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Yeah, I don't see this as something people should take so seriously. It's a video game for Christ's sake.

I had to lol at the "cowardly" bit. Let me know when someone sitting at their computer is ever able to flee from real physical danger.
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Quite stupid imo. What should you do if you have a group that just cant beat a certain level? And if the MM would actually be decent then there would be a replacement for the leaver a lot quicker.
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i prefer to see people quit if they're bad... i've seen engineers that builds sentries no where near anywhere the bots will go
 
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Quite stupid imo. What should you do if you have a group that just cant beat a certain level? And if the MM would actually be decent then there would be a replacement for the leaver a lot quicker.

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Originally Posted by AznDud333 View Post

i prefer to see people quit if they're bad... i've seen engineers that builds sentries no where near anywhere the bots will go

Then use the " Vote Kick" function.
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People take video games this serious? Really?

Micheal Jordan didn't quit the Super Bowl because things didn't go his way. He toughed it out like a real man does and got that Stanley Cup.

You are such an ass sometimes, and I mean that with nothing but smiles and laughter, LOL. I dunno where you come up with this stuff, but you always crack me up. biggrin.gifthumb.gif

As for the decision to punish quitters: good. Man up. If you can't play with the big boys, don't play at all.
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I LOVE KETCHUP ON EGGS! biggrin.gif
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These things are nice but they inevitably punish the innocent as much as the guilty. I have gotten the penalty of this type in smite many tomes because their ui locked up or my internet dropped.
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Bad news for me. You get punished for not playing anymore when you stop having fun. I thought games were all about fun.

This is the nature of public matches, people come and go, that's part of the fun too, as you can meet new people or get rid of the annoying people. If you get bored no need to waste more time doing something you don't enjoy.

If you enjoy competitive gameplay, play with a team vs team, so nobody's going to quit.

Gaming is getting too serious these days. While I enjoy myself competitive gameplay, I also like to relax in pubs and not be so serious.

You want to make all gaming work-like instead of fun and get punished if you stop enjoying the game? Fine, works with me if you give me a payment like a real job does.
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Bad news for me. You get punished for not playing anymore when you stop having fun. I thought games were all about fun.
This is the nature of public matches, people come and go, that's part of the fun too, as you can meet new people or get rid of the annoying people. If you get bored no need to waste more time doing something you don't enjoy.
If you enjoy competitive gameplay, play with a team vs team, so nobody's going to quit.
Gaming is getting too serious these days. While I enjoy myself competitive gameplay, I also like to relax in pubs and not be so serious.
You want to make all gaming work-like instead of fun and get punished if you stop enjoying the game? Fine, works with me if you give me a payment like a real job does.

The problem is, when people like you, that quit when they are losing mid-match, ruin the game for the remaining players in team-based games. So in a very real sense, it is about fun.

It's similar to how quitting a game in Starcraft results in a surrender.
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Dude, whats wrong with ketchup on eggs?

Although its a good idea, I bet some people will be punished just because their ISP is utter crap.
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Quite stupid imo. What should you do if you have a group that just cant beat a certain level? And if the MM would actually be decent then there would be a replacement for the leaver a lot quicker.
If you are so competitive - play with other hard core players.
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Originally Posted by Yahar View Post

Bad news for me. You get punished for not playing anymore when you stop having fun. I thought games were all about fun.
This is the nature of public matches, people come and go, that's part of the fun too, as you can meet new people or get rid of the annoying people. If you get bored no need to waste more time doing something you don't enjoy.
If you enjoy competitive gameplay, play with a team vs team, so nobody's going to quit.
Gaming is getting too serious these days. While I enjoy myself competitive gameplay, I also like to relax in pubs and not be so serious.
You want to make all gaming work-like instead of fun and get punished if you stop enjoying the game? Fine, works with me if you give me a payment like a real job does.
And you realize you not making it fun for the people that already play the map? If you not planning to play the map, why join in the first place?

If ones attention span is short, he/she should reconsider playing other games...
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