Why am I always DPS?

61 Pandaren Monk
11090
I've been doing a lot of dungeons to level, currently level 50.

I'm a Mistweaver, and I queue as both Healer and DPS.

Out of the 30 or so dungeons I have done, I've only been selected as the healer twice.

Probably not just monk-based, but any idea why this is?

Note that I still do amazing damage as this spec... I usually top the damage meter and the healing meter.
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55 Blood Elf Monk
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The dungeon finder is just trying to compile five people into a group as soon as possible. So the odds are they will be putting you into a group as DPS to fill the gaps the vast majority of the time.

When you queue don't select DPS as a role if you want to heal, and vise versa if you want to DPS or Tank.
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90 Human Monk
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In somewhat of an unusual twist, there are more tanks and healers than DPS in classic. Or at very least, a smaller ratio of DPS to tanks and healers.

At 30, I queued as tank and it took 10 minutes. Queued as DPS for my next one and it was instant.
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61 Pandaren Monk
11090
The dungeon finder is just trying to compile five people into a group as soon as possible. So the odds are they will be putting you into a group as DPS to fill the gaps the vast majority of the time.

When you queue don't select DPS as a role if you want to heal, and vise versa if you want to DPS or Tank.


Well I'm fine with DPSing since I pretty much do both roles at the same time.

I just thought it was odd, but yes, apparently there are a lot more people trying to tank and heal than DPS in old dungeons.
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55 Blood Elf Monk
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I would guess it's more likely that dedicated tanks and healers would re-roll. They're already masochists and control freaks so leveling is relatively painless compared to the scorn they receive on a wipe or a death. By comparison the annoyance of leveling is nothing.
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100 Gnome Monk
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Yeah ive noticed on a few occasions, that the queue is waiting for a dps spot to be filled before the team is competed.
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09/29/2012 12:35 AMPosted by Atrindel
I would guess it's more likely that dedicated tanks and healers would re-roll. They're already masochists and control freaks so leveling is relatively painless compared to the scorn they receive on a wipe or a death. By comparison the annoyance of leveling is nothing.

I think it's more less due to the amount of people thrilled with Brewmaster and Mistweaver.
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