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What are Chatbans?

In the ggChronicle stream, they often talk about chat bans. And those bans are not in the official banned champions of the game (those at the bottom of the character select screens) So what are they ...
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Is there a HARD counter to Riven?

I find that Riven can do at least decently in every lane if played properly, is there actually someone who can counter her reliably?
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Why does my Sapphire Crystal disappear when I purchase Catalyst the Protector?

I'm following this build. It says, first purchase a Sapphire Crystal, then a catalyst of protector. But then my Sapphire Crystal disappears. Why? So I understand that a Catalyst = Sapphire + Ruby + ...
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What would be the build that give me the most movement speed?

And I'm not talking about a viable build. Just a build that would make me go from one side of the map to the other the fastest. What champion should I pick? With what masteries? With what items?
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What is the best option for an AD only champion against a heavy armor champion with thornmail+frozen heart?

I was wondering when playing with an AD only character like Tryndamere, what the best way is to deal with a character like Rammus or Malphite wearing Thornmail+Frozen Heart?
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Does Vladimir's ultimate increase Ignite's damage?

I'm wondering if the activation of Vladimir's ult increases the true damage from Ignite. Using his ult before Ignite could mean all the difference when bursting down an enemy champion upon reaching ...
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Why does Event Horizon affect Vladimir while in Sanguine Pool?

Why does Vlad get stunned of Event Horizon (Veigar E) While in Sanguine Pool? And are there any other Area of Effect Crowd Control spells that can affect him during the duration of his Sanguine Pool? ...
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Why don't I see any Gragas in tournaments? [closed]

I've never seen a single Gragas in a tournament, maybe I'm just missing all the games where they show up, but why is he not picked more often?
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Does recalling remove stealth?

I think recalling removes stealth on champions like Akali or Teemo, that need to do nothing to remain stealthed, but perhaps for Evelynn or Twitch, who can move while stealthed, can they recall ...
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What is a “placeholder” champion?

I the ggChronicle stream, they often refer to champions as "Placeholder champions" (mostly during Character select screen) What is a "placeholder" champion?
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Why getting the first blood is so important?

At the beginning of the matches, we always see both teams just rush, in hope to get that first blood. After the first blood happened, it seems both teams tone down a little the offense. So why do ...
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How to make good rune pages for general use

I watch a lot of streams and I see many people like TheOddOne and Guardsman Bob using a bunch of mixed up rune pages. Are there all around good in general rune setups to be used for say an AP carry, ...
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Heart of Gold and Philosopher's Stone changes

This affects mostly supports but some junglers as well. Are the nerfs to these two items reason to change item builds and are there any better alternatives? Just looking for both general as well as ...
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Is there any way to tell which side you'll be on (blue or purple) before the game starts?

I have always wondered: is there any way of determining whether you'll be blue or purple before the game loads? Could help at chara select to plan early strategies (IE, getting golems on blue side ...
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Are gold per 10 yellows worth it on an aggressive support?

I know that on a more passive support like Soraka they work because you aren't making too much of a trade off for stats that may help her, however when you're playing more aggressive supports like ...
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How to counter Kennen toplane?

i like to play Top and normaly win almost every lane. I just have Problems wit h handling Kennen(ad and ap). Very early in the game he just e out of the engage and autohit you, even with a gapcloser ...
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How do you counter Heimer mid?

Heimerdinger uses those turrets to have a lot of lane presence and those rockets seem to have infinite range. I play a lot of Annie, Veigar, and Gragas in mid, but heimer always seems to kick my ass. ...
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Who is the announcer in League of Legends?

I wonder, Who is the announcer of league of legends? I don't mean it's place in the storyline/lore (I don't think there's a lot to know there, it's not like the Team Fortress 2 announcer) What I ...
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What counters a jungle Olaf?

If you've ever been against a good jungle Olaf, you probably know how devastating he can be... his clear speed is insane with blue and his ganks are annoyingly strong if he lands his first Q, which if ...
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How viable is Taric as a Support in higher level of play in comparison to, say, Soraka?

My main support pick is Taric, and while I have not had much trouble with him so far, I wonder how good of a pick he is in high level play. It is not common to see Taric picked in pro-level games, ...
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Alistar W+Q Combo (Headbutt Pulverize) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do players link Alistar's Headbutt and Pulverize in an instant? How difficult is it to pull off Alistar's Headbutt and Pulverize combo? I see people do it ...
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How can someone participate in tribunal?

I want to know who analyses reports and is it possible to get that work? Mainly because I would just love to make this community better with what little I can do:)
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Can I somehow use QWER as smartcast and put shift+QWER to normal cast?

I use smartcast, but sometimes I would like to see the spell ranges etc. Can I somehow use QWER as smartcast and put shift+QWER to normal cast?
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Can you block Caitlyn's ult with neutral minions?

I was wondering if Caitlyn ults you can you run behind neutral minions such as baron or dragon to block it?
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Why do people rush Sorcerer's Shoes on Mordekaiser?

I often see Mordekaisers rush Sorcerer's Shoes? Does it have something to do with his shield or do they need it just so they can survive the laning phase?
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What's the best tactic for a fed carry (AP or AD) with normal offtanks against a fed offtanks with normal (AP or AD) carry?

If it's best to Just protect the fed carry and let him deal the damage or Should we let the (normal farmed off-tanks) to focus their (normal farmed Carries) to let their fed off tanks to back and ...
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Can Skarner's Ultimate (Impale) cause a friendly turret to switch focus away from champion he has Impaled?

To clarify, while watching the ggClassic tonight we saw a Skarner get turret-dove by two enemies and when he ulted the one who had Turret Aggro, the turret seemed to switch to the OTHER enemy ...
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When is it a good idea to buy Wriggle's Lantern on ranged AD carries? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is Wriggle’s Lantern worth getting on an AD carry? I've been told to never get it, to get it if my lane goes poorly, and to get it only when my lane goes well. What's ...
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How to select champion before automatch?

I've read some guides on a champion and want to try it out. However, in automatch the champion may be selected by other players in my team, thus it may not be available to me. How can I select my ...
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Does Vladimir's Sanguine Pool have a hidden movement speed buff?

The description for Vladimir's Sanguine Pool is: (Active): Vladimir sinks into a pool of blood becoming untargetable for 2 seconds and slowing enemies above him by 40% for 1 second. ...
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How to make borders in video streams [closed]

Ive been watching a lot of streams lately, and some streamers have boxes or borders over certain things with logos in them. Does any one know what program they are using??
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How to play Jax vs. Olaf?

I just played a ranked game as Jax top lane against Olaf and I outlaned by quite a bit. So can anyone explain to me, does Olaf beat Jax or is there a specific way to play Jax so that I win the lane? ...
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What is smartcast? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Smartly using smart casting when I browse to League of Legends forums I see a lot of guys playing with "Smartcast". What is this? Can someone explain me this and how can ...
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What happens if you die while ulting as Karthus?

If someone kills you when you're ulting as Karthus, does your ult go on cooldown or does the channel continue while you turn into a zombie?
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How to go and watch complete game replays?

I'm looking to see some full game replays in League of Legends (that are not my friends' game) Those "Featured games" in the starter slider are always in progress, and what I'm looking for is to get ...
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Can champions increase attack speed by auto-attack cancelling?

According to this Irelia guide, if you cancel the animation early then your next auto-attack will start sooner (I could be interpreting it wrong - it could simply mean that staying close to your ...
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Which component of the Hextech Gunblade do I build first on Akali?

When I am unable to get kills in the earlygame as Akali I like to build some spellvamp to stay in lane and farm a bit. But I am wondering which of the two components (Bilgewater Blade - Hextech ...
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Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum elo, what is it actually?

I don't know what exactly are Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum elos. Does it have any other meaning than just a way to tell people how good you are?
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Winter is coming - Help me improve my Sejuani-Jungling

My favourite Champion is Sejuani and I play her in most of my games. I still find it hard to jungle efficiently though, due to slow killspeed of larger mobs and having to rest very often. How can I ...
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How can an opponent stop Shen's ultimate?

I enjoy watching Shen games because the global ultimate adds the excitement of unexpectedly turning the tides of a losing fight. But I'm surprised at how often Stand United completes, considering it ...
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Till what level does a health pot out-heal ignite damage?

The question is pretty self-explanatory. Did someone do the math to know till what level the healing pot out-heals ignite? Assume that there is no other damage applied an no other healing applied. ...
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Tips to Teemo vs Swain top (as Teemo)

When playing Teemo top I often get "counter" picked by Swain. I've had trouble playing against Swain because of his high damage and not being able to harass him down like most other ad bruiser tops. ...
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How to get back into the game after your lane opponent is up kills/farm/level

Sometimes I play a game where I end up being out farmed and leveled. Of course this rarely happens to me but it does happens once in a while. What is the best way to make a come back? Things I have ...
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What non-flash abilities can get you out of Jarvan IV's ultimate?

I want to counter Jarvan IV when he plays against me in the top lane. His Ultimate is my biggest problem, since when he uses it, the jungler can run past my ward and gank me. Flash has a longer ...
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How does Irelia counter Jayce?

Everyone says Irelia is a counter to Jayce but i've played the matchup 3 times, twice as Irelia, once as Jayce and everytime Jayce came out ahead easily. Yes, at level 6 Irelia on even gold can go ...
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How many gp10 items for support?

My question is about playing support in competitive environments. It's extremely common (indeed, standard) to see a support start with a Faerie Charm and some Sight Wards so that they can later build ...
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Is there a way to get people onto voice chat when playing solo queue? [closed]

I play a lot of solo queue and sometimes I will duo queue with someone I know and use some kind of voice comm. (skype, mumble, etc) but I was thinking that it would be great to get people onto voice ...
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What are some good reasons to buy doran's ring as an AP mid champ?

When I play I usually only like to buy a doran's ring if I start to fall behind or I'm getting harassed and zoned. I might be forced to back early, and only have enough gold for a Doran's Ring ...
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Which walls are flashable?

I found this nice map that indicates where players can Flash across walls. Unfortunately, the range for Flash has been reduced, most recently in the V1.0.0.129 patch in November, 2011. Since this ...