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What is the Destiny Cloud Fist build? I've heard SC2 players talking about it.

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H to the Usky Husky came up with it when casting a game. It describes the standard terran 1/1/1 build which is 1 barracks, 1 factory and 1 starport.

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He made up the name because, according to him, he would say "one" too many times trying to say "one one one", so this made it easier. –  StrixVaria Aug 20 '10 at 20:41
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I think it was first used in one of the Idra vs Silver games. –  Piaskal Aug 20 '10 at 21:18
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@Peter I know, but did he have to repeat it? I don't particularly like Husky as a caster, but I try and put up with the fact that people do. However, when all of a sudden he has to be "gangsta" then the hackles on the back of my neck bristle. –  tzenes Aug 20 '10 at 23:11
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@tzenes I can see how husky wouldn't be everyone's cup of tea. that said, I am pretty sure he is not seriously trying to be gangsta. I don't think a gangsta would ruin their tough guy image with video of themselves puking after skydiving :) IMO, he just likes being silly, like with "destiny cloudfist" –  Peter Recore Aug 21 '10 at 15:44
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@Peter H to the Usky is a reference to JayZ. I don't want to get into a discussion over whether or not he's trying to be gangsta and why I dislike it, the bottom line is I don't. –  tzenes Aug 21 '10 at 17:59
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That's right, it's Barracks/Factory/Starport. Just wanted to add an illustration which someone did a few days ago of this:

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That's from http://starcraft.org/art/sketches/811

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Awesome as that is, I cannot in good conscience upvote it without it being community wiki. –  Davy8 Sep 15 '10 at 3:02
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According to the "Bureau of Un-Newbing the Newbs", all "Destiny Cloud Fist" really means is that it is the fastest way to get flying units to attack your enemy.

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