It's been quite some time since I last visited down under, but I not much had changed there. The changes were all in us. At level 60 we used to go in with dual 20 player raids, and would compete on who could finish it first. Last I was there, me and 2 paladins 3-manned it. That's roughly 18 months ago. Last night, me and a Shadow Priest named Reginald cleared the whole place in roughly 3 hours.
I got 2 pieces of Cenarion, and felt happy about that. I have plans to farm the full set back, and wear it in Ironforge! We earned tons of gold, had a lot of fun, and got to remember tactics we thought we had forgotten.
Sulfuron was by far the most interesting fight. Somehow we managed to actually burn down the first priest with the others healing him. A lucky streak of crits at the right time, I presume. Then we were left with a ton of adds that just refused to die. As all that have tried or failed to solo this encounter have come to learn, you can't really beat their heals, nor can you prevent them. What you can do, however, is to make them run out of mana. Which is what happened to us. With me tanking, we took so little damage that our own abilities healed us up as we went along. With me innervating Reginald every now and then, we had no mana issues whatsoever. And after a certain number of minutes hitting the same buttons, they simply started dying. Without mana, they die faster than a Feral Druid caught in Caster Form!
And boy was Baron Geddon a disappointment! The bomb didn't kill anything at all! Very low damage from it, and with levitate always ready, neither did the fall hurt us. And with only 2 players in the raid, and one of them a ranged DPSer, we didn't even have to move. Geddon was by far the easiest encounter in there for us. I imagine this is a boss many classes can solo now.
All in all it was a nice run, that I'm sure we can do a lot faster the next time. We did many mistakes, most of them coming from us not remembering the encounters properly. Now we do! :)