"Good job man you're really tryharding this game and you're doing well.". To me, if someone out plays me yeah, I sure hope they were trying hard. Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts. I agree with most of the people here saying that to call someone a tryhard doesn't really mean much in this game but I think the balance shifts when it comes to people using exploits, like glitching behind the pipes in the Sub Room on Yacht or spawn killing. And they feel insecure about stinking at the game. I don’t want to get beat by some one playing with their feet. I'm only doing showdowns begrudgingly for my dailies if anyone wonders why am I doing showdowns in the first place. Why is “try-hard” an insult? It just means you're shitting on the other team and they don't like it. Similar to the thought of "casual should be played casually" just shitty people trying to justify their own ineptitude. Kaikki oikeudet pidätetään. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. It's good to try hard, and as developers, we should encourage people to try hard. Why is being "tryhard" an insult, when America is built on the cultural value of working really hard? It seems to be a thing through all of gaming. Why should “tryhard” sound like an insult when trying hard is precisely something kids and adults alike can benefit from? Don't take it personally, it's just a game, play the way u want. Toate mărcile înregistrate sunt proprietatea deținătorilor respectivi în SUA și celelalte țări. I just HAD to see my name at the top of the list. level 2 Author. That was just an example but I hear it all the time even when I'm not playing ash. Hello, I’m currently a second year college student on a sports team. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. Someone who uses this as an insult, help me understand. But really, why is try hard an insult? people are gonna be pissed off at you because you're playing a an operator who has the worst hitbox in the game and moves at lightning speed and can literally eat so much of your bullets and still not die. But I see your point now thanks for the explaining. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. For Call of Duty: Black Ops on the Xbox 360, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Why is "try hard" supposed to be an insult? "What a sweaty tryhard. Všechna práva vyhrazena. Or are frustrated people just blaming easy targets? More often than not they were trying hard too but just weren't as good. That's wanting to win so hard that you won't just beat other people, you'll actively ruin other people's fun to do it. A tryhard used to mean someone who tried way too hard at something that wasn't worth doing in the first place. I don't care what operator you go but I think it says a lot if you only take Ash and Jager or whoever in casual and constantly spawnkill and dropshot and shit like that. Nah I didn't get offended I was legit just curious. Yes, I am trying, yes I am trying pretty hard because I enjoy winning and do not enjoy losing. Close. Aww man but I love drone genocide! People want dota 2 to be mario kart. share. "trying hard").These players will often watch pro gaming streams and YouTube Let's Plays and attempt to copycat the person playing despite not having enough skill or technical prowess to be able to do so effectively. If someone plays good they're a tryhard, if someone under performs they get shitted on. Tryhard is synonymous with the insult “wannabe,” a mash-up of “want to be” that was first used by surfers in the early 1980s. Why is being "tryhard" an insult, when America is built on the cultural value of working really hard? Or tea bagging period. I am not going to go easy on them no matter the game mode. I got called a casual tryhard because I went frost before, so I get people often say that to justify their death, but I think there's a certain extent where it's like just relax, it's casual. And ofc this spirit will keep on even in a simple public game. The intended use of the insult, and the actual use of the insult. © Valve Corporation. It's the internet. Alla rättigheter förbehålles. Of course those games had kdr's that were public to all and I definitely strived to have a great one. Kaikki tavaramerkit ovat omistajiensa omaisuutta Yhdysvalloissa ja kaikkialla maailmassa. Or is it because they try to be good but aren’t? And judging by the fact you came to Reddit to ask about it, it worked. DISCUSSION. Those people won’t climb that’s why they play casual. Its the lame excuse for ppl that try hard as well but aren't good enough and are so fragile that need to try to minimize their failure by saying that it's just bcs you're playing for the win (as them). These are what make "try hard" an insult imo. Press J to jump to the feed. Read on. In the context of Overwatch, when you're a tryhard, you're trying too hard to "act" like a pro without backing it up with real talent. It basically means you're too good. © Valve Corporation. Losing in the tryhard's eyes is like shaming your family's name and losing means committing sudoku. For League of Legends on the PC, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "I love that tryhard is an insult. © Valve Corporation. "It's my go to excuse for dying. Toate drepturile rezervate. That includes being overly fixated on team comps and hero meta (they don't really matter below GM and in solo queue) and refusing to play "easier" heroes simply because they're "beneath" you. Therefore, Tryhard is, atleast in those games, not even an insult, more like a compliment. On August 13, TikTokker Mubeen Momodu break up the Fall guys neighborhood in two after he reacted to a Twitch clip of streamer Robert "BOBBYWASABI" Wilson taking part in the explosive and st noun. Playing ash today when someone called me a tryhard because I got three kills. Somebody whose effort level and emotional investment is excessively high for the level of play in which they are compteting. In online games, people commonly insult others for trying too hard. Why is tryhard an insult? I am on your side not sure how it's an insult I take pride in putting effort into the things I do, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. See this comment rubs me the wrong way. My definition of a try hard is what Achilles has spawned- 12 man grind teams/ multi- teaming a single target, claiming it took skill, then tea bagging said target. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America), http://www.dotabuff.com/matches/1486562963, (http://www.dotabuff.com/matches/1486562963). © Valve Corporation. Wow... that match was classed as Very High Skilled... yet they didn't know how to counter Spirit Breaker... how does that even happen? You just do. For Call of Duty: Black Ops on the Xbox 360, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Who came up with the insult "Tryhard"". "tryhard" Used as an insult in online gaming to describe a player who attempts to use strategy, tactics, maneuvers, plays, etc. For Street Fighter V on the PlayStation 4, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "What kind of insult is "tryhard?"" 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