Although there was one dominant EU Horde guild, the list of bosses that were killed first in vanilla shows that it was 7 Horde to 40 alliance world first kills. For someone in an alliance that WOW TBC Classic Gold was the first to push for world first, it wasn't even close. Obviously...great players could still succeed on the horde side, but it was a lot easier for alliance, especially prior to
The vanilla population did not have any idea about anything, particularly not so in the early days. Are you certain that the majority of people in vanilla were just going in the direction of their race? This is totally absurd.
People who were part of the forefront of PvE raid groups or PvPers and were looking to gain any advantage they could accomplish this, but it was just about 0.1 percent of the base.
It didn't matter to anybody other than you. Of course it might appear to have been more than that if you actually were among this relatively small amount of people.
You can ask yourself which WoW vanilla player would you pick? The ugly orc or gorgeous nightelf? The answer is quite obvious if you remember where Bloodelves ended up getting involved to buy TBC Classic Gold balance the situation.
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