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On 7/17/2018 at 4:38 AM, Hariwald said:

It's very silly to pull the "well people paid for the game so they are entitled to everything in it without doing anything" argument. Do you also think that mythic raid gear should be mailed out to everyone who plays the game because technically, they do pay for the game so why should they have to join a guild and fight through mythic? This is an MMO. Sometimes you have to put in some effort to get the reward, forking over the initial asking price and the monthly fee doesn't immediately give you everything in the game. That would be a horribly boring game, wouldn't it?

And yeah, you could say that this is BfA content, but it isn't really. The lightforged, highmountain and nightborne were all introduced in Legion and their stories played out over the course of Legion. 

I do hope blizzard stick to their guns on this one and don't break under the pressure. Getting to exalted with these factions really isn't that much to ask and you basically get it automatically by just playing the game. If people really want these allied races so badly that they threaten to quit the game forever if they don't get them then i have to ask why they don't they just get to work and do a couple of WQ's a day and the occasional emissary? 

Edit: Oh and as previously mentioned it's not outdated content yet so people are actually complaining about having to do the content later when it is outdated simply because they don't want to do it now when it is current for whatever reason. If a quarter of the time spent crying on the various forums were spent playing the game everyone would have these races by now.

After the expansion launch, yes the grind will indeed be outdated content and yes considering it is advertised as a major BFA feature I see no reason the grind should stay in place after launch other then to protect the ego of those who want to feel superior because they "worked" for it. And mythic raiding isn't a fair comparison because it is not advertised as the main feature of an expansion and in of itself whole different subject. Mind you I have already done this grind on over 12 different characters so in no way would that change remotely benefit me. In this one instance if find the whole "well I did it so you have too as well" does not work, since the fact that they were playable at all before launch is because they were an pre-order incentive. At launch the only people who care are those that feel somehow that the change would somehow invalidate them, which frankly in my opinion is childish.

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4 minutes ago, Granis said:

other then to protect the ego of those who want to feel superior because they "worked" for it.

holy cow...  

heaven forbid work be rewarded.

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On 7/18/2018 at 9:24 AM, PatrickHenry said:

holy cow...  

heaven forbid work be rewarded.

And it was...by letting you play the races long before release. I don't see how in anyway it would be a detriment to anyone if the requirements for those starting Allied Races were removed.

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On 7/21/2018 at 12:39 PM, Granis said:

And it was...by letting you play the races long before release. I don't see how in anyway it would be a detriment to anyone if the requirements for those starting Allied Races were removed.

Neither would it be a detriment to anyone if they just gave you every xmog appearance and mount from any legacy raid prior to BFA, since I mean, its old content.  Why should anyone have to work to receive it?  

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12 hours ago, PatrickHenry said:

Neither would it be a detriment to anyone if they just gave you every xmog appearance and mount from any legacy raid prior to BFA, since I mean, its old content.  Why should anyone have to work to receive it?  

You are correct it wouldn't, however I don't see how this has anything to do with the current discussion at hand. Again neither of the examples given are major advertised feature of an expansion that is locked be hide an outdated rep grind.

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12 hours ago, Granis said:

You are correct it wouldn't, however I don't see how this has anything to do with the current discussion at hand. Again neither of the examples given are major advertised feature of an expansion that is locked be hide an outdated rep grind.

The entire Death Knight class is locked behind a levelling 'grind' from what?  5 expansions ago?

ETA: it has to do with the discussion because I cant believe how ridiculously easy it is to finish the Nightfallen rep and quest chain now, and STILL people are complaining about how it should just be given to them, and its literally still this same expansion.

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