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burbachrocks
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studentathletechristian8
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Started: 8/6/2009 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
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burbachrocks

Pro

O.K Hello all im going into 9th grade debate and i want to be the best there is so i would love some help from some people. if you could help me any body that would be cool.
studentathletechristian8

Con

I thank my opponent for this debate and the readers for the opportunity.

I stand in negation to the resolution, "help me with debate."

As The Instigator and Pro for this debate, my opponent has the Burden of Proof to affirm the resolution. If I can show otherwise, the resolution shall be negated.

I shall not help my opponent with debate. Now that I am currently engaged in a debate with my opponent, if I were to help him with debate, he may be able to create better and stronger arguments that would defeat mine. I would not want to help an opponent in a debate, for my opponent would have a better chance of winning the debate. If I help my opponent with debate, he could eventually become good enough to destroy me in future debates. I would not set myself up for a loss or disadvantage, so logically I would not help my opponent with debate.

I thank my opponent and the readers for the experience. I urge a Con vote, being that the resolution is negated.

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If my opponent really did not want to debate the resolution but instead seek advice, I shall present that now.

My opponent quoted:

"O.K Hello all im going into 9th grade debate and i want to be the best there is so i would love some help from some people. if you could help me any body that would be cool."

Here are some tips on becoming a better and stronger debater:

1. Research the topic of the debate well. Research helps you understand the concepts of a debate topic and can
provide significant amounts of information that can be utilized for stronger argumentation.
a) Make sure the websites/sources you use are credible and are relevant to what the debate is covering.

2. Create logical and consistent arguments. If you are having trouble piecing the arguments together, simply
think about the most important arguments you need to include and focus on them.

3. Providing examples and scenarios may be beneficial depending on the topic of the debate. It is greatly
appreciated when the readers/an audience can relate to an example or really capture the essence of
what is being targeted.

4. Do not come across as spiteful or arrogant. You need to appear intelligent, respectful, and appreciative.
It can be a huge turn-off for a debater if he/she is looked down upon because of faults in personality.

5. Relax and enjoy yourself. Debate is about learning and creating different viewpoints and different issues.
Stressing out only makes it harder to debate effectively.

*I would like to note that if my opponent really did want to debate the resolution, then forget the advice and only look at my argument. If my opponent only wanted to use this debate for pointers, then my advice should be taken into consideration.*

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Debate Round No. 1
burbachrocks

Pro

Thank you very much for your help and now hopefully i will be a really good debater just like my brother and his debate team you may no him he is really good his room is full of metals and trophys
studentathletechristian8

Con

I thank my opponent for the response.

My opponent quoted:

"Thank you very much for your help and now hopefully i will be a really good debater just like my brother and his debate team you may no him he is really good his room is full of metals and trophys"

It appears that my opponent has been satisfied with my advice. Since my opponent has not refuted my argument regarding the resolution, I heavily urge a Con vote. Thank you.

I am pleased I have been able to satisfy my opponent. I await a rebuttal.
Debate Round No. 2
burbachrocks

Pro

o..k so what is the best stuff to talk about right now in this mess of the world i'm thing it's the econmoy? what do you think it is
studentathletechristian8

Con

I thank my opponent for the response.

My opponent quoted:

"o..k so what is the best stuff to talk about right now in this mess of the world i'm thing it's the econmoy? what do you think it is"

Discussing the "best" things to talk about is subjective. I personally enjoy engaging in conversations regarding philosophy and morality. However, this is irrelevant to the debate itself.

I heavily urge a Con vote. My opponent has not provided a single argument, but I have. Also, my opponent was satisfied with my response, proving that I have done my job. Thank you for the debate, I heavily urge a Con vote.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Cerebral_Narcissist 8 years ago
Cerebral_Narcissist
I've just read this... utterly hilarious!
Posted by DylanRobles 8 years ago
DylanRobles
I'm reminded more of Albert Einstein. ;)
Posted by wjmelements 8 years ago
wjmelements
Minus one.
Posted by patsox834 8 years ago
patsox834
So...is anyone else reminded of doctor Emmet Brown when they look at studentathletechristian8's avatar?
Posted by Rumsy 8 years ago
Rumsy
"help me with a debate" is not a resolution. You cannot call it a resolution just because it happens to be where most resolutions are, in the title. That would be like arguing that just because a zoo keeper was having an off day and put a monkey in the seal's cage, the monkey is a seal.
Posted by studentathletechristian8 8 years ago
studentathletechristian8
Well I attempted to negate the resolution. My opponent really did not make clear what the point of the "debate" was. However, I both negated the resolution and did what my opponent asked for. There deserved to be a winner, I think. Ha.
Posted by Rumsy 8 years ago
Rumsy
I feel less intelligent after reading that. I don't think anyone deserves a win here, there was no real resolution. You can't debate a request.

"o..k so what is the best stuff to talk about right now in this mess of the world i'm thing it's the econmoy? what do you think it is"

Open up a newspaper on practically any one of the 7 days a week.
Posted by Logical-Master 8 years ago
Logical-Master
burbachrocks = sock puppet account? Hmm.
Posted by Rezzealaux 8 years ago
Rezzealaux
Yeah, there are forums.....
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