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2-14-2010 @ 3:16PM
I'm on an rp server, people pay crazy amounts of gold for things that just look cool that would sell for about 10 gold on any normal server.
2-14-2010 @ 3:27PM
Hell, on RP servers people will pay ridiculous amounts for gear that wouldn't even be worth auctioning on a normal server. :) There are certain "sets" of gear that can only be acquired in Eversong Woods (Scraggly Leather, etc.), and I got my Alliance bank alt's beginning funds on a new RP server by running a Death Knight up there and filling my bags with that stuff, over and over. It's not too bad if you have something to watch in the background, and while the vendors pay 2-4c per item, I was getting 1-2g on the auction house. An afternoon's worth of killing Treants got me ~100g from people who wanted the low-level matching sets for RP purposes.(I am not above admitting that I kept a set of each for myself. :)
2-14-2010 @ 4:42PM
Shoot, an entire afternoon and only about 100G? If you took that same DK and did leveling quests... especially the Outland ones, you'd make more than that in quest gold, and vendoring quest rewards. Plus, you'd have an extra level or two under your belt should you ever decide to take that DK to 80.Sometimes you need to look at how you're making your money, and ask yourself if there are more time efficient ways of doing it.
2-14-2010 @ 6:52PM
That's what we call opportunity cost, I'm willing to bet that Basil will go into that subject sooner or later. (Hmm, how much gold could I get from that bet?)
2-14-2010 @ 10:04PM
@Arktic, what I didn't mention was that I was there to acquire a specific set, and it took several hours for the last piece (the bracers) to drop. ;)
2-14-2010 @ 10:25PM
@NetheralI'm always like that. People talk about how they farmed all the mats for something in 5 days, and I relay onto them that they could have quested for those 5 days, and have double the amount of money they need to buy those mats. They never understand potential gain. xD
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