Monthly Archives: March 2008

Druid Feral Druid Leveling Spec/Rotations

Here’s another guide to Feral Druid Leveling Spec/Rotations. Now I just need to actually find time to level my druid. I’ve been either raiding or getting money/mats for raids pretty much all the time I’ve been on. I’d set my … Continue reading

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Questionable Content

Today’s Questionable Content made me laugh.

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New PvP Gears

Need More Rage: New PvP Gears Till I read Ratshag’s post, I completely failed to make the connection that you can now buy a set of PvP gear from vendors. Time to run my toons around to the faction representatives. … Continue reading

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DPS Classes (rant)

Zen Tanking: DPS Classes (rant) It’s way easy to not pull aggro. Watch your threat meter, give the tank a few seconds to get aggro, stop attacking if he loses aggro for any reason, and use your head.

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Prince Down

I am amazingly pumped! Our guild alliance managed to down both Shade of Aran and Prince for the first time last night. We started our run at 9PM and managed to go through until about 1:30 AM. Kara is our … Continue reading

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Will the Novel Die?

This post: Will the Novel Die? (David Louis Edelman) seemed to tie into Cringely’s latest post. More or less it’s not a matter of the novel dying or of people not reading, it’s that with the move to electronic reading … Continue reading

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Searching a list of feeds

One of the stupidest features that’s lacking from the feed readers I’ve seen is the ability to search the feeds that I’m subscribed to. Sometimes I read a post, the a few days later I read another post that I … Continue reading

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War of the Worlds

This: The University of Phoenix is supposedly preparing a complete middle and high school online curriculum available anywhere in the world. looks very interesting. I wonder if it’ll be available when my kids hit that stage? Mind you the local … Continue reading

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Warlock tips and tricks

Blood Pact: Warlock tips and tricks – WOW Insider has a lot of useful warlock tips. Since Jaimie and I are playing the dot-fear-win team a little more these days, I need to brush up on my warlock skills. Mind … Continue reading

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PocketMod: The Free Recyclable Personal Organizer

PocketMod: The Free Recyclable Personal Organizer looks like it might be useful. I liked the Lifehacker suggestions.

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Karazhan Progress – Curator Down

Our guild alliance continues to make strong progress through Karazhan. This weekend we did Attumen, Maiden, and Moroes again. Then we moved on to Opera and got Romulo and Julianne. We one-shotted them. The next night we one-shotted Curator and … Continue reading

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Spin Review

I recently finished reading Robert Charles Wilson‘s Spin. I received this book as one of Tor’s free promotional ebooks. This is near future science fiction. I would classify it as Big Idea science fiction – the Big Idea is the … Continue reading

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Burn 600 Calories a Day Typing

This is the kind of setup I’d like to get eventuallyfor my computer: Burn 600 Calories a Day Typing. I’m likely going to work towards it in increments. My next step is going to be a standing desk – I … Continue reading

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Bear Tanking Gear

Here’s a list of pre-kara bear tanking gear. Now to get my poor little druid up to 70… Shifting Perspectives: Bear Tanking Strategies Part 2 – WOW Insider There are lots of very nice pieces of leather gear that have … Continue reading

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Pre-Karazhan Gear for Rogues

I don’t actually have a level 70 rogue. My highest rogue is 42, Alliance, on a PvP server, and has been parked for many months. However, I do run Kara with one rogue in our raid and one of our … Continue reading

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Weighing Healing Stats in Patch 2.4

Here are stat weights for 2.4 for Holy priests. Should I ever decide to reroll a holy priest, these values will doubtless have changed before I hit 70 (or 80). By the way, if you want a quick way to … Continue reading

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What’s Casual?

I liked this quote from Return of the weasel: Guild selection, Part 1 – WOW Insider. Guilds that fall under the appellation of “casual” could literally be doing anything on a given night from farming Illidan to trying to get … Continue reading

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Maiden and Moroes Down!

I spent all afternoon Saturday getting a replacement tank attuned for Karazhan. Shadow Labs, the first bit of Steamvault, the first boss of Arcatraz, Old Hillsbrad, and Black Morass gave me a chance to practice paladin healing. It went pretty … Continue reading

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Mario Ding!

Evan managed to unlock a map tonight in Mario Kart Double Dash. You have never seen a more excited bunch of kids. We’d bought a Gamecube about a year ago, but the kids didn’t play it much. We pull it … Continue reading

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Get smart with these educational sites

Get smart with these educational sites – Download Squad has three educational game sites described. They sound as though they’d be of interest to my kids – I’ll have them check out the sites and see.

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