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Cheat in our game? Eh, 20% fine.

#1RedZarakiPosted 10/10/2012 5:21:14 PM
RIOT: "So, instead of a full Disqualification, as would be expected in any other sporting event, in academia, in the working world, and in every other sensible establishment in existence, we'll just let this one slide and make you earn only 80% of the money you would normally win (which you might not have won at all without the whole cheating thing). We still cool Asia?"
#2LaqOfInterestPosted 10/10/2012 5:22:09 PM
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#3Sid_IcarusPosted 10/10/2012 5:22:56 PM
Do you honestly think that's what won it for them, and not TSM playing like crap that did it?
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#4Dragonfable101Posted 10/10/2012 5:23:28 PM
true if provocatively stated.
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#5BiglabronPosted 10/10/2012 5:25:04 PM(edited)
Sid_Icarus posted...
Do you honestly think that's what won it for them, and not TSM playing like crap that did it?

If you've ever played in any tournament for money cheating in any form results in a DQ period. You may even be banned for life based on the severity of your actions.
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#6Master_strikerPosted 10/10/2012 5:25:16 PM
Wait hold on, what? Can someone explain?
#7Snacks23Posted 10/10/2012 5:30:09 PM
Master_striker posted...
Wait hold on, what? Can someone explain?

azubu frost has been winning all of their games by cheating, they have never won an honest match since they formed
#8OtachiSwordXLPosted 10/10/2012 5:33:28 PM
Uuuuuuuuuggghhhhhh. And here I thought Riot doing something would make you whiners just. Shut. Up. I really wish this would just die--easily the most irritating and boring topic on this bored but also the most recurring. Sigh.
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#9darkestmercPosted 10/10/2012 5:36:25 PM
Many sporting events don't DQ for cheating. Decisions are made with discretion, and not set completely in stone.

For example, in the UFC a number of fighters have cheated (whether by grabbing the fence, using illegal moves etc) and have only gotten warnings, or marks deducted.

This can be found in any sport. Any time you accidently kick someones leg in Soccer, you are breaking a rule of the sport, as another example.

20% (200,000$) is a large amount of money to be lost just for looking over your shoulder for a couple of seconds.

Yet it is reasonable, and understandable. Riot dealt with this issue very well.
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#10supershadonicPosted 10/10/2012 5:37:03 PM
Dyrus cheated too. He even admitted it on his twitter... so its not just asians.

I'll ask you with mini maps behind you and $2M on the line.