One of my recent games left me with a strange bonus pool. I fully believe this is some sort of glitch, but I was given a negative 3 Bonus pool after my 3v3 team was promoted to a new league.

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Is it possible to get a negative bonus pool, or is this a glitch?

  • +1 because I loled :D sorry for those points but congrats on the promotion – fschl Aug 17 '12 at 12:59
  • Funny part is, every promotion we get a negative bonus pool... happened when I finally got Diamond 1v1 as well... Odd! – Nick122 Oct 17 '12 at 12:28

The way the bonus pool system is designed, you are definitely experiencing a glitch. The bonus pool is designed as a reward / incentive. A negative bonus pool would punish you for playing; there is no way this would ever be intentional. Congrats on the promotion!

Here are some links explaining the bonus pool:

I don't have any references to directly prove that a negative bonus pool is invalid, but it can be deduced from the various descriptions and observed behaviors.

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  • Thats what I thought. Thanks for the confirmation and thanks for the congratulations. Except I was playing with my bronze friends so I kinda carried them to silver... haha. – Nick122 Aug 16 '12 at 22:15
  • Could you include a link that explains how the bonus pool works for future readers? – Atav32 Aug 17 '12 at 1:44
  • You may want to include this link with your answer. gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/6102/… – Nick122 Aug 17 '12 at 15:31

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