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We have a novice who cuts random affs for fun, like:

Kill all the AIDS patients in SSA.

Blood Diamonds, with like 50 random advantages that don't link.

US women should make all them men in SSA Africa sandwiches. (I still don't get it).

and finally

Eat all the babies in SSA. -solves overpop and famine! Its based of A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift.

 

that sounds a bit like me and my partner. so far we've cut a wipeout case (kill humanity) and are cutting a "us invades africa and cuts all healthcare and bans healthcare in the region"

 

edit: also a disaster porn aff, solving for patriarchal society, homphobia, rape, std and AIDS transmission by sending computers with internet access and porn websites bookmarked.

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I've been curious, what's Heart of Darkness aff?

 

It's really tough to run unless you understand your Freudian concepts like the 3 levels of consciousness. I've actually read the book, and it does kind of make sense about why we should change our mindset towards the Africans before we can help them. It's kind of kritical, but fun to run. We only run it when we know we aren't gonna break or something. It always surprises the other team.

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It's really tough to run unless you understand your Freudian concepts like the 3 levels of consciousness. I've actually read the book, and it does kind of make sense about why we should change our mindset towards the Africans before we can help them. It's kind of kritical, but fun to run. We only run it when we know we aren't gonna break or something. It always surprises the other team.

 

The book itself undercuts solvency. The general message is that anything we do, because of what we've done, will accomplish nothing. The only way to solve the problem that is shown in the book is to go Kurtz; to break out of our current subjectivities and move into a place of the Native. The ideology of the case and what it tries to do is undermining what Conrad wanted to say with the book.

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My personal favorite is the Annihilation Aff. Advocates ending the lives of all SSA population to solve for every disease and suffering. It weighs its own impacts by comparing the small amount of people with sustainable quality of life with ones who are truly suffering.

 

Be it resolved that the United States Federal Government should substantially increase public health assistance to Sub-Saharan Africa by forming an international comitte to plan and discuss the removal of the Sub-Saharan African peoples.

 

Advantages lie in the reaping of natural resources after all the people are dead, the comitte will divide equally based on contribution.

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4. kill all with aids...key to preventing them from spreading the disease

 

 

I wrote an ironic aff proposing killing all Africans with HIV/AIDS. It uses Sontag's arguments on public health metaphors being used to divide and otherize populations. Plan is a site for micropolitical movement, etc.

 

The one time I ran it, the Neg runs an Ontology kritik.

 

Probably my least favorite round ever.

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I wrote an ironic aff proposing killing all Africans with HIV/AIDS. It uses Sontag's arguments on public health metaphors being used to divide and otherize populations. Plan is a site for micropolitical movement, etc.

 

The one time I ran it, the Neg runs an Ontology kritik.

 

Probably my least favorite round ever.

 

Haha, that's kind of funny. Then again, if it were me, you would probably dislike that round even more because I run a resolved framework and topicality on irony affs and the round becomes a huge T debate. Now that would not be a pleasing round for either side.

 

But I was actually considering writing something like this. I was thinking it would be more focused on the disease rhetoric aspect and how categorizing people with disease leads us to exterminate them (same old disease reps K - I can only kill everyone with AIDS if I know that they have AIDS). It seemed like a cool aff idea but I never got around to writing it. I applaud you for writing one though.

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we hit a TDP aff at our district. saying we should give SSA TDP (thermal depolymerization) technology so that they can convert bio-waste and a few select waste products in landfills into light ethanol.

 

Advantages are economic prosperity, solves for blackouts and energy crisis, global warming, environmental destruction, etc...

 

it sucked, but it would be great for next year.

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I hit a Bush meat aff recently, basically saying that we should provide a bush meat subsititute and set up education programs. Somehow they got extinction and nuclear war out of that.

 

Also had a Malthus Aff run against us saying that we should kill everyone with AIDS in SSA. that part wasn;t weird, what was weird was the fact that they claimed US heg as an advantage.

 

And my third example isn't unexpected, it is just gross. It was an FGC/FGM narrative. Grossest thing I have ever heard.

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And my third example isn't unexpected, it is just gross. It was an FGC/FGM narrative. Grossest thing I have ever heard.

 

You just isolated solvency and an Aff ballot.

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I just hit a infrared spectrometer scopes for African farmers to check for soil degradation aff.

 

Basic plan text

scopes, training, and sponsorship of land analysis payed by U.S. with a 300 million budget funded by cutting military defense budget.

 

any neg on this

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And my third example isn't unexpected, it is just gross. It was an FGC/FGM narrative. Grossest thing I have ever heard.

 

1NC

 

Their plan is disgusting, we don't want to debate it. They should lose for that.

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Last tournament they left a smoking aff on top of their tub. We didn't look through it but saw the title, and realized we had nothing on it. Then they got back, argued about leaving it out, then switched to a GMO aff which they had probably never read before. GMOs, however, we were fully prepared to debate.

Ah, irony.

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last year on the national circuit topic i hit a team that said we should subsidize hostess and have a bake sale only in congress which would raise hundreds of billions of dollars and we would use the money to draft Alabama men into the armed forces so that they could defend our border with mexico. and they said during the round that "we picked alabama because they would be better at shooting little mexican kids coming across the border, since they have a history of being racists" and through all of this they claimed to solve for world hunger and communism.

 

suffice to say, we won the round

 

edit: eh, i just realized the thread is only about this year but im not going to delete this cause its a good story anyways

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Pull all aid out of SSA. US fucks things up, Africa needs to fix itself.

 

Great Apes. Cure disease in apes in africa (at this point i realized "shit, res doesn't specify humans >_<") It is kritikal, they argue that we need to create the cyborg, which will give us a connection between the human and animal. However, they were running it for the first time, and got a bit confused when i asked them some pressing questions on it. Beat them with an LDer in his first round of policy.

 

Tampons aff.

 

I also hit something like, stop arms sales to africa. The interesting thing about it is that it is a complete decrease in something, not substantial increase. I still somehow lost the round, because apparently the other team dropping the K is not enough for them to lose. >_<

 

I have run E-learning. xD that's pretty squirrelly.

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Pull all aid out of SSA. US fucks things up, Africa needs to fix itself.

 

Great Apes. Cure disease in apes in africa (at this point i realized "shit, res doesn't specify humans >_<") It is kritikal, they argue that we need to create the cyborg, which will give us a connection between the human and animal. However, they were running it for the first time, and got a bit confused when i asked them some pressing questions on it. Beat them with an LDer in his first round of policy.

 

Tampons aff.

 

I also hit something like, stop arms sales to africa. The interesting thing about it is that it is a complete decrease in something, not substantial increase. I still somehow lost the round, because apparently the other team dropping the K is not enough for them to lose. >_<

 

I have run E-learning. xD that's pretty squirrelly.

 

Nick, you were pretty prepped out with E-learning at ridge but that was the most random, unsensicial, funniest and most un-topical aff ever

e-waste looked topical compared to it

haha

 

it was really squirrelly, and are you going to lakeland?

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I was very curious about this before too. It's just a shitty story aff, that quotes a book about this cruise down a river. I honestly don't even get the point of it. I'll post the cite when I find it.

 

 

Edit: http://www.mediafire.com/?91xejdghj12

 

Heart of Darkness is the novella by Conrad that inspired the movie "Apocolypse Now." I can see how it links. It must be some sort of anti-colnialsim kritikal aff, though.

 

Anyone heard about the Smoking Aff? As in tabacco, not marijuana. I'm thinking about running it. is is any good?

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Heart of Darkness is the novella by Conrad that inspired the movie "Apocolypse Now." I can see how it links. It must be some sort of anti-colnialsim kritikal aff, though.

 

Anyone heard about the Smoking Aff? As in tabacco, not marijuana. I'm thinking about running it. is is any good?

 

not really.. I was thinking about running it too, but think about it, there's no US Key warrants whatsoever besides "US stopped smoking 10 years earlier than Britain, France, and Japan" and "The United States has long been a world leader in anti-smoking efforts," and only generic advs that sound cool but have very bad internal link scenarios. Additionally, besides the fact that it could be CP'd out, it really does link into most things, is arguably only F/X topical, all camp 1ac's I've seen aren't written well and are massively power-tagged. Cut your own from scratch if you want to run a Smoking AFF

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Pull all aid out of SSA. US fucks things up, Africa needs to fix itself.

 

Great Apes. Cure disease in apes in africa (at this point i realized "shit, res doesn't specify humans >_<") It is kritikal, they argue that we need to create the cyborg, which will give us a connection between the human and animal. However, they were running it for the first time, and got a bit confused when i asked them some pressing questions on it. Beat them with an LDer in his first round of policy.

 

Tampons aff.

 

I also hit something like, stop arms sales to africa. The interesting thing about it is that it is a complete decrease in something, not substantial increase. I still somehow lost the round, because apparently the other team dropping the K is not enough for them to lose. >_<

 

I have run E-learning. xD that's pretty squirrelly.

 

Actually the tampons aff is a very viable case. You can get a lot of lit on health and women's education, and it really is a huge problem in Africa right now. The only problem I saw with it is that it really has no real advantage as far as generic aid links go and really doesn't have a US key warrent. I guess you can always pull one off, but besides actually being a good plan in real life, it doesn't have much going for it in the debate world.

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Plan Text: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase its public health assistance to Sub-Saharan Africa through the use of Oprah Winfrey.

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