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wow SC2 can sound so dirty...
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ZvP is my toughest matchup right now. What's a good way to soften up my Toss opponent so I don't have to deal with his big deathball?
As a zerg you really have to be a reactionary player... You need to recognize what your toss opponent is doing in order to respond corerctly and put yourself in a great position to enter the mid game. You want to obviously send your initial drone scout check to see if he takes his second gas (this is a big tell)... Make sure your not getting proxy gate or something cheese. At around the ~5:30 min mark you want to send a scouting overlord to check tech. If you saw him take the early second gas, look for a 3g expand with sentrys, DT play (twilight/ light sentrys), fast stargate (only 1 or 2 gates), or blink stalkers (twilight is reasarching, also a few stalkers on map/very few sentries). If he didnt take his second gas early, prepare for 4wg rush (roaches, spines). Some players will go double gas 4wg, but it is less common now after the nerf, and will only happen on maps with very big chokes like xelnaga, but you should be able to spot it with correctly placed overlords... If your scared of your ovie dying before it can get the propper intel, you can faint pressure with some lings at the ramp to distract your opponent while scouting.

If your toss oppenent is doing some sort of FE build, you should take an early 3'rd drone up and go for either a hydra timing (vs gateway army) or spire tech (vs robo tech).

Try and get early map control so you can get a good scout on when your oppenent plans to push out.

Hope that helps you some.
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To anyone else who is in masters, how many games did it take for you to get placed in masters?

I was just able to do it in 19 total games. Won my first 5 placement matches, placed me in platinum league, won 4 more games and it promoted me to diamond, then won 6 more games, lost 1 game, won 1 game, lost 1 game, won 1 game and was placed in masters league with a final record of 17-2.
    
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wow SC2 can sound so dirty...
Holy mother. They have such balls! I love it but it's so painful to watch.
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To anyone else who is in masters, how many games did it take for you to get placed in masters?

I was just able to do it in 19 total games. Won my first 5 placement matches, placed me in platinum league, won 4 more games and it promoted me to diamond, then won 6 more games, lost 1 game, won 1 game, lost 1 game, won 1 game and was placed in masters league with a final record of 17-2.
And I get bashed into oblivion whenever I make the claim that natural talent and intelligence is *the* most important trait of a world-class player.
    
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To anyone else who is in masters, how many games did it take for you to get placed in masters?

I was just able to do it in 19 total games. Won my first 5 placement matches, placed me in platinum league, won 4 more games and it promoted me to diamond, then won 6 more games, lost 1 game, won 1 game, lost 1 game, won 1 game and was placed in masters league with a final record of 17-2.
Since I was already high Diamond before Masters even came out, it took me 1 game.
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swapping lessons to get into masters for someone to find me a good mobo
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To anyone else who is in masters, how many games did it take for you to get placed in masters?

I was just able to do it in 19 total games. Won my first 5 placement matches, placed me in platinum league, won 4 more games and it promoted me to diamond, then won 6 more games, lost 1 game, won 1 game, lost 1 game, won 1 game and was placed in masters league with a final record of 17-2.
thats really good I guess your mmr was good enough for masters.
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Who is "Atheism" in our Overclock.net division list? I have him on my buddy list so I'm assuming he did a name change.

Nevermind, I think it's Nevermind .
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Have you guys tried putting hotkeys for your mouse buttons? For example, stim and siege controlled by your right thumb in the mouse where the two side mouse buttons are.
    
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