Monday, June 27, 2011

Monday's Random Thoughts

- I finished off my Brood of Nozodormu Reputation finally.

- I even got the red mount on my last run needed for exalted.

- That was a nice little surprise.

- I'd seen five drop in the process of getting to exalted.

- Two in my last run.

- I finished off my Thunderfury.

- That is one sweet looking weapon.

- It leaves a trail of lightning behind me when I fly.

- I am so going to have to put this on every time I fly somewhere.

- How come no weapons look that good any more?

- With Firelands coming and 359 gear for justice points I figured I should get some normals in on characters I never really play.

- My Mage was one of my targets to do that for.

- I got him to 85 and parked him basically, he just acts as my elixir master.

- I am now sitting at 3999 justice points on him.

- Can't get much better than that can you?

- Why gear up alts if I do not use them?

- Because I can.

- After doing normals for a day all I could think was this is how heroics should be.

- Why exactly are there people in normals doing 15K+?

- I had one normal where a solo DPS pulled 22K over all DPS.

- I had a guild mate with me that was doing that, but he was helping me power through them.

- I see lots of 15K+ DPS doing normals alone.  So they are not there helping anyone.

- There are no vanity items worth getting.

- There is nothing gear wise worth getting.

- If they where looking for SC or VP for the mount why didn't they just drop.

- Maybe they where trying to be nice?

- Maybe they figure that the dungeon will only take 15 minutes anyway?

- With that DPS there should be nothing they need with justice points so quick and easy points should not be an option either.

- Maybe that is the end game for that person being heroics are hit or miss.

- If it is, they sure as hell rock their end game something serious.

- I wish I could rock raids the way they rock normals.

- Could you imagine doing 45K DPS on a non gimmick raid fight?

- Wait another year and you will be doing it.

- Blizzard has done a bang up job balancing item level with item ability/stats.

- I doubt we will have another greatness card.

- Using a 200 item level item all the way up to ICC and even into it was something I doubt they expected.

- That won't happen again with these cards.

- As proof I am not the only one that thinks that you can look at the market.

- Last week cards where going for 15K-20K on the market.

- Friday I saw them posting in trade looking for 10K.

- By Sunday there was one guy offering them for 3K.

- I was tempted to buy them for my alts like my Mage that I never run as they will never get raid ones.

- But I am too cheap.

- Ran a few heroics with my Priest to try and get her those last few pieces I need to get into Zul heroics.

- Nothing dropped.

- Won't spend justice points being I can buy 359 gear with them tomorrow.

- I gave up on my Priest because the healing sucked at the start, and I had no luck with drops.

- Looks like nothing changed.

- My Priest can still not heal for crap compared to my Shaman.

- My Priest can still not heal for crap compared to my Druid, in 320 gear. (22 points less)

- My Priest can still not heal for crap compared to my Paladin, who doesn't even have a full set of healing gear yet and is still using some strength pieces.

- I've played a Priest healer longer then any other healer so it is not a complete learn to play issue.  It is just a Priests still suck compared to other healers issue.

- Sad really, I love playing a disc priest.

- I can raid heal with it, I can not heroic with it.

- Maybe it is not the Priest but the people I am with when I heal on my Priest.

- That actually seems really likely.

- Still wonder why I have no luck with her and drops.

- When I am with a Shaman in a group that puts down the haste totem my healing ability seems to go through the roof.

- Maybe I should look into getting more haste.

- I honestly see the difference with only .1 less cast time on spells.

- That .1 makes healing much easier then just .1 % easier.

- Not like my Mage is any better getting gear.

- Started my runs with a 319 item level.

- Ended at 3999 justice points and a 324 item level.

- Are you aware how many runs that was to only get 5 item level points?

- I have no luck at all with clothies.

- At least my Priest got the spirit cloak from the holiday boss.

- After running it 15 damn times.

- Are you aware that the 353 neck from Zul is better then the 359 one from BoT for hunters?

- Stat allotment wise that is.

- Won't last long, as I said, blizzard did a lot better this time around with stats.

- A few still slip through however.

- I wish more did.

- There is no better proof to see if someone knows their class then to see if they are wearing a lower item level item.

- If someone is willing to sacrifice item level for what is actually better for them then that is the sign of a good player.

- I don't think I've ever seen a Hunter on my server wearing the 353 zul neck that was a raider that had a chance at getting the 359 one.

- Most won't grasp the concept that a 353 item can be better then a 359 item.

- So hold on to that 359 anyway, for now.

- When will they finally give up on item levels.

- People depend to much on them.

- I want to see people deciding on what gear is best based on its merits and not its item level.

- What the hell am I talking about.

- These people can't even move from the fire.

- How the hell can I expect them to know that you are better off with less of one thing in place of another if the one thing is more important for your class/spec?

- It is like the person looking in trade the other day for a tank for Nef.

- /2 LF tank for Nef, please know fight, whisper with item level and spec.

- If you are looking for a tank I am going to have to venture a guess that their spec will be a tank spec.

- After a few minutes I had to ask seeing it again a few times.

- /r I have a warrior tank that is 356.  I know the fight.  Let me know, I can switch.

- Notice how I worded that?  I purposely did not put my spec.

- Because a warrior tank can only be one spec right?

- His reply, what spec are you.

- /r I'm a tank, means Prot.

- Five minutes pass.

- Not necessarily.

- /r Yes necessarily.

- Are you switching?

- /r No thanks, something came up while I was waiting for your reply, thanks for the consideration, good luck.

- What other spec do Warriors tank in?

- Apparently I do not know as much about Warriors as I falsely led myself to believe.

- I think I am going to try Arms tanking.

- Do I wear a shield when Arms tanking?

- I'm going to go look that up now.

- Have a good day.

4 comments:

  1. Xayíde@GurubashiJune 27, 2011 at 12:13 PM

    Well, technically, if you are tanking adds in p1, you are usually a plate dps or a Feral Druid. I really doubt that's what he meant though...

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  2. I wonder if your high-DPS-in-a-normal people are looking to cap their JPs pre-4.2? I can see someone taking an alt-tank or alt-healer to normals at 85 if they only just decided they would tank/heal with that character, but given the relatively low "failure cost" for DPS, JP farming is the only thing that makes sense to me.

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  3. My Hunter is wearing the 353 neck, but that's more because I've never SEEN the 359 neck even drop to compare, haha.

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  4. @Rades - Then you are doing it right by default. lol

    @Xayide - Good point but like you said, I did not get the feel that is what he meant.

    @theanorak - Capping JP is the only thing I can think of. Normals are super easy and even easier with DPS like that so it makes for fast and easy JP runs.

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