The Classifieds brings you weekly news from around the
WoW community, including our famous Random Acts of Uberness.
When I receive an especially tasty tidbit or tip to tuck into The Classifieds, I usually nudge it quietly into my 15 Minutes of Fame
or World of WarCrafts
folder so that I can give it a little more breathing room and chat with the creative force behind whatever's going on. I could do that for the lead of this week's The Classifieds, too -- but I'm not going to. The folks behind TheOpenTicket.net
have cast a mind-bogglingly huge net of humor and parody over an entire web site, twisting current world and WoW
news into wry stories, cartoons and videos. Want more? Just explore the site -- it's all there.
"TheOpenTicket.net ... (no ads, just fun) that has been writing fake news stories about Azeroth since WoW
open beta," writes co-creator Caldwel. "The site is written, designed, and illustrated by myself and one other from the Shadowsong (US) guild <Redridge County College>. Up until this past January, our stories were just published solely on our guild site
, but after prodding to write more stories, we decided to move it off to its own site. We do one story a week and try to tie in some timely world events. ... Our current story which mimics the iPhone4 fiasco and has the head of Gnomish Engineering handing out free rubber bumpers for the malfunctioning devices."
Ready for something a little more (ahem) actual, factual about the WoW
community? Let's crack open The Classifieds ...
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