That's what I always wondered. It's just a game. I remember back when the game had started people were trying to get swords and they had lost them and they panicked about it over some rusty sabre or cutlass. Now there are more powerful swords and they panick about that. I'm saying that there may be more powerful weapons on the way. Why should they get all mad about something so simple like lost notoriety or gold when they know they can earn it back? I know I dont mind going for it again. It saves me from boredom of reaching a max level and not knowing what to do next other then making a new account and starting all over again.