The Instigator
artC
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The Contender
surfingman7
Con (against)
Winning
36 Points

This website should have a means of communication other than a debate.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/23/2007 Category: Politics
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 1,586 times Debate No: 867
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artC

Pro

You see, if it did, then I woldn't have to start a debate with you to tell you I found you here. Or maybe there is another way but I haven't though of it yet. The latter is probably true.
surfingman7

Con

(For debate's sake I will take the opposition on this one)

In our world today, everyone is so caught up with having the most technologically savvy, hi tech top performance everything. It seems as if nobody will just pause for a second and breathe instead of trying to keep up with the rushing tide of innovation and the pressures to be the most efficient multi-capable software. But here, at debate.org, the user is not overwhelmed with walls to write on, comments to leave, applications, or other distracting features. Users come here for one purpose- to debate. And here at debate.org, that is exactly what they get.

Instead of spending time commenting users and making friends, visitors to debate.org can spend their time thinking out well organized debates, providing insight not only to the opposition but to the entire community as well. Adding other methods of communication would just cause users to deviate from their plans to debate. I ask you this one question, Sarina: Is this site a debate forum or a social network?
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Posted by easy2know 9 years ago
easy2know
artC I'm in agreement also, and I think they are working on it, it would be nice to get a flavor of others so debates would be more civil and things would be less likely to end up with name calling, ect.
Posted by artC 9 years ago
artC
Well Nick, I think you're right. But would it not have been in my and your best interest to not have to participate in a debate and potentially lower your win/lose ratio in order to communicate?
Posted by dorobo 9 years ago
dorobo
A PM setting doesn't hurt!
Posted by Retrospace 9 years ago
Retrospace
Really late, couple of typos there.

*but have it block someone who (you) are having....

*(Or) have like a .........
Posted by Retrospace 9 years ago
Retrospace
I think we should have a pm system, but have it block someone who have a current (as in rounds left remaining) debate with.

Of have like a "live" debate area. Sort of like a chat room, but where two people debate, and people can watch. Instead of having to wait 2 days for your opponent to respond.
Posted by Scyrone 9 years ago
Scyrone
Yea . . .. . . wait . . . no. We could use a PM system here, but not a social network site. I vote CON. It's not called debate.org for nothing. If you wanna chat, go to myspace or facebook or xanga.
Posted by NSG 9 years ago
NSG
artC, I am glad you brought this up! :)
We do need a PM setting here.
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