In the sixty-second World of Warcraft podcast episode, we are enjoying all of the festivities of our feast of Winter’s Veil, we clean out our inventory and get rid of orange slices to prepare for the expansion, now that we have the Tillers and Garrisons we ask that all gathering professions be removed from the game, Sláinte gets two legendary cloaks, while Molsan begins farming for a Ravasaur mount, we use Trade Skill Master to destroy all the gear and make gold flipping Enchanting mats, we change our schedule for HOT raiding… again, and we embrace the relationship between Aggra and Thrall for our Thirty Weeks of Warlords of Draenor.

Bitter and Salty is brought to you weekly by Molsan and Sláinte.

Happy Winter Veil to All!

All the Small Eggs

Things to Do Before WoD

Clean out your bags and inventory

Noob Tip: Keep your sack clean

No need to keep things like Hallow’s End wands and Tiller tabards

Gathering? GONE!

Get rid of all gathering professions on all characters

Tillers and Garrisons

Where can I farm Windwool? Tillers, duh!

Tailoring Celestial Cloth

Pattern dropped within 5 minutes of Timeless Isle stuffs

Grinding this daily for Warlock PvP Gear

Please send me Spirits of War kk thx yw

TSM Destroy for Enchanting

Having more fun with the AH

HotT Raiding

Are we prepare?

No show on 12/23???

Evanca Dings 90

Huge grats!! Now what?

Goblin Warrior and the Venomhide Ravasaur

Ungoro Crater finished… not quite ready for SMV

CollectMe said it was another missing mount

Should have brought a skinner

Should have used a character at-level… Get no XP for kills or quest turn-ins now

LFR/SoO3 Update

Malkorok down… After a 1% wipe, of course

TWoWoD Week 4 – Aggra and Thrall

Who is Aggra? http://www.wowwiki.com/Aggra

What happened in Cataclysm?

What is their relationship now?

Why is this a big deal for WoD?

Who is Zaela? http://www.wowwiki.com/Warlord_Zaela

Who is Draka? http://www.wowwiki.com/Draka

Who is Geyah? http://www.wowwiki.com/Greatmother_Geyah

https://twitter.com/WowDotBen/status/412774715283894272

Email

Juuno

Hello darlings! So…Aggra and Thrall, ohhhh how the rumors flew when they met! She thought he was a complete block-head, and he totally agreed so she married him. That’s the way it usually goes, you know. ;)  And that wedding! Talk about gorgeous! It totally made me cry. And now they’re having puppies! Orcs have babies by the litter, she’ll probably have 7 or 8 at once, and they’ll be SO cute! You’ll just want to take them all home, but if you do they’ll literally eat you out of house & home and eat all of your furniture, too. That’s why Thrall has to leave Aggra at home in the next expansion…they need more money and nobody will babysit a litter of orc babies. Ok, I gotta go! I hope you’re both having a great week!

/great big hugs,

VOL JIN

Hey dere, I heard ju wanted ta know what Aggra an’ Thrall be up ta. Ta put et simply, Aggra wants ta go ta Draenor, but Thrall ‘as told her dat et be unsafe for dem an’ dey don’t know what to be expectin’ on da other side of de Dark Portal.

Once a clear path ‘as been made an’ da portal connecting our worlds be under our control, den an’ only den would Thrall allow Aggra ta make da trip. Thrall did not make dis decision lightly, he knows danger kin be around every corner wit Garrosh dere, but we all know dere be no holdin’ Aggra back once her mind be made.

Rest assured, dat we will be seein’ Aggra visit Draenor, sooner or later.

Jur Warchief,

Vol’jin

TWoWoD Week 5 – Shadowmoon Valley and the Stormreaver Clan led by Gul’dan

psylent Night WINNER OF PUP 

Music

Clips of intro and outro music taken from “Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix)” by spinningmerkaba

Additional clips of music taken from “Baby It’s Cold Outside (Instrumental)” by Ameritz Backing Tracks

Contact Info

Email: podcast@bitterandsalty.com
Phone: 413 BIT SALT or 413 248 7258
Molsan Method: http://molsanmethod.com

Twitter

http://twitter.com/bitterandsalty
http://twitter.com/molsan
http://twitter.com/saltyslainte

Music

Clips of intro and outro music taken from “Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix)” by spinningmerkaba

Contact Info

Email: podcast@bitterandsalty.com
Phone: 413 BIT SALT or 413 248 7258
Molsan Method: http://molsanmethod.com

Twitter

http://twitter.com/bitterandsalty
http://twitter.com/molsan
http://twitter.com/saltyslainte

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In the thirty-eighth World of Warcraft podcast episode, the remote auction house is down and we don’t know what to do, we dislike change and thus are scared of TradeSkillMaster 2.0, we ask that the LFR bashing stop once and for all, we announce that Major Payne is no more, we add more Molsan Methods and a new gold-making tip, we clarify a few housekeeping items regarding our upcoming leveling challenge, and we address the Thirty Weeks of World of Warcraft question: What is your favorite profession.

Bitter and Salty is brought to you weekly by Molsan and Sláinte.

Mobile AH DOWN

http://wow.joystiq.com/2013/06/22/mobile-armory-gold-hack/

Hax0rd… now what?

TSM 2.0

http://www.phatlewtsgold.net/2013/06/tradeskillmaster-20-teaser.html

LFR Bashing and Defending

Why does everyone hate LFR so much?

Major Payne No Moar

Molsan did it!

Lil XT, Fel Flame, Ghostcrawler

Pet Battle Email from Kori from Aerie Peak – US <Convert to Raid>

Hey guys,

I was thinking about the tweet I sent Slainte and thought maybe I should provide more info.

Here is my guide to getting your first lvl 25 pet fairly quickish.

Capture an Arcane Eye or few from outside Karazhan. These pets are a single pet fight around lvl 17. You should be able to take them out with around lvl 8-10 pets. It is 3 to 1 after all.

Get the blues if you can, else greens work just fine.

if you can’t find a green, grab a white or grey and upgrade them to green by paying 1000 justice points to the justice point vendor standing on the Temple of Niuzao

Battle lvl 20-21 pets. Capture any blues or greens you can. (or make them with JP stones) Swap out your team to the higher pets, and then fight any pets at least 3 levels higher then your own. Wild pets at this level lose 2 levels of experience when caught, so this trick will only take you up to around level 22-23 pets. Find a good spot with lots of pets in pandaria, (the pools in the vale work well, for example) and battle your way to 25.

All of the power level guides I’ve found assume you at least 1 or 2 lvl 25 pets. This is the quickest way I know to get that first 25.

New Molsan Methods

Disenchanter

Ethereal Shard Trader

Leather Converter

Leveling Challenge Questions

Will more/extra gold help us level faster?

Will need to utilize a 2nd account. Is that allowed?

Can we have alts… specifically bank alts?

TWoWoW Week 17 – Favorite Profession

Sláinte – Fishing… Like Duh

Molsan – Enchanting

Mentions

https://twitter.com/Heronymus/status/349570847213764608

Email

Baloku, Earthen Ring

Hey guys, great show.

As a new listener I’ve only heard a few episodes, but Bitter and Salty is already at the top of my playlist.

I’m also new to WoW, relatively, having started at the end of Cata, so I’m still spending most of my time catching up and experiencing WoW with a first time beginner’s mind.

You’ll probably talk about pet battles again and for when you do I’d like to point out that Mr. Pinchy is freakin’ awesome!  Molsan, Fish up a Mr. Pinchy!  Slainte, he’s just waiting to be the captain of your team.

For the seventeenth week in the World of Warcraft, how could it be anything other than fishing?  Hooray for Mr. Pinchy!  ‘nuf said, eh?

I missed the discounted character transfer weekend, and honestly I’m too cheap to have paid for a character transfer anyway.  However, I took a look at the Bitter and Salty’s “Stay Classy” progress and rolled a goblin mage on Earthen Ring.  If you’d like to toss me a guild invite, I’d love to join.

P.S. Aquoavo, Karazhan, Rogue, Howling Fjord, Dire Maul, Harrison Jones in Grizzly Hills, Remember the Sunwell, PvE, For the Horde?, Flameward Hipogryph, Noblegarden Gearset, What a Long Strange Trip it’s Been, Magister’s Terrace, Stratholme, Bartender, The Violet Hold, and Fishing! Hooray for Mr. Pinchy!

And stop.

@Lilulicious

Hi Boys!

Thought I’d send an email for Week 17 of 30 Weeks of WoW: favorite profession. Too much to fit in a Tweet, and I know how much Salty Sláinte loves reading emails. ;)

My favorite profession in WoW has nothing to do with what is most beneficial for my class, and in point of fact, I have a love/hate relationship with this profession. It’s weird and wacky, it’s Engineering.

First, why I love it: there are so many fun, cool, useful items to make. From the chopper to the roflcopter, belt tinkers, bombs, trinkets, guns, goggles, gadgets, thingamabobs, and doohickeys, Engineering has loads of awesome toys to play with.

Why I hate it: Parts. All the freaking weird little parts you have to make BEFORE you can make the item. A framework, a tube, blasting powders, triggers, struts, contacts, a handful of nuts… err, I mean bolts. It’s an organizational nightmare converting raw mats to parts, parts to an item.

To me, though, the rewards outweigh the annoyance of constructing the item. I love blasting open a lockbox or having a belt tinker that projects a “cardboard” version of me to draw aggro. And don’t get me started on how much I adore my roflcopter!

I don’t think I have to tell you fellas how much I love the show and look forward to it every week, but I’ll tell ya again anyways!

Ciao for now!

Ashayo

Fishing! Nah, I just said that to maintain the ‘separated from Slainte at birth’ legend.

Inscription! Nah, I just said that coz Molsans Milling Macro is da bomb.

Cooking! Nah, I just said that so I’d have an excuse to say “rep with ma’ besties”

For the longest time, Jewelcrafting was my favourite profession. The reason was a combination of factors including that it was new, it was a good gold earner, there was plenty of opportunity to help guildies that didnt have the right cuts, and it had some pretty good JC-only perks. It’s kind of fallen out of favour with me this expansion, mostly because I think the first three of that list no longer really applies as much as it used to.

So I’m going to cheat and say my favourite profession is mining-alchemy-blacksmithing. There’s other combinations, but that’s currently my favourite. As an altoholic, there’s nothing more fulfilling than mining your own ore, smelting it, getting your alchemist to trasmute into trillium and living steel, then having your blacksmith make a super useful belt buckle or the like.

Stay professiony San Diego

Audio

Juuno

Jaminbee

Ben

Jellad

Strumpet

TWoWoW Week 18 – Best and worst thing about World of Warcraft

 

Comments

Katua

Really enjoying the podcast – this is my first listen. :)

ElvUI and other bag modes – if you go into the configuration for elvUI (/elvUI), you can go to bags and disable the bag addon in ElvUI.

This didn’t affect my OneBag installation at all – just kept me from displaying 4 bags at the bank!

Joanna

I’m going to listen to this tonight while playing because you touch on a lot of relevant topics to me, but without listening, I’d say that dps is about spell rotation, that can end up with a lot of button hitting when the going gets tough. If it’s possible to soulstone a boss well I have possible done that, as well as hitting and equipping my fishing rod out of confusion, or perhaps building a cooking fire.

The Warlock noob. Hmm 5 years playing one and I’m an expert at questing, but put me in a raid and I’m like a toddler on a day out with the grown ups.

As for elvUI. I hated it at first and changed back to Blizzards default, but for me elvUI grows on you, until you just can’t do without it.

Looking forward to having a listen.

Mentions

https://twitter.com/Joypenny/status/349325590547013632

Pet Giveaway

Landro’s Lil’ XT – July 5th @ 10:00am

Rules: Mention @bitterandsalty and say hello to @SaltySlainte for an entry into the pet giveaway contest (US realms only).

Music

Clips of intro and outro music taken from “Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix)” by spinningmerkaba and “C’Mon” by Analog By Nature

Contact Info
Email: podcast@bitterandsalty.com
Phone: 413 BIT SALT or 413 248 7258
Molsan Method: http://molsanmethod.com

Twitter
http://twitter.com/bitterandsalty
http://twitter.com/molsan
http://twitter.com/saltyslainte

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In the seventeenth World of Warcraft podcast episode, we fly around and talk to Lunar Festival elders for coins and big experience gains, we cover professions and crafting workflow using TradeSkillMaster, we give out some tips for Tailoring and disenchanting, we explain how to properly stand on your Tillers farm, and we vent and rant about our upcoming Herald of the Titans raid.

Bitter and Salty is brought to you weekly by Molsan and Sláinte.

Lunar Festival

Professions Talk

  • Jewelcrafting
    • Sticking with Primal Diamond crafting only
    • General buying tip: Don’t buy all the the things… leave the cheapest one
  • Tailoring
    • Cloth farming
      • Tillering for Cloth
      • Bag Making
    • Does anyone still use Tailoring in MoP?
    • Molsan used to make gold making Netherweave Bags but only makes White Bandit Masks now
      • Only takes one bolt of Mageweave to make (that’s 4 Mageweave Cloth; 5 WBM per stack of Mageweave) plus Bleach and Heavy Silken Thread
      • Total cost to craft one WBM is about 1g
      • Sell WBM for about 130g or d/e them into Vision Dust, Lesser Nether Essence, or Small Radiant Shard

DE gold tip from Sláinte not Molsan

Tillers Tip from Molsan not Sláinte

  • I’m standing in the middle of you plots!!

Meters Talk!

  • Call from Strumpet – Running Without Meters

Cannot buy 8th Guild Tab… WHY???

Herald of the Titans

  • Picking classes, roles, etc.
    • Why don’t you gear the tanks first? WHY?!?
  • Wowhead + Chardev
  • Shopping!

Mentions, Dings, Achievements

Music
  • Clips of intro and outro music taken from “Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix)” by spinningmerkaba.

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In the fourteenth World of Warcraft podcast episode, we ponder some new year’s, World of Warcraft resolutions. Molsan joins the Brawler’s Guild but doesn’t like to talk about it. We introduce a new segment highlighting a single item from the game. We discuss our use of the addons Wow-Pro and Dark Soil. We recap the Final Week of our Gold-Making Challenge. We share back story, lessons learned, tips, and a few tears.

Bitter and Salty is brought to you weekly by Molsan and Sláinte.

New Year Resolutions in WoW

Gold-Making Challenge Final and Recap

  • Realm, Character Names, and Guild
    • Bladefist; Dulls and Foxley; Savage Killers
    • Dulls = Famous podcaster!
  • Storytime with Molsan
    • The End of Inscription
    • The Imperial Silk Gloves
    • The Random Guy in Stormwind
  • Molsan’s List of DOs and DO NOTs
    • What I should have been doing with low-level Enchanting
    • Buy Low and Sell High… but don’t go for the quick gold
  • What did you buy?

Brawler’s Guild

  • Molsan is in and already Rank 2!
  • Lots of standing around but has potential
  • Call from Plastic Duck

“What to do with this item?”

  • Premise: Take a random item available in the game and explain the easiest way to obtain it, and the most profitable/intelligent use of the item
    • Make gold, complete achievement, gain rep, etc.

WoW-Pro Addon

  • TEH AWESOME!
    • Use when NOT first time through a Zone, or While low-level Alt questing for Loremaster
    • Lost and Found Items in Pandaria!! – Like Molsan Said

Fishing NEWS

  • Forgot how long it took to level 525-600

iTunes Reviews

  • Thank you for the Reviews

Calls

Bitter and Salty Network

  • Coming soon!!

Music

  • Clips of intro and outro music taken from “Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix)” by spinningmerkaba.

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Welcome to Episode 3 of the World of Warcraft podcast, Bitter and Salty! In this episode, we discuss Hallow’s End, Pet Battles, AddOns, customizing your UI, getting distracted by achievements and other old world fun, and the race to 90 between Molsan and Sláinte.

Bitter and Salty is brought to you weekly by Molsan and Sláinte.

Hallow’s End is NEAR!

  • When:   October 18th – 31st
  • Where: Azeroth, Outland, Northrend
  • Learn More: Wowhead, Wowpedia
  • Seasonal Boss: Headless Horseman
  • Use the Dungeon Finder to participate in a high-level encounter against the Headless Horseman (your character must be at least level 89), granting a Loot-Filled Pumpkin containing special holiday loot as a daily reward.

310 Flying

Old World Fun / Achievements

  • Currently doing Netherwing dailies
  • Need achieves for Glory of the Hero
  • Need to defeat Illidan for Black Temple
  • Argent Tournament dailies w/o jousting

RACE TO 90!

  • Phone call from Molsan

 

  • Who will win, Molsan or Sláinte?

Monks

  • Getting Heirlooms for your Monk
    • Justice Points vs. Champion’s Seal vs. DMF Tickets

Pet Battles

  • Clarification on Strumpet’s question from E2 (re: how to identify pet tiers out in the wild)
    • There are two types of “rare” pets: Quality vs. Spawn.
    • Any pet that you can battle has a chance to be of “rare” quality.
    • Check health of pets you can battle in a particular zone. If a pet has more than average, then chances are it is rare.
    • AddOn called “Battle Pet – Quality Notifier”
      • The quality / rarity of the wild pet
      • If the pet species is an upgrade in quality (Upgrade)
      • If you don’t have that species (Not Owned)
      • World tooltips show what you currently have in journal when mouseover wild pets. This includes quality and level
      • http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/battle-pet-quality-notifier
  • Additional AddOns if you can’t wait for patch 5.1
    • PetJournal Enhanced
      • Additional sorting and filtering options including filtering by current zone
    • BattlePetCount
      • Similar to quality notifier but adds a tooltip to the pet icon while in-battle that tells you if you own the pet or not and also lists the quality of the pet
  • Make this an app already and take my money

Fishing

  • Phone call from Daniel
  • Fishing Addons
  • Phone call from Strumpet – Anglers

Engineering

  • Ghost Iron Dragonling – I need for all the alts!
    • What are Cogwheel sockets and where do I get Cogwheels from?

Archy

  • Best Addon and 2nd Best Secondary skills

Call from Patrice – ArkInventory

UI Customization

  • I love redoing and tweaking my UI
  • Random/addons vs. UI package
  • How often do you change your UI?

News

  • Windsong and Elemental Force Information
    • http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/6893549789#1
    • Recent hotfix to both the Windsong and Elemental Force enchants to improve their performance.
    • Windsong is a weapon enchant that will “sometimes increase your critical strike, haste, or mastery by 1,500 for 12 sec when dealing damage with spells and melee attacks. Requires a level 372 or higher item.”
    • Blizzard community manager Daxxarri now claims that Windsong is now a useful enchant for all classes and specs (save Hunters who use scopes and Death Knights who use Runeforging) since it will trigger on all damage or healing, be it spell, melee, or ranged, and direct or periodic. Elemental Force will also trigger from all damage, so is useful for all damage dealers.
    • To create the enchant, you’ll need 12 Spirit Dust (2.5g ea) and 1 Ethereal Shard (30g), a total of 60g.
    • Currently selling for about 150g

Grats / Dings

Music

  • Clips of intro and outro music taken from “Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix)” by spinningmerkaba.

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