Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 8th, 2021

That’s enough Friday for me. Gorn.

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Thank God Malcolm saved the NBN.

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@craigreucassel @markhumphries What is wrong with you two? The NBN has been completed and it’s a national asset. Au..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iK

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@fictillius @johnb78 Sometimes freelancers like me might get a fee if someone has a budget for it. It’s not riches…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ko

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@fictillius @johnb78 Lol no one gets appearance fees are you on drugs?

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@wolfcat @jendudley @adam_turner @dr_nic Wolf, you’re only allowed to review things if you say they’re wonderful. :..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…la

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Histreepix In 1917, a baby was left abandoned under a tank. This is what his parents found when they returned 23 years later. pic.twitter.com/jZS5hYsFx1

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@ukDean1970 @johnmcternan Even from Australian I can tell that’s F-grade political commentary. Why do you even bother breathing?

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@MatthewBevan Now that Trump is (almost) gone this can be your next podcast series.

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@jendudley @adam_turner @dr_nic I know, and all they want is for us to ask “Tell us again how wonderful your produc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tk

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@adam_turner @jendudley @dr_nic Reminds me of a Verizon event in Singapore.

At the start: Oh good, we’ve had N jou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7V

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I see that @akira100p has got himself a box of tissues.

AKIRA100% × TISSUE / アキラ100%『ティッシュ youtube.com/watch?v=5nmFnb…

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@FrKarlSinclair This week @rugbymedia started booking in sets of guest questions in his pub quiz, which I am totally not going to rip off.

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Someone else has noted that “Martin Chuzzlewit” is the least popular Dickens book. Never heard of it.

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@morebento Also our government. Well, our politicians. Though as they’ve learned they’re FOIable.

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@paulwiggins All of this is true. Give it 10 years and it’ll settle into a system where you pay one front end for a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O2

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@Messenger_74 @missayme I imagine so, though I really don’t watch much “video content” so very little of it inspire..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6j

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Also, someone has proposed a question. “Q: Which supermodel once declared that Michael Hutchens had ‘the Taj Mahal..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4Q

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Right, this thread about the potential and ever-more-possible pub-style quiz. If you haven’t gone to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fZ

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@max_au So I see. Meh, a few “free” things which may or may not be of interest.

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@morebento I’ll be doing plenty of reminders in the coming days.

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@Messenger_74 @missayme As I mentioned earlier, the Telstra Shop was doing the hard sell on a free nine months of B..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ad

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@Messenger_74 @missayme Uhuh. I just looked. Very thin. But meh no extra cost to me click now.

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@paulwiggins I bought a new iPhone and it was in the setup list. :)

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@franksting @NewtonMark There’s some updates to locations but no new ones. See covid19nearme.com.au/state/nsw.

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@signalapp And… I’m now unable to use Signal because it’s trapped between de-authing the old phone and authing th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bw

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Quite rightly, @signalapp’s verification codes last just 60 seconds. Sadly this is way too short for their overload..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iP

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I am so pleased this is happening as people flee WhatsApp, but alas on Telstra (AU) I am still not getting the veri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bz

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@SteveMolk Remember “wicked” and “dope” and all that? :)

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@SteveMolk As you may recall I did study linguistics, and sociolinguistics was the real fascination for me. Especia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hq

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@Ash_ManInBlack I really like what you did there though it’s not the answer. :)

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@Toni_Fish Yeah I think this is a Millennial thing and not the kids.

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@SteveMolk Ta for that, The flavours of “aggressive” intrigue me.

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@SteveMolk You speak to more teens than I do. Does that feel right?

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@kriegaffe Yeah I’m getting replies from people who are extremely unlikely to have the right answer.

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@kels_316 Sorry for the shitty citation. But it’s a well documented quote.

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@kriegaffe No, as in ruined, it’s all fucked, had enough.

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Hey what’s the 2021 word for “rekt”? Older people trying to stay informed here.

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alexhern if I were an American news editor, I would hire a reporter whose sole job is to ride the Acela back and forth betwe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…af

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johnb78 Next time my work social media engagement metrics are flagging, I’ll see if I can give this tactic a go twitter.com/mitchfel/statu…

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@plumrid I don’t know a lot about money but I know you don’t take investment advice from a sign in the street.

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Translated: Cory Bernardi says everything all our previous programs said but it’s Cory Bernardi. twitter.com/paulwiggins/st…

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@aDB @jack When you’ve lost Xena you’ve lost the world.

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@johnmcternan As we all do. But it’s OK, Boris has got everything sorted now.

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GregHickey86 @pattonoswalt @RealLucyLawless They call him Dances with Karens pic.twitter.com/310ICQZZvY

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@johnmcternan He was the only one, John, as we all know.

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Just in case you haven’t seen this yet, a thread. I’ll update it at the bottom once I’ve had dinner. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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SimpsonsQOTD “The city of Washington was built on a stagnant swamp some 200 years ago, and very little has changed. It stank the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d9

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D_Keating The car crash that is Aus Labor claims another victom twitter.com/7NewsBrisbane/…

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@PaulWilko This is true. I was more amused because this was in the context of having been sent a press release about it.

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@damienmillar @paulkidd Or police estimates of drugs street values.

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@GordyPls @paulkidd One of these is not like the others.

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@paulkidd Counting is haaaaaard. MAGA millions are like gay inches.

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Foone It’s time for something extra cursed.

BEHOLD! COMIC SANS MSDOS! pic.twitter.com/d5y5rcJJJW

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kylegriffin1 Full statement from the American Federation of Teachers on the resignation of Betsy DeVos:

“Good riddance.”

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“The CCP Uniparty”? America? Lol these people are idiots. twitter.com/TNYellowDog/st…

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I’m liking the words “Skandalflieger 373”, @NewtonMark @expectproblems @dobes, even if it should be “737”…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ee

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@hen_hank The L2/L3 line was in solid use from day one, except then the ‘rona happened. The project was mismanaged..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fI

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@jackshigh [Nods.] I’m quite across this bullshit. Open Access is slowly growing, but far too slowly.

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@Freeman_Jus Nope, that’s a self-contained communication.

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“We have an important policy proposal.”

“What is it?”

“Pay us $45 and we’ll tell you.”

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“Non-violent offenders serving time for drug use or possession should be freed immediately and their convictions er..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gc

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TheShovel Pretty weird when a deodorant company condemns an attempted coup of a democracy more vigorously than the Prime Minister of Australia does

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@aspientiae I think you can use anything you like in there.

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@dobes @cameronwilson @jxeeno @NewtonMark Telstra Shop was really giving me the hard sell on nine months free of Binge.

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@kels_316 I should do a tactical version of all my stuff.

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@hen_hank Oh nah not offended, just frustrated that this turned into a whole political thing. The tram does the job.

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Oh great I am definitely going to get COVID-19 now, @dobes @jxeeno @NewtonMark @cameronwilson. Sad. pic.twitter.com/36ZDGk7k82

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@hen_hank Myth perpetuated by stupid people.

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patstokes 25th Amendment now, no President who has lost Axe Body Spray can govern twitter.com/axe/status/134…

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On a George Street tram. Group of four white girls around 16yo I guess block the door, and have a sook when I ask t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…48

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@ReadPete What the hell do you do to them?

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@jxeeno Yeah if I’ve got the ‘rona I’ll have such an embarrassing data trail today. But I have to do everything I n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jZ

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Fri plan, remainder: Errands to at least five places in the Sydney CBD (very soon); TGIF interspersed with lots of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tJ

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@dobes Of course that’s where he ends up lol.

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andrewwhiteau Just saw police ask a young bloke in the train station where his mask was. He said he didn’t have one. They handed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IB

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niubi Dumb enough to wear his company badge while committing multiple felonies is definitely cause for termination twitter.com/trewardwbal/st…

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@NewtonMark Pretty much what I was thinking. I wonder how this modelling would play out in Australia.

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GanglSepp Prams and children parked outside Woolworths in John Street, Sunderland. 1963. How times have changed! pic.twitter.com/UyN8LASh3M

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@DrRhysPockett Nah, I just followed the delete-account procedure.

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HartWexford And, obviously, fresh manly scents twitter.com/AXE/status/134…

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Alice_Wilder a lot of teenagers on tiktok are noting that congresspeople, after fearing for their lives and sheltering in place,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jf

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@jdub @TimWattsMP Use Apple pay, it’s anonymous then… [Taps nose.]

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“More than half of all COVID-19 is spread by people without symptoms” scimex.org/newsfeed/more-…

Peer-reviewed paper..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WI

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Obviously @kels_316 needs to get one of these. ;) Ideal for piloting a drone with. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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It’s OK though, a different company makes a “Civilian Case” with an “impact resistant exoskeleton, hex cushioning &..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pd

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Lol! An iPhone case called a “Black Ops Case” with a “removable card magazine” and mil-spec drop protection. Only A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Od

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@jxeeno Sounds like it’d need some human help with the data collection.

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@reselsnark @HawleyMO I used quote marks because I was quoting him. You need to show which words were the ones he w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qj

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Anyway @steve_vladeck knows about these things. I learned about the First Amendment from people like him and the La..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M7

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@HawleyMO Seems to have struck a chord though. Look at those numbers clock up! pic.twitter.com/L3hBodQC5O

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I continue to be amused that this self-described “constitutional lawyer” doesn’t know how the First Amendment works..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rT

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stilgherrian You’ve probably noticed that I’ve been talking about doing a livestreamed pub-style quiz in the near future, and as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MO

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YoussWay No way, I just found a picture from the other side of the door
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Passing the Hill of Dead Pets.

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@garthk They are bloated on fresh grass.

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ClickHole A Piece Of History: The Walgreens Blood Pressure Monitor That Choked JFK To Death After He Figured Trapping Extra B..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qp

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The WSU kangaroos are looking very well fed today.

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cameronwilson just remember that we have multiple government members who have textbook cases of Facebook brain, and the Prime Min..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5w

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JimMFelton 2016 commentators: He’s not a fascist
2017 commentators: He’s not a fascist
2018 commentators: He’s not a fascist
2..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wq

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DellAnnaLuca This should be the first slide of many degrees. pic.twitter.com/7NCypADmQJ

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thenation “This is not America,” a woman said to a small group, her voice shaking. “They’re shooting at us. They’re supposed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…An

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@matt_levinson John Birmingham’s “Leviathan”. It’s a few years old now but it won at least one award. Australian history book of the year.

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phlaimeaux I though they needed something to cheer them up so THE ICE CREAM LASAGNE IS COMING BACK twitter.com/Eater/status/1…

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@lhjh70 “… but then I read the article.” Uhuh.

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@franksting Oh that’s a much better gag. I might have to save that for Quoll Porter.

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@lhjh70 A country in western Asia. Lots of oil. Quite a bit of sand.

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“Facebook and Instagram will bar US President Donald Trump from posting on its system at least until the inaugurati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uE

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“Iraq issues arrest warrant for Donald Trump over killing of Qassim Soleimani” abc.net.au/news/2021-01-0…

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jeamland Deem sowing/reaping meme included. twitter.com/FoxNews/status…

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jonostrower BREAKING: Boeing Charged with 737 Max Fraud Conspiracy and Agrees to Pay over $2.5 Billion bit.ly/3npsAta (via @TheJusticeDept)

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Someone responded to the survey with “Cheese Trumpet” which seems fair. forms.gle/hsHeUyeTbJtAkD…

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edbott Not @TheOnion. twitter.com/TomNamako/stat…

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colourmeamused_ Almost 1000 tests are conducted on quarantined international arrivals in Sydney every day.

Around *half* only test..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BF

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bgzimmer Porch Guy is an early frontrunner for the 2021 @stronglang Tucker Awards for Excellence in Swearing. twitter.com/NRKveronica/st…

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jodirowley This is doing the rounds on social media. It’s a Blunt-headed Burrowing Frog (Glyphoglossus molossus). Native..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ue

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LalehKhalili This is exactly right, and the last line is 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/LOQFD0Qow2

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Well that IS around the age when most people grow out of libertarianism. twitter.com/ThePlumLineGS/…

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@mattcdef2000 Hmmm. @SimonRoyal1 has a point. The “cable” looks too thick for a mic, and the whole shape seems a bi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qR

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danilic Rejoice twitter.com/Eater/status/1…

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yun_aus cc Australian media twitter.com/RottenInDenmar…

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I just found this photo on a page titled “The 75th anniversary of 5AN/891 ABC Adelaide” and believe @RealNickHodge..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FQ

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As we left the studio into the main office floor of the host radio station, we noticed that the station manager was..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qY

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It didn’t matter though, because we were broadcasting to somewhere else, somewhere remote, and the link had failed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0v

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There was another radio-related bit. I was in a studio co-presenting with Errol Silver, former station manager of 5..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tl

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So yesterday I HAD A DREAM. I had another one today but I can only remember some semi-related bits… twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@derekbradley No I really don’t lol. I do fine with my to-do list.

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@garystark @nickheathsport No I am definitely not looking for that word. :P

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Fri plan: Quick chores; 1032 train to Sydney; planning and plotting en route; errands, Sydney CBD; lots of data wra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zt

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Last night I explained a bit more about my “plans” for a livestreamed pub-style quiz. I’ll answer any further quest..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B5

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In the Blue Mountains the Great Sog continues for another day, but only one more after that. Until Wednesday, anywa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…02

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Friday. You are ill-equipped to comprehend your responsibilities — to your family, your friends, your work, your na.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3hO

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