More than likely, if you've played any MMO for any length of time you've noticed a "trend". Certain types of people that just irk you. Sometimes it's beyond irking, sometimes they utterly ruin a good group, a good instance, a good raid, or just make you wish you REALLY could kidney shot them. While I cannot say I've came all of these people in every game I've played, I will say that I've seen them all in at least EverQuest and World of Warcraft(The two MMORPGs I've played the most in past years). So I present to you...
The Most Annoying MMO Players
1. "G2G My mom needs to check her email..." child
This one will generally wait until you're deep within an instance before speaking(If you're lucky). After an hour or two of fighting just to reach the final boss...he has to go. Mommy is kicking him off his computer. While I have no problem with children playing MMORPGs(except the Lawl, phat lewtz noob I pwn your azz morons), these types of situations are some of the most annoying.
2. The Beggar
Picture this. You're just minding your own business in Ironforge when suddenly a trade window pops open. While confusion sets in for this random trade exchange, you're suddenly bombarded with tells from the assailant to give him money. S/he always has a variety of reasons of why you should(Abilities, Mount, No reason, etc) however they get UPSET at you for asking why they need it. After denying them your hard earned cash, they generally leave you with a few "choice" words.
3. Guild "Looter"
Every guild has seen a swarm of these, especially those trying to make a name for themselves. These are the people that join your guild, get the best gear you can offer them, then leave to join a guild higher up than your own. Constant "attacks" by these people are generally what make small/medium sized guilds practically stop trying. Or give up hope for humanity.
4. The Girl
I've seen one of these in every guild I've played in. You'll recognize "The Girl" right off the bat. She's the one that constantly throws out sexual innuendos, talks about her MySpace pics, and gives out links to "her" guildies of her posing naked or various other "activities". Please note this is not a statement against all gamers that are "Ladies". Grow up, kid.
5. The Alt Looter
As a Rogue and a Hunter, I'm pretty much constantly competing with other rogues, hunters, shamans, feral druids, fury warriors, etc for gear. I'm fine with that, it's fair. This brings me to the "Alt Looter". This is the person that, for example, will roll on DPS loot while they are Healing spec'ed. Getting alt gear sets when the item will potentially rot is fine, but taking loot from classes that need it now is just greedy.
6. The Know it All
Never question this person's authority on any topic regarding the game you are currently playing. The "Know it All" is the person that hoards all knowledge and will quickly jump down upon anyone that says something that isn't correct. Do they do it politely? Of course not. It generally involves calling the one at "fault" retarded, a newb, and other colorful words. I could go on..but I'm filled with rage.
7. Can't play their class
This is the final one. You've more than likely met this one. The Rogue that can't sap properly, the Warrior who can't hold aggro, the Priest who keeps letting everyone die, the Hunter that wipes the raid, and so on. More than likely this person can play his class GREAT...by himself. With a large chunk of people soloing all the way to the max level, most people don't know anything about their class in a group dynamic. Aggro management is a brand new concept to them, managing multiple health bars, and crowd control. I kinda blame this generation of MMORPGs for this one. With games encouraging people to solo, it's rather difficult to jump into the end game(Which is almost always group content in some fashion) with no knowledge what so ever on how to play your class with multiple people.
Well there you have it. My 7 "Most Annoying MMO Players". These are generally the people that I should have sent my repair bills to or made them pay to get a Cleric to resurrect me to gain exp back. Have you had any experience with people like this or is there a type of person I left off? Leave some comments. Also blah blah support me blah blah website blah blah click blah blah free cookies. read