Old Instance Finder

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Are you looking for people to run The Mechanar with to grind some old rep? Want to find out if anyone's running Molten Core so you can tag along for the Ragnaros achievement?

You can either do /who The Mechanar and wait for the result then do a second /who z-"Molten Core" or...

With Old Instance Finder you can run a search of a load of dungeons at the same time... Either type /OIF to get the Gui to select the dungeons or just type /oif 80 and it will search the dungeons for level 80s you can also search for ranges (/oif 65-70) or just anyone above a certain level (/oif 66+)


  • The search takes some time to process all the dungeons so don't expect all the results immediately, they'll trickle through over the course of a couple of minutes
  • If no runners are found in a specific dungeon you get no text.
  • If someone was in Molten Core and then leaves before the search can fire back results you get messages saying "There is one level 80 in Dalaran" and it looks odd because you didn't search for Dalaran

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  • Avatar of qewt qewt Mar 17, 2013 at 11:32 UTC - 0 likes

    Great idea

  • Avatar of DrKazza DrKazza Feb 27, 2010 at 23:20 UTC - 0 likes

    Enabled the ticket system... I get the same error, but it was someone else who wrote the localization so I need to work out how this stuff works to fix it... Thx

  • Avatar of DiggityMan DiggityMan Feb 27, 2010 at 15:11 UTC - 0 likes

    Error on login in localization no ticket system yet.

    Date: 2010-02-27 10:09:42
    ID: 1
    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 1
    Message: ..\AddOns\OldInstanceFinder\Locales\Localization.enUS.lua line 9:
       unexpected symbol near '@'
       [C]: ?
      StopTheSpam, v2.00.20000
      Swatter, v5.8.4643 (CreepyKangaroo)
      Ace3, v
      ACP, v3.3.0.28
      AdvancedTradeSkillWindow, v
      AltTabToggle, vv1.3.7beta
      AuctionLite, v1.6.1
      AutoDing, v3.3
      .....more here removed for space
      MobInfo2, v3.73
      OldInstanceFinder, vr9
      Recount, v
      BlizRuntimeLib_enUS v3.3.2.30300 <us>

    Last edited Feb 27, 2010 by DiggityMan: plain text edited out some addon for space
  • Avatar of myrroddin myrroddin Feb 27, 2010 at 11:40 UTC - 0 likes

    You need to enable localization post-haste, Dr!

  • Avatar of CandecYr CandecYr Feb 13, 2010 at 11:35 UTC - 0 likes

    aswome need



Date created
Feb 13, 2010
Last update
Oct 18, 2014
Development stage
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