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I've managed to live 50 years and stay employed as a grocery store clerk, candy man, tire salesman, factory worker, and coprorate trainer.
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Happy Birthday. I still owe you a Guinness, when you get your ass to South Florida.
Toggle Commented Jul 30, 2010 on It's my birthday! at WWdN: In Exile
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Very unfair. South Florida misses you (if you were ever here). If not, you really oughta visit. We have sun, beaches, palm trees... errr... well, at least we don't have so much smoke, and no earthquakes. Besides, I owe you a Guiness.
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Why does evenyone make jokes out of 3D glasses? *sniff*
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Wil, if you're one of those people who sometimes takes more than one shot of something...just to make sure you get one good image, then you may also have taken some "accidental stereo pairs." Like the two images viewed at one time in a Viewmaster or any antique stereoscope, these images can sometimes be properly lined up to create a 3D image. Someitmes I go through my friends' online files and look for these pairs. It always freaks them out when I can make a 3D shot from two that were never intended to be stereo. As long as the camea moved slightly to the left or right without moving too far up or down... the conversion is possible.
Toggle Commented Sep 4, 2009 on a happy accident at WWdN: In Exile
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Wil, I let the kids watch it with me and we were practically rolling on the floor. I started watching it a few weeks ago to better understand the characters. It really helped and it's such a fun show. I spent the remainder of the evening writing a new script in my head that would explain how Caos, in prison, was "accidentally" given access to a computer and hacked his own release. I so want to see you (and the others) in another episode. While we all know that you did a great job, I really need to mention that I thought that the other guest stars were also displaying much awesomeness. And the editing was worth mentioning, too. Many of the scenes that jumped back and forth between the teams was pure genius, especially when characters were finishing each others lines. All in all - a great production. BTW: When are you coming to South Florida? I still owe you a Guiness.
Toggle Commented Aug 28, 2009 on Leverage - The Two Live Crew Job at WWdN: In Exile
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Just to change the subject: Wil (and many Wil fans) I know you're intereseted in copyright issues and censorship. I thought you might be intersted in this: http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2009/08/snatching-rights-playa
Toggle Commented Aug 13, 2009 on announcing THE AWESOME HOUR!!1 at WWdN: In Exile
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Unfortunately, my work blocks video content like this. So I can't comment on the vid. I keep coming here, though, to look for a mention of when your next appearance on TV will be. I know you filmed some crime show and do lot's of voice work. Why don't you put a new link near the top of the page with a calendar showing all of your up-coming appearances - whether voice work or nifty real-live action. Then I wouldn't have to bug you with messages like this.
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Unfortunately, my work blocks video content like this. So I can't comment on the vid. I keep coming here, though, to look for a mention of when your next appearance on TV will be. I know you filmed some crime show and do lot's of voice work. Why don't you put a new link near the top of the page with a calendar showing all of your up-coming appearances - whether voice work or nifty real-live action. Then I wouldn't have to bug you with messages like this.
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1. I pray three Hail Marys and six Glory To Wil Wheatons every night before I go to sleep. 2. I never liked D&D because I'm not into complexity. I used to play Tunnels and Trolls! And boy did we get silly, sometimes. 3. I have a somewhat older and unused (though opened) Car Wars in a box about the size of a Monopoly game box... somewhere in my kid's closet. I never had the chance to play it. That wouldn't be the Deluxe version, would it? Anyone want to start a bidding war?
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1. I pray three Hail Marys and six Glory To Wil Wheatons every night before I go to sleep. 2. I never liked D&D because I'm not into complexity. I used to play Tunnels and Trolls! And boy did we get silly, sometimes. 3. I have a somewhat older and unused (though opened) Car Wars in a box about the size of a Monopoly game box... somewhere in my kid's closet. I never had the chance to play it. That wouldn't be the Deluxe version, would it? Anyone want to start a bidding war?
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Okay. I'm sick and twisted.
Toggle Commented Sep 17, 2008 on hunter and hunted at WWdN: In Exile
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Okay. I'm sick and twisted.
Toggle Commented Sep 17, 2008 on hunter and hunted at WWdN: In Exile
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It isn’t like hunting deer. They’re smarter than deer. It isn’t like hunting fox or rabbits. They’re slower and more unpredictable. Hunting and killing the undead is harder than I imagined. But I love my wife and kids, and I know that they are all that is standing between me and that door to freedom.
Toggle Commented Sep 17, 2008 on hunter and hunted at WWdN: In Exile
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It isn’t like hunting deer. They’re smarter than deer. It isn’t like hunting fox or rabbits. They’re slower and more unpredictable. Hunting and killing the undead is harder than I imagined. But I love my wife and kids, and I know that they are all that is standing between me and that door to freedom.
Toggle Commented Sep 17, 2008 on hunter and hunted at WWdN: In Exile
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It could have read, "My appreciation for John Scalzi's novels..." right? Of course, that's just my way of changing the subject. On your recommendation, I finally picked up one of his books, "Old Man's War." I thoroughly enjoyed it. You are a god (little "g"). Rock on!
Toggle Commented Sep 16, 2008 on quoting kevin church for truth at WWdN: In Exile
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It could have read, "My appreciation for John Scalzi's novels..." right? Of course, that's just my way of changing the subject. On your recommendation, I finally picked up one of his books, "Old Man's War." I thoroughly enjoyed it. You are a god (little "g"). Rock on!
Toggle Commented Sep 16, 2008 on quoting kevin church for truth at WWdN: In Exile
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Wil - I love the painting! And (as you probably know) it's already been Farkin' Photshopped. I really liked your character in ST:TNG. I was a (sorta) full grown adult at the time. But I remembered the original show in repeats when I was a kid and we were soooo looking forward to a new ST that we'd've been happy to see a monkey in uniform! And those new communicators were nifty! In any case, even as an adult, I think I identified with Wesley if only because I was a bit nerdy. Guess I still am. Don't forget to come to South Florida for your free Guiness! And bring Angelina's lips... I wanna borrow 'em for a night.
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Wil - I love the painting! And (as you probably know) it's already been Farkin' Photshopped. I really liked your character in ST:TNG. I was a (sorta) full grown adult at the time. But I remembered the original show in repeats when I was a kid and we were soooo looking forward to a new ST that we'd've been happy to see a monkey in uniform! And those new communicators were nifty! In any case, even as an adult, I think I identified with Wesley if only because I was a bit nerdy. Guess I still am. Don't forget to come to South Florida for your free Guiness! And bring Angelina's lips... I wanna borrow 'em for a night.
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I'd buy the Games of Our Lives Book. But, maybe for the wrong reason. I'm a big fan of supporting local small businesses and (young) struggling artists. I really enjoyed your other works, so I'd buy G.O.O.L. (that looks really stupid) just to contribute to the Support Wil Wheaton, "The Writer" Fund.
Toggle Commented Aug 14, 2008 on various awesome things at WWdN: In Exile
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I'd buy the Games of Our Lives Book. But, maybe for the wrong reason. I'm a big fan of supporting local small businesses and (young) struggling artists. I really enjoyed your other works, so I'd buy G.O.O.L. (that looks really stupid) just to contribute to the Support Wil Wheaton, "The Writer" Fund.
Toggle Commented Aug 14, 2008 on various awesome things at WWdN: In Exile
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mattbeck - love the campaign poster. I'd vote for him!
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mattbeck - love the campaign poster. I'd vote for him!
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Happy Birthday, Daddy-o! The South Florida Sun-Sentinel listed today as your birthday and they seem to claim that you're just an actor. At least they spelled your name correctly (unlike a well-known website that will remain unnamed, for now). You need to come down to the Lauderdale area so you can set the newspaper straight, Mr Writer/Actor. Besides, I still owe you a Guiness. (36? Geeze - That makes me feel so damned old!)
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Happy Birthday, Daddy-o! The South Florida Sun-Sentinel listed today as your birthday and they seem to claim that you're just an actor. At least they spelled your name correctly (unlike a well-known website that will remain unnamed, for now). You need to come down to the Lauderdale area so you can set the newspaper straight, Mr Writer/Actor. Besides, I still owe you a Guiness. (36? Geeze - That makes me feel so damned old!)
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I, too, am a writer. However, I author "corporate" training materials. Sometimes I have to present it, too. A "train -the-trainer" class. And even though training an audience is very different from performing before a camera, there are some similarities. In some ways, I am acting. I may not have to audition for the role, but I certainly have to nail it when I'm "on". And I can never tell my students: "Oops. I blew that. Can we do another take?" I've learned, over the years, that trainers also have to practice. Sometimes we practice for hours, getting ready to perform our class. Sometimes we just spend a great deal of time trying to get into the right frame of mind. That's one reason I like reading your blog. Sometimes you remind me, too, of what I've got to do to be successful: whether in writing or performing a course.
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