World of Warcraft update removes suggestive flirtations and jokes
Blizzard’s cleanup job World of warcraft Following historic allegations of harassment within the company, the latest cycle targets a series of suggestive jokes and flirtations that are removed as part of Update 9.1.5.
As detailed by Wowhead, There is a parcel of changes, some of them leaving characters with as little as two lines of dialogue to go. And while some are clearly the result of combing through the archives and removing content that, as a result of the current Blizzard crisis, is clearly inappropriate, other cuts are simply due to the fact that we are now in 2021 and some of these things are either horribly dated or just Wrong.
Here are some examples of deleted jokes:
Male draenei: If you could get your hands on my family jewels, I would be deeply grateful.
Goblin Female: I am a modern goblin woman. Independent? I still let men do nice things to me. But I stopped giving them any credit.
Orc Female: What is estrogen? Can you eat it?
Male tauren: homogenized? No way, I like the ladies.
In the meantime, here are some of the flirts being cut:
Male Blood Elf Demon Hunter: Are you sure you’re not part demon? I want to hunt you down.
Female blood elf: Normally I only ride epic mounts… But, let’s talk about it.
Dwarf male: You’re pretty, I love your hair, here’s a drink… Are you ready now?
Male goblin: I have what you need. * zipper noise *
Highmountain Tauren female: Are you looking at my rack?
Male born of the night: Mmmm, I want to tap this ley line.
Male orc: Uh… You look like a lady.
Female Troll: When enraged and in heat, a female troll can mate more than 80 times in a night. Are you ready?
Like I said, while some of these are being taken out of the game for obvious reasons, a lot of them just suck, and Blizzard needs to understand, since we’re going through the archives anyway, we might as well do a bit of cleaning while we’re here. There is a longer list of changes on Wowhead if you really want to let out a long, sad moan about how far you’ve come since 2004.