I remember a time when it was rare to /sea all 75 BST and find more than 4 people on at a time, excluding yourself.
That still is pretty **** rare.
Would anyone like to know why I was removed from Icefire?
I was in the shell one day, and I asked about "why is it so hard to get anyone to go anywhere besides the standard exp camps, or use anything but the optimal set up?"
To which Pogle's wife, in her very first response to me was "You're an idiot, it is not."
That then angered me, because not only was she well... completely wrong, but her very first comment also insulted me. I responded about "How if it was so easy, why did the last 10 parties I'd been in, refused to party without a NIN/PLD tank, or refused to use any different camps?" I even mentioned that even those IN the LS, refused to do as I had suggested, so it's not as if the other members were above contempt on this.
Granted, everything I had said had a lot more profanity, and insults in it, as I was being attacked to start with, but that's what I do. I'm a loud obnoxious ***, nothing I or anyone can do about that.
My pearl was then smashed without any warning, by who I don't know. (Though there were only 3 there at the time, with the capability, sooo, not a hard guess.)
Pogle even went so far as to harrass me in /tells for half an hour after someone destroyed my pearl, saying things such as "If you ever speak to my wife like that again, I will break your pearl." and "You are completely out of line." And he did so, AFTER someone had already done so, just to gloat, until I finally blacklisted him, after 30-35 minutes of those tells.
Later I was told someone's mule that had a pearlsack, had sold his account, or was angry at the shell, and ahd logged on and broke many pearls, but that excuse is so fake sounding, trained circus chimps could see through it. Needless to say, this was not the first such incident, except for the pearl breaking, and thus I didn't accept a new pearl later.
But yeah, Kaku, I'd love to go. There's also a 3 sheep vs VT-IT treants and imps camp somewhere in Caederva, that's up one of those one way cliffs. Have to go through Arrapago, but I never found out where it was. Drak used it for his exp ring every day, but I was too low to duo, and figured he could just show me where it was when I caught up to him. I'll go look for it eventually.
I also have to go check out Mamook again. I'm thinking Carriage lizards vs ziz, or puks vs battle bugards could work in a duo, have to check that too. Always the leech vs troll camps too., though that's a lot more fun and exp in a trio, especially with a healer of some sort (even, perhaps even best as a DRG/mage) for extra damage, dia 2, and healing, allowing the BST to sub nin.