Discussion in 'The War Room' started by Limbo Pete, Feb 4, 2017.
Looks like a gauntlet has been thrown, unambiguously.
I'm just gonna clear those out.
I think a death penalty debate could be pretty easy to set up. I'm also still hoping someone steps forward for a Us Intervention in Latin America/Communism & the Cold War debate. Seems to me like there are a buttload of people around here that would be interested in arguing why the US definitely should have/was right in intervening in Latin America to fight of Communism.
Instead of dropping off those old debate sign ups, I just moved them down in case somebody comes back and wants in on them still.
@Stoic1 I'll put you down for a death penalty debate. Would you be arguing for or against?
Hey 'Limbo Pete', don't know if you are going to get any takers for the 'Latin America/Communism' debate, but I would be happy to debate @Stoic1 on the 'Death Penalty' debate. I'll take either side on either debate.
Sweet! Alright, we can totally set that up. @Stoic1 are you in? We can make this official and get the ball rolling.
Sunday is better late than never, and this topic shouldn't require much refining. I think we should have a pm convo to find a point of disagreement, because one party is saying he could go either way.
But not tonight, I'm 70's bushed.
...well, looks like another topic that will not be debated. Let me know if things change. Things are slow again in 'The War Room'. @Limbo Pete, @Fawlty
I haven't gotten w/Limbo yet, hold yer stockings.
No, not you @Fawlty, I was referring to @Stoic1. -- @Limbo Pete
He may not have checked the thread. I don't think he's in the WR every day.
On another note, we're going to keep offering these for the foreseeable future. I realize the time commitment for people can be rough (it's rougher for the people running it, so we get it), so it's okay that we seldom get a debate together. I've checked out dedicated debate forums elsewhere and they have little activity as well. It's just not a popular format today. But on the other hand, we're on pace for 6 debates this year, which is reasonable. If we can make future debates run as smoothly as the last one (Civil War), and also accommodate schedules with a shorter format when necessary, we can probably double the number of debates next year.
Agreed. Well, for me it is the best part of Sherdog, but than again, most of these guys (clowns) are too lazy to write a 5 line paragraph, read an article, or do research. Heck, the majority can't even use correct grammar and love to stick to acronyms. Some of which I don't even know what it stands for. Reading a book would be a monumental achievement for some. Than again, it is an MMA forum, rolling around on the mat comes first.
I think the internet as a medium strongly encourages us to be lazy & gimme-now, and that's not even accounting for its use as a leisure activity, which is really the business of the person enjoying it. I think we're wrong to expect more than we get, but I'm in the same boat. I also shitpost a lot of one-liners in between quality posts, so I feel my pain.
Boy, things in 'The War Room' and 'Mayberry Lounge' are slow. What a bunch of weak threads. Hey @Limbo Pete, are moderators on Sherdog paid?
We get paid in salt
Hey @Limbo Pete, things in 'The War Room', 'Mayberry Lounge', and 'Off-Topic Discussion' have been dreadful lately. Very poor posts. Have debates gone away for good or is there a chance things will start again? Try to get @V-2 involved. Bright guy. German. But he has been disappointed with Sherdog lately. He will probably outdebate anyone in the forum. He had some really good threads 'dumped', so he has kind of given up on the whole thing. He is very intellectual and few can actually keep up with his arguments. Nice guy.
Again, my best time here on Sherdog was when we were having the 'Civil War' debate. Nothing like a good topic to discuss with some really good, smart, decent people. Getting tired of the 'bitch slapping' that most of these threads turn into.
They haven't gone away. We're just waiting for something to crop up.
You and V-2 would be the best new poster debate match up I could think of
Thanks. That would work. We just need a debate topic. I don't know that @V-2 will be coming back. I don't know if he has time for a debate. I've Cc him but gotten no reply. Maybe you and @Limbo Pete can persuade him to come back and get involved in a debate. I think he would be interested in any topic really. I don't know that he checks his messages on Sherdog any more.
I didn't really know him. Just read some of his exchanges in the past.
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