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Mists of Pandaria: Glyphmas 2012 for scribes is right around the corner {WoW}

Apr 2nd 2012 12:13PM Man, you got my hopes up. Figured there was news on the "Book of Glyph Mastery" situation...

Breakfast Topic: What would be your biggest Mists of Pandaria surprise? {WoW}

Mar 18th 2012 8:48AM Biggest surprise: It's being released before the end of this year. Even bigger surprise: it's being released before the end of this SUMMER

5 not-so-simple ways Blizzard can fix the World of Warcraft Auction House {WoW}

Feb 21st 2012 4:20PM Posts like these remind me of my FF11 days and it's wonderfully intuitive interface & shopping/buying system for their AH. Namely, a seller puts up an item for a price. A buyer then will turn around and search and search and search through a laborious interface trying to find an item. "Is that teleport spell under white magic or black magic?" "I see that Sword of Badassary is listed but, aww, it's greyed out so no one is selling it."
Then, once they finally find the item they want, they have to play 'high and low'. The buyer puts in a general amount they want to buy that particular item for. The server then looks through and determines whether or not there is an item available for that price or less. If so, the item is bought and the entire amount the buyer offered for the price (i think) is taken from them and given to the seller. If not, the server kicks back an error and they have to decide whether to increase their bid and try again or give up if it's getting too high. So, if a Copper Shield of Dumb was up for 50 gil and a buyer offered 100 gil for it, the buyer would lose their 100 gil and the seller would get an extra profit of 50 gil...I think, it's been a while.

Oh, and each major city had its own auction houses that, generally, weren't connected. If something was listed in Sandoria but you were in Bastok then you had to run all the way there (or get a guildie to buy it for you)
Oh x2, you were also charged a tax on your selling AND on your buying, and certain areas had a radically inflated tax compared to others (I'm thinking Jeuno)

Breakfast Topic: Do you have a crush on a minor NPC? {WoW}

Feb 16th 2012 8:28AM "Do you have a crush on a minor NPC?"

.....No! I'm not attracted to jailbait! I'm LordVashtal, not LordPedobear! Jeesh! Some people!

Breakfast Topic: What do you do while you're doing archaeology? {WoW}

Feb 15th 2012 8:12AM .......Pray.

C'mon, RNG gods! Please head my call! Twelve canopic jars and still no vial of the sands! Please, this time!..........Oh, look, another night elf digsite. Thou art cruel, and ANGRY gods!

Breakfast Topic: What NPC do you miss the most? {WoW}

Jan 24th 2012 8:20AM Though he's not really gone, persay, I miss Cro Threadstrong and his tireless war on the vagrant fruit cart. It's one of those nice touches that Cata didn't really have, and this saddens me. At least I can take heart buying an apple from him to smash on the alts I send through Shat.

Breakfast Topic: What WoW title would you choose in real life? {WoW}

Jan 10th 2012 8:21AM Either Merrymaker or Champion of the Frozen Wastes. Yes, that's right, I'm Santa Claus

World of Warcraft holiday sale is crazy {WoW}

Dec 6th 2011 9:14PM Bloody hell, i just bought Wrath and Cata for a friend's xmas a few weeks ago cuz I'd assumed the Starcraft 2 sale was going to be it as far as Blizzard holiday deals went. You fail me, Blizzard! back to wow...

Enter to win a World of Warcraft iPhone clip case {WoW}

Nov 23rd 2011 1:04PM FOR THE HORDE!

Breakfast Topic: How do you feel after spending time with archaeology? {WoW}

Nov 16th 2011 8:18AM Durnit, my sexy sexy comment gets eaten up by formatting again! Crom, to hell with you!