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Lol. The guy asked me after the game if I was GM. I'm silver.

what have they done to the APM readings now, surely you can't get 400 avg.
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what have they done to the APM readings now, surely you can't get 400 avg.

I dont think its so much that he has 500apm but the fact it is sooo much higher than his opponent.
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did you change pants after that?
no but seriously tongue.gif, i thought you were way up there? what happened?
or did I remember wrong?

I haven't played any games for a good while. I'm not sure if hots ladder is just much harder or if I got so rusty. Got promoted to gold today though. thumb.gif
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what have they done to the APM readings now, surely you can't get 400 avg.

I think the way they calculate average after the game is bugged. My APM spikes to 600 a few time during the game while holding down a key to spawn units from many larvas, but it surely doesn't average to 500. I only get this with zerg.
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did you change pants after that?
no but seriously tongue.gif, i thought you were way up there? what happened?
or did I remember wrong?

I haven't played any games for a good while. I'm not sure if hots ladder is just much harder or if I got so rusty. Got promoted to gold today though. thumb.gif
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what have they done to the APM readings now, surely you can't get 400 avg.

I think the way they calculate average after the game is bugged. My APM spikes to 600 a few time during the game while holding down a key to spawn units from many larvas, but it surely doesn't average to 500. I only get this with zerg.

I had to go absolutally crazy with spam to get ~500apm in a game. I used to average like 150 or something, 500 seems insane. Heck 255 is insane!
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500 APM is Flash level. I saw DRG hit mid 400's a few times, but I don't know what he was doing since all zerg has to do is a=move which is nuts.
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500 APM is Flash level. I saw DRG hit mid 400's a few times, but I don't know what he was doing since all zerg has to do is a=move which is nuts.

Wonder what MVP's APM was before his hands/wrists screwed him over.
Didn't / Doesn't Flash also suffer from from carpel tunnel or something?
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Also from watching IPL5, it seems like 'all' the koreas have 400+ apm. According to Blizzard that is, no one knows how blizzard counts apm...
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Wonder what MVP's APM was before his hands/wrists screwed him over.
Didn't / Doesn't Flash also suffer from from carpel tunnel or something?

Blizzard has changed what in game APM was so many times I can't really remember what some of the bigger progamers APM used to be. As soon as they changed it the first time, I just started using SC2 Gears and have used it since for APM among other things.
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They should have left it like the bw days.
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They should have left it like the bw days.

You would think that they would have realized people were going to switch over and comparisons were going to be made between a player's performance in both games. Especially now that all the Kespa players are switching over, I would have loved to have seen some APM comparisons for Flash BW vs. SC2. Sometimes I just don't understand Blizzard logic.
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