I am SO glad it’s that time of the week again!
Mr B and I have been grinding dungeons for days now to try and gear the shammy up. What has really shocked me is the amount of foul people in LFR and dungeon finder. “Come on ffs GO”, “retarded tank” and “sh*ttest group ever” were just some of the comments in these groups this week.
Call me old fashioned, but I find this disgusting.
Now, Mr B and I can clear a normal heroic (tank/healer combo) relatively quickly with a PUG – usually around 15minutes if all goes well. I really cannot understand how – even if you’re speed running dunegons – this is not quick enough. I also cannot understand how people think it is acceptable, as adult human beings, to 1. swear or 2. be rude to people they don’t even know. Unfortunately, this seems to be the new ‘faceless’ internet culture that is emerging these days.
Remember first time you did LFR? Not knowing what was happening, where to go, or the mechanics? Imagine how stressful it is for a new player with all these swearing, impatient people who should be mentoring them. We want to encourage new players not put them off! Just because someone didn’t remember to run back on the LFR boss Elegon, or you don’t move out of the way of the Sprit Kings’ “Flanking Orders” does NOT make them ‘retards’, nor does it make them ‘f*cking idiots’.
I also dispise those ‘name and shame’ addons which tell everyone that “Louloutte (of course, it’s always me!!) has failed to avoid [insert mechanic here]”. Fine for guild raiding where you need to know, unnecessary for LFR.
Perhaps we need to remember our manners : help those who need it and – as my Mum always used to say – “if we don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all!”
See you next week.