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Gotcha...thanks again.

Soon as i tear out of work today I think i'll try the MMM strat...see how that works for me.

Besides from trying new strats...like the MMM balls and tank pushes...any other strats I should focus on? Even websites that provide good tutorials for new players?

Learn how to hellion harass in the Early to mid game. It's good for killing workers and especially good against Zerg, sinse hellions destroy lings.
    
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which unit is a hellion? pardon the ignorance...I blame it on Monday.
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The little buggy with a flamethrower. Factory.
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which unit is a hellion? pardon the ignorance...I blame it on Monday.
The really quick, car-like one that shoots a stream of flames.
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doh...knew i'd regret asking that...you upgrade their flame before sending?
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Learn how to hellion harass in the Early to mid game. It's good for killing workers and especially good against Zerg, sinse hellions destroy lings.
not exactly true. It depends on how many hellions you have, and if there is even a single sunken near the mineral line, they will fall so quickly.

Keep in mind that lings will rip through hellions if they are allowed to surround. And with faster movement on creep, it makes them a rather tough sell at 100 each unless the opponent is rather beginner.
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doh...knew i'd regret asking that...you upgrade their flame before sending?
If you plan on harassing early, when the opponent is still on lings or zealots, then no. Waiting for the upgrade and getting the tech lab shaves precious seconds off your tech advantage, and if t he opponent does not have stalkers/marauder/roaches/hydras, they will be a waste of money.
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Pretty much all day yesterday harassing seemed to be pointless and a complete waste...units were dead before even getting to the workers with even a basic defense against reapers. Must be doing it wrong i'm sure.
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Pretty much all day yesterday harassing seemed to be pointless and a complete waste...units were dead before even getting to the workers with even a basic defense against reapers. Must be doing it wrong i'm sure.
With a reaper harass, that's how it goes. You have to get them there before the first stalker/queen pops or else your reapers will pretty much be useless.
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So how do most people harass as they progress in the game? Do most people harass or is it generally a waste? After a few minutes it would seem pointless to harass, so how do people go about the mid-game harassing?
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