When I try to respawn on PTR, I get the error message:
> This room is marked as Novice Area. Only players with Global Control Level < 4 can spawn here. Please choose another room.
Because there are no Respawn Areas, I can't respawn on PTR.
If I may add my 2 cents:
The official documentation states that you can prevent novice areas from spawning by reserving or signing:
So, in my honest opinion that novice areas should not have spawned. And the novices there also have a small problem when the novice status expires. (Hint: They will die if tedvm is still around)
So, basically, the question is now how to handle that:
There is also the question how to deal with the community:
There is currently no solution to make everyone happy, but I hope that you will find a good one.