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2-08-2010 @ 1:14PM
Sup useless comment.In regards to the article, I agree that the decision made was the correct one. Account sharing is flat-out not a good thing for any guild, due to the ease with which it could end up being banned, thus putting any of those BoE items they asked for to total waste.Of course, the immediate kicking after the second inquiry into the axe may have been a bit sudden and perhaps hasty, but in the end, I think the decision was definitely for the best. Guild rules shouldn't be circumvented, and accounts shouldn't be shared. That can only end poorly, really.
2-08-2010 @ 3:00PM
If you're uncomfortable as a guild with having people account share, then I think in the end the kick was probably the best thing. This group may not be a good fit for your guild, and your guild may not be a good fit for them.However, I think the original reason for kicking the person was kind of stupid, especially since there is no indication that anyone asked him or her about it and tried to get clarification. I mean, really. Even if it HAD been the same person, maybe they didn't realize it was bad manners to do that? Maybe they though the original answer to their question meant "of course, but a bit later." When you just go and kick someone out because you perceive them to be doing something disingenuous, that IS unfair. The correct action in this situation would have been to ask them about it, instead of coming to a conclusion as officers and then just kicking the person with no explanation until someone asked.
2-08-2010 @ 4:02PM
Hmm, well, when I was young I asked my dad if I could have a toy car, he said no... So I asked my mother if I could have it, my mom bought it for me.... when my dad saw that we were bought the toy car later... well... lets just say I couldn't sit down without pain for a bit... Then I learned that if I ask for something from one of a 'team' you souldn't ask another if you don't like the answer.In this case, if you asked and the GM said he's thinking about it or looking into it... you shouldn't be asking someone else...
2-08-2010 @ 4:16PM
@GromYeah.. but that shouldn't be a kick though, it should be an automatic no on the request and no new requests for N weeks. I mean, your parents didn't disown you and throw you out on the street when your father saw the toy being bought. Unless the guild was pretty hardcore, I have to say, a kick seems like an overreaction to me just for that. The account sharing is pretty icky, especially when people can collude like that, but that is a separate issue.
2-08-2010 @ 9:16PM
@Grom: You doing that as a child does not automatically mean this person is doing it on purpose. And even if they DID, it still doesn't warrant a gkick.If the guild doesn't want account sharing going on, that's one thing. But they didn't kick this person for that, and honestly, I think it's a pretty minor offense, and it sounds like someone went into an indignant rage and kicked them because they felt they didn't have enough respect for the guild authority.
2-08-2010 @ 9:22PM
Wow - accounts could be banned for account sharing... *sighs*Let me refresh you on the ToS: Specifically this section:BLIZZARD MAY SUSPEND, TERMINATE, MODIFY, OR DELETE ACCOUNTS AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON OR FOR NO REASON, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU.Looks like *every* account could be banned. Keep the BoE's then... Topics like these crack me up - you have married couples who have access to each others "REAL" accounts (banking, investing, mortgage, etc) - and you get worked up about them sharing accounts... in your virtual world? Guilds are srs biznz.I swear - half of the time I hear guild rules like this I wonder how long it will be before you need to provide a computer that ONLY accesses WoW through a leased direct line to Blizz headquarters, secured in a temp controlled room that requires retina scanning before entry. No browsers are allowed on the computer or email clients. Must not have any additional usb / firewire ports. Must have OS installed and locked by guild tech-guy. Srsly. Iz game. U play. 4 Fun. Try to balance appropriately. -D
2-08-2010 @ 9:29PM
LOL - even more humor:There are no BoE Epic Axes past level 70 (either 1H or 2H). Drama over BC crap?-D
2-09-2010 @ 8:35AM
This is a good reason for kicking that player. He intentionally went behind the Guild Leaders back after being told to wait on a decision by the guilds officers. This showed a disrespect of guild leadership and I frankly do not believe that the member in question did not know this was the wrong way to go about guild business. Even if he was sharing his account with a peer they why did the peer also ask about the same item to another guild officer? This is beyond belief and coincidence which is justification of a /gkick because the member is an untrustworthy liar. Wash your hands of all involved and know that sometimes culling the herd is better for all concerned in the long run.
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