Hope you and yours are well and happy - What are you up to? Are you looking forward to the new season as much as I am?
Activity, views, on the wiki is up after the superbowl ad, and I've already had wikia staff in touch about helping with the main page.
I don't know how much you're planning to be involved in the wiki this season - a whole lot, I hope!
Would it be possible to get in touch by email or twitter DM? My twitter id is on my profile. There's something I wanted to hear your opinion on, and I'd rather it was in private. I quite understand if you'd prefer not to.
Either way, I'm looking forward to writing up the new season with you and the others. Have you seen what they've managed to dig out of the superbowl ad so far on reddit? I think it's going to be fun.
Hi Skip, thanks for all your good work on Westworld! I hope you don't mind me writing you here... My name is Rona and me and my partner are working on a (free) web application called ViVi that lets you tag online content to movies and TV shows. So whenever a viewer is interested in something they see or hear, they can discover it immediately. We were wondering if you would like to test it yourself? My email is firstname.lastname@example.org, Would you be so kind and check out the tagged Westworld trailer: http://vivi-tv.com/timeline/youtube/qSFZW5efo6Mand let us know your thoughts? Thanks and all the best!
A user has created a trivia section in this article with some unsubstantiated claims about the locomotive used in the series. I've left it "as is" for the moment while I have a conversation about sources with the user. It obviously can't stay as it is if we can't back it up.
There's an interesting article about steam locos in film and tv mentioned on my wall if you're interested. Some of them aren't steam at all, apparently.
This is interesting: "The Lone ranger train was actual props built and shoved around a 5 mile loop of track with a switch engine. The commercial was filmed on Filmore & Western, who I guess ended up with the Lone Ranger prop engine. What I don't get though, is why they used a phony prop engine when F&W has a real serviceable steam engine."
Have a look on my wall, there's a message from Rob about the locomotive used in Westworld.
He's saying that although it can't be backed up by an external source he believes the loco used is the locomotive Constitution, also used as the Advil Express, and that he can make a case for that - backed up by photographic comparison.
This wouldn't be allowed on Wikipedia, they have a rule prohibiting original research. But we're not Wikipedia and I'm minded to say that a page which presented that argument, attributed to Rob, and which didn't say it was established fact, would be acceptable - and an interesting addition to the wiki.
At the moment, you and I are the editors here that feel strongly about accuracy and verifiability on the wiki, and I wouldn't be ok (at all) including an article like this without your agreement.
Hi! :) All of the following is just my opinion of what should be done.
If you really want this speculation in the entry all that badly, I wouldn't put up a fuss, as long as it's kept to a "Trivia" section ("Notes" would not be accurate/good, IMO). This section of this entry should be very clear that this is the opinion of one person, and that there are no other sources at all.
Plus, what he contributed to the train platform entry previously was a mess, and needed/still needs to be heavily edited. So, he should write it up and e-mail it to us, since we would have to do some work on it to have it look and sound up to the level of other parts of the Westworld Wiki.
There would have to be (in my opinion) a good case laid out with many good photos.
That said, I don't know that it is important to have this information on the Westworld wiki though. There are other wikis and many train afficianado blogs, message boards, and web sites that I think this would be much more appropriate for. He already contributed this information elsewhere (a Disney wiki, and a message board too, IIRC).
Perhaps in a Trivia section, there could be sometime shorter along the lines of (and this is just a couple of preliminary ideas and not fleshed out):
(1) film and TV shows exclusively [or almost exclusively - I don't know which is correct] use locomotives and trains from [name of company that owns The Lone Ranger train].
(2) wiki user Rob strongly believes that the same faux steam engine that was used in The Lone Ranger and an Advil commercial was also used in Westworld. (With, links/footnotes to the other webpages where he states his opinion).
I think it would be better to have a link to a page that is not on the Westworld wiki, and to have Rob's 'case' (with comparison photos) presented on that other web page (have him lay it out on a message board, his own blog or website, etc.)
I should have said Rob's Wall..., and yes, I agree - a link in the article to a page maintained by Rob would be better. I'm probably going to offer to help him with that as I'm not sure that English is his first language.
We don't have to use the WW jargon, it's quite correct to say that her narrative loop, or storyline begins again, or resets. The important thing is that the meaning is clear and the phrasing not too clumsy.
That's interesting though, are Narrative and Storyline defined separately somewhere?
I've been reading the Personality section of the MiB's page and strikes me that it's good writing but contains quite a bit of opinion. I got 1/2 way through editing when it occurred to me it could be the basis of an OpEd piece or a Blog article.
What do you think?
Would you be interested in writing a "What Turned William Into The Man in Black?" analysis?
Codeine is impossible to get, and hydrocodone and oxycodone are almost as impossible. Most dentists and oral surgeons don't seem to have the authority to prescribe Schedule II drugs (the aforementioned opioids), and the ones who are able to prescribe them, will not do so. I have had to go to the emergency room twice to get dental block injections of marcaine. A friend gave me 2.5 Vicodin pills (a total of 12.5 mg of hydrocodone).
So, because of this b.s. I endure massive amounts of debilitating pain, lack of sleep due to being awoken by pain, and risk of liver damage and liver failure from too much Tylenol.
I had a root canal on Tuesday. I had run out of Vicodin by then. The pain has been so sever since Tueday, that I almost called an ambulance three times. I took 4,000 mg. of Tylenol yesterday. The dentist who did my root canal did not give me a prescription for anything. :(
There's also the problem of getting the prescription filled if one does get a doctor to write one a 'script for codeine or other opioids... Most of the time when I go to my CVS pharmacy, they tell me that that do not have the drug in stock. "Many pharmacies also refuse to carry Schedule II drugs."