Family Portrait

WoW Family Portrait March 08

WoW Family Portrait March 08

My sister posted this to me just now, it is a family portrait taken on the Kilrogg server before I moved my main over to Earthen Ring.  I think I was around 54th level or some such.

The players are left to right: Deaxter, Miserae, Normath, Pioncir.

We are in portland, ohio and california.  Is this the future of the family portrait?

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Is Torley my Nemesis?

So Torley Linden’s mind virus from earlier this year has had an effect on yet another evening of mine.

It of course started with a flavorful discussion of how all of our culture is on youtube and quickly degenerated to the Ukulele Orchestra of GB – Wuthering Heights (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSed1K-QNMc) and then of course to the original by Kate Bush herself in a weird proto mtv-esque sort of video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hv0azq9GF_g).

Fine, I say, I have the book at home. Then I get the idea that I want to watch the movie immediately and tonight so I search the nets.  Thinking the tubes are kind I find a full version online and start watching only to find out that it is subtitled Chinese.  My Mandarin is only just worse than my Cantonese and I was totally unable to follow even a word because the Chinese soundtrack was just layered over the English : – (

Sadness, but I did not give up.  Then mana from heaven… I find the whole 1939 Sir Lawrence version on…

wait for it…

youtube!  (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BTdQ3eomP8 part 1 of 15)

So at this point I am seriously considering cultivating a proper nemesis and seeing where that takes me.