They (NA) might put on a minimum account creation date to prevent people like us (vets) who may catch wind of events ahead of time (re: this thread) to prevent any sort of abuse.
Though, the biggest abuse I forsee is making WT mules ;o; I love new characters but it's always more to fund, unless you already have something similar (ie, gambler would be e-z for me)
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