Archive for November, 2012

In the ninth World of Warcraft podcast episode, we cover patch 5.1, raiding pet peeves, broke players, and the week one update of our gold-making challenge.

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

The 5.1 Patch and All the Things!

  • Is it too much content or is it not enough?

Salty’s Raiding Pet Peeves

  • Your computer doesn’t work (ie sound,mic etc…)
    • Really… the 4 days prior to raid you NEVER tried to fix it??
  • Call from Tackle

Raiding Talk

  • Molsan’s Pet Peeves

Broke Players in the Game… Say it isn’t so!

  • Call from Strumpet
  • Using the auction house to sell, but not playing the market
  • Is it ever okay to whisper someone about their undercutting? Do you get whispers about this? What do you do if you find people undercutting your stuff?

Gold-Making Challenge Week One Questionnaire

  • What race did you choose and why?
  • What professions did you choose and why?
  • How did you earn your seed money?
  • What market(s) are/will you focus on?
  • What Auction House Goblin/PvP methods are/will you use?

What We’re Learning from the Gold-Making Challenge

  • Reveal your first gold-making tip
  • Since pets are account-bound, wild pets found in Alliance zones are worth capturing
  • Focusing on specific markets are yielding better results
  • Better configuration using TradeSkillMaster for use on all realms

Gold-Making Starter Tips

Ret Paladin DPS

  • Binky Sent Me Gear
    • Shoulders, Gloves, and Bracers – PvP iLevel 450
    • I tried to send him gold, but he returned it along with a giant axe

Players that Make You want to Play

@bitterandsalty This week’s achievement: finally revered with the Klaxxi, and have my first besty with Tillers, Chee Chee!

@bitterandsalty I dinged 90 on my pally main on thxgiving!

Call from Jaminbee (ding Honored with Golden Lotus)

iTunes Reviews

  • Six new five-star reviews!
    • Ahrag from Cenarion Circle: podcast is, “really fun to listen to and its clear to me that you guys actually play WOW.”
    • Binky from Earthen Ring: “These guys must be mind readers. Their take on raiding (from episode 7) was awesome.”
    • Duffus the Wrenchmonkey: “Love the podcast,” but wants to know if we like to watch Gladiator movies?”
    • Juuno from Ctrl Alt Wow and Juuno’s Corner: “I could eat these two up!! They are witty, intelligent and entertaining; I learn something new during each podcast.”
    • Landshark: An “enjoyable podcast” with “good gold making tips and jokes.” Likes to “run away from Sláinte when we have Jasper Chains o and by the way all the landsharks.”
    • Jaminbee: “Like an old married couple, these two banter in the most delightful way about a game we all love and adore.”

Lil KT Contest

  • RT Post and Follow to Win

Jade Owl Contest


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

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In the eighth World of Warcraft podcast episode, we get into some guild back story, DPSing the Sha of Anger part II, rare items for “Lost and Found,” auction house PvP walls, and we begin a new gold-making challenge.

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

Story / Rant Time

  • Guild Talk
    • All hugs and kisses
    • Bitter and Salty now level 6!
  • Sha of Anger Part II: Pally DPS!
    • Is the Sha considered “raiding?”
    • Is getting tier gear considered “raiding?”
  • Molsan’s Living Steel Daily Quest
    • Why don’t raiders provide crafted materials/gear for their fellow raiders?
    • Is raiding still about showing up 100% prepared, or do raiders help each other?

More Secrets

Auction House PvP

  • Posting low to get bulk-posters to undercut way below market price
    • Example: Carp sells for 2-2.5 gold ea in various stack sizes
    • Post 1 carp @ 1 gold and wait for folks to undercut the 1g per carp price
    • Then buy all the carps!
  • Instead of making gold, do you ever try and alter the market?

Gold-Making Challenge

  • From Daniel… Pick a realm we have no chars on and a deadline (10 days /played?). Start with nothing and see who can make the most gold


  • Strumpet hits Revered with The Tillers!
  • Jean‘s Monk dings level 85!
  • Rexor’s Monk (Chip) dinged exalted with <Bitter and Salty> guild!


  • iTunes Review from Jerome
    • Molsan and Salty, who both were on an old, retired podcast I listened to have moved on to greener pastures, and have put together a terrific show about World of Warcraft. Tips, opinions, gripes, gratz, and more on every show make me laugh, nod, disagree, and cheer, not necessarily all in that order.
    • And of course, the last three minutes of every episode are the best part.
    • Great show, guys. Keep it up!

What we are Thankful For…

Audio Submission

  • Thank you to Lil Miss Salty for the audio intro!


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

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In the seventh World of Warcraft podcast episode, we talk about raiding, farming the old fashioned way, auction house email notifications, finding rare dresses, the Sha Crystal shuffle for Enchanters, and we learn how to pronounce Sláinte’s name correctly.

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


  • How to say slaun-chow
  • Toon name origin


  • Yep, Sláinte’s raiding again!

Farming… The Old Fashioned Way

  • Do you still farm? If so, what (besides Fishing)?
    • Rogue farming: tigers for Tiger Meat, turtles for turtle meat; leather, prismatic scales, and Magnificent Hide… and fish.


  • If you could only make gold selling ONE item in the game… what would it be and why?


  • The Undermine Journal sends me instant messages
  • VOICE MAIL Stumpet101

Rare Finds

  • As of Patch 5.04 the spawn location for this item has changed. It no longer spawns at the end of the row of dresses but at the beginning of the row of dresses. In other words, it used to spawn at the bottom right of the vendor window and now it spawns at the top left. Make sure you look in the right place for it.
  • By far the rarest chestpiece to acquire is the  Formal Dangui sold by Geenia Sunshadow in Moonglade. It’s rumored that it respawns every two months.



  • Adding Sha Crystal crafting to MoP Ore Shuffle
  • Jewelcrafting Jewelry for Disenchanting
    • Use Macro to disenchant MoP jewelry:
      • /cast Disenchant
      • /use item:83793
      • /use item:83794

Voice mail jeanbees

What’s Going on in WoW

  • Terrace of Endless Spring Now Available!
    • The latest Normal difficulty Mists of Pandaria Raid dungeon is now available: Terrace of Endless Spring.  All Heart of Fear bosses are also now available in Raid Finder.
    • To access the new Raid Finder dungeons, you will need to meet a minimum item level (ilevel) requirement of 470.
    • Here is the current schedule for these Raid releases:
    • Tuesday, November 13 – Second half of Heart of Fear on Raid Finder and Normal Terrace of Endless Spring
    • Tuesday, November 20 – Heroic Terrace of Endless Spring and Terrace of Endless Spring on Raid Finder


  • iTunes Review
    • Listening to Molsan and Salty(I cannot spell, Salancha) talk about WoW brings me back to the good ol days of logging in the hours upon hours in WoW! I enjoyed the relationships I found in WoW and listening to them chat about fishing, and farming, and UI’s, and questing brings back great memories. These two people know the game and bring to the listener wonderful insight and information. They are entertaining and the hour just flies by. The bloopers at the end are also pretty funny. So… if you’re interested in a new podcast about WoW, the Bitter and Salty podcast is a Must Subscribe! Keep up the great work! Tarqq
  • Twitter


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

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Welcome to Episode 6 of the World of Warcraft podcast, Bitter and Salty! In this episode, Molsan thinks he figures out Paladin DPS, story time about the Sha of Anger, alt-playing plans, Trade Skill Master and the economy, making gold with the Tillers and Ironpaw Tokens, and update by Blizzard about the Cinder Kitten, and Ghostcrawler mentions us on Twitter!

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

Paladin DPS

VOICE MAIL – Someone Dings in an Elevator

VOICE MAIL – Jean Ding 90 on Elemental Shaman, Ginnger

VOICE MAIL – Daniel Ding 88 on Tremas


  • I moved my Shaman to Pandaria… spec’d Elemental/Resto
  • Playing alts yet? Why or why not?

VOICE MAIL – Jaminbee (Pet Battles/Pet Team, Lorewalkers Guide is Terrible, and Emerald Dream Economy Update)

Trade Skill Master

  • I don’t miss Auctioneer at all
  • GIO, Panda Herbs, w/ FC – 33%
  • Item Posting / Canceling
  • Create categories for items w/ category overrides
  • Essential for AH PvP
  • Get All Scan is extremely quick… fully replaced Auctioneer
  • DMF Cards

VOICE MAIL – Jeppy’s Nat Pagle Question and Buy/Low Sell High

VOICE MAIL – Call letting us know that there are nine items in stock

Tillers / Ironpaw Token Flip

  • Check with Jogu the Drunk for the “Crop of the Day”
  • Next day or two, check for this crop on the AH and buy them cheap
    • You can also use Undermine Journal’s “Cooking” report under “Gathered” to find “From the Farm” items selling below market prices
  • Check “Ironpaw Token Trades” report for cheapest bundle of groceries
  • Turning in a bundle of groceries is repeatable, so you can receive as many Ironpaw Tokens as you want
  • Use the IP tokens to buy Black Pepper, Rice Flour, and/or 100 Year Soy Sauce
    • BoE cooking ingredients that can be sold on the AH
    • Market price for these range from 200-350 gold each


What’s Going on in WoW

  • Fire Kitty pet!
  • Support the Red Cross’s Superstorm Sandy Response relief efforts and adopt a Cinder Kitten when this fiery feline arrives in the Blizzard Store later this year. Your support will enable the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, emotional support, and other assistance to survivors of disasters like Superstorm Sandy with 100% of the $10 USD adoption fee during this charity drive going toward this worthy cause.
  • More details coming soon.

More Dings and Achievements

BrewDawg @BruDog
@SaltySlainte @bitterandsalty hit revered with Anglers. Just 10 more skill points & I can use the raft!

Rexxxor69 @Grozlok
@bitterandsalty Willitburn is 1 daily away from exalted with order of the cloud serpents. Will ding late tonught.

Grimm @GrimmAIE
@bitterandsalty tweeting in w/ an achievement: leveled Leatherworking from 0 to 600 w/o a Skinner! Huge thanks to Slainte, Illmar, Tanasttia and Tackle for helping provide mats!

VOICE MAIL – Scott Satyr69 Dings 87  and uses Raptr
VOICE MAIL – Strumpet101 Ding


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

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Welcome to Episode 5 of the World of Warcraft podcast, Bitter and Salty! In this episode, we we talk about what dailies we are doing, the archaeology artifact exchange, what to spend gold on, and we fawn over our good friend, Ghostcrawler.

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

Molsan dings 90!

  • Getting flying was not intuitive… rant time!
  • Tried to queue for Scenarios but iLevel was too low… rant time!

Dailies / Factions


What are you doing with your gold? Mounts?

  • MoP 108K mount… what/where is it?
  • Crimson Deathcharger average price is also ~100K gold
  • Buying vendor mounts vs. epic drop mounts
  • HH Mount is a Lie. Statistics show it would take 14.5 years to get.

Heroics and Raiding

  • Sláinte rant about Heroics and Raiding and feeling inadequate.


  • Sláinte and GhostCrawler have a chat about flying in Silvemoon, TWITTER REVOLTS!!

What’s Going On in WoW

  • Hallow’s End is over… The Day of the Dead is Here… and Gone
    • When: November 1st-November 2nd
    • Where: Graveyards of all Capital Cities (Stormwind, Ironforge, Darnassus, Exodar, Orgrimmar, Undercity, Silvermoon City, Thunderbluff, Shattrath City, and Dalaran City)
    • A few quests and one achievement
    • Macabre Marionette pet
      • a small pet that looks like a skeleton wearing a sombrero and holding a pair of maracas. This pet can only be used during the Day of the Dead event – it cannot be learned and kept like other non-combat pets.

Show Announcements

  • Rexor dings exalted with BS guild

TCG Loot Giveaway Winner

  • How the contest went?
  • New listener achievements and future giveaways
  • What Sláinte said was wrong
    • RAF is 2 months
    • Anyone can socket


Thank you to everyone that called in for episode 5!


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

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