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Queue queue moar noob

It's 10:40 p.m. EST on my server and there is a 30 minute wait to login with a queue of over 300. Oh me oh my, time to get out my BlizzCon goodie bag and head for the QQ n00b tissues.

Many users across most of the servers, both in the U.S. and E.U., are reporting long queues again. While the population always seems to uptick around this time of year, one has to raise an eyebrow at this happening a second time in as many months.

November was understandable. Wrath was a big deal. But after a week or so the queues died down. Is this just the second insurgent of Wrath's wrath?

One can surmise that a large number of people received Wrath as a Christmas gift. The assumption is probably correct. Another popular theory is that with all the vacation time on folk's plate right now, people are using it to log into the game and enjoy a bit of Northrend adventuring.

That's probably right too.

What we've seeing is a perfect storm that is skyrocketing login queues every night.

Hopefully this will be ending in a few days, around the 5th or 6th of January when most of America has to go back to work and back to school. And yes, I know that there are exceptions, but in general that's when the holidays end and the real world takes over.

I for one can't wait. I'm running out of QQ tissues.

Filed under: Realm News, Analysis / Opinion, Realm Status, Humor

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