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I award this the Most Useful .Gif Ever trophy.
Toggle Commented May 8, 2012 on this is bullshit at WWdN: In Exile
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There's a name for the dream you had: it's called "the actor's nightmare". It's actually fairly common among performers, especially actors. You're onstage, everyone's there, it's time to perform - but you have no idea what you're supposed to do. I've had conversations with friends who have these dreams while they're rehearsing for stage plays, or while the play is going on. Consider that after so many years, you've achieved a milestone in your profession!
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I was expecting a sign that said, "It puts the blankets on the bed or else it gets the hose again." Probably just my perverse sense of humor.
Toggle Commented Dec 29, 2011 on In which I am a Trolldad at WWdN: In Exile
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I still do not understand the popularity of Facebook. Have these people no brains at all? For years, we've been told how idiotic and dangerous it is to put ANY private information online, to use one's real name and identifiers online, to post anything that could connect one's real life with one's online identity. For YEARS. Then along comes this company with its cutesy "find your friends!" bullshit, and half the damn population lose their minds and start spilling every detail of their private lives - WITH NAMES - onto the internet. Then of course came the horror stories of how SURPRISE SURPRISE this stupid behavior started coming back to bite everybody on the ass. What the hell? I mean, what kind of UTTER. FREAKING. MORON. does this? And how naive do you have to be to NOT know it's going to backfire on you? I've had a great time laughing at the idiots who use that "service". That lack of plain ol' brains is perpetually astounding.
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Any form of fan fiction is acceptable except slash. Pussies.
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I've said it before and I'll say it again: You are an evil, evil man. :D (Trying to imagine Sheldon's face if he should catch wind of this.)
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I can't stand those damn plastic things. They always stick them on the most inconvenient spots on the clothes, so when you try to gauge how you look in the mirror it completely messes it up. (If that makes sense.) By the by, saw BBT. All I can say is, you are an evil, evil man. Damn you.
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The game I miss more than anything is Crystal Castles. I got totally hooked on that one in the late 80's, and played it every chance I could get. I haven't seen it in many years, and I would dearly love to get my hands on it again. You're right Wil, there's nothing like the feel of the actual original controls.
Toggle Commented Apr 5, 2010 on the fountain of youth at WWdN: In Exile
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Yes dear, I know it's a figure of speech. It's also considered bad writing, which is why I was surprised Wil used it, he being a pretty damn fine writer most of the time.
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and my eyes fell on the coffee table. *headdesk* Now I won't be able to sleep because of the image of your eyes falling out of their sockets and hitting the table with a gooey horrible *plop*. Thank you. Must find the brainbleach now. Really Wil, I cannot believe you just did that. For gods' sakes, you're a writer. *shakes finger*
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damn you. /alexander dane
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Dude, you find the best shit, I swear. Smashing the guitar at the end achieves GEEK PERFECTION!!
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so I'm going to get back to it before They're All Going To Laugh At You has its next turn. Just so long as you don't hear that in Piper Laurie's voice.
Toggle Commented Feb 21, 2010 on Your Saturday Moment of Zen. at WWdN: In Exile
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That is an awesome shirt. I wish I could get it with the phrase in Spanish. Although everyone knows it as a Klingon saying, it's actually a real proverb from Spain. (My people do share some characteristics with Klingons.) I just gifted my 12-year-old nephew with the first season box set of TBBT. He is a huge geek and loves the show. One odd thing though - I had to tell him that he'd never get half the humor on the show until he starts watching Star Trek. For all his geekiness, he's never seen a single episode. Which to me is really really weird. Question: Do the guys ever have trouble with all the technical dialogue on the show? I watch them rattling off the most complicated language and wonder if they ever find it difficult. Did you see them tripping up at any point? I'm in with everyone here about your episode being awesome, by the way. Your delivery of the final zinger was evil perfection.
Toggle Commented Feb 10, 2010 on Wow, nice shirt . . . Moonpie. at WWdN: In Exile
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*high-five*
Toggle Commented Feb 10, 2010 on Wow, nice shirt . . . Moonpie. at WWdN: In Exile
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You know, it just so happens that I have a high-res copy of 2001 on my hard drive, so I'm going to settle in here with it and the music on this vid, and enjoy some old-school Pink Floyd trippery. After which I will enjoy your podcast of that excellent entry from last night, having been duly prepared. Thanks very much, Mr. Wil.
Toggle Commented Jan 14, 2010 on echoes beyond the infinite at WWdN: In Exile
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Really great hearing your memories of these places, Wil. For me, Crossroads of the World will always be associated with a religious supplies store that used to be in it, on the right side at the front. It's where my mother bought me my first rosary - silver with little faux pearls - for my First Communion, and a sweet little white porcelain statue of the Virgin Mary to go with it. And the Cinerama Dome? 15 viewings of "Tommy" the summer it came out, with my two best friends. We used to go all the way down to the front row and lie on the floor to watch it. Also, "Rocky Horror Picture Show", 1975. Before it became a cult classic. Also, dude - if you really hate L.A. traffic (don't blame you), try public transportation. Seriously, ever since the subways got established, it's a hell of a lot easier to get around town. I gave up my car a year ago and have never been happier living here. Never have to worry about traffic or nasty drivers, can relax and socialize with people, and save a ton of money. Even as an occasional thing, such as the trip you're writing about here (by yourself with a definite schedule), you're save yourself an enormous amount of hassle. You could probably have made that trip in half the time on bus/train. Try it sometime.
Toggle Commented Jan 13, 2010 on there and back again at WWdN: In Exile
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Okay, crap, I meant "Centipede". That tells you how long it's been since I played it!
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Gods, I'm sure looking forward to getting my copy of MotF1. An OT note: Wil, have you ever seen this video? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ovvk7T8QUIU It's called "Game Over" by PES, a guy who does kinetic animations. Having read your columns on the old classic arcade games, I thought you'd get a serious kick out of it. (I was a stone Catepillar freak, myself. Any idea where I can get hold of that game for PC?) Enjoy!
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Okay, I? Am dying right now. DYING. And you know what's really funny? In the scene on the Kelvin, there's this guy sitting at a console on the bridge who turns sort of halfway towards the camera, and EVERY TIME I see the film, I think he's you, Wil. He's only there for a second, but to my eye the resemblance is uncanny, and I kept thinking, "Did Wil get a uncredited spot in this film? HOW AWESOME WOULD THAT BE?" And then I realize he looks too young, and he's probably not you, and I Am Bummed. But it turns out my instinct was right, even though the fact was wrong! (My Psychic Creds are validated once again!) Last note: You are the luckiest bastard in the world. I shall now gnash my teeth with jealousy.
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Damn, but that is a dickish thing to do. Wil, I hadn't intended to buy the audiobook (because I prefer paper books myself) but I am now on my way to purchase it. I just transferred to a new bank, and your book is the first purchase I'm making with the new account. Thanks for giving me something good to christen it with.
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Happiest of birthdays, dude! Don't know if anyone's posted this yet, but just so you know: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v619/CoasterChild/WILWHEATONAH.jpg You are one GQMF.
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Now that my brain's clearing up - I so wish I could be there 'cause it sounds awesome! Alas, I have no transpo. *weeps* If you do something like this in L.A., I will geekily attend.
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Oh yes? It does ring a bell as Python now that you mention it. What was the bit?
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Okay, I feel like an ass, but could someone please explain the string reference? It's drilling a hole in my brain because I know I've heard the referent somewhere, but I can't tease it out and it's driving me nuts. Sorry to sound crazy, but brainworms are the worst. ARGH.
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