The Instigator
mongeese
Pro (for)
Winning
73 Points
The Contender
untitled_entity
Con (against)
Losing
34 Points

I will not contradict myself.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 6/19/2009 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 1,713 times Debate No: 8706
Debate Rounds (5)
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mongeese

Pro

Contradiction: http://en.wikipedia.org...

Rules:
1. In Rounds 1-3, CON will ask PRO ten Yes/No questions.
2. In Rounds 2-4, PRO will answer all of CON's questions.
3. In Rounds 2-4, CON can point out any contradictions that he or she believes to be present in PRO's answers.
4. When CON points out a contradiction, PRO may use all of the following rounds to defend the accused contradiction until either CON drops the accusation or PRO admits defeat, or when the debate is over.
5. If CON ever fails to ask PRO exactly ten Yes/No questions when necessary, CON automatically loses.
6. If PRO ever fails to answer every question asked in the previous round by the rules, PRO automatically loses.
7. If PRO is never found to have contradicted himself, PRO wins.
8. If PRO is ever found to have contradicted himself, PRO loses.
9. Because sources are irrelevant, the two points associated with sources will be given to the victor of the debate.

Good luck.
untitled_entity

Con

1. Is Mongoose a relative of yours?

2. Would you root for Ovechkin or Crosby?

3. Would you root for the previous champion or the underdog?

4. Do you like annoying people?

5. Do you like being annoyed?

6. Do you make rules to only benefit yourself?

7. Are you altruistic?

8. Do you believe that Jimmy Buffet is musically inclined?

9. Do you like music that is good?

10. Do you debate in real life?
Debate Round No. 1
mongeese

Pro

1. Yes.
2. I don't even know who they are, or what they're doing.
3. If they're doing something I would root them on for.
4. There's no correlation.
5. No.
6. No.
7. Sometimes.
8. Jimmy Buffet? Who is Jimmy Buffet?
9. Yes.
10. Yes.
untitled_entity

Con

1. Are your answers on the BIG Issues actually your opinions?

2. Is the dictionary a reliable source?

3. Is the bible a reliable source?

4. Should the government be able to say who is married and who is not?

5. Should government be able to regulate religious institutions?

6. Is marriage a religious institution?

7. Should people be able to harm themselves without the government harming them further?

8. Are jailtime and fines ways to harm people?

9. Do you smoke marijuana?

10. Have you ever lied?
Debate Round No. 2
mongeese

Pro

1. Not all of them, no.
2. Sometimes.
3. For most things.
4. For legal purposes, such as benefits of marriage, yes.
5. No.
6. Not legally.
7. If they don't harm anybody else at all in the process.
8. No.
9. No.
10. Yes.
untitled_entity

Con

untitled_entity forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
mongeese

Pro

"5. If CON ever fails to ask PRO exactly ten Yes/No questions when necessary, CON automatically loses."
"1. In Rounds 1-3, CON will ask PRO ten Yes/No questions."

CON failed to ask ten questions in Round 3. Therefore, CON automatically loses. Vote PRO.
untitled_entity

Con

Yep.
I failed to repost.
Vote Con.
Debate Round No. 4
mongeese

Pro

"Yep.
I failed to repost."
Therefore, vote PRO.

"Vote Con."
Now my opponent is contradicting herself.
She's coutning on vote abuse.
Vote PRO.
untitled_entity

Con

I actually meant Pro, my bad Mongeese.
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by Lifeisgood 7 years ago
Lifeisgood
B/A: Tie/Pro.
Conduct: Pro. Con forfeited a round.
S/G: Tie.
Arguments: Pro. Con failed her part in the debate.
Sources: Pro. Arguments.

I hope this helps, Mongeese.
Posted by mongeese 7 years ago
mongeese
Wow. Just as I'm finally winning, another vote is placed against me.
Posted by Volkov 7 years ago
Volkov
B & A: Tied
Conduct: PRO; due to CON's forfeit.
S & G: Tied
Arguments: PRO; didn't contradict himself.
Sources: PRO
Posted by MTGandP 7 years ago
MTGandP
Conduct and arguments are given to Pro. S&G is tied.
Posted by wjmelements 7 years ago
wjmelements
The balance was becuse I had accidentally defaulted 7 points to CON rather than PRO. It is fixed now.
Posted by untitled_entity 7 years ago
untitled_entity
I mean, I don't care regardless... its just a little weird.
Very weird.
Posted by mongeese 7 years ago
mongeese
Maybe they're voting for you to mess with your head...
Posted by untitled_entity 7 years ago
untitled_entity
Wth, this is bizarre
Posted by mongeese 7 years ago
mongeese
Another one rides the bus...
Posted by untitled_entity 7 years ago
untitled_entity
who voted for me?

wtf
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