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UtherPenguin
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7/18/2015 6:09:37 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
So I see these debates that say resolved in there title. If the topic is resolved then why don't you take the debate down? If the topic is resolved why are you debating in the first place?!
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7/18/2015 6:12:13 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 7/18/2015 6:09:37 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
So I see these debates that say resolved in there title. If the topic is resolved then why don't you take the debate down? If the topic is resolved why are you debating in the first place?!

" to find an answer or solution to (something) : to settle or solve (something)" http://www.merriam-webster.com...

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7/18/2015 6:13:59 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 7/18/2015 6:12:13 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:09:37 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
So I see these debates that say resolved in there title. If the topic is resolved then why don't you take the debate down? If the topic is resolved why are you debating in the first place?!

" to find an answer or solution to (something) : to settle or solve (something)" http://www.merriam-webster.com...

scrub

I mean debate-wise, what does it mean in the context of a debate resolution.
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7/18/2015 6:15:00 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 7/18/2015 6:13:59 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:12:13 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:09:37 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
So I see these debates that say resolved in there title. If the topic is resolved then why don't you take the debate down? If the topic is resolved why are you debating in the first place?!

" to find an answer or solution to (something) : to settle or solve (something)" http://www.merriam-webster.com...

scrub

I mean debate-wise, what does it mean in the context of a debate resolution.

it means exactly that, lol.
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https://rekonomics.wordpress.com...
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7/18/2015 6:15:36 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 7/18/2015 6:15:00 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:13:59 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:12:13 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:09:37 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
So I see these debates that say resolved in there title. If the topic is resolved then why don't you take the debate down? If the topic is resolved why are you debating in the first place?!

" to find an answer or solution to (something) : to settle or solve (something)" http://www.merriam-webster.com...

scrub

I mean debate-wise, what does it mean in the context of a debate resolution.

it means exactly that, lol.

Then why are they debating if the topic is already resolved?
I bear witness that there is no God but Allah and that Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) is his messenger.
-GreyParrot
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7/18/2015 8:05:38 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 7/18/2015 6:15:36 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:15:00 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:13:59 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:12:13 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:09:37 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
So I see these debates that say resolved in there title. If the topic is resolved then why don't you take the debate down? If the topic is resolved why are you debating in the first place?!

" to find an answer or solution to (something) : to settle or solve (something)" http://www.merriam-webster.com...

scrub

I mean debate-wise, what does it mean in the context of a debate resolution.

it means exactly that, lol.

Then why are they debating if the topic is already resolved?

Do you have QI?
https://www.youtube.com...
https://rekonomics.wordpress.com...
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7/18/2015 8:21:45 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 7/18/2015 8:05:38 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:15:36 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:15:00 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:13:59 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:12:13 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 7/18/2015 6:09:37 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
So I see these debates that say resolved in there title. If the topic is resolved then why don't you take the debate down? If the topic is resolved why are you debating in the first place?!

" to find an answer or solution to (something) : to settle or solve (something)" http://www.merriam-webster.com...

scrub

I mean debate-wise, what does it mean in the context of a debate resolution.

it means exactly that, lol.

Then why are they debating if the topic is already resolved?

Do you have QI?

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7/19/2015 8:08:48 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 7/18/2015 6:09:37 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
So I see these debates that say resolved in there title. If the topic is resolved then why don't you take the debate down? If the topic is resolved why are you debating in the first place?!

The word "resolved" is incorporated into resolutions to satisfy those who have an overt or subconscious desire for redundancy when stating the nature of a debate. I dislike the word "resolved" but only passively so, because it is ultimately just one word. Far worse are those resolutions which begin with "This house believes [blah blah blah]."
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7/20/2015 6:42:13 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 7/18/2015 6:09:37 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
So I see these debates that say resolved in there title. If the topic is resolved then why don't you take the debate down? If the topic is resolved why are you debating in the first place?!

In theory it means something has been settled, there is no other possibility, But in most cases it isn't true at all and not even close to being resolved.
Beware of the people who are in your circle but are not in your corner.

And with the stroke of a pen people 18 to 21 who own a gun became criminals and public enemy #1 having committed no crime and having said nothing. Just like the Jews in Germany during WW2. Must be a weird feeling.

When I hear people crying and whining about their first world problems I think about the universe with everything in it and people in wheelchairs and all of their problems go away.
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1/1/2017 1:54:30 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/18/2015 6:09:37 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
So I see these debates that say resolved in there title. If the topic is resolved then why don't you take the debate down? If the topic is resolved why are you debating in the first place?!

Will you stop this necroposting, so annoying.
I bear witness that there is no God but Allah and that Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) is his messenger.
-GreyParrot