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kul_th_las
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« Posted 2005-04-04 16:05:16 »

According to an aritcle on the main page of Blizzard.com, there is a new feature in World of WarCraft whereby a player can order Chinese take-out without having to get off their ass to go to the phone and order food.

A player simply types "/panda" and an in-game window pops up allowing you to get Chinese delivered to your door, from a chain of restaurants called "Pandaren XPress".

April Fool's joke, or did MMO players just sink to a new low?
Offline DrBizzar0

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« Reply #1 - Posted 2005-04-04 16:54:04 »

Well, they have posted news about it Cheesy

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April 2, 2005
April Fools!
We hope you enjoyed our April Fools' events. If you missed them, check out yesterday's jokes:

   * Pandaren Xpress
   * World of Warcraft forums (posters became Murlocs and heard Murloc sounds)
   * World of Warcraft meets Warcraft III

The Blizzard Joke Team will see you again next year.
Offline shawnkendall

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2005-04-04 17:23:57 »

/pizza has been availabel in Everquest for some time now, so it's probaby not a joke.

http://everquest2.station.sony.com/pizza/

And why doesn't mean the players sank to a new low?  Why not the developer?  Why is this sinking at all?  You have problem with food delivery?

I wish my IDE had /pizza or /panda! :-)

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« Reply #3 - Posted 2005-04-04 17:30:40 »

You mean it hasn't? You just need to get the EFFP (Eclipse fast food plugin).

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