Monthly Archives: June 2008

Dealing with Murlocs as a Feral Druid

This may be blindingly obvious to some people but I was having problems dealing with murlocs as a feral druid. I’d stealth in, jump a murloc, and inevitably he’d run off and grab another group. I could switch forms and … Continue reading

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Group Organization: A Primer

As a raid leader I always have trouble deciding who should should be in what group, especially for classes/specs I’m not very familiar with. The Hunter’s Mark has a primer on Group Organization which suggests which classes do well in … Continue reading

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Bill C-61

If you’re Canadian, please write a letter to your MP and Minister Jim Prentice about Bill C-61. If you want to do it quickly Canadian Coalition for Electronic Rights has set up a quick way to write in. Copyright needs … Continue reading

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Working At Home – The Office

In DeHamerspace » Working At Home – The Office he describes how he set up a shed to serve as his office. I’m not sure how practical this would be for a Manitoba winter, but it’s at least something to … Continue reading

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Grid: Thinking within the Box(es)

Resto4Life has a post on Grid: Thinking within the Box(es) with some pretty detailed customization instructions. This writeup has me thinking that I should look at Grid again, particularly since I’m healing on my paladin. Mystic Chicanery has a post … Continue reading

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PlanningWiz: plan and share room layouts

Like many similar tools that I’ve noted, PlanningWiz: plan and share room layouts, might be useful for when we actually buy/build a place of our own.

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World PvP on My Shaman

I recently engaged in some world PvP on my shaman – it started by accident, then reminded me why I’m playing on a PvE server now. I was hunting tigers in Stranglethorn for one of Nessingwary’s slaughter the local wildlife … Continue reading

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Mechanizing Your Guild (Part 1)

Ciderhelm: Mechanizing Your Guild (Part 1) has a lot of good points. I listened to it a while back and used a fair number of the points in here in setting stuff up for our guild alliance. It seems to … Continue reading

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In The Midnight Hour

I recently finished reading In The Midnight Hour by Patti O’Shea. I received this book free in digital form from Tor’s Watch the Skies. I have a soft spot for paranormal romances and this is a good one. This book … Continue reading

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Learn Bike Maintenance from The Bicycle Tutor

Learn Bike Maintenance from The Bicycle Tutor ∞ Get Rich Slowly would be useful – the trouble is that so far I haven’t found much pleasure in working with my hands. Maybe it’s one of those things where if I … Continue reading

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Maps: Quikmaps Draws Directly onto Google Maps

Maps: Quikmaps Draws Directly onto Google Maps looks like it would be useful.

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WP-SpamFree

I tried out WP-SpamFree and from what I can see, it’s blocking all comments – not just spam. With no logging, there is no way to verify this. Foolishly I didn’t think to test this thoroughly before leaving it active … Continue reading

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Made-in-America copyright law

I find the current copyright law legislation that the government has tabled to be absolutely depressing. I’ve written to my MP and the ministers responsible for submitting this. I found that this editorial,Editorial: Made-in-America copyright law, gives a good overview … Continue reading

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How a Hunter Starts Raiding

The Hunter’s Mark » How a Hunter Starts Raiding has good advice – especially as I seem to be moving my hunter up into being my secondary raiding toon. It’s kind of funny – I leveled a warrior to tank … Continue reading

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PvP gear vs. dungeon loot

Every time someone talks about how much S4 loot is better than T6 gear, God ganks little Timmy and takes away his white kitten. And feeds it to Magtheridon. metaquotes: mephron (in worldofwarcraft) on PvP gear vs. dungeon loot

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Lord of the Rings Online First Impressions

Jaimie and I tried out Lord of the Rings Online last night.  We used the standard resolution 14 day free trial.  We got our characters up to level 4.  It seems like a decent game, but I doubt I’ll be … Continue reading

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Orphans of Chaos Quick Review

I just finished reading Orphans of Chaos by John C. Wright.   I received this book free in digital form from Tor’s Watch the Skies.  Quick spoiler-free summary – five orphan teenagers at a special school discover that they’re not who … Continue reading

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bfworkplace

bfworkplace – Helping create effective workplaces looks like a good place to buy a computer desk. Now if only they actually listed some prices so that I could decide whether it’s worth giving them a call.

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Character Updates (June 08)

I have a list of my toons and my take on them from February on my About Me page. Now that fourish months have passed, I’ve decided to update my perspectives. Nothing’s changed with my Andorhal toons, so that hasn’t … Continue reading

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Old (Febrary 08) Character Perspectives

I’d made a list of my WoW characters on my About Me page back in February. I’ve decided to update it but I wanted to keep the old perspectives as well, hence this post. Quel’dorei Characters – Feburary 2008 Arthemis … Continue reading

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