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A list of suggestions for DDO

dylancatlow
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2/16/2013 2:17:15 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
1) Make an option to allow people to make voters spend a minimum amount of time reading a debate before they are allowed to vote. It doesn't have to be long, but enough to deter people who barely read, vote bombers, or any combination.

2) Change the global warming exists prompt to 'man-made' global warming exists

3) Update the advanced options for debate set-up to change the "Number of win" -bands to that level or above. For instance, currently, I can't set it to only allow 20 or MORE debates, it has to be a band of wins, which is useless.

4) Implement an instant chat box on debates for people to discuss the issue in real time, as an addition to the comment box.

5) Make an option for video debates.
dylancatlow
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2/16/2013 2:22:30 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
An addition to the video debate would be live-streaming debates, where people can comment in real time, and vote at the end.
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2/16/2013 4:24:23 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
inb4 there's a thread for that.
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2/16/2013 5:20:34 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
Do you even go through the other forums?
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2/16/2013 5:21:19 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
Do you even lift?
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2/16/2013 9:00:38 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 2/16/2013 8:29:27 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
A time limit would be stupid.

You could just tab over and leave the debate up if you didn't want to read it.

Yes, but most votebombers wouldn't want to go through all that just to vote.
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dylancatlow
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2/16/2013 11:49:38 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 2/16/2013 8:29:27 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
A time limit would be stupid.

You could just tab over and leave the debate up if you didn't want to read it.

You can read up on my argument against this nonsensical argument. I never claimed that this solution would completely solve the problem, nor do I expect myself to.
ConservativePolitico
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2/17/2013 12:24:39 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 2/16/2013 11:49:38 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/16/2013 8:29:27 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
A time limit would be stupid.

You could just tab over and leave the debate up if you didn't want to read it.

You can read up on my argument against this nonsensical argument. I never claimed that this solution would completely solve the problem, nor do I expect myself to.

This isn't a nonsensical argument. I honestly don't think a time limit would do anything except cause this site to drag. People who want to read debates are going to read them, those who don't aren't. We don't need a timer to tell us who is who.
dylancatlow
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2/17/2013 12:49:15 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 2/17/2013 12:24:39 AM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 2/16/2013 11:49:38 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/16/2013 8:29:27 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
A time limit would be stupid.

You could just tab over and leave the debate up if you didn't want to read it.

You can read up on my argument against this nonsensical argument. I never claimed that this solution would completely solve the problem, nor do I expect myself to.

This isn't a nonsensical argument. I honestly don't think a time limit would do anything except cause this site to drag. People who want to read debates are going to read them, those who don't aren't. We don't need a timer to tell us who is who.

First of all, you assume this timer would 'drag' anyone that has legitimate merits to vote when it's specifically designed, and reasonably conceived, it wouldn't. Provide a legitimate argument against this idea.
dylancatlow
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2/17/2013 1:05:51 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 2/17/2013 12:49:15 AM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/17/2013 12:24:39 AM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 2/16/2013 11:49:38 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/16/2013 8:29:27 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
A time limit would be stupid.

You could just tab over and leave the debate up if you didn't want to read it.

You can read up on my argument against this nonsensical argument. I never claimed that this solution would completely solve the problem, nor do I expect myself to.

This isn't a nonsensical argument. I honestly don't think a time limit would do anything except cause this site to drag. People who want to read debates are going to read them, those who don't aren't. We don't need a timer to tell us who is who.

First of all, you assume this timer would 'drag' anyone that has legitimate merits to vote when it's specifically designed, and reasonably conceived, it wouldn't. Provide a legitimate argument against this idea.

By 'conceived,' I meant thought.
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2/17/2013 1:53:19 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 2/16/2013 11:51:28 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/16/2013 4:24:23 PM, Stephen_Hawkins wrote:
inb4 there's a thread for that.

Pardon?

If you hadn't bothered to read, this is the threat to talk about these things:

http://debate.org...
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dylancatlow
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2/17/2013 2:10:56 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 2/17/2013 1:53:19 AM, famer wrote:
At 2/16/2013 11:51:28 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/16/2013 4:24:23 PM, Stephen_Hawkins wrote:
inb4 there's a thread for that.

Pardon?

If you hadn't bothered to read, this is the threat to talk about these things:

http://debate.org...

That is the last place I'd put anything that I want to get implemented; complete white noise.
imabench
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2/17/2013 10:41:18 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 2/17/2013 2:10:56 AM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/17/2013 1:53:19 AM, famer wrote:
At 2/16/2013 11:51:28 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/16/2013 4:24:23 PM, Stephen_Hawkins wrote:
inb4 there's a thread for that.

Pardon?

If you hadn't bothered to read, this is the threat to talk about these things:

http://debate.org...

That is the last place I'd put anything that I want to get implemented; complete white noise.

90% of what you post is white noise...
Kevin24018 : "He's just so mean it makes me want to ball up my fists and stamp on the ground"
Geogeer: "Nobody is dumb enough to become my protege."

7/14/16 = The Presidency Dies

DDO: THE MOVIE = http://www.debate.org...
http://www.debate.org...

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dylancatlow
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2/17/2013 10:47:49 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 2/17/2013 10:41:18 AM, imabench wrote:
At 2/17/2013 2:10:56 AM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/17/2013 1:53:19 AM, famer wrote:
At 2/16/2013 11:51:28 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/16/2013 4:24:23 PM, Stephen_Hawkins wrote:
inb4 there's a thread for that.

Pardon?

If you hadn't bothered to read, this is the threat to talk about these things:

http://debate.org...

That is the last place I'd put anything that I want to get implemented; complete white noise.

90% of what you post is white noise...

I'd have to disagree. If we're equating 'white noise' with getting something implemented, I'd have to say it's at LEAST 100%.
imabench
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2/17/2013 11:47:16 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 2/17/2013 10:47:49 AM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/17/2013 10:41:18 AM, imabench wrote:
At 2/17/2013 2:10:56 AM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/17/2013 1:53:19 AM, famer wrote:
At 2/16/2013 11:51:28 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/16/2013 4:24:23 PM, Stephen_Hawkins wrote:
inb4 there's a thread for that.

Pardon?

If you hadn't bothered to read, this is the threat to talk about these things:

http://debate.org...

That is the last place I'd put anything that I want to get implemented; complete white noise.

90% of what you post is white noise...

I'd have to disagree. If we're equating 'white noise' with getting something implemented, I'd have to say it's at LEAST 100%.

^ Its stuff like that which leads people to believe that youre a dumba**, you realize that yes? You havent had ANYTHING implemented and that likely wont change.
Kevin24018 : "He's just so mean it makes me want to ball up my fists and stamp on the ground"
Geogeer: "Nobody is dumb enough to become my protege."

7/14/16 = The Presidency Dies

DDO: THE MOVIE = http://www.debate.org...
http://www.debate.org...

VP of DDO from Dec 14th 2014 to Jan 1st 2015
dylancatlow
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2/17/2013 1:18:55 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 2/17/2013 11:47:16 AM, imabench wrote:
At 2/17/2013 10:47:49 AM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/17/2013 10:41:18 AM, imabench wrote:
At 2/17/2013 2:10:56 AM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/17/2013 1:53:19 AM, famer wrote:
At 2/16/2013 11:51:28 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 2/16/2013 4:24:23 PM, Stephen_Hawkins wrote:
inb4 there's a thread for that.

Pardon?

If you hadn't bothered to read, this is the threat to talk about these things:

http://debate.org...

That is the last place I'd put anything that I want to get implemented; complete white noise.

90% of what you post is white noise...

I'd have to disagree. If we're equating 'white noise' with getting something implemented, I'd have to say it's at LEAST 100%.

^ Its stuff like that which leads people to believe that youre a dumba**, you realize that yes? You havent had ANYTHING implemented and that likely wont change.

you misunderstood me in exactly the opposite way.