The Instigator
Jamcke
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Losing
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The Contender
gahbage
Con (against)
Winning
29 Points

I'm going to forfeit the second and third rounds of this debate.

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Started: 8/1/2008 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
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Jamcke

Pro

My first round argument, which will be my only argument in this debate, is that I will forfeit the second and third rounds of this debate.
gahbage

Con

Well, I read the resolution to myself..."I'm going to forfeit the second and third rounds of this debate". When I read it to myself, I feel as if I am the one being addressed, since my opponent define who "I" refers to.

However, I have no intention to forfeit those rounds. And if I don't forfeit both, you have no choice but to vote CON.

Of course, my opponent could try to refute my opening argument... but he won't, because if he doesn't forfeit both rounds, he will have proved the resolution false. If he does forfeit them, my argument will be uncontested, declaring me the winner.

At this point, you have absolutely no valid reason to vote PRO.

I thank my opponent for what may or may not turn out to be a debate.
Debate Round No. 1
Jamcke

Pro

Jamcke forfeited this round.
gahbage

Con

Well, it seems like my opponent intends to follow through with his claim; however, due to my earlier arguments, you should clearly vote CON from here on out. For if my opponent wishes to challenge these points he will have proven the resolution false, in my favor.
Debate Round No. 2
Jamcke

Pro

Jamcke forfeited this round.
gahbage

Con

Yup... that's it...

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Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Im_always_right 8 years ago
Im_always_right
***Jamcke***

confirmation code shfa
Posted by Im_always_right 8 years ago
Im_always_right
Or "padfo0t returns, and Jakcme will forfeit"
Posted by padfo0t 8 years ago
padfo0t
the topic should state "Jamcke will forfeit the second and third rounds of this debate."
Posted by gahbage 8 years ago
gahbage
"opponent define" should be "opponent did not define".

I have to start proofreading.
Posted by gahbage 8 years ago
gahbage
Korezaan: Great minds think alike? O.o I was just going by the resolution not being specific, so I used that to my advantage.
Posted by Korezaan 8 years ago
Korezaan
ARGH. HYPERLINK DOESN'T INCLUDE THE PERIOD.

First a ripper, and then this annoying thing.....

I shall return when this site updates.
Posted by Korezaan 8 years ago
Korezaan
Hmm, previous link didn't work. Forgot the period at the end.

http://www.debate.org....
Posted by Logical-Master 8 years ago
Logical-Master
Leethal does a good job illustrating my point here: http://www.debate.org... (specifically his third and fourth round). As long as your point stand, you win. Then again, I suppose that is assuming the judges' paradigms. ;)
Posted by Logical-Master 8 years ago
Logical-Master
No, proving the resolution would require he be present to prove it. Even if the resolution is proved, it doesn't mean he proved it within the context of an actual debate. Plus, his first round is begging the question (premise assumes conclusion is true). He never provides any reason as to why he would be forfeiting his rounds.
Posted by Logical-Master 8 years ago
Logical-Master
Great Ceasers Ghost!!! It's Korezaan. I thought he was dead. :O
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Reasons for voting decision: I am voting in favour of Con because Pro wanted an easy win just by forfeiting as in the Resolution Pro stated.
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