Back in December, I went in with a toothache and was informed that I had two options: Either the tooth could be yanked, or it could be saved via a root canal. I picked the latter option, which has provided me with a variety of new and interesting experiences, among them getting red-hot filler shoved into my jaw, having a nerve directly squirted with numbing agent, and getting a tooth shaved down to a nub while a sharp suction device jabbed at my gums. The whole process is almost over at long last, and I am relatively certain the last step will involve throwing a rabid weasel at me.
In other news, it's time for this week's installment of Ask Massively
, covering our column procedure and the continuing saga of World of Warcraft's
subscriber losses. As always, questions for future installments may be submitted via mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
or left in the comments. Questions may be edited slightly for clarity and/or brevity.