Dec 15th 2009 4:11AM @jfjb
The snarky attitude does nobody any good.
What mind-mapping is supposed to accomplish is provide a way for you to commit a brainstorming session to a more preservable or shareable medium, while trying to preserve the fluidity of free-thinking. I will grant the process works better for me with more intuitive tools than a computer program, a keyboard and a mouse (I prefer pencil and paper, or whiteboard and markers), but in the end it's really a matter of learning how to use the tools.
In other words, mindmapping isn't a synonym for thinking; it's a synonym for remembering. A thing that the best head can't always do, inebriated, moldy, sober or otherwise.
Nov 16th 2009 10:41PM Just moments after acquiring my first stack, I found an unsuspecting 80 human paladin in the SW AH named "Barracus." True story!
And what a testament to Mr. T's badassery...the buff lasts through Druid shapeshifting!
Sep 3rd 2009 7:09PM Just want to add a bit of praise to the fire; I pulled my druid off of the back burner with 3.2 and the new druid forms, which was pretty much exactly when this series started. While I don't believe it's been a conscious decision per se, I've found that between juggling work, levelling all my professions in realtime, and fiddling with my main to procure some heirlooms/gold I've managed to literally level with this guide; I've hit all the appropriate levels (20, 30, 40) within a day or so of each new article's release. I just turned 40 last night and dual specced into boomkin, and according to this lovely piece of work, I see now that I don't have to worry about a deluge of new abilities to learn while getting used to the changes in playstyle.
If I may, I'd also like to say that www.restokin.com is a FANTASTIC companion site to this series of articles. I know it's been mentioned before but a shout-out every week might help with readers who jump in half-way. ^_^
Anyway, thanks so much for all your great work Allison!
40 Balance/Feral NE
May 26th 2009 4:25AM Sooo...no battle.net account and mains on a server not on the list means just a rolling restart?
It's looking like a good WoW night here in Tokyo!
Aug 29th 2008 8:13PM "With the ubiquity of wifi hotspots, particularly in major cities, it's not difficult to get an internet connection when you need one."
The statement is getting beat up enough, but why not add a couple more cents?
Here in Japan, with the exception of one subway line in Tokyo, there is NO ubiquitous wifi. However, 3G was born here; we've had it since it started in 2001. I've already lost count of the number of envious comments my friend with the iPod Touch has made while I'm downloading apps or checking mail right in front of him. The carrier of the iPhone over here has already bowed to the howl of outrage over the "flat rate" data plan and instituted its already-existing "no less than X yen but no more than Y yen a month" plan.
So yeah. Cheap 3G everywhere makes the iPod Touch obsolete.