Such debaters engage in conversation with each other on a much higher level than the average human, both in and out of round. The student government and honor roll within a school typically consist mostly of debaters. 80% of congress debated in high school.
Membership in the cult lasts from 9th grade through 12th grade and sometimes through college, but the mannerisms and knowledge gained from it manifest themselves in all aspects of the current or former debater's life for the better.
Policy debate kicks aff.
I finally mastered the pen flip!
A: Did you hear so-and-so got into all 7 ivy's?
B: Really? he must be a debater.
Policy debate is SHITS (Significance, Harms, Inherency, Topicality, Solvency)
If you understood all the above, you're a policy debater.
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My favorite arg: Foucault, baby. Debaters are generally smarter than you, hotter than you, bigger than you, badder than you, and generally better than you in any way imagineable. especially policy debaters. Big shout out to all my TOC homies out there GOOD LUCK.
On the national circuit, and many other "champ" or "varsity" tournaments, delivery rate is extremely rapid, resulting in an atmosphere that emphasizes strategy and good argumentation over delivery and persuasion.
Debater: "Yeah? What happened?"
Debate Coach: "Well, in the 1st Neg constructive they claimed that the aff's plan would result in Nuclear Holocaust and diseases brought by Aliens. I lost focus and began doodling on the ballot. I hate judging policy debate."
The average debater is a beast, and can read and think at almost inhuman speeds. Most have ridiculous egos, and for good reason; it's hard to be humble when you are the best kind of nerd on the planet. Capable of typing extremely fast and crazy buff from carrying tubs of evidence everywhere. Favorite words: legit, sketchy, spread, sexy
It is a well-known fact that policy debate trumps LD debate in every way.
Second guy: I know! That framework was the work of angels!