The last time I was this nerdily excited for a game was for FFXI. I thought it might be fun to have a little numeric tally so we can gauge our nerd power. :)
Tally up your points and post your totals!
5 POINTS - Pre-Ordered the Collectors Edition of FFXIV.
10 POINTS - Pre-Ordered more than one Collectors Edition of FFXIV.
5 POINTS - Checked for FFXIV news at least 3 times a week since E3 of 2009.
5 POINTS - Check the ZAM forums everyday for new tid-bits of information.
5 POINTS - Searched diligently for alpha leaks and videos.
5 POINTS - You have seen over 10 alpha videos.
5 POINTS - You made a list of possible first and last names for your character.
3 POINTS - Downloaded and ran the FFXIV Benchmark.
5 POINTS - Watched the Benchmark viewing every character pre-set just to see the models.
20 POINTS - Purchased a brand new computer for the SOLE reason the benchmark didn't give you the score you wanted.
5 POINTS - Saved up sick days or vacation time to play FFXIV on release.
20 POINTS - Your significant other left you because they found you licking a FFXIV poster.
20 POINTS - Got the FFXIV logo tattooed on your back.
20 POINTS - Tried to find labs that will cryogenically freeze you for three months.
20 POINTS - Made a fake SquareEnix badge, broke into the SquareEnix headquarters and pretended to work on the Beta.
20 POINTS - Served significant prison time for breaking into SquareEnix headquarters.
20 POINTS - Got out of prison only to be arrested later on assault charges for trying to get a lock of Nobuaki Komotos hair.
20 POINTS - Paid several midgits to pretend to be Lalafell for the afternoon.
20 POINTS - Several days later one of the midgits broke into your home stole your TV, computer, and your humidifier.
20 POINTS - You resort to selling yourself on the streets to make enough money in time to replace your stolen computer and the Collectors edition of FFXIV.
20 POINTS - Your throat is really dry because the midgit stole your humidifier.
20 POINTS - Got kicked out of your apartment because you were not willing to sacrifice your trick money for rent.
20 POINTS - Homeless for 3 days and your throat was so dry you contracted a serious case of strep throat.
100 POINTS - You cry a lot.