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kcougar52
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vicstorm15
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Cheetos are better than Doritos

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/22/2008 Category: Health
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 8,492 times Debate No: 2066
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kcougar52

Pro

Doritos are worse than cheetos in every way. I have three points to back this up.

1. Doritos aren't really cheesy anymore. The fact that Cheetos have stayed with the cheese shows that they know who and what they are. Doritos, on the other hand, have come out with many different strange "flavors". Some are alright, but most are nasty. This shows that Doritos are like Hillary Clinton, or like Mitt Romney. They change depending on what the people "want".

2. Dental experts agree that it is much healthier to eat Cheetos rather than Doritos because Cheetos are soft, whereas Doritos are hard tortilla chips.

3. Cheetos come in all shapes and sizes, whereas Doritos are ALWAYS triangles. This makes for a boring snack.
vicstorm15

Con

Thank you for setting up a valid point. Doritos do give people what they want.
Doritoes may make a wide range of flavors Blazin' Buffalo & Ranch,Cool Ranch, Fiery Habanero,Nacho Cheese, Natural White Nacho Cheese, Poppin' Jalape�o, Ranchero,Salsa Verde , Smokin' Cheddar BBQ, Spicy Nacho, Toasted Corn,
Zesty Taco,Cheeseburger, and Sizzlin' Picante, but that does not make them fickle, it makes them versatile.

Even if versatility is bad it also applies to cheetos. What, with flavors like Flamin' Hot Chile Lim�n or Cool Ranch Cheetos, one would almost say my opponent isn't well informed on the topic. no offense.
Debate Round No. 1
kcougar52

Pro

No offense taken.

I'm not sure where my opponent got "Cool Ranch Cheetos", but on the official Cheeto website says the flavors of "Cheetos Snacks Crunchy", "Cheetos Flamin' Hot", "Cheetos Flamin Hot Limon, with a touch of Lemon and Lime", "Cheetos Twisted", "Cheetos Puffs", "Cheetos Puffs White Cheddar", and of course "Cheetos Baked Snacks".
Now that that's out of the way, I will reiterate my points. Please note that my opponent never talked about all points, just the third.

1. My opponent agreed with the fact that Doritos keep changing. If they were really all that good, they wouln't have to change so much. Notice Cheetos has two main staples. Cheetos Cheese Snacks, and Flamin' Hot Snacks. Both might have been put in a different shape and "flavor" (neither veering off alot), but their same principal stays the same. Keep it dangerously cheesy, or in the case of Flamin' Hot, to set your mouth ablaze.

2. My opponent never refuted the fact that Cheetos are softer than Doritos. This is because it is a fact. He never refuted the fact that Doritos can be bad for your teeth (Personal Experience) and that dentists say hard stuff can be bad for your teeth.

3. My opponent never refuted the "boring" argument. Doritos are always trangles, whereas Cheetos are spirals, puffs, sticks, and original club type shapes. This makes for a very boring eating experience.

Thank you.
vicstorm15

Con

First of all I didn't refute your second two points because they are pointless.
Find me someone who eats junk food in order to improve dental hygene, and I'll refute that point. on your third point, maybe this is just me but, eating things because of their shape rather than their taste is toddlerish. Besides the triangle is a trade mark. I mean your eating it and it will taste the same no matter what shape it is.

My opponent did not argue with my point that cheetos are just as "fickle" as doritos. He or she is obviously dodging the fact that their main point applies to cheetos as well as doritos

consider your points refuted.
Debate Round No. 2
kcougar52

Pro

1. This is a major point in the debate, so I'll spend most of my time on this one. My opponent said, "My opponent did not argue with my point that cheetos are just as "fickle" as doritos. He or she is obviously dodging the fact that their main point applies to cheetos as well as doritos."

Point One: I am a male.
Point Two: I am not dodging the "fact" that my main point applies to Cheetos as well as Doritos. In fact, this is not a fact. I have pointed out that Cheetos have been extrememly consistant with both cheese and flaming hot. I do not use discontinued flavors of Cheetos when deciding whether something is better "now". My opponent does not want to agree to the FACT that Cheetos stick with their guns rather than trying to change flavors so they can sell more. If they were a good snack, they would stick to their guns as well.

2. My opponent said, "Find me someone who eats junk food in order to improve dental hygene, and I'll refute that point." I never said that people eat junk food to improve dental health, I said there is a lesser risk of oral pain with Cheetos rather than Doritos. It's pretty simple to understand. When Doritos break, they break into hard little fragments that can be wedged in between teeth causing discomfort. What do Cheetos do, turn your fingers orange?

3. My opponent said, "On your third point, maybe this is just me but, eating things because of their shape rather than their taste is toddlerish." However "toddlerish" this might seem, it still applies. We should look at this from all levels, INCLUDING toddlers. Why do Cheetos make puffs, asteroids, different shapes based on the hollidays? Because people like to be entertained while eating. It's the reason restaraunts "dress-up" plates for customers by catching it on fire or even a simple piece of lettuce.

Conclusion:

Now, this is the point when I tell the voters why I should win and all that, but I don't think I'm going to do that. All I'm going to say is not to be biased while voting. Pick who debated best. Thank You.
vicstorm15

Con

My oponents first point can be argued.

As for saying that cheetos sticks to cheese and flaming hot flavors, that is false. As I stated before, they have a flavor, Flamin' Hot Chile Lim�n, which is sprinkled with limon and lime flavoring. Cheetos does not vary taste often but instead, changes shape as a sales gimick. Which is more importiant? Good taste, or "cheesy" shapes? Pardon the pun.

As far as dental hygene, both cheetos and doritos require brushing to remove cavity causing debree. Although, cheetos have more sugary ingredients and cavity causing chemicals. So if left unbrushed, it's more harmful than "hard" doritos.

Should decoration mark superior taste as in the resturaunts you mentioned before, or should it mark an obvious sales gimick? Cheetos have a 70% success rate with new designes, while doritos have a 100% success rating.

Conclusion: Doritos are more versitile, better for teeth, and use less sales gimicks. I have refuted all my opponents points.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by CKaemnenryon 9 years ago
CKaemnenryon
you both make good points. but I think that cheetos and Doritos both stink.
Posted by kcougar52 9 years ago
kcougar52
This was a fun debate. It was pointless, but fun. Good job Vic.
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