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[sticky post] Moderated membership [May. 30th, 2013|01:00 pm]
Dear_Gnome: An open letter community for WoW

alaitallon
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Hi everyone!
We received a few requests for this lately in light of all the spam posters and commenters that have shown up recently, so until further notice, membership is set to moderated. Mainly, we'll be turning down anyone that looks like they have just recently joined, have no/only one journal post, or in other ways might look like a possible bot. If we have rejected your request to join in error, please notify me and let me know!

Thanks guys!
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Give you WHAT NOW?! [Jun. 25th, 2016|09:49 pm]
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sincere_pain
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Dear in-game acquaintance,

My one true love in this world, the wardrobe, was announced almost a year ago. I squee'd the news to you. All I've been talking about since then is how happy it makes me and how I'll collect all the things into it. I've been reminding everyone to hang on to old mats when leveling alts/timewalking, so they, too, can craft all the things and be happy when the prepatch finally drops.

So now, only weeks away from said prepatch, you whisper me to ask if I have old mats. I don't mind giving someone a helping hand here or there, so I ask what you need. Anything I have, really, you say, since you know I "collect shit".

*screeching halt*

I'm so deep in the guess end of the ask/guess dichotomy that it's not even funny, but after a cup of tea and some serious side-eyeing, I'm pretty sure even the most happy-go-lucky asker would deem asking an avid collector to drop several banks worth of mats a month before they become really valuable, as the kids these days say, "rude as fuq".

Sincerely,
the hoarder with a plan
who will have the fullest, vastest, most shiniest wardrobe
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Get your kicking boots on! [Apr. 16th, 2016|03:17 pm]
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sincere_pain
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Dear fellow timewalkers,

Sometimes, it's okay to kick people, I promise.

You don't have to settle in for an absolutely miserable 20+ minutes just because you want to save your precious vote for a rainy day. (Hint: it's bucketing cats, dogs, little old ladies, and harrows. Just to mix my hyperboles here.)

I swear I couldn"t even make this up...Collapse )

Sincerely,
the altoholic who's seen way too much
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(no subject) [Apr. 3rd, 2016|02:35 am]
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moonbeamdanser
Dear shipyard,

Please, for the love of all things aquatic, stop trying to give me more Left Sharks.  I am already awash in a sea of sharks.  I am drowning in their sharkiness.  It is so damp from humidity in here I fear that I may soon grow my own gills and fins.  I have so many sharks that at this point I could film my own Sharknado sequel and shun the usage of CGI.

Thanks so much, (as I pull another Left Shark that has been snuck into my garrison out from under the drafting table),

~ Greymoon
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Here there be dragons! [Feb. 29th, 2016|11:17 am]
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moonbeamdanser
Dear World of Warcraft,

I've not been playing you much the last couple weeks, aside from my 3x weekly heroic progression, mostly just because I have had other fun things to do.  In fact, I didn't even realize that Timewalking was going on until just yesterday!  So imagine my shock when I logged on earlier, queued up for my first Timewalking... and had the Reins of the Infinite Timereaver drop for me off the very first boss!



Thanks for the sweet new ride!

~ Greymoon the be-dragoned
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Dear Jerkwad [Feb. 23rd, 2016|10:51 am]
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sentinelwulf
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I have just come back to WoW from a nearly 8 month hiatus.

My friend and I were rolling new toons to level together, and I predictibly make what is probably my 30th Worgen, while she makes a Draenei. I meander on my way up to the prison rooftop to have my 2 mins chill time with Mr. Crowley. With no other players in sight, I nuke down the first wave of mobs and pause to type something to my friend as another wave of mobs arrive.

During that brief pause, You showed up. After killing the mobs, you then proceed to stand there and chew me out for not helping, immediately concluding that I'm too lazy to be bothered with anything, and what a joy I'll be during the Battle for Gilneas. You then continue on a tirade about how you miss "the old days" when "people liked to have fun in this game" while I'm standing there speechless.

We're both in full heirlooms, these mobs hit with all the force of a spring breeze, and mobs killed does nothing to move the timer along faster. Many players don't bother fighting the mobs here, and I don't care, because it doesn't effect me in any way. That being said, your feeling justified in judging and cursing me out over this 5 second observation is just mind boggling. I very much enjoy having fun in this game, but it's difficult to do so sometimes with assholes like you running around. Obviously the irony of your own actions escaped you entirely.



Seriously, who pissed in your Cheerios this morning?
Eye Rolling Druid


PS - GG on ignoring me in case I had the nerve to say something in response to your righteously indignant ass. Make sure to report me too. I'm such a horrible person.
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Free carries? Bah-humbug! [Jan. 2nd, 2016|08:09 pm]
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sincere_pain
Dear holiday players,

Real life can be tough and hectic, I get it. So hopping on WoW to get your game on over the hols? Awesome.

However.

The rest of us are not obligated to run on our mythic geared mains all the time so that you can enjoy your off-off-off-spec instant tank/healer queue without having to know or do jack shit.

Us "losers and nerds" do not owe you a free boost through everything that happened over the year. You already got some nice cookies and woollen socks from the Winter Veil presents, enjoy those.

Sincerely,
the Grinch-y warlock
(busily pulling her pets on a sled!)
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Cata was hard, remember? [Nov. 21st, 2015|02:00 pm]
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sincere_pain
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Dear Timewalkers,

Cata heroics were hard, and they're slightly overtuned for roflstompy timewalky content. Tactics must be obeyed or one-shots occur.

Kicking my healer because in End Time you just pulled Jaina *and* two packs of adds and I couldn't keep us up? You need Thrall, or probably Jesus, to carry you in the manner you're clearly accustomed to...

I can't even be mad, I'm too busy laughing.
-The amused little tree
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(no subject) [Nov. 11th, 2015|11:06 pm]
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deathy_the_sock
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Dear Arthas:

After almost a year of farming you (more if you count running multiple characters some weeks), I have your horse.

And it loves me more than it ever could for you.

No love,

Frostshard the DK
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EEEEEEE! [Nov. 5th, 2015|05:32 pm]
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sockandtalk
BLIZZCOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOON!

Dear everyone sporting a raging hate-boner for Blizzard:

YOU CAN'T CRAMP MY HAPPY! I WILL BE THERE SCREAMING LOUDER THAN ANYONE ELSE JUST SO YOU CAN GRIPE THAT PEOPLE ENJOY THINGS YOU DON'T!


(I don't even know if this is a legit post, I'm just giddy as hell and my household is tired of hearing me shriek BLIZZCON! every few hours.)
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