Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 20th, 2020

stilgherrian NEW PODCAST: “The 9pm Surprise Christmas Plague Submarine” (54m33s) the9pmedict.com/edict/00126/

As always, if you enjo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WS

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Enjoying a new and all too rare episode of @PodcastName. Thank you very much, @dfpiii! pca.st/podcast/21c366…

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YiannisBab Unfortunately, you cannot exchange Turkey for ice cream and gin. Believe me, us Greeks have tried. twitter.com/NicKeaney/stat…

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This continues to be an excellent tweet. twitter.com/AwkwardAndOdd/…

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bastardsheep JFC. “Sensible centrist” Joe Hildebrand is at it again with the absolute worst possible takes.

How does this guy..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ns

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MatthewBevan Ok so here’s my pitch. Once this is over state governments line up a week of consecutive national public holidays t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X9

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To be fair, this is a very good and clear map. twitter.com/bengrubb/statu…

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oz_f Mr Four just saw Gladys on the news and turned to me to ask “Daddy why is she lying? Why can’t we have DHHS in char..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CW

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markhumphries Am hearing reports of fresh outbreaks of DICKHEAD-19 in Sydney supermarkets. twitter.com/markhumphries/…

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@dfg77 Oh thanks! I don’t check email on Sundays but I’ll see it in the morning. Cheers!

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robrousseau it feels surreal but we really did it. we finally fucking won the War on Christmas

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bengrubb All states and territories will from midnight tonight (if not earlier) be closed to Sydney residents. At a minimum,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v5

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@dfg77 Haha yes that was a moment of inspiration. :)

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@dfg77 Oh wait, I’d assumed that was a screenshot. Stand by.

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jeamland Yeah, that seems right. pic.twitter.com/Lxr4JbdoSt

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@MatthewBevan Lol exit strategies are so unfashionable.

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@CallingItOut_ @NotSoTravelled @NewtonMark Lol it’s pretty clear you’re not actually interested in getting informat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BM

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@misosusanowa A few get it, though, and they’re the dangerous ones.

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I strongly recommend you read this thread about Christmas from someone who is, as our prime minister would say, hav..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z1

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@andnowsheisnot Sure. It’s not something broadly respected, especially in Australia.

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@CallingItOut_ @NotSoTravelled @NewtonMark Note for the hard of thinking: This is not me supporting this internatio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5K

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@CallingItOut_ @NotSoTravelled @NewtonMark Brandis is a diplomats, and because diplomats travel a lot they are allo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V2

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I mean, “Trump’s final legacy may be overseeing the most federal executions in 130 years”
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“Trump suggests China, not Russia, behind massive cyber attack,” because he really is that much of a cunt.
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stilgherrian Can any Sydney journalist help us here? @NewtonMark twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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stilgherrian HAHAHAHAHA. Oh dear God no. twitter.com/Picketer/statu…

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stilgherrian The Governor of Florida, ladies and gentlemen. twitter.com/MichaelZemanek…

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MKBHD This is just your daily reminder of how stupid the AirPods Max case is. That is all. pic.twitter.com/IoWGBr1kCQ

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HappySinger The top People result I get for “Mark Latham” is @Mesut_Ausil and not, you know, Mark Latham. pic.twitter.com/GW16BwKhGs

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matttburke Weird that Scott Morrison has consistently basked in NSW’s successes during the pandemic but now is nowhere to be s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7r

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@NewtonMark That last millimetre could make all the difference, Mark.

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Meanwhile this was sighted in Ashfield, Sydney. Sigh. (Photo via a friend.) pic.twitter.com/6C87N3ktZa

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And thus ends work for today. All tasks achieved, or at least the vital ones. Now to pop out for dinner. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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The most productive thing I did the week was making today’s podcast, of course. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 551: Soggy weather, a feather, and an unexpected TV” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/55… Covers 14–twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L1q5

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@franksting Look it’s because I love you, so yes it’s just for you.

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In case you’re wondering, the end-of-year episode of “The 9pm Edict” is now scheduled for 29 December. This is a bo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sp

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NEW PODCAST: “The 9pm Surprise Christmas Plague Submarine” (54m33s) the9pmedict.com/edict/00126/

As always, if you enjo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WS

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@andnowsheisnot Almost certain a perception thing, thankfully.

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Looks like someone’s trying the ol’ PayPay security warning phishing trick. Triple-check all the email addresses an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CI

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benrady A: “But if all of our programmers are pairing, won’t they write half as much code?”
B: “No, hopefully they’ll write even less than that”

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phbarratt Those were the days. In the first year there was no communications setup and in order to contact him I had to ring..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3Y

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@rob0tika Oh hello. :) I’ll be back with you once I finish this podcast pre-production. What a weird old day.

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@jo1foster @MargaretSimons Sure, but a variety of places have been making their own decisions. A bunch of North Sho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sW

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Can any Sydney journalist help us here? @NewtonMark twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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@franksting There is, though I want to get a few things done before drinking today. I know, shocking, right?

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@jo1foster @MargaretSimons Because there’s a pandemic and a whole bunch of extra precautions just came into effect..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fI

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First time I’ve been chucked out of a library while sober.

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A librarian has just told us all that the libraries have been ordered to close at 1pm, which is in 10 minutes.

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@riskybusiness I have it on very good authority they’ve pulled in extra staff, and have already been organising ove..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7v

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@druey Now I just need to engineer the circumstances for it to be accurate.

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@ticley Lol please try harder.

Bonus points for the Lucille Ball GIF, though if you remember the original scene th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nf

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@alicianow Thank you for joining the conversation two days late with a comment that has nothing to do with what I w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iQ

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@edbott If only it were true. 2020 would have been a lot easier to cope with.

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mhdksafa A WWII soldier carrying a donkey. Because the field is mined & if the donkey was free, it would likely detonate a c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4r

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I nearly accidentally typed “munted forever”. A useful phrase I’ll keep for another time.

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One of the most useful features of TweetDeck, and one which allows me to hold each of you in slightly higher regard..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qB

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Oh, the * in this tweet was where I was going to say that “play the blame game” is such a pathetic cliche that anyo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xn

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That said, unless it’s your job, watching press conferences is generally a waste of time. Low signal to noise ratio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0G

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Anyway, I have better things to do than watch this gaggle honk out their ritual witch-hunt A little less effort on..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N4

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@_ClaireConnelly Whether exemptions have been grated to people because they’re mates.

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@evanspw I haven’t, no. I don’t really have reason to go that way any more. But I do hear that it’s pretty good.

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Lol. Officials say don’t “play the blame game”* to find people to blame for Sydney’s Covid outbreak. Very first two..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gj

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@LapTop006 Technically not part of the library, but yes.

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@BevenStale Heh. I’ve just had a wonderful breakfast downstairs.

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I did like the old Haymarket Library but it was cramped and way past its use-by date. The new Darling Square Librar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TM

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My working spot at the Darling Square Library. Very few people here today, as I expected. pic.twitter.com/YYbxxNrAII

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@Richard_Carroll @natecochrane You’ll be thrilled to hear that a while back one of the cross-venue face ID ban list..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dL

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@Richard_Carroll @natecochrane Sure. This tech has been around for a few years now. There’s a number of operators w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uw

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NSWHealth **UPDATED OPENING TIMES FOR COVID-19 TESTING CLINICS ON THE NORTHERN BEACHES**

NSW Health continues to increase C..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OA

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@garystark @ssharwood It’s wonderful. It’s a shame it’s a parody because I would actually try it.

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@finishedlast Exactly all this. But then I think every country buys into its own myths. That’s kinda what they’re for.

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Dear All the Media, Christmas has not been cancelled. It’s just a bit different. Anyone with even the slightest cre..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o9

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Clearly I need a coffee. Though it was easy enough to read “contact tracies” as “contact tracers” since I was chatt..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SZ

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HILARIOUS CORRECTION: The message was actually, with capitalisation clarified, “Pray for the social media team (who..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pW

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duckbytheoboe Oxford sounds a lot fancier than “cow crossing”.

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Or more pointedly, how about you start fucking well acting like grown-ups with a sense of personal responsibility i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y7

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Hearing that the NSW Health social media team is starting to look as ragged as the contact tracers. Can you maybe j..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fl

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JoshBBornstein I know there’s a few days to go & there’s been hot competition but I’m calling it.
Australia’s Dickhead Of The Yea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LC

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simonhackett A story in ‘The Conversation’ about the wonderful work of Airborne Research Australia in surveying the post-fire re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yB

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@jonoabroad Well, it’s an extra word for the word count. It’s from these little things that we make our money.

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I missed this last night because I was (pretending to be) asleep. Sydney people, and in Forster, please read. twitter.com/CaseyBriggs/st…

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@JoanBloggs (Please excuse the long reply. I’ve been getting a few replies like yours, many of them taking the wron..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…E3

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@JoanBloggs The profs’ comments came *after* this thread, and yes evidence emerged that something went wrong. But t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7Q

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@JoanBloggs I won’t drag Emma through this again because this is from *two days ago* … My comment was never about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cq

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@pjf Well no, it really is. Unless you’re Orthodox. And that is a word I rarely associate with you.

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BrentAllanKidd Circa 1918 pic.twitter.com/FTSOnBSoCy

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hdevalence the bot pulls the latest image from a random camera, but this camera was never deregistered, so every few weeks it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mc

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Sun plan: Slow start with eggs; organise a few things, Darling Square Library*; poke at some podcast production; We..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…az

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Enjoying the extensive use of the words “cyber hack” this morning.

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@ronsondalby I know that kind of morning quite well.

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@BXGD Well, yes, and I know many who do. I guess I’m just a government shill who can’t see beyond the gazetted holiday calendar. :(

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The Governor of Florida, ladies and gentlemen. twitter.com/MichaelZemanek…

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It’s 5 days until Christmas.

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It’s another cloudy day in Sydney today. The Great Sog continues. pic.twitter.com/xZKgkIIZej

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Sunday. You will need to make an important decision. It will be essential to consider all the factors, even the one..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pU

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