Welcome to Episode 2 of the World of Warcraft podcast, Bitter and Salty! In this episode we discuss changes to rep grinding, farming in the game, and, love them or hate them, pet battles!

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

Rep Grinds

  • How they actually make the game better. (Salty) Mention Grimm
    • Any single character earns Revered reputation with a faction
    • All other characters on the Battle.net account begin to earn double reputation for that one same faction
    • The Revered character earns double reputation as he or she works toward Exalted
    • ???
    • Profit
  • What changed in MoP and/or how they’ve changed since Vanilla

Nat Pagle and the Anglers

Professions – Cooking/Farming

  • What is “farming” and how to get started

Pet Battles

  • Why they suck! (Salty)
    • Don’t like pet battles? Don’t Battle your pets – Jean
  • I love pet battles!!! (Molsan)
    • My current favorite pets to use and the rotation I use them in

Professions – Engineering

  • Hey, Engineers! What is the Blingtron 4000?
    • Someone else dropped it and it started a “daily” quest where I was able to loot a “Blingtron 4000 Gift Package” http://www.wowhead.com/item=86623 and inside was a Fire Spirit that increased Herbalism and Enchanting when I released.

Professions – Jewelcrafting

  • Ore Shuffling
    • Progress on my experiments

What’s Going on in WoW?

  • News item
  • Ink Trader Exchange Change Still Not Live (http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/6794712085?page=1)
    • “Update” the Blackfallow Ink-to-low-level-ink trading to instead use Ink of Dreams and Starlight Ink
    • Warned us that “time to trade (ink) in is running short,” and then delayed the change
    • This was supposed to happen first thing Tuesday morning after weekly maintenance
    • In a panic, I traded all my ink in for 40-60 stacks of each of the lower level inks
    • Glyph market still down so I’m just holding all of my inks for now

Voicemails and Texts

Shout Outs / Thank Yous

  • Lots of Twitter love… We even got an in-game mail

Music

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

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