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Where Every Wizard Knows Your Name

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Where Every Wizard Knows Your Name

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Where Every Wizard Knows Your Name

Where Every Wizard Knows Your Name

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Millions of American adults log into the online game World of Warcraft to killing orcs and skeletons. Talking to other players with telephone headsets, players also become involved in communities and talk to each other about dating, politics, work and children. These communities have turn this violent online game into a digital Cheers bar of the 21st century.