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11-22-2011 @ 9:32PM
"It's not my fault stupid people don't know how enter non-standard characters"Ok, well, for the record - I play WoW on a laptop. Its keyboard doesn't have a numpad. Not even the kind of numpad you have to hold down a function key to use. Have you ever tried entering alt codes on the row of numbers instead of the numpad? Guess what, it doesn't work. So what do you want me to do, activate the Windows international keyboard for when I play WoW? Even if I could use alt codes, they're an awful kludge. "Hang on, let me alt-tab out and look up an alt code" Sorry, no thanks. You're kind of expecting people to bend over backwards just to accommodate your non-standard name.Do you want to call me stupid for that? Fine, I don't care. The standard US-English keyboard was not designed for easy entry of non-standard characters. It's a pain to do, and it shouldn't be necessary to learn how to do it just to send you a whisper. For several years already names with non-standard characters have been a violation of the naming policy for NA realms and I'm not sad to see them go.
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