There's nothing quite like a juicy rumor to get people going crazy. This is true in both the real world and in the virtual world of mmorpg games. Late last week, some data-miners were combing through World of Warcraft's Patch 6.1 and some interesting tidbits were found. The most profound item was talk about a World of Warcraft veteran mode, which sent gamers into a tizzy that the game was finally going to go free-to-play. Blizzard quickly came out and quashed those rumors. MMO-Play examine why World of Warcraft is not going f2p despite the rumors.