Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 27th, 2020

@redstarcycles Not rhetorical this time, but this is what I was thinking.

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At what point in the process of plotting is the plot hatched? When you hatch a plot is that the start or the middle or the end?

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@bigbadave I haven’t heard that in years!

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It’s that time of the evening again. pic.twitter.com/NjkFlCWDY5

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Where are all you social media journalists? twitter.com/benitakolovos/…

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Lovely, @dobes. Americans may also enjoy this. twitter.com/roweafr/status…

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Oobahs Tried my new mask argument with a taxi driver. Wasn’t wearing one & was angry about mine. ‘I like the anonymity,’ I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sH

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Australia: A snake every 30 metres. Welcome. twitter.com/DrDMichael/sta…

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@alexkidman @jendudley Would Keanu show more emotion during sex than when he’s acting, do you think, or less?

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@voltagex Would it look better filled with gravy rather than white sauce?

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billbirtles Of all the Australian wines hit w/ huge Chinese tariffs today, one - Auswan - was singled out for the softest tarif..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XM

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@voltagex Hahaha yes I retweeted it earlier I think. Isn’t it wonderful.

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@humusbeings @EllenHrebeniuk @R_Chirgwin All this fits the scenario here, which is sad. But here we are. Thanks again.

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intelwire It’s the only way to get people to stop sharing pictures of my tiny desk twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

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pronounced_ing Look, I’ve been off Twitter most of the day and I can’t tell if this tiny desk is a joke or real. It seems too perfect to be real. And yet.

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cameronwilson Buttock World twitter.com/PatrickLenton/…

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CanberraInsider Future prime minister Gough Whitlam (rear centre) as an extra in the 1938 Australian film The Broken Melody pic.twitter.com/LG0qYiH49d

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“The truth about how much the Queen really drinks each day” (4 Aug 2017) hellomagazine.com/cuisine/201708…

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Time to put your tools down, folks. Pour yourself a cold one. Smoke ‘em if you’ve got ‘em.

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@GreenJ Something to do with feet, I think.

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@EllenHrebeniuk @R_Chirgwin That is both wonderfully helpful, thank you, and also disappointing.

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@GreenJ The America. Day after Thanksgiving. Did you know there are places to find out things? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Fri…

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SuperCroup Madonna is so old that nobody was born before her twitter.com/gripemaster/st…

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gripemaster So evidently our 13 year old thought “primadonna” meant anyone born before Madonna (i.e. pre-Madonna). Please send..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yT

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NewtonMark A reminder that SFC is offering a package where you get to fly IN THE PILOT SEAT, ON THE CONTROLS, into Sydney Inte..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lk

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@R_Chirgwin @stufromoz Actually it’s seeded from the HUGE passionfruit vine on top of the woodshed.

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dobes HAHAHAHAHAHA, Donald looked to the right pic.twitter.com/HhYRcpJ16d

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Fri plan, updated: A profound sense of fukit has descended on the Bunjaree compound. So, you know, fukit. The next..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mz

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Well this IS the most efficient way to do things. twitter.com/zdnetaustralia…

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nadinevoncohen FUCK YEAH DAY 11: DOES ALAN TUDGE STILL HAVE A JOB? doesalantudgestillhaveajob.com

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@oberonsghost Where would we be without missionaries?

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TheShovel Pauline Hanson Condemns Use Of Term ‘Black Friday’, Saying ‘All Fridays Matter’

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iMusing the buzzphrase buzzword lays out the buzzphrase buzzword buzzword and the speculation future tense lie are speculat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L3

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Oh. It’s Bevan.

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@R_Chirgwin Well, you do. :) And it’s heading my way. Maybe you should confer with your gardeners, or at least the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zD

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Things are kicking off in South Australia, alas. This is up near my old patch. twitter.com/7NewsAdelaide/…

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@R_Chirgwin Seven out of seven replies were passion flower, and a quick Google Images search confirms same. Now to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fp

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OK, that didn’t take long. It’s a passion flower, as in passionfruit, so now I know it’s not some nasty thing attac..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zp

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“Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter announced on Friday the permanent appointment of Grant Donaldson as t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MU

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@delitescere @jgrahamc Ah yes, I have referenced it frequently. Indeed, I’ve been meaning to update it.

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@garthk @NewtonMark How often have you needed to check for semen stains on a wallaby?

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sahilkapur The Pope publishes this op-ed in the New York Times, less than 24 hours after the 5-4 Supreme Court decision reject..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pa

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Curious. Roland’s GO:LIVECAST
Livestreaming Studio for Smartphones, about AU$340 street price…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aC

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@BonzerGreen By “OK” I mean meets the requirements laid down, not that it’s something we’d want.

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TravisAllen02 My conservative uncle challenged me to say something nice about Trump and I said he’s normalized makeup for men.

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@BonzerGreen No, any “electronic” method is OK. The aim is to avoid hand-written records because handwriting is ter..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TV

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I’m thinking of putting in the surname “Yeah-Nah”. twitter.com/reselsnark/sta…

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I have no idea how this works if you have Chinese ancestry and your family name is “Na”. ancestry.com.au/name-origin?su… Bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ve

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Apparently to avoid the error message you put “NA” in one of the name fields for “not applicable” and that’s treate..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pb

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Further to my thread the other day about the Service NSW app and mononyms and the COVID-19 checking and things not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B1

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Anyway, I’ll worry about that once I’ve done the last three podcasts in my End of Spring 2020 series.

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Actually there IS a good reason for you to get me a RØDECaster Pro. Since it all happens instantly in analog it’s e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WU

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@kcollasarundell Yeah they do keep making good things. Sometimes I’l glad my wallet is usually empty.

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@rgmerk @jpwarren NP. I have a friend in the relevant section of NSW Health so get to know where their contact tracing runs into annoyances.

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I mean you can get me one of these too, obviously, but since I can already do all of this in software it’s a lower..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FX

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@dobes Should those blokes really be going for the snog?

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@jpwarren @rgmerk Sorry yes, Justin is right. The main aim is to prevent errors due to handwriting and pages gettin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4X

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@rgmerk @jpwarren They are. Which usually just means they use their own phone or tablet to enter your details. The..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GV

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@purserj Short answer: Yes. One of the best brands in the world, and of course an Australian company. I don’t have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U9

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@Rubenerd @thefinaldownco Yeah I think we’re all just fine without him, in the shower or out.

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@GreenJ Yep, seriously good. Are you familiar with the RØDECaster Pro portable production studio?..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7W

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Also, the 3.5mm connector makes it easier to use the mic in other contexts.

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@skwashd Are these road-legal? Or footpath legal?

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So RØDE has a trio of new Vlogger Kits, retail price AU$199. vloggerkits.rode.com

If you want to buy me one for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X0

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What if you don’t have that many? twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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As yes, it’s the perfect package for the discerning gentleman’s Christmas present. twitter.com/trib/status/13…

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@oberonsghost We should all have this running in the corner of our screens.

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@JustJimWillDo In which case I wouldn’t have made them in white.

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glengyron In fact, many of the items for sale on Black Friday are different colours.

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Oh dear God. “VB teams up with Volley to launch the ‘Reliable Travellers’ shoe” mumbrella.com.au/vb-teams-up-wi… pic.twitter.com/YlVrxRWw4x

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cameronwilson lmaoooo a solicitor has been reprimanded after they accidentally dropped a baggy of cocaine in court when they went..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xm

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Amused that 95 people RSVPd for this session but the actual attendance is around 20.

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Not so much a research presentation but a debating society speech.

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NSWHealth If you are able to cool your home through a combination of fans, air-conditioning and closed blinds, please do so a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ll

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And finally, Dr Jay Daniel Thompson. I won’t tweet this one because I have a thing to do on the other side of the r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…93

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I’ll put this slide here but you really need to hear the recording to understand what it all means. pic.twitter.com/L3luMHAbb1

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@BeauGiles @twcau That sounds like… something else.

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A big part of the experience is the invasion of private space. Using private messaging is the “dirtiest” and “most..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SM

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Some good comments coming through on the stickiness of the heat. Harassing messages came even five or six years lat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0p

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The tactic of “social media silence” relies on something else spicier coming along to distract the trolls to the ne..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CQ

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Good description of the feeling of being at the centre of a vortex. Deleting posts was way too late. The screenshot..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jz

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Most of this has been about the methodology, so I’ll skip tweeting that.

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Ah, Huixin is noting that most trolling research looks at the trolls not the trolled, and it looks at the aggregate..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8w

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Some background here on the varying definitions of trolling. The first chart is impossible, obviously, but it seems..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wG

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CarolinaHuddle So my son made a Donald Trump gravy boat at school. He calls it a gravy yacht. pic.twitter.com/Kq2uZsHgca

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And there’s some gender and age observations. So ends the first presenter.

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Overall, what this research found about trolls was very different from how they’re usually described in the media. pic.twitter.com/0Rec9LMFVr

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I hadn’t realised there were sub-categories of narcissists.

(It sounds like Trump is a vulnerable narcissist rathe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ip

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And here’s the third paper. This is a really good run-through of what these researchers discovered. These are Dr Ev..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BG

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Background from me: “In psychology, the dark triad comprises the personality traits of narcissism, Machiavellianism..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tN

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This is the first research paper being discussed. pic.twitter.com/AXiNs2bUS2

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Ah, there’s a bunch of psychology happening here today. pic.twitter.com/U0Q3yUpuwo

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xssfox cursed ham radio equipment pic.twitter.com/sWG3XjFGs4

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Starting now: UTS research presentation: “Trolling in Chinese and English” meetup.com/en-AU/Informat… I may or may not tweet much from it.

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FBI Gobble! Gobble! Don’t let fraudsters ruffle your feathers this holiday weekend. Keep your eyes open for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cx

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@jpwarren Wait. Let me write that down. “Plan… and… build… things… before… they… need… to… be… used.” Thanks.

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glengyron I love American Thanksgiving food. Nail clippings, sugar and yams. Shower drain hair, sugar and beets. It’s a rich culture.

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@lorrainewhat This should be easy enough to set up.

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@jpwarren Lol. Most small businesses have their logging done by local marketing firms, so that horse has bolted.

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sexenheimer This is not how accidents work. pic.twitter.com/YmhGdsTRMc

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “How to lose a trade ally in 14 ways” pca.st/kqcairbh China, obviously.

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BuchananLiz “Vostok Oil will help Vladimir Putin reach his settled target of 80 million tons of shipments on the Northern Sea R..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gZ

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Wait, so can you catch coronavirus from a pizza or not?” pca.st/unqop21p

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Lol I just typo’d “linked automatically to your account” as “oinked automatically” and to be honest I like it better.

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thegallowboob This rare phenomenon is called “Baikal Zen”, where rocks lying on the surface of frozen lakes are heated by sunligh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o6

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@ApostrophePong @oberonsghost @R_Chirgwin The mammals up here tend to be nocturnal, of course. It’s birds. So many birds.

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Fri plan, draft: Quick geek tasks and podcasts; 1000 UTS research presentation: “Trolling in Chinese and English”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4z

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@FoxyLoxy Ah yes. I believe the French have something like a list of approved “Christian” names too. It’s a funny old world.

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@ApostrophePong @R_Chirgwin I think I would really get to like the squirrels.

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It’s some in-between weather in the Blue Mountains today. The weekend will be hot however. pic.twitter.com/U938mvet1p

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Friday. The concepts are tangled. Friday.

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