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    First off let me say hello to anyone who reads this. I have played Dota 2 a little over a year and while I don't want to make this thread seem like a rage thread, I need to describe in deep concern that this game mode seems to be completely broken for the most part. By broken, I don't mean you can't play Solo MMR. What I mean is if you are a solo player trying to get your rank up and you are already low rank due to bad players, it is very hard to climb the ladder because you keep getting matched with bad players. Some intentionally feed, others don't even know the basics to dota, or simply put others just intentionally feed because they feel that is all that happens right now in this game mode. Even players who don't speak the same language as me, I get ranked up with when my default language is English but I have random Mexicans/Brazillians/Russians spamming in voice/text/ping. I mute them or report them but I only have so many reports and there are so many bad players. I am not a pro player (yet) but if I keep getting matched with bad players, how am I supposed to get my rank up? My rank goes down even if I play well so it's like an endless loop of gaining rank and losing it right away within the next few games. I am currently solo ranked 1692 due to this issue, I used to be right around 2k. Please Valve, the concept of matchmaking for ranked was good but please go about fixing this in a manner that is fair to all players so there isn't so much frustration in the community.
    Last edited by ebs512; 03-12-2014, 06:23 PM.