I play multiplayer a LOT, probably not nearly as much as some people but still a fair bit, and i want to get into silver SO bad, for a few reasons:
1) If i was silver, i could make fun of my friends and taunt them with my superior position
2) I would get at least a shred of respect on the forums. Every time i comment on something and someone disagrees with me, they can just say "Your bronze" and the debate is over.
3) I have had starcraft since, like last november, and the fact i am still in the bronze league depresses me
With those strong motivations behind me, i ladder constantly, trying as hard as i can. But nothing seems to happen. I haven't even faced any silver level opponents, so i don't think the game is even recognizing that i am doing well. I get big win streaks, i have something like a 3:1 loss ratio, i play custom games and i beat silver/gold there, but somehow i am not worthy of getting out of bronze. I am top in my division (check my profile if you don't believe me) and i do practically everything i can, but i am still stuck here.
I really want to get out, as i said before, but promotions seem random and spontaneous, as i have a protoss friend who was promoted to silver practically out of the blue, and a terran friend who is like, rank 71 in his division but faces silvers, and i have really no way to track my progress. Anybody who has been in my scenario or who has been promoted, can they PLEASE tell me how long it took them to get out of bronze, and what i have to do.
Also, is bronze the hardest league to get out of? My protoss friend i mentioned earlier who was randomly promoted to silver got into gold like, two weeks after, so is it easier after you get out of bronze? Because i can see laddering become a very painful experience if i have to go through this much stress to go up one level.
EDIT: Forgot to mention, can i please have no one saying something really vague and unspecific like "you will get better, its not too hard" as i know your trying to be encouraging and offer help but i need someone to confirm or give me some information on this situation. And i am aware that "destiny proved you can get out of bronze with mass queens" or "day 9 could help you with this" and i have watched and looked at all the videos and posts possible.