From Aldonza's Activity Log:
- Earned the achievement Giddy Up! for 10 points. 5/7/2011
- Earned the achievement Level 20 for 10 points. 5/7/2011
- Earned the achievement Cooking Award for 10 points. 5/7/2011
- Earned the achievement 5 Daily Quests Complete for 10 points. 5/13/2011
- Earned the achievement Professional Expert for 10 points. 5/14/2011
- Earned the achievement 250 Fish for 10 points. 5/22/2011
- Earned the achievement 10 Cooking Awards for 10 points. 5/30/2011
- Obtained Weather-Beaten Fishing Hat. 6/5/2011
- Earned the achievement Fish Don't Leave Footprints for 10 points. 6/5/2011
- Earned the achievement A Simple Re-Quest for 10 points. 6/7/2011
- Obtained Renowned Guild Tabard. 7/1/2011
- Obtained Tattered Dreadmist Mask. 7/1/2011
- Obtained Ancient Bloodmoon Cloak. 7/1/2011
- Earned the achievement Represent for 10 points. 7/1/2011
Continuing with this pattern had regular consequences:
- Earned the achievement 25 Cooking Awards for 10 points. 7/8/2011
- Obtained Jeweled Fishing Pole. 7/9/2011
- Earned the achievement Fish or Cut Bait: Ironforge for 10 points. 7/20/2011
- Earned the achievement 50 Daily Quests Complete for 10 points. 7/21/2011
- Earned the achievement 50 Cooking Awards for 10 points. 8/3/2011
- Earned the achievement Let's Do Lunch: Ironforge for 10 points. 8/7/2011
- Earned the achievement Expert Fisherman for 10 points. 8/10/2011
That is nice extra income. Aldonza is not a philanthropist.
Aldonza had been avoiding the I Need to Cask a Favor until she learned the trick of switching to walk speed to negotiate the steps and doorway at the end. The achievement reminded me that Aldonza can Teleport easily enough to any capital as needed, so expect the other similar achievements to fall soon.
Life as a Bank Alt at the various capitals has its differences. The mailbox in Darnassus and Stormwind is a bit more convenient than in Ironforge, but the combination of Auction House, Mailbox and Guild Bank is best in Ironforge. And I'm happy to avoid Stormwind. Aldonza likes being a Stormwind ex-pat. Another big advantage of Ironforge is its Limited Supply Recipe circuit as I learned from The Consortium. It's a great Gold/minute rate for a low level character.
By the way, the dailies have a Reputation consequence, too. Besides the capital city reputations, Aldonza is also earning tiny amounts of Guild Reputation, about 3 points each quest! Bank Guilds like mine typically stay level 1 for a long time. With Aldonza slowly leveling, some Guild XP is coming in and Sages of Tabasco is about halfway to level 2. Guild Achievements are also slow in coming, but because of her business, the first to actually pop is likely The Pen is Mightier, which is at 65% already.
Seeing other bloggers experiment with alts, such as Eccentria Jones's Mad Murray, inspired me to post this story now. I'll provide an update after Aldonza dings 35 and trains up her profession to the next stage.