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Real Neat Blog Award

February 15, 2017

Zeirah nominated me for this Real Neat Blog Award that’s going around. It’s a good thing she did, since I seem to need inspiration and/or a kick in the behind these days in order to get a post up.

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So there’s 3 things involved as part of the award:

Thank and link the person who nominated you.
Answer the seven questions your nominator has provided.
Nominate 7 other bloggers and create 7 questions for them.

Ok, first off, thank you Z! Everyone make sure you go read Z is for Zeirah, she has a lot of fun and loves to share it with us all.

And then, her questions for me:

1. If you couldn’t blog about Wow anymore, what would you blog about?

Hm, probably my dogs. They are my best buddies. I occasionally post pics of them on Twitter (@acehawkblade)

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2. What’s the best and worst thing about blogging?

The best is definitely the friendships I have made in WoW because of it. I have joined guilds and raided at the highest difficulty with people I’ve met through blogging, and even been to Disney World with guildmates and been Maid of Honor at a wedding between blogging friends! All of whom I would not have met if we didn’t all blog.

The worst is feeling guilty when I go weeks between posts. I kept up a two or three posts per week schedule though for what, 6 years? I probably should at least make an effort to get up one a week though, that shouldn’t be too onerous.

3. What’s your favourite achievement in WoW?

By favourite do we mean the one that was most fun to get, the one I’m most proud of, the one I don’t have but still want? The most memorable to me are ones that friends and I did together. Remember when you had to skill up weapon skills? One of them was no weapon, or fisticuffs. So a friend and I went out to Borean Tundra, removed our weapons, and slapped some elementals or something around. I know I posted about it but I dug through the archives and haven’t found it yet. It’s there somewhere, I swear! OH! WAIT!!! I found it 😀

4. How long have you been playing computer games?

Wellllllll ….. do I have to tell? Kids these days won’t even know what a Commodore or an Amiga is. And there was this thing called ‘dail-up’ that hogged up your phone line so no one could call you, and then your Mom would freak out because your phone was busy for hours and call the cops to come check on you. Oh. Yeah. They don’t know what a landline is, either. I also had to walk a mile in the snow, uphill both ways, for a bio break. Really!

5. If you could have one day to do anything in, what would you do?

I’m not very exciting, I’m afraid. I have these days frequently on the weekends, where I just hang out at home with my doggies and we pile into the recliner with the remote, the tablet, and some snacks and watch reruns all day. This one channel has been running all-day seasons of White Collar the last three Sundays, so we’ve been watching that after I get home from church.

6. What’s your favourite food?

Tacos. Hard shell, none of this soft shell stuff … gotta have that crunch.

7. Where do you prefer to go, Mountains or Beach?

The beach is ok, but … mountains all the way. I’m no vampire, but I’m very much NOT a sun-worshipper, either. I also don’t like to swim and we won’t talk about the whole ‘middle-aged woman in a swimsuit’ look. Give me trees, hiking boots, a nice trout stream, pond or lake, and a good pair of binoculars for bird/wildlife watching. Heck, just send me back to Yellowstone, I didn’t get to see a wolf last time I was there.

Now I have to nominate 7 people. These may not all be strictly WoW blogs, but they have all played at one time or another.

1. Big Bear Butt
2. Sportsbard
3. Gnomecore
4. Kamalia et alia
5. Superior Realities
6. Bio Break
7. Misdirections

And the hardest part, coming up with 7 new questions for them!

1. Do you have a favorite mount or type of mount? (horses, dragons, mechs, etc)
2. Do your characters have individual personalities?
3. Transmog, yay or nay?
4. Do you have pets?
5. What is more important to you, a good storyline or plenty of endgame activities?
6. How did you get started in blogging?
7. What kind of car do you drive?

That should do it! Whew! I’d better get back to doing actual work now before I get into trouble. 😉