Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 8th, 2021

johnb78 This “FDR sends tweets from 1936” account is quite a pleasing conceit twitter.com/POTUS/status/1…

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@erkpod I’d guessed that’s where they were going.

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@JustJimWillDo Lol I haven’t watched it yet either. I’ll save it for when I’m back at base.

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@JustJimWillDo Lol I thought you’d jump at this.

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“Course Set For Tomorrow” (18m15s) youtube.com/watch?v=GGADwq…

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark It’s true, I saw a taxi earlier. And a fire engine. The population is 40,000 these days.

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@NewtonMark [Rolls eyes] After the mountain, Mark.

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@DavidFengTrains That’d be great, except here’s some of what we had to deal with today. Really tight curves. We dro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cw

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@NewtonMark Perhaps. :) There’s plenty of good food to be had.

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irc (ComradOtter) “A train station is where a train stops. A bus station is where a bus stops. On my desk I have a workstation…”

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@manindotblack I say I say I say, why is a goose like a NSW train?

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@DavidFengTrains And the V-Set replacement, the Mariyung D-Set, is pretty much ready to start rolling..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yn

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@DavidFengTrains Again, funny that. Being built to a bi-mode CAF Civity design. Very Spanish.

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@JustJimWillDo @DavidFengTrains I’ve done first class airline travel once, when I was upgraded from Las Vegas to LA..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nZ

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@DavidFengTrains That’s interesting, because the XPT is based on the UK’s InterCIty 125. Tuned down a bit because s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bx

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Here you go, @DavidFengTrains, a thread from this morning. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Regular reminder: There was a new podcast on the weekend. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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QUICK REMINDER FOR SUPPORTERS OF “THE 9PM EDICT” PODCAST. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@_midofo_ It’s all pretty fancy out here these days.

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Lol I missed this. From Crikey’s Post this morning, news of a Pauline Hanson-voiced cartoon series. pic.twitter.com/QIBx3QnWPy

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@JustJimWillDo That’s more private operators than the government though. At least at the shop floor level.

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@franksting @tobiasziegler @FrKarlSinclair Oh right! Tempting, though I can’t drink much cider these days. I end up..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vi

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@awelder @NickyWill100 Is it? Well I shall use that fact, thank you.

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Meanwhile, “Attorney-General Vickie Chapman was seeking to declare conflict over Kangaroo Island port matter, email..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n0

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“Labor leader wore wire to record former SA MP accused of blackmailing him, court documents state.” Ah, South Austr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UC

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@awelder @NickyWill100 Lol they seem to be quite different towns.

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@JustJimWillDo Lol never done that route. Either of them.

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Histreepix A woman performs CPR on a ghost. Ticknall, 1876. pic.twitter.com/8TXwgCYaO9

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@ADM19833825 @annaclarity1 @FrKarlSinclair Heh. I thought you might be. :) All good. Yeah I want to see the full ra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bm

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@JustJimWillDo I remember when my late friend was still in RANR as a diver (yes) before going Army and came back fr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UJ

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@ADM19833825 @annaclarity1 @FrKarlSinclair Thank you, I think. Karl was saying that he wants to show me that it’s n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ah

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@JustJimWillDo They’re charging $6 for a side of mashed potato, so sure. We are getting old, Jim.

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@franksting @tobiasziegler Indeed. @FrKarlSinclair keeps saying “It’s my day off, so if you want me to drive you an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kf

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@tobiasziegler @franksting Oh man! I’m originally from South Australia. Two years of La Niña weather and the whole..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zv

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@tobiasziegler @franksting Ah! This makes sense, I guess. Anyway, your city seems quite lovely.

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@NickyWill100 Lol nah I think they’ve just left the banners up because all the other festivals would have been canc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ed

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@annaclarity1 It’s my first time here. @FrKarlSinclair wants to show me the poor bits of town too. We’ll do that tomorrow.

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@JustJimWillDo Well the important fact about Orange is that they grow so much fruit near here… except oranges.

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@JustJimWillDo You can. Three of these pubs are across the road from the park, which is beautifully kempt. But not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ee

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I know things can seem slow in regional Australia but NAIDOC Week was in July. pic.twitter.com/h7Fzf7665N

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@EnsignR @JustJimWillDo @yaycee You’re too kind, but I have yet to be inaugurated.

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@JustJimWillDo Isn’t it just. However it too appears to be closed tonight. But I’m staying at the Parkview and curr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wp

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The Victoria Hotel is less impressive but it’s literally the other side of the (railway) tracks. pic.twitter.com/ij5o1NRUCu

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@JustJimWillDo @yaycee Lol I feed. But they mean NFTs. It’s all bullshit to pump they market. If I were Tsar I’d ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9r

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A selection of pubs, Summer Street, Orange… although the Hotel Orange is closed on Mondays. pic.twitter.com/hjckIZwBwM

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@Brad2428 Thanks. All done, it’s just a three-hour trip. And although that train definitely needs a wash it works just fine.

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@HiHarryHere @markc It’s the right colour but it seems to be more on the bird’s undersides than the top? Wandering..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SQ

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ConSelfOwns “adorpion” pic.twitter.com/idCvRShk6J

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cameronwilson one of the best ways to recycle is by throwing your rubbish (plastics, electronics in particular) directly into the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T2

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BTheorists Vicpol arrest a bloke with a crossbow out the front of parliament as cookers camped on the steps scream obscenities. pic.twitter.com/HLTc30YWLs

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@BrandDNA No there is a ton of mash under there. They are big sausages.

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@JonoInAotearoa No, I find motor sports extremely tedious and I’d rather not go.

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@markc I haven’t seen it first-hand but it’s usually because they’ve been arseing around where there’s paint or dye.

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Gare de l’Orange, or something like that. pic.twitter.com/6QZdUyiDbL

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Passing through the more or less abandoned Newbridge station. A sign reads “Danger Naturally-Occurring Asbestos” an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OY

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I’d post some photos but (a) mobile reception is flipping between 3G and nothing, and (b) can’t be arsed.

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@erkpod Indeed. I know that 45 cars is the limit up this way.

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@baltoria @franksting @indiescribe That’s not the root cause though. The kitchens could be changed it there was the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9U

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CSMFHT Neptune’s army mustering to fight off Caligula’s invasion, 1st Century AD (colourised) pic.twitter.com/VdGRM1bc0j

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Arriving at Lithgow. There’s a whole bunch of New InterCity Fleet (NIF) D-Set trains lined up in the yard, all shin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3E

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I’m in Car B, capacity 56 first-class passengers. Today there’s 16. Car C has a capacity of 23. Today there are 6…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EV

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@jplonie It didn’t give me any flowers though.

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Here you go @jxeeno @DavidFengTrains @aussiewongm @johnb78, a pie. The tea and coffee selections were Roberts Timms..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yt

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Oh no! All the breakfast food has sold out because I joined the train 1h40m into the journey. So all I could get wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0k

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My journey proper to Orange begins on this NSW TrainLink XPT. pic.twitter.com/JN4n6qxgUM

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@paulwallbank Trick question. Australia has no future.

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Katoomba station comes with jerkbirds. pic.twitter.com/q71Ad3VuXe

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Here, have a locomotive, then three more locomotives, then 45 big hopper cars containing coal. Because this is Aust..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ly

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Further alleged plans and links to interesting things may be found in the Weekly Wrap. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan: 0900 train to Orange; podcast pre-production and administrivia en route; check-in and lunch; remainder TB..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K7

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More likely last night’s lightning. Anyway it’s somewhat annoying. I have reverted to the Internet of Trees, which..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5J

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@leoniedoyle I’m not so sure you can read things like that into dreams, but thank you.

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I won’t be posting my usual weather tweet with the graphics until that’s fixed because bandwidth. But it’s wet and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vz

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Hmmm. There’s been around 50mm of rain in the last 22 hours and my mobile connection is reverting down from 5G to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zu

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atrupar Happy Four Seasons Total Landscaping Day to those who celebrate

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Anyway how’s your morning?

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It seemed clear to me that the mutant kitten would not survive. The other kittens and even its mother were hissing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4g

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I went to the fridge to find some food, but when I returned the mutant kitten had obviously found something to eat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…po

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The mutant kitten was a ginger tabby, with a cute little face about the size of my little fingernail. It was hungry.

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The mutant kitten was very long and thin, smaller than my little finger but about 20 cm long, with about 40 or 50 p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HZ

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From behind the furniture emerged some kittens. One of the cats had been pregnant but we hadn’t realised! The kitte..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aL

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Last night I dreamed that I was in a small apartment with a plant-filled atrium, a cream deep-pile carpet, and an o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ae

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Monday. Some of the world’s most remarkable discoveries were made on a Monday. You were not involved, and never will be. Monday.

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