I cancelled my WoW account...

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Chris, Nov 11, 2006.

  1. Chris

    Chris Raptor Jesus

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    ...and I don't regret doing it.

    This game is fucking dangerous, and evil. I know it's all been said before, but I never believed it. But if you like PC games, do not EVER touch this game. Don't even try it out.

    Here I sit, unemployed, feeling shitty that I neglected life, and more importantly my girlfriend, because of some fucking dumb video game.

    I'm free.

    That is all.
  2. chapel

    chapel Jolly Bolly Fo-Folly Staff Member

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    Congrats on realizing that. Hope you get things back together.

    I myself just started playing again, but I never had a problem with mmo's. The first time I played it, I played it for two months and quit, just didnt have anyone to play with. This time around, I have more people to play with, but if none of them are online I just dont feel like playing.
  3. Bear

    Bear Hoot!

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    Well played. That game breaks social life. I stopped cold turkey at 42. I swear, I had a little bit of withdrawal because i liked it so much and stopped so fast. I WANTED to play it.
  4. chapel

    chapel Jolly Bolly Fo-Folly Staff Member

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    Well I have no social life cause I work nights. :p
  5. funkgab

    funkgab Junior Member

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    so i guess that means you aint buyin the cpu any more, since you don't gotta upgrade your wow rig? ;p right now, im hooked to live for speed... hope things get better in ur life :D
  6. Sparky

    Sparky ¿sdooɥʍ

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    WoW is the devil. We lost our old drummer to it. He decided that it was more important than practicing.
  7. travisty08

    travisty08 Junior Member

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    congrats on quitting man. i can proudly say that i have been clean for over a year :)

    the addicting thing (at least for me) about wow was the community and competition aspect of the game. i didn't have anyone to play with when i started but i met a lot of cool people in game, and actually got to know them (chat, vent) so i cared about showing up for stuff 'cause it felt like i was hanging out with friends. to add to that, who doesn't like to compete with your friends for gear and pvp rank? over all it can be a very dangerous game.
  8. superman

    superman ?

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    It's one hell of an addicting game, I mean WoW made me quit smoking and now I think WoW is more unhealthy than smoking.
  9. braaains

    braaains gubble gubble

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    I honestly didnt get remotely addicted to the game...

    I play really casually like 4 hours a week. Its really not worth the subscription fees for me.. But my mom pays em.
  10. Griffin

    Griffin Might be back

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    I tried it and thought it wasnt even worth investing an hour fuck losing my life over it.
  11. Electric_Head

    Electric_Head New Member

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    GJ man. I'm still playing GW, but only thursday, friday, and saturday nights. Those are the scheduled times my guild does competetive GvG.....the only part of the game that still interests me.
  12. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    I'm not into those forms of gaming because of the addiction factors involved.
    I've spent most of my life becoming addicted to, addicted to, or recovering from addiction to things. I can imagine lossing your life to the distraction/diversion from reality caused by this form of gaming. For this reason, I stick to single-player FPS, sometimes I even get a bit too involved in them, but not to the point where I'm not taking care of what needs to be taken care of. Good for you, and welcome back to the real world.
  13. jake

    jake Vagabond

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    I last played in november of 05. But I was thinking of rolling a warlock when the expansion comes out. Maybe throw away a few months.
  14. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    hoyl fuck man, good job.

    i got a freind thats heavily into wow.. skipping school, probably work and im kinda worried about him.

    i cant believe that game is fuckin people up like that.
    at first i thought it was a big internet joke, but nooo.. that shit is serious.
  15. thadood

    thadood I Am The Black Wizards

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    My other guitarist has a serious addiction to this game. Granted that it's not as bad as what it used to be, he's still damn addicted. He's become an insomniac while playing this game. He used to sleep 6-8 hours a night, now he stays up until 4-5am, then gets up at 8 to goto school (at least he goes. He used to sit in the dorm and play or just crash because of no energy from staying up all the time, so going to one or two classes out of 6 a week was a norm).

    He goes through phases where he doesn't play WoW. He'll play some other games a bit which are less addicting. He'll go back to smoking. Then he'll start WoW, and stop smoking because he doesn't want to take a break from gaming.

    It's pretty terrible. Games like this shouldn't exist.
  16. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    LOL i never took it that far. I used to play neopets and runescape so a laggy WoW was not that addicting
  18. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    This all reminds me of that episode of Star Trek TNG when they all became addicted to that VR game.
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    yeah i gave it a test run, but quickly found it as the tool of the devil i did my own personal experiment on who is worse drug addicts or WoW addicts and found the WoW addicts were much worse since the drug addicts actually will comunicate about more than their addiction.
  20. log1c

    log1c The Underwriter

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    i thought the southpark episode where they were all playing WoW was hilarious.
  21. chapel

    chapel Jolly Bolly Fo-Folly Staff Member

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    Well I have a natural ability to not get addicted. I think its because I get bored or forget to play. As far as WoW, I only like to play with friends I know, I dont mind making new friends and stuff, but having a core group of friends to play with and keeping to a certain level range helps. So you never play more than them. I also have no reason not to goto work, its just too easy. Not to mention if I really wanted to, I could play at work lol.
  22. jake

    jake Vagabond

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    Has anyone rolled a Warlock? Im thinking about playing one for a bit.
  23. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    Is rolling a warlock anything similar to rolling a wino?:D :razz:
  24. chapel

    chapel Jolly Bolly Fo-Folly Staff Member

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    lol

    Rolling a character, means making a new one. Although in WoW the term rolling is misplaced because there is no randomness in creation. I played DnD the old school way, where you really rolled dice to create your character, amazing stuff really.
  25. tweakmonkey

    tweakmonkey Webmaster Staff Member

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    I played a Warlock till 26 or so, but it was on an old PVP server and I didn't have a guild or know anyone. For soloing it was a lot of fun. I imagine it's a lot like a hunter because you've got a pet. Here's what I've played so far:
    -Hunter (till 17, current)
    -Rogue (till 18, current)
    -Warlock (till 26)
    -Paladin (till 42)
    -Mage (till 24)
    -Druid (till 14)

    And maybe a couple more. My favorites were the Rogue because you slaughter everything and the Mage because they do so much damage (to multiple opponents, too)... Hunter can rip stuff up and so can the Warlock but to me they aren't nearly as enjoyable. They do a good amount of damage and whatnot, but the hassle for me was dropping all the DOTs on enemies while chasing them around with my pet. I never got into PVP because I was too low level with that character really...

    The Druid was meh, and the Paladin was boring but invincible -- and a decent soloer because all the stuff that goes along with them.