Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 8th, 2021

thattommyhall Basically all programming pontification should start with this preamble. pic.twitter.com/8m1HGSWojJ

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botandy after the vaccine, we spend days breathing on each other, we missed it so much

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fesshole I’m in my 30s. I have to tuck my pajama pants into my socks at night so the ghosts don’t get in.
What will ghosts d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…va

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fesshole I don’t like alcohol, never have. My friends and family praise me for not being a drinker. I’m actually a high-func..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b8

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fesshole I don’t live in the UK so we don’t get Nigel Farage on TV. I don’t know how his name is pronounced so I assume it rhymes with cabbage.

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Histreepix British Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares to do battle with the EU. January, 2021. pic.twitter.com/3bymf3G7PO

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yokoonobot I don’t limit myself to a “special” light switch. All light switches are special.

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“CLASSICAL HÄNDEL But On Analog Modular Synthesizer - Sarabande -” from @LOOKMUMNOCMPUTR youtube.com/watch?v=suFMi8… It..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DO

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@Chris_TheHoff We shall never look at a bird the same way.

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Routine Plug: The Pozible campaign is now under way. You have until 18 Feb to pledge your support to get more speci..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sj

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@kipstergull Well yes, he really could’ve started with a waterbird.

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“True Facts: The Ostrich” youtube.com/watch?v=1YTeas…

If nothing else, you need to watch this for the footage of an os..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u7

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@HartWexford Neighbours eventually complained and he was forced to drain his backyard pool.

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@TrubbellAtMill Sigh. That’s an angle I hadn’t considered.

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@HartWexford I suppose he does look like the kind of guy who would drown chickens.

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MalwareJake No baby shower I’ve ever been to has involved a cannon. Now that sounds like a good thing. twitter.com/ABC/status/135…

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Hey YouTube, this is a hard NO.

“Full Sail University is a private, for-profit university in Winter Park, Florida…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KT

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jimmyraynes Trickle down economics is the theory that you should give more fish to the puffin on the left, so that eventually s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lK

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@indiescribe I wonder whether sea turtles would like a glass of red wine.

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@morebento In the last 30+ years they’ve probably found another 2,000 species.

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@morebento It does look rather like that last one, yes. Figure 30.44 Melonontinae. I see we only have 1,400 species..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uC

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“See a Sea Turtle Devour a Jellyfish Like Spaghetti | National Geographic” youtube.com/watch?v=PA66nE…

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SwiftOnSecurity Shout-out to the greatest interface of all time pic.twitter.com/OdQX1hhRQy

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@VibeAcoustic @morebento Thanks. :) Yeah there’s some amazing little critters in the scrubland here.

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@JustJimWillDo @bunjaree Yep, it’s impressive. Annoyingly the third-party camera app doesn’t record the f-stop and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aV

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@DavidRDHeath @bunjaree Yes, especially when you consider the 1-metre grid it’s photographed against.

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@morebento So shiny on top, so fuzzy underneath.

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swearyanthony “get in the car. No time to explain” pic.twitter.com/9Lrwo6hQRW

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@expectproblems The third-party app helps. They’ve been making Camera+ 2 (still photograph) and REC (video) with fu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UN

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@expectproblems The camera specs were what persuaded me to upgrade this cycle rather than leaving it for another ye..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…46

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@expectproblems Ping! That’s just a crop of the first photo I posted. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@franksting Yeah I’ve been very impressed so far, though I haven’t pushed it to its limits yet.

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@munin @bunjaree It was starting to walk slowly too, so I should’ve taken a short video. Alas, it’s been returned t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vU

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Since people are bound to ask, this photo was taken with an iPhone 12 Pro and a third-party camera app simply calle..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…h6

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@munin @bunjaree Isn’t it! There’s someone here who has the eye for spotting tiny critters and they get brought in for me to photograph.

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Today’s @bunjaree critter, still with dirt on its face from digging out of the soil. Shown here on the standard 5mm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YR

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@markrprior The theme carries across to the interiors too. One of the cafeterias looks like it’s straight out of an English boarding school.

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@JustJimWillDo I did say the architect was Japanese. :)

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@YvonnBest @MatthewBevan No you have to work it out for yourself. All the clues are in the thread.

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The interviewer, though! “This campus is wonderful in yet another way. Please tell is more about how wonderful it i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CJ

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If you’ve never seen the faux European city of Huawei’s Songshan Lake Campus then here’s their short video. Yes, a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zw

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wmdglasgow LUNAR NEW YEAR CRUSTACEAN UPDATE: The iron laws of lobsternomics mean 1/3 of jobs in the Australia industry are end..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MW

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@paulwallbank I can no longer tell what is real and what is not.

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@oberonsghost I think there’s some paint in the shed which I will now go and huff.

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@derekbradley Well that’s because they’re not currently in power.

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No, let’s not use this as a slogan. pic.twitter.com/kHn12A5Igu

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djackmanson From now on “Leunig” means Mary Leunig.

To refer to the other one, say “Leunig’s creepy, abusive brother”

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riferrei Developers commenting their code pic.twitter.com/jKURCVR9ds

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@leoniedoyle Oddly enough they prefer to hang from above much of the time. If I get time tomorrow I’ll shoot some video of them in action.

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Ah no, they’re not the same. Different weight, and slightly different mix.

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Does the NSW Treasurer know of any buildings more than 4km from the CBD? twitter.com/jc_cummins/sta…

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I hope this excites you as much as it excites me.

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Indeed, they seem to be Large Wildbird Seed Block mix pressed into percher shape. lovitts.com.au/product/wildbi…

Panicum,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s1

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They’re the same shape as these, so I suspect this is who makes them under license to Coles. lovitts.com.au/products/whist…

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Within 60 seconds of hanging up a fresh Coles Wild Bird Percher Treat the crimson rosellas are going wild over it…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EB

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@ParrotOfTheDay @dobes @purserj @ApostrophePong How very embarrass! I didn’t look closely. I know the currawongs we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bM

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Lol this is in the new version of Westpac’s banking app. Oh yes, if there’s one thing I need in my interactions wit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mf

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0xabad1dea repeat after me: you cannot algorithmically distinguish “real” names from “fake” ones and any attempt you make is a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uw

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jeamland Not all heroes wear capes. /ping @stilgherrian twitter.com/suboticjelena/…

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@garystark I thought they were in the Philippines, for time zone reasons.

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capnwatsisname A service where James Spader comes to your house, looks about at everything with detached disdain, sits on your cou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hB

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The never-useful Codi eventually said “I can help you with that” but the “help” was instructions to go somewhere el..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yi

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“Hi Stilgherrian, I’m Codi - Telstra’s Virtual Assistant.” pic.twitter.com/1VqFM766p8

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slackbastard You know what?

I’ve half a mind to haul some of these budding nazi terrorists into my office for a good old-fashio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Al

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RadioFreeTom People won’t put the mask over their nose for the same reason toddlers won’t tie their shoes: to show you that you..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M3

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KylePlantEmoji My buddy who runs the wonderful bbq truck @swineandsteel updated their official policy pic.twitter.com/18t8uYnbuW

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OK this is all getting out of hand, though @kcarruthers would probably approve. twitter.com/ScolesSarah/st…

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Six words every woman wants to hear during sex. twitter.com/dobes/status/1…

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@jxeeno @COVID19NearMeAU But if you’re adding emoji, maybe emoji of judgement on the sorts of places people go.

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jrhennessy Now that’s living! pic.twitter.com/Tqg8oLO7w0

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dobes The true meaning of Christmas twitter.com/CNN/status/135…

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COVID19NearMeAU COVID-19 Near Me has been updated to include a new classification for “Test & isolate until further advice”. These..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8q

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“The publisher of the Australian Financial Review and columnist Joe Aston have been ordered to pay legal costs for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…23

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Looks like we’re turning Japanese, @dobes. japan.cnet.com/article/351658…

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It’s Monday, so it’s time for @theharryshearer’s “Le Show” pca.st/bls49qrq

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erinrileyau NSW is an interesting case study in whether “competent but corrupt” is a viable political strategy.

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Craig Kelly deliberately going for the late night talkback radio crowd lol. The Land of the Deranged. twitter.com/CaseyBriggs/st…

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@abcnews Yes we can. WIth a baseball bat.

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Can we vaccinate people against falling for vaccine lies?” pca.st/cknxkxha

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@RossFloate @jpwarren @VTeagueAus I’ll run it by the ATO when I get a chance. Today is a bit of a write-off for me.

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REMINDER: This Pozible crowdfunding campaign is now open. It’s actually “only” 40% of the way to Target One, not 54..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cb

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, of course. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, it’s already 11am edition: A low-stress day based around the concept of doing the shopping in Katoomba.

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mthomas304 Martial arts classes cost more than you would lose by being robbed.

Plus you’ll get punched more.

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“If Bing is the answer then Australia is asking the wrong question” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/if-bin…

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@jpwarren @RossFloate @VTeagueAus I know that some IVR systems were experimenting with “This caller is angry, bette..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cu

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@jpwarren @VTeagueAus Looks like I did a podcast about it too, though the audio file seems to have vanished. “Your..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pu

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@jpwarren @VTeagueAus Centrelink and ATO have used voice ID in various ways for more than a decade now, just not in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1B

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See, @dobes @rohan_p @cameronwilson @NewtonMark, this is why everyone at Owl Day will get COVID-19. The fools. twitter.com/hansvestberg/s…

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Shooting down the fruit seems dangerous. twitter.com/glengyron/stat…

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anildash If they scrolled the names of the Americans who died in this pandemic the same way U2 did for victims of 9/11 durin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qt

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Mon plan, further background: A brief inspection of the refrigerator indicates that I probably should have done som..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lr

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@MatthewBevan I could just say “You’re welcome” and walk away, but no, I meant the whole owl thing.

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@michaelneale As did I. But what a wonderful collision of words!

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Suddenly realising what @MatthewBevan meant earlier.

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@staticsan I’m just dead inside generally.

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Dadsaysjokes A man from New Zealand walks into a restaurant and sits down

Lucky bastard.

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HHackenbecker Dear Mac retro-heads, please join us for - during March we want to see your 68k/PowerPC stuff! marchintosh.com

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@michaelneale Perhaps if we all just ignore it it will go away.

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“Vaccination smartphone ‘passport’ to log Aussie COVID-19 jabs” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/vaccin…

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tinyteacuppig women vs. men pic.twitter.com/SmIt5R8yD5

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@jodiem @jxeeno I make no comment as to which is better epidemiologically because that attracts the brain worms. :)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bD

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@morebento This is indeed an excellent thread, yes.

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@jodiem @jxeeno I get that it’s all on probabilities. but yeah in NSW it’s basically “You were only there for five..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9E

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@jodiem Yeah people have commented on the more nuanced advice here. Colour- coded on @jxeeno’s handy map too. What..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8B

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Gosh it’s the first new NSW dots on @COVID19NearMeAU in ages. covid19nearme.com.au/state/nsw We’ve been doing really well. pic.twitter.com/1DOuXU6laD

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Mon plan, some background: I had another night of very odd dreams, so it’ll take me a moment to reconnect with one..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l9

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@dobes @purserj @ApostrophePong @ParrotOfTheDay This is indeed excellent. They also have a clean window there. I should get me one of them.

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ssharwood Ouch. twitter.com/TheRegister/st…

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@skwashd @NewtonMark @CARROT_app I like that it’s an “achievement”.

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@skwashd @NewtonMark @CARROT_app Even without starting any fires I can confirm that the alerts now work in WillyWea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vb

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In the Blue Mountains the Great Sog continues for another day. pic.twitter.com/mlf1nPCbnR

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Monday. There is definitely no need to be concerned. Monday.

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