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12-27-2010 @ 8:14AM
My deal breaker are the idle animations. In particular the female Night Elf... Why? Why? WHY did they take the strong, confident Night Elven female and turn her into Barbie the bouncing bimbo, why on the titan's green Azeroth would a women just stand there and 'bounce' if she's not in a wet T-shirt contest?I have never been able to get past level 20 on either male or female night elves specifically because of the animation.And don't even get me started on female gnomes and the pink pony puff hairstyle *shudder*
12-27-2010 @ 9:26AM
This. 100% this. The bouncing is just so unnecessary.
12-27-2010 @ 11:10AM
I remember back when Sylvannas had a night elf model, and I would be running quests for her and Veremathras... It just seemed so wrong when she would be talking about the domination of the Forsaken and the death of the living... then bounce idly.
12-27-2010 @ 11:24AM
I have to admit, the male casting animation is the worst in the game, could never get past level 15 on a druid. So as long as I didn't roll anything that cast as a male, I was gold.And as for the bouncy bouncy, you all need to sossh, its fun and shows that there not the hard ass's we have come to believe.
12-27-2010 @ 12:25PM
Maybe I'm just a... well a guys, but I particularly like bouncing.
12-27-2010 @ 12:50PM
I agree on the bounce. I love it. It never gets old for me. The worgen sniffing and the male night elf shoulder roll/twitchy thing is bad. The one thing you are missing about the female night elf bounce is it's clearly meant as a distraction to the opposing faction. ;)
12-27-2010 @ 1:46PM
Same with unable to play Night Elves (and I play mostly female characters); the idle animations and emotes for what's supposed to be a race that shocked the Orcs with how feral and ferocious they are, stoic and serious after long millennia...Have you seen their /clap emotes? Then the bounce idle, it just drives me insane. The stripper dance (yes, I know the actual influence, but still) is also a turn off. Because they were the only Elves at the start of WoW, they got stuck with the "have to be stereotypically cute and sexy!" crap despite the awesome lore surrounding them. Blood Elves didn't make that better.I also can't stand the rendering for their hands, either gender; it just seems -really- bad compared to a lot of others, unless in long sleeves and gloves all the time.
12-27-2010 @ 4:59PM
I always thought the bouncing was not sexy but more "Hurry up and pull, I have to pee!"
12-27-2010 @ 8:13PM
It is impossible to vote this comment up enough. I HATE the female Nelf idle animation.
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