Sportsmanship

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Kevin Garrett

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#1
The culture of Tournaments has seen a steady decline in the last couple years. It's about time it gets straightened out. Smack talk has always been acceptable because it spices up the competition. The problem is that it has become increasingly less imaginative, personal, and disrespectful. Everyone knows this game has several factors that influence games and it is within everyone's right to be upset if they lose. There's absolutely no reason to make a scene in public to whine or insult people for their efforts. Don't do it anymore. You don't have to play if you don't want to carry yourself with at least a small amount of honor.
 

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After discussion with the TDs, we agree that this issue is important enough to merit the creation of a new warning:

Bad Sportsmanship: (1 Point, 21 Days) This warning is for players who do not conduct themselves appropriately after battles in the Tournaments or WiFi Battle forums. Players are allowed to express their displeasure, but moderator discretion will be used for when the line is crossed.
 
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