: > [{quoted}](name=2Charmnot2Charm,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=XFm7cF6y,comment-id=0001,timestamp=2019-10-09T18:30:44.651+0000) > > Did you not see what happened with the NBA? > > If riot does any censorship they have the excuse that they are owned by Tencent. > > But Blizzard and NBA? What a joke. Tencent is a major stock holder in Blizzard. Same as Riot (though to a lesser degree.)
> [{quoted}](name=Ariel the Cruel,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=XFm7cF6y,comment-id=00010000,timestamp=2019-10-09T20:25:08.284+0000) > > Tencent is a major stock holder in Blizzard. Same as Riot (though to a lesser degree.) Tencent has less than 5% of Blizzard's shares, but has 100% of Riot's shares. I'm pretty sure 100% is more than <5%.
: Why are they nerfing Blitzcranks ARMOR?
The 100 range isn't THAT huge and before the buff he was pretty much unplayable in plat+, since everyone could position well on lane, and most of the time outside of it (there's more room for grabs mid and late game though). And since positioning against blitz Q in lane is staying in minnions, not on max range, it doesn't change that much, since people still hide there. Blitz was a free team flame on you in plat+ since hitting his Qs isn't that easy there anymore, and that's pretty much all he is.
: Casters are avoiding saying the words ‘Hong Kong’.
Now imagine a situation where Hong Kong Attitude wins, and casters won't be able to even say their full name when they are champions. Glorious. I'm pretty sure it would be the first case where a winning team didn't get a skin line too.
DrDubb (NA)
: Ranked Matches Feel Predetermined
That's why it's nice playing games in shit elo. One team just starts to dominate and waste an easy win by throwing, allowing enemy team to win. Works both ways of course, one team throws, second gains lead, it throws hard, first wins. That's like 80% of my matches.
: Ranked is Frustrating
Oh yes boi, a place where I can talk about my recent experience. I lost a game, then I won a game, then I que for another game, a guy in my team is legit 6 divisions below me with a 44% wr. Nice rito, next time just make one lane straight up empty since lobby, don't chose a player for a given lane.
: > [{quoted}](name=Radiant Wukong,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=XAk2R2Nl,comment-id=0001,timestamp=2019-09-21T16:58:12.959+0000) > > I literally just did this with Pyke. Had no idea my support hovered him. Whole team went into wtf mode on me. The guy started freaking out. I was like sorry I legitimately wasn't paying attention and auto ban aatrox since he is the first champ. He then says I am trolling now. Locked in yuumi top, and someone else was like ok who cares. The guy then goes I do enjoy the free lose. He then says I play norms to win blah blah blah. Then someone goes if you play to win why are you trolling, and then someone dodged after the ivern adc got locked in, because the adc accepted the fact top was not having it, and didn't feel like dodging.
> [{quoted}](name=deadmendontlie,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=XAk2R2Nl,comment-id=00010000,timestamp=2019-09-21T20:17:53.881+0000) > > The guy started freaking out. I was like sorry I legitimately wasn't paying attention and auto ban aatrox since he is the first champ. He then says I am trolling now. Locked in yuumi top, and someone else was like ok who cares. The guy then goes I do enjoy the free lose. He then says I play norms to win blah blah blah. Then someone goes if you play to win why are you trolling, and then someone dodged after the ivern adc got locked in, because the adc accepted the fact top was not having it, and didn't feel like dodging. Normal game? Yea, I would go with it too. I legit got flamed on because I picked veigar mid, but my adc wanted him, except my adc did not select that he wants to play veigar (ranked plat btw). Sooo he goes on to flame, trollpicks, then someone dodged, maybe him, maybe not. A lot of times people flame when they don't select if you pick their champ, so don't worry, he might not have even picked his champ :)
: Eternals was a stock feature in LoL
Since when did league track and show things like, how many people I killed with lux ultimate? Or anything similar?
D357R0Y3R (EUW)
: Balance team is buffing TOO MUCH
Give the game 10 years. In 10 years, the only way for a champion to qualify to be part of the meta is going to have a toxic and/or unreasonable mechanic. There's one more adjective I forgot, but it doesn't matter. At one point, when we get like 30-40 champions with ridiculous abilities like {{champion:82}} R, every reasonable champion is going to be out of meta forever, at least until a rework.
Tsuko (NA)
: No offense Riot, but your matchmaking system is absolute dog-shit.
Wait, so I'm the weird one? Winning doesn't _really_ affect the teams I get, but the moment I start losing, it just gets bad. Like, I can lose 6 games in a row, and in my team I get ~50% wr people in a division lower than mine, and in enemy ~50% wr people in 2 divisions ahead. The games get harder as I keep losing, as if the league wanted me to fall all the way to Iron. I actually went from almost 60% wr in p1 to 50% wr p4, climbed back to p1, and fell back to p3 with 49% wr, climbed back to p1, had 3 series to diamond, and fell back again to p3, still 49% wr, simply because of the fact, that when I lose like 3 games, they actually get harder for me to win when it comes to odds.
: Why can't Riot move to a fully transparent MMR ranked system?
Yes please. Do anything about matchmaking. ANYTHING. I'm so frustrated rn. I'm on a losing streak, so theoretically games should get easier, right? Nope. I get gold in my team when enemies still get full plat teams. No, gold wasn't a smurf, just lucky with placements :)
Manxxom (NA)
: Can we address the fact how awesome Project Pyke looks.
TBH I think a project Pyke skin could have been executed better, even with the same style. They could just use it for Urgot and give Pyke a new one.
: If you cannot queue up as a duo, you should not be in the same game
I believe it was against boosting, not just because, so this argument doesn't really hold on.
: Yeah they for sure need to take a page out of the DAC book with that cause I think that it doesn't make sense like you said that two items make a full item. I think that I understand that riot doesn't want the games to be long but I think that they need to kiss that goodbye. They need to rework the items but I think that people at a high level have complained enough about it that it will get looked at.
> [{quoted}](name=worlok1025,realm=NA,application-id=RaE1aOE7,discussion-id=K6AG9vcF,comment-id=0000,timestamp=2019-06-28T02:01:05.865+0000) > > Yeah they for sure need to take a page out of the DAC book with that cause I think that it doesn't make sense like you said that two items make a full item. I think that I understand that riot doesn't want the games to be long but I think that they need to kiss that goodbye. They need to rework the items but I think that people at a high level have complained enough about it that it will get looked at. I mean, I played 3 so far and I wasn't in a game shorter than 30-40 minutes, so wdym they don't want games to be long?
FacYou0 (EUNE)
: Lets ban nubrac and lets keep people like this in the game
> [{quoted}](name=FacYou0,realm=EUNE,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=djXscliG,comment-id=0002,timestamp=2019-06-26T10:19:10.804+0000) > > Lets ban nubrac and lets keep people like this in the game The fact there's at least 4 people who thought you are serious is astonishing.
: [TFT] Top 500 Players from the Teamfight Tactics Beta on PBE
Cool, but wait. We get MMR published for TFT so why won't we get public MMR for, let's say, ranked que?
: The basic rules of lowelo
10/10 It perfectly describes plat 1/dia 4 elo, and people still think it's not low elo lol. It's the best when people say "it's d4 elo, it's high elo" like, no, even d1 isnt hight elo anymore lmao.
: Do You Enjoy Autofill?
I don't care. I can play at the elo I'm currently in at 4 lanes, in a rare case I do get the 5th one, it's usually not a problem to swap or at least warn your teammates about it, pick something safe and play. Even when playing an off-lane, just play it safe and as long as other lanes don't lose hard, you can usually win, because it's early that's the most reliant on you playing your lane, late is mostly making good decisions.
Pika Fox (NA)
: > [{quoted}](name=Leona Helmsley,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=veYmlWPU,comment-id=000100000000,timestamp=2019-06-18T13:20:15.480+0000) > > So herein lies the issue. Nothing should be coded in such a way for visual effect that doesn't equal hit registry. Problem is the game is not first person.
> [{quoted}](name=Pika Fox,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=veYmlWPU,comment-id=0001000000000000,timestamp=2019-06-18T13:54:15.723+0000) > > Problem is the game is not first person. or you know... because the game is displayed in an isometric projection. If it was a 2d game with you looking straight down at the map, this wouldn't be an issue. btw what even is that ult smh
: You can't get banned for one game that is why.
> [{quoted}](name=boricCentaur1,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=nzVah6wI,comment-id=0001,timestamp=2019-06-17T16:27:29.930+0000) > > You can't get banned for one game that is why. Yes, you can.
: > [{quoted}](name=Trolosaurus,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=AtEYhR3a,comment-id=00010000,timestamp=2019-06-14T20:24:03.181+0000) > > And Tyler1 came back, and is still a big bag of toxicity. > Why did they let him come back? > Because he's a good source of revenue. People watch him to see him throw massive temper tantrums. > Any form of attention, even negative attention, is good for a game that's trying to remain relevant. He was the only player permanently banned, and he had to prove that he isn’t toxic. Doesn’t he keep his toxicity verbal or as jokes nowadays?
> [{quoted}](name=Chromatic Eagle,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=AtEYhR3a,comment-id=000100000002,timestamp=2019-06-14T20:43:51.616+0000) > > He was the only player permanently banned, and he had to prove that he isn’t toxic. Doesn’t he keep his toxicity verbal or as jokes nowadays? Yea, people don't realize how much less toxic t1 is now. On the other side, he's still more toxic than what a normal player can be. I got chat restricted for writing "pathetic". Was I toxic? Yea. Do I know people that flame waaaay harder and still never got a chat restriction? Yea.
: >I also believe that there needs to be a change in policy at Riot Games. I do not believe that someone has to ask before playing a strategy that they are comfortable with, especially when the meta is as toxic and stagnant as it is now. A change in the meta is due, and anyone searching for new ones is welcome in my book. If your strategy involves actively hindering or harming your teammates you need to ask. That's why the Singed 'support' and such got in trouble: because they just up and left the adc to 1v2 the entire game without telling or asking them, which means the adc player is guaranteed to have a miserable experience in return for Singed fucking around. In this case, the Teemo outright abandoning bot to a permanent 1v2, and then constantly leeching off mid means he's harming the play experience of mid and adc in return for fucking around. >I do not believe that this Teemo deserves to be banned. He was not actively trying to lose, nor was he trying to troll a specific player. A rioter actually already clarified this: the Teemo's winrate with this 'strategy' is terrible, and he only does it whenever there is a high profile streamer on his team while plugging his own twitch to try and feed free views by being an asshole to the other streamer(s). Likewise there are quite a lot of quotes from other high elo players confirming that the Teemo does this consistently and ruins the play experience for his entire team. The Teemo likewise just mutes everyone and then does this, so he is obviously not trying to communicate or work with his team, just troll them for views. I think NB3 maybe should be punished for his ingame behavior, but the Teemo ban is entirely justified. Nobody is having fun when they are mid and stuck several levels behind their opponent thanks to a trolling rat who refuses to leave, or when their botlane is stuck in a perpetual 1v2 watching as the enemy gets free gold plating, dragons, and turrets.
> [{quoted}](name=Lord Dusteon,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=e4EtT18A,comment-id=0001,timestamp=2019-06-15T01:56:48.081+0000) > > because they just up and left the adc to 1v2 the entire game without telling or asking them, which means the adc player is guaranteed to have a miserable experience in return for Singed fucking around. Olleh did that all the time for some time, never got into trouble though :) I mean, that just goes to show that a normal player will be treated differently than popular players. There's all the hate on Epic, but even they don't do that.
: Riven should lose Blade of the Exile when she uses Wind Slash
Can we focus on Irelia instead? Thank you.
: How many older players feel like they only play 2-5 champs due to reworks?
Over the years my champion pool got more diverse, yea, maybe I play less champs than I used to, but then I ONLY played support, wasn't that hard to pick up a new champion (especially since I was at silver/gold elo, didn't really matter if I perform slightly worse with a different champion). Now I play top/mid/supp and sometimes adc, I'm 100% happy with that change, even if it was half-conscious.
: If you don't peel for your ADC: Don't expect them to survive.
If you can't position and walk in a direction that makes it impossible for someone to peel for you - it's your fault, don't blame people, don't be surprised they don't peel for you next time.
: Nightblue gets a player Falsely banned.
Actually, I just remembered something. Will Olleh (you know, one of the best supports in the entire game, reached ranked 1 on 3 serves) get banned too? I specifically remember watching analysis of his gameplay, where he was roaming so hard he never spent more than 4-5 minutes on botlane, and that's just to get some exp. He wasn't even helping lane like Teemo, he was straight up waiting in bush for extended period of time (a minute wasn't something that weird) just to see if there will be an opportunity for him to gank a lane. Literally being afk in bush for a minute and waiting.
: Nightblue gets a player Falsely banned.
"bye bye your account, ******** loser" And his face after saying that... that's how an actual loser talks, sounds and looks. 3:13 I wish I could @ him or sth.
: > [{quoted}](name=OrangeMarine,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=gu2MBsH4,comment-id=00030002,timestamp=2019-06-13T21:12:54.755+0000) > > afk champs will still autoattack if u get close enough and agro them with damage. I'm guessing that is how it's done; get the afk to auto you before you die, and they will get the kill cred and appear "not afk" > You can turn that off, and most people I see in high elo have it turned off for the bush strat > the bigger question is how they know this player is afk. I guess if someone says GG @ 3m... as soon as the game starts Long load times and if you ward their jg/nobody leashes a Lee Sin
> [{quoted}](name=General Esdeath ,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=gu2MBsH4,comment-id=000300020002,timestamp=2019-06-13T23:05:31.928+0000) > > You can turn that off, and most people I see in high elo have it turned off for the bush strat Or you can just click S.
Neriticc (EUW)
: Irelia nerfed 50 times, still highest ban rate in pro leagues globally.
50 nerfs after a rework? Because tbh, I don't think so. So unless it's really 50 nerfs after a rework it's just clickbait.
senka123 (EUNE)
: Can't join the game of League when the ge starts... Reconnect issue
I had same yesterday, lost LP, I literally didn't do shit today and I can apparently get into the game, I'm still afraid to go ranked because I'm 100% there's no LP loss prevention by Riot to this and I won't get mine back, why would I risk playing more? I guess that's their move so we watch more instead of playing.
Mullster (NA)
: Kennen BoTRK active before you got pulled
> [{quoted}](name=Mullster,realm=NA,application-id=LqLKtMpN,discussion-id=Ve7rcYdE,comment-id=0001,timestamp=2019-06-10T13:40:19.787+0000) > > Kennen BoTRK active before you got pulled ^this You can see botrk being used but it doesn't give Kennen MS since it was blocked.
: I need Riot to change the chat announcement to "By the way Urgot can burn you" and "By the way Urgot can teleport"
> [{quoted}](name=Velzard of Koz,realm=EUNE,application-id=Ir7ZrJjF,discussion-id=sAsrlHiw,comment-id=0001,timestamp=2019-06-09T20:12:03.482+0000) > > I need Riot to change the chat announcement to "By the way Urgot can burn you" and "By the way Urgot can teleport" It's not even played on Urgot anymore, idk if anyone actually uses it except for fun.
Rioter Comments
MicroIce3 (EUNE)
: UNINSTALL ANTIVIRUSS OR BLOCK IT,IT WILL WORK
> [{quoted}](name=MicroIce3,realm=EUNE,application-id=LqLKtMpN,discussion-id=lqAgEojx,comment-id=0004,timestamp=2019-06-10T14:30:24.505+0000) > > UNINSTALL ANTIVIRUSS OR BLOCK IT,IT WILL WORK Doesn't work for me, rip LP.
: She has telegraphed/easy to predict kit comments are coming.
> [{quoted}](name=CrazyMonkeyCZ,realm=EUW,application-id=3ErqAdtq,discussion-id=uRjKIyUl,comment-id=0000,timestamp=2019-06-10T10:30:55.686+0000) > > She has telegraphed/easy to predict kit comments are coming. Well, it's kinda true, her kit doesn't really allow you to get creative. It's just that it's another dodgeball mage* played botlane, all of them hurt like hell, her kit is just more suited to it than others'. *as in, you get hit, you are out, wait for your turn to get back to your team.
: that sounds like tank supports should have it the easiest mmr wise. cause they usually die for their team so their score will be around 0 kills, a couple deaths and a handful of assists
> [{quoted}](name=Jennifer420,realm=EUW,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=3oMqnjfa,comment-id=0001,timestamp=2019-06-10T01:53:17.874+0000) > > that sounds like tank supports should have it the easiest mmr wise. cause they usually die for their team so their score will be around 0 kills, a couple deaths and a handful of assists There is a huge difference between going in just to die and actually contributing.
: When you're feeding as new Mordekaiser, and you spot a 3/15/4 Yasuo in your sights:
Moody P (NA)
: "I am counterpicked but I'm playing safe and letting him push. Surely my jungler will help me soon"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr7ZUlsTwKc And a word from Khan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45xCgE2_x-o
: Shows you how long peeps have been complaining on solo queueue-
I actually forgot how much crappier ranked was without lane assiggnment. On the other side, some people still instalock other lanes.
: Any "No meta" thing is troll until a pro plays it, and it's annoying
I played MF PtA botrk pretty soon after it was used for the first time, so nobody knew it. The amount of times I had my botkr pinged was ridiculous, but it was only after 2.5 months that I had a support go troll because "iT's nOt HoW yOU pLaY tHe gAMe", and a few days later I saw the same build used on MSI, feelsbadman, I guess that guy knew how to play better than that pro. It was amazing too, when people flamed me for playing essence reaver on Xayah, and it's a plat 1/dia 4 elo too, so it's not THAT low. Nowadays it's people pinging me my Kleptomancy on Soraka.
: True. What happens if urgot ults someone and then he ults them? What if he ults whoever skarner is ulting? What about Shen ult? What about Kayn ult? What about Akali e?
> [{quoted}](name=Secretly a Phos,realm=NA,application-id=3ErqAdtq,discussion-id=c3stPG7B,comment-id=00110000,timestamp=2019-05-29T01:37:21.561+0000) > > True. What happens if urgot ults someone and then he ults them? What if he ults whoever skarner is ulting? What about Shen ult? What about Kayn ult? What about Akali e? Ikr? So many questions. Will Tibbers teleport along with Annie? Azir's soldiers? What if the target gets ulted by Camille? I mean, the ult says you can't escape by ANY means. What if Ekko ults? I mean, 4 seconds ago he was outside of his ult, wasn't he? What about Yuumi? What if Morde ults a target she's attached to? Maybe that was their plan? For Yuumi to counter new Morde? Honestly, those are just a few question and maybe this ult isn't something that should appear in this game, if it might create so many problems.
: So when are tanks that can't 1 shot people going to be relevant again?
{{champion:516}} is pretty strong, although not in all scenarios, yes, as many champs in league. {{champion:201}} is relevant though? His kit can really help a team. {{champion:36}} is op AF rn, I had a 0/1 Mundo dive me, get hit with everything I had, kill me, get out and still have >30% of his hp, and yes I played conqueror. {{champion:27}} was always a weird champ that isn't played often, but from what I see he has a 50% winrate and isn't doing bad, and from my experience (although not a lot) he's doing good mid-late game. {{champion:106}} - his tankiness is enough for him to let him do his job in a fight and I saw quite a number of people discussing him as a top pick for plat+, so if people win there he has to be relevant. {{champion:154}} he's just relevant, what do I say?
: ARAM BANS COULD BE BACK
I'm in for bans on aram sure, but people definitely displace ARAM balance to a few champions. Yea, I don't play a lot of arams, but from my experience ADCs are way more relevant there than those "OP carry champions". Yea, 1 adc might be irrelevant, but 2+ is already a problem, bigger than a Soraka or a Veigar in enemy team. Sometimes people see an op champ instead of a really unlucky team composition.
: how i imagine new mordes ult will play out
OR If enemies have a very problematic front line, Morde can just ult him so your team can actually get into a fight and win. OR Enemy adc/apc is fed and destroys your team from backlane, you ult and get in on him giving your team a chance to win a fight. etc. This ult will have a lot of uses that will heavily rely on a player's skill to discern what's the best depending on his team, enemy team and state of the game, so definitely a nice ult that will put his skill ceiling high. I think this might be a champ that's actually more relevant in high elo. We will see though. It definitely allows Morde to play an important role even if he's behind. (I mean, if you are 0/7 and enemy Vi 12/3 is destroying your team, you can get her out of the fight). I'm also curious how it will interact with some ults (e.g. Vi, Urgot) I'm 1000% sure it's a really good ult for stealing barons/drakes, you ult enemy Jungle and your jungler goes in for the smite.
: When your ADC flames you for taking all their kills and gold
"Early game gold is more beneficial to supports rather than adcs." - paraphrasing some pro from like 1-2 seasons ago, the game didn't change enough to make it completely irrelevant even if you want to argue like that. And mid/late game Lux only has to hit Q to kill Vayne, so what's the problem with giving her the gold if she can just do the same to enemy adc and make it a 4v4.5?
: what champions are the best at cuddling?
Wow you didn't even credit BDG
Dynikus (NA)
: > [{quoted}](name=HOT PINK,realm=EUNE,application-id=3ErqAdtq,discussion-id=jLfl4EB8,comment-id=00040000,timestamp=2019-05-26T18:59:25.584+0000) > > You can die before 3rd minute and still remake, it's about that player being in game (buying items). No it's not. The player can buy items, that has no bearing on remake. A player has to be marked afk for atleast 90 consecutive seconds prior to the 3 minute mark, and has to have been afk before first blood against their team for you to be eligible for remake.
> [{quoted}](name=Dynikus,realm=NA,application-id=3ErqAdtq,discussion-id=jLfl4EB8,comment-id=000400000000,timestamp=2019-05-26T19:29:12.380+0000) > > No it's not. The player can buy items, that has no bearing on remake. > A player has to be marked afk for atleast 90 consecutive seconds prior to the 3 minute mark, and has to have been afk before first blood against their team for you to be eligible for remake. I've had a player come in, say he has to go (after buying items, it wasn't even 30 seconds into the game) and he left, it's clearly not about being afk, it's about "playing" or who knows what (and yes, we couldn't remake). So yea it wasn't even 40 seconds into the game when we got a notification a player had left and nobody died before 3rd minute, so I might be wrong, but clearly so are you.
Dynikus (NA)
: >Adc ints pre 1 minute, then says gl bye and goes afk. And we cannot remake cause they bought items Just a side note, buying items has nothing to do with it. Them dying is why you couldn't remake.
> [{quoted}](name=Dynikus,realm=NA,application-id=3ErqAdtq,discussion-id=jLfl4EB8,comment-id=0004,timestamp=2019-05-26T18:05:15.620+0000) > > Just a side note, buying items has nothing to do with it. Them dying is why you couldn't remake. You can die before 3rd minute and still remake, it's about that player being in game (buying items).
kargish (EUW)
: Good meme, but the first panel should have been swapped with the third one.
> [{quoted}](name=kargish,realm=EUW,application-id=Ir7ZrJjF,discussion-id=5lEHRrxT,comment-id=0001,timestamp=2019-05-26T15:32:27.991+0000) > > Good meme, but the first panel should have been swapped with the third one. 2nd panel with 3rd panel.
: > [{quoted}](name=HOT PINK,realm=EUNE,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=kp1FytKV,comment-id=0023,timestamp=2019-05-26T13:12:28.844+0000) > > I just had adc go afk, because he said I trolled first by picking heal on Soraka. > Yea, I guess it's skill based. Well the enemy irelia just afk'd so it all pretty much luck who you get on your team and if you win or not.
> [{quoted}](name=Son of spartar,realm=EUW,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=kp1FytKV,comment-id=00230000,timestamp=2019-05-26T13:55:01.719+0000) > > Well the enemy irelia just afk'd so it all pretty much luck who you get on your team and if you win or not. Nah mate, that's all skill. Do you think this game is coinflip or something?
: So is climbing based on skill or is based on whom you get as team mates?
I just had adc go afk, because he said I trolled first by picking heal on Soraka. Yea, I guess it's skill based.
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