In a debate Users have statements that are variable into 3 sections of discussion.
Author Statements Are 100% fact and unless a author is actually joking and states this within the context.
Character Statements (Self Claims)
Character statements aren't facts unless they show what they stated if not its considered "Hyperbole".
Side Character Statements
Side Character statements aren't facts when stating of another character that hasn't shown the feat or claimed to have the feat to begin with and if the character they hype up doesn't have the scans to back it up its considered hyperbole.