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6-02-2010 @ 2:35PM
Some sort of improvement needs to be made! I agree with JaneLame, a mechanism must be put in place to allow party members to kick AFK or D/C folks from the party on a shortened timer such as 2-3 minutes. You can complete an instance in the time it takes to allow you to kick a party member with the current 15 minute rule.I recently had a run of Heroic Forge of Souls where a member D/C just before the initial pull, we couldn't boot him because we had to wait 15 minutes. As we were all over-geared we were able to 4-man the instance, but it would have went a lot faster had we been able to replace that DPS slot with someone who was participating in the instance.I have initiated a vote to kick people if they are not keeping up be it healing, DPSing, or holding aggro while tanking. I am a pretty patient person and will whisper the individual and see if they have all their stuff configured correctly or if something is going on. After 2-3 wipes caused by this individual I do Vote to Kick! With that said, I have had folks enter a dungeon and say "I have never done this one" or "I am kind of new at this role, let me know how I can improve" and I will not kick them...everyone has to learn somehow! Generally folks who open with these type of statements are very receptive to input on how to improve.
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