UPDATE: GU 61 has been postponed and will now be released on Thursday, August 25.
Smokejumper has posted, on the official forums, a few very important things to know about the upcoming GU 61 which is due out Tuesday, August 23 Thursday, August 25.
You can see the full post at http://forums.station.sony.com/eq2/posts/list.m?topic_id=505128
The highlights are:
If you plan right, you can use this opportunity to have some items reset so you can pass them to an alt and you can also (if I read that right) get some adornments back from old gear that you've grown out of.