So after getting tired of watching "DPS" classes lack of DPS and the designated healer strain trying to keep the party up i decided to click the DPS checkbox when running RHD. At the beginning i had a very positive experience doing this. I could enter a dungeon and run with a Warrior, if Odin allows maybe 2! So nice to see bosses drop left and right while our party always maintained a nice solid HP amount and no more strains on the healers! Now all good graces come to an end eventually and i could sense a tension in the air as my fellow tanks began to turn on me.
As i continued to run dungeons as a tank filling in the DPS role i noticed the lesser "designated" tanks attempting to usurp my authority, WHAT?? HOW DARE YOU INSULT MY HONOR. I thought to myself. This inferior tank so obviously undergeared and under skilled in every possible way is trying to be the man of the house, not on my watch! Now when you are dealing with an offtank who doesnt know his or her own place problems start to arise. Instead of working together for the betterment of the party the 2 tanks are now locked in an grudge match which results in some very unnerving outcomes.
Fighting over the headcrush DOTs on the boss, pulling mobs without hesitation in order to proclaim, "I AM THE MAIN TANK! I AM THE LEADER OF THIS PARTY", attempting to gain the favor of the group and or picking routes or bosses which have to be killed because this tank says so. Now if you remember the reason i decided to tell this tale was because a certain unammed Knight really snapped a nerve like no other tank ever did. Today running good ol Cursed Ghost ship i entered as normal and noticed another Knight would be joining me on this run, "Good i thought to myself" I hate this god forsaken dungeon as somehow im always forced to run it at least 5 times daily, nobody kicks you, nobody wants to run this dungeon BTW.
So we start moving out no words spoken accept for the stigma that one of us will be the chosen leader for this party and the first boss is the test. So we get to Jill BIll or W/E this boss sucks so much i don't even bother looking him straight in the eye and even try to remember his name. We clear a bit and start to whittle him down and i "Grin" as i watch that threat meter as i can see her threat is so abysmal at least 4 times less than mine and the boss can't get enough of my threat she cant even peel him off my iron cain if you know what i mean.
Fast forward and we make it 2nd boss in the middle of the ship and take him down as usual. Now this is when things get funky, now remember it's Ghost Ship and i want to get off this vessel ASAP well because it's the worse dungeon ever invented in history of anything really. Now after proving my worth on the first 2 bosses i make my way up the staircase and what do i see? This abomination of a tank is killing every single monster, she wants it all. As i start to attack these red burning skeletons from hell hoping the party will follow my lead, ME, the one who brought them this far into the ship NOT HER. Needless to say I DROP DEAD as my entire party ignores me and is busy poking a cannon lady(who doesnt even know how to fire a cannon, she throws the cannon ball instead, fking sexist Koreans) and those special bosses stuck in those special ed rooms, nobody wants to see that!
I lay there dead as they pull special boss #1 from the room and start to do their own thing as i lay wondering how could this happen? This has never happened before, why must i endure such shame and ridicule from such an inferior tank! After being ressed when special boss one is complete i can't resist my honor is at stake, i call her out. I snap and call her the trash she is, she refutes and says, "You should of selected tank" I should of rolled tank? I SHALL ROLL YOUR BOSOM across my face wench. How dare you say such things to me you filthy off-tank.
After this there is a brief silence and the priest asks me the same question why i didnt select the tank role the random dungeon finder gives you. I tell her my plight, that 2 tanks are in fact better than a tank+DPS and thus a tuned tank in a random dungeon will always be a superior party member instead of a 3rd DPS. A longer silence this time, i can see the party is against me, my threat! my charisma! had no effect!, for the first time i was defeated.
You have been kicked from the party.
Edited by 6224130502210709307, 17 June 2013 - 01:55 PM.