The Instigator
ChristmasCarol
Pro (for)
Losing
0 Points
The Contender
schachdame
Con (against)
Winning
70 Points

All debates should be one round

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after 10 votes the winner is...
schachdame
Voting Style: Open Point System: Select Winner
Started: 8/4/2014 Category: Arts
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 553 times Debate No: 59948
Debate Rounds (1)
Comments (2)
Votes (10)

 

ChristmasCarol

Pro

They should be.
schachdame

Con

I disagree with this statement. It is important that debates have the possibility to last a set of rounds.

1. It's not fair for the Instigator because
1.1 he has no ability to refute and rebuttal or
1.2 has to spent characters on outlining the limits such as no rebuttal-rule and BOP for the opponent

2. It doesn't show the potential of a debater
2.1 because there are no rebuttals therefore there is no skill required to show why it's opinion overcomes counter-arguments
2.2 nor to fully deal with all core arguments of the opponent
2.3 because it doesn't show the ability of the debater to remain polite under pressure
2.4 doesn't show the flexibility to understand and evaluate both sides of a topic.
2.5 doesn't show the ability to stay focused over a period of time and to post arguments accordingly

3. because it's subjectively boring and
4. attracts noob snipers and trolls

I guess a thanks is in order for this debate challenge.
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by birdlandmemories 2 years ago
birdlandmemories
Pro, common sense please.
Posted by schachdame 2 years ago
schachdame
Thanks for all the votes; you are really pushing my ELO ranking ;)
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Vote Placed by Blade-of-Truth 2 years ago
Blade-of-Truth
ChristmasCarolschachdame
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Reasons for voting decision: No arguments presented by Pro. Clear win for Con
Vote Placed by lannan13 2 years ago
lannan13
ChristmasCarolschachdame
Who won the debate:-Vote Checkmark
Reasons for voting decision: They should not be. Also Con made a better argument.
Vote Placed by 9spaceking 2 years ago
9spaceking
ChristmasCarolschachdame
Who won the debate:-Vote Checkmark
Reasons for voting decision: pro made no arguments
Vote Placed by GodChoosesLife 2 years ago
GodChoosesLife
ChristmasCarolschachdame
Who won the debate:-Vote Checkmark
Reasons for voting decision: Just a simple opinion isn't giving the BoP, Pro con wins.
Vote Placed by Wylted 2 years ago
Wylted
ChristmasCarolschachdame
Who won the debate:-Vote Checkmark
Reasons for voting decision: Pro gave no premises for his conclusions and failed to meet the BOP
Vote Placed by FuzzyCatPotato 2 years ago
FuzzyCatPotato
ChristmasCarolschachdame
Who won the debate:-Vote Checkmark
Reasons for voting decision: BOP fail.
Vote Placed by Astal3 2 years ago
Astal3
ChristmasCarolschachdame
Who won the debate:-Vote Checkmark
Reasons for voting decision: Its obvious. Why are there so many of these. Idk what these even are
Vote Placed by Mister_Man 2 years ago
Mister_Man
ChristmasCarolschachdame
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro didn't even argue his side of it, something I would assume he should have done in the first round if, you know, the dabtes he wants is one round...
Vote Placed by Domr 2 years ago
Domr
ChristmasCarolschachdame
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro did not give any reason to why debates should be 1 Round. Con did an excellent job notifying several key points with single vs multiple round debates. Per the format, those points could not be refuted.
Vote Placed by SocialistAtheistNutjob 2 years ago
SocialistAtheistNutjob
ChristmasCarolschachdame
Who won the debate:-Vote Checkmark
Reasons for voting decision: Pro did not even remotely meet the burden of proof and Con destroyed Pro's entire argument.