Monthly Archives: December 2008

Heroics ranked by difficulty

Here’s a listing of Heroics ranked by difficulty. I’ve been doing heroics lately and it’s been fun. So far I’ve only completed Violet Hold on heroic (on an Utgarde Pinnacle run now) and I enjoyed it.

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Glucose Equals Free Will

I found Scott Adams’ Glucose Equals Free Will 12/30/2008 entry really interesting. I know that sugar helps me focus, but I had assumed that it was an idiosyncrasy. Now I need to figure out a way to boost my focus … Continue reading

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Aces High!

I finally found a daily that doesn’t immediately make me hate the faction associated with it! Aces High! is a daily quest that’s actually a lot easier and more fun in a group. It’s harder than the one at Wyrmrest … Continue reading

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The Chain Breaks

Well, I made it 201 days of doing about 20 minutes of dedicated exercise per day.  I went from June 10 to December 27, 2008.  What broke the chain was discouragement.  With the holidays here my regular routine has been … Continue reading

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Picking a New Realm

So you’ve been playing World of Warcraft for a while and have decided to make a fresh start and reroll on a new server.  How do you decide which server will be right for you?  I’m assuming you’ve already decided … Continue reading

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Character Tracker

WoWProgress has a Possible Transferred/Renamed Characters Tracker. I was looking for this tool earlier and couldn’t find it. If you don’t want to be tracked when you transfer, you may want to look at changing as much about your character … Continue reading

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Pawn Scales for Wrath

Here are the Pawn scales I’m using for my toons in Wrath of the Lich King.   As always, Pawn is for quick comparisons, not for squeezing every last point out of your gear.  Read Skeleton Jack’s post on Pawn for … Continue reading

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Who Are My Characters?

I was talking with Jaimie yesterday about our Warcraft characters in a roleplaying sense.  I don’t have much of a backstory for any of them, but I do have a decent idea of their personalities.  It’s conversations such as these … Continue reading

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A Word with Three Doubled Letters in a Row

Greedy goblin’s Booking post discusses bookkeeping. Unfortunately it’s not nearly as in depth as I’d like but it’s a useful reminder that doing bookkeeping will pay off. Now I need to bring myself to actually doing bookkeeping in WoW.

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Bleep The Sons of Hodir

The Sons of Hodir rep grind is at least as annoying as I expected it to be.  I’m barely into friendly and I hate them all.  The quests are very poorly set up and allow for ninja looting of quest … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all!  We passed a very quiet Christmas Day.  We spread our gift opening over three days.  We opened the presents from my in-laws on the twenty-third.  The kids had fun playing with their toys that day and … Continue reading

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Prot DPS Guide

Warrior Vene’s Quick and Dirty Pre-Naxx Prot DPS Guide gives some tips for when you have to DPS as a Prot warrior. This would also be useful for the daily quest grinds. EDIT: Do NOT use this for questing. It … Continue reading

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Reputation Calculators

If you want to see what you can do to get your reputation up with a faction (and how quickly), reputation calculators are very useful.  WoW Reputation Calculator was very useful in Burning Crusade, but doesn’t seem to have been … Continue reading

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Doofy’s WoW Predictions for 2009

Point 4 in Doofy’s Unsolicited World of Warcraft Predictions for 2009 is a good one. I know that I’d be tempted to go for two different tanking specs, or two different healing specs depending on the toon rather than spec … Continue reading

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Random Boss Abilities

I like this idea from Tobold blogs from the hip – WoW Insider: “Every boss in the raid dungeon gets between two and five random boss abilities, with no way to find out what the boss does except for fighting … Continue reading

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Generac Guardian Automatic Standby Generator

Generac Guardian Automatic Standby Generator looks like something that would be very useful to have when we get our own home. This way we can keep playing WoW even in the worst of storms!

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CrockPot Peanut Clusters

CrockPot Peanut Clusters looks very tasty. Unfortunately I don’t have the peanuts – maybe I’ll pick some up tomorrow and try this recipe. We’re supposed to bring some dessert type things somewhere I think.

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Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush

Travel: Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush Makes Packing a Snap. This might be useful next time we go out to my in-laws. We keep getting better at gauging the space we need for traveling back and forth but a reminder never … Continue reading

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Foxit Software eBook reader

Looks as though Foxit Software is going to be coming out with an eBook reader. If it supports PDF/text/HTML I’d at least consider it.

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TechShop

It’s things such as this that make me wish I lived in a city – TechShop. I could learn a lot of the skills out here, but I’d have to find someone who was willing to teach me and someone … Continue reading

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