World of WarCraft. A subscription based massive multiplayer online role playing game released by Blizzard in November 2004. It is currently the largest of its kind in the world with over five million subscribers world wide (over one million in the United States). After level 60, there is very little you can accomplish unless you schedule time to play daily. Many have fallen into the trap of playing this game, and needing to get that next piece of “1337” gear to impress “n00bs” in Ironforge.

In order to become powerful enough to dominate everyone in PvP combat without trying, you need to collect the most powerful raiding armor sets. This usually requires large guilds composed of mostly high school and college students/dropouts or fat unemployed people in their 40’s cursing and complaining and making gay references over Ventrilo or Teamspeak. There is often a point system, and a lot of drama involved in gaining gear. These guilds are rarely managed by anyone with any real marketable management skill.

Long term exposure to this game has hazardous side effects to ones life. Before you know it, your friend base starts shrinking. Your wife/girlfriend leaves. You become bitter, and play the game even more to escape while popping down your Prozac with lukewarm Mountain Dew. You had four jobs with periods of unemployment in the past year, and you live in your parents basement while posting up generalized, uncited, bias, unproven generalized and opinionated rants on some message board bitching about how something is out of balance. The few friends you have left (who all also play WoW) at your community college (which you have been in for 6 years only to stay on your parents insurance plan) use terms like DPS in real life conversations.

Most can greatly improve their life situation by quitting the game. It’s not so much of what the game does, but rather what it prevents you from doing while playing. Once liberated from WoW, those extra 30-120 hours a week can be put to productive use.
Yeah, Joe used to be the star quarterback. He also had a hot girlfriend, and a academic scholarship to Harvard. Now, he is in his mid 20’s still living at home always playing WoW. Almost never hear from him anymore.
by Xeal June 22, 2006
The reason a man doesn't have a girlfriend....

An acronym for World Of Warcraft. aka World Of Warcrack because of
its addictive nature.

A game that can help people who play it claim they work very hard... devoting more than 8 hours a day to something. A GAME...

Extreme gamers love it. Then they lose their friends and their girlfriends because it severly injures their libido. Interest in making love. Sensual feelings. And limits the time they even spend looking off the screen and at the real world.
<girlfriend> I am going to dump you if you play wow.
<wow boy> I promise I wont play games anymore.
2 months later..
<wow boy> i have super 1337 laptop on the way doo.
<other wowboy> lawlocaust. does your girlfriend know?
<wow boy> yeah.. efff her.
<girlfriend> sure hope wow can suck you off.
by J. Ramone January 17, 2009
Crack for gamers, and the real thing that makes people turn into zombies.
"MUST PLAY WOW!!! ... iv been away from my computer too long its been like what ... 30 mins omg we have a raid in 5 min's... AAAAGGGGGG DRIVE ME HOME FASTER I MUST PLAY WOW NOW!!!!"

(durning riad)
parent: " want dinner?"
gamer: "... resisted my spell taht mf omg fuck you all... i didnt cause the wipe..."
(5 min's later)
Parent: "did you hear me? do you want dinner?"
Gamer: "..."
(15 min's later)
Parent: (behind gamer) "if you want to eat youll come get it now or nothing till morning."
Gamer: "..." (head tilts to the side and swivels to the back unnaturally) NO GTF OUT OF MY ROOM!!! IM RAIDING HERE IN WOW!"
(after raid about 3-6hrs later depending)
Gamer: "damn im hungry."
Parent: "ZZzzZZzzZZzz..."
Gamer: "fucking shit i did it again ./cry"
by yo1989 September 08, 2007
Mike: Dude in WoW I got my rogue to level 60 yesterday because I'd already done it for every other class, but I didn't realise that rogues suck ass at everything. I'm gonna go farm some shards for my 'lock soon so that I can release an infernal in Goldshire and make all the n00bs there die hahaha! Then after that I'll probably go farm some rugged leathers on my hunter so I can sell them on the AH and make enough to buy an Epic mount for my Rogue so that he can get to the capture points in Arathi Basin on time. After that I'll probably go on my priest and Mind control some people into the lava at Blackrock Mountain and maybe try to get the rest of the devout set that I'm missing, and respec from Shadow to Holy so I can heal properly. But then I wont be able to use my Shadowform and do heaps of damage with Mind Flay. Then after that I might go on my Warrior and ----
Jeremy: DUDE. STFU.
by teh_reaperer September 27, 2006
"Wow" is a expression used towards someone who has betrayed them with disloyalty and distrust.
Wow asshole.
by Jackson510223 February 17, 2014
stands for world of warcraft, a massive multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) its a very addicting game that once you subscribe to it you officially sell your soul to the devil (blizzard entertainment).

*WARNING* its like cocaine, once you start, its hard to stop
n00b: "yay i finally got WoW"

*BlizzGuy appears*

BlizzGuy: "that will be one soul, and 15$ a month for the rest of your life"

n00b: yay i finally fit in society" :D
by johny-two-fingers April 02, 2011
A soul sucking game that slowly chips away at your will to live for anything else.
Tom enters dark basement to find his friend Jack stationary in front of his computer screen except for small hand movements.

"hey man wanna go see a movie?"
".....cant, playing wow"
"well cant you just stop for a little while?"
"....no"
"jesus man get a life"

-Jack turns slowly toward Tom with a serious face-

"this is my life"
by sEe MA tr0llIn April 14, 2010
Way cooler at being a social tool than Warcraft 3
I have more friends in WoW than Cris does in War3
by Ih8WoW August 26, 2009

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