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CODE OF CONDUCT

MAIN RULES
1. No profanity

2. No trolling

3. No remarks or pictures with the intention of being offensive

4. Personal Debates, or specific ones, MUST take place in the forums.

5. Respect each other's views.

Enjoy your stay

Competitive Debating?

THESE RULES ARE NOT MANDATORY

In a debating
team each speaker has specified roles that they must fulfil to play their part
in the team. They are laid out below in the order that the speakers will speak.


-->1st Affirmative must:

- define the topic.

- present the affirmative's team line.

- outline briefly what each speaker in
their team will talk about.

- present the first half of the affirmative
case.

1st negative must:

- accept or reject the definition. If you
don't do this it is assumed that you accept the definition.

- present the negative team line.

- outline briefly what each of the negative
speakers will say.

- rebut a few of the main points of the
first affirmative speaker.

- the 1st negative should spend about one
quarter of their time rebutting.

- present the first half of the negative
team's case.

2nd affirmative must:

- reaffirm the affimative's team line.

- rebut the main points presented by the
1st negative.

- the 2nd affirmative should spend about
one third of their time rebutting.

- present the second half of the
affirmative's case.

2nd negative must:

- reaffirm the negative's team line.

- rebut some of the main points of the
affirmative's case.

- the 2nd negative should spend about one
third of their time rebutting.

- present the second half of the negative's
case.

3rd affirmative must:

- reaffirm the affirmative's team line.

- rebut all the remaining points of the
negative's case.

- the 3rd affirmative should spend about
two thirds to three quarters of their time rebutting.

- present a summary of the affirmative's
case.

- round off the debate for the affirmative.

3rd negative must:

- reaffirm the negative's team line.

- rebut all the remaining points of the
affirmative's case.

- the 3rd negative should spend about two
thirds to three quarters of their time rebutting.

- present a summary of the negative's case.When presenting an argument. YOU MUST HAVE EVIDENCE.
My personal motto is no evidence = no arguement = bull

FOR SUCCESS IN DEBATES --> Do not cite biased sources.
There will be an annual competitive debate on a chosen topic.
The winner will earn a high title in the society.

ENJOY AND PLAY NICE
The Triangulum, OVERSEER OF ALL DEBATES

- round off the debate for the negative.

Someone wrote:

ANY COMMENTS WITH PROFANITY or even (****) WILL BE DELETED WITHOUT WARNING, REGARDLESS OF THE VALIDITY OF THE POINT MADE. This is a place of the educated.


ANY BREACH OF THE MAIN RULES WILL RESULT IN YOUR CONTENT BEING DELETED AND/OR PRIVALAGES REMOVED

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KnightofEquulei
KnightofEquulei

Hmmm. This "Someone" sounds like a pleasant chap. Is he a mod here?

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ElfFriend Creator
ElfFriend

thanks for taking the time to make this triangulum. i was LOADED with h/w, maybe taking AP was not a good idea:(

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B7Biscuit
B7Biscuit

Well I think I have to give this group a:

*****

star rating!

XD

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Mr.Walrus Creator
Mr.Walrus

Love the rules, however I think that the requirements on the models for debate are a little too strict.

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Admiral-165
Admiral-165

It's like a structure used in an actual debate team. Not so entirely out of place on a debating group IMO...

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InsanityPays
InsanityPays

Dirty words are fun. Why not change the rule to abuse in general. Saying ballsacks isn't hurting anyone. Calling someone a ballsack has the potential to.
See my point?

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