Well Named Title…

August 29, 2011 at 3:57 pm (Achievements, Snark)

I often have difficulty naming my toons, hence you’ll often see repeats.  However, I’ve been giving it some thought, and I suspect that if I were to go after a certain title, the proper name might make more sense…

  • of the Four Winds – Breeze, Gale
  • Professor _ – Jones, Moriarty, Marvel (Wizard of Oz), Roy Hinkley (Gilligan’s Island), Hubert Farnsworth (Futurama), Plum (Clue)
  • of Ironforge – Steel, Bronze
  • Jenkins – Anya (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Carl (Starship Troopers), Leroy (one “e”, Jazz musician)
  • Bane of the Fallen King – Brutus
  • Of the Nightfall –  Asimov (Isaac Asimov wrote the novel Nightfall)
  • The Kingslayer – Jamie, Lanister (Song of Fire and Ice series by George R.R. Martin)
  • Chef – Emeril, Wolfgang or Puck, Julia (Child)
  • The Seeker – Ullii or Myllii (from the Well of Echoes novels), James (Potter, of Harry Potter fame)
  • Salty – Cracker
  • The Explorer – Drake, Magellan, MPolo, Cabot, Vespucci
  • Gladiator – Maximus, Jubo, Proximo (Ridley Scott), Spartacus, Heston
  • Duelist – Burr, Hamilton
  • Ambassador – Inara, Serra (Firefly)
  • The Insane – Sickles (Dan Sickles was successfully in pleading temporary insanity in regards to a cold-blooded murder),
  • Brewmaster – Twoexes (Dos Equis)
  • Elder – Scroll (after Elder Scrolls
  • Pilgrim – Bradford (William Bradford, of the Plymouth colonists), Carver (John Carver of the same group)
  • The Hallowed – Ichabod, Crane, Irving
  • Corporal – Punishment, Klinger (M*A*S*H – be sure to have a face with a prominent nose)
  • Sergeant– Schultz, York
  • Knight – ofnee
  • Commander – Adama (Battlestar Galactica)
  • Marshal – Penny (Laverne & Shirley, director of A League of Their Own), Garry (creator Happy Days, director of Pretty Woman)

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Getting your Spider Hill Crown

July 23, 2011 at 5:10 am (Achievements)

If you’ve gone insane trying to work out a proper path to get the King of the Spider Hill achievement, Vrykerion over at the Land of Odd has a great guide!

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The Magic Number is 100…

June 29, 2011 at 6:15 pm (Achievements, Vanity Pets)

100 Pets!

OK...make that 101.

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And Then There was One…

June 22, 2011 at 8:12 pm (Achievements, Raiding)


Say Goodnight Neff!  11/12, one more to go!

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Another Milestone

June 9, 2011 at 3:59 pm (Achievements, Raiding)

There’s nothing like loading a moving van, driving 1100 miles, and unloading it in 3 days to give you a new perspective on painful.  Add a gnome kicking me with plate boots for those 1100 miles, and you being to understand how bad it is to drag a boss below 1% on your next-to-last attempt, and still fail.  However, last night <Sword of Azeroth> marked a major milestone, just like my first truck to NOLA. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 9, 2011 at 1:16 am (Achievements, Blogging)

First and foremost, I want to take a moment to congratulate Lyss over at Hots & Dots, for having her Newbie guild for affliction warlocks noticed by the Grand Poohbah of sites, WoW Insider.  Well done, well done indeed!  It couldn’t have happened to a better writer, great guildie, and all around good person.

Sadly, with the massive numbers that flocked to the site, Lyss had the inevitable: a troll infestation.  Success often comes when you’re seldom prepared for it, so for those who might suddenly realize this long awated goal, here are a few responses to handle the window-licking individuals who either don’t realize what you’re writing about/for, didn’t read the post in it’s entirety, or simply fail to have a grasp of the English language:

What happens to bad trolls

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