Instigator / Pro
1
1640
rating
12
debates
91.67%
won
Topic

This House, as Israel, would end compulsory military service

Status
Finished

All stages have been completed. The voting points distribution and the result are presented below.

Voting points
1
0

With 1 vote and 1 point ahead, the winner is ...

whiteflame
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Publication date
Last update date
Category
Society
Time for argument
Two days
Voting system
Open voting
Voting period
One month
Point system
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Rating mode
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Characters per argument
10,000
Contender / Con
0
1518
rating
4
debates
62.5%
won
Description
~ 263 / 5,000

This is a debate that we did over Zoom, choosing the topic and selecting the sides at random. We both had 15 min. to prepare after hearing the topic, and 5 min. of prep time during the debate. Loved doing this, and will post the video as soon as this is accepted.

Round 1
Pro
Here is the link. I did check, and we caught the entire thing. Looking forward to seeing the votes, and thanks to Tej for the awesome debate. Missed having these so bad.


Con
I didn’t get the chance to say this during the debate, so: thanks so much, Whiteflame, for what was a genuinely enjoyable round. I think you’re one of the strongest debaters this site has to offer and I certainly learned a thing or two about debate strategy.

For what it’s worth, just letting the judges know what the rules and structure we agreed on was:

  • We would have 15 minutes of prep time with a randomly generated topic which neither of us knew prior to the start of the 15 minutes, with sides assigned randomly as well (prior to the release of the topic). 
  • Each of us had three speeches, with 8 minutes per speech, and no new arguments in the final speech (except responding to the previous speech, extending arguments/responses, and crystallizing). There was a 2 minute cross-examination round after each of our first speeches, and we had 5 minutes of prep time in total that we could allocate as we liked. 
Thanks again!