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#202 Jul 16 2005 at 1:54 PM Rating: Default
- When you have a NIN in your party that thinks they can outtank you and you first agree with "Sure, do what you want," then proceed to pull out your Staff (to catch up on your weaker weapon skills, hey, you're bored, you can't tank, and you want to benefit your potential Mage classes) only to watch them die a horrible death, steal back all the more hate even without your sword and shield, and say the greatest words a PLD can tell another wannabe-tank: "I told you so"
[ Guilty ]

- When you look over the updates on PlayOnline, see "Using Utsusemi will decrease your enmity" and proceed to call all of your NIN friends and tell them they might as well get another sub than WAR
[ Guilty ]

- When you find yourself having to return to your Mog -again- after every time you change your main job because you reflexively sub PLD

- When you sub one of the following jobs for farming, messing around, or just traveling, not because it's practical, but for the shock factor:

- SMN
- MNK
- RDM
- NIN
- BRD
- SAM
- DRG ( A Paladin with Jump... gotta see it just once! )

- When you feel the urge to go on a killing spree every time you hear "Blink tankz are teh roxors!!!!!!1one!!"


Edited, Sat Jul 16 15:01:43 2005 by CrossHavoc
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#203 Jul 16 2005 at 2:22 PM Rating: Decent
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When you think dying like Boromir in LOTR(I think that's his name)

is extremely badass
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#204 Jul 16 2005 at 9:39 PM Rating: Decent
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(just happened)

When u're in bibiki bay, as a lvl 66 PLD, fighting 3 dhamels & 1 Alastor at the same time, & think it's the funnest time you've had tanking in... well... forever...

(we got down to the last dhamel before the gob wasted the BRD & then it went down hill from there)

Got shield ups though.

All in all, a good fight.

Shout outs to Fluffer,Dimikimi,Khrnos,Zycipher, & Wraith

Love you guys lol

Edited, Sat Jul 16 22:48:28 2005 by xVigautx
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#205 Jul 17 2005 at 1:49 AM Rating: Decent
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You know you've been a PLD too long when:

You remember when Whren only had scholar status ._.;
You remember when there were no stickies on the PLD forums
You remember the first PLD vs Nin post

yea, thats me.... XD

Edited, Sun Jul 17 02:51:30 2005 by Rellinger
#206 Jul 18 2005 at 7:05 PM Rating: Decent
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Rate up! :-)

These ones all apply to me *laugh*

- you know exactly how long 30 seconds is without having to actually count.
- you cannot understand what is so scary about having red hp.
- you have mysteriously grown addicted to the colour white.
- you have mastered the art of engaging, provoking and flashing a mob within 1/100th of a second.
- any other job has too little defense for your taste.
- you feel natural getting hit when you draw aggro while levelling your blm.
- intimidating an undead creature gives you an inexplicable surge of delight.
- tanking 3 mobs at 30 hp while the blm casts escape feels fun.
- you start getting depressed if a mage dies before you do.
- you fall in love with the rdm in your party.
- you walk in dark places and gleefully note how well you show up in them in your AF.
- you walk in Valkurm and and revel in the fact that you almost match the sand.
- the sound of your armour when it clinks on hard surfaces is music to the ears.
- you spend time in your moghouse just walking around admiring your armour.
- anything with VIT or Enmity beside a large number makes you start grinning :DDDDD
- you /salute a fellow paladin friend and neither of you think it's corny.
- you used Holy Circle while levelling in Valkurm just to show you were a paladin.
- you cried in happiness upon holding off your first Benediction without using Invincible.
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#207 Jul 18 2005 at 8:54 PM Rating: Decent
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-you stand at camp while party zones safely... of course ending in your heroic death
-you enjoy voking while you have 5 hp left and /war is trying to save your life
-you check your def everytime you use an ability.... even knowing what it is already since you just checked it 5 minutes ago last time you used sentinel.
-you purposefully grab hate zoning into rabao as your thf just so everyone in your pty can live... then stand there and argue with the pld who is gonna zone first.
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#208 Jul 18 2005 at 10:15 PM Rating: Decent
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-You use cure IV, for kicks, and notice all of ur MP is missing >.>
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#209 Jul 18 2005 at 10:56 PM Rating: Decent
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This post has made my day....Thank you so much. I love mu PLD and am guilty of all. I try to tank no matter what job I am and it usually gets me yelled at while I'm yelling at the others to zone while I attempt to tank with my WHM.
#210 Jul 19 2005 at 1:03 AM Rating: Decent
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-you switch your subjob while farming and wonder for 5 minutes of spamming your voke macro why it doesnt work


Hehe, that one made me crack up, I can't tell you how many times I've done that ^^.
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#211 Jul 19 2005 at 1:16 AM Rating: Decent
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-You have 'Altana' mentioned in at least one of your macros.


LOL holy crap, that one made me completely lose it ^_^. My Holy Circle macro reads "May Altana save us from these lost souls... {Holy Circle}"

Even when I was lvling MNK, my boost macro was "Altana guide my strike..." until I realized people don't really want to see a party line for boost ^^.

Edited, Tue Jul 19 02:16:44 2005 by jAriusEightySix

Edited, Tue Jul 19 02:19:23 2005 by jAriusEightySix
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#212 Jul 19 2005 at 1:30 AM Rating: Decent
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You know you've been a PLD too long when...

-you say {I'm sorry.} for dying.
-you run around with low-grade armor on when you first get a party invite just to make your party members scared.
-you get a teleport-dem from a Galka WHM one level lower than you and notice he has more MP and HP then you(-Humes).
-you spend hours every day trying to think up heroic PLD quotes >.>
-you level war and accidently try using flash and wonder why it's not working
-you run around the valkurm dunes PLing for free just to show-off that new armor you just got.

Heh, I hope you enjoy these~^^

Diron Hume PLD49/WAR24

Edited, Tue Jul 19 02:31:03 2005 by HumeDiron
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#213 Jul 19 2005 at 6:04 PM Rating: Decent
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...when leveling another job, you get mad if your party leader choses anything other than a PLD to tank.

...when another PLD asks you a simple question, you start to talk for hours about everything you know about PLD.

...you examine every sinlge PLD you see, always comparing your gear.

...you take your helmet off in town and forget to put in on in parties, just because half the helmets in the game are hideous.

...you make corny jokes when people get angry at you, saying, "I need to cut down on the +enmity gear!"
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#214 Jul 19 2005 at 7:28 PM Rating: Decent
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- When the puller pulls way too many mobs... he says "sorry about you dying" and ur only reply is "lol"

Edited, Tue Jul 19 20:33:21 2005 by Iniin
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#215 Jul 24 2005 at 7:32 AM Rating: Decent
Just watched this happen with the Pld in my party while I was leveling my Whm and we both had a long laugh about it:

- When you hold hate so well (even upon the verge of death) that you make the backup tank so angry he throws down his controller and breaks it
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#216 Jul 24 2005 at 9:17 AM Rating: Decent
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I just love this thread, long may it reign. I am guilty of pretty much most of these, I used to leave my helmet off walking round town and forget to put it on, but now I don't have that problem.

Other jobs start saying "I'm sorry" when you die, even before you hit the ground

All the members of your party ask, "If you knew you were gonna die why didn't you use invinceable?" to which I always reply, oh then what would I use if you where gonna die? they all strangely go quiet at that point

Feel the need to tell your LS what your def is every time you use a new food, ability, armour. (sorry guys I can't help it)
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#217 Jul 31 2005 at 2:46 AM Rating: Decent
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You know when you've been a Paladin too long when...

...You are as obsessed with shinie things as the next thief.
...You create a character and ***** over your main just because you want a different aspect at the job
...You sit here, reading these forums while LFP on your WAR sub.

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(None of these apply to me YET, because my PLD is 32, 100xp to 31 and my Taru is on her way to become a PLD)
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#218 Aug 02 2005 at 6:47 AM Rating: Decent
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1. you always voke off the NIN even before his shadows go off as SAM/WAR
2. you start grinning from ear to ear when your ws does more than 800 dmg to a too weak mob
3. you begin to twitch from not having the JA provoke
4. you start hitting your voke macro as WHM/BLM
5. you start hitting your recast timers in the middle of town

Ya... those all apply to me >.>
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#219 Aug 02 2005 at 11:17 AM Rating: Decent
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xVigautx wrote:
When you think dying like Boromir in LOTR(I think that's his name)

is extremely badass


Guilty.

Who wouldn't want to go out like that?

BTW: I LOVE this thread!!!!
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#220 Aug 02 2005 at 6:15 PM Rating: Default
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Here are some more that i'm guilty of

1. subbing WHM while lvling your WAR in yuhtunga just so you can give out cures for hate
2. voking a pug in cape terrigan and invincible tanking it until you die again
3. being the first one to charge into a field of IT gobs to clear the path and start laughing when your party gets past (dunes)
4. trying to cast lotsa cures to get hate while lvling WHM
5. Divine seal + Curaga just for the **** of getting hit

Add: 6. when you don't let the THF SATA onto you while lvling and just voke from the start
7. tell the NIN to zerk and put on DD gear cause he is not gonna be tanking
8. Cure IV on a friend you plvling who only has about 100 hp to try to take hate

Edited, Tue Aug 2 19:20:05 2005 by DagonRamuh
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#221 Aug 03 2005 at 2:57 AM Rating: Decent
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Wow this is great. i had a PLD before i quit, but i got the biggest kick from

"-Your party has to keep telling you not to put hate off the PL. '

SOOO TRUE! my party and the PL would just give up on b!t#!ng at me about it.
keep it going guys

You know you've been a pld too long when...

- you go in "rage" mode cause someone else got hit (a.k.a. back up tank)


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#222 Aug 03 2005 at 3:05 AM Rating: Decent
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check this out, i was playing and checked out the bazaar info of a Paladin and it read:

"Whenever a (Warrior) (Sub)'s (White Mage) .... a blind kitten dies"

You know you've been a pld too long when...

-tell the ninja to go afk as long as he/she wants, since you will make him/her useless
#223 Aug 04 2005 at 2:03 AM Rating: Good
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- When you get an add or two, the party calls for help, you die, get raised and voke some more because you know the other 16 ppl pounding away on the mob aren't quite up to it.
#224 Aug 04 2005 at 11:48 PM Rating: Decent
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I've played many a job to fair levels, but pld still gives me the greatest thrill despite only having gotten it to 38 at the moment. I'm guilty on many things previously posted, like magic bursting banish2 and trying to provoke as pld/rdm among far too many others. I have a slightly lengthy bit of additions of my own though, although I will admit that they aren't as good as everyone else's.

-When you take the time to figure out how to effectively tank as other jobs, and impress people when you can actually do it consistenly better than 2/3 of the "real" tanks they've had recently.

<Drk holds hate through SATAVB from behind the monk, backhand blow from the monk, and another SATAVB from behind the monk. [2thf]>

<Same night, drk tanks a mob that would be a good exp mob for a pt 6-7 levels above us sans help from a thf. Same monk 2-houred and got off I think got in 3 Raging Fists during the fight, 2 blms nuking away, whm and rdm spamming cure3s (rdm didn't even heal him/herself after using convert), mob never looked away once.>

<Drg pulls, tanks, and does hefty damage fighting T's in a pt of 4 to finish someone's level before we disband. I think I got my friend to like drgs after that one.>

<Rdm/war, fun to see Blaze Spikes go to good use but I don't plan to do it much higher in levels (29 right now), mandys don't seem to hit me very hard no matter what job I play yet they seem to beat up on most other people quite a bit more.>

-When you get a PL that's only about 10 levels higher than you and notice that the mob hits the PL harder than it hits you.

-In above situation you don't let the PL take hate, I was solo with this PL so there was no one to give me flak about it; we found it to be much more efficient, and I was drg at the time.

-When you are fighting something with a belly big enough for you fit comfortably in, and wonder how it can miss you 10 times in a row.

-If you feel bad, bored, and wrong when the mob misses you 10 times in a row.

-When you go rdm/war in the jungles and notice that somehow you are the only one that can hold hate (actually happened, 2 nights in a row).

-If the effects of Aerial Armor and Earthen Ward annoy you more than watching people sit on top of while you lie dead...for the 5th time in an hour.

-Every set of macros you make has a spot reserved for provoke, even if it isn't really there. (Alt+2 for me)

-If you've ever gone all out on a mob with another job after holding back all night to show a friend how bad the pld is, and then laugh as you watch said pld panic to try to get hate back.

<Monk, had friend throw Haste on me then Berserk + Focus + Raging Fists shortly after being SATA partner for midfight skillchain; and it was hilarious. Friend now also understands why I told her not to haste the monk except in an emergency, or unless the tank is really good.>

-When you've gotten so tired of telling your pt {Poisoned} or {Silenced} that you just stop and let them figure it out and/or watch what happens when you don't have/can't use mp. (Sorry to not be able to do my job right, but people seem to learn much better when they figure things out for themselves instead of being told.)

-When you get steamed watching a low40's pld only using cure2 and/or not using flash except when it's needed, like countless warriors that only provoke when it runs for the mages.

-If you are like me and haven't figured out how best to use Cover yet becuause you rarely if ever have to use it.

<Right now the macro is set in <st> and I just have to be ready to hit the right F key for the person I need to cover, I'm not ready to devote multiple macros to something I so rarely use just yet.>

-You get annoyed seeing people in your pt play with their new abilities that you have seen over and over and over again, espicially watching people that have no idea what to do for SATA...at lv40+.

<Maybe that belongs more under "You've been playing FFXI too long when...", and so does the next one.>

-You have a skillchain/magic burst chart, but don't know where it is anymore because you haven't needed to look at it in you can't remember when.

<True, and most days I can't remember if I ate, let alone what I ate>
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#225 Aug 07 2005 at 9:46 PM Rating: Decent
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OMG this is the best post i ever read i been playing pld way 2 long and have done almost ever single one of these things (includeing subing pld as a mage) <<< note lonethief Lonewarrior using his name
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#226 Aug 08 2005 at 1:38 AM Rating: Decent
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Lovely thread Whren! Coodos once again!!!
I tried to read the entire thread but I just got off work and I am soooo sleepy, but I wanted to add mine while I had them in my head.... So, if I duplicate... {I'm Sorry}. =P

You know you've been a PLD too long when...

~You are continually having to tell new parties that YES, you have all AF up to date, YES, you have a drk staff, and YES, you have pld food.
~You have to reassure the rng in your party that you are more than capable of holding hate over and over and finally give up and just show him
~You are fighting bones in Eld. Necropolis for coffer keys and you have a 60+ PLD with you and you pop Holy Circle every 10 min because the higher lvl PLD forgets to
~You have a link in an exp party and you pop all your hate tools so the mages can zone but see that lone DRK sticking around trying to take hate from you ~ you die and the DRK reluctantly zones then apologizes profusely because he tried to take hate and save you but couldn't
~You hold back on ******** at the DRK for being a dumbass for trying to take hate from the PLD and instead just say "np ^^ 'tis my job ^^"
~You are begging your higher lvl PLD friends to save their higher lvl armor and weapons so you can borrow them
~You are in an exp party in Cape Terrigan lvl 55 and there is a party next to yours... they aggro a pug and call for help ~ quick as a flash you are over there voking/flashing/curing etc... take all the hate and the mob dies. The party thanks yours and then you find out that you (the female Elvaan) have just out tanked a Galka PLD 3 lvls higher ----> true story
~You CureIII the puller who is barely in yellow just because the mob hasn't hit you for enough damage because of either shield skill or parry ---> /sigh
~EDIT~ADD~You stay up all night playing in an exp party knowing you have to do a double the next day just so you can get the next level and wear your new AF piece ~ so guilty of that more then once LOL

Well those are mine
/enjoy!

Taria

Edited, Mon Aug 8 17:51:23 2005 by TariaShiva
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#227 Aug 08 2005 at 2:36 AM Rating: Decent
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When the BLM tell u to get infront of him and have cover ready bcus he is going to use elemntal seal + ancient magic... and u stand there wondering if has used it yet, bcus u do not seem to loose any hate
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#228 Aug 08 2005 at 3:37 PM Rating: Decent
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-You have DRK/THF in party do SATA/Guillotine for 917 pts. onto NIN opposite you before second voke and is surprised mob doesn't turn around.
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#229 Aug 14 2005 at 10:31 AM Rating: Decent
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I like it when I am pt'ing as something else with war subbed and I can voke faster then the person that is supposed to be tanking
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#230 Aug 14 2005 at 9:24 PM Rating: Default
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xVigautx wrote:
When you think dying like Boromir in LOTR(I think that's his name)

is extremely badass


oh **** yeah

GUILTY!
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#231 Aug 17 2005 at 1:16 AM Rating: Decent
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...when this happens to you.

http://www.smartdrv.com/images/uncurse1.jpg
http://www.smartdrv.com/images/uncurse2.jpg
http://www.smartdrv.com/images/uncurse3.jpg

And I'm still having fun as Paladin!

Edited, Wed Aug 17 02:15:59 2005 by SmartDrv
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#232 Aug 18 2005 at 6:21 AM Rating: Decent
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I hate when that happens... stupid mandies and their weak hits can't even overcome Regen ><
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#233 Dec 03 2005 at 4:37 AM Rating: Decent
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- Your heroes are the Star Onion Brigade.

- When you sleep, you wake up to yourself hitting an invisible provoke button. ( I play PS2, so I'm constantly trying to hit the shoulder button.... )

- When a stupid Melee job decides to stand in front of you when the Thief is SATAing... and they take hate and you scream in anger in RL. Grr....

Grah!
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#234 Dec 03 2005 at 4:42 AM Rating: Decent
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- Your heroes are the Star Onion Brigade.

- When you sleep, you wake up to yourself hitting an invisible provoke button. ( I play PS2, so I'm constantly trying to hit the shoulder button.... )

- When a stupid Melee job decides to stand in front of you when the Thief is SATAing... and they take hate and you scream in anger in RL. Grr....

Grah!
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#235 Dec 04 2005 at 9:15 PM Rating: Good
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Since this was bumped, I'll add another...

- When after you switch jobs, sell your pld gear, and have been playing your new job for half a year people still ask you when you're coming back to tank for them.
#236 Dec 05 2005 at 12:45 PM Rating: Decent
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not exactly PLD but still pretty funny...

-you know youve been playing FF too long when your driving down the road and all of a sudden your friend yells "Dude dont scary the birds theyll link."
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#237 Dec 07 2005 at 10:48 PM Rating: Decent
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--You switch to leveling BLM because you're sick of not being able to watch TV (go to the bathroom/get a drink/blink more than twice/breathe) without finding six dead bodies on your screen.
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#238 Dec 07 2005 at 11:13 PM Rating: Decent
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~When your party is going through downtime waiting for you to be unweakened (stupid pops), and the party adjacent calls for help... so you rush along to help out, and have already voked the mob before you remember you're still weakened >_>

~When your first reaction after being killed again isn't **********" but "wow, <random tp move> for <x amount> of damage... that's more than THREE TIMES my current max. hp! :D"

~When you've been to Phomiuna Aqueducts so many times you have truly scary fomor hate... just because tanking the minotaur is so much fun, you can't refuse each friend/ls mate/random stranger that asks you to do it. Backwards tanking ftw ^^
#239 Dec 08 2005 at 10:45 AM Rating: Good
SmartDrv wrote:
...when this happens to you.

http://www.smartdrv.com/images/uncurse1.jpg
http://www.smartdrv.com/images/uncurse2.jpg
http://www.smartdrv.com/images/uncurse3.jpg

And I'm still having fun as Paladin!

Edited, Wed Aug 17 02:15:59 2005 by SmartDrv


/jealous

Some new ones that have come up for me recently:

- Your maxed out +Enmity merits get you in trouble with pretty much any other job you play.

- You are leveling White Mage and your extra HP merits put you at a higher HP than your tank.

- When buying new gear for a DD job, you wonder what it would do for your Spinning Slash/Retribution damage.

- You find yourself bragging about how many times you have hit level 74 due to HNMs, Dynamis, and CoP.

- You are pushing your Woodworking to 100 just so you can sport your own signed Kinkobo, Terra's Staff, Pluto's Staff, and Rosenbogen +1.

Edit: Speeling.

Edited, Thu Dec 8 11:06:00 2005 by Sarlos
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#240 Dec 09 2005 at 10:07 AM Rating: Decent
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...you take your helmet off in town and forget to put in on in parties, just because half the helmets in the game are hideous.
GUILTY

I'm not very high level put I absolutely hate IM helmets look....I'm currently still in brigandin armour and well it looks hideous without my helmet on (looks like a checkerboard hoodie) but I cannot wait for my IM armour and Legs, ever since I first saw the NPC Wolfgang, I couldn't wait to have all my IM and not wear the helmet, because i'm the same Hume skin. 3 more levels and I'm equiping it right away, it's sitting in my inventory right now haha
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#241 Dec 12 2005 at 1:14 PM Rating: Decent
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- While leveling THF in the dunes you are forced to sub /MNK to quit voking.

- Then you feel bad when the other 3 melees with 'voke die to a pug and you can't pull hate off the mages with 'Perfect Dodge.'
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#242 Dec 16 2005 at 5:55 PM Rating: Decent
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-Lose about 9k exp in a week or so and you just shrug it off.

-kite Vrtra along with 3 of her summons and get the greatest kick out of it.

-Start researching ways to hold hate without a subjob for the New Dynamis
#243 Dec 17 2005 at 3:40 AM Rating: Decent
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You know you've been a pld too long when...

- People suggest duo-tanking and you just laugh.
- You have a macro made to warn thfs that you WILL be voking if they haven't gotten SATA off in 5 seconds.
- You have different gear macro'd in to all your ja's. (Adaman head piece macro'd for Koenig during voke and any ja's for instance).
- Your boyfriend is a war/nin and says to just let him get hit at the end of the battle because he has shadows and you just... can't.
- You have leveled plds of all races just to see which is better.
- Are never satisfied with the way you do your job.
- People invite you over other plds b/c your reputation proceeds you, even though you're the worst race for the job and onry rank two at level 60 =P (Guilty...Had my taru character leveled and rank 5 at the time, was too lazy to do the rank missions over again).
- You see a taru get hit and try to cover him even though you're not a pld and he's not in your party.
- Bad plds make you do this ---> >:(
- You're leveling blm and your tank is getting hit hard... You start nuking harder to pull hate so he won't die.
- You know how to get to every zone in every area.
- You /salute every paladin you see and say "{Paladin} {Power}"
- You get /tells from younger plds asking advice on gear and/or help with AF etc.
- You've become so bitter about the job you try to level something else... but every day you log back in as pld.
- You still have the best pld gear for every level cap.
- You go afk and leave the doors open and the sound all the way up so you can hear <call>s in case of emergencies.
- You spend 80k on one stack of food because it is the best... ***** fairy server -.-)

Anyway, that's all I can think of. =X
-Dani

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#244 Dec 17 2005 at 6:47 PM Rating: Decent
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lol I'm soooo guilty of most of this stuff and my main is whm XD

Gotta start lvling pld again soon....
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#245 Dec 17 2005 at 7:44 PM Rating: Good
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Littlebane wrote:
- You're leveling blm and your tank is getting hit hard... You start nuking harder to pull hate so he won't die.


On a variation of this, recently leveling THF through the Dunes as THF/MNK with Hand-to-Hand (Sneak Attack + Combo is amazing), I will often use Boost specifically to try to pull hate if the tank's Provoke is down and the mob strays towards the mages. Somtimes the mob turns to me strictly from my damage and I will sometimes instinctively Boost to keep the mob on me, or perhaps to test the tank a little...
#246 Dec 18 2005 at 6:20 AM Rating: Decent
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i want to hug and kiss j00 all. i R guilty forr most of everything here. i thought i was the only one ; ; /cheer

my fave is -pls so long when you die ppl say sorry and you go lol or rofl at least you guys didnt die.
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#247 Dec 20 2005 at 5:13 AM Rating: Decent
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- Are never satisfied with the way you do your job.

Lol, that's so me. I get ****** off when the pl (if the pt has one) pulls hate from me, or Cure 3s me XD
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#248 Dec 23 2005 at 12:30 AM Rating: Good
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Lol, I think that's why people hate plds... 'cause way back when they were newblets, some mean ol' power leveler wouldn't let them tank... They were probably like... {Fear} lost power leveler, so they listened.

All my powerlevelers were my friends, so I told them ahead of time not to tell me to let them tank 'cause I wouldn't. :D

Anyway, I'm so bored. Someone think up more. ;)
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#249 Dec 23 2005 at 3:16 AM Rating: Decent
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My most recent, I hadn't partied with a thief in 20 levels, level 36 or so, so we go on aboutthe whole sata setup at the beginning and whatnot. I have a mnk/war as the first voke, well we all know how SATA works. So I agree, tell them i'll wait for SATA to voke, and what happens? Robber crab to camp, my provoke macro goes off and i engage. RDM, laughs as does my whm who i've been static with for 20 or so levels. Me, ****, how about we do that SATA thing next fight >.> haha.
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#250 Dec 23 2005 at 8:04 AM Rating: Decent
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-When u just want to celebrate if your swift blade hits for 200+ in exp.

-You reffer to exp/week instead of exp/hour bcus u never get pt's and when u do its without refresh and a bad whm.

-You wear VIT and DEF gear on your NIN

-You type "WHOO IM A NIN lmao!" when you get Arial Armor and one of your shadows dissapear proceeded by a /sigh

-You try leveling whm and purpousely refuse to heal the NIN, ending in massacre bcus they all that great and keep bragging about they never take hits¨

-You Laugh out loud when your galka warrior cant take hate form you with rampage + provoke, getting ur THF all *****

-You feel like slapping anyone with phalanx rings
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#251 Dec 23 2005 at 5:32 PM Rating: Decent
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You know you've been a PLD too long when:

-Every time you have a NIN or WAR/NIN in the same party as you, you make it your first priority to take all the hate from him/her.
-You level all your jobs to 30 or so, except for NIN, because you think they're worthless.
-You feel utterly ashamed if you ever lose the hate: even if it's from benediction.
-You feel a surge of satisfaction everytime the THF ends a skillchain on SATA Viper Bite, and the mob doesn't even glance at him.
-At levels 20-40, you're baffled whenever you don't get an invite within the first 30 minutes of seeking.
-You find yourself searching for undead NMs that you can slaughter.
-You buy Iron Musketeer's armor at level 30.
-You carry your AF sword around for 15 levels, even though you don't need it until 40.
-You sub WHM in order to PL someone, and try to Provoke it when they call for help... Several times in a row, but to no avail.
-You want to quit a party because you're not the main tank... Even as a WAR.
-You have a list of all the equipment you're going to buy for the next 20 levels.
-You find yourself oddly drawn to this forum, even if it applies to you solely because you have a PLD main.
-You're excited that you've been a PLD for far too long.

But that last one's not a bad thing, at all. Paladin Pride!
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