And preytell, how is that any different than right now with the STF queues? Isn't that how people find groups for the Elite STFs? Or people on DS9 and ESD LFGs to do STFs (even in Normal queues).
New Queues, there really isn't anykind of socialzing. And practically the only conversation is regarding the STF itself or it going into insults where people are called "n00b" or other degrading comments.
Whereas the older STFs, people actually got to know one another (which friendships still remaining strong today).
If I had to choose, I pick old STFs over the new one, I'll lick the old STFs anyday of the week.
I can't see the issue here, you are free to create groups just as we used to before, you could hang around ESD and create a group the old way as many of used to do, you could go to Quadra Sigma or wherever and do the same or you can join a queue and go with pugs, join a group on EliteSTF or create your own private instance for fleet/friends. Today we have all those options, for the love of Q why would you want to remove one of the main options available to people?
The new fleet actions sound very promising, looking forward to try them out!
I'm also very happy about the ability to exit to character select and also to
be able to double-click items to move them into the bank and vice versa