Skintimidation, is it real?

#1T-Viral-XPosted 11/3/2012 12:28:34 AM
Do skins influence performance? - Results (314 votes)
Yes, Skins = Wins!
53.18% (167 votes)
No, I'm not afraid of someone's (parent's) credit card!
46.82% (147 votes)
This poll is now closed.
Made this topic, cuz I always pay attention to skins in loading.
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#2GevaudenPosted 11/3/2012 12:31:04 AM
Yes it means that person has more knowledge on that current champ, of course there are exceptions but the majority who have skins for a champ play better then those with orignal.
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#3MegeasPosted 11/3/2012 12:38:18 AM
If you buy a skin you probably at least like playing the character so you could very well be better with that character over another.

Really I think the real issue is I don't immediately recognize which champ that is with a skin over the normal one. Course in about 15 seconds that kinda goes out the window.
#4The_nibletPosted 11/3/2012 12:40:36 AM
Skins always mean wins, proven fact of life.
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#5The0neFreeManPosted 11/3/2012 1:03:49 AM
#6Dragonfable101Posted 11/3/2012 1:06:32 AM
Ofc, Pulsefire Ez scares the crap out of everyone.
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#7MizunoRyuuPosted 11/3/2012 1:17:17 AM
My initial thought is usually "oh, this guy has a skin, he must know this champ", but after 1,000 or so games I really can't see any difference in skill level.
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#8aqualord29Posted 11/3/2012 1:33:57 AM
I honestly feel like it depends on the skin. Some skins seem to attract terrible players. But then, some skins dominate. Frostfire Annie always wrecks my team when I play against one, while any Darius with a skin seem to be the only Darius' I can stomp in without picking Riven.
#9belgerixPosted 11/3/2012 1:34:47 AM
Yeah, I tend to play much more cautiously if the enemy team has skins then if they didn't. Something about it makes me wonder why people would spend money on a champ they don't play, and it makes me scared ;-;
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#10joonyoungiePosted 11/3/2012 1:35:03 AM
Nothing motivates me from more to stomp someone who has a skin when i'm opposing lane from them. I AINT NEVA SCURRRED
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