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Entire Cities In World of Warcraft Dead, Hack Suspected
Slashdot ^ | 10/7/2012 | hypnosec

Posted on 10/07/2012 6:53:05 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender

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To: vbmoneyspender
"Entire cities in the World of Warcraft have been destroyed with no one spared, not even the NPCs.

It was as if millions of virtual people suddenly cried out and were silenced.

51 posted on 10/07/2012 7:29:50 PM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: dalebert

Pol Pot on the loose in World of Warcraft

52 posted on 10/07/2012 7:31:15 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: vbmoneyspender

Is this a scene from there?and what are NPCs?


53 posted on 10/07/2012 7:32:36 PM PDT by jusduat (on the mercy of the Lord alone.)
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To: vbmoneyspender

WORST. DISASTER. EVER.

54 posted on 10/07/2012 7:33:00 PM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: vbmoneyspender

whoooaaaa!!!!


55 posted on 10/07/2012 7:33:13 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: vbmoneyspender
So now I understand where they got the idea for the movie Surrogates! Boy, am I slow!
56 posted on 10/07/2012 7:33:25 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: vbmoneyspender

cries of angst are being heard from Mom’s Basements all across the nation...better cue Whorealdo...


57 posted on 10/07/2012 7:34:10 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: vbmoneyspender

They must have been wearing glasses and labeled as intellectuals.


58 posted on 10/07/2012 7:34:28 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: vbmoneyspender

Are there virtual gawkers checking out the carnage?

How bout virtual FEMA?


59 posted on 10/07/2012 7:36:17 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: vbmoneyspender
a Pictures, Images and Photos
60 posted on 10/07/2012 7:36:44 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: jusduat

yeah - its from a site that posted info on the virtual genocide. No idea on what NPC stands for.


61 posted on 10/07/2012 7:36:48 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: SIDENET
It was as if millions of virtual people suddenly cried out and were silenced.

LOL snort.
62 posted on 10/07/2012 7:39:06 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: EEGator

I was thinking the same thing. One of South Park’s best.


63 posted on 10/07/2012 7:39:19 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Txngal; All

It would take all the hackers ever born to take down the Barrens, and those playing there would have their keesters for lunch.

Stopped playing a few years ago, but love WoW. What a wonderful world, compared to the cr@p going on in “western” reality.


64 posted on 10/07/2012 7:40:49 PM PDT by jacquej
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To: vbmoneyspender; jusduat

NPC = non-player character. It is one of the toons that is run by the program or employee, and not a paying subscriber.


65 posted on 10/07/2012 7:42:08 PM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: Crazieman

but, can we talk about CHUCK NORRIS?

(been there listened to that)


66 posted on 10/07/2012 7:42:23 PM PDT by jacquej
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
This looks like a job for Leeerrrooooyyyy Jeenkkiinnnss!!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVZ50qAQrpc

67 posted on 10/07/2012 7:44:04 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: USNBandit

One of my favorite episodes.


68 posted on 10/07/2012 7:45:13 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: IncPen

“Part of me wonders if someone is trying to tell us something.”

I don’t really understand all this gaming stuff, but it does seem to me that this would be a rather major hacking job.

Also I am reminded that one of the people killed in Benghazi was a real big shot in the gaming world. Not WoW, something more esoteric than that.

As James Taranto often says: everything is seemingly spinning out of control!


69 posted on 10/07/2012 7:45:27 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: SIDENET
“WORST. DISASTER. EVER. “

No, we are hoping to read that on DU after the Ryan/Bidenopolis debate.

70 posted on 10/07/2012 7:45:48 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: SIDENET


One death is a tragedy...a million deaths is a mere statistic.

-Virtual Joe Stalin
71 posted on 10/07/2012 7:47:17 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine ("On the ascent of Olympus, what's a botched bar or two?" -Artur Schnabel)
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To: USNBandit

YES!


72 posted on 10/07/2012 7:49:05 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: EEGator
The pic is a snapshot from a South Park episode about World of Warcraft...funny episode.

One of the very best episodes IMO.... A fav of mine.

73 posted on 10/07/2012 7:50:38 PM PDT by Bullish (The stink from this amateur regime smells all the way to Kenya.)
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To: jacquej

James Bond said he had 30 women in one night..Chuck Norris calls that a slow Tuesday...When Chuck peels onions the onions cry....


74 posted on 10/07/2012 7:51:25 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Emperor Palpatine
-Virtual Joe Stalin

LOL!

75 posted on 10/07/2012 7:52:39 PM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: JRandomFreeper
We get news from the virtual worlds now?

Yes- those are where the Obama admin unemployment reports have been coming from.

76 posted on 10/07/2012 7:53:22 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: EEGator

I know.

Just thought you’d get a kick outta it.

:)


77 posted on 10/07/2012 7:54:03 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a mad man's face, his reason tends to fly away.)
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To: bigbob

Hold it right there, youngster!

This li’l ol’ lady got many moons of pleasure from playing WoW. You would be surprised how many conservative geezers and geezerettes enjoy the challenges of this game.

Keeps us sharp, thinking, planning, and distracted from the aches and pains of “elder hood”.

Not to mention we can usually whip the kiddie butts when playing, because we can out-”strategerize” the hormonal, impulse driven, basement dwellers.

We have real life experience out there in the modern jungle, after all.

Might just have to start playing again, now that I am close to the big 70.


78 posted on 10/07/2012 7:54:03 PM PDT by jacquej
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To: vbmoneyspender; beebuster2000

Looks like the Lich King finally won after all.

79 posted on 10/07/2012 7:54:05 PM PDT by KC_Lion ( Wherever I find myself standing, I forever stand with Israel.)
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To: IncPen
Part of me wonders if someone is trying to tell us something.

"Computers make me totally blank out." - Dalai Lama

Sometimes he hits the nail on the head. ;)
80 posted on 10/07/2012 7:54:59 PM PDT by Renderofveils (My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
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To: EEGator

Actually, the song that came to my mind is

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BR2TLxroHhw

[or the entire “Fire Of Unknown Origin” album, for that matter]

;D


81 posted on 10/07/2012 7:55:35 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a mad man's face, his reason tends to fly away.)
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To: Ingtar

Thanks....I went to joystick? and read to see what that meant.

Someone there asked the same question and replies were that
it was lazy to even ask. That’s a tough crowd.
I read that they will have virtual carts to haul off the
virtual dead. How touching.


82 posted on 10/07/2012 7:56:43 PM PDT by jusduat (on the mercy of the Lord alone.)
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To: KC_Lion
I told you filthy hippies I was coming back.

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83 posted on 10/07/2012 7:57:25 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: jacquej

I think it’s hilarious that people who trash ‘adults’ playing WoW or other online games will think nothing of sitting and watching Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, or weekend / week after week of sports on TV.... that requore nothing but beer and drooling as they stare at a screen with their brain shut off.

Glad to see you in your years have put them to good use stomping the stupid ;)


84 posted on 10/07/2012 7:59:13 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: shibumi

I totally don’t ‘get that’.

[unless we’re lasughing *at* him]


85 posted on 10/07/2012 8:00:10 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a mad man's face, his reason tends to fly away.)
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To: shibumi

I totally don’t ‘get that’.

[unless we’re lAughing *at* him]

ungh


86 posted on 10/07/2012 8:00:48 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a mad man's face, his reason tends to fly away.)
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To: Bullish

Mine as well.


87 posted on 10/07/2012 8:03:24 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Salamander

I did. :)


88 posted on 10/07/2012 8:04:11 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: JRandomFreeper
We get news from the virtual worlds now?

Oh, I'd say we've been getting a steady stream of such reporting for the last 4+ years. Like the world where Obama is competent and smart.

89 posted on 10/07/2012 8:05:22 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: cripplecreek
Looks like a Molly Hatchet album cover.
90 posted on 10/07/2012 8:05:43 PM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: Salamander

Fitting song.


91 posted on 10/07/2012 8:06:57 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator

Good.

My job here is done.

/removes mask and cape

;]


92 posted on 10/07/2012 8:08:55 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a mad man's face, his reason tends to fly away.)
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To: Zhang Fei

62. Far too young. He had just retired the year prior. Of course, I am not blaming the game for his heart attack, as he lived an unhealthy life-style. Sitting at the same spot in front of several computers for many hours playing computer games is certainly a contributor, as much as lack of excercise and poor diet. I had spoken to him a few days before his death and he said he hadn’t slept in his bedroom for weeks, opting to fall asleep on his sofa in front of his computers.


93 posted on 10/07/2012 8:09:51 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: Norm Lenhart

I categorically despise everything in your list.

Now what?

;D


94 posted on 10/07/2012 8:11:04 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a mad man's face, his reason tends to fly away.)
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To: SampleMan
LOL!

/johnny

95 posted on 10/07/2012 8:12:22 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Salamander

Buy a pro soundcard for your computer, get a couple synth programs and a DAW (music workstation), a midi keyboard and make music to entertain yourself.

Works for me ;)


96 posted on 10/07/2012 8:13:58 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: IncPen

That was my first thought. And because Obama’s phone is off the hook at 3am, it’s not a comforting thought.


97 posted on 10/07/2012 8:14:31 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: Nuc 1.1
It was.

Frazetta let them use his "Death Dealer" and "Dark Kingdom" paintings.

You probably recognize this from "Flirtin' with Disaster"


98 posted on 10/07/2012 8:16:22 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a mad man's face, his reason tends to fly away.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

I have a fortune in art supplies lying around.

Can I just paint, instead?

LOL

[if you really want to annoy people, download some guitar and keyboard apps for iPhone and play with them while you’re waiting in line somewhere]


99 posted on 10/07/2012 8:19:21 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a mad man's face, his reason tends to fly away.)
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To: SIDENET

ROFL...brutal.


100 posted on 10/07/2012 8:20:14 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a mad man's face, his reason tends to fly away.)
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