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Actually, gay men serving in the military has been working just fine for decades. I own a gay bar and I know hundreds of gay military guys. In fact, I have met them all over the globe via social media. So your perception Carl is just totally wrong. LMAO!
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Contribution made per Wil's request.
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2010 on Helping Shawn Powers at WWdN: In Exile
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Every time I log onto your blog Wil, I feel as though I have stepped back in time. Being nearly 60 years old, I feel privileged to have lived during an era where people were kind and polite in public. And when people went to see a true artist perform, you could hear a pin drop and there was rarely, if ever, even one person jeering. Yes, when Wil Wheaton speaks, it is art in the making, and people listen. The comments herein say it all - respect, admiration and love for a really talented guy. Best wishes for a Happy New Year!
Toggle Commented Dec 30, 2009 on it was a very good year... at WWdN: In Exile
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I certainly appreciate the post! I walk by this thing every time I walk into Walgreens and I'm tempted to get one. Since the Slap Chop guy was arrested for getting into a fight with a prostitute, that kinda dampened my enthusiasm. No connection I realize, but none the less it did. I consider this stellar technical advice from Acting Ensign Wesley Crusher - and - chef impresario Wil, so that is good enough for me!
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Wil, Until I discovered your blog just over six months ago, I had never heard of the survey you mentioned about the supposed dislike of Wesley Crusher. Frankly, when I read that for the first time, I sat here in total disbelief and even wondered if you were joking. I kept reading looking for the punchline. I watch TNG every week night on WGN and just two nights ago I thought that if you ever mentioned this again, I am going to write something that I should have said months ago. I had a group of guys that came over to my house weekly for dinner and TNG when the series was in its original run. We were in our late 20's and early 30's at the time. And I promise you Wil, there was an audible groan when the credits rolled and you were NOT in the episode, followed by "no Wesley, FUCK!" I'll close by saying I have never talked to any TNG fan who said anything negative about Wesley. In fact, everyone I know thinks you, Brent Spiner and Patrick Stewart are the real stars of TNG. I have often wondered if this kept you up at night. Your international popularity should put any doubts to rest because you are simply the best, in more ways than I can ever count!
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Wil, As a relative newcomer to your blog, this is the first time I have seen your brother's work which is nothing short of amazing, spectacular and inspiring. I know where I will be purchasing some very unique Christmas gifts. Such talent in your family. Thank you for sharing this. Enjoy your Thanksgiving Holiday! -Lane
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Nice guys really do win in life and love. And, you have only just begun. What a spectacular photograph! Congratulations Wil and Anne.
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Somehow Wil, I just don't see you sitting and staring into space, at least not for very long. I do a lot of writing and when I am moved, it flows like a river. But I also know when I have hit a brick wall and it is time to take a break. Knowing when the most creative time of the day is for you and selecting activities for break time which totally get your mind off the subject at hand is paramount. Know that your subconscious is acutely aware of your dilemma and is working on the problem. When refreshed, return and the words will come. I recently read a study to this effect. Need more inspiration? Google: writer's block study
Toggle Commented Nov 6, 2009 on on the hunting down of ideas at WWdN: In Exile
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Who else but Wil Wheaton can give us such a good laugh over spilled soup? You brought back a memory of a night of shock and awe from when I was about ten years old. My parents went out for the evening leaving my 8 year old sister and I in the care of our grandmother. Sis and I decided it would be great to make chocolate milk shakes. This would be an easy task considering we had a milk shake maker like you would see in an old fashioned drug store or diner. As I was setting the machine on the kitchen counter I got a stern warning from my grandmother as to what would happen if I made a mess. I remember thinking, "what could go wrong?" - ha! Vanilla ice cream, Hershey syrup and milk, how hard could that be? I'll do it just like Dad has made them so many times. I put all the ingredients in the silver canister and slid it up the blender pole and set the lip of the canister on the clip. The blending began. I took the ice cream back to the chest freezer in the garage. As I set the ice cream back in the freezer I heard this unholy grinding noise, the can hitting the kitchen floor and my sister screaming. I ran into the kitchen to find chocolate and milk on the walls, cabinets, appliances, the always polished to perfection stainless steel stove top and a huge mess splattered all over the floor with goo still running out of the can. My poor grandmother came in and we spent the next hour wiping up everything, praying that we would not miss a spot. Now I have to inject here that my mother redefines "clean freak." Think Mommie Dearest obsessive compulsive cleaning disorder x10. It was close to 10:30 p.m. when we finished cleaning so my sister and I ran and got into bed. Sleep was not an option. My mother describes herself as a "witch with radar." So we were in our respective bedrooms awaiting her arrival. The back door opened and within moments I heard her scream, "there is chocolate on my ceiling!" Then I heard, "OMG, there is chocolate on the TV!" We never thought to look at the TV because it was so far away in a sitting area just off the kitchen. We missed the light fixture over the breakfast table and several other strategically aligned items. Then we heard our names being called and we were front and center in the kitchen for the interrogation. She found my chocolate hand print on the milk shake maker neatly hidden away in a cabinet. But ya know, I never thought about bringing in the dogs from the backyard to help with the cleaning job. Thank the heavens I didn't because at the age of ten, I certainly didn't know that chocolate can blind or kill dogs. Hard to believe that this happened in 1961 and I remember it like it was yesterday. Thanks for the memories and a good laugh Wil.
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Wil, I am really glad that you got to see these Google Trends, which are nothing short of astounding given that Google gets over 100 million search requests per day. You were flying at warp 9.3 through Google's mainframe computers. Even though "you are just a guy", perhaps this is the confirmation that you needed to realize that you are loved and adored by millions. And, I believe that I speak for those millions in saying we would like to see much more of Wil Wheaton. You know?
Toggle Commented Oct 23, 2009 on The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary at WWdN: In Exile
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Wil, Researched the Google hourly posts and you were #3 at 11 p.m. Eastern on October 19th. Note - you beat Monday Night Football last night and you are still beating it this morning! One of the many news articles on Examiner.com calls you "a God among Geeks." Well, there is no denying that. You are a legend. Oct 19, 2009 - change date 1. apple earnings 2. seregon o dassey 3. wil wheaton 4. aapl 5. jeff mathis 6. alcs game 3 7. monday night footbal... 8. vito and nicks pizza 9. eddie royal 10. living to 100 11. malthus demon 12. leah ignagni 13. angels baseball 14. nate berkus 15. dante wesley hit on ... 16. fugacious 17. marty jannetty 18. lord monckton 19. estes park fire 20. butterfly world flor... Showing 1 - 20 Here is the link for the above: http://www.google.com/trends/hottrends?q=wil+wheaton&date=2009-10-19&sa=X
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2009 on The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary at WWdN: In Exile
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Hey Wil, Just an FYI. You are #6 THIS HOUR on Google Trends, which is their most searched terms. Oct 20, 2009 - Updated 48 minutes ago 1. leah ignagni 2. jimmy rollins 3. house braveheart ful... 4. vito and nicks pizza 5. jasper howard girlfr... 6. wil wheaton 7. monday night footbal... 8. fugacious 9. nome alaska abductio... 10. chuck mangione 11. dj am overdose 12. howard unruh 13. house season 6 episo... 14. eddie royal 15. jennifer schipsi 16. kimbella 17. broncos vs chargers 18. canon 1d mark iv 19. vic mizzy 20. arcata ca Showing 1 - 20 It will change every hour. You can follow with this link: http://www.google.com/trends/hottrends?q=wil+wheaton&date=2009-10-20&sa=X
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2009 on The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary at WWdN: In Exile
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Wil, Absolutely file the DMCA notice and put his ISP on notice by emailing them a copy and enjoining them by name. I'm sure you know that the ISP is easily obtainable by doing a WHOIS search for the domain. Most ISP's will disable the site containing copyright material, if it is not taken down immediately after receiving notice because they become equally liable for damages. You do not have to take this and you don't need to spend money on legal fees to get enforcement. I have had to enforce my rights many times and enjoining the ISP in the matter works, provided the ISP is in the USA. Best of luck, you don't deserve this.
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I am too much a fan of Wil's to say anything really negative. However, people who read this blog are too intelligent to not understand this is a cartoon. Kids who watch You Tube, that's another matter. May the force be with you.............oh wait!
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Wil, you remind me of Nathan from Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader (Fox), who was shocked when people in the grocery store knew his name! FYI - You are immensely popular...LOL. And a quick check of your Twitter account shows 750,839 followers. You are a riot and your blog just gets better.
Toggle Commented Jun 17, 2009 on LEVERAGE: day two at WWdN: In Exile
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That's it young man! I'm contacting Guinan straight away!
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Wil, I think you are way too critical of yourself and your clothes. For those of us who love TNG and your character, we were watching the young man with incredible self confidence and technical solutions which most always brought a positive resolutions to impossible problems. I have lost track of the number of times I have seen every episode. But I can tell you that when I have had a stressful day, there is nothing like a marathon of TNG episodes to calm me enough to get some sleep. And when the titles roll and I see that you are going to appear, I consider those episodes golden. I often wonder if you fully realize the valuable contribution you made to the series.
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