How does your guild use Vent?

I was surprised to find that a group of people who used to be in my guild stayed on Vent the whole time that they are playing. In fact, a couple of them have Vent open almost 24/7 so that they can hear when anyone logs on.

This is something I can’t really relate to. Its not that I am a hermit or a loner. Its just that I have always had my wife next to me when I played, so I have never needed company on Vent. I suppose if I were alone in a room when I was playing, I might have been more inclined to get on Vent for some chatter. Or I might just have turned on some music. I’m not sure.

I only log onto the Vent server for instance runs.  The rest of the time I talk to my wife and keep an ear on my kids.

Does your guild chat on Vent all the time? Or are you on Vent only during runs?


5 Responses to “How does your guild use Vent?”

  1. March 24, 2008 at 8:45 am

    My husband and I used to have Ventrilo on pretty much all the time. This was a real problem since, at the time, our computers were setup in the bedroom. ^_^

  2. March 24, 2008 at 1:51 pm

    I prefer to just use it for group runs.

  3. March 25, 2008 at 4:12 am

    I’m one really only to use it for group runs. I used to have it on quite a lot before I had kids but now I just don’t have the time! lol

  4. 4 Ziggy
    March 25, 2008 at 9:32 am

    I run our guild’s Vent server. Although I may not be in game 24/7, Vent is normally on. I don’t keep it on to hear when players log in, I keep that annoyance turned off. LOL I mainly do it because I can hear if I disconnect and can check to see if the server is down. If it is a server issue, I can fix it. =D

  5. March 25, 2008 at 4:47 pm

    Rather than Ventrilo, a couple friends and I regularly chat on Skype. For one thing, it sounds better. For another, we’re usually grouped together doing quests or BGs.

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