In my last post I discussed the idea of Blizzard adding a new ring vendor who sold 509 rings and suggested that people would value the ring at different amounts. To be "fair," I spoke about both paying in gold or killing Mogu for drops to use as currency instead.
So now let's see what people actually think! Inspired by a suggestion from Stubborn of Sheep the Diamond . Again, to summarize the scenario:
Pretend Blizzard has added a new vendor in your faction's "capital" in Pandaria. This guy sells 509 rings that are unique-equipped as a set, so you can only use one. Also pretend you're a reasonably new level 90 who is looking to acquire gear (likely for raiding, though perhaps to get into LFR or simply because you like gear).
We'll also assume that the ring is perfectly itemized for your spec (or the vendor offers a variety so you can pick the best).
There are two potential methods to pay for the ring. The first is to kill Mogu for a drop (one drop per Mogu so you can't make a group and grind them incredibly efficienctly) and the second is to pay gold. What I'm mainly looking to find out is the threshold at which you go from saying "Yeah, that ring's definitely worth getting" to "You'd have to be crazy to get that ring."
There are a pair of polls on the right hand side of the blog, it'll be interesting to see the results.