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Player Goes to Extreme Lengths to Thank Another for Mount Group

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Here's a very heartwarming and pretty extreme story, as a player actually went to another server, rolled up a fresh level 1 character to earn a LOT of gold and send it to thank another player for inviting them to a mount group - a process that lasted almost 5 months!

It all started with Blind-nz becoming a mount collector, getting to 400, and then going for all the others that are still available. But then they came across Iska's Mawrat Leash Iska's Mawrat Leash, which was a tricky one to get to begin with, due to a long respawn and having to kill the mount fast before the rider dismounts, but was especially difficult when fewer players were making groups. After months of farming, Blind-nz got invited to a group and finished off their quest. So far, so normal, right?

Well, the extreme part comes in after that, as Blind-nz wanted to thank the group leader for the invite, but the group disbanded too quickly. In comes a key screenshot to save the day, offering the name and server of this wonderful group leader.

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And so Blind-nz decided to go to the player's server, make a level 1 character and flip items on the Auction House until they gathered around 200K gold to send them (the price of a WoW token at the time). They went through a long process of trading up and expanding their auctions, and even decided to just keep going after reaching that 200K goal.

Finally, 5 months after that fated day of the mount drop and group invite, Blind-nz gathered up 1 MILLION gold and literally sent it to the group-invited via mail, with this note:

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This is probably one of the most heartwarming things I've seen in the game, period, and it really goes to show you just how social WoW can be. Also, who says there's nothing to do in the pre-expansion period!

Here's the full and detailed post, well worth a read:

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And unfortunately, due to this self-promotion, completely messed up. Unfortunately, as is so often the case today, one has the feeling that the person did not do this out of pure charity but only to show off his great deed. If the recipient had posted the story, the whole thing would be much more sympathetic. Similar to all the videos on YouTube, in which homeless people get something as a gift. Just a pity that the camera is running and a lot of money is earned with it...

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Some Hippie Guy 2000 years ago said something like "Do good deeds, but STFU about it".

Just imagine doing such a stunt and dont tell anyone about it. But let the action and the reactions of those who helped you speak for themself.

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I don't mean this in any negative way, but this is the most autistic thing I have EVER seen someone do in WoW.

Like I have genuine best friends who have traded me rare mounts and I would maybe buy them dinner or something, but to spend FIVE MONTHS grinding gold on a server to give it away as thanks? This post needs to be the image used in a dictionary next to the word "Hyper-fixation". That is insane dedication.

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Amazing how people always have to find negative stuff,,,even with something as uplifting as this. Hope you all get coal in your stockings this year!

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