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Current Debate - Advent calendars: do they still have a place in your home?

Advent calendars: do they still have a place in your home?

(+) Waiting for the next Windows Operating System it's more tangible (-) Advent brings to life Samuel Becket's Waiting for Godot (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2016)

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Current Debate - Christmas: How early is too early to start promotions and decorations ?

Christmas: How early is too early to start promotions and decorations ?

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Current Debate - Guy Fawkes Night:  What does November 5th mean to you?

Guy Fawkes Night: What does November 5th mean to you?

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Current Debate - Christmas Holidays: home or away?

Christmas Holidays: home or away?

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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 - Autumn: what are the top 5 products you just can’t do without during this season?

Autumn: what are the top 5 products you just can’t do without during this season?

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Should cannabis be legalised?

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Is capital punishment wrong?

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Is beauty only skin deep?

(+) External beauty attracts potential partners (-) Causes envy and lack of empathy (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2002)

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What is your opinion about legal prostitution?

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Do animals have rights?

(+) They have same fundamental rights as humans (-) People can go too far in defending them (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2002)

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Does Britain still need a monarchy?

(+) Thankfully obsolete from influence (-) Figure heads are notoriously expensive (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2002)

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How do you shop for food?

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Are monarchy and democracy incompatible?

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

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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 - Style Shopping: Are you more likely to buy your clothes online or in store?

Style Shopping: Are you more likely to buy your clothes online or in store?

(+) Convenient, easy to do, can shop at anytime or any store, purchases can be done at home (-) Items sometimes look nothing like online, lack of one on one customer services, overspending more (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2016)

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Should fox hunting be banned in England and Wales?

(+) Absolutely none!!!! (-) Barbaric!!!!!!! No use whatsoever (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2002)

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Should all firearms be banned for private use?

(+) A compelete ban (-) We'll never completely get rid of them (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2002)

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Does true love really exist?

(+) see review. (-) see review. (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2003)

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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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Current Debate - Summer 2016: where will you be going and which products will you take with you?

Summer 2016: where will you be going and which products will you take with you?

(+) Lots of great place to visit and things to do, a great chance to relax (-) British weather can be unpredictable and dissapointing (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2016)

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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?

(+) Everywhere... (-) '''...but not a drop to drink...''' (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2007)

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Should Smoking Be Banned In Pubs?

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What is the best way to combat racism?

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Current Debate - Your Resolutions For 2015

Your Resolutions For 2015

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What is a Chav?

(+) I is well 'ard, innit (-) You is a punk ass biatch. Innit (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2006)

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Current Debate - Reality TV Star Jade Goody\'s life to be turned into film.  What are your thoughts on this?

Reality TV Star Jade Goody's life to be turned into film. What are your thoughts on this?

(+) Is Jade Goody an advantage? ok..raising an awareness maybe? (-) Seeing more of Jade and it can affect the kids in the future. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2009)

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Current Debate - Your top 5 favourite films of all time

Your top 5 favourite films of all time

(+) They're my favourite films (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2014)

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Windows Operating System

Advantages: Waiting for the next Windows Operating System it's more tangible
Disadvantages: Advent brings to life Samuel Becket's Waiting for Godot

'Advent' is derived from the Latin word Adventus, meaning “coming,” - translates to the Greek word... parousia. When I was six I had a calendar full of chocolate after opening window number 1 and eagerly scoffing its contents. I quickly realised th ...

1st2thebar 30.11.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Advent calendars: do they still have a place in your home?

Putting up and counting down

Advantages: Part of our family Christmas tradition
Disadvantages: How long can family traditions endure?

“It’s my turn and I’m going to put up the plane.” “No it isn’t. You put up the butterfly yesterday. It’s my turn and I’m going to put up the fish.” “No, that was before. You put up the bouncing ball yesterday, so it’s my turn now…” Ah, the joys o ...

torr 21.11.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Advent calendars: do they still have a place in your home?

Not joy of Christmas, but the joy of anticipation.

Advantages: Helps to bring the magic of Christmas day bty day.
Disadvantages: Can be too commercialised

Oº°‘ Advent calendars: do they still have a place in your home? ¨‘°ºO Oº°‘¨Advent¨‘°ºO From the English Oxford Dictionary advent NOUN 1 The arrival of a notable person or thing: Example sentences ‘the advent of television’ 2 The fi ...

sellerleygirl 17.11.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Advent calendars: do they still have a place in your home?

25 days, 24 days...mum I ate all the chocolate in my calendar!

Advantages: Fun, traditional and a great way for kids to realise how soon it is til Santa arrives!
Disadvantages: The cost of some of these new specialised calendars!

Introduction If you have read my last 2 posts about Christmas and this holiday period, you will know that me and my family are HUGE fans of Christmas! The cheesy songs, the naff Christmas jumpers, the race to the Christmas Number 1. Overindulgence ...

stephbond1989 18.11.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Advent calendars: do they still have a place in your home?

Counting Down to the Christmas Countdown!

Advantages: Inexpensive way of helping kids to count down to Christmas day
Disadvantages: Pricier versions including toys and adult cosmetics

The Topic Think back to your childhood during the Christmas period… the thrill of time of school, the joys of spending time with family and the presents! Counting down the days, was almost an inevitable part, but as an adult does the Christmas c ...

jo-1976 30.11.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Advent calendars: do they still have a place in your home?