Man, do I love having my ass handed to me by people with .6 KDs.

#81JetblackmoonPosted 2/7/2013 2:37:51 AM
From: ImTooSkilledd | Posted: 2/5/2013 8:01:45 AM | #074
However, I've heard other people say that having host is a ridiculous advantage, and basically puts the game on easy-mode.

I've never felt pulling host has been a disadvantage, ever. My internet:

http://www.speedtest.net/result/2492126508.png

Not the best, but not the worst either. I never understood it either when people say pulling host is awful.

Not to mention, I never really get bad hosts in this game when I search 'Best'. Been on a 3 bar like <10 times. TC, you always are searching 'Best', I'd hope?
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#82CaffeineSnorterPosted 2/7/2013 9:31:35 PM
From: Jetblackmoon | #081
From: ImTooSkilledd | Posted: 2/5/2013 8:01:45 AM | #074
However, I've heard other people say that having host is a ridiculous advantage, and basically puts the game on easy-mode.

I've never felt pulling host has been a disadvantage, ever. My internet:

http://www.speedtest.net/result/2492126508.png

Not the best, but not the worst either. I never understood it either when people say pulling host is awful.

Not to mention, I never really get bad hosts in this game when I search 'Best'. Been on a 3 bar like <10 times. TC, you always are searching 'Best', I'd hope?


I'd kill for that connection. Literally kill.
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#83WG4F_is_winPosted 2/8/2013 8:19:18 AM
It's funny that people seriously blame a good connection for their problems. My connection is just fine and I still don't have trouble keeping over a 2k/d. http://www.speedtest.net/result/2495094651.png

but omg if my connection was bad i would have a 4 k/d lawl
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#84fatclemenzaPosted 2/8/2013 8:27:41 AM
Tc maybe you should buy an xim3 to get an edge on the competition since you're not very good
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#85brandonk42Posted 2/8/2013 8:32:19 AM
dueric posted...
Playing against people like that is f**** hard.

They have no regard for survival, only kills. You just get caught up in using logic and reason and end up constantly overestimating them.

"Just killed this guy 3 times at this spot. I gotta move to cover the flank". *Gets shot in back by said person taking exact same route as before*

Story of my COD life.


Hahaha! This so much. I can't tell you how many times I get killed because I give the other guy way to much credit.
#86AlleRacingPosted 2/8/2013 8:42:22 AM
This is why I love lobby leaderboards. It was readily apparent in WaW, where latency was very consistent. I could look up the player who was currently host and putting up 30-5 scores and check his career k/d ratio and it would be <1. I would check every time, and without exception, the host's k/d ratios in while hosting in the lobby were much higher than his typical k/d on the leaderboards. Same thing in BLOPS. Being host in those games conferred a major advantage, where simply being 50-150ms ahead of everyone else could easily multiply your typical k/d ratio. Anyone who doesn't think connection grants a large advantage/disadvantage is either in fooling themselves, stupid or both.
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#87SMOG-097Posted 2/8/2013 8:51:48 AM
I think some of you aren't as good as you think you are.
#88carwreck1Posted 2/8/2013 9:20:56 AM
While I didn't appreciate imtoskilled constantly plugging his stats into conversation (looked like bragging), I believe his argument is valid. If skill wasn't a factor, there would be absolutely no consistency. One would not be able to maintain consistent stats if every game was left purely to chance.
#89TecmoB0Posted 2/8/2013 9:25:22 AM
Its the 3 bar players that have been lighting me up the past few cods. if .6 kdr is on a 4 bar he's a .6 player against me. give him a 3 bar and he turns into a 3 kdr player.
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