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Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Mike Sacco will be your host today.

I expected the body type slider in The Old Republic to maybe increase my female character's muscle mass, but it turns out I could have just removed "muscle m-" from that phrase. Meanwhile, guys get wholly different body types, including a huge, muscle-bound one. Just because it's sci-fi doesn't mean we're free from fantasy body type conventions, apparently.

Lillyth asked:

So my question is: would running organized betting on 1v1 Duels, /roll, lotteries, etc. violate the ToS / EULA so long as any gold earned was used for in-game purposes only?

As Mat McCurley explained recently, running a gambling operation of any kind is against Blizzard's policies. Doesn't matter if it's a lottery or a straight-up bet on the outcome of a duel -- it's still against the rules.

Hoofio asked:

Nevermind all this monks-talents-pandas-pokemon stuff what about the real question for MoP ... what's the monk's colour going to be? Seems to me dark green is the biggest space on the spectrum..

Blizzard answered this recently: The devs chose a jade green color, though it's subject to change if necessary.

Possum asked:

Is it a good idea to get the Curse Downloader? I've heard that there are/have been security issues with it so I'm wary but I'm so damn sick of re downloading all my addons manually every patch.

There's risk in using any third-party program to get your addons, but the Curse downloader is pretty safe as far as those kinds of programs go. Combine it with a normal antivirus/antispyware program and savvy internet habits, and you should be just fine.

Ilmyrn asked:

Is there any way to change what login screen appears? Personally, I liked the Vanilla loading screen of the Azeroth Dark Portal best, and it would be awesome if there was some way to still use that one.

No way that's legal under the Terms of Use, no. You're stuck with Deathwing until Mists of Pandaria launches.

Brian asked:

What did akama do ingame before bc

Well, he didn't do anything in WoW itself prior to The Burning Crusade. Before his appearance in BC, though, back before even the First War, Akama was the guardian of the Temple of Karabor on Draenor. When the orcs, under control of the Burning Legion, began attacking the draenei, Akama helped the survivors evacuate the temple. During his time in hiding, he was exposed to the same fel energies that mutated the orcs and his fellow draenei, giving him the appearance we're familiar with today.

In the Warcraft 3 expansion The Frozen Throne, Kael'thas and Lady Vashj came through the Dark Portal just as Akama was attempting to fight off an army of demons, including the pit lord Magtheridon. After Kael and Vashj aided him and defeated Magtheridon, he pledged his loyalty to their good friend Illidan, which didn't get him very far, as we see in BC.

jfofla asked:

Now that SWTOR has crashed and burned, how long before the GW2 is the WOW Killer hype starts?

TOR hasn't even officially launched yet. I think it's a little early to be singing funeral dirges.

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