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Poll Results: Would you like to see a two-tiered TC?

Poll expired: Feb 26, 2011  
  • 87% (28)
    Yes, two divisions sound good to me.
  • 12% (4)
    No, leave it the way it is.
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post #11 of 47
So at the end of each month, the Div 1 team with least points gets relegated and the Div 2 team that wins get promoted?

That would prevent it from getting stagnant at least maybe.

There wouldn't actually be a separation though in the TC right? Just kinda tiered. Thinking back about the whole cpu and gpu team split in the past here.
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post #12 of 47
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Originally Posted by rx7racer View Post
There wouldn't actually be a separation though in the TC right? Just kinda tiered. Thinking back about the whole cpu and gpu team split in the past here.
No, the TC would not be split up. We would just have two divisions and two winners (one real winner though ). You are still in in the same competition, it is just who you are competing against, and what you are fighting for (all around victor, or tier two victor and a promotion).

Think of it like baseball. The top ten teams will be in the majors and the rest in the minors. The worse major league team will then drop down to the minors to get the best minors team jumps up.

Those with lesser hardware than hex cores on their team can once again fight for first place, although, it is first place in the minors. The majors league winner is still hailed as top dog.
post #13 of 47
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Those with lesser hardware than hex cores on their team can once again fight for first place, although, it is first place in the minors. The majors league winner is still hailed as top dog.
Right, gotcha. Just wanted to make sure as we have 17 teams and an internal split could work out fine as long as there is no actual separation.


Yea, should work out good. Every team will still be governed by the same standards and hardware.
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post #14 of 47
Exactly, all the current rules and restrictions stay the same. It is just a way to level out the playing field without handicapping anyone and letting the top teams stay at the top.
post #15 of 47
Great idea - it is like CC says very much like the soccer/football/calcio leagues in Europe and elsewhere in the world where there is promotion/relegation based on team success.

And taking this idea to what is to me a logical conclusion - why not an unlimited group where you just would have a 'super-division' (think Champions League or Copa Libertadores in soccer) ? Any mixture of hexa-cores and other super-folding rigs would be allowed - just limited to a certain number (five, six?) Just a thought ....

That would probably mean we would have three divisions, but the way things are going we don't seem to be lacking for teams. Again, a proposal for the future. I think it falls in line with the general idea of promoting maximum PPD from OCN.

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post #16 of 47
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No, that would be two TCs then. What we're aiming for is one TC, just split in two.

It's just to motivate the bottom half of the table; now the teams that would have finished 12/13/14th have a reason to aim for 11th, and a chance at the big time.
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post #17 of 47
Here's a couple of quick thoughts...

I'm presuming that a new Team would be put in the "Minors" first, but what if this particular Team were to wind up getting a massive amount of points...that would've been enough to win the overall competition that month..?

Also, what about if there's a Team that can easily beat the others who are in the "Minors" (12th-15th, etc) but can't compete with the Teams that are in the "Majors" (7th-10th, etc) and just keeps swapping between the two...?
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post #18 of 47
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In the first case, that happens with most teams. Generally the first month is for getting set up anyway; if they're able to compete for 1st overall, then they'll have to earn that.

Second case, then it's really up to the other teams in Division 2 to up their game, isn't it?
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post #19 of 47
Sounds like a good way to spice things up, voted
post #20 of 47
Still not sure I see the point.

I mean, FullAuto has finished near the bottom, and this month we're holding on pretty well.

I really see it as "but look, Timmy! You finished FIRST! ... amongst the bottom half" Isn't this just a booby-prize?
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