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I've written words for @DenofGeek, @RockPaperShot, @Wireframemag, @WiredUK, @DWBBCBooks, @RowanRookDecard, @UFOPressRPGs. Oh yeah and this https://t.co/4sl9jGSwX3 he/him

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Joined Twitter 2/18/11


There's controversy over if Blue Monday is a thing, with scientists and statisticians on one side, and a lot of pre… https://t.co/wmCV6fw8N4Sorry, but this is the best how it started / how it’s going ever. I love this so much. https://t.co/eXHwPzsLla
Retweeted by Chris Farnell @martinnicholls I'm sure it's very useful if you like that sort of thing. @martinnicholls I swear I've been told a bunch of times but my brain just refuses to hold that information.https://t.co/3PKPzzYWyy https://t.co/SZujaDIpFA @dtmooreeditor @FiresongKt And this slides into my feed with spooky levels of timing: https://t.co/4igCK9ndwM @dtmooreeditor @FiresongKt Yeah, when you put it that way it does seem like having your bank details dependent on e… https://t.co/VHdOkhMxOQ @dtmooreeditor @FiresongKt Yeah I'm just going to stick to giving people pieces of paper that promise that I will g… https://t.co/qVaaOZbLF5 @FiresongKt @dtmooreeditor So I'm assuming each of these words has a numerical value, and the number sequence can b… https://t.co/C17rTzKWxU @FiresongKt @dtmooreeditor So Minecraft's worlds are procedurally generated. But if you want to create the same wor… https://t.co/dmPxm8fzPb @FiresongKt @dtmooreeditor Okay it looks like what you write down is the "Seed phrase", which is something I unders… https://t.co/t0ayGNcKCt @dtmooreeditor @FiresongKt This sums it up neatly: https://t.co/vuxqrQU4AT @dtmooreeditor @FiresongKt There does seem to be a fundamental disconnect among BitCoin users when it comes to reco… https://t.co/mMIGTcEpAP @dtmooreeditor Who is paying that cash cost?This could literally save a life. Save a family. My god https://t.co/fNjAykt5NH
Retweeted by Chris Farnell @jazz_banjo It's totally worth it.Another plug for Fermi's Progress 1, by the very clever @thebrainofchris Excellent sci-fi and the humour is super… https://t.co/4GOt478H7r
Retweeted by Chris FarnellThis guy sounds like he knows what he's talking about. I'd listen to him. https://t.co/ZpnqJiyH29 @jazz_banjo @Glitter_brawl And why are these things always ridiculously over-priced? For $300 billion I will watch… https://t.co/LuKtsC1xdP
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@jeannette_ng @Cavalorn This is pretty close to it: https://t.co/UjNO18r7GM @robpalkwriter Such a shame that you became a proper writer just as the novel died.If somebody's work is fundamentally essential to our way of life we don't want them to be able to afford to quit, d… https://t.co/8APY4Uiogaevery job i did for minimum wage was harder than the job i get paid well for now
Retweeted by Chris FarnellOkay, I know we're all bored of people saying "Corbyn was right" on account of how it happens *all the fucking time… https://t.co/kfoWiniBOODID YOU KNOW?: If you're one of the first few people to finish reading Dyson's Fear, a fun thing to do is to loudly… https://t.co/I8NyRlPY5Jfor like 8 months i thought covid was one of those joke diseases where you ask "what's covid" and the other guy tells tou to suck his nuts
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@iucounu @rblandford It's worth it! @iucounu @rblandford Season 3 is when it properly kicks into gear.There's a bit where the Android, Anthony Mackie, explains why the US Military designed him to look like a Black man… https://t.co/kRmb7XmTWPWatching Outside the Wire on Netflix, and it is a 100% mediocre film but deeply fascinating. You could write a thes… https://t.co/tcczZzZH1cSuppose an SF writer wanted to have a clearly pre-doomed ruling class based on some historical model but they didn'… https://t.co/hpFdu3cydT
Retweeted by Chris Farnell @AlexandraErin Oh shit @gnomeslair @StarwardInd This is also my plan, but in audio book.Just as my own indie sci-fi project got launched, I received this by @thisnorthernboy. A fantastic bit of sci-fi wo… https://t.co/cvd5CNQ7eWFor SF fans who enjoy laughs and hi ninja with a touch of pathos try Fermi’s Progress - Dyson’s Fear by Chris Farne… https://t.co/q2lTZF9zfX
Retweeted by Chris FarnellYou can find our full response to today's news here: https://t.co/PHUE6kiJ47 https://t.co/BsyONzgkbl
Retweeted by Chris Farnell @Sasooli When we have Cancelled the All High, only then will the Millennials rest. @bibliotropic @runalongwomble I mean, without wanting to hustle too hard, my short story collection does actually f… https://t.co/fiDfXQzwDrOops a typo in the review! New Review - the last humans on Warth meet a Dyson Sphere - a tale for fans of Douglas… https://t.co/1CQxAoTDBw
Retweeted by Chris FarnellNew Review - the last humans on Warth meet a Dyson Sphere - a tale for fans of Douglas Adams and Red Dwarf - Fermi’… https://t.co/HSY0Vyg1Vp
Retweeted by Chris Farnell“soooo many businesses would go under if the minimum wage is raised” so you agree? that companies rely on the expl… https://t.co/zWd3D3TWU2
Retweeted by Chris FarnellBurned through @thebrainofchris's new novella Dyson's Fear in the course of this evening, & it was a joy! Reminded… https://t.co/5ABcCeizo2
Retweeted by Chris Farnelldecided to record it because i'm still kinda shocked https://t.co/Jhk0AteZly https://t.co/uscJzsOKYO
Retweeted by Chris FarnellPetition to keep Trump in the film and rename it Home Alone 2: A Warning from History https://t.co/gZYYB2zDq6The Mandelorian but instead of a spaceship he has an overpriced ice cream van. The Carte D'orian. https://t.co/fYQ8029uDZ
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@AlexPaknadel The Eyeball of God. A Truth Serum that only lets you tell objectively true things. Sonic The Hedgehog… https://t.co/7y1U7WhFn4 @scattermoon "Let's do Super Mario Bros. I loved Super Mario Bros as a kid." "Sorry Nic, Nintendo keep the rights t… https://t.co/AaHpIAxDHX @thwphipps @coneyburn I have to concede the point, but I don't have to like it. @coneyburn @thwphipps Only if you time everything badly, and if you can't time a fry up properly than what are you doing in the kitchen? @robpalkwriter This is actually really effective sounding @thestorybeast You are a true hero. Thank you.YESSSSSSSSS! https://t.co/SWnXVOEefP @unfortunatalie The woman at our old corner shop used to call me "Six ninety-nine". On account of that is how much… https://t.co/ywkd3SMVhr @unfortunatalie @PeteOlympian That'd do it. @iucounu @robpalkwriter Any tips? @robpalkwriter I've got to see this. Go on. Give me your most devastating Van-Burn. @coneyburn @thwphipps If you're cooking for a large group of people (as fry-ups should be) scrambled eggs are the b… https://t.co/d6BujLB9gC @robpalkwriter Holy shit, Rob. Has Jean-Claude stolen your woman? Are you going to have to fight him to win her back? @coneyburn @thwphipps Pancakes aren't a fry up food, they're their own thing. And if your fried bread gets soggy th… https://t.co/47DinRhJKv @thwphipps @coneyburn Thom is also making some good points. @unfortunatalie @PeteOlympian No fry-up shaming, I'm just genuinely curious about the reason. @coneyburn @thwphipps You make a powerful case. @PeteOlympian I mean, I meant having to do synchronised vegetarian/meat up-frying. But yes, also that. @unfortunatalie @PeteOlympian Well this is new. I've met people who like fried tomatoes, but top five?! How come? @PeteOlympian Does double the washing up though. @PeteOlympian In her defence, she's vegetarian, so you have to weight the fry-up differently. @PeteOlympian One of these people is my partner and the mother of my children, so... @PeteOlympian The Porn Rule is "I Know It When I See It". But while I am not one of them, I know plural people for… https://t.co/xQ2lamjDo8 @PeteOlympian I mean, it's a Porn Rule type deal, but I feel like the beans are more integral than the tomatoes. No… https://t.co/X9qbNzosGR @thwphipps I like the beans. I'm just saying the ranking is clear. @PeteOlympian You could say that of any ingredient in there. And the fundamental difference between the way the bac… https://t.co/i7l2euaOwT @PeteOlympian Actually, I'm pretty sure those tomatoes were put under a grill.(The Mushrooms do actually count as a Good Part of a Fry Up, but they are also non-essential to the structural integrity of said fry up)There's a clear ranking here: Tomatoes Beans Hash Mushrooms The Good Parts of a Fry Up https://t.co/2eFu5XLginHonestly, the tomatoes even being on the plate makes this a rigged question. https://t.co/dksk7dKGKINo telling me I already did this unless you've actually bought the book.The trouble with writing stories with aliens in is occasionally you'll come across something like this that reminds… https://t.co/78c2mdST4x @ForTheWhimsy @unfortunatalie Going to be honest, still not sure how the earthquakes fit in. https://t.co/ZNTUleqqxb @FrogCroakley This is an extremely you character. @stoneadrianart Now you mention it, yeah, you're either leaning heavily on the manoeuvrability or your ability to fly on instruments only... @KempPlays Thank you! @stoneadrianart Then they go have them flying around in atmosphere and launching from planetary surfaces! @stoneadrianart What's weird about Tie Fighters is on the surface they're actually an excellent design for a space… https://t.co/mxN89iVjTTChris has a superb head for SF, and it was a joy to see these novellas come together. He put a hell of a lot of him… https://t.co/PIs52CcF3H
Retweeted by Chris Farnell @purserhallard Damn, just found this while trying to find one of my own tweets. Sorry man. @RaincloudRia Damn, it passed through my timeline earlier today. Not sure I could find it again though... @EwaSR https://t.co/LaSwp4dnQKIn this week's episode, we design a game where you play hideous aliens in unconvincing skin suits desperately tryin… https://t.co/hJURcvQF0H
Retweeted by Chris Farnell @Hannah_Chutzpah Exactly @Hannah_Chutzpah Well we killed all those disabled people with our benefit system and barely got a slap on the wrist. @Sasooli @alexhern If you can't drop an extremely large hammer on your foot without discomfort, are you even wearing shoes? @Hannah_Chutzpah I don't see why any British government would allow that. @JugglingJelly I just adjusted my stance: https://t.co/jrnwbLobPc @alexhern On reflection, I think Pratchett's dwarves would wonder why the one on the right is so skinny and why the… https://t.co/1HgGzZ65JA @dtmooreeditor Lost. Like tears in the rain... @hospitablewidow Notes from Small Planets skips over the whole thing by having Dwarves who are all female in living… https://t.co/wIrZqaAq0TRT🔒: Having seen this pop up several times on my TL now - I find it very interesting that the one everyone's praisi… https://t.co/nFCFYxKjiy @hospitablewidow Can I RT this? @aptshadow @premeesaurus "Wait, so the bodies that clean out your sewage systems are *self aware*?" (An entire civi… https://t.co/RdbgvRUDv5 @aptshadow @premeesaurus If it was a true hive consciousness they'd find us really gross. Like discovering somebody… https://t.co/WLQyVk9lve
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