Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 1st, 2020

skwashd After watching this I immediately started searching for pink cardigans on amazon. twitter.com/alvinfoo/statu…

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Lol only NOW they cancel Foxtel. What performative bullshit. twitter.com/GordyPls/statu…

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@smh Actually no, further back, ‘cos you can see that row of conical shrubs on the left. goo.gl/maps/gFCmw8EXZ… pic.twitter.com/1lvzDNQ3Oo

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This is the building here, @smh. It’s not a church. It’s a house with a tower. Because it can…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YB

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@johnb78 @smh And also despite what the @smh wrote, it’s in Alt St not Charlotte St. But apart from all those facts, yes, it is on fire.

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SoVeryFinnish When 2020 suits you just fine :) pic.twitter.com/w7Xs33hnjV

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I don’t like tiger snakes.

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@fionajreynolds You need to direct that to Cory, not me. I hope.

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@jonkudelka @GreenJ @albericie @firstdogonmoon I quite liked Tasmania the last time I was there. People bought me d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3K

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@EB685309 No. Make this go away. These are bad dreams.

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@jonkudelka @GreenJ @albericie @firstdogonmoon Today one of the airlines that still exists (for the time being) sen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kr

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“If a cat is dropped upside down at zero-gravity, will it fall on its feet?” NASA investigates…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…R8

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@NewtonMark @Pollytics I really MUST do something with the domain hingeometer.com what I bought.

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“Brenda the Civil Disobedience Penguin on Mathias Cormann’s OECD application: HE WHAT?!” theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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I also tweeted all the Essential polling, as I do every second Tuesday. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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stilgherrian “Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to bring cybersecurity back into Cabinet more than two years after he scrappe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KE

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This morning I did a bit of a so-called “thread” related to World AIDS Day. I won’t retweet all the tweets. You can..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pr

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NewtonMark I love how “bring a war criminal” is presented as a lifestyle change, even though he’s been a war criminal all alon..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8x

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TheDanBarrett Holy crap. It sounds like Charlie Brooker is bringing the Wipe over to Netflix.

Hoping for a return by Philomena..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hA

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@sylmobile Those daily running costs sound a bit cheap.

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@BennettArron Surely you can pitch this to Endemol Shine as a series?

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Yes. We also need someone to walk on stage before Shakespeare’s plays and explain they’re dramas as well. FFS. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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@sylmobile Also they are already busy in Canada and the US and elsewhere.

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@sylmobile We sometimes have to truck in potable water here. Ten tons is $280 including delivery.

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@sylmobile Running cost per hour of a large helicopter versus a bloke with a 10-ton truck is…?

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@RealNickHodge @upulie Lol yeah you can barcode the vaccine itsellf.

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This is very good. (I am not a robot.) twitter.com/5tevieM/status…

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@wobbly_tiger Is it bad that I am laughing now? :) I can counter it with the morning I woke up because something wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CI

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@upulie Done. :) It looks very cool. Stripey nanorods! pic.twitter.com/MlmEdebYZE

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So you know how in “Blade Runner” there’s a serial number on the artificial snake’s scale? Well we can now put nano..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sj

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@dfpiii Anyway there was a small bushfire of about 3 hectares way off about 30km away the other day, so it reminded..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vv

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@dfpiii To some extent, yes. It’s a La Niña year, and usually that means it’s milder, but we don’t really know any more.

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“Run your finger up like that. You shove that around under there. There you are. Put it there, shipmate.” twitter.com/BazzaCC/status…

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@R_Chirgwin Wait no, that was the one I saw. It might have been down near Wattle Cottage. Anyway they’ve both faded off the map now.

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@R_Chirgwin South-east, directly in front of me as I look across my desk. Single small strike. Just over one second..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t2

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@flowblok Yeah I would be inclined to follow his suggestion.

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No more storm tweets from me for now.

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@oberonsghost OK, the storm front is now scheduled at your location for 7.35pm. :)

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@oberonsghost Hard to say from up here. Do you have Rain Parrot?

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@DavePDavidson Ah yes I’ve seen that done. Quiet little stealth bird, isn’t it.

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@oberonsghost It’s due to get to Sydney Harbour Bridge etc by 7.05pm, says the current alert.

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@DavidFeng Not that I’ve ever noticed. Though every now and then a direct strike on the solar panels fries somethin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…E2

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@R_Chirgwin I saw the dot on the map, but it was a relic from before I opened the site.

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Can you seen when the storm hit and the temperature dropped? pic.twitter.com/qTPlDa48HR

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Here we go. Just saw a massive lightning strike not far away, about 300m or so. pic.twitter.com/OfOSqD5wlW

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@DavidFeng Oh I’m joyous! I love the rain.

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All the lightning fun is further south, at least for now. pic.twitter.com/k5guJdRQRf

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caseyjohnellis mammatus pic.twitter.com/UDD0vtDJYe

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@R_Chirgwin Yep, new map. The storm has turned eastward. Or rather, the cell headed our way has dissipated and the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wh

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@indiescribe Thanks. It shouldn’t be too bad just here.

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Since he just tweeted, I kid you not, “It’s the self-hatred of elements of the Australian left,” I think it’s time..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KB

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Hmmm. There’s an change the biggest storm cell might slide away just to the south of us, @R_Chirgwin. That said, it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ey

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@coldsnacks @_BertHandsome @purserj I kinda like how thunderstorms are now a shared experience across a few hundred kilometres.

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@NewtonMark Per this from Herve at Lowy, whose views are usually spot on. twitter.com/LowyInstitute/…

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@NewtonMark Thing is, China does this sort of thing as a cold troll, same as Russia does it with a dark ironic humo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gd

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Also meanwhile, looks like our summer friend had decided yeah nah fuck this. pic.twitter.com/VDN56i2vv7

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Meanwhile @rainparrot thinks it knows when the storm will hit. That said, it has trouble predicting how the terrain..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TA

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@coldsnacks @_BertHandsome @purserj I have enjoyed your tweets. May your death be swift and painless.

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@DavidFeng Yeah. When was the big storm in the UK that wasn’t predicted by the Met Office? Same thing, caused a cha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zm

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@DavidFeng The warnings are becoming more common as the energy of the storms increases. The BoM is quick to issue w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mS

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Hurrah! Detailed Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DAMAGING WINDS and LARGE HAILSTONES! bom.gov.au/products/IDN21…

Ping..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ah

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fryan Yesterday he had 587k followers on Weibo. 24 hours later, he’s gained an extra 132k. pic.twitter.com/xsGVikOnzk

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@docbaty I was wrong both times! Hurrah!

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Ah, Australian politicians! “Labor’s health spokesman Chris Bowen said the app [COVIDSafe] had delivered ‘bugger al..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t7

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hingers Just a very normal real estate website article about a local man who has “put his stunning Queensland hinterland es..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zu

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@_BertHandsome @purserj [Nods.] We have a similar thing up here. Thunderstorms usually run along the other side of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IL

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@morebento Or do you mean their own app not CARROT?

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@morebento Chuck a bug report to support@meetcarrot.com, you’ll find them quite responsive. (I’m on the beta progra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8K

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@_BertHandsome Currently you’re outside the warning area but I suspect this yellowish blob will move eastward in du..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wG

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@morebento Yeah the the wording of the questions has a particular angle to it. It doesn’t independently ask for the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fQ

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@docbaty Smirk. budget.gov.au I can’t remember, though the number 0.7% is blipping up in my head. But also 0.3%.

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Timothyjgraham OK, I’ve collected as many replies to @zlj517’s tweet as I could (10,059 replies sent by 8,605 accounts)…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6D

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And thus ends this fortnight’s Essential polling. As always it’s at essentialvision.com.au and you can subscribe f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yh

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“Q. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? It doesn’t matter how electricity is gene..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DX

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“Q. Which of the following statements regarding the future of coal is closest to your view?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SM

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“Q. To what extent would you support or oppose the following policy proposals if they were adopted by the Federal G..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6h

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It’s an even split. “52% think the pandemic has shown that in times of crisis, it is every country for itself, wher..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0X

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Attitudes towards nationalism and Covid-19: “Q. Thinking now about how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the world..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ve

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“Of those who correctly know that less than 1% is being spent on foreign aid, about half (48%) think too little is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qM

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“Over a third (37%) of people think Australia spends too much on foreign aid… Of those who incorrectly think over..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2e

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Ah here we go! That’s the very next question. “Q. Do you think Australia spends too much or too little on foreign a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WP

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This is consistent with similar research in the UK. People tend to over-estimate how much is spent on aid, often wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oG

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“Q. As far as you know, about how much of the Federal Budget is spent on foreign aid?” essentialvision.com.au/awareness-of-t…

“O..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rF

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“Q. How would you rate your state government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?” essentialvision.com.au/state-governme…

SA down..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SL

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“Q. Overall, how would you rate the Federal Government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ji

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“Q. To what extent are you concerned about the threat of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in Australia?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ji

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Anyway here are the age-gender-voting breakdowns for those four stories.

essentialvision.com.au/interest-in-ne…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…j4

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“Q. How closely have you been following these news stories in the last fortnight?” essentialvision.com.au/interest-in-ne…

I never..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rh

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Hey Kids, it’s an Essential polling Tuesday! essentialvision.com.au/category/essen…

Let’s see what we can find. As usual, this po..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t1

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BOM_NSW ⚡SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING⚡ For DAMAGING WINDS and LARGE HAIL. Locations which may be affected include Orange, M..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…A5

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Public submissions to the House of Reps Inquiry into Developing Australia’s Space Industry close 29 Jan 2021. aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_…

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@rodemics Trouble will be made, thank you. ;)

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James_Jeffrey If all the Treasurer’s “comeback” talk sounds like the work of an ad agency, there’s a reason for that. pic.twitter.com/cOidF0tQG9

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culturewars2 Endangered animals are destroying Test cricket

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Wondering whether we’ll ever find something useful to do with computers.

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MatthwBlack The thing is, Die Hard wasn’t a Christmas movie originally. The script was changed by Constantine in 336 to align i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3s

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AllyFogg Remember when we had that barney recently about whether or not we need to teach about the British Empire in schools..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2p

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CSMFHT Ancient Egypt, summarised pic.twitter.com/iCVvTgPvrl

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Challenge accepted! Although I’m not a rapper. twitter.com/scottdools/sta…

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matoxley Comedy AND poetry 😂 pic.twitter.com/sNHMhHZmIb

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duckbytheoboe Coming next year on Channel Nine:

Underbelly: Woodville Pizza Bar

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pjf Reminding you all that this exists: twitter.com/pjf/status/126…

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If you want to insert your brain into my podcast with @AndrewPStreet then you’ve got about 24 hours left. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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I know I said you could buy me one for Christmas, but I decided to get it as a present for myself. You can always p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9x

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I also have one of these on order. This too is part of the plans. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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My @rodemics SC6-L arrived today. Two mic inputs and a headphones socket go go into my iPhone. Plans are being hatc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bs

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jonkudelka “Look I would not recommend jumping off that cliff.”
“Stop taking away my freedom to jump off cliffs. Why do you ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3g

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@developerjack Sadly I have already been escalated to a human because Codi can’t help me.

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@maxcelcat Yeah they’re having problems all round.

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From @AICriminology in November: “Mobile dating applications and sexual and violent offending” aic.gov.au/publications/t…

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_AmyGray_ Terrifying and useful? twitter.com/cityofmelbourn…

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@jxeeno @NewtonMark @jpwarren @jeamland Are XPT passengers more or less likely to be affected by wind turbine syndrome?

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pseudomorph Why is Chris Uhlmann, Exhibit 314. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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Hey @NewtonMark you should get one of these to safeguard your health. Also @jpwarren @jxeeno and @jeamland. twitter.com/MalwareTechBlo…

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@dobes @rohan_p This is brilliant. I’m loving the price too.

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Tue plan: Administrivia with podcast listening; a little writing; a little podcast pre-production. I’ll be pacing t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eA

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whereisdaz Behold the toadlet with glowing bones beneath translucent skin. Disco Toad (RTYI @bairdjulia) twitter.com/shannygasm/sta…

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@Lilal89156012 This may well happen, because announceable, but there’s been a lot of calls for there to be a dedicated minister.

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“Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to bring cybersecurity back into Cabinet more than two years after he scrappe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KE

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@evcricket It’s a mood thing. I’ll live. :)

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@jonoabroad @evcricket Thanks. The last few days have been annoying, but not really any worse than that.

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@evcricket Yeah I think the massive temperature range is not helping me at all these past few days.

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It’s another warm one in the Blue Mountains today. Warmer than the Sydney CBD, but still cooler than Penrith’s 41C. pic.twitter.com/q5K7IufspV

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@melissamadsen Though I don’t think we knew the latter at the time? Anyway, yes, he certainly helped a lot.

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I’ll pause there because I was about to kick off a rant. It’s too early for that.

The Australian World AIDS Day si..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TU

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I won’t go into that here, and there are people who’ve thought about this way more than I have. Maybe someone will..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mL

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2. For almost 40 years now, gay men* in particular have lived with sex being associated with a disease. An active p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tL

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By comparison the approach to COVID-19 by the current government and “certain sections of the media” has in many wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7Q

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I won’t say there wasn’t politics. There was. Lots of it, as any of the activists and NGOs will tell you — at lengt.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7Iv

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1. Australia’s relative success against HIV/AIDS stemmed from a coherent national plan when health ministers and th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eU

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In the context of our current pandemic, you know the ‘rona, two thoughts come to mind…

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Anyway, having worked on World AIDS Day projects in the early 1990s, and of course having lost friends in the pande..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9Q

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“Most newly arrived men who have sex with men are ineligible for Medicare because of their visa status and this has..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xa

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“This population now makes up approximately 50% of new diagnoses. In NSW, 66% of these men have resided in Australi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uK

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This World AIDS Day editorial in Australian Prescriber says that since Australia introduced PrEP new HIV diagnoses..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…de

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paulkidd Coal to the rescue! twitter.com/georgefwoods/s…

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Tuesday. It has stripes, but you will never understand why. Tuesday.

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