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    If they did 8 piece tier, but only a 2/4 set...

    If they did 8 piece tier, but only a 2/4 set bonus, then there would still technically be a 6/8 bonus because you could still equip 2/4 pieces of the previous tier and get the set bonuses of 2 tiers...
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    I don't know that I'd agree that Cata "killed...

    I don't know that I'd agree that Cata "killed raiding". If anything it returned it to it's vanilla/tbc roots to a degree. I would rather argue that WotLK (outside of perhaps Ulduar) killed the...
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    The bottom line plague of the leveling experience...

    The bottom line plague of the leveling experience and the max level experience is the fact that the power of characters as they level up and gear up drastically outstrips where they were "last week"....
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    The replayability factor will exist if the...

    The replayability factor will exist if the encounters are compelling enough to warrant it. All of Ulduar's bosses could have all effectively just been manifestations of Yogg and it wouldn't really...
  5. Meh... there's basically two factors that lead to...

    Meh... there's basically two factors that lead to tank shortage, and to a lesser degree healer shortage.

    First, for ages the tank and healers took on a distinct burden of responsibility that DPS...
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    OMG! You read minds! I've been wanting this...

    OMG! You read minds!

    I've been wanting this very functionality for years. The only addition that I'd add is that if done correctly (it would certainly take plenty of developer time) it could...
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    I think you misunderstand the audience that...

    I think you misunderstand the audience that Blizzard is trying to attract, then. Consider how much more difficult WoW is compared to, say, Farmville, Gang Wars, or any number of other "Facebook...
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    @Rowdy: You may be overstating what "reacting"...

    @Rowdy: You may be overstating what "reacting" might actually consist of though. Yes, just about everyone can "react" to a stimuli within 1 second period. But there's definitely differences in...
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    Meh. Either take it back to just having 1...

    Meh. Either take it back to just having 1 spec... period... perhaps even with serious cooldowns on how often one can respec... or just make it unlimited so that your choice in spec is basically as...
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    I'm all for bumping up the threat multipliers,...

    I'm all for bumping up the threat multipliers, but just leaving it at that is a little disappointing. I've always wanted to at least tinker with a situation where threat decayed to the point that...
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    I'd still argue that there's a fundamental...

    I'd still argue that there's a fundamental difference between arguing for the number of specs one has at hand for convenience and the degree to which a given guild requires it's members to change...
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    No doubt, however it is ultimately your choice to...

    No doubt, however it is ultimately your choice to submit to those requirements. If you want the environment that said guilds offer, you're bound to play by their rules. There are still a multitude...
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    The side of me that enjoys conveniences for some...

    The side of me that enjoys conveniences for some of the more mundane aspects of the game (i.e. setting up a new spec and it's hotbars) makes me think that giving players an unlimited number of specs...
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    I really do think you underestimate just how many...

    I really do think you underestimate just how many people have physical/mental barriers for such simple things as developing basic muscle memory of Skill X = Button 1. My father has pestered me and...
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    To say it requires *no* skill is just a shameful...

    To say it requires *no* skill is just a shameful (or perhaps naive) exaggeration of the reality. If that were the case you could set retarded infant chimps in front of the keyboards and expect that...
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    It's not strictly a matter of having the...

    It's not strictly a matter of having the opportunity and taking it or not. PTR encounter testing is subject to server performance, bugs that have/haven't been addressed, and even the whims of...
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    Perhaps I'm being presumptuous, but I think the...

    Perhaps I'm being presumptuous, but I think the question regarding what top raiders get out of it and the other question regarding PTR time being cheating isn't directed at the top raiders "of your...
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    You're absolutely right! However you have to...

    You're absolutely right! However you have to keep in mind that not every videogame is the same. I can do whatever the hell I want in the name of fun when I'm playing through my Mass Effect campaign...
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    Choosing a spec you like best over the spec that,...

    Choosing a spec you like best over the spec that, given enough practice, you could do the most damage/utility with is ultimately a selfish act. That's not to say you need to always pick the 100%...
  20. Warrior As far as bindings go, I'm probably a bit unique...

    As far as bindings go, I'm probably a bit unique in that I have very long and dexterous fingers (played piano and guitar for years). However I find that even using WASD as my movement base I can...
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    Eh... call me a paranoid spook and a cynic to...

    Eh... call me a paranoid spook and a cynic to boot. The new system will still technically be tied to RealID, they're just not showing the real names "for now". I know that most of the time saying...
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    I'm still holding out until they implement some...

    I'm still holding out until they implement some kind of global Alias. I have no problem with *a* name universally being associated with one's account (albeit it's effect on cutting down on trolls is...
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    Ya, the "optional" was never so much about...

    Ya, the "optional" was never so much about changing any core mechanics of how a class was to be played. You're still going to have plenty of talents that will be considered mandatory. The...
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    Warrior In light of some of the discussions regarding...

    In light of some of the discussions regarding Cata and some of the "threat scaling" issues that have been noted a couple times as something the dev's would like to address in addition to a few other...
  25. I'd rather they didn't consume primary stats from...

    I'd rather they didn't consume primary stats from the budget, but rather the secondary stats like crit/haste. Consuming primary stats essentially precludes what those gems *should* be and it's just...
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