Duerma’s Void Storage Preview!

by Duerma Whistlescrew-Coilbrush

Hi guys! I’m totally excited to tell you about this new crazy thing!

So, earlier this month I was totally at a business conference with Pizmo at the Stormspire! You remember those ethereal Consortium guys, all bandages with energy inside? They’ve totally just been chilling in Outland, maybe because moving in on goblin business markets is tough or something. I dunno! But they have come up with a couple new services that are totally unlike anything the gobbos can give us! One is transmogrification, which I can discuss in a later post! The other, though, is…

Void Storage

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EXTRA! The Rose Ball ’11 Photo Album!

Late Night Update: we at the Bloomin’ Paper have been receiving pictures taken by other people at the Ball! Send yours in to be published by putting up a link to them in the comments section just below or send an e-mail to holtzmanneffect on GMail!

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Our hired cameramage has just sent us freshly-developed pictures from the Rose Ball ’11, so this will be an Extra edition of the Bloomin’ Paper, in special glossy paper and full-color images all over!

As a note: our photographer had just arrived from Outlands and had no idea of who was who at the ball, so if you didn’t show up in any of the pictures, rest assured it wasn’t personal. Also, he was forced to wear earphones throughout most of the event, meaning that if you tried to say something and was ignored, it also also completely not personal.

Anyway, flip the page and enjoy some of the highlights from the event!
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ANNOUNCEMENT: the Rose Ball ’11!

We laugh in the face of massive elementium-plated draconic underbites!"


Tell original stories for the delight of the Rose Ball attendees! With a theme to be announced at the time of the event, let’s see how good you guys are at making up stories on the spot!

Pet Show!
Think your pet is awesome enough to impress our judges? Let your scaly, furry, feathery friends strut their stuff at the Rose Pet Show II!
From your trusty steed to pet pug, all are welcome!

Fishing Contest!
20 minutes to fish up as much as you can from the delta right next to Mar’at. All rods/equipment/enchants are okay. Rarity of the fish determines the points they are worth, whoever has the most points wins a fabulous prize! Runners-up will also receive a trophy of some kind!

Dueling Tournament!
A perennial favorite, warriors from all across Azeroth come to test their mettle against the finest each faction has to offer! Do you have what it takes to stand at the end and wave your banner of choice?
(Medical assistance will be provided in case of missing spleens or other combat injuries.)

Larkspur Girls Concert!
The lovely buskers of Stormwind serenade party goers with an extra special live concert!

A battle of wits and cunning, put your intelligence to the test!

Quiz Show!
How much do you know about your world? Prove it!

What ball isn’t complete without an explosive farewell?

The big “Thank you!” from all the Rose members for attending our party.
First prize this year is the Vial of the Sands!

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Note to attendees: the Rose Ball is being recorded for posterity! If you see an Order of the Rose member carrying a Gnomecorder or a Super Snapper FX and /pointing at you, remember to look fancy and say “cheese”! A selection of the best pictures and/or footage will be made available to the public following the Ball!

Duerma’s Walkthrough of the Molten Front!

Molten Front, by Neutronimity @ Wowhead

by Neutronimity @ Wowhead

by Duerma Whistlescrew-Coilbrush

Hi guys! It’s been about 3 weeks since we started fighting on Hyjal! At first it seems pretty straightforward, but then you have to pick factions to help! And gathering all those Marks of the World Tree takes a REALLY long time! It’d be nice to know when you are FINALLY going to get that sweet item you’ve been eyeing since forever. Well, never fear! Whether you are nearly done or just starting, this handy-dandy guide is for YOU!

Getting started
First off, you have to have been to Hyjal before. They aren’t just going to let any schmuck off the street go to the Firelands, you know! Make sure you’ve helped out to the point that you’ve helped regrow the vegetation in the burned area! If you’ve gotten that done, then you’ll see a posting on the Call to Arms board titled, Guardians of Hyjal: Firelands Invasion! Accept the call and get your patootey to Hyjal!
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Chelody Chimes In: Our Fishy Friends

Enslaved murlocs in the Red Reaches

Enslaved murlocs in the Red Reaches

by Chelody Smallwing

There is a tragedy happening on shores across the world.

No matter what race you might be, there is one thing we all have in common. A desire to be free. From Night Elf to Forsaken, none among us wish to be enslaved to another’s will and we have fought back many a would be conqueror in order to preserve our freedom. Yet as you read this the murlocs of the Red Reaches and Greengill coast still live in chains, made to work for their scaly naga overlords.

It pains this writer to imagine what life must be like for the youngest of the murlocs. Baby tadpoles fresh from the water forced to join their parents as soon as they have legs, never understanding what it is like to swim free from the chains of servitude. That is a fate no child should suffer.
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Duerma’s Addon Extravaganza: Overachiever!

by Duerma Whistlescrew-Coilbrush

Hi everybody! It’s time to look at another totally awesome addon! This week’s addon is called Overachiever! One of my favorite things to do is to try to get shiny achievements for stuff, and this addon makes it way totally easier!

To be honest, I’ve been using this for so long that I feel totally lost if I don’t have it for some reason! It’s just so stinking useful! My favorite part about it is that it integrates seamlessly with the existing interface, so there’s no difficult learning curve or weird options to figure out – you just get it and go!

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