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

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Sun, 02 Jun 2013

Stay tuned after the show for a special chat with Koltrane from Convert To Raid, who happened upon our chat room and into our broadcast!  Tortos is a big punk for Team #1 Pickle; Rem has officially declared LFR to be dumb; Jules killed H Ji-Kun; Battlefield Barrens discussion; Tell Us One Thing; a discussion about how relationships work or don't work; feedback from you; an update from a question we answered in Episode 53; we answer questions from a hunter who isn't concerned about DPS meters, but wishes others wouldn't judge him for that, a guild master who's been questioned about having an application process for a family-friendly guild, and a new player who wants to know how to deal with rudeness in dungeons.  Be a part of the show by sending your questions to questions@taurenthinktank.com.  /moo!

Sun, 26 May 2013

Rem falls asleep in LFR and still cleans up in DPS; good times adjusting to new raid chemistry for Team #1 Pickle; Jules had a fun time editing Convert to Raid last week; heroic raiding is a big adjustment; Tell Us One Thing; a revisit to our discussion about acceptance vs. tolerance; feedback from you; we answer questions from a raiding perfectionist that just wants to enjoy raiding without feeling inferior, a WoW player that just doesn't love anything in particular about the game but wants to find his niche, and a raid leader dealing with overt stress and burnout.  Send in your questions for the show at questions@taurenthinktank.com.  /moo!

Sun, 19 May 2013
It's our one-year anniversary show!  Jules shares some news about her involvement with Team #1 Pickle; Jules will be co-hosting Convert to Raid for two weeks; Rem's raid leading update,;Tell Us One Thing; lots of clips from our past year; feedback from you; we answer questions from a player who splits his time between his parents' households and his father doesn't understand his gaming, a discussion on why players need to tell others that they are the top in their role, and a girlfriend trying to hold on to her boyfriend whose only interest is playing the game.  Send us your questions at questions@taurenthinktank.com to be part of the show!
Sun, 12 May 2013

Jules is back and talks about her visit with her parents; Rem went to the circus; raiding update; preview of our 1-year anniversary show next week; Jules will be co-hosting Convert to Raid for two weeks; Tell Us One Thing; a discussion about real life friendships vs. online friendships; we answer questions from a husband who wants his wife to enjoy doing instances and LFR with him, a new raid leader looking for advice on how to lead effectively, and a player who wonders why total acceptance is encouraged in our society.  Send your questions to us at questions@taurenthinktank.com to be a part of the show!

Sun, 05 May 2013

With Jules away, Rem sits down with Mama Rem for a special edition of TTT.  They discuss their weeks in WoW, Mama Rem answers questions from the Moo Crew, and the two enter a conversation about social interaction and how it's changed so dramatically in a short period of time.  Mama Rem attempts a commercial and takes a shot at the outro.  All this and more!  Questions and comments are always welcome - questions@taurenthinktank.com.

Sun, 28 Apr 2013

It's Episode 50! Jules is back from Vegas; Rem can't find Tortos; Rem was THAT GUY again on Nalak; BlizzCon ticket fun; Tell Us One Thing; a mash-up made by SpencerHD; feedback from you; we answer questions from a new guild member who has ideas for the leadership that are not being implemented, a raid team that is losing their drive, and a husband struggling with helping his ailing wife understand that gaming helps him de-stress from the major challenges in their lives.  Send us your questions to questions@taurenthinktank.com to be part of the show!

Sun, 14 Apr 2013

We speak to special guest Sgt. Jim Beverly, a pharmacy technician in the U.S. Army.  Sgt. Beverly has been an avid gamer and WoW player throughout his service.  In 2003, he was severely injured while on patrol in Baghdad, and has suffered PTSD for the past 9 years.  We discuss gaming while deployed, how WoW and other games have helped with PTSD recovery, and much more.  We hope you will enjoy this look into gaming from a soldier's perspective.

Sun, 07 Apr 2013
Summary: T14 is now clear; Jules talks LFR woes; Rem finally got a kill on Galleon; Blizzcon tickets sale dates announced; Tell Us One Thing; Korean snack tasting, and Jules tries Marmite from England; we answer questions from a guild master who wants to have it all, how to find love for a character again after having a bad experience in a dungeon group, and a player asking for help to not play WoW so much.  Next week, join us for a very special discussion with gamer and Army sergeant Jim Beverly. We will be talking gaming while deployed, how gaming helps PTSD recovery, and much more.  Send your emails to the show at questions@taurenthinktank.com!
Sun, 31 Mar 2013

An epic week of raiding progression; Rem announces a new show with Phytt; Ask Mama Rem; a mashup made by SpencerHD; feedback from you; we answer questions about co-GMs that don't feel equally responsible, why trolling in dungeons is so much harder to take than in battlegrounds, and a gamer with PTSD who wants to connect more with others and feel like he belongs.  Send us your questions to questions@taurenthinktank.com to be part of the show!

Sun, 24 Mar 2013

A productive week in raiding; doing dailies with friends is a good thing; the Ask Mama Rem contest is still going; Tell Us One Thing; feedback from you; Mexican treat tasting with more spicy; we answer questions from a raider and wife whose husband has started raiding 4x a week with another guild, an addon user who is curious why we are so dependent on outside programs to play effectively; and a transgender raider who is afraid to speak in voice chat for fear of being shunned.  Send us your questions to questions@taurenthinktank.com to be a part of the show!



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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