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The Colosseum: Salinelol, shadow priest of Illidan {WoW}

Apr 26th 2010 8:10AM I'd play with him. He has a fragile self-confidence (based on statements like "I only do stuff I excel at."), so you'd have to stroke his ego a lot, but that's true of a lot of players. They only take criticism if it's bundled with a ton of ego-stroke.

Maintenance day loot from WoW.com {WoW}

Apr 13th 2010 8:24AM Do the pony!

Breakfast Topic: Design a unique healing spell {WoW}

Apr 9th 2010 8:45AM Healing Aura - all friendly targets gain 25*x life per second when they are 20-x yards away from the target. Lasts 10 seconds.

So, If you were 20 yards away, you get nothing. 15 yards away, you get 125 life per second. Right next to the healer, get 500 life per second.

The "25" number could go up with a glyph or a talent, of course, as could the "10."

WoW, Casually: Is WoW still fun? {WoW}

Mar 26th 2010 8:09AM "If you're having a better time in front of a PC than in a bar/restaurant/sports club/spa/concert... there's something wrong with you."

All of those things you list sound like the absolute pits. I don't have fun doing "social" things that are really just reasons to throw money away, especially those that result in intoxication and acting like a jerk. I'd far rather invite some friends over to play cards, go hiking with my community outdoor club, spend time coaching youth sports, set up a Habitat for Humanity day, or countless other things like that that aren't centered around blatant consumerism.

Guess there's something wrong with me. Good to know.

Patch 3.3.3 PTR: Random Dungeon Finder changes {WoW}

Feb 21st 2010 8:24AM Who's the douche bag here?

Those things aren't reasons to leave a group. They're reasons to have a chat with the player and point out what they're doing wrong and, most importantly, WHY. Most players don't read sites like WoW.com and are mostly trying to figure it out on their own.

A reason to leave a group is when someone is doing those things, you point out the problem, and then they go berserk, shouting insults in chat and then doing things even worse.

Even then, you should vote to kick them instead of just leaving yourself. If you leave, it comes off as you being a jerk. If they're kicked, at least they get the memo that they were the problem.

Call for Posts: What I want to see at BlizzCon 2010 {WoW}

Feb 9th 2010 1:30PM Solution to ninja-ing: all items are greed rolled by everyone. Another arrangement can be put into place if agreed upon by all members.

Scattered Shots: Grandpappy Frostheim on death knights {WoW}

Feb 8th 2010 2:32PM "Almost every single DK thinks it's necessary to Death Grip stuff away from the tank and onto them. I don't mind them committing suicide like that, but it makes the healers nuts."

When they die after doing this, we boot them from the group.

Breakfast Topic: What are your plans for Love Is In the Air? {WoW}

Feb 7th 2010 9:51AM Valentine's Day was around before Chaucer - he speaks of it as an old tradition in The Canterbury Tales. Who "manufactured" it then, the Holy Roman Empire?

Breakfast Topic: What are your plans for Love Is In the Air? {WoW}

Feb 7th 2010 9:49AM More like a Tic Tac amirite?

Encrypted Text: New Year's Resolutions {WoW}

Dec 30th 2009 5:11PM "Mining is just about useless"?

Prior to the addition of Toughness, I would have agreed with you. However, the Stamina addition that mining gives you is incredibly helpful and can often give you the edge you need. I've been very happy since switching to gathering-based professions and enjoying the bonuses they provide.