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potatolover
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larztheloser
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Small debates are pointless

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 5/29/2011 Category: Philosophy
Updated: 5 years ago Status: Voting Period
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potatolover

Pro

In this one argument that I have I will argue that a small debate is pointless and noneducational.
The fact that this debate has one round makes it impossible for the opponent to correctly give any kind of argument.
Plus because of the small amount of characters a true argument is very hard to make because of the limited amount of space we are able to make.
My opponent will try to argue against this but he is not able to give a full argument because there are not enough characters.
Good luck
larztheloser

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Cheers for the debate.

If you vote for my opponent, then my opponent has succeeded in proving the point that this debate is pointless. This is a paradox. If you vote for me, then this debate is not pointless, because it showed small debates have a point. This is not a paradox. My opponent's argument is therefore self-defeating.

Rebuttal point: I made an argument.

Vote CON
because voting for my opponent makes no sense.
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by Man-is-good 5 years ago
Man-is-good
Very good and clever! You completely turned PRO's debate around with one argument.
Posted by potatolover 5 years ago
potatolover
Interesting well I lost that one, anyone want to challenge me to a LONG hint* hint* debate over anything?
Posted by larztheloser 5 years ago
larztheloser
I learnt that small debates are not worthless.
Posted by potatolover 5 years ago
potatolover
Now that was interesting way to try and prove me wrong, but yet what did we learn from this? I didn't learn anything, therefore the debate was worthless.

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because voting con doesn't make sense.
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Vote Placed by 9spaceking 2 years ago
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Vote Placed by kohai 5 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Very cleaver, con!
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Reasons for voting decision: 1 round debates are not really debates (since there can be no rebuttal), so that costs the conduct to me. And they are nearly impossible to win, since you cannot defend yourself.
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Reasons for voting decision: Brilliant... Simply brilliant. You made it so that Pro's screwed either way.
Vote Placed by SkepticsAskHere 5 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Con showed that this debate was a paradox. Very Clever
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Reasons for voting decision: I FVCKING SEE WHAT YOU DID THERE! (And I like it.)
Vote Placed by BlackVoid 5 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Nice
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Reasons for voting decision: "Rebuttal point: I made an argument."
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Reasons for voting decision: Clever Larz.