Feb 9th 2011 12:21PM @vocenoctum
Actually, the humans are cursed. If you remember the quests in Howling Fjord, you learn there that the curse of fless turned the Vrykul babies into squalling things unable to fend for themselves, so some of the women sent their babies away, which is the implied origin of humans.
That said, you are correct in that a lot of the other races have odd origins through this interplay and are fleshy as well. I think that the curse of "flesh" is more of an internal curse than we immediately assume. It's not just about the flesh that covers your bones, but about a weakness. Going from the triumphant creations of the titans to... being mortal.
However, mortality also brings with it passion and determination and inner will. It is those things that surprise the watcher and that's why he decides not to tell the Titans to destroy us. Kinda like Pandora's box. She lets out all these evil things - greed, poverty, hatred - and then she looks in the box and finds one last faerie - hope.
Feb 9th 2011 11:16AM Please forgive the psudo-religious connotation, but I always imagined the curse of flesh as being similar to the Christian idea of The Fall (you know, where Eve at the apple and mankind learned how to sin). Before The Fall, mankind was just as God wanted it to be, the perfect creation. In the same way, the earthen and the other creations of the Titens were created according to their flawless blueprint. The curse of the flesh made them... flawed.
Jan 28th 2011 12:06PM Dear Queue:
A while back, Blizzard talked about introducing a new feature where you could access your guild chat while not logged in if you had the advanced armory/auction house subscription. I haven't heard anything else, though, and I can't find any info on it. Did that get put on an indefinite hold?
(My appologies if this has been asked or talked about recently, I haven't been able to find any information).
Jan 20th 2011 12:04PM Adam - sounds like he was saying goodbye. *hugs*
Jan 14th 2011 4:17PM I just finished reading it, and I adore it. I knew I loved that man!
Jan 13th 2011 4:37PM You mentioned the DK's slows, but no one else's? Mages have lots of options besides the traditional Polymorph:
Slow (arcane ability)
Freeze (water elemental ability)
Cone of Cold (when glyphed/talented to act like Frost Nova)
Those are just the ones I thought off of the top of my head.
Jan 11th 2011 2:19PM @ Joakim
In my guild "Cat Agro!" is a perfectly acceptable appology for any wipes or abrupt AFKs.
Jan 6th 2011 4:41PM "Defeated a raid boss while wielding a fishing pole".... ;)
Jan 6th 2011 11:38AM Honestly, I always tend to take from my D&D experience when this question comes up. In D&D, you can only rez someone if their soul accepts the rez and if the deities allow it. If you have someone who has lived their full life and does not wish to return to the realm of the living, your rez won't go through.
I guess I figured that someone as powerful as a world leader and as wise as Cairne might have had a little chat with some powers-that-be about his options and choose not to return. Or maybe he's so powerful, BEING a world leader, that it takes more then a simple level 14 priest to bring back a soul like his. *shrugs*
Jan 4th 2011 8:36AM LOL! If we aren't doing well, my raid will usually insist that our MTs (a married couple) start drinking. The wife, especially, tanks better when she's well beyond the sober stage.... ^^