ah, might as well tell anyone that doesnt know
theres a world of warcraft 10 day trial available to the north american people
or if you are not from north america, like yours truly ;) , then you do the following:
use this proxy 22.214.171.124:3128
go on the site
when it loads, turn off the proxy and fill in the details etc
and it works! yay!
im downloading the client now from fileplanet ;)