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I Come Here in Person to …

Posted in Blog Azeroth Thanksgiving Event with tags , , on November 27, 2013 by tomeoftheancient

totawarriorwish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. Okay, this week just got away from me. I had planned on participating in Blog Azeroth Thanksgiving Event 2013 but it looks like I’m not going to make it but I will say I’ll be forever grateful to Amerence and Blog Azeroth for hosting it. The first one was the event that got me actually commenting and to create a Twitter account. Yeah … I still suck at Twitter, I just lurk there in the morning. Life in the fast lane … too fast for me.

So … what? No, it is me. YES IT IS! I definitely AM a Fury Warrior irl. Okay, okay. I don’t actually wear revealing tops irl, I wear old T-shirts but other than that it’s me. The long gray hair is unfortunately spot on. I don’t really want to have long hair but I can’t stand getting it cut, it’s a 3 hour ordeal so once in a while I bend over with a pair of scissors and lop off a few inches when it starts getting stuck in car doors and stuff.

And oh, now that I’m a Fury Warrior some WoW mysteries have been solved. For years I’ve watched people run their mount through mobs creating a train of six or seven. I always thought that was risky behavior, what if one dismounts you? Are they crazy?

No, they must have been Warriors. I never knew. Anyway, I hope everyone has a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! I’m off, and I’ll be running directly through groups of mobs … because I don’t care. They better HOPE they don’t dismount me. Because … Fury Warrior.  Today is a good day to die!

For you … not me.

Blog Azeroth Thanksgiving Event 2012

Posted in Blog Azeroth Thanksgiving Event with tags , , on November 19, 2012 by tomeoftheancient

It’s once again time to celebrate all we are thankful for. Blog Azeroth Thanksgiving Event 2012 is here! Last year’s event was responsible for my Twitter account and finding many new blogs to read, so I’ve been thankful for that all year. So, what to do to say thank you.

Since I’m thankful for everyone who stops by, I’m thankful to all the blogs that I read, many know who they are and many don’t as I’m still a lurker when on my iPad. How to thank them all?

A PARTY! That’s it! I sent Cat off for supplies. She didn’t seem familiar with the COOKED turkey concept but she did remember to get many, many, umbrella drinks so it should work out okay.

I would just like to say that I didn’t set out to do a Blog Azeroth porn video, honest. It appears the new Model Viewer has some issues with transmogrification, if it’s not transmogged it isn’t there. So all those bloggers unwise kind enough to leave me a trail to their character had them wrenched kicking and screaming out of Azeroth in their underwear, sorry, happened to Cat too.

Cat picked the venue, up on top of the Gate of the Setting Sun. There is a small mantid problem but nothing we can’t handle with boiling oil.

So the party’s started and we’re waiting for you! It’s going to be great! All are welcome! Get over there!

For those who don’t speak turkey he’s saying, “Thank you all you wonderful bloggers, readers, commenters, Blog Azeroth and Amerence!” Or it could be thank you for not cooking me, I’m not sure. My turkey’s a little rusty.

I’m not sure what Cat put in the drinks. Is that Navi? OMG! Look at her go! And it looks like Matty is giving the Azerothian finger to someone, I hope it’s not me, but then I did drag her off in her undies. And look at Tum, such a gentleman, fully dressed. And there’s … maybe I should be quiet now. Maybe people don’t appreciate being revealed dancing around in their underwear.

WHAT? So, what of it. Yes, I speak turkey. Should that really come as a surprise?

I’m Thankful for …

Posted in Blog Azeroth Thanksgiving Event with tags , , on November 19, 2011 by tomeoftheancient

I had decided to get the family together for a reunion. It’s that time of year. We picked a nice neutral location, Tanaris. Everyone showed except for the bank alt. Said she couldn’t take time away from the auction house, ugh, that girl needs to lighten up. My Death Knight and human Warlock were a little standoffish at first but they finally got into the spirit.

Then I found Amerence Love WoW’s post about Blog Azeroth’s Thanksgiving Event 2011! Perfect timing! I was so glad I found it prior to the event. I usually check Blog Azeroth’s Shared Topics and find I’ve just missed participating by a few days, so for once I’m on time AND the topic is timely, for me at least. I started this blog a little over a year ago. In that time I’ve gone from an extremely shy blogger, terrified to comment, to an extremely shy blogger who can now comment. Not a lot mind you, but I’m a virtual extrovert compared to a year ago.

I browsed the Author Introductions and ventured out into the WoW blogosphere and timidly made my first comment. Yikes! I got an answer, a really nice one, hey I can do this!

Over the past year I’ve found so many blogs that I am indeed thankful for. Some are funny, some are helpful, and some I just like the tone of their voice. They could be writing about rebuilding a carburetor and I would still read them.

The hard part here is not putting up a monumental wall of text because I read a lot of blogs. First off, Döra of Döra’s Log and Ironyca at Ironyca Stood in the Fire are like my blog guildies. If they don’t post for a while I worry about them, hoping real life is treating them well.

I like to visit Sol at Moonkin Journeys especially when the real world isn’t going so well, I come away from Sol’s posts feeling just that much better about things, yup, Sol could write about carburetors. Through Sol I found World of Saz and participated in her Through Your Interface – 15 Days of Screen Shots without which, I would never have thought to dance with my dogs:

The other day I visited Shattered Beginnings post Crossing that line. Now I can’t say I’m really grateful about spewing coffee all over my keyboard when reading Jamin’s list of early WoW experiences, I was however grateful for the list and the laughs, when finding they were so similar to mine.

I don’t raid, but I get my vicarious thrills reading about raids at The Daily Frostwolf. Until Fenris has a guild of retirees and night shift workers who raid between 10:30AM until 4:00PM weekdays I’ll cover it there. Most blogs that feature raiding usually post strategies, which mean nothing to me while Navimie’s posts on raiding frequently are more about the dynamics between personalities and the sometimes difficult job of fielding a raid.

I don’t remember the last time I actually consulted a cookbook. I just search what I have on hand at and find something to make. I’m grateful that now I can first visit The Gamer’s Fridge to check for WoW recipes. I then delight in telling my unsuspecting husband that he just ate Crispy Bat Wings.

I’m grateful for Bravetank’s stories of the hair-raising trials of tanking. They are always an almost guaranteed lol. Okay, okay, I’ll try to wind this down but I’m really grateful to Psynister’s Notebook and The Land of Odd, the idea men behind the WoW Ironman Challenge that gave me months of fun in-game.

I guess I’m most thankful that I took that first step and introduced myself a year ago and joined a community that’s helpful, clever, and best of all, plays WoW. It’s a slow process but in the last year I’ve gone from inveterate lurker to sometime commenter. Given another year I might turn into a outright conversationalist. Doubtful, but you never know!

Wait, what? A Twitter account, I need a Twitter account? How did I miss that. Okay, I did it. Well since I’m here, /wave Zaren of The Rusty Shield! And oh … just a sec …  got to check for a new chapter at Feral By Nature