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Why am i not surprised a WoW player would do this?

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Those who typically don't game on a weekly basis – if at all – would label consistent playing as a sign of "obsession" or "addiction." For those of us who actually do spend a good deal of time dumping hours and dollars into various titles, it's called an "investment," or just falls in line with numerous other monthly bills that need to be paid. Why? Because we "invest" our time and money into what we love, similar to the passion of building a collection of hardback books, purchasing digital media from iTunes or even subscribing to Netflix. Speaking from personal experience, non-gamers just don't get that point of view.

So when news arrived of a banned World of Warcraft gamer offering to pay Blizzard cash to be allowed back into the popular MMORPG, it came as no surprise. After all, how much money and time had the gamer already dumped into the game before Blizzard swung its mighty Ban-hammer? Was it more than $1000 USD, because that's what the gamer is currently offering on Craigslist.

"I got my WoW account banned yesterday during the archaeology bot ban wave," the gamer writes. "I wasn't a gold farmer or seller, never bought gold. I just botted archaeology because it's a boring profession. I'm looking for a WoW Account Admin (WoWAccountAdmin@blizzard.com) to un-ban my account for $1000 USD. No questions asked - your anonymity will be preserved."
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Edited by Tunapiano - 3/23/11 at 4:28pm
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lol "wow" pretty much sums it all up
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"anonymity" lol. I'm sure they keep records of who bans and unbans who.
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Silly WoW players.
I wonder if he will get his account back, maybe in a different name.
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talk bout desperate :S
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Damn. Take that money and get a prostitute for the night instead. He'll be better off in the long run.
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I could think of a hundred upgrades I could use that $1k for my computer.
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i hate wow, when i see it, i don't think wow, i think waw...people actually play this crap?
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