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sadolite
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Logical-Master
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61 Points

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Started: 8/15/2008 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
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sadolite

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I have been visiting this site for some time. In the beginning of my visits, many notices were posted by debate.org that big changes were coming both new and exciting. Looks the same to me, no different nothing exciting a big let down if you ask me.
Logical-Master

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Good morning. In today's case, I shall prove that contrary to my opponent's belief that "debate.org hasn't changed", it has in fact changed since his arrival here.

1) Sadolite may have arrived on the 7th of February, but by the 31st of march, this website started hosting a tournament via facebook. The debate.org tournament is still ongoing and the winner receives a hefty sum of 100 big ones as well as the bragging rights for having come first place in the first tournament of this website. There are also two other tournaments underway as of now; there is a policy and Lincoln Douglas debate tournament going on as of now.

2) Two of the most active users on this website have met their demise recently as both beem0r and Yraelz seem to be 6 feet under as of now. No one knows of the circumstances of their passings, but this is rather big news.

3) A new gang of trolls have arrived on this website recently and they troll through claiming they are from India while posting unintelligible debates which they have no intention of continuing.

Okay, so maybe the second and third ones aren't quite as exciting, but the first one is not only big but exciting to (though it should be noted that I only have to prove change). I recommend you sign up for the next tournament, sadolite.

OFF TOPIC: As for why the Webmaster hasn't implemented any system changes (other than repairing the character limit glitch), it's because his wife has recently had a child so he hasn't had quite as much time to devote to this website as he had months ago, but in any case, version 3 will be up soon. Just be patient.

Oh yeah, and vote CON while you're at it. Thanks for the debate.
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by sadolite 8 years ago
sadolite
It is now official. Debate.org has changed I should have won this debate hands down as when this debate started it looked exactly the same as it did the day I joined none of the arguments my opponent made where worthy of being changes just samantics.
Posted by Harlan 8 years ago
Harlan
If you observe when I joined on my public profile: "October 16, 2007", and then go to the home page and scroll to the earliest system update, titled "Welcome to Debate.org"; that message is dated "Monday, October 15, 2007".

The funny thing is I just had a cool idea for a website for debates, then thought somebody somewhere has probably done that already, and typed "debate.org" in the domain to see what it would turn up, coincedentally very soon after it launched.

This is actually v2 of debate.org, and has changed magnificentally.
Posted by Korezaan 8 years ago
Korezaan
I'm glad you love being here, Sadolite.

You're one of the few reasons I still lurk on this site,
Because I know wherever you are and whatever you say,
Will give me a very good laugh.
Any day of the week.
Posted by sadolite 8 years ago
sadolite
Still looks Identical to the first day I logged on. It hasn't changed. No new rules, no new profile info, nothing, not a damn thing has changed. Don't get me wrong, I still love driving liberals crazy on this site. It is by far my most favorite site on the entire web. But it hasn't changed and that's a good thing.
Posted by Logical-Master 8 years ago
Logical-Master
Perhaps I should have clarified that a bit better. When you get married, the roles you have change, therefore you change. When you get married, you have a whole new number of obligations to fulfill. What I am saying is that you change in that you behave differently than you did before. This is what I'm saying about debate.org. It is behaving differently in that it is working with facebook. Understand that at no point was I insisting that debate.org was facebook, so I'm not sure why you keep responding in the way you are.

Debate.org has indeed changed unless you wish to insist that it had hosted tournaments and offered up prizes before you started using the site (which it didn't).

And even if you want to talk about system changes, the fact that the webmaster fixed the character limit glitch (it would seem recently) should suffice in proving that there was a system change. Though now that I think about it, the time limit glitch didn't show up until after you had arrived, so that's a system change too. Hopefully, my points are now more clear than they were previously for you.
Posted by sadolite 8 years ago
sadolite
logic, I got married and I am still the same person I was before I got married. That is why my wife married me, not to marry someone different than the person she met. Anyone can use samantics to win any kind of debate on any subject. Debate.org has not changed it is the same as it ever was. There is nothing different when it comes to debate.org. Facebook is not debate.org I never mentioned facebook. Facebook is facebook and debate.org is debate.org they are completely different entities and completely different forums.
Posted by PoeJoe 8 years ago
PoeJoe
I remember on the front page, there used to be three different sections of debates--not only "voting period" debates, but "debating" and "challenge" period debates as well.
Posted by Logical-Master 8 years ago
Logical-Master
"Accessing debate.org through another website does not make debate.org different. Having a tournament does not make debate.org different it is still the same."

Actually, it does. Debate.org handles it's business through facebook. Allow me to provide you with an example: If you are married (or were to get married), then you are different from went you weren't married. Do you disagree?

If not, then think of facebook as debate.org's wife or girlfriend. At very least, think of facebook as the clerk debate.org shall now regularly purchase groceries from. It's different than debate.org being unto itself at all times.

And having a tournament is not something debate.org was officially doing before. In other words, debate.org is BEHAVING differently, therefore, is different.

Of course, if you don't buy that, then the fact that debate.org is offering up $100 in cash to one of its users should be a significant difference. Either way, I win.
Posted by sadolite 8 years ago
sadolite
Accessing debate.org through another website does not make debate.org different. Having a tournament does not make debate.org different it is still the same.
Posted by sadolite 8 years ago
sadolite
Debate.org has not changed. It is exactly the same as the first day I used it.
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