I have reached the million mark on liquid gold! Now the first question everyone asks is professions: Do I have ten toons with all the profs maxed? Nah. Do I got five? Nopers. Do I have all the professions? Notta. I actually have a very small setup that is a killa dilla for goldmaking:
525 Transmute Alchemist
As you can see, I am limited on my "power" professions. I have the ones that matter on my server. The ones that I can make the most gold in the least amount of time. No "fluff" other than my DK, which, come 4.2, I might get up some "real profession" on. Not too sure for right now, as I find gathering mats relaxing, and I guess you could say it's my WoW Yoga. If there is such a thing....
Alright, are you ready for my "diary" for this last week? If you aren't, tough, I am writing it anyways. =)
Last week, I told myself by this Sunday I would hit the cap. I was getting tired of the rubber band that my banks were doing. In the last month, I hit 980K twice, only to reinvest a chunk: the first time, a farmer sold me 6 tabs of Obsidium Ore at 50g per stack- (just shy of 30K) while the same day he contacted me again about buying 10 stacks of Shadowspirit Diamonds for the low price of 20K (100g each, they fluctuate around 150g per). A few days later, before the faire, I dumped around 70K on Herbs/Inferno Ink/Darkmoon Cards to profit from decks (more on this in a bit). So with my profits going right back to investments, I continued to hover around 900ish, investing/reinvesting/stockpiling is a daily "addiction" for me, I really need help. I just hate to pass up a great deal, because you always kick yourself in the ass afterward for not doing it, right?
So this last week, I set a goal that I needed to get the "cata" cap, and let me tell you it was tough. At one point on Wed/Thur, Whiptail was up for 42g per stack, around 100 stacks total below 45g. Tell me that isn't hard to hold back on purchasing? Well, I kept my gold tight, and didn't buy. (this is where you cheer "Yay Alto! Way to stick to your guns!"- but behind that smiling face, you are laughing that I didn't do it....aren't you?)
Fast forward a few days. Friday rolls around. I start the day with around 950ish. 50K in a day? Pretty easy, I got 8 Darkmoon Decks, I normally average around 15-20K a day with two to three "main" postings, so if I focused on the AH for a day, I figured I could make it. I [nearly] cleared out a few g-banks, character banks, and bagged items and in total on three toons had near 2200 auctions going. By 4 in the afternoon, I was at 989K, wondering if I was going to pull it off or not.
As I was logging between toons, I got on my main AH'er, and saw that a Tsunami Deck sold. 14K. After checking my other Auctions on Battle.net, I moved some gold around a bit, and when I logged back into my "main", I cleared WoW's gold limit. After a few screen shots and a pat on my back for hitting my goal, I saw another Tsunami deck sell. A few minutes later, I had a Hurricane sell. Then a few i359 crafted epics sell. Just before the JMTC meeting (8pm), I had hit 122K in sales (8a to 8p). I can safely say that is and probably will be my best overall AH sales day.
So now I am wondering what to do. I have had quite a few things rolling around in my head, not knowing which way I am leaning. Hit another cap maybe? My first day I am already 100K into it (but sold quite a bit of my stock doing that). I already have bought (previous to Cata) a few Travelers Tundra Mammoths and couple Mechano Hogs, when the Vial of the Sands came out a short while back, I snatched one of them up, so I am good on mounts. Do I just BoE epix out my toons? Probably not, as I don't have time to raid. So I am currently at a loss. What do you think? What would you do?