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10 People You See In Every Facebook Debate

An overview of the many characters that come into play in Facebook debates.

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1. The Passive-Agressive Liker

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Adds nothing to the conversation, but still shows you whose side they're on by liking certain comments.

2. The Outright Racist Relative

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*facepalm* These people are usually just ignored. Everyone has one.

3. The Emotionally Outraged

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These folks can hardly put their emotions into words because of how strongly they disagree with everything you're saying.

4. The "Don't Debate on Facebook" Debaters

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They just can't stand the idea of people expressing their opinions on controversial matters, so they decide to voice their opinions about it.

5. The Peanut Gallery

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Known for completely irrelevant interjections such as "Shots fired!" and "Got 'emmmm."

6. The Voice of Reason

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There are usually at least two of them in any given debate. They post extremely lengthy comments with really big words. They're generally respectable.

7. The Uncomfortable Joker

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Someone who comes in with a joke to try and "lighten the mood" when things get too confrontational. "Why so serious?"

8. The "Nobody Got Time for This"

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"I'm not going to waste my time debating this on Facebook" is a common statement.

9. The Radical

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You tend to agree with them until they drop a bomb that completely discredits every opinion they stated previously. Yikes.

10. The Latecomer

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After a debate finally dies down, the latecomer shows up with their lengthy post and no one is having it. Most often, it goes completely ignored. Facebook debates tend to expire fairly quickly. You missed it, man.

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