Also, no one flags up and waits for an invite anymore. You should flag up and go to where the party is, more often than not there's a couple of vacancies in the alliance and you'll get picked up right away if you run to them.
Does this count for Abyssea as well? I'm starting play again after about a year of being gone. When I left, Abyssea groups would form in Jeuno, now I rarely see shouts there for groups. Should I just go out to the abyssea zones I need (for atmas, seals, etc) and ask the folks there about joining?
What can an averagely equipped 95 monk and 95 beast master duo in aybssea?