Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 14th, 2021

freelancefae This was not the twist I expected pic.twitter.com/LvmdgXJ1rl

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@CADbloke Many 1/4-inch patch cords were involved, and a whole separate mixer to do the various mix-minus-1 work….twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2m

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@CADbloke @NewtonMark @expectproblems So I got the presenters to say that if people on the ground to see their ball..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dn

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@CADbloke @NewtonMark @expectproblems Like one Sunday morning our two presenters were in two different hot air ball..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1h

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@CADbloke @NewtonMark @expectproblems When I was producing OBs for ABC Radio in Adelaide back when, one of our comm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gO

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BiellaColeman source and more awkward penguins thedodo.com/daily-dodo/tee…

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BiellaColeman Glad to see that humans are not the only species with an awkward teenage phase (that for some of us never ends) pic.twitter.com/57FXZug3m6

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@corduroy @franksting That’s a point. This is good to hear.

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems I got that sense from a few hundred metres away lol.

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems I also like how they can’t be arsed building covers for the engines. Also, having watch..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PQ

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems Is it good or bad that I’d guessed that was how it worked? :)

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems It’s almost as if these people know what they’re doing.

Also, TIL that the S-64 is not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qc

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beneltham “Scott Morrison has never faced a crisis he can’t hide from, a blame he can’t shift, an apology he can’t avoid.” themonthly.com.au/today/nick-fei…

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I should also mention that if there’s someone you’d like me yo have on the pod, please do let me know.

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@SquigglyRick But I can’t type, apparently. Which is a problem in our business.

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REMINDER: Last night I launched a Pozible campaign for “The 9pm More Autumn Series 2021” and already it’s 30% of th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lV

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TradosJames I try to say beaucoup to my French speaking friends whenever I can.

It means a lot to them

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@SquigglyRick Rock is doing he best reporting on this stuff, but yesterday I wrote a thing about how it’s also robo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mc

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“Exclusive: Documents leaked from secretive NDIS taskforce” by @SquigglyRick thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/politics/…

“[NDIS] plan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WA

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@manindotblack It is. Much better. I was just lazy last month and didn’t spend much time choosing the frame grab.

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@franksting Yep. Dunno if they’ll be enough though. Sunny Mountains days attract larger groups of MAMILs. Dunno wha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MA

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@expectproblems @NewtonMark What I love about this is the pilot saying he’s got 15 minutes of fuel left so that’s t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZQ

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@expectproblems @NewtonMark Here we go. ” Fire fighting in Greece / twin-engine heavy transport Sikorsky S-64 Skycr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AA

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@expectproblems @NewtonMark Yeah the LATs can be an all-or-nothing run. The S-64 runs can dial up how much of their load to hit.

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REMINDER: The Lockheed L-188 Electra is what was turned into the P-3 Orion. A robust beastie. twitter.com/AusterityAirli…

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems Yeah there’s a video of an S-64 pilot dumping a load (sorry) about one ton on a tree bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yh

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johnb78 “out… of… an… abundance… of… caution… we… have… decided… to… withdraw… this… highly… effe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4u

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@NewtonMark @SquigglyRick That’s actually a bloody good idea. The bin needs to be pale blue, and marked with the lo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cT

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@johnb78 Have you noticed how Daleks have the same little prodding thing as the coronavirus? Makes you think.

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I think this question is related. Does the Duke of York intend to be twerking at the funeral or not? These are impo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W7

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If you could spread the word about this silly Quiz to your friends that would be lovely. I really do need to build..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dN

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EXACTLY THIS TIME TOMORROW: “The 8pm Quiz” S02 E03 is streaming live from 8pm AEST. youtube.com/watch?v=uJcs_K…

Make s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T3

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@baxters I think you’re expected to crochet a tissue box cover to suit your decor. pic.twitter.com/EzRVZezb0S

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chaser Liberal government reverse course on AstraZeneca ban after realising they accidentally did something to improve the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W8

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@esseeeayeenn NSW railways were build with large engineering limits so the trains are more spacious than many equivalents elsewhere.

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@esseeeayeenn It’s commuter trains with 2-3 seating for up to an hour, latest being B-Set but previously A-Set and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Il

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@esseeeayeenn Up to three hours for Sydney-Lithgow (but mostly 2 hours Sydney-Katoomba etc on that line), a bit ove..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bd

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@franksting I think it works out at more per passenger than now, though, because the cars are smaller and the sets..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yB

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@DavidFeng Mate, you’ll need to talk to Hyundai Rotem in Changwon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NSW_Train… The designs are an evolu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n3

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Here you go, @DavidFeng, for our move beyond the V-Set EMUs This will receive the D-Set designation.

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Here’s a quick look at NSW TrainLink’s new InterCity Fleet (NIF) trains, the replacement, now named Ma..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V6

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@shaneoneill I should check out the walk myself. The ladies have already decided on Leura though.

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@aggerchez This is good to hear. Tomorrow’s task is writing questions!

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“A rough approximation of how I react when a date is going well.” (4m34s) youtube.com/watch?v=u1UaPt… There’s some great work in this.

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@Thefinnigans Lovely, thank you everyone.

Also @Thefinnigans check the opening dates and times…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xn

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@WineoftheBean That is indeed lovely but the ladies have decided. Well, the Head Lady has.

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@Thefinnigans OH and you’d better explain the Quiet Carriages which they should not be in. ;)

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@Thefinnigans Who’s the dictator here? You or the Old Cheese?

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@colourmeamused_ Yeah this is more your pleasant garden and restaurant group of ladies around 70yo. :)

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@LeonieGSmith Hah! Nah the Imperial closed a few years back, and the Google indicates it’s still closed.

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Hahahaha my concerns about older people are confirmed! ;)

@Thefinnigans You may now over-plan the ladies’ itinera..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6O

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This is a decent details thought. I was in Leura yesterday so the leaves are OK at the moment. twitter.com/markc/status/1…

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Keep those suggestions coming in. I’ll summarise them shortly. But there’s three main threads emerging.

1. Leura M..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4s

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Laura = Double Bay On Hill. ;) But some in this group might like the shops. twitter.com/Ng88Mr/status/…

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I should not assume that older people need an easier walk but I don’t know everyone in the group, only one person,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4y

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Here’s a random list I just found which might serve as a starter. weekendnotes.com/best-autumn-tr…

Everglades Gardens in Le..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eC

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I know the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden at Mt Tomah would be gorgeous, but that’s a bit far to walk. ;)

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HEY BLUE MOUNTAINS PEOPLE! Some people coming up by train to enjoy autumn leaves need suggestions for places to go..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0b

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@rob0tika I really should’ve set up the gag better.

“Well that was a long nap. Is Nixon still President?”

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@RhombusHatesYou @GordyPls I will never look at a leafy salad the same way ever again.

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@davidgerard @dobes @junyer @swearyanthony @ashabeeeee It’s certainly good work, though we need to see the source code.

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@JustJimWillDo We are. Just you, me, and a video camera.

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@DavidFeng Robot dogs do not have sexy arses.

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@MouseHous True. I think that just like the dignitaries in the audience they were thinking “What the hell are we he..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bm

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Yes. We became fond friends, and even though we don’t catch up much these days we still send cards at Christmas. twitter.com/jonoabroad/sta…

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I mean I was fine, the slug clearly didn’t eat much. I just called over a waiter and said, “Excuse me, but I didn’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xa

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The closest I’ve gotten to this was when I was eating at the cafe in a Sydney bookstore when a plump and healthy-lo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QU

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jeanburgess Say what you want about
Mastermind, but thanks to this venerable broadcast television quiz show and only this show,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TK

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desukidesu me: onion rings and a bottle of wine for the table

waiter: white or red?

me, trying to impress my date: whichever onion the chef prefers

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Well that was a long nap.

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stilgherrian REMINDER: It’s “The 8pm Quiz” tomorrow night. I will plug this relentlessly tonight. So to speak. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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stilgherrian Last night I launched a Pozible campaign for “The 9pm More Autumn Series 2021” and already it’s 30% of the way to T..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RA

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Only officers ranking Lieutenant Commander / Major / Squadron Leader and above should be allowed to twerk for digni..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6r

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The last think you want is mice sneezing everywhere. twitter.com/synapse101/sta…

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That twerking isn’t even very good.

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adamzwar This point has been made before but I’m going to make it again. Former Oz Post CEO Ahmed Fahour spent $2.5 million..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZZ

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@JustJimWillDo One of the older makes just stands quietly right at my feet, knowing that I’ll eventually drop him s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7s

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@JustJimWillDo I should’ve taken video earlier when there were around 15 birds aggressively squabbling with each ot..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1i

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Those four are quite calm at the moment because they’ve already eaten so much food they can barely fly.

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@nnwakelam You have no idea how funny I am finding this.

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@JustJimWillDo Sorry, you’re quite right. I should know this because I’ve lived with date palms. And with bats that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6u

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mackaytaggart When you’re frustrated with the COVID vaccine rollout, but don’t know who to blame… pic.twitter.com/twrXrEF7BG

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@allsumnull @evcricket I can think of a few questions but I won’t repeat them because I am always polite and reasonable.

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ddoniolvalcroze Photo taken at a puppet show in Paris, 1963. It was shot at the exact moment when the dragon was slain.
(Credit: A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jv

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Listening to yesterday’s @7ampodcast, “A doctor explains the risks of the AstraZeneca vaccine” pca.st/za43yj4v

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Revisiting the great debate: how deadly is coronavirus?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sh

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@JustJimWillDo @dobes Which is proof, by the way, that Iceland and Greece are the same place.

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@JustJimWillDo @dobes Yep, It’s also why Icelandic is effectively Old Norse, and why Greeks in Melbourne speak the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OI

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This is an extremely good question. twitter.com/sspencer_63/st…

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@dobes @JustJimWillDo On the other hand, 18th century Brits wanted to make their English look like French, so I get..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VY

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I will get to all your messages eventually. Right now I’m enjoying the company of my magnificent Magpie Army, all o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z5

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Yes I did just delete and re-post that tweet. To fix a typo.

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Really? People prioritise providing “Pirate English” over Australian English or even Indian English, and think Brit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1N

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@trib I use a few because nerd. Windy for detailed maps. Oz Weather Plus for the specific charts. Rain Parrot (not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BZ

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smh Today’s editorial cartoon by @cathywilcox1 pic.twitter.com/AZ292qZ1Va

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CruzKayne my kids figured out the password to my wife’s computer and have been sending me these texts as if they were from her pic.twitter.com/dmrSZmTSsV

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Wed plan: Slowly catch up on all the comms including your replies and messages; various administrivia; start on my..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bb

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REMINDER: It’s “The 8pm Quiz” tomorrow night. I will plug this relentlessly tonight. So to speak. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia: “NDIS gets a government app with blockchain but no ethics” zd.net/3dWfEIF Contains a little @davidgerard.

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Last night I launched a Pozible campaign for “The 9pm More Autumn Series 2021” and already it’s 30% of the way to T..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RA

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It’s not as sunny in the Blue Mountains as you might think today. Indeed right now it’s a bit grey. pic.twitter.com/baUZUMishM

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Wednesday. It’s all a matter of timing, and your timing is wrong. Pause to consider this. Wednesday.

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