Archive for January, 2009

GoogledGnome #64

Timers towers Alterac Valley

It’s nice when someone calls out the time left to hold or retake towers isn’t it?

I must admit I went looking after someone printed them in chat one day.

I think I spent the following 3 AVs calling out tower times – I was useful!

Anyway there are a raft of them out there including Alar BG Helper, which has buttons for everything you could ever want in battlegrounds.

Go get it!

Gnomer and Out!

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Keep it, trash it, sell it?

So two months down the track in WoLK, I have just joined the game with bank and bags full of old world enchanting mats (and other misc rubbish).

So should I dump it all in a world economic crash style, or will the time come in the next couple of months where like linen and wool people are prepared to pay 4 times a sensible rate to power level their professions?

Ohhh and thanks dear readers for putting up with question posts for this 1st week… I do have some plans for something without questions, but it is nice to know that there are some many people out there prepared to help a slow Gnome!

Gnomer and Out!

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Comment Luv: a correction

While I was roaming the Indian desert I was tagged by the udderly mad Jagerbombz in one of those “remember when” type posts.

The nature of Jager’s post was the source of our first commenter.

I am embarrassed to say that the nature of my first comment was a correction.

I am happy to say that the source of the correction comment was a much beloved and read Gnome Mage blogger that once revelled in the joys of pyromancy and has recently seen the light and returned to the fold (however temporarily). (more…)

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Have I forgotten something?

I know, I know…

Hurry up and level!

But after sooooo long level capped, there is this little niggling voice in the back of my head saying:

“Stay away from 71”

The only thing I can think of is that once I hit 71 all the old BG’s are out of the question for a while.

Is there something else that I must do before I hit 71, or should I just sit back, put the peddle to the metal and just “level damn it!”?

Actually speaking of things I know I have forgotten… (more…)

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Interface from hell

I have the interface from hell.

Years of choosing and discarding mods until I have the functionality I desire have left my screen cluttered and confusing.

This is the real reason I play a Gnome, at least I can see a little bit of WoW real estate.

Back in the days when I toyed with complete interfaces they were fraught with hours of configuration and incompatible addons. By the time I would get it barely functioning a new WoW patch would come out and I was back to square one.

I know things have improved, but I have never found the time to research, download and configure one, for one character, let alone the half dozen I check up on from time to time.

So I am putting out the call to my readers. (more…)

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Pick a post, any post…

Help me out here folks.

It’s been 7+ weeks since I opened my feed reader, and it’s overflowing (2500+ posts).

So if you were to pick your favorite 1-3 posts (with an optional 1-2 of your own) of the last 2 months that you think I would enjoy or find informative, what would they be?

Gnomer and Out!

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Did I say I was weak willed?

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