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5-17-2010 @ 2:39PM
"Posting damage meters means you have abnormally small man parts."Frost... you are my hero.
5-17-2010 @ 5:16PM
5-17-2010 @ 5:19PM
This, this and more this. The only thing that infuriates me more than meters in randoms is an antsy dps yelling "gogogogog" every time we stop for more than 5 seconds.
5-17-2010 @ 5:20PM
Agreed.And look, even if you're a dwarf, that's still no excuse.
5-17-2010 @ 5:21PM
/secondI’d also like to say, as someone with a hunter, if you are a ranged DPS like a hunter or mage who constantly pulls off the tank where the melee are unable to position and then spam your damage meter like you are some group savior, your man parts are exceptionally small.You do not get to flash recount data when the others in the group have to worry about positioning and then are forced to chase down the mobs with the tank because you are too stupid to control your threat.LOVED THE POST…As someone who has tanked or healed most of Wrath, I have only recently rediscovered my hunter, and I cant believe I shelved him for so long. Great post for any class!
5-17-2010 @ 5:27PM
Amen. As to your first paragraph, it's painfully true. I was in a random BFD group the other day on a 1 billionth alt. One of the ppl was a lock, lvl 25. No BoA gear, obviously a newby to the game as they didn't really have any sense of a 'rotation'. (lot of wanding going on :P ). The tank was a total asshat bashing the lock for his dps, acting like this was ICC or something. I felt really bad. Told that tank not to be a douche but he wasn't hearing it. Some people lose site of the 'game'. Fun, escapism and all that. Was the wanding a little annoying? yeah. Was it really slowing the other 4 of us in all BoA gear down? not at all. Just have some fun, stop and enjoy some old content and let others have their fun too please.
5-17-2010 @ 5:42PM
Not just a hero, a role model that fellow hunters should aspire to be.
5-17-2010 @ 5:48PM
Similarly, if you won't switch targets to any adds that need to be downed during a boss fight because "I gotta keep my numbers up" and the group ends up wiping because not enough dpsers are attacking the adds, then you are a d-bag with man parts so small, even gnomes laugh at you.
5-17-2010 @ 5:51PM
@IkarusYeah, I love the people that spam damage meters in lowbie dungeons. Because everyone has to know how leet your dps was in Wailing Caverns. *eyeroll*
5-17-2010 @ 6:00PM
Sometimes, when announcing the loot rules, etc. at the beginning of a raid in which we have several pugs, we will include that posting Recount data in any public channel is grounds for immediate booting and replacement. When everyone there is geared enough and skilled enough, the easiest route to failure is someone feeling like they have to focus on their number instead of their job.
5-17-2010 @ 6:02PM
On my shaman I started getting bored healing low level instances. Started auto-attacking things (that weren't going to kill me) between casting heals.It's a bad thing when you top the meter that way :/
5-17-2010 @ 7:25PM
/rapturous applause.Because... totally. Same rule also goes for people who says "Anyone got Recount?" when they just happen to be top of the list just says to me, hey, look, you have Recount too, I know it, you know it, eeeeeeeeveryone else in the group knows it. Knock it off.The trouble is, as I see it, that a lot of men (and, mainly, boys) have this sociological compulsion to prove that they're men but the concept is largely dead, certainly in the context of sitting in front of a computer and pressing some buttons. Run into a burning building and save some children, against all the odds perform surgery on someone and save their life, raise a child to know the difference between right and wrong and maybe you'll be "The Man", but doing something stupid to make your numbers higher than someone else's and you're nothing more than a weasel with weaselly ways. It all reminds me of one of my favourite quotes, as far as I know attributed to anon, "Having a penis is a great responsibility, which is why I think most men shouldn't be allowed to have one".
Agreed with Dashifen :)
5-17-2010 @ 9:18PM
/agreei also believe there is only one other time damage meters should ever be posted.once the run is finished, everything is looted and everyone is about to go.
5-17-2010 @ 9:49PM
Signed, signed FOREVER.
5-18-2010 @ 8:36AM
I laugh when meters are posted in raids. Especially by a support class *glares at Retadins*. Then I tab over to dispells.Retadin that just linked DPS meter: 0 dispels.The healer that had to heal though all the crap the Retadin didn't dispel: some insanely high number.Way to play your class. O_o
5-18-2010 @ 9:03AM
When I'm on my resto druid and somebody asks for recount (which doesn't much happen at 80 anymore, thank goodness) I always post the healing meters. This causes me to be at the top and the dps at the bottom, which almost always causes the dps who asked for meters to wail, 'I'm at the bottom??? Whaaa! Your meter's broken!"This is especially hilarious when leveling up healers and running into recount addicts during deadmines (or any other lowbie or mid-level instance). When said dps figures out I've posted the healing meters I always act innocently surprised. "You want to see dps? For heaven's sake, why? Who cares about dps?"
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