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Should unicorns be able to farm?

kroshka12
firefish12

This is an acceptance round. Should unicorns be able to farm? yes they should the rules: must be completely based on what you know about unicorns...

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9 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Free Trade is Superior to Protectionism

1Historygenius
amirraslan

In this debate, I will argue that free trade is a better policy than protectionism. My opponent must argue that protectionism is better.Round 1 is for acceptance only. Round 2 arguments will be presented.Round 3 is refutations.Round 4 is defense of case and conclusion.No trolling and semantics, obviously. To forfeit a round equals automat...

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3 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

The United States Should Return to the Gold Standard

1Historygenius
16kadams

This debate is for Zaradi's tournmanent.The DebatePretty simple as the title explains. I believe the United States should return to the gold standard. I'm challenging 16kadams for the debate.No trolling or semantics and round 1 is for acceptance only. ...

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7 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Children 10 or older should be able to have a Facebook account

posy
taburkasaurusrex

I think children over the age of 10 are responsible enough, to have a facebook account. They are at that age where they can be really responsible.Although, I am not totally for it because children are children and they can get a bit irresponsible. I guess it just matters on the child....

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2 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Is America the Best Country in the World?

Putt-Putt
matthewmatt14

This argument will not be used to debate things like patriotism, and I do not want ignorant arguments such as "America is the best because it is." This debate will be used to actually discuss WHY (economically, educationally, militarily, etc.) America is the best, or why it is not. I will be taking the con in this argument. Round One: Acceptance (No Arguments) Round Two: Opening Arguments, No Rebuttals Round Three: Rebuttals, Further Arguments Round Four: No New Arguments, Further Rebuttal...

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10 Comments
Updated 10 Months Ago

Flat Tax is Good for the Economy

blackkid
lannan13

I think it's bad for the economy. Accept and tell me otherwise, piteous mortal....

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6 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Zaradi's Prized Tournament: Resource Extraction in Developing Nations

bsh1
bossyburrito

PrefaceThis is for the second round of Zaradi's Prized Debate Tournament [1]. I think this should be a fun debate, and I look forward to have an interesting and engaging discussion with bossy. I also want to thank Zaradi for hosting this tournament, and for all of the effort he put in, and is putting in, to this endeavor.There is a 2,500 ELO floor for voting on this debate. I would also ask that bossy wait a full 48 hours prior to posting his accepta...

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40 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Thett3 Tournament: Labor Unions are a net benefit to humanity

darkkermit
F-16_Fighting_Falcon

Definitionsnet benefit to humantiy- the well being of all humanslabor union - an organization of workers formed for the purpose of advancing its members' interests in respect to wages, benefits, and working conditionsdebate rules: 1. No semantics.2. First Round for acceptance, and rule and definition clearification only.

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10 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Experts' Tier FINALE: Environmental Protections vs. Resource Extraction

bsh1
imabench

PrefaceI would like to congratulate Bench for making that finale with me and would like to thank him in advance for this debate! I would also like to thank TUF for organizing this tournament and to all participants in the tournament for helping to make this a reality!Full TopicDeveloping nations should prioritize environmental protections over resource extractionRules1. No forfeits...

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14 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Tobacco Should Be Banned In The U.S

codemeister13
zmikecuber

Tobacco should be a banned product in the United States of America. This debate should be impossible to accept. If you would like to accept this debate, please send me a PM through DDO or post in the comments section.________________________________________________________________________________The round structure shall work as follows:

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7 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago