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Thex Meme Takes WoW Classic by Storm

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What started as an innocent post on Reddit by Redditor LiterallyABlackBear, who asked other players over at r/ClassicWoW about character name reservations, has quickly become the latest WoW meme.

Redditor LiterallyABlackBear created a thread where he asked the r/ClassicWoW community which names they were planning to pick for their Classic characters.

In the initial post, he informed everyone that his character will be a Troll Shaman named Thex, but other Redditors soon threatened to reserve the name before him.

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Have you decided on your characters and names? If so, what are they?

I am Thex, Troll Shaman. I still have yet to figure out my alts.

Shortly after, Blizzard added a Troll NPC named Thex to the game on 8.2.5 Public Test Realms, so they are the first to reserve the name ?.

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Thex resides near the bank in Valley of Honor (Orgrimmar) and has the following dialogue:

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Thex: Da real Thex be standin' here, mon.

Thex: At da end of da day, we all be Thex.

Thex: Long ago, a mighty troll was born. Dey named him Thex.

Thex: I be Thex, troll shaman, dere be no others like me.

In the end, Redditor LiterallyABlackBear managed to claim the name Thex on Herod (US).

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The feels on this post thoughhhhh, my name too was taken before I could register it! I will find you and when I do. I will explain that I am killing you because you stole my name!

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