Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 2022

ernmalleyscat you’re going to have to be more specific pic.twitter.com/NgXtJGTWoF

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Looks just fine to me. Solid, reliable electricity supply. twitter.com/anne_engineer/…

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georgepnott 21st Century Schizoid Spam

h/t @IridiumNYC pic.twitter.com/5QV87KwzVv

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_BertHandsome I, too, would support anything that reduced my costs while allowing me to keep all the revenue. twitter.com/abc730/status/…

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SlenderSherbet Chat, le grand illusionniste. pic.twitter.com/dkgLrOW9G8

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“eSafety commissioner begins its crackdown on tech companies” themandarin.com.au/198528-esafety…

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Albanese press conference at 4.45pm AEST re covid restrictions and other national Cabinet stuff.

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ianbremmer sometimes your worst nightmare is right behind you pic.twitter.com/4BauI6lXBQ

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MarkHamill To be perfectly clear, please define what sounds like good pornography to you. twitter.com/JasonSCampbell…

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I couldn’t make it to last night’s recording but I reckon this episode of “Win the Week” will be rather good. Tonig..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AQ

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patstokes Lingering affection for the Queen is, arguably, the AML’s best PR asset. The Cambridges would be second.

So, natu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qZ

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patstokes “We, a lobby group, want airtime for our spokesman, a private citizen, any time you interview the minister. Also we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hM

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patstokes “We believe appointment to the most senior position available should not be on the basis of popularity or electabil..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xn

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This is a very good summary of Australian (un)employment policy from the end of WW2 until now, not just the economi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kp

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oberonsghost This is glorious, but it also reminds me of Michaela Cash and her BFF chatting in the middle of the road. twitter.com/gunsnrosesgirl…

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@ChemistryNathan “Disappointing” seems an understatement.

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Wed plan: Slow start, obviously, and maybe I should stop drawing attention to my new sleep patterns; finish an anal..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZR

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gdp1985 Imagine being this optimistic again. pic.twitter.com/SgQUYC34o7

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cathywilcox1 Trolley problem.
My @smh cartoon. pic.twitter.com/PIobpLiQs1

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@GreenJ Personally I am glad that these things are being archived for future generations.

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“Are they digital art resources? Tools for hypnosis? Decor for a Geocities page? You decide!” pic.twitter.com/WDVSbTc8Oe

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At the Internet Archive, “Another Gallery of Rotating Food GIFs” archive.org/details/rotati…

“Nothing except gifs of r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…03

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@AnthonyLee900 At least I didn’t typo it as “but I might be a bit moist later”, which I’ve done before.

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pijrrh I AM SO UPSET BY THIS WHAT THE FUCK twitter.com/ThreatNotation…

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@ajmaus It’s true, I’s forgotten about that category.

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@JoeUchill You might be a freshwater sea-uchill.

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It’s sunny in the Blue Mountains right now but it might be moist a bit later. pic.twitter.com/NDEskXSO3U

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You can hardly walk the beach at Port Lincoln without tripping over all the empty tuna shells.

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People also ask… because people are stupid. pic.twitter.com/whnPvoSJ84

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Wednesday. Your challenge today will be the length of everything. Too long. Too short. Never correct. Your lucky sh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xz

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@JustJimWillDo I am stubborn and since I started this stupid thing I will finish it.

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Right. Well that was “A View to a Kill”. Next week Bond on Tuesday moves on to the Timothy Dalton era with “The Li..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7Q

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Whenever I’m in a blimp I make sure I’ve got half a dozen sticks of dynamite taped together and fused, ready to go.

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I think some of these are studio shots.

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To be fair, Silicon Valley is indeed the greatest cataclysm in history.

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Love the shelf of neatly colour-coded data tapes. Is there even a magnetic tape reader in the room?

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If they’re still moving explosives into place why have they already started the timer on the bomb?

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GENERIC SHOUTY FOREMAN INSTRUCTIONS.

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Still half a fucking hour to go.

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And now my knowledge of Market St, San Francisco, and environs comes in handy. Everything happening here is perfect..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lg

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I have questions about the telephone wiring.

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Why did they bring the shotgun to the dinner table?

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SHOUT MORE EXPOSITION AT EACH OTHER, HENCHPEOPLE!

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Butt plug is kicking in now.

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It’s great that they got Francis Greenslade to reprise his role from “The Ex-PM”.

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alexkidman For a high action spy movie, this is one fine horse auction drama flick.

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These villains never understand defence in depth.

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jetztgibtshaue Fkn Vivaldi

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You can tell it’s a SEKRIT MICROPHONE because it has a red light on it.

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Why do Roger Moore’s eyes keep looking like he’s just discovered his butt plug has a vibrate mode?

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alexkidman The car splits in half. It’s amazing that there was anything left a decade and a bit later for Austin Powers to spo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2t

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Now imagining Bowie as Zorin.

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raena PLEASE BE UPSTANDING* for the ABSOLUTE FATTEST BANGER of a Bond theme

* no you can remain seated S..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3n

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Duran Duran. No further comment is needed.

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Why has MI6 built itself a secret Arctic bonk boat?

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PRESS PLAY NOW LION GO ROAR!

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JustJimWillDo Quick, there’s just time to watch Christopher Walken in this Fat Boy Slim music video before we catch him as the vi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dn

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@JustJimWillDo Quick trivia: The producers first approach David Bowie to play the role, and then Sting…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hc

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@staticsan The main one is a Bond 60th anniversary series of double bills at the Odeon in Hull, UK.

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Find yourself a suitable livestream. Fix yourself a drink. Make sure you have a way of determining when it’s 8.40pm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HF

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IT’S “BOND ON TUESDAY” TIME! stilgherrian.com/essay/announci…

Tonight it’s “A View to a Kill” (1985), the fi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W6

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@JustJimWillDo Wow that’s clever on a number of levels.

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@arcadiagt5 @MattSainsb Spectator Index is not The Spectator, afaik.

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MattSainsb Hahahah this would be almost funny if we didn’t know how the west will respond. twitter.com/spectatorindex…

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chaser Q7 - Lachlan Murdoch sued an Australian publication this week because they

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@damethelog @JohnBirmingham Mind you I’m guessing most recruits look a bit shit early in their training, but even so…

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I might prepare myself by watching some “Archer” and listening to Duran Duran.

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Jackdruce A story of treachery youtube.com/watch?v=Lyk6QV…

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@raena @kb Well played. On all counts.

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@CptHollingworth I’ll have my series pitch ready for Netflix by Friday lunchtime.

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@formalbeer @expectproblems @NewtonMark @maz_jovanovich A search just now for “radial engine motorcycle” delivered some frightening photos.

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YouTube sometimes mistakes my interest in aviation videos for an interest in radio-controlled model aircraft. It is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LL

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mathi_gwithyas I have questions..twitter.com/DwarfFortBugs/…2d

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@erikelmgren I did know that, but annoyingly forgot the relative numbers just then. I could talk about “bigness” no..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HP

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“A glittering generality or glowing generality is an emotionally appealing phrase so closely associated with highly..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T6

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“Since we know [any fact or belief whatsoever], we need to be smart about how we [some vague ill-defined hand-wavin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xB

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snurb_dot_info 🤯 Absolute genius.

That these aren’t around any more is incontrovertible proof of the decline of modern civilisati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cl

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Actually there’s a number of interesting consultations being run by Treasury at the moment. Worth a squizz. treasury.gov.au/consultation

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Released by the Treasurer yesterday, “Exposure draft legislation: Small business tax incentives” ministers.treasury.gov.au/ministers/jim-…

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OK so @jpwarren is doing a “too long; justin reads” on the new eSafety Strategy. I might save it for bedtime readin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eX

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REMINDER: The launch of Windows 95 is closer to Woodstock than to today.

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Anyway I’m sorry I forgot to mark the occasion last week but I had a lot on my mind.

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@trib Because I don’t yet have my own TV show.

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And yes the Windows 95 startup sound was composed by Brian Eno. Last final death throes of the 20th century were bi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RZ

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In Australia the launch was done by Dame Edna, because obviously, wearing a dress made from CD-ROMs. No I am not ma..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sl

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A reminder, Children, that 27 years ago this was how the white men running one of the world’s biggest corporations..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8H

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, of course. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Tue plan, now that I remember that I should have one: Sleep in on my first day back in the Mountains (done); work t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gZ

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@siderAU @JohnBirmingham I guess that’s the only cultural reference they can all share. Which kinda makes sense.

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@minchinswitchy No, there are other results, but for things only marginally connected to what I’ve been on about.

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TONIGHT: Roger Moor ends his run of Bond on Tuesday in “A View to a Kill” (1985). ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T3

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Hey @JohnBirmingham I think the upcoming civil war is being scheduled for around 450 BCE, which makes it pretty muc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ua

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It’s a drab day in the Blue Mountains today. pic.twitter.com/GLNPN7OX0K

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Tuesday. Your life will enter a new phase today, perhaps even a gaseous one. Beware of bakeries and steelworks. You..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yJ

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@slackbastard I did not know this song but yes definitely.

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Histreepix “Nazis were socialists!” says last person in C21st consumerist society not to understand most basic tactics of prod..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sc

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FakeShowbizNews Jedward say NASA has made the right decision in delaying today’s moon rocket launch following technical issues.

“I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zW

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ryxcommar You’re doing data science all wrong.

Here are 5 tools every data scientist needs to be using, a 🧵:

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@_BertHandsome I’d still prefer Stuart Robert though. Obviously.

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@_BertHandsome Yeah she’s a psychologist. She’d understand my desperation.

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Passing the Hill of Dead Pets.

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If it meant the difference between getting JobSeeker or not I’d do him. Except who is it now?

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Mate, you can say “Hot”. Stuart Robert is hot. twitter.com/slackbastard/s…

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An old fashioned for the road. Or rather, the rails. pic.twitter.com/ms8r3BqWnz

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@trentyarwood No, see, those two words have different meanings dating back to Shakespeare’s time.

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I remember a Japanese friend sampling my Thai boat noodle and saying “Ew, that tastes like medicine!” Yes, I said,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gL

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@AusBerlin84 It is a VERY long time since I’ve worked in a corporate office. My last “employee with a salary” job was 1996.

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I know that boat noodle at this hour isn’t the most authentic thing but fuck you. The Chef Who Wants To Kill Me mad..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9V

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MoarToast I had no idea that fucking Barnaby Joyce immediately makes you an expert on EVs 🤷🏻‍♀️

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REMINDER: It’s OK to say “relevance” instead of “relevancy”.

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@garrymck @ThreeDRadio You probably did. I know we had a feed of some sort into that. @AndrewPStreet probably remembers more than I do.

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@arielbogle @nickbonyhady I’m guessing (note word) it’s because lawyers tell them they’ve got plausible deniability..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oQ

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arielbogle intrigued by the increasingly common corporate philosophy of trying to put things ‘on background’ and saying it can..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XX

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@juhasaarinen It’ll be a , leaving Sydney Central station 18 minutes past the hour. I’ve just ordered d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JR

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I was also station manager of @ThreeDRadio for a year back last century, and had connections with other stations. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NP

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I’m starting to think I might not get back to the Mountains before midnight.

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Actually I think I started with some sort of humans fucking incident, but you know what I mean.

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Happy birthday @fbiradio. Community broadcasters are where so many things start, including me. But don’t take that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B7

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tom_tanuki Hi David. I’m the one who started the use of the word ‘cooker’.

Not that I invented it - I’m just the guy who star..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Id

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_janna_g has it occurred to thomas that he might be the problem pic.twitter.com/eRBoSO5A2H

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@drunkenmadman Look I just think there might be a few little things that could be worked on here. But what would I know?

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Well this marriage looks like it’ll be just brilliant. twitter.com/drunkenmadman/…

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@NewtonMark Your DMs will indicate that at least one of those experiments has already been run.

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@NewtonMark Some people can be quite litigious.

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NewtonMark This was enjoyable, and not nearly slanderous enough. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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drjowinchester Nice one Dr Trent. Great overview of current covid situation and the non issue of monkeypox 👏👏 twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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spunkyturnip Nobody: What’s your favorite paradox?

Me: If you ask Rick Astley for his copy of the movie UP, he cannot give it t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ES

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@HartWexford There’s car that sounds like a sewing machine.

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@derekbradley I don’t know those guys. Noted for the future.

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@haruki_zaemon @tim_language I’ve been assuming it’s a mock-up but I love it.

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Wait. I have been confused. Princess Diana paid how much for an escort?

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@derekbradley That looks fantastic. Paired with a gutsy red, I trust?

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geraintgriffith £650k for Diana’s car is a bargain when you consider what the Queen paid for Prince Andrew’s rides.

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@TwoSetViolin @raychenviolin To be clear, I used to share a house with a concert violinist and that is definitely t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kL

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So, the latest @TwoSetViolin video is based around the concept of waking up with @raychenviolin in the middle of th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F7

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MichaelWarbur17 If PRETTY WOMAN starred WILLEM DAFOE.

Jesus H. Christ.

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Mon plan remainder: Knock-off gin; depart the apartment; dinner; train to Wentworth Falls; collapse.

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@BoomerDea He’s a busy and chaotic force of nature.

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@JonoInAotearoa A great many people have drawn this to my attention. :)

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@jetztgibtshaue A great many people have drawn this to my attention. :)

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I’m with @Leo_Puglisi6 on this. Today is only 98 days since the government was sworn in. Still, political journalis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xh

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