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Online vs traditional debates
Just figured this was an idea worth sharing!

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Clarifications on judge moderation
This has come up as an issue again recently, and it provides me with a good opportunity to...
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Recent Site Updates - Feb 25 2015
Wondering what's new around edeb8? Well wonder no more! Here are some of the great new things that...
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Terms of Use update
Just clarifying a few rules here and there - figured the site blog should know about this too! :)

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Edeb8 reaches 300 members!
Awesome for the site and for everyone! Edeb8 recently has gone up to 300 members after solid growth...
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Happy New Year 2015!
I know we're a little late in wishing it, but I figured it's high time I made another update...
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Truncate HTML text with PHP
Normally on this blog I post updates relevant to edeb8. On this occasion, I want to share a...
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Recent Site Updates - November 2014
Last month was the busiest month in edeb8 history, which is fantastic for the site. But as well as...
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Site growth
Just thought I'd share the results of the first couple of months of tracking the site's word count...
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Recent Site Updates - September 2014
We're almost a year old and still growing! Awesome. Soon edeb8 will reach 200 members, and exciting...
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Recent Site Updates - July 2014
Just letting you know about some of the major new features available now for free on edeb8.com! Most...
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Forum formatting
On the forums, you can use a variety of tools to format your posts. These are special codes or...
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World Online Debating Cup
The grandest online debating tournament ever conceived has begun, and edeb8's taking part. You can...
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Server Issues
Recently the hosting company for edeb8 basically shut down. Thankfully we managed to survive and...
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Team Debate "Involvement"
Just thought I'd clear up something important regarding team debates.

In a team debate, one team...
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Recent new features - Apr 2014
Here's what we've been creating these past few months, in case you haven't followed on the forums:
  • ...
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Conversation with an EDEB8 critic
Every so often I get emails from people who hate EDEB8, usually because they are actually opposed to...
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For New Members
If you're new to EDEB8, the vast number of features might be overwhelming. Recently a new member...
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Uploading a video
Recently I was asked this question regarding video. I hope the user who sent it to me doesn't mind...
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Secret Topic Debates
A secret topic debate is a kind of debate where you want to argue about something, but you don't...
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What's new - Jan 2014
Hey everyone! In the past month EDEB8 has had it's busiest month since our launch, and everything...
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New Year - New Features!
Howdy y'all!

2014 is going to be a big year for EDEB8. I'm already planning our first tournament and...
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Merry XMas!
You've probably noticed a lot of cool changes on EDEB8 over the last few weeks that I'm really...
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EDEB8's place in the information age
In his essay "Not Everything or Everyone in the World Has a Home on the Internet", noted Professor...
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Sorry for all the timing issues!
Timezones are nearly impossible to wrap one's head around.

Fortunately with my latest spate of...
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Updates of the day #5
Have some updates!

* Favouriting debates!

* Homepage activity feed

* Video for homepage for...
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Updates of the day #4
The site grows stronger! Here's some of the cool new things you can now enjoy on EDEB8:

* Saving...
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First ever completed debate!
The title says it all. See it here: http://www.edeb8.com/debate/God+probably+doesn%5C%27t++exists./
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Updates of the day #3
Today was a bit of a slower day, with me enjoying my weekend. Since most of the site is American,...
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Are you following us?
We post interesting updates from around the site periodically on social media. Not only can you...
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Updates of the day #2
Today saw a number of cool improvements to Edeb8.com, notably:

  • The new logo, thanks to...
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Updates of the day
Today saw a whole host of new stuff appear on EDEB8.com, notably:

  • HTML content enabled on...
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Debating online makes you smarter
Did you know that online debaters become better at learning and are more engaged with education?...
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Post-Launch Roundup
Now that EDEB8.com is several hours old, allow me to introduce some of the new cool things EDEB8.com...
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Starting a new debate on EDEB8.com
While the multitude of options available on EDEB8.com when starting a new debate may seem daunting...
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Welcome to EDEB8.com!
It's my pleasure to welcome you to this site. EDEB8 was created to offer something different in the...
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