Sometimes encounters in WoW leave me with a deep loathing for the entire human race, but other times I'm left with a
warm fuzzy feeling towards fellow homines sapientes. Fly-by buffs are still fun to give out and to receive --
I would be lying if I said I didn't buff fellow players in the hope that I will receive similar services back, but I
tend to rely on global karma, buffing anyone and everyone who crosses my path.
After being beaten up by a nasty elite roamer (Son of Arugal, I'm looking at you, though Borelgore gets honourable mention) there's nothing nicer than a random resurrection. Standing at the graveyard facing a long and depressing corpse run -- or even a short one -- the magic words "<Player> wants to resurrect you" can do a lot to lift my tortured spirits. The last time it happened, a passing priest dismounted, resurrected me, then rode away before I could thank them properly. Back at the mailbox I sent a present, thinking all that karma -- the similar resurrections I'd done on my alts -- had finally paid off.
Ever had a little act of kindness make your day? Do you like or loathe fly-by buffs and resurrections?