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Current Debate - Should Parents Limit Their Kids Time Playing Video Games?

Should Parents Limit Their Kids Time Playing Video Games?

(+) Some games are educational and can be fun (-) Some children my get addicted to the games and parents might lose control (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2014)

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Current Debate - Summer Holidays: Best Memories and Places

Summer Holidays: Best Memories and Places

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Do you believe in life after death?

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Should smoking be banned in all public places?

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Current Debate - In light of recent airline tragedies, and a growing number of budget flights, is safety being compromised?

In light of recent airline tragedies, and a growing number of budget flights, is safety being compromised?

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Should cannabis be legalised?

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Does Britain still need a monarchy?

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Is capital punishment wrong?

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Is beauty only skin deep?

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Current Debate - School Violence. How To Stop It?

School Violence. How To Stop It?

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Do animals have rights?

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How do you shop for food?

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Current Debate - Do We Depend Too Much On The Smartphone?

Do We Depend Too Much On The Smartphone?

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Where, when, how, with whom do you travel?

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Current Debate - 5 improvements you would like to see on Ciao

5 improvements you would like to see on Ciao

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What is your opinion about legal prostitution?

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Creation Vs Evolution

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Current Debate - Your top 5 favourite films of all time

Your top 5 favourite films of all time

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Current Debate - Flooding catastrophe, could the scale of damage have been lessened?

Flooding catastrophe, could the scale of damage have been lessened?

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Does true love really exist?

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What is the best way to combat racism?

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Current Debate - England failed to qualify for Euro 2008:  Who\'s to blame?

England failed to qualify for Euro 2008: Who's to blame?

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Current Debate - Online investigations, shooting down passenger planes? How far can a government go to fight terrorism?

Online investigations, shooting down passenger planes? How far can a government go to fight terrorism?

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Has modern music become too commercialised?

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Current Debate - Your personal review of 2007: Which events stand out for you?

Your personal review of 2007: Which events stand out for you?

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Current Debate - Brazil 2014: What are your predictions?

Brazil 2014: What are your predictions?

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Is global warming an urgent danger?

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Current Debate - Your Resolutions for 2014

Your Resolutions for 2014

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Current Debate - Another year, another set of New Year\'s Resolutions. What will yours be this year?

Another year, another set of New Year's Resolutions. What will yours be this year?

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Does violence on the screen create violence in society?

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Start Weaning Your Children Off Video Games

Advantages: Some games are educational and can be fun
Disadvantages: Some children my get addicted to the games and parents might lose control

My answer is Yes! And I’m going to explain my point of view According to recent studies, each additional hour children play video games or watch television may double their risk of obesity. As a child of the 80’s, my siblings and I played with toys, not ...

Mistee-Dreamz 25.07.2014 · Read full review
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My Game Geek Son Now At Uni Studying IT Technology

Advantages: Easy quiet life
Disadvantages: Parental guilt

When I saw that this was the topic for the current issue, I new I had to tell anyone who would be interested to know about my now 21yr son who is studying IT and computer game programming at Uni. Brief History. When I was 21 my husband of 18 months comm ...

robjak 21.07.2014 · Read full review
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Tech-NO notice of video games!

Advantages: None
Disadvantages: Health problems

How times have changed, and how old I sound saying this! Whatever happened to playing outdoors? How generations have changed since the dawn of the consoles. As I child we had a computer, a Commodore 64! I didn't spend all my hours playing it though. ...

Bandersnatch111 17.07.2014 · Read full review
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So many factors influenciate, I don't know what to say!

Advantages: Some games are educational and help kids develop their minds.
Disadvantages: Some can be violent and spending a lot of time infront of a screen damages eyesight.

I would be lying if I said I agree with kids playnig video games but at the end of the day, they are just kids! No video game will change their opinions or way of thinking, or will it? There are benefits in video games Studies show that people who p ...

Lily_AnnM 16.07.2014 · Read full review
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Jolly Joysticks

Advantages: Get gaming!
Disadvantages: Delusional video game 'impact' focus groups

This sort of question is nothing new. I can distinctly recall a similar question which was asked three decades ago: ‘should parents limit their kids’ time watching TV?’ It was a concerted effort to get parents to get their kids away from the dreaded TV. ...

1st2thebar 20.07.2014 · Read full review
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