Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Adam Holisky (@adamholisky) will be your host today.
I want to take a moment and get philosophical about the greater WoW community for a moment. One of the things that has popped up in the discussion of Ghostcrawler taking his leave is that it must be the community's fault. He must not like all the hate that gets sent his way, and all the people that take it to the extremes.
Ghostcrawler has said now, several times, that the community isn't the reason he's leaving. And you know what? I believe him. There are some huge jerks that play WoW and feel they're entitled to everything. I've dealt with them a lot, although it's just a small pittance compared to what Greg has had to deal with, I'm sure. But even in my limited interaction, I still love you all -- and I'm very thankful for the wonderful group of players that coalesce around this game.
The vast majority of people in this community are kind, caring, fun loving folks. The vast majority are adults with jobs and multiple interests. The vast majority are successful individuals who, while they have opinions, don't do things like threaten to kill designers (or bloggers).
That vast majority, who while often silent in their language, speak volumes in other ways, is the community that Ghostcrawler serves. The self-centered man-child on the forms? That man-child couldn't be further from his mind when making life impacting decisions. A guy that walks around BlizzCon and is happy to meet every WoW player he runs into doesn't dislike the community.
Favorite Thanksgiving side dish. Mine is stuffing. My aunt makes a very good stuffing with ground beef. I could make a meal on just that.