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Its a small World.. and a smaller realm.

I’ve been pugging all sorts of Heroics – am currently after Badges and Rep – and I have met a multitude of people, and received a couple of guild invites from semi raiding guilds to friendly guilds. Seen my share of idiots, and wiped too many times on Voilet hold because the tank didn’t know where/how to kite Xevozz the Etheral Boss with the glowey balls..  or the oppskin ( sorry you boomers.. )  got caught on the wrong side of the balls regardless of the “Stand here”  /jump /jump – 

I’m not QQing too hard about Pugs,  I’ve met some great people, and professionals, some fun people, and some people who learnt things, however my rule is 3 strikes and its often hopeless- unless we are almost sucessfull then there is enough hope to keep pug synergy alive for one more shot.

If I get a good group, we normally do more then 1 heroic,  it was in one of these pugs I got to chatting, a guy and a girl  and found that two of them lived near me, they offered me a place in their guild, I explained I had an app in elsewhere,  but thank you anyway. We got along well so we added each other as friends , another log in later, and they asked did Iwant to add them to facebook and told me their names.

Checking their profile, and I found I knew one of them from a local scene in Sydney..  – I had even had lunch with him years back – I freaked him out when I remember where he used to work.

Another similar thing happened when in my old raiding guild  it turned out that one of the guild members was a friend of a good friend of mine, and had even been the my house for a party a while back.

I know statistically that given I play on an oceanic server if I know someone who plays Wow that its about a 15% chance of them being on my server ( thats a rough guess.. ) but I’ve found it a little freaky that people I didn’t know play wow – but ‘know’ through some random person or event – that I have ended up having some contact with ingame as well. 

Asking these randoms I meet  – at partys/housewarmings/singing /writing groups – Hey are you a gamer? – Has not lead to, too many  – Yes’s though.

There was a time when I got a call from a workmate who was at a party and  was talking to a guy who played wow, and she had to tell him that I played and proceeded to put this random guy on the phone with me  – so we could talk, 

“So what server are you on?”  He asks.. we weren’t on the same ” Yeah!”

He said if your ever on my server look me up and I’ll help you..

Hows that for a pick upline..   Roll on my server and I’ll run you through some dungeons…

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