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Why are some CS:GO weapons considered "noob guns"?

Noob guns are usually called that way, because they're hardly used in e-sports matches and getting killed by it makes people look bad (which actually isn't true at all, they're just mad). The Counter-...
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Why are some CS:GO weapons considered "noob guns"?

I can't speak too much past what others have said on what specifically are seen as "noob guns" in CS:GO, but one thing I haven't seen mentioned yet that I think factors into what eventually get called ...
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Why do Counter-Strike players switch weapons so frequently?

As an avid CS:GO player I can attest that besides gaining movement speed, there are very few situations when player benefits from random switching to knife/nade/pistol. Most importantly, you limit ...
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Why do Counter-Strike players switch weapons so frequently?

The only advantage of having a knife out is the movement speed. The knife and the bomb have the highest speed values (250 units per second), so you run faster with one of these in your hands. Compared ...
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Why are some CS:GO weapons considered "noob guns"?

Although the submitted answer by dly is quite on point... The problem with the "noob weapons" comes from older CS games where the (Terrorists in particular) auto-sniper was very frowned upon as it ...
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Why are some CS:GO weapons considered "noob guns"?

Adding to the other answers, I want to provide a more general view of the problem, which I find is very well described by David Sirlin in his book "Playing to Win". I'll try to find a ...
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Did I get penalized for my opponent hacking?

Steam would tend to revert back the hidden score points determining a rank, when a hacker is caught. This is so, because many people used to pay a hacker, or play with a friend with hack, to rank ...
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Should I rush B? How?

A B rush needs to be well timed and executed. Also you need some smokes and flashes. If you don't have them you're doomed anyway. This strategy is just as effective as the players doing it are skilled....
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Whose portrait is it that appears in the Cache map's small room?

Its a portrait of Vasily Alexandrovich Arkhipov, a Soviet Navy officer, who prevented a disastrous nuclear attack during the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962. Source Vasily Arkhipov (vice admiral) ...
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What determines who gets or becomes an MVP?

First off, the MVP will always be selected from the winning team. Then the MVP will be selected based on: Person who completed the objective Hostage rescued Bomb planted (and detonated) Bomb ...
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CS GO command change weaponed hand

cl_righthand 1 - Right hand cl_righthand 0 - Left hand in console bind "keyname" "cl_righthand 1" <hit enter> then bind "keyname" "cl_righthand 0" <hit enter> Change keyname to whichever ...
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Why do Counter-Strike players switch weapons so frequently?

This answer is only based on my finds on google. I have never played the game. Any info can be long outdated without my knowledge. My sources: Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Explanation: It seems that ...
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Why am I unable to play CS:GO through Steam Family Sharing anymore?

When you mean: Actually, I mean it shows "purchase" where it should say "play". and Ok thank you, but the problem still exists, I said that I can play all other games except ...
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Can you vote to kick yourself in CS:GO?

While in game open your developer console by pressing the ~ key on your keyboard. This is located on the top left hand side of your keyboard under the escape button. If this does not open the ...
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Is it even possible to get real money for CS:GO skins?

Most of the skins you'd ever own are very worthless. Every now and then someone somewhere gets a skin that actually is worth something more than $5. Even more rarely, they'd get a skin that's worth ...
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What are CS:GO item float values, and do I calculate them?

1. What are float values? Float values are the precise wear value of a skin. This value is a value between 0 and 1, where 0 is the least wear. The float values are mostly used in trading and trade-...
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Is it possible to kill full health opponents with a HE grenade?

According to this wiki a grenade can do a maximum of 98 damage to an unarmored enemy, and 57 to an armored one. However throwing a grenade at an enemy's head will do 2 damage to them, therefore you ...
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Why are some CS:GO weapons considered "noob guns"?

Disclaimer because of some confusion: This answer is written from a competitive view on the game. Playing to get good, rank up and score. If that is not the intention of the OP, then this might not be ...
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What is ecotraining in CSGO?

Given your explanation of the cfg, it would appear that it's designed to simulate an Eco round. That is when you have lost a series of rounds (or lost the first ever round), the last one of which ...
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Why do Counter-Strike players switch weapons so frequently?

As you have noted, there is the advantage of the knife for speed in non-fight situations. Other than that, I believe there are two major reasons: Historical Most CS:GO players were CS:1.6 or CS:S ...
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How does the money system work in CSGO?

From http://counterstrike.wikia.com/wiki/Money All information below only applies to Classic Modes (Casual and Competitive) as Arsenal and Deathmatch do not use money. The Money cap in Casual Mode ...
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Why can't I get more than 60 FPS in CS:GO?

Since it is now clear that your computer indeed does support the game with acceptable FPS it is definitely a problem with your VSync settings. There are now two things left to do: Since Windows 10 ...
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Arms Race - Level Up when killing specific people

You are correct in the two ways you've mentioned on how to level up, your question arises from missing the third way to level up. The three ways to level up in Arms Race are: Get 2 kills with a ...
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Extremely low FPS in all the games

Issue resolved. The problem was with the charger, it was not giving the rated output. Learning If drivers and a hard reset do not fix the problem, temperatures are normal, clock speed is not ...
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How do I convert a part of a CS:GO demo file into a AVI video file? (Ubuntu 16.04)

Actually there is a way to directly record your demo files in avi. Check out this article. In order to start recording from your demo you should use these commands: playdemo <demo_file_name> ...
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Put the created sticker into inventory CS GO

In CS:GO, your sticker needs to be voted positively (by a fairly big number of people) and it'll get reviewed by Valve after that. If they feel like the sticker fits the game, it'll be accepted and ...
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If you start from T side means your team ELO is higher?

No, it's random. ELO ratings do not have anything to do with that. You could play the same team twice and still end up on CT, even after you've won the previous game starting on T. Source: Personal ...
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How to find the IP of a CSGO comunity server?

The step is very simple. Open the console table and type status After you enter status, it will pop out a lot info and there you can find the server IP address. Below the picture, I have underline ...
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Are DPI control buttons considered cheating for e-sports tournaments?

Each tournament and competition will have rules specifying what is allowed and what is not. In the more serious competitions, you do not even use your own hardware.
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How can a single knife attack deal 61 damage?

Because most instances of friendly fire have damage reduction! It seemed that sjuush performed a secondary attack to stavn's back with his knife. A secondary attack to a player's back deals 153 damage ...
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