A few days ago, I joined an LFM that a friend of mine had up. He didn’t know I was joining or anything. And with out much of a pause I was in group.
Butters, the leader of said group says “Hey, Java. Did you know your anonymous?” And it hit me like a ton of bricks. Maybe that is why I haven’t gotten in to an group or two I have tried to lately. I thought that I had just made some “friends” lists and was being slow declined. But maybe it was my ninja status.
So I turned that shit off, and I was visible to the world. Life is grand, right?
If you think “yep” then you have never played a class that others have thought as a “healer” class have you?
I have gotten more tells to join groups and/or blind invites then a tell then I would have thought possible. At least 3 an hour.
Fopo’s standard reply tell of “If I wanted to be in your group, I would have hit your lfm.” is looking good. But so far I have been trying to be a good guy and reply with a “no thanks” or “on timer”(in its true). You never know when you might want to get into an group with that guy in the future. But at the same time if I am in a group, or in a quest I don’t think I will drop what I am doing to hold your hand.
One tell and done guys I don’t have any real problem with, even if they are a little bit of a pain. Guys who want to talk you into their group or argue with me about how I should just join their group or send invites get to me.
I am not to the place where I join, and then remove my headset and keep doing my own thing or even ruining their quest……. yet. I know a guy that has joined via a blind invite and kept soloing the quest he was in when they invited him. Every once and a while he would complain that the group was out of range and that he must be ahead of them as he was always having to solo the mobs.
All I know is I want another status. Some thing like do not disturbed/hidden, but doesn’t have any hidden properties for when I join a group. I don’t even care if I am hidden in the Who panel or not. But it would be nice to have a symbol that shows that I don’t want to be bothered and maybe have an auto reply giving my DnD status. Of coarse this message is not sent to members of the party I am currently in, guildies, or people on my friends list.
I get a lot of tells from people that like the shows, and I ❤ those messages. And I don’t want those to stop coming in, but for the love of God please stop with the the “can you heal x for us?” messages.