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4-29-2011 @ 11:13AM
"I'm not especially keen on PvE and you don't hear me whining about having to do Utgarde Pinnacle and other Heroic dungeon holiday achievements. "1) That's because at level 80 you weren't asked to tank Ymiron as a clothie. Being asked to do things your role isn't suited for is common in School of Hard Knocks, though.2) You'd also be hard-pressed to find a PvPer who felt their gear made it hard to run a simple heroic dungeon, whereas the gear a strict PvEer has is going to be nearly useless in a battleground, as you seem to understand from your "killing zero-resilience players" comment.3) By pointing out that PvPers simply have to "complete" Utgarde Pinnacle, you're actually highlighting the fact that PvEers are asked to do something more than "complete" battlegrounds, which would be the truly analogous achievement. Instead, PvEers are asked to complete 4 tasks which are already PvP achievements in and of themselves, indicating they are a higher level of difficulty than just winning the battleground -- or finishing a dungeon.4) When someone simply wants to run a dungeon and has no interest in the achievement, they don't have to worry about being grouped with people who will spend the whole dungeon trying to do something that doesn't actually help you succeed.5) You'd be hard-pressed to find a PvPer saying, "Man, I've run Utgarde Pinnacle like 30 times and still haven't killed Ymiron!" In fact, the likelihood of getting it done, without issue, on your first try is incredibly high. This could not be said of the opposite scenario.So, thanks for pointing out that you don't "whine" when asked to "run a dungeon." I know that you were trying to make your point, but the reality is that you actually failed and found a single sentence that illustrates 5 points for the other side.
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