You are quoting me so i know you are reading my posts so im going to quote one of my own since you didnt seem to notice it.
[quote]1. Use alts
8 toons can get one set of vanity gear a week with work. When they make pets account wide in MoP then you will get all the pets on each toon if you get a different pet on each toon now
Now this will take the 8 months you are using as your bench mark IF you want all 8 toons to have a set of this gear. Otherwise you are looking at 4 months, maybe 3 if you get a lot of the artifacts.
I have more than one alt that needs stuff from this festival. So your argument of "use alts" is intolerable and unjustified.
[quote]I dont think my getting 5 artifacts yesterday was luck, i think it was work. And i will again work at it next month and again get plenty of artifacts.
I know you don't think that, that's because you didn't do your math.
You got lucky. You played the slot machine. This is a "carnival" and the rewards are aesthetic reintroductions of armor that was removed from laziness - blizzard admitted they removed the items because they didn't feel like redesigning them to fit with the new level schemes of the dungeons. It is intolerable that you or anyone else would think it's justified to tell people to use alts and farm for 8 hours a day every day for a week - once per month - just to meet a ticket quota that shouldn't have been so skewed between PTR and Live.
This is a failure of an implementation, and unjustified on every level.
To the other poster:
12/06/2011 08:08 AMfor all those people crying RNG on the stuff like the artifact drops there is already fully compiled lists of what bosses drop what items and its more along the lines of 70%. shannox for one has a guaranteed drop ,
Posted by Krelil
You are wrong and you just proved yourself wrong in your own post.
1. Non raid boss drops are 10%, because that's what rare drops are from non raid bosses.
2. Raid bosses have different % of drops based on the number of people. You quoted a raid boss because you don't understand the difference of raid bosses and non raid bosses. In a 10 man you will only "likely" see the item "maybe" 7 out of 10 kills - I know for a fact it's less than 70% and you were lying through your teeth. But I'll humor you and use your stats. Do you realize that statistically that's less than % per kill? Do you? You have 10 people in a 10 man raid. Divide 7 by 10, and then divide that number again. That's a 7% chance you MIGHT win the roll on THAT drop. For 25 man it's even worse, it's less than 2% functional chance you will receive one of these blue rare drops. Raid lockouts are once a week. So you've got even less of a chance when you kill raid bosses than with anything else.
You didn't do your math. You're trying to debunk the 10% drop rate, and yet you, yourself didn't take the time to calculate out against the number of people in the group and how likely it is you'll see the item against how likely it is you will obtain said item.
Once again, someone who used that argument has been proven wrong.