NOTE THAT THESE SHELLS ARE ALL JOKES AND ARE NOT TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY!
Interpretation: If the neg debater brings a water bottle into the round, they must offer a different water bottle to their opponent. Violation: They didn’t 1. Spreading Skew – Spreading makes throats parched relatively quickly. Water helps to correct for this, allowing for continued spreading at a fast speed. This means that they have a competitive advantage as they are able to spew more words into the round than I am able to given the same skill level which is key to fairness 2. Perceptual Dominance – Taking a sip from your water bottle prior to answering questions in cross X makes you seem in control of cross X biasing the judge in your favor, skewing fairness.