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

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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!