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Formal Debates 2009

Formal member vs member debates.


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For more information on how the debates board works please view our Formal Debates FAQ.

A debate thread with status "[Debate]" is currently live and only the two debate participants may post there.

The "[Open]" status means that a debate has ended and other members may post comments in the thread. If you are not a participant of a given debate then please do not post in that thread until the "[Open]" status is showing, we will remove any outside comments posted in the middle of a live debate.

In addition to our standard forum rules, for debates we ask:

No ad hominem attacks: Always attack the points being presented based on the merits or otherwise of the argument, do not personally attack, insult, mock or otherwise make derogatory comments aimed at the person who is presenting that argument or with whom you disagree.

Source citation: If you are relying on an unsubstantiated claim to support your side of a debate you must always back up such claims with a logical argument or with a relevant publication citation or source link should one be required or requested in order to validate the accuracy of the claim being made.

Fact vs opinion: If you are presenting a claim that is personal opinion only then please state as such; personal opinion, speculation or hearsay should not be presented as supporting evidence in a debate.

To start a debate with another member click the "Debate" button under one of their posts or from their profile menu.

28 topics in this forum

  1. Debates Discussion

    • 44 replies
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  2. Debate Suggestions

    • 60 replies
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  3. Formal Debates Board FAQ

    • 0 replies
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  4. triangle

    • 2 replies
    • 27,764 views
  5. The Nature of Reality

    • 63 replies
    • 17,193 views
  6. 3D Hologram Technology Exists

    • 3 replies
    • 6,425 views
  7. Legalization of drugs

    • 7 replies
    • 6,732 views
  8. Ouija Board

    • 5 replies
    • 6,034 views
  9. if it's a real dinosaur

    • 0 replies
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  10. Is My Avatar Obscene?

    • 34 replies
    • 15,723 views
  11. 9/11 - What is true about it?

    • 52 replies
    • 21,150 views
  12. Sumerians didn't worship the Mushussu

    • 16 replies
    • 26,450 views
  13. Whatever

    • 0 replies
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  14. Do Outlandish posts shut down debate?

    • 24 replies
    • 11,424 views
  15. Vampie Existence

    • 2 replies
    • 2,606 views
  16. Is Astrology Science?

    • 4 replies
    • 2,487 views
  17. why?

    • 3 replies
    • 2,376 views
  18. Telekinesis

    • 3 replies
    • 3,238 views
  19. Did Jesus Really Exist?

    • 10 replies
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  20. Is this really an unexplainable object ?

    • 33 replies
    • 9,465 views
  21. RADAR alone cannot determine Intelligence

    • 31 replies
    • 19,752 views
  22. Chinese in the Americas

    • 4 replies
    • 8,066 views
  23. are some ghosts angels, or none are

    • 8 replies
    • 2,288 views
  24. Evidence

    • 4 replies
    • 2,818 views
  25. Who would make a better president of the USA?

    • 7 replies
    • 2,940 views