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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby hoho » Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:59 am

It's not so much about you giving them money for the authenticator, it's saving money from having to waste less time on compromised accounts.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby KysenMurrin » Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:45 am

I'm getting network timeouts on nearly every other Maintankadin page I open today.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Solam » Wed Dec 09, 2009 2:47 pm

Lindreth wrote:I know that there's a thread for the core hound pup, but I was to post how frustrated I am at the new way Blizzard is trying to get people to give them more money. I was hoping for the core hound pup to add to my collection, and I know that an authenticator is a good idea to avoid risk of being hacked, but c'mon now. =/


The authenticators are so cheap, they're virtually giving them away. The price seems to be there to cover the postage and handling, not to line their pockets with.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Punkss2 » Wed Dec 09, 2009 4:05 pm

Solam wrote:
Lindreth wrote:I know that there's a thread for the core hound pup, but I was to post how frustrated I am at the new way Blizzard is trying to get people to give them more money. I was hoping for the core hound pup to add to my collection, and I know that an authenticator is a good idea to avoid risk of being hacked, but c'mon now. =/


The authenticators are so cheap, they're virtually giving them away. The price seems to be there to cover the postage and handling, not to line their pockets with.


And FYI to all you iPhone owners, the mobile battlenet authenticator is a free download to your iPhone...meaning a free pet
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Teranoid » Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:27 pm

Lindreth wrote:I know that there's a thread for the core hound pup, but I was to post how frustrated I am at the new way Blizzard is trying to get people to give them more money. I was hoping for the core hound pup to add to my collection, and I know that an authenticator is a good idea to avoid risk of being hacked, but c'mon now. =/


Its frustrating that people who want to potentially save Blizzard time by not having to restore every inch of their account get a thank you gift? Wow are people really this jaded now?
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Levantine » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:03 am

People who think that the only reason not to have an authenticator is because of money reasons.

How's about Blizzard is fucking fail at shipping shit overseas? Yeah? Is that okay with the almighty overlords of Authenticators?
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Grehn|Skipjack » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:30 am

Levantine wrote:People who think that the only reason not to have an authenticator is because of money reasons.

How's about Blizzard is fucking fail at shipping shit overseas? Yeah? Is that okay with the almighty overlords of Authenticators?

That doesn't qualify as a money reason? Not wanting to pay extra to get something shipped to you?
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Levantine » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:42 am

No, it's not the money, it's that Blizzard is actually terrible at shipping things. I bought an Authenticator once. Never got it, Blizzard's response? LOL NOT OUR PROBLEM.

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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Grehn|Skipjack » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:52 am

So it's not really the authenticator at all. It's shitty customer service.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Perrigrin » Thu Dec 10, 2009 2:33 am

I'm frustrated at my own level of fail:

...so, last night I was wondering why I had http://www.wowhead.com/?item=47884 still in my bags - Was convinced I sold it ages ago.

...then this morning when I was equipping my tank gear (for the first time in about a month), it said main hand missing - And I realize that my http://www.wowhead.com/?item=47899 is missing...

The icons are kinda similar - So about a month ago when I was to sell my 2h:er I instead sold my tank weapon :P Wonder how long Blizzard keeps logs, I guess I'll find out when I come home today and petion....

I still have some Naxx25 tank weapon, so it's not a huge loss - But I thought I'd share for some amusement
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby hoho » Thu Dec 10, 2009 2:46 am

Lev, what are the chances of postal service screwing things up instead of blizz?
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Passionario » Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:42 am

Levantine wrote:People who think that the only reason not to have an authenticator is because of money reasons.

How's about Blizzard is fucking fail at shipping shit overseas? Yeah? Is that okay with the almighty overlords of Authenticators?


You forgot the part about Authenticators causing brain cancer, and money from their purchase being spent to finance terrorism.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby vegardhv » Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:58 am

Solam wrote:
Lindreth wrote:I know that there's a thread for the core hound pup, but I was to post how frustrated I am at the new way Blizzard is trying to get people to give them more money. I was hoping for the core hound pup to add to my collection, and I know that an authenticator is a good idea to avoid risk of being hacked, but c'mon now. =/


The authenticators are so cheap, they're virtually giving them away. The price seems to be there to cover the postage and handling, not to line their pockets with.


I bought mine for some 6 euros, though postage was about an additional 12 euros. I was wondering , why the f.... does postage cost so much. Oh yeah that's because they used some stupid delivery firm that couldn't even get the package to my door, I had to go out to the airport and search among severeal transport buildings to find the one in question, there was no "reception"/customer support thing there, I just happened to get lucky and meet one of their drivers on the parking lot.

But all right, now I got my authenticator, forgive and forget...
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby valura » Thu Dec 10, 2009 4:08 am

I log on, all curious for the new weekly raid, and rdy to get some very easy EoF's, only to find it's "Malygos must die". Just my luck that it's not only the last one missing from my Frozen Wastes achiev, it's also the absolute no-go instance on my server, kinda like do-not-mention-the-eye-of-eternity.

Have been trying to get a raid together al evening, hoping the 5x EoF would entice at least some ppl to form a raid, but gave it up after more than an hour :(
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby vegardhv » Thu Dec 10, 2009 4:13 am

valura wrote:I log on, all curious for the new weekly raid, and rdy to get some very easy EoF's, only to find it's "Malygos must die". Just my luck that it's not only the last one missing from my Frozen Wastes achiev, it's also the absolute no-go instance on my server, kinda like do-not-mention-the-eye-of-eternity.

Have been trying to get a raid together al evening, hoping the 5x EoF would entice at least some ppl to form a raid, but gave it up after more than an hour :(


Hm.. So I was just lucky that we got the "Lord Marrowgar must die" weekly raid on our server? Thought maybe everyone got him the first week after patch.

Btw - we were heading to EoE 25 the other night, all buffed up, ready to go - noone's ever done him on 25 before, but everyone've done 10 man several times, and raid is probably overgeared for him. Of course raid planner hadn't checked whether anyone actually had the key to the 25 man version.....
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby culhag » Thu Dec 10, 2009 4:17 am

The weekly raid quest is random for each server, like the daily heroic before.
This week it's Ignis on my server.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby hoho » Thu Dec 10, 2009 4:18 am

ICC boss on al'akir/eu/horde. Nice for main, sucks for alts. I guess no free 5 emblems for most of them this week :(
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Maverick13 » Thu Dec 10, 2009 4:53 am

Perrigrin wrote:I'm frustrated at my own level of fail:

...

The icons are kinda similar - So about a month ago when I was to sell my 2h:er I instead sold my tank weapon :P Wonder how long Blizzard keeps logs, I guess I'll find out when I come home today and petion....



hoping to make you feel slightly better did exactly teh same with plagued impervious boots and spiked deathdealers only realised when the guildie who had made them asked where they were, put in a query and got a pretty fast reply through the mail with boots attached saying they had confirmed i was entitled to them :D
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Snake-Aes » Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:19 am

Mob movement...

Apparently we have hitboxes the size of a squirrel's nuts, and the mobs are said squirrels, completely hyper on caffeine, crack and having their nuts removed to be used as our hitboxes.
EVERY SINGLE INSTANCE

SANCTUARY IS USELESS
BECAUSE, YOU KNOW, THEY ARE BEHIND YOU!
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby valura » Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:36 am

Snake-Aes wrote:Mob movement...

Apparently we have hitboxes the size of a squirrel's nuts, and the mobs are said squirrels, completely hyper on caffeine, crack and having their nuts removed to be used as our hitboxes.
EVERY SINGLE INSTANCE

SANCTUARY IS USELESS
BECAUSE, YOU KNOW, THEY ARE BEHIND YOU!


This. Friends started to ask if I was moonwalking. Had to move backwards and turn/strafe while spamming Cons/HoR to keep them all on me. I ended respeccing into SoC, in the hopes it will help with the caster+2melee+2ranged mobs on the ramp.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Amshel » Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:36 am

Why is everyone noticing this now? It happens after every patch but it seems to have stuck in one of the 3. patches.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby valura » Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:39 am

Amshel wrote:Why is everyone noticing this now?


It never was this bad before. Unless you have Hammer glyphed for an additional target (which I find utter crap for MT purposes), the grouping of 5 mobs, and the reduction of our 'hitbox' makes it worse than ever... :(
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Njall » Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:09 am

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Platino wrote:

Make sure you hold onto the item. If you crashed and the server went offline before normal time on tuesday, you might find a friendly GM who will help you out.


No kidding! I have the item. I'm not letting go of it. Its the only proof I have. However, there's a note in to the effect "that GMs won't complete quests for you" or words to that effect so I could be SOL here - which would make me sad. I missed out on Champion of the Naaru because I let things slide (and I had a guild that was too 'leet to help the rank and file) and then boom. Patch 3.0.8 hits a month early.


Update: talked to a GM. Apparently this was an 'interesting problem' and I ended up going up to two other GMs who were basically a supervisor and a manager. They have kicked it over to the Dev team and given me an email to check up on things in a week.

Apparently, they are concerned that people who are qualified for a Feat of Strength shouldn't be penalized. I suspect it was simpler to remove the code on the quest giver rather than grandfather in a hand-in - which is usually what happens in these cases. You can hand the quest in but no one can get the quest.

Oh well. Wait and see. It was, all in all, a very pleasant discussion.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Gamingdevil » Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:29 am

Snake-Aes wrote:Mob movement...

Apparently we have hitboxes the size of a squirrel's nuts, and the mobs are said squirrels, completely hyper on caffeine, crack and having their nuts removed to be used as our hitboxes.
EVERY SINGLE INSTANCE

SANCTUARY IS USELESS
BECAUSE, YOU KNOW, THEY ARE BEHIND YOU!


This, I fear for our tries on Anub25 hc this week, since I'm the sole add tank.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Platino » Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:51 am

Starting to get the hang of Deathwhisper's adds in Phase 1, only to have the server dork up.
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