Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 2nd, 2021

benpartridge The message of Pixar’s Soul is that your life’s purpose is to collect those twirly whirly flying seeds from sycamor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dg

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pointlesslettrs “I’m okay with people being killed, I just have some notes on the method.” pic.twitter.com/22yOYOtLDK

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fckeveryword fuck apocalypse

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JustJimWillDo It’s good to see this eejit being utterly, utterly ratio’d. pic.twitter.com/SkE3heZKqt

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johnb78 NSW Labor have started the new year with a sensible idea. I’m a bit worried that the sun will rise in the west tomo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UY

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HartWexford So many tweets urging people to “stay safe”. Why can’t we write more tweets telling people to expose themselves to harm?

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simongerman600 Looking for a simple topographic map? Type in your location and this website will spit one out for you:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CJ

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@Timothyjgraham @zdnetaustralia Neither will I, Tim. There’s a long way to go yet. Cheers!

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stilgherrian I’m going to leave this survey until at least Friday so I capture people on different nights. I’m very conscious th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sf

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stilgherrian Please pass this on if you think your friends would like to play too. There’s also a spot where you can tell me anything you like!

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stilgherrian Hey Kids! I’m thinking of doing a weekly livestreamed pub-style trivia quiz, or at least a pilot of three or four e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LI

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Watching Frankie Boyle’s end-of-year special “New World Order 2020” youtube.com/watch?v=8enzHA…

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SkeletonOscar Hold up folks, 2020 isn’t completely shit: I discovered the absolute best t-shirt in existence. You’re welcome. pic.twitter.com/sk9hIMaxyW

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@manindotblack I have no control over what people do in their own homes.

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I’m going to leave this survey until at least Friday so I capture people on different nights. I’m very conscious th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sf

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@jxeeno Lol. More that I don’t actually go anywhere. Many things do not get tweeted…

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@paulkidd In general, space is just rubbish.

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Please pass this on if you think your friends would like to play too. There’s also a spot where you can tell me anything you like!

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Hey Kids! I’m thinking of doing a weekly livestreamed pub-style trivia quiz, or at least a pilot of three or four e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LI

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@nphair Ah Nigel, where’s your sense of adventure?

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WeRPhotography Ok, photographers, it’s been nearly two days here in Australia.

Who still hasn’t remembered to change the year on..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wy

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@munin I saw that story and was horrified. I mean, here the paramedics, ambulance, and emergency ward all happens a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y8

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More than 500 Australians are eaten by these every year. twitter.com/sawsharkman/st…

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WeNeedEU Britain has bulldog spirit!

It’s become stunted, aggressive, clumsy, ailing and ugly due to selection for unhealthy traits.

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@bastardsheep It really worries me that this simple message hasn’t gotten through after almost an entire year. Teh Medias™ has failed us.

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@manindotblack Well it’s 2021 now so we all need to move on.

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@munin Fair point. The perceptions here are very different, and in ways that you might not immediately imagine.

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@expectproblems @bunjaree Not a full ID, but almost certainly a Monophlebulus species, possible Monophlebulus pilos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UV

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Finally, a note for the hard of thinking: None of this is a comment for or against what Dr Swan is saying, or for o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MM

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For a far, far better visualisation, look at @jxeeno’s @COVID19NearMeAU where locations are shown as single points..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wp

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Literally NONE of these places are exposure sites “today” because any potential for infection happened back when a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ko

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Not only is this map appalling misinformation by including stale data, it’s also using big scary icons a kilometre..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CJ

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NewtonMark This is misinformation. They aren’t today’s sites, they’re the list of every location alert since the NB cluster st..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RV

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So there’s my top tweets for 2020.

It would be remiss of me not to say that if I’ve helped you make it through tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WU

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December 2020: My top tweet with media in it was a plug for my end-of-year podcast. Gosh. If you want to listen to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cq

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December 2020: My top tweet was a link to one of the most 2020 stories of 2020. I dare 2021 to top this effort. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@davpope Also, that was only a few weeks ago.

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November 2020: My top tweet with media in it was another @davpope cartoon. This one, at the time the whole deal wit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xv

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November 2020: My top tweet was a link to an article which I still consider to be a fine piece of writing. Also, Hy..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hX

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October 2020: My top media tweet was a thoughtful critique of a doctor’s clever analysis of Donald Trump’s health. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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October 2020: My top tweet was another bad joke about the government, although I’m not ashamed of this one. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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I am quickly forming the view that Twitter’s concept of what is and isn’t a media tweet is a bit… odd.

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September 2020: My top tweet with media in it was the start of my live coverage of the AusCERT 2020 Cybersecurity C..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ts

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September 2020: My top tweet was a straightforward comment about Prime Minister Scott Morrison. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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August 2020: My top tweet with media in it was my discovery of Cthulhu on Jupiter. I hope someone is following this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ea

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August 2020: My top tweet was a complaint that there are too many things in the Solar System. I stand by my comment. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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July 2020: My top tweet with media in it was a critter. During 2020 I gained a much greater appreciation for the ti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D2

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July 2020: My top tweet was about teaching crabs to read. July was weird. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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[Break to freshen up my drink.]

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June 2020: My top media tweet was me explaining cardboard boxes to @RevRichardColes. You know, the ones everyone al..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gI

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June 2020: My top tweet was a really pathetic joke about politics. I am ashamed. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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It continues to appal me that Australia simply cut off international students, but it doesn’t surprise me.

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May 2020: My top tweet with media in it was a set of photos from Sydney’s Thaitown, where students with no income w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8J

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May 2020: My top tweet was about the delay between COVID-19 lockdown decisions and seeing their effects in the case..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mk

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I even used that image of Peter Dutton as a profile pic for a while. pic.twitter.com/wxp5kdRo27

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April 2020: My top tweet with media in it was this excellent @davpope cartoon. Remember COVIDSafe? Lol. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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April 2020: My top tweet was this wonderful quote from @WhoresofYore. You should serious follow her. That whole art..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zA

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March 2020: My top tweet with media in it was my photo of skywriting over Sydney’s inner west, “Wash your hands.” T..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qJ

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March 2020: My top tweet was the start of my angry thread about misleading telephoto lens images of people at the b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6K

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February 2020: My top tweet with media in it was this bit of excitement about a PJCIS hearing. February was not a g..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kl

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February 2020: My top tweet was this one about Indonesian President Jokowi speaking in Canberra. So many people did..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gG

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January 2020: My top tweet with media in it was this one. I don’t think we ever found out the answer. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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January 2020: My top tweet was a link to my @zdnetaustralia story about bushfire misinformation on Twitter, which i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nv

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Let’s revisit 2020 courtesy of my most popular tweets! (“Let’s not,” you reply, but you don’t get any say in this m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wS

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@JustJimWillDo No problem. I am also an epidemiologist, licensed financial planner, and airline pilot.

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skalagas Everyone shut up challenge

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@JustJimWillDo Not that I’ve actually looked at what that is or anything.

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@JustJimWillDo PUPs as a thing is more than a decade old now. But I’m not getting any flags on that site. It just s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fb

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@DeanBarnett @BeauGiles Last release May 2019. :) Hey thanks for all this.

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@DeanBarnett @BeauGiles Ta. I’m fine with the command line but was just asking ahead ‘cos I know other people will..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uY

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@DeanBarnett @BeauGiles Thanks, Dean. This may be overkill ofr their needs but I’ve been meaning to head down this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FJ

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cameronwilson I have absolutely no qualifications but I do have a lot of opinions, so I’m thinking of rebranding as a COVID commentator

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Now I guess I should also ask about youtube-dl GUIs for macOS.

I did see one article headlined “9 Best…” etc and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tC

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@ApostrophePong Thanks. All four guests were great fun and I learned a lot even at the end of the year. :)

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@ChrisJHowe15 Ta. Dunno what browser they use but will add this to their list.

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@BenjiDubs Thanks. This and the one @voltagex just pointed to seem to be suitable for the task. I’ll pass them on, thanks.

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@michaelmeloni Ta, that was also just recommended. Looking at it now and yeah can’t get much simpler.

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@juhasaarinen I nearly told them to get a Mac but then I decide I’m not 16yo any more.

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@BeauGiles Does not meet the requirement specs. [Thumps.]

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@voltagex If there’s a nice wrapper for youtube-dl that might help?

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Well this looks remarkable straightforward and may well be exactly what’s required. twitter.com/terryfrost/sta…

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@z3dster Yeah I’m not sure a thing with a “learning curve” is what’s required here. :)

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Windows Users: A friend has asked what’s the best tool for downloading MP3s of YouTube videos at the moment. May I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I6

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@dobes Oooh! I should’ve realised there was one of them in the pipeline. Thank you.

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@jonkudelka What if… and hear me out here… What if K-Pop group BTS funded the Labor Party instead?

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@BroHilderchump @Hippopeteamus I mean you say that but…

“There is some real concern here that men could have lon..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AT

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@ApostrophePong Hah! It’s a very long episode. I hope it was interesting enough?

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@upulie @kcarruthers You are very sciencing there wow! Also, I had a modest proposal concerning these photos. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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GordyPls Nothing will make some people happy short of F/A-18Fs patrolling above metropolitan Sydney that crater anyone who isn’t wearing a mask.

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Tl;dr: Harden the fuck up, people. These really are quite minor inconveniences in the grand scheme of things. You’r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qI

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I’m not sure there’s ever been a time when shouting in public about how you just can’t cope was a socially acceptab..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7Z

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Two links.

NSW Govt page where the rules are posted:
nsw.gov.au/covid-19

Covid-19 Near Me:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ba

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It’s taken me far longer to say that that to update myself on the new rules. Lol.

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Far more efficient: Wait to read the usual short list of new or changed rules. Flip through the new locations list…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kj

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Also, I’ll avoid the waves of sookage that follow every damn announcement from people who don’t like the rules, or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…et

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Having been a sausage-maker of news, and in a way still am, I really don’t care to watch the sausage-making of news..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PD

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dannolan Alright I’ll bite, what’s a mask?

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@NathanaelB I’m now getting the impression your wife is using it in a medical way I don’t know, so I’m happy to say..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oQ

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@NathanaelB That in itself almost proves you’re right. Most people don’t do high school chemistry (fact). Most of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8d

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@NathanaelB I see you’re getting a lot of “I did high school chemistry and I remember it” responses, which is exact..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gy

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Sat plan: Pretty much the same as Friday’s plan except with slightly different chores and different food. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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MissRegardless My parents who voted for Brexit and then moved to Spain. A photo story. pic.twitter.com/IJm2lksX5j

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@joelmcourtney There’s always such curiosity for this one! This is @CARROT_app Weather, and there’s some other apps..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sB

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In the Blue Mountains the Great Sog continues and that’s all I’m going to say about it. pic.twitter.com/ipugm7rQsL

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whereisdaz How to detox pic.twitter.com/tX1PBfqvZ4

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Saturday. It is almost impossible to tell the difference any more, so disregard all warning labels. Saturday.

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