Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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July 6th, 2021

End of plugs, at least for now.

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Anyway the more important thing in the immediate future is “The 8pm Quiz” on Thursday night. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Yes, time marches on. Anyway the Autumn Series will wrap up next week, finally, with the delightful @AndrewPStreettwitter.com/i/web/status/1…UE

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JUST LAUNCHED: “The 9pm Late Winter Series 2021” crowdfunding campaign to support special guest episodes of “The 9p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lm

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JUST 48 HOURS FROM NOW: A bonus episode of “The 8pm Quiz” livestream at 8pm AEDT this Thursday 8 July…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1U

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“‘Oh Lord, Really?!’ The Queen Banters with Australian Prime Minister at Windsor Castle” from
The Royal Family Cha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5j

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“How to Handle & Tame a mean / aggressive / scared hedgehog” youtube.com/watch?v=vd4_H-…

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@RhombusHatesYou @JustJimWillDo And just keep all the images moving too fast for anyone to be able to focus on the details.

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@JustJimWillDo But year it’s NEW CONCEPT DESIGNS.

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“Hostage Situation” (2m04s) youtube.com/watch?v=IgidSX…

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“Melbourne Airport Rail is one step closer,” at least according to these animations from Rail Projects Victoria. youtube.com/watch?v=GxqKmB…

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@jonoabroad That does look quite handy, if a little messy.

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ajhan how is this less embarrassing than just admitting you drink rosé, like a grownup pic.twitter.com/APTgqYGCsy

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One of my next-door neighbour’s kidneys on ice. twitter.com/getthefortune/…

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@elronxenu @bigjsl Yes, the sailors back there told me that they were awake as soon as the engine note changed ‘cos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YU

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MichaelH_PhD The mouse is being supplied with a walking cane and an oxygen tank to enable it to move around the island, given it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pG

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michaelbodey shit, how are we going to get the Sherrin out of the chandelier? twitter.com/michaelbodey/s… pic.twitter.com/x3gf32rtsY

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michaelbodey I’m working on something where I came across something I hadn’t seen before - a footy in the Oval Office.
Belated e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sN

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This appears to be a reminder that scenario and contingency planning is an art lost to the Australian Public Servic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rc

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Oh. There’s another new variant of the coronavirus, the lambada.

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@elronxenu @bigjsl And when I was aboard HMAS Aware, some of the sailors said they were happy to sleep right next t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mc

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@ajfitzpatrick Insider Tricks: You can pre-write some of the boilerplate that you know you’ll need.

“This contrast..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vB

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dannolan Peak Sydney yarn smh.com.au/national/nsw/y…

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@dobes @RealNickHodge This is excellent cow work, thank you.

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@GordyPls That could well be it. I see much less commercial media than most people.

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@DrParnassus I get *really* depressed by this partisan prism in front of people’s brains.

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@garystark @glengyron I don’t remember. I’d have to check the Act as it was in 1984 etc.

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And that’s the end of a massive Essential polling thread this fortnight. Whew! As usual all this stuff is at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…A1

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Awareness of NAIDOC Week. essentialvision.com.au/awareness-of-n…

“70% of people said they were aware of NAIDOC week in 2021 (up..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9e

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“Coalition voters are the most likely to think things have got better for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dl

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Perceptions of change in the standard of living for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sj

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Past six months. essentialvision.com.au/past-six-months Note that the question has changed a bit this time around. pic.twitter.com/C83s2ATBsk

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Economic expectations post Covid-19. essentialvision.com.au/economic-expec…

Personally I reckon people are being a bit optimisti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fa

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Effect of Covid-19 lockdowns on adults and children. essentialvision.com.au/effect-of-covi…

“Half of people say the Covid-19 lock..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W2

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Speed of NSW lockdown. essentialvision.com.au/speed-of-nsw-l… Asked only of NSW residents.

Another big partisan skew, which is de..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jC

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Views towards federal vs state government responsibility to manage Covid-19 hotel quarantine system…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oq

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Confidence in Covid-19 vaccine rollout. essentialvision.com.au/confidence-in-…

Done as a graph, this one would be very down and t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mL

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Reason those eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine have not been vaccinated yet. essentialvision.com.au/reason-those-e…

MOAR GUINEA PI..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6D

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Preference towards Covid-19 vaccines. essentialvision.com.au/preference-tow…

“The proportion of Australians willing to get eithe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a4

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Depressingly partisan results: “Labor voters are the most likely to think the federal government is not doing enoug..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mQ

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Sufficiency of federal government’s efforts to protect Australians from Covid-19. essentialvision.com.au/sufficiency-of… pic.twitter.com/5RqFZ8EJb2

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Uptake of a Covid-19 vaccine. essentialvision.com.au/uptake-of-a-co…

People who say they’ll never get vaccinated is slightly UP s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jd

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

Those W..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vq

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“Since peaking at 70% in March, positive rating of the federal government’s handling of Covid-19 has dropped off, f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZE

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“Q. Overall, how would you rate the federal government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?” essentialvision.com.au/federal-govern… pic.twitter.com/7OKYu9U52F

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Scott Morrison’s treatment of NSW vs other states during Covid-19. essentialvision.com.au/scott-morrison…

This version asked to p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CT

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Scott Morrison’s treatment of NSW vs other states during Covid-19. essentialvision.com.au/scott-morrison…

This version asked to p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ck

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“Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Anthony Albanese is doing as Opposition Leader?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KZ

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“Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Scott Morrison is doing as Prime Minister?” essentialvision.com.au/performance-of…

“T..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rw

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Hey Kids! It’s an Essential polling Tuesday. essentialvision.com.au

Let’s see what we can find. As usual this pol..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ae

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@garystark @glengyron It was illegal for us to be on our own roof because we could see the track and therefore depr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hi

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vinn_ayy Fireworks are meant to exist briefly and disappear. When you post a picture of a firework you are undermining the a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tp

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@glengyron @dobes I will refrain from making a comment about the pointfulness of motor racing generally.

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maximum_sincere you come in here 30 years after your one novelty hit and expect to tell other people they’re superfluous twitter.com/TheFreds/statu…

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@glengyron I loved how the Australian Formula One Grand Prix Act 1984 overruled pretty much every other law in the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yA

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Apparently “Jackie O Snatch Breakfast” is a ratings winner. pic.twitter.com/BHQBZoRCg9

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Anyway the novelty of having a helicopter hovering above your house soon wears off.

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I didn’t work directly on the race coverage because ABC Sport and demarcation I mean imagine! But every fucking pro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vX

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Also, my townhouse (!) was inside the exclusion zone so we had to have a permit to get to our own home. Also, a Cha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cZ

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That’s not a joke. Motor sports is SO outside my realms of interest. Mind you I was working at ABC Adelaide when it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ga

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TIL there was still an F1 Grand Prix in Melbourne. twitter.com/SimoLove/statu…

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JuliusGoat Critical Drowning Theory is only further dividing those in the water from those in the lifeboats.

You have the sam..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qV

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GordyPls @Rob_Stott This is an intriguing strategy twitter.com/shaneoneill/st…

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “The scientist who predicted the death of the reef” pca.st/6uqzzoa8

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Let’s jump ahead 12 months” pca.st/1lcb4njc

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TheShovel Greg Hunt Starts Cutting Pfizer Vax With Phenylacetone, Baking Soda To Stretch Out Stash

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markhumphries Men from the Obama administration: I sure hope he doesn’t say anything in his memoir about my hair loss.
Obama: pic.twitter.com/KmGGS8j1c8

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rgmerk This is why vaccination certificates need to be verifiable. Some people will lie, and it only takes a few. twitter.com/alfonslopezten…

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@iiTalW Solid use of the word “tongue” there.

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@kels_316 Sure, but as we all know defence procurement is by far the quickest and most effective way of getting value for money.

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Anyway, the Perihelion is on 4 Jan 2022 at 1752 AEDT / 0652 UTC so you can look forward to a repeat of this joke th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…x7

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I would like to encourage use of the word “taintwards” to describe the Sun’s motion now.

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RIGHT NOW THE SUN HAS STARTED PLUNGING TOWARDS YOUR PERIHELION. It’ll take six months though…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dj

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Viss “so I never expected to be tapped to keynote rsa. i cant wait to share my blockchain ideas with business leaders” pic.twitter.com/UIdFNIDK6z

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standardtuber I am in love with this stock photo couple - I want to write a screenplay about their relationship. pic.twitter.com/cXKeem995H

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@jonkudelka @kels_316 How else are we going to figure out whether he’s Governor material or not?

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Tue plan: It’s another day that’s mostly a billion little bits of administrivia to work through. I also have to do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…71

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Hurrah! I’m a frozen meatbag! Winter continues in the Blue Mountains today. pic.twitter.com/IObrAATfPB

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Well thought it was an amusing juxtaposition anyway.

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@pauldokas That’s horrifying. Also, I accidentally blocked you just now — slip of the mouse in all the excitement —twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wblh

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@eightiestragic “Picnic at Hanging Rock”, yes I can see that now.

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@4rizmendi Well I was but it’s the aphelion not the perihelion so that’s all ruined.

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cathywilcox1 Why we’re stuffed.
My @smh @theage cartoon. pic.twitter.com/8IGVX0RmE9

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ONE HOUR TO GO! Except it’s the aphelion not the perihelion which completely ruins the joke. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@MalwareJake Ah it’s still circulating! It’s from 2017. And it’s from Kansas. boingboing.net/2017/10/31/hea… @Jewyorican

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Last night I dreamed I was a high school drama teacher and the staging of our play involved having a toy radio cont..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CR

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Tuesday. Abandoned at the side of the road, that’s where it is. Tuesday.

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