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

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More addictive than Heroin and it will eventually causee you to lose intrest in everything you once cared about. WoW is Blizzards way of proving to the world that there are things that are more dangerous than drugs.
My freind started playing WoW last year. He stopped hanging with us and will play WoW over having sex with his girlfreind. This is the reason I have decided to just never even try it. WoW will fuck you up man.
by Being sober is for the weak. February 24, 2007

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1) When you are surprised in a good way.

2) When you are surprised and decided to respond in a sassy way when someone says something stupid.
- Wow! You got my favorite shirt!
Wow. He is hot!
Wow. That is amazing.
Wow! This is the best!

-Wow...you just said that? Really?
Wow. I tell you that I like you and you are just like "ok"?!
WOW. I CAN NOT BELIEVE YOU.
Wow...you are really an idiot.
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Similar to the word "wow," but somewhat exaggerated; how someone who would normally thoroughly enjoy something would react after first taking some ecstasy.
Sandy: "Hey try this new Nutella filled English Muffin breakfast sandwich I just made, its delicious!"

Miguel (after tasting a bite): "WOWS."
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The most sarcastic word ever
Person 1: I just leveled up in my new game

Person 2: "wow"
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WOW (or Wide Open West), a weak sauce cable provider that got lucky in terms of customer increase because of the Time Warner Cable/Comcast Merger Scare

Wide Open West wants you to think you're getting the best channels on cable but unforntunately the cable company's cable lineup is so barebones it's laughable as a plethora of HD channels and desired channels like Smile of a Child, Sprout among others are non-existent on their lineup as they are too fucking lazy to even make a deal to pick up these channels

WOW's OS on their cable boxes are pretty sad as they can't make a simple task like finding your show and ask it to record simple in execution
A kid: MOM!
Mother: Yes dear?
A kid: Where's Sprout?
Mother: We don't get it no more
A kid: Why?
Mother: We switched to WOW
*kid kills himself by drowning in bleach*
by Sgt. Bilby June 04, 2015

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W.O.W is an abstinence program
people that play W.O.W. are in the abstinence program
by someone148615 March 01, 2009

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An exclamation of surprise, not a stupid video game (Like Wtf is World of Warcraft?). Originally used when people are excited or thinking unexpectedly. Now, it is often used as sarcasm or when a person is upset at another person.
"Dude, I've gotten better in World of Warcraft!"
"Wow, that's cool."

"That Warcraft game you play is so stupid!"
"Wow, you don't have to be so mean."

Cool person: "Wow, world of warcraft is so gay."

Random idiot: "Cliche."

Cool person: "No, fuck you. Cliche is becoming a cliche."

WoW Addict: "Wow, what a dick."

Cool person: "Wow, fuck you too."

Loser All-The-Way: "Hey! I play WoW too!"

Cool person: "Jesus, What the fuck?"
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