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Originally Posted by DoomDash;11650834 
I love ladder grinding, but I've been in Diamond since the 2nd day it came out tongue.gif.

Heh, I played almost 1000 games during Beta grinding into what was then Platinum and then diamond when it was implemented. Got soo tired of it when the game was released and I swear the first two players I played during ranking games where top tier diamond players. So I got placed into Silver... grinding from Silver->Diamond sucks. That, and I get really nervous during 1v1s for some reason compared to team games.

I should throw this out, this was the game that got me into Diamond, really great and quick Zerg vs Zerg game.

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Why is noone online fudge!
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Originally Posted by DoomDash;11650449 
Hey that's like playing me! Good luck. Azn Pride.

Oh, looks like I'm advancing then. ;] jk.
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I've decided next season since I will no longer wait for bonus pool, to live stream my ladder matches @ the same time every day.

If you need help setting up the stream, holla at your boy. You gonna use livestream, ustream, justin.tv, or own3d.tv?

I use ustream because livestream has a 500kbps cap for free accounts =[ and less adds too.
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What would you recommend? I'm open to any. I have a 18-22 mb connection but the upload is actually awful.
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Nice pic although I never thought gaming was a waste. Always thought of it as relaxation time even when I lose badly tongue.gif
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I've decided next season since I will no longer wait for bonus pool, to live stream my ladder matches @ the same time every day.
Interesting, but, may I ask why? Thinking of making a career out of SCII?
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I love ladder grinding, but I've been in Diamond since the 2nd day it came out tongue.gif.
lol, well, all that means is you play to move smile.gif

BTW, congrats Neva on the diamond promotion and 1900 already, nice! thumb.gif
    
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Grinding isn't exactly fun. I mean the word alone..grinding? Does that sound fun? Points mean relatively nothing skill wise. Some of the best players in the world don't have 3400 points, and some players with 3000+ points have a 50% win ratio because they have over 2000 games played. In fact there are a couple players with over 3000 points and a losing record.
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Grinding isn't exactly fun. I mean the word alone..grinding? Does that sound fun? Points mean relatively nothing skill wise. Some of the best players in the world don't have 3400 points, and some players with 3000+ points have a 50% win ratio because they have over 2000 games played. In fact there are a couple players with over 3000 points and a losing record.
Pretty much. Points don't mean anything in respect to how well you play because with bonus pool, you get double, so, I can easily jump to over 2.5k if I was to win most games I play(just an example, no need to get excited tongue.gif). It's interesting to see ppl in Silver+ with pt. of 2000+ smile.gif
    
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Nice pic although I never thought gaming was a waste. Always thought of it as relaxation time even when I lose badly tongue.gif


Interesting, but, may I ask why? Thinking of making a career out of SCII?

No? Just for fun. More for the newb filled starcraftarena.net. Plus people watching I will hear more of my own mistakes.

Fine I love laddering, and I don't consider it grinding at all. Not even close.
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No? Just for fun. More for the newb filled starcraftarena.net. Plus people watching I will hear more of my own mistakes.

Fine I love laddering, and I don't consider it grinding at all. Not even close.
ok, makes sense, either way, not a bad idea smile.gif

If anyone is interested in a game, I'm on. Net seems to be fine for now, so, let's hope that it stays that way tongue.gif
    
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What would you recommend? I'm open to any. I have a 18-22 mb connection but the upload is actually awful.

do it sotg and dayJ style. ustream.
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