A good many people have weighed in on the new “welfare” loot and emblem changes that came with patch 3.2. In case you’ve been living with your head in the clouds, the changes are as such: the new 5 man instance drops iLevel 200-219 loots and all heroic instances now drop conqueror’s badges, with Triumph badges being awarded for completing the heroic daily. From everything that I’ve read, a good number of folks view these changes negatively and with mounting displeasure.
Sure, it gives everyone access to tier level loot that you had to use your blood, sweat and tears to obtain. Yes, it’s going to put even the nubbliest (is that even a word?!) alt *cough* Tsuname*cough* or non-raider close to on par with your raiding character.
But here is what I don’t quite understand: why is this a bad thing?