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bluesteel
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11/5/2014 5:21:34 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
Honestly, I don't have as much time as Bladerunner, so I can't promise to vote every unvoted debate. I'm more interested in looking at debates where a lot of people have voted and it's split pretty much 50/50.

For the purposes of this thread, "close" means that at least two people have already voted and a single vote in *your* favor can sway the outcome (either to a tie or to a win). For the 7 point system, I mean a single argument point vote.

So to repeat, please don't post your debate here unless:

(1) At least two other people have already voted.
(2) For 7 point system, you are down by 3 or less (or tied).
(3) For "pick winner" system, you are down by 7 or less (or tied).

I don't promise to vote on all of these, but I'll make more of an effort than choosing debates at random to vote on. If you break the rules of the thread, I won't vote on your debate at all, ever, no matter how much you beg.

However, feel free to PM me to vote if you really think you should be winning your debate but are down by more than a single person's vote. But resolve those via PM, not here.

Others can join in my project as well.
You can't reason someone out of a position they didn't reason themselves into - Jonathan Swift (paraphrase)
bluesteel
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11/5/2014 5:24:57 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
If this thread takes off, Airmax can sticky it too.
You can't reason someone out of a position they didn't reason themselves into - Jonathan Swift (paraphrase)
9spaceking
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11/6/2014 8:01:48 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
/in
why not? I love a good challenge. Still trying to beat out Bladey in longest RFD record.
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UchihaMadara
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11/6/2014 8:39:06 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
I wish this thread existed about a month ago...

oh well.

I suspect that a few of my debates I'm in right now are going to be close once they enter the voting period. I'll post some then. I'll also try to vote on some of the debates posted in this thread.
YYW
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11/6/2014 9:00:12 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 11/6/2014 8:01:48 PM, 9spaceking wrote:
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why not? I love a good challenge. Still trying to beat out Bladey in longest RFD record.

You should know that the link to your me v. bsh debate does not link to the right debate.
Atheist-Independent
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11/6/2014 11:45:22 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 11/5/2014 5:21:34 PM, bluesteel wrote:
Honestly, I don't have as much time as Bladerunner, so I can't promise to vote every unvoted debate. I'm more interested in looking at debates where a lot of people have voted and it's split pretty much 50/50.

For the purposes of this thread, "close" means that at least two people have already voted and a single vote in *your* favor can sway the outcome (either to a tie or to a win). For the 7 point system, I mean a single argument point vote.

So to repeat, please don't post your debate here unless:

(1) At least two other people have already voted.
(2) For 7 point system, you are down by 3 or less (or tied).
(3) For "pick winner" system, you are down by 7 or less (or tied).

I don't promise to vote on all of these, but I'll make more of an effort than choosing debates at random to vote on. If you break the rules of the thread, I won't vote on your debate at all, ever, no matter how much you beg.

However, feel free to PM me to vote if you really think you should be winning your debate but are down by more than a single person's vote. But resolve those via PM, not here.

Others can join in my project as well.

I believe that this fits the requirements, very close debate with only a few days left to vote.
Atheist-Independent
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11/6/2014 11:46:05 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 11/6/2014 11:45:22 PM, Atheist-Independent wrote:
At 11/5/2014 5:21:34 PM, bluesteel wrote:
Honestly, I don't have as much time as Bladerunner, so I can't promise to vote every unvoted debate. I'm more interested in looking at debates where a lot of people have voted and it's split pretty much 50/50.

For the purposes of this thread, "close" means that at least two people have already voted and a single vote in *your* favor can sway the outcome (either to a tie or to a win). For the 7 point system, I mean a single argument point vote.

So to repeat, please don't post your debate here unless:

(1) At least two other people have already voted.
(2) For 7 point system, you are down by 3 or less (or tied).
(3) For "pick winner" system, you are down by 7 or less (or tied).

I don't promise to vote on all of these, but I'll make more of an effort than choosing debates at random to vote on. If you break the rules of the thread, I won't vote on your debate at all, ever, no matter how much you beg.

However, feel free to PM me to vote if you really think you should be winning your debate but are down by more than a single person's vote. But resolve those via PM, not here.

Others can join in my project as well.

I believe that this fits the requirements, very close debate with only a few days left to vote.

http://www.debate.org...
Blade-of-Truth
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11/7/2014 5:32:38 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
Count me in, I'd have no problem voting on debates like that.

I'll also post mine here should I ever find myself in that situation. Luckily, that's never been the case due to the Council being awesome but this is a solid plan B for me. Good thread Bluesteel. I also like the "sticky" idea - though it seems like there are more than enough stickies in this section already, lmao.
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