Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 15th, 2021

@jpwarren I really should do something with that domain.

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@vealmince Facts can be incredibly inconvenient.

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I do love the genre WHY ISN’T THE MEDIA COVERING THIS combined with a link to a news story covering whatever “this” is.

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The brain worms are strong this season lol. twitter.com/ElizaJBarr/sta…

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djbaskin Thought I needed a haircut, but actually just needed a lion mask pic.twitter.com/L1s2NkD0bb

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Anyway, “The security breach took place at TEPCO’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant in Niigata Prefecture last September.” Nukes, eh?

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It all follows on nicely from this earlier thread from @ErrataRob. twitter.com/ErrataRob/stat…

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“The security person did not check why the error had been displayed and instead rewrote the data on the ID card.”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6h

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“An ID checking system at one gate showed an error multiple times and a security person was suspicious because the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H7

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“Workers have to go through multiple gates to reach the control room and that they have their ID checked at each ga..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LG

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“A Tokyo Electric Power Company worker entered a control room at a nuclear plant using another worker’s ID card,” s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S1

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Histreepix Considerate American soldiers trying desperately not to ruin someone’s holiday snap. Germany, 1942. pic.twitter.com/nl6AoWAY3u

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yokoonobot Do know where your hippopotamus is? Elton John does.

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oberonsghost The decimalisation down under, @PetrocTrelawny @BBCRadio3 happened 55 years ago yesterday … (before my time) …..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oY

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smh A sea of colour has swept across wide swaths of the Blue Mountains just a year on from the huge bushfires as long-d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uV

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johnb78 My state MP is disappointed that the government hasn’t yet administered a vaccine whose first doses literally arriv..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dp

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At this rate we’ll end up giving each dose its own name. twitter.com/www16Right/sta…

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runoutoftweets i have instructed my superannuation fund to allocate 100% of my contributions towards procuring a large and delicio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nX

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I honestly thought this tweet would do a lot better. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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davenewworld_2 Trump’s impeachment lawyer steals coasters from the Senate chamber pic.twitter.com/JAbXjKBxBf

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@Wyld @Anthony_Caruana I don’t think I ever saw this. It isn’t ringing any bells at all.

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We’re now 54% of the way to Target One with 3 days 2.5 hours to go. Thanks, good people. Please consider. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@indiescribe They seem to be doing very well indeed. Quite the mob there today.

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We need a complete list of which Australian is getting which vaccine so we can tell whether a George Soros Illumina..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2k

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SuperCroup Cumdrop Cluedo! twitter.com/DeeCee451/stat…

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@derekbradley Actual kangaroos, not a sportsball team.

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@jonoabroad Nah just a wavy line sprayed as the train went past, and a final flourish.

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The Western Sydney University kangaroos are still there, and this evening they number about 40 by the looks of it.

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Passing the Hill of Dead Pets, again.

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patstokes RANDOS: The Minister has eaten many sugar gliders.

MEDIA: On investigation it looks like the Minister maybe hit on..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sZ

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patstokes MEDIA: [reports scandals ad nauseum]

POLITICAL CLASS: We don’t care. There are no consequences to our actions any..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mh

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I’m very familiar with this building from its library days. A great place to work. I was worried it’d get turned in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2N

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The old Haymarket Library is going to become the Museum of Chinese in Australia, which is nice…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3Q

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@erkpod I’ll be up there next month so I’ll have a squizz.

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Seriously, anyone who thinks that tower looked like a penis needs to make an urgent appointment with their doctor.

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@erkpod Thanks. It does look like there’s no real focus to that area now.

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@phonakins I knew the tower was slated for demolition in 2017 but there was pushback. I’ll head to Newcastle next m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hb

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Newcastle people, did the Queens Wharf Tower and up being demolished? And if so, what’s there now?

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@s3_gunzel Lol it’s always the same view of a V-Set arriving on platform one at Wentworth Falls.

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Passing the Hill of Dead Pets.

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@garystark @RealNickHodge @SenKimCarr I am too tired to think of a kangaroo joke. :(

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Looks like this is a whole website of porn for @expectproblems. twitter.com/ianvisits/stat…

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willozap tricking young people into sacrificing their retirement income to raise the price of houses for the landlord class..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PY

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@TonyThefathippy I’ll schedule in a stroll at some point. I should know more about that area anyway.

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@NickyWill100 @johnb78 Now we just have to wait for the Metro to open. :)

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@NickyWill100 @johnb78 That whole section from King Street Wharf and up through Barangaroo and around to that new p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uE

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I am pleased to report that the Western Sydney Uni kangaroos are relaxing under the trees today, and seem fit and w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…65

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Coming up at midday AEDT: “Mr Morrison (Prime Minister) to make a statement relating to the anniversary of the nati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UT

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johnb78 Unpopular opinion: the Sydney Crown tower is a decent piece of architecture that works well in its surroundings, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5w

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miniver A friend informs me that their IT department has deployed a Report Phishing button on their email client with a 🐟 i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q0

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@NewtonMark @llament @je_au That whole time was filled with mirth.

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NSW @BOCSAR has slightly revised its “An evaluation of the Suspect Target Management Plan”. bocsar.nsw.gov.au/Pages/bocsar_p…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tY

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If you find this sort of thing useful, you might like to pledge a few bucks to The 9pm Autumn Series 2021…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VG

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In summary, there’s nothing really new in this report, but it’s certainly handy for wonks who like to wonk over nat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T6

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Finally, at least for me and this thread, there’s two useful tables.

One lists the five pieces of Commonwealth int..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H1

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It also touches upon “the circumstances of Mr Collaery, ‘Witness K’, Mr Roberts-Smith and Fairfax Media,” which INS..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sq

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The INSLM can’t look at the case isolation, because their role is about the effectiveness of the legislation, not t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mQ

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There’s a big section on ‘Alan Johns’ [a pseudonym] matter, that bloke who was “charged, arraigned, convicted on hi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V3

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One might well suggest that the biggest factor “undermining Australia’s open system of government” is the governmen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FJ

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“Intelligence agencies have warned that the scale of foreign interference activity against Australia’s interests ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FN

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Interesting comments here in the “narratives underpinning the terrorist threat to Australia”, and the expansion of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3d

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There’s a bunch of other statistics on offences and charges and prosecutions which are presumably sources from else..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hO

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“The current National Terrorism Threat level remains at ‘PROBABLE’. This threat level has not changed since Novembe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lI

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As an aside, last month I did a summary of where all this is up to as we start the new parliamentary year: “Austral..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ew

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Obviously a big thing was the review of the TOLA Act (the encryption legislation). Here’s @ashabeeeee’s report on..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UF

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The other day the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (INSLM) Annual Report for 2019-2020 was release..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jO

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@glendturner @NewtonMark @je_au And we see the echoes of that do this day, when the only use case for higher speeds is streaming video.

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@NewtonMark @je_au “Helen Coonan has used her valedictory speech in the Senate to take a swipe at Labor’s National..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uc

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OmarjSakr It’s going to be a weird day isn’t it pic.twitter.com/IfI7ozHaFo

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Leo_Puglisi6 🚨 BREAKING NEWS 🚨

@sevenwestmedia have announced they have struck a long-term partnership with @Google, in a new m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tJ

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MatthewCappucci This has to be the wildest winter weather alert map I’ve ever seen.

Every Oklahoma county is under a winter storm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gR

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@NewtonMark Turns out I wasn’t exactly a fan of Helen Coonan back in 2007.

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@NewtonMark Me in 2007: “Coonan’s own goals in ICT debate” stilgherrian.com/politics/coona…

Also me in 2007: “Liar, Coonan,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U9

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@NewtonMark I know I was there at the time, but remind me, what were Helen Coonan’s top three achievements as commu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dj

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jamesdnicoll On this day, Captain Cook was so impressed by Hawaii that he spent the rest of his life there, never returning to his native Britain.

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Wyld Happy Australian Valentine. pic.twitter.com/eAjlY034xL

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farfromallover Roses are red,
Florists deliver, pic.twitter.com/zh5EKfHyK4

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NewtonMark Hahahaahahah oh good sure I’m sure that’ll fix everything that’ll be GREAT. twitter.com/danziffer/stat…

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cameronwilson thank you to George Christensen for rewriting this poem in a way I, a simpleton, can understand pic.twitter.com/F0uZdJLGRR

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@jujueyeball Hmmm. This presents me with a dilemma…

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You can, and I look forward to someone porting Doom to PowerPoint. twitter.com/SwiftOnSecurit…

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Ever since I did “The 9pm Halloween Bad Sex State Election Live” last year stilgherrian.com/edict/00120/ Amazon has been..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qq

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Two days of lockdown in, does Melbourne need more time?” pca.st/byjjbq4i

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This is today! I know there’s been some controversy* over whether ENIAC is really the first at this, that, or the o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8b

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“Ben Fordham Advertisement Mistaken For Thunderbirds Movie Reboot” betootaadvocate.com/uncategorized/…

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juhasaarinen Wow. The PACKAGING! twitter.com/NZHistory/stat…

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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: 1024 train to Sydney; administrivia en route; quick errand; 1300 lunch with a co-conspirator; 1617 (TBC)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…og

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@drspacejunk What I’ve been enjoying about your thread is that people have remembered all sorts of robots which to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XF

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In the Blue Mountains the Great Sog continues for another day. I am happy with this. pic.twitter.com/7v669YrtCM

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Sadly I keep confusing Stone & Chalk with Stone & Wood, the latter once being described by @CookSuck as “the Coldplay of craft beers”.

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“AustCyber will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stone & Chalk, retaining its standalone brand, staffing structu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mq

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@stoneandchalk and @AustCyber are joining forces to pursue our common purpose of growing high impact Australian co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qd

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@AUSFestivus This reveals a lot about how your mind works.

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stilgherrian And just days remain to the start of “The 8pm Quiz” Series Two. That’s this Thu 18 Feb at 8pm AEDT.

Subscribe to y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gw

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stilgherrian JUST DAYS REMAIN: “Updating ‘The 9pm Autumn Series 2021’ and more” the9pmedict.com/edict/000127b/

This Pozible campaign e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wq

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harriweinreb I think my phone is listening to me. The other day I said I love content that sucks ass

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stilgherrian I don’t know why Musk bothers building rockets. He’s jumped on so many bandwagons already that by now he must’ve cl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wl

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Tara_Moss Names were pulled from jars, (a precursor to the swinging 70s) creating couples for the duration of the festival. M..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rT

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Tara_Moss The sacrifice of male goats, followed by naked priests running through the streets whipping excited ladies (who bar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w2

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Tara_Moss Happy Lupercalia, all. 🐺 ❤️ The sexy ancient fertility and purification festival dates back to 6 BC and was said to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vm

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Monday. Just look at the size of that thing. Monday.

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