Hello HLTV. My name is Mohamed_Gustavson, and Im doing a series of interviews with "famous" users here on this website. I are think Ill make these interviews once a month, so feel free to give me any feedback, suggestions or anything about it. That being said, our third interview will be with: VeryNiceGuy.
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Also Id like to thank the admins for taking out the Blog feature, so we cant a proper interview with bolded questions and some other cool features... But, lets get straight to the interview: ====================================================================================
1 - Siema, how are you feeling?
Siema, i'm feeling good!
2 - What's your name/age/city/country?
I'm 21 years old and i live in a western-german city. My name will stay a secret :p
3 - When it was the first time you heard about CS?
I watched my uncle play CS when i was like 7 years old. This was the first time i heard about CS but i wasn't really interested in playing at this point.
4 - When/How did you play for the first time?
The first time i played was at a friend's house when i was 10 years old. A few days later me and my friend installed CS:Source on my dad's computer.
5 - Is CS your favorite FPS of all time ?
Yes. Best game of all time.
6 - Are you a gamer? Are there any other games you like and recommend us?
I used to play many games when i was younger. My favorite games after CS are Skyrim and Witcher 3. I don't really enjoy playing other games at the moment, no game is as fun as CS.
7 - Who is your favorite all-time pro player? Why?
Flusha is the best player of all time for me. He is such a smart player and i really love his playstyle.
8 - Is there a pro player you dislike? Can you tell us who and why?
There is no player i really dislike.
9 - What is your favorite team? Why?
I was always a big fan of fnatic. I love their players and i was always excited to watch them dominate in 2015.
10 - Is there a team you dont like? Why?
I don't like North. They don't have any good results and act really arrogant, they also have a really bad player-management.
11 - Whats your favorite map to play? And to watch?
I love to play Inferno and Cobble. I like to watch every map except Nuke.
12 - Do you think PUBG/Fortnite will kill CS, or thats just a hype ?
No. Only Valve can kill CS.
13 - Whats your MM/FaceIt/ESEA rank ?
Global, Faceit-Level 9 (almost 10 :p), i don't play ESEA.
14 - Do you like VALVE rework on maps so far ? (D2/Nuke/Inferno)
I really like the inferno rework but i'm not a fan of the new Dust2/Nuke versions.
15 - Are pistols OP, or they are fine the way they are ?
CZ is OP. Tec9 and 5-7 are really bad.
16 - What would you change in gun balancing, if you could ?
I would buff the M4A1-S (30 bullets).
17 - If you were VALVE, would you start the development of a new CS with a new engine and etc, or focus and improve CS GO ?
CS:GO is fine, there is no need for a new CS just keep improving CS:GO.
18 - Do you like sports(the real one) ?
I love football.
19 - Whats your football team?
FC Bayern Munich.
20 - Your favorite all time football player? And why?
Ronaldinho was the hero of my childhood.
21 - Who do you think will win WC2018 in RUSSIA ?
Germany will win!
22 - Whats your favorite pokemon?
23 - Your favorite TV show?
Game of Thrones.
24 - Your favorite music style?
I love Rap music.
25 - Your favorite movie?
Lord of the Rings.
26 - If you could have a super power, what would it be?
27 - If you could go back in time, is there something you would do different ?
Yeah, there a some things i would love to change.
28 - Are you really a VeryNiceGuy IRL, or is this just a HLTV persona ?
I try to be nice to everyone IRL and Online.
29 - What would you change in HLTV if you could?
I would change the Notificationsystem, so we can see more than our last 7 notifications. I would also bring back ban reasons and blogs. I could think of a few more improvements...
30 - I can't affirms, but Ive seen some people saying you or your characther was inspired by Jonty. Is this true at all ?
Thats not true.
31 - Whats your opinion about Jonty overall ?
He is a really nice to every user and i respect him.
32 - What are you favorite HLTV users ?
Jonty, IarentThinkThatz and rainGODtop1. I know that many people think he is annoying but i really like vlad1m1r.
33 - What are the HLTV users you dislike ?
I dont't dislike any specific user.
34 - Do you think admins are fair ? Do you think that they punish too much or the opposite ?
If you behave you won't get banned often. The admins are doing a decent job. :)
35 - Do you think HLTV needs more admins, less admins or its just fine the way it is ?
I think we need a few more admins.
36 - You started a wave of VeryXGuys. Whats you opinion over this, since a lot of people complain ?
It was never my intention to do so but i don't really mind.
37 - Do you have any alt account ?
Of course not!
38 - Whats your opinion on the so called "HLTV veterans" ? They have very old accounts and years of HLTV.
I respect all users the same. I don't care how old their account is, most of them use leaked accounts anyways.
39 - Do you think 10 years BANs are too much time ? Dont you think a 1 year BAN should be enough for a person to regret their sins ?
Some 10 year bans are justified but most of the time a 1 year ban should be enough.
40 - Do you think ALL pro players (T1 and T2 teams) are clean and dont cheat?
Yes, i do think so.
41 - Whats your favorite casters duo?
Anders and Semmler in the past, right now... HenryG and Sadokist.
42 - Whats your favorite analyst? Why?
Moses. He is really smart and has a lot of experience.
43 - Your _OPINION_ on the Sadokist incident:
People do stupid shit when they are drunk. We should forgive him. People overreact for every reason in 2018.
44 - You opinion on Thooorin overall ?
He is a funny guy and good analyst but he tries to hard sometimes.
45 - What team(s) do you think can surprise us in the next major?
Liquid, Space Soliders and BIG.
46 - What would you do to "fix" SK?
47 - Is Niko overrated ?
48 - Is s1mple a baiter ?
49 - What happened to COLDZERA ?
Taco was his best mate ingame and out of the game. He will come back.
50 - Do you think the next french shuffle will be better or worse for the french scene ?
I lost all hope for the french scene.
51 - What was the best CS GO team you saw playing?
52 - Who is your favorite awper at the moment?
53 - What will be the top 4 teams by the end of 2018, in your opinion?
In no specific order: Astralis, Faze, Liquid, SK.
54 - What team(s) will disappoint us in the next major?
Faze and Navi.
55 - Do you think VP is really done ? Theres no salvation ?
I think VP is done. They won't achieve anything with this line-up.
56 - What do you think about NAO TEO COMO ?
They have the potential, but will them achieve T1 CS ? I think they will be a solid T2 team.
57 - Who is the best player in the world atm?
s1mple. No doubt.
58 - Is there a player you think that can surprise us in 2018 being in the top20, that nobody would expect?
Twistzz and Rez.
59 - If language wasnt a problem, make your dream team of CS:
Flusha, Taco, s1mple, Fallen and NiKo.
60 - Say whatever you wanna say to the HLTV people!!!
Thank you HLTV community, i always have fun when i visit this forum. The threads and memes always make me laugh when i have a bad day. Big thanks to mohamed_gustavson for this awesome opportunity.
Have a nice day!