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Who'll challenge me?
Poll ended at 2009-09-02 09:36pm
Invictus ChiKen 33%  33%  [ 16 ]
Alyrium Denryle 63%  63%  [ 30 ]
Darth Yoshi 2%  2%  [ 1 ]
Akhlut 2%  2%  [ 1 ]
Total votes : 48
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 Post subject: [Vote] for the champion in the Coliseum PostPosted: 2009-08-23 09:36pm
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Simple: vote for the person you'd prefer to see debate me in the Coliseum on presuppositionalism. Poll runs 10 days, although I hope we'll have a consensus before then.



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Denryle, easily.

He clearly knows the material, and should be able to do well.



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Denryle for the same reasons as listed above by Gandalf.

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Denryle, for his obvious qualification and what I believe will prove to be an exemplary ability to wade through huge walls of text.



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Invictus Chicken... for the "LULZ". And maybe he will convert a few times during the debate. :wink:



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Vehrec wrote:
Denryle, for his obvious qualification and what I believe will prove to be an exemplary ability to wade through huge walls of text.

Wait, his ability or my ability? :wink:



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Surlethe wrote:
Vehrec wrote:
Denryle, for his obvious qualification and what I believe will prove to be an exemplary ability to wade through huge walls of text.

Wait, his ability or my ability? :wink:



I am going to assume mine...



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I want to see Chicken convert to Islam and then to Deism and then back to Wicca in the course of the debate.



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I want to see Chicken convert to Islam and then to Deism and then back to Wicca in the course of the debate.


Shouldnt we be striving for... competent combatants rather than "Lulz" when it comes to the flavian amphitheater?



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Alyrium Denryle wrote:
General Schatten wrote:
I want to see Chicken convert to Islam and then to Deism and then back to Wicca in the course of the debate.


Shouldnt we be striving for... competent combatants rather than "Lulz" when it comes to the flavian amphitheater?

Of course, my vote was a throw away as I had no doubt you would win. Honestly, though, I wasn't expecting this good of a showing with the votes for IC. :| I'm hoping other people voted for him for the same reason I did at least.



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I blame testing?



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I actually voted for IC in the hopes that debating in the Coliseum would foster some sort of sense of logical/rational thought in the guy.



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I actually voted for IC in the hopes that debating in the Coliseum would foster some sort of sense of logical/rational thought in the guy.


That is when you pick a non-technical (but still challenging) topic with one of our mid-range debaters. You dont put the poor kid against Surlethe with a very technical topic when the object of said Surlethe is to see how well he can defend a position that is weak against anyone who knows the material (which the boy does not).

The result will only be the intellectual equivalent of this

Complete with the gibbering insanity



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Alyrium Denryle wrote:

Shouldnt we be striving for... competent combatants rather than "Lulz" when it comes to the flavian amphitheater?


I'm not sure you're entirely aware what the purpose of the real Flavian Amphitheatre was.

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Nieztchean Uber-Amoeba wrote:
Alyrium Denryle wrote:

Shouldnt we be striving for... competent combatants rather than "Lulz" when it comes to the flavian amphitheater?


I'm not sure you're entirely aware what the purpose of the real Flavian Amphitheatre was.


Oh, I do. But ours has a different purpose.



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