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willamcu
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15 Points
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Sythen
Con (against)
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12 Points

Writers' Strike (to test waters of this debate thing).

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Started: 1/14/2008 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 949 times Debate No: 1795
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willamcu

Pro

They deserve the money... "YOU FOOL!!!" (That is what Gilber Godfrey says. You can't argue with that)
Sythen

Con

They could fire all the current writers and hire new talent that isn't in the guild, giving entertainment a "fresh start" and giving new people opportunities to break into the industry.
Debate Round No. 1
willamcu

Pro

You actually tried arguing, nice :-D I figured you wouldn't since you agreez with meez.

So anyway.

It really isn't so much about the writer as a person, but the writer as a job. They are just getting F'd in the A. In 1987 they took a "temporary" cut in their pay (by half) so that they could help the VHS push through. They were supposed to get that money back (or at least have their pay reverted back to the original amount) once VHS became successful. That never happened.

Then there is the bigger issue of whether or not they deserve money for programs on the internet (played from NBC.com, etc). Well, the companies are making a TON of money off this (billions I hear, but of course I have no proof).

Rahr. Doesn't really matter if this continues because it was only a test and It think we both agree anyway. Want some serious action? I wish we could have 3 or 4 people arguing in one debate.
Sythen

Con

Sure, serious action is doable.

It's no real fun arguing a point that I don't agree...is there any way to just void out this whole debate?
Debate Round No. 2
willamcu

Pro

i don't know. I think if no one votes pro or con it should just not affect our wins/losses? If nothing else I'll lose cause I don't care :-p
Sythen

Con

You better lose.

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