Originally Posted by national
Instead, how about simply increasing the queue times for people who duo queue with large deviations in rating? So for example, in your situation, the duo queue Eve and Mundo don't get matched against a 1700 + a bunch of lower guys. Instead, the have to sit in queue until another pair with similar Elo pairing is available to play against them. This will force them to wait longer in the hopes of not making bad matches like yours. Thus, they don't lose the opportunity to queue together just because they have an elo difference, but they are encouraged to be of similar elo when duo queueing else they have to wait a long time.
This is another fundamental flaw with MM.
Quality vs Quantity. Riot decided on Quantity. Meaning they prefer matches to come faster at the expense of more precise match making.
There is plenty of evidence of this. The other day i saw Hotshotgg matched with a bunch of lvl 22's. Those must have been some incredibly fantastic lvl 22's to have a normal elo as high as hes. I mean he was capped before they removed normal elo , how can that sort of match happen???
Its because the longer you sit in que , the wider the MM searches. So plenty of matches are flawed because of this. I for one would much rather wait in que and get a good match, as opposed to instant popping dud games.