Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

In Sydney NSW AU to 31 Aug

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April 30th, 2022

@ScottRhodie @NewtonMark @_ClaireConnelly @stufromoz I assume that’s why the AFP has the platypus as its mascot. Because it lays eggs.

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@SuperCroup Ah yes, I remember you telling me this theory.

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PhoenixEdSarah I don’t (now) normally share pictures of the girls but I think you all need to see this. pic.twitter.com/MnCkjwHm30

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@Chrisquirk Yeah he’s gone down some very bad rabbit-holes.

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@Chrisquirk It was earlier than the covid times, but I couldn’t put a date on it. Something in the back of my head..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ri

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If you still want to have a go, I’ve left the original challenge post spoiler-free. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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NEW BLOG POST: “REVEALED: Where is the Hill of Dead Pets?” stilgherrian.com/essay/revealed…

The answer is “below the fold”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hh

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CaseyBriggs The electoral commission has already received postal votes from 12,015 people pic.twitter.com/aI7abLx2gr

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“What five words does every woman want to hear during sex?” twitter.com/kcarruthers/st…

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@stufromoz @DrRhysPockett I know you know. But does that even count? :)

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@ShayDCarroll The great thing about doing anything involving hardware is that very soon there will be someone telli..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fT

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Histreepix The first Eiffel Tower was a largely wicker affair, used for burning tourists alive. Paris, 1820-1879. pic.twitter.com/0uDDDoVJGW

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@lockeash11 I am nowhere near to being an engineer but I did just spend way too long in a mucky hollow with a coupl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qu

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Also, whoever put both the stopcock and the 240V outlet right next to each other and jammed up against the retainin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fg

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And we’re done!

Me for three minutes before this photo was taken: “WHY ISN’T IT WORKING? WHY ISN’T IT WORKING?”

T..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nz

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@JustJimWillDo Nope. No spillage. The oldest pump just lost its brain in a voltage surge or some such last night.

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@JustJimWillDo I didn’t choose and I think it was more about what was in stock nearby, but I’ll pass it on.

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It’s the kind of afternoon where making stopcock jokes is completely appropriate.

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@juhasaarinen @SatPaper I don’t call myself an expert. I actively object to other people calling me an expert. I am not an expert.

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@juhasaarinen @SatPaper Also 8/10 this week is just astounding.

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@skwashd I think you have have put too much thought into this. I like it but.

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@NewtonMark @buckleup Most people don’t see most of the tweets from most of the people they follow.

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@JonoInAotearoa Plodding along thanks. Rather flat but it’s a miserable day in the Mountains.

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@garystark Because you’re Jewish and it’s the Sabbath, so kinda the same?

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nlagovau The campaigning has begun, and we’ve started collecting the beginnings of the 2022 federal election story. Help us..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oa

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Leo_Puglisi6 @QLDLabor now blocking people for correcting this
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@JustJimWillDo Creativity seems to have left you behind today.

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Sat plan, an update: The water pump is brain-dead so it will be replaced this afternoon some time. Fortunately I’d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9P

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@oberonsghost Lol that’s not even a proper definition of “surname”.

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I assume this is all about the same story, somehow. pic.twitter.com/Gnb14LaC8Y

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davidbix MY GOD… pic.twitter.com/64iiJU23MD

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I got 4/10 in the @SatPaper quiz today, but the average score so far is only 3/10 so I’m happy. thesaturdaypaper.com.au/quiz/2022/04/30

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“Camper trailer loses equipment at the 11foot8+8 bridge” youtube.com/watch?v=8LK5Rz… So, so close…

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@8DavezAWeekes Not a problem. I hope I haven’t brought up too many unpleasant memories here. :( It’s never too late..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B9

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@8DavezAWeekes “Recover”, sorry. Autocarrot is not helping me.

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@8DavezAWeekes I’m so sorry to hear that. It must’ve taken a while to record too, I imagine.

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@leoniedoyle My suggestion: Take a break, re-read the blog post, pour a drink, and ignore the whole thing and have another drink. :)

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@melbomartin I think this reveals something about how people approach problem-solving. Some people have taken under..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zO

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Congratulations to @DrRhysPockett who has solved the dead pets challenge. Nine hours remaining for the rest of you.

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The one you want is the 1944 US version directed by George Cukor and starring Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ib

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I’m planning to write about “gaslighting˝ the word being degraded, so I decided to watch the 1940 UK movie first be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wK

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I’ll say it again: It’s probably easier than you might think. There are some subtle hints in the blog post, so read carefully.

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FINAL HOURS, NO MORE EXTENSIONS: The Hill of Dead Pets Challenge ends today. We need both the WHERE and the WHY. I’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2f

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Sat plan, quarantine edition: Sleep in (done); get the water pump working again, because without it I have no runni..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5Z

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It’s grey and damp in the Blue Mountains today, like an old man’s underpants. Yes I know I’ve used that line before. pic.twitter.com/Aml3fMxUSI

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Saturday. Assign the psyches of your friends and families to the instruments of an orchestra. Can it ever be in tune? Saturday.

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