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    Collin Roark
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    Evazon

    Has anyone heard from an admin/the site head recently? I understand it's a running joke at this point (which I am in total support of). All my files will be free until this is resolved and I encourage other authors to not just let the site continue profiting with no expectation of a payout.
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    AT: Wilderson/Anti-Blackness - 2014 - End of Yr Price Cut

    Decided to release this file for free - enjoy.
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    Thursday File Sign Up?

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    A-Spec - Oceans 2014

    Most of the theory-related arguments have not changed that much (as reflected by the index, I shameless admit) - the biggest difference/addition is the new topic-specific cards
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    A-Spec - Oceans 2014

    File Name: A-Spec - Oceans 2014 File Submitter: roarkdebate16 File Submitted: 03 Jun 2014 File Category: Theory Resolution: Oceans A-spec is usually pretty silly. However, while doing some politics research for the oceans topic I came across a number of really good cards about bureaucratic agency politics empirically undermining US ocean management/development policy. This means that an engaged discussion about agency implementation is a pre-requisite to aff solvency. These cards are extremely specific and high quality. The coolest part of this component of the argument is that oftentimes the 2AC will just read their generic frontline to A-Spec and completely forget about the solvency debate. So in the block, you can just go for the substantive component of the argument and crush them on presumption + a disadvantage. Judges are often very unwilling to let the aff recover after a mistake like this, especially when you read several high-quality cards supporting your argument. This file is fully prepped with extensions through the negative block. At only $3 it is a high-value deal that you will want to start the year off with. ASPEC --- 1NC. 2 ASPEC --- 2NC Overview.. 3 ASPEC --- 2NC Solvency Takeouts. 4 ASPEC --- AT: C/I --- Normal Means. 6 ASPEC --- AT: C/I --- All 3 Branches. 7 ASPEC --- AT: C/I --- “The†= Mass Noun. 8 ASPEC --- AT: No Rez Basis---2NC. 9 ASPEC --- AT: Agent CPs bad. 10 ASPEC --- AT: Cross-ex checks. 11 ASPEC --- AT: Infinitely Regressive. 12 ASPEC --- AT: No Rez Basis. 13 ASPEC --- AT: Wrong Remedy / Not A Voting Issue. 14 ASPEC --- AT: No Ground Loss. 15 ASPEC --- AT: No Right To Those Args. 16 Collin Roark is the assistant director of debate at Trinity University and an assistant coach at the St. Mark's School of Texas. Click here to download this file
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    *Adaptation Turn - Price Cut

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    A-Spec - Oceans 2014

    Version 1.0

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    A-spec is usually pretty silly. However, while doing some politics research for the oceans topic I came across a number of really good cards about bureaucratic agency politics empirically undermining US ocean management/development policy. This means that an engaged discussion about agency implementation is a pre-requisite to aff solvency. These cards are extremely specific and high quality. The coolest part of this component of the argument is that oftentimes the 2AC will just read their generic frontline to A-Spec and completely forget about the solvency debate. So in the block, you can just go for the substantive component of the argument and crush them on presumption + a disadvantage. Judges are often very unwilling to let the aff recover after a mistake like this, especially when you read several high-quality cards supporting your argument. This file is fully prepped with extensions through the negative block. At only $3 it is a high-value deal that you will want to start the year off with. ASPEC --- 1NC. 2 ASPEC --- 2NC Overview.. 3 ASPEC --- 2NC Solvency Takeouts. 4 ASPEC --- AT: C/I --- Normal Means. 6 ASPEC --- AT: C/I --- All 3 Branches. 7 ASPEC --- AT: C/I --- “The†= Mass Noun. 8 ASPEC --- AT: No Rez Basis---2NC. 9 ASPEC --- AT: Agent CPs bad. 10 ASPEC --- AT: Cross-ex checks. 11 ASPEC --- AT: Infinitely Regressive. 12 ASPEC --- AT: No Rez Basis. 13 ASPEC --- AT: Wrong Remedy / Not A Voting Issue. 14 ASPEC --- AT: No Ground Loss. 15 ASPEC --- AT: No Right To Those Args. 16 Collin Roark is the assistant director of debate at Trinity University and an assistant coach at the St. Mark's School of Texas.

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    *Adaptation Turn - Price Cut

    File Name: *Adaptation Turn - Price Cut File Submitter: roarkdebate16 File Submitted: 14 May 2014 File Category: Impacts This file is a nuanced impact turn strategy vs warming advantages. The argument is simply that we are already past the tipping point and it's too late to stop the pace of climate change. The only thing we can really do to survive is adapt. This aff tradesoff with both focus and resources neccessary to prepare civilization for adaptation strategies. Reasons this strategy is particularly cool - a. zero risk the aff solves b. adaptation turns and solves their impacts while avoiding resource crunch c. it is perfectly compatible with other popular impact turns such as C02 fertilization File has extensions through the negative block and is almost completed highlighted. Get it while it's hot. Adaptation DA.. 1 1nc. 2 2nc ov. 6 2nc – too late/defense. 9 2nc – too late/defense (C02 Inev) 11 2nc – uq. 14 2nc – uq – at: no new tech. 17 2nc – link. 18 2nc – link – renewables**. 20 2nc – link – growth. 21 2nc – adaptation shields impact 22 2nc – agriculture. 26 2nc – agriculture – co2 shield. 27 2nc – econ. 28 2nc – hurricanes**. 29 2nc – at: warming too fast 31 Click here to download this file
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    *Adaptation Turn - Price Cut

    Version 1.0

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    This file is a nuanced impact turn strategy vs warming advantages. The argument is simply that we are already past the tipping point and it's too late to stop the pace of climate change. The only thing we can really do to survive is adapt. This aff tradesoff with both focus and resources neccessary to prepare civilization for adaptation strategies. Reasons this strategy is particularly cool - a. zero risk the aff solves b. adaptation turns and solves their impacts while avoiding resource crunch c. it is perfectly compatible with other popular impact turns such as C02 fertilization File has extensions through the negative block and is almost completed highlighted. Get it while it's hot. Adaptation DA.. 1 1nc. 2 2nc ov. 6 2nc – too late/defense. 9 2nc – too late/defense (C02 Inev) 11 2nc – uq. 14 2nc – uq – at: no new tech. 17 2nc – link. 18 2nc – link – renewables**. 20 2nc – link – growth. 21 2nc – adaptation shields impact 22 2nc – agriculture. 26 2nc – agriculture – co2 shield. 27 2nc – econ. 28 2nc – hurricanes**. 29 2nc – at: warming too fast 31

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    AT: Wilderson/Anti-Blackness - 2014 - End of Yr Price Cut

    Bump - just had a slight price cut. If you have any tournaments left this season, especially NDCA and the TOC, this file is a must-have and a steal for only 4.50. best of luck!
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    Carbon Tax CP - Price Cut**

    File Name: Carbon Tax CP - Price Cut** File Submitter: roarkdebate16 File Submitted: 31 Mar 2014 File Category: Counterplans Resolution: Oceans This file is an advantage CP to solve global warming advantages and any affs that claim to bolster the renewable energy market. I cut this originally for the college energy topic (undefeated when we went for it) and have updated it with 2014 evidence. Given that global warming is almost certain to be one of the biggest advantages on next year’s Oceans topic, this file is a must-have. The solvency cards are fantastic, seriously a silver-bullet against any warming adv’s. Included are a variety of versions of the CP that have never been read (to account for potential DA’s/to bolster politics shields) and extensive 2NC blocks to answer every possible arg you will hear in response. In terms of the net benefit, you can go for any DA specific to oceans exploration/development. Additionally, the politics shields are very solid. FYI section includes a general overview of how a carbon tax would be implemented. Click here to download this file
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    Carbon Tax CP - Price Cut**

    Version

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    This file is an advantage CP to solve global warming advantages and any affs that claim to bolster the renewable energy market. I cut this originally for the college energy topic (undefeated when we went for it) and have updated it with 2014 evidence. Given that global warming is almost certain to be one of the biggest advantages on next year’s Oceans topic, this file is a must-have. The solvency cards are fantastic, seriously a silver-bullet against any warming adv’s. Included are a variety of versions of the CP that have never been read (to account for potential DA’s/to bolster politics shields) and extensive 2NC blocks to answer every possible arg you will hear in response. In terms of the net benefit, you can go for any DA specific to oceans exploration/development. Additionally, the politics shields are very solid. FYI section includes a general overview of how a carbon tax would be implemented.

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    AT: Wilderson/Anti-Blackness - 2014 - End of Yr Price Cut

    There are a few cards highlighted but most of the file is not. I would recommend you always read entire cards and do original highlighting to both familiarize yourself with the general arguement but also to think in detail about which warrants you want to explain as the debate develops. Yes, it takes longer. But it will be worth it once you are in the debate.
  14. File Name: AT: Wilderson/Anti-Blackness - 2014 - End of Yr Price Cut File Submitter: roarkdebate16 File Submitted: 21 Feb 2014 File Category: Affirmatives Resolution: Latin America This is an updated version of my previous file to answer the Wilderson Kritik (and similar arguments that rely on theories of whiteness/anti-blackness). Changes in this update: ---*New* evidence – including several cards from the past year ---Offense is modularized – makes it easier to select and conceptualize distinct arguments File should inclue everything you could possibly need to effectively answer this kritik. All of the evidence is A+ quality. AT: Wilderson---2AC---Must-Read. 3 AT: Wilderson---2AC---Permutation Solvency. 5 AT: Wilderson---Policy Key. 9 AT: Wilderson---Totalizing/Inaccurate. 10 AT: Wilderson---Essentialist. 12 AT: Wilderson---Non-Falsifiable. 13 AT: Wilderson---Ahistorical 15 AT: Wilderson---Agency Turn. 16 AT: Wilderson---Agency Turn---Ext. 18 AT: Wilderson---Ontology Turn. 20 AT: Wilderson---Pessimism Turn. 21 Anti-Blackness Wrong. 22 Consequences Key. 24 AT: Social Death*. 25 Extinction OW... 31 *State Not Always Racist---Wall 32 State Not Always Racist---Ext. 35 State Not Always Racist---Hopelessness Turn. 40 *Not a Root Cause---Wall 41 Not a Root Cause---Ext. 43 AT: Afro-Pessimism- Yes Progress – Clarke. 44 AT: Afro-Pessimism.. 46 AT: Afro-Pessimism.. 47 AT: End America. 49 AT: Revolution – Backlash/Rollback. 50 AT: Revolution – Backlash/Rollback. 51 AT: Revolution – Can’t Solve Domination. 52 Vague Alt Fails – Reed. 53 AT: Author Bias/Epistemology. 55 AT: Ontological Blackness. 56 AT: Reparations. 59 AT: Negativity Alt – hooks. 61 AT: Sexton. 63 K Aff 64 Coalitions – hooks. 65 Click here to download this file
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