Of course, EM drama couldn’t possibly be contained in the mere confines of the comments of one of our posts. No, she went and claimed she was being oppressed, by both players and GMs, and threatened to sue Blizzard. While the original forum thread has been deleted, we have a text copy here.
“I would like to bring to your attention the horrendous crime one of your employees have committed against Elitemaiden, a faithful World of Warcraft player (who played the game since the game began), causing her to quit the game in UNDUE time. (Especially when I am already in a GREAT guild full of GREAT people). Now that guild is forced into having no mage and may possibly not do as well as intended. I did not waste MY TIME trolling ANYONE. I have already been revered and heroic keyed for many instances.
Forum Moderater Corelei is responsible for encouraging the vicious slandering of my good name in the game on the forums both in Hyjal and in Drenden. He is the very reason why people feel empowered to troll me.”
“Many jealous people came out of the woodworks to troll that thread. After that first initial trolling post, Blizzard did NOTHING to stop the trolling. It seemed as though every person who FAILED in the game tried to pin their ownfailure upon my head even though I did not know them, did not ever play with them nor interacted with them. They were jealous and envious of my noble and fun gaming including romances and the Grand Marshal Barbarconan forever kneeling at my feet every single day at Ironforge…”
“Hyjal I found to be a server that was OPPRESSED by the big guilds. It was shocking to me that people were so undergeared. The rich were filthy rich and the poor were in RAGS. Nobody cared about helping with anything. Most of them had not even seen MC yet. And it was already NAXX era.”
“DO YOU SEE A TROLLING TREND HERE?
The trolls were spreading LIES. Literally making up LIES out of thin air. And nobody was there to keep them from LYING and continuing to cuase trouble for me.”
“Finally GM Corelei showed up again…after already missing many deleted posts, he again PUTS my name in lights, and asserts in big bold letters falsely framing ME. Where was he when the trolls started the threads? What right does he have to assert blame when he did NOTHING to protect me? When I was the one reported these people and ASKED for help thousands upon thousands of times, I was ignored and pushed aside?
HOW DARE HE now come and assert such slanderious LIES about me to the general public when he has failed in your efforts to keep a clean and safe environment. When he disrespects the VICTIM and turns the VICTIM into a false accused.
HIDING all the thousands of archived slanders and vicious attempts to create drama for Elitemaiden.
THIS IS THE TRUTH. GOD KNOWS IT. HE KNOWS IT.”
“I demand a retraction of the unfair and unjust BAN upon my account even if it is AFTER I had already quit the game (me quitting being CAUSED by the unjust SLANDER and TROLLING of Forum Moderator Corelei).
My mage is of no small measure of time invested.
She is highly skilled as you can see on her ARMORY and cause for others to be jealous because they are TOO lazy to fish, level up tailoring, cooking, first aid, etc.”
“I would also like to note that they came from ALL other realms to TROLL me in Drenden as of the latest incident where Corelei has FAILED to note this fact. THEY are the ones who are causing strife within the community and he is empowering them to do so. Therefore it is CLEAR to me that he has targed me for trolling and targeted me for victimizing and he has sabatoged my account and my access to the forums to not only report the trolls but to defend my rights as a paying customer.
I DEMAND his superiors look into this immediately. I demand that the legal department investigate the archives of the forums.
There is nothing there but SLANDER and LIES and VICIOUS GOSSIP.
You need to look at the GROSSLY FAILED purpose of your public forums and archives. They are nothing to be proud of.”
We may have been sitting idle, posting-wise, but we’re always on the lookout for LOLz. Our resident artist has drawn us some emo characters to pretty up the mainpage. Both the emo undead and emo Night Elf show that WoW, truly, is serious business.
On with the show. Drama, like rust, never sleeps.
Just like a Spaghetti Western, there’s the good, bad and ugly of WoW drama.
We’re gonna start with the Good: Elitemaiden, whom we’ve chronicled here before, creates some meta-drama in the comments of our post about her.
“So why are you guys swallowing all this cow dung anyways?
Who is crazy? Is it not this person who’s real life is DESTROYED by wow or an epic mage who you all troll because your lives have no meaning?”
There’s all sorts of other gems in them thar comments, too – two levels of meta-drama, those directly involving Elitemaiden, and those not:
For whit, level 1:
You are nothing but a gutless prick. Seriously what you have said goes beyond reproach.
ANd who the hell are you to decide what should go punished and unpunished. You seriously sicken me with this retoric of yours.
If you read this again, and I hope you do, I hope you think about what you have done. I hope you think about the criomes that you have commited.
You won you reckon? The only thing you won metazare is nothing more than having the distinction of being a blight on society”
“Arkell, blow off. How dare you acuse of bullying people on Hyjal. The only fault that was made was not realizing earlier that you couldn’t hack it with the rest of us. So how bout you get out from behind Elitemaidens piss flaps and be a man by droppin this peddly crap about Meta and how you hate him so much. Grow a sack, fill it with some balls, and move on. I had no issues with you, but when you attack Krieg and everyone in it, well then I take offense to that. P.O.P.”
And level 2:
“That’s really kind of funny considering you ruined Atala’s life flirting with him every day. I think when he found out you were in fact a married adulteress, he finally quit wow.”
-The EM herself, to Desideria
But the best was yet to come…
Hello to all of our new readers. May I point you towards the RSS feed we have down near the bottom of the page there, for all your syndication needs. We haven’t updated in a while as time seems to have gotten away from us, but now you’re a large, whiny, demanding force, just how we like it, and we want to deliver.
We promised a while back to reward the top 2 in our drama competition, and we neglected to put a vote up at the time. Kingfox will be putting one up shortly, and we’ll be awarding the top 2 entries with 60-day gamecards.
Thanks to Epilogue for highlighting this sterling bit of vein-popping anger.
The post has been taken down now, but it was originally on http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/thread.html?topicId=75494119
3 posts containing this have all been taken down:
I am so sick of hearing about “omg I can’t find a group” in every thread I read…
YOU GUYS WHAT THE @##*.
WAKE UP! You’re in one of the top giulds on this server! AND you’re all thinking inside the box about the whole @##*ing thing.
I GET ASKED BY ILTERENDI (I.E. #1 GUILD ON THIS SERVER TO DO END GAME CONTENT) ALLLLLLL THE @##*ING TIME FOR GROUPS. OMG NO ONE IN THEIR GUILD CRIES ABOUT NOT FINDING GROUPS THOUGH BECAUSE THEY KNOW THEY SACRIFICE A LARGER GUILD FOR TIGHTER END GAME CONTENT AND SOMETIMES THAT MEANS FINDING GROUPS…
OMG OUTSIDE THE GUILD OMGOMGOGMOGGMOGOM
WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAAAAAN!?!?@?!@?!@?
IT means I know HOW TO PLAY and I DO IT WELL AND SO DO YOU. AND ALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL GUILDS APPARENTLY YOU CAN’T FIND GROUPS IN.
YOU MEAN IN A TEAM GAME AYALIN THAT OMG PEOPEL MIGHT JUST OMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMG NOT BE ABLE TO FIND GROUPS OCCAISIONALLY? EVEN
TWO NIGHTS IN A ROW?!!?! OMG!? NO GROUPS FOR TWO NIGHTS OMG! LIFE IS OVER!
BE LUCKY YOU GET TO GO FARM AND FISH AND MAKE MONEY FOR YOUR MOUNT THEN! WTF?? NO ONE IS GOIGN TO THINK YOU’RE UBER IF YOU’RE NOT TRYIGN TO COMPLETE QUESTS, GET GEARED, AND STRUT YOUR *!%#.
I’M A COCKY **%@%, I KNOW HOW TO PLAY MAGE, AND I’LL TELL ANYONE I’M THE *!%# AT IT EVEN IF I’M NOT BECAUSE HEY OBVIOUSLY IT’S WORKED SINCE LEVEL 30 FOR ME TO GET GROUPS.
STFU AND RAID! PLAY MORE, YOU CAN GROUP ALL DAY, THEN SOLO GRIND YOUR MOTES, GO FISH, GO GET EPIX, GO QUEST, GO MAKE MONEY FOR THE REPAIRS FOR OUR REAL 25MAN RAIDS!!!!!!!!!!!!
GO HELP SOMEONE ELSE FOR A CHANGE!
I FOUND ALL MY GROUPS BECAUSE I WAS HELPING NO ONE EVER HELPED ME. YOU CAN GET YOUR *!%# DONE BY HELPING OTHERS, WAKE UP! SOME CRYING ABOUT IT AND GO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.
WHY DO I LOG AND GET 20 TELLS ABOUT DOING GROUPS?
PEOPLE DON’T EVEN LIKE ME, I SIMPLY KNOW HOW TO PLAY AND I HELPED SOMEONE OUT ONCE OR TWICE. THAT’S IT. OK? I TOLD YOU ALL THE KEY TO SUCCESS.
I see so many of you crying in these posts who never help a @##*ing SOUL. So go help everyone else, then TRUST ME WTF it WILL come back to you. JESUS PEOPLE. SERIOUSLY. BY COMPLAINING IT’S LIKE YOU’RE TELLING EVERYONE YOU’RE TOO SELFISH TO JUST GO HELP IN TEAMS, AND WAIT TO REAP WHAT YOU SOW… WHICH HAS BEEN MY GOD $%#@ED LIFE FOR TWO YEARS.. ARE WE ALL PLAYING THE SAME @##*ING GAME?
YOU’RE THE ADULT GUILD ON THE SERVER, STOP ACTING LIKE A BUNCH OF WHINEY BABIES ABOUT FINDING GROUPS, IF YOU CAN’T FIND THEM, JOIN DARK DESTINY, I PROMISE THEY HAVE GROUPS 24/7 AND THEY GO TO KARAZHAN.
YOU CAN NOT EXPECT ME TO SIT HERE,SAINLY EVERY DAY WHILE YOU ALL CONSTANTLY CRY ABOUT THIS. IT’S JUST ..
OMFG STFU I CAN’T EVEN TAKE IT ANYMORE I WORK SO @##*ING HARD FOR YOU ALL THEN FOR NOTHING BUT CRYING IN POSTS! @##* I SHOULD JUST START GKICKING THE WHINERS, AND ONLY RECRUIT PEOPLE WHO CAN STFU AND PLAY. OR MAKE THIS THREAD FOR EVERYONE WHO WANTS TO BE AGAINST CRYERS, AND WHINERS, AND WANT TO **%@% AT THEM UNTIL THEY BECOME – DO-ER’S –
GOD I COULD BE IN A GUILD LIKE DEATH AND TAXES WITH MY @##*ING EXPERIENCE AND DEDICATION AND OPEN SCHEDULE BUT INSTEAD NO, I WANT TO BE HERE WITH YOU @##*ERS, I LIKE YOU GUYS AND I WANT TO KEEP RAIDING WITH THE SAME GOD $%##ED PEOPLE ALWAYS. SO THE @##* WHAT IF I WANT TO KEEP PLAYING WITH A BUNCH OF PEOPEL WHO I THINK ARE @##*ING NICE AND COOL AND *!%#??
ALSO OMFG!!!!!!!!!!! I SEE YOU ALL IN GROUPS ALL THE TIME, THEN POSTING I GUESS IN YOUR FREE TIME WHERE YOU AREN’T IN GROUPS HUH? WTF. WE USED TO BE A TEAM OF NON-WHINEY BABIES, WHAT HAPPENED? YOU’RE AWESOME PLAYERS, IF YOU COULD JUST STOP THINKING ABOUT OMFG I’M ON KARAZHAN LIST 1, 2, 3, I DIDN’T FIND ANY GROUPS ZOMG.
AND PLAY THE GAME AND REALIZE THAT 25MANS ARE JUST AROUND THE CORNER, AND THIS TRANISTITIONAL TIME FOR THE LAST THREE MONTHS YOU DO NOT HAVE TO FREAK OUT ABOUT…….. OMG!
This is a 2-part post. Firstly, thanks to James Lame: Dont group with Hunters, they are Imba!
This is a total win in drama.
It’s basicly that hunters are imba and the soulution is to never play with them or help them in anyway, becuse then Blizzard will nerf them for some magical reason.
Check it out:
I have noticed many nerf-threads here and i agree with most of them. And i have solution: dont summon them if u are warlock, dont heal them if u are priest/druid, dont do water/food for them if u are mage. And harder part: DONT PLAY WITH THEM. If u are going to instance say that if hunter comes u leave. I have kicked one time and maybe 30 times they havent took hunter. U pay for this game (or ur mom/dad) do u wanna that some class is so uber-zomg-pwnage that it is clearly overpowered? and its pwzns ur class without problems? Atleast i dont want it. Try it, eventually they stop playing hunters or blizz will nerf them.
And on the flip side of the coin: Worst hunter ever?
@razzaelstop camping people in STV…first you kill the friend we were getting raptor hunter tunic for then you camp us for trying to get back at you!
locks need a nerf hardcore…no way a 34 lock should be able to kill a 64 so easily and camp me
Choice quotes: ” Are you disabled? Do you play WOW without the use of your hands? If you are a normal, healthy person then please consider the following:
“C’mon folks, let’s help a fellow hunter out. First, you should cast “Call Pet” or go tame a pet if you haven’t already done so. Next, put your pet on defensive or aggressive and now you should have almost doubled your DPS!
Tomorrow’s lesson: How to augment autoshot DPS using Arcane Shot.”
“DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT AND DEPOSIT ALL GOODS TO AN ORPHANAGE THEN SLOWLY DRINK BLEACH/LAUNDRY DETERGENT”
We’ve all been stuck in dead-end instance groups at one point or another, and we’ve all given excuses on why we need to leave suddenly, though often we just switch to an alt for a while to escape.
But in this case, I think this guy was serious… the group was apparently proceeding smoothly through the Steamvaults, working well together, etc.
Our thoughts are with ya bud!
Thanks to Chapsticky for the second post in our drama contest.
Once upon a time on a server called Crushridge, there was an Onyxia raid. In this raid, the horde guild Synergy took down Onyxia. Two things dropped: a Stormrage Cover and a Helmet of Ten Storms.
Now, in this guild, when people did not have good raiding attendance, they were demoted to initiate where they were not allowed to bid on any items. The Stormrage Cover was given to a druid with the most dkp and the Helmet of Ten Storms given to a shaman who did not have the most dkp, but was a member and not an initiate. The one shaman who had the most dkp in the raid was a 12 year old Australian kid. He was demoted down to an initiate because his attendance wasn’t so great due to school.
After the loot was distributed I heard a faint sound coming from the Australian kid’s mic. That is when I started to record vent. What happened next was the funniest thing I have ever heard.
Thanks to Zank, we (proudly?) present the first post in our drama contest. Stay tuned for these on a daily basis, with voting information to go up after the last post.
Though guilds come and go, and usually the latter leaves a wake of drama and sleepless nights for its members, the break up of Tough Customers in September was an especially dramatic one, as raid leader Jadarr “ninjaed” the guild from the married guild co-leaders Milker and Lorry.
The guild, in the shining moment of its first MC clear, was suddenly and abruptly stolen. The night after their first Ragnaros kill Jadarr left the guild on grounds that the leaders did nothing to help the guild, handled everything poorly, etc. Trouble was, he took the core of the guild raiders with him.
Like most drama handled in the guild, it was all private, never really leaking onto the server forums, with the drama contained entirely in guild forums. Though all of the original posts are gone, and the vent conversations unrecorded, the after thoughts of the forum going members can be found at: http://www.redemption.guilds-portal.com/forums/
This isn’t the first time Tough Customers has had humorous noteworthy drama, in fact the first was probably the luci ninja which ended up on google video at:
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4759780313565426066&q=tough customers luci&hl=en
Some choice quotes: “If u fuckers believed that we wouldnt go anywhere then why the fuck did u toy with us all that fuckin time.“
“Lol my dear, the day jadarr left he posted some bullshit post under bitching explaining why he left
Under that post he said suuf about real life, that he wasnt gonna be on much and that he might even quit. If im wrong then correct me. If not then i would call that the biggext lie. Somehow he has time for MC, ZG, and ONY still”
Sorry, the WoW drama team has been busy levelling to 70 and getting keyed up. We’re still here, with more drama to come soon. Keep sending in your entries for the drama competition!
In the “I can’t believe they even have the intelligence to turn a computer on” file, apparently some people are in disbelief that white items sold by a vendor named “Griftah” might not actually work.
Quote: “So I purchased the item and proceed to configure Itemrack to equip it anytime I eat or drink conjured food in hopes to regen my HP/Mana quicker. Well guess what, it doesn’t work!! I tested my mana regen rate BEFORE and AFTER equipping it and both times I remained at 346 mana every 2 sec.
*deep sigh* I guess I’m a fool for falling for this scam, but I’m really surprised and disappointed that Blizzard actually has NPCs in the game selling things that don’t work – especially when it costs 25g! Now I’m off to test the “Compassion Critter’s Friend” with my riding gear, although I highly doubt it will work either which puts me out another 20g.”