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posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 01:47 PM
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Congrats, Sdog, well done!

Maria: you were robbed!


Skyfloating, are you trying to stir up trouble again?


How about the idea of eliminating the SQ's from speed debates? That would make things less pressureful (is that a word?), by better allowing you to compose a draft of the next reply while waiting for the opponent to post.




posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 01:51 PM
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Congratulations to Maria and Sdog both for putting on such a great show, and Sdog on the win!

AshleyD, your "Was Jesus God" debate is one of my faves, and I too think you were denied a rightful victory. I hope you come back and even out the score around here.



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 01:51 PM
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I think eliminating them completely would take away from some of the strategy.
Perhaps limiting them to two or three would be more appropriate.

[ianhide]Robbed my poopmaker, won the championship with "oubliette" and he says maria was robbed.
[/ianhide]



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 01:53 PM
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I wouldnt mind debating you again actually. That was a lot of fun.

How about we wrap up a speed-debate with a 1 hour posting margin, and without SQs (if you so wish)...so that we can wrap it up within a day, without sleeping issues?



[edit on 30-11-2008 by Skyfloating]



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 01:55 PM
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OMG! I had no idea you were the debate champion! I just noticed your banner. Massive congratulations! A newbie beats down the big dogs.




It probably wouldn't kill me to keep up with this thread more often. Congratulations, Ian.



TWISI: Once my confidence builds up. Some day. I didn't have much to begin with and what little there was, was shattered.
A couple more self therapy mirror sessions with self affirmation of saying, 'I'm good enough, smart enough, and gosh darn it, people like me!' and I'll be good to go.



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 01:57 PM
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Originally posted by AshleyD
reply to post by Ian McLean
 

OMG! I had no idea you were the debate champion! I just noticed your banner. Massive congratulations! A newbie beats down the big dogs.



Please don't do that, it encourages him.




TWISI: Once my confidence builds up. Some day. I didn't have much to begin with and what little there was, was shattered.
A couple more self therapy mirror sessions with self affirmation of saying, 'I'm good enough, smart enough, and gosh darn it, people like me!' and I'll be good to go.


I sees the art of the hustle hasn't been forgotten.
Welcome back Ash.



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 01:58 PM
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If you got into this Forum a little bit, you can beat them all. And you know it.



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 02:01 PM
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Congratulations SDog & AmericanDingbat!




TWISI and maria_stardust...get us some drinks to party, will ya



[edit on 30-11-2008 by Skyfloating]



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 02:05 PM
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Originally posted by schrodingers dog
[Please don't do that, it encourages him.


Oops.

In that case, it was just a fluke, Ian. A fluke, I say! Beginners luck and nothing more.


Just teasing... That is a great victory.



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 02:08 PM
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Congrats to ADB and TWISI!

It was an intense debate and I saw that one going either way...



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 02:10 PM
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I am sensing a disturbance in the force.

There is inevitability in the air.

The stars might be aligning for an SDog vs. Ian McLean showdown in the not so distant future.



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 02:12 PM
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Congrats, ADB!

Wow, an eventful Sunday. Guess the judges finally slept off the Thanksgiving tryptophane.


TWISI: you were robbed!

Seriously, excellent debate and kudos to you both.


Of course Sky would suggest 1 hour speed-debates. Sheesh.

One more suggestion for the speed-debates: if they're random topic, random sides, post the topic, then allow 48 hours for a 'research period', followed by a machine-gun back-n-forth. Give the fighters time to load their clips, so to speak.


Edit to also add:
Ashley, thanks - and Sdog is right, it does feed my ego.
I like it though.
Sdog, an interesting idea. I hope 'the force' you sense isn't just gassiness.


[edit on 30-11-2008 by Ian McLean]



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 02:16 PM
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My offer stands for anybody who has the guts to do a speed-debate. Cmon guys.



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 02:16 PM
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I swear (in this male dominated culture
), one loss and I am back to being relgated to bartending... the good news is I LOVE BARTENDING!!!!

Congrats, Ding! You dug in on that one and I am glad it is behind us.

So who's having what?



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 02:17 PM
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Aliens, schmailens...



Just kidding! Congratulations, are in order SD. That was a hoot!



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 02:20 PM
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Maria and I had 24hrs to prepare, of which I used one.

Why don't you and Sky engage in your revanche match, I will deal with Budski when he returns, and we can meet for one of those holiday skirmishes Shock has mentioned.



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 02:24 PM
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I think Ian prefers to keep his clean-vest for another while.

I'll find someone to debate soon enough.



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 02:28 PM
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I'm interested in your speed debate...

I'll be back on later tonight if you could just propose your parameters for me to look at.

Here is what I would like to see in a speed debate.

No source material
Limited references
No pictures

What say you?

It's 1527 (3:27 for you non-military types) here and I'll be back on around 6

Semper



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 02:31 PM
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My "clean-vest"?


It's so shiny!
...
*snaps out of ESP-moment*

Hopefully, I will have time for another debate for the holidays, work-willing, but I'm not sure of my schedule. Too much piecemeal stuff to take care of right now.

Besides, watching MemoryShock fight The Vagabond is almost like a debate and a half, right there. Talk about humbling.



posted on Nov, 30 2008 @ 02:39 PM
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Originally posted by semperfortis
reply to post by Skyfloating
 


I'm interested in your speed debate...

I'll be back on later tonight if you could just propose your parameters for me to look at.

Here is what I would like to see in a speed debate.

No source material
Limited references
No pictures

What say you?



*Gulp* I need to be careful what I ask for...

It would be an honour to debate you.

Parameters

* No source materials
* No references
* No pictures
....pure rhetoric and logic.

Topics and Sides chosen and agreed upon by us (not random this time around).

Posting Time: 1 hour or 4 hours, as you prefer.
If 4 hours are chosen, one 10 hour "sleeping break" can be taken as an extension.



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