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When Retro Goes Wrong.

There seems to be a bit of a fascination with all things retro at the moment. I’m no fashionista or trend setter/follower but it’s been pretty obvious that there’s currently a bit of a retro revival going on. Maybe it’s been going on for a while now. I have no issue with people’s taste. It’s their own thing and how they choose to express themselves is their business. I’m not judging.

I was walking through the city yesterday and passed a guy wearing this t-shirt:

Did you really?

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Multi-dimensional Wonders of the World (of Warcraft)

Brackarn Santhor - Humble, stalwart warrior and dancer extraordinaire

It used to be that when you went marauding heedlessly into a dungeon or chasing the enemy hordes across the battlefield, you knew exactly who you were dealing with. You were usually sitting around a table with your friends and a character sheet in front of you which listed all your strengths and weaknesses, along with the entire contents of your backpack.

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