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why are guides in strat compendium so bad?

Discussion in 'Diablo 2 Community Forum' started by Superhal, Jun 25, 2005.

  1. Superhal

    Superhal IncGamers Member

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    why are guides in strat compendium so bad?

    i was looking at some of the guides in the SC, and they are hands down awful. first of all, all of the .10 ones seem to have been pieced together by people who were bugged into doing it, with tons of excuses about why a certain section is missing, short, or copied from someone else. most of them also seem half done. i know there are lots of great guides out there, most of them relegated to page 285 of a forum. are people just not submitting them for publication? it seems that the worst guides get submitted, while the best guides stay in the forums forever.
     
  2. Ash Housewares

    Ash Housewares IncGamers Member

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    why would we want our guides grouped in with that slop? :p j/k
     
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    tinncann25 IncGamers Member

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    well i don think many ppl look in there anyways drac's stats thing and some of the lvling stuff is somewhat useful but the char guides r outdated or unclear.

    there is a much better place to find char guides on bnet forums many guides.
    (gorny delete if that was against the rules)
     
  4. Ash Housewares

    Ash Housewares IncGamers Member

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    rules or not, I could see suggesting going to the bnet forums grounds for deletion :uhhuh:
     
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    tinncann25 IncGamers Member

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    ash gorny wont get mad if u suggest it

    18k...wheres it all come from?

    and y the hell r u up at 5 in the morning
     
  6. Ash Housewares

    Ash Housewares IncGamers Member

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    it's 2am here, what the hell are you doing up?
     
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    tinncann25 IncGamers Member

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    im in china its 5 in the afternoon

    2 am? r u nocturnal?
     
  8. Ash Housewares

    Ash Housewares IncGamers Member

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    I do not sleep, I am 40% caffeine, you cannot stop me

    this is where my postcount comes from, people ask silly questions and I oblige them, I'm too polite
     
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    No, your post count comes from replying 4 times in a thread that is only 8 posts long. :uhhuh:
     
  10. Herald of Doom

    Herald of Doom IncGamers Member

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    yeah, but, you see, it isn't his fault ! Other people ask silly questions, and he's just so darn nice he keeps answering. he should get a frikkin medal for it :p

    HoD
     
  11. Superhal

    Superhal IncGamers Member

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    is that it? the SC has a very bad reputation?
     
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    Herald of Doom IncGamers Member

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    I think so, I mean, i look at guides regularly but the only thing I use the SC for is some tables for fhr and stuff.

    HoD
     
  13. krischan

    krischan Europe Trade Moderator

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    I guess nobody would protest if you write improved guides and upload them :lol:

    Possible excuses for not doing it and the fitting replies:

    1. I don't have the time for that.

    Why should others have the time then ?

    2. I don't know enough about it.

    But you know enough to criticise them. Do it anyway, start a thread and summarize its outcome in a revised version of your guide.

    3. I'm a bad writer.

    Your English is quite good in my opinion.

    4. It's not worth doing it.

    Then it's not worth complaining about it, too.

    5. I'm so shy.

    Then do something against it.

    6. I'm so lazy.

    We all are lazy, so nothing will happen, no matter if you complain.

    No offense meant.
     

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