Oh I talk to shanks outside of POG an ok amount. He loves to troll me
I think he'd totally do it if he figured we'd both lose regardless, then laugh about it with me afterwards.
The point being exactly what you said though: the optimal strategy for low posters is to work together. So if we're all to have a common goal with each other, having him go cheetah when he is never earning a point for it doesn't work into that same goal thing.