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Old March 30 2013, 10:07 AM   #31
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Re: Anybody else find the way Will Wheaton talks annoying?

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It might be for Wil if he drops in here.
The thread title might be offensive, however if Wheaton were to read further than that, he would find many of the posts supportive. I worst I said was that his voice was "normal."

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His voice doesn't bother me, but that single L in his first name is infuriating!
I wonder if there was already a Will Wheaton in the screen actors guild. As I understand it, union rules say there can't be two performers with the exact same name.

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Old March 31 2013, 02:35 AM   #32
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I think he's annoying now, looking back at the series. He's supposed to be this know-it-all genius kid, which is annoying to pretty much everyone except his mom.
Wesley was annoying but it wasn't Wheaton's fault. It was purely Roddenberry's. The "kid genius" bit in sci-fi was tired way before TNG. The Wesley Crusher character, if he had been toned down and pulled back, would have made a brilliant and successful proxy for the audience. Instead they made him a "weapon of contrived solutions." So sad.
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Old March 31 2013, 03:40 AM   #33
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Re: Anybody else find the way Will Wheaton talks annoying?

Here we go again! Wheaton's performance was fine because he was playing a kid. Get it, a kid??? And the story is written from the adults' perspective and kids (those of us that have them know) they can at times be annoying.

To turn him into some sort of ubergenius, ultra-polite youngster would not have been realistic.

And as for Wheaton's attitude sometimes, hell, I can't blame him. He's been demonized for some crazy reason for just doing his job on TNG. You can't expect him to be a nice guy after all that ridicule.

And I do agree, he should be a semi-regular on BBT. He's a great foil for Sheldon.
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Old March 31 2013, 03:59 AM   #34
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And as for Wheaton's attitude sometimes, hell, I can't blame him. He's been demonized for some crazy reason for just doing his job on TNG. You can't expect him to be a nice guy after all that ridicule.
Actually Wheaton makes fun of Wesley too. However, he has always been respectful towards fans and his fellow TNG actors.
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Old March 31 2013, 04:13 AM   #35
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I wonder if there was already a Will Wheaton in the screen actors guild. As I understand it, union rules say there can't be two performers with the exact same name.
There is a Will Wheaton, who's apparently a singer, but his first film credit (he has 2) isn't until 27 years after our Wil made his film debut.
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Old March 31 2013, 04:54 AM   #36
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No, I don't find Wil Wheaton's voice annoying. I rather like his voice, and think he's a cutie.
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Old March 31 2013, 01:17 PM   #37
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Oh yes, he's a real cutie. I had such a crush on him watching TNG.
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Old March 31 2013, 05:16 PM   #38
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Oh yes, he's a real cutie. I had such a crush on him watching TNG.
Me too!
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Old March 31 2013, 08:47 PM   #39
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He was definitely cute.

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Old March 31 2013, 11:58 PM   #40
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He was definitely cute.

Poor guy had been dumped several times throughout the series. I'd have gladly taken him.
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Old March 31 2013, 11:59 PM   #41
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Wesley Crusher was there to attract the teenage audience. It looks like that clearly worked!

Come for the boy wonder, stay for the writing and acting from the other cast!
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Old April 1 2013, 03:25 AM   #42
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Wesley Crusher was there to attract the teenage audience. It looks like that clearly worked!

Come for the boy wonder, stay for the writing and acting from the other cast!
I kind of had it in for Patrick Stewart, Marina Sirtis, and Michelle Forbes, too.

Hell, that whole damn cast was sexy.
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Old April 1 2013, 09:06 PM   #43
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I like Wil Wheaton. While I've never met him, he strikes me as likely the most approachable of the various actors who've appeared in Star Trek.
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Old April 1 2013, 09:32 PM   #44
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I just think it was too bad Wil left the series early, apparently on the advice of his agent. I can understand his wanting to get back into films. But in his guest star returns, they wrote him so much better, especially in "The Game". I particularly liked where they were pulling Wesley out of the Jefferies tube or something and he says "Let go of me!" with such ferocious intensity. It's a shame they didn't give him those kinds of opportunities as a regular.
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Re: Anybody else find the way Will Wheaton talks annoying?

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Anybody else find the way people feel free to create topics like this annoying?

I think that sums it up.
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