WARNING!!!! This is a rant! Ok, I've been sifting through the World of Warcraft boards from time to time to find a few good ideas, character build, and player strategies. Many times I find these things, but first I have to sift through the pile of crap left there by fanboys of other RPG's, most of them having never seen an MMO, or fanboys of Warcraft and Diablo who get off on fan pictures of Kerrigan getting it on with Jaina Proudmore and the Amazon. Here's the typical thread, only more readable. Keep in mind that their screen names are also their character names, not their account names. You pick the character to post as when you log in and can switch later. OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: OMG THE PALADIN AND SHAMAN ARE SO OVERPOWERED AND I CAN'T BELIEVE THEY CAN HEAL THEMSELVES BLIZZARD SHOULD NERF THEM ALL AND MAKE [insert name of non-paladin, non-shaman class here] SO MUCH MORE POWERFUL SO I CAN PVP PEOPLE OMG I LOST TO A PALADIN JUST A FEW MINUTES AGO AND IT WAS SO UNFAIR AND HE KILLED ME AND THEN TAUNTED ME BY SAYING "GG" HE WAS SUCH AN @$$ BUT YOU SHOULDA SEEN ME GANKING THOSE STUPID NOOBS IN ASHENVALE I EVEN KILLED SOME GUY WHO WAS 12 LVLS LOWER THAN ME OMG HE'S SUCH A NOOB ROFLCOPTER LOLLERSKATES!!!111!!!1!111!111!! OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISOOL5573: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOL5573: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOL5573: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOL5573: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOL5573: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOL5573: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOL5573: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump Arcturus(me): Nobody cares. There's about a billion other posts just like this one and the Blizzard reps are trying to consolidate them into one big thread. Not only that, but there's something that post needs. Well, there's a lot of things. Let's start with lowercase letters. A couple of periods would be nice, but they need to be spread out, unlike the exclamation marks on this page. Now, there should also be a point with a few specifics to back it up. You know, it would probably be better to just let this thread die and try again. OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump OMGLEGOLASISSOCOOLXxXx: /bump I like the threads that actually mean something, but GEEZ, this is rediculous. What's worse is that here's what the actual chat logs look like in a ROLE-PLAYING SERVER. Ilikeham: can ne1 help me with defias quest RoXoRzzzz: haha n00b. their's abotu 5000 defias qusts and there all so ez. Lehan (me): (ooc-guys, this is an RP server, so let's try to stay in character) Which quest have you been sent on, good sir? I might be able to assist you in ridding these lands of that foul menace. RoXoRzzz: stfu n00b. nobody cares. Ilikeham: is teh 1 n elwyn forest RoXoRzzz: hahahahahaha. cud u b ne more n00bish. Lehan: (ooc-seriously, guys. type like human beings and act like your characters) There are many foul Defias in these woods. Could you be a little more specific? RoXoRzzz: OMG, u r suck a LUSER. To RoXoRzzz: ooc-stop it with that attitude and get into character or I will report you. I should do it anyway with that name of yours, but I'll give you a second chance. [whisper] from RoXoRzzz: stop being suck a n00b, you !@#. go ahead adn report me, but if u do, ill !@#$%^& kill u. /ignore RoXoRzzz Ilikeham: its teh 1 were u hav 2 xplor jasperloeb mien. Lehan: Well, any guard worth his salt would have given you directions. Didn't you write it down in your journal? (ooc-PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE at least TRY to stay in character and type like you actually know English) Ilikeham: wut do u mean? Lehan: ooc-"Didn't you write it down?" is RP for "it should say so in your quest log." The hotkey's 'L' by default. Ilikeham: but i dont no were teh mine is Ilikeham: STFU. IM NO A N00B. Lehan: Just follow the directions. It's actually pretty hard to miss. (ooc-seriously dude, get in character and look at the directions. it's really very easy) Ilikeham: cud u jus sho mee? Lehan: I'm afraid not. I have other important business to attend to. (ooc-that's it! now i know you're just lazy. you don't want hints, you want to be led around by the hand. both of you, consider yourselves reported.) /ignore Ilikeham Sure, they get banned when I report them, but then even MORE show up to take their places. HELP! I'm losing faith in humanity.