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I always open by writing EZ with pylons in the middle of the map before my first gateway. If I lose I say imba, spam some nexuses around the map and go afk. I'm thinking about switching to terran so I can float my buildings in the corners.

LOL!
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I always open by writing EZ with pylons in the middle of the map before my first gateway. If I lose I say imba, spam some nexuses around the map and go afk. I'm thinking about switching to terran so I can float my buildings in the corners.

I actually do float my buildings sometimes. Childish, whatever!!!
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Who here has ever done an offensive GG in 1v1 tongue.gif ? (ie GG'ing before the game has ended because you assume you have won after, during, before an engagement or something)
I did it the other day, my opponent raged hard for some reason. Heck It was 7 base to 3 and I could warp in 28 stalkers at once if my army did die <3
PvT is fun. PvZ sucks.

Opposite for me.

PVZ is macro macro macro. Stay on as many bases as the Zerg and you win, basically.

Terran... *sigh*

I've had scenarios where I have 5 bases to a Terran on 3 base... I kill all but 20 scv's and still lose... Granted I make a few mistakes, but still.
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IPL ye olde map tournament to begin in 4 min!

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facing so much BM today sad-smiley-002.gif

me: GLHF
opponent: says the random...
opponent proceeds to 4 gate and lose... doh.gif
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facing so much BM today sad-smiley-002.gif
me: GLHF
opponent: says the random...
opponent proceeds to 4 gate and lose... doh.gif

........

how can one even racially abuse a RANDOM player........
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Random is annoying in its own way. You always have a very early game advantage really. For Terran it can completely throw of the direction I like to start match ups sometimes.
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Nope, scout after your first supply building and it doesn't matter. Just wall in too. Also Random is a lot harder as you need to learn 3x strategies
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Only real advantage you get is forcing in a wall-off due to 9 pools / zealot rush / making a bunker for 6 rax (if you haven't scouted even ~6:30 in). If I play a random I just think "Yes, I just have to hold off their rush and win" or "Yes, easy to outmacro him"
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Only real advantage you get is forcing in a wall-off due to 9 pools / zealot rush / making a bunker for 6 rax (if you haven't scouted even ~6:30 in). If I play a random I just think "Yes, I just have to hold off their rush and win" or "Yes, easy to outmacro him"

Haha so many people think like that, but if you can do a little to deny scouting as random you can force an econ advantage by making them play it safe. actual that's true even if your not random but its particularly true as random. Personally i prefer to play very straight up, not that i dont ever cheese just very rarely. And when i do its normally like double fast expo or something rather than a early rush.
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Random is annoying in its own way. You always have a very early game advantage really. For Terran it can completely throw of the direction I like to start match ups sometimes.

RvR is my favorite tongue.gif but yeah random forces an earlier scout than you would like or it forces different building placement, but i like to early scout on ladder anyway with so much cheese about it makes it easier (for me at least) to tell what im up against and if my opponent is playing straight up or not.
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........
how can one even racially abuse a RANDOM player........

Happens all the time for some reason everyone hates us randoms more than any other race.
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I actually do float my buildings sometimes. Childish, whatever!!!

worst for this used to be scrap station with that stupid island, so many games you win then the guy would float a cc over and just spam build missile turrets and go afk happened allot in lower leagues particularly if you got an early win like eh tried to cheese you and you scouted/countered it.
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