VOTE Things Only People with Warcraft Addictions Understand  

Jacob Shelton
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If you’ve ever played World of Warcraft, you know how engrossing the gameplay of the world’s most popular MMORPG is. Warcraft addiction is a real thing, and it’s affected a lot of players, but if you keep your eye on the clock, and remember to go outside every once in a while, you should be able to keep grinding without ruining your relationships. This list is full of things you’ve said to yourself if you’ve ever played too much Warcraft. And if you're a regular player who can't wait for the release of the Warcraft movie (June 10, 2016), you’ll appreciate this collection of things only people with Warcraft addictions can understand.

When you become a World of Warcraft addict, you hardly realize that’s what’s happening to you. First, you take a long weekend on a couple guild raids, and then maybe you stay up past your bedtime to grind for some experience points. The next thing you know, you’re calling out of work so you can go from inn to inn dancing for gold. It’s a slippery slope, but once you begin your descent into Warcraft addiction it’s hard to pull yourself out of the W hole. If you’ve ever played too much WoW, you’ll laugh your perfectly sculpted orc butt off at these signs that you’ve got a serious World of Warcraft addiction.

Vote up the biggest signs that mean you’ve been playing too much Warcraft. Then leave us a comment about how you’re not addicted to WoW and you can quit any time you want.
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Tuesday Mornings Are the Bane of Your Existence


Tuesday Mornings Are the Bane ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Things Only People with Warcraft Addictions Understand
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For those not in the know, Blizzard takes down the Warcraft servers on Tuesday mornings (in America) for scheduled maintenance, and on a bad day Tuesday morning can turn into Tuesday afternoon. Sometimes it can feel like Blizzard is actively trying to ruin your day, and by sometimes we mean all the time. 
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Running Back to Your Body


Running Back to Your Body is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Things Only People with Warcraft Addictions Understand
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So this isn't really that bad now that there are more graveyards, but OMG do you remember how annoying it was during Cataclysm when Deathwing would randomly wipe you out while you were in the middle of grinding and you had to run all the way back to Felwood? 
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Shouting "Leeroy Jenkins!" When Doing Something Stupid


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Admit it, there's been at least one time in your life when you've been in public and you screamed "LEEEROOOY JENKINS!" as you surfed on top of a grocery store cart or something. So what if your friends know that you're a huge nerd? You've always got your guild. 
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Grinding as Therapy


Grinding as Therapy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Things Only People with Warcraft Addictions Understand
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Grinding, the act of repetitively killing monsters or working up a trade skill, is necessary in WoW (how else to you expect to max out your abilities?). But if after a long day at work, the only thing you're looking forward to is heating up some Hot Pockets and grinding in Westfall then you might need to take a break.