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***Official Autumn Tournament: Round 1***

bsh1
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8/16/2015 4:09:38 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
INTRO

Welcome to round one of the official Autumn Tournament (Sept-Nov). Tej and I are happy to be co-hosting this tournament for you! These are the pairings for round one. They were totally randomized. Good luck to all contestants!

RULES

All debaters will be given 3 days to select a topic and begin their debate. If they fail to decide on a topic, a topic from the National Forensic League (aka National Speech and Debate Association) LD and PF databases will be selected and assigned to them. The hosts will use relevance, fairness, balance, and clarity to choose potential topics from those lists. Sides will also be assigned at random in those cases. If a topic is assigned due to an expiration of the 3-day discussion period, debaters will be given an extra 24 hours to start their debates. Finally, given the odd number of debaters, "bye" rounds (i.e. free rounds) will be randomly awarded to debaters; no debater will be given a "bye" round twice in this tournament.

In order to keep things progressing in a timely fashion, debaters have the following options regarding how to set-up their debates:

A. 4 rounds with a 72 hour (or less) response time; or
B. 5 rounds with a 48 hour (or less) response time.

All other formatting (voting systems, elo caps, etc.) are up to the debaters to agree upon. Hosts will only become involved in those issues should the 3-day timeframe expire, as well as a 24 hour grace period that will be granted if debaters are hung up on formatting disputes.

If you have any rules-related questions, please query Tej and I in your official tournament PMs. Again, good luck :)

R1 PAIRINGS

1. FT vs. Shab
2. Debate vs. BYE
3. Philo vs. Voice
4. Thett3 vs. Whiteflame
5. Lannan vs. Wylted

LINKS

Autumn Tournament Sign-Ups - http://www.debate.org...
NSDA - http://www.speechanddebate.org...
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8/16/2015 4:30:02 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
Wylted again, man people must really love that match-up.

@bsh1- can you set us up a pm please? Thanks.
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8/16/2015 5:03:46 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/16/2015 4:55:24 AM, Romanii wrote:
Aw, there was an odd number? Coulda joined and debated Debatability D:

I mean, you can still join if you want, and face debate.
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8/16/2015 5:08:09 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/16/2015 5:03:46 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 8/16/2015 4:55:24 AM, Romanii wrote:
Aw, there was an odd number? Coulda joined and debated Debatability D:

I mean, you can still join if you want, and face debate.

Really? Nice. If debatability ok with it, I'm in.
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8/16/2015 5:08:44 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/16/2015 5:08:09 AM, Romanii wrote:
At 8/16/2015 5:03:46 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 8/16/2015 4:55:24 AM, Romanii wrote:
Aw, there was an odd number? Coulda joined and debated Debatability D:

I mean, you can still join if you want, and face debate.

Really? Nice. If debatability ok with it, I'm in.

Cool. Reach out to her then. Expect a PM from Tej in a day or two.
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8/16/2015 9:11:57 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/16/2015 4:30:02 AM, lannan13 wrote:
Wylted again, man people must really love that match-up.

@bsh1- can you set us up a pm please? Thanks.

I'm sick of it too, lol.
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8/16/2015 5:09:44 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/16/2015 5:08:09 AM, Romanii wrote:
At 8/16/2015 5:03:46 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 8/16/2015 4:55:24 AM, Romanii wrote:
Aw, there was an odd number? Coulda joined and debated Debatability D:

I mean, you can still join if you want, and face debate.

Really? Nice. If debatability is ok with it, I'm in.
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8/16/2015 5:11:47 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/16/2015 9:11:57 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 8/16/2015 4:30:02 AM, lannan13 wrote:
Wylted again, man people must really love that match-up.

@bsh1- can you set us up a pm please? Thanks.

I'm sick of it too, lol.

Why? The latest debate between you two was *cough* positively enlightening!
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8/16/2015 9:20:38 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/16/2015 5:11:47 PM, Romanii wrote:
At 8/16/2015 9:11:57 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 8/16/2015 4:30:02 AM, lannan13 wrote:
Wylted again, man people must really love that match-up.

@bsh1- can you set us up a pm please? Thanks.

I'm sick of it too, lol.

Why? The latest debate between you two was *cough* positively enlightening!

The one about him the internet being a utility?
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8/16/2015 9:46:28 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/16/2015 9:20:38 PM, Wylted wrote:
At 8/16/2015 5:11:47 PM, Romanii wrote:
At 8/16/2015 9:11:57 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 8/16/2015 4:30:02 AM, lannan13 wrote:
Wylted again, man people must really love that match-up.

@bsh1- can you set us up a pm please? Thanks.

I'm sick of it too, lol.

Why? The latest debate between you two was *cough* positively enlightening!

The one about him the internet being a utility?

Yes lololol
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8/17/2015 6:46:11 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/16/2015 4:09:38 AM, bsh1 wrote:
INTRO

Welcome to round one of the official Autumn Tournament (Sept-Nov). Tej and I are happy to be co-hosting this tournament for you! These are the pairings for round one. They were totally randomized. Good luck to all contestants!

RULES

All debaters will be given 3 days to select a topic and begin their debate. If they fail to decide on a topic, a topic from the National Forensic League (aka National Speech and Debate Association) LD and PF databases will be selected and assigned to them. The hosts will use relevance, fairness, balance, and clarity to choose potential topics from those lists. Sides will also be assigned at random in those cases. If a topic is assigned due to an expiration of the 3-day discussion period, debaters will be given an extra 24 hours to start their debates. Finally, given the odd number of debaters, "bye" rounds (i.e. free rounds) will be randomly awarded to debaters; no debater will be given a "bye" round twice in this tournament.

In order to keep things progressing in a timely fashion, debaters have the following options regarding how to set-up their debates:

A. 4 rounds with a 72 hour (or less) response time; or
B. 5 rounds with a 48 hour (or less) response time.

All other formatting (voting systems, elo caps, etc.) are up to the debaters to agree upon. Hosts will only become involved in those issues should the 3-day timeframe expire, as well as a 24 hour grace period that will be granted if debaters are hung up on formatting disputes.

If you have any rules-related questions, please query Tej and I in your official tournament PMs. Again, good luck :)

R1 PAIRINGS

1. FT vs. Shab
2. Debate vs. Romanii
3. Philo vs. Voice
4. Thett3 vs. Whiteflame
5. Lannan vs. Wylted

LINKS

Autumn Tournament Sign-Ups - http://www.debate.org...
NSDA - http://www.speechanddebate.org...

Am I allowed to vote on any of the other debates in the tournament?
If not, can I still do it and just have it not count towards who progresses in the tournament?
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8/17/2015 8:32:05 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/17/2015 6:46:11 PM, Romanii wrote:
At 8/16/2015 4:09:38 AM, bsh1 wrote:
INTRO

Welcome to round one of the official Autumn Tournament (Sept-Nov). Tej and I are happy to be co-hosting this tournament for you! These are the pairings for round one. They were totally randomized. Good luck to all contestants!

RULES

All debaters will be given 3 days to select a topic and begin their debate. If they fail to decide on a topic, a topic from the National Forensic League (aka National Speech and Debate Association) LD and PF databases will be selected and assigned to them. The hosts will use relevance, fairness, balance, and clarity to choose potential topics from those lists. Sides will also be assigned at random in those cases. If a topic is assigned due to an expiration of the 3-day discussion period, debaters will be given an extra 24 hours to start their debates. Finally, given the odd number of debaters, "bye" rounds (i.e. free rounds) will be randomly awarded to debaters; no debater will be given a "bye" round twice in this tournament.

In order to keep things progressing in a timely fashion, debaters have the following options regarding how to set-up their debates:

A. 4 rounds with a 72 hour (or less) response time; or
B. 5 rounds with a 48 hour (or less) response time.

All other formatting (voting systems, elo caps, etc.) are up to the debaters to agree upon. Hosts will only become involved in those issues should the 3-day timeframe expire, as well as a 24 hour grace period that will be granted if debaters are hung up on formatting disputes.

If you have any rules-related questions, please query Tej and I in your official tournament PMs. Again, good luck :)

R1 PAIRINGS

1. FT vs. Shab
2. Debate vs. Romanii
3. Philo vs. Voice
4. Thett3 vs. Whiteflame
5. Lannan vs. Wylted

LINKS

Autumn Tournament Sign-Ups - http://www.debate.org...
NSDA - http://www.speechanddebate.org...

Am I allowed to vote on any of the other debates in the tournament?

That would be a clear conflict of interest, so no.

If not, can I still do it and just have it not count towards who progresses in the tournament?

Ask the debaters for their permission.
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8/18/2015 12:34:02 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/16/2015 5:08:09 AM, Romanii wrote:
At 8/16/2015 5:03:46 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 8/16/2015 4:55:24 AM, Romanii wrote:
Aw, there was an odd number? Coulda joined and debated Debatability D:

I mean, you can still join if you want, and face debate.

Really? Nice. If debatability ok with it, I'm in.

I'm in :)
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8/18/2015 12:35:29 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/18/2015 12:34:02 AM, debatability wrote:
At 8/16/2015 5:08:09 AM, Romanii wrote:
At 8/16/2015 5:03:46 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 8/16/2015 4:55:24 AM, Romanii wrote:
Aw, there was an odd number? Coulda joined and debated Debatability D:

I mean, you can still join if you want, and face debate.

Really? Nice. If debatability ok with it, I'm in.

I'm in :)

Great!
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8/18/2015 2:07:13 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
Whiteflame and I are debating jury nullification. I'll challenge him in a couple days to accommodate a trip to California
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: thett was right
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8/19/2015 1:46:11 PM
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Philocat and I are debating "Resolved: That, at the Time of the Founding of America, Atheism was Constitutionally Protected Under the First Amendment."

I am Con.

Phil is Pro.
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Vaarka swung his sword at the mod. However, since I am now incorporeal, he ends up accidentally striking the entire American landmass (It's a REALLY bastard sword), destroying both continents. Spiders are now at 50% of capacity.
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8/19/2015 2:39:27 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/17/2015 8:33:42 PM, Wylted wrote:
For God's sake, please vote on my debates. The more votes the better.

Ditto that.
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8/19/2015 2:46:35 PM
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Here's Wylted and my debate.

Resolved: The United States Federal Government should end its Public Funding for Planned Parenthood.

http://www.debate.org...
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8/20/2015 12:25:02 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
http://www.debate.org...
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
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8/20/2015 3:29:28 PM
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At 8/16/2015 4:09:38 AM, bsh1 wrote:
Voice vs. Philocat debate is up: http://www.debate.org...
Donaldus invictus, libera et impera acerbus et ingens, augusta per angusta.
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Invincible Donald, liberate and rule fierce and mighty, honor through difficulty.

Vaarka swung his sword at the mod. However, since I am now incorporeal, he ends up accidentally striking the entire American landmass (It's a REALLY bastard sword), destroying both continents. Spiders are now at 50% of capacity.
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8/20/2015 5:11:12 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/20/2015 4:31:00 PM, Romanii wrote:
All of these debates look like they're gonna be pretty good :D

except yours, that one looks lame
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"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
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8/20/2015 5:18:05 PM
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At 8/20/2015 4:30:27 PM, Romanii wrote:
1. FourTrouble vs. ShabShoral
http://www.debate.org...

2. Debatability vs. Romanii
http://www.debate.org...

3. Philocat vs. Voice-of-Truth
http://www.debate.org...

4. Thett3 vs. Whiteflame
http://www.debate.org...

5. Lannan vs. Wylted
http://www.debate.org...

I just noticed that I posted the Debate Layout section twice.... oops.
Donaldus invictus, libera et impera acerbus et ingens, augusta per angusta.
=
Donald invictus, deliver and be tart and huge by narrow.
=
Invincible Donald, liberate and rule fierce and mighty, honor through difficulty.

Vaarka swung his sword at the mod. However, since I am now incorporeal, he ends up accidentally striking the entire American landmass (It's a REALLY bastard sword), destroying both continents. Spiders are now at 50% of capacity.
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8/20/2015 5:30:39 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/20/2015 5:11:12 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 8/20/2015 4:31:00 PM, Romanii wrote:
All of these debates look like they're gonna be pretty good :D

except yours, that one looks lame

I would insult your debate too, but whiteflame's in it, so can't.
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8/20/2015 5:59:34 PM
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At 8/20/2015 5:18:05 PM, The-Voice-of-Truth wrote:
At 8/20/2015 4:30:27 PM, Romanii wrote:
1. FourTrouble vs. ShabShoral
http://www.debate.org...

2. Debatability vs. Romanii
http://www.debate.org...

3. Philocat vs. Voice-of-Truth
http://www.debate.org...

4. Thett3 vs. Whiteflame
http://www.debate.org...

5. Lannan vs. Wylted
http://www.debate.org...

I just noticed that I posted the Debate Layout section twice.... oops.

Fix'd it.
Donaldus invictus, libera et impera acerbus et ingens, augusta per angusta.
=
Donald invictus, deliver and be tart and huge by narrow.
=
Invincible Donald, liberate and rule fierce and mighty, honor through difficulty.

Vaarka swung his sword at the mod. However, since I am now incorporeal, he ends up accidentally striking the entire American landmass (It's a REALLY bastard sword), destroying both continents. Spiders are now at 50% of capacity.
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8/21/2015 12:00:33 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/20/2015 4:31:00 PM, Romanii wrote:
All of these debates look like they're gonna be pretty good :D

Agreed! This is a great start to the new tourney system.
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