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What parts of the new patch (4.3) are you most interested in seeing? (You may pick up to three things.)

  • The new raid content and Deathwing's demise. (76%, 273 Votes)
  • Transmogrification, baby! (28%, 99 Votes)
  • The raid finder. Find me some raid buddies! (25%, 89 Votes)
  • The new dungeon content. Got to love those 5-mans. (19%, 69 Votes)
  • Class/spec changes. Change is good. (14%, 51 Votes)
  • The "all-new Darkmoon Faire". I need some parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. (12%, 42 Votes)
  • Void storage--satiating my inner packrat! (9%, 34 Votes)
  • Fangs of the Father. It's about time the rogues got a new toy. (9%, 34 Votes)
  • Mounts, gimme more mounts! (6%, 21 Votes)
  • You didn't mention my favourite change, slacker! (5%, 19 Votes)
  • None of it, bah humbug! (4%, 16 Votes)
  • Nerfing of Dragonwrath, Tarecgosa's Rest! (3%, 12 Votes)
  • Reforging retires! More NPCs on the dole! (1%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 359

Start Date: November 29, 2011 @ 1:47 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What kinds of food do you eat during the raid? (You can select up to 2 answers.)

  • I might eat a light snack such as a sandwich. (27%, 203 Votes)
  • Nothing. (25%, 190 Votes)
  • I eat my dinner during the raid as I get home so close to start time. (25%, 190 Votes)
  • Anything I can get my hands on that won't poison me or lacerate my disgestive tract. (19%, 146 Votes)
  • Sweets/candies and/or chocolate. (15%, 111 Votes)
  • Chips/crisps or nuts. (15%, 111 Votes)
  • Some fruit and/or vegetables. (14%, 106 Votes)
  • Biscuits/cookies. (9%, 71 Votes)
  • Ice cream! (3%, 25 Votes)

Total Voters: 765

Start Date: September 12, 2011 @ 12:30 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What do you tend to drink during the raid? (You may choose up to two answers.)

  • Water. (52%, 358 Votes)
  • Soda. (38%, 264 Votes)
  • Beer and/or cider. (17%, 116 Votes)
  • Juice. (15%, 104 Votes)
  • Coffee. (13%, 86 Votes)
  • Tea. (10%, 66 Votes)
  • Nothing. (5%, 33 Votes)
  • Vodka and/or whiskey. (4%, 27 Votes)
  • Wine. (3%, 20 Votes)
  • A random cocktail--you never know how the night's going to go! (2%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 686

Start Date: September 12, 2011 @ 12:28 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What methods do you find most effective to make a decision about an applicant to your guild? (You may choose up to two answers.)

  • A completed, written application including combat logs. (47%, 41 Votes)
  • A guild wide (or officer/GM only) discussion and decision about a potential applicant. (25%, 22 Votes)
  • Being recommended by or vouched for by an existing member of the guild. (23%, 20 Votes)
  • Prior raiding or gaming experience, including high level accomplishments in another game. (22%, 19 Votes)
  • An in-game activity such as a trial group run. (20%, 17 Votes)
  • An in-game interview or discussion. (15%, 13 Votes)
  • A voice interview via VOIP. (15%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 87

Start Date: August 12, 2011 @ 12:04 am
End Date: No Expiry

When it comes to utilising alt characters during progress raiding, I feel....

  • I will bring an alt if asked, but I'd rather play my main if possible. (39%, 28 Votes)
  • It's a necessary and integral part of progress raiding and I'll happily switch to an alt. (32%, 23 Votes)
  • I don't mind playing my offspec, but don't ask me to bring an alt. (15%, 11 Votes)
  • This is the character and spec I raid on, I don't have any alts or offspec that is raid ready. (14%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 72

Start Date: July 26, 2011 @ 12:20 pm
End Date: No Expiry

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