I didn't even know there was a clean debate zone

Discussion in 'Clean Debate Zone' started by TheGreatGatsby, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. TheGreatGatsby
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    I wonder how many times, I've unwittingly broke the rules on "attacks." Is this place new?
     
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    It's new. You have not been in trouble here to my knowledge. Try to Remember, Civil Discourse, No Name Calling at other Posters., No Put Downs to other Posters. :)
     
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    Is there a no side railing rule? You know, the trolls who intentionally change the subject? For instance someone that comes in saying 'you just think that because you're a birther' or 'yea, Obama's a communist' - They do that to avoid actual dialogue on the subject.
     
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    You scared him away!
     
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    Where have you been the last two weeks? :clap2:
     
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    I don't post here often because sometimes I'll forget where a thread was, and find myself breaking the rules inadvertantly.

    A CDZ in USMB is like a tea sitting room in a roadhouse bar.

    That said, I can see why some people would enjoy it. Sometimes these debates do get bogged down in perosnal attacks and off-tangent discussions. Usually when posters who have adversarial relationships decide to bring them here.
     
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    Yeah if you just hit "New Posts" or "Active Topics" at the top of the board looking for a topic, you better pay attention to if it's in the CDZ.

    I thought when they started this that is was a great idea, but after seeing as how 99% of the people here would rather spend their time elsewhere where they can spew insults and name call, I'm not so sure.
     
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    Some of us work and don't have the time ( or desire ) to engage in debates or look at what forum we are responding in. I am always wondering if one has to debate there or can merely leave a short response, and move on.
     
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    Yes, there is and one of the only reasons why I come to this forum. Many subjects simply are untouchable through USMB because the number of trolls here. We have actually had a good thread on abortion that did not turn into 100 pages of insults….

    So far, this is actually working out…
     
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    I like it here, wish it were more more active. I hardly ever resort to lowbrow personal attacks myself so I do not feel in any way constrained by the tighter rules in this forum, those who do never really contributed anything to any discussion in the first place.
     
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