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WUDC = BP debate, same thing. Worlds is, of course, in India.

On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 11:35 PM, Josh Martin <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Are they holding the World Universities Debating Championships in North
> America this year? Or do you mean North American BP?
>
>
>
> ________________________________________
> From: USA Debating in the WUDC Format [[log in to unmask]] on behalf
> of daniel adler [[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 06, 2013 6:12 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Creating a forum for the US WUDC community
>
> may I suggest we call is North American WUDC?
>
> On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 3:04 PM, Coulter King <
> [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
> wrote:
> Just to clarify how email notifications work for phpBB forums (which is
> the widely popular open source forum software that the APDA forum and most
> other halfway decent forums use):
>
>   *   You could subscribe to get an email notification whenever a new
> topic is posted anywhere
>   *   You could subscribe to get an email notification whenever a new
> topic is posted in a specific subforum (e.g., I only want to hear when
> someone posts in a tournament announcements section, but not when people
> are discussing other random issues)
>   *   You could subscribe to get updates whenever new responses are posted
> to individual topics
>
> None of these would include the actual text of posts, but the nice thing
> is that this allows you to more easily filter out the stuff you don't care
> about. In the case of APDA, most people don't really use the email alerts
> and instead just check the forum every few days, subscribing to updates for
> threads they really care about and ignoring the stuff that doesn't matter
> to them (long theoretical discussions about different norms, updates about
> tournaments they're not attending, etc.).
>
> And anyone would be able to join the forum, as they could an email list
>
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 1:51 PM, Josue Anderson <[log in to unmask]
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
> Given the recent growth of Canadian integration within the west coast,
> will this forum be something that us Canucks can have access to?
>
> On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 7:01 AM, Samuel Ward-Packard
> <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
> > Hearing little resistance, I'm going to go ahead with this.
> >
> > To those of you who expressed a preference for email, it will certainly
> be
> > possible to subscribe to threads. That said, the point of a forum would
> in
> > large part be to transfer discussion of WUDC in the USA into a format
> more
> > conducive to organized discussion. As a regular user of both the APDA
> forum
> > and of this list, I promise it's a model you all will quickly grow to
> > prefer.
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Sam
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 10:29 PM, John Adams <[log in to unmask]<mailto:
> [log in to unmask]>> wrote:
> >>
> >> Fine with me.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Tuesday, March 5, 2013, Samuel Ward-Packard wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Dear WUDC debaters and coaches,
> >>>
> >>> It seems to me, and I know a lot of others on the circuit agree, that
> the
> >>> American BP community has outgrown this listserv. There are a number of
> >>> controversial issues that follow on the growth of American BP
> debating, and
> >>> discussion of them is not facilitated by long email chains. Moreover,
> as we
> >>> host more and bigger tournaments things like invitations and reg
> questions
> >>> clutter our inboxes more and more. As such, I propose the creation of
> a web
> >>> forum for the American WUDC community modeled after the thriving APDA
> forum.
> >>> I'd be happy to host the site on the Yale team's spare server space,
> and
> >>> could have it up and running by April 1st at the very latest. Is this a
> >>> resource people would make use of?
> >>>
> >>> I would just add that I don't in any way intend this as a slight to
> Tuna.
> >>> His maintenance of this listserv has been a great service to WUDC
> debating
> >>> in the US.
> >>>
> >>> Best,
> >>>
> >>> Sam
> >>> Yale Debate Association
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Samuel Ward-Packard
> >>> Yale 2014 - Humanities
> >>> [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
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> >>
> >> "Truth does not speak for itself."
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Samuel Ward-Packard
> > Yale 2014 - Humanities
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> >
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