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DDODCL Season 1 Debate: Team Sine Nomine VS Team Thrawn

TUF
bsh1

Resolved: "Society ought to publicly fund art". This debate is the first debate in the DDODCL tournament, hosted by Airmax. The official thread for season one can be found here: http://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/85004/1 I, TUF, will be the representative for Team Sine Nomine in Negation of the resolution, and Bsh1 will be representing Team Thrawn in Affirmative of the resolution. Bsh1 suggested this topic in our PM, and would have other wise have been the instigator, however...

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Updated 23 Minutes Ago

On balance, affirmative action in the United States is desirable

FourTrouble
Zarroette

First round is for acceptance. No new arguments in the final round. "Affirmative action" refers to "policies that offer individuals affiliated with a beneficiary group a preference over others in competitions for employment, education, or other valued resources."...

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262 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

A battle of wit

SkyLeach
Manuel-Crespo

This is a battle of wit, linguistic skill, and humor.The objective is to use hyperbole, entedre, alegory, rhyme (or unrhymed poetic forms) and acerbic humor in a battle.Voters are instructed to give bonus points for humor, the 'oh snap' quotien (i.e. that's gotta burn), artistic and/or literary style.In addition, voters are instructed to take into account both offensive and defensive styles. Outwitting your opponent through use of langauge, especial...

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9 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Rap Battle 2

The-Holy-Macrel
Sam7411

Rap battle 2. Go....

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23 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

This Square is Yellow

diarrhea_of_a_wimpy_kid
3168175

My position is that this square below is not yellow. Pro will accept and argue that the square is indeed yellow.To make it clear for my opponent, this image was taken from Wikipedia:https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Yellow_Square.JPGThis is not a semantic argument where I will argue that the square is some hue in the...

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9 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Why is Everyone on DDO Gigantic Pussbags?

SactownBoom
diarrhea_of_a_wimpy_kid

You're all worthless and weak. Now drop and give me 20. ...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Is Friar Lawrence an Evil Character in "Romeo and Juliet"?

ChargingBadger
ZachZimmey

For Round 1, I'd like us both to agree to the debate, and state our position simply, in a single sentence. For Round 2, we will flesh out our arguments. For Round 3, we may both rebut the other's position. I'm looking forward to my first debate on this site! My Position: Friar Lawrence does not have malicious intentions in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet."...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Left Twix is better than Right Twix

TanMH
Shark34

For starters, left handed people are more psychological and tend to be more creative and smart. There tends to be more right handed people, so the majority of people tend to go to the "right side" and go for "right" stuff. An example of that would be Twix. More people eat the right Twix first before left Twix. This could result in them enjoying the first Twix they had, but when they get to the other one, they might not enjoy it as much because they already had one. The left side is the more rare...

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

On Balance: Schools Should Teach Fine Arts to the Students

Briannj17
minddrag

While many schools are stopping the art programs such as music, drama and art it is my belief that we shouldn't stop giving students the option to take these classes at school. It is therefore my belief that "Schools should be capable to teach arts and music to their students" Definitions School: an institution for educating children. https://www.google.ca... Should: used to indicate obligation, duty, or correctness, typically when criticizing someone's actions. https://www.google.ca......

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16 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Rap Battle

BonoboMoon
chipmonk

Throw down your vocab in an online rap battle 5 rounds 72 hours max time to rhyme Voting will be complete 2 weeks after the battle Open to any challengers!...

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0 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago