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Hayd
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5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!
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5/7/2015 7:42:55 PM
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At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

I wanted to create a website like DDO, and during my research I found it.
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5/7/2015 8:43:43 PM
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Doing a Social Studies project at school on the Minimum wage, while I was researching I came across a debate on it. After searching through the site, I found a debate on the existence of God, at the time, I had not come out of the closet about being an atheist to anyone yet. When I got home I created an account and started debating the existence of god, this built up my confidence to finally come out about it at school and I am forever thankful to the site for that. Now I just do it for fun and to boost my intellectual level.
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5/7/2015 10:07:34 PM
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At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

I was writing a re-search paper on gun laws and found the site! :)
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5/7/2015 11:18:34 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

I Googled "debate".

Such an interesting story, I know.
At 7/22/2013 7:50:22 PM, 000ike wrote:
How does he have the time and energy to write all that? geez. Never get in an argument with YYW, he'll lecture you to death. I think that's quite a talent

I would prefer not to.
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5/7/2015 11:20:25 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 5/7/2015 11:18:34 PM, ShabShoral wrote:
At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

I Googled "debate".

Such an interesting story, I know.

Same as you. I Googled "debate" when I was 11, answered some opinions without an account. I got to join only 2 years later. I joined because I re-Googled "debate" as I was participating in the formal debate competition in my school.
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5/7/2015 11:24:21 PM
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At 5/7/2015 11:18:34 PM, ShabShoral wrote:
At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

I Googled "debate".

Such an interesting story, I know.

I did the same thing, lol
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5/7/2015 11:30:51 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 5/7/2015 11:18:34 PM, ShabShoral wrote:
At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

I Googled "debate".

Such an interesting story, I know.

lol XD
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5/7/2015 11:34:30 PM
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Looking for porn and found bsh and yyw's flirting
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jk
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5/7/2015 11:41:51 PM
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Don't remember
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5/7/2015 11:42:19 PM
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At 5/7/2015 11:34:30 PM, ESocialBookworm wrote:
Looking for porn and found bsh and yyw's flirting
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jk
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Hey that's actually how I found the site wtf
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5/8/2015 1:44:05 AM
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At 5/7/2015 11:41:51 PM, 16kadams wrote:
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5/8/2015 7:31:29 AM
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At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

I googled debate.
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5/8/2015 7:47:03 AM
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At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

Fracking. I was doing fracking debate tournament and then whiteflame killed me in that one.
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5/8/2015 8:01:09 AM
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At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

My brother told me about it.
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5/8/2015 8:11:24 AM
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At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

We were doing a project in English where you and a partner had to write an argument about a controversial topic and present it to the class. My partner and I could not agree on a topic so we went to Google to find some debatable topics, and I found this site.
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5/8/2015 8:33:39 AM
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At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

I was on this discussion group on facebook, and one of the members mentioned having a debate on this site. I checked it out, thought it could be a lot of fun, and joined.
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5/8/2015 1:44:13 PM
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At 5/7/2015 11:24:21 PM, Varrack wrote:
At 5/7/2015 11:18:34 PM, ShabShoral wrote:
At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

I Googled "debate".

Such an interesting story, I know.

I did the same thing, lol

Amazing.
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"But I jest and digress (sick rhymes, yo); every boob is equal in the eyes of the Lord."- SolonKR

"Oh Hey, Seeing Artichokes Makes Me Want to Have Sex."- SolonKR

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5/8/2015 1:49:00 PM
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At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

My debate club teacher was like: "Hey go to Debate.org its k"

I did.

Incredible story I know. I really do like the community on this site as opposed to edeb8 and all the other tryhards. DDO is the best :)
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5/9/2015 11:35:23 AM
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At 5/7/2015 7:36:14 PM, Hayd wrote:
I thought that this would be a slightly interesting topic because I was slightly curious how people first came across DDO and why they decided to join. Please comment your story!

I first came across an opinion topic on Debate.org while searching about evolution vs creationism.
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8/17/2015 2:05:03 PM
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Polls section. LoL VS Dota 2. That's also what I did my first debate on.
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