Posted in WoW Talk

Leveling a Priest

Here we go again, back to the drawing board. Just when I thought that my leveling days were over, I realize that I was wrong.
Way before I transferred to the server Blackrock, I decided to create a “test” character to experience what would be like to play on that server. That character was a priest by the name of “Globito.” (Don’t ask!)
Globito was played until he reached the early 20’s – from there on he went on a long, and I mean LONG vacation. He stayed in the low 20’s for months…only to wake once again in mid June ’09.
For some unknown reason, I always like to go “against the crowd.” I usually don’t play DPS classes, such as rogues, warrior, retribution paladins, hunters, etc. I did play a mage in Vanilla but he stayed at 60 – in nearly full epic gear and all. For some reason, I always find myself playing a defensive, self-sufficient class. Perhaps there’s an innate feeling in my head that leads me to think that I can’t play a DPS class, or I like the challenge, or I like the survivability and self-dependability of the class and role I choose.
So, a few sentences and a paragraph later, here I go into the topic of this post: Leveling Globito!
Since you know me and I know me, you’ll know that I am not leveling a priest as shadow…surprised? I hope not. I plan to level as Discipline/Holy – YES – as painful as this may sound for some. My idea, again, is not to DPS a mob down with two dots and a shadow bolt (wait – nevermind…); I mean, melting the mob’s face, but I plan to be different. I am having fun as discipline so far, and even more so in the lower level PvP brackets.
I’m still debating which talent point to use next, and I’m passing my hours on WoWHead’s talent calculator trying to figure out which is the best way to use my Discipline/Holy talents to level and do some PvP while doing so.
Here is one of the rough drafts for the talents I’ve chosen:

http://www.wowhead.com/?talent#bVcbhboZfbuZh

Anyways – without further delay, I end my blabber. I am sure to add more to this later as Globito levels up.

Posted in All Mac Stuff

WWDC Coming Soon!

With just a few days away from WWDC, rumors have been getting hotter as to what announcements and new products to expect to be released. We are all hoping that iPhone OS 3.0 will be released, since the seeding of iPhone OS Betas has slowed down dramatically, with Beta 5 being the last one released a few weeks ago. I am looking forward for a Snow Leopard demonstration, iPhone OS 3.0, new iPhone, an announcement about SIRI (let’s get that price UP!), among other cool announcements. I also expect Mr. Jobs to make an appearance, at least a short one.
Let’s see what WWDC ’09 has to offer.

Posted in WoW Talk

Going Chef

So I’ve gone around the world trying to gather as many recipes as I can find, and I can say that I’ve already hit the 100-recipe mark, which is the one required for Sous Chef, which is ultimately required for Hail To The Chief.
For the past few days, I’ve been doing the cooking daily in Outlands to obtain the Kickin’ it up a notch achievement.
My next difficult task will be to level fishing, since past my current skill level (235) it’s SO SLOW to level, waiting up to 4-5 catches for a skill-up. I will need some of the fish to continue to cook some of the recipes required for the achievements, and in order to also get the fishing achievements.
Have barely had time lately to play anything at all, with just enough time to login and do the daily.

Posted in Stock Market

Sirius

With GM going into bankruptcy, there have been lots of rumors and speculations in regards to the health of Sirius’s stock and the ability of the company to thrive. According to some of the reading and research I’ve done on the Internet, it seems that while GM played a large role in Sirius’ success, by no means it means that it paid all of the company’s bills.
I am personally invested in Sirius and plan to go “long” for a while in hopes of the stock to grow. I’ve heard not to put all my eggs on the same nest, but as a starting investor I still have low capital to diversify and see any substantial gains, so my idea is to purchase a stock (like SIRI) and hope for it to rise in the short/long term. Here is to hoping that the company does well and the stock goes nowhere but up.