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Is Aleksib actually better than Nexa
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Hong Kong CosmicTemplar 
Aleksib has rarely had to handle personalities like Niko in his team, except players like Allu. It's a big risk
2022-01-06 06:21
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No he not Nexa very underrated
2022-01-06 06:22
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Yes I believe Nexa is underrated but even so, I don't know if Aleksib is as good as everyone says.
2022-01-06 06:29
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#38
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India NinX
Same concerns
2022-01-06 07:41
#111
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Finland Lindeni
as an IGL he for sure is much better than nexa, as a player I dont think so although hes worked on his aim a lot.
2022-01-06 18:58
1 reply
id agree but nexa been kinda whack this year man
2022-01-06 19:27
Nexa literally got stiffed so hard
2022-01-06 06:33
Can't even imagine nexa in OG, it's impossible
2022-01-06 08:48
3 replies
i saw a video of someone close to nexa saying that he didnt want to ilg G2 anymore and is happy with the current move. he is given the power to make og which tells me that he is going to have a say in who gets recruited next.
2022-01-06 20:06
2 replies
i cant think of many free igls tbh, msl is not really that good a option, stanislaw isnt good either, chrisj either, etc
2022-01-17 05:35
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#227
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Finland Glibsu
i would say that aleksi is best that g2 can get because elite igls like glaive and apex are contracted with high buyouts and free agent igls are not in the same level with g2 and if aleksi and niko can work together this move can be rly fucking good
2022-01-17 11:40
+1
2022-01-06 18:48
very underrated kekekekkekee
2022-01-06 19:13
+1
2022-01-06 20:23
HAHAHHAHAHAHAHA
2022-01-06 23:13
#187
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United States Azaqa
nexa was a really shit igl, very underrated player though
2022-01-07 06:20
1 reply
Not performing in whole 2021 though.
2022-01-17 12:18
I think they are actually relatively close in skill and igl ability maybe even lean towards Nexa. However I think g2 needed an igl change like after the time nexa had as a leader without any results I'd be leaning towards people not having confidence in his calling which causes problems and I think for who was available thus was the best igl g2 could have got.
2022-01-17 05:54
#242
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Asia aref81
you smart aleksib overrated AF
2022-01-17 13:08
#254
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Ukraine ple_
Yes he yes botxa very overrated
2022-01-17 14:37
#3
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Kosovo dnjl
we'll see, aleksi didn't really have the firepower this current g2 roster has with OG. Hopefully Aleksi will perform since this is literally his best chance to prove himself amongst t1.
2022-01-06 06:31
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#8
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Europe robo1234
But he has better hair. That's why they brought him in G2.
2022-01-06 06:33
2 replies
Xaxaxaxa aleksi sexy
2022-01-06 10:57
1 reply
#251
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Albania gg2re
aseksi
2022-01-17 14:32
Thats tru, no firepower in OG The thing with nexa is on antieco they always decided to push a site without info if theres a stack there, meaning they lost a lot of those He also never used fakes too much, which aleksibob had too bcs OG weaklings... That alone makes me think G2 gon be a new team tactically. Only time will tell, if nexas style wad better for the team
2022-01-06 08:46
11 replies
first actually reasonable take I see on this. G2 with nexa was not winning, even though they have the firepower. Changing IGL is definitely worth trying. And also aleksi has been very good with young and "new" players in the past (sergej, mantuu)
2022-01-06 11:59
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#84
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Finland HARD4ENCE
They weren't winning true, but missing a dedicated star awper might be part of the reason why. Not necessarily that nexa was a terrible igl. Regardless, I'm glad Aleksi gets this chance to prove himself with actual firepower heavy squad.
2022-01-06 12:58
1 reply
Yes, but it also seems like g2 wants to really recreate their structure with addition of Aleksi and probably XTQZZZ. As Carlos said, he doesn't want to wait anymore.
2022-01-06 13:40
amen to that
2022-01-06 19:13
1 reply
thank yu
2022-01-06 19:25
#152
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Canada Virauve
New IGL and coach will make any team different tactically. I think Aleksib’s micromanaging ability will help m0nesy transition into tier 1 more than nexa would of. I also think Aleksib’s biggest challenge is to give Niko and hunter as little instruction as their system allows. Let those 2 play freely as long as it doesn’t conflict with the current strat.
2022-01-06 22:02
3 replies
Yes, this was Twista's biggest praise of aleksi, that he micromanages like few igls. He really has a mind for it.
2022-01-06 23:06
that's the problem though, isn't it? how much can you do as IGL midround when your best 2 players are better left alone? or will it be like Aleksi implements a system and Niko actually is the one making calls midround
2022-01-07 00:06
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#180
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Canada Virauve
It's all about how you approach your strats. It may come down to a hybrid, like NiKo tells Alekib what he is doing and Aleksib coordinates the rest of the team around that, if it is deemed do be an acceptable plan of action.
2022-01-07 02:02
tru i completely agree with the take, its basically a hit or miss again only time will tell
2022-01-07 05:43
#196
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Poland Sl00n1k
Massive +1. Also, watching their T-sides on inferno when they struggled was very painful. Many weird calls like killing 2 a on mid take and then proceeding to wait for 30 sec just to pick long one by one and have 2vs2 with 20s of the round left. And their playbook basically contained of Niko absolutely demolishing banana or Hunter playing his gimmicky fast mid pick
2022-01-07 10:41
#4
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Europe Kaljakka
What most of you dont understant on aleksi is that you cant really know his mastermind. When he speaks finnish (what u guys dont understant) his style of igling is fantastic. His micromanagment is way better than nexas but in firepower he loses. And thats fine you still got niko and hunter. Monesy and jackz are both good aimers too. So…
2022-01-06 06:31
16 replies
But he won't be speaking Finnish in g2
2022-01-06 06:32
1 reply
does'nt matter, he speaks fluent and good english
2022-01-06 06:34
exactly this is what even i am trying to tell in #6
2022-01-06 06:33
thats a problem tho how u gonna micromanage niko xd i just dont see it happening but who knows (maybe he will micromanage everyone except niko giving him space or smth) time will tell whats gonna happen
2022-01-06 07:20
11 replies
I'm pretty sure aleksi knows you don't have to micromanage star players. Half of the reason they are good is the fact that they play "alone" and listen to their intuition. If NiKo wants to peek something just let him peek, that's how star players work.
2022-01-06 07:33
6 replies
+1
2022-01-06 11:59
#130
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Norway JonnnnnnE
+1
2022-01-06 20:15
#162
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Finland RPGWiZaRD
+1 -NiKo: Aleksi can I peek? Aleksi: NO *smashes table*
2022-01-06 22:29
3 replies
KKKKKKKKKKKKK
2022-01-06 22:38
*TKs aleksib and teabags his corpse*
2022-01-06 22:53
#171
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Europe S0me_dude
youtu.be/zyXICNpiDEU -Niko: Fuck you Aleksi
2022-01-06 23:08
#36
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Finland Veeti777
Are you dumb? He doesnt need to micromanage niko because he is a veteran. But it is good skill to have when you have young talent like monesy who needs micromanaging in tier 1.
2022-01-06 07:36
#93
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Germany Matrixrl1
lets hope he doesnt micromanage too much, but him managing monesy i feel can help monesy a lot especially during the early times
2022-01-06 13:15
2 replies
+1, It's an important skill to be able to micromanage, and to stop micromanaging when you can do it is way easier than start micromanaging when you can't do it. I trust that he, as a wise player, knows not to try to micromanage stars like NiKo, but I also feel that him being able to micromanage especially m0nesy will be a huge help.
2022-01-06 13:45
1 reply
#100
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Germany Matrixrl1
ye i agree + he has a really good coach next to him who will notice when its too much and when it isnt. something that probably also develops over time as the team progresses as a team
2022-01-06 14:02
doesn't even lose in firepower
2022-01-06 19:14
He couldn't handle allu you know it right?
2022-01-06 06:32
8 replies
the kick literally had nothing to do with aleksib not "handling" allu lmao
2022-01-06 09:01
1 reply
nt allu
2022-01-06 09:27
#90
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Finland WhyUBulla
aleksib kick was worst thing to happen finnish cs scene, but best thing to aleksi's career
2022-01-06 13:06
1 reply
#131
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Finland Psyllis
+1
2022-01-06 20:19
#109
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Finland Perska
allu owned around 5% of ence so pretty much just kicked Aleksib with his ego same size as AleksiB's balls.
2022-01-06 18:49
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#139
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Finland nUgez
but have u seen aleksi "allu" jallis balls
2022-01-06 20:41
2 replies
Yes on Twitter
2022-01-06 20:57
1 reply
#142
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Finland nUgez
:D
2022-01-06 20:57
G2 already has NiKo, Hunter, M0nesy in terms of firepower, they just needed a more tactical IGL, whereas Nexa was more of a fragging IGL than being tactical, It was NiKo who did mid-round calls on CT side and their T-side was absolutely rubbish, Nexa was'nt a tactical leader who could change the game with his strats,(even NaVi did'nt had a gr8 IGL but whenever they slumped Blad3 used to call timeout and give his opinions and things were sorted out coz they had a good coach who fulfilled the role of a tactical brain behind a team) Now if G2 is trading Nexa for AleksiB, its actually good for them bcz he is really a gr8 IGL and a more tactical leader than Nexa, This in no sense means that Nexa is bad, he is also a good IGL but not fit for the team
2022-01-06 06:32
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#13
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Europe X1gma
this
2022-01-06 06:38
1 reply
+Respect mens
2022-01-06 06:41
#16
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Canada JustLuke
+1 I agree with this
2022-01-06 07:01
"Now if G2 is trading Nexa for AleksiB, its actually good for them bcz he is really a gr8 IGL" "Great IGL" sure. LOL.
2022-01-06 07:04
36 replies
Does something indicate otherwise..?
2022-01-06 07:15
33 replies
Aah, you again. LOL. Keep fantasizing about aleksiB. Not gonna talk to delusional kids like you, sorry.
2022-01-06 07:20
32 replies
Cant remember ever seeing your name before but whatevs. Top 2 with garbage finnish players, top 6 with tier 3 international players. His results disagree with you my friend.
2022-01-06 07:24
12 replies
brought players whom havent been relevant since he was on the team to beat astralis nuke win streak and reach top 2 in their first major. but lol sure, not great IGL
2022-01-06 08:06
9 replies
Exactly, and they all went back to total irrelevant after aleksib was out lol.
2022-01-06 08:43
4 replies
+1
2022-01-06 10:31
Aleksib himself went to irrelevancy after being kicked from ENCE. LOL. Imagine you're defending his legitimacy by quoting results from early 2019. KEKW
2022-01-06 18:47
2 replies
Aleksib is the only player from that lineup that still has a career in tier 1. He instantly got offers after getting kicked and yes on a hindsight he made a terrible decision by going with OG instead of Complexity. OG is a dead team as long as they dont spend the money required to get actual good players. OG peaking at 6th was a miracle.
2022-01-06 20:30
#138
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Italy steven513
+1
2022-01-06 20:33
Yeah after that? What did he do with better players in OG?
2022-01-06 18:46
3 replies
OG doesnt have better players.
2022-01-06 20:31
2 replies
#29 - Top 2 with garbage finnish players (your statement, not mine) So you're telling me that solid valde and two time major winner in NBK were worse than garbage finnish players? OK.
2022-01-06 21:52
1 reply
Yes..? Nbk was washed up for 2 years before OG and valde really overrated for some reason. I mean he does have good halves here and there but for starters he should expand those to a whole map.
2022-01-06 22:10
Results from early 2019 means nothing in 2021. LOL.
2022-01-06 18:45
1 reply
Ofc it does. And even with OG he had decent results considering the players there is.
2022-01-06 20:24
#83
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Finland Yeah_Bud
Why dont you think hes a good igl?
2022-01-06 12:53
18 replies
What has he done since his fluke run in 2019? Where are the deep runs in tier1 events?.. Let alone tier1, where are the results in tier2 events? where top teams didn't attend? Where are they my friend? I don't know when you started following CS, but go back and have a look at what cArn used to do with "not so good (rejected from other orgs) teammates", or what Zeus did with Gambit.. or in recent what ALEX has done. There are so many other examples which not only have accolades to back them but also they pass the eye test. Unfortunately Aleksi have nothing to back his legitimacy as a good IGL.
2022-01-06 18:54
17 replies
#124
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Finland Yeah_Bud
You mean with og? Do you think og is a lineup that should get trophies? Is nexa shit too if he doesnt win tournaments with his team?
2022-01-06 19:58
8 replies
valde, mantuu, NBK... these are solid names. Any "actually" good IGL would have done quite a bit with this kind of resources Also OG line up > ENCE 2019 Major line up. Wouldn't this mean that 2019 ENCE was a fluke? When did I say nexa is a good IGL?
2022-01-06 20:03
7 replies
#144
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Finland Yeah_Bud
Mantuu was a fucking no namer before he joined og, nbk was washed up and never considered solid anyway, valde is their only good player
2022-01-06 21:02
6 replies
"NBK was never considered solid" 2x Major Winner and considered one of the most versatile player in CSGO history but yeah, sure. OK.
2022-01-06 21:54
5 replies
#161
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Finland Yeah_Bud
X2 major winner sure, guess devilwalk would be fucking fantastic on any team then. Winning a major 6 years ago doesnt make you a good fucking player today you dumbass
2022-01-06 22:26
4 replies
Ok but making the final of a major 3 years ago make you a fantastic IGL in 2022. Right? Aleksib fanboys are so contradictory in their statements. LOL.
2022-01-06 23:11
1 reply
#184
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Finland Yeah_Bud
Nah they won stuff/played great after that too, even og had times when they look allright. But yeah maybe hes not that fantastic and his stock has definitely dropped, but now he has a chance to redeem himself in g2
2022-01-07 05:32
Nope, wrong. First place finishers trophies no matter how old they are just prove it more than words do. It shows you are already a player that belongs in the elite ranks that everyone admires to. Now if he would repeat that or not, that is another question
2022-01-07 06:42
1 reply
#190
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Finland Yeah_Bud
If he would repeat that or not is the entire question!!!
2022-01-07 07:16
#125
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Finland Yeah_Bud
What has alex done since Leaving vitality? Hes last Trophy was in 2019 but youre claiming aleksib is shit for the same reason zzzzzz
2022-01-06 19:59
4 replies
ALEX passed the eye test in Cloud9
2022-01-06 20:00
3 replies
#143
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Finland Yeah_Bud
C9 achieved fuck all and the whole thing was a joke
2022-01-06 21:03
2 replies
Sure. Between you and that other finnish guy I have had enough AleksiB cocksuckers for today. Gonna take a nap. Keep fantasizing about Aleksib. Good luck.
2022-01-06 21:55
1 reply
#160
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Finland Yeah_Bud
So no response lmao, whats the argument? C9 was actually a good team :D?
2022-01-06 22:24
alex was carried by zywoo:D
2022-01-06 23:33
What has ALEX done? Seriously, explain. Vitality prior to him was about the same as with him, as the systems didn't change a ton. Fucking apEX has led the team just as successfully. ALEX in C9 did nothing, and in fnatic so far the only results the team have posted have been against a bunch of tier 2 teams. Unless fnatic go on a huge run and start making playoffs at tier 1 tournaments there's nothing to say about him.
2022-01-07 02:10
all factos!
2022-01-19 10:43
salty, XD
2022-01-06 11:04
1 reply
Why would I be salty? LOL
2022-01-06 18:44
+1
2022-01-06 07:24
#39
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India NinX
The major problem I see with this. Aleksib ability to manage egos and players.
2022-01-06 07:43
7 replies
that is what the coach needs to think of, bcz providing support on t-sides wd be an issue
2022-01-06 11:03
#89
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Finland WhyUBulla
what egos?
2022-01-06 13:04
5 replies
#192
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India NinX
How should I put it ? It's basically ensuring that NiKo, Hunter are happy/satisfied with how Aleksib is drawing the strats. With what I have heard is Aleksib is a very micromanager. Which can clash with NiKo and Hunters play style who have had freedom to make their own decisions. So things like that can clash between 2 players
2022-01-07 07:34
4 replies
#199
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Finland WhyUBulla
ego thing is hltv meme and u are eating it like covid news from goverments. sometimes u need to stop being sheep and use own brains.
2022-01-17 05:23
3 replies
#205
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India NinX
Let's see. The trade has happened. So now either HLTV will be right which would mean dip in G2's performance or you are right which means G2 will improve.
2022-01-17 10:04
2 replies
#249
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Finland WhyUBulla
that doesnt mean that there is egos my friend
2022-01-17 14:23
1 reply
#255
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India NinX
Agreed.
2022-01-17 21:16
#52
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Finland Nollegee
+1
2022-01-06 09:25
#65
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Finland Yeah_Bud
+1
2022-01-06 10:41
#77
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Finland Eestu
Well said. Also with this being said, I think nexa would be a good IGL for OG because they were lacking firepower and a fragging IGL to be specific and nexa can fulfill that role very well if he gets more breathing room than he had on G2 (which he most likely will).
2022-01-06 11:52
nexas been a bit lacking in the fragging part of his igl tho, aleksi basically is better in all stats this year than him( accept one or two), obviously stats arent all but just point out something on the surface
2022-01-06 19:48
3 replies
OG played Malta Cups ffs. Of course he would have better stats as compared to nexa, lol.
2022-01-06 21:56
2 replies
yeah true, just wanted to point out that people call nexa a fragging igl, but he aint really fragging that well rn
2022-01-07 20:09
#198
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Finland byrbyl
I mean... that's not true. OG played in one lower tier tournament which had only three BO3's. Then they played like three open qualies/play-in's, some of them have decent level. Nexa against top 5: 0.95 (55 maps) Aleksib against top 5: 0.99 (23 maps) Nexa against top 10: 0.95 (77 maps) Aleksib against top 10: 0.95 (57 maps) I know, nexa has played more maps but it's not like you can't compare these two.
2022-01-07 21:04
+1
2022-01-06 23:25
#12
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Europe X1gma
Yes
2022-01-06 06:38
well if nexa has said he doesn't want to IGL, and aleksiB does, then naturally he should be better at it.
2022-01-06 06:58
1 reply
Well he didn't want to igl in g2 i believe
2022-01-06 23:35
No he isn't. He's overrated.
2022-01-06 07:04
i think koVAC duo will bully aleKsID so hard
2022-01-06 07:09
I would say yes but only marginally and this move doesn't move the needle. G2 is already a top 5 team, if they overtake NAVI or consistently hold top 2, it will be because m0nesy is actually a good awper at T1 and not because they changed IGL
2022-01-06 07:10
2 replies
+56
2022-01-06 11:45
#78
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Finland Eestu
+1 There definitely are some benefits in swapping the IGLs (and getting a more tactical top tier coach) but yes, the biggest change will for sure be getting m0NESY on the team. There have been so many times where they could've won a game only if they had a capable AWPer in the team carrying some of the weight that the riflers have to carry.
2022-01-06 11:56
Yes /Closed
2022-01-06 07:15
3 replies
#24
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New Zealand Zebie1
goat aleksib
2022-01-06 07:16
2 replies
+1 I agree
2022-01-06 07:17
1 reply
Thanks.
2022-01-06 07:17
#23
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Russia ToughGuy
i hope g2 will realise what mistake they've done and kick this fraud cuz m0nesy aint gonna fuck around and waste his time
2022-01-06 07:16
3 replies
Monesy tough guy aswell?
2022-01-06 07:33
1 reply
#94
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Germany Matrixrl1
hahaha
2022-01-06 13:16
#88
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Finland WhyUBulla
monesy will get kicked soon
2022-01-06 13:04
tbh its gonna be really tough to see the impact aleksi will have on g2, because they are already a top 5 team that have reached many finals, including the major finals, so the only thing left to improve g2 is to lift trophies, but thats not going to be easy if Navi keep up their form and continue dominating. Plus unless the strats they carry out will be totally different than before, ppl will just give credit to monesy since truthfully speaking, the only thing g2 ever lacked was an actual awper and not a new igl imo
2022-01-06 07:24
10 replies
They completely lacked a tactical approach. They have been carried hard to niko's star performances and other individual contribution, not by how they approached the game as a team.
2022-01-06 09:04
9 replies
#54
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Finland Nollegee
+1 but their biggest missing piece was not having real awp player but now that they have m0nesy they should be winning more if he delivers good impact etc.
2022-01-06 09:33
3 replies
I agree with this as well, they made it work with their playstyle towards the ends of 2021. Unfortunately we might not get the chance to see how this would work with just the monesy addition and same playstyle.
2022-01-06 10:23
2 replies
#67
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Finland Nollegee
True and maybe they changed IGL beacuse nexa didn’t want to do it anymore and I heard NiKo used to call mid rounds alot and maybe NiKo wants to focus more on his aim than calling so they decided to get a IGL who actually WANTS to be the IGL. Nothing bad to say about nexa especially because he picked the igl role just because no one else would.
2022-01-06 10:43
1 reply
Nexa becomes an IGL (not in G2, but before it) but I think he likes the role after all. It's just a matter of not having results and hitting a glass ceiling. I'm pretty sure in OG, he will lead again.
2022-01-06 19:12
They had a tactical approach, but not enough depth. With Amanek awping, they had limited options on ct side and even on t side (Amanek cannot really be the playmaker with the awp). Aleksib can bring some ideas, new approaches, but don't disrespect Malek and Nexa, they had some ideas, it was not only a niko show. They put all their ressources on Niko and Hunter too. It was the gameplan.
2022-01-06 19:09
1 reply
this +111
2022-01-07 06:24
bro have you even seen their matches? On T side they basically rely that NiKo or Hunter do 3 headshots with basic flashes. 0 Tactic
2022-01-07 02:13
2 replies
Think you are replying to the wrong guy, I completely agree with you :)
2022-01-07 08:31
1 reply
bro you are completely right
2022-01-07 10:36
#32
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India LRAD
I doubt NiKo has any ego after losing another Major final. At this point he should know what to do.
2022-01-06 07:28
5 replies
#41
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India NinX
He might not have an ego but I am pretty sure he won't tolerate Aleksib micromanagement as well. But it all comes down what Aleksib bring to table and how he plans to deliver.
2022-01-06 07:45
3 replies
#57
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Finland Nollegee
I think NiKo already respects and knows how Aleksib likes to lead because he has asked him to his team twice already. First time was when NiKo were in FaZe and 2nd time now in G2. And I’m pretty sure NiKo doesn’t need micromanagement and Aleksib knows this aswell.
2022-01-06 09:39
2 replies
Niko said they had no talks with Aleksi back in the Faze days and they even opted for Niko doing IGL and get broky on board despite the likely easy pick of a benched Aleksi.
2022-01-06 10:27
1 reply
#68
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Finland Nollegee
True sorry about the wrong use of wording. It’s true that Aleksi and Niko didn’t speak to each others but I heard that Niko was curious of Aleksi and asked from allu how was it when Aleksi was the leader of Finnish ENCE.
2022-01-06 10:51
#87
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Finland WhyUBulla
niko ego is meme and its funny how every hltv silver users still believes it.
2022-01-06 13:03
Aleksib is better to manage m0nesy to tier1 etc, maybe better t sides, but nexa better as a player.
2022-01-06 07:30
Looking forward too see. Aleksi igl approach is quite ballsy actually and still managed to win with Allu. So if they get along with Niko and define the clear roles, we might be set for a treat.
2022-01-06 07:38
3 replies
+1
2022-01-06 08:45
+1
2022-01-06 09:37
#58
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Finland Nollegee
+1
2022-01-06 09:40
Only time will tell but Alexi is overrated
2022-01-06 07:44
Everybody seems to forget that aleksis utility usage is top class and much better than nexas, so he can be great support for the others. Also atleast I haven´t watched that much both of their games that I could fairly say at this point which one is better.
2022-01-06 07:51
#47
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Korea JJMISK
Tbh, I think AleksiB could easily handle NiKo. I know that NiKo got some personality issues, but it seems like AleksiB doesn't really care. He says what he wants to say regardless of the other players status or legacy.
2022-01-06 08:48
aleksib tier 3 player with aim
2022-01-06 09:18
that swap is gonna end up horribly
2022-01-06 09:36
#59
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Germany RIP_MY_NIP
nexa was getting too fat, couldnt classify him as a chubby teddy bear anymore so carlos cut him
2022-01-06 09:50
I believe so. G2 had the firepower, if not all along then finally after acquiring NiKo. The problem was the tactics. They basically threw games because the opponents read them so well. That's why -malek and why -nexa also makes sense.
2022-01-06 10:36
If Aleksib fails this time that means he is overrated
2022-01-06 10:40
1 reply
#140
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Italy steven513
+1
2022-01-06 20:44
Extremely difficult for us to know but since OG was such a disappointing team, aleksi really has to prove himself again or become an even bigger joke in the communitys eyes.
2022-01-06 10:41
#69
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Finland uSnaj69
SexyB>Sexa
2022-01-06 10:57
NEXA is literally the best igl pretty much, and yes G2 might become top1 now with aleksib, but then I would rather praise m0nesy over him...depending on how things goes ofc. But Aleksib seems good as well.
2022-01-06 11:12
2 replies
best igl? did you watch their games during last 6 months?
2022-01-06 22:32
1 reply
Second place every event, with decent stats? Despite having no awper, which is kinda good to have for opening kills on the T-side etc.
2022-01-06 23:02
I think they are equally good. Just that they have different approaches of the game.
2022-01-06 11:35
#75
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Serbia eliiiiii_
Aleksi is better than nexa tactically, there's no doubt about it as to how good of a fit either of them are, I genuinely think that no other IGL can do what nexa has done with this severely flawed and aging lineup, bringing them to so many important finals that they lost exclusively to Navi now that m0nesy is in, I believe that it should be the easiest team for Aleksi to lead yet I can't see them be worse than top 5 at worst but we'll see, time will tell
2022-01-06 11:38
no
2022-01-06 12:49
i don't understand why they kick amanek instead of jackz. aleksi usually entries so what is jackz' new role?
2022-01-06 12:52
3 replies
#86
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Finland WhyUBulla
aleksi can do all roles and call same time
2022-01-06 13:00
#91
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Finland HARD4ENCE
Being huNter's bitch. huNter is the reason they kept jackz.
2022-01-06 13:10
1 reply
am gonna miss amanek. hopefully he is just benched. one of the best supports and can play any role the team needs and still have impact
2022-01-06 13:13
#85
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Finland WhyUBulla
what if nexa doesnt want to call? why everyone thinks they know better than players in team... typical silvers in this site.
2022-01-06 13:00
yes /closed
2022-01-06 13:18
Generally you don’t need to manage top tier players like NiKo. Aleksi’s been playing with mainly bots and done a great job with them. Interesting to see if he can also work with great players or he’ll move to coaching.
2022-01-06 13:20
IGLing, yes. Rifling, no. Egochecking, yes. Controlling Niko's Ego, remains to be seem
2022-01-06 13:49
#101
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Italy real_bob
???? nexa has only won one trophy in his entire career. So overrated bot igl
2022-01-06 14:04
#103
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Portugal W!LDF1RE
AS an IGl he is
2022-01-06 18:45
#107
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Slovakia CRMN1
In terms of firepower nexa is above him, in terms of in-game leading aleksib might be better, but since nexa has been lackluster fragwise then it seems like a good trade for G2. aleksi brought ENCE to a major final and after watching a couple of demos his utility and mid round calling seems very interesting.
2022-01-06 18:48
allu and nbk, they are very big personalities + nexa 0 tournament wins while playing with niko and hunter
2022-01-06 18:59
i think he is. nexa should have already won something with G2 which he didn't do. aleksib has had solid players but he never had a super stars in his teams still he won something with them. now in G2 he has a chance to prove himself and now he has super stars in his team and he should win something with them.
2022-01-06 19:19
1 reply
#120
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Finland Sk1reh
+1
2022-01-06 19:23
Chill. Niko will just shut up when he gets to witness the true power of mastermind.
2022-01-06 19:22
he has the best strat in the history of cs though, go A but then go B
2022-01-06 20:06
No and cant wait for G2 matches to prove 2 things Monesy will choke at t1 Aleksib is bellow average igl + Hunter is not good enough atm Jackz is dog shit Niko will never win anything and even Liverpool FC did
2022-01-06 20:20
#137
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Hungary ShadYyBoy
fragging ability absolutely trash tactics are not even decent handing personalities? probably cant do g2 buy monesy then sign aleksi like wtf
2022-01-06 20:32
Doesnt anyone see how aleksib makes other players better? Imo he almost singlehandedly made sergej,mantuu, and flamez the players they are today.
2022-01-06 21:13
Well, he is about to show how he handles them. Everyone has to prove themselves at some point. Imo aleksib has proven he can get the best out of nobodies, so it is a good sign that he can do it with stars like niko
2022-01-06 21:16
#148
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Montenegro ymrr
you compare allu to niko AHHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
2022-01-06 21:52
Definitely top 1 igl (Not biased)
2022-01-06 22:07
1 reply
#158
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Finland Sk1reh
Agree (Also not biased)
2022-01-06 22:14
#154
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Sweden hilebard
Nexa had a very loose style of igling. Aleksi is more structured in the way he igls. I think Aleksi will bring more structure to g2, which is a high risk move. It could theoretically give a structure where niko, hunter and monesy all can be utalized to their highest potential, and could then lead to a G2 era. It could also lead to disbutes, arguments and the team falling apart. Only time will tell. Personally, I think it will be somewhere in the middle. Is it an upgrade? Again, time will tell
2022-01-06 22:07
yes easily
2022-01-06 22:12
nexa is a garbage igl, sorry for all balkan people but you need to have high iq and be very intelligent to be an igl and people from the Balkans usually dont have these capabilities however they are very good at other things
2022-01-06 22:13
1 reply
Ye we drink and fight with fists bestest. Swear also
2022-01-17 11:03
No he mad overrated bruh ong
2022-01-06 22:14
No, G2 will be shit now.
2022-01-06 22:41
#166
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India aR__
Fragging wise? Definitely not. Tactically? 100% aleksib0b big brain.
2022-01-06 22:46
I think if monesy shows up this team will be top 3 consistently. If he doesn't, then aleksib being bot fragging wise this team will shit the bed.
2022-01-06 23:04
#172
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Sweden skorpan
G2 management and the players thinks so. We spectators have to Wait and see, then answer this question
2022-01-06 23:10
yes
2022-01-06 23:30
For G2 right now, I think yes. In general, I don't know.
2022-01-07 02:16
"handle"? Stop buying the shit you hear or read online. Most of the times having NiKo in the team is a get out of jail free card. Sure he tilts, but then again most of the pro's do. This ain't a football locker room where you have to handle players so that they don't argue and choose not to pass due to bias.
2022-01-07 05:59
We will find out soon, since aleksi and sexa are changing teams.
2022-01-07 07:20
Look: Aleksib>Nexa Strat: Aleksib=Nexa Aim: Nexa>Aleksib Experience: Aleksib=Nexa
2022-01-07 10:00
3 replies
but nexa sexa got donna
2022-01-17 05:45
#207
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Denmark Pand43N
How about P**** Size?
2022-01-17 10:55
#208
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Denmark Pand43N
How about bench press?
2022-01-17 10:56
we'll see, G2 wants trophies, would give nexa a shot to play with m0nesy first before aleksib takes over
2022-01-17 05:24
mechanically nexa is better
2022-01-17 05:44
yes call me biased but aleksib way better igl than nexa. he can make monesy into a god.
2022-01-17 10:51
8 replies
Flag
2022-01-17 11:01
7 replies
flag :)
2022-01-17 11:02
6 replies
I actually like Aleksib, just dunno if he can work this out honestly.
2022-01-17 11:04
5 replies
call me bias but i think he will do great.
2022-01-17 11:10
4 replies
I am actually excited to see if G2 will explode or go out of top5. Monesy is also a big risk
2022-01-17 11:11
3 replies
i have faith theyll be in the top 3.
2022-01-17 11:12
2 replies
Well they already are. Aleksi and monesy was brought for top1. They really need to step up and click
2022-01-17 11:21
1 reply
I think they can be top 1 in late spring.
2022-01-17 11:36
nexa superior aleksib failed with OG no faith
2022-01-17 11:00
i really like nexa, but yeah aleksib is better
2022-01-17 11:04
1 reply
+1
2022-01-17 11:10
#221
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CIS 2ocean
One of the most overrated igls along with ALEX, overhyped by finns Both are mechanically poor and carried by their teammates. Why don't people here call Boombl4 an IGL god just because na'vi are winning everything?
2022-01-17 11:25
5 replies
Nah youre joking me. Alex took a bunch of nobodies toe to toe with the top teams. During his period on Cloud 9 Xeppa and floppy were underwhelming and werent star players. Es3tag isnt an awper. Mezii was solid though. This man managed to somehow take a map of Gambit (who came second that event) and Navi. Then went on to 2-0 furia. Alex is one of the greatest IGLs in CS right now. Also you have to take into account Zywoos best year was under Alex as a leader.
2022-01-17 11:32
3 replies
#226
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CIS 2ocean
C9 line-up was a big disappointment and disbanded in 6 months ALEX been igling in tier3 since forever (2015-2019) without any proper results until ZywOo came and carried him into tier1 scene. There are no great igl nowdays, all of them are overhyped by delusional fans. I would say gla1ve was kinda good igl back in astralis era but it is also zonic's work
2022-01-17 11:37
2 replies
Right take Cloud9 lineup. You remove the whole premises that it was supposed to be the colossus. Xeppa and Floppy were boarder tier 1 players. Es3tag was not an awper and mezii was legit a random until he came to C9. They should never have even been close let alone taking maps. That team was only a failure because of the expectations. When you take the players alex did amazing work with the pieces he had. If you look at any other IGL they havent done that except maybe aleksi on Ence
2022-01-17 12:12
It's not really zonics work, zonic was in astralis even before gla1ve and everyone knows what they could do before him
2022-01-17 12:59
alex is probably the most solid fragging IGL out there rn though, coming from a hampus fan
2022-01-17 13:05
Nexa is underrated and Aleksib is overrated so they are similar level but with different styles of IGL, this being said, I think Aleksib style can work better on G2, specially now they have a nice awper.
2022-01-17 11:28
#223
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Finland teukkjs
Nerd speculations 8-) Why cant you just wait till they play ? jesust
2022-01-17 11:29
#228
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Finland byrbyl
NBK? He also has xp of playing with young prodigies > sergej and flameZ.
2022-01-17 11:40
#229
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Indonesia lukerey
i think they're very similar. i want to say aleksib had more gamesense/IQ but he's not proven anything on OG. so maybe nexa slightly better.
2022-01-17 11:43
4 replies
this comment triggers me a lot, og #6 with mantuu valde nbk issaa niko flamez 1 trophy g2 niko (better stats than s1mple) hunter etc etc and 0 trophies, so please can you tell again how aleksib didnt prove anything but nexa did?
2022-01-17 13:03
3 replies
#244
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Indonesia lukerey
g2 is basically hunter+NiKo bro, they are not a super team. and also because i expect more from him on OG. their ranks might seems good on the first year but they still didn't win anything. g2 also not win anything, but they consistently compete on tier 1 and makes a lot semis/grand finals. also i expect him to be better with OG on 2nd year, but they still not get any better and chokes a lot. its like their problem since day 1. meanwhile g2 was improving a lot even without proper awper. thats why i think nexa slightly better than aleksib, but doesnt mean aleksib cant be more success than nexa on g2.
2022-01-17 13:45
2 replies
so how is nexa proven to be good igl if g2 is only niko and hunter? how is changing nexa bad thing if hes not even part of the team nexa has niko and hunter aleksib had valde and mantuu aleksib won 1 trophy and played decent in tier 1, nexa worst stats and didnt won anything with those 2 superstars, like you are saying other and the stats are saying the other, you are making up opinion on things when theres statistic about it, you are probably anti vaxer doing your own research
2022-01-17 13:48
1 reply
#246
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Indonesia lukerey
yeah maybe im mistaken, im not too confident either with my statement earlier, i used to be an OG fan and expect too much from aleksib. but they still didn't win anything. but let see how aleksib fit on G2 before judge anything more.
2022-01-17 13:51
aleksib is overrated the fact is that it's impossible for IGL to deal with niko, that's the reason nexa struggled in the team
2022-01-17 12:58
#234
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Finland kkd69
firepower wise no tactically yes
2022-01-17 13:01
Probably, Aleksi seems to be pretty overrated though.
2022-01-17 13:01
4 replies
in what sense? isnt he underrated if everyone saying nexa is better than him but g2 still wants aleksi over nexa, isnt that literally underrated
2022-01-17 13:02
3 replies
Overrated in the sense that people keep calling him GOAT IGL due to him getting to single a major final 3 years ago, and in the sense that people think he's comparable to the likes of glaive.
2022-01-17 13:04
2 replies
i have never seen anyone call him the goat LOL and i watch alot of aleksib threads but i think aleksib has proven to be good igl, taking random puggers and making them top 5 hltv and winning some trophies, who else has done that? karrigan? needs ropz, twistzz etc...
2022-01-17 13:05
1 reply
I see at least a couple claims like that in every thread about him lol Snappi, alex and cadian for example have all achieved similar things.
2022-01-17 13:08
Well, as IGL, aleksib is, because Nexa never wanted to be IGL in his life, he was forced to be IGL. But problem in g2 wont be IGL, they created problem in team with kicking nexa, especially for hunter.When g2 wanted to buy Nexa, he said "Im not coming without hunter", so they bought him too...Kicking nexa will be a mood killer in g2, both for hunter and niko. Also, niko doesnt like IGLs with attitude, so conficts with aleksib will be on a daily bases. I really think this is a really bad move for g2.
2022-01-17 13:41
1 reply
#247
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Serbia CoVRa
Aleksi sure need to change style of leading, because micromanaging in g2 with niko hunter will never happen.
2022-01-17 14:00
Not even close
2022-01-17 14:02
So nexa had niko (one of the greatest players of all time) and hunter in his team who is becoming one of the best players. And what did they achieve?? Aleksib had mantuu… fat niko, flamez.. and what has he achieved? So would boombla achieve as much as an igl if he didn’t have electronic and simple In his team? Would glave achieve as much as he did as an igl without the players he had? This conversation is such a complex mix. So boil it down How many times did you see g2 do something tactically or decision making as a team where u thought. Wtf they doing? And how many times has aleksibs teams done rounds where u are like wtf are they doing?? Only time will tell If g2 start winning tournaments then there will be your proof. High expectations for g2 now and if they aren’t placing top2-3 in most tournaments I think people will be disappointed
2022-01-17 14:31
4 replies
#253
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Finland notits
+1 aleksib hasnt proven himself as top tier igl yet, so no one knows if hes good or not tbh
2022-01-17 14:36
They were placing top 3 in a lot of tournaments with Nexa also. There is 1 more thing you haven't pay attention to - amanek +monesy. g2 should give a chance to nexa to prove himself with real AWP player, amanek is nowhere to close to monesy.
2022-01-18 14:40
2 replies
ye changing alot at once will cause more damage than good. give nexa a chance
2022-01-18 18:40
1 reply
Exactly...+aleksib -nexa will ruin bond between serbs, and hunter and niko wont be totally fine with that...And yea, aleksib like to control everyone, and Niko is big ego player, so it could be a huge fiesta in g2 this year
2022-01-18 20:09
#252
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Finland notits
nexa didnt win anything with G2, so i dont see why a change is anything but good id be happy if G2 got bot fallen even
2022-01-17 14:34
Well, i think it's a good way for nexa to prove his skills as a top level IGL.
2022-01-18 14:51
#258
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Spain EsKiMo04
I would say it so, yes. Tho nexa was a really good player
2022-01-18 14:53
Aleksib used to be fragging really well before last year, but last year something happened and it didnt work out that well anymore. As for personalities, I think as Finn he had to handle way worse personalities than Niko's probably.
2022-01-19 10:45
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