Cavo..I must (in a tongue-in-cheek way) call you a sexist for assuming I am a man just because I am on here. Not a man, either, last time I checked..My problem with you Cavo is that you assume too much. You arent showing me that you are intellectually curious..you just spout off talking points I've heard time and again. The reason I know they are talking points is because there is a distinct formula that anyone with half a brain can recognize.
It looks something like this:
Step 1: Say is the system works and is fair - tell them to PLAY MORE GAMES
Step 2: Talk about MMR and hidden elo
Step 3: If they insist, link them to the LoL video and talk about clamping
Step 4: Damage their credibility. Do some OP research on them. look up their LoLking and post their stats in a way to detract from them..try to make them feel embarrassed and bad.
(Example: Cavo says: "you win 16 games and lose 24, you are atrocious")
Step 5: Attack them personally, even if you have to lie about what they've said - no one will read back posts and after Step 4, you have hopefully damaged their credibility)
(Example: Cavo says "you are asking for handouts" )
Etc Etc Etc
Anyway, a real argument has exchanges. You respond to things someone says. You dont cut and paste quote someone and then say something underneath that proves you havent read a thing the person you are quoting said. You have as much information as any of us, unless you work for riot and have more info than you let on, yet you act as though you know more about something that cant possibly be known (unless you work for Riot)..and you try to denounce anyone who doesnt agree with your world view.
"Once you get to gold you can literally throw every game you so wish and never move from gold so long as you're playing. Hence making it harder to get into gold is, in all honesty, a much bigger plus. The games aren't going to waste either .. If you're winning 3 and losing 1, it helps out your MMR, which if you can keep up the win ratio through gold, will make you progress through gold much quicker when you get there. Don't focus so much on the LP as you do improving play and continuing to win the majority of your games."
I think this was one of the best replies ive seen to the clamping system. You cannot expect to get to silver > gold > plat > diamond by winning 50% of your games. you need to be able to show that you are better than that and deserve the promotion because once you get promoted you will never go back down, unlike the old days where you would get 1200 elo (woo silver!) but you lose a game and you are back down to where you were.
Hope this helps
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