The Instigator
jakatak
Pro (for)
Losing
38 Points
The Contender
wlola_23
Con (against)
Winning
62 Points

Twilight is detrimental to society.

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wlola_23
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/6/2009 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Debate Rounds (3)
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jakatak

Pro

Twilight (the book) has corrupted the United States, giving girls foolish fantasies of good-looking vampire men. If real vampires were to attack a teenage girl, she would not even fight because she thinks it is an "Edward." Twilight has increased the number of vampire-caused deaths in the United States.
wlola_23

Con

two words: prove it.
Debate Round No. 1
jakatak

Pro

two words: okay. I will.
wlola_23

Con

"two words: okay. I will." Actually, that's three ; )

http://www.scientificblogging.com...

that will tell you that vampires do not exist...
http://nces.ed.gov...

that is the graph showing how many people get killed by vampires vs. how many vampires are in the world.

you failed to prove your points. maybe you will do better in the next round. please give me something to debate against....Thanks=D Lola
Debate Round No. 2
jakatak

Pro

First, I know it's three words. It's a joke. I think you got that, though, so we'll move on.
Your proof is astounding. I cannot refute that graph. Wow. Good job on finding that. It's too bad that this debate isn't about the reality of vampires. It's about the danger Twilight has on society.
By "vampire-caused" deaths, I do not necessarily mean that an actual vampire is killing someone. Suicides have happened because of the book Twilight. I had a good friend that committed suicide because she felt there were no men as good as "Edward." This is irrefutable. I'm sorry, but Twilight is detrimental to society. Have a good day.
wlola_23

Con

It is very hard for me to believe you when you say "Suicides have happened because of the book twilight. I had a good friend that committed suicide because she felt there were no men as good as Edward." The reason I cant believe you is because you didn't show me any websites that proved there have been suicides relating to vampires. I also don't think you would tell everyone on debate.org that your friend died because of suicide. I certainly wouldn't. Why would your friend kill herself because of a book she read? And Edward is not perfect, just so you know...
I think you made up this debate because you just plain don't like the book, am I right?
Thank you everybody...
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by FlamingSheep 8 years ago
FlamingSheep
This is depressing. The Neg misinterprets what the Aff is saying. The Aff is saying people have committed suicide due to the BOOK TWILIGHT. NOT due to VAMPIRES. Totally different issues. Children killed themselves over Harry Potter, World of Warcraft, Everquest, a lot of things. We don't state that children were brutally murdered by Lord Voldemort, Cairne Bloodhoof, or an Ogre. We state they killed themselves because of the product. It's probably a result of Aff's faulty wording in the opening arguments.
Posted by Samdeman90 8 years ago
Samdeman90
LOLOLOLOL I'm still laughing. This is an amazing debate.
Posted by Ragaxus 8 years ago
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The problem with this site is that most people vote based on who they agree with, not who actually did the better debating. This is a pretty good case in point.
Posted by iamadragon 8 years ago
iamadragon
JustCallMeTarzan–How can you possibly know that? You can't. Get off your high horse.
Posted by wlola_23 8 years ago
wlola_23
o and when you click on the website you have to push preview so you can see the graph...
Posted by wlola_23 8 years ago
wlola_23
ya and my dog talked to me last night...
Posted by jakatak 8 years ago
jakatak
Vampire-related suicides (even if no vampires were involved) count.
Posted by JustCallMeTarzan 8 years ago
JustCallMeTarzan
>> "Twilight has increased the number of vampire-caused deaths in the United States."

False. It is still zero.
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