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  • Gateway Series: Can serve as this to some of the science fiction series the debates bring up.
  • Fandom Rivalry: Had one with Spacebattles for a while, partly due to a much heavier focus on evidence-based debating on's end. It seems to have mostly died down.
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • RAR! is an internal meme, coined by Mayabird in response to Zor's "Hipotheticle Senareos"[sic]. It basically refers to any thread featuring a highly complicated theoretical scenario. A good example.
    • Ahriman238's analysis/discussion thread for the Honor Harrington series at one point compared the Graysons to Kerbals. It didn't take long for people to start posting "GLORIOUS KERBAL GRAYSONS" or some variation thereof.
  • Rooting for the Empire: The Trope Namer, but not entirely true.
    "Complaining about technical aspects is fine, but sympathizing with one faction because of their technology doesn't make any kind of valid argument on the morals. No matter how cool or otherwise the bad guys are, they're still bad."

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