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[WoW] What A Long, Strange Chat it's Been

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  • GPIA7RGPIA7R Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    So I had a great experience with a GM last night

    During our conversation, I considered it... but ended up saying "Hm, you've probably already been rickrolled countless times, yeah?"
    He responds:
    "You've heard?"
    "I may or may not have heard..."
    "Well, then you do know that the bird is the word."
    ":D"
    ":P"

    Hehe... then I ask my GM to show himself, as I've never seen one in the 5 years-ish of playing... He goes away for a moment, then comes back and said he got permission! So I'm giddy in Ironforge waiting... he pops up next to me... A cute little Gnome GM! This link may or may not work, but I'm at work and only uploaded one pic: http://pic.gd/8ebdfe

    So yeah. I got to see a GM :) My two friends next to me couldn't see him. I also made the mistake of not inspecting him :( Just looked like a level 1 Gnome Mage, but he was 80

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  • JustinSane07JustinSane07 Really, stupid? Brockton__BANNED USERS regular
    edited October 2009
    Why did you censor his name?

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  • GPIA7RGPIA7R Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    It's a common courtesy... Avoid any unwanted attention. I initially tweeted the pic, so there's more people there that I don't care to share my friend's in-game names with. Had this been the first place I posted a pic, I may or may not have.

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  • JustinSane07JustinSane07 Really, stupid? Brockton__BANNED USERS regular
    edited October 2009
    ...Common courtesy? What the hell? Being a GM isn't a secret society.

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  • darkenedwingdarkenedwing Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Do you really need to give him shit over the littlest of things that don't even fucking matter?

    Whoo, I love being back on WoW. Got half my hallow's end achievements and just downed Koralon, which I've never seen before.

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  • SteevLSteevL What can I do for you? Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Do you really need to give him shit over the littlest of things that don't even fucking matter?

    Whoo, I love being back on WoW. Got half my hallow's end achievements and just downed Koralon, which I've never seen before.

    I'm still working on getting the Sinister Squashling, the toothpick, and a bat transformation and I'll be done with Hallow's End. Of course, I'd also like the horseman's mount.

    I actually just went to VoA last night for the first time since May. I got the achievements for both Koralon and Emalon, which felt good. I also snagged two pieces of mage PVP gear out of there, although when I took them into some battlegrounds for the G.N.E.R.D. Rage achievement it was clear that they don't make me any better at PVP.

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  • darkenedwingdarkenedwing Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I got the Sinister Squashling and the Hallowed Helm last night. Did it 10 times and it was:
    ringring squashling broom ringring helm ringringring :(

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  • ironzergironzerg Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Got my Hallowed Helm from my second "Trick or Treat".

    Got the Squashling in my first HH group.

    Life is good.

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  • ReignerReigner Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I've decided screw the holiday stuff on my dk, which is the closest one to being done but has since fallen to the wayside in favor of my rogue. Unfortunately that means i have to go through that childrens week bullshit on my rogue again. Oh well heres hoping they make the holiday achievements accountide by then and I won't have to do it. Or better yet get rid of school of hard knocks.

    Also I hate that I'm now forced to post from my iPhone at work. Stupid work filters updating to block this site and this site alone.

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  • MonstyMonsty Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Hmm... a thousand souls to unlock its full power. Bitch about the grindiness all you want, I like it!

    MMO Champion will tell you what I speak of. Spoilers and such.

    Monsty on
  • formatformat Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    got the same ring each time we summoned HH. it was actually 6 summons.

    I have been tricked every time i have tricked or treated.

    it is a good thing i like running around as a LITTLE KITTY!

    format on
    You don't know if I am joking or not.
  • reVersereVerse Attack and Dethrone God Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    It's probably just an item called "A thousand souls".

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  • MonstyMonsty Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    reVerse wrote: »
    It's probably just an item called "A thousand souls".
    You're ruining the magic!

    That or it somehow siphons them from Frostmourne, maybe.

    Monsty on
  • GPIA7RGPIA7R Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Reigner wrote: »
    I've decided screw the holiday stuff on my dk, which is the closest one to being done but has since fallen to the wayside in favor of my rogue. Unfortunately that means i have to go through that childrens week bullshit on my rogue again. Oh well heres hoping they make the holiday achievements accountide by then and I won't have to do it. Or better yet get rid of school of hard knocks.

    Also I hate that I'm now forced to post from my iPhone at work. Stupid work filters updating to block this site and this site alone.

    Websense? What's the reason given?

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  • SteevLSteevL What can I do for you? Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    format wrote: »
    got the same ring each time we summoned HH. it was actually 6 summons.

    I have been tricked every time i have tricked or treated.

    it is a good thing i like running around as a LITTLE KITTY!

    I like getting tricked and turned into a mini Diablo, because then I bring out my NPC mini-Diablo pet and I run around in circles.

    I wish that one lasted longer than a minute because it would be fun to say that I'm "dressed up as Diablo 2 for Hallow's End".

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  • IshtaarIshtaar Fun is underrated. Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    GPIA7R wrote: »
    Reigner wrote: »
    I've decided screw the holiday stuff on my dk, which is the closest one to being done but has since fallen to the wayside in favor of my rogue. Unfortunately that means i have to go through that childrens week bullshit on my rogue again. Oh well heres hoping they make the holiday achievements accountide by then and I won't have to do it. Or better yet get rid of school of hard knocks.

    Also I hate that I'm now forced to post from my iPhone at work. Stupid work filters updating to block this site and this site alone.

    Websense? What's the reason given?
    "Websense category "games" is filtered" I bet.

    They used to do that here until they finally realized we're a Casino and filtering "games" blocks pretty much every Casino themed website...

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  • GPIA7RGPIA7R Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Ishtaar wrote: »
    GPIA7R wrote: »
    Reigner wrote: »
    I've decided screw the holiday stuff on my dk, which is the closest one to being done but has since fallen to the wayside in favor of my rogue. Unfortunately that means i have to go through that childrens week bullshit on my rogue again. Oh well heres hoping they make the holiday achievements accountide by then and I won't have to do it. Or better yet get rid of school of hard knocks.

    Also I hate that I'm now forced to post from my iPhone at work. Stupid work filters updating to block this site and this site alone.

    Websense? What's the reason given?
    "Websense category "games" is filtered" I bet.

    They used to do that here until they finally realized we're a Casino and filtering "games" blocks pretty much every Casino themed website...

    Well the thing is, Websense's database is centralized, and typically universal for all companies that use it. Our company has it, and exceptions are only added by your Network/Internet Admin. Perhaps you've been spending too much time on PA Forums, someone noticed, and someone added it to the filters.

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  • OkoOko Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Hevach wrote: »
    Ledneh wrote: »
    okay, does Int affect weapon skill gains or not

    The internet, the wow forums, and even the wow info pages are completely contradictory

    Some say that's been gone since pre-TBC, others say just the tooltip was removed but the effect remains

    The int skill bonus was officially removed pre-BC according to patch notes, but there's pretty much incontrovertible test evidence that it's still in. It's not working as intended, since patch notes said it was out, but blizzard obviously doesn't care, because it hasn't been fixed in two expansions.

    I can 100% confirm that int still affects weapon skillups. My ret pally happens to have a lot of decent holy gear so after 32 minutes of trying to get my 2H axe skill from 335 to 400, I suddenly remembered that int used to be a factor.

    So after switching to my holy gear and gaining something like 800 int, it took me 12 min and 55 seconds to go from 0 1H mace skill to 400 and ~18 minutes to go from 0 polearm to 400. On average it was around 3 minutes to get from 399 to 400. Needless to say, I got all my skills on both my priest and paladin at 400... because of my OCD... it flares up real bad sometimes.

    Oko on
  • GPIA7RGPIA7R Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Oko wrote: »
    Hevach wrote: »
    Ledneh wrote: »
    okay, does Int affect weapon skill gains or not

    The internet, the wow forums, and even the wow info pages are completely contradictory

    Some say that's been gone since pre-TBC, others say just the tooltip was removed but the effect remains

    The int skill bonus was officially removed pre-BC according to patch notes, but there's pretty much incontrovertible test evidence that it's still in. It's not working as intended, since patch notes said it was out, but blizzard obviously doesn't care, because it hasn't been fixed in two expansions.

    I can 100% confirm that int still affects weapon skillups. My ret pally happens to have a lot of decent holy gear so after 32 minutes of trying to get my 2H axe skill from 335 to 400, I suddenly remembered that int used to be a factor.

    So after switching to my holy gear and gaining something like 800 int, it took me 12 min and 55 seconds to go from 0 1H mace skill to 400 and ~18 minutes to go from 0 polearm to 400. On average it was around 3 minutes to get from 399 to 400. Needless to say, I got all my skills on both my priest and paladin at 400... because of my OCD... it flares up real bad sometimes.

    Purely coincidental. INT does nothing for skill-ups

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  • OkoOko Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    GPIA7R wrote: »
    Ledneh wrote: »
    okay, does Int affect weapon skill gains or not

    The internet, the wow forums, and even the wow info pages are completely contradictory

    Some say that's been gone since pre-TBC, others say just the tooltip was removed but the effect remains

    Purely coincidental. INT does nothing for skill-ups

    I see what you did there :mrgreen:

    Oko on
  • Just Some DudeJust Some Dude Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    On the subject of weapon skillups, this screenshot makes me laugh:
    gratschoc.jpg

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  • LanglyLangly Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    punchin the shit out of that hologram

    Langly on
  • captainkcaptaink TexasRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Tracking down Loremaster may become much easier in 3.3:
    http://www.wow.com/2009/10/19/patch-3-3-ptr-new-ui-function-lists-completed-quests/

    Basically there's a script command to get the quest id's of the quests you have completed. I'm sure a new or existing mod will be able to create a "to-do" list by comparing this to a list of known quest id's.

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  • BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    If that achievement happened in the raid shouldn't it have double-reported?

    Bama on
  • EndEnd Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    It doesn't always, although hell if I know what the criteria is.

    The best I can come up with is that it tries to filter out double achievements from being in the vicinity of a guildie, but can fail.

    End on
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  • ironzergironzerg Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Bama wrote: »
    If that achievement happened in the raid shouldn't it have double-reported?

    Yes, you would've seen double achievement messages for being there and being in the guild.

    Since the chat is only showing the guild chat announcement, it was almost certainly a guild member NOT in the raid working on achievements.

    However, it is a very funny, and perhaps uber rare spot for an achievement spam to pop up.

    It's definitely worth 2 1/2 LOLs.

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  • EndEnd Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Oh, I know what the issue is.

    It doesn't show the local achievement spam for anybody outside of about 20-30 yards, so you'll only get double if they're within that range.

    End on
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  • ReignerReigner Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    GPIA7R wrote: »
    Ishtaar wrote: »
    GPIA7R wrote: »
    Reigner wrote: »
    I've decided screw the holiday stuff on my dk, which is the closest one to being done but has since fallen to the wayside in favor of my rogue. Unfortunately that means i have to go through that childrens week bullshit on my rogue again. Oh well heres hoping they make the holiday achievements accountide by then and I won't have to do it. Or better yet get rid of school of hard knocks.

    Also I hate that I'm now forced to post from my iPhone at work. Stupid work filters updating to block this site and this site alone.

    Websense? What's the reason given?
    "Websense category "games" is filtered" I bet.

    They used to do that here until they finally realized we're a Casino and filtering "games" blocks pretty much every Casino themed website...

    Well the thing is, Websense's database is centralized, and typically universal for all companies that use it. Our company has it, and exceptions are only added by your Network/Internet Admin. Perhaps you've been spending too much time on PA Forums, someone noticed, and someone added it to the filters.

    Yeah it was an exception, they've started using their own filtering program, filtered out games, streaming media blah blah blah, and this one is labeled as "Newsgroups/Forums"

    I kinda want to tell them that ya know, I'm less productive now than I was when it wasn't blocked you meatheads, because while I was on it a lot I was still getting my work done, just browsing internet to alleviate my tedium. Now I gotta surf on my iPhone which takes more time/attention." But that would get me in more trouble methinks.

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  • Elessar ElfstoneElessar Elfstone Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    So it turns out you can get credit for the Helm if you trade it, and relog. The catch is though, that if you log off again and you don't have the helm in your inventory and you HAVEN'T received the Sinister Calling achievement, you lose credit for having the helm.

    I had credit for the helm after a guildie traded it with me, and I went for a run and didn't get back in time to beat the AFK log off. Oh well.

    I am getting kind of nervous though, this is the last fucking achievement I need (well toothpick too) and I'm going away on vacation with the family on Friday :S

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  • EchoEcho ski-bap ba-dapModerator mod
    edited October 2009
    What the crap.

    I'm in Ironforge, trying to fly to Menethil... except that the flight path map has nothing to click on. Just lines to the flight paths I can fly to, but no icons to click.

    But just on this character. Works on other characters.

    Echo on
  • shrykeshryke Member of the Beast Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Well, I'm 1 Toothpick and 1 Sinister Squashling away from getting my Mount.

    Unfortunately, the last 2 days have seen nothing but utter shit drop from the Horseman. 14 attempts, 1 Broom, 1 Squashling and that's it besides stupid rings.

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  • Panda4YouPanda4You Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    On the subject of weapon skillups, this screenshot makes me laugh:
    gratschoc.jpg
    That fucking space nerd had it coming, actin' all smart and shit.

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  • DiscoZombieDiscoZombie Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Oh noes, my account haes b3en stoled. Some days ago, I read my email in the morning and saw my WoW password had been changed at 3 AM, and my account was frozen for illegal activity at about 4:30 AM. I appealed it and I think I was finally reimbursed today, but I'm scared to log in, in case I have some trojan keylogger or something.

    I consider myself a relatively smart and informed gamer, so I have no idea how chinafarmers got my password. I've never been tricked into "signing in" to a phishing site, I'm surely not stupid enough to tell anyone in-game what my password is... I've never shared it with anyone, IRL or in-game. I have an up to date antivirus and run spyware checks occasionally. I don't visit shady websites, etc.

    Anyway, anyone else have their account broken into, and have any idea how the bad guys got their password? Addons have no way of doing that, right? Their scripts aren't even read until you're in the game, right? I did download Magelo at one point, and it made me very nervous to have something running in the background while I was logging in to the game... but I scoured the internet about it and virus scanned the thing and it seems like a legit program no one has complained about... no suspicions of keylogging...

    I wonder what % of gold sold by gold "farmers" is farmed gold, and what % is stolen...

    DiscoZombie on
  • willmannyeatthatwillmannyeatthat Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    GPIA7R wrote: »
    Oko wrote: »
    Hevach wrote: »
    Ledneh wrote: »
    okay, does Int affect weapon skill gains or not

    The internet, the wow forums, and even the wow info pages are completely contradictory

    Some say that's been gone since pre-TBC, others say just the tooltip was removed but the effect remains

    The int skill bonus was officially removed pre-BC according to patch notes, but there's pretty much incontrovertible test evidence that it's still in. It's not working as intended, since patch notes said it was out, but blizzard obviously doesn't care, because it hasn't been fixed in two expansions.

    I can 100% confirm that int still affects weapon skillups. My ret pally happens to have a lot of decent holy gear so after 32 minutes of trying to get my 2H axe skill from 335 to 400, I suddenly remembered that int used to be a factor.

    So after switching to my holy gear and gaining something like 800 int, it took me 12 min and 55 seconds to go from 0 1H mace skill to 400 and ~18 minutes to go from 0 polearm to 400. On average it was around 3 minutes to get from 399 to 400. Needless to say, I got all my skills on both my priest and paladin at 400... because of my OCD... it flares up real bad sometimes.

    Purely coincidental. INT does nothing for skill-ups


    I talked to Greg Street at the hotel right next to the convention. I personally asked him if they plan on removing weapon skill and he said that they will in cataclysm. I have not failed you forumers.

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  • 815165815165 Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I talked to Greg Street at the hotel right next to the convention. I personally asked him if they plan on removing weapon skill and he said that they will in cataclysm. I have not failed you forumers.
    If we have been deceived, we shall strike down upon you with great vengence!

    Seriously though that's awesome thank you for asking. :^:
    More seriously though if it doesn't happen we'll cut you up
    Big style.

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  • willmannyeatthatwillmannyeatthat Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I have pics of me standing next to Ghostcrawler, he would be the liar there.

    willmannyeatthat on
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  • 815165815165 Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I wish I had a cool name like Street. :(

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  • reVersereVerse Attack and Dethrone God Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Try having a Finnish name, not cool in the least.

    Also, yeah, if that turns out to be false there'll be machetes involved.

    reVerse on
  • EchoEcho ski-bap ba-dapModerator mod
    edited October 2009
    Perkele!

    We have now exhausted my Finnish vocabulary.

    Echo on
  • 815165815165 Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Pingu!

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