Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a multiplayer first person shooter sequel to the popular Counter-Strike: Source.

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What is the Exceedingly Rare Special item?

So a recent update turned CS:GO into a microtransaction model similar to DotA2 and TF2. As such, one of the weapon crates lists: eSports 2013 Case ...
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CSGO Operation Breakout last mission?

SO I've been deleting a couple of missions (competitive) with maps that aren't popular (esp Breakout Maps). I do try to find a game but I just can't, so I delete 'em. Most of the maps I get for ...
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Disable pop-up hints

Every time i start the game and join a server i get these annoying pop-up hints that won't leave until i have done what they want me to do, (zoom in with a scope, press 'e' to look at the gun). So ...
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What are the chances of unboxing a StatTrak weapon?

It seems that StatTrak variants are all too rare, and sometimes hard to find. Compare this with TF2, where Strange weapons are aplenty, and unboxing one doesn't take too much effort. However, ...
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How do you mute another player?

In the current Beta I cannot seem to find a way to mute annoying people that are using the in game voice communication. In the previous versions of counter-strike (source) you could bring up a player ...
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How long does it take for my skill group to expire?

I often play CS:GO after long hiatus's due to work and school, and most of the time, when I come back, my ranking has become "unranked", and displays the message "You need to win 1 more game to show ...
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Does weapon quality degrade overtime?

I have a "minimal wear" p90 "Sand Spray"(or something like that) and I have a good amount of "field tested" skins. Over time in my inventory, does item quality degrade(while unequipped) or do the ...
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How to I make a .cfg file for CS:GO on a Mac with TextEdit? [closed]

I am really annoyed to the fact that my mac will not let me make a .cfg file for custom keybinds in CS: GO. I use textedit and I have tried to rename the .txt to .cfg but my autoexec file always ...
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How does the CSGO penalty system work?

So just now i was playing a csgo competitive game, there was an obvious troll on the team, duo q'ing with his friend. He would randomly kill him self (kill in console), or sit in a corner of the map ...
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When do drops reset?

For TF2 the 'drop reset' is claimed to be Thursday at GMT 00:00. Assuming that they are both Valve/Source games it could be the same time for drop reset - but I don't know that this is the case. Can ...
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How to find matches on 128ticks server?

Hello :) I recently bought CS:GO and I've experienced a lot of "nohit issues". After playing some games on 128 ticks community servers, i realized the game was way more enjoyable on these servers. I ...
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Does the condition of weapons affect gameplay?

Some weapons that were introduced in the last update (cosmetic) feature different kinds of weapon skins, all really neat, in my opinion. Some of the qualities range from Field-Tested, Battle Scarred, ...
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How can I change my in-game playername?

Is it tied purely to my Steam profile name, or can I set my in-game name independently? In CS Source you used to be able to change the name drectly form the console with a 'name' command. Ideally ...
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How to force CSGO server to change teams at mid rounds?

I have mp_maxrounds "30" but they are all played on one side, what I want is to have 15 rounds per side.
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What is this exclamation mark menu item?

When I opened CS:GO today, this exclamation mark menu item appeared which wasn't there before. Nothing happens when I click on it. What exactly is it and why did it suddenly appear?
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Which item drops are available without buying any passes?

I have finally decided to pick up Counter-Strike GO a few days ago. I've read up on the item drop system, but am still a bit confused and would love to read a detailed breakdown of which items are ...
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How do the new Missions work in CS GO?

With the latest Patch and Operation Breakthrough Valve has introduced Missions to the game. As far as I can see you get 2 objectives with 1 Mission. My question is, do the missions cycle over ...
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Can I connect to Counter Strike 1.6 using Counter Strike: GO?

Like the title states, can Counter Strike: Global Offensive connect to a Counter Strike 1.6 server? All my friends are using Counter Strike 1.6, but unfortunately, 1.6 does not support my computer, ...
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ALT+F4 doesn't close Counter-Strike: Global Offensive?

ALT + F4 is supposed to work in Counter-Strike GO, as per this answer; however, nothing happens when I press ALT + F4 in the Counter-Strike GO window. Is there some setting to enable ALT + F4, or ...
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How can I disable tree sway in CS:GO?

How can I disable tree sway in Counter Strike: Global Offensive? I have never seen them moving before and now they appear to be moving. Some smokes and stuff I use are dependent on the trees not ...
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CS:GO Weapon inspection

I'm just wondering how to get the camera so far away when inspecting a weapon:
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What's the advantage of the M249 over the Negev?

Seems like there's no real reason to get the M249. The Negev, only slightly more expensive than the M249, gets a crazy fire-rate, crazy accuracy from the first burst, and much more ammo per magazine. ...
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Counter-Strike Global Offensive stuck on updating at 100 percent

My CS:GO gets stuck on 100 percent when its updating. When I click on the game to play it pops up the box that shows the estimated amount of wait time till I can play the game. The estimated amount of ...
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CSGO Floating in the Air when Spawn

Sometimes when I spawn I float in to air. It has happened several times. Does anyone know why this bug happens?
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CS:GO Anarchist trading card

I noticed that every once in a while I will get a trading card as I play CS:GO. I have everything but the Anarchist trading card and was wondering what the drop chances are for that? Is there ...
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Problem with Counter Strike Global Offensive

I am having a problem with Counter Strike Global Offensive. I just bought a new DVD of it, and installed it without a problem at installation. Now I am trying to open the game using the desktop icon, ...
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How do I get case drops in CS:GO? [duplicate]

I've been playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for about a month and never got a case. I've even tried idling. Do you have to be MVP? How does it work for CS:GO?
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What are the factors that determine how much money is earned after a round?

After every round I play during matchmaking, the money awarded is varied from 1400+. Are there any factors I should keep in mind whilst finishing a round? Specifically in bomb defuse maps.
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How do the specific bullet paths and hit boxes work?

I have been playing a good amount of CS GO recently and I noticed that sometimes players get kills while twitching their crosshair to the side (no hacks, I checked). I think it has something to do ...
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Bullet speeds in CS GO

Are there varied bullet speeds according to different guns? Do guns like the AWP have faster bullets than guns like the M249?
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How can I define keybinds for the buy-screen?

I'd like to define keys for frequently used items on the buy-screen, like kevlar, helm, M4A1, AK47, Deagle, etc. On CS:S and CS1.6 I could define those only by manually editing some configuration ...
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srcds not found?

I'm setting up CSGO dedicated server on a Windows 7 system. I have followed the complete steps mentioned Counter-Strike:_Global_Offensive_Dedicated_Servers. But I'm stuck at the section "Starting ...
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Does StatTrakā„¢ track any stats other than kills?

I've recently acquired a shiny new high-tech weapon in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive whose description includes the following: This weapon features StatTrakā„¢ technology, which tracks certain ...
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How many missions do I need to complete to upgrade my Operation Breakout badge?

So the new badge is weird in that it doesn't rank up based on comp wins, but based on operation missions completed on official matchmaking servers. How many missions would I have to complete to get ...
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Dedicated Server issues

I'm hosting a server for CSGO. Now my friend has tried connecting to it and has got an error as he has an outdated version. While he is updating his client I tried to connect to it locally. After a ...
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What do these parameters of Global Offensive's Bot Profile mean?

What do these parameters in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's BotProfile.db mean? LookAngleMaxAccelNormal = 2000.0 LookAngleStiffnessNormal = 100.0 LookAngleDampingNormal = 25.0 ...
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sourcebans.smx Database failure: Could not find driver “mysql”

Hi I've been going at this for literally hours now. I've currently running my game server on a VPS (Ubuntu 14.04 x64). This is where I currently am. -Meta mod 1.10 -Sourcemod 1.5.4-git4078.tar.gz ...
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How can I get a match demo that I can't download?

I've been away from the game for a few months and I remember a match where I had a 2K one round and I downloaded the match again, but now I cannot download my game to watch later. The only thing I can ...
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Ranks in previous matches

Is it possible to see the rank of all players in previous matches? I forgot to check the ranks at the end of my last match
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Do all skins come in all 5 conditions?

Do all skins available in game come in all 5 conditions? For example, the Dual Beretta Demolitions has an awesome Orange color that reminds me of Time Crisis controllers, yet for what it's worth, the ...
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Pros Playing in 4:3

When i see footage from some CS:GO lan event i notice that a lot of the professional players play in 4:3 on a 16:9 screen with black bars on the sides. Why do they prefer 4:3 over 16:9? Is there any ...
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Steam won't stop muting my music and/or skype conversations on lobby join

Every time I join a lobby in CS: GO, my steam mutes everything but the game on my computer. How to stop it from doing that?
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Do the conditions of skins I put in the trade-up-contract affect the condition of the resulting skin?

Are the conditions of the skins I put into the arms-deal-contract or trade-up-contract affect the condition of the resulting skin?
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What do the stats mean on replays and when spectating?

When you're watching a replay or spectating on a game, there's a table of stats below the name of the player you're currently watching. What do the various stats mean?
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How can I resume the match when playing offline with bots?

Whenever I enter offline with bots, the match starts paused: Using pause and unpause commands in the console apply a pause on top of the match pause. How can I resume the game?
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Upgrade Famas on round 4

Let's say you win the first 3 rounds as CT and at the start of the 4th round you have a Famas and you know the enemy team will buy. Is it bad to not upgrade your Famas (To M4) even if you have the ...
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How can I change the maximum number of players in my server?

I am hosting a Counter Strike Go server. The problem is that its maxplayers is set to 64 which my PC simply cannot handle. This is causing the server to lag and run poorly when it becomes full. How ...
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Highest possible FPS configuration for CS:GO

I come from a CS 1.6 background and primarily play that. I've just recently acquired CS:GO and I enjoy it somewhat but would like to know what config commands I can apply to squeeze as much FPS out ...
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Can the `bot_autodifficulty_threshold_low` variable make bot difficulty harder than 'Expert' (bot_difficulty 3)?

If I've set the bots to be initially at 'Expert' difficulty (bot_difficulty 3), will the bot_autodifficulty_threshold_low variable (used to determine when the bot needs to make its difficulty harder, ...
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How close can I be to a bomb without getting blown up?

For some reason, bomb damage tends to be somewhat erratic in this game. For example, on dust2, if I'm at mid double doors when the bomb explodes, I end up dying (around 25 hp left or so), whereas if ...