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The Peanut Gallery

Some of you might find this hard to believe, but I’m not what you’d consider a “rock star” in the WoW Blogging community.  I hope you were seated when you read that.  If you’re feeling faint, I understand.  Take a moment to regain your composure.  I’ll wait.

So... how much time do you think you'll need?

So… how much time do you think you’ll need?

 

I’m not sorting through mountains of fan mail or anything like that.  In fact, if it wasn’t for my spam folder I’d have no idea if my email account worked at all.   After giving it some thought, I decided that if I didn’t have any mail of my own to answer, I’d answer other people’s emails.

Like me, I’m sure that most of you listen to podcasts.  Probably World of Warcraft podcasts, given the blog you’re reading.  Most of them have a section for listener’s emails, where listeners will ask questions of the host and get some kind of answer from them.  And I’m sure that many of you have had your own answers for some of these emails, that differed from what the host had said.  Well this is MY blog, and on my blog I will answer questions that you people have asked… well, other people.

According to Wikipedia:

 A peanut gallery was, in the days of vaudeville, a nickname for the cheapest (and ostensibly rowdiest) seats in the theater, the occupants of which were all too willing [in the view of the performer] to heckle the performer. The least expensive snack served at the theater would often be peanuts, which the patrons would sometimes throw at the performers on stage to show their disapproval. The phrases “no comments from the peanut gallery” or “quiet in the peanut gallery” are extensions of the name, meaning the great unwashed should defer to their betters.

Meaning that while the people asking the questions weren’t asking ME, I’m still more than willing to talk out of my ass to answer their questions.

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