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should gaming be a sport?

Casual-Skillfulsword
sheridandebate

Alright, so the definition of a sport is "an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment," as said by Google of course. However there's still the argument about how chess, and poker are sports, but not gaming. Racing as well doesn't require much "Physical Exertion" to be good at it. Although its not a matter of if your good at it, but in those who disagree to this find the excuse to say games should not be a s...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Animals should be freed from zoos

Balacafa
Westwinds1

For this debate I believe that animals shouldn't be freed from zoos. Therefore pro should be arguing that animals should be freed from zoos. Round 1 - Acceptance Round 2 - Introduce your argument Round 3 - Make your main points and justify them Round 4 - Contradictions Round 5 - Conclude your argument (no new arguments or contradictions)...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

A monarchy is a good thing

Debatasaurus
Cotton_Candy

This debate will have 5 rounds that should go on the lines of this: 1st: Opening statement, how you will structure the debate, initial thoughts and arguments. 2nd AND 3rd: More strong arguments, concrete, but no discussion regarding the opponent"s arguments. 4th: First comments about opponent"s arguments, arguments directed against opponent, more arguments for your opinion 5th: More of what is in 4th round, plus concluding discussion and statement. I am not too strict about sources...

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41 Comments
Updated 6 Hours Ago

Ronald Reagan was a better President than Barack Obama

1Historygenius
RoyalFlush100

In this debate, I will argue that President Ronald Reagan was better than President Barack Obama in terms of policy. No trolling or semantics.Structure:Round 1: Acceptance onlyRound 2: Opening argumentsRound 3: Rebuttals/refutationsRound 4: Defend argumentsRound 5: Final rebuttals/defenses + conclusionFailure t...

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17 Comments
Updated 9 Hours Ago

The hijab and/or niqab should be banned

salam.morcos
TheHitchslap

This debate is impossible to accept. If you somehow manage to accept, you will have to forfeit or it will be considered a loss.TheHitchslap and I agreed to focus this debate to the niqab only. The proposition of this debate: "The niqab should be banned in public places (specifically outdoors, in the streets of London for example)". I am a Christian, a liberal and a secular (beat that :) !)I will argue against a ban for the niqab....

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30 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

WODC Round Two - Energy

Zaradi
Wylted

This is for the WODC. The resolution is "This House believes the United States should nationalize oil exports and seek to join OPEC" First round is acceptance. 2.5k minimum Elo to vote....

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15 Comments
Updated 17 Hours Ago

The best pokemon

pokemonali1
SnaxAttack

The idea is to argue for your favourite Pokemon Typhlosion is my favourite Pokemon as his speed and both attack stats are high he naturally learns several awesome moves....

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Updated 11 Hours Ago

Should Euthanasia be legalized in the U.S?

SnaxAttack
PRO7471

The first round will be acceptance for this debate. There is no preference on who challenges me, as long as we both have fun debating with each other.Definitions:Euthanasia: The painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma. The practice is illegal in most countries.Legalized: Make (something that was previously illegal) permissible by law.

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4 Comments
Updated 22 Hours Ago

Ps4 is better than the Xbox One

Defeatingbinkie
PRO7471

First Round: Acceptance Second Round: Argument Third Round: Rebuttals Fourth Round: Further Febuttals and/or Conclusion...

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Updated 23 Hours Ago

Evolution (Con) vs. Creationism (Pro)

NothingSpecial99
Demonoid

Full Resolution: Which model creation or evolution can better account for the variety in species we see today. Now that I have the time to do this debate I'll reinstate it. Notice that this debate is impossible to accept and if you find a way to accept then you forfeit. Comment below if you are interested. Arguments must be kept biological. If not, then the side must justify using the argument by explaining why it is relevant to the resolution. Creationism - the doctrine that matter and...

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19 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago