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I know if you purchase WoTLK and Cataclysm combined through blizzard's store you get it for $70 digital download... Maybe they do a package deal for vanilla through cata? it was 15% off of the two new ones...

so that'd be... $120 - 15% = $18 off... so basically Vanilla for free.

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Yeah my friend was bugging me to get back into it too. I would only play for PvP if I did play again. I sold my accounts the last two times I stopped playing. There's no way in hell I'd pay $130 + $15 per month to play. Maybe $50 or $60 for all four games. Blizzard is just asking way too much, and making it very hard for new people to break into the game.

I heard they had a black friday sale last nov - $20 for vanilla + tbc + wotlk and cataclysm went for $15 I think.
it was $5 each for Vanilla and BC, $10 for WoTLK
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I know if you purchase WoTLK and Cataclysm combined through blizzard's store you get it for $70 digital download... Maybe they do a package deal for vanilla through cata? it was 15% off of the two new ones...

so that'd be... $120 - 15% = $18 off... so basically Vanilla for free.
$108 is still ridiculously expensive for a 7 year old game. I could maybe justify that price if there were no sub fees, but you're talking another $180 per year for that.

Considering you blow through vanilla, tbc, and wotlk within a week or two, and don't experience any of the end game content that those games offered. I mean, you could, but what the heck would be the point of that?
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$108 is still ridiculously expensive for a 7 year old game. I could maybe justify that price if there were no sub fees, but you're talking another $180 per year for that.

Considering you blow through vanilla, tbc, and wotlk within a week or two, and don't experience any of the end game content that those games offered. I mean, you could, but what the heck would be the point of that?
If you play it and enjoy it, pay it. Nothing else more to see here.

Oh yea, and its a seven year old game with new content arriving again

Tier 12 will be in the coming months, can't wait to get my hands on some new Legendary items...

Did someone say Thunderfury, Blessed Blade of the Windseeker?
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get him into minecraft
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Micro Center has Cata for 20 bucks I believe.
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Tell your roommate to repay you by buying you WoW vanilla, then do recruit a fruit.
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Did someone say Thunderfury, Blessed Blade of the Windseeker?
They reskinned the old one?

Sounds kind of lame/lazy to me.
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They reskinned the old one?

Sounds kind of lame/lazy to me.
No, they didn't reskin. Its the long time running joke of Trade chat.
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Yeah my friend was bugging me to get back into it too. I would only play for PvP if I did play again. I sold my accounts the last two times I stopped playing. There's no way in hell I'd pay $130 + $15 per month to play. Maybe $50 or $60 for all four games. Blizzard is just asking way too much, and making it very hard for new people to break into the game.

I heard they had a black friday sale last nov - $20 for vanilla + tbc + wotlk and cataclysm went for $15 I think.
Cata wasn't even out last black friday.
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Bla, I stopped played WoW august 2010 and few weeks ago I checked my account at Battle net if everything is OK so I can sell it.. BANG! There was
nothing at my account, except the trials that had expired..
S#it, there were no expansions added at the account and I had 'em all
till WoTLK. Bli$$ard.
    
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