Monday, December 17, 2007
Last night, I jumped online a little late for a ZA run to find out that one our main healers had a system failure (hard drive we suspect) on his desktop, and he was in the middle of downloading patches for his laptop. He was patching from version 2.1, so it was taking awhile to get everything. While I had yet to meet the guy in RL, I knew that he lived less than a ½ mile from me. I jumped into the Vent channel he was on, and told him to come on over.
Within 10 minutes, he had come over. We hooked his laptop up to my network, transferred the patches he needed, and then sent him home to actually apply the patches. It probably saved him an hour or two of downloading.
He’s a neat guy; I think I’ve always liked him (at least as far back as I can remember). He’s been in our guild for months and months. I keep saying to myself that I should find some excuse to actually meet him, but I just never do. So, I guess that was my good excuse.
I suppose that this isn’t the first Wow friend that I’ve met in RL. I got to know my friend DadGuy through Wow, but he works with my best friend, so I knew he wasn’t an axe-murderer. And I suspect that this guild healer isn’t an axe-murderer. (Only time will tell, right? Lol)
So, I guess I was simply wondering how many people actually go out and meet their Wow guildies in RL? And I’m not talking about in a romantic way. Just in a “hey, I wanted to meet my WoW friend” way. Or a “Come on over and I can help you out” way. Anyone? Or am I a total freak of nature?