Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 7th, 2021

@jplonie @oberonsghost @NewtonMark @moylecroft @dannolan I haven’t gotten around to laughing at that one yet.

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@JustJimWillDo Sadly not this week, and not next. It’s hard for me to justify the time.

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gerry_shannon Still one of the greatest footnotes I’ve ever read, courtesy of Simon Sebag Montefiore’s epic tome, ‘The Romanovs’. pic.twitter.com/5u8FCuIRXi

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@vealmince Yeah, apart from that. What a bummer.

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@twcau The evidence suggests otherwise.

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From earlier today, a thread about lobsters for some reason. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Hahaha I’ve taken the wrappers off the salamis and now I can’t remember which one is which. Apart from the Hungarian White of course.

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sexenheimer The chat @slackbastard & I had with @arielbogle last week about far-Right financing is available as a @3CR podcast!..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n0

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Thank you so much, @sophieelmhirst, for bringing us the best bit of feature journalism I’ve read in ages. As you’ll..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O7

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sylmobile [POLL]: Have you been blocked by @MatthewGuyMP?

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@dobes It is gorgeous. I like that fact that even Thailand, noted for allowing various bullshit to be operated from..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vj

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@kels_316 Stealing that for the next podcast.

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kels_316 ivermectin is nerve agent for worms, so it’s working perfectly.

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IMPORTANT VERB-SPELLING DISTINCTION

Pedal: Operate a machine with your feet.
Peddle: Try to sell (something, espec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BZ

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BrentToderian Just imagine investing this much money, energy, political will & space into walking, biking & transit infrastructur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S5

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BrentToderian Never forget that when Seoul, Korea removed the Cheonggyecheon expressway in 2003 & replaced it with a restored str..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…To

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This is coming up at the end of the month, and I daresay I’ll drop in. twitter.com/ASPI_org/statu…

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mariekehardy Probably worth mentioning that Guy’s wife Renae Stoikos was Costello’s media advisor for years but I’m sure The Age..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lw

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mariekehardy Looking forward to some no-doubt peerlessly impartial state election reporting from The Age, whose CEO Peter Costel..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jJ

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Interesting-looking discussion this Thursday, “Satellites, Space and Cyber Threats” from CyAN APAC…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…52

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Sarah_Alice_X The Australian Christian Lobby - Because even the body of Christ needs an arsehole

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark @expectproblems So were RAF aircraft equipped with a tablecloth or were pilots expected..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QS

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@NickyWill100 [Nods.] I should probably do some analysis of that aspect.

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“The NSW government is working on an update to the Service NSW app which combines QR code check-ins with vaccinatio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ES

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@ashabeeeee I’m sure we’ll have fun again some time. Don’t know where. Don’t know when.

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joshgnosis I’ve seen a lot of redactions in FOIs in my time, but this level is something else, lol. (The rest of the 8-page do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…49

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@ashabeeeee @ZDNet @dobes @achanthadavong @campbell_kwan Gosh. How time flies. May good fortune go with you, Ma’am!

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@_BertHandsome Today a Senate committee was investigating that very question. What is beef? twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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It’s also going to be a much smaller flower, but I can see it from my desk.

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Waratah sequence 2021, day 7. The flower that’s the official subject of this thread shows no change, but for today..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rX

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@coljac I have ad blockers on most sites, but from YouTube it’s mostly just a mix of low-price stuff. Uber Eats, st..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wg

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@rohan_p @jpwarren @dobes @ashabeeeee @davidgerard @NewtonMark @DrRhysPockett All this is why I want to experience this article properly.

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cameronwilson I am streaming tonight
8pm
we have much to discuss
twitch.tv/cmwlsn pic.twitter.com/Zr3RQ0HA52

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@iiTalW I can think about lobsters for hours without thinking about their sex organs.

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“The Delta variant [of SARS-CoV-2)] is eight times less sensitive to the antibodies generated by vaccination with t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DS

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@Lilal89156012 @dobes Ah yes, the most radical lefties of all, retired primary school teachers. ;)

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nickschadegg sure, two decades of pointless war and over a million people killed is a bad thing but it’s nothing compared to ada..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lB

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@cameronwilson @GreenJ Mind you, my friend who was a rep for an agricultural and veterinary products company told m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OH

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@Lilal89156012 @dobes I see you’ve encountered Boomers before.

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@derekbradley Yeh I was there about three years ago. The old freight shed is long gone.

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I was about to ask about the trucks but the speaker pre-empted me, saying “Don’t worry, they’re benign.” I was abou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2R

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Then I noticed that in the car park behind the station office* there were all these military trucks lined up, along..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jq

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I remember that at one point I interrupted, shouting something like “Oh yes, the tunnels! There’s always secret tun..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hI

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I decided to hang around and see what happened. I poured another glass of wine. The conversation was all the usual..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6G

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We never managed to resolve this, but were instead distracted by a bloke whose name I forget but his initials were..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ua

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Two problems, in fact. One was that my bank accounts were locked because of the stolen cards. The other was a recur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iz

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My wallet had been stolen though, and I had no cards or cash. (This is continuity from a dream the other night.) Af..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l8

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There wasn’t going to be a train for a while, so I opened a bottle of chilled white wine, an acceptable Clare Valle..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2b

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During my nap I had a dream. I can’t remember all of it, but I remember the bit that was set at what is now Gawler..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ED

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@dobes Shocked, etc. I still don’t understand what the value-add for me as a consumer is here, though. Isn’t it, he..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ph

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@Lilal89156012 @dobes To be completely authentic those pants should be made of corduroy.

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@dobes They really want to flog that horse until it turns into a unicorn, eh.

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@ApostrophePong @BuchananLiz And yes, those Murmansk photos are stunning. And also yes, somewhere in Africa would b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fl

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Tue plan, updated: I ended up having a 3-hour nap because I am definitely not getting old. Entropy is not being red..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pd

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@moylecroft @dobes I would complain about this thread except it’s all quite funny.

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@dr_nic @dobes Not even a quick middy of Reschs?

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@ApostrophePong Glad you enjoyed it. :) There were SO many more things that @BuchananLiz and I could have talked ab..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qt

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@dobes I’m never going to be able to get up out of this bean bag. Call for the nurse.

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Is this what Coles thinks I look like? pic.twitter.com/tqclD2dHBs

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markhumphries Had to check that we made this sketch last year and not this week. twitter.com/markhumphries/…

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Three minutes until Brain Worm Time.

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New Moon is RIGHT NOW at 1052 AEST.

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Speaking of lobsters…

Derek And Clive - The Worst Job youtube.com/watch?v=SentQj…

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@glengyron @cameronwilson Ray Hadley here, quoting the Bible like nobody else. As Jesus said… twitter.com/Mikey_Nicholso…

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From 1300 AEST today, a Senate committee will be discussing “What is meat?” and the like.

Terms of reference are a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5w

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MishimaKitan TODAY, in gender drop down options: pic.twitter.com/I6SXY9FV5U

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Oh yes! “The move by Weibo came amid the backdrop of a broader government crackdown on celebrity worship and online..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aW

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“Chinese Social Media Site Suspends K-Pop Fan Accounts” nytimes.com/2021/09/06/bus…

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New Moon is in one hour at 1052 AEST.

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What I should have said is this:

If you know someone in another city who likes lobsters and receiving gifts, there..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g7

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Melbourne is a city, for example.

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Anyway, if you know someone in another city who likes lobsters and receiving gifts, there’s plenty of variety to choose from.

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Once you start looking you’ll find there’s lobster toys everywhere, but I’ll end with this one.

From The Party Cup..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gw

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Should you want to dance with a lobster you’ll need to spend a little more.

“big new creative plush lobster toy si..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rl

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Luke the Lobster is $15.99 and is 12 inches long. In stock and ready to ship. stuffedwithplushtoys.com/p/luke-the-lob… pic.twitter.com/yIgovt5rvR

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For reasons which are not entire clear, Kogan has a $14.99 Lobster Deluxe, for when your lobster needs to impress s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tX

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Target has this Patch & Socks brand Plush Lobster Dog Toy for only $5, should you want your lobster to be chewed up..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pe

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Kmart currently has Pet Toy Rope Lobsters for just $7 each, should you want to send one to a friend…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ak

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@jeremysear @Rainmaker1973 There’s a lot going on in that sentence.

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Tue plan: Today is a scheduled entropy-reduction day. The aim is to have fewer loose ends at the end than at the be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZH

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Rainmaker1973 This peak amid the Pacific ocean is taller than it is wide (562 m in elevation vs 300 m across): it looks like a fa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I9

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DeBrauwerM Take a break from doom scrolling to appreciate this gorgeous baby Zebra batfish (Platax batavianus) I found doing s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PB

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GrogsGamut Gee the Daily Tele went hard on Morrison. Putting the Father’s Day story on Page 9 in the smallest box it could pos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…18

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images_ai “The Ember-eyed Snake” twitter.com/thajuulgod/sta… pic.twitter.com/KoG08Njsq6

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The Railway Babies, kind of an Australian remake of The Umbrella Academy. twitter.com/naagovau/statu…

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joshgnosis I didn’t think the “using the old photo to sneakily fly to Sydney in lockdown” story could get worse, and yet. twitter.com/ninafunnell/st…

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It is also Threatened Species Day, so make sure you support those species and don’t make salami out of them.

These..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fz

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Apropos of absolutely nothing in particular, “Don’t Listen to the Buzz: Lobsters Aren’t Actually Immortal” (2013) smithsonianmag.com/science-nature…

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patstokes The Lazarus Lobster twitter.com/rwillingham/st…

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@bigjsl He’s not a monster, you know. His wife said so in a carefully organised newspaper article. And he really, really wants the job.

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It’s sunny but a little breezy in the Blue Mountains today. pic.twitter.com/Ulrp2z0D7y

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Variety Michael K. Williams, who memorably portrayed Omar Little in “The Wire” and Chalky White in “Boardwalk Empire,” has..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…di

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arkhamlibrarian Bidding farewell to the excesses of a three day weekend. Greenleaf, 1968. pic.twitter.com/nhRQpnd6q8

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@glengyron @cameronwilson To be clear, I cannot prove with full certainly that Guy Sebastian is a serial killer.

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@glengyron @cameronwilson And the calm, smooth voice of a serial killer.

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@cameronwilson That word “clarify”… I don’t think it means what he thinks it means.

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Today, Tuesday 7 September, is Salami Day. daysoftheyear.com/days/salami-da…

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New Moon is in three hours at 1052 AEST.

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Tuesday. Listen carefully when they start explaining the sub-plots. They will be complicated. Tuesday.

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Oh. One last thought before I turn out the light. If you don’t like Scott Morrison as prime minister that’s fine bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ku

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Don’t @ me. I already know you’re an idiot. I’m going to bed.

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Also, bashing your head with a house brick each morning rewires your attentions and your sociabilities and your bra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gj

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True, but I’m still getting old and take forever to take a piss in the mornings and we are all still going to die…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BM

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