Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 28th, 2021

WCS_Nigeria Well done to the Nigeria Customs Service @CustomsNG - intercepting a huge haul of pangolin scales, ivory and lions..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n1

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JustJimWillDo Well obviously Vegemite is better, but now we’re going to have to set up a three-way taste test. twitter.com/JDIrwinbooks/s…

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@JustJimWillDo I’m running it as a fairly geeky quiz but then again I suppose that’s the point.

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NataliaAntonova I FOUND OUT WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU TURN TOLSTOY OVER AND IT’S NOTHING GOOD pic.twitter.com/35bx0f6TZ6

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@JustJimWillDo [Nods.] Given it’s the same protagonists this makes sense. I am sure historians argue about this.

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I will explain my counting of Cold Wars another time, but broadly speaking the 1950s–1960s was one and the 1980s watwitter.com/i/web/status/1…bAc1

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@SuperCroup @DrRhysPockett @gathgwyn That little prick hissed at me at 1.30am when I was just walking past!

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Meh, I’ve live through two Cold Wars already. Could a third really be so bad?

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Apart from everything else, these 11-axle TELs are just gorgeous. twitter.com/chadocl/status…

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EricGomezAsia Preemptive congrats to North Korea for all their new nuclear capabilities they’ll develop and test while we just do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sc

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kyliesparks It’s the “many times” that made me lose it pic.twitter.com/taDEmAbjTp

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erik_kaars In this 13th-century German tale, a beautiful woman is said to have a neck so white that you could see the color of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kb

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@ReadPete @ApostrophePong @dobes @purserj Quite possibly. (But yes I had to look that up.)

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skwashd Is just about ethics in video game share trading?

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@JustJimWillDo You are now remembering that I said all this, aren’t you. :)

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@JustJimWillDo No, GameStop. Gamespot is an ex-CBSi gaming news site. GameStop is the $GME thing.

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@earleyedition @oberonsghost @zdnetaustralia I literally referenced that in my story. ;) But so few mastheads have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rq

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@BradJThomas @ApostrophePong @dobes @purserj I thought it might be but wasn’t sure seeing it face-on. :) They are such smug arseholes. ;)

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@Cynthiainoz @ApostrophePong @dobes @purserj Yes, and there’s been two batches of crimson rosellas this season too…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bH

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@Cynthiainoz @ApostrophePong @dobes @purserj That’s lovely! I need to provide my clan with a deeper play pool.

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@JustJimWillDo @_midofo_ @franksting Nah, it just makes me timid about exposing anything except my best bits.

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@ApostrophePong @dobes @purserj It also makes a difference to the iPhone photos when the bird is happy for you to stand just a metre away.

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I really do like my little clan of magpies, @ApostrophePong @dobes @purserj. pic.twitter.com/qiFuUL9APj

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@DavidRDHeath Glad you enjoyed it. And thanks as always for your support.

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@NewtonMark @franksting @SuperCroup Also works in macOS Photos app, which probably explains where some of my proces..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tX

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stilgherrian This happened yesterday. I reckon you’ll enjoy reading it. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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mpwoodhead Greg Hunt will be remembered as the health minister who secured millions of dollars worth of hydroxychloroquine but..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ww

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@_midofo_ @franksting This all makes sense. I have been known to use various noodle / rice / pasta / spud backgroun..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lf

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robkroese The SEC about to ban outsider trading

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@EnsignR Hah! You can always play off the recording, but yeah not quite as much fun.

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This calendar is at cantonbecker.com and the direct calendar feed is webcal://www.cantonbecker.com/ast….

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“In the southern hemisphere let’s call this the Thunder Moon, on account of thunderstorms being most common in Janu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s0

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“In the northern hemisphere this is the Wolf Moon because this was the time of year when hungry wolf packs howled o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hi

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It’s Full Moon! Well, Full Moon is at 0616 AEDT in the morning. That explains a few things. Also the calendar I hav..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5e

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@JustJimWillDo Ah yeah that’s because I thought getting all those harder questions deserved more points. Four for t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rr

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@wolfcat I’ve been around this block a couple of times already. :)

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@cefy Glad you enjoyed it. :) I’ll review the chat later and see what all the scores were. I’m thinking that if/whe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HP

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@JustJimWillDo Hah! You did better than me! Glad you enjoyed it.

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And we’re done! Thanks for playing, everyone. The third and final pilot episode of “The 8pm Quiz” will be available..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P8

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STARTING IN 10 MINUTES: “The 8pm Quiz” is streaming very shortly, with music a few minutes from now. Click through,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Az

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One hour to go. Better make sure your drinks are ready. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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And all the questions are ready to roll.

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Two hours to go. Have you organised your teams and drinks yet? twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@outbackdingo “Please contact website owners inform them of this problem.” I am not the BBC. I don’t care. :)

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Thefinnigans Huge. Millions & millions grew up on her instant noodle recipe.

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia - Indomie spice mixer Nunuk..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tj

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@fictillius @NewtonMark @johnb78 Anyway in the podcast they were talking with Lowy’s Hervé Lemahieu so a great deal of sense was spoken.

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@spottedpelican @fictillius @NewtonMark @johnb78 My very next tweet in the original thread links to the report. :)

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This relates to the @LowyInstitute report “Covid Performance Index” which is clearly causing a brain worms epidemic. interactives.lowyinstitute.org/features/covid…

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Which country is the best in the world at managing COVID?” pca.st/mmj9f8b2

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Right, that’s half the questions written, even though I’ve been faffing around quite a bit.

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TheAVClub Cyberpunk developers ask players to please stop having sex with Keanu Reeves dlvr.it/RrV22m pic.twitter.com/QGSP0K9Lwa

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@viveka Morality plays are the point, Viveka. :)

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As an aside, the BBC has posted more than 100 empty sets that you can use for video meeting backgrounds…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5G

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“Virtual meetings spur sales in books for backgrounds” bbc.com/news/uk-englan…

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cameronwilson here’s my statement to the ASX about this:

“lol”

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fictillius I don’t think the PM is checking your notes app. twitter.com/annastaciamp/s…

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OK, time to start working on these questions. I already have four questions from @SnarkyPlatypus for the Platypus R..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1K

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JustJimWillDo Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.

Found this handsome fellow’s freshly deaded body just outside my front door this morni..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…j5

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@shal2500 @ValidGarry @RAF_Luton Expect quite a few replies, Barney, especially once the UK wakes up. Something som..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M8

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Butterworthbugs Here’s a freakishly large earthworm to kick-start your Thursday 🪱 pic.twitter.com/jrFAJeZCHi

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GSElevator It’s safer to have a laptop full of questionable porn, prolific drug use, and emails documenting corruption with fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y5

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futureidentity This is great work and good news - but it did make me smile that, shortly after describing how the malware spread t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…js

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JamColley oh yeah wow imagine if there was a two-tiered Australia with different outcomes for Aboriginal people.
boggles the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rq

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@rohan_p There’s some true idiots out there. :) Idiots who now own mining shares that they’ll never be able to sell at a profit.

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So it turns out that a minor mining company in Australia, GME Resources Limited, which has the trading code $GME he..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hL

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@purserj Nah even funnier, $ASX:GME GME Resources Limited is up 33% today. pic.twitter.com/77xOFtEa5a

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edbott BUUUUUUUUBBBBBBBBLLLLLLLE twitter.com/SarahPonczek/s…

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yokoonobot If you can’t be yourself, try being Harrison Ford for an hour.

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@marcuskelson I think it’s contact cement, for the huffing of.

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But will the power of AI be “unleashed” or “harnessed”? Or possibly both? Anyway, I hope it’s “accelerating the jou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dz

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@arwon Wait until you hear how the “creative industries” lobby defines that sector: It includes the newsagent where..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b1

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@shal2500 @RAF_Luton You may not have been reading carefully…

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RAF_Luton Photo of the Day: The unmistakable white pointy shape of Concorde taking part in round 2 of the World Wheelie Champ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ri

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@reselsnark @ScottRhodie (I’ve never had a lot of time for designers who can’t adapt their Gorgeous Creation™ to wo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fp

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@reselsnark @ScottRhodie An obvious (to me) solution in this specific case is to make a consistent full-width strip..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1R

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edbott Odds of this happening are greater than zero. twitter.com/trisweb/status…

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“Christopher Pyne’s firm hired by defence contractor awarded $98m in government work while he was minister” theguardian.com/australia-news…

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@kattekrab @hexsteph @_simonchandler_ Somewhat outside my wheelhouse but I will throw @cameronwilson into the mix.

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@DavidFeng I did not know about these things. They’re probably idiots though.

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@DDsD You know, we’ve had tech for YEARS that says “Hey your email includes the word ‘attached’ but there’s no atta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fb

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@SwiftOnSecurity Not like the US. But here in AU and many others, there’s a key difference: pharmaceutical companie..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Od

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GrogsGamut “History will label Mr Hitler as one of the really great men of the century” woah, interesting prediction there, Bo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZR

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Help solve your unique type of constipation! This is a scam, but it’s wonderful.

When I’m in the US I’m always fas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZM

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sarahjansencom “Folau ‘attacks gay people’ while Court merely ‘denounces marriage equality.’”

Time again to share this @Meanjin p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sp

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@gnoll110 @trib I’m looking forward to the celebrations. :)

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cirnoplusplus >This man on Fox News just said that they should “ban social media from talking about short stocks” pic.twitter.com/lYs54F2Yu3

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@AbstractCode @GordyPls I have been concerned for their morale.

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steve_vladeck Today is the 658th day that we haven’t had a Senate-confirmed Secretary of Homeland Security — by far, the longest.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4Mm

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awelder The Sound of Music in reverse. Having won nothing and charmed nobody, the Nazis clamber over the mountains to nowhe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bm

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@gnoll110 @trib Oh wait. I was thinking you meant decimal currency. :) I think @trib was too.

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Thu plan: Slow start, as you can see; a little reading; write some quiz questions; set up some survey questions; 20..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wv

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Anyway, I understand that the main concern is that the people who manipulated the stock market were different from..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AJ

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I know my comment will be lost in the thousands that @juliamacfarlane has already received, but the faded imperial..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wh

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OK then, compare London with Bangkok. Or Taipei. I’ll wait. twitter.com/juliamacfarlan…

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GrogsGamut Don’t blame the pandemic - there has been a weak economy with bugger-all demand for 5 years now…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pS

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Tweet_Dec most depressing headline of the day

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In the Blue Mountains the Great Sog continues. pic.twitter.com/HvRCX0Han7

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This happened yesterday. I reckon you’ll enjoy reading it. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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TONIGHT: The third pilot of “The 8pm Quiz” is live at 8pm AEDT. Pass it on. youtube.com/watch?v=C4M56Q…

Yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1m

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Thursday. How many layers are there? They should all be given names! Thursday.

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12 HOURS FROM NOW: The third pilot of “The 8pm Quiz” live at 8pm AEDT tonight. Pass it on.youtube.com/watch?v=C4M56Q…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WH

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