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MasterB
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CommunistDog
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Most gamers aren't really gamers.

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Started: 5/21/2015 Category: Games
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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MasterB

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When I see people on YouTube calling themselves, "real gamers," the first thing I usually see is hundreds of videos of them playing Call of Duty, Minecraft, and other games that are some of the first things people they hear the word, "video game." Although the true definition of a gamer is someone who plays video games in general, I see it a different way. I believe that a gamer is someone who experiments with all kinds of games, whether it's an unknown game from the NES, or even a more modern game that people like PewDiePie and Markiplier may play. Although there are some very good gaming channels out there that fit this description, such as JonTron or Game Theory, the general gamer mostly sticks to popular games that everyone will know, either from YouTubers with more subscribers than them, or from names that everyone has heard of. In conclusion, gamers definitely live up to their definition, but I would like to see more people playing other games besides the norm.
CommunistDog

Con

Key words: "Not," "Gamers," "Game"

Gamer- a person who plays games
Not- negation, denial, refusal, or prohibition
Game-a competitive activity involving skill, chance, or endurance on the part of two or more persons who play according to a set of rules, usually for their own amusement or for that of spectators; an amusement or pastime; the material or equipment used in playing certain games

One who plays games is technically a gamer of some sort. While you may rebut and say "A gamer is one who plays on the computer a lot" or something of the sort, but the debate does not specify what type or intensity of what you call a "gamer."

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Debate Round No. 1
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Debate Round No. 2
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Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by ShapelessHorr0r 2 years ago
ShapelessHorr0r
This debate comes down to subjective definitions, nothing more.
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeiture.
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeit by pro.
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Reasons for voting decision: Con is the only one who defines any terms in this debate (getting the sources point for citing the dictionary), and by Con's definitions, the resolution is false by definition.