Because wow had ten million people. Be surprised if Rift has a million. Younger, so people are less connected, and invested, so no need for forums, so tonnes of divergent boards haven't sprung to life. everyone just used the trion boards, moderated fairly too.
I'm addicted to artifact hunting. Btw, you can transfer shards life once a week, very nice to sample other servers.
ARGH! Someone gave me some goggles and a spork, I don't know what the goggles do but I'm gouging my eyes out with the spork!~Dudeboy