This is just a idea that came to my mind... nothing serious but hey, I would like to share it with you.
So my idea was to divide wow in two different games: a PvE one, and a PvP other. Yeah.. this may sound strange, but it would fix/add this:
-PvE and PvP disacording (PvE gear always messing PvP, and the other way around)
-Unbalancing isses due to keep balanced PvE and PvP.
-Focused better on PvE or PvP, making it a better experience. PvP realtime ladders, tournaments, more kind of PvP games, without really caring about the lore.. (i mean scenarios, obv from wrcraft, but well, you can figure what i mean, yeah sorry loremasters..), so you could start on this game with a basic pvp gear, and then you still needed to farm honor to get better gear, tol barad, etc.. well, just like how its now, but more pvp-based.
-PvP World, where you fight for something interesting, or just for fun.. something like an arena with treasures in the middle, and ppl has to kill between them in order to get them, and they would reward you with pvp items, obv.. or big pvp fields where people just would mess around killing others. Guild vs Guild defending each ones castle (something like: steal the relic of the opposite guild placed on its castle)
-Same for PvE, I dunno, I don't enjoy doing PvE, but you won't get your asses kicked while in front of a raid or w/e.
-Maybe a chance to transfer your char from one game to other.. the games would be different on somethings like skills / stats or things like this for balancing stuff, but your char transfered would be adapted to the new game, and replacing the PvP gear, for PvE (starter gear).
-Although they would be two different games (PvE and PvP games I mean), things wouldn't be so different... no new classes or talents threes, just some skill modified, or 1 o 2 different spells from one to other, nothing serious tho.
-I would prefer to be it this way because I would like to play wow as a hardcore pvp game, with real hardcore pvp game features. And where the gear isn't that important, but skill (ofc gear would be, but not like now).
These are the things that came to my mind... what do u think?