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Rob Ruminski @ruminski Melbourne, Australia

Politics. Music. Moving pictures. Beer. Food. Baseball. Assorted detritus. Opinions belong to whoever poured my drink. RTs mean we're going steady.

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@viper_114 @RedHillBrewery Excellent! See you there.Anyone heading down to @RedHillBrewery tomorrow?One good thing about the lousy weather today: I didn't get to @CoburgFM until nearly noon and @5dimebagel still had heaps of stock.
Just cracked a bottle of Westvleteren 8 with @thewobblythong @cailyoung @carrywater @Nevenka_Silvia. Jesus fucking Christ.If You Really Think TPP Is About 'Trade' Then Your Analysis Is Already Wrong https://t.co/iMn36ufEMM via @Techdirt
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiThis Anzac Day rumination by @ellehardytweets is measured & insightful. But she also manages a Great Emu War mention. http://t.co/ZkUdHAAOX9@MelbDave @TwoRowBar @rrrregan @phil_cook @GertrudeHotel @SunMoth @localtaphouseSK ping @CarwynCellars[filling in special instructions on deliveryhero] when dropping off my food please whisper 'you are the true delivery hero'
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiWent to my fridge to grab a beer while I'm waiting to go out. Everything is either over 8% of in a 500ml+ bottle.TRICKLE DOWN ECONOMICS EXPLAINED: 1) Rich people make money 2) It "trickles down" to offshore banks 3) Government closes libraries/hospitals
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiPickup line calling cards from yesteryear. Fedora-wearing neckbeards everywhere will want to bring these back: http://t.co/KQstBlnGVk@nicilind Bugger. I was just about to invite myself over.@nicilind That's hilarious.@nicilind That is not the pic I expected based on the text.@Oneanda3 "Thanks to Hair Club for Men, we can do everything we were too embarrassed to do before..."Can someone please help, we need a sparky right now to hook up a 3 phase generator to the brewery so we don't... http://t.co/tFWJBYGwm6
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiWonder if these folks will be classified as a 'terrorist' group? https://t.co/teu2ohlQKANative actors walk off set of latest movie by noted human garbage-dump, Adam Sandler: http://t.co/23ZB9n92jO
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiCripes. Australian parliament boss fired, reports @rosieslewis http://t.co/e5yWqzDPhw
Retweeted by Rob Ruminskifedora at maccas: mc’lady
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski$5 HUXTABURGERS THIS SUNDAY @ FULHAM PLACE, CBD. RT this to go in the running for a $25 voucher. That's 5 burgers! http://t.co/vD7J13krjz
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Retweeted by Rob RuminskiThat KC/White Sox thing was as piss-poor an excuse for a brawl as I've seen in quite some time.Via @RossFloate: Here's what happens when you compress 50 different westerns into single frames/analyse the results: https://t.co/Sea3A2souwMore tunes from Sweet Spirit. Best $7 you'll spend all day: https://t.co/Wtf1tXsHwRIn 71 seconds, this clip will show you why you're crazy if you're not using @wipsters for video collaboration: https://t.co/rIdpmPHQFVI will walk in through the front door of a sex shop at rush hour no problems but hot damn I wish KFC had a discreet rear entrance.
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@JimSRush normcoreChewie, we're home. http://t.co/gD4YeBisDk
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiThis is a killer little track from Sweet Spirit (w/ Sabrina Ellis & Andrew Cashen from A Giant Dog) & Britt Daniel: http://t.co/DuFgpdcJVD@AleOfATime @alisterrobbie @cailyoung SAME@AleOfATime @alisterrobbie @cailyoung Yeah, there are major deaths planned for this season that don't happen in the books.CLP GOVT HAS BEEN TAKING PUBLIC HOUSING MEANT FOR THE POOR TO BOOST SCHEME FOR MIDDLE CLASS @ZHOPE10 #NTPOL http://t.co/FhV5COcLk2
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiHigh political drama in a corruption-plagued town of 300 people, over a double-digit vote election. https://t.co/38AuUv9Qod
One day I hope to understand the difference between old Greek men flat-out yelling at each other vs. having a friendly chat.That may have been the best shower of my entire life that didn't involve a second person.@cupofthrills Welcome back!Of the 3 "miraculous" cancer cures promoted by the media in recent years, the tally stands at 2 dead and 1 who never even had cancer
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiHowdy, Melbourne. It's good to be home."Crackpot lies to help sell her fad diet woo" is about as unsurprising as a story can get.Hello Gold Coast. You've put on a pretty morning for us, but I'm keen to get back to Melbourne.
Adios, Tokyo. It's been real. Look forward to making it back again before too long.[Trigger warning: LOTS] Fairfax picks up the story of @nocompulsoryvac's disgusting vaccine comparison.http://t.co/dN8AIBLNPU #StopAVN
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiA DM so thirsty I think it needs an IV drip.
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@BrashHiggins @CarwynCellars @ExCellarAU You still in town on Friday?“I wanna pose with it like a guitar player” “Sir this is a professional ad are you sure you-“ “Trust me” http://t.co/b2cEIMzUyz
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@BrashHiggins @ExCellarAU @LeMandapantz @tresnalee @KerinDoran @swear_words @angiekbradbury out of town until Thursday.@kateiselin @alisterrobbie Are you fishing for more gifts?A night out in Shinjuku might destroy a lesser man. But I am still standing.At a bar in Golden Gai that seats about 12 people. I live here now. This is my home.
There's a creepy white guy in this bar trying to explain The Friend Zone to his Japanese mate. Trying hard not to intervene.@OreoSpeedwagon_ Who doesn't?@kateiselin @MondayStory Jesus. The internet is a cesspool. Let's go back to sharing short messages via carrier pigeon.@Nevenka_Silvia Sounds interesting -- looking forward to this one.@ChrisPellegrini @OnJapanTokyo Damn! We're flying out Wednesday, would've come to the event otherwise. Next time.well played. RT @DeusExCinema: This scientifically accurate superhero comic is just the greatest. (cc. @neiltyson) http://t.co/PE1XmLu3ji
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@ChrisPellegrini Fantastic. I'm travelling with @alisterrobbie who has had a few in his time, so we might try comparative tastings.@ChrisPellegrini Thank you very much! Any particular watering holes you'd recommend?@TimeOutMel @ThisIsBrunswick @GameOfThrones No way. Bell St. should be The Wall.@ChrisPellegrini Hello sir! Found you through the @tokyoswallows blog. Do you have a #shochu recommendation or two for a Tokyo first-timer?Everything happens for a reason you make up afterwards.
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@Nevenka_Silvia thanks! On the train at the moment but I'll watch tonight.@ThatDonLewis Are you going to have to pull a George Jones and head into town on your riding mower?@indefensible Not like Kurt Vile at all, but I've been meaning to put you onto these guys: http://t.co/KE9RnyNOar@nathanrodger I got an umbrella. I did the umbrella dance.Good news: the Swallows won. Bad news: we had to bail before the end of extra innings in order to make our train. Still, amazing game.Ueda hits one right at third baseman with a man on third and two out. The fielder bobbled the ball allowing the winning run to score.
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This game is insane. Tied 8-8 going into the 9th.Swallows just retook the lead with a 3-run HR. I hugged, and was hugged by, strangers.The atmosphere here is insane. As much as I've heard about the crowds here, I had to see it to believe it.Dude just caught a foul ball two rows in front of us!FUCKYEAH. http://t.co/dPh9R0wZXt@Jforced listen, I was surprised it wasn't intentional as well. But this shopfront had a bunch of toys, then four levels of porn upstairs.@ruminski "Just wandered"
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@Nevenka_Silvia @cluedont Holy shit.Tokyo achievement unlocked: just wandered into a shop that sells used panties.Dubious. http://t.co/chDtz21Vhy@cupofthrills oh man. I can only imagine.
@AleOfATime if I come across that I'll be drinking it myself.Jesus Christ. The crowd in this bar reminds me why I never hang out with more than a couple of Americans at a time. Y'all are LOUD.@yeastieboys I'm currently drinking an Earl Grey ale from a Japanese brewery. It tastes like bubble tea. But beer.And now this is happening. http://t.co/oyrsfosbjvFood stop one: some random ramen joint in a Shibuya sidestreet. No idea what I just ordered, but apparently it is "very hot".First beer in Japan. http://t.co/ybY42Vplym@LeMandapantz the hat covers a multitude of sins.Hello Tokyo. http://t.co/XdpyJ1Lr3VMEL => NRT JQ23 http://t.co/YgaYysIJGf@ruminski You're like Tom Hanks in that movie.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiHave I mentioned lately how much I hate airports and flying? http://t.co/ecdhop0QB1Further delays. Now no idea when we're leaving. I think I'll probably just live at Melbourne airport forever. This is how I live now.@LeMandapantz no, it's awesome! You're the best!
@LeMandapantz Thank you! I will do my best to keep detailed notes!This will be my last cigarette for the next 16 hours. I'm going to be such a pleasant person by the time we land in Tokyo.@woopsa_daisy @annhools Excellent! This calls for sake!@woopsa_daisy excellent! We should grab lunch or a beer if you have time.@woopsa_daisy Are you heading back to Tokyo before Wednesday?Wow: Australia's Cambodia Fact Sheet For Refugees Compared To Its Advice For Australians http://t.co/alSOOf55Fz http://t.co/HvqU0zGvVL
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@kateiselin suuuuuuuuure...@kateiselin Hopefully. Me+Planes+Sleeping rarely works out very well.@kateiselin Flight delayed by two hours. Woohoo flying at 1:45 AM!
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