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Great episode Wil. Enjoyed the gunfight at the Nerd Corral! Time to start the "Free Chaos" campaign!
Toggle Commented Aug 31, 2009 on Leverage - The Two Live Crew Job at WWdN: In Exile
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That's outstanding! Nice to see cultural icons who can be a positive influence, that can be Christian and still be "cool."
"Hey, Washington. What? You've got Raymond Burr in a Hawaiian shirt? Well, I've got Wil Wheaton in a goofy clown sweater."
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Did you go straight from dinner to go see "Bill and Ted's Nice Adventure"?
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Wow, I had seen the one pic you posted to Twitter, but didn't see the whole album until now. You guys need to get your RSS->Twitter Feed set up! Anyway, on bass, "Wolverine" looks like Tony Levin playing with his funk fingers!
Hrm would kicking the guy in his insufficient package be adding injury to insult?
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2009 on in the country of the kaurava king at WWdN: In Exile
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@brentonbrown - Er, Brenton Brown @aaronshust - Er, Aaron Shust @MelloDee - Mellodee DeVivo (CC) @6stringhero - Juan DeVivo (CC)
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That avatar is one zesty biscuit there, champ! May do a little Wang Chung in honor of this, sport. Or not.
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That avatar is one zesty biscuit there, champ! May do a little Wang Chung in honor of this, sport. Or not.
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The best thing about BSG is that they didn't ruin it by having one of those probably hatable Wil Wheaton-type characters that have been ruining great sci-fi TV shows for years... :P Sadly, I'm a couple seasons behind as my wife finds it too intense to watch during the only time we have to watch it (after the kids go to bed)... And your TXTs (there's a reason it's spelled that way) with your wife belie your age. One of those "damn kids these days" could have said the same thing in 20 characters...
Toggle Commented Apr 16, 2008 on the secret life of wheatons at WWdN: In Exile
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The best thing about BSG is that they didn't ruin it by having one of those probably hatable Wil Wheaton-type characters that have been ruining great sci-fi TV shows for years... :P Sadly, I'm a couple seasons behind as my wife finds it too intense to watch during the only time we have to watch it (after the kids go to bed)... And your TXTs (there's a reason it's spelled that way) with your wife belie your age. One of those "damn kids these days" could have said the same thing in 20 characters...
Toggle Commented Apr 16, 2008 on the secret life of wheatons at WWdN: In Exile
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Hey, Wil. go here enter your address and put in "need a drummer for Rock Band" in the comments section...see what he says... This topic needs some Krupa, a man whose name evokes a style of play. Hang out 'til the end to see some killer matchstick(!) play...
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2008 on joe morello is a god at WWdN: In Exile
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Hey, Wil. go here enter your address and put in "need a drummer for Rock Band" in the comments section...see what he says... This topic needs some Krupa, a man whose name evokes a style of play. Hang out 'til the end to see some killer matchstick(!) play...
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2008 on joe morello is a god at WWdN: In Exile
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In an actual sane, useful legacy left behind by L. Ron Hubbard, there have been regular anthologies published with the winners of the "Writers of the Future" contest that he started and is currently being sponsored by his estate. I bought some of the early volumes, and not only are there good stories in there (with a mix of styles), but essays from established authors on the art. Of course my experience is from 20 years ago, when the contest was new and I was under the illusion that one day I would be published in said anthology...
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In an actual sane, useful legacy left behind by L. Ron Hubbard, there have been regular anthologies published with the winners of the "Writers of the Future" contest that he started and is currently being sponsored by his estate. I bought some of the early volumes, and not only are there good stories in there (with a mix of styles), but essays from established authors on the art. Of course my experience is from 20 years ago, when the contest was new and I was under the illusion that one day I would be published in said anthology...
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Are you sure you'll have time for PAX with all the "legal issues" you're dealing with right now? http://www.bbspot.com/News/2007/08/wil-wheaton-indicted-for-role-in-robot-fighting-ring.html ...and to think my kids looked up to you! :^P
Toggle Commented Aug 23, 2007 on my PAX schedule at WWdN: In Exile
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Are you sure you'll have time for PAX with all the "legal issues" you're dealing with right now? http://www.bbspot.com/News/2007/08/wil-wheaton-indicted-for-role-in-robot-fighting-ring.html ...and to think my kids looked up to you! :^P
Toggle Commented Aug 23, 2007 on my PAX schedule at WWdN: In Exile
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Wil, just came across This story on Kuro5hin. While it has a similar tone to the downloadsquad article you linked, it offers solutions. Solutions that will never happen, but I found it to be an interesting read and so, even though this blog entry is "buried," I thought I'd post. (Coincidentally, it was written on the same day as this blog entry!)
Toggle Commented Feb 21, 2007 on what happened to digg? at WWdN: In Exile
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Wil, just came across This story on Kuro5hin. While it has a similar tone to the downloadsquad article you linked, it offers solutions. Solutions that will never happen, but I found it to be an interesting read and so, even though this blog entry is "buried," I thought I'd post. (Coincidentally, it was written on the same day as this blog entry!)
Toggle Commented Feb 21, 2007 on what happened to digg? at WWdN: In Exile
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Heh, I think you'll appreciate this Wil: Picked up my girls (ages 7 and 4) from my Mom's last night, and the following discussion ensued on the drive home: Kiera(7 year old): Daddy, I can see the moon and a single star! Me (not an astronomer, and I didn't stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night, but pretty sure it was Venus): Actually, honey, I think that's a planet. Kiera: Maybe it's Pluto. Me (not wanting to engage a 7-year-old in the "Pluto's not a planet any more" debate): No, Pluto's too far away. I think it's Venus, the planet nearest to us. Kiera: What's the biggest planet Daddy? Me: In the solar system? The biggest planet is Jupiter. Kiera: Maybe it's Jupiter. Alannah (4-year old): There's just one problem Daddy. Me: What's that Alannah? [waits for random non-sequitor that Alannah is known for] Alannah: Pluto's not a planet any more. I very nearly crashed the car.
Toggle Commented Feb 20, 2007 on as a matter of fact, it's all dark at WWdN: In Exile
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Heh, I think you'll appreciate this Wil: Picked up my girls (ages 7 and 4) from my Mom's last night, and the following discussion ensued on the drive home: Kiera(7 year old): Daddy, I can see the moon and a single star! Me (not an astronomer, and I didn't stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night, but pretty sure it was Venus): Actually, honey, I think that's a planet. Kiera: Maybe it's Pluto. Me (not wanting to engage a 7-year-old in the "Pluto's not a planet any more" debate): No, Pluto's too far away. I think it's Venus, the planet nearest to us. Kiera: What's the biggest planet Daddy? Me: In the solar system? The biggest planet is Jupiter. Kiera: Maybe it's Jupiter. Alannah (4-year old): There's just one problem Daddy. Me: What's that Alannah? [waits for random non-sequitor that Alannah is known for] Alannah: Pluto's not a planet any more. I very nearly crashed the car.
Toggle Commented Feb 20, 2007 on as a matter of fact, it's all dark at WWdN: In Exile
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Oh, on further review, one other nit. Follow the general grammar rules for citing books, movies, TV series, etc, if possible. As a general rule, titles of all of the above would be italicized, titles of "sub-sections" (TV series episodes, chapters of books, short stories in a collection, etc) would use "double quotes." Wikipedia has adopted a style guide for titles that pretty much follow the standard rules...
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2007 on The Obligatory Biography at WWdN: In Exile
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Oh, on further review, one other nit. Follow the general grammar rules for citing books, movies, TV series, etc, if possible. As a general rule, titles of all of the above would be italicized, titles of "sub-sections" (TV series episodes, chapters of books, short stories in a collection, etc) would use "double quotes." Wikipedia has adopted a style guide for titles that pretty much follow the standard rules...
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2007 on The Obligatory Biography at WWdN: In Exile
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