1 – Ninjavites
Yes, ninjavites, those random group invites that you don't know who they are coming from or what they are for. This is probably my biggest pet peeve in game. I'm all for helping people out and glad others want to too, but I think many of us have jumped into a group to then be “dumped” after they get what they need and you haven't gotten what you need.
This one really comes down to politeness… ask me first. I don't care if it is by /s or /w, just ask me. I consider it rude to not ask me first. If I know what it's for, I'm much more inclined to help, even if I don't need whatever it is. About the only ninjavites I accept are from Sideshow and my guildies (basically, I have to know who you are). Now, I don't automatically ignore someone that sends a ninjavite, but if you send me 3 in a row – /added.
This applies not only to random group invites, but also to random guild invites. I've never talked to you, how do you know I want to join your guild? Heck, how do you know I am even looking for one?
2 – Shoving a Guild Charter in my Face
Again, this is rude. I understand you want to start your guild, but maybe there is a reason my toon is unguilded. And nevermind that you just interrupted me getting my mail. A friendly whisper would be appropriate. I have helped sign a charter before with unguilded alts, I've even done it for gold.
3 – Random Duel Challenge
Dueling has it's time and place, but not while I'm surrounded by mobs or you are a gazillion levels higher or lower than me. This one has been appearing more frequently again while I'm trying to complete the Argent Tournament dailies. I can understand that a bit more, but not while I'm riding into a city. Again, the magic number is 3 times in a row to actually be added to my ignore list. But, don't be surprised if I never both to hit decline on the 2nd challenge.
4 – Spamming Chat Channels
Whether it is /yell, /say, General, Trade or emote… if it's filling my chatbox three times over, I have decided you aren't saying anything I need to read. If no one responded after the first two times, it's not because they missed it. And it's really not amusing when you are calling someone a “lol fgt” 5 times over and over so that the entire city can hear you. Even if I don't add you to my ignore list, I am not opposed to leaving the channel, if it is one I can leave.
5 – Excessive Arseholeyness
This can apply to all the above, in PuGs, or anywhere I encounter you. And you don't even have to be an ass to me. If I can publicly see you being a major dbag to others around you, I can only assume you'd treat me without any respect.
Moral of the List: Remember your manners in how you deal with others in game.
Now I ask you, dear readers, would these be your top 5 or are there other things that lead you to ignore other players, for better or worse?
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