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Challenge of the Week / Re: Caption Adding Challenge #2 VOTING
« on: April 09, 2019, 07:15 pm »
Wait, I didn't?

#5 - 2p
#3 - 1p

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Humor / Re: Funny Videos & Pictures
« on: March 08, 2019, 08:32 am »
That's... not how I remember it.

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Humor / Re: Funny Videos & Pictures
« on: February 27, 2019, 07:41 am »
Forever 12.

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Humor / Re: Funny Videos & Pictures
« on: February 22, 2019, 12:33 am »
Not sure if funny sketch, psychological horror, or a documentary.

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Music / Re: What are you listening to?
« on: February 18, 2019, 11:15 am »
Going back to live looping lately.
Spoiler for Hiden:
Spoiler for Hiden:
Turns out, if you can keep it in tune, it's actually listenable.

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Music / Re: What are you listening to?
« on: February 16, 2019, 11:28 am »
No less good.

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DotA Discussion / Re: Losing game 3v5
« on: February 13, 2019, 01:31 pm »
Not really, because whenever ally abandons, it's because they're noob and they're dragging you down, but if the enemy leaves, it's because i r so pro n i rekt de nub so he leave. Take back their "well earned" points and someone will come to complain about it, guaranteed.

Assuming yourself a keeper, look at it like this. There's 9 other players in game with you, 5 (five) of them being your enemies, and each of them is about as likely to turn out a gameruiner. Five out of nine times, leavers will be on enemy side. Five out of nine times, this benefits you. Forcing fraw on all games with leavers will screw you out of gaining ranking points more often than it will protect you from losses. Besides, automatically drawing the game anytime someone leaves would at best leave easily exploitable loophole for PSR grinding (if few people do it), at worst completely paralyze the ladder (if everyone joins the bandwagon). Think about it.

Anyway, you ask "Why do we think if someone leaves before 5 minutes that affects balance and leaving in 23rd minute does not?". We don't, leavers always affect game balance. However, you're asking wrong question.

The question you should be asking is  "Should leaving at 5 min mark be handled differently than leaving at 23 min mark, and why?"

Yes. It should. Here's why: leaving during different stages of game happens for different reasons, and affects game in different ways.

Early leavers are preemptive leavers. They will typically have severe attitude problems or leave after starting the game exceptionally poorly, either way affecting others before they could do anything about it. This has little to nothing to do with other players. It also happens before anything about the game was decided yet. For those reason it's only fair to only penalize the leaver and call it a draw for other players.

Mid- to lategame leavers are responsive leavers. They quit because of what already transpired, and then can't handle dealing with things not going in their favor. This has everything to do with other players, as they are co-authors of the situaiton that led to leaving in the first place. Ignoring that would be unfair, which is why game is scored normally for everyone else. Moreover, the later the abandon, the more contribution it leaves behind, and the more likely that at the time game was already going in other team's favor (if not effectively decided). You can't just erase the history.

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Challenge of the Week / Re: Windows Paint Challenge #2 VOTING
« on: February 12, 2019, 10:06 pm »
#1 > 2p for that six pack
#2 > 1p for attempt

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Challenge of the Week / Re: Caption Adding Challenge #2
« on: February 12, 2019, 10:04 pm »
I don't have a witty caption. Can I go full meme on it instead?
Spoiler for Hiden:

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Music / Re: Suggest songs
« on: February 10, 2019, 11:06 pm »
If you're feeling like progressively going odball.

Older classic.
Spoiler for Pearl Jam - Even flow:
Newer classic.
Spoiler for Cage the elephant - Ain't no rest for the wicked:
Older local classic (the band, not just the song).
Spoiler for Perfect - Niepokonani:
Newer local... classic? Well, mainstream enough.
Spoiler for Coma - Silence and fire:
Potato quality, at least on youtube. Origina polish version ("Cisza i ogień") recommended. Best bit comes after the lyrics anyway (6:30)
Putting more strings in.
Spoiler for Sirenia - In Sumerian Haze:
Putting more fancy strings in. Also, tuvan throat singing.
Spoiler for The Hu - Yuve yuve yu:
That aspect ratio though
Just a dude that wants to jam. Straying from rock a bit in this one.
Spoiler for Ronald Jenkees - Guitar sound:

Spoiler for Okay, fine, here's proper recording:
Don't drop your soap.
Spoiler for Electric Six - Gay bar:
Censoring brings a single manly tear to my eye

Bonus - a bit of contemporary social (media) commentary
Spoiler for Jonathan Young - Bait:

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Music / Re: Suggest songs
« on: February 09, 2019, 06:39 pm »
Rock is a pretty broad term. What are you looking for? Are there any subgenres you're into? It might help if you specify what you're looking for.

... or Reno might just do his thing before I even press post button, that works too.

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Challenge of the Week / Re: Windows Paint Challenge #2
« on: January 30, 2019, 08:48 am »
Pecking order.

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Challenge of the Week / Re: Caption Adding Challenge #1 VOTING
« on: December 11, 2018, 07:45 pm »
#9 - 2p
#1 - 1p
#3 - 0,5p

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Challenge of the Week / Re: Makeup Artist Challenge #1
« on: December 11, 2018, 11:19 am »
Severus Snape, smiling because he's sending Potter for detention?

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Challenge of the Week / Re: Caption Adding Challenge #1
« on: December 04, 2018, 12:35 pm »
Uninspired.

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