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bookwormbill111
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The Contender
goldenboot11
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Dumbledore (from the Harry Potter series) is Gay

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/19/2009 Category: Society
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Voting Period
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bookwormbill111

Pro

http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org...
http://www.newsweek.com...
http://www.guardian.co.uk...
http://abcnews.go.com...

Dumbledore was undoubtedly gay. Why else would he take such an interest in Harry at such a young age?
goldenboot11

Con

First of all, Harry Potter is a fictional story. How can a man that is fictional actually be gay. This is impossible and therefore irrelevant.
Debate Round No. 1
bookwormbill111

Pro

Just because Dumbledore is a fictional character, doesn't mean that he cannot have homosexual feelings. You are racist against gays.

That is offensive to homosexuals everywhere.
goldenboot11

Con

goldenboot11 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 2
bookwormbill111

Pro

My opponent obviously does not care for this debate, so you should vote Pro.
goldenboot11

Con

I just believe that this is pointless to discuss. Nobody would actually believe that a fictional character is a homosexual. If you believe something like this, then you obviously have some of your own problems with reading too much and getting too involved with the book. This is one of the most preposterous accusations I have ever heard of.
Debate Round No. 3
bookwormbill111

Pro

First, In the first round, I gave several websites that stated that the author herself said that Dumbledore is gay. The author that wrote the book said that. Obviously, if you're reading this book, you should be aware of the author's intent.

Second:
"If you believe something like this, then you obviously have some of your own problems with reading too much and getting too involved with the book"
What? There is no such thing as reading too much. Reading improves your literary and mental capacity (it makes you smarter). My opponent is generalizing and is being cruel.

My opponent obviously does not have any valid arguments, since he is just bringing up general ideas, some of which only partially even address the topic. He is making personal attacks on both myself(the Pro) and to book-lovers everywhere.
goldenboot11

Con

Whatever. Maybe you should just go hug a tree if you love them so much. Dumbledore also loves trees and if you love Dumbledore then you should love trees. And also, books are made out of trees because they use paper. Tree hugger. No offense to environmentalists out there. Maybe you should go buy a burger from McDonalds so you can make yourself fat!
Debate Round No. 4
bookwormbill111

Pro

Since this is the last round, and my last argument, I will first off attack my opponent's case, then review my own.

My opponent's Case:

First, my opponent stated: "Tree hugger....Maybe you should go buy a burger from McDonald's so you can make yourself fat!" My opponent is making personal attacks on both me and everyone else. That is rude and uncalled for. Please disregard all that my opponent had to say on that topic.

Second, my opponent stated: "...You obviously have some of your own problems with reading too much and getting too involved with the book." My opponent is AGAIN making personal attacks on both myself and everyone else. Again, disregard all my opponent has said.

My Case:

In my opening argument, I gave websites that proved the resolution. My opponent did not even address my arguments, merely stating that Dumbledore was not gay, and then proceeded to make personal attacks.

I have given numerous arguments, and my opponent did not address most of them. He obviously does not take this debate seriously, and should be voted against. Vote Pro.
goldenboot11

Con

I agree with him. I really don't care. But it would be funny if you would vote con just because I would win and it would make him mad. Just vote for my case please.
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by bookwormbill111 7 years ago
bookwormbill111
If you keep getting emails that you don't want, then go to the favorites tab, then change the email settings for this debate.
Posted by goldenboot11 7 years ago
goldenboot11
I think its fine that he says that people are retarded, and that he said that I am retarded. I don't believe him anyway. What he says about me is his opinion and he really doesn't even know who I am. The point is that he is attacking me and my friend for trying to have fun. There is nothing wrong with that.
Posted by rangersfootballclub 7 years ago
rangersfootballclub
can everybody stop arguing here ? im getting e-mailsto often saying dumboldore is gay lol ...

yes you do need a sense of humor ... and you 2 need to learn jsut to laugh at him when he calls you reatarded ...
Posted by bookwormbill111 7 years ago
bookwormbill111
I completely agree with goldenbott11. You need to get a life, a sense of humor, and.....i'm guessing that you don't get out much.
Posted by goldenboot11 7 years ago
goldenboot11
Oh....... you also said you were trying to decide who was stupider? Ok. Start a debate on it. Not with one of us, because obviously it wouldn't be the greatest debate. But find someone who really cares what you think and debate it with them. Maybe you will actually gain a friend through it, and maybe you will learn how to have fun. Idiot
Posted by goldenboot11 7 years ago
goldenboot11
Shove it dude. If you can't say anthything good about us then why the heck are you reading the debate??? This debate took place merely to have fun!! We couldn't think of anything serious so we decided to be stupid. You have such a raw sense of humor man. Get a life.
Posted by dragonfire1414 7 years ago
dragonfire1414
Some stupid quotes from this debate:
"Dumbledore was undoubtedly gay. Why else would he take such an interest in Harry at such a young age?"

"You are racist against gays."
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"Maybe you should just go hug a tree if you love them so much. Dumbledore also loves trees and if you love Dumbledore then you should love trees. And also, books are made out of trees because they use paper. Tree hugger. No offense to environmentalists out there. Maybe you should go buy a burger from McDonalds so you can make yourself fat!"

"I agree with him. I really don't care. But it would be funny if you would vote con just because I would win and it would make him mad. Just vote for my case please."

Isn't it funny how retarded people can be?
Posted by dragonfire1414 7 years ago
dragonfire1414
I think both of you are ignorant. I am still trying to decide who was stupider.
Posted by bookwormbill111 7 years ago
bookwormbill111
Ragnar_Rahl mentioned brokeback Mountain....huh? :) no comment? lol it's all good
Posted by goldenboot11 7 years ago
goldenboot11
Well.......... you know Mr. rangersfootballclub, I only ruined it because it was pointless. I don't see how anyone would believe that a fictional character is a homosexual.
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