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11-11-2008 @ 11:42PM
In before 5 million angry North Americans express their outrage at the year's biggest gaming screw up.
11-11-2008 @ 11:45PM
First positive comment!I don't mind. I'd rather have extra downtime than have millions of players lose their mail.
11-11-2008 @ 11:46PM
Heyhey, I'm not an angry North American! The downtime is annoying and probably will keep me from getting my last drop that I want pre-expansion, but hey, it gave some of my guildies and I lots of time to go own face on Starcraft. Good times had by all.
11-11-2008 @ 11:47PM
RAAAAAGE ADAM HOLLISKY BROKE THE SERVERS I'M ONE OF THE FIVE MILLION ANGRY DUDESHey, I have no hard feelings. We're just seeing more of the one wing because the one wing IS louder.
11-11-2008 @ 11:48PM
Idk, the whole anti piracy thing on Spore was pretty god awful >
11-11-2008 @ 11:49PM
I don't have a problem with the realms needing to be offline for a while, but it is vaguely annoying when they say they'll be online at 6pm and here we are 3 hours later and they're still down, not only down, but completely, totally down.
11-11-2008 @ 11:51PM
Responding with GNERD RAAAAAAAAAAAAGEEEEE!!!Seriously though, this is a really, really bad time for this to happen. First off, hello, Vet's Day for some players who were looking forward to getting stuff done. Second, a mere 48 hours before the expansion definitely makes your customers a bit concerned. I wouldn't be surprised if Blizzard offered one of their fabled "free days" to make up for what had to be one of the worst MMO hiccups in history.
11-11-2008 @ 11:54PM
In before the trolling eurotrash!...... oh wait nvm
11-12-2008 @ 7:16AM
Personally, as an Oceanic player who's completely unaffected by Armistice/Veteran's Day, I must say this whole downtime doesn't perturb me in the least. All I'm doing is sitting in the office browsing WoWInsider anyway, which is pretty much what I usually do...
11-11-2008 @ 11:56PM
I've been doing homework and reading back-issues of Guildwatch. Life's good.
11-11-2008 @ 11:58PM
OK they messed up but I believe that there have been worst times than this one... At least on european servers.I'm sad/angry but shit happens, eh?
11-13-2008 @ 7:42AM
Personally I got everything I wanted done and was just running some dailies for gold the past couple days. I gotta say lost e-mail seems like a screwed up reason to have the realm servers down. It's just data - which I would hope that Blizzard has backup/redundancy and could populate e-mail data without interrupting our game play - seems fishy, I think there is more going on - but whatever the issue - get it fixed before tomorrow at midnight
11-12-2008 @ 2:39AM
A term I like even when I may not agree: C'est la vie.Best to probably remain optimistic though.
11-12-2008 @ 12:17AM
I'm glad they're doing their best to get everything sorted before the Xpac.If the game lags and goes down for the Xpac, so what?Its a game and I will play it because I enjoy it.Really, I don't mind spending my time with my fiance doing something else rather than sitting home on WoW. (yes, we both play WoW)
11-12-2008 @ 12:26AM
/ROAARRR!(Proudly-ish one of those 5 million North Americans!)
11-12-2008 @ 12:58AM
I'm only replying so I can be on the first page!WOW's downtime has resulted in many hilarious adventures for my now stinky pinky.
11-13-2008 @ 10:25AM
I'm sure my wife appreciated the realms being down all night. Bad time for the mail thing to happen though, I had all kinds of pricey merchandise that I had shifted around characters ready to gouge on expansion day if appropriate.
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