Ok this is topic has nothing to do with exp parties, BCNMs, etc. What I'm interested in are people's opnions on where a BRD should be placed within an alliance. Giving priority to certain parties before others when you're limited on the number of bards for an alliance.
This topic came up recently in my LS and there's a pretty heated debate over it between the Melee, Tanks, Mages in the tank party, and Black Mages themselves. The arguement is which party should get the priority on the BRD, the Black Mage Party, the Tank party, or the melee party. There are two cases here also. The difference between one bard and two bards and where should they be placed to make things run efficiently in Dynamis, Omega/Ultima fights, Ouryu, Bv2, HNMs, etc.
Now my position on the issue is that I'm a main PLD, but I also have BLM75 as well. My opinion is that the tank party should always get the Bard first before the Black mage or the melee party. After the tanks have a bard than the Black Mages will get the next available bard and so on. The usual tank party consists of 2 PLDs, 1-2 WHM(s), 1 RDM, and maybe some other misc. job such as SMN. The Black Mage party is just that 4-5BLMs, maybe a RDM and that's it. The melee party is a party of melee and they'd prefer to have a BRD as their 6th member.
What I'm asking is: Where does your linkshell place its bards when you're limited to 1-2 available at an event at the given time? Also, what's your reasoning behind placing the BRD in a certain party first before another?
Looking for some outside help to resolve this issue. I personally and the few people who are usually in the tank party believe the Bard should be placed there first no matter what for MP and curing issues. However, my opinion is pretty biased and so it'd be helpful to get some outside opinions to sway one group either way.