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Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Adam Holisky (@adamholisky) will be your host today.

Happy valentines day from the only cube that will display affection to you. The Companion Cube. Spanning multiple genres, games, and dimensions. All for you.

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Matthew asked:

Ok, here is something that has bothered me for a while. How come sometimes when you are mounted and try to interact with something it gives you an error that says "You are mounted" and other times it will auto-dismount you and let you do whatever you needed to do. For an example, at my farm I can't harvest any crops until I dismount, but when I try to plant seeds on my mount, it'll dismount me and let me do it.

This bothers me too. There's gotta be some internal switch or catch-all default case that they can flip or fix en-masse. What I'm sure has happened is that things were developed inconsistently early on, and then the pattern expanded, compounded by the age and current scope of the game.

It's hard to know exactly what the issue is. It could easily be clarified by a blue, and we'll probably just be told it's something on the list to fix, but it'll be a while.

Zodiar asked:

Will we be continuing to use and upgrade our Sha-touched weapons in 5.2, or are there new ones to get?

My understanding is from Blizzard tweets is that you'll be replacing your sha-touched weapon eventually. Such is life with gear, it gets replaced!

Alexey asked:

Do you think we'll get a "normal" legendary weapon in last raid tier of MoP, or are we going to continue helping Wrathion level up his Jewelcrafting?

I'm working on the assumption that it's going to be a Wrathion thing. I'd be pretty surprised if we get a random drop or auxiliary quest at some point. It makes a lot of sense with the design goal of the Wrathion quest line. Want a legendary? Put the work in, the entire expansion.

AJ asked:

Do you guys have a big list of MoP mounts?

We don't... which is really something we need to do for the next expansion. I'll add it to my ever growing list. But hey, this lets me plug my friend Dan's MoP mount guide over at his site.

Ash asked:

What's everyone's Valentine's Day plans?

I'm cooking a very healthy Asian meal for my wife and me. Think Bennihanna's, but with healthy rice.

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