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  Ruin - WoWWiki - Your guide to the World of Warcraft
Ruin is a warlock talent, considered to be the cornerstone of the Destruction talent tree.
Ruin is most commonly teamed with Shadow Mastery in a 35/5/21 build, which focuses more on the Shadow Bolt spell as the warlock's source of damage (Talk:Ruin).
Ruin is often contrasted with Unstable Affliction as short-term DPS vs. long term.
www.wowwiki.com /Ruin   (409 words)

 the worst horse: Songs of reverie and Ruin, "the first Buddhist punk band"
Ruin's music still sounds great today, even a bit timeless for that of a band born in the early days of punk.
Ruin on stage: Damon is visible to the left.
And ruins are what is left when a new society tears down a pre-existing one.
theworsthorse.net /ruin.html   (7743 words)

  Ruins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ruins is a term used to describe the remains of man-made architecture: structures that were at one time complete but which have either been deliberately destroyed or fallen into a state of disrepair over time due to the action of weathering and lack of maintenance.
Ruins can be fortifications, places of worship, or remnants of houses, storehouses, or other buildings, or even entire cities and towns.
Ruins can also derive from official decrees of government, such as the case of Beverston Castle, where the English parliament ordered significant destruction of the castle to prevent it being used by the opposition Royalists.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ruin   (375 words)

 IN RUIN : the official site   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Ruin began as the side-project of then Iconoclast vocalist Terry Collia in December 2002.
The early music created by Collia and In Ruin could most comfortably be aligned to the 'neofolk' or 'dark folk' genres, as clear influences from such seminal acts as Death In June, Current 93, Of the Wand and the Moon, and Strength Through Joy were present.
In Ruin anno 2005...work continues towards the new In Ruin album, "Frustrations." The band hopes to be completed with the album by the summer.
homepages.wmich.edu /~t0collia/in-ruin/history.html   (354 words)

 Road to Ruin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Road to Ruin is the fourth album by the Ramones.
This is their first album with Marky Ramone on drums, after original drummer Tommy Ramone left due to fatigue from touring.
However, Tommy (credited as his birth name, Tommy Erdelyi) stayed to produce Road to Ruin, as well as a brief comeback for 1984's Too Tough to Die.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Road_to_Ruin   (431 words)

 Modern Ruins Photographic Essays - Shaun O'Boyle
Ruins are a window into human histories, they tell the tales of the past through the architecture and objects left behind.
Ruins capture the imagination with their ability to tell stories, the rich language of architecture opens a window to the past, a poetry of architectural spaces, structures and found objects capture past events and offers them to the keen observer.
One of the more powerful aspect of ruins is the subject that is missing in the photographs; the people who once worked and lived in these spaces, their presence can still be felt in the architecture and discarded objects.
oboylephoto.com /ruins/index.htm   (384 words)

 Ruins of Modernity: Conference
Indeed, ruins began to be perceived and preserved as ruins only during the Renaissance, when the awareness of historical discontinuities, the demise of ancient civilizations, raised the status of traces from the past.
Walter Benjamin drew a parallel between the ruin in the realm of things and the allegory in the realm of thoughts, for both ruin and allegory speak of a disruption in the relationship between form and meaning, to the point that semiotics becomes a wasteland.
This rich body of approaches to ruins illustrates vividly the extent to which the ruin is predicated on a particular gaze cast upon it.
www.umich.edu /~iinet/ces/ruins/conference.htm   (1391 words)

 Ruin The World - News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ruin will be playing the April 21st Local Licks show hosted by 93.3 the Bone's Debbie Sexxton.
RUIN is on the move and we will be at a club near you!
RUIN would like to thank Tom, Johnny, Industry Six, Unblinded and all of our friends and family who came out to “show us some love” on Friday night at Tom Cats.
www.ruintheworld.com /News.asp   (1803 words)

 ruin - Definitions from Dictionary.com
ruins, the remains of a building, city, etc., that has been destroyed or that is in disrepair or a state of decay: We visited the ruins of ancient Greece.
Ruin, from the verb meaning to fall to pieces, suggests a state of decay or disintegration (or an object in that state) that is apt to be more the result of the natural processes of time and change than of sudden violent activity from without: The house has fallen to ruins.
When wreck is used in referring to the ruination of a person or his or her hopes or reputation, it implies irreparable shattering: “Coleridge, poet and philosopher wrecked in a mist of opium” (Matthew Arnold).
dictionary.reference.com /search?q=ruin   (579 words)

 Rough Edge: Age of Ruin CD Reviews
Lo and behold, five years later, and Age Of Ruin are quickly making a name for themselves across the globe for their metallic blend melodic metal and hardcore.
Additionally, Age Of Ruin actually rock out in the musical space that is usually left untouched by nearly all metal, hardcore, and metalcore bands.
Age Of Ruin's four song demo is an aural blast of hardcore and thrash guitars with a touch of atmospheric doom for good measure.
www.roughedge.com /cdreviews/a/ageofruin.htm   (758 words)

 MySpace.com - MY RUIN - La Ciudad de la Ruina, California - Metal / Rock / Southern Rock - www.myspace.com/myruin
Things couldn't have looked better for My Ruin at the time, or changed as quickly as they did than on the eve of the first day of recording when Tairrie was involved in a life changing car accident in which she nearly lost her left arm.
The disc will also include a mini movie of My Ruin “In the Studio” with never before seen footage of Miss B recording vocals for the new album as well as a very personal video/photo film she put together documenting her accident from the injury to the recovery.
Her voice alone in its power could grab you by the throat and throw you against the wall, the force of the personality and strength of Tairrie B ever present in its brash and enticing deliverance.
www.myspace.com /myruin   (3999 words)

 Blackjack Promotions and the Risk of Ruin
The table shows that the risk of ruin with 137 units before 3000 hands are played is 5%.
The table shows the player should bet 1/116th of their bankroll for a probability of ruin of 10% before 3000 hands are played.
Regardless of the bankroll size, the player should not bet more than 1/116th of their bankroll if they want a risk of ruin of less than 10% and plan to play 3000 hands.
www.winneronline.com /articles/june2001/acropolis_blackjack.htm   (813 words)

 The Mogollon Mimbres -  TJ Ruin
TJ Ruin is one of the largest and best preserved Mimbres sites still in existence, yet it is largely unrecognized (LeBlanc and Whalen 1980; Stuart and Gauthier 1981:175-258) if not unknown, and no formal survey or ground plan of the site has ever been prepared.
Certainly the TJ Ruin was not unknown to locals and seems to have been visited almost as often as the Gila Cliff Dwellings themselves (McFarland 1974; 1967:12) before road construction into the area channeled visitation to the cliff dwellings.
Without a program of excavation and interpretive development at the TJ Ruin, there cannot be meaningful archeological evaluation of the site and its full significance in the regional prehistory; professional and public interpretation will be hindered and incomplete.
www.mimbres.com /tjruin.htm   (1211 words)

 PHOBIA OF RUIN: Treatment and Hope
To add insult to an already distressing condition, most phobia of ruin therapies take months or years and sometimes even require the patient to be exposed repeatedly to their fear.
1: phobia of ruin: a persistent, abnormal, and unwarranted fear of ruin or ruins, despite the understanding by the phobic individual and reassurance by others that there is no danger.
2: phobia of ruin: a strong fear of, dislike of, or aversion to ruin or ruins.
www.changethatsrightnow.com /problem_detail.asp?SDID=2414:1395   (1438 words)

 USATODAY.com - 'Belle Ruin' rings with laughter   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Belle Ruin is her third novel about Emma Graham, a girl obsessed by crimes left unsolved in the sepia-toned past.
Called Belle Ruin by the locals, the spectral remains of the crime scene capture Emma's imagination.
Belle Ruin's strength is as a showcase for Grimes' wry and wacky humor.
www.usatoday.com /life/books/reviews/2005-08-30-belle-ruin_x.htm   (488 words)

 The Archaeology of Cactus Ruin: A Paper Excavation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Roy’s Ruin was excavated in 1988 by the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center as part of a large excavation project, which consisted of sampling 14 archaeological sites.
Roy’s Ruin is located on a mesa top in the Sand Canyon area.
It consists of a masonry rubble mound, a kiva depression, a collapsed tower, and a midden.
www.crowcanyon.org /EducationProducts/CactusRuin/lesson_plan.html   (1129 words)

 Michigan's Environmental History - Ruin and Recovery Reviews
Ruin and Recoveryshould be a must for every North Woods Call reader, their kids and grandkids.
Throughout, the vivid detail not only helps paint a startling description of the ruin, but it also helps readers appreciate how the recovery efforts staggered on with some successes and many failures.
Ruin and Recovery is an important contribution to the state's history and leaves the reader wanting to know even more about Michigan's mercurial past."
www.mecprotects.org /reviews.html   (637 words)

 Digital Ruin CD Reviews
The new Digital Ruin doesn't oversimplify its new songs by falling into the same rut as all the other nu-metal bands (remember, I said Digital Ruin's style was "new-found" not "nu").
Digital Ruin's sophomore release, "Dwelling In The Out," is a blend of progressive metal with hard rock toughness that isn't afraid to admit it has a human soul, albeit a worried soul.
Digital Ruin's subject matter deals with the search for meaning, leaving the past behind, the dire effect of cold and impersonal relationships, the loss of the moral center of society, and a fear of the obscure and unknown future.
www.roughedge.com /cdreviews/d/digitalruin.htm   (831 words)

 AAW: Ruin Explorers Review
I was surprised by how much Ruin Explorers puts into its story; the characters (despite their rather silly quirks) are relatively straight, and their quest is nothing to laugh at.
There are also a few assorted flashes of artistic creativity that I rather liked; the prime example is a carnival flashback of a village festival involving rather horrific masks that operates both as not-so-subtle foreshadowing and a rather cool combination of incongruent images.
To sum up, Ruin Explorers is far from original, but starting out as a light fantasy romp and developing into a serious story, it isn't a bad tale either way.
www.animeworld.com /reviews/ruinexplorers.html   (1566 words)

 Urban Dictionary: I don't want to ruin our friendship
What a girl says when you have been friends with her for a while, but does not want to take the next step and become your girlfriend.
Polite refusal to engage in sexual activity with a member of the opposite (hell, this is the new millenium, or the SAME) sex.
Amanda turned down Melissa's proposition for a dirty weekend, saying "I don't want to ruin our friendship." Then she deleted Melissa from her Outlook contacts, her cell phone SIM chip and changed her phone number.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=I+don%27t+want+to+ruin+our+friendship&defid=754065   (565 words)

 "Gambler's Ruin" Calculator for Video Poker   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Thus you could very possibly walk away a loser from a game that is actually in your favor.
In video poker, gambler's ruin is especially relevant because about 2% of your total payout (it varies from game to game) is due to the royal flush jackpot, which occurs on average once every 40,000 hands or so.
Thus, even if the machine has a fraction of a per cent bias in your favor when you play them optimally (and some do, see my strategy article), the game will still be in the casino's favor as long as you do not hit a royal flush.
members.aol.com /lotsie/GamblersRuin.html   (326 words)

 Tree-Ring Dates for Charcoal from Ancient Indian Ruin Bolster Tucson Basin Archaeology
University Indian Ruin is only the fourth prehistoric desert site dated by tree-rings, and the first firmly placed in the Tucson Late Classic phase.
University Indian Ruin is a 656-by-427-foot area containing at least three separate room blocks and a platform mound.
The samples dated at University Indian Ruin had 35 to 65 rings and could be dated only because they overlapped in time and shared a strong climate signal.
www.ltrr.arizona.edu /archaeology/univruinstory.htm   (1045 words)

 purevolume™ | Far From Ruin
With honesty and passion as their driving force, this Canadian hardcore band plays music influenced by contemporary hardcore groups, such as Comeback Kid, The Promise, Figure Four, Terror, 100 Demons and Killing The Dream.
Apart from playing locally, FFR hit the road in the summer of 2004, playing extensive dates on a full Western Canadian tour with their friends in the amazing Winnipeg hardcore outfit Hollow Ground.
Far From Ruins dedicated work ethic and love for hardcore and its message will drive them to go all the way as the band plans to tour relentlessly in 2005.
www.purevolume.com /farfromruin   (268 words)

 Betatakin, A Photo Gallery by James Q. Jacobs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Betatakin Ruin, one of three spectacular cliff dwelings in Navajo National Monument, is located in the Navajo Nation in Northern Arizona.
In this view the ruins are in the deep morning shade.
Betatakin, Keet Seel and Inscription House are the three major ruins in Navajo National Monument.
www.jqjacobs.net /southwest/betatakin.html   (315 words)

 E3 06: Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin Preshow Hands-On - DS News at GameSpot
E3 06: Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin Preshow Hands-On Castlevania returns to the Nintendo DS in Portrait of Ruin.
This fall, Castlevania will return to the DS in an all-new adventure titled Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin, and on the eve of E3, Konami stopped by to let us get a hands-on feel for how the game is coming along.
Instead of collecting souls, the Portrait of Ruin characters will go back to a cash-based system, where you'll earn cold hard money by defeating your foes and will be able to spend that money on character upgrades and equipment.
gamespot.com /ds/action/castlevaniaportraitofruin/news.html?sid=6149099   (1050 words)

 MySpace.com - Ruin The National Southside Supastar - Atlanta, By way of Richmond,VA, Georgia - Hip Hop - ...
Ruin started scribbling in her notepad back in the fifth grade when her elementary school teacher encouraged her and other students to write and recite rap lyrics for the D.A.R.E program.
July '05 slated Ruin's rise to success as she entered the top 100 in R&B and Hip-Hop on the Billboard charts, holding the thirty-first spot for hip-hop and R&B. Ruin's My Life Style The Mixtape Vol.1 Hosted by Remy Ma released through Blaq Psyircle Ent.
BREAK Magazine published that Ruin's lyrics are "raw, intense" and that her music "is banging." Bumping into Wendy Day, founder of The Rap Coalition [helped sign Tupac to Death Row Records] and LOD Record Pool Conference sent Ruin straight to SEA Magazine.
www.myspace.com /ruinthemovement   (1190 words)

 Amazon.com: Undoing Ruin: Music: Darkest Hour   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rather, "Undoing Ruin" is a very satisfying listen which flows as smoothly and consistently as milk.
Undoing Ruin is a big step away from the sweedish melodeath inspired thrash of their first 4 albums.
Undoing Ruin is practically dripping in Metallica's song writing, Slayer's insane riffing, and Carcass' melody (from their epic Heartwork album).
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0009OUAIE?v=glance   (1504 words)

 6th Seal
As you passed along the streets, you saw shops of goods with the shopkeepers buried with them, some alive crying out from under the ruins, others half buried, others with broken limbs, in vain begging for help; they were passed by crowds without the least notice or sense of humanity.
The people lay that night in the field, which equaled, if possible, the horrors of the day; the city all in flames; and if you happened to forget yourself with sleep, you were awakened by the tremblings of the earth and the howlings of the people.
A great concourse of people had collected there for safety, as a spot where they might be beyond the reach of falling ruins; but suddenly the quay sunk down with all the people on it and not one of the dead bodies ever floated to the surface.
www.lightministries.com /id217.htm   (11657 words)

 NEWS: 10 Reasons to Buy Champions of Ruin
Vile Magic:Champions of Ruin presents a variety of spells and items that represent the darker side of magic in Faerûn.
Champions of Ruin provides details on people the PCs may have crossed, and the power that such a group's leaders can bring to bear when they decide to retaliate.
Evil with Prestige: Several of the prestige classes presented in Champions of Ruin -- such as shade hunters, fl blood cultists, and night mask deathbringers -- can function as perfect recurring adversaries for any campaign, or even serve as mentors for evil PCs seeking ways to enhance their own power.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=dnd/news/20050512news&dcmp=ILC-RSSDND   (756 words)

 MySpaceTV Videos: Search Results for Tag "ruin"
Road to Ruin - Sweet Child o Mine
This glitch is where you quit out of the first cut scene in crash and grab(turn off xbox, dashboard).
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