Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 11th, 2020

The phrase “Canberra livid” is best translated as “Scott is having a sook again”. twitter.com/AndyDW_/status…

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@HartWexford @erstkate You’ll still be here when I get up in the morning.

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@HartWexford I’m about to go to bed, but I like the theme “squid”. Things with tentacles in general.

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@erstkate @HartWexford I’ll drop one through in the morning. I’m about to go to bed.

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@erstkate @HartWexford You’re welcome. Need another? I’ve got plenty to spare.

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@HartWexford Maybe. But also (1) Not everyone is a professional or semi-pro satirist, and (2) Most people are really, really fucking stupid.

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HartWexford Yes. It’s very easy. People need to stop pretending that account is eerily indistinguishable. It’s obvious as hell. twitter.com/ozxilef/status…

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DukeLongley neighbour does not fuck around with their christmas lights pic.twitter.com/rAmSuMsqEK

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PSyvret Apparently this is *double checks* NOT the Sky News parody account. twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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Ah, it’s that time of year again. No drama for me, because I set my watch zone radius quite high. pic.twitter.com/M2q6eJouGb

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livo_sarah Just saw a “Bolt: go back to where you came from” banner hanging off a bridge over the Mornington Peninsula freeway

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@skwashd @LapTop006 I have never owned a “smart” lightbulb, and I hope I never will.

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The Super Constellation (and the Constellation itself) is just such a beautiful aircraft. twitter.com/AusterityAirli…

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@LapTop006 SIgh. Of course it is. Hold my beer, I’m putting a Perl interpreter in my lightbulb

(Sad fact is it pro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aA

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Has anyone ported Doom to PDF? (I mean it’s PostScript so it shouldn’t be that hard.) twitter.com/SeanWrightSec/…

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95jpf By the italian artist Peeta, painted in Campobasso, Italy. pic.twitter.com/boxvYfIjm5

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Until the jerkbird eats your house. twitter.com/ParrotOfTheDay…

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@profsarahj @shaunmicallef Sadly no. It’s a whole different kind of unreality.

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teambuild3r This really is the tweet of 2020 twitter.com/profpcdoherty/…

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@iiTalW Yeah but if I did that you’d chuck me out.

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glengyron Ms 7 worried that Mayan human sacrifice went ‘too far’. And perhaps ‘one person would be enough’.

LOL.

Fucking centrist.

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davidgerard Good news for blockchain!! Company performs completely internal transaction, changing entries in database it owns a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qy

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I’d show this to @gathgwyn, but you know… twitter.com/iiTalW/status/…

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iiTalW Guess I’m using a controller instead… pic.twitter.com/lV0HhOBaue

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anthonydever I’m old enough to remember Zoom 1.0 pic.twitter.com/FJF95ofO0Z

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Australian spooks seeking to build a top-secret community cloud” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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stilgherrian I know some people like to say that Lauren Southern is crazy, but to be fair she should no more have her state of b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wu

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stilgherrian The good thing about the chook shed is that Morrison finally made something of lasting value. twitter.com/JohnQuiggin/st…

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@jpwarren @manindotblack @zdnetaustralia Sure. Which is why this will be an interesting project to follow.

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@jeethojill @paulkidd Good luck with that! As @Ng88Mr will attest, there’s a mob of about 100 sulphur-crested jerkb..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SS

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glengyron Blackbirding! twitter.com/newscomauHQ/st…

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@morebento @AngryWagtails @bunjaree @americanbeetles @CSIROPublishing OK cool, that’ll be on my iPad by the end of the night.

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@AndrewPStreet @CptHollingworth @expectproblems It’s truly amazing how much you can do in 27 seconds.

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Per the Star Wars announcement today, this is even more relevant. Ping @AndrewPStreet @CptHollingworth..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g9

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@SallyMoyle @purcelld @skyaustnews @JonesHowdareyou [Cough.] “Parody” is the very first word in the account’s bio.

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paulibyron Our paper on young people’s porn literacies is out, with @ProfAlanMcKee @awtsn @kleechou & Roger Ingham. We questio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…js

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Today’s @bunjaree critter is this jolly little gremlin. pic.twitter.com/2ONMcpMYZJ

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@skwashd Will do. Things have been getting quite raucous here. That said, the point of the exercise was to encourag..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7D

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I mean, Donald Trump was TIME Person of the Year in 2016. Barack Obama in 2012. TIME can be incredibly US-centric w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kF

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@bigjsl @NewtonMark @zdnetaustralia I was thinking all the access control stuff, and operational aspects, but sure.

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REMINDER: Being named TIME Person if the Year doesn’t mean you’re good or approved of. It just means you’re signifi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5K

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kenchengcomedy I guarantee every person complaining they don’t know what’s in the vaccine will eat food off the floor if it was picked up within 5 seconds

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@JustJimWillDo @zdnetaustralia Ah yes, I’ve had a number of interesting conversations while sitting way the fuck ou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dP

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@GreenJ Is it the asteroid? I’m hoping it’s the asteroid.

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RohanCT Daniel Andrews. ‘I want to thank Gladys in particular for doing the heavy lifting with hotel quarantine’ - 💧’s just melted.

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Oh dear, someone wants to know what’s going on. pic.twitter.com/oJa3iJvaY2

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@jpwarren @zdnetaustralia To be fair, I’m not quite as cynical as you, Justin. At least ONI has a tradition of atte..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TK

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@NewtonMark @zdnetaustralia I mean there’d be some of that, I imagine. But I think the tricky bit is the layers abo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vT

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@jpwarren @zdnetaustralia Now that I say that, the contracting agency is ONI, and I don’t know whether they’ve mana..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iY

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@jpwarren @zdnetaustralia True, you can build quite a bit of private cloud for $400 million. But Home Affairs isn’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cR

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TheDanBarrett Happy 40th anniversary to Magnum PI, which debuted on this date in 1980. (As covered in today’s @ABWatching newslet..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RK

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Just got a robocall from a no-ID number* claiming to be Amazon Prime and saying that I’m being charged 79.99 to con..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…md

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The good thing about the chook shed is that Morrison finally made something of lasting value. twitter.com/JohnQuiggin/st…

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AlannaBennett Nothing’s fucked me up more in the past few weeks than the person who tweeted that it’s March again in three months

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deathsocks “Fin Tech”? What are you, a fish? Fuckoff.

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I know some people like to say that Lauren Southern is crazy, but to be fair she should no more have her state of b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wu

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@JohnBirmingham I did meet Sophie, but just the once. She was a Good Dog.

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Thank you, @JohnBirmingham, for sharing your grief, your joy.

Excuse me, the dust here has suddenly become terribl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vd

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Just in case the drongo decides to delete it, a screenshot. pic.twitter.com/vS0L3qML4j

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So this goose Senator has An Opinion on voter ID but doesn’t actually know you don’t need to show ID to vote in Aus..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7C

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Tis is tonight and tomorrow. The promos say “AEST (Sydney Time)” so I assume they mean AEDT. twitter.com/markhumphries/…

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@jpwarren @zdnetaustralia Well at this stage there’s no budget for this project as such. It’s a recommendation take..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yp

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@jim_mussared @zdnetaustralia Ah yes! This is long-term project of course, and from here on we’ll hear very little..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zp

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jryderau Indiana Jones and the Walking Frame of Despair twitter.com/starwars/statu…

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@jim_mussared @zdnetaustralia I get your meaning, but surely apps inside the agencies are already operated by third..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LB

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djackmanson “Independent, high-quality news service” ignoring the skill required to breakdance well and referencing a 50-plus-y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hD

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@zdnetaustralia I hope the agencies I didn’t list in that tweet don’t have a sook.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Australian spooks seeking to build a top-secret community cloud” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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@Trent_White2 @NickyWill100 Ditto. :) No need to thank me. It’s me who is thanking you for such a stunning photo of such a beautiful moment.

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Serrels Video game belly buttons are the new video game teeth. pic.twitter.com/HiFfEvvzEs

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Trent_White2 Aunty Ollie with her ( Great ) Granddaughter Amahri, Aunty Ollie cleansing her on country with a smoking ceremony…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xV

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@oberonsghost @dobes @purserj @rohan_p That sounds like the sensible response, certainly.

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MaxKennerly Indiana Jones was born in 1899, Harrison Ford is now 78 years old, so this must take place after 1970, making it pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qF

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@Ng88Mr They do. And we do see them sometimes.

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@paulkidd Fortunately for the sake of having a building to live in we don’t get the sulphur-crested jerkbirds down here very often.

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I should livestream this vision some time.

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@dobes @rohan_p Thank you. I have clicked on the link but I don’t know that I want to read the document just yet.

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The currawongs have scattered. Magpies are now in charge. However the crimson rosellas have carved out their patch..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fM

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Oh dear. The honey seed block has been bashed to the ground and now the magpies and currawongs are battling for pos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tk

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@dobes @rohan_p What the hell are you reading?

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@MaryannHuth @feraldata @abcconvos Ah then you know what to expect. :) Also seek out her four-episode Boyer Lectures from the other yes.

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@mipearson @ajfitzpatrick @michaelneale Ah yeah, it depends what the broken line might have fallen down onto.

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Story filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains spooks and a cloud. (So does that make it a chemtrail?)

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I mean, yes, but it still makes for a great headline. twitter.com/thehill/status…

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Lol. “Home Affairs review of TikTok was merely for staff use on its network,” not whether it was handling user data..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZX

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Should you be worried about allergic reactions to the Pfizer vaccine?” pca.st/51ks1y94

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Since this is a story about a particularly jerk-ish jerkbird I will approve of the usual bad Cop Twitter puns. Do c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I3

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@dobes @purserj Normally cop Twitter has way too many bad puns but I will accept this lot.

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@feraldata Finished recording with @feraldata. That was heaps of fun. As always, Genevieve spoke at 250 words per m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qv

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About to record “The 9pm Edict” with @feraldata. What a joy!

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@maz_jovanovich You know what, Maz? Yes. Yes I do want that.

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@michaelneale @mipearson @ajfitzpatrick Probably not TOO many, but enough to be problematic.

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@mipearson @ajfitzpatrick @michaelneale If it went down the track it could get FttS (Fibre to the Snake).

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Oh wow oh wow oh wow oh wow oh wow! twitter.com/splodey/status…

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BenjaminMillar Me to brain: This is it, this is the day we finally get on top of everything we still haven’t done.

Brain to me: H..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OJ

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@mipearson @ajfitzpatrick @michaelneale Yep, 350m of copper unspooled through the scrub, each reel patched to the n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4P

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@teambuild3r @christopherneal I don’t think we even do Time any more.

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@ajfitzpatrick @mipearson @michaelneale These temporary-forever repairs are way more common that most people think…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3n

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@margotdate [Nods.] The magpies also have access to the wide variety of seeds that we put out for other birds, and they munch on them.

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@reselsnark @Ng88Mr Yeah there wasn’t much interest in them here either. Given the price of meal worms I am happy with this.

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Listening to yesterday’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Why did so many Victorian healthcare workers get infected” pca.st/xudhw3ge

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@Mary_Shelley All the territories have gone a bit flexible in the scrubland here, what with the weird seasons. And..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f0

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Once I’ve got my my new phone and mini-tripod I’ll get some videos of all this.

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There’s a bunch of sub-threads off the first tweet here, but I will add here that some currawongs arrived but it’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6t

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@Mary_Shelley Yep. We could hear their numbers steadily declining, and much more quickly than the usual attrition rate.

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@Mary_Shelley They’re mostly juveniles, yes, though there’s still a couple of parents around. This crew came down a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tt

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@jplonie I know. Within days it’s all going to be a bit Hitchcock.

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@Ng88Mr I know. :) And I am OK with this. I usually have some fatty offcuts, or I can mix mince and this bird-feedi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yY

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@PollHereford Yes, the depressing thing is that he does seem to be the most normal of them.

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Please excuse the dirty window.

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I saw a juvenile magpie so I took out a handful of fatty meat scraps to give to it. Within minutes I had ten magpie..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vz

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@munin Wait. We have to kill them? I thought we just had to out up with them.

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Mark Zuckerberg. I don’t know what Mohammed bin Salman is like to interact with at a personal level, but at least Z..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZV

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Anyway I have other mysteries to ponder today.

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It’s curious, Given the entire point of Senate Estimates is for ministers and departments to discuss — what’s it ca.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vDZ

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Also, Pezzullo being helpful. Seriously, Mr Pezzullo, you may not be a “walking abacus”, but we do have laptop comp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jE

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“Budget blowouts: offshore processing costs $1.2bn for fewer than 300 people” theguardian.com/australia-news…

Which is to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2i

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JaneyGodley “It’s an over ready deal, like a smashed lasagne on a concrete floor” ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lj

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Just to cheer you up, here’s news that Trump is making sure a few more prisoners get executed before he leaves offi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xx

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TepidButterASMR True, but devil’s advocate how’d that turn out for him twitter.com/BeschlossDC/st…

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@zdnetaustralia I really do need to organise the guests for the end-of-year wrap episode too, because that has to b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mr

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Fri plan: Various minor tasks; 1100 podcast recording*; write for @zdnetaustralia; data wrangling; TGIF.

The podca..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gd

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davidschneider Your occasional reminder that an “Australia-style deal” is also a “Sierra Leone-style deal”, a “Guam-style deal”, a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aG

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@indiescribe You don’t like the idea of the paint catalog having one called “Moist Grey”?

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In the Blue Mountains it’s the first in a series of moist grey days as far as the eye can see. pic.twitter.com/Zgi3yKTJxq

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Friday. Look high. Look low. What you seek is definitely here somewhere. Friday.

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