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Argument pages

I want to make sure that you have the hang of making argument pages. Do you have any questions about this? -- Brooks Lindsay 00:37, 11 February 2008 (CST)

On formatting

You need to keep the "=== ===" that goes around the main question and subquestions.

I'm glad to see that you opened the WWI debate. In general though, let's try to stick to more pressing debates. As I said, I'm all for it, but priorities are important. -- Brooks Lindsay 23:43, 10 February 2008 (CST)

I have started a new topic

I have started a new debate topic about whether the US was justified in entering World War I. So I have a few questions.....How do I change the title of the debate? How do I make the size of the subquestion topic font larger? How do I add another subquestion?

Thanks -Adam Goldfarb

Let's work one argument at a time

I want to make sure you know how to take an argument from start to finish. Let me see you quote some supporting evidence and link your quote back to the source url. Follow an example provided in one of the already-completed argument pages. Click edit on one of them, emulate the wiki code that is used. -- Brooks Lindsay 17:21, 8 February 2008 (CST)

Argument structure

Look closely at how it is constructed: [[Argument: The Three Gorges Dam has helped reduce oil production and emission| The Three Gorges Dam has helped reduce oil production and emission]] The "claim" has to be repeated. The reason for this is that we want all argument pages to start with "Argument:" so that they can be deciphered easily when doing searches. -- Brooks Lindsay 17:10, 8 February 2008 (CST)

Also, generally make sure to "sign" your comments on my user page with "~~~~" Brooks Lindsay 17:08, 8 February 2008 (CST)

Alright, I don't know if you noticed but the format of the arguments I added were off, but I can't figure out why.


Hey Adam, I reduced the length of the fault-line argument. Generally, the argument "claims" should be as short as possible, while indicating the gist of the argument's conclusion. -- Brooks Lindsay 17:02, 8 February 2008 (CST)

Thanks......I am going to start heavily working on the "resolved:the usfg should substantially increase aid to africa....." That debate has a lot of potential, especially considering its this years NFL policy debate topic.


Your debate is on the main page. It will be there for a week. -- Brooks Lindsay 19:22, 23 January 2008 (CST)

Welcome, again

I'll make the link now to this user page from the intern page. -- Brooks Lindsay 19:18, 23 January 2008 (CST)

Capital Punishment tasks

By July 4th, incorporate all quotes from the following link into the capital punishment debate article.

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