Category: Reviews

My Last Binary Day (probably) #NerdNewYear

So in addition to being Veteran’s Day, today, November 11, 2011, happens to be the last “Binary Day” I am ever likely to live through.  There have been 36 so-called “Binary Days” in the last 11 years (9 each in 2000, 2001, 2010 and 2011), where all the days of the date (except the century) …

Pottermore Cheats Update: Potions are Better now, but the site still has a way to go

I don’t know if the people from TH_NK read my post about cheating on Pottermore by purposeful failing at potion making, or one of the many other online forums posting about the issue, but a few days after my post went live, they posted on the Pottermore Insider blog that potions are being tweaked. Today Sara …

Pottermore Cheats: Earning more house points through failure then success in potion making

UPDATE 9/14/2011: TH_NK has updated Pottermore so that you no longer earn house points when you fail to brew a potion, this simple fix nullifies the cheating method mentioned below, Hurrah! I’m going to preface what I’m going to say below with the statement that I am not putting this post up as an invitation …

Memories of Spelling Bees gone by.

So tonight was fun.. Amazing how things can bring back both such fond and such painful memories at the same time. I went to a play tonight, “25th Annual Putnum County Spelling Bee” and they were looking for volunteer spellers and I was chosen. Fond memories of being on stage again, little bit of improv …