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The Classifieds: Stonecore is hard


The Classifieds brings you weekly news from around the WoW community, including our famous Random Acts of Uberness.

The patch hasn't take place yet, so we all still get to have the fun of heroic Stonecore. Both of today's Random Acts of Uberness come from the elemental halls of that instance, where it's far too easy to die if you don't know the exact dance steps. Oh, it can be done. It can even be done relatively easily once you are familiar with the place. But it is definitely hard. If you're not familiar with Stonecore in its heroic version, check out this Queue by Alex Ziebart. You'll quickly see why it's such a challenging place and why it's the source of the uberness this week.

Random Acts of Uberness

It's when another player lights up your night with precise play, a wicked sense of humor or unexpected generosity that your login becomes something to remember. Share your Random Acts of Uberness with Keep things brief (150 words or less, please), and be sure to list everyone's character names and home realms or battlegroup.

Bendruid of Borean Tundra (US-H) My guildie and I specifically selected heroic Stonecore tonight because we both needed gear that dropped from there. Loot drops, and the tanking trinket upgrade he wanted dropped. He, the fury warrior, and the boomkin all role need on it. He loses to the druid. The druid kindly asks him if he needs it more, saying he has a feral druid spec. Bendruid of Borean Tundra (US) traded it to Orelias. I know he really appreciated it, as did I. Thanks again for being so cool Bendruid. -- Sarendipidity of Shu'halo

Dawnchaser of Dragonblight (US-A) It was a heroic Stonecore run and my first two tanks had already dropped after multiple wipes on the first boss. The third tank had never run the instance before and didn't know any of the fights. Dawnchaser came through as our healer. He explained all the fights, never lost patience with our multiple wipes, and kept spirits up with humor and joking. Despite wiping around three times per boss, we finished the run. Thanks for not giving up! -- Rioniashela of Etrigg

Employment: Guild recruitment

Looking for more? Send in your guild name, realm, a link to your guild website or armory listing and a sentence or two on your guild's focus (10-man, RP, late-night raiding, whatever) to

10-man raiding <Cold Fusion> of Turalyon (EU-H) is a 10-man focused mature progression guild with multiple teams (Team Proton and Team Dueteron, the two isotopes that make up the Cold Fusion reaction). Each team raids two days per week, but we are not casual in our play or progression expectations. We have a unique balance of real life and progression raiding. Currently looking for a tank (prefer paladin) and melee to add to our teams. Please see website for more info.

Adult raiding <Edge of Chaos> of Rexxar (US-H) is looking for adults who want a place to level in Cataclysm and continue on to raiding. Members are not required to raid to join.

Need moar cake <Nubcakes> of Dath'Remar (US-A) is a progression 25-man guild in need of more healers and ranged DPS. Our raid times are 7:45 p.m. until 11 p.m. server time.

Up and coming <Knights of Ancient War> of Arathor (US-A) is recruiting for all specs, roles, and levels. We are currently a level 8 guild. If you enjoy mature, intelligent conversation, Warcraft lore, theorycrafting, and enjoying your time in game, you'll enjoy your time in <Knights of Ancient War>. Players of all levels and classes are welcome to join.

Crack open The Classifieds for weekly player and community news, help finding the right guild, events of interest and more. Send us your shout-outs for Random Acts of Uberness and mail your news tips and announcements to

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