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Current Debate - What are your favourite bank holiday activities?

What are your favourite bank holiday activities?

(+) "If all the year were playing holidays…" (-) "To sport would be as tedious as to work." (Henry IV pt 1) (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2011)

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Current Debate - Organic sector: evidence of retailers awareness or simply a marketing concept?

Organic sector: evidence of retailers awareness or simply a marketing concept?

(+) Better for the environement, cosmetic growing does not need a lot of space. (-) We cannot all go organic (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2016)

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Current Debate - What are your thoughts on Ireland saying \'No\' to the Lisbon Treaty?

What are your thoughts on Ireland saying 'No' to the Lisbon Treaty?

(+) The treaty seems fairly uncontroversial. (-) We must respect the Irish opinion. (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2008)

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Did man land on the moon?

(+) The absurd hoax theory hasn't gained much traction anywhere (-) Some people nevertheless believe it, simply because "governments lie" (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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Current Debate - Can you imagine your life without internet?

Can you imagine your life without internet?

(+) Entertainment, the wide reaching tendrils of the internet (-) 'Playing' on the internet eats up the hours in the day, some people take the internet too seriously (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2012)

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Current Debate - Is TV becoming more powerful than the state?

Is TV becoming more powerful than the state?

(+) Innovation (-) Observation (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2016)

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Current Debate - Can the UK e-commerce sector be a solution for an economic recovery?

Can the UK e-commerce sector be a solution for an economic recovery?

(+) e-Hummus is tasty but you can't live off it on its own (-) Derivatives - the silent partner for sustained prosperity (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2016)

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Where should children receive their sexual eductaion?

(+) A proper educatioin can make all the difference (-) You may well find it embarrassing (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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Is It Better Being Single? The Pro's and Con's

(+) Its about me (-) Its about me (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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Current Debate - Immigrants Banned From Receiving Welfare For Two Years

Immigrants Banned From Receiving Welfare For Two Years

(+) Thankfully just another example of ludicrous soundbites that should never be taken seriously. (-) Discriminates and panders to the right-wing Tories (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2014)

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Current Debate - Discounters and Christmas Shopping

Discounters and Christmas Shopping

(+) Bargains out there (-) But we want comfort food (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2014)

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Current Debate - Top 5 Home Energy Saving Tips

Top 5 Home Energy Saving Tips

(+) Deals around (-) Rip off Britain (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2013)

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Current Debate - Can Long-Distance Relationships Work?

Can Long-Distance Relationships Work?

(+) Intense memorable times (-) Emotions got lost in translation (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2012)

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Garleon's Ciao General Election

(+) Nothing would ever get done (-) Nothing would ever get done (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2006)

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Current Debate - What Is Your Favourite Christmas Song/Carol

What Is Your Favourite Christmas Song/Carol

(+) The greatest Christmas record ever (-) Possibly a little over-familiar through constant exposure - but that's success for you (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2013)

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Current Debate - Best And Worst Excuses For Missing Work

Best And Worst Excuses For Missing Work

(+) A lonnnnnng vacation is soon to follow. (-) The vacation may not have a scheduled ending. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2014)

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Current Debate - Scottish Independence: Do you think Scotland should remain a part of the Union?

Scottish Independence: Do you think Scotland should remain a part of the Union?

(+) A clear democratic mandate would be best for any major constitutional change (-) But I fear that the proposed referendum won't allow Scots to express their true preference (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2012)

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Thoughts on US Presidents - George W. Bush

(+) You get to tell the interest-conflicted U.N. and the impossibly corrupt Kofi Annan to piss-off (-) Nobody but Tony laughs at your Saddam Hussein jokes with you (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2004)

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Anti-Bacterial Products containing Triclosan

(+) Kills Bacteria in the short term (-) Strengthens Bacteria in the long term (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2005)

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Current Debate - Should welfare benefits be capped at £26,000?

Should welfare benefits be capped at £26,000?

(+) Might get some cheats to sign off (-) Some vulnerable people will suffer; it's a form of social cleansing (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2012)

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Current Debate - John Terry’s scandal - Should he remain the captain of England national team or not?

John Terry’s scandal - Should he remain the captain of England national team or not?

(+) Retaining Terry would have been better for English football and for resisting witch-hunts (-) Sacking him served no purpose except to appease media rabble-rousers (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2010)

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Are monarchy and democracy incompatible?

(+) It means we can have Queen and Democracy (-) Do you care? (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2002)

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Are we living in rip-off Britain?

(+) We are lucky (-) We could be luckier (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2002)

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Current Debate - How important is social networking to you?

How important is social networking to you?

(+) Handy way to stay in touch, entertaining games and other features, photo sharing etc (-) risk of information getting into wrong hands, too much time wasting (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2011)

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Current Debate - If we were given a referendum on the European Union would you vote for the UK to stay in or come out?

If we were given a referendum on the European Union would you vote for the UK to stay in or come out?

(+) It should not and need not happen… (-) …but it all too likely will (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2012)

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Current Debate - Do you think the New Day will make it without a website?

Do you think the New Day will make it without a website?

(+) If the birds are incessantly tweeting 'the New Day' will survive (-) 'Trinity Mirror's' contingency plan (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2016)

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Current Debate - Your feeings about the NHS

Your feeings about the NHS

(+) many (-) many (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2007)

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Current Debate - Should social networks introduce a minimum age and passport verification?

Should social networks introduce a minimum age and passport verification?

(+) Gives the impression children are safer online. (-) Activities online compromised. Overall, an obsessive intrusion. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2013)

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Do you believe in psychic ability?

(+) It may make you think. (-) You may not want to think. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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What is our country turning into?

(+) Good riddance (-) Riddance is about the only good (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2005)

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Ducking out

Advantages: "If all the year were playing holidays…"
Disadvantages: "To sport would be as tedious as to work." (Henry IV pt 1)

“The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off,” or so said American basketball coach Abe Lemons, and I have come to share his feelings on the matter. Without the pressure of going to work, every day becomes much like every other, pleasant ...

torr 29.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of What are your favourite bank holiday activities?

Come Rain Or Shine...Lets Have Fun!!!

Advantages: lots to do
Disadvantages: weather, cost sometimes

Being a stay at home Mum, I can take my son out any day of the week. Usually we got to the shops, out to visit relatives or a long walk around a country park with my sister and her children. Money is often an issue as the price of doing anything these day ...

angelboouk123 18.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of What are your favourite bank holiday activities?

A selection of things I enjoy doing on a bank holiday

Advantages: Time with the family
Disadvantages: None, because bank holidays are family days

Bank Holidays! love em or loath em around 6 of them come around every year and in my case I usually have to find something exciting, that we can all do together as a family. Easier said than done most the time as it's usually down to weather and mon ...

Myredpip 22.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of What are your favourite bank holiday activities?

BANK HOLIDAY - HAVE A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE

Advantages: Long weekend and for some get paid to be at home
Disadvantages: Transport can be a nightmare and can be costly as well depending on your taste

...To those not familiar with UK bank holidays, these are what would normally be called public holidays in other countries. The name Bank Holiday comes from the time when banks were shut and so no trading could take place. I also understand that traditi ...

hildah11 30.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of What are your favourite bank holiday activities?

Favourite Bank Holiday Activities.

Advantages: See review
Disadvantages: See Review

When it comes to summer I have to admit I'm greatful for the few odd long weekends, especially this year with an extra thrown in for good measure and I'm also quite lucky my partner's workplace isn't open on a bank holiday making it a great time for us to ...

kayleaf 24.05.2011 · Read full review
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