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Posted Mattadoro on 25 October 2014 - 08:41 PM
Posted Regent on 18 September 2014 - 11:54 PM
Since there has been a lot of drama recently, I figured I would make a TL;DR thread for those of you that have successful real lives and can't sit on ArenaJunkies 24/7.
The North American Regional Qualifiers:
- Hosted by ESL (the same company that organized the holocaust)
- 2800 players qualify but only 50 Teams signed up
- No seeding and random placement meant some popular teams eliminated each other right of the bat
- Zero interaction with Blizzard, even after the ESL website wasn't working
- People suspect Blizzard will be asking for some of the money they paid ESL back, since ESL apparently completely forgot that they were supposed to hold this tournament
- Timestamp does show that Vanguards team was almost 30 minutes late to their match
- They claim they had no idea the time they were supposed to play
- Poor organization and almost no help from ESL admin, many people think they didn't deserve the loss
- Vanguards, being the least confrontational person in existence, made a nice forum post saying how he is slightly angry that he missed out on a chance for $40,000 USD
- Claims his first loss was not actually the "real" game and only practice
- Screenshots show his team agreeing it was the real game
- Some people claim that after his second loss he tried to contact tournament admin and get it changed
- Talbadar is "disappointed" in jah
- Jah, unsurprisingly, calls everyone "retards" and hasn't been seen since
- By far the biggest drama generating event of the tournament
- Wizk, Jakenotezz, and Random rogue decided to play RPS in tournament
- Upon tournament brackets coming out, they realize they will have to fight comps that are strong against them
- Wizk realizes that it would be too obvious to ddos his opponents, he determines he will have to come up with another way to cheat
- Wizk replaces his rogue and rsham with an rdruid and mage who are not on his team roster and then wins multiple games (it is assumed that the mage was played by, "Piecez," and the druid by, "Rynd")
- People (obviously) realize what is happening and he gets disqualified for cheating
- Wizk then cries, makes a 40 minute video about why he didn't cheat, no one believes him
- Jakenotezz, then makes a post on AJ admitting that they cheated, apologizing, and says he only did it to bang his 18 y/o e-girlfriend when he goes to New York
- Wizk then claims he is too good for this community
- Wizk locks in his spot next to Xandyn in the "top 5 scummiest wow players of all time"
- Randomroguex is mad that no one knows who he is, doesn't understand the concept of why cheating is bad, and is apparently a part of some "elite cheaters club"
- Apparently it was easier to allow these people to play in the tournament and then disqualify them after they won
- Raises multiple questions about the outcome of the tournament, since the teams who got DQ'ed knocked people out of the tournament
- The dominant team of Jeff, Barry, and Twochainz is rumored to be one of the teams DQ'ed
- Made multiple weird posts about having a girlfriend
- Multiple awkward tweets involving, but not limited to: old memes, obscure Norwegian cover bands, and History channel TV shows
- All of this is okay though, because according to him, he "has a lot of friends"
- but apparently forget to tell him he is off the team
- Famous monk, "Dannycarey" is replace by other famous monk, "Verdantstorm"
- Novoz and Thugonomicz imply that Dannycarey is part of something (Illuminati?)
- Dannycarrey still hasn't run out of mana
- Surprisingly, Glinks didn't cheat or try to ddos anyone
- Nice work, Glinks
- A week has gone by since his last sighting
- Police have decided to end the search
- His family stays hopeful
- Datacus tries really hard to get some free rep, fails miserably
- For the first time in over a year, people are capped out on giving rep
- If you point out any scummy things that friends of the moderators have done, you will be getting an infraction
- Flavour is still making stupid posts
- Dillypoo's insults have been getting noticeably better over time, possibly hitting puberty soon?
- Bigmoran tries to dispel ddos rumors by threatening to ddos anyone who talks about it
- Thugonomicz believes that Arenajunkies.com is actually "Horse cocks"
- Bailamos dropped in to insult Jakenotezz for having an e-girlfriend, the irony is palpable
- More wintrading in EU, no one is surprised
- The "scummy dozen" continue to rep each-other in an attempt to make it seem like they have some community support
- Ayra is still black, and still european
Posted Talbadar on 18 September 2014 - 06:31 AM
"idk why you trinketed that fear"
"you die without blocking every time dude"
"I played with so and so and they did this" (I used to do this so much.)
These comments never help, so if you want to become a part of a long-lasting team you will learn to say more helpful things to your teammates.
If your teammate is too full of themselves to think they had no fault in the game, then it's time to find somebody else to play with or try to set them straight. The game should never be lost with "I don't know I feel like I played that perfect on my end. I mean I did the most damage, most CC, etc." Sure even if you think you played perfect there's no reason to mention this to dishearten your team.
I was in a situation with Novoz a long time ago where we felt forced to replace Drmayonaise in Season 8 before regionals. He was getting mad every single game we lost to RLS which was a near impossible matchup for us that lasted several minutes. He's changed a lot as a person since that time thankfully and I still play with him from time to time. I'm sure Dannycarey knows his druid isn't the best just like anyone knows that their alt isn't the greatest. It's not like I log onto Starbadar and convince myself that I'm the world's greatest mage. This whole situation with Dannycarey's replacement makes it seem like they don't care about him at all. I know for a fact that he is one of the best healer monks in the game and it's not like he rages at his teammates or doesn't talk about what's going on. I know Sharpstorm is a great Monk too and probably an equal replacement, but ditching your Blizzcon healer from last year at moments notice is simply not cool.
Posted Gekz on 24 March 2014 - 10:47 PM
Posted Feliclandelo on 20 March 2014 - 10:27 PM
First of all, depending of what you mean by the word "call", there are a few options. In the early days, when I grew up, what we often refered to as "cellphones" were rather rare and could only be found in expensive cars. Nowadays most people have them, even the working class, so I will for the sake of this guide assume that you have access to one, or can get one from a friend perhaps.
First step is to pick up the phone:
Now that you have successfully picked it up, do not let go! Next step will be equally difficult. Note that the cellphone on these pictures might not be identical to the one you have gotten access too.
Find the homescreen, where you normally either have a phone logo, which you can get a numpad up on your screen with or press in the numbers on the phone itself.
Dial the number you want to call. If you do not do this, you will not get the person you whish to talk to, and fees could end up being very expensive if you per say called across the atlantic. Onwards to step 4.
After your conversation, you press the "end call" button or the red phone-look-a-like button as shown above.
However as I did mention earlier, depending on what you meant with "call", there are other ways to do so. Another way could be to use a landline, or a Skype call, but unfortunately I will have to redirect you to http://www.wikihow.c...ke-a-Phone-Call for further guidance since I feel I have now proven my point of how fucking retarded you are and helpless. We all know you botted, cheated or exploited some shit otherwise it would be as simple as to make a fucking ticket and they would see the IP is not yours.
8xGladiator and (almost) 2xr1 Glad Felic.
Posted Zekrom on 24 March 2014 - 06:59 PM
General criteria to be considered "Scum of MoP":
1. For purposes of this thread, MUST have been relevant most or all seasons of MoP (12-15).
2. Ability to get decently or very high rated.
3. Less setup required for a kill.
4. Ability to easily produce high amounts of damage.
5. Extremely effective turtling
6. Extremely gimmicky kills (IE Swifty One Shots, 100-0 in Bomb, etc.).
7. Infinite, unbreakable CC chains.
I’ve gathered opinions from many different people, melee, casters and healers alike, and I’ve compiled their feelings on the comps that they felt met this criteria. I’ve also attempted to represent most of the classes equally, however, some classes have just been redesigned in Mists to play more like scum than others (see “warrior” and “hunter” versus “ret” and “priest”).
For those unfamiliar with any of the comps listed, I'll explain each a bit and why it’s placed here.
KFC ( / / )
My personal contender, KFC has been prevalent and strong seasons 12 - 15, with a small dip in prevalence in season 13. Warrior Hunter synergy has been undebatebly strong the whole expansion. KFC often had trouble beating some caster teams when they played with paladins, and by season 13 had started largely playing with Resto Shamans. The infamous "sham goat" strategy largely involves throwing all their instant CC at the healer while training one DPS target with heavy single-target pressure. Some will go on healers depending on the comp. Largely, a very scummy comp with a scummy strat.
LSD ( / / )
With heavy buffs rolling in for ele shamans in 5.2 and 5.3, LSD emerged as a strong caster comp beginning in season 13 and remains strong to this day. This comp has earned its scum status by being nearly unkillable plus having the rot with the RNG one shot from the ele. LSD has been favored largely by the addition of Dampening in Season 14. Many comps have a hard time being able to beat LSD, and the games generally always last longer than 10 minutes. No one enjoys facing LSD and it can be played at rank 1 levels.
Beast Cleave ( / / or )
Buffs to enhance in season 13 increased the prevalence of this comp and has made it strong ever since. With the strength of hunter CC and burst damage, combined with Ascendance one shot, beast cleave has been known to train mages to the ground and one shot them before hypothermia (Ice Block debuff) is off cooldown. However, Beast Cleave's high single target sustained damage and insane burst damage plus hunter's ability to perform a long CC chain makes beast cleave's strategy of training one target with intense damage fairly scummy. Beast Cleave is largely played to counter caster teams, especially mage teams.
Kitty Cleave ( / / or or )
A comp known to have virtually no CC and extremely high single target constant damage, Kitty Cleave's strategy is by all definitions of the word "scum". High rated and low rated kitty cleaves alike will all start on one target and finish the game, win or lose, tunneling the same target. Largely, they will train resto shamans who can't escape their grasp, or less mobile casters like shadow priests, or squishy casters like mages. Their CC abilities can generally be counted on one hand, shockwave, cyclone, and whatever their healer may bring to the table. However, Kitty Cleave's skill cap generally doesn't allowed it to be played at extremely high ratings, and its prevalence has varied largely throughout Mists.
God Comp (Shatterplay) ( / / )
Strong since the release of Mists and still to this date, God comp has been seen all throughout Mists, with the largest dip in prevalence during Shadow's week season (14). A comp with buttloads of CC at its disposal with high burst damage, God Comp has been known to CC the other team down to a 3v1 and burst and almost always force the other team's cooldowns or trinkets or both. This comp could almost always be played to really high ratings and is strongly disliked by the many teams it counters.
PHP ( / / or )
Gaining large popularity in season 13 and being a ret's signature comp since, PHP has been known to only land traps off Fist of Justice and pop all its cooldowns the second the trap lands, sometimes if it's not successful. The idea of the global kill hasn't been stronger, only being seen as strongly in beast cleave, and is considered scummy by all those who die in half a second from 50% to 0.
PHD ( / / or or Monk)
Being the go-to comp for a DK for the expansion, PHD was viable to rank 1 during MoP and was buffed mid Season 14, making PHD a team almost guaranteed to force cooldowns during the 30 second window that the DK uses his Gargoyle and Unholy Frenzy. The games are generally extremely short as someone is bound to die, due to a lack of peels that DKs have, or the just intense amount of damage coming out plus hunter and priest CC. Many healers and casters really hate this comp due to its high sustained damage and ungodly burst.
Turbo Cleave ( / / or or Monk)
One of "those" comps, Turbo Cleave has been more or less a good train one target comp throughout Mists, just like Kitty Cleave, and a few people have managed to secure decent rating as it. A fear class's nightmare, some people just really hate the idea of turbo cleave and wanted me to include it here.
RMD (RMP) ( / / or )
Emerging as of Season 13 again, the notorious RMP has been degraded strongly into a gimmick comp, with cheap shot/tricks/orb being able to kill something in a matter of mere seconds. Rogue mage synergy has become god-like again by the end of Mists, and RMP/RMD has reclaimed its position as a strong comp, but has more recently been noted as an extremely gimmicky one.
MLD (MLS) ( / / or )
“I just wanna play the game!” is probably the most common thing said when facing this comp. A universally strong comp, avoiding CC is nearly impossible when facing MLD/MLS, and as such has become hated by many. With a destro lock, the comp’s burst is extremely large and will nearly always force cooldowns. The idea of MLD/MLS being scum, however, is debatable, but some felt the need for it to be in this list.
WMD (WMM) ( / / or Monk)
Being “that” flavor of the month comp, WMD takes 3 overtuned classes and just pops damage with mage CC and cyclone to kill its target. Similar to KFC in design, WMD has been seen as being largely unskillful and thereby scum, especially considering that warriors and mages have not normally been two classes to synergize well at all, and just rely on pure damage to land kills.
Ele/Mage ( / / or )
“Did they even cast anything to kill me?” is probably the best question to ask when you lose to this comp. This comp is another that has taken 3 overtuned classes and put them together. Especially when playing with a holy priest, this comp completely embodies the “castless casters” that MoP has been known and hated for. For this reason, this previously nameless comp, comprised of more flavor of the month classes, has occasionally been referred to as names such as “instant scum” or similar.
TSG ( / / or Monk)
Last, but certainly not least scummy, TSG has actually been played at rank 1 levels and has been seen since the beginning of MoP. With the re-emergence of melee cleaves with monk healers by Season 14, TSG can commonly be seen at decent ratings. Many feel TSG largely exemplifies “no skill” as they brainlessly train one target and pop all cooldowns to force major defensives off the other team, and will eventually land a random kill from their intense single target pressure.
If you think I’ve missed something, please feel free to comment below. If your argument is compelling, I may include it here.
Posted Zizilio on 24 February 2014 - 09:02 AM
Greetings AJ community, I've decided to make a list of updated Hunter macros coming into 6.0.2. This will be updated all throughout WoD. Several of our abilities have been removed so I have made proper adjustments for them accordingly.
Mouseover Concussive shot:
#showtooltip concussive shot
/use [@mouseover,harm][harm] concussive shot
Concussive Shot Arena 1-3:
#showtooltip Concussive Shot
/cast [target=arena1] Concussive Shot
Deterrence: Stops casting, cancels Hand of Protection, casts deterrence
/cancelaura Hand of protection
Explosive Trap: Stops casting, casts explosive trap
#showtooltip explosive trap
/cast explosive trap
Freezing Trap: Stops cast, casts freezing trap
/cast Freezing Trap
Ice trap: Stops cast, casts ice trap
#showtooltip ice trap
/cast ice trap
Master's Call: You can either use /cast [target=playername] Master's call OR /cast [target=party2] or what ever their corresponding party slot is, I prefer 1 macro for DPS and 1 for healer.
#showtooltip Master's Call
/cast Dash(Ferocity, Cunning Ability)
/cast [target=playername] Master's call
Master's Call Self: This one is a mouse-over macro and a self macro built into one. It will cast Master's Call on your mouse over. If you do not have a current mouseover it will cast it on yourself.
#showtooltip Master's Call
/cast [target=mouseover, help] Master's Call; [target=YOURNAMEHERE] Master's Call
Roar of Sacrifice:
#showtooltip Roar of Sacrifice
/cast [@partnername]Roar of Sacrifice
Roar of Sacrifice/Spirit Mend: This will RoS/Spirit Mend your mouseover, if no mouseover exists it will cast spirit mend and roar of sacrifice on yourself
#showtooltip Roar of Sacrifice
/cast [target=mouseover, help] Roar of Sacrifice;[target=YOURNAME] Roar of Sacrifice
/cast [target=mouseover, help] Spirit Mend;[target=YOURNAME] Spirit Mend
Wyvern Sting 1-3 : This will cast Wyvern Sting on your Arena1 target, replace the 'arena1' with 'arena2' and 'arena3' in 2 other macros so you will have Wyvern 1-3
#showtooltip Wyvern Sting
/cast [target=arena1] Wyvern Sting
#showtooltip Wyvern Sting
/cast [target=focus] Wyvern Sting
#showttoltip Chimaera Shot
/cast Chimera Shot
Disengage: Stops casting, casts disengage
Feign Death: Stops casting, casts feign death
#showtooltip Feign Death
/cast feign death
Flare: Stops casting, casts flare
Focus Concussive Shot:
/cast [@focus] Concussive shot
Focus Tranquilizing Shot:
#showtooltip Tranquilizing Shot
/cast [target=focus] Tranquilizing Shot
#showtooltip Tranquilizing Shot
/cast tranquilizing Shot
Kill Shot: This will secure that you have Aspect of the Hawk buffed before you cast Kill Shot.
#showtooltip Kill Shot
/cancelaura hand of protection
/cast kill shot
Revive Pet: Stops casting, casts revive pet
#showtooltip Revive Pet
/cast revive pet
/cast mend pet
Hunter Burst Macro:
/cast Blood Fury
/use Prideful Gladiator's badge of conquest
Binding Shot: Stops casting, casts binding shot
#showtooltip Binding Shot
/cast binding shot
Growl: Use to take out grounding totems
/cast [target=pettarget, exists] growl; growl
/cast [@focus] growl
Trap Launcher: Stops casting, casts trap launcher
/cast trap launcher
Camouflage: Stops casting, casts camouflage
Bullheaded (Pet Trinket)
Move pet macro:
/click PetActionButton3 LeftButton
Pet follow macro:
#showtooltip Incendiary Ammo
/use bubble wand
#showtooltip Frozen Ammo
/cast frozen ammo
/use bubble wand
#showtooltip Poisoned Ammo
/cast poisoned ammo
/use bubble wand
The reason behind not having macros for /target arena1-3 or /focus arena1-3 is because they recently added bindings for these in the default keybinds. +6 free macro slots!
This concludes my 6.0.2 macro list, thanks for viewing!