Saturday, February 13, 2010

I Miss Being Regular

...Try not to take that title in a bad way. XD

But really. I miss being regular in the sense of posting on this Blog. I miss being a regular on the forums. I miss being a regular raider.

At the same time, I'm the closest I've ever been to a "regular" person.

I won't get into my real life. That's not what this blog is for, and it never has been (and it never will be). But the long and short of it is that I have a pretty fulfilling everything right now. Job, living accommodations, significant other, friends, family, etc. That has never, ever been the case for me, and I guess I'm a little overwhelmed with the... eeriness of it.

I do not intend to let this blog die. It will live again. I don't know when that is. I've had a hard time being able to write what I want to due to outside forces that I cannot comment on (ooooOOOOOooOO). I have all kinds of ideas brimming, particularly WoW-related projects, but they're being purposely kept on the backburner.

I may add a link to the side for another project I intend to start on. It's something I'm keeping very anonymous. so if you know who I am, I ask you only refer to me as one of my avatars and never by my name. I'll link this blog to that one, for those who are interested in Eseten's other works.

In the mean time, let's talk about server status. I'm sure everyone's as frustrated with it as I am.

Due to my late schedule, my hours for play time have been rather restricted. I usually get home at midnight or one in the morning, and just want to play some WoW before I go to bed. I had plans for my priest, damnit!

Just the same, I'll reiterate what I put in this thread:

You guys can either continue complaining about the lag/disconnects/unstable servers that have been plaguing most of the realms this week.

Or you can complain that they are doing something about it.

You can't do both, you hypocritical gits. There's some things that can be fixed on the first shot. Others take time, and with the way computers work, sometimes require trial and error.

The number of people they have would not have changed the necessity to take down the realms multiple times. If you think they're spending their billions of dollars on nothing, you are woefully mistaken. Even the best hardware in the world can have hiccups, just like the best athlete in the world can catch a cold.

It sucks, I'm not going to lie. I work late, and the only time I really get to play is early in the morning. I'm going to go play another game for the time being instead of leveling my priest, like I had been planning on. If you feel you deserve compensation, post in the Suggestion forums - they'll be looking for posts like that when these things happen.

But coming to General and crying like a baby, while having unfortunately become an accepted practice here, doesn't actually solve anything.

Again, if you want to get something done about this, go to Suggestions. You won't receive a direct response, but you will be heard.
For those interested, the full thread can be seen here.

I'll continue to stand by this statement, not just because it's what I believe, but because it's what I have to. Ever actually READ the Terms of Service? Be honest, no you haven't.

Maintenance, no matter when it comes, is not something Blizzard owes you anything for. It's something you agree to every time you log in. It sucks now, that's for sure.

But I don't mind not getting to play one night, so long as the horrible lag that's plagued my server for the past two weeks is finally gone.

I understand that troubleshooting does not always work the first time. Having worked at a computer repair shop for several months, and a computer supply depot for a large university for a few years has given me enough insight on that. I also understand that the majority of WoW players won't understand this, and probably never will.

And you know what? I don't care, you're still stupid for bitching.