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fredman15
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FREEDO
Pro (for)
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34 Points

is video game having a bad influence on teenagers

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Started: 12/17/2010 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 6 years ago Status: Voting Period
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fredman15

Con

I say it is not because just think of all the teenagers who could be roaming out on the streets at night and causing trouble but instead they are at home playing their video games you see there is already crazy people out on the streets and all the people that play video game all the time if they was on the street to just think how much trouble that would cause with the gangs killings and drug promblems on the streets these days
FREEDO

Pro

===DEFINITIONS===
Bad: Not achieving an adequate standard, disagreeable, unpleasant, unfavorable, injurious in effect; detrimental. [1]
Influence: To affect the nature, development, or condition of; modify. [2]
===ARGUMENTS===
1. Con needs to provide evidence to support his assertion.
a: He has not done this so far.
2. Harm to health fits the definition of bad influence.
a: Video Games are harmful to health. [3]
3. Causing violent behavior fits the definition of bad influence.
a: Video games cause violent behavior. [4]
===SOURCES===
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Debate Round No. 1
fredman15

Con

one thing you said somethings that you think video games does but never supported your views. They have not fully proven that video games is bad to your health. And besides it is like i said your tenenager is safely inside on a friday and saturday night playing video games when he could be outside joining a gang or doing drugs and getting arrested by the police.
FREEDO

Pro

=== EXTENSION OF ARGUMENTS ===
(1. a. Con has not proven his point)
I reaffirm this argument
(2. a. Video games are harmful to health)
I put forward more sources to extend this point:
b: http://tinyurl.com...
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I reaffirm.
(3. a. Video games cause violent behavior)
Con has not challenged this point. I reaffirm.
Debate Round No. 2
fredman15

Con

Video games do not harm health video games teaches hand eye coordination and also keep people off the streets
FREEDO

Pro

This is ridiculous. Vote Pro.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by tvellalott 6 years ago
tvellalott
I'll RFD if Con desires it, but I think this is a pretty obvious demolishing.
Posted by fredman15 6 years ago
fredman15
nah i never did this before so i wanted to try something different
Posted by FREEDO 6 years ago
FREEDO
Haha, naw, I think you're just lazy.
Posted by fredman15 6 years ago
fredman15
this just makes it more challenging
Posted by FREEDO 6 years ago
FREEDO
Didn't think about it.
Posted by annhasle 6 years ago
annhasle
Why didn't you ask him to change it before accepting?
Posted by FREEDO 6 years ago
FREEDO
This is going to be a annoying with a 750 character limit.
Posted by annhasle 6 years ago
annhasle
I'm not going to say that video games are a 'bad influence' since I'm a... well, complete video game nerd. BUT... your entire argument is that video games are good because they keep kids from joining gangs? o.O
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