As parents, we would ban children from playing video games depicting women in skimpy costumes

TheShadeM

Short debate. 2000 characters per round. This debate uses judge voting and 7 judges have been nominated. The judges are: Wylted, Ragnar, bladerunner060, YYW, whiteflame, lannan13 and Blade-of-Truth. Whether said judges actually accept their nomination and place their vote is entirely up to them. FIRST ROUND IS ACCEPTANCE. Definition: The video games meant here are those which although not targeted just for children, they are also deemed to be appropriate for kids (14 years of age and below...

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The Death Penalty should be abolished

A_Wild_Chem
Lsumichiganfan

First round acceptance only, valid points, with facts that have been proved and preferably sourced. First round presenting points, second round is rebuttals, and third round is conclusion....

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Make Income Tax Rates Flat

dropoff
Lsumichiganfan

I believe that a flat income tax rate would help the overall economy and is fairer for everybody. Let's set some terms before we begin. Rules: 1) No trolling or insults. 2) If you forfeit, you automatically lose. 3) You don't have to cite sources for common knowledge, although it would be preferred. If something is not common knowledge, cite it. A general rule of thumb is that something is "common knowledge" if you can find it in three or more sources. Debate period: Round 1: Just g...

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The swearing filter on DDO should be removed

zmikecuber

I will argue that there should be no restrictions on what words we can use on DDO. First round is acceptance.Resolution: "The swearing filter on DDO should be removed."I am Pro, airmax1227 is Con. I accept the burden of proof. I don't need to set a ton of rules, because having a list of rules longer than anyone cares to read is silly, and I want this debate to be straightforward.This is my first step towards helping DDO. I think there are lots of problems...

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Donald Trump is not qualified for president of the United States

Lsumichiganfan

Hello everyone! This will be one of my biggest debates ever! R1: Will be Con's acceptance and the introduction to the debate by Pro R2: Opening Arguments; NO REBUTTALS R3: Rebuttals R4: Rebuttals and Conclusions no new arguments No trolling No swearing No arguments in the first round If any of these rules are violated all seven points go to the opposition I will be arguing that Donald Trump is not qualified for president of the United States. Con will be arguing that Donald Trump i...

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Modern Feminism (3rd/4th Wave) is Unnecessary as well as Unfair to Men.

TheChristian

Hello. This was brought on by seeing an article... http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/i-used-the-women-only-train-carriages-in-tokyo-for-good-reason-and-id-welcome-them-in-the-uk-too-10472514.html The rules are simple R1. Acceptance R2. Arguments R3. Rebuttals for R2. arguments. R4. Conclusions I am not going to exclude more than two things. One being reproductive "rights" and the other being rape rates. Sexual harassment/groping is fair game. I will be using sources from h...

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As the government of a fictional country, we should ban sales of firearms for civilian use

TheShadeM

Short debate. 2000 characters per round. First round is acceptance. This debate uses judge voting and 7 judges have been nominated. Repeat: First round is acceptance. Definition: Sales of firearms for civilian use refers to freely buying and selling all forms of guns and ammunition in stores around the country. Generally speaking, this is a legal activity in America. However, the context of this debate is a FICTIONAL country. What is excluded from this definition is acquiring a private...

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Resolved: College athletes should be paid

blamonkey

Rules 1. First round is acceptance 2. No new arguments in the final round 3. Be courteous 4. Refu...

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America needs more socialism.

edawg99

Round 1: Rules and position clarification. Round 2: Opening Statements. Rounds 3 and 4: Evidence/Rebuttals Round 5: Closing statements. I will be arguing that America needs more socialism. Best of luck to my opponent!...

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Does the Christian God Exist

Jerry947

This debate challenge is for Kasmic who indicated that he would want to debate me on the existence of the Christian God. The resolution is "Does the Christian God Exist?" -Pro argues that the Christian God does exist. -Con argues that the Christian God does not exist. Rules... Round 1: -Pro gives definitions and sets up debate -Con accepts the debate (acceptance only). Round 2: -Pro gives opening argument -Con gives opening argument...no rebuttals. Round 3: -Pro respond...

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