Monthly Archives: October 2008

The Most Exciting Thing about Wrath

I have to agree with The Egotistical Priest’s What Ego’s Most Excited About in Wrath. 10 player raids for all content really appeals to me. I don’t like 25 player raids as that’s just too many people. I wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Push ups Two Weeks In

I’m making progress on my push ups. I’m up to 31 now. Only 69 to go!

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Reverse QQ

Now the reverse QQ about the zombie event is coming out on many blogs. This amuses me as well. “How dare people not enjoy the things I did! They should suck it up and enjoy it anyway!” Cue The Four … Continue reading

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Stats: Devil or Angel?

Starman makes some good points on the use of Stats: Devil or Angel?. We always post WoW Web Stats for our raids. We have some new raiders joining us, so I need to make sure to emphasize the use of … Continue reading

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Open Source Versus Piracy

Techdirt asks Should Proprietary Software Companies Be More Concerned About Open Source Or Piracy? His argument is that every pirated copy of a popular program means that someone is not using the open source alternative. I think it’s a good … Continue reading

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Scribus

As part of my work, I sometime need to layout a couple of pages of photos and annotate them. I had been using Microsoft Word to do this because it’s what we use to write up reports. Unfortunately this gave … Continue reading

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[Druid] Bear FAQ for 3.02/Wrath

ThinkTank has a Druid Bear FAQ for 3.02/Wrath. It’s so nice to have all this information summed up concisely, especially given that I’m new to druid tanking. Now I need to dig up something similar for druid healing.

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4 Flash Games to Help Educate Your Kids

I don’t know about the educational value of these 4 Flash Games to Help Educate Your Kids, but they might be fun. I’ll point my kids to the sites and see what they think.

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Item point scales

Warrior Best item point scale to use going into Wrath? looks like a good point scale for rating items in Pawn for Warriors. Looks like something similar for paladin tanks. I’ve missed having a Pawn Scale. Now I need something … Continue reading

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Shaman Play in 3.02

I had a chance to play my shaman this weekend and got him a good chunk of the way through 67.  The changes to shamans in 3.02 are huge.  My enhancement shaman now feels like a real hybrid class rather … Continue reading

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How to Tank as a Paladin in Wrath

Maintankadin has a nice straightforward list of Frequently *Answered* Questions 3.0.2 & Wrath. for paladin tanks. I’ll be looking at this a lot.

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Just Say No To Zombies

The latest event in World of Warcraft is a Zombie Invasion which fits beautifully with both Halloween and the upcoming release of Wrath of the Lich King. Anyone can become a zombie by fiddling with conspicuous crates or killing infected … Continue reading

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Epic Flight Form

The quest to get the druid epic form is amazingly well done.  I wish there were a quest line like it for every class.  Apart from having to run Sethekk Halls, it’s a beautiful example of a quest line that … Continue reading

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Maximizing DPS and Minimizing Damage Taken for Warriors

TankingTips.com has a good post on Maximizing DPS and Minimizing Damage Taken for Warriors. I’ve been in the top 3 overall DPS for our last two Kara runs (okay, so we swapped some other people in and I’m counting trash, … Continue reading

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Multi-Timer

I’m still looking for a good timer app. Oddly enough, the best one I found was an addon for World of Warcraft called Alarm Clock Wrangler. Since that one stopper working, I’ve been using the timer on our stove. Multi-Timer … Continue reading

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How to Write a Thank You Note

The Art of Manliness has a good post on How to Write a Thank You Note. I’ve been thinking about doing this more as one of my projects. I’m trying to gradually ramp up with self-improvement stuff as I think … Continue reading

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That’s How Much RAM You Should Have

"Think of the largest number you can think of, then multiply it by 8 – that’s how much RAM you should have."  — Three Dead Trolls in a Baggie. My computer and Jaimie’s have been getting terrible frame rates despite … Continue reading

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Keyboards Without Labels

One of my bad habits is staring at my keyboard as I type.  I can touch-type, I just don’t.   One of the most popular keyboards on Lifehacker is Das Keyboard which has no labeled keys at all.  I’m not prepared … Continue reading

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No More Coke Zero

Every two weeks or so I buy a pack of Coke Zero to drink.  Sadly, I’m going to have to quit doing that.  For some reason it seems to make me twitchy and irritable.  Ah well, with winter coming fast … Continue reading

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CarZen

CarZen looks as though it might be a useful tool when it comes time to buy a new vehicle. I’ll have to play around with it. (via Lifehacker) See this search.

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