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studentathletechristian8
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Zealotical
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I am bad at debating on this website

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 4/4/2009 Category: Society
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
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studentathletechristian8

Pro

I am bad at debating on this website. I lost my first debate to The Skeptic on homosexual marriage, and now I'm losing to youngpolitic in a debate where his case supported the side I was on. Case closed: I am bad at debating on this website
Zealotical

Con

"I am bad at debating on this website. I lost my first debate to The Skeptic on homosexual marriage, and now I'm losing to youngpolitic in a debate where his case supported the side I was on. Case closed: I am bad at debating on this website"

Just because you lost an arguement or two doesn't mean your bad at debating on this website. You put up a pretty good arguement against me on the "Gay Marriage" debate.
Debate Round No. 1
studentathletechristian8

Pro

Losing arguments does mean that a person is bad at debating on this website. I got crushed by The Skeptic on the homosexual marriage debate.

Worst of all, I lost a debate against youngpolitic, when youngpolitic's argument clearly supported my side of the argument. In the first round, his argument clearly supported my side. Then in the following rounds, he posted no argument. Clearly I must be a bad debater to lost to a person who supported my side of the case. I haven't come closing to winning one debate yet.

Obviously, I am a bad debater. (P.S. if you vote for Con, you are saying I am a good debater)
Zealotical

Con

"Losing arguments does mean that a person is bad at debating on this website. I got crushed by The Skeptic on the homosexual marriage debate."

So, what if you won 80 arguements and lost 2 arguements? I would think that you would be really good at it. Just becasue you lost 2 arguements doesn't mean that your bad.

"Worst of all, I lost a debate against youngpolitic, when youngpolitic's argument clearly supported my side of the argument. In the first round, his argument clearly supported my side. Then in the following rounds, he posted no argument. Clearly I must be a bad debater to lost to a person who supported my side of the case. I haven't come closing to winning one debate yet."

That's because the people voting probably would just find it ironic if they voted for the other person. You have come close to beating me on the gay marriage arguement if not already.

"Obviously, I am a bad debater. (P.S. if you vote for Con, you are saying I am a good debater)"

P.S. I know, I really do think that your a decent debater. I wouldn't really say that your really great but I wouldn't say your bad either. I would say that your good but not very good.
Debate Round No. 2
studentathletechristian8

Pro

So, what if you won 80 arguements and lost 2 arguements? I would think that you would be really good at it. Just becasue you lost 2 arguements doesn't mean that your bad."

This is not the case for me, though. I am 0-3 right now. I have done three debates, and I have lost all three of them. Since I have entered numerous debates and lost all of them, it proves I am a bad debater.

"That's because the people voting probably would just find it ironic if they voted for the other person. You have come close to beating me on the gay marriage arguement if not already."

First off, I lost a debate to a guy who's argument supported my side the entire time. I am obviously a bad debater if I lost a debate all of the arguments were for my side and the opponent won. The opponent not only won, but he dominated-he won like 22 to 7. It does not matter if I came close to beating you on the gay marriage debate. I am currently losing.

If you readers vote con, you are saying that I am a good debater. If you vote pro you are saying I'm a bad debater. Thank you
Zealotical

Con

The fact that you might win this debate would prove that your not really bad at argueing because you beat me at this debate but then again, If I won this debate it would count as a loss on your part, however, it would also say that your good with debating on this website. It could go either way.

I would just find it funny though if I won this debate and you lose this one lol.

"First off, I lost a debate to a guy who's argument supported my side the entire time. I am obviously a bad debater if I lost a debate all of the arguments were for my side and the opponent won. The opponent not only won, but he dominated-he won like 22 to 7"

Like I said, the voters were probably either being stupid and/or they thought it would be funny if they would make it if the other guy won. You obviously deserve to win. If the voters took that debate more seriously then you probably would of won the debate.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by alto2osu 8 years ago
alto2osu
The trippiest thing of all: if student does, in fact, lose the debate, he has actually WON, but not statistically...If he's bad at convincing us that he is a bad debater, then is he a good debater, or a bad one?

My head hurts :)
Posted by rougeagent21 8 years ago
rougeagent21
Wow, so many variables. I just finished reading all of your (studentathletechristian) debates, and you are NOT terrible. Therefore I must vote con. But then, if you are good at debating, then you contradict yourself saying that you are bad. So do I agree with you, and vote CON, or agree with your opponent, and vote for you? CONFUSING!
Posted by GodSands 8 years ago
GodSands
I wonder what would happen if I put up a debate saying I am a bad debater?
Posted by mongeese 8 years ago
mongeese
I just voted... however, I agree that Pro is bad at debating, but even Con's more convincing arguments couldn't undo this. Thus, Pro is bad at debating, but he will still lose this debate.
Posted by wpfairbanks 8 years ago
wpfairbanks
Pro, this is the only smart thing you have ever said, and probably the only debate you'll ever win. At least God loves you...
Posted by Zealotical 8 years ago
Zealotical
Thanks for calling me a cheerleader and a mom, you made me feel pretty lol. ;)
Posted by wjmelements 8 years ago
wjmelements
CON is a cheerleader and a mother:
"Just because you lost an arguement or two doesn't mean your bad at debating on this website. You put up a pretty good arguement against me on the "Gay Marriage" debate."
Posted by youngpolitic 8 years ago
youngpolitic
Dude you tried to cheapshot me for a win when i made a clear mistake that i pointed out. I wanted that to be a draw but people voted for me. I cant control that dude.
Posted by TheSkeptic 8 years ago
TheSkeptic
You're definitely better than several people on this site.
Posted by studentathletechristian8 8 years ago
studentathletechristian8
i was bored dude. i dont even know why i put it up. i just wanted someone to take the other side to make it interesting
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