If each of those bubbles was a thought, there probably still wouldn’t be nearly enough in the picture. People ask me where I’ve been as of late, and I can’t say it didn’t come without fair warning that I’d grow quiet. Some suspected I had sent my laptop off for repairs, but that’s not the case. It remains wired to a television upstairs, which actually works alright. It’s just near impossible some days to read the chat window.
I’ve been asked a little bit on my thoughts about 5.2 and I’ll try to articulate a post when I actually care. That harshness isn’t directed at Blizzard or the content or anything like that…I just…well my interest in a lot of things lately (including WoW) is there one moment and gone for many more a heartbeat later. So when WoW’s not of interest, it can be hard to want to even write about it. So aside from the Transmog Contest, I really haven’t had much to say for some time now.
It’s weird. One moment I want to race change my Worgen Warrior to a Pandaren, and the next I’m ready to cancel my subscription. I haven’t, and in the near future I won’t. There are times when I very much want to hop into Azeroth, and so I’m not turning my back on it. I’m sure a few of you have seen me pop on here and there for moments at a time…and yet I never logged in for the Darkmoon Faire last week and aside from the first two days, completely skipped the Lunar Festival.
That brings me to Laid Back Raids. With everything going on (and yes, I know exactly why the things I’ve talked about are the way they are), by the time an LBR comes around, I can be completely exhausted. I’ve pushed through it most nights, but it takes more effort not to (unfairly) snap on people over trivial comments or matters that come with booting through a raid. Trust me, for those wondering, you never genuinely bother me in the slightest. As the ex always tells us, “it’s not you, it’s me.” That’s the case.
But, LBR is important. It’s a tonne of fun and there are always people up for it on some level. As such, I’m continuing to schedule them and will even show up I’m sure. My appearances are just going to be sporadic for a little while (much like my WoWing in general). With that in mind, I asked both Healblade and Repgrind if they would be contacts and both graciously accepted. Their contact information is on the LBR page, and I can’t thank the two of them enough for looking after things in my absence, especially when the two of them can almost always be counted on to be in attendance and bring both wisdom and laughs. Kinda suits the LBR model (not that I ever bestowed much wisdom).
I’m trying to work on more chapters of Posthumous. Yesterday’s was honestly written ages ago, but I kept forgetting to pull the image from my computer. Yes, I’m obsessive like that. I couldn’t publish it without that little raptor image. I’ll see what I can do about posting more soon. It’s a matter of getting the writing bug and the time to dedicate to writing it.
Saw an article that Trivial Pursuit is putting out a WoW edition later this year. That’s exciting. Combines two things I happen to enjoy a lot, and Mrs. Amateur is a trivia addict (and an Illidan damn wealth of knowledge to boot). I can see it ending up in our collection in no time…barring an elaborate price tag. Personally, I’d like to see them replace the pie with a generic character that has spots for Legendary weapons instead of pie slices. That would be sweet.
Speaking of Legendaries…I think I got the quest that starts Tarecgosa’s Staff with Tum. I doubt I’ll get past that first part, much like Siori’s daggers. I know folks were willing to help me, but if I’m not on much…let alone when others are, it’s kinda hard to complete. But, I’m ok with that.
I guess ok is probably the best way to sum things up all around.