Horoscope Review: Free Personalized Daily Astrology From Adze.com
A Pioneer's Website, Improved
Today, quite a few astrology sites will calculate your transits daily and for free, but one of the first sites to do it, starting in 1995, belonged to the late, flamboyant astrologer Adze Mixxe. A recent site update "in honor of the Mayan calendar" has greatly improved Adze.com, although the graphics designed in 1994 are unchanged. The site's most attractive feature is still its "Personal Daily Horoscope" option. Go to "Adze Mixxe Daily Horoscope" to "Gadget" and click "Edit Settings" at top right of the turquoise bar. Enter your birth information and it figures the position of the planets at your birth and compares them with the current, always-changing planetary positions, called "transits," and gives you an instant personal daily horoscope.
Because it's totally computerized and Mixxe wrote only very brief and quirky interpretations for each aspect, this isn't the most useful personal horoscope around. Mixxe died in 1997 and the site treats his words as a sacred legacy. Were he competing with all the other horoscope sites today, he'd likely expand or refine on what he wrote. For example, for the aspect transiting Pluto square natal Jupiter, he advises, "Challenge motivations," a phrase so vague it can't be called "wrong," but it's not very helpful to me either. Another said, "A good tactic is lawful progress." Curious. Yet another aspect advised reading You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay, so I did. I can't say it hurt me.
The aspect calculations are accurate, and because the planets all move at different speeds, Adze's general and personalized advice, although cryptic, is correctly categorized as useful for either hours, days, or weeks. Because planetary aspects change daily, your horoscope for the day might consist of several sentences or just a few. Perhaps realizing that not every horoscope fan knows the astrological symbols, the site update has removed them. Technical details for each bit of advice are still accessible through a link.
The update includes a page listing your options: a daily Sun-sign horoscope, your personalized horoscope, Sun-sign compatibility readings (called "Love Stars"), the current moon phase, and list of planetary positions for the current month. Adze's site also still sells computerized horoscopes through a link called "Adze's ScopeMart." A unique offer called "Adze's Clubhouse" lets you buy unlimited computerized horoscopes, delivered instantly, for $39.95 per year.
Sylvia Sky, experienced astrologer, reviews online horoscope and psychic sites for quality and accuracy. Copyright 2010-2013 by Sylvia Sky.
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