I'm not normally one for forum posts, especially not posts of this nature so I'll attempt (and probably fail) to make this brief. Lately on Firefoot, I've noticed people "helping" me. I play a champ and a warden and I'm used to soloing (and dying). These people "help" by running in and attacking things I'm working on without even asking me if I needed said help. To those of you who haven't noticed, unless you are in a fellowship with the person you're helping, this cuts their XP gained in half. Even if you just heal that person and don't touch the mob. You don't get any XP and the person you're helping gets half of what they would normally get. I could go on but like I said, I'm trying to keep it short. So next time you see someone you think needs help, just ask first. Maybe something like "Jump if you need help." Sometimes help is welcome, other times you may think you're helping, but really you're just annoying the other person. Stay classy, Firefoot.
---Edit: Now that I think about it, even if you are in a fellowship I believe you get lower XP. But then you kill more because you have more people to kill stuff. Not just a single mob. And I realize that the XP from one mob really is insignificant compared to quests. But when it's a boss or quest mob and you steal it by "helping", really annoying. </venting>