The Instigator
radioactivepotatoman
Pro (for)
Winning
57 Points
The Contender
johngriswald
Con (against)
Losing
33 Points

Zimbabwe is a funny name

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after 15 votes the winner is...
radioactivepotatoman
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/7/2009 Category: Society
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 1,736 times Debate No: 10364
Debate Rounds (3)
Comments (9)
Votes (15)

 

radioactivepotatoman

Pro

It's so funny! Zimbabwe! Say it out loud.
johngriswald

Con

The name Zimbabwe derives from "Dzimba dza mabwe" meaning "great houses of stone" in the Shona language.

Great houses of stone produces no comic effect on my personage. Since my opponent is the pro in this debate, I expect a clear resolution, definition of the word funny, a guideline for determining what is and isn't funny, and supporting information for his affirmation. My opponent has the burden of proof.

I await your affirmation, definition and explanations, and supporting info.

Thanks and Good Luck.
Debate Round No. 1
radioactivepotatoman

Pro

Say it five times fast.

Lol!
johngriswald

Con

extend my position.
Debate Round No. 2
radioactivepotatoman

Pro

What kind of argument was that? You're just sad because you said it five times outloud and lol'd hard. I won!
johngriswald

Con

Extend my position. Pro has the burden of proof and has failed to meet that proof.

Vote CON.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by wjmelements 7 years ago
wjmelements
Conduct: CON (Pro didn't really debate...)
Spelling: TIED (no noticable infringements)
Arguments: CON (no contest; burden of proof; conceded case)
Sources: TIED (no sources used)

Honestly, it is a disgrace to this site that PRO is winning.
Posted by Korashk 7 years ago
Korashk
I'd have had to agree with Pro if his resolution was that Zimbabwe sounds funny. Good job John, you won this one in my book.
Posted by studentathletechristian8 7 years ago
studentathletechristian8
Agree with L
Posted by Danielle 7 years ago
Danielle
All points to mr. griswald. Pro had a case, but didn't try.
Posted by johngriswald 7 years ago
johngriswald
Now this is just ridiculous.
Posted by Koopin 7 years ago
Koopin
yeah, :(
Posted by johngriswald 7 years ago
johngriswald
Wow this got bombed
Posted by Koopin 7 years ago
Koopin
HA HA HA HA HA Ha.
Posted by radioactivepotatoman 7 years ago
radioactivepotatoman
Lol. theLwerd declined, and I must say that it was a smart move; just don't get involved, it won't be any good.
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