Does calling a position entitle you to it?

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2 years ago#1
I'm asking this seriously because I don't know the answer. It seems like a lot of people during champ selection will raise hell over who called the position first, or that calling it doesn't matter, etc.
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2 years ago#2
You have to do a mix of filling and preference.
You wanna run this role? call it. If people can't play other roles, trade roles around.
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2 years ago#3
I lock in what I want. I don't care who called what first and what position they're in.
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2 years ago#4
From: TheStealthMan | #001
I'm asking this seriously because I don't know the answer. It seems like a lot of people during champ selection will raise hell over who called the position first, or that calling it doesn't matter, etc.

Look. I don't know about you, but when I'm in the donut shop and I see there's only one jelly donut left, I don't care if I'm the fifth person in line to order. I just say "JELLY DONUT" and that reserves my right to it. If someone ahead of me buys that jelly donut after I call it, I'm calling the cops.
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2 years ago#5
No, it doesn't. Especially not in ranked, either way I simply ignore anyone who immediately after champ select shows up calls a certain role.
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2 years ago#6
In ranked no not at all but you should say what role your best in so the team knows it sucks sending sum1 to jungle wjo has no jungle runepages. In blindpick i would say yes just because if you dont use the rule of dibs you end up with 3 tops and 2 mids.
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2 years ago#7
I felt the need to repost my post from another thread:

Yeah. I'm usually the guy to select a champion and say which role I'd like to play, and see if my team is okay with that. After finding out that my team is not okay with that since my desired role was instalocked, I'll go fill in whichever roles are left. If there's a role I feel I'd do better as rather than the one that I'm stuck with and someone else has not instalocked it, I will ask for that role politely.
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2 years ago#8
I find it's best to list your preferences in order such as "jungle>top>mid>support>adc"

If everyone did that, an optimal team would be ascertained much simpler and with much less butthurt about it.
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2 years ago#9
CheeseItBaggins posted...
I lock in what I want. I don't care who called what first and what position they're in.


If people do this in ranked when someone else has already called the postition, I make sure to tell everyone I am also taking that position. If we end up with 2 supports or junglers It does not bother me.
2 years ago#10
CheeseItBaggins posted...
I lock in what I want. I don't care who called what first and what position they're in.


ya i like to play my favorite character regardless ! Nami For EVAR!
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