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Hi folks! Indulge us a little while, would you? Our show guild, <Harvest Moon> on Ghostlands EU (Alliance) are in desperate need of a few decent raiders. We’re currently traipsing through T15, having fully cleared T14, and are working on Council of Elders at the time of writing. Unfortunately, we’ve lost a couple of key members to the ol’ Real Life boss, and need to fill a couple of gaps. Come join us, yo!

Here’s the blurbage…

Our aim is to find players who, like us, have several responsibilities outside the game, but who are passionate about raiding and want to progress. We’re not recruiting people whose only job is to warm the bench for us, so if your application is successful, you’ll be considered as an equal when it comes to raid spots.

Hit the link to see what we’re after!

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TOO SOON! YOU HAVE AWAKENED ME TOO SOON, EXECUTUS! WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THIS INTRUSION? Oh, you’re not Executus. Ahem. Sorry about that. I get a bit cranky, sat around in my fiery pit of doom, resting up and… oh, you think I could be eligible to reclaim missold PPI payments? I don’t even know what a credit card is. Loans? Why should I need a loan when I can just melt my foes in pools of molten burniness? No, I don’t want to talk to your supervisor.. wait, how did you get my address, anyway? EXECUTUS! FOOL! YOU ALLOWED THESE INSECTS TO RUN RAMPANT THROUGH THE HALLOWED CORE? AND NOW YOU LEAD THEM TO MY VERY LAIR? YOU HAVE FAILED ME! JUSTICE SHALL BE MET, INDEED!

And that, ladies and gents, is why Ragnaros is grumpy with Excecutus. True facts.

On today’s show:

  • Reliq and Toman are joined by special guest Simes, aka Sivation, to talk vanilla, hardcore raiding, and how MoP is the best expansion yet;
  • Hunnibunni, a feral/guardian druid, fills in for her fiancé Flapz, who isn’t feeling well (get well soon!);
  • We discuss Manaflask‘s interviews with Paragon and Method;
  • We talk personal accountability, and Toman gets a bit grumpy (sorry);
  • Mod of the Week – EnsidiaFails;
  • And much more!

Huge thanks to Simes for joining us this week, it was fun chatting with you! As always, we’re really interested in having guests on the show, and we’d also love to guest on your own shows if you’ll have us… Also, we want to hear from you! Get in touch via email or Twitter with your thoughts on the show so far and we’ll read ‘em out on air next week.

Until next week, love, hugs and UBRS PUGs (must have key).

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Roll up, roll up, for all the fun of the fair! Our big top this evening is compered by our illustrious ringmaster, Flapz! Watch as he once again puts his head in the lion’s mouth, metaphorically speaking. Come one, come all, and see the bearded lady aka Reliq, Toman the clown, and world’s strongest woman the Godmother of Faff! Watch us walk the tightrope of raiding, juggle guilds and fiery 5.3 nerfs, and other such fairground related activities in Ready Check Episode 7!

This week’s show includes:

  • Special guest Godmother, GM of Cotton Candy (Shadowsong EU) and writer of Alternative-Blog.net! (Spoiler alert: she’s lovely);
  • More ToT hotfixes;
  • An expanded “WE GONNA DIE” section talking about guild leadership and issues;
  • Our final Race to World First, in which Reliq’s man-crush is justified;
  • Mod of the Week – WowCardioRaid;
  • And much more!

This week’s show was a lot of fun to record. We had an absolute blast with Godmother, so a massive thanks for joining us and we hope to do it again soon! If anyone else would like to guest star on Ready Check, get in touch as we’d love to hear from you. Finally, as part of our discussion this week we asked:

“How do you encourage previously hand-held raiders to use their own initiative?”

We’re really interested in hearing what you all say to this one. Email us or send us a Tweet. Until next time, love, hugs, and dinosaur rugs!

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In our last show, our daring party rolled a natural 20 and evaded the grasp of the mighty tree druid, Melgrim. This week, he continues to be banished, or so they hope. After camping overnight to regenerate their health and relearn their spells, our heroes go dungeon crawling, battle trolls and encounter legendary items… but it’s not all plain sailing. How will our adventurers cope with the pressure of finally gaining their first fans? Will Flapz ever realise he’s pronouncing Toman wrong? How will Reliq reconcile himself with the fact that he’s in purgatory, neither British nor Australian, forever stuck as a Faux-stralian? Join us for answers to these questions and more, in The Ready Check Adventure Game Episode 6.

In this week’s show, we cover:

  • Patch 5.3 nerfs, and live ToT hotfixes;
  • What separates EU hardcore guilds from their US counterparts?;
  • “WE GONNA DIE” (stupid accent mandatory);
  • Mod of the Week – Bigwigs;
  • And much more!

We have a few guests lined up over the next couple of weeks, but we’re always looking for more! Specifically, we’re bored of talking about healers, so if you’re a DPS player and want to come and talk rubbish with us, please get in touch via email or Twitter. Also, we would absolutely love it if you could rate us on iTunes or Stitcher – you can find us on both by searching for Ready Check or by clicking the links on our homepage. Until next time, love, hugs, and successful PUGs.

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You’ll be pleased to know, dear listener, that our sound issues from last week have been resolved! Huzzah! So, with that great piece of news, we present to you Ready Check episode 5! We’re minus Melgrim this week, who is off jet-setting again, this time in Copenhagen. He’ll be back next week, unfortunately, so in the meantime, enjoy our streamlined, efficient, and downright sexy 3-man crew!

This week’s show includes:

  • New LFR wing impressions, specifically, the titular DERPumu!;
  • Disc priest changes in 5.3;
  • “WE GONNA DIE” – new bumper with ‘awesome’ intro! (Reliq’s words, not mine);
  • Managing a raid roster, and looking after your social members;
  • Mod of the Week – Raeli’s Spell Announcer;
  • And much more!

We’d really like any raid leaders, or people who run a guild, to get in touch this week. We’re looking for guests to talk about issues that you face, so if you’re interested in helping out with the third best UK-based raiding podcast featuring members with names starting To, Re, Fl and Me, then email us (mailbag@readycheck.co.uk) or send us a Tweet. Until next time, love, hugs and successful PUGs.

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Good morning, evening, lunchtime, or whatever time this reaches you, kind people of the Internet. Ready Check episode 4 is here for your delectation, derision, and, perhaps, desalinisation? We’re, sadly, sans Reliq today, and are a little late due to the Easter holidays – apologies for that! Also, don’t adjust your sets as we had a bit of a… technical problem this week that means Flapz sounds like he’s on the world’s slowest dialup connection. Sorry! We’ll sort it out for next week. Today’s show includes:

  • An entire podcast discussing JETPACK JOYRIDE! (almost)
  • 5.3 features, such as Loot Specialisation and Bad-Luck Protection
  • Shaman 20% healing buff
  • “WE GONNA DIE” (bonus non-Reliq accent included)
  • Mod of the Week – ElvUI
  • And much more!

If you would prefer to listen to the show on your Mobile iDevicedroid, then you can subscribe to the show on Stitcher and iTunes! As always, we love hearing from you, so get in touch with us over on Twitter or via email. Until next time, love, hugs and squishy bugs!

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