The Instigator
mongeese
Pro (for)
Winning
67 Points
The Contender
toast333
Con (against)
Losing
49 Points

I will not contradict myself.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 6/21/2009 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 2,181 times Debate No: 8716
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 with Yes or No, or with an explanation as to why neither Yes nor No would be completely correct or appropriate.
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.
toast333

Con

Do you believe in god?
Do you have a cat?
Does your cat believe in god?
Do you and your cat not share the same beliefs in god?
Why does your cat not go to church?
Are you capable of answering the rest of the questions correctly?
What is 2 plus 2?
what is the square root of 13946507706?
Does your cat like tuna?
Do YOU like tuna?
Debate Round No. 1
mongeese

Pro

1. Yes
2. No
3. I don't have a cat.
4. I don't have a cat.
5. I don't have a cat.
6. Yes, to an extent. For example, I can't go to an infinite number of decimals for Question 8.
7. 4
8. In exact form, it is the square root of 13,946,507,706. In decimal form, it is approximately 118,095.3331.
9. I don't have a cat.
10. I can't recall ever trying tuna, so I really don't know.
toast333

Con

Well, i guess you win.

but on a final closing note, to quote the great late i-am-a-panda:
"Mongeese must not contradict himself. However, with this assertion, he has already lost, as he has the capacity to contradict himself. Unless he is defying pure human nature, he has lost."
Debate Round No. 2
mongeese

Pro

Um, you still had twenty more questions.

Anyways, my opponent broke Rule 5, which means that he automatically loses, by Rule 5.

"but on a final closing note, to quote the great late i-am-a-panda..."
By the rules of this debate, I only have to go for thirty questions without contradicting myself. That is very possible and within human nature.

My opponent has conceded.

Vote PRO.
toast333

Con

or vote con, just for fun
Debate Round No. 3
mongeese

Pro

Vote PRO, because PRO clearly won, by rule 5.
toast333

Con

but it would be more fun 2 vote con. it sounds cooler
Debate Round No. 4
mongeese

Pro

Extend all previous arguments.

Vote PRO. It's the only way to go.
toast333

Con

vote con cause.............um pokemon?
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by mongeese 7 years ago
mongeese
"9. Because sources are irrelevant, the two points associated with sources will be given to the victor of the debate."
Posted by iamadragon 7 years ago
iamadragon
Sorry, I actually meant PRO. mongeese clearly won, but that doesn't justify a 7 point vote in his favor. The only source he provided was a Wikipedia definition for contradiction. Hardly worthy of netting him the category.
Posted by mongeese 7 years ago
mongeese
Make that ten votes...
Posted by Cody_Franklin 7 years ago
Cody_Franklin
Why would anyone give CON anything?
Posted by iamadragon 7 years ago
iamadragon
Why would anyone give CON sources?
Posted by Lifeisgood 7 years ago
Lifeisgood
O.O Wow. The voting here is just unbelieveable.

B/A: Tie/Pro.
Conduct: Tie.
S/G: Pro.
Arguments: Pro.
Sources: Pro.
Posted by mongeese 7 years ago
mongeese
Seven votes? CON has seven votes?
Posted by mongeese 7 years ago
mongeese
I hope you're not serious.
Posted by wjmelements 7 years ago
wjmelements
"or vote con, just for fun"

This was the winning argument. lol
Posted by wjmelements 7 years ago
wjmelements
Inpressive case, CON. You get all my points.
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