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Great news Wil. I was wondering when EWW would make a re-appearance! I wonder if Evil Wil will ever sport a 'Mirror Universe' Evil Spock style goatee? I know you'll be enjoying every second on that cool set, you deserve it! H
Toggle Commented Sep 17, 2011 on So... this is happening. at WWdN: In Exile
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Sorry you had to endure such a horrible experience Wil. It's positive you chose to write about it and make your feelings clear. It is natural to get upset about such an experience - something which many of us have no inkling what it feels like - though you shouldn't let it eat at you too much, simply because some of the people who do the celebrity stalking thing get a rise out of the fact that they have made you (of all people) lose your cool. Have a great week. H
Toggle Commented Jul 25, 2011 on if you cut me, i will bleed at WWdN: In Exile
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That would be great Wil! A writer that also has a suitable voice and experience to perform their works is a very lucky writer indeed. Kind Regards H
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Thanks for sharing Wil. I'm really looking forward to checking this out! Any plans for an audio version in future? @58limited - When Universities agreed to let us use digitised versions of anatomical text books was a great relief. Sure you can hold them in your hand(s), but they're stupendously cumbersome! Now they occupy a more lightweight format, that does not make them any less important as a resource. Kind Regards H
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Great chapbook and a worthy cause. Kudos, Wil, John et al. Inspirational work. H
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lolz. could have been worse Wil - at least they didn't make you grow muttonchop sideburns and trap you in the holodeck re-enacting Dickens Christmas Carol :D Thanks for sharing H
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Thanks for the context Wil. Having sinusitis wouldn't have made it easy to keep your head clear.I hope you are recovering from that. I think it is wonderful illustration of how considerate and reflective you are that you can come back today and offer this clarification, even though you have done nothing wrong. Even knowing that it may be lost among many thousands of messages you received, reading your distress yesterday I just wanted to tweet you some +HP and replied to the effect: "of course you are an advocate for gamers! Critics and misunderstanding are inevitable. Don't let them rile you!" I must admit, until you mentioned them, I had not heard of gamerdad(TM), ECA or gamepolitics! Kind Regards and Get Well Soon! H
Toggle Commented Sep 11, 2010 on in which wil goes HULK SMASH at WWdN: In Exile
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Beautifully written, and wonderfully read. Thanks for sharing Wil. The last thing I played with the missus was 2 player reactor on android! Nice way to pass a few mins whilst waiting for a coffee/lunch ;) H
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That's just a beautiful piece of writing Wil. Thanks for sharing. You deserve the moments of bliss that you have been reporting recently. Kudos! H
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Thanks for sharing Wil! You took that on the Droid Incredible? Super pic!! When you get back to the US, can you have a word with Leo LaPorte! He's been on a anti Twitter rampage recently. I personally think he should read your wonderful guide from last year and figure out what it means to him personally, not judge it for everyone else. H
Toggle Commented Aug 24, 2010 on a quick one while i'm away... at WWdN: In Exile
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Thanks for sharing Wil. It's a shame there are only 24 hours in a day! It is great that you are busy on the acting front again, though as a fan of your uniquely gifted writing , it does mean we get to witness less of your wonderful ability to reflect on what you're doing through your words. Never stop writing Wil! H
Toggle Commented Aug 20, 2010 on random thoughts from vancouver at WWdN: In Exile
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No touching restricts human proximity for infection control, but what if a babe wants you to sign her breasts Wil! C'mon, you gotta' think about these things man!! Also, I that Iron Cross salute needs to be renamed to something a bit more contemporary :)
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Wow... that is an amazing piece of writing Wil. You've captured something special about the start of the 21st century, and a world made of communities linked with social networking and technology. Humanity shines through in every word and reflection you make. I'm writing this from Oz, so do not have as clear grasp of what is truly like to be at an event like w00tstock. Despite that, this piece still manages to radiate something cherished and magical about this time in our lives - not a mean feat at all. Kind Regards - Thanks for sharing H
Toggle Commented Jul 27, 2010 on memories of w00tstock 2.4 at WWdN: In Exile
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Sure they can do that, if they want three people to tune in regularly. It is a mainstream network, so popular culture references are going to be preferable over Linux jokes. Everyone knows what Star Trek and Star Wars is, no matter how much of a geek they are(or not).
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Can we please have a educated female character that is not conniving or heartless?!
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That was a great interview Wil. I just think it's amazing that you are such a positive force, and you do this by being a decent fellow and enjoying your work. We can all learn from that. Kudos! H
Toggle Commented Jul 6, 2010 on in which wil is live at seven at WWdN: In Exile
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Geeky love stories are cool. My current partner used to send me random Star Wars trivia questions via SMS when we first started hanging out over 10 years ago. She is a mild SW fan, and later admitted she looked up some of the trickier questions on the net, but I really appreciated the effort :) Thanks for sharing! H
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In this instance, DRM is as much about protecting brand loyalty than protecting the Intellectual Properties of the artists. Hence, if you want to use a Mac + iTunes as your media hub....you will need to get an Apple TV device :) Using an xbox360 as a platform to *fully* enjoy your iTunes content via a Mac is never going to be a reality in anyones lifetime. If you had a pc with iTunes and were using the xbox as a media center extender, that may work, but I don't use iTunes so I cannot verify this for you. Thanks for sharing H
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I dont think the grocery guy meant anything nasty towards you Wil, he would have just been surprised to see someone from TV doing grocery shopping. It's easy to be dismissive in such instances. The best example of this type of tale, apart from the Lennon one already mentioned, was when Elvis came second in an Elvis Karaoke competition - at an Airport Lounge IIRC :) Thanks for sharing H
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The Space Program is awe inspiring, beautiful, breathtaking... and ridiculously expensive. I really loved that last paragraph Wil. I think that conflict resides in a lot of us... Humankind reaching for the stars is the yardstick of Human endeavor, but when there is just much going wrong down here on earth, it is hard to not want those dollars to be used to improve life in the here and now Thanks for Sharing H
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A DVD/webstream would be great to have for future such events - make it a truly global event. cheers H Niyazi
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Thanks for the vids Heath!! Thank you for thinking of those who weren't lucky enough to attend, and the international audience. Thanks for sharing H Niyazi
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I think being a 'geek' is more about celebrating shared experiences than anything intended to be derogatory, but sometimes I wish there was a prettier word for it! Down here in Australia, I've noticed we use the word "nerd" more frequently - mainly to denote a high degree of knowledge,passion and application to a particular subject. I've been called a 'Star Wars Nerd' a few times, my cat Astro is a Tuna nerd. :) H
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Forms of insurance have been around since Antiquity :( Unless you want to live off the grid, or in an unstable nation, there's no getting away from it Wil! As for your current writer's 'funk', I'm sure inspiration will come your way soon - it often happens when we least expect it. In your Memories of the Futurecast episode when you talked about making the Mug, and how the internet allowed you to collaborate with someone far away and finish it in 90mins... when you said "if that doesn't inspire you" it really hit home to me - it even motivated me to start my own blog about Art History - which I'd been pondering for *years* The reach of the web is always inspiring - and you have a captive audience, based on your great writing to date. I'm sure this is more of a reflective respite than than a funk :) Thanks for sharing. H
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Thanks Wil :) It's always nice to get some good recommendations! I can imagine you have whole shelves of books about your place. I used to have that too but changed after visiting the local library and seeing that they had such a poor range. Hence, nowadays when I'm done reading, I usually donate to the library. Consequently, my library is lucky enough to have Just a Geek and Memories of The Future Vol 1!! (I've kept the audio/e-book versions of course.) Sandy(the librarian) says they are extremely popular! I like the idea of amassing a portable e-collection. I'm really waiting on the notion ink adam, an android device with a Pixel QI screen that can switch between black and white/colour - it promises be a nifty books+COMICS reading device. Then I can have my collection with me wherever I go. Keep up the amazing work you do! H
Toggle Commented Apr 29, 2010 on Computerwelt at WWdN: In Exile
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