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2-22-2010 @ 3:23PM
Why is there even an option of "Need" or "Greed" for Frozen Orbs? Everyone can use them, even before this patch goes live, and now everyone will want them. The only options for such items should be "Take" or "Pass". This is one time where I feel Blizz just didn't think it through. I have always been one that greeded due to it not mattering that much to me as I wasn't interested in taking the time to sell them via the AH. Even so, there should have never been a third option from the beggining. After hearing that we will be able to use them for the purchase of Frost Lotus I decided to just make a macro and inform pug groups of the situation. While I don't even have a toon that can use Frost Lotus for anything, my guild still needs flask for raids. This should help with the supply. I will now just need them, if people can't take the time to pay attention to their chat, I feel no pity for them.
2-22-2010 @ 4:10PM
After this change, frozen orbs should be randomly given to any player of the group. Much like Emblems are given automatically. This way the need/greed dramma is avoided.
2-22-2010 @ 4:36PM
Agreed. Trade and guild chat are already lighting up with reports. The corollary to increasing the value of a Frozen Orb tenfold is removing the opportunity for unscrupulous players to need on a item typically greeded, as well as preventing confusion or acrimony over proper etiquette. Blizzard must award Frozen Orbs via RNG rolls.
2-22-2010 @ 4:40PM
Due to difference server cultures some people needed and greeded, I just got used to which server did what based on who was in my group but I really wished everyone needed on the orbs in the first place. I used them regularly for icey prisms so I didn't like being needed from when everyone greeded.I am so glad WoW.com is now advocating to just need on the orbs instead of greed. It solves a lot of drama just having everyone need.
2-22-2010 @ 5:08PM
Why is there even debate over this anymore? My whole server (who used to greed) learned to click need within 2 weeks of the dungeon finder & being put in groups with people from other servers who need.
2-22-2010 @ 9:53PM
So far, Scherbaddie, players on the Cyclone battlegroup consistently select greed.
2-22-2010 @ 11:31PM
Anyone who chooses to Need an orb in my battlegroup is considered a jerk deserving of an ignore.Just take the option away, Blizzard. It's like asking us to roll on whether we want the gold looted from a vrykul's pockets.
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