: This makes me very uncomfortable Riot...
Aaah finally, some neutral ground.
: Intellectual Nasus: https://i.imgur.com/NOlIPvL.jpg
Intellectual Mord: https://i.imgur.com/WrX6u7n.gif/nondirect
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: > [{quoted}](name=Gentleman Gems,realm=NA,application-id=jxzFAe03,discussion-id=EHU7I1jW,comment-id=000a00000000000000000000000000000000,timestamp=2019-06-07T12:00:49.901+0000) Ren shook his head. "Its no trouble at all, really. Being a traveler myself, I found learning new languages to be quite difficult, but well worth the effort." In truth, it didn't take Jhin much time at all to learn other languages. He was taught the basics after he was freed, and learned the rest himself through study and experience. He could see the blood rushing into the man's face from seeming embarrassment. It was... Odd. Normally, Jhin liked the rosy hue blush left on the skin's surface, but on Benjamin, it didn't quite fit. He tapped his left foot 4 times against the wooden floor, thinking. _Perhaps it is because I'm so used to making women blush that a man's seems so... Uninspiring._ He was pulled back from his thoughts by Benjamin's question. He spread his arms with a flourish, as if to present himself to the young man. "I am an actor, a poet, a writer... An _artist_." The word artist was spoken with great emphasis, because at the end of the day, that's all he was: An artist. Nothing else ever really mattered to him. He folded his hands back together on the table. In the kitchen, he could barely hear Siki talking to the chef. "So, Benjamin, may I ask, what _exactly_ brings you here to Ionia? Not every day a Piltovian scientist shows up, after all." Jhin had no real interest in the man's purpose in being here, only a mild curiosity. After all, he could understand why a scientist would want to come here. Ionia was a land full of curiosities. Talking dragons, sentient stone creatures, the Vastaya in general. For a non-native, especially a scientist, it must all seem so... Overwhelming. One could spend a lifetime trying to study it all, but Benjamin seemed to have his mind set on something in particular.
> [{quoted}](name=4 Step Cadence,realm=NA,application-id=jxzFAe03,discussion-id=EHU7I1jW,comment-id=000a000000000000000000000000000000000000,timestamp=2019-06-15T14:52:47.816+0000) > _Benjamin nodded, taking a moment to translate the answer._ **Artist, nice.** _Not really anyone that could help him with his research but Ionian art always had such life but into it, it was almost as if the painting itself would jump up and give you it's entire auto-biography, or something akin to that_ "Well, I'm here collecting, information, studying." _He took a few more moments to translate the rest of his thoughts, though he was wondering how a native human would react_ "I have an idea that magic, spirits, things that, scientists, tend to believe are outside the studies of science, are actually in the studies of science, and that scientists have only failed to understand what magic really is." _He breathed as he took another pause to see if there was anything else he could say_ "Ionia is believed by many, to, be the place where magic comes from, so I came here." _Looking around the area and pausing only slightly when staring at Siki and the Chef on his way back around, he then added_ "Though, Ionia is also a good reason to travel to Ionia is it not, it's art, it's food, it's people, all of these good reasons." _He could almost bite his teeth on that last one, some how talking to a native for an extended period made him sound worse, and Siki, well it didn't help that Ionian female attire either fit the standard Piltovian dress code, or completely threw it to the wind, like a certain Zaunite he knew_ **Mind on the now, once all this is done, then we can look back a bit** "So, do all Artists travel around like this in Ionia?" _The artists of Zaun and Piltover tend not to travel much unless on vacation, and so what paintings are made are usually less about the substance and visuals, and more about the underling meanings and implications, and most paintings are done by Zaunites since the Piltovians prefer Operatic and Literary arts._
: Riot dropping the ball on recent splash art, can we PLEASE talk about this??
Seriously guys, Seriously, we ask for more diverse female design, and then Riot gives us a design with a 3 foot long snake neck; and THIS, is how we thank them?!
: "We don't pick favorites for skins"
But they don't pick favorites We do, and they build off it.
: > [{quoted}](name=Gentleman Gems,realm=NA,application-id=Ir7ZrJjF,discussion-id=MFfvF9xI,comment-id=00030000,timestamp=2019-06-10T13:21:11.412+0000) > > _Snap, snap, snap, snap_ > > aaah, let me guess, the 5 man Mantheon Leap? nopes
Rek'Sai ult but missing the Dark Harvest Proc?
: In an action packed fight, things are quite tense. My vision is tunneled, and I've lost all my sense. The enemy is grouped, and their health is so low. But if only I had waited for the red light to go. It would seem I'm surrounded by a vengeful team. A murderous gleam as I land with a thud. A frightening truth says they wish for my blood. It appears in the end, my ult was a dud.
_Snap, snap, snap, snap_ aaah, let me guess, the 5 man Mantheon Leap?
: {{champion:131}} Common mistake is players either forget to mark their enemies before ulting them to get that sweet ult refresh or they miss and ult anyway because they fat finger their combo.
: Hhmmm... Using w on {{champion:7}} before q so you end up losing your mobility? Old Kat and old Akali could do this too
: Sorcery? https://i.redd.it/04sfzgrrohl01.jpg
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Naalith (NA)
: I expect the boards will be filled with large amounts of civil Qiyana discussion.
Look all I care about is if she can quash my head between those THIQ, thighs ~~Yes, Thiq, not Thicc, Thiq~~
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: > [{quoted}](name=Gentleman Gems,realm=NA,application-id=jxzFAe03,discussion-id=EHU7I1jW,comment-id=000a000000000000000000000000,timestamp=2019-04-11T01:05:31.543+0000) "Very well. I'll be with you both shortly," Siki said as she turned and walked away. Jhin's eyes followed her for a brief moment, taking the time to admire her figure. She was slim, though curvy where it counted. Her waist-length ebony hair was tied up into a bun this evening. He could see clearly on the stage of his imagination what she would become; A crimson butterfly. After he was done, his eyes returned to Benjamin. He extended his hand across the table. "Ren Hotaru. It is a pleasure to meet you, Benjamin." He said those words in clear Piltovian. His line of work required him to travel to distant lands, and learn many different languages. It took some time, but he was well versed in both Piltovian and Demacian, as well as picking up some Shuriman as well. After he and Benjamin shook hands, he folded his hands on the table. "I have a feeling you meant to say "scientist", right?" The word "scientist" was said in Ionian so that the young man could learn it. He then yawned, rubbing his eyes before returning them to their folded position.
> [{quoted}](name=4 Step Cadence,realm=NA,application-id=jxzFAe03,discussion-id=EHU7I1jW,comment-id=000a0000000000000000000000000000,timestamp=2019-06-06T05:36:58.344+0000) > _Benjamin's eye's followed Ren's causing him to take more notice to Siki's figure. Though he stopped looking before Ren did, a little embarrassed by his actions as_ **Keep, it, PROFESSIONAL** _He scolded himself in his own thoughts, before turning back to Ren who had his hand extended. His introduction in the Piltovian Language was by far the most relieving thing he had heard today, and would be met very warmly, if not for the correction he was given._ "Oh, well, thank you... Ren." _He responded, still in Ionian though as he would rather deal with the face blushing embarrassment that is being corrected then have to deal with being wrong all the way. Seeing the man could speak Piltovian better then Benjamin could speak Ionian he decided it would be best to explain himself in a more comfortable language, in order to avoid any more mistakes_ "I apologize for my poor speech, no doubt I butchered more then a few words, but I feel that being in a different land I shouldn't assume everyone speaks my language," **Unlike some individuals I know** "plus having multiple linguistic studies helps keep the mind flexible." _He then remembered to add, this time swapping back to Ionian_ "And, I greatly thank you for correcting my mistake, yes I am a Scientist." _He wasn't going to ask why, no doubt his attire as well as his gadgets gave it away_ "What do you do, for work?"
: To all Volibear and Fiddlesticks Enthusiasts
Will do, also an idea for his kit, perhaps his ult could fear people who are in the initial radius when he jump scares on in, with a super scary song playing to those nearby where he's going to land like how Pyke's invisible works, perhaps condescending the moment he spoops on in?
: https://nexus.leagueoflegends.com/en-us/2019/05/2019-lcs-summer-split-fan-guide/ https://nexus.leagueoflegends.com/en-us/2019/05/team-pass-fan-pass-hit-the-rift-on-may-31/ Both of these on the LCS eSports home page when you just **scroll down**. That's not "research on 3rd party sites" mate, that's proper usage of a website that's the primary source.
> [{quoted}](name=Wilk Rycerz,realm=NA,application-id=yrc23zHg,discussion-id=2OIabMXE,comment-id=0004,timestamp=2019-06-01T17:29:33.708+0000) > > https://nexus.leagueoflegends.com/en-us/2019/05/2019-lcs-summer-split-fan-guide/ > > https://nexus.leagueoflegends.com/en-us/2019/05/team-pass-fan-pass-hit-the-rift-on-may-31/ > > Both of these on the LCS eSports home page when you just **scroll down**. > > That's not "research on 3rd party sites" mate, that's proper usage of a website that's the primary source. Wow, people get angery when they're wrong. But thanks for the links.
Sir Gusi (EUW)
: XD I would say some support champs would be hard to kill 1v1 in 7 secs though I feel like I can avoid him with {{champion:40}} {{champion:25}} {{champion:89}} {{champion:117}} {{champion:267}} but these guys are fucked {{champion:37}} {{champion:16}} {{champion:350}} {{champion:53}} {{champion:44}} {{champion:99}} other supports are meh depends...
As a Taric main I find it my duty to slay this monster in his own ult, to remind him that Diamonds are Unbreakable.
Ahrimansiah (EUNE)
: Finishing Trial missions, it says i got 15 token but my tokens are not updated
Well the 15 token rewards for doing a 2 or more man premade has disappeared for me, anyone else?
Eedat (NA)
: Even if he's dead
FkValeRly (EUW)
: new player trap
I mean blue essence comes out the ass by the time you pass level 30 and honestly if they enjoy the champion they pick they shouldn't be upset.
: I'm not sure which way this is going. Against: The item may not be S tier like before the nerfs, but it still makes you incredibly hard to push out of lane before 800 or so gold. For: The item is still decent, but since you can't efficiently stack it anymore the delay on its returns makes it hard to stomp your opponent for the first few backs (unless they don't account for the fact that you can shrug off a lot of harass).
**They Way** it's going is that the moment you buy a Dark Seal the enemy team become hard wired to focus you down if you even have a single stack. (God forbid you have 5 or more)
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wolvius (EUW)
: I guess doubt is one of the few projectiles Windwall doesn't block.
: ***
> [{quoted}](name=Gorderkiller,realm=NA,application-id=Ir7ZrJjF,discussion-id=oUctcO6p,comment-id=000000000000,timestamp=2019-05-20T17:27:32.293+0000) > > *When you actually respond to that one asshole because theres nothing better to do* When you comment on the string if only to get a response.
Nice Try (NA)
: Thank you for the memories Riot Games Im sorry i couldnt improve and be less toxic. (Please Read)
To sum it up, yes, you should have been banned there's no denying that. Yes, those people should be banned as well, but you're still in the same boat as them. Yes, being the better person and not typing something in chat that's as fowl as your mood is hard, but it's the right thing to do.
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Wolfeur (EUW)
: https://i.imgur.com/YEju0gU.jpg
(For reference, try adding "/nondirect" at the end of it, like so.) https://i.imgur.com/YEju0gU.jpg/nondirect XD
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: When the ADC and SUP hate each other
_All chat must have looked something like this_ https://i.imgur.com/fbMd4Os.gif/nondirect
: i had an entire LANING PHASE, 15+ minutes, of dancing, farming the wave, and then dancing until the next wave came in. I was malz and was against a gragas. By far the most fun game I've ever played
Terozu (NA)
: Lulu invited him, not Lux. Lux spent the story flustered over him(and the others but mainly him) being there. They totally braided his hair though.
Lulu knows what's up {{sticker:sg-lulu}}
Marlusia (NA)
: What if they draw first blood?
**They**, your team? Cry, for the savage man does not understand what he does **They**, the enemy team? Well at that point bloods been spilt so it's pretty much over then.
: that dance thing makes killing each other pretty awkward though.
I can see why, but the dance is more a respectful pre-lane gesture, you both know that one of you will have to die, but a bit of good sportsmanship goes a long way. Unless teammates are savages, then it's your job to /all RUN
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: Riot intentionally gives lower gains/higher losses in diamond.
I always felt it was something of a bell curve (Not the perfect comparison to what I'm about to explain but it's the best I got) As you do better there's less and less and less competition as fewer people are in diamond then there are in Platinum or Gold. Also Diamond is one step away from Grand masters, the most prestige of ranks. I imagine then the increase in lp loss and decrease in lp gain is used in order to "thin out the herd", and place the idea that "You gotta do your best to keep up with the best". Yes, it's frustrating to win once and get almost no where and then lose twice and lose 3 level of a rank, so maybe they can dumb down the difference, but, I do believe it's presence there does make sure that only THE BEST, make it to high diamond low grand masters. Also as for trolls, you report them, yes Riot's system is not the best or fastest when dealing with them, but as long as they keep getting reported consistently they will be banned. Think of it as "My report may be the one that seals the deal." That's all I got though, I do hope a better system can be formed but for the one we got, we should learn how to work with it till we can get our better system. ~~And maybe start complaining about that too, who knows~~
Vlada Cut (EUNE)
: No. People hate off-meta builds. Recommended is their way to go.
mmm, I'm not going to completely disagree on the first part, but not everyone goes the "Recommended" way, some people follow pro player builds.
: I mean, I’m not an edge lord, but your title’s spot on. XD And you made this thread, so you’ve consigned yourself to the fate of hearing about some of my (slightly) off meta builds. Aftershock Sejuani Jungle with Triforce and Wit’s End. You go Cinderhulk as normal, but the attack speed lets you stack permafrost faster. Attack Speed Volibear. Triforce and Titanic Hydra as first two items, max W first for huge attack speed boosts and trading potential. Kayle Jungle going Fleet Footwork, Timewarp Tonic, and Biscuits Delivery. With E max, though your lvl 1 is weak, you’re clear isn’t bad if you kite, and you can 1v1 most jungler a once you’re lvl 3. It may not technically be off-meta, but I’ve yet to see another Kayle jungler, so yeah. ADC Swain with Press the Attack. Rush Blade of the Ruined King as your first item, max Nevermove first. It’s good up until mid game, so you have to finish the game quickly; otherwise, your booty attack scaling will be your demise. Magic Pen Mundo. The cool thing about this build is that building Sorc Boots as first item is a viable option. Your cleaver’s damage skyrockets with magic pen. I normally go Sunfire and Spirit visage as normal, then I build Morello’s, Rylai’s and Liandry’s. Most of my other “off-meta builds”, like ASAP Varus, are meta now, so that’s what I’ve got.
And so I shall respond in kind. Melee ADC {{champion:77}} with Lethal Tempo. Get {{item:3124}}, {{item:3006}}, {{item:3153}}, {{item:3046}}, (Build attack speed and crit) Max Tiger Stance; ORA ORA ORA ORA ORA ORA!!!! {{champion:22}} with Glacial Augment, rush {{item:3022}}, Make em' go SLOOOOOOOOOW Phase Rush {{champion:14}} along with Celerity and Ghost, get you black cleaver, and run the cowards down and for the grand Finally, and oldy but a goody AP Hail of Blade {{champion:24}}. Get your {{item:3115}}, get your {{item:3091}} and your {{item:3100}}, get your Lethality on Leap Rune, and become the assassin you were meant to be. _E, Q bb, E, Q_
: "I enjoy whacky team comps and off-meta builds." Either means: * I enjoy playing new things the pros do that become meta. or * I enjoy trolling my allies by forcing them to play around my decision to screw up the team comp, and justify it by only remembering the wins.
Hey! I don't win enough to be able to forget my horrible losses...
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FNC Jinx (NA)
: Riot "Balancing" Tanks
I remember when this meme had the two other people say something reasonable, and the guy at the end say the dumb thing (usually a community outcry), and get thrown out. It's interesting how the overall reformatting of a meme can reflect the mind set of the general populace. +1
: If you don't want to take a belt sander to your ear drums after listening to this there is something wrong with you.{{sticker:sg-ahri-3}}
Terozu (NA)
: It is literally titled _academia_.
> [{quoted}](name=Terozu,realm=NA,application-id=A8FQeEA8,discussion-id=skPo6Jmv,comment-id=0005,timestamp=2019-04-30T21:44:33.372+0000) > > It is literally titled _academia_. *#* *NOTMYDEKU!!!*
: Might be referencing how easily towers are destroyed? Or the towers are made of paper meme thing. Or even the demolish rune.
> [{quoted}](name=The Dreamwalker,realm=NA,application-id=3ErqAdtq,discussion-id=IR3bApHd,comment-id=000500000000,timestamp=2019-04-29T15:51:15.977+0000) > > Might be referencing how easily towers are destroyed? Or the towers are made of paper meme thing. Or even the demolish rune. Yes
: Ashe VFX update is a missed opportunity for her ultimate.
1:18 I have to say that that scene there was very much a forshadowing in the long run.
: "Oh, cool, there's a new Enchant-"
AND THEN COMES PANTHEOOOOOOON https://media.giphy.com/media/8JhaTwPJGRL0I/giphy.gif https://i.imgur.com/G2pU945.gif/nondirect
: some coop here, i dont see levling bots much unless its on 3s. lvl 153, remember when they invaded aram? XD
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