Confessions of a Closet Nerd

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20 Days of WoW Blogging – Your Favorite Outfit(s) and Whats In Your Bags

My bags and my outfits go hand-in-hand because I literally don’t throw anything away because I see some sort of use for most of it. There would be many nights that I couldn’t sleep that I’d farm old dungeons for the perfect dress to wear while sitting in Dalaran on my perch or to do the weekly raid and LOL at how I could still out dps people in some random set of greens or old tier that I’d equipped for the sole purpose of being fashionable or making a little extra gold.

I mean just look at how cluttered these things are? And this isn’t including void storage and the stuff that I shove into my guild bank or on my many alts. This is just Fayona’s stuff.

And now for the Fayshion show!

I can almost always be found in-game in some random outfit but these are the three that I love and currently rock the most. Far left what I refer to my “Waiting in Que” set in which I’m usually sitting in the middle of whatever major city I just happen to be in at the time or flying around doing Archaeology. Middle is the Vestments of the Summer set. Flamin’ hot and ready to go! And I may or may not have made a ton of gold dancing in this one day. Why? Dunno. But I’ll gladly accept any donations. Far right is my current transmog set of Mana-Sphere Shoulderguards, Robe of the Great Dark Beyond , and Cord of Belief with a Fanged Tentacle dagger. The outfit can be farmed in old Outlands dungeons and for someone that has the worst luck with drops, they were rather easy to attain. And the dagger is from the End Times heroic from that sneaky old Bishop Guy.

And with everything there are always rules with Fayshion. Number one, your hair must always be a Troll-hawk and dyed to match your outfit. Number two, whatever pet and/or mount that accompanies you must fit either the theme or color of your outfit.

NOW GO OUT THERE AND WERK IT IN THE NAME OF FAYSHION!

Previous Days 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13,14, 15, 16&17.

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20 Days of WoW Blogging: Things You Miss Post Cataclysm & Your Favorite Spot

Days 16 and 17 I’m going to combine because I’ve been slacking on this and because I’ve got the same answer for both prompts. Both the thing and place I miss the most post-Cataclysm is Dalaran and it just so happens to be the spot I love the most.

In BC, I never really hung around in Shattrath, mostly because it literally at the computer I had at the time to shreds so Dalaran was my first taste at hanging around in a neutral city. I remember questing in Hillsbrad and seeing this huge hole in the ground with a glowing purple dome over it and thinking about how pretty it was. I’d run to the dome over and over again hoping that some silly glitch would let me into it to explore it. Of course, now its just a hole in the ground because the city of Dalaran got catapulted into the air during Wrath.

Dalaran to me was everything. I spent countless hours on the stairs waiting for groups to form, inspecting other toons, doing dailies and waiting for friends to log on. The architecture and colors still take my breath away and there are a number of little nooks and benches to hide away in. Plus there is cake there. Cake! And fruit if you’re all into health food in MMOs too. During in-game holidays there wasn’t a huge struggle to find that obscure racial and class combination. To find it? Sit in Dalaran. Need to port to another major city? Dalaran could do that for you too. Argent tournament grounds? Run to the flight path and hang a left. Post-shattering, it seems like everyone is so spread out and I find it very boring and uneventful.

My favorite spot in game is there as well. There is a little apartment with a balcony upstairs from the bar that I spent the majority of my Wrath days in. I remember after killing the Lich King for the first time some guildies and I grabbed all the cake, booze and firecrackers that we could and sat on the balcony getting WoW-wasted and shooting off rockets. Much of my days were spent sitting in that apartment and waiting out dps ques, groups to form or searching for the books to complete the quests to get the Kirin Tor Familiar, which I’m still not done with.

Outside of WoW my favorite place is a little area in La Jolla not too far from my Chiropractor’s office. Its also not too far from where they shot the latest Real World installment here in San Diego. A lot of the beachy type places here aren’t the place to go if you want some serenity and quiet time. This area isn’t very secluded but its on a pretty steep street that most people are too lazy to walk down. Once a week I’ll go here to just sit, ground myself and enjoy the sound of the waves before heading home or back into work.

Previous Days 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13,14, 15.

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20 Days of WoW Blogging: Your Desktop Background

The goal is to be done with the challenge this week so I won’t be littering your readers and Twitter feeds in 5 days. Plus, I’ll have other topics to blog about! Fingers crossed.

Day 15 is simple. My desktop situation on the other hand, changes almost weekly because I like to keep things fresh. Leave it to me to make something as simple as a desktop image really complicated 🙂 At any rate, I get the majority of my images from Desktop Nexus. The variety there is pretty large plus its a really great community to be a part of.

This is my current image and I chose it obviously for my love of graffiti art but also it reminds me of playing old Nintendo games with my brother when we were little ones. Simpler and less complicated times.

Nostalgia.

Previous Days 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13,14.

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