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GENERIC-OLD-GRAMPA
Pro (for)
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The Contender
GeekiTheGreat
Con (against)
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18 Points

should cell phones be allowed in grade 8 class rooms?

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GeekiTheGreat
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 4/25/2013 Category: Education
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Debate Rounds (5)
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GENERIC-OLD-GRAMPA

Pro

cell phones should be allowed because if there is a student who is away, their homework buddy, a person who can help their partner when they are gone, they can text them and give them the homework
GeekiTheGreat

Con

Just by going off of what your argument was, Why can't you wait till you are out of school? and why do 8th graders need phones in the first place? aren't they all 12 or 13? Anyone of any age in any grade, judging by your argument, can right down what they would text and wait till AFTER class to text their friend. Phones do not need to be in school.
Debate Round No. 1
GENERIC-OLD-GRAMPA

Pro

i think they should have phones. if there is a disater like a fire or pedofile steals them, they can say "help!"
GeekiTheGreat

Con

That does not out way what a distraction cell phones can be. Cell phones will not be used for the purpose you are describing. In most US schools, cell phones are aloud in an emergency, but being in class bored does not constitute an emergency in my book. Cell phones are aloud to be in the school in most US schools, but not aloud to be USED in school. You are probably not going to be kidnapped at school, do to the security of a school. You most recent argument is so circumstantial and unlikely to happen while in school that i cannot really say anything and i'm having a hard time coming up with another argument.
Debate Round No. 2
GENERIC-OLD-GRAMPA

Pro

GENERIC-OLD-GRAMPA forfeited this round.
GeekiTheGreat

Con

My opponent Forfeited.
Debate Round No. 3
GENERIC-OLD-GRAMPA

Pro

forfit this
GeekiTheGreat

Con

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http://youngwritersproject.org...

I leave two links, that if you read them both, it may help you understand why Cell phones are a bad idea.
Debate Round No. 4
GENERIC-OLD-GRAMPA

Pro

GENERIC-OLD-GRAMPA forfeited this round.
GeekiTheGreat

Con

Vote CON!
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by GeekiTheGreat 3 years ago
GeekiTheGreat
i owe you one Imabench.
Posted by GeekiTheGreat 3 years ago
GeekiTheGreat
Aww. come on how am i losing when he didnt even make a debate for two turns!
Posted by GeekiTheGreat 3 years ago
GeekiTheGreat
you knwo you can chagne your vote lotus.
Posted by GeekiTheGreat 3 years ago
GeekiTheGreat
Hey its fine Lotus lol.
Posted by GeekiTheGreat 3 years ago
GeekiTheGreat
Hey its fine Lotus lol.
Posted by LotusNG 3 years ago
LotusNG
I just failed at a counter vb... I'm a moron.

Sorry Geeki
Posted by GeekiTheGreat 3 years ago
GeekiTheGreat
Oh come on, he didn't eve debate and im going to lose.
Posted by GeekiTheGreat 3 years ago
GeekiTheGreat
CRAP Dx i meant to say weigh
Posted by stefanman125 3 years ago
stefanman125
lololol
Posted by Lyssa_34 3 years ago
Lyssa_34
Just putting in my word, i do not think that 8th graders need to have cell phones in the first place. Better yet, they shouldn't have them in the class room with them. I am in high school, and at our school we aren't even suppose to bring our phones with us to school basically. A school is for learning, not a place to have social gatherings, or interrupt yourself. Phones in a classroom is not right. But, my opinion is just that, No 8th graders do not need to have cell phones in class, better yet have cell phones at all.
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Vote Placed by Walrus101 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Hmm. Turns out Pro is an idiot. Also, they are in 8th grade.
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Reasons for voting decision: Counter VB
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Reasons for voting decision: because i dont understand him