Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 6th, 2021

stilgherrian I’m starting a campaign encouraging everyone to refer to @James_Jeffrey as The Albotroll. twitter.com/James_Jeffrey/…

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ChaserInterns Liberal Party officials announce that the ICAC investigation has left Gladys just corrupt enough to join federal politics

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9BillionTigers Laws against jaywalking and the word “jaywalking” itself was invented and spread as propaganda by the US automobile..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZD

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SwiftOnSecurity If I was the USA I’d make an internet with no hackers allowed

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hypervisible “They are patenting the very part of it that’s in violation of international human rights law.” politico.com/news/2021/12/0…

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@jonkudelka @Breeblenox And yet we all know several people who fit the bill.

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Stop retweeting or even commenting on that arsehat. They have no idea what they’re talking about.

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jonkudelka Best way to get out of any given chore is enthusiastic incompetence.

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dysondoc I bet it’s another fucking vape shop. pic.twitter.com/phtW0jOrHc

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“Australian politics is unequivocally fucked” theshot.net.au/general-news/a…

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stilgherrian @zdnetaustralia Related: “No matter how much you try, you can’t stop people from sticking beans up their nose.” (20..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qS

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia: “No surprise: NSW iVote fails during local council elections” zdnet.com/article/no-sur… Contai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hd

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botandy feeling the room temperature drop and seeing it materialize in front of you, its skinless arms reaching for you, dr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rQ

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direlog earth: galactic meat cache

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@ashabeeeee @rohan_p @dobes That said, Bloomberg does cover money laundering and cybercrime.

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@ashabeeeee @rohan_p @dobes So wouldn’t make that the job really easy?

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Hey hello to all the commissioning editors who follow me… twitter.com/voltagex/statu…

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Hey @ashabeeeee @rohan_p @dobes here’s a potential job for you lot. twitter.com/jonrussell/sta…

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BVZZA HMMM MA’AM, I THINK YOUR CATS ARE BROKEN. pic.twitter.com/2ELPIsJzEt

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mrtonymartin The new ‘Matrix’ looks amazing! pic.twitter.com/6deTAODegz

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MitchBenn Given that apparently the Met police “don’t pursue crimes retrospectively”, next time a copper pulls you over and s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kB

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markhumphries Australian Writers Guild Awards are tomorrow night. Here’s a taste of something @danilic, @natalietran and I teamed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qd

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QStationMedia Fort Worth & Denver Railway train no. 7 stopping at Quanah, Texas, on December 27, 1958.

Photograph by Fred M. Sp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DK

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s_entainment The future Zuckerberg wants pic.twitter.com/1mYAMbXCMA

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@Zytheran You’ve got to admire their enterprise.

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I’ve added it to my blog post, “Updated: Australian cyber-related legislation before parliament, plus current inqui..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L9

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“Australia commences work on electronic surveillance law reforms” by @campbell_kwan zdnet.com/article/austra…

The di..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pf

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Hey @R_Chirgwin it is my sad duty to report that they’ve started eating the house. A suitable strategy will be devi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r3

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icelandcricket If the 5th Ashes Test at Perth is off, we would welcome the decider on our terrain! Everything was fine the last ti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tb

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@dawnstarau These two have started to claim they should be fed separately from the main mob.

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@deejbah Oh it’s definitely a wattlebird. It’s just a matter of which kind, red or little. (By “little red” I meant “juvenile red”.)

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Except one of them decided to try biting my foot. pic.twitter.com/vgDrGgkLfA

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Meanwhile, over here we are just two jerkbirds standing around and definitely not causing any trouble. pic.twitter.com/U61NWiek7H

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Hello inquisitive little red wattlebird, for I think that’s who you are.

(It has pink legs but no developed wattle..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4e

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@Gtrain62 It’s certainly worth a try.

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@funranium I was enjoying the Japanese fleet fighting its way up the Red Sea.

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OMFG China will have a base that is… [checks notes]… more than 1000km further away than bases they already have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…28

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More seriously, the distance from Equatorial Guinea’s capital Malabo to Miami is 9,717 km per Google Search. The di..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rt

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Wait until they hear about the Antarctic Great Wall Station, opposite the US Alaskan coast. pic.twitter.com/Ciw4vKtUtc

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Anyone who thinks Equatorial Guinea is “opposite the U.S. East Coast” needs to stop huffing paint. twitter.com/MPhillipsWSJ/s…

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@NathanaelB The phrase “elk hunt” is one of those phrases you shouldn’t say too quickly.

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What puzzles me is how such enormous arseholes can still be full of so much shit. twitter.com/Timpmurray/sta…

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Then again, maybe it isn’t so much blatant pork as blatant porkies. Lol. twitter.com/Timpmurray/sta…

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Imagine being proud to put your name to such a blatantly inappropriate doling out of largesse. twitter.com/TimWilsonMP/st…

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@morebento See web address on every image. ;)

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Waratah sequence 2021, day 97. My guess is that progress will be slow again for a while as the bulges become seed p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SR

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@dobes @purserj I am making good and productive use of my time.

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@ktxby I don’t, but it wasn’t a clear up/down situation. It was a load thing. So whenever the load was over a certa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l9

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AstroKatie This is what is known to space scientists as an orbital burn pic.twitter.com/oUUNO5W0zL

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BCDreyer what even are words pic.twitter.com/qZm6G4KwL1

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I should not be permitted to run AI art apps.

Herewith, “Sexual space snails in the style of Chris Foss”. pic.twitter.com/G0aQIJ6bCb

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mclayfield Larry stands on his own spider-like legs. The nameless sheep is built around a building. It’s a faux-woollen tea co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ld

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MeredithAlberta It’s “ich fühle mich jetzt genug besucht” and it’s very regional, not widely common :)

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MeredithAlberta Yesterday I learned there’s a phrase in German meaning “I am feeling visited enough” that you can say when you want..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fp

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@handyjellyfish @zdnetaustralia Yep, or even just being on call. Or “I’m sick”.

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@zdnetaustralia Related: “No matter how much you try, you can’t stop people from sticking beans up their nose.” (20..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qS

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “No surprise: NSW iVote fails during local council elections” zdnet.com/article/no-sur… Contai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hd

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lilydont This is how NFTs work pic.twitter.com/jGKxGlIGAe

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IT’S THE GRAND FINAL AND WHILE I WON’T TELL YOU HOE TO VOTE I WILL SAY THAT YOU DON’T WANT TO BE A SHEEP. twitter.com/Warwick_Long/s…

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@MatthewBevan @verbaliza Are you familiar with Whamageddon? whamageddon.com I’m doing OK so far.

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@jsleeio Yep. I’m also fascinated by the relationship to the family areas and the staff areas. There’s even a separ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BA

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@FionaKatauskas To be fair, this entire year has been exactly the same as the last one.

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I’m starting a campaign encouraging everyone to refer to @James_Jeffrey as The Albotroll. twitter.com/James_Jeffrey/…

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James_Jeffrey Some similarities here with next year’s parliamentary sitting calendar. twitter.com/newscientist/s…

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Story filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains a meltdown and some beans.

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@jsleeio These are important questions. Also, Kintail is quite the home. I am not permitted to say anything about t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jZ

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UrbanFoxxxx A recently completed Troll A platform being towed out to sea, Boknafjord, Norway, 1996

Pål Christensen / Stavanger..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lk

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UrbanFoxxxx Offshore platforms are true architectural icebergs - Troll A has an overall height of 472 metres but the underwater..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4p

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UrbanFoxxxx Inside the platform’s ‘legs’ pic.twitter.com/hgUqss5TuV

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UrbanFoxxxx Troll-A gas platform, Norway. Built in 1996, it is still the tallest and heaviest structure ever moved by mankind,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gs

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@zaploi I’m not sure that it’s particularly American. I would write “the band is playing” and consider it normal and right.

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@funranium I don’t know the reference but that arrival on the log is very bowerbird.

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@LeonieGSmith A satin bowerbird, yes. But h hasn’t got his adult colouring yet, so he’s four or maybe five years ol..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5s

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@jamesrbuk Yeah, as the Chronicle has written it it felt jarring. I think I’d have introduced the fact that they’re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k4

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It’s hard to see in this photo unless you know what you’re looking at, but that’s the bower just there, past the bo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…43

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My plan is to put my phone on a tripod near the bower. It’s only 15 metres from my window so that’s within range of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qg

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The bowerbird is spending quite a bit of his day working on his dancing and, to a lesser extent, his bower. I’ll ge..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gM

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The story also contains a fascinating conundrum of subediting / copyediting. Is a couple single or plural? pic.twitter.com/BYNwNn0Sn6

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Here’s a link to the actual story.

“A Black couple ‘erased themselves’ from their home to see if the appraised val..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QC

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@dobes @purserj Yeah that’s how is starts. They send a scout. Then suddenly there’s 20 of them.

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@19bk69 And the bloke wearing black business shoes. Because we all wear swimsuits under our work clothes.

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snyff Mark Zuckerberg enters the room… twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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PizzoHistorian Thus began the Great Shark Insurrection of 2022: ‘Sharks are amassing’: Tracker shows great white sharks gathering..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b4

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Monday morning racism, part 1 of 2. twitter.com/sridhartweet/s…

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@19bk69 Heh. I see what they were trying to do, but it does seem to have backfired.

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Less amusingly, I updated my list of cyber-ish stuff that Parliament is working on, or was until it went on summer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mf

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And don’t forget that we wrapped up the Spring Series of “The 9pm Edict” podcast last Tuesday. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, of course, along with links to interesting things. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan: Write for @zdnetaustralia; a whole bunch of administrivia and planning; quiet evening. It looks like a si..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hQ

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aflashbak Salesman on motorised roller skates - 1961. On his back is a single horsepower air-cooled engine. He holds a clutch..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0V

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Absolutego13 @DarnelSugarfoo A typical American “office” in 1985

We used to be a country. A proper country pic.twitter.com/jFrQvO8cZh

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In the Blue Mountains the Great Sog continues for yet another day. Repeat this statement for another week. pic.twitter.com/ktWRFSNKki

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Monday. In the City of Dancing Snails every day is special. Monday.

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