Lagging Balls Episode 187: Doin’ It Live!

Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 187, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “Doin’ It Live!” This week we called the episode that because we decided to do a live show via Twitch!

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LB News
LB T&A Announcement This Week!
Thyst on CTR 361 – http://bit.ly/33J8NM
Thanks again to Krushinator for donating BlizzCon Tickets for giveaway!!

Warcraft News
Blizzard Gear Store “Back to School” Sale – http://bit.ly/33FIOpw
WoW Classic Reminders
Ragnaros Snapcode – http://bit.ly/33MOyhn
Nameageddon
MDI Updates
AWC Updates

Overwatch News
Overwatch Competitive 2-2-2 Role Queue Beta Impressions

Hearthstone
Congratulations Felkeine, Winner of Masters Tour Seoul! http://bit.ly/33OgrWu

Diablo III
Season 18, Season of the Triune, Begins Aug 23rd – http://bit.ly/33Ln6As

Current Question of the Week: What are you planning to play in Classic – and if you’re not playing, why not?

New Question of the Week: If you could cast any buff or debuff on yourself, what would it be?

Thank you Patrons!!

And special thanks to our Top Level patrons:
Krushinator, The Insane!
Chris B, The Insane!
Arsinic, The Insane!

Become a Patron of Lagging Balls! http://www.patreon.com/laggingballs

Randomly Awesome Link of the Week, courtesy of LB Patrons:
Platinum WoW’s Channel – http://bit.ly/2TTIRK6
Listen to this:
Skylar Spence – Bounce is Back – http://bit.ly/2TNmGVR

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Lagging Balls Episode 186: How to PvP with One Hand!

Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 186, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “How to PvP with One Hand!” This week we find old friends, remake things that were already made, cringe the wrong way, make with the birds, and make with the 2s.

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LB News
LB T&A Applications Closed!
Thyst & Thorn both on Convert to Raid #360 – http://bit.ly/33uOwdN
Thanks again to Krushinator for donating BlizzCon Tickets for giveaway!!

Warcraft News
WoW 15th Anniversary Details – http://bit.ly/33v81mI
Free T-shirt Day August 16th
15th Anniversary Clothing Sale – http://bit.ly/2TpcFhr
Classic WoW Realms (both Horde, don’t be dumb):
PvP – Whitemane (Pacific)
PvE – Pagle (Eastern)
Blizzard Tool to Help Old WoW Buddies Find Each Other – http://bit.ly/33oxcqN

Overwatch News
Players Recreate Dragons Cinematic In-Game – http://bit.ly/33ks5rE
Overwatch Fans Need to Drop the Concept of ‘Cringe’ – http://bit.ly/2TpMKGs

Overwatch League
Big Geese “Effective Immediately” – http://bit.ly/33sJCOE
Role Lock Going Live Tues 8/13 – http://bit.ly/2Tr7EF1

Hearthstone
Saviors of Uldum expansion is live! – http://bit.ly/2TlW3Hf
Hearthstone Dumps One-Hero Specialist Card Format In Esports Competitions – http://bit.ly/33lLXuF

Heroes of the Storm
New Hero Spotlight: Qhira – http://bit.ly/2TqRv2f
Storm League Updates

Current Question of the Week: What would you like to hear more of on LB? What would you like to hear less of?

New Question of the Week: What are you planning to play in Classic – and if you’re not playing, why not?

Thank you Patrons!!

And special thanks to our Top Level patrons:
Krushinator, The Insane!
Chris B, The Insane!
Arsinic, The Insane!

Become a Patron of Lagging Balls! http://www.patreon.com/laggingballs

Randomly Awesome Link of the Week, courtesy of LB Patrons:
Riley Reid & Mia Malkova’s Twitch stream – http://bit.ly/2TosWTx
Listen to this:
Santana – Smooth ft. Rob Thomas (thanks Kaivax lol) – http://bit.ly/33v7pgU

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Lagging Balls Episode 185: Thyst’s Raid Guide!

Episode 185

Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 185, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “Thyst’s Raid Guide!” This week Thyst shares the definitive guide* to the latest World of Warcraft raid in “colorful language.”

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LB News
LB T&A Applications Open! Apply here: http://bit.ly/2YwNXfH
Thyst on Convert to Raid #358 – http://bit.ly/2YweNVo
Congrats BlizzCon Ticket Giveaway Winners Michele & Tracy!
Thanks again to Krushinator for donating the giveaway tickets!

Warcraft News
Thyst’s Raid Guide: Eternal Palace
World First Race Recap

Overwatch News
Ligma…Smegma…Sigma!
2-2-2 Role Lock Impressions

Current Question of the Week: What is the best thing about Battle for Azeroth in your opinion?

New Question of the Week: What would you like to hear more of on LB? What would you like to hear less of?

Thank you Patrons!!

And special thanks to our Top Level patrons:
Mykelvan, Erector of Epic Monuments, Tamer of Libidos, Slayer of Dat Ass, Breaker of Wills, and Badass M.C.!
Krushinator, The Insane!
Chris B, The Insane!
Arsinic, The Insane!
Cowboygamer96, The Exalted!

Become a Patron of Lagging Balls! http://www.patreon.com/laggingballs

Randomly Awesome Link of the Week, courtesy of LB Patrons:
The Definition of Trust: http://bit.ly/2YqiMD3
Listen to this:
Lil Dicky Freestyle http://bit.ly/2YrhEyN

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*Note: by “definitive guide,” we mean don’t you dare try to actually follow this advice or you’ll likely be kicked from your raid. Just sayin’.

LB needs a new T&A

Hey guys! This is a super official Lagging Balls announcement. We’re looking for a new T&A!

A new official Lagging Balls Tech & Assistant.

We’re looking for someone to help us manage our social media/Twitch chat/Discord etc. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Modding Twitch chat
  • Keeping an eye on Discord 
  • Posting updates across all platforms (about new content or streaming etc.)
  • Posting content on all platforms (LB content and other)
  • Posting memes and interesting Blizzard content on all platforms
  • Improving the LB Facebook page
  • Assisting with Patreon management

This position will require a flexible schedule and dealing with Thorn and Thyst on a very regular basis. You will have a committee of volunteers to help you should you need it. Other duties as required.

This position is paid, but not a lot. We will supplement this with:

  • Professional experience
  • Exposure (for you and your content if applicable)
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Potential school credit/volunteer hours
  • We will serve as references
  • And other cool behind the scenes stuff 😉

To apply, please write to us and include the following:

  • Tell us why should we pick you as the Official LB T&A.
  • Please list your public social media accounts.
  • Please list all the video games you play.
  • Please include three things you’ve seen online recently that have made you laugh (LB content not included)

Send that to laggingballs@gmail.com

Applications close August, 9, 2019.

Good luck!

Lagging Balls Episode 184: Sandbar!

Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 184, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “Sandbar!” This week we take a sandbar…Sidebar…SANDWICH.

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LB News
Thyst on Convert to Raid #356 – http://bit.ly/2XVUqRp
Thyst, Cell, and Alex on Convert to Raid #357 – http://bit.ly/2XTUPDP
BlizzCon Ticket Giveaway Winners

Warcraft News
Thyst’s Eternal Palace Raid Overview
Race to World First Drama with Method & Red Bull

Overwatch News
Developer Update July 2019 – http://bit.ly/2XZz5qh

Overwatch League News
Shanghai Dragons Win Stage 3 Playoffs!

Current Question of the Week: What zone or instance would you like to see become significant to the story again, and what would you like to have happen there?

New Question of the Week: What is the best thing about Battle for Azeroth in your opinion?

Thank you Patrons!!

And special thanks to our Top Level patrons:
Mykelvan, Erector of Epic Monuments, Tamer of Libidos, Slayer of Dat Ass, Breaker of Wills, and Badass M.C.!
Krushinator, The Insane!
Chris B, The Insane!
Arsinic, The Insane!
Cowboygamer96, The Exalted!

Become a Patron of Lagging Balls! http://www.patreon.com/laggingballs

Randomly Awesome Link of the Week, courtesy of LB Patrons:
Finally The Rock Has Come BACK – http://bit.ly/2YbliAT
Listen to this:
Wait A Minute by Willow – http://bit.ly/2Y9cb3v

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Lagging Balls Episode 183: Pocket Healers!

Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 183, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “Pocket Healers!” This week we we’ll do whatever you want, master.

Feedback, comments, submissions & business inquiries: laggingballs@gmail.com

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LB WoW Community Link: https://bit.ly/2uTbMSg

LB News
The Return of Convert to Raid! Thyst on CtR #355 – http://bit.ly/2Xw4IqZ
BlizzCon Ticket Giveaway is Over!
The Search for a New LB T&A!
FNwTT #74: Revenge of the Fifth – http://bit.ly/2XCMWCl

Warcraft News
Gearing Up for Raid
Wintergrasp Revisited
8.2 Impressions
Warcraft Movie Auction – http://bit.ly/2XCMJz3
Content Release Timing
MDI Summer Season: Team Applications Open

Overwatch News
“Healslut” Culture
Article on TheDailyDot – http://bit.ly/2XvyAUw
Article on Kotaku – http://bit.ly/2XBUxBo

Overwatch League News
Atlanta Rein Homestand Weekend
Torbjorn Hammers-Only 1v1 with Dafran & Mangachu

Hearthstone News
Saviors of Uldum Cinematic Trailer – http://bit.ly/2XADxeK

Current Question of the Week: What do you think/hope Mike Morhaime is doing now that he’s retired?

New Question of the Week: What zone or instance would you like to see become significant to the story again, and what would you like to have happen there?

Thank you Patrons!!

And special thanks to our Top Level patrons:
Mykelvan, Erector of Epic Monuments, Tamer of Libidos, Slayer of Dat Ass, Breaker of Wills, and Badass M.C.!
Krushinator, The Insane!
Chris B, The Insane!
Arsinic, The Insane!
Cowboygamer96, The Exalted!

Become a Patron of Lagging Balls! http://www.patreon.com/laggingballs

Randomly Awesome Link of the Week, courtesy of LB Patrons:
Irresistible Face – http://bit.ly/2XBPBME
Listen to this:
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Lagging Balls Episode 182: Good Morning Kyle!

Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 182, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “Good Morning Kyle!” This week we share excitement, reminiscence, and beverages.

Feedback, comments, submissions & business inquiries: laggingballs@gmail.com

Find us on:
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LB WoW Community Link: https://bit.ly/2uTbMSg

LB News
BlizzCon Ticket Giveaway!! Ends July 8th: http://bit.ly/2IGqOTo
We’re Searching for a New Tech & Assistant! Details Coming Soon™
Thyst on Convert to Raid #128 – http://bit.ly/2XgmluF
“Sex Game” Idea on FNwTT #73 – http://bit.ly/2J1DiWa

Blizzard News
Mike Morhaime at Gamelab in Barcelona – http://bit.ly/2Xgg6Hk

Warcraft News
First Impressions of Patch 8.2
Sylverian Dreamer Mount (and drama)
Azshara Cinematic Impression: Rise of Azshara – http://bit.ly/2XatxJ3
Unlocking Flying – http://bit.ly/2IYtgF2
New Raid: Azshara’s Eternal Palace

Overwatch News
“New skins are like DLC for Overwatch porn makers” – http://bit.ly/2XcyS2y
Junkrat/Roadhog and hamster LEGO – http://bit.ly/2IZjTVw
Most Popular Overwatch Workshop Modes – http://bit.ly/2XekKWe

Overwatch League News
Fissure Retires from Seoul Dynasty
Rumor Mill: 2-2-2 Role Lock Decided, Coming – http://bit.ly/2IYsfNk
Jonak’s New Skin – http://bit.ly/2J1mTkp

Hearthstone News
New Expansion Teaser – http://bit.ly/2IYRxe4

Current Question of the Week: What are you hoping to see most at this year’s BlizzCon?

New Question of the Week: What do you think/hope Mike Morhaime is doing now that he’s retired?

Thank you Patrons!!

And special thanks to our Top Level patrons:
Mykelvan, Erector of Epic Monuments, Tamer of Libidos, Slayer of Dat Ass, Breaker of Wills, and Badass M.C.!
Krushinator, The Insane!
Chris B, The Insane!
Arsinic, The Insane!
Cowboygamer96, The Exalted!

Become a Patron of Lagging Balls! http://www.patreon.com/laggingballs

Randomly Awesome Link of the Week, courtesy of LB Patrons:
Flipper, Bro – http://bit.ly/2Xgiyh0
Listen to this:
Juice, by Lizzo – http://bit.ly/2UUfGdk

Azeroth Public Radio: http://www.azerothpublicradio.com

@APRshow on Twitter

Music for this episode from:
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