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He stopped playing for months and there is more lag from here to korea than for you guys to korea

The lag is worse from EU actually.
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I was agreeing with you.
Also, so most the top BW players are rumored to be coming to SCII soon....
https://twitter.com/#!/mbCARMAC/status/196687023988420608
http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=333180
http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=332406
http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=332651
along with kespa getting into scii, and hots beta at an mlg in june.
Things are looking good for SCII fans....

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Hmmm, just wondering then howcome you are diamond/plat in KR and Masters in NA? Whereas my friend is Masters in EU and KR? (~Top 8 for EU, ~Top 50 for KR)

Look at my record on NA masters this season, 10-15, not too hot. I would say I'm borderline high Diamond or low masters in NA right now. Rather depressing for me since I was always mid-high before... but anyway I am low diamond high plat in Korea, so really I'm almost in the same league. If I wasn't recently demoted in Korea, and if I kept playing in NA, who knows I could be in the very same league. I am still rusty from that six months off... well I wouldn't say rusty, but I am definitely behind.

All I know is I've played lots of EU players on the Korean server that are masters and I've beaten most of them. I believe the whole KR>EU>NA thing for sure at top 200 level, but at mine no way.
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I played a rank #1 masters for the first time last night... and won smile.gif

It was on Cloud Kingdom pvp (which is the ultimate cheese map pvp) and he tried to do the pylon wall + cannon flush/behind my mineral line. He got the 3 pylons up without me getting probes in, but the mineral layout on that map allows 4-probe surface area attacking one of the pylons. Busted the pylon right my zealot came out and the cannon came online with about 40hp of damage so it only killed 1 probe.

Seems like ladder matching has been giving a wider range recently cause I'm also getting placed against rank 30 or 40. In the past all the games would be against a tighter range of ranked opponents.
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lol! nice to not have that problem... wink.gif
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Blizzard announced they would broaden the matching range so that the league matches would not be so brutal to those who cant practice regularly. I dont like it personally. Andi dont practice normally. Dont wanna face golds while in high plat..
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I feel like I'm going to be promoted soon. Been top 8 silver for a while facing top 8 gold and winning. Are the leagues locked or do I just have to win more?

Also another question. When is a good 4 gate time? Mine hits between ~5:55 - ~6:10 depending on if I mess up a bit.
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I haven't played SC2 since when it first came out, because of school and life, but I now have the time to get back into it, and I was wondering if anyone would be nice enough to play a few tutorial games with me, and tell me what to work on. I was bronze when I first started, and copper in the beta lol I am bad at the game, but I want to improve before the heart of the swarm comes out. My username on steam is genji_takaya and my battle.net ID for SC2 is genji character code is 752. Thanks! I'll be on for the next few hours
    
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I haven't played SC2 since when it first came out, because of school and life, but I now have the time to get back into it, and I was wondering if anyone would be nice enough to play a few tutorial games with me, and tell me what to work on. I was bronze when I first started, and copper in the beta lol I am bad at the game, but I want to improve before the heart of the swarm comes out. My username on steam is genji_takaya and my battle.net ID for SC2 is genji character code is 752. Thanks! I'll be on for the next few hours

What race do you play?
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What race do you play?

I only know how to play Terran, but I would like to explore others. I just was told Terran was the easiest to begin with.
    
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