The Instigator
zexton232
Pro (for)
Losing
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The Contender
republicofdhar
Con (against)
Winning
15 Points

should children under 12 get a cell phone?

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after 3 votes the winner is...
republicofdhar
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 10/4/2014 Category: Health
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 616 times Debate No: 62649
Debate Rounds (3)
Comments (5)
Votes (3)

 

zexton232

Pro

I don't think CHILDREN UNDER 12 SHOULD GET A PHONE BECAUSE THEY CAN PUT OUT TOO MUCH INFORMATION AND THEY CAN GET KIDNAPPED! And that is not good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
republicofdhar

Con

Pro makes far too many assumptions here. What is meant by too much information? Is Pro afraid that children will start sexting, putting out their personal information, or anything else?

With respect to sexting, it is highly unlikely that children, who have not yet reached puberty, would engage in it. With regard to putting out personal information, Pro ignores the fact that mobile phones with parental controls exist, such as the Kajeet. This allows parents to track their children at all times, gives a mechanism for children to contact their parents if they get lost, and invests a sense of responsibility in children.

Also, I like Pro's writing style. It reminds me of Miranda Sings. And that is good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Debate Round No. 1
zexton232

Pro

zexton232 forfeited this round.
republicofdhar

Con

Not sure that I was expecting anything else...

STRIKE TWO.
Debate Round No. 2
zexton232

Pro

zexton232 forfeited this round.
republicofdhar

Con

Arguments extended. Here is a link to substantiate my claim in my opening argument: http://www.guardchild.com...

Vote Con :)
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by DefineRich 2 years ago
DefineRich
Pro forfeit because he/she is a kid. The person types like one and acts like one!
Posted by Atmas 2 years ago
Atmas
I don't understand why people forfeit. Even if you run out of arguments, just keep repeating what you've been saying but worded differently. Forfeiting is just dumb and lazy.
Posted by Debatequeen1 2 years ago
Debatequeen1
Oops I just realized I voted for the wrong person... a the question should have been worded differently.
Posted by JasperFrancisShickadance 2 years ago
JasperFrancisShickadance
Lol ;)
Posted by JasperFrancisShickadance 2 years ago
JasperFrancisShickadance
Who is this zexton232
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Vote Placed by lannan13 2 years ago
lannan13
zexton232republicofdharTied
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeiture
Vote Placed by Mister_Man 2 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: What a surprise. I give conduct to pro (and I may look like an idiot doing this but too bad) because I can't stand it when people say "vote for me." So good job Con but quit saying to vote for you, lol. We know you won.
Vote Placed by LDPOFODebATeR0328 2 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: FF.