Tauren Think Tank
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Tauren Think Tank: The World of Warcraft Interpersonal Advice Podcast!

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Sun, 19 Jan 2014

Rem is recovering from the stomach plague; Jules talks about the fun of forming a raid team; Tell Us One Thing; Food Tasting that is all Rem's fault; feedback from you; we answer questions from a player whose transferred servers for a friend who keeps making empty promises, and a player looking for advice with transitioning into a new parent lifestyle and trying to continue playing the game.  We need your questions each week to keep the show available to you, so send them in today! questions@taurenthinktank.com  Slash Moo!

Sun, 05 Jan 2014

Rem and Jules return from the holidays with stories from family and cold weather; Rem returns to raiding to take down Siegecrafter Blackfuse and Paragons of the Klaxxi; Jules is working on a new raid team; Tell Us One Thing; feedback from you; we answer questions from a former GM whose choice of new leader turned out to be a disaster, and a young couple who are both dealing his spiteful, unpleasant mother as they plan their wedding and new life.  Be a part of the show by emailing us at questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo!

Sun, 22 Dec 2013
It's our Christmas episode and our last show of the year!  Jules surprises Rem with a custom intro this time; Rem confesses just how deep his popcorn addiction goes; Rem takes a raiding vacation for the holidays, while Jules is still on the hunt for a team; a holiday-themed Tell Us One Thing; feedback from you; we answer questions on how one can seek therapy once they decide to go get it; why we get so nervous about using the right gender-specific pronouns in a world of non gender-specific anonymity; and a husband and father trying to find the right way to approach his wife for one evening a week to experience end-game content for the first time in 7 years.  Thank you to our Moo Crew for a wonderful year, and we wish you all the happiest of holidays!  Be a part of the show by emailing us at questions@taurenthinktank.com. Happy Moo Year!
Sun, 15 Dec 2013

Rem had a feast of dyno meat this week; Jules may have a spot on a raid team; Tell Us One Thing; some amazing feedback from you; we answer questions from a new raider who wants to learn but has only been carried through fights by their guild; a raider who gets information about a new teammate from their previous guild that is less than positive, and a young woman who is struggling to make the difficult step to get her abusive mother out of her life for good.  Be a part of the show by sending your emails to us at questions@taurenthinktank.com.  Slash moo!

Sun, 08 Dec 2013

Rem comes clean about his popcorn addiction; Jules has a Santa story; Tell Us One Thing; a discussion about what to do with LFR in Warlords of Drainor; some touching feedback letters from you (get your tissues ready, folks!); we answer questions from a heroic raider who experiences reverse elitism from players in LFR and a husband and father trying to find his way back from a tragic mistake that changed his life. Be a part of the show by sending your emails to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo!

Sun, 01 Dec 2013

Rem celebrated his birthday by cooking Thanksgiving dinner; Jules jumped in to sub in some raids; we try some funky flavored popcorn; Tell Us One Thing; a special letter about mental health treatment; we answer questions from a truck driver who wants to gear up on a limited unpredictable schedule, a player who just wants to find his comfortable guild home, and a chronically ill player who has been using WoW to cope with his physical and psychological challenges.  Be a part of the show by emailing us at questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo!

Sun, 24 Nov 2013

In this very special episode, Rem and Jules are joined by the one and only Scott Johnson of The Instance (and many other shows).  After an extra long opening segment, they dig into Tell Us One Thing and answer a question in the Think Tank from a tennager who gets good grades and wants to know how to get his parents to allow him to play more WoW.  They then delve into a discussion about Scott and the community he's built and how his life has changed because of it.  This is an extra long show and of course Rem didn't set the music volumes at the correct level, so he does apologize for a slightly less audio quality than you're used to.  :)  Join the show questions@taurenthinktank.com and Slash MOO!

Mon, 18 Nov 2013

Jules is back from BlizzCon and has stories to tell; She also has ConCrud; Raiding update with Rem; Rem still isn't digging the time travel that isn't; An exciting guest announcement!; New contest is announced; Tell Us One Thing is back!; Tauren Taste Tank returns!; Questions include thoughts on a guild arbitrator, Should Tanks be resonsible for LFR, and a raider who loves his guild but is frustrated with their raid progression; also an emotional letter in Feedback.  Join the show by emailing questions@taurenthinktank.com! /moo!

Sat, 09 Nov 2013

Rem talks to Jules who is LIVE at BlizzCon!  Through the generosity of the AIE Guild, Jules was able to procure some audio equipment and we have a full show!  Appearances by Jon and Ben of Azeroth Roundtable, Marconin, Brewmaster Cohumulone, Louiezz and Schmoopy, Arcayne the Frost Mage, and Sharku and Taurentine!  We discuss BlizzCon and Warlords of Draenor!  It's a live recording, so we do apologize about the slight difference in audio quality.  /moo!

Sun, 03 Nov 2013

It's the final countdown to BlizzCon, and the plot thickens in the JulesBot saga!  Rem's been enjoying Flex raiding; Jules is working like mad to complete her special BlizzCon project; Rem shares the power of his stamina (oh my); Tell Us One Thing; the return of Tauren Taste Tank; a discussion about why LFR is loved and hated and what we could do about improving the interpersonal side of LFR; we answer questions from a long-time player who is interested in joining his friends in-game, but has been denied entry into their guilds, and a 21-year old man whose health challenges have caused his speech and memory to change, leaving him depressed and without support from the people he cares about most.  Join the laughs, the fun, and the discussion by writing to us at questions@taurenthinktank.com.  Slash Moo!



A weekly podcast hosted by Jules and Marconin, Tauren Think Tank focuses on the interpersonal issues that Blizzard gamers experience both in-game and in their outside lives. This show is an audio advice column, where listeners send in their questions asking for help about anything from interacting with other players to managing depression and social anxiety. Come sit by the fire, meet new friends, and know that you're never alone! Questions can be sent to questions@taurenthinktank, or send them through Twitter: @TaurenThinkTank, @JulesRPG, and @MarconinWoW.

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