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Alex Ziebart

Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Alex Ziebart will be your host today.

I'm sick. Have a puppy. S'all I got.

JeffLaBowski asked:

Is it rude to wipe out a whole pack of rare spawn pets to get a rare quality or "all is fair" in pet collecting?

I would personally consider it pretty rude, yeah. If something is truly hard to find, like a minfernal, and you just kill it off without catching it... crappy move. For pets that are that hard to get, I catch whatever I can find first, no matter its quality, and use a battle stone on it to bring it up to rare quality.

If it's only moderately rare, such as Tiny Twisters in Arathi Highlands, I figure you can do whatever you want with those. Finding a Tiny Twister is a matter of an hour or two, where a Minfernal can take weeks.

Daniel asked:

Whatever happened to the new blog writers you advertised for? Are they starting anytime soon?

Patience! We received a ton of applications and it took us some time to go through them all. We've made our short list, and now we're going through the process of logistics -- contacting who we've chosen, making sure they're still up for the job, and then getting them contracted. You'll see them soon, but not soon-soon.

dirtychild asked:

With non-combat pets (i.e. Battle Pets) that you fight/capture, do they all have the potential to be rare quality or are some types of pets limited to uncommon?

All wild pets can be rare-quality. There were a few bugged at the launch of Mists of Pandaria that only went as high as uncommon, but I believe those have all been fixed.

Morningstar asked:

Frost DK running LFR in Blood Spec to get tank drops: horrible person, or "clever" individual?

It's clever, yeah, but you're also intentionally gutting your performance and bringing down the rest of the raid in the process. Making everybody else's job harder isn't cool.

Have questions about the World of Warcraft? The WoW Insider crew is here with The Queue, our daily Q&A column. Leave your questions in the comments, and we'll do our best to answer 'em!

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