The Instigator
Mr.Cogburn
Pro (for)
Losing
12 Points
The Contender
kyro90
Con (against)
Winning
13 Points

Word Debate

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after 8 votes the winner is...
kyro90
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/18/2012 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 1,188 times Debate No: 21236
Debate Rounds (2)
Comments (6)
Votes (8)

 

Mr.Cogburn

Pro

Rules:
1. The First Round is for acceptance.
2. Word must be in the Dictionary (in other words, don't give me that 180,000 letter word thing).
kyro90

Con

Sure! Id love to do this. Though I have a few rules to put up...

Rules

1. Do not Type up words that are so long and you cant even spell it just make make yourself look cool....
2. Do not use abbreviations. Ex:SOPA
3. Do not use the - sign to connect words.
4. Have fun!

That is all the rules I would like to put. I wish the best of luck to my opponent.
Debate Round No. 1
Mr.Cogburn

Pro

Word:

Zwitterion

Definition:

"an ion with both a positive and a negative charge."[1]

Use in Context:

Zwitterions containing quaternary-ammonium centers are common in biology, e.g., betaines, which serve as electrolytes in fish.

Source:

[1]:http://dictionary.reference.com...
kyro90

Con

Word: Claustrophobia

Definition
:

An abnormal fear of being in enclosed or narrow places.

Used in Context:

I am surprised that you have claustrophobia since you tend to sit in tight corners.

http://dictionary.reference.com...
Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by kyro90 4 years ago
kyro90
I did, but I just have a feeling that your not really voting... Idk....
Posted by PeacefulChaos 4 years ago
PeacefulChaos
So you didn't read my reasoning as to why I voted for you.
Posted by kyro90 4 years ago
kyro90
Well I just have a feeling you are pittying me by giving me three points. Its alright to vote for real.
Posted by PeacefulChaos 4 years ago
PeacefulChaos
I do not understand what wasn't real about that vote.
Posted by kyro90 4 years ago
kyro90
Thats alright PC, you can vote for real. No need to pity me and give me three points lol. If I am going to get points, I should deserve it.
Posted by PeacefulChaos 4 years ago
PeacefulChaos
@Ron-Paul-

It's not like the votes below me are any better. Besides, I really don't like ions. In biology, I had a hard time understanding them. Since this word is a kind of ion, I didn't like it, and since the voters have to vote on what word they like more, I voted for kyro's word. Simple.
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Vote Placed by renji_abarai 4 years ago
renji_abarai
Mr.Cogburnkyro90Tied
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Reasons for voting decision: ions are annoying -_-. Way to keep it simple and great kyro! kyro's source provided the word origin and history while cogburn's did not. Other than that, there sources had the same info. "an ion with both a positive and a negative charge."[1]. As you see, an is not capitalized and in grammar, the first letter is always capitalized. kyro wished his opponent luck while his opponent just posted rules and his word. he was breif with no complements or even simply wishing his opponent good luck.
Vote Placed by Multi_Pyrocytophage 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Ions... Eh, Ions got irritating after awhile. I guess Claustrophobia sounds better.
Vote Placed by Maikuru 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Not a debate.
Vote Placed by Ron-Paul 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: I learned something from pro's words. I don't understand PeacefulChaos's vote. Don't like -ion words. I have never heard of it and it has a very peculiar and unusual scientific phenomena. Learn how to vote.
Vote Placed by 1dustpelt 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Claustrophobia is so common, I learned a new word from Cogburn.
Vote Placed by PeacefulChaos 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: I never liked ions, they always confused me.
Vote Placed by imabench 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: any word that starts with a Zw is almost always guaranteed to win...
Vote Placed by 16kadams 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: science plus funny pronunciation.