Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

In Sydney NSW AU to 31 Aug

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February 21st, 2022

Right. I’m off to bed. It’s 11pm. I have a podcast recording at 7am. It takes me an hour to de-blur after an alarm,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9C

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@JustJimWillDo @expectproblems Heh. This is no more a clue than those I’ve already given.

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rhysam Man hit by light rail due to poor eyesight following welding incident. pic.twitter.com/ScJ0zegqyi

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@craigthomler @shaneoneill Ta. They were more liberal about this than those I spoke with. :)

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@craigthomler @shaneoneill Not sure that it’s the same, but I get your point.

We do just say “Great Britain” and n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0s

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@craigthomler @shaneoneill Which Ukrainians were these? Not a troll question. I’ve just had it made very clear to b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zw

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TrainLinkWest UPDATE: We advise that a limited train service will be operating tomorrow.

We continue to urge customers to limit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0i

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@expectproblems Well I know that. Even if WE HAVEN’T HAD A DRINK IN SIX YEARS. Not that I’m counting or care. Obviously.

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_midofo_ If only McAfee was around to lend a hand twitter.com/HouseBudgets/s…

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shaneoneill Dutton calling Ukraine “The Ukraine” tells you all you need to know.

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dunkingdad bevan shields at tomorrow’s SMH meeting: let’s pivot to video

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@jxeeno You are truly the cheap chicken bits hero!

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@jonkudelka I think we can all comply with this one.

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@lukerhn @19bk69 @GrogsGamut Lol. Some people’s workplaces should be shut down.

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@lukerhn @19bk69 @GrogsGamut Don’t overthink it. And yes, it does. May I present… ;) pic.twitter.com/5FuBpKnRQK

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@jonkudelka This thread is a seriously good callback. Hats off. Pants off!

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@yabbie5674 @JohnBirmingham Yes, absolutely. But I also ask you to consider Alexander the Great, who as you know wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jO

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@JustJimWillDo @dfpiii Yeah sorry, neither of us need reminding, right? Cheers mate. xxx

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@FishGuyKai @expectproblems Oops, sorry, did I say that out loud? :)

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@expectproblems Yeah but the fish are prettier up there, Ask @FishGuyKai. ;) Who is also, you know, hot.

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justdanfornow Morrison planning to invoke a “national interest test” on AGL takeover bid to ensure coal isn’t closed early.

Of c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LM

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@expectproblems And for mine, it’s not a bad trade-off. But we’re not in La Niña next year, so maybe not?

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JonPiccini Writing a piece for @ConversationEDU on the history of Red-Baiting and Australian elections - should be fun (and un..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WG

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@expectproblems Welcome to a subtropical maritime climate, as predicted by all the models.

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TheShovel Media now reporting that the Sydney nightclub lockout laws were actually due to a bartender strike

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@JustJimWillDo @dfpiii Looks like we’ve both been part of military inquiries, or adjacent thereto.

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@JustJimWillDo @dfpiii Fuck I am sorry that you were part of the HMAS Otama thing.

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@JustJimWillDo @dfpiii Mate, there’s a 5 in the morning, and FFS you were in the navy so you know this. :P

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@JustJimWillDo @dfpiii FFS, Jim! I’ve poured one last drink, I’ll look for a couple more audio grabs, and then I’ll..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G2

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LizardHumanoid Matt Canavan is on Cafe Cooked Out. Matt is talking about how media can’t legally promote drugs and only touching l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RO

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@JustJimWillDo @dfpiii So, it’s now 9.18pm in NSW. I’ve had a small* quantity of alcohol. Do I drink through the ne..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dT

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@fingerle55 @AusSyndicalist I do remember this. Adam Smith would’ve been proud of him.

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I still so want to know what this is about, but I am on the wrong side of the planet. twitter.com/joelycett/stat…

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hughriminton I have just learned of Hofstadter’s Law.
How true. pic.twitter.com/bbXytJRepk

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@expectproblems There was this earlier. I haven’t been following since. twitter.com/cokeefe9/statu…

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@JustJimWillDo @dfpiii And it’ll be 8pm in Scotland anyway, so when in Rome…

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“Sydney’s train system faces at least another day of chaos after the NSW government’s shock train shutdown blindsid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sn

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@JustJimWillDo @dfpiii Normally I don’t drink before 9am except on special occasions, such as Wednesdays.

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@JustJimWillDo @dfpiii I thought I might get some sleep first.

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@dfpiii To be fair, though, we do have some serious topics.

“Basic income pilot scheme for care leavers to be tria..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xT

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huwlemmey It’s called “being Anglican” twitter.com/fesshole/statu…

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@dfpiii Also we are recording at 8pm GMT / 7am AEDT so I am not sure how much to drink first.

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I have just sent @dfpiii the draft running sheet for tomorrow’s podcast recording. I am hoping he ignores it and goes totally off piste.

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MisterABK You can’t judge historical figures by present day standards!

*puts finger to earpiece*

Folks, I’m being told that actually you can.

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Thai royalists want to chuck out Amnesty International so yeah that’s all good. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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waitbutwhy Hidreley Diao uses AI to capture what historical figures would look like if they were modern people.

George Washi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VX

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trentyarwood Well, goodness me. I do believe that Services Australia have hit the nail on the head. pic.twitter.com/CbLd3KRp7W

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@drzax Heh. It’s quite the headline.

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@caseyjohnellis The roof already had, um, problems. But this was such an intense downpour it overwhelmed the defences.

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@digital_steve Good point. I await the official figures. :)

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@caseyjohnellis Yep. As happened with us. And I know what these numbers are because we emptied two 90-litre contain..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sT

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Then again, that’s quite the spike.

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This is the official rain gauge at Mount Boyce, but I could see it wasn’t in the path of the storm. We got WAY more..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0F

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Doctor__Anita “That’s so aggressive; how would we know which one would kill us?”

You, my friend, have discovered a small part of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p5

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For @SuperCroup and @johnb78, a calculator for converting from Australia betting odds format (“$1.35 for the win”)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XG

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@michaelneale Yep. I’d place it in the top 5 of downpours in the decade I’ve been associated with the Mountains — t.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PF8

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OK so we’ve just been bailing water out of a storeroom where the roof proved… inadequate. There had been plastic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zl

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@smperris Yeah that’s not going to be up for the job.

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ThatEricAlper This Brilliant Sign Posted Outside A Fencing Academy pic.twitter.com/FwovBGwLK5

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@smperris Yeah we’re currently inside that up here. The description is correct.

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@WTGator I take that back. I misread what was happening.

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AnthonyClarkAU No trains in Sydney. Makes you feel like you’re living in a third world country. Or the Northern Beaches. ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uv

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@WTGator Yeah it won’t be fun, though that said it’s coming from the SSW so you might be better off.

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@R_Chirgwin @jonnosan303 We’re also right in the path of the line of lightning, which is maybe 10 minutes away.

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WhiteCrossVets Now where did I put my thinking cat? 🤔

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@jonnosan303 @R_Chirgwin Ours is still liquid water so far, but we’re 150 metres lower. And it’s still early.

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Reminder: Strikes are virtually not even a thing in Australia any more.

Source: “Briefing Note: Historical Data on..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kS

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cokeefe9 Fair Work Commission has adjourned the NSW Government V RTBU dispute until Wednesday. Unclear if this means rail se..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AM

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@episode2480 @miller_c_j Doesn’t the Weekly get a stylist in for these cover shoots?

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@GrogsGamut Hah! Sadly it’s just My Lightning Tracker.

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@NickyWill100 In my eyes it depends on whether she gets involved in the political discussion or not, but YMMV.

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Well there’s a quote to tweet! (The article is from 2021 but still amazing. Go @TeenVogue!) twitter.com/TeenVogue/stat…

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I bet it passes just to the east of me though.

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I CAN HEAR THUNDER BOOMING EVER CLOSER AND LOOK LOOK LOOK!

Detailed Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DAMAGING WINDS..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B3

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@franksting And is this the public debut of Jodie Haydon?

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@developerjack @manpageman @ssharwood This happens when the staff are notified after 1am on the very day the action starts.

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@manpageman @ssharwood @developerjack Yeah there’s lots of detail and history in this, but this is also broadly ho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vk

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@_BertHandsome Yeah there’s some impressively lumpy weather out there, but my guess is that it’ll miss both of us.

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superalbs Oh my god, it’s 255°c outside. 🥵 pic.twitter.com/diyfHM3F2d

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DAMAGING WINDS, LARGE HAILSTONES and HEAVY RAINFALL bom.gov.au/products/IDN21… pic.twitter.com/yWZjLLDBom

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@niltiac I accept this correction. :)

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@niltiac I know a couple of train drivers I follow have been complaining seemingly forever about long shifts and lo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rL

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@niltiac The age-old problem of experts in their field using their jargon and not regular language. Same thing with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dx

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@niltiac I *think* it means a work to rule kinda thing, an overtime ban? “I was rostered on until 8pm so that’s whe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jo

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Reminder for supporters of “The 9pm Edict” podcast: If you want to cash in a TRIGGER WORD or CONVERSATION TOPIC for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3t

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@developerjack @ssharwood No it’s quite clear what the government’s argument is: “They’re all terrorists and it’s labor’s fault.”

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@NewtonMark @drspacejunk @CosmicRami Mind you, didn’t you once buy me a piece of paper saying I owned the word “cyber”?

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cohenesque Just incredible all around. Give this Editor’s note a Pulitzer latimes.com/entertainment-… pic.twitter.com/FaaxZRKeD4

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“One object | 一物” at the MOCA ends this Sunday. moca.com.au/exhibition/one…

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BazzaCC 1. It’s volume 22.
2. Published in 1930.
This means that since before WWI, since before Tug of War stopped being an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4S

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BernardKeane Bevan Shields’ skin is so micro-thin, it has its own Journal of Nanoscience article. twitter.com/beneltham/stat…

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beneltham Bevan Shields blocked me for pointing out he misreported the Sydney train lockout pic.twitter.com/f5fUp7KYjX

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@drspacejunk @CosmicRami I can explain it for you some time if you like, but you’ll probably just get more annoyed with the world.

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And now it’s time for a Soup Nap. I did do the stressful conversation earlier and it went well. So the sudden stres..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SW

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Once more I have overloaded the dumpling noodle soup. Which is good. pic.twitter.com/i3HCLEN0Km

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“Sydney trains cancelled due to industrial dispute – but union insists workers aren’t on strike”twitter.com/i/web/status/1…85Cg

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LRussellWolpe .@mrseankelly says Morrison is ‘waiting for something to happen’ before he calls an election.
Sort of sums up his w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9I

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@expectproblems @NewtonMark Needs ballast in the passenger seat to turn right.

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stilgherrian NEW BLOG POST: “Updated: Australian cyber-related legislation before parliament, plus current inquiries”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…II

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems Pretty handy, give SOL only turns to the left.

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Hey @dobes I see that Mike Cannon-Brookes got the @roweafr treatment. pic.twitter.com/iFrWo4lCif

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AgnessMack ABC confirms broadcast details for CLIVE PALMER Press Club appearance tvblackbox.com.au/page/2022/02/2… via @TV_Blackbox

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@19bk69 @expectproblems Well, a simple rangefinder is one pulse. Targeting is a continuous stream of pulses. But sure.

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@19bk69 @expectproblems Oh, I should add that the JLASER manual was the first Google Search result for “how wide is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pO

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@TheDanBarrett FYI, this happened. Yeah, he’s pretty sharp. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@19bk69 @expectproblems Anyway, I may seek out some expert commentary later. If I can be arsed.

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@19bk69 @expectproblems My reading is that this is all being beat up by the government, when normally Defence would..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IB

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@19bk69 @expectproblems … the laser will be all over the aircraft. As for what the actual risk level is for the c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ai

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@19bk69 @expectproblems Without bothering @expectproblems, there’s an important fact here. At the rages we’re talki..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XB

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Waratah sequence 2021, day 174. Today, since progress is slow, I’m taking a photo of the seed pods in question fro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…do

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jessmcguire Coincidence? I don’t think so. All signs point to an affair pic.twitter.com/pmdDcKif6a

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@stufromoz @19bk69 @trentyarwood Good luck. There’s a lot of brain worms about and you can never be too sure.

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@ari_hall There’s only one T in Paterson. Speling is important.

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L O fucking L!

“The Australian readies launch of ‘The Oz’ in bid to win younger readers” smh.com.au/business/compa…

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stilgherrian The iconic photograph has been taken. twitter.com/sumeyyailanbey…

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Very good from @mrseankelly today: “Relaxed and comfortable? That’s not how the PM wants you” smh.com.au/politics/feder…

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strom_m A reminder to reporters covering the NSW train lockout

@withMEAA Code of Ethics, clause 1, inter alia states: ‘Do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0y

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, of course. And as usual there’s lots of links to interesting..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7f

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Mon plan: Gentle start; make a stressful phone call to get it out of the way; poke at the geek-work; podcast pre-pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jC

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@trentyarwood Anyway, thank you for all this. I like learning things.

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@trentyarwood Easy there, Trent! Let’s not get carried away!

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@trentyarwood I do like “squishy think-sponge”. It reminds me of this short film I was introduced to the other day…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pb

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deathbybadger it’s actually your civic duty to share Ursula le Guin’s casually devastating, icily astute take down of the harry p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pO

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@trentyarwood Otoh the BMJ paper I took this image from seems to support your comment. :) jnnp.bmj.com/content/68/2/1…

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@trentyarwood So critters taking up home in your brain is no big deal. Gotcha. Did a committee of Taenia solium write this?

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@trentyarwood Oh whacko, yes, that is pretty much the mood. This can’t be good for you. pic.twitter.com/NFWoam1q8q

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Mon plan, a preamble: I need a coffee before I can commit to anything specific, so in the meantime you can listen t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3q

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@cameronwilson Wow has anyone ever herd of such a thing before?

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Oh good, the week is starting with at three simultaneous tsunamis of brain worms. Hurrah!

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It’ll probably be a bit soggy in the Blue Mountains today and maybe even a bit zappy. pic.twitter.com/WQ2CByT2Vg

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Monday. Flowers will not be sufficient today. Leaves will also be needed. And wood. Lots of wood. Your lucky number..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4l

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