The Holidays are Brewing

So, this time of the year is not only the busiest time in terms of my school responsibilities, but it’s also a busy time of the year for WoW holiday events.

This weekend, we had Pirate’s Day, and the start of Brewfest.

Brewfest lasts for 2 weeks, where I still need to earn a ton of tickets to get the total of 350 that I need to buy my outfit for the /dance achievement. Then, I’ll quickly go back and return all the clothing to get the other achievement I need (joining the brew of the month club), and maybe also get a pink elephant pet out of the deal… I skipped some holiday stuff in January & February (when I was writing my master’s thesis), so I won’t get my meta-achievement yet.

Next week, we also have the harvest festival. I don’t see any achievements for it, but I hear there will be food…

Then, in October, we have Hallow’s End (which I finished last year). The Day of the Dead falls on November 1st & 2nd (it’s new).

Then, in early November, we get the Pilgrim’s Bounty holiday (also new). I’m really excited about the Pilgrim’s bounty because that’s the Thanksgiving holiday event where we get a Plump Turkey pet to follow around our moonkin forms. What moonkin doesn’t want a plump turkey friend?

So, that’s what we have to look forward to over the next few months, and somewhere in there, I need to also complete my comprehensive/candidacy exams for my PhD program…

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3 Comments

  1. Chezza
    Posted September 21, 2009 at 12:18 pm | Permalink

    LOL, good luck with your candidacy application :)
    Trying to get the bulk of my Master’s Thesis written in next couple of weeks. Thankfully, all of the “work” is done, and I just have to write the paper. My materials and methods chapter was a pain to write (not really any citable documentation for the cluster I use), but I’m hoping to finish the chapter describing the algorithm tonight or tomorrow. That should be easier since I had to write something similar for a paper that covered the initial work of my research.
    Thanks for the heads up on the upcoming holidays and good luck with the Ph.D.

  2. Moohtree
    Posted September 21, 2009 at 2:50 pm | Permalink

    Good luck on the comprehensive/candidacy exams. Don’t hesitate to cut back on WoW time for that! I had to do that in order to be able to get into my Ph.D. program last year

  3. Posted September 22, 2009 at 7:31 am | Permalink

    Good luck on the exam!

    BTW – I sooo did not know you could give back the clothes after equipping them. I just spent 200 coins on the Brew of the Month membership, but I would have done the clothes first if I knew they were returnable. Dammit. I figured if I do the two dailies every day and the ram-barrel runs when they’re up, I’ll have enough for clothes next Thursday. *sigh*