Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 26th, 2020

stilgherrian I reckon they’ve missed a real opportunity with the carpet. twitter.com/BadRealtyPhoto…

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stilgherrian Just let that sink in.

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stilgherrian Things I Hate #4654: Tweets that include “Let that sink in” or similar. What do you want to sink in, exactly? Why w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yv

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paulwallbank Good evening Sydney. The night before the first summer heatwave. pic.twitter.com/5vIJ1DGijP

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“Thailand at a critical juncture with pro-democracy protesters again set to clash with police” theconversation.com/thailand-at-a-…

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mffisher All hail great copy editors (in this case, The Washington Post’s Doug Norwood) pic.twitter.com/5qd1tVFMUm

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@lewis_math I’ve only skimmed it so far, though I will read it properly tonight. I remember the way that QUT resear..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…li

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@juhasaarinen I don’t need to stick my hand into the fire to know that it’s hot.

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Did Scott Morrison actually promise to get Australians home by Christmas? Because in the old clip that’s been doing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5b

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@danilic We’re getting cicadas and flies up here, so I’m guess it’s all part of summer about to start.

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@kels_316 You are giving me much to think about.

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@jonoabroad He has something much better than data. He has an Opinion.

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@juhasaarinen Do I have to? I mean, one way or another it’s going to be a cesspool.

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KarenMMiddleton Yes. And some men are gynaecologists. twitter.com/GoldenTalon77/…

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“Data from 45 countries show containing COVID vs saving the economy is a false dichotomy” theconversation.com/data-from-45-c…

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@dfpiii Well yes. And I have supped at that cup. At least in the Beforetimes.

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Random thought bubble: In an ideal world, wouldn’t we be spending LESS on cybersecurity each year, because we’re ge..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eo

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I’m not saying this number is good or bad, right or wrong, whatever. I just think it’s easier to understand in an i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JP

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My routine when presented with numbers in the billions and <large group X> is to divide it out. $5.6 billion for 26..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8H

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davidgerard “Tyler, didn’t your ‘bits-coins’ just go down $1000” twitter.com/tyler/status/1…

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@swearyanthony Tell me something we don’t know. :)

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And of course it’s worse. Because Scoble is ever more dreadful. (HT @MorningBluberry.) pic.twitter.com/0cmPFiUKNt

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@ApostrophePong I guess you could use SoundCloud and then “Share this Track” but that’s a bit clunky.

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I mean if you’re going to do it these are the considerations in play. twitter.com/fesshole/statu…

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chrisjoregan Designed in the famous “Queensland Renaissance” style twitter.com/AnnastaciaMP/s…

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@ApostrophePong Lol. Sounds. Smells. They can be so distinctive.

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@swearyanthony Dunno. Where does he live? (Yes, America, but which bit? Because Freedom.)

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@ApostrophePong Lol yep. I’m sure there are neater ways of doing it it using a podcasting platform or something, bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aJ

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@jonoabroad Well I guess this is why we invented Science?

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There really is something wrong with this guy. pic.twitter.com/s5e53OLguX

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@ApostrophePong Hah yes it’s very much THE sound of the Australian summer.

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@GulsonKalervo @bunjaree Heh. Cool. I imagine they’re quite easy to keep in a terrarium?

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timdunlop “We want clean energy”
“Try clean coal!”
“It’s clean?”
“Cleaner than regular coal”
“But solar is cleaner”
“But this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jn

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People ask how I take these little critter photos. It’s an iPhone Xs with a camera app called Camera+ 2. The latter..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kD

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@JustJimWillDo @bunjaree No I don’t because I didn’t get paid. :)

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@ChristianJudge @micheinnz @bunjaree Go for it. I was actually thinking of editing up some proper ringtones, so if..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5p

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Today’s random critter at @bunjaree is a stick insect of some sort. Very hard to photograph because it wouldn’t sta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PX

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@jpwarren Well that’s what I was thinking too. Obviously.

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@TRaw_AUS @Colgo I still get the feeling, as a random punter, that most people are yet to realise how deep the dip will be.

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THIS IS GOING TO CAUSE THE EARTH TO SPLIT APART LIKE A WATERMELON. twitter.com/CosmicRami/sta…

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@TRaw_AUS @Colgo [Nods.] I’ve already seen this in recent times down in Sydney. Those micro-businesses presumably d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zZ

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@Colgo To put it in perspective, will I still be able to get a decent bacon and egg sandwich in the morning? Becaus..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8f

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@Colgo Sure. How will the hollowing-out of CBDs, because fewer people are working there, affect everything from the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hi

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@Rubenerd I’m glad you understand where we’re at. :)

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@manindotblack @bunjaree I would, but with a rope attached so I could quickly reel it back or some such precautions.

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@JustJimWillDo Well that’s quite impressive, yes.

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Would you like to hear some boisterous Australian magpies having lunch at @bunjaree? Of course you would…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NF

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@JustJimWillDo Quite impressive, yes. Apparently the Westward was quite a significant racer. classicsailboats.org/portfolio-view…

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aflashbak The racing Schooner Westward, 1910 by Frank Beken pic.twitter.com/YjF16bed51

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@jeamland I couldn’t eat a whole one.

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@kheitman_au Lol yes. Maybe we could just replace all the MPs with an app.

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@NickyWill100 Indeed. Tho that last point, last time I looked at the numbers there wasn’t any sense that the Twitte..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MF

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The great thing about politicians being on Twitter is that they’re much more efficient at showing how stupid they a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xA

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After which Ben will get hate mail from Those People. twitter.com/bengrubb/statu…

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@coldsnacks @AequoEtBono @LawSocietyNSW Correct. In any event, since the Court decides what can and can’t happen in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Di

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@Timothyjgraham And @dobes will be amused to see that the bad aus pol hash tag is way more associated with misinfor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GR

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@NickyWill100 If so then all of science is an echo chamber.

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I should tag in @Timothyjgraham because I was reporting his research, so these tweets before mainstream news covera..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jF

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Oh wow. “This study focuses on about a week of Twitter activity before and after the publication of the ZDNet artic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8M

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I like being cited. “ and Australia’s ‘Black Summer’: Polarisation and Misinformation on Social Medi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UO

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SuperCroup Well, ladies… do you? twitter.com/remembertron/s…

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pedrodias Someone just shown me this. And it’s perfect 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/mL73RKbqpO

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IndelibleFink This tweet tickles me so much. A Johns Hopkins Professor who doesn’t know where the West Coast is. I guess, since h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vb

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MissAHaddow When you’re a kids entertainer at 3 but you’ve got a dinner at 7 pic.twitter.com/bJtAClDY17

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alex_c_lee We’re all exhausted honey stop being dramatic pic.twitter.com/pd4Bgi03jD

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OzKitsch Roy & HG’s ten top sheds
(from “Pants Off: This Sporting Life”, 1989) pic.twitter.com/GtPbcePkDT

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whiteswine What You See May Not Be Real [Chen Wenling sculpture] pic.twitter.com/agsRpBYVAU

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@edbott I have everything under control.

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GramsciFag69 The existence of egg nog implies the existence of sperm nog. twitter.com/limitlessjest/…

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@earleyedition You do and you pay for the dry cleaning yourself.

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@jpwarren It must the the day for it. I’ve achieved progress with a Service NSW problem. But Service NSW has in my..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5C

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@dmeeze Clarity Cider? Though the cider thing relates to a specific incident many years ago and it’s now back on the menu.

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@jplonie Nah that doesn’t happen, not at the state governments anyway.

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@jpwarren OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jc

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@oliyoung This is excellent yes thank you. I’ll even log in to my library account to read the story.

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@PeteLawler Further to this, some CRM systems will automatically pull in your tweets or Facebook posts, and whateve..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PU

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@PeteLawler This would be basic media management, yes. Though Ryan said he’s encountered mononyms five or six times..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gU

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@siderAU Yeah nah I don’t want to be Pubby McPubface.

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@estjune83 You’d think that, but over the decades (!) I’ve found that there’s data format checks in all sorts of in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5s

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Anyway you can use a different name every time you do a COVID-19 check-in, that’s a thing that’s in the app — presu.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KBN

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And… we now have a bug report in the system. It’ll be interesting to see if and when this one gets fixed. ID is hard.

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I am not a Karen about these things. This was a software system written quite quickly, and computering is compelcat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Aa

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Anyway a chap called Ryan knows there are mononym bugs, he has confirmed this one in his app, and is now off seeing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5S

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Weirdly, the Service NSW website allows any of these to be blank, with no error reported. As does the app, I think…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5d

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I am being transferred to a “Service NSW app specialist”. Which is to say, I am on hold again. :)

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Today’s task is to find a workaround for a mononym-related bug somewhere between the Service NSW app and the COVID-..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GE

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Enjoying the Service NSW on-hold music. I suspect this is going to be a very short loop and my enjoyment will be short-lived.

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SuperCroup John’s tip for finding the best food in any European, North American or Australian city: ask racists where the “dan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gl

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xor I’m sorry but why is she saying this via ventriloquist dummy Jeff Bezos twitter.com/JennaMC_Laugh/…

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evacide This is the cyberpunk dystopia we were promised. twitter.com/bing_chris/sta…

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@RoyceRk2 @MsLods [Nods.] That’s the thing about conversations with Dr Teague. :)

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@reselsnark Lol basic kitchen techniques are now life hacks.

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@BlogsofWar And the CIA, which presumably provided the background on the officer, probably wouldn’t just make that up.

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@BlogsofWar Fair point, and that reminds me how Somalia is still a bit rowdy. :(

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MsLods This is true for technologies like the software used to count senate votes in federal elections, or that used in in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G3

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MsLods @VTeagueAus in conversation with @RoyceRk2:
“There is a long tradition of locking discussions about how to design a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vp

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@BlogsofWar Sometimes I get the impression there’s far more “former Navy SEALs” than there have ever been Navy SEALs.

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johnb78 This is a picture of a train used in NSW, procured by a Labor government, and built in China twitter.com/NSWLabor/statu…

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NewtonMark Suddenly immigrants are good now. twitter.com/AlexHawkeMP/st…

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There are other ways to make it feel like there’s something just going straight through you. twitter.com/fesshole/statu…

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@reselsnark Or Grindr, which is basically the same thing.

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Borders are coming down. Were they based on science or politics?” pca.st/fzjexhsd

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I reckon they’ve missed a real opportunity with the carpet. twitter.com/BadRealtyPhoto…

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Things I Hate #4654: Tweets that include “Let that sink in” or similar. What do you want to sink in, exactly? Why w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yv

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Oh, and I’ll listen to my usual podcast palette.

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Thu plan, the plan: Find a workaround for the Service NSW app’s mononym bug; a little research for a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iQ

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Thu plan, background: It seems to be a bit of a black dog morning, plus an Annoying Side Effects morning, which is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tx

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BadRealtyPhotos Spice up your morning with an unexpected trip to the ground floor. pic.twitter.com/aPCJ8b6UXc

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kristenmeinzer I keep getting pushed ads for this bed. I believe the model is called “I’ve Given Up.” pic.twitter.com/anGv7lYe2O

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NewtonMark Exactly one month until Christmas. @GordyPls

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Thank God it’s Friday.

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pheras @matthew_d_green Paraphrasing Lamport.

A distributed system is one in which the failure of an AWS computer you did..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7n

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@mumbrella I am happy for you to hold that thought. :)

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paulwallbank The turkey pardoning continues. There’s many more to come. twitter.com/BuzzFeedNews/s…

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@rohan_p @jpwarren @dobes Lol yes I saw this last night. I imagine that all manner of excuses and/or bile are resul..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5o

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@TomSear For a certain kind of man, I suppose…

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Some warm days ahead in the Blue Mountains. Today +7C above average to Sunday +13C above average. pic.twitter.com/W2IDFcYoEI

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Thursday. Do not chew the upholstery. We have someone to do that for you. Thursday.

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