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The online rules of debating that you should "always" refer to (you'll get the joke in a second)

Avoid the use of Never.
Avoid the use of Always.
Refrain from saying you are wrong.
You can say your idea is mistaken.
Don't disagree with obvious truths.
Attack the idea not the person.
Use many rather than most.
Avoid exaggeration.
Use some rather than many.
The use of often allows for exceptions.
The use of generally allows for exceptions.
Quote sources and numbers.
If it is just an opinion, admit it.
Do not present opinion as facts.
Stress the positive.
You do not need to win every battle to win the war.
Concede minor or trivial points.
Avoid bickering, quarreling, and wrangling.
Keep your perspective

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Comment by Shane Jones on March 25, 2011 at 4:35pm
The joke was avoid the use of Always. LOL
Comment by paul babcock on March 25, 2011 at 1:47pm
I read the entire list and did not at all get the joke as they all seemed entirely reasonable and not often enuf followed sufficiently to me. It wasn't until I reread the topics title that I got it. I can be quite slow on occasion.
Comment by Jim DePaulo on March 25, 2011 at 12:31pm
So one should NEVER assume they ALWAYS right?

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