Nov 5th 2009 6:24AM Not sure what all the outrage is about. I would remind people that Blizzard is not a charity; as with all companies they look to make a profit and to increase that profit where appropriate.
Blizzard and its products do not exist to pander to every player out there and to remain static and unchanging. People seem to under the impression that gaming is first and business decisions must always bow to that. The reality is that when they introduce a new income stream it is because it makes business sense to do so. It would only not make sense if it alienated a sufficient number of players to stop playing. An example would be if they introduced a charge to "open up" a new instance.
Companion pets are simply a vanity item.
Dec 13th 2008 12:46PM The product of a very tough but extremely good english teacher! :-)
Dec 13th 2008 11:46AM To Annoyingbear (who lives up to his name):
/alyoominium/ (US aluminum) /aloominum/ (Oxford Dictionary)
The reason 'aluminium' was adopted was to fall in line with a number of other elements in the periodic table in 1812. It was also regarded as a more classical pronunciation. Aluminium was also the standard in America and can be found in the 1828 edition of the Webster's Dictionary. It was later altered to aluminum on the basis of being easier to pronounce with one less syllable.
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) adopted aluminium as the standard international name for the element
Herb"al*ism\, n. The knowledge of herbs. (Merriam-Webster)
Seems you didn't actually check the dictionary.
The only people in England commonly known to drop their aitches are cockneys - aka working class Londoners. Perhaps the reason aitches are dropped in America is because of influx of immigrants from that strata of society. It used to be and still is one of the many class distinctions.
Please do check your facts before spouting off your opinions.
Nov 12th 2008 9:50AM Yes please!
Nov 12th 2008 9:49AM Yes please!
Nov 7th 2008 8:31AM Yes please!
Nov 6th 2008 9:05AM Cannot wait :-)
Sep 16th 2008 10:18AM Does anyone know what will happen to the current daily quests - particularly Sunwell? I had a cursory look in the PTR and the quest givers seem to have disappeared. I was under the impression the dailies would still be available in WOTLK but obviously reduced in reward until L80. I didn't realise 3.0 would affect them.
Feb 5th 2008 7:22AM RT "roger that"
These are actually military terms that are often used in WoW by players in the armed forces.