[eDebate] Judging problems at the heart?

Andy Ellis andy.edebate
Wed Dec 6 21:52:27 CST 2006


I know that i am often asked to speak on behalf of the entire community, and
it is in just such a role that i suggest that for the open heart its A-OK if
kearney or anybody else judges...

On 12/6/06, Morris, Eric R <EricMorris at missouristate.edu> wrote:
>
>  I think the trick here is the general community consensus that people
> with eligibility do not judge in the open division without implicitly
> foreclosing their eligibility. Thus, I'd be nervous about having my debaters
> (or other people's debaters) judging unless there was some way the community
> expressed an exception to that principle. Since I have no idea what THAT
> expression would look like, my gut instinct is that people planning to
> debate at other tournaments probably shouldn't judge at the open heart.
>
>
>
> Or, in the words of most Cubs and, until recently, Red Sox fans:
>
>             Wait till next year
>
>
>
> ?as a Royals fan, though, I know it will be more than a year?.
>
>
>
> This does raise several other questions, though?
>
>    1. Can you IMAGINE Harris in a post round discussion where HE, not
>    just his team, had been the ones LOSING the argument?
>    2. Wouldn't getting a win over Harris be WAY more tempting than
>    being the judge?
>
>
>
> Dr. Eric Morris
>
> Asst Prof of Communication
>
> Director of Forensics
>
> Craig Hall 366A
>
> Missouri State University
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> Springfield, MO 65897
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> *From:* edebate-bounces at www.ndtceda.com [mailto:
> edebate-bounces at www.ndtceda.com] *On Behalf Of *Mike Kearney
> *Sent:* Wednesday, December 06, 2006 9:02 PM
> *To:* edebate at ndtceda.com
> *Subject:* [eDebate] Judging problems at the heart?
>
>
>
> I figure that with the "legends" debating at the heart, the judging pool
> could potentially take a hit. Is there a reason someone like Ozzy or myself
> could not judge at the heart? I don't think i want to judge but the idea of
> voting against Scott Harris is just TOO tempting to pass up. :)
>
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