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  1. Hello friends,

    I was thinking about making a short list of abbreviations for the beginners. So here it is:

    ( backup link here - https://frostshock.github.io/wabc/Terms.html )

    Terminology you MUST know

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MMORPG

    https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Roleplaying

    BUFF - DEBUFF - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Status_effect#Buffs

    Ninja = https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Loot_ninja

    Noob = https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Newbie

    Nerfed = something changed to be less effective - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Nerf

    Twink - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Twink

    Alt - alternate character

    Bank Alt - Alternate character used for keeping items - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Mule_(game_term)

    Power leveling - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Power_leveling

    Multiboxing - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Multiboxing

    Farming - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Farming

    XP = Experience

    PVP = Player versus Player

    PVE = Player versus Environment

    NPC = Non-Player Character

    Mob = non-player entity whose primary purpose is to be killed for experience, quest objective, or loot - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Mob

    Respawn - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Spawn

    DC or D/C = Disconnect

    WTB = Want to Buy

    WTS = Want to Sell

    AH = Auction House

    LFG = Looking for Group

    LFM = Looking for More

    DPS = Damage per second = DD = Damage dealer role - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Damage_dealer

    Role - Tank, Healer, DPS - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Class_role

    Dungeon - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Dungeon

    Raid - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Raid

    Class - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Class

    Tradeskill = Profession - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Profession

    AFK = Away from keyboard

    DND = Do Not Disturb

    AoE = Area of Effect - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Area_of_Effect

    DoT = Damage over Time - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Damage_over_Time

    HoT = Heal over Time

    Stats = the basic building blocks for a character's combat ability. The four primary attributes are strength, agility, stamina, and intellect - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Attribute

           for stats, also check this - https://wowwiki-archive.fandom.com/wiki/Item_suffix

    BoP = Bind on Pickup - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Bind_on_Pickup

    BoE = Bind on Equip - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Bind_on_Equip

    DW = Dual wield - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Dual_wield

    1h = One handed weapon

    2h = Two handed weapon

    OH = Off-hand weapon

    Imba = Imbattable

    Solo - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Solo_adventuring

    PUG = Pickup group - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Pickup_group

    Aggro = means the aggressive interests of a monster/NPC - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Aggro

    Aggro reset - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Aggro_reset

    Kite, Kiting - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Kiting

    Corner pull - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Pull

    Body pull - the player (usually the tank) moves close enough to aggro a mob - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Body_pull

    Wipe = Wipeout = a situation where the entire party or raid is killed - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Wipe

    Spirit Healer = angelic being usually encountered at a graveyard after death - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Spirit_Healer

    Instance reset - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Instance_reset

    OP = Overpower

    Ganking = a player or group of players using overwhelming force to kill an opposing player in Player vs. Player combat - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Gank

    Camping = when a player waits near an opposing player's body for them to resurrect, allowing them to kill the player easily and without warning

    Stun lock = the act of using multiple stuns and immobilizing effects in succession to prevent an enemy from fighting back or escaping - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Stun_lock

    Raidroll - A raid roll is where an item e.g a bag or orb is usefull to every player in the raid. Only the raid leader rolls /roll 1-40 

    FFA (loot) = Free for all

    Respec = reset talents and chose another talent tree - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Specialization

    Reroll = The act of deleting a player character and creating a new one

    Quest chain = a series of quests which must be completed in a particular order - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Quest_chain

    PLS = please

    FML = flux my life

    Mats = materials = crafting reagent - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Crafting_reagent

    Corpse running = means to run your character's ghost to the site of your fallen body to resurrect there

    HS = Hearthstone

    FP = Flight Path

    SS = Soulstone

    VW = Voidwalker (warlock pet)

    BG = Battleground

    AV = Alterac Valley

    AB = Arathi Basin

    WSG = Warsong Gulch

    SW = Stormwind

    IF = Ironforge

    BB = Booty Bay

    WPL = Western Plaguelands

    EPL = Eastern Plaguelands

    BS = Burning Steppes

    BL = Blasted Lands

    SoS = Swamp of Sorrows

    XR = Crossroads

    MC = Molten Core

    BWL = BlackWing Lair

    BRD = Blackrock Deeps

    AD = Argent Dawn

    CC = Cenarion Circle

    TB = Thorium Brotherhood

    LW = Leatherworking

    BS = Blacksmithing

    FA = First Aid

    LP = Lockpicking (rogue)

    Portrait = - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Portrait

    Character Sheet = Character info = Paper doll = displays information about the player's character = https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Character_info

    Dressing room - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Dressing_room

    mb = mana break

    oom = out of mana

    ooc = out of combat

    CD = cooldown

    brb = be right back

    brb bio = be right back, need toilet

    Ding = level up, from the sound of leveling up

    GZ = Grats = Congratulations

    PM = DM = Private message = Direct message

    Guild = An in-game association of player characters - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Guild

    atm = at this moment


    More abbreviations:

    ofc = of course

    tbh = to be honest

    nvm = nevermind

    asap = as soon as possible

    idk = I don't know

    itc = I don't care

    wth = what the heck?

    wtf = what the flux?

    ta = thanks anyways

    Ic = I see

    m8 = mate

    2 = to, too

    4 = for

    imo = in my oppinion

    imho = in humble my oppinion

    iirc = if I recall correctly

    afaik = as far as I know

    ftw = for the winner

    LMAO = Laughing My Ass Off

    ROFL = Rolling on the floor laughing

    omg = Oh my god!

    zomg = stronger omg :)

    omfg = Oh my freaking god!

    stfu = Shut the flux up

    ppl - people

    hth = how the hell

    bac = beer and cigarets


    Item quality (or rarity): Poor (junk) - gray, Common - white, Uncommon - green, Rare - blue, Epic - purple, Legendary - orange, Artifact - light gold - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Quality

    Examples:

    [Calico Pants] - 

    [Scimitar] - [Sweet Nectar] - [Iron Ore]

    [Darkwater Talwar] - [Jade]

    [Zealot Blade] - [Pristine Black Diamond]

    [Nightblade] - [Elementium Ore]

    [Thunderfury, Blessed Blade of the Windseeker] - [Elementium Bar] 

    Creature groups: Aberration, Beast, Critter, Demon, Dragonkin, Elemental, Giant, Humanoid, Mechanical, Undead, Uncategorized creature - https://wowpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Template:Creaturefooter


  2. This is a very late reply yet.. might be useful for those asking the same question:

     

    FastQuest Classic is an addon to enhance quest log displaying, quest tracking, and notification. This is an alternative to heavy duty add-ons like MonkeyQuest, Quest-I-On, etc.

    https://legacy-wow.com/vanilla-addons/fastquest/

    http://addons.us.to/addon/fastquest

    http://www.vanilla-addons.com/dls/fastquest/

     

    On 1/19/2017 at 5:04 AM, altoholic said:

    Or even better, something that announce nothing, but if you alt-click (or control-click, or whatever) on your quest, then it tell the party (or /s or /w your target) the current status of your quest.

    You can install Extended Quest Log - https://github.com/laytya/EQL3

    And then, open quest log, and while the chat is open (Enter), push Ctrl + Left Click on the quest name. It will write your quest progress

     


  3. Hello Shagu, you made some great addons, thanks for them!

    pfQuest is really a fantastic addon!

    I would like make a feature request:

    Can you please add an option to pfQuest to show all rare mobs on the maps?

    I noticed it contains the rare mobs in the database.

     

    Also I would like to ask you to add the following features:

    - Show the XP you will get when completing the quest (at least the XP gain for the plaers having their level equal with the quest level)

    - Show if the quest is shareable or not, so the player knows if he/she can go to take the quest alone (and share it later to the group members) or everyone in group has to come to get the quest. Would help a lot the group management

     

    Thank you!


  4. Hello,

    For TBC I've found the Chatter addon that changes the background color of the chatbox, from transparent to black

    It hurts my eyes really badly to read chat sometimes, as the color of the text chat is light, and the background is most of the time light (except in Duskwood and other few places)

    It should be very easy to do it but I have no idea how to make an addon for a simple task like that.

    Does anyone know any Vanilla WoW addon that can change the background color of the chat box?

    Thank you


  5. On 3/3/2019 at 8:39 PM, Zancon said:

    I just cant imagine a server issue that has a disconnect on load. Normally a disconnect on load is an addon, or addon setting or an old WDB that hasn't been cleared in a long time. Delete your WDB and move your WTF out of the WoW folder. Load the game and log in, but at character selection unload all if your addons and see what happens. Then start loading the addons back in 1 by 1 until you find which one causes it.

    I did that. It doesn't work. I still get lots of disconnects. The situation is unbearable anymore. Sorry.


  6. The server issue is real. Since a week ago, I play on another server and I never have this problem.

    On Elysium, too many times, you get disconnected right after entering the world, which is extremely annoying.

    I play on other servers with the same WoW clients (one for the regular account and the other one for the bank alt account), with the same addons. When playing on Elysium, I deleted the WDB and WTF folders and it still acts the same. It also disconnects when not using any addon.

    I know that simply maintaining a server implies a lot of hard work. Elysium is a well maintained server. But this disconnect issue make it pretty much unplayable for people like me.

    You wait a lot for the loading screen, and when the blue loading bar is at the end, you wait and wait and wait and then you get disconnected.

    I will come back to play on this server in the future. I really hope that meanwhile you will solve this issue.

    Best wishes!


  7. There was a server restart some 10 minutes after my message and after the restart I asked the people in the world chat, they had the same problem too. I hope you keep a log of the world chat, you can check what I said by taking a look at it (search for "disconnect").

    I don't know why they didn't reported it but they had this problem too.

    Today I played less but it looks like the server is in much better shape.

    I will delete my WDB and WTF folders right now.


  8. 13 hours ago, wampuskitty said:

    The key bindings are on the main menu in the client, but you probably know that 🙂

    Yes, thanks, I knew that, that's where I got the sample "bindings-cache.wtf" file. But it's in a cryptic form, it contains lines like this:

    bind H TOGGLECHARACTER4

    which are unintelligible for the user.

     

    the files I presented above contain lines like this

    Toggle Honor Pane        "H"                Not Bound            TOGGLECHARACTER4

     


  9. When the WoW Classic will be launched, do you expect the players to leave in order to play retail WoW Classic?

    I think the effect will be the opposite: the launch of WoW Classic will attract a lot of attention and interest from the players, too many of them still don't know what Vanilla WoW is, so they will try to experience a private server too.

    I suggest the admins to prepare one or two more realms, just in case. Without investing too much energy in it, of course. Because nobody knows the effects of the WoW Classic launch on the private servers


  10. I was looking for a list of the default HotKeys in WoW and I could not find any.

    So I compiled such a list, for Vanilla WoW (version 1.12.1)

    - https://frostshock.github.io/wabc/#hotkeys.html

    - https://frostshock.github.io/wabc/hotkeys.html

    - https://frostshock.github.io/wabc/documents/vanilla-wow-key-bindings.xls

     

    .TXT Files:

    - The default Key Bindings in Vanilla WoW   -   https://frostshock.github.io/wabc/documents/vanilla-wow-key-bindings.txt

    - The version without the Blizzard ID column   -   https://frostshock.github.io/wabc/documents/vanilla-wow-key-bindings-noblizzid.txt

    - This is the two column version   -   https://frostshock.github.io/wabc/documents/vanilla-wow-key-bindings-2column.txt

    - The version that is sorted by hotkey   -   https://frostshock.github.io/wabc/documents/vanilla-wow-key-bindings-sorted.txt

    - Sorted by hotkey and without the Blizzard ID column (probably most useful for most of the people)   -   https://frostshock.github.io/wabc/documents/vanilla-wow-key-bindings-sorted-noblizzid.txt

     

    Also, the default bindings-cache.wtf file:
    - https://frostshock.github.io/wabc/samples/bindings-cache.wtf

    I'm quite sure I'm not the only one looking for a searchable list of WoW keyboard shortcuts so I hope this helps
     

     


  11. Thanks,

    I've filled this bug report a few days ago and it was wrongly closed (by Ziggy-QA ). How can I tell the developers to check it again?

    2019-01-29  -  Meeting stones don't work   -   https://github.com/elysium-project/classic-bug-tracker/issues/1060

    I was not asking to implement summoning.

    But I was asking to make them work, like it worked on Blizzard's Vanilla WoW in 2006. They also work on other Vanilla Servers:

    The meeting stones allow you to click on them. Also, when you hover the mouse above them, they tell you the dungeon name and the dungeon level

    When you click on the meeting stone, it will put you on a queue.

    When there are other players doing the same, it will automatically put you in a group with those players.

    That's all

    Anyone can check the above statements, simply by logging into any other Blizzlike server

    No summoning. I wasn't asking for summoning

    How can I re-open the bug report?

     

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