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Ad Hominem
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Ad Hominem

You attacked your opponent’s character or personal traits in an attempt to undermine their argument.

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Appeal To Nature
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Appeal To Nature

You argued that because something is ‘natural’ it is therefore valid, justified, inevitable, good or ideal.

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Personal Incredulity
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Personal Incredulity

Because you found something difficult to understand, or are unaware of how it works, you made out like it’s probably not true.

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Middle Ground
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Middle Ground

You claimed that a compromise, or middle point, between two extremes must be the truth.

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Fallacy Fallacy
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The Fallacy Fallacy

You presumed that because a claim has been poorly argued, or a fallacy has been made, that the claim itself must be wrong.

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Special Pleading
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Special Pleading

You moved the goalposts or made up an exception when your claim was shown to be false.

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Cherry Picking
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Cherry Picking

You cherry-picked a data cluster to suit your argument, or found a pattern to fit a presumption.

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Ambiguity
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Ambiguity

You used a double meaning or ambiguity of language to mislead or misrepresent the truth.

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