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How come some debates don't require RFD's?

medv4380
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8/30/2015 2:53:22 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/30/2015 2:41:31 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
title says it all.

Because some people only care if their argument was good enough to get a vote at all, and not weather or not someone had a lengthy nonsensical reason for voting one way, or another to avoid voter purge in a similar fashion to voter manipulation in a real election.
tajshar2k
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8/30/2015 2:54:14 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/30/2015 2:53:22 AM, medv4380 wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:41:31 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
title says it all.

Because some people only care if their argument was good enough to get a vote at all, and not weather or not someone had a lengthy nonsensical reason for voting one way, or another to avoid voter purge in a similar fashion to voter manipulation in a real election.

No, but 2 weeks ago. the RFD was required no matter what. Now they added an option to not include it?
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8/30/2015 2:55:46 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/30/2015 2:54:14 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:53:22 AM, medv4380 wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:41:31 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
title says it all.

Because some people only care if their argument was good enough to get a vote at all, and not weather or not someone had a lengthy nonsensical reason for voting one way, or another to avoid voter purge in a similar fashion to voter manipulation in a real election.

No, but 2 weeks ago. the RFD was required no matter what. Now they added an option to not include it?

That's not true. There's always been an option to turn off required RFDs.
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8/30/2015 2:55:46 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/30/2015 2:54:14 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:53:22 AM, medv4380 wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:41:31 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
title says it all.

Because some people only care if their argument was good enough to get a vote at all, and not weather or not someone had a lengthy nonsensical reason for voting one way, or another to avoid voter purge in a similar fashion to voter manipulation in a real election.

No, but 2 weeks ago. the RFD was required no matter what. Now they added an option to not include it?

That's not true. There's always been an option to turn off required RFDs.
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8/30/2015 2:56:02 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/30/2015 2:55:46 AM, ShabShoral wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:54:14 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:53:22 AM, medv4380 wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:41:31 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
title says it all.

Because some people only care if their argument was good enough to get a vote at all, and not weather or not someone had a lengthy nonsensical reason for voting one way, or another to avoid voter purge in a similar fashion to voter manipulation in a real election.

No, but 2 weeks ago. the RFD was required no matter what. Now they added an option to not include it?

That's not true. There's always been an option to turn off required RFDs.

Really?
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8/30/2015 3:03:10 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/30/2015 2:55:46 AM, ShabShoral wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:54:14 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:53:22 AM, medv4380 wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:41:31 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
title says it all.

Because some people only care if their argument was good enough to get a vote at all, and not weather or not someone had a lengthy nonsensical reason for voting one way, or another to avoid voter purge in a similar fashion to voter manipulation in a real election.

No, but 2 weeks ago. the RFD was required no matter what. Now they added an option to not include it?

That's not true. There's always been an option to turn off required RFDs.
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8/30/2015 3:05:25 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/30/2015 2:56:02 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:55:46 AM, ShabShoral wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:54:14 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:53:22 AM, medv4380 wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:41:31 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
title says it all.

Because some people only care if their argument was good enough to get a vote at all, and not weather or not someone had a lengthy nonsensical reason for voting one way, or another to avoid voter purge in a similar fashion to voter manipulation in a real election.

No, but 2 weeks ago. the RFD was required no matter what. Now they added an option to not include it?

That's not true. There's always been an option to turn off required RFDs.

Really?

Yes.
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8/30/2015 4:33:33 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/30/2015 2:56:02 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:55:46 AM, ShabShoral wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:54:14 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:53:22 AM, medv4380 wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:41:31 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
title says it all.

Because some people only care if their argument was good enough to get a vote at all, and not weather or not someone had a lengthy nonsensical reason for voting one way, or another to avoid voter purge in a similar fashion to voter manipulation in a real election.

No, but 2 weeks ago. the RFD was required no matter what. Now they added an option to not include it?

That's not true. There's always been an option to turn off required RFDs.

Really?

Start a New Debate --> Voting Options --> Vote Comments. Hard to miss.
tajshar2k
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8/30/2015 3:02:38 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/30/2015 4:33:33 AM, Varrack wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:56:02 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:55:46 AM, ShabShoral wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:54:14 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:53:22 AM, medv4380 wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:41:31 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
title says it all.

Because some people only care if their argument was good enough to get a vote at all, and not weather or not someone had a lengthy nonsensical reason for voting one way, or another to avoid voter purge in a similar fashion to voter manipulation in a real election.

No, but 2 weeks ago. the RFD was required no matter what. Now they added an option to not include it?

That's not true. There's always been an option to turn off required RFDs.

Really?

Start a New Debate --> Voting Options --> Vote Comments. Hard to miss.

I can't believe I missed that. I should do a debate like that sometime.
YYW
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8/30/2015 4:54:43 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/30/2015 2:41:31 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
title says it all.

Some debates, at their conclusion, simply require the performance of a rain dance.
Varrack
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8/30/2015 6:50:59 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/30/2015 3:02:38 PM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 8/30/2015 4:33:33 AM, Varrack wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:56:02 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:55:46 AM, ShabShoral wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:54:14 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:53:22 AM, medv4380 wrote:
At 8/30/2015 2:41:31 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
title says it all.

Because some people only care if their argument was good enough to get a vote at all, and not weather or not someone had a lengthy nonsensical reason for voting one way, or another to avoid voter purge in a similar fashion to voter manipulation in a real election.

No, but 2 weeks ago. the RFD was required no matter what. Now they added an option to not include it?

That's not true. There's always been an option to turn off required RFDs.

Really?

Start a New Debate --> Voting Options --> Vote Comments. Hard to miss.

I can't believe I missed that. I should do a debate like that sometime.

No you shouldn't. You would possibly get tons of 7-point votebombs against you and there'd be nothing you could do about it (since the mods wouldn't remove them). It would be humiliating to lose a debate that way.