Bookbash (OCE)
: 8 games in a row now there has been an iron player in a silver mmr game. Please fix.
And talking about the sort of players with less than 20% winrates. Cmon this is getting stupid.
Holy Fish (OCE)
: Plat/Diamond Support Main - LF Plat/Diamond ADC duo (Silver/Bronze/Iron rank).
[Nice preseason.](https://old.reddit.com/r/leagueoflegends/comments/a4knol/kr_challenger_player_rush_just_got_promoted_to/?sort=old) [ Another example from Reddit (NA server, btw).](https://prnt.sc/lss6u1)
Bookbash (OCE)
: Can I please stop having monkeys in my team
8 games in a row now there has been an iron player in a silver mmr game. Please fix.
Rioter Comments
F4R W3ST (OCE)
: SoloQ matchmaking
[Another example, a few hours later.](https://imgur.com/a/ar9LDTL) You get used to it.
: Draft Normals matchmaking is so garbage
It's normals, and it's oce. You should be happy to play against higher ranked players though! It's boring for them, but great for you!
: Seriously, Riots banning system has to change or i'm quitting this game
[Just stay cool, and send in the report.](https://boards.oce.leagueoflegends.com/en/c/player-behaviour/ksPHUhAm-intentional-afkers-not-punished?comment=0000) P.S. Player has been banned, hasn't logged in for 15 days.
slxw (OCE)
: Mastery lvl 7 / bullshit
There's lots of western invented things in the game that mean nothing in the grand scheme of things. Emotes, skins, mastery levels, borders, icons, have nothing to do whether someone is a good player or not. Don't sweat it. I only level up champion masteries when I have the shards to do it. Otherwise its a waste of Blue Essense, which could be used to buy new champions. You have the intelligence to find the forums, so how are you bronze 5? [Not trying to rank up?](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slgxQ8MW2WQ)
animos1ty (OCE)
: new ranked changes in 8.24 have screwed with my lp win/loss points!?
F4R W3ST (OCE)
: SoloQ matchmaking
Just oce things. [Here's a game played 2 hours ago.](https://imgur.com/a/Gh0Cq1C) Luckily for me (silver 3) the diamond 4 Riven was still a monkey at macro.
NaTionzOG (OCE)
: Sorry, 250 wins is miniscule :)
Well, make it whatever number of wins (500?). The number is not so important, but the experience of closing games, and playing to win is the point im making here. Monkeys entering ranked should just be placed in Iron 4 and if they are good enough they will climb. Punishing established players in ranked by allowing new accounts with no experience into higher mmr brackets in a small population server is just not acceptable. Especially when you see that a lot of these accounts are really just banned bronzers that bought one of those bot accounts with ids like "#@$!firstname".
Gehirn (OCE)
: OCE Rioter Q&A - (Group 1 of 3)
To Belquin: Can we please grow the scene by bringing back OOL and the ability to make your own esports team, and reward those teams that qualify into the OCS like previously? The scene will not grow with just having the same old orgs and organisers. Not only did this help showcase good players, it also helped showcase good managers, coaches etc. And more people were involved.
: KKJedi got his account back LOL. Good luck Platinum players.
Looks like they are already inting in every game.
NaTionzOG (OCE)
: I would have to disagree with you on this one, 250 games is miniscule and is less than what is required now. having level 6 on 20 champions requires many hours of investing, maybe 3-5 for champions you play, but an understanding on other champions would be exquisite in my opinion.
That's 250 wins, not games :)
DBZChiChi (OCE)
: Intentional afkers not punished?
Those sort of players have the worst attitude to the game. Had this inting Janna in my game recently. They tried to hold champion select hostage by saying "Someone needs to dodge". After the reply came back "yeah, you" then stated that they would int and just take cleanse and ghost summoner spells. They not only ran it down the lanes, but kept the surrender vote invalid until 20 minutes of our time was wasted. This is one of the main reasons why people quit the game, you cannot escape from the time wasters. [NEACE](https://www.twitch.tv/neace) said it best on his Fortnite stream when he compared this team game to basketball. If you join a few players for ball at a local court and they act like arseholes, you can just leave the game. You're not trapped in that situation. So my friend, it is going to cost you a few minutes to make sure they are punished correctly. If you feel that this is worth it for the community's sake, then do this: 1: Screenshot in game action 2: Copy the pre and after game chats 3: Upload to a site where you can combine them all 4: Include the link in your report Should probably take you about 10 minutes after the game, but they won't be coming back. Just like the Janna. [Link removed, censor the names if you wish to re-add it but I feel the point has been made.]
NaTionzOG (OCE)
: People in ranked are shit
A better solution would be to have new accounts score 250 wins in normals before being allowed to play ranked. And for the player entering ranked to have level 6 mastery on the minimum (currently 20) champions to enter the ranked arena. Would raise the quality substantially. OCE macro would still be garbage, but you might see less inting Luxs, Lee Sins, Vaynes and Yasuos out there. Not gonna happen.
: Not true at all, they have more hp, get more resistances the more plates have fallen and even more ad damage
He's talking about after 14 minutes, or the towers other than the outers. And he's correct, they lost their armour in 8.23 and you can knock em down with your pinky. Fake buffs to make the community think they are stronger, when Riot is looking for more quick clown fiestas that make games gravitate to their conclusions a lot faster. More games, more random results, more skin buying, everyone's a winner! A simple solution would be to give them their armour back, but that would defeat Riot's purpose of the changes. [So it's time to play Sion, Jax and Tryndamere!](https://boards.oce.leagueoflegends.com/en/c/miscellaneous/ozM8Aq0n-i-hate-823?comment=0000)
: i hate 8.23
Don't worry it's been reverted to 8.22 LMAO, causing afks in games. I guess CHN overlords didn't like that OCE got a preview 1 day early. Edit: and now it re-installs 8.23 wtf Edit: no one in low elo is trying the broken stuff yet, like 1) EZREAL with kleptomancy 2) Viktor and Sion top buffed 3) Towers are now butter, despite the "buffs" so use Sion and Jax to mow them fast 4) TWISTED FATE xD P.S. sign-in doesn't work, rip.
OCEshots (OCE)
: I think i feel so strong about not giving up so much is because i have accounts in almost every elo up to plat. bronze and silver are so easily carried purely from macro. wave control and objectives win those games. i Opt for champs that can solo baron at 25mins (with good farm and gold lead) and just put your whole team and your back and give them some free LP. But yes totally agree that people that give up that early are annoying but also no longer see it after my perma ban on my 3rd gold account because i just mute all so i don't speak. A lot of people should not be playing ranked and not because they suck or anything along those lines but purely because their mental isnt in the right spot.
Yep, people think too much about their rank/kda/ego/skins/memes, than the actual game and what they need to do for the team to win it.
Bookbash (OCE)
: Waiting for this! Equal ranks for roles please.
[Then we can avoid lopsided matchmaking like this.](https://imgur.com/a/86Vn0k7)
: From what I read, they want to test the new role ranked system for a while first, so might be a longer preseason. Most likely late Jan.
Waiting for this! Equal ranks for roles please.
Typhon (OCE)
: criticism or helping?
Helping is when you give constructive advice for teammates that will help the team progress. If kids have no balls and take it as toxicity, then unlucky. Examples: "Try a hexdrinker", or "be sure to react to the inting Sion before he gets close to the tower", or "You'll need a QSS", or "We need baron to close because we have no siege". None of the above is egotistical, or personal attacks. But kids still take it the wrong way.
QAPLA (OCE)
: > [{quoted}](name=Bookbash,realm=OCE,application-id=Ntey9fRZ,discussion-id=LRMaetzt,comment-id=0001,timestamp=2018-11-12T07:44:03.792+0000) > > I was away from league for 3 weeks and missed the whole of worlds and together with whatever token system they have. But who cares, I just play the game for the skill, not the token, kd/a weeb stuff or icons. Spend money on this game? Never. I like free skins, I hate the whole anime weeaboo thing it's into now. Now don't get me wrong, I've been watching anime since the 80's (when it was good. I haven't watched much anime made this millennium because it's mostly derivative trash), but this is not an anime game, so fuck off with the weeb shit Rito. Every remake of a champ becomes more anime, it's fucking sad.
Agreed with the champions thing. The older champions have character, with a jovial side to them. These new champions and reworks and "visual updates" are just sad. They need to focus on the skill and gameplay, rather than appealing to trends. Last good champion released was Kled. Don't rework any champions.
: The only time where I’ve reported someone then they got banned is when someone told me to kys. Otherwise, with the ones that int I get no player behavior banned blah blah blah message.
Same. Trolls that i've reported multiple times are still running around. Like the bard (no names because we can't handle the backlash) who ints 75% of their games by running around doing nothing.
A Bronzie (OCE)
: Player giving up
Kids will generally give up yeah cos they have had everything spoon fed to them and "everyone's a winner" mentality taught to them. So when they are losing they don't know what to do.
YuN0Die (OCE)
: How in the actual hell is this possible? Troll after afker, after inter, after troll, after afker
This seems normal for me. Usually one day I'll win 10 in a row and then the next lose 10 in a row. In the latest survey that was in the client, I gave Riot some good ideas to fix matchmaking, lets hope they read it :)
QAPLA (OCE)
: Why I hate Missions
I was away from league for 3 weeks and missed the whole of worlds and together with whatever token system they have. But who cares, I just play the game for the skill, not the token, kd/a weeb stuff or icons. Spend money on this game? Never.
Mister E (OCE)
: LFM players to do some last day flex ranking up
Add me if you need a solid support for your flex queue and can handle my shotcalling :)
Bookbash (OCE)
: I was in a game where the enemy Sion did this strategy. It's frustrating because after advising my team what to do against it, they didn't listen, and the 4-16 Sion won the game basically, so I can understand your frustration. The strategy basically takes advantage of monkeys with no macro understanding, and therefore quite good in low elo. In my game Sion did this vs an Kayn, and we had a Jax jungle. The problem was the Jax jungle didn't pay attention to the Sion before he got close to the tower, and went off splitpushing himself because he was clueless. I was trying to advise him on how to counter, but he didn't listen. Another case of that one player in a team costing the team the game. Eventually the split-pushing Jax in the bot lane lost baron of course, as you get with these types of players (Udyr is another common one). As usual, splitpushing is either misunderstood at low elos, or players just have no balls and do that as a way to silent int. In my game there was a time where myself (support), and mid lane Diana were in base and Sion is coming in the top lane, and the Diana just walked mid and ignored him. I'm pinging them over and they just ignore. Low elo monkeys. I see that in your game you managed to win at least with your bronze 3 top laner. Not too bad to get a result there. The other good news is that now Riot realises that they made a mistake all of those patches ago, making towers too easy to kill (looking at you bot tower #1) and are changing this for preseason. We will have longer games again, with more strategy, instead of a quick hose with animals running around looking for meat.
UPDATE: I had a think about this and decided to counter it with Lulu support. Just polymorph the zombie sion before he can kill the tower. [Problem solved.](https://matchhistory.oce.leagueoflegends.com/en/#match-details/OC1/223995109/201025528?tab=overview)
Elysian88 (OCE)
: how about you fix this inting sion crap already...
I was in a game where the enemy Sion did this strategy. It's frustrating because after advising my team what to do against it, they didn't listen, and the 4-16 Sion won the game basically, so I can understand your frustration. The strategy basically takes advantage of monkeys with no macro understanding, and therefore quite good in low elo. In my game Sion did this vs an Kayn, and we had a Jax jungle. The problem was the Jax jungle didn't pay attention to the Sion before he got close to the tower, and went off splitpushing himself because he was clueless. I was trying to advise him on how to counter, but he didn't listen. Another case of that one player in a team costing the team the game. Eventually the split-pushing Jax in the bot lane lost baron of course, as you get with these types of players (Udyr is another common one). As usual, splitpushing is either misunderstood at low elos, or players just have no balls and do that as a way to silent int. In my game there was a time where myself (support), and mid lane Diana were in base and Sion is coming in the top lane, and the Diana just walked mid and ignored him. I'm pinging them over and they just ignore. Low elo monkeys. I see that in your game you managed to win at least with your bronze 3 top laner. Not too bad to get a result there. The other good news is that now Riot realises that they made a mistake all of those patches ago, making towers too easy to kill (looking at you bot tower #1) and are changing this for preseason. We will have longer games again, with more strategy, instead of a quick hose with animals running around looking for meat.
: How are people not running locket on sion yet
Just keep doing what works for you. When you get to a higher skill level (it's oce with monkeys in terms of strategy, so probably diamond 2+), you'll see why locket on Sion top is not efficient. Don't complain about idiots not using good strategies, keep it a secret, or use it to boost for money :)
: Soz by looking at my history ill say i fuckking carry everygame and the point that pisses me off is people either leave half way in the game or start not playing as a team because as i see it with the past fuckking 700 games each game has been fuckking horrific and this system of matching with people is poorly done
Maining Vayne in low elo is not easy. People understand nothing. Try a better laning adc like Varus. Get that first tower, get ahead, and monkeys will gravitate to the win. I agree though, the system is trash and the players are just animals.
: Korea carries LPL to Worlds win!!!!
FeelsBadForMataMan. Couldn't carry from support.
Bookbash (OCE)
: Yes well silver accounts are like $10 so I get that its easier to buy one than level an account. I think Riot should put a cap on ranked, like you cannot play ranked until you own 10 champions with at least level 6 mastery. And like Locodoco agreed with me on stream yesterday, the Tutorial needs to explain what experience and csing actually does. People rush into ranked without having a clue that this is important. They play like its call of duty. It was an interesting discussion because one guy said "but league has so many resources online LUL, you just go to youtube LUL" and Locodoco disagreed stating that if a complete newbie youtubed "How to play adc" he comes up with a lot of stuff thats simply out of date (Graves ADC) but also the clickbait titles (in one video he clicked on we saw QTPie trolling with Yasuo bot lane). Plus the fact that newbies don't want to go out of the game to a completely different site to learn stuff - they want to get playing as soon as possible! The skill in this game is so trash right now. In fact I would say that skill level in BRONZE at the start of season 5 was higher than the skill level this season a whole division more (so if Bronze 1 we talk about Silver 1 etc). S5 ADC: Let's freeze, they cannot walk up. S8 ADC: What is freezing? S5 ADC: Go roam, I'll shove and then get a pickaxe. S8 ADC: I need a BF sword, I'll stay while we have no vision and you are roaming. S8 Support: Just back together and get a pickaxe. S8 ADC: No I need a BF sword even though the opposition only have a longsword. S5 Support: push for level 2! S8 ADC: Stop hitting my minions! S5 Mid Lane Lux: I'll push wave into tower to bounce it. S8 Mid Lane Lux: I can do anything vs Fizz, he's weak. S5 Jungler: Its mid game I should be near my team while they group near baron. S8 Jungler: Meh, we are behind, I'll take a tower and show these laners how its done. S5 Top Laner: OK enemy bot got to lane with less mana. That means enemy jungler will be here around 2:45-3:00, I'll push now and ward at about 2:30. S8 Top Laner: Hashinshin is right, this champion (insert champion's name) is broken! Absolutely brainless. Are you ready for worlds and the absolute demolition of western teams? Not just talking about OPL here. NALCS was at an all time skill low for me. Fnatic in EU look reasonable (if their support doesn't int while warding) and maybe Vitality can go ok on occasion, but the rest will be absolutely demolished. Team Liquid think they are good, but they don't communicate well enough or quickly enough. C9 is hyped up but their jungle will be exposed. And 100 Thieves? Haha. How they got to worlds is kinda like very lucky. They will be absolutely trounced. And why is this? Not enough practice. 1 month of soloqueue in Korea cannot make up for a year's zookeeping with the monkeys on the NA server. They scraped through on championship points and that's it. Their bot lane will be absolutely violated, and Ssumday will have to think about putting money before a chance at a real team in Korea. Dire Wolves? Can they beat the easy Mexican team without Shernfire? Maybe. EDG? Not a chance. Prediction: 1-3 in play-ins, and lose the playoff to the Mexicans.
Currently 1-2 and have to beat EDG to stay alive. Good luck boys. By the way, on stream today it was very interesting how Dardoch says that some NA teams don't even show up on time for their scrims, or they just run if down if they "feel tilted" during the scrims. He said that sometimes teams would even cancel their scrim blocks on the day, and other teams would not play the full amount of games. Weak. Western. Mentality. Exposed.
: I finally did it!
But next season you theorycraft alloys and discover the joy of iron. {{sticker:slayer-jinx-wink}}
: what’s with people saying ez no matter what even if they don’t win by a landslide after a game?
BloodS3 (OCE)
: State of matchmaking.
Fully agree. So many monkeys out there right now. If matchmaking with role's ranking doesn't fix it, i'm out.
: Shyvana
Shyvana is a bad champion. Her passive is not very good. If she powerfarms the question is.... what is your team doing? If they are all inting then there's not much you can do. Especially a platinum 1 adc inting vs a bronze 2 adc.
00shots00 (OCE)
: if you get me in games dodge
Haha, that's what I feel like also. Had three games the other day. In two of them this midlaner carried for the opposition. Was part of a 9 game losing streak by me. The next game though, they were on my team. They lost :)
: Your point negate any sort of blame to his own performance. Its not that hard to play Lulu and karma support to win lane and snowball the game. Have yOU ACTUALLY LOOKED AT HIS BUILD? the guy goes dps, if he cant carry the game, then he should stop thinking that he deserve higher rank.
Look, I'm not saying he's the greatest player, BUT, he's not the one thats inting, sooking, ragequitting or trolling. It's silver and gold that we are talking about for god's sake. Players don't understand itemisation. Look at every gold 5 and under game and you will see incorrect itemisation. ALMOST EVERY GAME. Also if his teammates are monkeys maybe HE IS TRYING TO CARRY even with the limited resources that he has. Why support a monkey adc? [Have a look at the Karma game](https://imgur.com/a/heREZVo) closely. How much cc does the enemy team have? Lux only, really. The game is a clown fiesta (look at the number of kills). But the Ashe he is with is the lowest level in the game? Both teams or adcs are low elo so they don't farm much. Towers have obviously gone down quickly, and if the Ashe is a monkey they will not get the side lane farm near tier twos or idiot teammates will take it instead of giving it to the adc. You try to support, but when they are useless af, or are so far behind, or do the same stupid players everytime (e.g. overextending in a side lane because they are underlevelled and dying to Quinn), it's time to move on and build some damage instead. At least he has his wards item. He has a 53% winrate and was bronze the past two seasons, I think he's playing better than in the past. I'm done talking about this topic. My whole point here is that currently there are a bunch of sooks inters and monkeys out there in silver/gold. And that could be for whatever reason (end of season, smurfs killing egotistical jackers, whatever reason). AT LEAST HES PLAYING TO WIN THE GAME.
: recommended builds
I guess its because the meta changes so much. However there are instances that irk me like Kog'maw being recommended Trinity Force, which hasn't been a thing since Patch 5.22. Its best to make your own item pages imo, and leave the recommended builds to the newbies.
: If he get crap teams all day he get demoted, if he get good teams all day he get promoted, if this, if that. No! stop. You dont rely on luck if you want to climb rank. The chances of him getting demoted from getting a series of bad teams, is the same chance he'll get promoted from having good teams. The guy is simply not good enough to even float on average. For god sake, all he vsed was silver 3-4, rarely gold 5. If he cant even manage to carry at that rank, why does he think he can maintained gold?? http://oce.op.gg/summoner/userName=SeibaPendragon Look at the stat, bronze 1 - silver 2 -1 top. BS that he can get to gold if he cant consistently win against bronze and low silver. Check the games that he have lost, most of it is due to playing with and against gold players. The answers is right there, just analyse it.
> [{quoted}](name=TheDemonEmperor,realm=OCE,application-id=FjGAIbRv,discussion-id=KsaNIz7A,comment-id=000100000000000000000001,timestamp=2018-10-01T11:00:33.641+0000) > > If he get crap teams all day he get demoted, if he get good teams all day he get promoted, if this, if that. > > No! stop. You dont rely on luck if you want to climb rank. The chances of him getting demoted from getting a series of bad teams, is the same chance he'll get promoted from having good teams. Sure. My point is that he can get monkeys one day and reasonable players the next. Its possible. It's very frustrating when you get the monkeys all in a row. > If he cant even manage to carry at that rank, why does he think he can maintained gold?? > Carry? He's a support main.
: That could work fine, except by the time you get essence reafer, most other players would have gotten their items too, leaving you without defensive items and prone to getting deleted in a team fight. Most lower elo players don’t use active items so like blood thirster isn’t too bad of an idea.
Agreed, but I would say that they need to learn to use active items :)
: Essence reaver is a 3.2k gold item. It offers attack damage, mana, mana regen, and cool down reduction as well as a passive that gives master yi resets. It isn’t a bad item, except right now guinsoos is definitely biggest power spike for master Yi.
Sometimes they buy Guinsoo's and then Essence Reaver afterwards, when perhaps they could think about a QSS (no one buys that in low elo - even adcs just buy BloodThirster by default).
: not most of the time its bronze people that have brought accounts I know a mate that has 6 accounts he just keeps getting banned he is just terrible I have told him he is lol he just doesn't listen he ended up buying a challenge account for $150 online in OCE soooooo that explains why u got monkeys in diamond people just buy accounts online lol
Yes well silver accounts are like $10 so I get that its easier to buy one than level an account. I think Riot should put a cap on ranked, like you cannot play ranked until you own 10 champions with at least level 6 mastery. And like Locodoco agreed with me on stream yesterday, the Tutorial needs to explain what experience and csing actually does. People rush into ranked without having a clue that this is important. They play like its call of duty. It was an interesting discussion because one guy said "but league has so many resources online LUL, you just go to youtube LUL" and Locodoco disagreed stating that if a complete newbie youtubed "How to play adc" he comes up with a lot of stuff thats simply out of date (Graves ADC) but also the clickbait titles (in one video he clicked on we saw QTPie trolling with Yasuo bot lane). Plus the fact that newbies don't want to go out of the game to a completely different site to learn stuff - they want to get playing as soon as possible! The skill in this game is so trash right now. In fact I would say that skill level in BRONZE at the start of season 5 was higher than the skill level this season a whole division more (so if Bronze 1 we talk about Silver 1 etc). S5 ADC: Let's freeze, they cannot walk up. S8 ADC: What is freezing? S5 ADC: Go roam, I'll shove and then get a pickaxe. S8 ADC: I need a BF sword, I'll stay while we have no vision and you are roaming. S8 Support: Just back together and get a pickaxe. S8 ADC: No I need a BF sword even though the opposition only have a longsword. S5 Support: push for level 2! S8 ADC: Stop hitting my minions! S5 Mid Lane Lux: I'll push wave into tower to bounce it. S8 Mid Lane Lux: I can do anything vs Fizz, he's weak. S5 Jungler: Its mid game I should be near my team while they group near baron. S8 Jungler: Meh, we are behind, I'll take a tower and show these laners how its done. S5 Top Laner: OK enemy bot got to lane with less mana. That means enemy jungler will be here around 2:45-3:00, I'll push now and ward at about 2:30. S8 Top Laner: Hashinshin is right, this champion (insert champion's name) is broken! Absolutely brainless. Are you ready for worlds and the absolute demolition of western teams? Not just talking about OPL here. NALCS was at an all time skill low for me. Fnatic in EU look reasonable (if their support doesn't int while warding) and maybe Vitality can go ok on occasion, but the rest will be absolutely demolished. Team Liquid think they are good, but they don't communicate well enough or quickly enough. C9 is hyped up but their jungle will be exposed. And 100 Thieves? Haha. How they got to worlds is kinda like very lucky. They will be absolutely trounced. And why is this? Not enough practice. 1 month of soloqueue in Korea cannot make up for a year's zookeeping with the monkeys on the NA server. They scraped through on championship points and that's it. Their bot lane will be absolutely violated, and Ssumday will have to think about putting money before a chance at a real team in Korea. Dire Wolves? Can they beat the easy Mexican team without Shernfire? Maybe. EDG? Not a chance. Prediction: 1-3 in play-ins, and lose the playoff to the Mexicans.
Nightjar (OCE)
: that's not that unbalanced. From an MMR standpoint Silver 5 is often worse than Bronze 1 due to how difficult it is to demote from the 5th division of any elo bracket.
And then you look at the top and mid's winrate and come to understand they are newbies. The Veigar in this game didn't understand that to get levels and items he needs to farm not walk around randomly in the **enemy's jungle**, especially when we had no lane priority.
: Very Detailed Guide to Master Yi. Escape Bronze, Silver, Gold. (Almost Diamond Yi Main)
Master Yi's in my elo get the Jungle item and then Essence Reaver, is that just bad?
Bookbash (OCE)
: If you re-read my first paragraph you'll see that the point i'm making is that I can understand the OP's frustration when you can run into a series of monkeys that appear only on your team in a small sample size of games (e.g. one day's play). This can demote someone from gold to silver. From an mmr point of view, the demotion is not that large, but psychologically the player thinks it is, because then they have to win promos again to get back to their skill ceiling level. Everyone sucks, its all relative. But my team doesn't always suck this much every game in a days play, is what they are saying.
Its kinda like the [following game](https://imgur.com/a/BIKfVmo) where the teams are not matched evenly. In my team I have two complete newbies who ended up inting and not csing, and just running around like headless chickens. Now if the OP gets these teams all day I think they have a right to be aggrieved.
gimble (OCE)
: Actually... might not be a bad idea to put a connection check into the client, so when you click 'play' (for ranked only) it runs a quick latency, packet loss, jitter test... and displays the results. If outside 'normal' levels... could give you a warning, that if you enter a game and DC, you will get a more severe punishment...
This is possible, but in some cases (such as during the past month in my case) the internet may physically drop out at random times due to a cut cable in the area, and you do not reconnect. Telstra has one of those situations going on right now: > [{quoted}](name=TELSTRA,realm=NSW,application-id=Ntey9fRZ,comment-id=0000,timestamp=2018-09-30T13:40:47.774+0000) >Broadband Service Outage > >Our tests indicate that there may be an outage affecting your service: > >State: NSW >Service: Home Phone >Description: Damaged cable. Customers may experience difficulties making and receiving calls using their home phone service. >Start: 3:53 PM 08/09/2018 >Estimated time services will be restored: 7:00 PM 02/10/2018 > >State: NSW >Service: Home Phone >Description: Damaged cable. Customers may experience difficulties making and receiving calls using their home phone service. >Start: 12:12 AM 27/09/2018 >Estimated time services will be restored: 7:00 PM 02/10/2018 > >This page was last updated on 10:10 PM 30/09/2018 > Been happening throughout the past month at random times.
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