While there will always be lowbie campers, I think the number would go down if you could join a BG/arena while dead or in combat. World PvP is a nice way to pass the time while waiting for queues to pop... but there's no use in looking for an even remotely fair fight because it will probably get you locked out when the time comes.
The confusion caused when one's mind
overrides the body's basic
desire to choke the living shit out of
some jerk who desperately needs it
I imagine myself in the actual shoes of a level-capped character - in a game where my faction is at war with another I will kill every one of their champions, regardless of their power relative to mine. We're at war, and one of us isn't walking away.
I wouldn't specifically camp an individual or group of low-level characters unless they just happened to be in the place I was already in for some other reason, but if I kept accidentally running into them I would kill them every time.
TL;DR - PvP happens on PvP servers and you're the only one to blame if you don't like that fact yet continue to play there.
I think its pretty much the same for most of people, i do kill on sight, but won't camp.
Unless i was being camped.
So PvP happened on a PvP server and you are upset about it?
All you can do is pity them. If this is how they pass their time, they prob have some real issues they're dealing with and if this helps them to be happy, it really is a pretty harmless way to do it. I'd rather them spread their malevolence in WoW than in RL.
It's terrible, but sometimes when someone feels bad, making someone else feel similarly makes them, in some messed up way, feel better. Hence the phrase, misery finds company. I think that is the key player in the vast majority of these situations, along with a juvinile sense of comradery among the people in these groups, which many could be lacking in their lives, and often have trouble finding in the vast majority of people who don't share their malevolent inclinations.
Overall, if it makes them happy let em do it and just try not to let it get to you. It does suck that wanting to engage in some real fun world PvP means you have to tolerate this form of it, but the fact that you're asking the question "why" someone could do this, means you've probably never been a place mentally where they are, and hopefully never will be.
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There are people who find enjoyment in making other people angry. It's quite common and the kind of behaviour that I would expect to face anywhere where PvP is a possibility.
Killing lowbies is fun for about 1 minute. After that it is boring. No challenge at all = worthless. I would rather play Solitare for 15 hours.
World PvP and how it stands/standed.
World PvP isn't meant to be balanced, fair nor honorable. It's meant to be brutal, relentless, deadly.. and it's the survival of the fittest. It's a fight where everything goes and you use anything you can to survive and win. It's War.. a World of Warcraft where only the best survive!
I actively hunt, slaughter, camp and skin/genocide mobs that Blood Elf players are trying to kill for a quest on my Alliance character.
On my Horde character I actively hunt, slaughter, camp and skin/genocide mobs that Human players are trying to kill.
Any other race I leave alone, help, or /wave at them.
I like the xrealm new wpvp: Illidan had virtually no pvp to speak of prior to this. It happened to my alt as well in Hellfire, since I prefer to quest over dungeon grinding. It turned into me and a few friends on vent having a blast and just wpvp'ing for quite a while.
Most Alliance kill me on sight so I make it a point to kill one whenever I see them. I might gank em again if I see them again but that's the end of it. I'm not one of those no life bastards that blocks an entrance or corpse camps people for hours on end. You kill a guy once or twice and be done with it unless he comes for you.
You guys should have ran a heroic or something and waited for the pricks to leave. Or just find something else to do for a little while. And meh if you really wanted to get inside you should have been able to find a way past them any number of ways depending on your class and the situation at hand.
I play on a PvP server and I have no problem with WPvP, but when level 90s are killing low levels for no reason is just stupid. I was trying to level my druid yesterday and today in the Outlands and horde were camping/killing all of the quest givers and ganking and camping any low level. This one DK was killing quest givers in Hellfire for a good 2 hours before he finally left. I even came on my 90 and destroyed his face and he came back. Even when MOP came out I never got ganked or attacked once while I was leveling.
You can do the following:
1) log out and play another char
2) transfer to a PvE server by giving Blizzard a retarded and ridiculous fee
3) wish them cancer
I would enjoy world PvP if at least once the one who attacks is not killing me in 2 seconds by being either a fuckton of levels higher or a fuckton of ilevels higher. I see the potential in the PvP servers and rarely I got into fun PvP (like maybe 5 times in 5 years). But the current state is pathetic.