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Do other tanks notice this too?

#1Mike XtremePosted 11/9/2012 7:06:52 AM(edited)
It seems to me that in MoP DPS likes to pull in instances more than any other expansion. It's rare that I find a group that actually allows me to do my job and pull mobs in a nice clean fashion rather then me being forced to clean-up a sloppy pull. As a prot warrior it can be a little frustrating since I only have 3 reliable AoE aggro abilities and 9 times out of 10 SW and TC are on CD when a DPS decides to go a head and pull.

Now I'd understand DPS pulling if I was a slow puller, but as long as everyone is alive and the healer has mana I chain pull the entire instance.

Am I alone in seeing this trend?
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#2Halo EightPosted 11/9/2012 7:00:40 AM
Yeah it happens, also there seems to be a greater representation of pet classes leaving on taunt and whatnot. There's a simple solution:

LET THEM DIE.

SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST.
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#3PirwzwhomperPosted 11/9/2012 7:02:11 AM
I blame fast leveling in dungeons, where DPS can pull all they want and usually no one dies anyway.
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#4JiruruPosted 11/9/2012 7:03:47 AM
Play with me. I'm so late to the dance in every fight that there's no way I'm getting aggro before the tank does. Or before half the enemies are dead.
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#5Mike Xtreme(Topic Creator)Posted 11/9/2012 7:05:21 AM
Halo Eight posted...
Yeah it happens, also there seems to be a greater representation of pet classes leaving on taunt and whatnot. There's a simple solution:

LET THEM DIE.

SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST.


OMG, this too but it doesn't seem as bad as when MoP first hit. The 1st couple weeks of heroics this was a constant problem.
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#6TasogareHimizuPosted 11/9/2012 7:47:46 AM
Yeah, I see it too. It's not even just limited to endgame stuff, but all throughout. I have tanks at every stage of the game. 20s, 40s, 70s, and near endgame, and people are pulling s*** more than ever. Like 99% of the time it's a damn Monk, too. And 75% of THAT time it's a Pandaren Monk. >_>
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#7NtheRiddlePosted 11/9/2012 7:55:56 AM
Halo Eight posted...
Yeah it happens, also there seems to be a greater representation of pet classes leaving on taunt and whatnot. There's a simple solution:

LET THEM DIE.

SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST.


A lot of hunters didn't realize that with 5.0 and various server fixes after that growl was being reset on all of their pets each time.
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#8MorgasaurusPosted 11/9/2012 7:58:47 AM
As a healer the way I handle the pet taunt thing is like if the pet's name is Indiana I'll say in party chat:

"Noooooo! Indiana! I'll save you!!"

Then I heal it a few times.

My tank friend just backs up and types /cheer for the pet then begins to /dance.

Usually the hunters take growl off at this point.
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#9moisticusPosted 11/9/2012 8:07:23 AM
I hate having to clean up after a sloppy pull.
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#10Mike Xtreme(Topic Creator)Posted 11/9/2012 8:08:12 AM
Morgasaurus, how do you handle DPS pulling?

I've tried a few times to just let the person who pulled die before I clean up their mess but the healers usually just keep them up so then I just look lazy =/
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