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I just had to rofl watching this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yOw-...layer_embedded
Love the crowds reaction
I watched that live, my reaction was pretty much the same. Turning point of Columbus for Idra imo.
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Isn't that the guy who told another player to apologize for playing as Terran?
Yes, it was against Silver on Lost Temple

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I watched that live, my reaction was pretty much the same. Turning point of Columbus for Idra imo.
I actually missed it, same with the first 3 games against MC but saw his last game and was just surprised there. IMO he played poorly after taking out MC 2-0 in his first set. I'm still a bit shocked at what MMA did to his OC. I mean was it really that hard to select all tanks and click stop!
    
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Edited by BigFan - 6/6/11 at 12:28am
    
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Idra realy needs to get himself into a mindset whereby he keeps fighting even when he thinks he has lost, He is very good at predicting how a game will turn out but he is not infallable and the sooner he realises that the better. Tbh that goes for allot of players imo.

How many times do you see a player "loose" the game and then despite being massively behind manage through some intense and or scrappy play win the game? not always for sure but certainly often enough that it shocks me to see such a talanted player just GG out whenever things seem a little tough. Realy dont think his mind is in the right place.
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Idra realy needs to get himself into a mindset whereby he keeps fighting even when he thinks he has lost, He is very good at predicting how a game will turn out but he is not infallable and the sooner he realises that the better. Tbh that goes for allot of players imo.

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30 minute concede timer? I think there should be one
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30 minute concede timer? I think there should be one
hmm that might be a little draconian, and lets face it people leaving too early is all part of the drama. ^^
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Why didn't Idra do this to MC:

    
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So MLG Columbus is the first event that I followed from start to finish. I'm also told this was one of the best (if not the best) event in sc2 so far.

I was somewhat disappointed with protoss performance, most of them being eliminated in the lower brackets.

MMA definitely deserved it, that guy is insanely good. Kept his cool the entire time and played solid throughout (short of the orbital kill, lol). Speaking of which, how the **** did he manage that? You only need to right click rocks to kill them, I guess he A-clicks them and targeted the orbital instead?

Idra is still an idiot, only reason he has so many fans is that he's really skilled. So he's a skilled idiot. I think there will come a time where he'll go into a slump and lose tons of fans. At that point he'll just be an idiot. MC is just as bad but can perform much better under stress.

Overall this is something I would pay for. Thoughts?
    
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MC and Idra have personalities unlike some of the other players. For the sake of entertainment I would like to see more players like them.
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