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

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Mon, 24 Sep 2012

Jules got the Raven Lord mount; Jules' panda name reveal; Tell Us One Thing; we reveal the winner of the guild meme submission contest; a discussion on cross-realm zones (CRZs); Appear Offline is coming; we answer questions from a new father trying to balance his family with his love of raiding, a guild leader who is rebuilding his guild after having to leave the game for a while, and a guy who is trying to salvage a friendship with his female realID friend and raid leader.

Tue, 18 Sep 2012

Team Number One Pickle are Dragonslayers with Twilight Harbinger mounts; contest for this week: tell us your best guild meme; some best-of moments from Episodes 1-10; free 7-day invitation to previous players to return to the game; Death Knights went on the rampage; we answer questions from a guild member looking for some more structure for the guild, from a raider who wants to know what expectations a raiding guild has for him, and a long-time guild member trying to decide his next steps after his GM locked the guild bank.

Mon, 10 Sep 2012

Jules was in Vegas for work; a surprise guest appearance on the DogHouse Systems podcast; Rem and the team got H Cho'Gall to 18%; Rem's computer decided to freak out this week; Tell Us One Thing; we give away a Gregarious Grell to the chat room; updates from previous writers; a discussion about inflammatory words being used in the gaming community; we answer questions from a player whose GM is threatening to leave, an older gamer looking for understanding people to play with, and a new GM who has taken over the reigns of a shrinking guild.

Tue, 04 Sep 2012

Patch 5.0.4 has arrived; we share some big show news; Rem is looking for a midnight release; Rem has an unexpected visitor; Tell Us One Thing; things that you didn't know from the patch notes this week; we answer questions from a long-time Alliance player who wants to raid as Horde but doesn't want to abandon a RL friend, a long-time guild member who is conflicted about staying with his guild after many have left, and a new guild member whose once-stable guild is now in flux. 

Tue, 28 Aug 2012

Rem & Jules take on Sinestra for the first time; Jules had a wild week outside the game; changes to our guild's recruitment policy; Tell Us One Thing; we're giving away more prizes to good deeds done in LFG/LFR; some updates from previous writers; more on the new talent system; the mobile auction house and guild chat is free to use; we answer questions from a boyfriend trying to get his girlfriend back into WoW after he treated her like a jerk in the game, a young player trying to convince his outdoorsy parents that more gaming time is a good thing, a guy wanting to play with friends that have all left to play on private servers due to financial issues, and a potential heartbreaker who wants to know if it's okay to date a girl that used to date his friend.

Tue, 21 Aug 2012

Rem has been doing...PvP?; we give away a Sand Scarab pet to a lucky listener; LFG stories are recounted; Tell Us One Thing; did you change your password?; the new patch date has been announced; time to learn your new talents; new LFR loot rules; Spirit of Harmony is the new tradeskill resource; we get an update from a previous writer; we answer questions about creating a welcome environment for a husband to get his wife to try WoW again, is it a good idea to go to conventions like PAX or Nerdtacular alone, should you level what you want or what your raid team needs to start raiding right away, and what to do about a guild that used to be a home, but is abandoned after the core players have left.

Tue, 14 Aug 2012

Rem & Jules give away stuff, Tell Us One Thing; Blizzard had a security issue this week; Scroll of Resurrection and Recruit a Friend and monks; no tabard faction rep in MoP; the ongoing LFR debate come around again; we answer questions from our listeners about trying to schedule raids around everyone's lives, a boyfriend who wants more space and time to play WoW, is paying for a friend to server transfer a good idea and how to help the challenges of inexperienced players in LFG.

Tue, 07 Aug 2012

Rem and Jules talk about the current state of their raid team; Tell Us One Thing becomes Tell ME One Thing this week; follow-ups from Episode 13; a listener suggestion to beat the boredom before MoP; a special e-mail from a non-WoW player; we answer questions about ways to try and motivate a stalled raid team to try and finish Dragon Soul before MoP, whether it's a good idea to join a guild if all you want to do is play casually, how to still gear up through the current woes and fail groups happening in the current LFR scene, and when it might be a good time to let a date know that you play WoW.

Tue, 31 Jul 2012

A release date has come from the heavens above; Rem reveals who won the bro-hug bet; Alludra the Mage joins us for Tell Us One Thing and talks Pet Battles on the beta; a follow-up on the pros and cons of 25-man raiding; The Tillers is live in beta; the joys of Symbiosis; Rem's mom is a big fan; we answer listener questions from a female gamer who deals with guildies crushing on her, a new guild member who has found himself leading his guild's raids while the RL is absent for summer, and a dilemma between a player and her GM that has loyalties being questioned.

Tue, 24 Jul 2012

Rem is Patient Zero; Jules was on Convert to Raid; we will both be guesting on Darkmoon Herald this week' we share a great listener story about the Marsha saga; our top anonymous name nominees; the PTR patch notes came out; we answer a follow-up question from last week and new questions about being excluded from raids, and wanting to have more organized raids in a guild.



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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