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just wondering if anyone wants to do some friendly 1v1-2v2 matches. Ill be honest I havent played multiplayer online in months (been sticking to custom maps, 1v1 AI, and video replays.)


Im usually available during the day anywhere between 10am and 2pm to play

Dont really know anyone who plays though so i dont have anyone to practice with. Send me a PM if you need a practice dummy.

let´s play... add me as YuKsS
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you dont need to loose games or stabilise your mmr but you do need to play consistently if for example you win vs mr diamond player and then loose a game to a 6 pool vs johny bronze then the match making system has a high degree of uncertainty to where you should be placed, if you keep winning you will reach a state where your mmr is certain that you should be placed in silver, or gold or whatever.

A number of times when i've been promoted i've been on seriously long win streaks. I have also been promoted when im going roughly 50/50 in games though basically its looking for you to be consistent and perform as or above what it expects of you every time.
Pretty much this.

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finally back, what did I miss in my 2 months or so of absence?

watched some gsl videos and I see a depot has been added to the bottom of everyone's main ramp?

and a ton of qq of terran 1-1-1 over on the bliz forums...

anything else interesting?
Nice to have you back, there haven't been much changes. Hopefully you enjoyed your vacation though The changes are pretty much what doom mentioned aside from me also playing as Terran in S3 now:
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I quit, bigfan made it to plat... but mostly toss qq.
hehe, love them Protoss QQ tears. Thread in TL forums about 1-1-1 has hit 122 pages so far. Reading a huge amount of it(>50% ) a big portion is people just asking for nerfs to Terran aside the couple with possible strats to beat it. Bad feeling that some part might get nerfed but I dunno what. Hopefully they don't nerf the marine though!!

Nerf da mule, nah, nerf banshees(no cloak/make them do extra damage to light), scratch that, nerf marine(decrease range, make it an upgrade for 50/50 in Ebay) or nerf ravens(ppd only lasts 30sec). Some ppl even thought that Terran should change mule design(no oversaturation) or make cc unable to life off. Talk about changing Terran completely Basically, most Protoss players replying are parroting the OP's stance of needing to have 1 gate exp to beat it otherwise you'll lose to it and claiming it as fact.

Sad part is, if any of them played BW, they would find that slings+lurkers+ultras+defilers(dark swarm) is really crazy imba against Terran but of course, no one's complaining
    
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Pretty much this.


Nice to have you back, there haven't been much changes. Hopefully you enjoyed your vacation though The changes are pretty much what doom mentioned aside from me also playing as Terran in S3 now:

hehe, love them Protoss QQ tears. Thread in TL forums about 1-1-1 has hit 122 pages so far. Reading a huge amount of it(>50% ) a big portion is people just asking for nerfs to Terran aside the couple with possible strats to beat it. Bad feeling that some part might get nerfed but I dunno what. Hopefully they don't nerf the marine though!!

Nerf da mule, nah, nerf banshees(no cloak/make them do extra damage to light), scratch that, nerf marine(decrease range, make it an upgrade for 50/50 in Ebay) or nerf ravens(ppd only lasts 30sec). Some ppl even thought that Terran should change mule design(no oversaturation) or make cc unable to life off. Talk about changing Terran completely Basically, most Protoss players replying are parroting the OP's stance of needing to have 1 gate exp to beat it otherwise you'll lose to it and claiming it as fact.

Sad part is, if any of them played BW, they would find that slings+lurkers+ultras+defilers(dark swarm) is really crazy imba against Terran but of course, no one's complaining
If 111 is imba its. A design flaw not a balance issue. None of the units specifically are op. But potentially the option to change them up to make very unpredictable unit comps that protoss may have to respond to perfectly. Personally I think its just a meta game issue that will work itself out just like most of the constantly switching pvz meta game. If not and protoss can't figure anything out it will be addressed in protoss design in hots imo.
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If 111 is imba its. A design flaw not a balance issue. None of the units specifically are op. But potentially the option to change them up to make very unpredictable unit comps that protoss may have to respond to perfectly. Personally I think its just a meta game issue that will work itself out just like most of the constantly switching pvz meta game. If not and protoss can't figure anything out it will be addressed in protoss design in hots imo.
Most QQ often ends up being meta game related.
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One more reason to add the reaver and remove the colossus.. a high skill cap unit would be perfect at 111 timing. If the reaver does not replace the colossus in hots I will probably be super sad.
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I'm having a hard time vT. My vZ is mainly BFH and marauders/w marines to take out the heavy zerg units. My vP is 3rax with Conc marauders (not an all in). I'll probably start 111 vT because TvT mid game always ends in one person losing to lack of tech.
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One more reason to add the reaver and remove the colossus.. a high skill cap unit would be perfect at 111 timing. If the reaver does not replace the colossus in hots I will probably be super sad.
you do know collos is 1000 times better then the reaver... reavers are slow and crawl... the collos is faster and can climb high ground..
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Just beat a gold player. I'm still in bronze...
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Here is a live fraps of me playing some friends. We were all in skype. Rage quit at the end (its only 4 minutes long so check it out)

I was being a jerk but you have to know the situation. Back when I was bronze/silver 1v1 I played Mavrick and he beat me and has rubbed it in for 6 weeks.


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Here is a live fraps of me playing some friends. We were all in skype. Rage quit at the end (its only 4 minutes long so check it out)

I was being a jerk but you have to know the situation. Back when I was bronze/silver 1v1 I played Mavrick and he beat me and has rubbed it in for 6 weeks.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DHnjKD2HKU
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