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2-24-2012 @ 2:53PM
Its still considered good writing to spell out acronyms that aren't expected to be common knowledge to everyone reading. Hell, even going to someplace like elitist jerks where you have to be a hardcore WoW player (see, I don't have to spell that one out because this is a site dedicated directly to the game, and hence it can be expected that every single person here knows it) still have the various abbreviations spelled out at the start.Side note, the preferred format is to spell it out once and then put the abbreviation in parentheses, like "...Defense of the Ancients (DotA) blah blah blah" and then continue using the abbreviation from there on out.As for "Why are you reading this if you weren't reading the previous ones?", its WoWInsider, I probably didn't see the last one, and this one looked vaguely interesting. Until it got to where there was no way to figure out wtf he was talking about within the article itself.
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