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People. People everywhere. Screams like nothing you've ever heard, as though ripped from the endless throat of some Eldritch Leviathan. Unsolicited K-pop beats from the dankest corners of the internet. There's stream sniping, and then there's whatever the hell Forsen endures on a daily basis playing PUBG.
For weeks, one of the most popular PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds streamers, Grimmmz, has been getting tormented not with guns or frying pans, but with car horns. Yesterday, some players gloated about "stream honking" him and posted a video as proof. Upon seeing this, Grimmmz lost his cool and got the video taken down. He quickly came to regret that decision.
Several times throughout his Twitch-streamed arena runs, Octavian "Kripparrian" Morosan has noticed odd things: repeating opponent names, accounts named "sniper," and decks that seem constructed to beat his own draft. After some investigative work, Morosan found proof that this was no coincidence, uncovering a dedicated group of players who would build strong decks and wait to queue into him, intentionally "sniping" his arena runs.