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theswat_cat29
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10/19/2009 9:50:11 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
i need suggestions for interesting topics for the popular literary event turncoat.

Turncoat is a form of debate where the speaker literally debates against himself. The speaker starts by taking a stance on the topic and switches sides after a specific duration of time.

The Rules and Regulations of the Turncoat Debate are as follows:

Topics: The topics will be given on the spot.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes after topic is given.

Speaking Time: Each speaker will have to speak for 8 minutes on the given topic. The initial will be given to the speaker along with the topic. The order of changing sides is as follows

(In case of ‘For'):

A. 1 minute - For
B. 1 minute - Against

C. 2 minutes - For

D. 3 minutes - Against

E. 1 minute - Summary
Logical-Master
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10/19/2009 10:00:35 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 10/19/2009 9:50:11 AM, theswat_cat29 wrote:
i need suggestions for interesting topics for the popular literary event turncoat.

Turncoat is a form of debate where the speaker literally debates against himself. The speaker starts by taking a stance on the topic and switches sides after a specific duration of time.


The Rules and Regulations of the Turncoat Debate are as follows:

Topics: The topics will be given on the spot.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes after topic is given.

Speaking Time: Each speaker will have to speak for 8 minutes on the given topic. The initial will be given to the speaker along with the topic. The order of changing sides is as follows

(In case of ‘For'):

A. 1 minute - For
B. 1 minute - Against

C. 2 minutes - For

D. 3 minutes - Against

E. 1 minute - Summary

That sounds awesome. I've never heard of this. Where are such events held?
Ragnar_Rahl
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10/19/2009 10:10:06 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
You would find it awesome, sophist.

Do you win for your performance on the first side, or on the second, or both?
It came to be at its height. It was commanded to command. It was a capital before its first stone was laid. It was a monument to the spirit of man.
Logical-Master
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10/19/2009 4:57:39 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 10/19/2009 10:10:06 AM, Ragnar_Rahl wrote:
You would find it awesome, sophist.

Ragnar . . .

*darth vader voice*

You too are a sophist. Search your feelings; you know it to be true.
mrudula
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3/12/2011 8:08:33 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 10/19/2009 10:00:35 AM, Logical-Master wrote:
At 10/19/2009 9:50:11 AM, theswat_cat29 wrote:
i need suggestions for interesting topics for the popular literary event turncoat.

Turncoat is a form of debate where the speaker literally debates against himself. The speaker starts by taking a stance on the topic and switches sides after a specific duration of time.


The Rules and Regulations of the Turncoat Debate are as follows:

Topics: The topics will be given on the spot.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes after topic is given.

Speaking Time: Each speaker will have to speak for 8 minutes on the given topic. The initial will be given to the speaker along with the topic. The order of changing sides is as follows

(In case of ‘For'):

A. 1 minute - For
B. 1 minute - Against

C. 2 minutes - For

D. 3 minutes - Against

E. 1 minute - Summary

That sounds awesome. I've never heard of this. Where are such events held?
mrudula
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3/12/2011 8:12:01 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 10/19/2009 10:00:35 AM, Logical-Master wrote:
At 10/19/2009 9:50:11 AM, theswat_cat29 wrote:
i need suggestions for interesting topics for the popular literary event turncoat.

Turncoat is a form of debate where the speaker literally debates against himself. The speaker starts by taking a stance on the topic and switches sides after a specific duration of time.


The Rules and Regulations of the Turncoat Debate are as follows:

Topics: The topics will be given on the spot.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes after topic is given.

Speaking Time: Each speaker will have to speak for 8 minutes on the given topic. The initial will be given to the speaker along with the topic. The order of changing sides is as follows

(In case of ‘For'):

A. 1 minute - For
B. 1 minute - Against

C. 2 minutes - For

D. 3 minutes - Against

E. 1 minute - Summary

That sounds awesome. I've never heard of this. Where are such events held?
i can help u 4 dis. i m a K.B.P.COEP. satara. maharashtra. india. student r startng wid r college events, n these kind f rounds are also held. so if u like u can participate. Thank u.