It can be tough for new players to join when the learning curve is so steep. A good player would include and inform newbies on how to play their character or how the game works. Alas, that is not the case for the majority of the time.
One can expect a plethora of insults to be hurled at them for simply not knowing how the game works or what they should be doing. With this attitude towards newbies, what’s the point in jumping in if you haven’t already?