The Instigator
ccstate4peat
Pro (for)
Losing
38 Points
The Contender
Xer
Con (against)
Winning
44 Points

The instigator can not win a one round debate

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after 17 votes the winner is...
Xer
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 6/1/2009 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 2,038 times Debate No: 8500
Debate Rounds (1)
Comments (19)
Votes (17)

 

ccstate4peat

Pro

Whatever I post here can be rebutted immediately and I will not be able to respond. If I have more votes at the end of the voting period, then I have lost because I was wrong about being able to win a one round debate.
Xer

Con

"Whatever I post here can be rebutted immediately and I will not be able to respond."
-Yes, this is true. Your arguments have a chance of being rebutted. And since this is a one round debate, it is pretty obvious you will not be able to respond.

"If I have more votes at the end of the voting period, then I have lost because I was wrong about being able to win a one round debate."
-No, if you win this debate (by votes), it is because you have made the better argument. If you lose (by votes), this does not prove that all losers of one round debates are instigators, it only proves that the loser of this debate if the instigator.

The resolution is "The instigator can not win a one round debate", I am con. To win I have to prove that "the instigator can win a one round debate."

This is pretty simple to me. In a debate there must be a winner and a loser. The instigator has the same odds of winning as the contender (50-50) no matter how many rounds the debate is. The same goes in this debate; my opponent (the instigator) has the same chance of winning as me (the contender). Resolution negated. Vote Con.
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by Xer 7 years ago
Xer
can not = 100%

How does a 50-50 argument not work?
Posted by mongeese 7 years ago
mongeese
CON's 50-50 argument was completely unconvincing.
Posted by wjmelements 7 years ago
wjmelements
What a disappointment of a voting result.
Posted by Xer 7 years ago
Xer
I concur. Vote Con, as I can not stand winning (or losing depending on how you look at it) 45-44 either.
Posted by ccstate4peat 7 years ago
ccstate4peat
Vote con. I will not stand losing (or winning depending on how you look at it) 45-44.
Posted by asiansarentnerdy 7 years ago
asiansarentnerdy
Hmm...I don't get you people. >.>
Posted by Xer 7 years ago
Xer
"Voting for con simply proves my point, votebomb con."

-Advocating votebombing on your own behalf... cool.
Posted by Xer 7 years ago
Xer
"yall are assuming that yall are arguing against eachother:

Nags isn't saying that you are votebombing. He is saying that others are."

-Bingo.
Posted by ccstate4peat 7 years ago
ccstate4peat
Voting for con simply proves my point, votebomb con.
Posted by wjmelements 7 years ago
wjmelements
yall are assuming that yall are arguing against eachother:

Nags isn't saying that you are votebombing. He is saying that others are.
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