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pspboy
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Ironhead56
Pro (for)
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30 Points

video games are a waste of time and money

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 7/8/2008 Category: Technology
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 8,499 times Debate No: 4629
Debate Rounds (5)
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pspboy

Con

con it is actually proven if you play half and hour of a video game it is the equivalent to walking 3 mils an hour for 30 mins
Ironhead56

Pro

But what else could you be doing during that time? Maybe actually walking that distance or developing the cure for cancer???
Debate Round No. 1
pspboy

Con

what if its raining or theres a storm plus video games are alot more fun also video games are good for stimulating the brain video games can also be educational
Ironhead56

Pro

1st off if its raining/storming then normally i unplug most of my games anyway so they arent blown out
2nd it doesnt take a whole lot to stimulate the brain. walking stimulates ur brain, torso, legs, and arms
3rd a lot of stuff is educational, but is still a waste of time and money, look at dora the explorer, or the teletubbies
Debate Round No. 2
pspboy

Con

ok 1st im commenting on your first argument ok maybe i have better things to do than play video games but curing cancer a bit far fectched "lets not play video games lets cure cancer" 2nd video games arent a waste of money they are a luxury would you call eating out a waste of money its not a waste of money its a luxury
Ironhead56

Pro

the cancer argument was an example, nothing more. lets say i replace it w/ fixing the car or cleaning the garage. And by the way, luxuries mean just that, luxury. it isnt a requirement for life, therefore can be done w/o
Debate Round No. 3
pspboy

Con

oh sure id rather be cleaning the car or taking out the garbage any way look at the comments it also increases eye sight
Ironhead56

Pro

ok, the comment is pointless. other things improve eyesight, like eating carrots. plus i doubt staring at a screen 4 10 hrs straight helps ur eyes. and wat i meant by the garage, ect. is u could b doing something productive. btw u havent answered anything in my 2nd argument
Debate Round No. 4
pspboy

Con

can i ask you a question do you think bill gates, the third richest man in the world and creator of the xbox 360 thought it was a waste of time and money
Ironhead56

Pro

bill gates didnt invent it, his company did, and hes so f***ing rich aready he prbly hardly noticed and u still havent picked up anything in my 2nd argument
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by Apple 8 years ago
Apple
that you play video games dosent mean that you only do that , is like if you say going to party and drink is a waste of time, videogames are for entretaiment just like drinking you need to have your limits.
Posted by Ironhead56 8 years ago
Ironhead56
sure il debate u again but u need to start another debate
Posted by pspboy 8 years ago
pspboy
hey ironhead i have a new debate no homework are u a tight a** about that too you wanna chalenge me
Posted by pspboy 8 years ago
pspboy
everyone who looks at this pls vote we
Posted by Ironhead56 8 years ago
Ironhead56
i said it was a luxury and could b done w/o, not it has to b done w/o..rofl
Posted by sonofzapp 8 years ago
sonofzapp
lol these guys r funny. : ) and why the f*ck is Iornhead complaing about luxuries? If luxuries r a problem then GET THE F*CK OFF THE INTERNET! [I hate it when ppl debate hypocritically]
Posted by Ironhead56 8 years ago
Ironhead56
y aplz at least 1 person vote so its not a tie
Posted by pspboy 8 years ago
pspboy
pls everone who commented vote im not asking you to vote for me but vote
Posted by Donlatt 8 years ago
Donlatt
what a horrible debate lolz
Posted by Puck 8 years ago
Puck
Extended play of video games can improve eyesight. There are fun studies that show those that play extended periods of time are able to pick out enviromental discrepancies i.e. visual recognition of stimulus, at a higher rate than those who don't play.
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