Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 2023

@tamzin_byrne I should also add that Taskmaster Tom Gleeson said in response to someone mentioning a potential fema… https://t.co/EOlxP9Kfc2

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@tamzin_byrne I wouldn’t call Julia Morris young lol. Sure, at 54 she’s not old, but even so. And Nina Oyama is sel… https://t.co/aHq0Va3Ec6

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@michaelxxx007 None of them are ABC employees as far as I know. They’re people who are on shows that are on the ABC… https://t.co/TeSEKrIYBs

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@John___Donegan Gotcha. It’s been a long time since I bought a quality camera, and about one or two weeks until I buy my next one.

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Apple Music has now introduced me to Taiwan’s The Murky Crowsthemurkycrows.comI5

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@John___Donegan Thanks. I’m guessed you probably did something like that. Is the timer some easily obtainable photo… https://t.co/RYQn1tVQur

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I have just watched a preview of “Taskmaster Australia” and yeah they’ve managed to make it their own from episode… https://t.co/MUgsjp9oWS

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RT @ivorytowerjourn: Best Brexit headline so far:
“Horny rhinos can’t breed because of Brexit, warn zoos.” https://t.co/IqkX5Xex5F

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I just found the following line in my scratchpad:

The word “expat” is white people for “economic migrant”.

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willrdean How to write a novel pic.twitter.com/etHKwSEAEg

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@GeoffSpinmonkey It’s a damn fine little film. And today was the first time that I noticed the tempo edges up through the song.

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Now playing: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, “Jubilee Street” https://t.co/6vogm7Zd7i

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Hmmm I’m looking for a project to follow my Waratah Sequence but one like this would require me to be at home every… https://t.co/8OwDI8uGer

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@DavidFengTrains @bunjaree It really is that kind of sound.

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I think I have found a new TV detective, the wandering whistling duck (Dendrocygna arcuata). He both wanders and wh… https://t.co/Ls4cKk8q9U

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Just sighted at @bunjaree, a pallid cuckoo (Cacomantis pallidus). It went PIP PIP PIP PIP PIP PIP PIP PIP PIP PIP P… https://t.co/73xIpqDfIo

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The Parliamentary Library has an excellent background on the possible changes to paracetamol access, which is a thi… https://t.co/yQvr5As0gv

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In December the Attorney-General’s Department released a discussion paper as part of its Copyright Enforcement Revi… https://t.co/kXuOWXj8bJ

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CityDescriber a group of people in a city pic.twitter.com/88aeN3wp2t

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RT @duckbytheoboe: Hot dogs are not traditional in a carbonara, but they lend a springy fattiness to the dish. https://t.co/wYbqfnTLMn

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RT @UrbanAchievr: Trump: I stand by my decision to side with Putin against the US intelligence community. https://t.co/ctXASQSbxL

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“Machine learning can help better predict city gentrification” https://t.co/zEZBHug8tl

Paper: “Building a predicti… https://t.co/KLlLxUq3yr

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@purserj I appreciate being put into the same category as @midsomerplots. Thank you.

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It being a Tuesday, it is also my custom to remind you that further alleged plans and links to interesting things m… https://t.co/XfdVloiUty

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Tue plan: An easy start, working through a bunch of random comms, administrivia, and other loose ends; noodle soup,… https://t.co/Mq2pIYSnNl

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@ssharwood @oberonsghost Yeah I get cranky enough with the far fewer dumb pitches I get.

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@galumay I love it when a judge gets cranky and it’s only corporations that are copping it.

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@galumay At one point she just said, paraphrased, look this is an Australia case brought in an Australian court und… https://t.co/BPUqvlX12x

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@galumay Absolutely, and it’d be one I’d enjoy covering. I did some reporting on Apple vs Samsung, their patent bat… https://t.co/gFWvdreaDP

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@galumay If they’re doing business in Australia, which means having customers in Australia, then they operate under… https://t.co/IiGUfrFUtQ

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@galumay If they don’t do it, ACMA or some other bit of the government could sue them in the Federal Court, and up from there.

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@ssharwood @oberonsghost How much of this do you get, Simon? This one is incredibly hand-wavy.

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@oberonsghost @ssharwood The whole concept sounds terrible. Mind you for some time I’ve thought it’s a weird that t… https://t.co/bOvGNAJP0V

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@JaneCaro @Real_Don_Easter Again, I was not making a comment about the program. That may not have been clear last n… https://t.co/AnJhYf8Xi2

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RT @ssharwood: “Disrupting the startup industry” Finally the startup ouroboros. By the end of Feb I bet someone is doing AI startups run by…

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RT @freud_schaden: Looking forward to getting my AI hand so I can get better at these 💍 https://t.co/f5cfjlH3Y9

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@Real_Don_Easter @JaneCaro Um, I may not have been clear , sorry. Someone described *themselves* as a slut, here on… https://t.co/i1QzR4bmp7

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There are allegations of cloudiness in the Blue Mountains today. pic.twitter.com/3kHkzHhtlt

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Tuesday. The tortoise roars. “How dare you verbal me,” it shouts. Could it possible get more angry? Taunt it by usi… https://t.co/9hla92UtSS

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glengyron Say what you like about Mundine, but it’s just nice to see a black man speaking for people he hasn’t even tried to consult for a change.

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TallBart One day AI will generate a boob so realistic it will destroy the world

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@_midofo_ Well not where you are, obviously. But alas where I am it is. Also, HONK!

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HONK! It’s Tuesday, motherfuckers!

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RT @fesshole: As a small child on holiday in Spain, my mother told me that bidets were for washing the sand off your feet. I believed this…

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RT @stilgherrian: I see that the Australian version of “Taskmaster” starts this Thursday. I’m a bit disappointed it’s a 7.30pm timeslot bec…

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RT @stilgherrian: It is my sad duty to remind you of the existence of the Aerogard ‘Summer Lovin’ TV commercial. https://t.co/e1KhsSHCM8

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“Bad Guy (Credit Card Machine Version)” youtu.be/dsjub5bfwLk

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Apparently there are still people who build the narrative of their evening conversations about what they see on bro… https://t.co/7iiJwWilCT

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@Just_Krystle_M @JaneCaro @mmasonssmith @4corners Sorry. My apologies. Now that I look I see that the Four Corners… https://t.co/YyH39G7mWP

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@Just_Krystle_M @JaneCaro @mmasonssmith @4corners Lol she literally just did that! She told someone who said they w… https://t.co/c328QuYjHF

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@wolfcat @JaneCaro @mmasonssmith @4corners Well indeed. Practice makes perfect, or something.

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@snurb_dot_info I’d love to learn more about PRC music but @DavidFengTrains is useless unless they perform on a train. ;)

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@snurb_dot_info See, you and I are both old enough to know what actual prog rock is. ;) But yeah these kids are OK.

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Passing the Hill of Dead Pets.

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@snurb_dot_info Lol. Anyway I wouldn’t label all of it prog but some of their tracks are really tight. And as I say… https://t.co/nAo6MDIKid

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@mittens_narwhal I don’t know that musical at all well, but thank you.

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@snurb_dot_info And yes let me correct myself. They’re from Taiwan not PRC.

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@mmasonssmith @JaneCaro @4corners Mate if I were any more chill I’d fall over. :)

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@Jay_Watt Are they somewhere not on the Facebook?

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How dare you. How very dare you. https://t.co/uWhliQdwqb

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@JaneCaro @mmasonssmith @4corners Lol what a depressingly quaint middle-class viewpoint. An alternative is reclaimi… https://t.co/mkeWYTGzOV

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@Jay_Watt Indeed. Recently I added a bunch of Chinese acts to my Apple Music likes and it’s sent me down the most a… https://t.co/8EXtRX86Y9

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@johnb78 Indeed. But they’re fucking good.

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@JustJimWillDo Also, Taiwan. Oops. I should’ve realised that when I heard how unharmonious it is. Also this genre i… https://t.co/gR8i5vWmuM

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IMPORTANT CORRECTION: Taiwan.

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@damana Meh. A sports person. Do they even count?

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Now playing: Chinese prog rock band Boys with Big Cock, “Borracho”, from their album “16222” (2017)… https://t.co/86vrHzz1ss

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Australian trains are awesome, @DavidFengTrains.

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“Freight train derailed then hit by another train in Central Queensland | 7NEWS” https://t.co/sVpZZrBGJw

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@Leighlo @jendudley Well I know you know you can trust me with these decisions. ;)

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Wow this is the chart for Sydney Observatory Hill. Impressive. pic.twitter.com/dXPRzxdP4g

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@jendudley @Leighlo Or, you know, you can just enjoy a nice cold glass of water. Or wine. Or gin.

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@jendudley @ScottFitzG Lulwut! Yeah that is just insane. Also, use a spoon. Or chopsticks.

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@jendudley I know most people don’t drink enough water, but I have a thing that does this for me and it’s called “f… https://t.co/euaRwLtGg2

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RT @JimRHoughton: One take-home from the Robodebt questioning is that our supposed best and brightest in the civil service operate at about…

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@jendudley Forgive me for asking, but what are the functions of a “smart water bottle”?

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RolandPierik No glasses needed. I have eyes. pic.twitter.com/oGLCge8HEv

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@distantcam How would that help? I DEMAND ANSWERS.

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ElektroHarpy i wish i had the power to control eels

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@cameronwilson “We have your dogs and if you ever want to see them again then please send…”

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@CosmicRami This is what the climate models predict. I can’t remember exactly which Köppen climate classification w… https://t.co/TOZ9uQ6b7w

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@oberonsghost I’ve been inside with earbuds turned loud and didn’t even notice!

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@juhasaarinen You came out of it all OK? I seem to recall you’re on a hill somewhere.

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@awelder I’m glad you understand. :)

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@awelder Or rather, why can’t Glebe always be like Glebe and everyone else go somewhere else?

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@doctormcdougall Well it certainly has its fair share. But that said, I’m looking forward to the Latham/Farrelly slash fiction.

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I have done pretty much everything that was in the plan except get a train back to Wentworth Falls. I now choose to… https://t.co/iDVbbv3hH5

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When you put it like that, you wonder why she isn’t in NSW Greens lol.

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Elizabeth “I’m all for affordable housing unless it gets harbour views or changes suburban streetscapes in any way”… https://t.co/MfJdr0tRTE

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“Elizabeth Farrelly running for NSW upper house as an independent” (25 Nov 2022) https://t.co/Gzrip0KNPT

Weirdly,… https://t.co/3FKlNyxi2U

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@SuperCroup Oh dear, is this an actual thing?

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@HartWexford People, eh? Do they listen? No they do not.

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@stevage1 I have recently learned who he is. Not so much for the bloke down the front and one of the women.

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@itsbriala True, but also these three words standing like that without context is also… confronting. I didn’t tak… https://t.co/2zRm8alwca

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I tried to be too clever with the working there, which is bad form considering how much effort I put into telling p… https://t.co/Qm5KpNZQTA

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Feedback suggests that I wasn’t clear enough here. So to restate it, the girls making this piece of art were from t… https://t.co/vagRyIeG0D

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@OdinsToenail Ah yes. It took me a moment to figure out the connection, but now I remember seeing the relevant brand.

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@BrownEcomp Yes. Racism is very serious. I call it out when I see it. This is not it.

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P.S. It’s not racist if people are describing *themselves* lol.

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Lol seriously? It’s harmless fun, lasting little more than three minutes before a laughing staff member fixed it. T… https://t.co/ySuxtZBgIM

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@derekbradley Is it totally fair to jump to that conclusion? Yes. Yes it is.

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I should also say that the young ladies in question, for I did indeed bear witness to their labours, were from one… https://t.co/Oa1OIXwEzi

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It’s back to school time at Officeworks. pic.twitter.com/e6H90umW5X

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Well then. “My Lunch With Elon Musk” (6 Dec 2022) by @HartWexford is wonderful. https://t.co/nn6tix2z8O

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“Nope, coffee won’t give you extra energy. It’ll just borrow a bit that you’ll pay for later” https://t.co/WdKz13RNZ9

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@LukeCostin Yes, though I don’t know all those players so we shall see.

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@juhasaarinen Please, I’m trying to avoid self-harm.

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@DavidFengTrains They are very scary dragons too. :)

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@aggerchez I should up my rates for this, yes lol.

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@DavidFengTrains Some years I’ve gone around the city photographic the relevant animals in the more Chinese suburbs… https://t.co/02FmQhE6bb

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Re-installing Slack after having avoided it since my last usage in 2018. I’m scared. Hold me.

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This seminar from the SANS Institute looks interesting: Starting “OSINT: Open Source Intelligence” from scratch (9… https://t.co/ulzHpR23Bl

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RT @patriottakes: Trump supporters “dancing” to Cardi B’s “Up” at Mar-a-Lago. https://t.co/jF0IP2pC1h

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@RealNickHodge Yeah it certainly doesn’t look well.

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It’s all live now, including that document with the pretty cover.

“The Australian Government released its landmark… https://t.co/SwM1jW4ZtE

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@purserj It’s all live now. Same URL, just refresh the page. https://t.co/Gtp1vHY5UL

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RT @paul_rietschka: Lol. “ChatGPT will change everything” bros proving 1960s-era predictions right is so very 2023. https://t.co/bXcGAd28ks

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Seen in Chatswood on Saturday, a very lonely late-night rabbit. pic.twitter.com/gYPayEC7N4

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“Exclusive Brethren emerge as major suppliers of COVID tests, PPE to Australian governments” https://t.co/aaiwcpyMmV

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@purserj I’ll suck on a lozenge.

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@purserj The documents will go live on the website after the formal launch and press conference, whenever that is t… https://t.co/uwwgxJKsAs

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@purserj Sorry I take that back. That’s old material.

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@liquidparanoia Yep. More than a couple decades ago anyway. Here’s the full drama in the Commercial TV Code of Prac… https://t.co/j0l59kaqwh

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@hutcho66 I mean, no, but then perhaps that’s a good thing.

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It is my sad duty to remind you of the existence of the Aerogard ‘Summer Lovin’ TV commercial. https://t.co/e1KhsSHCM8

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@jonkudelka @perry_monk Wise decision. His Twitter stream is a cavalcade of misinformation and bitterness. I have a… https://t.co/bodbXLpmu5

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@jetztgibtshaue [Skims remainder of story] Hmmm. Not that I can see. Must be an oversight, which is weird because… https://t.co/oTmVJpjp6L

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@perry_monk @jonkudelka So what you’re saying is that you were forced to listen to a song you don’t like, even thou… https://t.co/wlNN028HLs

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Great stuff. Apart for the puns, which are a bit fishy. Ping @FishGuyKai. https://t.co/aFPZqa6ciT

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@rohan_p I skimmed it and there’s some fantastic advice about stringing wires and cables that’s timeless.

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This is true. Today in Australia is the start of the 2023. working year. @jodiem https://t.co/63ItHWlrad

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“National vote sees Australian public broadcaster forced to play song about Prime Minister pleasuring himself with… https://t.co/TPMplOzfJm

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I see from this week’s witness list that on Wednesday the Royal Commission has devoted the entire day to Alan Tudge. https://t.co/rLaG6JrQOx

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Submissions to the Robodebt Royal Commission close this Friday 3 February 2023. https://t.co/s9SLLPfTGT

“If you or… https://t.co/aPOjcnZQon

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“As many as 500,000 company directors [that’s one-fifth of them] are yet to sign up to the federal government’s com… https://t.co/nnE3I3CAOh

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“Archaeologists Discover 1.2 Million-Year-Old ‘Workshop’ in Mind-Blowing Find” https://t.co/0VXC9faLFG

“The discov… https://t.co/YUStOoIqwW

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RT @stilgherrian: OK, Gunzelfolk, I’ve finally posted the video of the NIF D-Set I shot on Friday.

“RV006: D-Set at Springwood” https://t.…

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, of course, along with all the usual links to things. https://t.co/QcRfIDxqTZ

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Mon plan: Ease into a busy week of client consulting work, mostly, by conducting triage on the wads of documents th… https://t.co/ZtTlvuC4td

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carlsutcliffe3 Is it “for fucks sake” or “for fuck sake”?

It’s an email to the PM so it has to sound professional.

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@danielkirkwood Well, I am a light sleeper, and I can’t really spell on planes either, but the experience is the point.

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I see that the Australian version of “Taskmaster” starts this Thursday. I’m a bit disappointed it’s a 7.30pm timesl… https://t.co/cPa2GPdbeG

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It’s grey and moist in Sydney today, and later probably a little zappy. pic.twitter.com/QzcWelIIVL

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Monday. Beep beep beep beep beep beep beep beep beep, it insists. Metaphorically speaking. All trucks are hallucina… https://t.co/RvK6nwuI7o

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@BeerRabbi Yeah there’s a lot of drama being played out in Melbourne tonight.

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“Singapore: Interpol seeks woman who ran elaborate exam cheating scam” https://t.co/lbfua1ETzl

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@wolfcat Also I can probably cope with your errant Rs. So to speak.

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RT @Histreepix: For three months in 1983, the voices in most schizophrenics’ heads were outsourced to this young girl in Yurihonjō. https:/…

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Histreepix Early attempts at today’s popular “glory hole” were often baffling and disappointing. Hove, 1943. pic.twitter.com/oXnwkabZGj

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Histreepix “I thought it looked easy!” First time tea-maker resolves never to make tea again. Birmingham, 1963. pic.twitter.com/lh6s3E8VUt

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RT @Histreepix: Some Brits were so keen to fight, they assembled their own aircraft from parts issued free in weekly magazines. Maidstone,…

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RT @fesshole: Years ago, my friend doctored Mark Ronson’s Wikipedia page to say that he’d written the theme tune to Thundercats when he was…

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RT @fesshole: I live in a small cul-de-sac with 5 houses and the road is not full width. A woman kept parking between ours and neighbours d…

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RT @fesshole: At the end of a drunken evening me and a friend switched the gates on a row of houses that all had similar ones. The next mor…

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RT @fesshole: Someone full of homespun wisdom once told me to spend time with my parents before it’s too late. I consider this the worst ad…

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RT @fesshole: During a text argument, I told my wife to have a wank and chill the fuck out. Autocorrect changed it to walk and I’ve never b…

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RT @fesshole: I came home very drunk over the festive period. I went to the bathroom and instead of using the toilet, I pissed in the laund…

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@wolfcat My understanding is that this will be taken care of, somehow.

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I’m also thinking of doing the sleeper train for one of the legs Sydney to Melbourne or reverse.

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I have just committed to going to the Australian International Airshow at Avalon on Sunday 5 March. (The public par… https://t.co/pjanySdd3Z

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@whyteboxer @theworldmaps_ I believe the approved term is “democracy with Chinese characteristics”.

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RT @theworldmaps_: Survey — What percentage of people said their country is a democracy?

Source: https://t.co/Tfa3oMH8kf https://t.co/XTEq…

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RT @HE_Archive: Today’s image from the Historic England Archive is a stunning night-time view of the control room at Fawley Power Station,…

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@AndyDW_ You know this is being accepted as a challenge to do something even more annoying, right?

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