I finally downloaded Burning Crusades, the expansion pack to World of Warcraft. I wanted it from the start because I was going to be a horde character and I didn't like the way any of them looked except for the blood elves. That particular race is only available if you get the expansion pack. Anyway, long story short, I have my level 20 troll rogue and now I have a lovely level 11 blood elf warlock!
Now I realize that the blood elf race is a lot more than prettier faces. They are made of awesome and win. This Penny Arcade comic that a friend sent me sums it up best:
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