Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 13th, 2020

I’m going to bed now. I’m sure you can cope without me for a few hours.

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stilgherrian “True Facts: Snake and Lizard Tongues youtube.com/watch?v=wjuVq9…

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stilgherrian Fat banished! Sanitised tapeworms! pic.twitter.com/V8zRbWwLEQ

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stilgherrian This is beautiful. twitter.com/_BillieBelieve…

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@jxeeno @_midofo_ Which is sad. But what’s even sadder was my attempt to make a joke by linking “@jxeeno’s lobster..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ln

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erkpod Catch the train.

Explore your local area.

Stay home.

Problem solved. twitter.com/7NewsSydney/st…

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“Boris Johnson’s ‘charm’, like a trolley in a supermarket car park, has its limits” theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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“Woman’s Tongue Gets Inseminated By Squid After Eating Undercooked Seafood” (4 Jun 2018) iflscience.com/plants-and-ani…

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MattAndersonNYT Love this bot that tweets the colour of Berlin’s sky (almost always grey) several times daily, with the Pantone nam..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hW

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@_midofo_ Ah, I’ve always been confused about this. But @jxeeno’s lobster has no claws* so it is definitely a lobst..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FU

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Sure, @likeokaysure. Straight down into my dessert during a lovely dinner at a 5-star hotel’s restaurant. I regaine..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i1

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The /fist is because their previous show was called “Fist of Fun”.

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Lol at the end of “This Morning with Richard not Judy” (TMWRNJ) S01E01, 1998. They said you could “write in” and ga..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tR

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@Rhys_Needham No, you just need $20. But you can still do the song if you want to.

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@wolfcat That’s because the lie is real.

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s3_gunzel So it looks like @TrainsInfo have rolled out an updated PID design which now tells you where in the train you shoul..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3N

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@CosmicRami Pffft! I got a Distinction in first-year physics and I know that everything is real. (I didn’t do second year.)

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This is the science fiction we need, @CptHollingworth @expectproblems! “Shit! My Parents are Home!” by Graybin M. F..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pD

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REMINDER: Everything is real. Whatever you can think of, it is real.

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trickelbank Dolly Parton is literally what we always joked Chuck Norris was. twitter.com/ABC7/status/13…

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@ExtinctB1rd I’m with you except the Brooklyn Nine Nine. But I understand.

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I’m hoping that @GordyPls is aware of this because it’s very very Christmas.

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@ExtinctB1rd Indeed, and even though I live alone I’m very, very tempted.

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@ExtinctB1rd Er, no, it’s Western Australian lobster which is being sold cheap here because China has blocked Austr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cf

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@jsleeio Oops, I forgot to reply to this. Thank you and yes, I saw it earlier. Isn’t it wonderful!

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Now watching “Cunk on Christmas” (2016) youtube.com/watch?v=hNA6b6…

Philomena Cunk is such a wonderful character.

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@ExtinctB1rd Trade wars can sometimes deliver benefits in the most amazing way.

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bschapiroMD I don’t know who needs to hear this, but untreated COVID has a mortality rate over 10%.

This 1% number people are..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0S

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EJBrand Well if I was an 18th-century sailor hell-bent on revenge & had to give a pseudonym I’m pretty sure this is the kin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FB

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wyvernandstar NEVER use scotch eggs as rockets. I thought we’d established this pic.twitter.com/rEIu8Vb1zk

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@cbmccartney Ah, so still happening much later than I thought! I had relatives who were lobster fishers at Kingston..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SB

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Sun plan, 7.30pm review: A successful day. What’s left shall be filled with soup, wine, and contacting a few potent..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b6

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@misosusanowa Really? It seems straightforward to me, but then I also know that oysters were cheap food for fisherp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…56

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stilgherrian My hunch is that you could get these folks to chant pretty much anything.

Lock up the geese!
Bread is mice!
Four m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XB

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stilgherrian To be fair, is there anything that isn’t communism? twitter.com/MrRBourne/stat…

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Also, a lobster-adjacent thread which you might enjoy. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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“AI peer pressure? Robots encourage risk-taking in humans, experiment finds” thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2020…

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johnb78 Brexit Britain is getting increasingly strange pic.twitter.com/NezLmnF0JM

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sarcasmbully For real pic.twitter.com/AAXUdJfp0g

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NewtonMark @Pollytics The way that COVID-19 can cause brain damage even among people who haven’t caught it is phenomenally pow..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JI

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@gobloods33 I have many good dinosaurs here.

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cameronwilson It’s always a wild ride with Bob Katter but his Christmas message is particularly incoherent. pic.twitter.com/KHTZPUEp04

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Highlight of the week was this wonderful conversation with @feraldata, but I also got three things written. Joy! twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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NEW PODCAST: “Weekly Wrap 550: Hot weather, cooler weather, productivity, and a magpie” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/55… Cov..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bn

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@ApostrophePong @upulie Yes. :) All the magpies eat from the seed and stuff, and dig in the decaying seed scattered..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FL

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@JustJimWillDo I kinds like this photo I took are Largs Bay in Adelaide. I suspect @ApostrophePong would like it to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…c2

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@ladyhana That sounds like it could get very rowdy.

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@JustJimWillDo That’s magnificent. Alas your employment is outside my budget. Or birdget.

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I don’t usually create images in 10x8 but this one works so well. He really is a handsome Australian magpie (Gymnor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rz

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@Davelennonabc Dunno. Maybe because he’s part of a very well fed clan of wild birds?

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@ladyhana Very cool. As you may have seen a local clan or maybe a dozen birds seems to have moved onto the Bunjaree..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4D

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@MrTexta I have heard these stories so often! :) Thanks for sharing.

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@upulie Thank you. This photo was taken 4 to 5 metres from my door. I keep taking it all for granted.

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He was happy for me to get up close, probably because he now knows me as a source of food.

(Not as sharp a photo a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Na

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@chris_bloke @pjf Hi, Doves! Are they mourning for their ancestor who exploded to leave that stain on the deck?

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@MrTexta Gotta be able to patch those torn work jeans. :)

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@lawfarepodcast @cward1e Excellent, @cward1e just used the phrase “in the Beforetimes” as a perfectly routine part of her speech.

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@MrTexta That’s common enough for anyone who grew up poor, or lived through the Great Depression or WW2. Did she ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GK

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Listening to @lawfarepodcast “The Vaccine Misinformation Cometh” with @cward1e pca.st/jqmh64cd

This is ver..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5Z

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@parradiddle There’s a whole clan of these cuckoo-doves in trees nearby. I think this is a certain juvenile who’s the most curious of them.

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@pjf [Scrolls down, sees more photos.] Yes, a spotted dove. How very cool.

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@pjf Oooh! Is that a spotted dove?

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@JustJimWillDo Lol nah it’s just a vacuum cleaner task. I was conscious of trying to keep the load on the electrics..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wj

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@MrTexta Mind you, my mother was a bit paranoid about all manner of things.

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@MrTexta Yeah there was some of that in our family too. Other people’s kids at school were a source of lice, worms,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cM

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The brown cuckoo-doves were the first species to start being more relaxed around the house. Then some of the crimso..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gM

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O hai, brown cuckoo-dove! What are you doing in here?

(Please excuse the state of that floor. There was an inciden..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gi

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iPaulie Always here for a cat playing a theremin. pic.twitter.com/GiDqP7TkPa

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Well this looks like fun! I assume La Niña is having a bit of a spin today. twitter.com/BOM_Qld/status…

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@PollHereford @paulkidd @SuperCroup Oh God there’s a guy at a local-ish shop who says “Too easy” after almost every..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6P

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vice_gustavo @sarahcpr Can you tell them apart? pic.twitter.com/GFMJcscDSc

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@paulkidd @SuperCroup Hmmm, that does seem more practical.

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@SuperCroup It’s an empathetic acknowledgement that so far the day has been terrible, which is always true. It’s a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Md

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@ApostrophePong I’ll re-watch that tonight. Philomena Cunk is just such a wonderful character.

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@feraldata Oh wow! I mean they’d be terrible to live in, but wow.

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Fat banished! Sanitised tapeworms! pic.twitter.com/V8zRbWwLEQ

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GuardianAus Facial recognition for pigs: Is it helping Chinese farmers or hurting the poorest? theguardian.com/environment/20…

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Fabulon. What a wonderful word. Fabulon. “Treat your wife to Fabulon.” pic.twitter.com/YmJrQXTUhW

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems His landing wouldn’t have been a whole lot of fun either.

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“True Facts: Snake and Lizard Tongues youtube.com/watch?v=wjuVq9…

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@ApostrophePong Oh dear, I just watched the latest one on tongues and… yes… very good. :)

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@munin The OCR is more for my own use, so I can search for the content of the document.

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@jxeeno I would seriously love to go to Antarctica, but I don’t think I’d pass the medical for a long stay.

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@munin I do the same, and I’ve been meaning to script up some post-processing. “Signed” PDF (which is still objects..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uD

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“Who would you pick to perform surgery on you: chef, carpenter or boilermaker?” abc.net.au/news/2020-12-1… Ah, Antarctica!

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If you’re taking a photo or video and don’t make the correct decision on whether to use portrait mode or (you only..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xd

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_youhadonejob1 They did the maths. pic.twitter.com/j1CzzwYWKj

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@RossFloate [Nods.] Sounds about right. Thanks for that.

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@RhombusHatesYou Sure. I just want to see this important slogan in the wild.

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@RhombusHatesYou Please do that, and obviously I want photos.

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rich_fox @kurteichenwald Many people have found this helpful. pic.twitter.com/nvVBN2YisB

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My hunch is that you could get these folks to chant pretty much anything.

Lock up the geese!
Bread is mice!
Four m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XB

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To be fair, is there anything that isn’t communism? twitter.com/MrRBourne/stat…

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Which brings be back to “This really is every single episode of the mandalorian”. I just can’t get enough of this 2..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QR

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“Larry”, Australia’s magnificent Big Lobster. pic.twitter.com/D8pgx8HjPN

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NEVER FORGET: “‘Lobster with a mobster’ hurt liberals in Victorian polls” (20 Nov 2019) 9news.com.au/national/liber…

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Sun plan: Slow start with a few chores; consider the coming week; Weekly Wrap; contact some more potential podcast..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xd

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“How Lobster Went From Prison Food to an Expensive Delicacy” spoonuniversity.com/lifestyle/how-… twitter.com/patstokes/stat…

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patstokes Good news Australia, you’re finally getting all that wages growth you’ve been missing out on for years!

*you’ll b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nF

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It’s 12 days until Christmas.

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For the Blue Mountains it’s soggy weather as far as the eye can see. pic.twitter.com/0xpd7vweLp

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kvltvs Jesus tittyfucking Christ, what were they using? pic.twitter.com/cRgIEE4Pla

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@zdnetaustralia 2. “Cyber attacks on COVID-19 vaccine production are not quite a war crime” zdnet.com/article/cyber-…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jk

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Also from me this week, three stories at @zdnetaustralia, and here they are.

1. “Christchurch terrorist’s radicali..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P1

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REMINDER: Do not watch The Bad Program (Sunday).

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Sunday. There may be some redness and perhaps even irritation. Sunday.

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Time for me to go. Gorn.

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Australian spooks seeking to build a top-secret community cloud”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…11

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stilgherrian OMFG TED CRUZ IS FINALLY GOING TO JAIL! twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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stilgherrian I am going to tweet this yet again because I have rarely seen so much good in 27 seconds. Apart from sex, obviously. twitter.com/badtakeblake/s…

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classiclib3ral The mood is good over on Parler pic.twitter.com/ibmagtThL8

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paulkrugman Economics is about people twitter.com/justinwolfers/…

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@raaahbin @JustJimWillDo @kels_316 Nah I reckon this is a challenge to see what pressure you can give it.

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jpwarren @ksyd2015 It’s going to really bake their noodle when they discover what some French git named Jacquard did to knitting/weaving.

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jpwarren I wonder how many other people are angry they didn’t get to learn three dimensional adaptive engineering because it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nG

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This bullshit is going to continue for quite some time, isn’t it. Because there’s no one in his circle with the spi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tk

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Still, this is what Certain Economics Commentators want, so I’m sure it’s good. twitter.com/DrEricDing/sta…

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REMINDER: “Consumer Solutions with Nicholas & Carmen” (2014) by @missdianemorgan and @MrMichaelSpicer is wonderful. youtube.com/watch?v=ylBDf0…

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