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The Queue: Question number one!

Michael Sacco

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

I know the Steam Summer Sale is going on, but now that I have a little extra money, I got the PS Vita version of Hotline MIami, and man is it great. I'm way behind on this but the game is basically a puzzle game where all the solutions involve murder. Just great.

Alexey asked:

Speaking of tabards, how come Kirin Tor Offensive and Sunreaver Onslaught have same tabards as Kirin Tor and Sunreavers?

My best guess? So people who weren't around for or able to farm dungeons in Wrath are able to get those story-relevant tabards.

Eliza asked:

Though a character can pretty quickly run into 'green' and 'grey' difficulty quests while trying to finish a the quests eventually give so little XP that the character can kind of "catch up" until the quests turn 'green' again?

I'm planning on answering this myself soon-ish, by Loremaster-ing zones on my new rogue regardless of her level, but I was curious if anyone else had tried it.

You can't really "catch up", per se, since even with gray quests you're still gaining XP and filling your bar, but you'll certainly gain less XP than if you were doing green or yellow quests. As always, my advice is to play however you want.

bluefer20 asked:

My burning question has to do with Proving Grounds. Has anyone heard anything about it showing up on the PTR?

I want this very much and I am worried it will go the way of Dance Studio, though that was a cosmetic idea and Proving Grounds could be so much more.

I am avoiding the PTR because I want it to be new to me when I goes live.

The feature is still slated for 5.4 as far as I know, and I believe there were some audio files added in one of the latest PTR patches that are related to it.

Zapwidget asked:

With the price being lowered for pet battle training, will that make it available for trial accounts? And if so, does this usher in an expansion on what trial accounts can access, to be supported by micro transactions?

Trial players can already purchase the training, but they can't initiate pet battles, so no, I don't think that's what's going on. Who knows what'll happen in the future, though!

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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