Originally Posted by Speedkat
Do you ever duo queue (outside of these recorded games, I mean)? And if you do, could you do a sample of what pick you and your partner are? I'm kind of wondering if it's just you that gets 5th pick all the time, or if it's everyone. Duo queue stats might shed some light on that.
I don't record my duo games here, but I have noticed that me and my duo are 1st and 5th pick or 4th and 5th pick almost always. I became more aware of this after PogoPogoPogoPogo mentioned something about it earlier in my thread. He asked me to pay attention while solo quing to see if I had anyone duoing, and if they were duoing what positions they fell into. He said he personally noticed that duos are either 1st and 5th pick or 4th and 5th. Only after he brought it to my attention I started to notice it as well in my own games, both solo and duo.
I can only assume, since pick order goes by elo highest to lowest, that this is caused by a player of higher elo trying to help a friend of lower elo though his sticking point or two players that have a very similar elo trying to climb the elo ladder together.