I saw a post comparing Neverwinter to a restaurant, and thought it was such a great analogy that it deserved its own thread.
So here goes:
There is a restaurant.
It is a great little place. Sure, it may not have a Michelin star rating, but it has some really great dishes (and some that are not so great, so you only tried them once). Many other customers agree and a few of the dishes are pretty much universal favorites, although most customers try some of the other dishes for a change every now and then.
Over the years you have gotten to know many of the other regular customers. Some of them are your friends and you regularly go to the restaurant together and have some of the dishes you like.
There are a few things some people are unhappy about - a few years ago there were some good dishes that were removed from the menu, and while some of them were brought back in a simplified or reworked form, many people still miss some of their old favorites.
There are also complaints about the service - the kitchen only prepares a dish when enough people have ordered it and sometimes you have to wait quite a bit to get your order.
Still, the food is good, and people keep coming to the place.
However, the restaurant just made a big policy change:
"We have observed that our customers keep ordering the same dishes over and over, but we would like you to have a more varied experience. From now on, you will only choose the the price category of the dish, and we will bring you something from our old menu (regardless of whether you like it or not).
We have also decided we want each table to reflect our community better, so each table will seat three dark-haired customers, one red-haired and one blonde. You will be automatically seated at the first available table that has an opening for your hair color. If your hair color does not match any of those categories we will decide what your hair color should be and seat you accordingly.
This allows us to increase the portion size and speed up the service, so the average customer should be able to eat more in a shorter time.
We are sure you will love those changes.
And yes, if you still want to eat with your friends, but you have the wrong hair color combination, you can sit at the table in the corner and have some cold leftovers."
Would you continue to eat at the restaurant after those changes?