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I'm not sure if HoTS takes into account your WoL rank, but I got put in silver after my placement matches. I then won 5-7 games in a row and got bumped to gold and then plat just after those 7 games. So it seems like its pretty quick, unless it does take into account your WoL rank (I was plat forever ago in WoL).
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Yeah that is true but I was trapped in Bronze the first couple of seasons going against plat in WoL and I am just afraid that will happen again.. They hate giving me promotions lol.

Understanding the ranking system would clear that for you. You were bronze playing plats and winning. You were winning enough that the system wasn't sure if you could beat even diamonds. So it grilled you to see where you truly belonged. Soon it figured out plat was a fitting place for your skill level for the time being. Its that simple. Just keep in mind that if you are winning the majority of your games and havent been bumped its because your mmr is raising with each win.
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Yesterday Dragon played on EU server for the first time since the NA server was down for maintenance, and he went straight to plat after his placement matches.
    
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Yesterday Dragon played on EU server for the first time since the NA server was down for maintenance, and he went straight to plat after his placement matches.

No one gets placed higher than platinum after their first 5 placement matches on any single region since hots release. It is a way to thin out the ones who really arent qualified to be above plat. It is a work your way up setup.
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Well I finished last season as high gold and initially placed into silver in HotS. 20 games later I'm in platinum for the first time! biggrin.gif
     
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Well I finished last season as high gold and initially placed into silver in HotS. 20 games later I'm in platinum for the first time! biggrin.gif

Congrats!!

Side note. I was only referring to the 5 placement matches for hots on each server.
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No one gets placed higher than platinum after their first 5 placement matches on any single region since hots release. It is a way to thin out the ones who really arent qualified to be above plat. It is a work your way up setup.

Friends got into diamond in team mm though after placements.
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Someone posted yesterday or told me to go to a certain youtube channel yesterday to learn Terran builds and i cannot find the post since it got lost within the whole Map Hacking drama. Anyone know whats the name of it or does anyone have the link?

Not the Day9 Video, i already watch that smile.gif

Thanks!
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Well I finished last season as high gold and initially placed into silver in HotS. 20 games later I'm in platinum for the first time! biggrin.gif

Congrats!!

Side note. I was only referring to the 5 placement matches for hots on each server.

it doesnt

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No one gets placed higher than platinum after their first 5 placement matches on any single region since hots release. It is a way to thin out the ones who really arent qualified to be above plat. It is a work your way up setup.

Friends got into diamond in team mm though after placements.

he was talking about 1v1's
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Congrats!!

Side note. I was only referring to the 5 placement matches for hots on each server.

Thanks. Regarding side note, I wasn't implying otherwise. Just sharing my excitement.

On an unrelated note, has anyone else found SC2 to be extremely sensitive to GPU overclocks? I've had SC2 give me problems at far lower clocks than any other game/stress test/benchmark. Even had to forfeit a few ladder games because suddenly the card would refuse to run at 3D clocks, resulting in a constant ~10 FPS from the start of a match.
     
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