The Instigator
Halo3
Pro (for)
Losing
16 Points
The Contender
FemaleGamer
Con (against)
Winning
34 Points

Books are good

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FemaleGamer
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 5/8/2009 Category: News
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Debate Rounds (5)
Comments (4)
Votes (9)

 

Halo3

Pro

I will let my opponent go first whoever it is
FemaleGamer

Con

This argument is very opinionated, but so be it.

Not all books are as good as you make them out to be. I found "The hobbit" bland and annoying. However "The Zodiac" was a true thriller, being as it is only a few hours away.

My personal favorites: [http://media.photobucket.com...]
and [http://media.photobucket.com...] Demonstarte my love for books. However books such as 'The Holy Bible' are slightly offensive to friends of mine, so I would say this is quite 'bad'.
Debate Round No. 1
Halo3

Pro

1. Remember, you are on CON
2. People can practice writing by writing books.
3. Books can give you laughs, dreams, and sadness
FemaleGamer

Con

Yes,yes,yes,yes,yes and YES. I know I am CON. However, we are on round 2 and no defense, offense or slightest fact.

Sharing time!:

At night, I like to enjoy a glass or water until about 12 p.m. on weekdays. I also read comic books during this time, and perhaps other books, like 'The DaVinci Code' or more recently 'The best of LIFE circa 1984'

However, this pattern has made my grades drop 10 percentage points minimum. My B's are C's ,my A's are B's and so on. If this pattern is 'Good' then I don't know what is.
Debate Round No. 2
Halo3

Pro

1. This is not a sharing time!
2. This is a debate
3. There are many books which become movies.
4. When you are down, books can cheer you up by having comics or other stuff
FemaleGamer

Con

Sharing time is fun time!

There are many books which have become movies. However, many are different from those books, which makes fans angry. Twilight was a terrible movie and I could have done a better job. 'Bad.'
Debate Round No. 3
Halo3

Pro

1. Sharing time is not all that fun
2. When books become movies, they need actors so it could also hire people who don't have jobs
FemaleGamer

Con

But if the actors don't fit the parts, the fans get mad. Example: me about Twilight and "ZOMG EDWARD CULLEN!"
Debate Round No. 4
Halo3

Pro

1. Books can open the reader's mind to do stuff and learn stuff like hunting, surviving in a desert, etc.
2. The topic is not about movies
3. Sometimes the director wants to cut off some of the parts because it's long, boring, or will take half an hour for that part.
4. Okay, why are you always talking about twilight, the book?
Books are good
FemaleGamer

Con

I talked about twilight once, not that often.

The book can also make peoples minds differ, and cause others to get upset, as the bible has been doing for centuries.
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by I-am-a-panda 8 years ago
I-am-a-panda
PRO was bland (The Hobbit), yet CON made no real arguments (The Bible).
Posted by Ragnar_Rahl 8 years ago
Ragnar_Rahl
Duty is for collectivists.

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Posted by rougeagent21 8 years ago
rougeagent21
You are affirmative AS WELL AS the instigator. It is your duty to post the first argument.
Posted by Volkov 8 years ago
Volkov
This will become a debate on semantics.

"Not all books are good, some are very bad. Take Twilight for instance...."

I'd define your resolution a lot more clearly Halo3.
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