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Should I do this? Lol.. I'm better than everyone on the servers I go to but for some reason I doubt that's very good. I usually get 200+ points on a map where everyone else on the server has 70 or less. But I have a feeling the BEST people can probably get 500+ points. Idk why I'm so relatively good. I should stop talking because I just seem like an arrogant butthole.
Pub stomping =/= Competitive gaming.
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rofl those "famous players" look like they're terrible. Haven't heard of any of them.
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Conductor is a pro.
/Fail is also a pro.
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Hmm.. well...

From the companies' standpoint, I guess this could be a good, creative, and efficient way of looking for applicants. Lots of the gamer groups I know have people who really need a job.

On the other hand, it'll feel like a real buzzkill when I get hilariously splat from a rocket then they just spray "HELP WANTED" or something nearby. (I keep sprays on, brofists for any interesting sprays from me)

Like others have said, it's pretty okay, as long as they keep it to sprays and name changes. Anything more intrusive than that (so much as ingame chat spamming) should be left in the cold.
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post #35 of 53
It's a smart idea. I don't see a problem with it. I do if they want to sell me some shi%. But providing employment...why not?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Vhati View Post
unless the big penis is now also trying to sell you something.
rofl, tempted to sig this.
   
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So by best TF2 players they meant pubstars? Cause I'm pretty sure no one in the actual TF2 competitive scene got asked.
    
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There are already ads in 99% of YouTube videos without ad-blocking programs. This is going one step up the annoying ladder, especially if said "advertiser" decides to cover the entire level with posters.
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Originally Posted by FuNkDrSpOt View Post
Game devs like valve that release updates for $0 should be entitled to generate revenue from their work in other ways.
The TF2 store alone surely takes care of that.
As a few others have said, why not just disable sprays if this annoys you? Seeing something like this doesn't bother me any more than other various annoying or nasty sprays I see every day.
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