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Can any of you answer the following questions for me:

1) How quick can you log out? I don't have tons of free time and my gaming can be cut short quickly.

2) How "MMOy" is this? I played UO and EQ and then grew up and became disgusted by the filth that has become the MMO industry (WoW). How close is GW2 to that? It looks interesting to me, but from a casual standpoint it seems like most MMOs where it requires you to devote countless hours to playing...
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1, I don't remember seeing a log-out or safety timer. It's been pretty much instant every time I've played.
2, Most MMOs are designed to stretch out the gameplay and make it into a much longer game. That said, I rate GW2 above WoW and many other MMOs I've had the chance to play. I'm not being biased nor shouting out to be a fanboy, but it does seem to be a slightly different and better take on the MMO scene. Everything (to me) feels a little more polished and refined, still room for improvement but nevertheless a solid title and a solid buy at whatever price you pay.
 
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finding alot of dyes and transmutation stones.
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GW2 is incredibly friendly to players without a lot of time because it is built from the ground up to not waste your time. Instant waypoint travel, instant bank deposits for crafting stuff, hot join pvp that scales you to 80 and doesn't make you grind for gear to play, etc. Even the experience is fairly frontloaded so if you can only play for an hour or less you can quickly work towards getting good exp bonuses from daily achievements. Even those dailies are spread out across multiple levels of multiple tasks that reward you along the way isntead of one lump at the end.
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finding alot of dyes and transmutation stones.

I'm not finding too many of either, but all the ones I have got so far come from 100% zone, secret chests, etc. I get some dye from mobs, but it leans towards uncommon/rare to see them drop.

Where are you finding yours?
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GW2 at 7680x1440

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GW2 is incredibly friendly to players without a lot of time because it is built from the ground up to not waste your time. Instant waypoint travel, instant bank deposits for crafting stuff, hot join pvp that scales you to 80 and doesn't make you grind for gear to play, etc. Even the experience is fairly frontloaded so if you can only play for an hour or less you can quickly work towards getting good exp bonuses from daily achievements. Even those dailies are spread out across multiple levels of multiple tasks that reward you along the way isntead of one lump at the end.
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finding alot of dyes and transmutation stones.

I'm not finding too many of either, but all the ones I have got so far come from 100% zone, secret chests, etc. I get some dye from mobs, but it leans towards uncommon/rare to see them drop.

Where are you finding yours?

the dyes from mobs and the stones from chests and mobs.
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I have yet to see a transmutation stone drop from a mob, awesome to know that they can though.

Its a good thing I have labor day off, I need this weekend for GW2.
    
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Where are you guys getting all these dyes? I barely find any.
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Where are you guys getting all these dyes? I barely find any.

Just random mob drops. I seem to find the dyes at a much greater rate in the newbie zones of each race over the higher lvl zones.
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I also managed to craft a single dye. Used all my carrots, haha. I wanted a dye from the orange colors but I ended up with an rusty red color. Oh well, maybe next time.
    
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