The World of Warcraft Poll

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When did you start playing WoW?

Closed Beta
3
2%
Open Beta
10
7%
Vanilla
78
56%
Burning Crusade
43
31%
Wrath of the Lich King
5
4%
Cataclysm
1
1%
 
Total votes : 140

The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby Invisusira » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:07 am

A little while back, MMO-champ did a poll to see how long people had been playing WoW. It ended up with something like 90% of people had played since Vanilla, which is pretty much a lie. So, thought I'd do a similar series of polls never mind I guess you can only do one poll, so here it is. No, Ghostcrawler, I'm not making an Alpha option just for you.
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby Worldie » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:08 am

I'll say a wild guess and think that the majority of the users of the forum have started during TBC or vanilla.

Vanilla for me, 1.3 or so :)
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby Amirya » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:08 am

October prior to BC's release, but hey, it's still Vanilla!
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby amh » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:09 am

I am the 25 percent!
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby katraya » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:15 am

I started about 3 months after release and played continuously for four and a half years. For the past 2 years or so I have played sporadically but my account is currently deactivated. I have no idea if Pandacraft will entice me to return.
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby JoeBravo » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:20 am

Amirya wrote:October prior to BC's release, but hey, it's still Vanilla!


about thesame for me (give or take a month), but with a 2 year break (mid/late Ulduar - early/mid FL).
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby Andurin » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:22 am

Dinged 55 when TBC hit so arrived in Outlands a week late, but started playing in Vanilla.
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby Nikachelle » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:26 am

Like Worldie, I imagine most people from this forum are going to be in the Vanilla/BC area. BC for me. I thiiiink I started playing around 2.3... was February 2008 though for sure. Oh and eesh - I thought I'd been playing for 5 years or so. Looks like it was only four.
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby beornus » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:33 am

bought it for my son a few years back for xmas, rolled a toon to see what it was about, he lost interest and I took it over early in Wrath
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby Sagara » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:46 am

Started during the AQ world event.

That's also the problem with forum-based polls, even one on sites as big as MMO-Braindead (sorry) - the people who are passionate about it (one way or another) tend to go there, which means mostly early users. You'll probably get the same result here.
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby KysenMurrin » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:51 am

Pretty sure it was the week Sunwell came out, or very close.
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby benebarba » Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:04 am

I think I started in 3.2, but didn't really get into it until after Fall of the Lich King came out. Been a tank the entire time.
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby Fetzie » Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:12 am

March 2005 or 2006. Some time in Vanilla :P
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby fuzzygeek » Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:43 am

December 2004. Specifically the 11th.

I have a shot of my priest's gear on 5/12/05:
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We killed Rag on 5/17, so I assume this is what I was wearing.

Two and a half months later, on 8/1, I have this shot of my priest's gear:
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I guess one thing I definitely don't miss from the 40m raid days was splitting 5 pieces of loot to the raid.
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Re: The World of Warcraft Poll

Postby lythac » Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:07 am

Vanilla, I think the day after it came out in Europe. Should be 12th Feb 2005, will check when I get home.
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