Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Leviathan Chronicles

I’ve been listening to The Leviathan Chronicles for the last few days. They are a very well produced and acted radio-drama style show. So far the plot reminds me a lot of Dark Angel. If you enjoy Clive Cussler or … Continue reading

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Healing on a Shaman

With my shaman at 80, I now need to figure out how to heal with a shaman.  The only thing I’ve healed with him is Karazhan at 70 and things have changed since then. I’ve managed to get a lot … Continue reading

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Shaman Ding 80

I was getting close to 80 as I turned in a quest or two.  It amused me that I managed to get that close without dinging over. As I flew around looking for a mob or two, I discovered the … Continue reading

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Google reader twitter RSS broken?

I was annoyed because I couldn’t read Twitter in my feed reader (and I’m not in the habit of logging onto Twitter). I found this thread: Google reader twitter RSS broken?. In the comments someone suggested setting up a Feedburner … Continue reading

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Windows Reinstall Peeve

The thing I hate most about reinstalling Windows is finding the prper CD to match the product key. It’s things like this that make me wish I pirated software instead of buying legitimate copies – dealing with pirates would be … Continue reading

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Robot Slavery

I was listening to Dan Carlin’s latest Hardcore History Podcast, Addicted to Bondage, where he discusses the pervasiveness of slavery throughout history.  One point that he made is that for slave owners, slavery was terrific.  He’s not talking about sadistic, … Continue reading

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The Trash Caps – Warriors

Assuming I remember to make a trash tanking set, knowing The Trash Caps for Warriors will be invaluable. Actually, making a trash tanking set would probably be a good exercise for me.

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My WoW Resume (early 2009)

I was reading Matticus’ post, What GMs Want to See on Your Guild App, and I stared thinking about some of my accomplishments in WoW.  Since many of these were pre-3.0, I don’t have the achievements for them which makes … Continue reading

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How To: Save Bundles of Cash by Buying Eyeglasses Online

I just bought some glasses, but I still may look into this: How To: Save Bundles of Cash by Buying Eyeglasses Online. It might be a good idea to have an extra pair, and for $8, it’s hard to go … Continue reading

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How Can I Sync Bookmarks Across All Browsers?

I sometimes have to use a couple of different browsers, so I was hoping that Ask Lifehacker: How Can I Sync Bookmarks Across All Browsers? would have a solution for me. It looks as though Firefox / IE bookmark synching … Continue reading

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“Extinct” Bird Seen, Eaten

This is funny in an inappropriate way : “Extinct” Bird Seen Eaten.

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Jame’s Leveling Guide: TourGuide style

As I level my squad of alts, I’ve used Jame’s Leveling Guides a lot.  They’re well written, clear, and I find following them boosts my enjoyment of the game.  Jame has now integrated his leveling guides with the TourGuide addon.  … Continue reading

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Diamonds in the Sky

Diamonds in the Sky is a free science fiction anthology focusing on astronomy. The focus is on accuracy and entertainment. I’ll have to read through this at some point. (via Whatever)

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25 Best Blogs 2009

IF you’re looking for good reads, TIME has their 25 Best Blogs 2009 up. The first couple are focused on American politics which reminds me that I still haven’t found a good Canadian political blog. The blogs I’ve found have … Continue reading

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Raid Training

In Drop & Give Me 50! Tigerfeet describes heroic as training grounds for raiding. Get your practice in every day with four other people instead of wiping 25 people on a weekly basis!

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Surgeon General

Kestrel has an Add-On Review: Surgeon General. This is an addon to simplify healer assignments in raids. Fortunately I don’t need to worry about healer assignments, but it’s worth noting for the heal leads out there.

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Fool for Love

Jaimie managed to complete the meta-achievement Fool For Love.  Watching her complete it reminded me why I don’t pursue those achievements.  She stayed up all night trying to get that last piece of candy for the Be Mine achievement before … Continue reading

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Alarm Clock by Tarry91

I find timers and alarm clocks useful, so here’s another one. Alarm Clock by Tarry91 looks more comprehensive than what I’m using now, so it might be worth checking out.

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How to be a better tank

Shalandra at Tank Hard! has a post on How to be a better tank . The points she raises are very good ones. I find that situational awareness is one of the biggest failings of new tanks. This has led … Continue reading

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No Fear: Growing up in a risk averse society

I’m reading No Fear: Growing up in a risk averse society. It’s focused on the UK, but it’s still relevant for North America. The book closes with the following thought: Questions about the quality of childhood experiences might appear less … Continue reading

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