Author Archives: Alas

Not with a bang but a whimper

This is the way a guild starts This is the way a guild starts This is the way a guild starts Not with a bang but a whimper. -With apologies to T. S. Eliot So. I’ve restarted my old guild on a … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Alaskah

So I’ve been playing SW:ToR off and on for a few months now. It’s been more on than off lately, not that anyone in my guild would be able to tell it since gaming is certainly a thing that has … Continue reading

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More shit I’ve come up with

Me: I think we should start some new characters. At: Oh? Me: Yes. A tank and a healer, I think. At: Why? Aren’t we already doing that? Me: Well, you haven’t heard the brilliant part of this plan. At: …. … Continue reading

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Wherein I Have an Announcement

So I say last week that I want to make blogging more a part of my life again and then put up two throwaway posts before falling off the face of the earth for a week. Sounds about right for … Continue reading

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My new home

Or maybe this is just where I’ll leave Alas if/when I log out of the game for the last time over. Sure there are some spiders and their webs and sure there are some undead idiots prowling about, but I … Continue reading

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Flipped a switch

So I had been contemplating a rant regarding the biggest source of frustration and /headdesking in my life right now, that source being the new receptionists at work, all of whom are so incredibly stupid that I’m not certain how … Continue reading

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Friday Five: Things on my mind

I miss blogging. It’s been a long time since I have made this form of writing a part of my daily, weekly or even monthly life. I am aiming to change that, though God only knows what nonsense I’ll come … Continue reading

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Profession-centric leveling and why I shouldn’t do it

So I’ve been on Moonrunner for a while, right? And when I switched servers from Azuremyst I got all, “I don’t need to pay real money for transferring all my alts! I will just roll new ones!” This was all … Continue reading

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Lady in Red

Alas ditched her ugly pink and green Outlands getup and went red: I think this is a change we can all live with. As fun as it was being a nerve-jangling eyesore (for about five minutes), I find a return … Continue reading

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2014: Hope

As a followup to my last post, I want to talk about my One Word for 2014: Hope. As I mentioned previously, this is going to be quite a bit more personal than last year’s word was, and probably emotional, … Continue reading

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