The Cost Benefit (CB) of using a microwave exceeds the CB of using a oven in relation to hot pockets

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s0m31john

Me and my opponent agreed that the first round should be a simple introduction to ourselves and our arguments. I'm Sean, and I disagree with my good friend John. We were discussing hot pockets, and he suggested I cook it for 45 minutes in the oven when I could cook it for about 3 in the microwave. Our arguments will begin after the first round. In order to prevent some superfluous crap, one rule is that we will be allowed to question each other off debate (on the sidelines) about s...

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PoeJoe should immediately comply with the cease and desist order sent to him by debate.org

DucoNihilum
PoeJoe

Earlier today, poejoe received a letter from Phil (owner of this website) ordering him to cease and desist from his part in the website (now closed) "debatedotcom.com", for trademark and copyright infringement. He has 48 hours to comply before it goes to the "next step". Poejoe is not compromising, I suggest he think otherwise. It is my position that he should immediately do whatever Phil says or face the consequences....

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Police Recieve Holiday Pay for Working September 11th

J-E-N-X2
DucoNihilum

In the new, Peabody police have negotiated into their new contracts that they will receive their normal pay plus 25% pay raise for working September 11th. If the officer is off, he will also receive pay. There are many problems with this situation. First off, New York police do not get the day off as a holiday. They had lost 23 officers that day. Peabody had lost none. "Manny Costa, president of the Peabody police union, said a holiday provision for the 9/11 anniversary would be a proper way...

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It is as likely or more likely that 9/11 was an inside job as compared the "Official Story"

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lucasstarx2

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Men should not be expected to put the toilet seat down for women.

DucoNihilum
holyyakker

* Expected= That men should do it otherwise of their own will/want. EG, a girl getting angry at a guy for not putting the toilet seat down. Men and women have near the same issues with toilet seats, so women should not expect men to put the seat 'down' for them. Men can do so out of courteously, however, it should not necessarily be required....

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"Price Gouging" (of gasoline) should be limited (or eliminated) by the United States Government*

DucoNihilum
Lightkeeper

I INTEND TO NEGATE THE RESOLUTION *Definition: "Price Gouging" in this debate refers to it's legal usage, Price gouging is a pejorative term for a seller pricing much higher than is considered reasonable or fair. In precise, legal usage, it is the name of a felony that applies in some of the United States only during civil emergencies. FOR The scope of this argument, this resolution applies only to gasoline prices during states of emergency in the United States. Furthermore, this reso...

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My chances of finding a girlfriend are likely less that than of my peers.

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Labrat228

My argument is simple, the chances of my finding a girlfriend, or a 'partner' (EG, mutual interest with a girl) is less than that of my peers. I will allow at least one round for question / answer session if my opponent chooses to do so. I reserve the right to refuse to answer especially personal or embarrassing questions. For some BG info.... * I am 19 years old * I am a male * I am heterosexual * I have a strong desire for a girlfriend * I have had one girlfriend * We didn't tou...

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Serial Killers are more Dangerous than Military Dictators

Darth_Grievous_42
DucoNihilum

Definitions provided by dictionary.com and Wikipedia: Serial Killer - A person who attacks and kills victims one by one in a series of incidents Military Dictators - a form of government wherein the political power resides with the military; it is similar but not identical to a stratocracy, a state ruled directly by the military. Dangerous - able or likely to cause physical injury As Pro, I will be defending that Serial killers are more dangerous than military dictators; thus the polar opp...

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The use of cannabis for recreational use by those over 18 should be disallowed by the USG*

DucoNihilum
vohne

I negate- The USG has no right to limit the use of cannabis for consenting adults using cannabis in a recreational manner... given the following conditions * Resolution does not apply to government employees * Resolution does not apply to those who are in the act of driving motor vehicles while under the influence of the drug. While alcohol has already been made legal, there are still some minor restrictions on it's use (such as driving) without an outright ban. * Resolution implies t...

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Video Debates should be allowed on debate.org

s0m31john
DucoNihilum

Video Response Round 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtZ_9hWYLLo...

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