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The Queue: The cool guys {WoW}

May 9th 2011 8:18AM What happened to the drama mamas this week? They take the day off for Mother's Day? I love their articles.

15 Minutes of Fame: Air Superiority Squadron's Tenj takes ganking to the skies {WoW}

Apr 21st 2011 2:34PM I expected to hate him. Heck it sucks to get killed like that buy you play on a PVP realm. don't like it, transfer or reroll elsewhere. It looks like a lot of fun.

Shifting Perspectives: Tanks, bribes, and player behavior {WoW}

Apr 13th 2011 1:40PM Allison,

I think this kind of hits the nail on the head. I only recently got into tanking for Cata but I've been playing warlock DPS for a long time.

I remember the days when your reputation meant everything. If someone ninja'd from a 5 man they were lambasted in cities and on the forums. Heck I got into a few guilds based on my reputation or being someone who devotes themselves to the guild and their advancement.

Every day I do my random and maybe an extra if a friend needs a tank. I find it frustrating that I can complete one run flawlessly and without complaint but my next run I will be harassed because ONE pull didn't go right or someone decides I'm not going fast enough and pulls a second group.

I enjoy tanking but I've found my desire to do more than my one daily dropping drastically.

Win loot from WoW Insider and {WoW}

Mar 29th 2011 1:57PM Man, It'd be awesome! COME ON RNG GODS!

The WoW Insider Show Episode 183: Patch 4.1 on the PTR {WoW}

Mar 1st 2011 1:46PM I've tried it via itunes and downloading the mp3. iTunes errors out and doesn't download any of the insider podcasts but the mp3 will start downloading and playing and failing 1/4 the way in.

The WoW Insider Show Episode 183: Patch 4.1 on the PTR {WoW}

Mar 1st 2011 10:46AM Same, No matter the type I use. Itunes, stream, it all fails about that point.

The WoW Insider Show Episode 183: Patch 4.1 on the PTR {WoW}

Mar 1st 2011 10:13AM Is anyone else getting like 5 minutes in and the podcast fails?

Breakfast Topic: How has reading WoW Insider changed your game experience? {WoW}

Mar 1st 2011 9:29AM I've played off and on since vanilla as well. Being an avid console player I knew about sites like gameFAQs and participated there. I figured there was something for WoW and started searching. Most were cumbersome sites. WoWinsider was a nice blog/newstory type site that didn't just give the information it usually explained it for those of use who didn't "get" it.

I played a warlock almost exclusively. Sure I leveled some alts (never really past 60) but I've been a lock since beta. Last month I decided to roll a tank to accompany my BF for leveling. I choose warrior to 58 and then switched to DK. I'd never had a lot of experience with Melee let along the DK's. Sure, I knew the basics but I just didn't get some things.

I found wowinsider a super helpful resource. Most of my searches would bring up very old information or it would only be for one spec, and usually not what I was looking for. I found wowinsider really helpful to "get my feet wet". I finally understood why there seems to be different information about blood tank and why frost is the way to go. It gave me a base so I can goto other sites and understand whats going on.