This past weekend I had to bow out of our guild's Naxxramas run.
Saturday I had to make an epic five hour journey to reacquire the kids, then make the five hour journey back. I got home before invites went out, but there was just enough chaos in the house that there was no chance I could be a productive member of the team.
Sunday night they were going to go back in, but again I was unable to attend for similar reasons (house full of kids, splitting migraine from living in a house full of kids, etc). It's really starting to get frustrating.
I don't like to go off on "the way things used to be" tangents, but in the BC days I was the guild's main tank and raid leader. I spent so much time in Kara I had a tab running with a couple of the concubines. For a period of about six or seven months, I was in there every week taking as many guildies as I could and helping them get geared.
Now, thanks to my hiatus, I've lost my MT spot and I'm barely geared to run heroic anything. I can't seem to find the time to do much to improve that, either.
Probably the most frustrating thing is people (in my own guild, no less) saying things like, "you'll grow into your role eventually" or "you'll learn how to tank if you do it more." How quickly we are forgotten.
Anyway, if you've made it this far thanks for letting me vent. I didn't intend this to be a "feel sorry for me" post. Just a little something that I had to get off of my chest.
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