Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

In Sydney NSW AU to 31 Aug

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May 6th, 2022

@stufromoz We’re quite used to that. :) It’s generally below 10°C at night from about March.

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@stufromoz I wasn’t expecting it to be quite this chilly tonight.

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Back at @bunjaree after not too long a wait, but my ears are cold.

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Arrived at Wentworth Falls. Waiting for transport. This is not optimal. pic.twitter.com/O1M8KrnfS2

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BronteGossling On Parramatta Road. Was this… intentional@7NewsSydneyepic.twitter.com/WxVJGaOvKkKk

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@DrMobs @bastardsheep I don’t mean that, but I’ll give them the points.

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@bastardsheep Nicely played. It doesn’t quite scan but I’ll accept it.

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First, they came with tractors. Then, they came with geese. pic.twitter.com/sYsPOSyhik

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Reminder: More than 70% of the people who reply to your tweets are a bit thick.

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CrappyFumes This was how Carlin opened the special. He just ran out and this was his first joke.
A real one.
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@dekrazee1 Lol OK fair point. But the footwear thing is inexcusable.

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@dekrazee1 So you’re both foreign and have bad fashion sense lol. ;)

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@MisterABK I believe they indicate that your ancestors had chromosomes.

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EleanorMorton George Orwell reads his hatemail pic.twitter.com/Q6NryOokwT

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@LeanneKBailey Nope. He was elected in 2019 so he’s got another three years.

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@sleepingdingo It’s only 6C below average for this time of year but still annoying.

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Passing the Hill of Dead Pets.

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Oh great. This is Wentworth Falls now and I won’t be there for two hours. I don’t think I’m carrying enough warm cl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HN

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@AndyDW_ There was certainly a sense of “Yes, yes, you’re all saying how cute I am but where’s my fuckin’ beer?”

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@OdinsToenail That’s the abbreviation of the train route. Some journeys have possible use of trains on different ro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ha

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Don’t worry, Kids. I’ll get the 2018 train. It’s been a long day.

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@benestens “CityRail”? It hasn’t been called that for years!

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stilgherrian I was just about to draw everyone’s attention to this sentence but I see that @JohnBirmingham has already done that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IT

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@Davelennonabc Other way around I suspect. Malcolm Roberts has been driving this aspect of PHON for years.

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stilgherrian Unreasonably amused by the fact that “roe” also means fish eggs.

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stilgherrian ICYMI, I did another election podcast yesterday. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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stilgherrian Senator Malcolm Roberts, ladies and gentlemen. twitter.com/BadMedicalTake…

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Also, this kid’s father is seriously hot.

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@Jayne13 Yeah he’s a cute kid but he is slightly overwhelmed by all the sensory inputs lol.

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Also I am at a different pub from earlier. Pro Tip: Never have two consecutive meals at the same venue. It makes yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qp

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Amused by the bafflement of a 5-month-old boy who has arrived at the pub. (Don’t worry, he brought his parents.)

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@CosmicRami @annie_parker @adblanche Photons via the internet! What will they think of next?

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Lol.

“Star Casino executives resign in wake of inquiry into alleged money laundering and fraud”
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Then again, it may not just be a chameleon.

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@DavidFengTrains Yeah that’s less of a margin than I’d have guessed. Thanks.

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NewtonMark The NASDAQ-100 index is roughly where it was a week ago, which apparently means it’s been “slammed” in a “monumenta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lp

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@DavidFengTrains That lounge looks quite nice. How does the price of these higher-end train journeys compare to what regular folks pay?

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GossiTheDog Ah, I see Twitter’s soon to be CEO Elon Musk is tweeting links to Daily Mail stories about George Soros.

I can se..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oa

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@JustJimWillDo I don’t watch closely but I haven’t seen Deng play wolf warrior on the twitters. He does seem to lik..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wJ

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Amused by the efforts of people to read SO MUCH into this tweet. Sometimes a chameleon is just a chameleon. twitter.com/China2ASEAN/st…

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AnarchyCoo IF YOUR BOSS FIRES YOU, SET FIRE TO YOUR BOSS. MOO. pic.twitter.com/401Gb3AmbQ

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@reselsnark @lenoretaylor No I’m going to push back here. Gonzo is about the journalism of the experience. This was..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xd

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From a decade ago: “Separated at birth: Bob Katter and Ben Grubb?” stilgherrian.com/media/separate…

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@reselsnark @lenoretaylor This is not gonzo journalism. Gonzo is a glorious tradition. This is just shit.

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@twcau That’s kinda the least thing wrong with it, but the one thing they can be pinged for.

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OK then. Errands and shopping, then a quick bite to eat, then a train back to Wentworth Falls. With shitposting all the way!

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Wrapping up lunch. It is 5.26pm.

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cameronwilson hell yeah Albo has dementia let’s goooo pic.twitter.com/6di85Rryed

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jpwarren I am kinda enjoying allegedly professional political journalists showing everyone their entire arse lately.

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@TheNewDailyAu That’s not our backyard, @TheNewDailyAu. It’s not even in the same street. Arsehats.

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@TheNewDailyAu “The archipelago of Fiji is located eastwards of Australia and takes approximately 4 hours by plane..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8V

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Seriously, @TheNewDailyAu? Another sovereign nation is our backyard? No. Our backyard ends at the fence. Twelve nau..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nJ

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femaleredhead saying “have a good day”
- boring
- overused
- don’t tell me what to do

saying “enjoy the next 24 hours”
- omin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hr

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@GreenJ @GrogsGamut Was that the start of the genre? Surely not.

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GrogsGamut Which line is fruit

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@GrogsGamut Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable?

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@formalbeer This is a different measure. :)

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@dobes @bastardsheep Yeah the tortoises do look pretty good.

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@ApeGotFire Lol I’ll leave you to search for others.

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aflashbak Rock and Roll Paint Guide By Pat Arthur - mid-1970s pic.twitter.com/QmMrpuYxRQ

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@formalbeer I’ve seen Bradbury on some chat shows. He’s not bad talent.

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@dobes @bastardsheep What do you reckon Nikki Webster knows about cyber?

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Oh wow. John Bercow, Former Speaker of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, AU$153. Ping @dobes.
cameo.com/johnbercow

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@formalbeer Is he even still… um, active?

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@dobes @bastardsheep All that said, I will definitely be reviewing my rate card for the new financial year. FFS eve..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wp

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@bastardsheep @dobes I’m not getting out of bed for $7.

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@sylmobile Oh I know how to price these things. :)

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@Ng88Mr Professional head shots with makeup versus webcam at 9am because you’ve got 20 personal messages to knock off this hour.

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It hadn’t occurred to me before just how many runners-up in random reality TV shows there are.

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To help calibrate this, Nigel Farage is £74 or AU$129 or so. thrillz.co.uk/talent/nigel.f…

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At this stage I’m guessing I’m somewhere between Nikki Webster and a tortoise.

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They don’t have Corey Worthington on their books, which is disappointing.

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Warwick Capper AU$139. cameo.com/chappelli

Yeah I’m just trying to work out where to price myself.

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TIL you can get a personalised video message from Schapelle Corby for as little as AU$42. Perfect for Mothers Day. cameo.com/schapelle.corby

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“The Collateral Damage of Queen Elizabeth’s Glorious Reign”, being The New Yorker’s review of Tina Brown’s new book..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vs

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“State of play: 21% of U.S. adults now say Asian Americans are at least partly responsible for COVID — up from 11%.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ldJ

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mfarnsworth Yes, please. The fakes and the bloopers are especially prized.

Many years ago, I was responsible for a candidat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eD

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iSmashFizzle You don’t have to pretend someone was kind or good because they died. Everybody dies.

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cameronwilson omg! did you see that devastating gaffe? where both anthony albanese AND scott morrison both said in /front of medi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zj

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@voltagex Secret Jewish Space Lasers at work again.

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@jsleeio @lll_3_lll_3 Given that the telesen works via EMF leakage, it should be fun. :)

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KarlSmith202 Taiwan’s pizza crimes continue unabated. pic.twitter.com/0aysX9T8Hw

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lastpositivist While it’s clear the Teletubies worshipped the sun, it’s ambiguous to me as to whether the sun is actually a deity in their universe.

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stilgherrian Pre-poll voting opens on Monday too, so I’ll be giving myself a sausage for my birthday.

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stilgherrian Other reasons to contribute to the tip jar this week include me having to take the week off last week thanks to the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5K

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stilgherrian NEW PODCAST: “The 9pm Election Unhinging: Week the Fourth” (59m37s) the9pmedict.com/edict/00168/

Look for “The 9pm Edic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WX

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bitcoin_txt I think about Bitcoin now more than sex.

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I was just about to draw everyone’s attention to this sentence but I see that @JohnBirmingham has already done that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IT

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Fri plan, updated: I have equipped myself with a Campari and soda and determined that, yes, I might as well declare..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OZ

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witchofwaxhaw I want a baby so we can do things together pic.twitter.com/CVQIhYAF3l

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cathywilcox1 The risk.
My @smh @theage cartoon. pic.twitter.com/8KVyNLKeSa

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@Vian1138 She’s both kinds of mother, really.

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@JonoInAotearoa Single-generation households and the “nuclear family” are inventions of the industrial age to make..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bQ

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@NewtonMark @irisherself And who can blame it? Solar energy is dangerous.

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@irisherself That is the lovely @CARROT_app which I highly recommend.

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@JonoInAotearoa Ah yes, I hear NZ is getting just as bad. Same economic factors at work. Also, my pleasure.

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Ah yes, originally the Australian Festival of Light and Community Standards Organisation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FamilyVoi… twitter.com/PPantsdown/sta…

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PPantsdown @joshgnosis Kinda impressed at the coverage FamilyVoice get via their troll tactics, I mean they’re essentially two..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WS

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@moylecroft Thank you, though it’s not until Monday. I’ll be celebrating it properly then by casting the first of m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mV

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I will have an aperitif while pondering this question, I think. I’ll head downstairs at about 1pm. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@JonoInAotearoa @_BertHandsome Maybe. But this was when I was in my 20s and I was bouncier in those days. I think I’d just splatter now.

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@garystark @nazzer We are ALL getting old lol. Although I note that you continue to be older than I am.

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Meanwhile back in Queensland, we have the official statement. It’s a referral to the AFP. twitter.com/AusElectoralCo…

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@_BertHandsome Having been hit by a car and gone across the bonnet into the windshield — something I don’t recommen.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bJn

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@garystark That would be @nazzer’s approaching birthday. ;)

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@Bedeapk I am reminded of the catchphrase in “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”, namely “As your attorney I advise you to…”.

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The pub’s app has informed me that with my birthday coming up soon I have a free bottle of wine. It is very temptin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Q1

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@_BertHandsome Is the front of that car legal? I mean it’d push anyone it hit down under the car rather than over t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FM

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RadioFreeTom After two months of nearly flawless handling of intel, suddenly there are people in the Biden administration who ca..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EJ

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@Captainturtle I don’t think so. The main limit seems to be the amount of time I have available for finding unhinged things.

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@HartWexford Does Wade lay eggs in the Deadpool?

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Unreasonably amused by the fact that “roe” also means fish eggs.

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@JamesHMcLaren Yeah, that’s where the name of the colour comes from.

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cameronwilson the vibes of this photo are terrible pic.twitter.com/SfyIMtITd7

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@seasallen Is there any context at all where googly eyes don’t work?

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@seanpryor Lol you would be giving away $10.

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theyearofelan It should be illegal to retweet things

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Doing a podcast segment called The Hingeometer is going to be so, so easy for the next two weeks.

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They’re also getting desperate in the press pack. Amazing scenes. twitter.com/EddyJokovich/s…

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Lol they’re getting desperate in Warringah. twitter.com/lisa_lintern/s…

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@Summer_Ash_AU @1GreenEngineer @AusElectoralCom This was a news report TODAY and it’s only just gone 10.30am. How q..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ub

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@dobes @MatthewBevan Also Africa. Africa is a huge country.

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markhumphries The Coalition’s Pitch for Re-election pic.twitter.com/KSohuYBWbg

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@becadroit @JohnBirmingham I bet JB can’t name every book he’s written. Or refuses to.

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WYR_bot Would you rather have a big force of professional heavy cavalry or have a big force of professional archers?

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@jpwarren Though they’re usually really keen to look at any change room footage that might have been captured illegally.

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Lol yes I know, Adarsh. I’m the one who damaged it. pic.twitter.com/aPvzPqECQ6

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I know people have already said that satire is dead but, you know, satire is dead. twitter.com/AltMediaWatch/…

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@jpwarren Also worth refreshing their knowledge of the NSW Workplace Surveillance Act 2005. www8.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdb…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fj

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sexenheimer messy b’s - please stay home! twitter.com/socialistdogmo…

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From @SatPaper’s post today: “A Queensland LNP candidate [Vivian Lobo] has falsely claimed he lives in his electora..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6Z

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cameronwilson ok maybe data journalism is good pic.twitter.com/ophObC4jVG

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@damana This really will by supper though. I’ll probably have an early dinner before the two-hour train journey.

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tulpengenieter i been hacked
all my tulips worthless. dutch east india company please help me

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@NewtonMark You know very well that it was already on fire when I got there.

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ICYMI, I did another election podcast yesterday. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Fri plan: An easy day in Sydney with a few errands and a little shopping and lunch somewhere nice; train to Wentwor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QG

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@MatthewBevan @NewtonMark They didn’t have photos and bios by deadline of all those write-in-the-electorate-later candidates. Lovely stuff.

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Senator Malcolm Roberts, ladies and gentlemen. twitter.com/BadMedicalTake…

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It’s a delightful sunny day in Sydney today. pic.twitter.com/ClP3RWDqCS

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Friday. The visitors at your door may not be human. Probe them for certainty’s sake. Friday.

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