Throwing 3.7k games (screenshots included)

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I am able to deal with throwers, but this is a bit over the top:

Guy threw my kings row game (3700SR), spam friend requested me the whole game, and would only join vc when we would team wipe, then leave again (level 67 smurf).

Fine, everyone gets throwers in their games. Unlucky. Requeued 10 minutes later and got the same guy. Threw again, spam requested me again, so I accepted. Below is our conversation. The screenshots support him smurfing, throwing, intending to continue to throw, and verbal harassment.

Screenshot1: https://ibb.co/mGUXVn
Screenshot2: https://ibb.co/irdgO7
Screenshot3: https://ibb.co/hK4AGS

I stopped responding as I felt the chat log spoke for itself about how severely this guy was ruining the game for others. While I was tabbed out writing this post, he continued to message me and spam invite me in-game, taunting me to requeue so he could throw a 3rd game.

https://ibb.co/ea5pAn

Here is a pastebin of the same conversation shown in the screenshots: https://pastebin.com/X4Vhevsq

I recently saw Timthetatman's video regarding a thrower that would repeatedly harass and queue snipe him. That individual was banned globally on all accounts.

If this isn't worthy of the same global ban, what is? At least 30% of my Overwatch games are ruined by this kind of behavior. Please handle this.
Cases like these prove that Blizzard cannot handle each report with the meticulousness that they hope to have. They should just implement a low priority queue already. They are unreasonably obstinate in their approach.
If you recorded a video of it happening then you can give it to Griffin on Reddit with Region and Platform where it happened.
Are the screenshots not enough? Got the guys account and the most concrete throwing/harassment evidence you can have
You wasted all that time because blizzard won't do anything per usual. Unless he is a pro nothing will happen.
02/14/2018 06:29 PMPosted by Aarrgon
Are the screenshots not enough? Got the guys account and the most concrete throwing/harassment evidence you can have
You can try to still contact him with that information even though its not a video hopefully that he can make an exception and take action.
02/14/2018 07:07 PMPosted by BT160720
You wasted all that time because blizzard won't do anything per usual. Unless he is a pro nothing will happen.
Griffin said that hes open to everyone not just pros.
Wait so you gained over 1k sr in one season of improvement? Uhhhhhhh........
Season 5 gold now masters?
By the screenshots he looks mad because you were boosted. But you can call that harassment I guess.
02/14/2018 08:45 PMPosted by Solitara
Wait so you gained over 1k sr in one season of improvement? Uhhhhhhh........
Season 5 gold now masters?
By the screenshots he looks mad because you were boosted. But you can call that harassment I guess.


Unless you got some solid proof, mind keeping that salt to yourself?
02/14/2018 04:26 PMPosted by Aarrgon
I am able to deal with throwers, but this is a bit over the top:

Guy threw my kings row game (3700SR), spam friend requested me the whole game, and would only join vc when we would team wipe, then leave again (level 67 smurf).

Fine, everyone gets throwers in their games. Unlucky. Requeued 10 minutes later and got the same guy. Threw again, spam requested me again, so I accepted. Below is our conversation. The screenshots support him smurfing, throwing, intending to continue to throw, and verbal harassment.

Screenshot1: https://ibb.co/mGUXVn
Screenshot2: https://ibb.co/irdgO7
Screenshot3: https://ibb.co/hK4AGS

I stopped responding as I felt the chat log spoke for itself about how severely this guy was ruining the game for others. While I was tabbed out writing this post, he continued to message me and spam invite me in-game, taunting me to requeue so he could throw a 3rd game.

https://ibb.co/ea5pAn

Here is a pastebin of the same conversation shown in the screenshots: https://pastebin.com/X4Vhevsq

I recently saw Timthetatman's video regarding a thrower that would repeatedly harass and queue snipe him. That individual was banned globally on all accounts.

If this isn't worthy of the same global ban, what is? At least 30% of my Overwatch games are ruined by this kind of behavior. Please handle this.
The second you accepted that Friend Request, he won.

Next time, block him and those friend requests won't even show up.

Report to proper channels and move on friend.
I've had people attempt to do that to me but I never accepted the friend request and then I just stop playing for a bit because there's a good chance I'll queue with them again.

As much as I do enjoy good comp game every now and then, it's just a gamemode that the community has turned terrible overall and some people consider me a one trick, others harass me just because of my main. There's no point in any of the negativity and it's enough to make me not want to play anything competitive in this game.
Due to loss of player base and disinterest in the game as a whole, We have issued a systematic way to get players to quit playing Overwatch. This includes players being plagued with 'smurf accounts' at all levels of play. This business 'strategy' is widely used in the gaming industry to free up server space to pursue other projects

Despite what you may think, this is commonplace and will never change. They won't try to get rid of the entire playerbase all at once, just the people who get sick of losing.

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