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path of exile

Path of Exile: Updated My Toxic Rain Pathfinder and Possible Return to Aura Stacking?

After my disappointment with my attempt at my own build using a Cast on Critical Strike bow Ascendant, I decided to take a closer look at the real core of what I was going after: a use of Asenath’s Chant. Asenath’s Chant, while rare, is a pretty cool item and I noticed it was used on a bunch of Toxic Rain builds. As I now have two of these, I decided to give this build a 2nd try.

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path of exile

Path of Exile: Cast on Critical Strike Ascendant Bow Build Thoughts

As I mentioned, I decided to try building my own version of the build that Mathil1 has been doing on his stream these past few days, except as a Scion/Ascendant. I was starting to encounter some issues just as I was approaching Cruel lab in terms of squishiness and overall damage issues. So I decided to use another Scion who was past Merciless lab and see how it would feel.

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politics

Why Did Hillary Clinton Lose in 2016?

So I found an article on Yahoo talking about why Hillary Clinton still finds her loss to be unclear. While there maybe some foul play with the Russians, voter tampering, etc., I think the fact is that even without those, there still was a good amount of Trump supporters. Or perhaps, I should say Clinton protestors.

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path of exile

Path of Exile: Harvest Coming Back and Random Thoughts

I read a day or two ago how Harvest will be making a comeback in a new form in the next league or two. While little had been said about the implementation, what is certain is that it won’t be in the current form. With that in mind, I wanted to ramble a bit about how I would like it to appear along with various things that I’ve been muddling about.

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music

The World of Music Mourns The Passing Of Eddie Van Halen

Today, October 6th (technically 7th since I’m writing this starting from 12:09 am PST), Eddie Van Halen passed away from a long bout against cancer at 65. It was first reported from his son Wolf Van Halen but felt around the world of music.

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personal

Slow But Satisfying Day

Last night, I managed to finish off William Gibson’s The Peripheral, which meant I would ultimately have a lot more spare time. Or at least a new project of my choosing. So I decided today, after having finished my pot roast, to finally get my crab legs and seafood boil on.

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pro-wrestling

World Wrestling Entertainment – Not A Wrestling Company But A Marketing One

Recently, with the WWE issuing an edict to its wrestlers for not only forbidding them to use monetizable social media platforms like Cameo and Twitch, but overtaking them and getting a cut, the situation has made me think about what the WWE truly is: a marketing company. It is this format where over the years, my overall interest in the company has declined to the point where I barely keep up with news compared to my earlier years where I was obsessed.

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television

South Park: The Pandemic Special

I had been catching up on my South Park since it’s now available on HBOMax. Thus, I had been eagerly anticipating the newest season for a while, although the last seasons had been a bunch of hits and misses. The starter episode entitled The Pandemic Special probably has hit home harder a lot of the key points since the COVID-19 started.

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personal

Cooking Vs Eating Out

With my recent change in status to employment, I had been cooking more than ever. It was a big personal challenge and life goal of mine to make the transition from depending on fast, instant and frozen foods to becoming my own chef. The benefits have been massive in improving my confidence as an individual, feeling useful, eating what I desire and actually learning a great deal. But there are costs that I realize associated with this too.

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games

Boom Beach: Mega Crab Weekend, Current Status and An Idea For New Building

Friday came with a good start to the Mega Crab weekend where I pushed both accounts to grab a LC24. I ended up staying at low levels on the Mega Crab just to not push my resources until my upgrades make a little progress.