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DetectableNinja
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10/2/2011 11:55:53 AM
Posted: 6 years ago
Okay, DDO'ers, hang onto your socks, because I'm hosting a tournament! The structure and rules are as follows (NOTE: By signing up, you agree to follow these rules—breaking them will have you be replaced!)

THE STRUCTURE:

1. There will be two divisions of four (4) debaters each, with a total of eight (8) debaters.
2. In the first tier of debating, ALL 8 debaters will be debating a resolution.
3. THE RESOLUTION WILL BE CHOSEN BY ME (Don't worry, I'll try to make them fun).
4. I will also choose who is Pro and Con, so please only sign up if you can play Devil's advocate.
5. This makes for a total of four debates happening, two (2) in each division.
6. After the first tier, the two winners in each division will debate in the same way.
7. Finally, the winner of each division will debate each other in one final championship round!

THE RULES:

1. As soon as we have our debaters, I will let you know what division you are in, and who you are debating. Whoever I assign to be Pro MUST instigate the debate within one (1) week from the time the first tier is announced. The same goes for the next two tiers.
2. Debates must have at least three (3) rounds, but no more than 4.
3. Unless both debaters agree on an alternative and both say they agree, the debates should have the standard 72 Hour period for posting arguments, and max amount of characters (8,000).
4. Make it so that voters MUST leave a voting comment. This is non-negotiable.
5. The voting period can be as long as both debaters agree on, but know that I will call the debate after 3 days or so.
6. If you think there was an unfair vote/votebomb, talk to me.
7. Even though I have a stricter set of rules, have fun!

If you have any questions, please ask them before putting your name on either list.

If you want to be in the tourney, put your name here:

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If you want to join Dninja's First National Bank of Replacements, put your name here (Add numbers if more people want to sign up):

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But if the chance remains
to see those better days,
I'd cut the cannons down.

- Vampire Weekend "Giving Up the Gun"
DetectableNinja
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10/2/2011 2:18:04 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
Woooah, we're halfway there!
Woooooooaaah--
You know what? I'll stop singing now.
But if the chance remains
to see those better days,
I'd cut the cannons down.

- Vampire Weekend "Giving Up the Gun"
DetectableNinja
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10/2/2011 2:19:16 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
Oh, and as a note: Your number doesn't matter. Your division and first opponent (from the same division, of course) will be randomly assigned.
But if the chance remains
to see those better days,
I'd cut the cannons down.

- Vampire Weekend "Giving Up the Gun"
Raisor
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10/2/2011 3:00:25 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 10/2/2011 1:40:31 PM, Lickdafoot wrote:
1. Grape
2. PartamRuhem
3. Socialpinko
4. Lickdafoot
5.
6. Raisor
7.
8.
We gonna pull up like the ice cream truck
Raisor
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10/2/2011 3:16:40 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 10/2/2011 3:04:03 PM, F-16_Fighting_Falcon wrote:
The part about having to play devil's advocate is non-negotiable?

Thats how real debate is done. Also that this doesnt happen more on DDO is one of the sites biggest shortcomings I believe.
We gonna pull up like the ice cream truck
DetectableNinja
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10/2/2011 4:15:45 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
Okay, so, I'm waiting for darker to clarify in PM whether he's a replacement or a debater--if he's the latter, we'll only need 1 more person.

From what I've seen of the people who have signed up, I'm sure we won't need replacements, but, it's always good to have 1 or 2.
But if the chance remains
to see those better days,
I'd cut the cannons down.

- Vampire Weekend "Giving Up the Gun"
thett3
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10/2/2011 4:17:53 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
I'll be a replacement.
DDO Vice President

#StandwithBossy

#UnbanTheMadman

#BetOnThett

"Don't quote me, ever." -Max

"My name is max. I'm not a big fan of slacks"- Max rapping

"Walmart should have the opportunity to bribe a politician to it's agenda" -Max

"Thett, you're really good at convincing people you're a decent person"-tulle

"You fit the character of Regina George quite nicely"- Sam

: At 11/12/2016 11:49:40 PM, Raisor wrote:
: thett was right
DetectableNinja
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10/2/2011 4:19:28 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 10/2/2011 4:17:53 PM, thett3 wrote:
I'll be a replacement.

Excellent. if we just get 1 more, we may even get the first tier set up by night's end!
But if the chance remains
to see those better days,
I'd cut the cannons down.

- Vampire Weekend "Giving Up the Gun"
DetectableNinja
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10/2/2011 4:19:45 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 10/2/2011 4:19:28 PM, DetectableNinja wrote:
At 10/2/2011 4:17:53 PM, thett3 wrote:
I'll be a replacement.

Excellent. if we just get 1 more, we may even get the first tier set up by night's end!

One more DEBATER, that is.
But if the chance remains
to see those better days,
I'd cut the cannons down.

- Vampire Weekend "Giving Up the Gun"
DetectableNinja
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10/2/2011 4:35:22 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
LISTS SO FAR:

Debaters:
1. Grape
2. PartamRuhem
3. Socialpinko
4. Lickdafoot
5.
6. Raisor
7. F-16_Fighting_Falcon
8.

Replacements:
1. Thett.
But if the chance remains
to see those better days,
I'd cut the cannons down.

- Vampire Weekend "Giving Up the Gun"
DetectableNinja
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10/2/2011 6:08:51 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
LISTS SO FAR:

Debaters:
1. Grape
2. PartamRuhem
3. Socialpinko
4. Lickdafoot
5.
6. Raisor
7. F-16_Fighting_Falcon
8.

Replacements:
1. Thett.
2. Darkkermitt

Almost there, folks!
But if the chance remains
to see those better days,
I'd cut the cannons down.

- Vampire Weekend "Giving Up the Gun"
Mestari
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10/2/2011 7:45:37 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
There is some tough competition, but I'll give this a shot.

Debaters:
1. Grape
2. PartamRuhem
3. Socialpinko
4. Lickdafoot
5.
6. Raisor
7. F-16_Fighting_Falcon
8. Mestari

Replacements:
1. Thett.
2. Darkkermitt
Rules of Mafia

1. Mestari is never third party.
2. If Mestari claims an intricate and page long TP role, he's telling the truth.
3. Mestari always jointly wins with the town.
3b. If he doesn't he's mafia.
3c. If he was mafia you wouldn't suspect him in the first place.
4. If you lynch Mestari you will lose because he will be the third party Doctor or some other townie power role.
5. DP1 lynches are good.
6. The answer is always no.
Andromeda_Z
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10/2/2011 8:00:21 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
Debaters:
1. Grape
2. PartamRuhem
3. Socialpinko
4. Lickdafoot
5. Andromeda_Z
6. Raisor
7. F-16_Fighting_Falcon
8. Mestari

Replacements:
1. Thett.
2. Darkkermitt
Don't take me too seriously plz, i'm rarely on here sober
Raisor
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10/2/2011 8:09:23 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
As excited as I am for a blind resolution, random Pro/Con tournament, the choice of resolution is going to play a huge part in determining the winner of each round.
We gonna pull up like the ice cream truck
DetectableNinja
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10/2/2011 8:14:28 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 10/2/2011 8:09:23 PM, Raisor wrote:
As excited as I am for a blind resolution, random Pro/Con tournament, the choice of resolution is going to play a huge part in determining the winner of each round.

True. Very true. However, I think it'll be a nice challenge to go in blind on a resolution.
But if the chance remains
to see those better days,
I'd cut the cannons down.

- Vampire Weekend "Giving Up the Gun"
DetectableNinja
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10/2/2011 8:24:07 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
NOTE: You should all have received a temporary Tournament PM. So check those inboxes, folks!
But if the chance remains
to see those better days,
I'd cut the cannons down.

- Vampire Weekend "Giving Up the Gun"
DetectableNinja
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10/2/2011 8:31:14 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
NOTE: You should all have received an OFFICIAL Tournament PM. So check those inboxes, folks!
But if the chance remains
to see those better days,
I'd cut the cannons down.

- Vampire Weekend "Giving Up the Gun"
Mestari
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10/2/2011 8:39:17 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 10/2/2011 8:09:23 PM, Raisor wrote:
As excited as I am for a blind resolution, random Pro/Con tournament, the choice of resolution is going to play a huge part in determining the winner of each round.

Agreed. If I get morality, I feel confident. If I get a legal topic, well that will be interesting.
Rules of Mafia

1. Mestari is never third party.
2. If Mestari claims an intricate and page long TP role, he's telling the truth.
3. Mestari always jointly wins with the town.
3b. If he doesn't he's mafia.
3c. If he was mafia you wouldn't suspect him in the first place.
4. If you lynch Mestari you will lose because he will be the third party Doctor or some other townie power role.
5. DP1 lynches are good.
6. The answer is always no.