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Re: TDL X: STACKED - THE CARD

Should probably read my topic.





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Re: TDL X: STACKED - THE CARD

currently 680 words into my debate and barely scratched the surface, editing is gonna be a BITCH, feel like Im maybe a third of the way through tops, had like 6 different directions I wanted it to go in but I see now Im gonna have to get it down to 1 or 2.

I know it depends on topic but anyone else suffer this prolix problem? having to keep thinking of cuts and skimming over important points without compromising the flow of the piece.

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Definitely. Last debate my first draft was like 1500+ words. Editing totally sucks.





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My drafts usually need cutting in half. Generally, if you that problem then you have a good debate.

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Re: TDL X: STACKED - THE CARD

yeah its def better to need cuts rather than just putting shit in to fatten it up alright, plus a consolation is the average blarg music or movie post is like a 10k word persuasive essay anyway so Im sure he's got some torturous cutting to do too.

My other big problem is I just cant research old MTV without getting derailed into watching hours of classic 80s pop vids, its not really a problem tbh


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Got sidetracked this weekend so I got fuck all started. I have a direction for where I want to take it, so i'll work on it sometime before the deadline and hopefully come up with something decent. My only issue is how i'll manage to find a nice middle ground between ranting and structured persuasion which is inevitably a line i'll have to toe with our topic.

I have a ways to go before Masterdebating with the best of 'em.

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Re: TDL X: STACKED - THE CARD

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Should probably read my topic.


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It has worked every other time





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Re: TDL X: STACKED - THE CARD

I usually end up a hundred or so words over. Don't need to edit a whole lot when the first draft comes out golden.




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Re: TDL X: STACKED - THE CARD

Surprisingly I didn't make any edits to get under the word limit. I typed mine out at 900 plus words and was totally fine with it's result.

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