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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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Current Debate - Dealing with cyberbullying: Tips for kids and parents

Dealing with cyberbullying: Tips for kids and parents

(+) Usually temporary, can be dealt with (-) Absolutely awful to experience (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2013)

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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 - Should animal testing be banned ?

Should animal testing be banned ?

(+) Some animal testing has led to significant medical advancement (-) Some animal testing has led to medical error. It is inhumane. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2012)

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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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What should we do with the House of Lords?

(+) A fairer system that gives everyone a chance of representation (-) Too radical/crazy(?) (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2005)

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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?

(+) Natural catastrophes need prevention; human ignorance and greed need to be stopped (-) In both cases it is impossible!! (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2008)

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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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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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Is public transport a viable option?

(+) N/A (-) N/A (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2002)

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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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Current Debate - HS2: Can the UK afford the high speed rail network system?

HS2: Can the UK afford the high speed rail network system?

(+) I'll be able to get around faster on my pensioners rail card (-) Not immediate enough to create a boost, technology may supercede it, and it may never happen. (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2013)

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Current Debate - Do you think that a minimum pricing of alcohol should be brought in?

Do you think that a minimum pricing of alcohol should be brought in?

(+) It could deter some people from over indulging (-) It will cost me more money! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2012)

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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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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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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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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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Your Hobbies

(+) you decide (-) you decide (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2005)

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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 - Your feeings about the NHS

Your feeings about the NHS

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

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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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How should university education be funded?

(+) Education is a benefit for all (-) But someone has to pay the cost (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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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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Is snow good or bad?

(+) "Snow is snowy when it's snowing..." (-) "...I'm sorry it's slushy when it's going." (Ogden Nash) (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2005)

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Should ALL drugs be legalised?

(+) People will take drugs anyway (-) it will mess you up in the long term (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2004)

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Current Debate - Is an increasing population a good or bad thing for humanity?

Is an increasing population a good or bad thing for humanity?

(+) "Our children are our future" (-) More children, less future? (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2011)

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Why Donate to Charity?

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

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Should the age of consent be abolished?

(+) na (-) na (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2003)

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Current Debate - Tablet Buying Guide: Your top 5 tips

Tablet Buying Guide: Your top 5 tips

(+) With Tablets - you must know all the little details before purchase. (-) Many unknown brands are very unreliable. Better to pay extra for a good one. (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2013)

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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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REMEMBER THE DAYS OF THE OLD SCHOOL YARD

Advantages: A good start is important
Disadvantages: When I prepared my children for school I would feel broody

It’s a long time since I entered the school gates as a pupil although much of my life has been taken up with schools in various ways. I remember my first day at nursery school and can remember at three years old being taken to see the infant school’s h ...

AnneLorraine1 13.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of How to prepare for the first day of school

The Big Schooling Adventure!

Advantages: YOU can convince your child that school is a good place, not to be feared
Disadvantages: There's a lot of running around and expense involved in getting your children to school!

~x~x~x~ Three Down, One To Go ~x~x~x~ My eldest started into the school system in 1999, when I enrolled her into a school based nursery at three years old. Since then I've sent another two children to school and most recently my two and a half y ...

chrisandmark_is_here 12.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of How to prepare for the first day of school

Be sure you know all of your options

Advantages: Knowing all of your options means you can choose the best possible education for your child.
Disadvantages: Anything other than the standard option of the local school is going to involve a lot of parental

When the local school closed many parents despaired at the lack of options. I know families who are paying as much as £14 per day, per child for transport to a semi decent school. The school board has provided a bus - but to a school that is so bad I hon ...

Marge3781 13.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of How to prepare for the first day of school

My baby is a big boy now!

Advantages: an exciting time for some children, you can prepare well, Summer activities, school visits
Disadvantages: it can be difficult not to worry about them, not all children are the same

My five year old son started primary school a few weeks ago. So far, he has settled in well and has made a number of friends. He was nearly ready to go the previous year after just one year at nursery but had to wait until this year. In the run up to him ...

angelboouk123 08.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of How to prepare for the first day of school

Where did my baby go? Oh wait, she still is a baby...

Advantages: A big step for children
Disadvantages: It can become stressful

First time nerves? In the last two years I have seen two of my children start school. I never understood parents getting the flags out for school starting again, and I have to admit I was very nervous at letting my children go. It is a big step in ...

xmum2fourx 07.09.2013 · Read full review
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