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

Latest Episode

Fri, 18 Jan 2019


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!

Sun, 27 Oct 2013

Happy Halloween, Moo Crew! (No Jules or JulesBots were harmed in the making of our intro!)  Rem has been raiding and not much more; Jules is doing the Flex dance; Tell Us One Thing; feedback from you; this week's Think Tank features an interview with internet addiction expert, Dr. Kimberly Young.  Dr. Young is the founder of the first internet addiction in-patient treatment center, which opened in September 2013 at the Bradford Medical Center in Bradford, PA.  We discuss what internet addiction is, how to identify it, and what research has shown across the world.  Be a part of the show by e-mailing us at questions@taurenthinktank.com.  Slash Boo!

Sun, 20 Oct 2013

Rem had his best week of raiding maybe this entire tier; Jules had some major developments with her raiding situation; we announce the winners of our What Not to Transmog contest; Tell Us One Thing; feedback from you; we answer questions from a new raid leader who has two teammates with current heroic experience and doubts whether he should be leading them, a guild officer whose choice to spend more time in a different game resulted in his unexpected demotion, and a husband who is dealing with the pain and fear of his wife's near-death experience.  Be a part of the show by e-mailing us at questions@taurenthinktank.com.  Slash moo!

Sun, 13 Oct 2013

Rem and Jules take calls from you, the Moo Crew! Raiding updates; What Not To Transmog gets another week; We give away a Hearthstone Beta Key to a listener in the chatroom; calls on a question from a raid leader on what gift to get his team; The Think Tank tackles the issue of speaking openly in social media and how your posts could possibly affect how employers make their hiring decisions; and more! Join the show: questions@taurenthinktank.com Slash Moo!

Sun, 06 Oct 2013

Rem explains his recent radioactivity; Jules is recovering from head cold hell; raiding update for Team Number One Pickle and The Casuals; a reminder about the What Not to Transmog contest; a question for you to answer for a raid leader wanting to give gifts to his team; Tell Us One Thing; a discussion about how to navigate all the social media options in the world; we answer questions from a raider who is tired of trying to find the right team fit but isn't happy where is currently raiding, an aspiring content creator looking for advice on how to break into the scene, and a question about what level of raid leading intensity is appropriate in online gaming.  Next week's show will be on Sunday evening as a call-in show!  Be a part of the discussion by sending your emails to 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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