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bgruber93
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Andromeda_Z
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Colorado is better than New York.

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Andromeda_Z
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 8/1/2011 Category: Health
Updated: 5 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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bgruber93

Pro

Seing as how colorado is the most fit state,we live in the middle of the beautiful Rocky Mountians and I live here i can only see this debate flowing to the pro side.
Andromeda_Z

Con

New York borders two of the Great Lakes (Lake Erie and Lake Ontario) along with Niagara Falls, which provides a significant advantage in tourism. Water is also diverted from Niagara Falls, which is used to produce energy.

New York borders Canada, providing easy access to another country.

While Colorado may be home to the Rocky Mountains, NY is home to Adirondack State Park, the largest state park in the US.

Colorado isn't what's fit, it's the people that are. Fitness is an individual quality.
Debate Round No. 1
bgruber93

Pro

Colorado houses two of the best ski resorts in the United States (Vail, Aspen, And Telluride). Those provide much tourism to Colorado just in the winter.
Colorado sits in the middle of the country so we can travel anywhere easily and don't have the threat of natural disasters.
We don't need parks because our state is beautiful already and its not filled with smog.
Colorado attracts many if the most fit to live here.
We also have the most scuba divers.
Andromeda_Z

Con

People come from all over the world to see Niagara Falls. There's only one Niagara Falls, but thee are mountains all over the world.

NY contains New York city, a large city with an airport and many attractions of its own.

Smog is a sign of industrialization and factories. These provide a significant advantage for the local economy.

Your last two arguments do not address my point which was that fitness (and scuba diving skills) are individual qualities, not qualities of Colorado.
Debate Round No. 2
bgruber93

Pro

Your attack is like me saying there are waterfalls all over the world. The sound of the airport is annoying to anyone on vacation so they aren't able to enjoy the great outdoors. Smog is the sign of health problems. We have natural attractions that actually provide some of the oxygen you people desperately need. You missed my point of Colorado attracts these good people which means its a great place, no to a smog filled, waste land like New York. My point about natural disasters flows through.
Andromeda_Z

Con

There are no airports in the great outdoors, airports are near cities. You seem to assume people only go on vacation for the outdoors, while many people like the city. Smog is mostly in the industrialized areas, you can go elsewhere for fresher air if necessary. We also have natural attractions to provide oxygen, I mentioned the parks earlier. NY also attracts people, and it is not a smog filed wasteland. Ran out of characters in R2, provide an example of a natural disaster that would damage NY.
Debate Round No. 3
bgruber93

Pro

bgruber93 forfeited this round.
Andromeda_Z

Con

Extend my arguments, please. Thanks for the debate!
Debate Round No. 4
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Reasons for voting decision: Nice arguments on both sides. But the cardinal rule on DDO: Forfeiters can never win! No matter what! (Unless your opponent forfeits too.)