Monthly Archives: November 2007

Hardcore something-or-other.

Blue Priest has a good post on the categorization of WoW players in his post Hardcore something-or-other. Rather than focusing on what content you’ve seen, your honorable kills, the hours you play, he breaks it down by what interests you … Continue reading

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50 nerdy pick-up lines

50 nerdy pick-up lines are sure to thrill Jaimie to no end! 1. You’re like an exothermic reaction, you spread your hotness everywhere! 2. I wish I was your derivative so I could lie tangent to your curves. 3. You’re … Continue reading

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Tanking with Warrior and Paladin

I spent a good chunk of Sunday tanking with my paladin, then switched over to tanking on my warrior for our static group. It was interesting to make the switch. I ran Ramparts and Blood Furnace on my paladin with … Continue reading

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On hiring for guild needs

Priestly Endeavors has a post On hiring for guild needs. It’s definitely something to think about. In essence his post seems to boil down to ask for what you need, not for a specific spec. This seems to me to … Continue reading

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What to do at 70?

Hybrid Kos discusses what to do at 70 with a nice breakdown of activities by the amount of time you’re able to dedicate to them. Most nights I play from when I get home to 7PM (1-2 hours). In that … Continue reading

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Pet Ding 70

Arthemis’ pet Arge has dinged 70! I’ve had the same pet since level 10, apart from briefly taming other beasts to learn their skills. I am very much looking forward to the pet leveling fixes in 2.3.2 because the next … Continue reading

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So you’re still working on your Shaman…

Totem Talk: So you’re still working on your Shaman… – WOW Insider is about where my poor little shaman is these days. Between the daily quests on my hunter, trying to get get my paladin up to 375 mining (and … Continue reading

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GeekDad Review: LEGO City Fire Station

The LEGO City Fire Station would make a great Christmas gift for my sons. Now to see if I can a) find it and b) afford it. There’s also the tricky issue of having the two of them share a … Continue reading

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Home Power Magazine

Home Power Magazine looks like a good source of information on alternative ways of powering a home. (via Cool Tools)

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Zero-pressure raiding?

WOW Insider has a column on guild management called Officers’ Quarters. This week’s column discusses Zero-pressure raiding? aka the move to becoming a raiding guild. I’m not sure if we’ll ever get into raiding in Sleep Deprived on Quel’doei, but … Continue reading

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Daily Cooking Quests

For some reason I’m having a lot of fun doing the daily cooking quests in World of Warcraft. I’m really not sure why I like them so much – basically you go find some ingredients, cook them up, and bring … Continue reading

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How to demo software – Joel on Software

Joel Spolsky has a post on How to demo software. I was thinking of applying the following to a presentation I will be giving late this winter. Rather than just doing facts I’m going to see if I can work … Continue reading

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Akil’zon’s Gauntlet, The Easy Way

Girl Meets WoW: Akil’zon’s Gauntlet, The Easy Way sounds like it would work. Mind you it also sounds like the kinds of thing Blizzard will be nerfing ASAP.

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Everything I Needed to Know I Learned in Karazhan

Blessing of Kings: Everything I Needed to Know I Learned in Karazhan From Sussemilch of Sanctum Patria, Moon Guard (via the WoW forums): Attumen taught us not to waste time. Moroes taught us that everyone needs to be paying attention. … Continue reading

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Belated Ding!

I somehow forgot to note that Arthemis, my blood elf hunter, hit 70 on November 11th. That last half level to 70 was a killer. I don’t think I would have made it without my dear wife pushing me along. … Continue reading

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BigRedKitty: ZOMGBBQPaloozaFTW

I’m flabbergasted that BigRedKitty linked to me on his blog. For any of you who followed his link here, welcome! This blog mostly serves as a notepad for me to jot down ideas I may want to pursue in my … Continue reading

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Growing your Guild

Priestly Endeavors has good post on Growing your Guild. Our guild on Quel’dorei, Sleep Deprived, will doubtless be in this position in a few months. We have 6 people who play regularly and a couple of people who play from … Continue reading

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Guide to Blessings

Blessing of Kings has a good Guide to Blessings. I’ve run a couple of instances with my paladin now, so it’s nice to have a breakdown of what blessings go with what classes. Looks like my big mistake was forgetting … Continue reading

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Through the Dark Portal (Take 3)

My Blood Elf Paladin, Andromache, hit 58 and headed out to Outlands. It amuses me that she hit 324 mining and 364 herbalism without picking a herb or mining a node in Outlands. The bright side is that as my … Continue reading

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BigRedKitty: Magnitudes

BigRedKitty: Magnitudes is an excellent post on damage meters and their uses and abuses. As a former healer and current tank I can guarantee you that I would far rather have a DPSer that does 4500 DPS and does not … Continue reading

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