07/22 - The End of a Journey
I am now the proud owner of my very own longboi. I just missed being able to afford it for my Independence Day present, crossing the 5 million threshold around 5 am on the 5th and wow that's a lot of 5s. Would have been sooner, but at one point I took six days off after my subscription ran out. And bonus, since then I've also obtained Mimiron's Head (for whatever it's worth, I think that mount is incredibly overrated) and the alpaca from that zombie t-rex boss that's only up every six weeks. And now I will celebrate by slapping Battle for Azeroth around a bit in the March quickies.
For a while I've been uploading the quickies in pairs, but in April I read The Immortal Hulk which is a bit of a beast to write about. So, we'll get to that later.
05/09 - What the Fuck is Wrong With Me
Just popping in to drop 2019 in Review before I go back to Longboi Grinding.
UPDATE UPDATE 5/16: I, uh, forgot to upload the image illustrating how bad HughesNet latency was. That's been fixed now. Just passed 3.6 million, though!
03/27 - Quarantine
Today's a short update with just the December 2019 quickies. I intended to get the Year in Review uploaded with it, but I've had the December page done for weeks and the yearly roundup has been slow going. Finally I decided, you know what, I'll push this out just to let people know I'm not dead.
02/05 - Well, That Didn't Last
September, October, and November quickies for 2019. Yeah, I kinda fell back into WoW. Ever since Blizzard announced the longboi will be going away when the Shadowlands expansion drops, I've been struggling against the satellite latancy to do whatever I can to scrape together the five million gold to snag it. Kinda wish I had waited to buy all three frogs now, but what's done is done.
Another reason for the holdup was that I had a hell of a time writing some of the entries, and two I had so much trouble with I cut them entirely (and does anybody really need me to tell them about All-Star Superman?). See you for December and the end of the year roundup, hopefully soon.
But here's some good news, we got Spectrum in the area! No more satellite! Yeah, I've heard nothing good about Spectrum except for low service outages, but after taking it up the ass from HughesNet for years I'll take it from Spectrum if it means I get to watch YouTube at resolutions above 144p and can keep my Steam games updated.
10/02 - Another Somewhat Timely Update? Huh?
I wanted to get this update out towards the end of September so I could be caught up on my quickies for the first time in ages, but I came down with a cold. Here are the quickies for July and August 2019.
And for what it's worth, after two months away from WoW I've taken my laptop to the library a couple times and pressed my luck with the nighttime bandwidth, as I wanted to get that Hearthstone toy from the Brewfest event and work towards that manta ray mount from the Unshackled faction while I was at it. My ability to play is still very limited, forcing a healthier balance between it and the rest of my life which I'd like to maintain when/if I get a consistent connection again.
9/04 - I Am Taunting the Apocalypse Today
Wait, what? Two updates within thirty days? Wow, I can actually get things done when I'm not grinding in Azeroth all day, huh. Today we've got the quickies for May and June 2019.
8/10 - I Want to Break Free
For the five of you who still read this site, here's some news; in mid July I flew back out to western New York, which means I'm on back on satellite Internet. I don't want to bore you with the technicals of how bad satellite Internet is, so let's cut to the chase and say World of Warcraft is basically unplayable on satellite and raid is totally impossible on it, so unless I haul my laptop to a place with WiFi I'm out of the game. Which in turn means I'm not longer farting away the day on it and can maybe get some relevant shit done. Or at least I could once I got my workstation sorted back out and had a place to use the laptop.
Let's kick off the 2019 quickies with January, February, March, and April.
I also made some small changes to the navigation around here. On the main page I replaced the section images on the left with a smaller text link listing, that way I could increase the size of the actual update listing. I dropped my forums because they hadn't been posted in for two years and for fuck's sake, one of the subforums hadn't been posted in since 20-fucking-11.
Some day I really need to put the header into its own file and connect it to the individual pages with PHP; I know how to do that (or at least know where to find the video I followed to do that before), but you have to change the .html files to .shtml, and I need to figure out how to forward pages.
6/01 - You Bastards May Take Exactly What I Give You
2018 in Review is up, and it only took me four months to do!
Hopefully I can get the first batch of 2019 quickies out sooner than that.
2/17 - Siiiiiigh
The final three months of 2018 quickies, for October, November, and December. Yeah, I'm sorry about the terrible updating schedule through the year, and I want to do better in 2019, but can't make promises.
And here's something I learned a couple weeks ago: Encyclopedia Obscura no longer exists.
06/28 - I Ain't Dead
I'm fine, unless you count a World of Warcraft addiction fed by depression over real-world events. To make up for lost time, here's the January, February, and March quickies from the beginning of 2018.
02/20 - I Hope You Haven't Forgotten My Role in This Little Story
Today we look back on 2017, a year spent mostly grinding in World of Warcraft with a little bit of Final Fantasy to fill in the gaps.