Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 19th, 2021

MichaelH_PhD TIL that the collective noun for libertarians is “a small contingent.” twitter.com/socialistdogmo…

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YAppelbaum So one clever scholar ran the 1776 Report through the popular plagiarism-detection software Turnitin. And, well, th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sg

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Proving once more that if you really want a solid career in television then train as a chef. twitter.com/SteveMolk/stat…

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PPantsdown It’s like a Year 10 kid who’s been made to summarise a Bolt rant as punishment

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PPantsdown LoL, about 30 hrs before becoming unemployed (and on MLK Day), Stephen Miller has submitted his Nazi school book re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JL

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drunkenmadman “Exploding Vagina Candle” pic.twitter.com/xjp5FJ69Jg

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The Motor Show: Cars for Women (1967) | British Pathé youtube.com/watch?v=hZNhWm…

This is horrifyingly sexist, even for the era.

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a_greenberg It gave me no pleasure, but perhaps some kind of cartharsis, to assemble all of Trump’s very worst takes on “the cy..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ic

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REMINDER: “Expat” is white people for “economic migrant”.

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dinosofos We need to talk about the Greek PM’s vaccine pose 🇬🇷 @kmitsotakis pic.twitter.com/QfOKxFxsPM

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@kels_316 @fictillius I think I’ll beg him to keep going because I am that kind of cunt.

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@zippydazipster @zdnetaustralia Thanks. I’m a much better writer than I am a journalist. :) I’m really glad that I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jt

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@MsLods @jpwarren @DRWaus Actually no the table is a mess. I’ll turn these into proper spreadsheets some time becau..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ec

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@MsLods @jpwarren @DRWaus Hmmm. I should post the other list too. Stand by.

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@DavidRDHeath To be fair, most of the points above 50 were *really* hard bonus points.

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@ApostrophePong @JohnDowdell @jsleeio @BobGrrl Hahahaha but I thought the government had released you from quozza?

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@JohnDowdell @jsleeio That’s fine, I just find them less enjoyable than so many other things. But yes you could mak..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aL

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@ApostrophePong @JohnDowdell @jsleeio @BobGrrl Yeah shiitake mushrooms are the way to go with this soup. :) Now I want some.

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@JohnDowdell @jsleeio By all means use chokoes if you don’t have any pigs to feed. [Shudder.]

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RAF_Luton BREAKING: China have announced that they are launching a third aircraft carrier. To be honest we are more concerned..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…c7

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@TheresaNeate Lol. Universities are a hell tough cybersecurity environment. :)

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@_midofo_ But it’s only Tuesday, and yeah I will not try to typhoonsplain at you. :)

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@jsleeio @BobGrrl @JohnDowdell @ApostrophePong @kiwicon These seem to be less offensive than some of the other things posted lately.

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@_midofo_ It’s as good as you’ll get, yeah. Whew.

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Hey Cyber Kids, would you like to be Director, Cyber Security / CISO for the University of NSW in Sydney? This… e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kd

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@irisherself I did not. That would be a challenging little gig for someone! Thanks!

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@19bk69 Thanks. I saw some debate earlier about whether it was cryptomining or someone’s cyber cyber hacky hacky or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vd

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@dfpiii I believe the technical term is a “rate card”.

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I should mention that the Richardson Review was actually completed in December 2019 but the government only release..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P8

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I think @jpwarren and @DRWaus and @MsLods and many others will find this to be a handy thing. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@AndrewPStreet Which is remarkable, given South Australia’s history.

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There’s also a chronology of all the Australian national security legislation passed since 9/11. Some 124 individua..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kn

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By the way, the Richardson Review of Australia’s national intelligence community contains a really handy chronology..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mu

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48 HOURS FROM NOW: The second pilot episode of “The 8pm Quiz” at 8pm AEDT on Thursday. youtube.com/watch?v=SEPZNm…

If..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eJ

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@kcarruthers @zdnetaustralia Indeed. There’s a lot of smaller stuff I could’ve thrown in too, but I wanted to focus..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ug

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@brettrann Agreed eleventy hundred percent.

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If you missed my thread of all the Essential polling this week, well, here it is. The climate change stuff is parti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ow

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@dfpiii Well, yes, But Iron ore and coal are our top two export industries, LNG is big too, and the government is b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1P

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Australia’s tangle of electronic surveillance laws needs unravelling”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lm

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Histreepix Want to feel old? This is what Bella, Edward and Jacob from ‘Twilight’ look like now. Hollywood, 2017. pic.twitter.com/XL4tM5H54S

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NickMotown Those protesting lorry drivers could switch from seafood to snails. That way they’d be taking less cargo to France.

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byronkaye We should at least be thankful the tennis players didn’t do an “Imagine” video.

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GordyPls When the PM announces the election it’s going to be confusing because we’ll have no idea if it is actually coming.

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@jsleeio @JohnDowdell @ApostrophePong Nah I can’t see anything immediately available in restaurants. It’s more a ho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…go

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@jsleeio @JohnDowdell @ApostrophePong These guys make and deliver something similar in your area…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AR

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@jsleeio @JohnDowdell Only in my own kitchen. :) @ApostrophePong used to make it quite a bit. This recipe is a slig..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ya

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@twcau Bitcoin is the male equivalent of an exploding vagina candle.

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AlanBaxter The starlings have summoned the great hedgehog. Things will start to get better now. twitter.com/Rainmaker1973/…

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@franksting Lol. And yeah nothing happened. Sigh. Ta for that.

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@dfpiii That’s an interesting question. It’s certainly not actual policy change. Coal is still very important, yes…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bm

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AsFarce joining a union is like buying beer: it’s an impenetrable ritual for Anglo men which you are both required and forb..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QH

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@MsLods And thank you, yes, I thought we needed a “Wait, where are we up to?” on this stuff and @dobes agreed. I kn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IK

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@MsLods I’d forgotten that Andrew Hastie has a junior ministry now. I always thought he was quite even-handed in hi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ub

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@juhasaarinen @zdnetaustralia I will try to include more jokes in the future.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Australia’s tangle of electronic surveillance laws needs unravelling”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lm

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@dobes There’s a point. It’s almost as if the government is incapable of strategic planning.

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@dobes Certainly there’s more good jokes in it than, say, the Richardson Review.

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Another way of looking at this, Optus, is that you stay not being able to use customers’ personal information and i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TV

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Lol, no Optus, you are not “the whole economy”.

“Australian telcos agree that the Privacy Act is working well,” al..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pl

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@rohan_p @dobes @purserj @DannyDeraney @mattcdef2000 OK then, if you prefer, I do not identify as a dog or a jerkbird.

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@dobes @purserj @rohan_p @DannyDeraney @mattcdef2000 I can make dogs come running by barking at them too, even thou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tu

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@purserj @dobes @rohan_p @DannyDeraney @mattcdef2000 That dog has a distinct “Oh not this bullshit again” vibe goin’ on.

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@jendudley Yeah maybe we shouldn’t think about that any more.

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@damovisa @abcnews Go with the last word, “mother”.

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “What have we learned from the Pfizer vaccine rollout?” pca.st/lplpscr6

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@damovisa @abcnews No, because it was a discussion of likelihoods. :) Also, I am not your real mother.

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Listening to yesterday’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Is the Pfizer vaccine the culprit in elderly deaths in Norway?” pca.st/2aac50vt

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LILNAARANJA This is from the Pfizer v-a-c-c-i-n-e. Please understand these shots cause harm. Injury is REAL and not rare. It’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nB

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@Craig_Harvey Yeah it’s slightly alarming. Many urban and suburban Greens voters are more about preserving real est..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FR

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@davidgwynnjones I’m 9km from Katoomba, and wouldn’t usually be on Lurline St anyway. Sounds like a bit of a mess going on there.

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Story filed for @zdnetaustralia, my first for 2021. It contains far fewer cybers than I thought it would.

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Right, let’s get that writing for @zdnetaustralia done. Back a bit later.

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And that’s the Essential polling for this week. It’s always at essentialvision.com.au/category/essen… and there can be email notif..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qj

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“Q. As far as you know, do you think Australia is doing enough, not enough or too much to address climate change?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HL

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I’d love to run some calibration questions against this, to see what people “believe” about some other scientific f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P6

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Climate change acceptance essentialvision.com.au/climate-change…

“Over a third still believe we are just witnessing a normal fluc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6l

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As an aside, the response to this information differentiates between a leader and a mere political muppet. A leader..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Po

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Attitudes towards bushfires and climate change essentialvision.com.au/attitudes-towa…

“It is likely that the bushfires are linked..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mV

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“Q. On January 1st 2021, the second line of Australia’s national anthem changed from, ‘For we are young and free’ t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nr

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“Q. It has been suggested that Australia should have a separate national day to recognise Indigenous Australians. D..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kM

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“Q. Will you personally be doing anything to celebrate Australia Day or do you treat it as just a public holiday?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9c

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“Q. In your opinion, over the past 10 years, have things got better or worse for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fd

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“Q. Once a vaccine for Covid-19 becomes available in Australia, how long would you wait before taking it?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W4

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“Q. From the options below, which of the following do you think the Federal Government should prioritise in 2021?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b4

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Anthony Albanese’s approval rating continues to hover at the bottom of the 40s%. essentialvision.com.au/performance-of… pic.twitter.com/5kxhdo717J

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Hurrah! It’s an Essential polling Tuesday! essentialvision.com.au/category/essen… Let’s see what we can find in these numbers. As..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hn

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The key thing last week was the first pilot episode of “The 8pm Quiz” livestream on Thursday night…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ex

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Oh, I forgot to say that further plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, which was published a bit late. But that sa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QB

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JulianCastro You should sit this one out. twitter.com/icegov/status/…

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thetowncrier Remember when @DailyMailAU used old photos to show people apparently ignoring social distancing in Bondi? Of course..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…A5

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@charliedrummond Some of these are better than others, but sure.

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jrhennessy The replies the The Onion’s incredibly light touch ribbing of Joe Biden are great pic.twitter.com/NalSsG4WOT

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crzyfkinworld Suddenly, we’re are all Stormy Daniels, just waiting for him to finish so we can get some sleep.

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@JustJimWillDo I cannot discuss what may or may not be a question on Thursday unless the appropriate bribes have been paid.

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I had not put down “exploding vagina candle” for today so there’s another three points I’ve lost. twitter.com/nypost/status/…

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@jsleeio @JohnDowdell Anyway I guess my main point is that so much green curry made here is a westernised version,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GU

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@jsleeio @JohnDowdell I’m seeing a lot of white people green curry recipes talk about bell peppers (capsicum) but t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mG

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@jsleeio @JohnDowdell En passant, one of my favourite soups is bitter melon stuffed with pork. Perhaps too bitter f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fw

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@jsleeio @JohnDowdell The little round things in this photo top (about the size of a marble) and bottom right. pic.twitter.com/QrjwmV8zCm

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@jsleeio @JohnDowdell Chinese influences mean that baby corn is acceptable, and snow peas. More traditional are a l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…76

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@jsleeio @JohnDowdell … yeah mushrooms work. For the zucchini etc they’re really near-ish substitutes for what yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wn

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@jsleeio @JohnDowdell Well I’m not Thai either (obviously) but have close and long-standing connections.

Those th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eZ

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Tue plan: Slow-ish start; write for @zdnetaustralia; plough through that inbox with a big fat plough; quiet and not too late evening.

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@CARROT_app I’m not saying @CARROT_app is wrong. I would never dare. It’s just that it’s after 10.45am and we we’ve..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r2

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The weather in the Blue Mountains today is much nicer than @CARROT_app realises. It’s not going to rain despite wha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tN

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parlertakes What?! pic.twitter.com/dy2YvGyF8v

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Tuesday. Some solids are less solid than others. Some of them are even tigers. Tuesday.

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daveweigel I feel like you need to be 35 or older to remember the conservative pro-Bush consensus of 2001-2003. pic.twitter.com/rSk69objWs

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negaversace Yoshida kenko invented posting in the year 1330 pic.twitter.com/ZDSeadwrR5

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@zippydazipster [Nods.] I’ve worked a bunch of weird shifts in a past life. Good luck with that.

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Over the next week I really do have to shift my sleep patterns back to a vastly earlier cycle.

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YearCovid 17 Jan 2020

Citing Chinese government reports that there have been no new cases in the last week as well as the cl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EW

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@indiescribe That could be a thing. I don’t have much of the original material left. All of the of the opening vide..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fK

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@erkpod @jsleeio Lol I already know the answer to that is “When they’re ready” and “When Gladys needs a positive news story”. :)

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@indiescribe Lol. I was thinking of using the plinking before “The 8pm Quiz” the other day but decided I wanted to create a new tradition.

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@erkpod @jsleeio Lol. Indeed. Is it still the case they’ll be running the Newcastle line before the Blue Mountains?

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@indiescribe Pretty much. He’s showing his Patreon supporters how to experiment with electronics and I think it’s s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pC

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@indiescribe Ah yes, the Furby Organ. He’s quite weird and I hope only slightly dangerous, this guy.

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Look Mum No Computer - Waiting For The World To End Live Synths - Introducing Cambridgeshire BBC
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cinemashoebox i think what makes me maddest is how you can see LARGE PARTS OF THE UNALTERED PARISIAN STREET PLAN in this model. “..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CG

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glengyron This is beautiful. Remember team Cray-cray, vote for the Democrats for the rest of your life or Trump will be take..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…c8

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@NewtonMark @SirLolsworthy @segdeha I do so love watching the puritans kick off. :)

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