The Instigator
Zaradi
Con (against)
Losing
7 Points
The Contender
MassiveDump
Pro (for)
Winning
11 Points

Live Debate Tournament: Zaradi v. MassiveDump

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after 6 votes the winner is...
MassiveDump
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 4/16/2014 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 1,607 times Debate No: 52714
Debate Rounds (1)
Comments (18)
Votes (6)

 

Zaradi

Con

Resolved: The US government should significantly increase spending into developing transportation infrastructure.



Thanks to TUF for hosting the tournament and thanks to MD for debating me!
MassiveDump

Pro

It was truly real. Let the voting begin.

(P.S,) I'm the ginger in the video, just for reference.
Debate Round No. 1
18 comments have been posted on this debate. Showing 1 through 10 records.
Posted by Fanath 3 years ago
Fanath
Mikal's picture looked almost like a creepy stare though, lol.
Posted by Fanath 3 years ago
Fanath
Good debate.
Posted by Intrepid 3 years ago
Intrepid
Sorry about all the typos in my RFD lol. I was kind of rushing it and so didn't proofread. I swear I'm not as stupid as I sound :P
Posted by MassiveDump 3 years ago
MassiveDump
He did clearly say he didn't buy my last-minute theory, and I did bring up my evidence refutation in an earlier round before the final rebuttal. From what I'm seeing in the RFD, he didn't buy a heck of a lot from either of us.
Posted by Zaradi 3 years ago
Zaradi
So you reject my K because you find it too counter-intuitive to accept and give him access to the new arguments in the final round that I didn't have a chance to respond to, and vote from him because of that? Damn, rest in peace my butthole.
Posted by Zaradi 3 years ago
Zaradi
Yup
Posted by Intrepid 3 years ago
Intrepid
Can ya'll access now?
Posted by MassiveDump 3 years ago
MassiveDump
I requested access.
Posted by Zaradi 3 years ago
Zaradi
Yo I can't access it.
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Vote Placed by OmarGoBoom 3 years ago
OmarGoBoom
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Reasons for voting decision: The argument that decided this debate for me was the company argument. I did have to go with Massive on this one based on the pricing of blimps.
Vote Placed by Intrepid 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Link to RFD is in comments. I spent about 6000 characters on my RFD so, to put is simply, I put a lot of time and effort into this RFD. I was going back and forth in this debate until the very last round, so good job to both of you.
Vote Placed by whiteflame 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Given in comments.
Vote Placed by ClassicRobert 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: RFD in comments
Vote Placed by larztheloser 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Average debate. S&G point for speaking style. MD presented a pretty good pragmatic case. Zaradi argued life ought to be full of suffering (more or less). I felt MD did enough to show blimps would have some positive impact. On the sheer weight of analysis though, neg showed suffering is philosophically desirable. I thought it was established by MD that there were no rules regarding content. I'll grant the conduct point purely because it reflects the closeness of the debate though. Feedback: MD's case was very slightly less responsive. Practice coming up with rebuttals faster. Zaradi, use slower speech for emphasis, not faster. Also, engage directly with his case rather than falling back on your points. To be fair, your constructive was completely at logical odds with your rebuttal, but since MD didn't show that I couldn't weigh it. Msg me for more feedback.
Vote Placed by Mikal 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: VTL Ron weasley . Will vote on this later for realz. To lazy to re watch it again. I still can't decide