; data wrangling.

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@RealNickHodge I think all moths are Maths Moths. Something about circles and lightbulbs.

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Also that dark smudge just behind it is where it shed a few wing scales before it settled down for its close-up. An..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vl

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Moth. On a 5mm grid. And inside a wine glass because that was handy for some reason. pic.twitter.com/V5UlCxeBka

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MatthewBevan Here’s Rudy, by the way. pic.twitter.com/xP4LcCHwmQ

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@garthk @dobes @purserj Internal reflection in the window glass, plus some algorithmic shit as I sharpened the phot..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7T

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@ApostrophePong It was a nice thing to wake up to, certainly. :) That Four Seasons press conference really is a treat though.

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@dobes @purserj It’s only the 3rd or maybe 4th time he’s come through, once with his mate. I’m expecting to see mor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lU

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@dobes @purserj Oh yeah, they’re wild birds with plenty to eat. He was also quite skittish, keeping watch between q..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kb

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tammyxbryant Australia’s biodiversity just got a lot richer: Two new mammals discovered.
smh.com.au/politics/feder… pic.twitter.com/RXQx5zVN0c

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Sun plan, Crack of 1pm Edition: Slow start (you may have noticed); errands and shopping, Katoomba; confirm some pla..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…93

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davemeddows Just found this cocktail menu outside a bar in Wollongong pic.twitter.com/54oVHKSHoU

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jaketapper ABC news reports that the Trump campaign “voter fraud” hotline “has turned into a nightmare…bombarded with prank..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y5

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@Ng88Mr I’m going to have a smile on my face for the rest of the day. @FrKarlSinclair told me that schadenfreude is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nl

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A solid agree from me, except that I’ll probably start the laughing earlier and end it about six months from now. twitter.com/stephenwerthei…

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“Trump Campaign Ends With Saddest Press Conference at Four Seasons Total Landscaping” themarysue.com/trump-campaign…

“Rud..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AF

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@acaderama Yes, Dev Patel is merely one of many good reasons to watch. :)

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Last night I watched @Aiannucci’s “The Personal History of David Copperfield” and it’s just wonderful. I won’t reha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tg

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kimplodes USA’s take 🤝 Australia’s take pic.twitter.com/BjdAAmft66

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In that in 28 months from now the vast majority of you will be sold off, gutted for your valuable parts, and soon f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6w

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Only an average weather forecast for the Blue Mountains today but @CARROT_app is on the zeitgeist. I wonder whether..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D2

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indyfromspace I just dropped my phone pic.twitter.com/y87N04FLro

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HURRY HURRY HURRY! Almost all of this podcast is still worth listening to, I think. We’d kinda assumed Trump had lo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jP

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edbott Holy shit Fox News and CNN dropped the gloves and are duking it out On Here. pic.twitter.com/xfCaO9rRoG

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@jonoabroad Maybe it could’ve been clearer, sorry.

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@jonoabroad I said it was named characters, not those credited as “a Transylvanian”. pic.twitter.com/Tgbh1smusj

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@munin The opera ain’t over until the fat man… etc.

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I’m late to this but yes it’s real. twitter.com/martyn_william…

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Sunday. In the distance, there is shouting. Sunday.

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