Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 27th, 2021

OK I must sleep now because I have to pretend to be able to meet a deadline tomorrow. Two deadlines actually. This..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ok

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@James_Jeffrey I am going to read all this tomorrow when I am not full of soup and despair. Your points seem, on th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7i

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@erstkate How long have you been part of the Gestapo?

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@seanpryor Thank you. Once I have consumed my balls I will tweet the contact details.

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REMINDER: Do not watch The Bad Program.

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@manindotblack @ashabeeeee @dobes Well punctuation is a subbie’s job, so @campbell_kwan.

BUT MY STORIES ARE PUNCTU..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uw

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@jpwarren Wait, I just meant that you’d enjoy this PII try-on and the response.

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@HenryGoeldner @AlboMP @James_Jeffrey To be clearer, “You should’ve done X” with hindsight isn’t helpful. Let’s not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jy

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@dobes @ashabeeeee And the problem there is… what?

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@ashabeeeee @dobes And you deserve it. :) You’ve been working so hard and also deserve a raise.

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@AlboMP @James_Jeffrey The epidemiologists told us early last year that without a vaccine we’d be chasing outbreaks..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GM

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@AlboMP @James_Jeffrey Also yes I am getting both old and tired.

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@AlboMP @James_Jeffrey Maybe I’m getting old or just tired, but can we not turn public health into a party-politica..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GQ

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Davidramli All else aside… that’s *really* not how you pronounce “Xi” so the “New Xi-land” pun just sounds a bit weirdtwitter.com/60mins/status/…9c

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@JohnBarronUSA My spot in the Legislative Council is assured!

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@JohnBarronUSA Perhaps even a sex-on-premises venue.

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@JohnBarronUSA All train journeys over 55 minutes should have an onboard bar and safe injecting room.

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@JohnBarronUSA It’s confusing because everything is being replaced all at once. D-Sets are the electric NIF (New In..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7z

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@JohnBarronUSA That’s in the replacements for the Xplorer and Endeavour diesel sets.

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@JohnBarronUSA @phonakins But they do have tray tables and power outlets.

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@JohnBarronUSA There is no bar. That’s what could go wrong.

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@OaaSvc @dawnstarau I’ve not seen theirs but I have seen other 32-bit floating point recorders around. Links please..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pj

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@Helodare @swearyanthony And a reminder: Frontline is on Netflix currently, along with a huge swathe of other quality Australian material.

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@znmeb @dawnstarau Yeah but it appears that you follow me so you know what I’m like. :)

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Thanks to @dawnstarau I now have a field case for my Zoom H6n, which will make it much easier to record bird noises..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vK

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Histreepix Energy-efficient ‘super-showers’ could cater simultaneously for two showerers (centre, r.) and one naked observer (..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…i7

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beneltham Meanwhile in tinfoil hat land twitter.com/johnruddick2/s…

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ShieldHero85 When you don’t know what a pronoun is pic.twitter.com/O2oOK54Zjl

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I see that 60 Minutes is running satire now. twitter.com/60Mins/status/…

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@guytaur There has to be a will to listen to the advice though. I am continually reminded that the key HIV/AIDS wor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gc

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@glendturner Those last two because the more traditional messaging people were a bit too straight to be completely..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wt

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@glendturner Oh wow that was right at the heart of it. :) I did some work with AIDS Awareness Week for two years, b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xg

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@jpwarren I should probably link to some background for people who haven’t been following the story of the Gaetjens..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yb

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This brief video is extremely @jpwarren areas, and also the areas of anyone into privacy law or freedom of informat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v2

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@guytaur I remember some fantastic material being prepared back when — my experience was during the 1990s — so woultwitter.com/i/web/status/1…ImSO

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martinwalsh Hilarious satire. This is what the Head of the Federal Public Service thinks about democracy pic.twitter.com/tAtB9KqRn4 twitter.com/pmc_gov_au/sta…

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@glendturner These are all good points, yes. I don’t stick to them myself because I too am human (allegedly) and get cranky with people.

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I have yet to dip into @ProZD’s series of board game reviews. I just want to say that this one looks insane. And I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gz

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@Toni_Fish @DavidHRobb @NewtonMark Yep, all a perfectly reasonable set of decisions.

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I should tag all this by saying that I learned a little about public health messaging during a different pandemic (..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6R

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@glendturner Yep. People weigh up the pros and cons and relative priorities of their activities every day. People g..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CE

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@MorkaiAU It’s quite possible that “You, journalist, can’t come to government press conferences any more because we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…It

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None of this is aimed at @rwillingham of course. I just happened to bounce off his tweet, the first one I saw with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hP

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That this probably still needs to be said more than a year into a global pandemic is of course yet another sign of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l0

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People in public health messaging know this stuff. Contact tracers know this stuff. Every potential taboo working a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1O

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How that’s handled will be a crucial factor in how people with mild symptoms respond in the future. Someone working..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hv

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How annoying. Of course deadbeat news mastheads will now want to know WHO ARE THEY WE MUST VILIFY THEM. Quality new..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UH

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doublebaytoday Local Man Maintains Thick South African Accent Despite Coming To Australia As A Baby, In 1976

“My accent is non-ne..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uh

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@katgallow So it was. We certainly did that because it was the Space Age at the time.

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Apple Maps seems to be over-specifying my current location. pic.twitter.com/3qVTfbAgyH

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@bastardsheep Around 4am is fine for that sort of thing.

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This is totally unnecessary at 4.15pm. pic.twitter.com/hTAzSj5R2c

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bhautikj GET THEE TO A STABBERRY

I was in the door and the hub at Homebush and getting stabbed within minutes A++++++ would..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zt

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cameronwilson a very happy birthday to One Nation’s Pauline Hanson! pic.twitter.com/dfgtJVfh1T

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glengyron This is right, so of course people are going crazy. twitter.com/David_Speers/s…

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@s1cox Ah, yes, a similar concept to “dish pig”.

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“… And this is Justin, my new swab dog.”

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Is it just me or does “swab dog” sound like a new kind of gay sex party role? twitter.com/DrRimmer/statu…

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Oh that’s right, it’s Thursday.

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Yesterday’s @7ampodcast is a good one to listen to if you’re following Labor’s journey. “Why isn’t Labor cutting th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rf

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GreenJ Andrew’s cracked it … pic.twitter.com/8PEvNFxlNO

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LawyersWeekly The judgement to determine whether his barrister Sue Chrysanthou will be removed from his legal team should be hand..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qw

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LawyersWeekly BREAKING: Former A-G Christian Porter and the ABC have agreed to enter into a mediation in order to settle his defa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uw

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dobes @oysta did you know the mice plague was due to rodents feasting on the bodies of hidden cases?

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oysta Drips’ Third Law: Any sufficiently successful COVID response is indistinguishable from conspiracy pic.twitter.com/GpDQJHdagF

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LukeBarnett I just witnessed an older cashier at Target tell a guy who had his mask around his chin to pull it up, and when he..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LL

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MeganHustwaite Dear interstaters,
Don’t send thoughts and good vibes.
Send us alcohol via delivery services and your streaming passwords😘

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Sure, in Question Time, but what about play lunch? twitter.com/murpharoo/stat…

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editingemily Her: “I want a hug.”

Me: *hug*

Her: “A carry hug.”

Me: “That’s what we call scope creep.”

Her: “I would like a scope creep.”

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macaulaybalkan general rule of thumb, don’t trust people whose avis/headers are pics of themselves on TV

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dr_nic POV: you are feeling poorly and trying to nap on the couch but someone wants to know if dinner is coming two hours..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JP

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@JohnBarronUSA It’s lovely and distinctive. Officially it’s called “bush plum” and a believe it was chosen by Glady..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Di

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@NewtonMark @allrite Lol I knew that. I was just making a general observation.

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Passing the Hill of Dead Pets.

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@allrite @NewtonMark There are way too many places with Wentworth in the name.

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@moylecroft @NewtonMark Should get some lovely views of the lakes.

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NateBeachW Mosques in Iran receive free electricity.
Bitcoin mining requires a ton of power (and increasingly so).
I trust y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vi

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@NewtonMark Better not fly through Victoria.

(Obvious and lame comment but I need some attention.)

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When will we start seeing the road movies? “Two Hours to Welaregang”. twitter.com/smh/status/139…

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SpotTheLoon2010 I’ve decided to subtitle pictures of my cat so people know what he’s thinking. 🤣🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/1vElT2RUrv

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@paulkidd The Morrison Government’s covid successes which he keeps telling us are a thing.

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I know many people are miffed that Scott Morrison keeps taking personal credit for all the covid successes, but tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aW

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AlbionLoveDen @Mesut_Ausil I’ve brought the dead possum home with me

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Mesut_Ausil Melbourne’s famous laneways will once again go dim, forcing locals off milk crates near a dead possum and a skip bi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nV

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@developerjack It’s just like reaction videos on YouTube. No one wants them but everyone makes them.

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This explains why the trams aren’t moving on George Street. pic.twitter.com/ElJNAG29ea

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@davpope @dobes Whew! It’s madness out there.

Data point: Since last night my Sydney hotel has had customers cance..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gK

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MarquisO The internet has peaked twitter.com/retrofirearms/…

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@TheIronMonk3 Settle down. It’s no drama. I saw a dumb tweet. I called that person a drongo. I muted them. I moved on.

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davispg keep seeing government delivered services (state and federal) failing to scale properly to demand.

sites and servi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dW

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Jo_Tovey The federal court of Australia has found the environment minister, Sussan Ley, has a duty of care to protect young..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bd

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Monocotyledon Morrison’s photographer will be busy in the next few weeks. So many imaginary nails, so little time.

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Well then, @dobes, I see @davpope is back from his holidays or wherever he was. pic.twitter.com/8PrsqDkQr4

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@rob_john_colson @TheIronMonk3 Mate, you’re in no position to judge. Your entire Twitter feed is such a comprehensi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lc

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Oh dear and now I need another nap lol. Baxoon.

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Anyone who uses texts for “group messages” is a criminal in need of re-education. twitter.com/hayzul_nut/sta…

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CSWherrett Jacqui Lambie has been banned from Qantas for six months for an incident where she was “dropping expletives and ref..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sq

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jenniferdown not to be a giant cunt but twee lockdown ‘you’ve/we’ve got this!’ and ‘solidarity uwu~’ posts make me want to blow..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XW

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GonzoHacker I can show you the world pic.twitter.com/9ij7GFW4Xg

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pjlogue I needed a good laugh this morning. pic.twitter.com/joCKK2uATW

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TheKennyDevine Huge if true. pic.twitter.com/hYZmuWFja2

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@_BertHandsome @rohan_p And if not a happy hour, it’s Miserable Hour.

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@rohan_p Not when watching Estimates, no.

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Senate Estimates continues to deliver. twitter.com/rohan_p/status…

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jpwarren I am not at all interested in takes that blame “the public” for failures of government.

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@WarWraith Lol yes this stuff is very difficult to get your head around.

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@trib Oh I hadn’t had that last one! Perhaps don’t tell people about that one.

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NewtonMark “We.” pic.twitter.com/9fHXOkG1o8

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@WarWraith Yeah these numbers don’t help though, because they’re not expressed as “per what?”. It’s not a 1/103 cha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9I

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@dobes @davidgerard @rohan_p @ashabeeeee Hah. Excellent. Now maybe the regulators here in AU will get around to ban..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0o

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@trib This does seem to be the most common reaction. Some friends have had the terrible actual fever, but it’s only a day or two.

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To the people saying they’re waiting to be offered a different vaccine: Please stop being like this. No one is impr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…95

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Coming up to three days after vaccination. I’m still quite tired, even after a LONG sleep last night. I slept very..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kz

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@NewtonMark I choose to not accept this bet.

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No, this is far too much faffing around and a terrible mix of flavours. Go straight to a @SnarkyPlatypus Xantini. twitter.com/Joanne17348894…

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rohan_p Lead story by Grahame in this morning’s edition of CommsDay includes Andy Penn describing deputy Nats leader David..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EQ

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glengyron They should try to make each lockdown memorable. Maybe this is the silly hat lockdown. Can’t leave the house witho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l3

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“Defence chief informed of infamous bar ‘The Fat Ladies Arms’ in 2015,” which would seem to run counter to the evid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4x

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“Ferrets can sniff out flu in poo — could it also work for ‘corona odour’?”abc.net.au/news/science/2…q

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I see what they’re doing here. Cunning. twitter.com/rtenews/status…

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MichaelH_PhD Satan, greeting new arrivals at the Gates of Hell.

“Scan the QR code as you enter, please.”

New arrivals: “And th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ds

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oliyoung The internet twitter.com/theamberpicota…

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Thu plan: It’s mostly about writing for @zdnetaustralia today, first in a hotel room, later in the Darling Square L..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0H

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meadea New: Thousands of YouTube comments on Sky News Australia video celebrate BLM activist being shot in head theguardian.com/media/2021/may…

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cathywilcox1 Spoiled for choice.
My @smh @theage cartoon. pic.twitter.com/YonFEAh9lv

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NewtonMark She seems nice. twitter.com/michaelkoziol/…

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I am showing this to @DavidFeng, probably for the millionth time, in the vain hope he’ll stop pestering me about th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2g

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MCVictorEremita Learning pic.twitter.com/3aDunk0aka

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redrabbleroz If on the other hand, you believe I should not be blamed for the actions of the Morrison Government, that’s a very..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yU

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redrabbleroz There’s a sad irony in an @smh editorial saying not to blame Chinese Australians for the CCP w/ a URL that says “fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OV

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Another delightful autumn day lies ahead for Sydney. pic.twitter.com/anjGoRrQ4b

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Thursday. Today Time’s relentless march is clearer to you than ever, and you resent it. Tick. Tick. Tick. Thursday.

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