Monthly Archives: January 2010

Drywall Screw Pickup Tip

This is one of those ideas that seems blindingly obvious now that I’ve seen it:Drywall Screw Pickup Tip – Fine Homebuilding.  Put a magnet in a can, wave it over the screws, put the can over a container, pull the … Continue reading

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Use Gridwall to Organize Your Spaces

I like the look of this: Use Gridwall to Organize Your Spaces – Storage – Lifehacker.  I really dislike the way our cupboards and utensil storage is set up right now so something like this may be worth trying out.  … Continue reading

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Making No-Knead Bread

I tried this recipe out: Making No-Knead Bread. It was pretty easy to make.  I wouldn’t call it the best bread I’ve ever tasted, but it was a decent loaf of nice fresh bread.  It had a nice crust to … Continue reading

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Tank Roulette

This description of tank roulette made me laugh: I’ve heard all about “Tank Roulette”: a game in which the tank stands at the edge of Krasus’s Landing, queues using the Dungeon Finder as a Tank, jumps off the edge and … Continue reading

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Things You Really Need to Learn

You know, I wish I’d learn these lessons: Things You Really Need to Learn ~ Stephen’s Web ~ by Stephen Downes.  Some I do well, but there are a lot of these that I do poorly.  I’ve always been better … Continue reading

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The activity feed in Armory

Larísa at The Pink Pigtail Inn wrote that  The activity feed in Armory should be optional.   As Gevlon posted in her comments, really this was all available before it was just much harder to get.  Simply stalk the toon you … Continue reading

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Why Tanking / Healing is Harder

This comment by Enkylanos on Azure Shadows’ We Didn’t Start the Fire post sums up the added difficulty of tanking / healing for me. It’s *often* the case that a single mistake by a healer or tank can wipe the … Continue reading

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Loreena McKennitt at the 2009 Calgary Folk Music Festival

I was listening to Loreena McKennitt at the 2009 Calgary Folk Music Festival · CBC Radio 2 – Concerts On Demand and I was overwhelmed again with all the wonderful things that I can enjoy.  I have more books than … Continue reading

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Time-to-Emblem Ratios

This is the kind of thing I enjoy: Time-to-Emblem Ratios – Cold Comfort « Cold Comfort.  I love seeing math applied to situations where it probably will never actually be used.  (Maybe I should study economics.) Anyhow, this is a … Continue reading

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Don’t spank the Tank!

“Gogogogogogogogogogogogogo”: – If you want your tank to accidentally let you die, use gogogogo. This actually enrages basically every tank, it’s pushing and annoying, and could easily be repaced by: “I’m ready ” or “Pull when you are ready”. World … Continue reading

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Blood of Ambrose

I finished reading Blood of Ambrose by James Enge a few days ago.  It was a darker fantasy book than I care for. The basic story is a king coming of age in the middle of a coup.  Fortunately he … Continue reading

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Best of the Geek Decade – Books

I keep finding great lists of books for kids such as this one: Best of the Geek Decade – Books | GeekDad | Wired.com.  The trouble is that since my kids are in a French school they need French books … Continue reading

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Black Knight and Zombies

If you have a death knight, have them pop Army of the Dead in stage two of the Black Knight fight in the Trial of the Champion. Sit back and watch the armies of zombies tear each other to bits. … Continue reading

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