Before I read any guides...

Paladin
I was gearing towards hit(7.5%)/expertise(15%) > dodge/parry > mastery > haste

Guess I'm doing it wrong. :(

At least it doesn't seem to matter in 5 mans/LFR
It works, but it's certainly not preferred.
http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/7416066505

HASTE > Mastery > Dodge/Parry

With 5.2, it looks more like this:

Hit to 7.5% = Expertise to 15% > Haste = Mastery > Dodge / Parry

Haste and Mastery are a lot closer in 5.2 now with the recent changes.
http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/7416066505

HASTE > Mastery > Dodge/Parry

With 5.2, it looks more like this:

Hit to 7.5% = Expertise to 15% > Haste = Mastery > Dodge / Parry

Haste and Mastery are a lot closer in 5.2 now with the recent changes.


Sorta...
check out http://sacredduty.net/2013/02/28/patch-5-2-tankadin-smoothness-simulations/

Paying attention, always using well timed SotR:
Hit/Exp cap > haste > mastery > parry > dodge

SotR every time you hit 5 HP, never early, never late (so purely stochastic coverage):
Hit/Exp cap > mastery > haste > parry > dodge

Hit/Exp cap > parry > dodge > haste = mastery is not all that far behind as far as control though, and has lower total damage taken.

Basically, as long as you are caping hit and expertise, it's really hard to gear "wrong" since optimal is not nearly as far ahead and avoidance gearing.

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