I thought I would grace you with my presence since Syrana is taking a short hiatus and removing the sick germs from herself. What have I been up to? I bet everyone is waiting with anticipation.
Last I posted about WoW was when Syrana asked me to answer a few questions. One of those questions was about what I wanted to accomplish in 2010. I basically said that I wanted to get both the Salty and Chef titles. Looking at what I had left, Chef should be simple to grab first. It turns out that I got Salty first. I really didn't spend a lot of time trying to catch that rare fish. I usually just logged in on my laptop during football games on Sunday and fished while I watched. I'd say it was probably 4-5 hours total until I finally caught that Dark Herring in Howling Fjord. I've read comments from people who've taken almost 40 hours to catch a rare fish. Crazy. Sadly, I still haven't got the Chef title yet, but I really haven't tried. I did take a quick WoW break for a few weeks to play other games.
The other games I played during this time were Mass Effect 2 (which I finished and posted about), Eve Online, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (bought it on Xbox Originals), Heavy Rain, and..I hate to admit it..even some Harvest Moon: Animal Parade. This doesn't include a bunch of games from Gamefly that I tried like Prototype, Halo 3: ODST, Guitar Hero 5, Infamous, and others. I also did some more genealogy research, which always takes up some time. Nothing major was found, but I did organize a bunch of my source information and scan a bunch of old documents and photos, which is good for future research. Exciting stuff.
Now that I'm back to playing WoW a bit more, I've been trying to level up some alts that I've had for awhile. Liviya, my Night Elf rogue, on Eitrigg is one of them. After I transferred my Alliance off of Eitrigg to another server, I had none left. It turns out my father-in-law is playing Alliance more often over there, so I created one to give him someone to play with here and there. She is currently at level 41 and spec'd Subtlety since I dabble in BGs while I level. I also have a level 46 Human Warrior that is mainly my bank alt for my Level 80 Hunter, Gertbee. Her professions are Enchanting and Tailoring so I can DE all the gear he gets, etc. Unfortunately, now I'm getting gear that is too high for me to DE. I finally got her professions up to 300, but now I need to hit 50 so I can learn the next level. So, I'm trying to do that. And then with my 80 Hunter, I'm just mainly doing the Tournament dailies so I can get my rep up. I also jump onto Sideshow for a few hours and do a few things on him. I am an officer over there and there are some good people, so I can't just completely not play.
Yesterday I jumped onto Gertbee to see when the next Wintergrasp was since I just needed 30 more Stone Keeper's Shards until I hit 300 so I could buy a Black War Mammoth. When I logged in, as always, the battle was in progress. Fortunately, it looks like it just started. I jumped in, grabbed my quests, and ran towards the fortress since we were attacking. Less than 5 minutes later we were in the door as I got [Within Our Grasp]. Talk about luck. It was actually amazing that I even finished some of my WG dailies since we handled it so fast.
Jumping between these keeps me interested and keeps me from getting too bored. Plus, a good injection of other games and hobbies keeps me busy. Anything exciting you've been playing?
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