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'I heard about the challenge 3 weeks ago, once it had already become a fairly well known movement. It was clearly created as a non-competitive activity, but the way I see it; if you have a ladder for something -- its competitive. As such, the challenge really appealed to my taste of activity within a game.'
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  1. Dameonight
    Dameonight

    Truely epic!

  2. Katlamos
    Katlamos

    Kripp is truly an inspiration to all hunters everywhere.

    /salute

  3. Lilistrae
    Lilistrae

    hahahaah love it! “what do we say to the god of death? %^&* you… :D

  4. Chira
    Chira

    Well done!

  5. Fid
    Fid

    Was expecting “Not today.”

    What a twist!

    That was fast, though. I was expecting the ironman challenge to take longer. I want to try it when I get back.

  6. Lorn
    Lorn

    Now do it as a Priest.

  7. Eazy

    The God of Death is Yogg-Saron.

  8. Rakdon - Misha
    Rakdon - Misha

    Truly a worthy monument to dedication.

  9. Schroom
    Schroom

    nerf Hunters!

  10. Falos
    Falos

    >Now do it as a Priest.
    This.

  11. chambertin

    Ooo, priest!
    Thats a fun challenge, might have to take up the cup myself.

  12. Vitorog
    Vitorog

    Good Show!

  13. RAZIM
    RAZIM

    An ironman challenge for each class would be great as something for next year. That way there is no one class is stacked by players to win. Everyone can build a unique gameplan. The first one to finish would have high praise of course.

    Grats to Kripp.

  14. Kaima
    Kaima

    Awesome!!! :-D

  15. zimnic
    zimnic

    Congratulations! Now to start raiding in White/Grey gear xD

  16. JesRaven
    JesRaven

    I want to see a mage do it. That way Chris’s campaign to have them buffed will be destroyed forever!

  17. Elderin
    Elderin

    No offense, but I’d rather have my eyes gouged out than do the Iron Man challenge.

    I’ve already leveled 5 toons to 85. Why would I want to level another in a fashion that is as hard as possible?

  18. Unfy
    Unfy

    Thats why it is called a challenge

  19. Elderin
    Elderin

    @Unfy

    So is driving from Atlanta to Savannah down I-75 in a lawnmower in reverse.

    That doesn’t mean I want to do it.

  20. Thirdegree
    Thirdegree

    @Elderin

    “So is driving from Atlanta to Savannah down I-75 in a lawnmower in reverse.”
    And why on earth would you not want to do that?

  21. Falos
    Falos

    brb, buying a lot of snacks and a lawnmower in Atlanta

  22. Xexxie Crankcase
    Xexxie Crankcase

    Lol @Falos!

  23. Xexxie Crankcase
    Xexxie Crankcase

    Oh, and as for Hunter being the best class for the Ironman Challenge: Feign Death ftw!

  24. Imnick
    Imnick

    Easy answer there then Elderin, don’t do the Iron man challenge
    And leave the people who DO want to do it to their fun

  25. Bracket
    Bracket

    “Well, I never!”

    Kripparrian: Me neither! BWAHAHA!

  26. Valenhil
    Valenhil

    Needs more Ice and Fire.

  27. The Risu
    The Risu

    @Elderin: Y’know, paint up the lawnmower like something out of Mario Kart and gimmie a load of bananas to throw at people and you’ve got my attention! :D

  28. Larkspur
    Larkspur

    Yes, Elderin, we got that the first time you complained about how the Iron Man challenge couldn’t possibly be any fun for anyone involved because you wouldn’t have fun doing it. Clearly they should call the whole thing off because they’re deluding themselves into enjoying something artificially difficult.

    But then, people play games in the first place to be challenged, so…

    On a less sarcastic note, hooray for Kripparrian!

  29. Elderin
    Elderin

    To everyone.

    Yes, I’m a stick-in-the mud. Perhaps it’s just me, but I look at the final results of a “challenge” and the point of the overall game.

    If someone accomplishes the Iron Man challenge, what do they get? Another level 85 character. In fact, they get another level 85 character that is extremely under-equipped. And, they accomplish this feat by the hardest method possible. (And, yes, I don’t understand most achievements either).

    Like I indicated earlier, driving backwards in a lawnmower down I-75 from Atlanta to Savannah is also a challenge. But at the end, you still just drove form Atlanta to Savannah.

    At the end of the “Iron Man” challenge, you still just have another level 85 toon. GRATS!

    :P

  30. Mr. Tastix
    Mr. Tastix

    @Elderin: Then don’t do it. How hard is that?

    It’s a challenge, not a requirement. Some people like to do it, others don’t.

    There are thousands of different “challenges” held around the world and most of them, if not all, are virtually “pointless”. Don’t like that? Then ignore them. It’s not hard.

  31. Pinnelipe
    Pinnelipe

    Sometimes, I like to pick stuff up with my toes. It would be easier to use my hands, but it’s just fun knowing I can do it. This is how I view the Iron Man Challenge. The same concept is used in various traditional games every day. Why go to first, second, and third base when you’re just trying to get to where you are anyhow? Why have the floor be lava when you could stroll your way to the kitchen instead of climb it? Why climb a wall when you’re just going to have to go back down it?

    In the end, the point isn’t the end goal, but to look back on what you did and say “Hey, I can do that.” Otherwise, Life is only that you are born and then you die. It’s the journey, not the destination.

    Congrats, Kripp, on making the journey interesting!

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