Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 29th, 2021

End of Tuesday. Eventually your patience will be rewarded. End of Tuesday.

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RT @POHeritage: #OTD 60 years ago CANBERRA, packed with excited passengers and £10 pound poms, arrived into Sydney on her maiden voyage. €¦

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Oops I mean Siri has, inserting itself into Google.

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Google seems to have analysed me perfectly. pic.twitter.com/3eWQuqcpGS

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I was just shown an advert on YouTube which began: “Help prevent mental illnesses like dementia with this unique [o… https://t.co/2kNseEWi7B

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RT @Jo_Tovey: NSW police have seemingly changed their reasoning for why the nude sunbathers were fined, given they actually were within Gre…

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@clarevward Starts at $220 per hour, but I serve a particular market.

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I’m the prostitute. Obviously. https://t.co/fXzkAVMSEb

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@jonoabroad This is very electrodes on nipples territory, isn’t it.

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@mel_yuan Yes, but that’s the point.

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To be clear, this tweet was about media coverage. It wasn’t an invitation to tell me what confuses you. I generally… https://t.co/zcJlK5EQ0Q

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@RobBendigo @theriverfed Sure. But it’s a politics story not a public health story. Which is fine. Bad communicatio… https://t.co/raH41QbObB

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@TwitsForMiles @rorybaust Ta for all this. Will read it due course.

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@RobBendigo @theriverfed I’d argue that it’s the journalist’s actual job to find the truth first, not dump the piec… https://t.co/1svYCgmsQg

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Just saw a news teaser, “BREAKING: Vaccine confusion”.

I wonder how much of the confusion is actually caused by ne… https://t.co/cUCFZtQAT5

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RT @GreenJ: sky and jones … unwatched and unwatchable. https://t.co/SlYXwCtdrs

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@cnkook @Glaven1994 The deranged don’t count.

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RT @johnb78: It’s useful to contrast the RACGP and AMA responses here: “this is all fine but the logistics are a challenge, help a brother…

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RT @NewtonMark: The fact that they’ll probably pants the ALP at the next election speaks volumes about the future of that vibrant and visio…

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@Bergha2 For sure. The AMA has a really effective media presence — as we can see today — and there’s actually plenty to learn from them.

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RT @Glaven1994: Remember NSW is to blame for their outbreak, but the Commonwealth is to blame in ALP states.

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@dobes @jeamland @jpwarren Who’s his dom brand?

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To repeat, my sole gripe here is with the media for giving comments by the president of the AMA weight about their… https://t.co/LmgkWgrlXV

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“Historically the AMA has tended to oppose ‘government interference in the practice of medicine’ advocating on beha… https://t.co/XiH7MEJRFH

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@garystark You wouldn’t believe how long it took to get that right. (Actually, you would.)

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@19bk69 Yep. You’re lagging a bit. :) Try this, it looks like a good explainer. https://t.co/TfVWrhbxoo

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“The AMA represents slightly fewer than 30% of all Australian doctors, down from previous levels of 95% in 1962 and… https://t.co/TwHlmv3mSg

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@19bk69 Yeah but this was definitely about the 1984 dispute.

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Here’s a free-to-read article via the US National Institutes of Health. https://t.co/1wkZkGQwMv

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@da_da_dar Not Humphries. Maybe Clarke, but 1984 feels a little early for him.

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@potrzebieggm Just being accurate. No crime was proven.

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@jamescmcpherson I’m leaning toward Gilles as the person who said it, but dunno about the show.

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Ah! The strike was in 1984.

“Doctors and the State: Implications of the 1984 NSW Disputejstor.org/stable/206352849zUT

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I am not in any way suggesting that the AMA is corrupt or criminal. However in the 1980s (?) there were some doctor… https://t.co/xCFrlpL2y1

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Was it “The Gilles Report” or another ABC TV satire that referred to the AMA as the “Painters and Doctors Associati… https://t.co/Ks5qvZmUz0

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Anyway these are the two threads that caused the sookage. https://t.co/xKLybTISJw

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It’s amusing to see which doctors sook over my comments about the AMA and which ones privately nod in agreement. I… https://t.co/X1cZbEWhpC

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@VSTMMJJ In other words, their reckons are better than yours or mine, sure, but they’re still just reckons. Treatin… https://t.co/yXl0MzABE0

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@VSTMMJJ Yes I know that. And I have further comments in the threads I linked to. Short version: So what? Few have… https://t.co/wgXZ0RYjM1

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RT @DeleMage: Bruises from all the times y’all said he wasn’t a planet. https://t.co/qIhKkrP78i

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@phenidone @NewtonMark They all sound equally terrible.

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@reselsnark Not as good as some, but it includes everything I’d need.

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@BenBlip Oops that chart doesn’t include tyrannica. Oh well. Trust me.

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OK the truck has arrived and I have my package.

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@BenBlip The east coast and Great Dividing Range have tibicen. You’d have tyrannica (lol).

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@BenBlip Very nice. Here’s a guide from Simpson & Day. Everything 749 is an Australian magpiepic.twitter.com/rifbzwiu6W6W

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@JennaPrice @MelissaLDavey I did a couple threads about this. They annoyed people. https://t.co/xKLybTISJw

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@JennaPrice @MelissaLDavey Not as an organisation it doesn’t. Some members may know a little about vaccines, but as… https://t.co/IrdvJYrlWz

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@JennaPrice @MelissaLDavey Neither take medical advice from a trade union.

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@BenBlip Nope, may not show in the photo well but she’s got the grey back of the neck patch. The contrast boost hid… https://t.co/PKxNqzVMPU

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RT @FINALLEVEL: Do I….? What show, I gotta start watching. https://t.co/I5DIpLmwul

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@_BertHandsome @glengyron @SuperCroup @NewtonMark Yeah it really did need that, sorry.

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@NewtonMark @dobes @sexenheimer @cameronwilson Sure, but down the bottom it says “Turtle” and I am concerned.

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems It’s good that you have the choice.

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@_BertHandsome @glengyron @SuperCroup @NewtonMark It’s not about being in the Mountains. It’s about having to do vi… https://t.co/XIp4A2lwds

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@SuperCroup @NewtonMark I don’t think we’re quite there yet.

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“Airbus A320 - From Cold and Dark to Ready for Taxiing” https://t.co/NSlYGx7dSB For @NewtonMark and @expectproblems… https://t.co/rcyjtI3EFX

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Thank God it’s Friday.

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@kcarruthers No, floating bin fires are perfectly routinely now.

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@ausnetman @NewtonMark We just did all that. :) It is.

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@jperlow It’s a tough job but… etc etc.

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Reminder: Bullshit is not the same as lying. Please see Harry Frankfurt’s seminal “On Bullshit”. https://t.co/gVSYxFgqTg (PDF)

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@elizagoetze @paulwiggins And what’s the cat’s name?

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RT @mockingnerd: “Pretty sure my clowns are about to lay eggs” is an absolutely terrifying sentence coming from anyone other than my cowork…

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@Jayne13 @theriverfed I imagine a lot of cases end up with people saying “Oh they just drink a lot” and are diagnosed late.

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@Reuters Um, that photo is Museum station in Sydney.

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@RhombusHatesYou @GordyPls @NewtonMark In an ideal world, yes, but sometimes the PM and the foreign and defence min… https://t.co/XVeHEhQcEF

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@GordyPls @NewtonMark Well yes. And presumably someone can recognise that control panel. https://t.co/oKHkQ4WLJH

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@GordyPls @NewtonMark I can’t remember who got the contract now. I know there’s a general one which was off the she… https://t.co/3UTwj1WHWE

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RT @Dramfire: @cathywilcox1 has again got what’s on most people’s minds … 💇 https://t.co/NEe5pB2WAZ

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@Jayne13 @Barnaby_Joyce Yep, that could be a thing. There’s a bunch of things it could be, though.

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@NewtonMark Am I being pedantic if I say it’s not on Zoom but in the Commonwealth’s secure conferencing suite? https://t.co/ztOO0NdgOs

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@Raf_Epstein Ah there you go. It was ambiguous, sorry. Waiting for something can be good anticipation or dread of s… https://t.co/GMxe8n149K

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@Raf_Epstein Also, asking “in screaming headlines & angry tweets” is kinda part of the problem. Misinformation in t… https://t.co/bNxfOho2QY

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@Raf_Epstein CORRECTIONS NEEDED: The party wasn’t during lockdown and was well within limits. Re numbers, contact t… https://t.co/ttapqnkUMn

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@bruceh72 True, they are more like a bunch of thugs.

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Tomorrow lunchtime: “EFA Talks Stepping Stones to Dystopia” with @jpwarren and Angus Murray. https://t.co/yangId9BEy

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Right now I’m waiting for a delivery and I have to meet the driver up by the road because he says his truck won’t f… https://t.co/LjuJGKUnTC

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@jsleeio Don’t they taste a bit bitter?

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@FionaKatauskas @19bk69 @gnoll110 I was thinking it did look a bit wombatty so OK.

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nadinevoncohen FUCK YEAH ANNOUNCING MY DEBUT NOVEL ‘BARNABY’S CHOICE’ ABOUT A MAN TORN BETWEEN BEING A RIGHT CUNT AND BEING AN EVEN BIGGER CUNT

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@19bk69 @gnoll110 It’s a deer of course.

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RT @chaser: As Barnaby Joyce has a rental income scandal, causes a Covid scare in parliament, goes on the record saying he doesn’t give a s…

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@Jayne13 Indeed. I can see the signs of the cancers being removed, I know what that looks like, but there’s the odd… https://t.co/nMBOfkSC0f

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@gnoll110 Ah yes, Mr Rowe is a master of the grotesque.

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@Jayne13 I actually wonder about his health.

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RT @thomas_violence: stay strong Queensland! you’ve got this!!!!! 💪💪💪💪 don’t know how to remove the attached picture sorry. phones not work…

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RT @SuperCroup: “Speak to your GP” includes “speak to any GP who will see you”, not just “speak to the GP you’ve been seeing every month fo…

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@em_wynne @Tim_Coronel Note that I’m not saying it shouldn’t be done. Vaccinate everyone, I say! Only that things w… https://t.co/4RGdWEz9L3

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@em_wynne @Tim_Coronel With both vaccines on offer, “partial protection against COVID-19 may be as soon as 12 days… https://t.co/1rIhSjMovV

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RT @aleeb88: Thanks @ScottMorrisonMP @GregHuntMP for exceptional leadership 🥸 https://t.co/ymsx94FHQ0

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glengyron I wonder what percentage of calls to Crime Stoppers is reporting on Barnaby Joyce?

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“Contrasting NSW and Victoria lockdown coverage reveals much about the politics of COVID — and the media” https://t.co/XdfKJUlBIR

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@ApostrophePong @purserj @dobes These two videos from April really summarise the situation lol. https://t.co/cG0cQW3j8X

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@purserj @dobes @ApostrophePong If I pop outside to do something else, this one still follows me round, just 30cm o… https://t.co/zPQTkGMqhM

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@NewtonMark Ooh, I quite like the lines of that aircraft.

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Dear Apple Music, I don’t think “debonaire” means what you think it mpic.twitter.com/73GiCNHhZBCNHhZB

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Good thing he wasn’t at the beach. https://t.co/yd4IHQIQp1

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RT @cokeefe9: Barnaby Joyce has been issued a $200 fine by NSW Police for not wearing a mask while paying for petrol in Armidale. He was in…

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RT @AlexandraErin: This isn’t just dystopian, this is specifically like something out of Richard Bachman*’s The Running Man, where the work…

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Here’s one of the members of my magnificent Magpie Army who now takes food from my fingers. Isn’t she magnificepic.twitter.com/1RQuCH6vG06vG0

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RT @RHT_ebooks: *bong rip* all art is right wing the moment it is displayed in a gallery https://t.co/uqTEDvK2S8

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@JohnRobbphoto Sorry, I’m not interested in a conversation which is basically “But I want to hand-wave about things… https://t.co/S410OIbHrH

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shutupmikeginn elon musks birthday wishes are next level pic.twitter.com/Zl9BHPCrKJ

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@football_roos @NSWHealth @cokeefe9 @wwpenrith It’s cool, ta, I read the updates in full anyway.

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Today, Tuesday 29 June 2021, is World Forum Mud Day. https://t.co/OyrQwq2yMO

If you’re in lockdown, maybe you can… https://t.co/LRNhmfZjtG

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@hawkieowl @chrisjrn Sure. I think that’s the point.

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@hawkieowl @chrisjrn How much of the article did you read?

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glengyron Australia is closed forever. Meanwhile for the elite, springtime in Paris. pic.twitter.com/mTdaOaKHLJ

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RT @jvharris_1965: I think it’s nice that pilots have their own lounge.
I’m worried that someone thought a pilot might need Braille. https:…

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RT @JoshButler: Former treasurer Joe Hockey seems to have deleted this “says it all” tweet from last night about the pace of Australia’s va…

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RT @awelder: Laming has been tooling around threatening hundreds of people in Brisbane for the 17 years he has been in parliament. He write…

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JamColley god i am sick of these. same story every time. pic.twitter.com/VEcYxsCyEL

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “Cancel culture hits the High Court” https://t.co/oQaDPUWzPH

“Peter Ridd was fir… https://t.co/iStsPaApq2

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Anyway, good information as always, and it helps to have a bunch of the medical stuff explained for us punters. The… https://t.co/LFxF85c54B

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I must admit, I’d been thinking that “For every day you delay lockdown you add a week at the end” was starting to s… https://t.co/nec9G4QZqh

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Norman Swan is citing that November lockdown delay modelling again, but in a much more measured way. I wonder wheth… https://t.co/bPaw2XEBlP

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Listening to today’@abcnewsws Coronacast, “Will lockdown need to be longer in the age of Deltpca.st/aabkhroyqILUGB

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Also, “There were two new cases per day between June 16 and 20 inclusive, which are numbers we all know are managea… https://t.co/ca2sAB8uef

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RT @Simon_Cullen: There was a time when Australia was held up as an example of how to handle #COVID19.

This is CNN International’s homepag…

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RT @Brocklesnitch: The deer story has nothing on the wild boar that stole a German nudist bather’s laptop last year https://t.co/pfcxfEQS3V

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@chrisrauchle You really can’t get good help these days.

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Another key takeaway: “During this pandemic we’re often making decisions in situations of considerable uncertainty,… https://t.co/j1pWU95RHu

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“Did Sydney’s lockdown come too late? Here’s why it’s not that simple” by epidemiologist Dr Catherine Bennett… https://t.co/fSBfXDeIdb

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cathywilcox1 The man for the job.
My @smh @theage cartoon. pic.twitter.com/84y1wOMy4q

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I know I keep saying it but that window really is filthy. pic.twitter.com/a2lqdK9Yh2

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Someone has decided that it’s food time and has come right up to my cobweb-covered window to say sopic.twitter.com/yIuzPcOangng

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@dobes This will ruin how they pair with wines.

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RT @TheMediaTweets: There is so much going on in this picture on the front of The Times. The Queen - wide-eyed with a combination of bemuse…

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@alexmalleycpa @NewtonMark I think we’ve all known a Cargill, in one form or another.

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phlaimeaux LARGE CROISSANT COLLIDER

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Attn: @jxeeno @aussiewongm @johnb78 @NewtonMark, who will all agree that this is not what streetcar cables are mean… https://t.co/6RvGMv4JPh

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RT @NewtonMark: I’ve just realised that Australia is run by Colonel Cargill from Joseph Heller’s “Catch 22.” It all fits. https://t.co/tFUI…

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RT @cameronwilson: NEW: I discovered Scott Morrison’s public Spotify account, which shares his recently played artists and playlists.

Ther…

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Someone has suggested that I do a one-off episode of “The 8pm Quiz” livestream to boost morale during Sydney’s lock… https://t.co/YFYR5GUHCx

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, of course. https://t.co/thSM7L8C5d

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Tue plan: It’s remarkably similar to yesterday’s. I did get a whole bunch of little things done yesterday, but when… https://t.co/j7cMlnLVSQ

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It’ll be damp in the Blue Mountains todaypic.twitter.com/PztdhiIXeses

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Tuesday. If you wait long enough. Tuesday.

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