Should I be in BGs

80 Undead Mage
1230

My gear sucks, no hiding the fact or disguising the truth, relatively new 80 with sc*@!!d together garbage. Now, I decided, unlike my other 80s who are PvE geared, that I'd like to try and do my gear grinding for PvP for a change, maybe get good at it or something.

Now the real question is whether or not I'm too detrimental to a team to be queuing and grinding BGs. Unlike the AFKer I actually try, my damage is poor but my CC hits regularly and I don't typically travel alone unless something goes awry. This used to be a big deal before, people complaining about the under-geared as if they were all bads. Granted, people complain about everything.

So, should I be in BGs grinding for my PvP gear or should I go away until I'm better PvE geared to grind for my PvP gear?
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90 Human Death Knight
7330
I'd rather have someone undergeared that's trying vs the afkers just talking crap doing just enough to not get kicked.
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Meh, I jumped into pvp right after turning 80. Just concentrate on sticking with the group and CC'ing rather than trying to engage other players directly.

You're a mage, so you could just spec frost and skilllance spam your way to victory anyway, though.
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grind away imo everyone needs to grind bg's at somepoint for pvp gear
I have no problem with undergeared toons in a bg (as long as i dont get a full team of them :p )

I would take an undergeard player that knows wtf their doin over a overgeared player that just keeps running back to stabels cause he cant beat the 1 mage gaurding it and has something to prove (just an example but hopefully people get the point)
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88 Night Elf Warrior
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Do you want to be in the bg? If yes, then that's where you should be. It's your $15. If you want to pvp without the best gear then go for it. As long as you're aware that you will be at a disadvantage and that you'll come across some vocal teammates that think their $15 is somehow more important than yours.

Enjoy yourself. Who cares what people think.
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