Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 25th, 2021

Scott Morrison in rubber gloves checks off at lot of my fantasies all at once.

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chaser Morrison promises 250,000 extra vaccine announcements to assist with the Melbourne outbreak. pic.twitter.com/dhY2Es4v0y

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dobes Another addition to the gallery of “things Kazakhs are not allowed to have before self-important Australians”

Is t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T4

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mattxiv revisionist history is one hell of a drug lol twitter.com/nytopinion/sta… pic.twitter.com/HfylwxGvMO

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SzMarsupial absolutely obsessed with parsing these incidents as an increasingly violent response of the hetero imaginary agains..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fL

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@JustJimWillDo A possible response here is “Get fucked, not my fault,” of course.

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iblametom ICYMI.

Patch ASAP! twitter.com/iblametom/stat…

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NewtonMark The journalism industry needs to take out its trash. twitter.com/MartinPakulaMP…

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AmyRemeikis Having read the report, no the PM’s chief of staff did not find “in the negative”. He concluded “I am not in a pos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6S

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@_BertHandsome Yeah not the most competitive way of doing business.

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Exactly. And it burned off two whole minutes that might otherwise have surfaced some other awkward question. Qualit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yN

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Meanwhile in the reality-adjacent community… pic.twitter.com/S8McfR9XO9

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JoshButler Pete Evans has been fined $79,000 by the TGA over his “BioCharger” device - which he claimed had uses for COVID - a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bO

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@dier02 @ItsBouquet Don’t be silly. It’s not even remotely criminal. He’s not refusing to answer at all. The opposi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ka

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@derekbradley Nah Sir Humphrey would be prepared with a standard explanation of why a $600 million project was invisible.

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@hingehead That’s always a lovely thing to see in action, yes, but I am very happy with this question and answer.

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Points to Senator McAllister for just letting the clock tick for the whole 1m46s of page-turning.

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There are some who think Senate Estimates is boring to watch. Maybe they don’t appreciate the comic timing of segme..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mD

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This stupidity leads to things like “It was raining yesterday, according to the Bureau of Meteorology”. IF IT WAS R..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…x5

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The “merely quoting” style of journalism means that even a journalist who’s gained that understanding can’t just sa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VJ

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Imagine being a journalist, someone who’s very job is to help the public understand, being a year and a half into a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7e

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NicLiamo This is the worst acronym I’ve ever seen in my life. I laugh at a different bit every time pic.twitter.com/s3ymAN4IU9

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rn_murse Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck. pic.twitter.com/RRbUW39HB1

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24 hours in. No fever. Still inadequate 5G reception. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@SquigglyRick I bet it’s just that bloke there obsessed with castrating flies.

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cameronwilson this is what the woke left is trying to take away from us

(FB post shared to r/Australia) pic.twitter.com/95GtXpwEAf

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@misskylie77 I generally feel that some media folks WAY over-interpret these numbers. Combine “not paying attention..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CG

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@misskylie77 Or have decided their answer is “Meh”.

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@derekbradley @DDsD Thanks. This is all way outside my special subject area.

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One that I’m guessing @Scamwatch_gov is already across. pic.twitter.com/LydgtvBSZr

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@DDsD Indeed. Hence my understanding that the perceived anonymity of online polls sees less of that. But then how would be know?

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@gavincostello I wouldn’t go quite that far. But I will say that the wording reflects existing narratives rather th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6T

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@DDsD I was once told by a pollster that people are more like to fib in face-to-face or phone polls because they do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IZ

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And there ends this fortnight’s Essential polling. As always the full details are at essentialvision.com.au and yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9J

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“Q. How would you rate your state government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?” essentialvision.com.au/state-governme… pic.twitter.com/38h6p3WZNJ

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“Q. Overall, how would you rate the federal government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sS

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Quarantine facilities: Federal vs state government responsibility. essentialvision.com.au/quarantine-fac…

“Most (63%) think it sh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZN

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Views towards early federal election. essentialvision.com.au/views-towards-…

“There is no significant difference in views towards..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n0

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Federal budget and post Covid-19 economic recovery. essentialvision.com.au/federal-budget…

“There is now less agreement that the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3u

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Likelihood of federal budget delivering outcomes. essentialvision.com.au/likelihood-of-…

Again, quite a bit of Essential commenta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2z

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Federal budget expectations. essentialvision.com.au/federal-budget…

Lots of detail here. Click through for Essential’s commentary. pic.twitter.com/CKrEBP73yN

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“Men are more likely than women to say they paid a lot of attention to the federal budget announcements (24% to 13%..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X4

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“Q. How much attention have you paid to the federal budget announcements?” essentialvision.com.au/federal-budget…

I generally fee..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gj

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Hey Kids, it’s an Essential polling Tuesday! essentialvision.com.au/category/essen…

How would you like a few tweets about the num..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xY

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cameronwilson fun little FOI alert: someone asked the PMC for docs about design of virtual backgrounds.

My favourite bit is whe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s1

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“Jetstar to give out hundreds of dollars of in flight vouchers at train stations” mumbrella.com.au/jetstar-to-giv…

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I didn’t get one of these because I was at my GP. anyway, thanks for everyone who’s told me their vaccination exper..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BX

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indyfromspace leave Pluto alone its doing its best twitter.com/konstructivizm…

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jonkudelka Sort of think Australia is full of complete numptys then talk to very smart people who quite seriously inform me th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kq

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graham_euan The ability to reach Guam in one hop, tanking from RSAF’s MRTTs, is itself a demonstration of Singapore’s unique ai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AO

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yokoonobot Art is what’s left when you take the explicit polaroid away.

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@MatthewBevan This is so exciting I nearly wet myself.

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Oh look! “Introducing: China, If You’re Listening” presented by @MatthewBevan! pca.st/8cde3y33

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“Scott Morrison lies. A lot,” writes @BernardKeane in this intro to the @crikey_news “A Dossier of Lies and Falseho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r5

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “The government’s war on charities” pca.st/c7tqbzjp

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@_midofo_ @dobes @purserj Swearing in Arabic has such a wonderful rhythm to it. :)

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@_midofo_ @dobes @purserj Did he maintain his dignity beneath the bird shit?

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Not counting airport-only transits: 9

Adding in airport-only transits: 12 twitter.com/babsbear/statu…

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JohnBirmingham Our war fighting technology has advanced considerably since we were humbled by the arrogant emus. Also, mice are much smaller.

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JohnBirmingham Think I’ve got a great solution for the mice plague. Helicopter gunships. Just hear me out on this. Helicopter gunships.

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Melbourne’s outbreak and the coming winds of winter” pca.st/jo9aspdv

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@derekbradley I like the idea of “capricious” rotation though.

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“Due to the erratic rotation of the Earth…” pic.twitter.com/ZyQgyMhbGR

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Useful timing data for tomorrow night: “Total Lunar Eclipse of 26 May, 2021 AD” moonblink.info/Eclipse/eclips… Set your ti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TH

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@trib @lifebloodau Yeah nah. We had biscuits and sparkling mineral water — spot the gay-owned private medical clini.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GFX

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@voltagex @dawnstarau Pffft! You can write any old thing in that part of the registration form. Well, yes you have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…do

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@elronxenu That’s not a fever, that’s a glitch. :) As for my GP, he’s not grumpy. It’s a tribute to our 25-year pro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jp

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I won’t add the hashtag but my longer-term followers will know the one I mean. twitter.com/jaboukie/statu…

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@sylmobile That’s… yes that’s a fever. Gone now?

No arm pain here, just general body aches, but that could just..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P7

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@dobes @purserj I’m really liking the rug arrangements here on this flight too. (Seems to be the only photo.) pic.twitter.com/6agXfju6Rg

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@allrite Goddam another 12 weeks to go!

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@purserj @dobes This is magnificent. I think I new that falcon futures were a thing but had forgotten. pic.twitter.com/Sin7zKAYHt

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@_BertHandsome Nah but I never really have strong opinions on anything.

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Tue plan: Quiet morning poking at email and administrivia and reading and ideally not getting a major vaccine react..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vg

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@purserj doesn’t deserve to feel that bad, in my opinion, because she is awesome.

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Still only three bars of 5G reception in the hotel room though.

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@StephanieCarvin Oh excellent, that’s kinda right about now. :)

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@purserj Wait, isn’t four days later the one to be worried about? Or were there none of those concerning symptoms?

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That said, my GP looked shocking yesterday, on the second day after his vaccination. He even told me “Go away now,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DW

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AstraZeneca update: Roughly 19 hours in and I’m just tired with a slight headache and slight body aches. I’ll see h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8l

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It’s a bit sunny in Sydney today, apparently. pic.twitter.com/zosCcdPtN1

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Tuesday. You cannot play charades with your eyes closed. Revise your strategies. This is a metaphor. Tuesday.

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