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7-21-2010 @ 8:21AM
Let me get this straight... feral druids are basically WoW's furries ? I think I just finished levelling my bear alt...Okay on a serious note - there is definitely a level of class solidarity in WoW - and I think it applies to all classes, at least on our main's because that's the one we most identify with, particularly those of us who roleplay and make our progress through the game part of a narrative. And it does seem to link into spec, the moreso when those specs are rarer choices.On my afflock I feel a bit joy everytime I see another lock with a fellpuppy out. Of course locks don't engage in ... frolicking but flirtation to opposite sex characters is common and with same sex, an indication of mutual respect is likewise par for the course. /bow and /salute usually.Of course, if you happen to be pug'ed together ... then it becomes an instant challenge to see who will get the highest DPS.
7-21-2010 @ 8:38AM
I cop a feel on every aff lock I find (aka inspect) and /hug them. We seem to be a rarity these days, especially as PVE.Of course, they get more respect if they are gnomes.....and most likely, a /dance.
7-21-2010 @ 8:51AM
...marry me ?! :P
7-21-2010 @ 8:53AM
I see affliction locks everywhere, certainly not a dying breed
7-21-2010 @ 9:11AM
Not long ago they barely existed at post-level 80. Heck when I hit 80 I had frequent complaints in my guild that "affliction can't be competitive" and "I've never seen a level 80 lock who wasn't destro before". That has changed, affliction can now once more top the DPS scores regularly (in my regular 10-man group the only one who usually beats me is the hunter) - but it is definitely the hardest of the three specs to play, it's a spec that requires continuous concentration and massive situational awareness to do well. Needless to say - doing well has ended the complaints :P Even now though, afflocks are still very rare, at least on my server. If I see ONE other fellpuppy in a week it's remarkably high. There's plenty out in the world because it's still one of the best levelling specs, but at level 80 or above nearly every lock is destro, most of the rest are demo. Afflocks are the rare elite.
7-21-2010 @ 9:58AM
Gnome love to Raven! AFF was the worst lock spec with WotLK, but some of us stuck with it. I think it was 3.3 that fixed us with the Felhunter love.My gnome has been AFF her entire life (created around BC release). Leveling as AFF on a PVP server is a necessity, and some of us never get over it :DDemo is like playing a gimpy hunter, and Destro is simply a fire mage with a pet. I mean no disrespect to players that like these specs, but I want something a bit more fun and thought provoking. Both those specs make me feel like Im /facerolling my keyboard.My apologies for taking away from the druid post....my bear enjoys tanking heroics for new 80s and getting busy in weekly Dalaran DruidLoveFests.xoxo,Styxi, Gnomish Warlock of Stormrage.
7-21-2010 @ 4:18PM
I always enjoyed Affliction more, but when they killed siphon life/ immolate, I dual spec'd into destro for my damage taste. I like both actually, now, though I'll always be affliction at heart.I don't really wave or whatnot, but I just LOVE the sound of the dreadsteed. :)
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