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Why does every guild use the word "exceptional"

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3 years ago#1
Why oh why :(

"<x guild> 4/6N MSV 1/6N HoF is looking for an exceptional and skilled DPS and healer for our core team. PST for more info."

1. If a player was really exceptional he would join a guild with atleast 2/6H or something
2. If he was that skilled he wouldn't be in a guild that didn't even clear normal MSV, how long has MSV been out now?
3. On let's say top 2-3 progression servers have atleast around 50-60 guilds or more that have cleared 1/6H or better

BlogFAQs, but I think it's funny some people obviously have no idea of the definition of exceptional and skilled.
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3 years ago#2
On the contrary, they DO know the meaning of the word "exceptional" and that's why they WANT that type of player to join their guild. Your argument is that an exceptional player would NOT join, which is a fair assumption. But that doesn't mean the guild wouldn't want an exceptional player to join their ranks.
3 years ago#3
Ok, look it at this way a computer technician with 10 years of experience and is looking for a company with a good envirement and that has a spot equal to his exceptional experience.

A small hospital offers you a job, you are getting not paid as you should and the work you are doing for that hospital is way below your level and way to easy what you have studied and worked for these past 10 years.
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3 years ago#4
You are confusing two separate issues: One is why a guild wants exceptional players. The second is why would an exceptional player join a mediocre guild. In your OP you talk about the first point, in your subsequent post you talk about the second. So, which is?
3 years ago#5
They can request for whoever they want, TC. Whether "exceptional" will join them or not is a different story and that does not make their request any invalid.

Also you do realize that exceptional to this guild's standards might be not exactly the same exceptional to my guild's standard for example (5/16 hc with all normals cleared as of yesterday)? Perhaps their standard to exceptional is lower and that will lead them ot have players good enough for them which will improve the roster as a whole and awill eventually improve the guild as a whole due to numbers rising and whole guild playing on a different scale.
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3 years ago#6
From: Devon32 | #001
1. If a player was really exceptional he would join a guild with atleast 2/6H or something

Depends on the server. My guild is the top horde guild on the server and we haven't even finished all of normal mode since we can't find the last two stable, skilled deepsers we need.
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3 years ago#7
Devon32 posted...
Ok, look it at this way a computer technician with 10 years of experience and is looking for a company with a good envirement and that has a spot equal to his exceptional experience.

A small hospital offers you a job, you are getting not paid as you should and the work you are doing for that hospital is way below your level and way to easy what you have studied and worked for these past 10 years.


Is English your second language?
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3 years ago#8
I know im exceptional, my mom tells me everyday when she makes me pancakes before my dailies.
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3 years ago#9
dakotah1978 posted...
Devon32 posted...
Ok, look it at this way a computer technician with 10 years of experience and is looking for a company with a good envirement and that has a spot equal to his exceptional experience.

A small hospital offers you a job, you are getting not paid as you should and the work you are doing for that hospital is way below your level and way to easy what you have studied and worked for these past 10 years.


Is English your second language?


Yes, I play on EU servers, if my English is bad I apologize :P
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3 years ago#10
As has already been pointed out definitions of exceptional are relative, to one guild an exceptional player may just be one that can perform within 15% of their max DPS for their ilv for example. You don't know how they define exceptional, it is weird that everyone uses the exact word exceptional though being that it's so vague.
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