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Shawn Powers
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Hey, I know that friend! And yes, the first half was AWESOME. I keep telling myself the end was horrible, but I suspect I am wrong. :)
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9 books? You sir underestimate your popularity. Charming, that.
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"Just keep pretending we're the Seven Dwarfs, maybe he won't turn us into gold..."
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You're the second person to recommend "Fragile Things" as a first Neil Gaiman read. (I'm ashamed to say I've never read anything of his...) I ordered it the other day, and look forward to reading it. :)
Toggle Commented Jul 22, 2010 on A Little Summer Reading at WWdN: In Exile
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I would -- largely because you're one of the artists I like to support. Short stories alone are a tough sell, but If you bound 'em up in a book, I'd buy it.
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Awe shucks, I don't know which is cooler, you giving props to Linux or you sitting in Sheldon's spot. I know which one I'm more jealous of though... :D -Shawn (from Linux Journal)
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Everyone -- I just got broadband installed in our rental place today, so I finally have an opportunity to respond in person to the amazing outpouring of love my family has received these past few days. Wil, thank you for bringing attention to the efforts my coworkers have done to raise cash for us. Even though we have insurance, I'm amazed at the expenses involved, and with the length of time insurance claims take to process. While I can't believe the generosity we've been shown, I further can't believe how great our immediate needs have been. So thank you, all, from the bottom of my heart. My family only knows bits and pieces of how much and how many people are loving on them. It's unfair that I'm the only one that gets to watch them discover it first hand. :) Oh, and Wil, while we have exchanged enough emails and such that I certainly wouldn't feel odd having lunch with you in real life (heck, I'll be in LA next month) -- I must admit, there would still probably be times between french fries that I couldn't help but exclaim, "DUDE, YOU WERE ON FRIGGEN STAR TREK!!!!!" In fact, I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if you do that on your own from time to time. Poor Anne. :) Thanks again everyone. Humans rock.
Toggle Commented Jan 20, 2010 on Helping Shawn Powers at WWdN: In Exile
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You have no idea how happy it makes me that your son beat you at Combat. Because I have an *actual* 8 year old in my house that beat me while I was training for our epic battle. And she is a girl. :)
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Narrowing it down to 4 is rather hard. And regarding a MAME cabinet -- Wil, If I can do it, you can do it. Here's an article I wrote in Linux Journal on the process: http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/9732 Really, it's a great weekend project. :)
Toggle Commented Mar 10, 2009 on nostalgia overload at WWdN: In Exile
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wake up Anne and get The Wrath. I actually misread that "Wraith", and your wife scared me a whole lot more for a minute... :)
Toggle Commented Dec 24, 2008 on in which munchkin is played at WWdN: In Exile
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wake up Anne and get The Wrath. I actually misread that "Wraith", and your wife scared me a whole lot more for a minute... :)
Toggle Commented Dec 24, 2008 on in which munchkin is played at WWdN: In Exile
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Heh. Never seen photos of your dogs. For some reason, they're nothing like what I pictured in your writing. :)
Toggle Commented Dec 9, 2008 on not so stealthy at WWdN: In Exile
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Heh. Never seen photos of your dogs. For some reason, they're nothing like what I pictured in your writing. :)
Toggle Commented Dec 9, 2008 on not so stealthy at WWdN: In Exile
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Wil: Penguicon. MWAAAAHAHAHAAAA. Looking forward to it. :)
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Wil: Penguicon. MWAAAAHAHAHAAAA. Looking forward to it. :)
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Great plan, Wil. That's awesome.
Toggle Commented Nov 27, 2008 on awesome news that is awesome at WWdN: In Exile
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Great plan, Wil. That's awesome.
Toggle Commented Nov 27, 2008 on awesome news that is awesome at WWdN: In Exile
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Good to hear (har har har). And yes, enjoy your Guinness.
Toggle Commented Feb 28, 2008 on breathe . . . breathe in the air at WWdN: In Exile
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Good to hear (har har har). And yes, enjoy your Guinness.
Toggle Commented Feb 28, 2008 on breathe . . . breathe in the air at WWdN: In Exile
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Congrats Wil! I wonder, does your voice sound any different?
Toggle Commented Feb 28, 2008 on breathe . . . breathe in the air at WWdN: In Exile
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Congrats Wil! I wonder, does your voice sound any different?
Toggle Commented Feb 28, 2008 on breathe . . . breathe in the air at WWdN: In Exile
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heh -- I actually wear both the "No place like 127.." shirt, AND the "10 kinds of people" shirt in 2 different product reviews at Linux Journal. http://www.linuxjournal.com/video I love it when people "get" stuff like that. My favorite though is the XKCD "Sudo Make Me a Sandwich" shirt. But that one is REALLY hard to explain...
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2008 on the loneliest number at WWdN: In Exile
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heh -- I actually wear both the "No place like 127.." shirt, AND the "10 kinds of people" shirt in 2 different product reviews at Linux Journal. http://www.linuxjournal.com/video I love it when people "get" stuff like that. My favorite though is the XKCD "Sudo Make Me a Sandwich" shirt. But that one is REALLY hard to explain...
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2008 on the loneliest number at WWdN: In Exile
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I'm mostly enjoying "The New Space Opera" anthology I found in the bookstore. Here is my current partial review, and here's the amazon link to prove I'm not trolling for visits to my site. :)
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I'm mostly enjoying "The New Space Opera" anthology I found in the bookstore. Here is my current partial review, and here's the amazon link to prove I'm not trolling for visits to my site. :)
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