Lagging Balls Episode 151: Battle for Azeroth Expansion Hype!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 151, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “Battle for Azeroth Expansion Hype!” This week we give you the lowdown on how to prepare for and successfully execute your BfA experience. We also do some strange things with Azerite.

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This week we cover:
Fun with the Net-o-Matic 5000
What is Best in Life?
POPplin’ and WarLOCKin’

LB Announcements
LBS with Pat Krane, Stream 42 Pt 1 – http://bit.ly/2Mjcvag 
LBS with Pat Krane, Stream 42 Pt 2 – http://bit.ly/2vAMdqk
BattleNet News #92 – http://bit.ly/2vFdsQq
150th Episode Giveaway Contest Winners!

Blizzard News
3rd round of BlizzCon Tickets Sat 8/18 – http://bit.ly/2Mh8mDG
Ion Interview on PC Gamer ❤ – http://bit.ly/2vCiahN

World of Warcraft
List of Things Azerite Would Improve
Survival List for the First Week of a World of Warcraft Expansion

Question of the Week: Which area in any Blizzard game would you want to go on Summer Vacation and why?

Next Question of the Week: What would you use Azerite for?

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Morvian, The Exalted
Arsinic, The Insane
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Lagging Balls Episode 148: Too Fast, Too Furriest!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 148, hosted by Thorn and Thyst: “Too Fast, Too Furriest!” This week we ponder the deeper meanings of the universe while trying to do handstands.

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This week we cover:

LB Announcements
Thyst Finishes Strong at DBLTAP
Prestige in Public
Thyst on Training Dummies Episode 213 – http://bit.ly/
LB Stream Ep 37: Weird News with Pat Krane – http://bit.ly/2u13iZV
New Etsy Shop – https://etsy.me/2Jfb7ni

Blizzard Entertainment
SWOLINKA Can’t Handstand Cuz… – http://bit.ly/2tVTNuF

World of Warcraft
Wired History of WoW – http://bit.ly/2tVTgc9
From Group Finder to Grand Champions: MDI Global Finals – http://bit.ly/2IFOjZQ
Tips to Complete Your Legion Checklist – http://bit.ly/2KEgdHu
Battle for Azeroth Preview – http://bit.ly/2KEh4Ic
WoW Mobile Armory App Support Ending – http://bit.ly/2Kzjjwe

Overwatch
New Hero First Look: HAMMOND! http://bit.ly/2KCVRxZ
Overwatch World Cup Teams Starting to Be Announced

Overwatch League
Inaugural Season Playoffs Overview

Heroes of the Storm
Echoes of Alterac: Hammer of the Naaru Giveaway – http://bit.ly/2NeNgDt
Heroes of the Storm: Raiders of Warchrome Video – http://bit.ly/2NnSPj5
In-Development: Warchrome! http://bit.ly/2tSTW2a

Current Question of the Week: If Blizzard Universe characters had a special – sexy move, what would it be called?

New Question of the Week: What is one thing from a Blizzard game that you’d love to see in a different Blizzard game?

Music for this episode from:
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http://www.bensound.com

Thank you Patrons!
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Randomly Awesome Link of the Week, courtesy of LB Patrons: http://bit.ly/2tSHK18
Listen to this: http://bit.ly/2Np8Cy9

Lagging Balls Episode 144: Anniversary Leakage!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 144, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “Anniversary Leakage!” This week we have so much to announce!

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This week we cover:
Thorn & Thyst on Geeks of Azeroth Episode 162 – http://bit.ly/2r8Qtei
LB Stream Episode 30 with Pat Krane! http://bit.ly/2rCmTOz
LB Stream Ep 31 Call In Show – http://bit.ly/2ICQTRa

LB Announcements
LB T&A follow up coming this week, applicants please watch email!
BlizzCon Meetup
BlizzCon Ticket Giveaway!
3 Year LB Anniversary!

Blizzard Entertainment
BlizzCon: two rounds of tickets sold out – http://bit.ly/2rDCIob
Destiny 2’s Second Expansion: Warmind is Live – http://bit.ly/2rD0Kji
Call of Duty Black Ops 4, Now On Battlet.net Launcher

World of Warcraft
Leroy Jenkins’ 13 Year Anniversary – http://bit.ly/2rCwzss
DDoS Attacker Sentenced to 1 Year in Federal Prison – http://bit.ly/2LdJqtj
European Cosplayers Hold IRL “Warcraft Reenactment” Event – https://reut.rs/2LaqsUx
Arena World Championship – EU Cup #1 Summer Finals
Mythic Dungeon Invitational Standings

Overwatch
Developer Update: 2nd Anniversary Event! http://bit.ly/2Kskc9u
New Deathmatch map: Petra – http://bit.ly/2Le0jEk
Anniversary Skins & Emotes Leaked – http://bit.ly/2LheTLg
Trace and Bake short! http://bit.ly/2LhbITQ
Behind the scenes – http://bit.ly/2LeYKWF
Pink Mercy for Breast Cancer Awareness – http://bit.ly/2rFHOjT
Blizzard & Nerf Partnership to Produce Overwatch-Themed Nerf Rival Blasters! http://bit.ly/2KD8Dw8 

Overwatch League
OW League Grand Finals in NYC – http://bit.ly/2KAyO6w 

Heroes of the Storm
Ranked Play Enhancements Coming Season 3 – http://bit.ly/2rElrLz

Current Question of the Week: Which Blizzard Universe character would be the most tender lover?

New Question of the Week: If you could design an Overwatch anniversary skin what would it be?

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http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 129 – The LB Winter Veil Giveaway Spectacular!

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Lagging Balls: a community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 129, hosted by Thyst and Thorn: “The LB Winter Veil Giveaway Spectacular!” This week we have a giveaway for you! From Blizzard itself!

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This week we cover:
Welcome to our Special Feast of Winter Veil Episode!
Thyst & Thorn on CtR’s Battlenet News #64 & #65 – https://goo.gl/cCaFGU
Thyst has a Gravity Problem
Thorn has a Destiny Problem
The LB Stream: Past Relationships – https://youtu.be/kkfrgjT1SwY
Patreon “Scandal” AVERTED! https://goo.gl/76Mf4k

Giveaway: listen for the code!

Blizzard
Our #ThankYouBlizzard Video ❤ – https://youtu.be/rHdl8p-KfOU

World of Warcraft
Winter Veil is Here – https://goo.gl/GkdH9L
Wowhead’s Winter Veil 2017 Guide – https://goo.gl/tUK8Si
Winter Veil Memories
BotS Winterveil Guild Party
Keeping Warcraft in the Holidays
Releasing a Show on/around Christmas Day

Overwatch
Holiday Sale: 50% Off Overwatch – https://goo.gl/oEbWE5

Hearthstone
Have a Wacky, Waxy Winter’s Veil! – https://goo.gl/vPyydw

Heroes of the Storm
Spread Winter Veil Cheer with Loot Chest Gifting – https://goo.gl/PQh9By

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http://www.freesfx.co.uk
http://www.bensound.com

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Lagging Balls Episode 122: AutomaticJak Attak!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 122 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “AutomaticJak Attak!” This week we are absolutely EVERYWHERE!

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This week we cover:

Interview with AutomaticJak! http://bit.ly/2zuinTY
Discount Code for Medieval Times in Anaheim During BlizzCon: Blizz34
Dat Mayo Tho
*BlizzCon Virtual Ticket Winners!*
Thyst on Convert to Raid BattleNet News Episode 57 – http://bit.ly/2yKRwWI
Thyst on Azeroth RoundTable on Thursday this week – http://bit.ly/2z0ZMm9
Thyst & Thorn both on Lords of the Storm this Wednesday – http://bit.ly/2z0CAo9
Thorn on Convert to Raid BattleNet News this week
Thorn on Gankbush Squad Podcast – http://bit.ly/2gzM6ac
Thorn on Dadbeards Podcast, Episode 22 – http://bit.ly/2yKAU1k
The LB Stream, Episode 11 – Video Game Movies & TV – http://bit.ly/2l7GjtX

Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Arena Los Angeles Tour Video – http://bit.ly/2xYPLRu
Interview with AutomaticJak, Caster of the Mythic Dungeon Invitational

World of Warcraft

Burning Crusade Timewalking – http://bit.ly/2l6RMd6
Hallow’s End, New Items This Year – http://bit.ly/2yL9Sa3

Hearthstone

Nemsy Necrofizzle Warlock Hero – http://bit.ly/2yCq1Pm

Current Question of the Week:
If you could enchant one piece of clothing IRL, what would it be and what would the enchantment do?

Next Question of the Week:
What event would you add to the BlizzCon schedule?

Music for this episode from:
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http://www.bensound.com

Thank you Patrons!
Randomly Awesome Link of the Week, courtesy of LB Patrons: http://bit.ly/2zvomaY
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Lagging Balls Episode 118: Pizza Regrets!

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A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 118 of the Lagging Balls podcast hosted by Thorn and Thyst this week: “Pizza Regrets!” This week we discover new things about our bodies!

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This week we cover:

Enter to Win Shadow, the Fennec Fox: Like & Retweet – http://bit.ly/2ys6TRe
Guest Hosting on Watchpoint Radio, episode 74 – http://bit.ly/2w87HZR

Thyst is an ESports Maniac
Thorn is Definitely the Devil
We’ve Got a Thing That’s Called Rhegar Love
For Your Own Safety, Get Behind the Barrier
Heroic Kil’jaeden is Our Bitch

World of Warcraft

BlizzCon.com: 5 new videos for all ticket holder types – http://bit.ly/2xgTePe
Samwise Didier reddit AMA, 9/21 at 12 PM PDT – http://bit.ly/2w7Z5Tb
Pirate’s Day
Brewfest Loot at lvl 880
Deepwind Dunk PvP Brawl
The Mythic Dungeon Invitational Week 1 Recap
Watch Week 2 on Twitch Here – http://bit.ly/2xovtUn

Overwatch

Thoughts on the New D.va & Mercy
Overwatch League is Ready! http://bit.ly/2fl27A5
Overwatch Free Weekend – http://bit.ly/2fa7TET

Hearthstone

Hearthstone Card Balancing Update – http://blizz.ly/2xgdn87
Hearthstone HCT 2017 Americas Summer Playoffs Week 1 Recap

Heroes of the Storm

Volskaya Foundry Overview – http://bit.ly/2xTElDe
In Development: Ana, Skins, Sprays – http://bit.ly/2fkp6v4
Ana Spotlight – Heroes of the Storm – http://bit.ly/2xxjzYS

Current Question of the Week:
What are your predictions for the next WoW expansion?

Next Question of the Week:
Which Blizzard character would you like to see enter the Nexus? Why?

Music for this episode from:
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http://www.bensound.com

Thank you Patrons!
Randomly Awesome Link of the Week, courtesy of LB Patrons: http://bit.ly/2xh95Nz
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Lagging Balls Episode 33: We Have a Wiener!

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Lagging Balls Episode 33: We Have A Wiener!

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 33 of the Lagging Balls podcast, hosted by Thorn & Thyst: “We Have a Wiener!

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

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On this episode we cover:
Guest: Garith, Formerly of The Core Podcast
Represent
Flying out of 2015
Mounts for Days
Thornkin, The…PvPer?
Listener Questions
Carousel Rides
Warcraft Movie Exhibition http://bit.ly/1MQeOpC
Warcraft Trading Cards
This Month in WoW http://blizz.ly/1RnRENN
What The Devs Are Doing Right Via Reddit http://bit.ly/1QP3rGp
Prettiest Hearthstone Card Back NA
VODs of Tempo Storm Dreadnaught & Zoia Casting Divergent Gaming Heroes of the Storm Tournament http://bit.ly/1Z4gvfi
Dick Pic Giveaway Entries
We Have A Wiener!
Understand, Take Three

Music for this episode from:
http://www.freesfx.co.uk
http://www.bensound.com

The LB Holiday Giveaway Spectacular!!

It’s a motherfucking Holiday Giveaway, Lagging Balls Style! That’s right bitches, in case you haven’t already heard: we’re having a gorramed MS Paint Contest!

How to Enter:

  • Draw us your crudest, most ridiculous, most hilarious “dick pics.” Note that the words “dick pics” are in quotation marks, so make of that what you will! 
  • All entries must be created in MS Paint only
  • Submit entries via Twitter or Email:
  • Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2015 at 12 pm Central Time
Givedickaway

If Thyst could enter to win, you would all lose.

Prizes: 
$100 in prizing including:

  • 1 Month of Game Time (2)
  • 1 of each of the following pets:
    • Argi
    • Moonkin Hatchling
    • Alterac Brewpup
    • Cinderkitten
  • 1 each of the following mounts:
    • Swift Windsteed
    • Enchanted Fey Dragon
  • 1 Hearthstone League of Explorers
    • Including all four wings of the latest adventure!

Winners:
Winning entries will be chosen 100% subjectively by Thorn & Thyst and will be chosen on a variety of basis points including:

  • effort (or lack thereof)
  • crudeness
  • creativity
  • pure awesomeness

Entries will be shared on all of our show’s social media channels and winners will be emailed codes, announced on next week’s show, and sent out on Tues 01\05!

There’s no sponsor for this, so we’re putting our own cash into these prizes. SO MAKE THOSE ENTRIES FUCKING GOOD betches!

Lagging Balls Episode 32: PvPnis!

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Lagging Balls Episode 32: PvPnis!

HAPPY NEW YEAR BALLERS!

A community-focused Blizzard & World of Warcraft Podcast. For the people. By some people. Episode 32 of the Lagging Balls podcast, hosted by Thorn & Thyst: “PvPnis!

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

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On this episode we cover:
The LB Holiday Giveaway Spectacular!!
Send us a “dick pic” done in MS Paint and WIN!
The best way to dodge a question
Party favors
Negative Ghost Rider, the pattern is full
Rho running
A moose for Thystmas!
The death of a legend
Judenn & Cellvian on Legion’s PvP Changes http://bit.ly/1NCkKUO
Dreadnaught Casting Divergent Gaming Tournament Jan 1st
Register for Jan 1st Heroes of the Storm Tournament here: http://bit.ly/1S0h3Ob
Watch the 9 pm EST tournament stream here: http://bit.ly/1Nh6nHs
Buttloads of shout outs
The first Dick Pic giveaway submissions!
Do you like Thrall?
Take six

Music for this episode from:
http://www.freesfx.co.uk
http://www.bensound.com