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3-06-2010 @ 4:15PM
I abandoned Auctioneer a while ago, and I'm glad I did. I think most articles about auction house mechanics assume it's the only game in town, as did I, but I came upon Auctionator a few months ago and I'm thrilled with it. Auctioneer was, even in it's lite configurations, a resource and memory hog, and it always had more stuff than I needed, despite lots of activity on the AH.Auctionator handles scanning, price management, posting, and many other events (and when it comes to selling, I think it does a better job than Auctioneer) and doesn't bog down my system. You may want to mention it as an alternative.
3-06-2010 @ 4:48PM
Agreed.Auctioneer is good Auctionator is better, at least for my purposes.
3-06-2010 @ 5:30PM
Agreed.I switched to Auctionator quite some time ago after they had upgraded Auctioneer to this version, which is overly complicated imo. Auctioneer used to be an easy to use addon which did not require you to study what the heck those millions of options actually do. I can understand the hardcore AH players wanting all the options, but for me it became a case of not being able to see the forest for the trees anymore. And apart from having it check what items were worth for me, the main reason I used Auctioneer back then was that it could also scan the AH for hugely underpriced items which I would buy up and resell. They took out that option when they upgraded to this one (...why?! I still don't get why they would leave such a hugely popular function out). I also very much dislike the interface Autioneer sports now, it's messy and unclear at a glance.So yes, switch to nice and simple Auctionator for me, I love it. Even if it does not do the underpriced items finding thingy either.
3-06-2010 @ 5:31PM
I only use Auctioneer for the "percentages" on the right side for buying that show me what is the best deal regardless of stack size. Is there a lighter addon that allows for this same function. It is literally the ONLY thing I use the addon for.
3-06-2010 @ 6:14PM
Horses for courses:Auctioneer= ScalpelAuctionator= Butter KnifeQA3=Some other type of cutlery, you get the point. I actually use all three of these and Addon control panel so I can turn them off when raiding. What would be nice is if these authors got together and made one auction addon to rule them all. Combining the intuitive interface of Auctionator with the features of Auctioneer and QA3.
3-06-2010 @ 8:26PM
Yeah I stoppped using auctioneer for over half a year because of its confusing system and how much memory it was using. Then I switched to auctionator, really easy and friendly to use. Auctioneer sucks.
3-06-2010 @ 10:37PM
@mcgruber: QA3 = canon with knives instead of shot.
3-07-2010 @ 12:27PM
I use auction addons only on my bank account.
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