The Instigator
UtherPenguin
Pro (for)
Losing
0 Points
The Contender
FourTrouble
Con (against)
Winning
6 Points

WODC R2: This House believes the United States should nationalize oil exports and seek to join OPEC.

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FourTrouble
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 6/23/2015 Category: Politics
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 381 times Debate No: 76865
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UtherPenguin

Pro

First round is acceptance only. No new arguments for the last round.
Rules
1. Bop is on Pro
2. No arguments in the last round.

Terms:
Nationalize: To transfer ownership of an enterprise or industry to a government institution.

OPEC: (acronym) Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries: an organization formed in 1961 to administer a common policy for the sale of petroleum. Its members are Algeria, Angola, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela. Ecuador and Gabon were members but withdrew in 1992 and 1995 respectively

seek: The concious desire to obtain or achieve something.
FourTrouble

Con

I accept.
Debate Round No. 1
UtherPenguin

Pro

UtherPenguin forfeited this round.
FourTrouble

Con

Looks like another forfeit.
Debate Round No. 2
UtherPenguin

Pro

Unfortunately, due to outside factor, I will have to concede this debate.

Apologies as no forfeiture was intended. Therefore,Con wins by default.
Debate Round No. 3
UtherPenguin

Pro

This round is a Forfeit
Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by UtherPenguin 2 years ago
UtherPenguin
Okay, fixed the rules.
Posted by UtherPenguin 2 years ago
UtherPenguin
Okay, fixed the rules.
Posted by FourTrouble 2 years ago
FourTrouble
At least that's what I read in the WODC guide.
Posted by FourTrouble 2 years ago
FourTrouble
So, what I mean is there's nothing stated in the first round.

Except this:

"First round is acceptance. No new arguments in the final round."

That's it.
Posted by UtherPenguin 2 years ago
UtherPenguin
Oh sorry. I copied and pasted the rules fo the last debate. I'll go fix it now.
Posted by FourTrouble 2 years ago
FourTrouble
Burden of proof is NOT shared.
Posted by FourTrouble 2 years ago
FourTrouble
No rules except "no arguments in the last round," per the rules of the tournament.
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Vote Placed by tejretics 2 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Concession and full ff You should repeat this debate.
Vote Placed by Midnight1131 2 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: FF from Pro, and concession made by Pro.