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Star Wars: The Old Republic is an MMORPG developed by Bioware that is set approximately 300 years after the events of the Knights of the Old Republic, more than 3,500 years before the movies.

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Flashpoints to start for fresh lvl 50's

Soon our guild will get together the first 4-man group of lvl 50 characters. What order would be be good to run the Flashpoints and nightmare Flashpoints in?
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What is the most common method to find a group for a Flashpoint?

So I just got my first empire Flashpoint, a 2 player job. Since it starts from the fleet, I don't really want to just ask in fleet general chat if anyone wants to do the quest with me. Is there a ...
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Is there any way to silence the robot companion?

The incessant repetition of "I was just wondering what I could do to please you!" stopped being cute the 3rd time. I couldn't use the pet to heal, because it seemed to be bugged to repeat that phrase ...
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Do all orange (upgradeable) items have the same base stats? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the deal with orange items without stats? Are there any inherent stats on orange gear? I've gotten a couple of orange armor pieces and weapons, and it seems ...
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What's a world boss?

I've seen a "world boss" referenced several times, but have yet to see any quest that leads to something that seems like a "boss" for the world. So what's a world boss?
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Sucky armor for long side quest line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the deal with orange items without stats? Are there any inherent stats on orange gear? Is there something special to do with the armor you get at the end of ...
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What are augments?

I told my minion Khem Val to synth me some pants, and three minutes later, I am notified that he has been "extremely successful", and has synth'd me a pair of "exceptional" pants. The item now has an ...
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Why is there a whole lotta shakin' goin' on in Alderaan?

So, it was my understanding that within the Star Wars timeline, we're still many centuries away from this: ...
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Is there a quick way to get groups together?

Is there some World of Warcraft meeting stone/Warlock summon analog in The Old Republic to quickly assemble groups and fetch that last straggler that takes 5 minutes to walk across the station? ...
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Can companions have their own Light/Dark side rating?

My companion's character sheet has a light/dark side rating, though it is at 0. Is there a way for them to become more good/bad by making, or forcing them to make, alignment choices? Or is this a ...
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What effect do the lesser character stats have?

There are 6 major character stats (Strength, Presence, etc.) plus Expertise for PvP. On your character sheet, you can mouse over the stat and it gives you a decent summary of what the stat does. (More ...
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SWTOR Group Conversations and Companion Affection

I know in group conversations that light and dark side points are decided not by the winner of the conversation roll but the choice that you selected. How about with companion affection? I pretty much ...
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Is it worth it to remove Item Modifications?

In SWTOR you can put various modifications into various items that you wear/use -- and you can remove these and put new ones in, at a charge. Is it worth it to remove them and sell them, if you're ...
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Is there a way to undo a Mailbox message deletion?

If you accidentally sell something you didn't mean to, you can use the vendor Buy Back tab to recover the item without any more cost than what it was sold to you for. But what can you do if you ...
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Can I acquire both Republic and Imperial datacrons?

There are some datacrons like the +Cunning datacron on Tatooine that are in major towns. For example, there is a Republic datacron in Anchorhead and a matching Imperial datacron in Mos Ila. Is it ...
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Do you ever need to revisit gathering or mission skill trainers?

Crafting trainers provide you with new patterns for gear or other items as you level up, but do you ever need to revisit gathering or mission crew skill trainers?
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What do the numbers next to the recipes in the crafting window mean?

In my crafting window there are numbers next to all the items I can make, but I don't know what they mean. I initially thought it was how many I could make with stuff I had on hand, but in my ...
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How do I split a stack of items?

I have a stack of medpacs, and I'd like to trade a handful of them to another group member, but for the life of me I can't figure out how to split the stack. How do I split a stack of items?
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Which crew skills are appropriate for each class?

What crafting skills (and in turn their related skills) are good for each class? I was thinking about doing Biochem on my Jedi Shadow as it seemed fairly general (a la WoW Alchemist) and I already ...
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Where to spend Fleet Commendations?

I have amassed quite a few of these, as I rather enjoy the space battles. Although I've not found anywhere to trade them in yet. I've had a brief look around the Republic Fleet both Carrik station and ...
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How much damage does the Sith Inquisitor ability “Static Shield” absorb?

How much damage does the Sith Inquisitor Static Shield absorb? The ability description reads "A high amount of damage". Is it a static number or is it influenced by my stats? Does it absorb all ...
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What is in the VIP area in the main fleet cantina?

I know you need the wrist band from the Digital Deluxe or Collector's Edition to access it, but what is up there in that exclusive VIP area?
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What are Defender points?

When you are in a Warzone, you can earn "Defender Points". What exactly are they? How are they computed? What are they good for?
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What can I do with leftover commendations?

So I made it to Dromond Kass, and I took with me a handful of unused Planetary Commendations from Korriban. Is there any use for these (now outdated) commendations, or will I be lugging them around ...
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What medals can be earned in Warzone?

In Star Wars: The Old Republic, completing certain objectives while in a Warzone will earn you a "medal" buff, which gives you additional valor and commendations when the Warzone ends. What is the ...
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Can I run The Old Republic without an Administrator account?

Stupidly long story short... I have access to Windows 7 computer that I can only log into with a "Guest" account. The Guest account does not have Administrator access. Star Wars: The Old Republic ...
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Do I need to do crew skill missions to use my trade skills?

The crafting skills in Star Wars: The Old Republic require components earned from Crew Skills missions: Pay 97c, send Khem Val away for 3 minutes, and poof, 2 Rubat Crystals (or whatever). Do I have ...
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Are there any inherent stats on orange gear?

My roommate and I are having an argument about whether or not orange gear (the fully moddable gear) has any inherent stats. Looking up the gear on the various websites has been less than useful so ...
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In the old republic, is the better long term strategy commendations or gear?

When you complete missions many times you are offered a choice between the current worlds commendation and either some companion gear or personal gear. With crafting and the galactic market, how much ...
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What are the Galactic Trade Network costs?

How are the costs of using the Galactic Trade Network (GTN) calculated? I know that the length of the auction changes the cost on the Sell interface. But you get credits back if the item doesn't ...
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What's the deal with orange items without stats?

When comparing these two items Mantellian Smuggler's Tunic and Spec Ops Jacket, the only visible difference is 113 armor. Is it just me, or is there very little point in upgrading these, rather than ...
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How do I speak to my companion?

I just finished up the last quest on Korriban, and my companion, Khem Val keeps saying, "I want to speak with you." So... I right click him, and he says: "I want to speak with you." So, I'm at a ...
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Do companions benefit from wearing +Presence gear?

So, Presence as a stat, is defined as raising your companions health and damage/healing output. Awesome! A stat just for soloing, that's pretty handy. And, using a +Presence stim, I see that, yes, my ...
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How can I earn lots of credits?

On reaching level 20, I was advised to 'start saving up' for Speeder training by a tutorial popup. And looking at my class skill trainer, high level abilities cost... well, they cost what seems to be ...
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What is the exact effect that affection has on companions?

I know that in general, a higher affection score raises the chance for a successful crew skill check and reduces the time to completion, but what I'm looking for here is hard numbers so I can decide ...
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Can Vette be corrupted?

I've heard rumors that if you keep Vette's shock collar on, and shock her every chance you get, then she will eventually become twisted and start to prefer the dark side dialogue choices that she ...
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What is the planetary leveling path in SWTOR?

A friend and I are starting new characters. We already know which planet each class starts on, but we were wondering what happens after that. Do the higher-level planets continue to cater to the same ...
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Who are the supporting characters in the game's intro cinematics?

In the three intro cinematics, there are a couple of recurring characters. Satele Shan, the female Jedi, for instance, and Darth Malgus. A couple of the other characters show up in official art, and ...
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Do legacy surnames have to be unique?

Obviously character names are unique per server, but are legacy surnames as well?
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Can I hide my legacy surname?

I gather that getting a legacy in SWTOR bestows a last name on your character. I didn't really realize this when I made my character so the surname I'd like doesn't really fit with my character name. ...
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Datacron Locations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find all the datacrons and what can I get from them? To englobe all "Where are the datacrons on blank planet?" questions, I'm here to ask: Is there a ...
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Can I start over on another server?

I will get the SWTOR CE shortly and I was wondering with that many servers available, I will sort of need to find out which one is best for me, given that friends from guilds in other games may settle ...
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Where can I learn to make Force Wielder hilts?

I have Artificing, which allows me to make various lightsaber components. Right now, I can make Resolve Hilt 2-7 and Might Hilt 2-7, but during questing, I received a Force Wielder Hilt 6 as a quest ...
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How do I (learn to) make Blue/Purple Artificer items?

I've noticed that all specifically named lightsaber addons (such as Resolve Hilt 6) come in 3 different qualities: Green, Blue, and Purple, with the stats increasing in that list from left to right. ...
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How does Force regenerate?

I've been playing my Sith Inquisitor and, though the resources for the other classes have been either self explanatory (Knight/Warrior) or have helpful info about regen rates on mouseover (the other ...
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What are the various SW:TOR servers named after?

In WoW, Blizzard named their servers after prominent characters or groups. I had expected that SW:TOR would be the same way. Now, I'm no starwars neophyte, but I don't recognize half the terms that ...
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Are purchased gathering missions usable more than once?

I recently bought a Treasure Hunting mission from the Auction House. When I used it, I noticed the name of a new mission with a little unlocked lock appear next to it in my Treasure Hunt mission ...
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Do the different skills on the skill tree add to each other?

In the bounty hunter: powertech skill tree, the skill puncture lets rail shot ignore up to 60% of your opponents armour and the skill superheated rail let you ignore 30% of your oppenents armour. So ...
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How do I get the 6th Datacron on Dromund Kaas

In Beta, there were only 5 Datacrons on Dromund Kaas. However, when the game launched, the planetary information was updated to say there were six Datacrons. Where is the last one? The five I've ...
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How do I get the Korriban title?

According to my Codex, I'm missing an "Achievement: Title" for Korriban. I thought I had done everything on the planet. What is this title and how do I earn it?