Archive for September, 2006

Every Culture Grieves Uniquely

This morning, I signed in to check my auctions, only to find discussion of the Death of Steve Irwin. A small sample follows:

[3. Trade][Rokusha]: died from stingray barb tot he hbeart

[3. Trade][Ampersand]: so sad

[3. Trade][Gunor]: YEAH

[3. Trade][Bigjim]: thats what he gets for f’n with animals.

[3. Trade][Carnivera]: the stingray rolled a crit with its barb “20”

[3. Trade][Aborted]: that was a 62 elite Stingray tho

[3. Trade][Halfmoo]: Probably named as well.

[3. Trade][Clownshoes]: I can’t beleave that happen by a sting ray

[3. Trade][Halfmoo]: Only a named stingray could bring down my man steve.

[3. Trade][Crilogan]: and it was a named raid boss

[3. Trade][Carnivera]: yep.

Every culture grieves uniquely. We’ll all miss Steve and our thoughts go out to his family.

Tell me about it, Serg.

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Spotting in AV last night.

Discovering Battlegrounds

I’ve recently discovered PvP. I’ve always refused duels, never rolled a character on a PvP server, and always sniffed at guild members who spent most of their non-raiding time in the battlegrounds. But then, during one of those periods where I couldn’t face grinding anymore and all of my quests were either too high-level or involved dungeons, I tried both WSG and AB. And you know what? I absolutely, totally love it.

In the beginning, of course, I was abysmal; I was everyone’s meat. But I got better, and am becoming addicted to the adrenalin rush. I can actually do some damage, my kill-to-death ratio is finally on the “good” side, and I’m learning a lot more about playing my class. I do, however, have a few questions…
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