Oct 14th 2010 8:13AM WoW has changed my life though I'm torn as to whether it was for better or worse. Freshman year of college I changed rooms after the first semester ended due to an absolutely horrible room mate situation. I moved in with another fellow WoW player. I moved into a room with him one floor down in the same building I was living in. The first time I walked out of that room I noticed a sign hanging at the top of my neighbor's door across the hall that read: "Scryer's Tier" and there it began. It turned out that about 10 of the 19 rooms on that floor were occupied by wow players and I ended up making some great friends!
On the flip side, WoW is not conducive to study habits unless you are a very well disciplined person. While others wasted their time drinking and partying, I wasted my time drinking, partying and then returning back to the room to blow up guild chat. Though in terms of professional skill, I feel I am one of, if not the, most qualified members of my graduating class. Downside being that I'll be here for another semester, while all their lives and careers are getting started.
I could go on, but I'll leave it there. I've made great friends and great memories, but at a cost.