Maybe they can change it in the future so the NPC sends you a tell instead of showing the exclamation mark when you come closer.
You know how annoying this would be? every time you run by this NPC he would send you a tell lol...I'd rather the marks.
Personally I thought this was a great idea. Just a small "Hey can you come over here and help me with something" wouldn't be littering your entire chat log with /tells unless you were in an area with 10 NPC's all giving you quests. Also could have had a combination of /tells and /beckon or /wave emotes the NPC did to get your attention.
Doesn't matter though, personally i've pretty much gotten over the ! marking phobia after seeing what they look like, and I wouldn't have quit over it even if they were much more glaring (think gigantic and lime green/yellow :P). To be honest, they don't look too bad, and in a strange way do remind me of games like IX and XII with how they appear. Edited, Mar 3rd 2011 10:03am by Ipwnrice
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