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"Hey look, that warlock is checking you out"

"Dude, go ask for her ip address"
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Don't leave the toilet seat up, don't forget anniversaries, and don't ever, ever stand in the fire.
this comment, remembers me alot of the good old times on tbc raiding biggrin.gif there was always someone stading on the fire no matter which boss

Sounds like someones guild wasn't getting server firsts.
 
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This is my story...

That year, I was a 16 year old boy who still goes to HS and she was a 24 year old girl who is getting her masters.
Life happened, we met on a plane and fell in love.
At first, everything was good between us, except that I didn't understand why she was spending so much time on WoW.
She told me it's not just a game, it's a lifestyle.
Not long after, I got beat by my curiosity. And i wanted to play with her.
I also wanted to prove that she was wrong, WoW was nothing but a game that require you to spend countless hours to be good at.
There, I started playing.
Due to my nature, I wanted to catch up with her quickly.(She was lvl 70, I had to start from the beginning).
Restless weeks went by, i caught up with her,
Eventually I got to be better than her, then we joined guilds together and raided for months.

Until one day,
She said she was gonna quit, her university requires her to be more focused.
Then i realized, I was the one that was hooked now.
There was no way for me to give up that game at the point.
I was a guild officer who was responsible to set up strategies for raids, who recruits and manages teams, who runs the guild bank,
It wasn't the game itself i couldn't give up, it was the responsibility that i couldn't let go.

Then, i understood what she meant by, it was not only a game, it was a lifestyle.

Weeks go by, our relationship felt more and more apart. We had less to talk about, Then it got to a point when she called me a loser who plays the computer all the time.

I felt disappointed, until this day, she didn't understand why I didn't go to school, do my HW, go to class; she didn't understand why i skipped school just to be with her, I dropped out of HS and studied on my own. I graduated on time. I started College couple semesters back

I dont regret a single thing i have done for her, i dont regret how much i have missed out in the real HS experience.
Because i loved her.

Wow, where we began, where we ended.redface.gif
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Going outside is highly effective as well.
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Going outside is highly effective as well.

This. Meet the old fashioned way. My wife and I met at karaoke night at Show-Mes bar. Best night ever.

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Many Men Online Role-Playing Girls?

this wins the previous post

and I'm gonna join these guys when GW2 gets online

i mean srsly did yall see how hawt those chick charactres aer? redface.gif
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This is my story...
That year, I was a 16 year old boy who still goes to HS and she was a 24 year old girl who is getting her masters.
Life happened, we met on a plane and fell in love.
At first, everything was good between us, except that I didn't understand why she was spending so much time on WoW.
She told me it's not just a game, it's a lifestyle.
Not long after, I got beat by my curiosity. And i wanted to play with her.
I also wanted to prove that she was wrong, WoW was nothing but a game that require you to spend countless hours to be good at.
There, I started playing.
Due to my nature, I wanted to catch up with her quickly.(She was lvl 70, I had to start from the beginning).
Restless weeks went by, i caught up with her,
Eventually I got to be better than her, then we joined guilds together and raided for months.
Until one day,
She said she was gonna quit, her university requires her to be more focused.
Then i realized, I was the one that was hooked now.
There was no way for me to give up that game at the point.
I was a guild officer who was responsible to set up strategies for raids, who recruits and manages teams, who runs the guild bank,
It wasn't the game itself i couldn't give up, it was the responsibility that i couldn't let go.
Then, i understood what she meant by, it was not only a game, it was a lifestyle.
Weeks go by, our relationship felt more and more apart. We had less to talk about, Then it got to a point when she called me a loser who plays the computer all the time.
I felt disappointed, until this day, she didn't understand why I didn't go to school, do my HW, go to class; she didn't understand why i skipped school just to be with her, I dropped out of HS and studied on my own. I graduated on time. I started College couple semesters back
I dont regret a single thing i have done for her, i dont regret how much i have missed out in the real HS experience.
Because i loved her.
Wow, where we began, where we ended.redface.gif
a sad story, that you throw away your "life" because of her. but women are like that, they twist our mind tongue.gif
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I did not meet my fiancee on WoW. But about half of our guest list for our wedding in 6 weeks are members of a Guild that we run together and our actual Ceremony Officiant(Pastor) is one of our guildies. Not to mention the Best man, and 2 of my Groomsmen. the Maid of honor who all live in the same town are also WoW players or Guildies. Those of us who live in the same town hang out quit frequently in person at a few of the local pubs and sometimes hit lunch at a little cafe. I am a co worker of the best man and my fiance babysits for the maid of honor.

I keep seeing these comments about how WoW ruins peoples live but for me its done the opposite. Its kept me close to friends I left on the other side of the country and connected me to many more.
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I find more real women on WoW (when i played it) Than in my town.

I wanna play it again tbh for the social aspect of the game tongue.gif
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My favorite quote:
"So it could go something like this: I met my wife as a horny troll. Now she's an asexual ogre."

Bahahaha

That said, the social aspect in MMO's is actually really fun. I really enjoyed EVE Online when my Corp still played regularly. Now we all grew up and have all gone our separate ways... frown.gif
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