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Played 2 days of a 10 day free trail and said F this. I can't stand First person hack and slash rpg's
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I understand what people mean by becoming addicted to the game. It's just a decision. I used to play this day and night. I decided only to play when I had time and now I only play casually. I go weeks sometimes without logging on, but I still manage to get on and play when I can.
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Loved the game. But eventually found myself only having time to play 1-4 times a week, maybe 2 hours at most each time, I stopped paying. Just not worth it if not playing much anymore.
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Originally Posted by CtrlAltElite View Post
8th Try (lvl 80) Sold my account in 1 day for $200 on craigslist to a local kid.
7th Try (lvl 80) 2 months later, found out a ton of people at my work play. Bought a new copy of the game, realized it sucks lvl'ing a new toon. E-mailed kid who I sold it too. Pay Pal'ed him $250 for my account back.
I think your doing it wrong.

Only way I play WoW now is if I get paid to, I've made about 3 grand off that game in the past 2 years leveling about 8 characters.
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post #25 of 82
Never got super into it. Got tired of paying for it after 4 months so I just quite. It wasn't very addicting to me.
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post #26 of 82
I was pretty addicted myself. I played on and off for about three years and raided in a top 100 US guild that had raided 4 hours per night 5 days a week.

I often skipped class or sometimes even work to play it.

I got burned out after 2.4 Sunwell was released and we wiped on Muru for 3 weeks straight. I gave away my gold, and sold my 8/8 T6 Priest for $800. That was my first break from the game,

I didn't play it again for about 7 months until a friend from work convinced me to get back into it. I quickly leveled up a rogue and got into another decent raiding guild for Ulduar & CC in WotLK. I was starting to feel burned out again months later, plus I was tired of paying $15 a month for what felt like a job. I geared up the rogue and sold him for $500. Quit smoking, and the game at the same time in Oct 2010. I couldn't have done one without doing the other.

I honestly would probably play it again if it were free though. Sad to say.
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I quit before BC. Completely lost interest. Game is all care bear now and garbage. Id play a classic server where the only instance was MC
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post #28 of 82
I am still stuck Casual now... but the game is very addicting >.> Playing since day 1 sigh.


http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/characte...lleth/advanced
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post #29 of 82
dude i had a problem too i played around 18 hjours a day, i was skipping school to fish in the gameXD it was bad , this went on for about 4 years. But then in september of 2009 i got a gf and i havent looked back. 12 days after getting my current girlfriend i quite and havent played an hour scince.
post #30 of 82
From my experience with the game (about 8 months sober from wow), it's partially the game, cause it is fun to 'better' something, it's human nature to want the 'best' in everything. If there's nothing to work towards, what's the point? But I think the biggest reason people play, is the social network and strange enough being a part of a guild. It seems like people can goof off more online cause they don't have to deal with face to face interactions, but at the same time be complete ass' or chat trolls.
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