We may not have downed Cho’gall before the patch, but I at least I have a new hat.
What is a resto/elemental shaman doing with an agility hat?
It all stems back to my hatred of Murglesnout. Since the expansion launched I have raged about the utter stupidity of the existence of such a fish. Back before fish feasts, Deepsea Sagefish were needed for caster food, and of course they were anti-social fish that didn’t swim in pools. Murglesnout were just salt in the wound – a worthless fish that swam in the ocean, cluttering up your bags and laughing at you each time you caught one of them instead of a Sagefish. Originally you couldn’t use Murglesnout in any recipes (now they just make a non-stat food).
I was quite passionate about this whole Murglesnout issue, and violently destroyed every one I found (ie. sold them to the nearest vendor). To my disgust, they kept making their way into our guild bank. I may have put up a few daily guild messages chewing out those who decided to dump their evil trash fish in the gbank. It didn’t take long before my crusade against the Murglesnout was known. My guildies did not take up the cause – instead they found it hilarious.
I had nightmares about logging in one day and finding my mailbox stuffed full of Murglesnout.
But the days went by, and the Murglesnout kept their distance from me. We fished for Seafood Feast mats instead of Sagefish, and I ran into the evil fish less and less. They faded to nothing more than a bad memory.
Last week we downed the Ascendant Council for the first time. A hunter/enhance hat dropped (of which we had none in our group), and I’m sure some sort of plate. I then heard the cry “Look at that hat!” “It’s a Murglesnout hat, Kae”. And I found it sitting in my bags.
I still can’t believe how ludicrous this fish/murloc hat looks. I’ve been wearing it around town, staring at it. I just can’t look away from this fashion train-wreck.
I think the deepsea Murloc that the hat is inspired by are haters of Murglesnout too. They’re tired of eating it – such an untasty, nasty fish that seems to be everywhere. The word Murglesnout has been adopted into Nerglish as a swear word.
Think about it. When Murloc are chasing you around, they’re shouting something like, “mrrrgrlrlr”. Sounds an awful lot like Murgle. It means something like, ”go away you nasty non-edible creature or we will kill you”.
So yes, Bark – when you call me MurgleKae, you are swearing at me in Nerglish.