Category Archives: Leadership

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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On Returns

Ah, BlizzCon. An exciting time even for those of us who are keeping up only by virtue of Twitter or gaming news sites. Exciting even for those of us who haven’t been logged in for several months. I won’t even … Continue reading

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disconnect

As many of you will know, I used to be the GM of a little guild called Eff the Ineffable (and before that War Within a Breath). When I burned out on WoW in general and Cataclysm in particular, I ended up … Continue reading

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Bag and baggage

After my last post, a concerned friend hit me up on gtalk to tell me that I perhaps wasn’t being dodgy enough about my secret location. After all, she had no trouble hunting me down! And indeed, based off the … Continue reading

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Alas, former GM

As I may have mentioned one or two million times before, I’m no longer the GM of Eff the Ineffable. Last Friday was the first time I spent any real amount of time in the game when other people in … Continue reading

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Relief

After what felt like an eternity of waiting, the Effers finally had someone step up and declare themselves for taking over as GM. I’m so relieved that someone is willing and that I can feel comfortable in believing she will … Continue reading

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See the flames begin to crawl

December 2 has been a banner day for me for the last dozen or so years. On December 2, 1998, I met At online. Didn’t know when I went looking for that argument in a chat room to blow off … Continue reading

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Unintended hiatus

So, uh, I guess it’s been a week since I last posted anything and then I didn’t even have the courtesy to let that something be mine. I have noticed a distinct lack of WoW in my life lately, and … Continue reading

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So you want to be a GM? (part 3 of 3)

You can read the first and second parts of this series by clicking the links. Last time I wrote on the topic of being a GM, I closed with saying that I wanted to talk about guild requirements. In the … Continue reading

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Wait, do we need any Effing officers?

A few months ago, as you might recall, Eff the Ineffable moved to a structure where we brought in officer-type positions in order to help ease the burdens of a guild grown suddenly larger. Two months down the road, we … Continue reading

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