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    debate

    did anyone or does anyone currently take debate in high school? i find it quite interesting, it just requires A LOT of extra time.

    for example, i had to go to school on a friday (we had that particular friday off) from 7 AM to 1 AM (that saturday morning). so i was at school doing almost constant debating for 17 hours. it was pretty ridiculous.

    also, every wednesday i have to go to school from 6:30 PM to 8 PM.

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    what do you mean by "Take debating"? Like a course or a subject or..?
    Because here we do it as part of English.
    I've done in a couple times.
    The hardest one i recall was "Should smoking be banned".
    That was tough, .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jakob View Post
    what do you mean by "Take debating"? Like a course or a subject or..?
    Because here we do it as part of English.
    I've done in a couple times.
    The hardest one i recall was "Should smoking be banned".
    That was tough, .
    its a full class, 2 semesters. it takes place of traditional english.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony View Post


    its a full class, 2 semesters. it takes place of traditional english.
    Well then no.
    And I would never be able to dedicate that much time to such a stressful activity.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jakob View Post


    Well then no.
    And I would never be able to dedicate that much time to such a stressful activity.
    it's VERY stressful but it looks great on a college application.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony View Post


    it's VERY stressful but it looks great on a college application.
    Give an example of what you guys talk about, perhaps?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danger Monkey View Post
    Give an example of what you guys talk about, perhaps?
    we get a new topic every month. last month our topic was using private sectors to fund human space exploration or using public sectors (NASA) to explore space. this month our topic is whether the U.S should use direct popular vote to decide who's president rather than using the current electoral vote to decide.

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    I did for a year 2 years ago as extra curricular not class
    Takes A LOT of time though





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    Quote Originally Posted by Love View Post
    I did for a year 2 years ago as extra curricular not class
    Takes A LOT of time though
    yeah the only bad part about it is all the time you put into it..

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    Honestly even if colleges don't care about it, debate will give you life skills. I was going to take debate as an extracurricular activity when I was in high school but I couldn't put in the time needed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony View Post


    yeah the only bad part about it is all the time you put into it..
    Reason I gave up





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    Quote Originally Posted by iverson954360 View Post
    Honestly even if colleges don't care about it, debate will give you life skills. I was going to take debate as an extracurricular activity when I was in high school but I couldn't put in the time needed.
    this is also true.

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    We have a debate club. But right now I'm taking shitty web design. I want to go for psychology.

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    Have you seen this? Debate Fort

    Also, I was casually debating with some friends in Skype today, it gives you quite a thrill.
    Last edited by compaq soul; 10-13-2011 at 02:07 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony View Post


    we get a new topic every month. last month our topic was using private sectors to fund human space exploration or using public sectors (NASA) to explore space
    My girlfriends doing that this month


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