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Help us improve UPL

Hey everyone, We want to make some improvements to Upcomer Prediction League (UPL). We’re aware of the issue of not being able to vote on some matches and people voting on tournaments that are hidden, we’re working on fixing it right now. What we had in mind was to only allow UPL voting on top tier events. Which would mean smaller tournaments would no longer be apart of UPL. However, this causes some potential issues, such as which tournaments do we include and not include. For example, should we include: NA Academy League, Overwatch Contenders, or smaller prize pool tournaments? Just to note, this is just an idea and we are not completely dead set on implementing it. What do you guys think and what ideas do you have?

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tipybite

54d

Owl sacrificing competitive integrity

So with the release of the OWL 2020 schedule, one thing really jumps out at me. Why do 3 teams host 5 homesteads while all other teams only host 2 with the minimal exceptions of the ones who host 3? I feel like now that the league will be played with the idea of home and away games, that these should be much more spread out with no team hosting more than 3, and the teams that host 3 rotating every year. By giving these teams significantly more homestands it provides a massive advantage to them.

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bobzzzzzz6

56d

Pause

Can someone explain why their was a long pause and why, in the owl matches today

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Squeegee

59d

Prize for last month

Her Darian I emailed you stating that I have a new email, haven't seen a response yet and wondering if I can still claim the prize

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tipybite

61d

A look at the playoff and play-in bubble

Barring any major upsets to bubble teams the only things I see switching are London moving up to 5 and if Seoul beats Shanghai, AND Hangzhou lose to Shanghai then Seoul will jump to 6th, personally I find this likely. Other than that, Hunters looks safe due to 2 of the Valiants last 3 being against San Francisco and Gladiators, they also have Boston but that wont be enough unless Houston can upset Chengdu then Valiant would get the 12th spot most likely due to their superior map differential.

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Squeegee

75d

1st time in top 3 :D

Just wanted to know how the prizes are distributed, do I need to contact somebody?

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Gamja

87d

about role lock

So what rank would you have to be to get into owl/a t2 team would you have to be gm in all or just 1 or 2? Not that I will ever reach that just wondering

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snikers

94d

ZachaREEEE

Can someone tell me why 90% of the population is against Zach and what has he done to singlehandedly ruin Dallas? Bcs that is the storyline I've seen online. Sure, he's not amazing, but he doesn't deserve to be blamed this much imo.

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Gamja

102d

Chipshajen and cocco

Anyone know what happened to them? It seems they've gone quiet ever since they retired. I know cocco streams sometimes but I don't know anything on Chips. I miss the original EnVyUs.

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Kabintheog

102d

What are odds of Houston making a fairy tale playoff run?

Just looking at the standings it’s highly likely that we see Houston against New York at the start of the playoffs. I really think they could pull an upset here especially how Outlaws nearly beating them at the start of the season if only they subbed in Danteh for Coolmatt on the last map. If we see a Sombra Goats match up I think Houston comes on top. SBB is not a good sombra I definitely think his mechanically gifted on other hero’s like tracer but not sombra. He got outplayed by Danteh.

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