Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 28th, 2021

Still, I’m happy with today. I learned the Auslan for “startled by a deer” and I’ll remember that moment forever.

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@JustJimWillDo I don’t know that it matters all that much.

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I think I’ve had enough of Monday. Maybe you have too.

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Some of you might find these comments from earlier valuable, or at least annoying. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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stilgherrian Some of these tunnels were also air raid shelters for Sydney Hospital, so for at least some time into the Cold War..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…op

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stilgherrian I’m surprised folks claiming NSW is hiding covid numbers haven’t realised there’s a huge bunker under Macquarie St,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ow

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@JustJimWillDo Other people are paid to watch that shit and summarise it for me.

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The drone synth in this is just gorgeous.

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Now playing: Seefeel, “Industrious” (1993) youtube.com/watch?v=DLv6Ow…

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@Hippopeteamus I did wonder that, but I decided that I’m not going to care about it.

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I dunno. I’m not a parent. Do whatever the fuck you like.

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Tomorrow, Tuesday 29 June 2021, is World Forum Mud Day. worldforumfoundation.org/workinggroups/…

If you’re in lockdown, maybe your..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hQ

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I’ll also give myself a 9pm curfew on this terrible web site, unless there’s some specific need in a set of categor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L6

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As part of my plan to tackle sleep patterns per the guide I tweeted earlier, I am not looking at any of the news to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fc

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Here’s a short thread with a few more photos, but his website has many more. twitter.com/rabihalameddin…

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@football_roos @ReadPete Lol you can find it easy enough. He’s not important.

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@wolfcat His entire body of work looks amazing.

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KetanJ0 Putting aside what a fantastic burn this is, the idea of ‘having a walk with a dog’ is so genuinely sweet. Like it’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OJ

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“Anonymous” lol. Just 30 seconds on Google and I learned that it’s by Michael Kenna. Don’t be so goddam lazy…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iI

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I dunno. I’m not a parent. Do whatever the fuck you like.

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Tomorrow, Tuesday 19 June 2021, is World Forum Mud Day. worldforumfoundation.org/workinggroups/…

If you’re in lockdown, maybe your..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pE

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It’s going to be one of those weeks… twitter.com/ArtGalleryofNS…

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DDsD King St.

Peak hour. pic.twitter.com/DKP8gscwn7

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ALeighMP Today’s numbers show that Australia remains dead last in the OECD for the share of people who are fully vaccinated…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DU

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New podcast series I just heard about: ‘Conspiracyland Season 3 — “The Secret Lives and Brutal Death of Jamal Khash.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wzj

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@manaz_d Deer strike me as being easier targets.

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@dawnstarau Bonus: Venison prices should drop once the legislation gets passed.

Problem: This inquiry ran a year a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t7

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Reminder: A recent Senate inquiry found that feral deer in national parks are indeed a problem and need to be culle..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AF

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“Make sure you pack a hearty picnic lunch, because you’ll need the energy to get back up the steep track.”

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“Werrong Beach track is a challenging walk to Werrong Beach, also known as Hell Hole nude beach, and has scenic coa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WU

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“Do you know the Top 10 Nudist Beaches in NSW?” (6 May 2019) newidea.com.au/nude-beach-syd… pic.twitter.com/4Ukw2HQEsX

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Interesting-looking Lowy Institute discussion this Wed: “The Communist Party’s big birthday” myaccount.lowyinstitute.org/events/the-com…

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Listening to a very recent @lawfarepodcast, “Alvin Cheung on Apple Daily”, the Honk Kong newspaper pca.st/jak9uh72

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@Idealaw @TheNTNews The world would be a lesser place.

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Info_Aus Right now I don’t have money to pay the electricity bill or get my broken back molar removed. Trying to keep it for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…of

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@thomas_violence You’ll probably hear it on the (grape)vine anyway.

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The replies to this are already descending into chaos. twitter.com/nswpolice/stat…

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sovietvisuals Fialka M-125 MN, 10 rotor-based Soviet cipher machine, 1950’s pic.twitter.com/9YPG7QL7Ua

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@JayMo31415 Nah I’ve been reading it. It’s pretty solid.

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@Tim___F That’s the sort of thing I’m thinking, yes.

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@R_Chirgwin @joshgnosis Does a couple of gents [cough] “nude sunbathing” count as exercise? Were they from the same household?

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I note that the police commissioner told the bloke “It’s not your time,” which sounds like the sort of thing you sa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dK

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@developerjack @akent Pffft! I’ve been down that rabbit-hole and it hasn’t done me any harm.

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markhumphries New Australian sketch show coming to @PrimeVideoAUNZ in July from the minds of @JazzTwemlow and Nick Boshier. I’m p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ES

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@ReadPete His name is being reported. The name is not Peter Hore.

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@developerjack Note the SovCit formatting of the name.

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Just quietly, there’s about to be an altercation involving the serving of a legal notice on the police commissioner..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y4

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@potrzebieggm I don’t think Warren Ellis even thinks he’s god.

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@VibeAcoustic Ta. One heck of a similarity though.

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I just deleted a thread in which I said I thought I recognised the guy who came in at the end of the press conferen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tV

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@mmcgowan Yeah maybe you’re right, I dunno. I’ll delete the tweets. @SOS149

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@swearyanthony Oh I know that guy! Well, know of him. Isn’t that Peter Hore?

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@morebento @dobes @oysta Commissioner Alexander Tolmer was a hero and South Australia should be proud of him. Excep..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ym

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“Mynd you, d33r bites Kan be pretti nasti…”

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Yes, a change will be required. A quick nap is called for. Back in a while. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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MildCuthbert Comedian Rove McManus says “the Maginot Line could have worked with more manpower.” Host Daryl Somers declares “Pop..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mJ

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@oliyoung I also have further questions, yes, but the feral deer thing was a major part of that inquiry. Which I fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u4

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dobes Modern media vs the legend. pic.twitter.com/25OnFhyX4i

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prawn_meat i’m on the roof of chatswood chase with a sniper rifle and a full clip of astra zeneca darts and i’m vaccinating an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ie

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Hmmm. It’s 11.39am. I might start thinking about starting work soon.

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@aleeb88 I can’t remember what was happening when I made the change, but yeah.

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bengrubb 🦌🍆🍑 TFW you and your mate sunbake naked on a beach, get startled by a deer, run into a national park and get lost,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eL

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@kels_316 Dearie me, that’s a cardinal sin, that is. :)

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@MerrickPhillip So I’ve been told, yes. It’s all about the performance, the narrative, the convincingness.

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@kels_316 Yep. The key is having someone who can string together coherent-sounding sentences, is available at short..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3o

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@ari_hall @James_Jeffrey As Homer Simpson would say, “Doe!”.

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@aleeb88 Hello. It’s Angiostrongylus cantonensis, a variety of brain worm.

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Anyway, everyone else is babbling about Gladys Berejiklian’s press conference and the nude deer encounter, so I’ll..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4I

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I don’t blame the media producers too much here. I’ve done this job. In radio, say, you might have to find a dozen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uk

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I should’ve said John Smith not Jane. Men are far more likely to say yes to a request outside their immediate field..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p0

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If Prof Smith has been on the TV a few times before talking about — cancer research, hip surgery, drug addition, wh.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BLy

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News outlets need to move quickly. Any expert will do, as long as they’re available, can speak clearly, and have a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XO

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There’s also a media effect here. Someone tweeted this the other day but I can’t find it, so I’ll paraphrase…

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All that said, an expert should be able to at least understand material from their field more broadly. Ideally you..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…87

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All these fields are really, really complicated, and most experts know a lot about their particular speciality — wh.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i2r

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Same way as people might label me as “a computer person”. Yes, I did a major in computing science, and qualify for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V0

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Most immunologists don’t know much about public health and infectious diseases and pandemics. Have a look at what i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ye

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So the other day I said that comments from the head of the Australian Medical Association have far less authority t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iC

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@kcarruthers It’s an old photo, Kate. The children haven’t been born yet. Unless… WHAT IF THE CHILDREN ARE INVISIBLE?

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@moylecroft No it’s a thing you can do. It’s really just a matter of scheduling it and getting into a pattern and y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oj

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This quick little backgrounder on getting better sleep will doubtless be useful for many of you.

Original at: “Ho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6Y

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@TheDanAnimal It’d certainly be fun, but also a phenomenal amount of work these days because of fire safety rules e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nz

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“There’s An Entire ‘Cave Community’ Living In Sydney’s Abandoned Water Tunnels” (8 May 2017) pedestrian.tv/news/theres-an… pic.twitter.com/LMa3tgVu2h

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@nightkhaos @NewtonMark Dull literalism will be the death of our species. :)

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@NewtonMark One hell of an engineering project, but in wartime people put in the effort. :)

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Some of these tunnels were also air raid shelters for Sydney Hospital, so for at least some time into the Cold War..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…op

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I’m surprised folks claiming NSW is hiding covid numbers haven’t realised there’s a huge bunker under Macquarie St,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ow

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@Bergha2 Sure. Consider impact on all things, greater good, what happens if rules are deliberately misused, etc.

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Well, @NewtonMark @dobes, there’s kind of a long colonial history of this sort of thing.

I now open up this thread..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…c1

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@paulwallbank The truly stealthy ones are too busy shuttling all the NSW covid cases down to Jervis Bay.

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More power line checks happening today. Nice camera pod. pic.twitter.com/25Tv5YRRih

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@NewtonMark Maybe we should arrest everyone in a pony club, just to be sure.

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “The story behind the Wuhan lab-leak theory” pca.st/utdnfy5n Very good…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PM

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@Bergha2 Never said that generally. What is and is not the “right” tactical response, lockdown vs lesser measures,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TV

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Listening (with some trepidation) to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “How did it all go so bad so quickly?” pca.st/gw3fq3ut

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@chrisjrn In the matter of the pandemic, sure, though there are other reasons for not wanting to be in The America…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AA

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Happy to be in Australia lol, part 1 of 2. twitter.com/GaryNunn1/stat…

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@ssharwood I’ve known quite a few cats who prefer the rainwater.

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cameronwilson i think you should be able to pass down your blue tick to your children

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@stevo_twistie @the_tezt @abcnews If farmers can’t both pay a living wage and make a profit then they’re in the wro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…US

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oneunderscore__ This is how QAnon has morphed in the last few months. The branding is gone but the mythology is identical, and it’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tb

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A lovely* little thread and original article illustrating once more the stupidity of deciding that the use of rando..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7d

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the_tezt @abcnews Fixed it pic.twitter.com/eOu1pahkLQ

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ICYMI, me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Australia’s cops need reminding that chasing criminals isn’t society”s only..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9y

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

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Mon plan: Story pitches; administrivia and client liaison; writing for @zdnetaustralia; a few minor items, should t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…95

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tragicbios sheep is a fluid twitter.com/ariehkovler/st…

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Weather_West The most extreme heat during this event is remaining north of CA, but note that a few sites in NorCal are still see..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8J

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Weather_West Lots of places currently breaking *all time* temperature records across southern British Columbia, Washington, and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LK

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ArtGalleryofNSW When everyone else is baking sourdough and you haven’t been to the shops yet. pic.twitter.com/0L2S5pGpUV

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It might rain a bit in the Blue Mountains today, but not immediately. pic.twitter.com/IELsxiZC9G

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Monday. Every cage has a silver lining, or at least straw or shredded newspaper. Monday.

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