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WWI Official Contest: Final Day!

Discussion in 'WoW General Discussion' started by Eldorian, Aug 14, 2008.

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  1. Eldorian

    Eldorian Guest

    It's the final day - this contest will close at 11:59 PM Thursday night - Winners will be selected by random drawing on Sunday. Winners will be contacted via private message on these forums and then announced on the site.

    To enter for today (Thursday August 14, 2008) - you simply have to put in a reply to this thread to have your name put in the hat.

    20 lucky winners will receive one of the WWI cards that were given in the goody bags in Paris. The codes on the card will give you an exclusive in game Tyrael the Archangel pet and the 2nd key is a beta code to get in the WotLK beta (at some point - can't guarantee immediate access).

    Note: Stratics staff members aren't eligible to win but are welcome to respond to the questions and participate in the thread.

    Today's Post:

    The event is over, the celebration ceremony is finally taking place and you're finding yourself elated at the last several days of participating and watching such an event where the whole world comes together and puts aside their differences and stops their fighting and prejudices.

    You sing a few songs with your mates and partake in some alcoholic beverages as you watch the final show take place. You can't help but think if the world will be improved or if the fighting will continue. You think to yourself will we rise up and take the challenge on improving ourselves like these athletes have shown us these last several days? Or will we fall back to our old ways for another 2 years before the next event? When a couple of guys who were up to no good starting making trouble in my neighborhood. I got in one little fight and my mom got scared. She said "You're moving with your auntie and uncle in Bel Air". I whistled for a cab and when it came near the license plate said fresh and it had dice in the mirror. If anything I can say this cab is rare but I thought "Nah forget it - Yo homes to Bel Air!". I pulled up to the house about 7 or 8 and I yelled to the cabbie "Yo Homes smell ya later!" I looked at my kingdom I was finally there, to sit on my throne as the Prince of Bel Air.
     
  2. shadowfury

    shadowfury Guest

    Yea I see, the older posts though asked for a response to question, although mostly everyone just agreed with eachother, anyway grats to all the winners in the end. :D
     
  3. Cais

    Cais Guest

    West Philadelphia, born and raised.

    (Read the post. It says just make a reply ;) )
     
  4. Shiftey

    Shiftey Guest

    AHH....OMG......./sigh you got me
     
  5. Thisel

    Thisel Guest

    Well I think the second the finishing cerimonies ended everyone would enter a drunken brawl and then I would say "Oh look nothing changed!" By the time the world isn't drunk everyone would have forgotten about the games and the peace in its time up untill two years pass and there is another event.


    Edit 1: Pretty sure the Question is: Do you think the Azeroth Olympics have inspired the people of Azeroth to give up on war for atleast another 2 years or do you think that nothing has changed and now there is nothing preventing the war to continue.

    Edit 2:Cogratulations to the 20 people who stole I mean.... Won my spot in beta.
     
  6. Swang

    Swang Guest

    Fighting continues, no rising, falling; "... I begged and pleaded with her day after day, but she packed my suitcase and sent me on my way. She gave me a kiss and then she gave me my ticket. I put my walk-man on and thought I might as well kick it. First class, yo, this is bad. Drinking an orange juice out of a champagne glass. Is this what the people of Bel-Air livin' like? Hmm, this might be alright. ..."
     
  7. Ssonic19

    Ssonic19 Guest

    Ha! I ctrl-f Bel-Air every single time I click on a thread on an internet forum. You can't fool me!
     
  8. Eldorian

    Eldorian Guest

    Whew, good thing I used "Bel Air" instead of "Bel-Air" then!
     
  9. Rikrik

    Rikrik Guest

    Nothing will change, it never does..
     
  10. joz123

    joz123 Guest

    "On the playground is where I spent most of my days." rofl Fresh Prince owns.

    Nothing will change.
     
  11. evilfox

    evilfox Guest

    Life moves on, but things never really change. See you all again in 2 years! :(
     
  12. Asterion

    Asterion Guest

    lawl so random,

    on another note things wont change because people dont change
     
  13. Nothing will change... it goes back to way it was until the next event.
     
  14. Kinjiro

    Kinjiro Guest

    Awesome. See you Sunday Eldorian. Cheers mate.
     
  15. Zaiten

    Zaiten Guest

    Yeah yeah you got me. I should have saw it coming. Good luck to everyone who has been replying to these threads. If only there was enough beta keys for everyone here, we could have made some kind of uber beta guild. Lol. Peace!
     
  16. Tadrith

    Tadrith Guest

    Nothing will change....and Bel Air ftmfw!
     
  17. Zanzili

    Zanzili Guest

    Nothing will change
     
  18. DarkPhantom

    DarkPhantom Guest

    I loled. Bel Air rocks and still does and the tune is so catchy lol. Well best of luck to everyone and cheers to those who win.

    For a random note who know things might change people can change the catch is if they want to or not. ;) So mayb eone day Azeroth will be a peaceful place with little birds. A place where Tauren and gnome can walk together without fear of being stepped on and the such :p

    Good luck all
     
  19. Rockafizz

    Rockafizz Guest

    the events not even completely over and russia and georgia are going at it...nothing will change it never does. they talk and someones doesnt get what they want...and it turns into brute force. same old world. :blushing:
     
  20. Blast

    Blast Guest

    Good luck to everyone and I hope I have more luck with this contest then with
    the optin randomness.
     
  21. Zawk

    Zawk Guest

    Nothing will change, I mean, has it ever?
     
  22. Baindyn

    Baindyn Guest

    truth is fighting will never stop. The day that we as earth come together is the day that we will end up fighting the universe. Therefore we will always be fighting. (Futurama? ^.^)

    But man, its been awhile since iv seen Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
     
  23. sethamun

    sethamun Guest

    Yeah everything will have an end! Let's close the arenas and battleground and destroy all the weapons. From now on alliance and horde will live togeher hand in hand.
     
  24. mithos244

    mithos244 Guest

    Nothing will change except there may be more fighting.
     
  25. lorecow

    lorecow Guest

    Guess this is it then. Good luck to everyone that entered the contest.
     
  26. Jerevinan

    Jerevinan Guest

    Go big or go home!
     
  27. Xarris08

    Xarris08 Guest

    haha, you got me. Man, I was really expecting some kind of real deep question.

    Anyways, GL to all.
     
  28. Squeegy

    Squeegy Guest

    I like smores
     
  29. Evli

    Evli Guest

    We're no strangers to love
    You know the rules and so do I
    A full commitment's what I'm thinking of
    You wouldn't get this from any other guy
    I just wanna tell you how I'm feeling
    Gotta make you understand
    Never gonna give you up
    Never gonna let you down
    Never gonna run around and desert you
    Never gonna make you cry
    Never gonna say goodbye
    Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you
    We've know each other for so long
    Your heart's been aching
    But you're too shy to say it
    Inside we both know what's been going on
    We know the game and we're gonna play it
    And if you ask me how I'm feeling
    Don't tell me you're too blind to see
    Never gonna give you up
    Never gonna let you down
    Never gonna run around and desert you
    Never gonna make you cry
    Never gonna say goodbye
    Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you
    (Repeat Chorus)
    Give you up, give you up
    Give you up, give you up
    Never gonna give,
    Never gonna give, give you up
    Never gonna give,
    Never gonna give, give you up
    (Last four lines repeat)
    I just wanna tell you how I'm feeling
    Gotta make you understand
    (Chorus times three)
     
  30. Joshmaul

    Joshmaul Guest

    A Richard fan in the audience, I see.

    We're not the champions, my friends...
    And we'll keep on sucking...TO THE END!
    (Guitar riffs here)
    We're not the champions
    We're not the champions
    We're all just loooosers
    'Cuz we're not the champions...

    ...

    OF THE WORLD!!!!
     
  31. Figgilsticks

    Figgilsticks Guest

    I can't help but feel that this change is impossible. conflict can be forgotten, covered up, and sugar coated, but it will never disappear.
     
  32. Happu

    Happu Guest

    Nothing changes, unfortunately.
     
  33. Bobity66

    Bobity66 Guest

    All i can say is, As long as we continue to forget the past we will continue to repeat it. So with that said Hopeing for a change and peace is nice but that is all it is hope and i fear that compete peace is a long ways off from what will happen.

    Good luck to everyone and grats to the winners.
     
  34. Exellent :D see ya in 2 years :B
     
  35. skywind

    skywind Guest

    The more things change, the more things stay the same.
     
  36. Vandrid

    Vandrid Guest

    ''Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears; there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.''

    ''It is only the wisest and the stupidest that cannot change.''

    ''You must be the change you want to see in the world.''
     
  37. Quetzal

    Quetzal Guest

    ...the Ashbringer
     
  38. faervian

    faervian Guest

    "reroll pve" :)

    good luck everyone!
     
  39. khz88

    khz88 Guest

    sight.. =)
     
  40. Nyaz

    Nyaz Guest

    People are stupid. We continue fighting. Hell, I'm stupid.

    And this is my least intelligent post in this series of oh-god-give-me-that-beta-key-you-bastards. I don't know what to respond to this! (Nevermind, I'm in anyway)

    I did get a taste for watching some Prince in Bel Air now, though.
    *hums along to the Prince of Bel Air song*
     
  41. Vampyrx

    Vampyrx Guest

    Most likely all the people that didnt get into the event after failing to get in will be waiting outside to jump all the ones that did :D

    Or a neighbour will shout "keep the noise down" from all the singing and this will cause a riot and were back where we started.
     
  42. Kamahri

    Kamahri Guest

    I totally agree with you ;)
     
  43. Kualus

    Kualus Guest

    Probably not much is going to change, people will probably still going to fight. Meh.
     
  44. Morxxeal

    Morxxeal Guest

    Me too, I think nothing is going to change...

    Good luck !
    And Thanks WoW-Stratics for the contest. :)
     
  45. packet

    packet Guest

    Things will change, they always do.
     
  46. sonterr

    sonterr Guest

    See you in 2years, bel airian.
     
  47. electricify

    electricify Guest

    Nothing changes except now i have this damn t-shirt.
     
  48. Celi

    Celi Guest

    omg willrolled >.<
     
  49. konobolt

    konobolt Guest

    No question today :( just going to reply with this then :p
     
  50. TenzoMataki

    TenzoMataki Guest

    I wasn't expecting that! However, I would have to take the very pessimistic approach and presume that things will slowly revert to what they were. The weight of the world was on the balance during the Hyjal encounter. We were to presume that The Third War would be the very last; and yet we have begun to see a dangerous road reappearing. It would seem, for now, we are doomed to repeat our mistakes.

    I leave you with an amusing quote from the show, because it's totally related:

    Hilary: "Carlton told a joke."
    Will: "No, Carlton is a joke."

    And good luck to everybody!
     
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