Monthly Archives: April 2008

The Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments

The Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments – Boing Boing looks absolutely fascinating. Too bad I’m not likely to get it or use it. There are too many things I’m mildly interested in, but lack the will to pursue.

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11 Excuses: How to Tell the Real Life Professions of Your Healers

11 Excuses: How to Tell the Real Life Professions of Your Healers : World of Matticus amused me. I liked the first comment too.

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Chardev.org

Chardev looks like it might be a useful site. I wish it had a way of filtering items by drop location (or at least showing the drop location on the tooltips). It does me no good to look at a … Continue reading

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Better Blogroll

Having blogroll is one of the things the I really need to fix on my blog. The Better Blogroll plugin might help with that.

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Proposed new Dungeons and Dragons license

I have to say that I’m getting less and less interested in D&D 4th edition every time I hear about it. First there was the $15 per person per month charge for playing D&D via Wizard’s online system. “You provide … Continue reading

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What does WoW do better than any other MMO?

I thought this quote was telling: In terms of gameplay and mechanincs WoW is the equivalent of a cheeseburger prepared by a gourmet chef: Nothing original, but the contents and preparation are first rate. What makes the difference is that … Continue reading

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How to Make a Quick and Dirty Guild website Banner

How to Make a Quick and Dirty Guild website Banner « Pugnacious priest’s Warcraft Blog might be useful. Right now we have a big blank space where our guild banner ought to be.

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Bored with WoW (again)

Well, I’m finding myself bored with playing WoW again. The raids are somewhat fun, but I really don’t want to do the extra stuff – dailies, gathering, unfinished quests, 5-mans. Or to put it more precisely, I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Bathtub Cleaning Drill Brush

Sleepy Dog Labs – Bathtub Cleaning Drill Brush amused me. I can actually see that there would be some practical use for this. I wonder if there would be a way of filling up the soap reservoir with some kind … Continue reading

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The CommonCraft Show – Explanations In Plain English

The CommonCraft Show | Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English is really neat. It explains a variety of technologies (particularly internet buzzword technologies) in straightforward terms. I found their latest video, Twitter In Plain English to be a very … Continue reading

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Buffy Between the Lines

Buffy Between the Lines might appeal to Jaimie. One of these days I really want to buy the complete Buffy on DVD. (via Download Squad)

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BBC Bike maintenance guide

BBC Bike maintenance guide looks like a good guide. Maybe I could use this to walk my kids through taking care of their bikes?

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Raid leaders are jerks

Massively had an interesting article on why Raid leaders are jerks. Basically it boils down to the classic drill sergeant approach – the raid leader is a jerk to make sure that everyone know and performs their role. The verbal … Continue reading

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General TPS/DPS Comparison Charts

General TPS/DPS Comparison Charts gives some numbers for how much threat I should be generating to keep aggro. Looking over my WoW Web stats, it appears that I’m not using Heroic strike nearly enough. Sigh. Here’s what I should be … Continue reading

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CrockPot Spanish Rice Casserole

A Year of CrockPotting: CrockPot Spanish Rice Casserole looks simple enough and should be tasty.

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We’re Ready to Raid!

We’re Ready to Raid! by Rhaina is a good guide to issues that guilds getting into raiding will face. I believe I have covered most of these on our guild site, but I’ll have to check again.

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Cool Tool: Reelights

Cool Tool: Reelights look like they’d be good to have on my bike. I wouldn’t need them except in winter when it gets dark awfully early.

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Enchanting Drop Recipes

Bremm’s Musings: Enchanting Drop Recipes is a nice list of the current drop recipes. I doubt I’ll get many of these as farming them would cut into my play time and I don’t know anyone who needs them from me. … Continue reading

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A Year of CrockPotting: Seasoned Potato Wedges CrockPot Recipe

A Year of CrockPotting: Seasoned Potato Wedges CrockPot Recipe looks tasty. For a while we were making potato wedges on baking sheets on a regular basis, but the cleanup was annoying. (Slice up potatoes, toss in olive oil, sprinkle with … Continue reading

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The Bountiful Container: Gardening in Small Spaces

The Bountiful Container: Gardening in Small Spaces looks like a book that might be of interest to my inlaws. Now to actually remember to get it when birthdays/Christmas comes around.

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