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I Got Procrastination On My Procrastination

If there's one thing that's particularly dangerous to double-dip, it's procrastination. In this case, we start with my playing City of Heroes. Then I participate in the 3-4 hour Numina Task Force. I notice I only generated a quarter of a level during all that. On some subtle level, I panic. Before I know it, I'm hanging around the City of Heroes message boards with a side trip to YouTube. Tuesday evaporates. Procrastinating from procrastination - now that's a penultimate paste of time.

"What the heck are those?"

So, can I reach level 50 during the upcoming Double Experience Weekend? Lets assume a default rate of a quarter level every 3 hours - a level every 12 hours. Double experience makes that every 6 hours. Given 36 hours during the upcoming Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, that's 6 levels. Not bad, but I'll still be 4 levels short of my goal.

Maybe not. Much like the mighty Arcanaville of the City of Heroes forums, I'm afraid I've allowed the math to blind me. The formation of my base math assumes I'm getting xp at the same rate I did in the Numina task force. Actually, I was fighting even-con stuff throughout that - chances are I'll be fighting much higher level stuff during the weekend. What's more, I'm underestimating my fellow players' capacity to introduce me to the path of least resistance.

It'll be a hectic weekend for this addict, but methinks level 50 more within my grasp than I realize.

Alright, time to take the laptop downstairs. Only by prying myself off my main rig do I have any hope of getting any work done.


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