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[Suggestion] Extra Reporting Options

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When something -really- vulgar/explicit is being displayed I feel this should be an option and warrant to be looked at by an ANet rep.
I feel as a player base there should be at least two more options to the Report dialogue.
Language and Guild Name
I have run across some pretty vulgar Guild names that I’d like to have reported, but there isn’t really an option for it. Sometimes the player name will perfectly fine but the Guild name will border on explicit. There’s just no good way to report. I’ve never reported them, because the issue isn’t with that particular alt, just the Guild name was offensive. I’ve been afraid of being reprimanded for it, so another Guild name goes unchecked.
Likewise, in chat at times some will run on and on with the most explicit things they can think of to fall out of their mouths (and through their fingers into chat) and there also is no good way to report this.
I’m not about to expound on what I’ve seen this morning to finally prompt this post, I don’t wish a reprimand of my own for re-posting it. I’m not even sure it would make it past the filter anyway.

May we please have more reporting options to encompass this sort of thing?

If the current checks are kept in place to deter false reporting and it’s actually looked into as the reporting dialogue suggests it is, how could this be any different than reporting goldsellers?

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Noob LF guild (NA) Sanctum of Rall

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Replied to using in-game mail.

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[Gliders] List of skin suggestions

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That Whalekitteneminds me of the Zephyrite ships. That’d be cool, and still supossedly on theme for the area as well I like it!

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[Gliders] List of skin suggestions

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A set of morphing wings.
Match the footpath of your equipped Leg Weap.

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[Gliders] List of skin suggestions

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Love these ideas. Thank you for posting them! I hope ANet takes a serious look at these and gives us some.
I have the Holo-Shattered Wings and would love to be able to use them as a glider skin!
<3
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Guild Wars 2 HoT Release Date? [merged]

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When Mists of Pandaria came out, the cut-off-date for pre-purchasing was Apr30. Mists launched in Sept. Warlords of Draenor pre-purchased ended in June (I believe, can’t remember, but it was still summer) and released in November.

I haven’t got any source except the statement of the cut-off for vets to receive their char slot for pre-purchasing which is July 31st, to think that this is when the pre-purchase of Hot will end. That’s still many many months before it could launch.

I use WoW as the example because I used to play it, remember the Pre dates of the last 2 xpacs and am admittedly too lazy to look up several other games for references as I don’t care about them).

TLDR:
After pre-purchasing ends, it will be -monthS- before the game would be launched.

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Look out! Payment processor maintenance.

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All maintenance is done on PST. This always has been, always will be.
Good Luck!
edit: I’m a doorknob and used the wrong wording.

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No guild panel? Sorry Anet :(

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We have currently one person in our guild w a beta.
He is not alone in any way. We have TeamSpeak. We are partied with him.
We are discussing the class, how they interact with others, etc.

To state that because you can only talk to 5 people at a time in chat when your guild is bigger and it’s creating -such- an issue…
Maybe you need to reevaluate your communications.

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Underwater Weapon on Land?

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What the heck?
How does this even happen?
I know Diessa Plateau has been complaining about lag issues…
I’m back to How does this even happen?
I’m at (and have been at) the Toppled Wall jumping puzzle/visa.

http://prntscr.com/7o0qit
http://prntscr.com/7o0sr6

So how do I get them back?

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Request: Rainbow Dye for Marriage Equality!

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snip…
And please, make it available to all players, and not some super rare drop from the hardest JP chest you can only get to after battling Jormag and the Shatterers illegitimate twin dragon babies that spawns only on odd days of the week when the moon is waning.

Thank you for your consideration!

I like the idea, I agree that something should be shown for the decision of recognizing Marriage Equality.
But this…
This show of exactly how it feels to get something new they’ve put into the game really hits a home run. Thank you for warming my heart with your suggestion as well as making me laugh by reminding me just how much of an uphill struggle they’d make it to get!

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[HELP] We don t want guild mission

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So… From what I’ve read from Colin I hear this:
The Guild Challenge will be running as soon as HoT opens.
As long as you’re -in- the fight and succeed, you will open your Guild Hall (he stated that the extras in the challenge do not need to be -in- your guild to qualify your success).
This sounds to me like this:
Have one or two of your Guild’s members rush in with the larger Guild zergs during the first week or two. Be Helpful in defeating the Mord Lt. and claim your Guild Hall.

I am in a guild of 3 active and 7 who work oil-field and are on hideous schedules. I think the 3 of us can manage this if this is how it will work.

People help others obtain Skill Points (hero points, w/e) all the time, even if they themselves already have them, simply because they were standing there at the time…
I know I will do the same, help others to gain their Halls, after we’ve claimed ours.

This is GUILD WARS 2. What makes you think there wont be a hoard of people standing around after the rush giggling madly and screaming “I wanna do that again!”
You know who you are…

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It's Beautiful, Thank You

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Thank you.
To everyone who put in late nights
Who ate bad fast food because it was too late to get the good stuff
Who missed time with their family
Who worked and re-worked that particular until it was -just right-
Who put their all and then some into every last detail

Lion’s Arch is gorgeous. It’s a masterpiece.

Thank you.

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Pre-Purchase Community Address

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I already have a second account. 2 more would be entirely unneeded.
You cannot buy the Rytlock mini. You cannot buy the glider skin. You cannot buy the Guild Hall fluff.
I am buying the $100 pack for these items, as well as the discount on gems. $50 + $100 is more than $100 and I wouldn’t get the extra things that I would like to go with my game that Make Me Happy please do not tell me how to spend the money I have saved up since January when they announced the expansion.
I am on a budget and have budgeted accordingly to acquire what I’d like.
Oh, and I bought the game over 2 years ago. That amount of money being “given” away as a point is invalid.

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Pre-Purchase Community Address

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I planned on buying the Ultimate version from the night the were released. I just have to wait for payday.
That ANet is now including a second slot is a nice bonus, but in no way has influenced my choice on buying the Ultimate version.
From the beginning I have always planned on the Ultimate.
I covet the “shinies” it comes with. I already have plans for the 4000 gems, for the node packs so they will deliver use over time versus a “flashbang” feeling. I have an extra slot ope currently, this will give me a total of 3 open slots. I can chose to fill the other 2 or not as I see fit (one will be a Rev!)
I feel the content show thus far is enough, for me, to warrant a purchase. The extras are for me. Period. I am happy to pre-purchase and support ANet and at the same time take advantage of the great “fluff” items that make me feel happy inside.
Thank you ANet for the options given.
Thank you ANet for the expansion given.
Happy day!

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Responding to cross-guild chat ??

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They stated you could make custom tabs. " You can then decide which channels will be visible in your chat tabs."
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QoL re: the tooltips of items in collections

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Thanks to the help of your incredible graphical skills, I went ahead and made this improvement for a future release, so keep an eye out for it.

Enjoy your improved quality of life!

Yay! Thank you Zach!

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[Rant] People are getting ridculous.

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But you already have those slots! Yours are just full. That’s your fault, not ANet’s or the new player’s. Same with the bank slots. New players aren’t getting more than you. They will be on equal ground.
Is that the problem?

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[Rant] People are getting ridculous.

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If all I’m able to do is claim a Guild Hall- I’ll have had enough entertainment to justify the cost.
Colin has stated in an interview that the challenges ahead will not be tackled the first time around. I have a very small guild. This means hours of play in just this one task alone, not to mention anything else.
So yes, I’ll get my money’s worth in my opinion and that’s all that matters in the end.

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Challange, defend the HoT expansion price

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I have a better personal value with my Original BOB simply because I have enjoyed his company longer. If I no longer liked BOB, I would’ve abandoned BOB long ago.
I see that my new purchase of BOB-X has the original features I already have, pre-built, so I am not in need of them, but the new player BOB-X requires the Original BOB to function.
As a proud BOB and BOB-X owner, I have enough rationality to see that I do not require to have more value than the new BOB-X owner, merely equal.
Which I have.
The scratches and dents on my BOB/BOB-X will be more dear to me sentimentally than the new owner of BOB-X’s, because theirs had never been dropped off a Diving Platform.
edits… so confusing w all the BOBs…

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All the claims that HoT content is...

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The most reasonable complaint is that a new player gets an extremely large amount of stuff for 50$ whereas a veteran player gets only two-three maps, specializations and guild halls for the same price.

That new player is not getting any more than you already have.
I don’t understand all these posts claiming that new players are “getting more than vet players are”.
They are not getting any more than the base 5 slots, the base bank slots, etc, that you got when you got the game.
How is this “more than you get”? Don’t you already have all that stuff? You got it when you loaded your key for the core game, just like they’ll get, because now the core is HoT. Theirs just wont filled with up to 3 years of memories (or pack-ratted-ness in some cases).
I’m seriously waiting for an answer to this.
It really feels like more people are angry because there will no longer be any elite status of a vet player because the new player will have equal footing.

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[Rant] People are getting ridculous.

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so they made this game casual player game but they want to charge hardcore price makes sense huh?

This comment fills me with more rage than the 1k+ pages of ranting over wanting free character slots because “new players” will get the same 5 slots vet players already have, just not filled yet. More than the rage that’s induced by the “value” of kitten expansion not being worth it, because it will boil down to an hourly amount of game play/$ less than any sub fee for a 1 month period.
How many hours do you have in the Core? what’s the $ value there?
How many hours would you have to play to get “good value” out of $50?
Does it seriously have to be in the $0.05 region for it to have a “good value”?

To have things thrown in our faces such as “we should be ashamed to spend $50-100 on an expansion when there are starving people in Asia or Africa…” Remember that the next time you buy meat. Or coffee (not Starbucks, just Folgers). Or anything that’s more than rice and beans. How about like oh, The Core Game of GW2 that you’ve obviously already bought, as you’re here ranting about it.

So much rage, I’ll probably get a reprimand. I’ll take it. This insanity has gone on long enough. I am ashamed to be a part of this community today. We can’t even keep the threads that have nothing to do with the mad ranting free of that mad ranting.
Just… ridiculous.

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The Base Game Is Free!

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by “base game is free”, that also means they pay the same price as vets but also have 5 character slots >=).

But… you have 5 character slots.
So?
Because theirs aren’t filled yet, that means something?
They aren’t getting an extra 5 slots. They are getting the same 5 slots you already have.
This argument makes zero sense to me. Nothing anyone has said can make it make sense. I’ve been reading the forums on this for 18Hrs or so, give or take. It still makes Zero Sense
You. Have. Five. Slots. So will they.

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HoT Purchased-Yea Baby

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Very happy you’re happy. I’ll be getting the Deluxe, Ultimate if I can. I know I’ll be happy with what content is offered, as I am with what’s already in the game.
I came from WoW and apart from the horrible ugliness today- this community is the best I could ever hope for. It really saddens me to hear such pettiness. No one is truly looking deep at what is being offered. They are merely glossing over the ridiculous amount of time played and the future time offered with the expansion.
Thank you ANet, so far I’m happy to spend your Gold Tier for what you’ve shown me. I can only hope there’s more, and will not be dissatisfied if this is the limit.
(Hoping I really did see a Tengu in the Guild Hall rush to claim it. Though, it probably was just a Charr in a feather hat!)

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Legitimate Concern

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You’ve already received that value*. It’s value is now $0.
Period.
*The core game not individually priced items. It is also not illegal or “bad” to sell "items’ bundled and labeled “not for individual resale”

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LF Yak's Bend Guild (PvX)

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Server preference: NA
Play Type Preference: PvX
Player Style: Filthy Casual
Active Time: Usually 8am to 5-6pm. Varies occasionally.
Voice preference: TeamSpeak3 only
Social preference: Looking for a medium-ish guild, large enough to do stuff, not so big as to simply “get lost”
Number of Players: 2, possibly more

I only PvE but have recently had insane thoughts on sPvP or even possibly WvW.
I’d love to try out dungeons, I’ve only done them a couple of times, and have never been in a Fractal.
I am prone to anxiety attacks with new people that make PUGs impossible.
I main a level 80 Guardian, I also have 3 other 80s
He is not on very often due to work. (1-3hrs is usually a norm, mostly on weekends. Some weekends he has more time.)
He mains a level 80 Engineer, and is working on other 80s
Our age range is 40-50yrs.
We are ok with 80% rep, as i have a few of our own guilds we use for storage.
We are not in any other “active” guilds- just our personal bank space. Some alts will always be repping these guilds as they are mules or alts we hardly play.
We would rep 100% of any guild activity we participated in, no matter what alt we were on.

Thank you for taking time to look.
Safe Journey and Happy Day.
— Kitta.

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HoT Price Feedback + Base game included [merged]

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Out of curiocity, is this information from reddit correct?

“The Ultimate edition will not be available as an upgrade and must be purchased as a full game package.”

does that mean that veterans can’t even benefit from the 50 euros discount in the form of gems?

Currently, in GW2 Core, if you’ve purchased the Standard Edition, you can upgrade to the Digital Deluxe Version, but not the Collector’s Edition.
That’s all this means.
If you purchase either the $50 Basic or $75 Deluxe version, you may not at a later time upgrade to the Ultimate Edition. It must be purchased as it’s own “entity”.
You either get the Ultimate when it’s offered, or the highest tier you can upgrade to is the Deluxe.
I would assume it’s due to the fact that the only difference in the Deluxe and Ultimate are 4000 gems at a 50% discount. At a later date, you would be unable to simply get a discount on 4000 gems.

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HoT Price Feedback + Base game included [merged]

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Did people go insane and claw the walls when they merged the original GW trilogy in to one pack for a lower cost?

Did they go mad and scream scam when WoW merged it’s first three expansions in to the base game cost?

No problem about merging existing things but this is not the case. It’s an expansion you must buy with base game from the very beginning.

You’re not understanding…
When WoW Vanilla came out, it was $50 the Deluxe and Collector’s were a lot more. Then Burning Crusade came out. Again $50 base. Wrath of the Lich King was the same. Cataclysm and Mists of Pandaria were also $50 for the base xpac. Warlords of Draenor was $70.
Only upon release of Warlords of Draenor did they merge the first 3 (Vanilla, BC and WotLK) and that Base Game is now $20.
You still have to buy Cata, MoP AND WoD to play any new content above lvl70 (where WotLK stops) as well as the fact that after the box sales are finished You Can No Longer Upgrade To A Higher Version (No Base to Deluxe) and if you did not purchase the higher versions- you will never get those in-game extras (that amount to an in-game pet (sometimes a mount unusable in all zones), avatars for StarCraft and banners for Diablo).
So that roll-up/merge took $150 worth of game and made it $20.
Please get facts straight about other games before you dismiss them as examples simply because you feel “I don’t play this game, therefore it does not apply to this situation”.
Right now, for HoT- If you own the game, you get an xpac for $50. You do not know what this all includes. They have not revealed everything yet. They just revealed the Guild Halls for the first Sneak Peek last night and yet more of them is to come Friday.
If $50 has been too much to save since January all I can offer is this-
Since January, if you’d saved $30-40 then take another month and save $10-20 more for the xpac. If you failed to save up for it in the last 6 months- This is not an emergency on the community’s or ANet’s part. It was a failure to plan of yours.
I can’t even apologize for being so blunt. This is life, and this is how it works.

You can disagree with the cost. You can decide it’s not worth the cost to yourself. You cannot demand that a company lower it’s prices because you failed to plan for it and expect it to happen.

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I Love You

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Thank you for this xpac! Can’t wait to get it. I see a lot of upset people, ranting about the cost of the xpac vs what they think they should get out of it.
After playing other MMOs for over a decade, I’m perfectly happy to have this at the value offered. I can look forward to more content than was originally alluded to-
Thank you! You’ve all worked very kitten this, and I’m very excited for the beta weekends (I’ve previously never participated in betas for personal reasons) and cannot wait to come play and grow in the “new world”!
Thanks ANet!

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Long map load times after patch

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Can you please let us know how to allocate more RAM to be used by GW2?
Like ODG above, I have oodles of RAM as well as a swap file that would make you faint (to go hand in hand w the oodles of RAM I have). I am pretty sure GW2 is not living up to my Memory’s Expectations.
Also, on a side note- when will GW2 finally make use of more than one processor? /:

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What's the most expensive thing you've found?

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In the first 3 days I played on my very first Maw kill, I got an Eternal Ice (exotic) and sold it for 4g. Was more gold than I knew what to do with (then).
Have never had another one, of any rarity, drop since.
I looted 2 Ascended chests, one from Tequatl- one from the Corrupted Quaggan (FGS).
Other than that, nothing at all worth over 2-3g. I get (if I’m lucky) an exotic every 3-4 months. Maybe.
Ive played since 6mos after launch.

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Why is the RP crowd so closed off?

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My first encounter w an RPer on my server (before megas came about) was an off-putting one. I had no idea they were RPing, tbh, I’d never seen it presented in that way in a game before (Yes, I was a noob to GW2) and the response I got was so rude and embarrassing that I would never reach out and make contact with another RPer again.
They aren’t just cliquish to me, they’re xenophobic.
Maybe

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Disappearing harvesting nodes

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Do we know what the limit is?
I harvested 12 mithril today (not nodes- mithril ore pieces), absolutely none in the prior 2 full days. Now, for the first time ever- I’m seeing these nodes disappear. Before seeing this thread today, I’ve never heard of this.

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Confusion About Large Events

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Yes, Dragon Bash had been started as an annual event.
In that defense- when was the last time the US gained Independence from England? We still seem to manage to celebrate the 4th of July each year… and have for quite a few years. So why would an annual event require defeating another Elder Dragon to be celebrated?
Just my thought.
To the comment about the Wintersday Event taking so much time to setup- I believe that was the first time it was ever setup. I remember reading about that. Maybe since they trashed LA now all of those plans for where items should be are now scrapped. But in all honesty, they should’ve planned for that when they trashed the place versus just scrapping the events they started as “annual events” and then left on a spare USB drive someplace gathering dust.

Just my opinion:
In a world where there’s so much destruction the last thing you need is to be constantly reminded of it every day. You need to have something to not only celebrate, but you need to keep your traditions alive. The only other alternative is lose who you are at the core. When that happens, you’re no better than the mindless mobs you drive back on a daily basis to survive.
TL;DR
Survival isn’t everything.
We need a reason to LIVE in Tyria.
Bring back our Traditions.

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Confusion About Large Events

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I was under the impression that things like Dragon Bash and Queen’s Jubilee and the like we “sold” to us as Holiday Events- we were told they were so hard to setup the first time, but that they spent so much time on them so they would have year-round holiday filler for us
It’s now after the 11th. A date that was so awesome because it’s my husband’s birthday, was also Dragon Bash’s First day. But there is no Dragon Bash. There is no SAB (that like many I paid real cash for a coin in and didn’t get to use as described).
There isn’t anything. There’s only more waiting for Hot.
I understand teams are working on the new xpac… but those large events were supposed to be so we’d have things to do in times like this. At least that’s what we were lead to believe.
This is the cause of my confusion.
Happy day.

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@ Arenanet Sorry Im a big Fool

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Welcome Back!
I’d always thought that the game calling me back would be that other big MMO, chilly as they are. Nope, Guild Wars is what I come back to.
I’m very happy I found GW2, and my breaks are shorter and shorter. Like the OP said, Thank you ANet!

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Knockdown duration is too long in PvE.

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Noob here, sorry.
Are dungeons considered PvE?
If they are… omg, Champ Cave Troll in AC. That guy needs… I don’t want to say nerfed. But… a different rotation. The KD on him is stupid (for lack of eloquence). Just plain stupid.

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AFK Timer in PvE

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If they are there for Teq and want to stay on the map, they can move or talk to others and get coordinated. There’s plenty of players who do neither.
It doesn’t take much to hit a space bar every couple of minutes.

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NPE Feedback [Merged] - Please read 1st post

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I don’t know if this has been brought up, there’s way too many pages to sift through…
I do not care for the new Personal Story Notification overriding all other Map Notifications.
I was lead to believe that completing the Personal Story was a choice, not a demand. However, if you do not complete the current chapter in your Personal story- at any level- the icon for the Personal story will override any and all compass guidance on your navigation. You no longer see if there’s a WP “over there” or undiscovered locations… Nothing. Just that blasted green warp star telling you to go do your PS.
Please, give a way to turn it off. Even if it’s on by default, I’m ok w that.
I have done all the Asura PS’s already, I don’t feel the need to do them again. Until I want to. Constantly pulling up my map every 2 seconds to look for the next WP while clearing- feels like it’s defeating the purpose of the compass in the first place (why even have the clutter if I just pull up my map every 2 seconds?).
Just my opinion.
Happy Day.

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I need to feel better about myself...

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I’m agoraphobic and have severe anxiety on top of it. I do not leave my house except for very special reasons (usually doctor appts or family gatherings I cannot miss).
Reading comments like most of these posted here- telling me because I seek socialization in a video game is bad only serves to make my problem worse.
Would you rather someone in my situation not play an MMO and be completely cut off from the world in total?
Yes, I read, have crafts, even an indoor garden. But why should I not be allowed to have interaction with others for most of my day as well?
I have just over 1300h in GW2 over 794d. I took off several months to go back to WoW after WoD launched, and I have come back recently due to the rising toxicity in WoW.
This is not what I ever expected form the GW2 community. This is heading down the same path, and will most likely drive me away from the forums.
I am in a guild of one. I do not do dungeons or fractals because pugs give me anxiety attacks. I do not party with others unless someone else sends a request (which is very infrequent).
I come here, to “lurk” and learn what’s going on in the community but it seems that is coming to an end as well. There’s always been a bias against “people like me”… It almost brings me to tears to see myself and others like me (either mentally or physically chained this way) to be treated such.
Happy day. Safe Journeys.

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Dailies Aren't What I Choose

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Huh, so thats how it works, Secret. I guess I haven’t understood the concept behind the “feel” of choosing one, and clicking Confirm (or w/e the box says).
Thank you for clearing that up. It is odd to me that I don’t have the same dailies as others, save for yes, the kitten double fractals.

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Dailies Aren't What I Choose

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You didn’t read my post well enough, I think.
I am missing Daily Kryta Event Viewer, Shiverpeaks Lumberer, Snowden Drifts Event Completer.
Are these not the PvE options for today? I have the options for WvW, Fractals, and PvP.
Yes, my account is capable of lvl80 “stuff”.

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Dailies Aren't What I Choose

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Ever.
I have been away, for some time- before I left the new daily system had been implemented. Before I left, The dailies I chose were never what I ended up with.
I had hopes that in my time away that issue might have been fixed. I can now see after 2 daily resets, it has not.
I get the chest, I get the screen asking which I’d like to choose. I choose the Green PVE Dailies. Every time. and Every time it gives me WvW/PvP dailies. I do no PvP, I do not want the dailies that go w that system (or I’d have picked those!) and this system has Never given me the PVE dailies. I have even clicked through the options, and YES! I have made extremely sure as to what daily I choose.
And again, I have ended up with PvP dailies.
Please help, as I would -love- to do these again, I have Zero interest in WvW/PvP.
(Yes, I know I can do fractals or dungeons to complete my daily… this is -not- the point. The point is the system should work and is not.)

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inspecting and dueling

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And what you will end up with is the same kind of elitist attitude that you find in WoW. Great way to turn the community into one that mimics WoW.

I have never played WoW. Don’t intend to. I don’t care about this community that you are referring to.

You should care if for no other reason than it’s exactly what we don’t want here.
For you to bury your head in the sand and not know how the other games have gone toxic due to the exact features others are requesting, you’re asking for nothing except to perpetuate the same toxicity here in GW2.
It’s called learning from others mistakes before it’s too late.

edit: wow. I need to learn to spell…

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To waypoint or not to WP

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Something else to be factored in on the side for WPing out-
How many times have you been downed? Don’t you start to lose health at a fair clip after each time you’re rezed? You get a Yellow Arrow, then a Red then… /:
If you’ve been Defeated once already, and A Kind Soul has rezed you- If you go down again shortly thereafter you -should- WP out on fights it’s feasible to. It will give you time to recover from the status that lowers your healthpool. It’s so much easier to go Down again after your first rez.
I try to revive Downed Players when I can, but I almost never revive Defeated ones unless it’s in a wholly hostile area.
Likewise, even if I notice A Kind Soul helping me from a Defeated state, I will WP out and run back unless it’s a very long run. I do this as a courtesy to the others around me. It was my fault I died in the first place, therefore I must take responsibility to get myself back in the fray upon myself as well.

True- I have died from lack of skill, lack of knowing the fight, my doorbell ringing, my husband calling me, the dog jumping in my lap and even true-honest-lag-because-“reasons” (given by my ISP)- Any host of things can get you killed. You can talk it up or down all you like.
No one is perfect, and no one is saved from ever being Defeated simply because they can claim to be superior or have ideal gear or specs. You have no idea who is on the other end of the line. Please remember this, and try to avoid degrading others in your quest for elitism.

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inspecting and dueling

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I’m with Daegony. I feel an aesthetic inspect option would be ideal. No stats, no skills. I, like him, have often wondered what dye or skin another player was using, but more often than not am uncomfortable in deliberately harassing another player simply to ask “Whatcha wearin’? What color is it? Where’d you get it?”. I feel that most players would be annoyed by this, and that feeling, be it correct or not, is what keeps me from any dialogue whatsoever.
For an actual stat/skill inspection- my answer is a resounding No.
Coming from WoW to GW2 it is a huge weight lifted from me knowing that because I can play my character- no matter how I am specced- I (should) have no fear of an instant ban from a group because someone didn’t like a certain piece of gear I was using.
Far too often I have had this happen, for any number of reasons: Changing Specs, New LvlCap, New Idea in Balancing- only to be met with some nasty person who does nothing but right-click my portrait, scans my gear for 2 seconds, and boots me from a group without -ever- saying a word to me. If I was lucky. Oftentimes They would feel the need to snipe at me as they were booting me.
There is no reason whatsoever to degrade Guild Wars 2 to that level of kitten-ness.

As for dueling, in games that allowed it I personally have been chased for 25 minutes and 3 continents because I had an addon that prevented duels. As soon as the duel would be asked for, it was cancelled. Either they thought it was amusing, or were attempting to “punish” me for not being interested. I ultimately had to logoff to get them to stop harassing me. Over the next 8 hours they continued to Spawn Camp me.
I would love to think that this kind of childish behavior is unthinkable from our community… I really truly would. But this is reality. If it can happen once, it can happen again.
My answer to duels is this:
Only if they are in a certain area, like SPvP/WvW are now, and only if in that specific area they are turned on.

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Give us the price already

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Yes, ANet said “Buy Once Play Forever”
And they didn’t lie.
Never anywhere, anytime will your access to today’s current content be revoked if you do not purchase HoT or any other possible xpacs.
That argument is is so invalid it’s silly and it infuriates me every time I’ve seen it referenced. Just because you choose not to or are unable to buy HoT or any other xpac-
!!You Will Always Have Access To The Core Game!!
(barring anything in violation of the ToS and being banned, which is the users own fault).
Other than that-
All we know is they have not released a cost value yet, and threads like this only serve to inflame and irritate the population of the game.
If you do not like the asking of the xpac, and feel your money will be better spent elsewhere, then spend it how you see fit. If you are unable to purchase the xpac at pre-sale or launch- the only deadline you’ll have is if the game dies completely and they shutdown the servers for good. Buy It Later.

(And- 2 yrs and 9 mos of WoW sub would be $430-$446, not $510. Since everyone is in the mood for nitpicking cost so harshly, I thought I would offer the correct amount.)

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About the Portal to Maguuma's Heart

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Just a thought-
Maybe add a pull from (slightly) inactive accounts. Try to get people who have wandered away to come back and play a taste of why they should come back. Players who have been away from the game aren’t always indicative of lack of skill or whatnot (I’m not sure the scope of your testing hopes).

Personally I am not looking to get into the Beta. I chose to play after Launch even when I do get Beta Keys (much to the dismay and ire of those who did not get a Key) because I feel I am not the best to test for breaking points, and I myself get stressed easily when game issues are broken for long amounts of time. I know myself, and know I am not a Good Beta Tester.
Also, if you are looking to do certain “time-frame” testing, like on certain weekends you’ll be doing stress testing, etc- I would highly encourage you to find the “worst” ahem troublemakers you have not yet banned from your servers for “Special Invites” on your terms. Nothing works better to find exploits than the best exploiters you have that haven’t yet been banned. You can tell them to have have free reign and abuse your system to their fullest.
I remember the Moa Racing Incident… That would’ve been much less hectic had it been handed to your worst offenders first.

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Bought a $2350 PC for HoT

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For all of you that are harping that he got took for what he got. Price it out yourselves. Roughing the prices of the parts, there is about $2000.00 in parts listed. Not including case, keyboard, mouse, PSU, etc. Add in labor and shipping and he got a pretty good deal and didn’t have to do the screwdriver time himself. SO, unless you can part out an equivalent machine for less, you need to give him some space. Check the prices on Newegg or some other REPUTABLE parts dealer.

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Questions about Pricing and Payment [merged]

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https://forum-en.gw2archive.eu/forum/game/hot/Do-we-HAVE-TO-buy-it/first#post4723507
Gaile seems to think it’s not an issue to have more than one account…

KittyCat.2059:

can you please clarify if each account requires an expansion purchase?

Debating on getting an char expansion slot or a second account.

Gaile Gray

ArenaNet Forum Communications Team Lead

Since separate accounts are not (and cannot be) linked, one expansion cannot cover multiple accounts. So yes, each Guild Wars 2 account that you wanted to access Heart of Thorns would require a purchase. If you had multiple accounts, you would not be required to purchase an expansion for each account. But… I think you’re gonna want to.

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~ sips hot chocolate gratefully ~
Gaile Gray
Forum Communications Team Lead
ArenaNet

Edit: apologies for being unable to post from one to another correctly.

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