Tauren Think Tank
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#127
Sun, 21 Dec 2014

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  • #126
    Sun, 14 Dec 2014

    We’re having ourselves a garrison good time this week! Our discussion topic: How do you handle extreme stress? What do you do when you feel there’s no end in sight for that stress? Our question of the week: After raiding, I have really disruptive bad dreams that affect my ability to sleep well. How can I stop dreaming like this? Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, Slash Moos, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!


  • #125
    Sun, 07 Dec 2014

    It’s a week of holiday decorating, coffee mug philosophy, garrisons and raiding! Our discussion topic: When we say we don’t have enough hours in the day to do all we think we should do, what does that really equate to? As gamers, do we spend our time differently than other people? Our question of the week: How do I fight the urge to vent all of my frustrations about my relationship to my closest friends and not betray my partner’s trust by oversharing private details to other people? Thank you to all of our Patrons! http://patreon.com/taurenthinktank.  Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, Slash Moos, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!



  • #124
    Sun, 30 Nov 2014

     

    We’re back after a week of illness and….dunging?! We give our initial impressions of the content to this point, and what we’re doing after level 100. Our discussion topic: I’ve been playing Horde for many expansions, but after reading some of the backstory of what Garrosh did to the Night Elves, I can’t play my Horde characters anymore! What can I do? Our advice question of the week: I have mental and physical disabilities, and my mother blames all of my problems on WoW and other games. Please help me understand why she blames everything on my love of games.  Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, Slash Moos, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!


  • #123
    Sun, 16 Nov 2014

    We’re home from BlizzCon and share our thoughts about the player reaction to the Warlords of Draenor launch this week. Our discussion topic: first impressions, connecting with people, and how that affects us in real life and in the game. Our question of the week: I’m a procrastinator - what can I do to get better at this?  Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, Slash Moos, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!



  • #122
    Mon, 10 Nov 2014

    Jules & Marconin are in the same room, recording live from the AIE Guild Hall at the Hilton Anaheim hotel! We talk all of our impressions of the announcements at BlizzCon, and some of the cool interactions we had with friends and fans. Special thanks to Todd Whitehead and AlphaGeek Radio for recording the audio and allowing us to publish in podcast form. Slash Moo, everybody!


  • #121
    Sun, 02 Nov 2014

    It’s one week until BlizzCon, and we might be a little excited!  Our discussion topic: a video went viral this week featuring a young woman walking the streets of NYC being catcalled by various men. We discuss both sides of the argument and how it applies to the gaming world between men and women. Our advice question comes from a listener who cannot remember his life prior to his 13th birthday, has dreamt about terrible tragedies and catastrophic events, and now no longer dreams at all. What does this all mean and should he try to find out what happened to him?  Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, Slash Moos, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!



  • #120
    Sun, 26 Oct 2014

    The new co-host has been selected and is revealed on the show! Our discussion topic: destructive behavior towards others on the internet is in the news more and more. Where does this come from? What is it motivated by? Our advice question: I’m a nerd among nerds, and I’m afraid to talk to people, especially at BlizzCon. How can I make friends and feel like I’m part of the community? Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, Slash Moos, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!


  • #119
    Sun, 19 Oct 2014

     

    Sharku is our guest co-host this week once again! Discussion topic: a female gamer wants to know why some female gamers use their sexuality to communicate with people and make others uncomfortable in the process. Our advice question of the week: I’m in a social guild, but sometimes I like to just be by myself and not join in voice chat even though they invite me to. Am I being too hard on myself for feeling guilty that I just like my alone time? Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, Slash Moos, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!



  • #118
    Sun, 12 Oct 2014

    Marconin returns for another guest appearance this week! A discussion about long-distance relationship - how do people make them work and how does gaming and the internet factor in to keeping love alive across the miles? Our question of the week is an important one: How do I forgive myself and move on after my brother took his own life in my home? Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, Slash Moos, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!


  • #117
    Sun, 05 Oct 2014

    Sharku joins Jules as a special guest host for this episode. Is the brewing backlash against those who identify as gamers a result of years of bullying and discrimination from people who enjoyed these interests as kids? Our question of the week comes from AJ, who feels she is dealing with depression but is afraid to say something to her family because she may scare them. Be a part of the show by sending your feedback, request for advice, and submissions to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!



Latest Episode

#127
Sun, 21 Dec 2014

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A weekly podcast hosted by Jules & Marconin, Tauren Think Tank focuses on the World of Warcraft player; more specifically, the interpersonal issues that players experience both in-game and in their outside lives. This show is an audio advice column, where listeners send e-mails or tweets for the hosts to answer them with real-life, practical advice mixed with lighthearted humor. TTT focus its questions on in-game concerns such as guild life, raid team issues, and interactions with other players, as well as "real life" issues like depression, anxiety, LGBT relations, and much more. Both Jules and Marconin are long-time players of WoW, who have experience with 10-man raiding, PvE, and PvP, while balancing their busy lives and families outside the game.

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