ok i read forums alot and i been seeing alot of pld's trying to find there role or (this is not all)crying that they need a boost. well needing a boost YES you do but until that time comes maybe PLD's should look at taking a different role as a back-up healer and a back up tank rolled into one. kinda what i am getting at is back in the day when pld was the main tank people would go to sky/dyna and other events w/ back-up tanks or secondary tanks. the role of these people was to keep there hate just behind the main tank incaase they went down. granted you wont be the star of the show but if you sit back and use your cure4 to heal the thf/nin/mnk cast your flash when there shadows are down and start the battle w/ tp in hand you can also drop a ws to try to get the red or blue. sometimes having that safty net there even if your not useful at that moment/day could mean you group getting the win or epic fail and your mob taken.
Also the another role pld can be useful for but maybe not as much in the spotlight is the healer/DD in a off party thats farming chest/pop items/TE's with a couple of other solo'ers that are not need atm to ensure the group doesnt run out of time again i know you fell outta the spotlight i know but then again you were in it for so long and abyssea wont last forever 91-99 pld will make a comeback outside of abyssea just make sure you are doing what you should now to ensure you wont look like a joke when your time in the lime light is up again. there are mobs comming that nin/mnk/sam/thf wond be able to tank. its just we arnt fighting them for awhile ie only xxx job allowed in my merit party rest not welcome.
yes this is a lil rant cause i am tired of people posting pld's tear forum's and taking up space for more instering things not trying to offend anyone. just keep your swords sharp and your shield at the ready you will be useful again.