Jul 16th 2010 8:26PM I had a very similar situation happen to me. I ONLY have my real good RL friends that play on other servers and/or live far from me friended through RealID. That's just the way I play. Well, I was chatting with one of my friends (a guy, I'm a girl) and he invited his current GF into the chat. Now I know this person RL, but we aren't that close. After the chat ended and he logged off, she gave me her email and said I could add her, but I didn't. She hasn't said anything, at least not to me, but I sometimes wonder if she got offended that I didn't add her.
Jul 1st 2010 2:11AM I think this GAME will not allow me to get the Green Proto Drake.... ever. Going on 17 months now. It's all because I have the Big Love Rocket. Everytime I hatch an egg, Blizzard says, "Nuh-uh, you aren't getting it... you used all your Luck getting the Rocket."
May 25th 2010 5:37PM If I'm on my tank and I'm "not going fast enough" for the dps and they pull for me, I give ONE warning. On the second time, I tell them that they obviously don't need a tank and drop group. I WON"T put up with the gogogo guy.
May 19th 2010 6:13PM Thanks for the reply! I'll go read up on that. Sad that this can't be done tho.
May 18th 2010 12:05AM I'm looking for a n addon. If anyone know of one that does this let me know. Is there an addon that gives a sound effect for when something you are tracking shows up on your minimap? For example, if I'm an herbalist, and a node of lichbloom or icethorn shows up, I heard a ding or a ping or something? Than I can look, see where it is, and fly (or ride) to it. So I don't have to stare at my map while flying. Anything at all that does this or anything like it?
May 12th 2010 8:26PM "... that people ignore if the tank and healer are actually ready and just pull without checking."
Let. The. Tank. Pull. PLEASE for the love of all that is Holy. Unless you are asked specifically to pull, LET THE TANK PULL.
May 4th 2010 3:51PM I was coming to make the same post. Really Bad Form WoW.com :(
May 4th 2010 12:47AM Hmm, I'm not sure when Dan wrote his, but I wrote one as well... don't remember the specific date, but it was before Burning Crusade, cause I remember updating it to reflect the new level cap once it came out. Here's Mine:
Advice, like Epic Gear, probably just wasted on the Newbs
Horde and Alliance who play World of Warcraft:
If I could offer you only one tip for the future, headgear would be it. The long-term benefits of headgear have been proved by raids and parties, whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience. I will dispense this advice now.
Enjoy the power and beauty of leveling. Oh, nevermind. You will not understand the power and beauty of your trek to 70 until you have reached that level. But trust me, in 70 levels, you'll look back at screencaps of yourself and recall in a way you can't grasp now how much possibility lay before you and how fabulous the trip really was. You are not as weak as you imagine.
Don't worry about future expansions. Or worry, but know that worrying is as effective as trying to gank a rogue 30 levels above you. The real troubles in your game are apt to be things that never crossed your worried mind, the kind of patches that blindside you at 5 to 11 am on some idle Tuesday.
Do one thing every day that gets you experience.
Don't be reckless when playing with other players. Don't put up with people who play reckless with yours.
Don't waste your time on mount envy. Sometimes you're ahead in gold, sometimes you're behind. The grind is long and, in the end, it's only money.
Remember compliments you receive when playing your class. Forget the insults. If you succeed in doing this, tell me how.
Keep your lucky rabbit's foot. Throw away the Shriveled Heart.
Don't feel guilty if you don't know how to spec your character. The most interesting people I know didn't know at level 10 what they wanted to do with their characters. Some of the most interesting level 70's I know still don't.
Get plenty of enchants. Be kind to your matching gear. You'll miss it when it is gone.
Maybe you'll do Battlegrounds, maybe you won't. Maybe you'll have alts, maybe you won't. Maybe you'll delete your character at level 40, maybe you'll /dance the day you ding 70. Whatever you do, don't congratulate yourself too much, or berate yourself either. Your choices are half chance. So are everybody else's.
Enjoy your spec. Use it every way you can. Don't be afraid of it or of what other people think of it. It's the the one thing that makes your character your own.
/Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but the top of the mailbox.
Read your quest log, even if you don't follow it.
Do not read the forums. They will only make you feel bitter.
Get to know your guildmates. You never know when they'll be gone for good. Be nice to the real life freinds you've brought to Azeroth. They're your best link to the outside world and the people most likely to talk with you outside the game about WoW.
Understand that gear comes and goes, but there are a precious few items you should hold on to. Work hard to bridge the gaps in level and bank space, because the higher level you get, the more you will want the trinkets you had when you were lower level.
Play one a PvP server once, but know that it will make you hard. Play on a PvE once, but know that it will make you soft. Do Quests.
Accept certain inalienable truths: Auction House prices will rise. Devs will nerf. You, too, will gain levels. And when you do, you'll fantasize that when you were lower level, prices were reasonable, the classes were balanced and players respected their guild leaders.
Respect your guild leader.
Don't expect anyone else to support you. Maybe you have a high level alt. Maybe you'll have wealthy guildmates. But you never know when either one might run out.
Don't mess too much with your UI or by the time you're level 70 it will be a cluttered mess.
Be careful whose sevices you buy, but be patient with those who supply it. Service is a part of the economy. Dispensing it is a way of taking a skill, dusting it off, painting over the ugly parts and recycling it for more than it's worth.
But trust me on the headgear.