Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 5th, 2021

Another brief plug for this question thing which you might like to answer. (Yeah, I’m plugging this into each time..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CR

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“Some steam radiators built in older apartment buildings in cities like New York were designed to keep dwellings wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u4

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_BertHandsome Heading out with the lads to grab a cheeky nose swab. twitter.com/nickschadegg/s…

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ChalicothereX good to know pic.twitter.com/ZxHapQurIO

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@NewtonMark @eddit0r @kels_316 Which makes perfect sense, and that’s where I needed to start. Not “Show me your breast stroke.”

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Oh FFS. There was a time when this was simply a basic part of the process of any public health program. I assume ev..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FN

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arrroberts Several people have tweeted this into my timeline, so I might add: not only did Wells’ Tripods have *three* legs, G..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rN

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@eddit0r @kels_316 @NewtonMark Pretty much, yes. Primary schools generally have swimming classes. But if for some r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O0

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@viveka @JohnBirmingham I want to read some of the thousands of books they’ve helped people write.

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@SIGREVOLT @kels_316 @NewtonMark Thanks. It’s a while ago, so it’s now merely annoying. But at the time I had the c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1u

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@kels_316 @NewtonMark Indeed. Even I know there’s processes for this. Overcome fears, learn to float, all that stuf..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ow

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@kels_316 @NewtonMark Net result: I paid money to make my anxieties worse.

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@kels_316 @NewtonMark I had this problem with a swimming “instructor”. I can barely swim and have a phobia about it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ic

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Standingspiral How long are people going to tolerate this? Will it be when they start trying to put us in camps? WAKE UP PEOPLE!..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MU

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PSyvret Lyle has made the front page this morning. pic.twitter.com/2YOAiw3OLd

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@BunkyFob @jeamland Look no one HAD to but I’m glad someone did.

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@morebento Lol. This could be an interesting thing yes!

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benraue Why does New South Wales, the largest state, not simply eat the other five?

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@JohnBirmingham I like their audacity. There’s also places offering to do cheap “animated business videos” claiming..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SC

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@jeamland And it’s also a bit saucy. And a bit cheesy.

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There’s a joke in here about “lasagne of love” and “between the sheets” but someone else can deal with the details…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o0

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@ronsondalby That’s because they don’t show up until they exist.

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signalapp You can make an app used by many millions of people that has no data…Cool chart by @Forbes & @UKZak 🙈🙊🙉..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8B

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@noreasonspec Yep, well across it. It was kinda fun watching it produce really weird imagery until they shut it down.

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This looks a lot like one of those excellent* Y2K fixes. twitter.com/jxeeno/status/…

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@damana @eddit0r Really? I read it as someone being honest about his misread of a word and realising what he’d done..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qH

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@eddit0r @damana It certainly makes you… something.

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@ms_mary_mac @swagbadge2021 Will do! Though I won’t need the badge because I have way too many time sinks already a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zl

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@KathyReid @ms_mary_mac @joeladdison Thanks, Kathy. It’s a time when living in the Blue Mountains has distinct advantages!

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@KathyReid @ms_mary_mac @joeladdison Hi all, I’ll get in touch properly when I’m not spending the day arseing around with my new kit. :)

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These look lovely and I really do need to sort out what I’m doing at that time. :) twitter.com/KathyReid/stat…

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Also, I’m currently doing hardware and software tests to make sure I’ve got all the kit I need. I am seriously over-thinking it, as usual.

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I won’t give a progress report on the results, but interestingly so far it’s matching what my gut feeling and old e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O0

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stilgherrian I’m plugging this survey three times a day this week to capture all the time bands. Please read, and if it might be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CR

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@garthk He did, he did mention the koel!

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@jeffb724 Standard process for my critter pics. :) It’s a 5mm grid.

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@Telstra Hi Ollie, I don’t know that there’s any need to follow up. I know there were supply chain problems, and he..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WX

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@bmickhugh It’s also wandered off somewhere.

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@erstkate Sadly they are difficult to tame. They’re either curled up or trundling at full speed.

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@DecayRSO I’ll check with @t0m3llArd and perhaps @dj2mn, since they’re here. :)

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ryan_the_gray1 A happy ending that we need pic.twitter.com/f3RmPqhpPm

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@DDsD @dobes My shit doesn’t get pumped anywhere. It just flows down the hill a bit into a tank.

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I believe the tem is “flounce quit”. Lol. twitter.com/gabriellecj/st…

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@NickyWill100 @noreasonspec I’m not going to go into it because the choice is not relevant to anyone else’s needs.

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@NewtonMark @jpwarren @dobes Let the hate run through you, Mark. Feel the hate.

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Good news: Telstra is shipping my new phone today.

Bad news: Telstra is shipping my new phone today, rather than h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y4

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PJVogt Waving at the end of every Zoom call like it’s the 1800’s and a big steam ship is leaving the harbor.

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@FlyOpineMonkey Not so much where I am. They prefer more open forest terrain. Same with the Big White jerks, to be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v9

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Airminded Oh, well, if *he* says so twitter.com/Independent/st…

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@seearjay I know them very well. :) But he’s really pissing off the other species right now.

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@seearjay Not that special. :) He’s part of a clan of 100+ that lives about 1km away on the highway.

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This jerkbird, he* is very jumpy. I just approach the window and he flies off. Scoffs seeds in rapid scoops in betw..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…es

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karenkho There’s a Dallas-based “what if mahjong, but for white people?” company. In addition to the $325-425 price tag, the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tt

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damana Games dev used to be the most sexist place a woman engineer could work.

Is this still true or is there a new final frontier?

Please RT.

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Ah, the brown-smudged jerkbird is back this morning. pic.twitter.com/YoIO2ulWoH

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I’m plugging this survey three times a day this week to capture all the time bands. Please read, and if it might be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CR

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Tue plan: Sort out some logistics; camera and audio tests (because some software free trials are expiring); remove..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ht

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@expectproblems @NewtonMark Indeed. When the whole “protest the 1%” thing was a thing I pointed out that any Austra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zx

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@NewtonMark Indeed. And having done a lot of hiking in my youth I can confirm that fresh, clean, dry socks are inde..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vz

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@ImbecillicusRex @munin Yeah, periods of The Dark Times tend to do that, whenever they might happen in life. :(

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@munin @ImbecillicusRex Lovely. I am now struggling to remember any teachers’ names from secondary school. The depu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F0

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@munin @ImbecillicusRex The only teacher’s name I can remember from primary school is Mr Kunz, for obvious reasons.

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Hey @JohnBirmingham have you thought of giving these guys a go? pic.twitter.com/UiW0JWCxJT

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internetarchive In case you missed it: almost 50 years of Computerworld is now available for you to download, read and use for rese..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I6

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Sadly @NewtonMark will react differently to this than most people.

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“Larry, I’m on DuckTales.” (39s) youtube.com/watch?v=76HijA…

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@dobes @jeamland I had not seen this, so thank you.

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@dobes Maybe I’ve found a use for hingeometer.com after all.

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The problem with seeing raindrop icons in weather apps is that I immediately think they’re about something else.

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In the Blue Mountains today the Great Sog continues for another day, but it still looks like there will be a brief..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cm

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Number10cat While I appreciate this lockdown is bad news for a lot of people, it feels particularly harsh on those of us who ar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lU

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disappoptimism Probably New Zealand at the moment twitter.com/mariealloverag…

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@jeamland @Pollytics @dobes “Twitter: Tomorrow’s news today.”

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Tuesday. Mysteries will be solved, but you will not be part of the in group. Revel in your ignorance, for you have nothing else. Tuesday.

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