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  • Human

    73 42.20%
  • Orc

    2 1.16%
  • Night Elf

    12 6.94%
  • Troll

    2 1.16%
  • Dwarf

    7 4.05%
  • Forsaken

    3 1.73%
  • Gnome

    16 9.25%
  • Tauren

    13 7.51%
  • Draenei

    17 9.83%
  • Blood Elf

    1 0.58%
  • Worgen

    5 2.89%
  • Goblin

    6 3.47%
  • Pandaren

    16 9.25%
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  1. #21
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    ok, this is interesting. So far right from the get go, the overall consensus indicates (though it could change) that humans are considered the most boring, and this is within the first hour of making the thread.

    And yet, when you look the warcraft race/class ratio, and the census of races overall across all servers (it would be different depending on world wide location, but I've looked at it seems to follow a similar look), that Humans are infact the most played races in wow, seconded by blood elves.

    http://www.warcraftrealms.com/census.php



    So despite people finding humans the most boring (thus far), they are also the most played....

    does that make it that.. there are just this many boring people playing wow?

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    Often the things I find boring are popular so that doesn't surprise me. Le sigh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trassk View Post
    So despite people finding humans the most boring (thus far), they are also the most played....

    does that make it that.. there are just this many boring people playing wow?
    They are also SAFE. Boring things are familar and non-threatening. You can try something you've never seen before and risk a bad experience, or do something familar and know that you at least won't be disappointed.

    I know a guy who has eaten the same dozen or so meals for 10 years because he doesn't want to risk a bad tasting dinner. Some people are just risk adverse.

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    Belf or human.

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    Humans for obvious reasons.

    They might be boring, but they have strong racials, especially for PvP, which is why many play them. I also think it might be a relic of the past from vanilla, when Alliance had 2 paladin choices. Either dwarf (not much different from humans) or human. There are probably other reasons too.
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    Its funny that everyone thinks that Humans are the most boring, given that Blizzard's own statistics show that the majority of characters are Humans, as I recall.
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    Please stop posting like this, its incredibly annoying and makes you look like an angry moron.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ribald View Post
    Its funny that everyone thinks that Humans are the most boring, given that Blizzard's own statistics show that the majority of characters are Humans, as I recall.
    *points to post above*

    Census given.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trassk View Post
    ok, this is interesting. So far right from the get go, the overall consensus indicates (though it could change) that humans are considered the most boring, and this is within the first hour of making the thread.

    And yet, when you look the warcraft race/class ratio, and the census of races overall across all servers (it would be different depending on world wide location, but I've looked at it seems to follow a similar look), that Humans are infact the most played races in wow, seconded by blood elves.

    http://www.warcraftrealms.com/census.php

    So despite people finding humans the most boring (thus far), they are also the most played....

    does that make it that.. there are just this many boring people playing wow?
    1 - boring is identifiable. we are boring;

    2 - boring is normal, normal is safe, therefore boring is safe. to an insecure player, rolling a draenei might mean people will think he is into blue goat legs;

    3 - humans have an OP PvP racial. OP is good.
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    I think my vote would have to go to humans. Not that appealing.

    ---------- Post added 2013-05-15 at 10:37 PM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by Trassk View Post
    ok, this is interesting. So far right from the get go, the overall consensus indicates (though it could change) that humans are considered the most boring, and this is within the first hour of making the thread.

    And yet, when you look the warcraft race/class ratio, and the census of races overall across all servers (it would be different depending on world wide location, but I've looked at it seems to follow a similar look), that Humans are infact the most played races in wow, seconded by blood elves.
    I find humans boring, but I like their movement and gear looks nice on them. Well, speaking of females. I cannot stand the males.

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    Goblin, and Draenei. Useless crap...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darmalus View Post
    They are also SAFE. Boring things are familar and non-threatening. You can try something you've never seen before and risk a bad experience, or do something familar and know that you at least won't be disappointed.

    I know a guy who has eaten the same dozen or so meals for 10 years because he doesn't want to risk a bad tasting dinner. Some people are just risk adverse.
    They are also blatantly the best race to play. Every Man for Himself has been overpowered since it was first added, and Blizz has never made an effort to fix it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trassk View Post
    ok, this is interesting. So far right from the get go, the overall consensus indicates (though it could change) that humans are considered the most boring, and this is within the first hour of making the thread.

    And yet, when you look the warcraft race/class ratio, and the census of races overall across all servers (it would be different depending on world wide location, but I've looked at it seems to follow a similar look), that Humans are infact the most played races in wow, seconded by blood elves.

    So despite people finding humans the most boring (thus far), they are also the most played....

    does that make it that.. there are just this many boring people playing wow?
    Well, you can't look at a tiny poll like this on here. Humans have always been the most played, since day one. BTW, I think that site is pretty outdated now, isn't it? Or, at least, doesn't have the most data, not like the past. Could be wrong though.

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    The way I look at it is, I already play a human in real life. Why would I want to play one in my Fantasy video game, too? :P

  14. #34
    Out of everything, I don't think anything is boring as all races bring something to the table. If I had to choose though: human, so I choose that.


    The most boring race they could add to WoW for me, is High Elves. I know we have Blood Elves, and that's exactly partially the reason I think they'd be boring. Other being that they are so absorbed in human culture that they may as well be humans. They bring nothing to the table, and they're a worthless waste of time to me, only popular because of it being a typical fantasy race.

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    Definitely human. Come on you're playing a fantasy game where you can be different races like Orc, Tauren, Trolls, and Blood Elves and you'd rather be a human? I must admit though I have a couple human characters just because I wanted to name some after some of my favorite game characters that are also human. They can also be pretty fun at times too.
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  16. #36
    Humans are the most boring. Tauren the one I'd least like to play.

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    Human representation is largely for PvP reasons, I agree.

    I actually find Night Elves to be the least interesting, versus their introduction in WC3. I don't think they captured the essence of the druid orders amongst males and the sentinel nature of the females in Kalimdor very well outside of just posting a bunch of female guards all over Darnassus. Also, I think the jokes and complaints about their usage (Tyrande = useless for 4 expansions) are pretty justifiable. Splinter groups like the Cenarion Circle / Expedition don't seem to tie back into the Night Elves as a presence whatsoever (and not just due to Neutrality and the tauren being druids in classic Moonglade and BC quest hubs and such)
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    I hate pandas
    I hate their shitty "zomg peace and harmony and kung fu" bullshit

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    Humans run like idiots and seeing them everywhere in pvp is aggravating. Orcs are also one-dimensional with poorly ginned up conflict to make them seem "good".

    Gnomes feel gimmicky and every Goblin I've met has been a punk.

    Dwarves, Blood Elves and Draenei are my favorites; the rest not mentoined have their finer points.
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    I thought humans were already officially declared the most boring race in the game?

    ---------- Post added 2013-05-15 at 05:05 PM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by Trassk View Post
    ok, this is interesting. So far right from the get go, the overall consensus indicates (though it could change) that humans are considered the most boring, and this is within the first hour of making the thread.

    And yet, when you look the warcraft race/class ratio, and the census of races overall across all servers (it would be different depending on world wide location, but I've looked at it seems to follow a similar look), that Humans are infact the most played races in wow, seconded by blood elves.

    http://www.warcraftrealms.com/census.php

    So despite people finding humans the most boring (thus far), they are also the most played....

    does that make it that.. there are just this many boring people playing wow?
    Pulling a number out of my ass, I'd say 80% of pvpers go Humie for the racial.

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