Instigator / Pro
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1487
rating
1
debates
0.0%
won
Topic
#1009

MEMES BEAT SWEAT?

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Finished

The debate is finished. The distribution of the voting points and the winner are presented below.

Winner & statistics
Better arguments
0
12
Better sources
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8
Better legibility
0
4
Better conduct
0
4

After 4 votes and with 28 points ahead, the winner is...

RationalMadman
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Last updated date
Type
Standard
Number of rounds
3
Time for argument
Twelve hours
Max argument characters
30,000
Voting period
One week
Point system
Multiple criterions
Voting system
Open
Contender / Con
28
1702
rating
569
debates
68.1%
won
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Round 1
Pro
#1
Forfeited
Con
#2
Memes are entertainment, sweat actually does physical things that matter.
Round 2
Pro
#3
Forfeited
Con
#4
beat
\ ˈbēt  \
beatbeaten\ ˈbē-tᵊn  \ or beatbeating
Definition of beat
 (Entry 1 of 4)
1: to strike repeatedly:
a: to hit repeatedly so as to inflict pain
He was arrested for beating his wife.
—often used with up

thugs and brutes who beat up their victims without compunction…
— J. H. Plumb
b: to walk on TREAD
beat the pavement looking for work
c: to strike directly against forcefully and repeatedly :dash against
waves beating the shorebeat the door with her fists
d: to flap or thrash at vigorously
a trapped bird beating the air
e: hunting to strike at in order to rouse game
beating a hedgerow
also to range over in or as if in quest of game… 
beat the woods and rouse the bounding prey …
— Matthew Prior
f: to mix by stirring WHIP
beat the eggs
—often used with up

g: to strike repeatedly in order to produce music or a signal
beat a drum

Memes can't beat in any of these ways, they aren't physical.

4. a: OVERCOMEDEFEAT
beat the insurgents in a bloody battle

beating your opponent in chess

They beat us 14 to 3.
also SURPASS
She beat the old record by three seconds.
—often used with out
Someone else beat her out for the job.
bto prevail despite
beat the odds
it beats me how she does it
d(1)FATIGUEEXHAUST
(2)to leave dispirited, irresolute, or hopeless
Years of failure had beaten him down.
beat him out of his inheritance

Only 4b would be a definition that Pro would win with and that is ridiculously unreasonable to assume is what he/she meant by 'beat'. Perhaps 4a was what was meant and that's the point, Memes don't defeat sweat, they are in totally different leagues. Beat sweat at what? Exactly...
Round 3
Pro
#5
Forfeited
Con
#6