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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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Should world debt be forgiven?

(+) Allows Nations to invest in basic infrastructure like medical and schools (-) On its own, dropping the debt cannot solve World Poverty (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2002)

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Current Debate - What are your thoughts on Britain\'s worst downturn in 60 years?

What are your thoughts on Britain's worst downturn in 60 years?

(+) "Those who don't learn from history..." (-) "...are doomed to repeat it." (George Santayana) (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2008)

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Eating meat, yay or nay? My own personal opinion

(+) Low cholesterol, and you get your five fruit and veg easily. (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2004)

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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 - Organic and fairtrade products : are they part of your shopping list and do you think it’s just another marketing argument?

Organic and fairtrade products : are they part of your shopping list and do you think it’s just another marketing argument?

(+) It does make a difference (-) In this world it's not enough (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2015)

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Current Debate - Tablets or laptops, which do you prefer?

Tablets or laptops, which do you prefer?

(+) Both are great for accessing internet. (-) Tablets fail to meet the mark in software. (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2015)

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Current Debate - Do employers have a right to use social networking sites and online searches to screen applicants?

Do employers have a right to use social networking sites and online searches to screen applicants?

(+) Helps an employer gain a more thorough picture of potential employees (-) Some may think it's unethical (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2013)

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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 - UK Election 2015

UK Election 2015

(+) UK politics is an enthralling spectator sport (-) Unlike with most sports, the result matters (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2015)

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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 - 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 - What are your resolutions for 2012?

What are your resolutions for 2012?

(+) Works for me (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2012)

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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 - Are children too reliant on television and tablets to keep them entertained ?

Are children too reliant on television and tablets to keep them entertained ?

(+) Kids entertained are quiet. (-) They can become antisocial. (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2015)

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Current Debate - Should we promote the purchase of UK products opposed to the omnipresence of Chinese ones?

Should we promote the purchase of UK products opposed to the omnipresence of Chinese ones?

(+) Onwards, upwards and sideways (-) Austerity driven administration (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2016)

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Current Debate - What has the past five years taught us about the merits and demerits of government by a coalition rather than a single party ?

What has the past five years taught us about the merits and demerits of government by a coalition rather than a single party ?

(+) Sometimes necessary, sometimes even desirable (-) Hard for voters to know what to expect (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2015)

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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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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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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 - Ageism in employment

Ageism in employment

(+) Pretty young things beat brains anyday (-) Older you get the less you appeal (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2011)

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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 - 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 - Boycotting the Beijing Olympic Games, should politics have a place in sports?

Boycotting the Beijing Olympic Games, should politics have a place in sports?

(+) Take a decisive stand against a nasty dictatorship. (-) Wouldn't it be lovely if the Olympics were truly beyond politics? (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2008)

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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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Garleon's Ciao General Election

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

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Should the age of consent be abolished?

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

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Are British teachers justified in taking strike action?

(+) Might make the government get their ass moving (-) Disruptive to childrens education (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2003)

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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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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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Imagine, no Ciao!

Advantages: Entertainment, the wide reaching tendrils of the internet
Disadvantages: 'Playing' on the internet eats up the hours in the day, some people take the internet too seriously

Life without the internet? It's a loaded question. Taken at face value, yes I could live without the internet. Most of my internet is spent 'at play' - nattering on Facebook, writing and rating reviews, entering competitions and so on. I wouldn't like ...

chrisandmark_is_here 02.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Can you imagine your life without internet?

What a Tangled (World Wide) Web We Weave

Advantages: We're connected
Disadvantages: We're unconnected

...Do we need the internet?With the internet... We got Greedy The internet is a powerful thing. We all want world domination and we can have it at our fingers tips. Quite literally. We can do pretty much anythi ...

MarcoG 28.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Can you imagine your life without internet?

Spaceman becomes Caveman?

Advantages: No false leads or errors, no mis-understandings, real contact with people, no spam, safer..
Disadvantages: Far less convenient, make life in the modern day a lot more difficult. More costly to communicate.

So, since the american military and a certain Tim Berners Lee decided to combine forces, the human race has been subjected to what is coined as 'The Information Superhighway'. The Internet. These very words you are reading this instant would not to pos ...

Novabug 26.02.2012 · Read full review
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I can imgine no life with the internet

Advantages: The new democracy
Disadvantages: Demeans women

Could there be a more ironic competition title guys, most of us not having a life because of the internet, the days of going out in the week to catch a gig or a movie a thing of the past for most, the pirating everything for nothing attitude and onli ...

thedevilinme 26.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Can you imagine your life without internet?

No need to imagine I can remember

Advantages: you decide
Disadvantages: you decide

...Intro I have no need to imagine life without the Internet, for I can indeed remember the days when no such thing existed, well not for us mere mortals anyway. I’ve sat and watched its rise of popularity until as now it has overtaken out lives. A fe ...

donf18 26.02.2012 · Read full review
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