Written by | Posted September 8, 2015 – 9:51 pm Descent and Ascent

It didn’t take long to get from Thunder Bluff to the Echo Isles – Ankona took advantage of a wyvern so she could think and plan before getting to her destination. She had information to confirm with the spirits – was Gromnor dead? Was he really in the northern part of the Eastern Kingdoms, somewhere […]

comment 1 Written by on February 9, 2008 – 6:59 pm

Dear Warrior who just sent me a tell:

“You” has three letters; you misspelled healer, want, and the name of the instance. No, I will not heal for you.

Thanks, but no thanks,


In which I am a lemming (2.4 patch notes)
comment Comments Off on In which I am a lemming (2.4 patch notes) Written by on February 9, 2008 – 1:18 am


2.4 test realm patch notes, as of February 9. Not that everyone else isn’t posting about them, but hey – now I have a permanent, easy to get to link.

I’ll talk about random bits of them later, I’m sure. As warned with my last patch notes rant, these are tentative until they are live. (You’ll notice the Lightwell change isn’t in there).

As for SSC, DAY2:  Leotheras and Karathress down. First attempts on Vashj. We got her through phase1 no problem. And, really, for having no idea what the hell was going on, we didn’t do too bad. Should be interesting next week, after everyone gets a chance to really process how it works. Because no matter how many times you’ve read the strats, there’s no substitute for actually standing up there and figuring it out as a raid. But I think we can do it, and do it well. Healing positioning is definitely going to be “fun”.

Dear Blizzard,

Please please PLEASE can you make it so that UI modifications are not lost when your lousy game crashes because it’s unstable when I load into an instance?


ALSO! Please help me name the bear! (see post below for details!)

Meet Anryl!
comment 1 Written by on February 8, 2008 – 9:47 am

I’ve had one last character slot open on Feathermoon for awhile, and I think I’ve finally filled it with the right character.

Meet Anryl!

And, if you’re going to have a cookie cutter, female Blood Elf hunter, I figure why not have an unusual pet.  So yesterday afternoon, Anryl and I put on some bits of cloth that served as “decency” and ran from the Undercity, down through the Sepulcher, through Tarren Mill, up to Hammerfall, back down through Menethil, up Dun Algaz and through the north pass into Dun Morogh.  At level 11.  About two hours worth of deaths, yes, but when I got there, Mangeclaw was waiting for me!   He’s an unusual pet in general, since he and a rare spawn also found in Dun Morogh are the only white bears outside Winterspring, but I’m not thinking I’ll see many other low level blood elves with him trailing after them either.  Plus, bears are awesome.  I love the way he runs!

But, he needs a name.  Suggestions have been Winston, Theodore, Zasha, and Rusarlas (called “Russ”).  I’m not sure, but I’m kind of leaning towards the later two, because they sound vaguely Russian, and I”ll be leveling through beast mastery.  So he’ll be both a White Bear and a Big Red Bear.   Tee hee hee.

I’m definitely still open to name suggestions though, so leave a comment if you prefer one over the other, or have an awesome bear name!

SSC Day 1
comment 1 Written by on February 8, 2008 – 9:36 am

  So last night, TRI took their weekly jaunt into the bowels of Coilfang, once again emerging (mostly) victorious.   Hydross and Lurker down with no problems, a few hitches with Tidewalker, which I attribute to some new healers getting used to the fact that he dual wields (with his fists) and can, when he feels like it, hit like a truck full of trucks, driven by bears.  But really, he didn’t provide too much trouble when push came to shove.  MANY MURLOCS, DEAL WITH IT!

Last week we pwnt Leotheras something fierce – this week, we seemed to have had *something* glitch on every attempt.  The first time, the “inner demon” tag didn’t show up properly and MC’d two healers.  The second time, he oneshotted our usually not-very-squishy warlock tank.  Third time I don’t know *what* else could’ve gone wrong – whirlwind on healers, feral druid DC, he decided that aggro tables were really just a “suggestion”, two healers got MC’d again, it was just BAD.  I’d blame it on the new people, but the stuff that went wrong wasn’t really related to them.  So tonight, more Leo, and Starbuck.. er Karathress.  And his fishy friends.  Maybe a wipe or two on Vashj.   And then hopefully Gruul.  I know that many of my raid members are tired of Gruul.  I’m OK with that.  But the fact remains that I’m an enhancement shaman in resto shaman clothes, and I don’t have a Dragonspine Trophy OR an Eye of Gruul yet.  The latter because, in 4 months of killing him, he’s been eyeball-less.

Dear Murphy,

We all appreciated the repair bills, but tonight, kindly go bother someone else.


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