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July 01, 2003

What does this button do?

Wil Wheaton played Wesley Crusher in the early Star Trek Next Generation episodes. Most fans have no use for the character, but it turns out the Wil is a pretty cool, well-adjusted, guy. And he has a very popular weblog.

He's on a roadtrip right now and he tell a nice story about playing with the buttons in his rental car.

Somewhere before Williams, Anne said, "What does this button on the mirror do?" as she pushed it. The radio fell silent, and a voice said, "Connecting to On*Star . . ." (I swear, you could hear the asterisk in the computerized voice)

We both looked at each other, sort of shocked, and I said, "It's a rental car. there is no way the On*Star (again, I made sure to pronounce the asterisk) is going to be turned on."


Posted by jghiii at July 1, 2003 11:43 AM
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