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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby benebarba » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:58 pm

Who's got two thumbs, and has gotta figure out a way to stay up all night so that he can sleep most of tomorrow in preparation for working all night tomorrow?

<=== this guy.

But at least I didn't have to do it tonight too. Yay for night-shift build support. :/
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Klaudandus » Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:58 am

my raid had a minor implosion due to blade lord and people dying in phase 2 constantly...
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Sagara » Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:59 am

Ah, yes. The ages-old "personal responsibility" thing, I guess?
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Klaudandus » Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:21 am

Kinda, doesnt help that some of our people don't have the best connection to begin with...
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby benebarba » Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:16 am

extended maintenance, on the day I get to be home most of the day except the late afternoon and night. Again.

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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby djlar » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:31 pm

I haven't seen the light of day on any "sha touched" weapons at all, 3 toons, 3 LFR runs, 2 kinds of weapons available for each.

Hoping for the very low chance one drops from kill, then spending a coin on it.. so far empty handed on all cases.

My 30 sigils of power and 15 of wisdom gathering dust in the meantime.. when it drops I'll sure have the mats to get the gem.. LOL

This week was also a 100% drop rate of Gold on coin usage... 4 on main, 5 on first alt and 3 on second alt.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby halabar » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:43 pm

djlar wrote: I wish it was my enchanter at least..


I think I remember something about LFR gear not being DEable.

And of course, my shammy alt who is only in LFR for JC patterns and lolgear gets the Elegon trinket.. :roll:
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby KysenMurrin » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:59 pm

They're all DEable, they just don't give Blood Spirit on LFR mode.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby djlar » Tue Dec 04, 2012 1:46 pm

Makes me want to switch from skinning to enchanting... 320 int >>>>> 320 crit (or whatever crit skinning gives)
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Nooska » Tue Dec 04, 2012 1:49 pm

Wiping repeatedly on Elegon due to dumb mistakes, after getting to P3 with a,most perfect execution..
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby bldavis » Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:53 pm

off to utah, why is this a frustration?

i miss my alliance guild's third raid, and will have 5 days of youtube, facebook, and most importantly MTadin to catch up on! :(
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Sagara » Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:57 pm

Nooska wrote:Wiping repeatedly on Elegon due to dumb mistakes, after getting to P3 with a,most perfect execution..


I'm growing insanely frustrated with raiding at the moment. Despite dropping responsibilities left and right, the only thing I still get out of those are growing ulcers. Feels like raid leading all over again.

I think I'll up one of my ranged dps for a change of view in LFRs. What's fun and not too bad for now? Mages?
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Levantine » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:10 am

Well if MMOChamp is to be believed mages are officially dead after the last round of nerfs to combustion and critical mass.

My guess is Warlock atm.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Sagara » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:44 am

Levantine wrote:Well if MMOChamp is to be believed mages are officially dead after the last round of nerfs to combustion and critical mass.

My guess is Warlock atm.


According to the MMO-champ forums, EVERYTHING's dead. Mages, Warlocks, Rogues, Warriors, even our little dog! Blizzard KILLED HIM! :-p

I'll go check warlocks out on icyveins.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Levantine » Wed Dec 05, 2012 2:42 am

Well given that I don't actually play a mage, this might be totally wrong, but the Ignite nerf AND the Critical Mass nerf together seems pretty stiff for fire.

This one time I gave the posters over there the benefit of the doubt. I had a stroke.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Andurin » Wed Dec 05, 2012 2:46 am

Levantine wrote:Well given that I don't actually play a mage, this might be totally wrong, but the Ignite nerf AND the Critical Mass nerf together seems pretty stiff for fire.

This one time I gave the posters over there the benefit of the doubt. I had a stroke.


Doing 60k dps with heroic only gear clearly isnt allowed :( Back to 30k it is :(
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Sagara » Wed Dec 05, 2012 2:51 am

Zoiks! Just saw the nerf. Fire mages were insane to begin with, but that must have hurt like hell.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby valura » Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:06 am

Sagara wrote:
Levantine wrote:Well if MMOChamp is to be believed mages are officially dead after the last round of nerfs to combustion and critical mass.

My guess is Warlock atm.


According to the MMO-champ forums, EVERYTHING's dead. Mages, Warlocks, Rogues, Warriors, even our little dog! Blizzard KILLED HIM! :-p

I'll go check warlocks out on icyveins.


Meh, MMOChamp's a whiny little bitch... went on my 87 firemage last night and did some instances, and was only outdps'ed by a lvl 90 warrior and lvl 90 hunter. Even the 88 hunter and the 89 priest were way below me. Unless the scale at 90 is so terribad it's crippling... I hope not :?
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Sagara » Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:33 am

That's part of the reason I like Wow Insider's DPS analysis post they did a couple of times: it's a generally sound premise, there are enough caveats to keep the data in perspective, and they don't (seem to) have an agenda to shove down our throats.

Also, I just might dust out my Shaman after all :)
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Klaudandus » Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:38 am

I still wish it would not take a single Keg Smash for the monk tank to take all my threat away from me...
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby twinkfist » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:03 am

well, didn't raid last night. now, some people didn't show up for any reason...but one guy had an actual legit reason.

hoping...fingers crossed...that we actually raid tomorrow night. i just want to kill something that isn't lfr.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby halabar » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:55 pm

So.. our rogue was MIA last night, so we had to pug a mage...

Frustration/amusement: The poor pug mage, RL barking out "FAIL" when the pug didn't get his pillar down on time, and then again when he died. Really? You bring in a pug that hasn't done the raid on normal and you're barking at him like he's been on the raid team? (Also, barking on the first wipe? really? Method you are not).

Frustration 2: Elegon.. that dps check is a bit too tight. Even getting 4 waves of sparks both times still hitting the enrage.

Frustration 3: I'm expecting that I'll get a lot of heat and may loose my raid spot when I go on vacation for 3 weeks in January. Because yeah, the game is more important than life. Combine that with the wanna-be elitist attitudes that are gonna get really bad when we start face-wiping on heroics..
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Nooska » Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:42 pm

Elegon.

I like that it is a DPS check.
I like that it is an execution check.
I like that there is a tank challenge (protectors).
I like that there is a phase where you really need to dump.

But I don't like all of it together - too many points of failure, and with a group that isn't world first, and, without offending anyone in it I hope, not quite as good as when we did DS - it just seems too tightly tuned.

Also, I want a tank! (as in, an actual tank, instead of a dps tanking with Sag).

I am soo tempted to gear up my DK and tank - but that will just shift the problem to lack of DPS. I hate the first tier of an expansion, too many guilds vying for the raiders - and eventually at least 50% of them don't go through the second tier of an expansion - we just can't really wait for that.
(Also, I still don't really want to take a tank spot due to my inherent priority as a raid leader - and I've never actually tanked as a DK before, though the same was true as a druid tank in BC and as a tankadin in Cata.)
Gaah - I'll probably end up tanking anyway - maybe I should just do it and get it over with - dps should be easier to recruit... I hope...)

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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Sagara » Wed Dec 05, 2012 2:26 pm

YAY! I don't think I ever played with an above-average tank in the past... Gonna be fun :)
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby twinkfist » Wed Dec 05, 2012 2:37 pm

halabar wrote:So.. our rogue was MIA last night, so we had to pug a mage...

Frustration/amusement: The poor pug mage, RL barking out "FAIL" when the pug didn't get his pillar down on time, and then again when he died. Really? You bring in a pug that hasn't done the raid on normal and you're barking at him like he's been on the raid team? (Also, barking on the first wipe? really? Method you are not).

Frustration 2: Elegon.. that dps check is a bit too tight. Even getting 4 waves of sparks both times still hitting the enrage.

Frustration 3: I'm expecting that I'll get a lot of heat and may loose my raid spot when I go on vacation for 3 weeks in January. Because yeah, the game is more important than life. Combine that with the wanna-be elitist attitudes that are gonna get really bad when we start face-wiping on heroics..


you could always join our guild. we "raid 2 times a week". sort of the same core since bc. we used to be pretty good. now we are casual and not very good. makes for good times.
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