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All Gens Describing an aspect of our Tiering System using Rowlet Matryoshka

Discussion in 'Tiers' started by Disaster Area, Mar 23, 2018.

  1. Disaster Area

    Disaster Area Little Ball of Fur and Power Leader

    May 4, 2014
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    Let me explain ban transitivity in our tiering system using Rowlet Matryoshka.


    Now, the first Rowlet represents every possible game you could ever have in 1U, the second Rowlet represents every possible game you could ever have in 2U, and so on. Because our bans are transitive, the second Rowlet can always sit inside the first Rowlet, the third Rowlet can always sit inside the second Rowlet and so on.

    But what if we had a non-transitive ban, such as banning Wrap in 2U and then allowing it in 3U? Then the third Rowlet streeeetches out its wings, and now it can't sit inside the second Rowlet. :(

    Luckily, in our system, we don't allow non-transitive bans, so the Rowlets never spread their wings and they can sit inside one another! :)
    EB0LA and Eseque like this.
  2. Linkin Karp

    Linkin Karp Sie sagen "Jungs, macht mal langsam", es nützt nix Season Host

    Dec 17, 2016
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    This is reaching soviet propaganda levels of ELI5, but funny post nevertheless. Fits better in the Chat section though.
  3. EB0LA


    Jul 26, 2017
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    So people actually think wrap is broken? Or they just find it annoying?

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