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Current Debate - Tell us about your Summer Holiday 2009 experience!

Tell us about your Summer Holiday 2009 experience!

(+) The best summer I've had in my lifetime (-) Don't want it to be over (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2009)

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Current Debate - Kososvo declares independence from Serbia. If Kosovo why not Scotland?

Kososvo declares independence from Serbia. If Kosovo why not Scotland?

(+) In principle, self-determination is always desirable (-) In practice, individual cases differ and the outcome can be problematical (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2008)

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Why Donate to Charity?

(+) Everybody wins (-) Nobody loses (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2004)

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Is compensation culture out of control?

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Current Debate - Should school uniforms be abolished?

Should school uniforms be abolished?

(+) May reduce bullying, helps children to feel part of the school, (-) stifles individuality - particularly in older kids (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2011)

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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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Current Debate - TELEVISION. Could you live without it and how would your time be spent in replace of it?

TELEVISION. Could you live without it and how would your time be spent in replace of it?

(+) TV shows can be informative, entertaining and uplifting.... (-) ....But only if you can control what you watch when you watch it and without sponsorship (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2010)

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Current Debate - How to prepare for the first day of school

How to prepare for the first day of school

(+) A good start is important (-) When I prepared my children for school I would feel broody (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2013)

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What is wrong with America?

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Current Debate - Mother\'s Day: A lovely tradition, or is it over commercialised?

Mother's Day: A lovely tradition, or is it over commercialised?

(+) A day when we can thank our mothers (-) commercialisation (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2012)

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Current Debate - Football World Cup 2010. Which team will win?

Football World Cup 2010. Which team will win?

(+) Tournament that will have loads of excellent matches (-) Pre tournament injuries (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2010)

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Current Debate - Valentine’s Day is approaching. What are your favourite “Valentine\'s memories”?

Valentine’s Day is approaching. What are your favourite “Valentine's memories”?

(+) Unhealthy in a good way (-) Emotive behaviour patterns - beyond reality (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2011)

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Current Debate - Should students be charged interest on their loans whilst they are still at university?

Should students be charged interest on their loans whilst they are still at university?

(+) You might meet the love of your life at university. (-) Financially crippling (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2012)

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Current Debate - In Celebration of Mother\'s Day, tell us why your Mum is special.

In Celebration of Mother's Day, tell us why your Mum is special.

(+) n/a (-) n/a (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2011)

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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 - How Can We Improve Our Education System?

How Can We Improve Our Education System?

(+) Can the public lead change? (-) A lack of money can't save existing teachers or resources. (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2014)

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Current Debate - What will it mean to Great Britain that the Scottish National Party claimed almost every seat in Scotland at the General Election ?

What will it mean to Great Britain that the Scottish National Party claimed almost every seat in Scotland at the General Election ?

(+) A problem can be an opportunity in disguise (-) An opportunity can be a problem in disguise (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2015)

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Current Debate - What\'s the best way to celebrate New Year\'s Eve?

What's the best way to celebrate New Year's Eve?

(+) In with the new (-) Out with the old (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2009)

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Current Debate - 5 Reasons To Vote YES or NO For An Independent Scotland

5 Reasons To Vote YES or NO For An Independent Scotland

(+) I don't think the Yes Voters will win (-) ...but it will be close (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2014)

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Current Debate - How relevant is the age of consent in modern Britain?

How relevant is the age of consent in modern Britain?

(+) Relative certainty for everyone, protects most minors and adults, avoids demeaning judgements. (-) Fails to recognise individual variability - too high for some and too low for others. (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2012)

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Current Debate - Halloween costumes ideas

Halloween costumes ideas

(+) Does not need to cost the earth and children can get involved in making outfits (-) I do not like Halloween!!! (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2013)

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Current Debate - Euro 2008 in Austria and Switzerland: Which country do you think will win and why.

Euro 2008 in Austria and Switzerland: Which country do you think will win and why.

(+) Football, Football, Football, No Media Hype about how great we are (-) No media hype about how great we are, No England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2008)

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Current Debate - What is the most unusual New Year\' Resolution you have kept?

What is the most unusual New Year' Resolution you have kept?

(+) Positive changes physically and mentally (-) None! (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2011)

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Current Debate - Is the government right to freeze minimum wage for young people?

Is the government right to freeze minimum wage for young people?

(+) I can see a benefit for businesses (-) Is it fair? (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2012)

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Current Debate - AV Referendum on 5th May! Which is fairer, AV or First Past the Post?

AV Referendum on 5th May! Which is fairer, AV or First Past the Post?

(+) A step in the right direction... (-) ...though not as big a step as it could or should be (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2011)

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Current Debate - How did you celebrate the Start of 2010? Share with us your experience

How did you celebrate the Start of 2010? Share with us your experience

(+) Fun, family get together, lots of food and drink...dance until you drop! (-) Very tiring, very crowded and you pay alot of money. (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2009)

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What's the relationship between class and media?

(+) Titillating reading; great gossip. (-) Ruined lives; innocent accused proven guilty based on false, media-generated impressions. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2003)

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Current Debate - Should the Elgin Marbles be returned to Greece?

Should the Elgin Marbles be returned to Greece?

(+) Beautiful sculptures that the whole world deserves to see (-) The collection is and perhaps always will be split (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2014)

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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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Current Debate - Christmas Holidays 2009: Your Plans

Christmas Holidays 2009: Your Plans

(+) family time (-) expense! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2009)

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We're All Going On Our Summer Holidays- 250th Review- Part 2

Advantages: The best summer I've had in my lifetime
Disadvantages: Don't want it to be over

Thank you to all that read my 250th review Part 1, and welcome to Part 2. The reason why I have put this ‘landmark’ into two parts, is due to the fact that I couldn’t decide what to write for my 250th review and eventually wrote this review and the previo ...

DixieChick10 09.09.2009 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Tell us about your Summer Holiday 2009 experience!

My lovely holiday-in Benidorm!

Advantages: lovely weather, lovely hotel, first holiday with my boyfriend.
Disadvantages: Holiday reps! Ear infection!

Okay, don't laugh, I went to Benidorm on holiday. Yes it's tacky, yes it smells a bit funny in places and yes it is full of Brits but it is amazing! I had been twice before with my family, but at the ripe old age of 19, I decided it was time to go on holi ...

francesca.sd 10.09.2009 · Read full review
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Let's Do Some 'Proper' Driving This year, says I

Advantages: A path less trodeen compared to the Costas
Disadvantages: Not exactly a family location

We've been visiting Andalucía for several years now, as our 'main holiday'. Despite having stayed in many parts stretching from the 'Gibraltar end' in the west to locations nearer Malaga, the region of La Alpujarra, south east of Granada had up till now e ...

BNibbles 17.01.2010 · Read full review
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Six weeks at Ourgate!!

Advantages: See review
Disadvantages: None

Where on earth did those six weeks go? The weeks coming up to that fateful day in July when school relinquished its hold on my 13 year old flew past, until he walked through the door, throwing his uniform on the floor with the relief of being able to say ...

oldchem 06.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Tell us about your Summer Holiday 2009 experience!

Summer of 09

Advantages: Graduation, Sunshine, Good times with good friends
Disadvantages: The end of student life as I know it :(

Summer 2009 has been a summer I will never forget. That's an easy thing to say, but given the fantastic summers I've had since I started university in September 2005, it's something I really mean. Take last summer for instance - I started out last summe ...

lora44 10.09.2009 · Read full review
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