View Poll Results: How 'New' are you to World of Warcraft?

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  • I'm retired. I don't play the game anymore.

    32 15.09%
  • I'm a veteran. I started playing the game more than 3 years ago.

    166 78.30%
  • I started playing the game between 3 and 2 years ago.

    10 4.72%
  • I'm new. I started playing the game between 1 and 2 years ago.

    3 1.42%
  • I'm very new. I started playing the game less than a year ago.

    1 0.47%

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  1. #41
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    Old Blood, Started playing Nov 2004 (First Day) still playing.
    I'm neither Pro or Anti Flying, I just have a different opinion on the matter.

  2. #42
    New Kid Zaelsino's Avatar
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    Started in BC here.

    God, I miss seeing brand new players everywhere.

  3. #43
    Mechagnome
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    Started playing in January 2007.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anarchor View Post
    Yes, and no... I'd think that it's hard not to know about mmo-champion even if you're a new player. Even new players can be hardcore and dedicated enough to visit all the forums they can find about the game. :P

    Personally I'm surprised to see that the poll so far has mostly 'veteran'-players. With the stagnating subs you'd imagine that WoW would have a lot of new subscribers all the time, new to the franchise. This poll kinda points out that it's mostly just the veteran players who keep quitting and coming back, without much fresh blood or new people coming in.
    The problem here is that MMO-C is mostly used by "veteran" players. And the players using MMO-C are a super small percentage of the overall playerbase so the poll is effectively meaningless for what you want really.

    Rarely updated...

  5. #45
    Veteran to the core, been playing since 18/02/2005 which has to be close to European release date. Although I've had more "breaks" from the game during MoP than previous expansions combined.

  6. #46
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    July 2005 here
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    Quote Originally Posted by NatePsychotic View Post
    Started almost 8 years ago when I was a kid, fascinated and awestruck whenever I inspected other players or saw their gear, these were level 60s at the time.
    Yep, that's pretty much me. It kind of lost its charm though, either I grew away from it, or the downgrading of difficulty just made it less special to me. Either way, despite having experienced WoW at every stage, I think MoP is the best it has ever been, maybe with competition from very early Cataclysm.

  8. #48
    Mmmo champ isn't representative of the wow community.

  9. #49
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    Started playing late spring 2005, on and off since then. Right now off.

  10. #50
    Already interesting data. Not really a fair metric given the nature of a fan forum, but still, interesting. Retired, for what it's worth.
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  11. #51
    Started June 2007, its really long time ago

  12. #52
    Started in 2006, been playing since then with a couple major pauses of 3-4 months.
    I'm a casual though right now, can't be arsed sticking to a schedule anymore.

  13. #53
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    Stated on this Account in '08, started on my friends account in like '05.
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    I started playing in Vanilla, and been playing ever since. With some on and off time inbetween.
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  15. #55
    ICC came out more than 3 years ago, and most ppl joining then were called Wrath babies... so no way does that make someone a veteran xD

    I've been playing since wow first came out, played FT and RoC before that.

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