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

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Sun, 09 Dec 2012
Working on Elegon still; Rem is exalted with Lorewalkers; Mama Rem is now on Twitter; Jules made a leadership decision; Mistweaver monks are still fun; Tell Us One Thing; discussions from the developer interviews; Blizzard posts a harassment guide; we answer questions from:
-a tank who wants to be great but guilds have not been helpful in the past
-a lonely player whose long-time friends all play at different times of day now
-a guild officer whose RL friend is overstepping the friendship line in and out of the game
Sun, 02 Dec 2012
The Legendary Phytt joins Rem and Jules for Episode 30; we announce the contest winner for a 30-day WoW time card; Thanksgiving travel woes; warlock tanking; Mama Rem updates; Tell Us One Thing; we talk about some of the new patch changes; a raider asks for our help as to why he can't get past the first boss of Mogushan Vaults; we answer questions from:
-a raid leader who has just recently found out that one of his lower performing DPS has a mental disability
-a raid leader who wants to make sure he's doing a good job for his team
-a player whose fiance wants to play, but he's been burned in the past by cheating in the game.
Sun, 18 Nov 2012

Raid team is 4/6 in MV; Mamma Rem is afraid to hit level 20; Rem guested on All Things Azeroth; we have a contest for Episode 30; Jules has a new show called That TV Show with Pat Krane; Tell Us One Thing; upgrading gear with valor points; what would we do if WoW were shut down permanently.

Question topics this week:
-A gaming couple where the guy is the one resistant to WoW
-A friend of a former hardcore player wants to know if moderate play is possible
-A debate on how to best handle bullies in the game - call them out publicly or ignore?
Sun, 11 Nov 2012

Wiping on Gara'jal at 3%; we now have show forums at signalsmedia.com; Jules has a new show coming up; a new Mama Rem story; Rem is done doing dailies; Tell Us One Thing; an update about turning off Battle.net broadcast messages; The Brawler's Guild invites are getting everybody mad; the new Cinder Kitten pet benefiting the Red Cross efforts for Superstorm Sandy; we answer questions from a husband about to lead a raid team containing his own wife; a new GM who has a sensitive officer; and an openly gay player who is feeling shut down by his guild.

Sun, 04 Nov 2012

We give away our Winged Guardian mount; Jules is healing with Vuhdo now; Rem meets a listener in a random instance; Jules tries to heal in Boomkin spec; a new Mama Rem story; an update about our Hurricane Sandy experiences; Tell Us One Thing; we answer questions from a former warrior that wants to find the love of the class again, a bored hunter not happy on his PvP server, and a reluctant social media user not happy with how the RealID broadcast feature is used in game.

Sun, 28 Oct 2012

Happy Halloween, Moo Crew! Rem's mom has joined WoW; no more dailies for Rem; last week to send your epic leveling stories to win a Winged Guardian mount; Tell Us One Thing; increase in Valor points from dungeons and challenge modes; Brawler's Guild in the PTR; we get an update from Taurence from Episode 21; we answer questions from a new guild member asks for tips on how to be less shy and make friends in the guild, a tale of two guilds and wishing that an old raid team would return to the game, and a situation between two friends where one leaves the guild and the other ignores him.

Sun, 21 Oct 2012

Koltrane from Convert to Raid returns for another guest host appearance with Rem and Jules; we are giving away a Winged Guardian mount; what we have been doing in MoP so far; Tell Us One Thing; we discuss our thoughts about why female gamers often play healers; we answer questions from a serviceman looking for advice on how to prepare for unexpected absences from the game, a PvP guild that has trouble recruiting members, and a friendship that has lasted multiple guild switches and is now on the rocks. 

Mon, 15 Oct 2012

We're getting ready for raiding; we talk about some of the stuff that's been irking us in MoP; Tell Us One Thing; Rem's mom got some mail from listeners; we talk about Patch 5.1 notes; we answer questions from a learning disabled player who has trouble finding a guild willing to take him, a raider who is raiding on two different teams and is getting burnt out; and a RealID friend dilemma with a twist.

Mon, 08 Oct 2012

We're level 90!; Tell Us One Thing; are all tanks doing amazing dps?; changes to justice points & reputation; 5.1 is coming; a discussion about how gamers are perceived in the "outside world"; we answer questions from a raid leader whose GM has tried to oust him, a knowledgeable player in a guild where people don't do their research, and a pair of guild leaders who are looking for tips on how to identify great people to fit their guild culture.

Tue, 02 Oct 2012

Pat Krane (Zhug) from Convert to Raid joins Rem and Jules; Rem shares the result of his launch night plans; lots of MoP discussion; a jam-packed Tell Us One Thing; a discussion about overload with so much to do now; Jules announces our new advice blog; we answer questions from a previous writer whose guild now has too many officers, a new RP'er looking for how to enter the field, and a new guild member wanting to know how to become an officer some day. 



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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