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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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Does Pornography Create Perverts?

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Current Debate - The Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games

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Current Debate - London Olympics 2012: Will the games be a success?

London Olympics 2012: Will the games be a success?

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What do you think about the apparent death of Osama Bin Laden?

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Current Debate - The Great Smartphone Debate

The Great Smartphone Debate

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Current Debate - BBC in crisis

BBC in crisis

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Top 10 Movie Scenes

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Current Debate - The Oscars 2009: How did you feel about this years winners?

The Oscars 2009: How did you feel about this years winners?

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Current Debate - Do Brtis work too many hours in the week?

Do Brtis work too many hours in the week?

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Who should do the parenting?

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Current Debate - 7 mistakes to avoid when booking your vacation online

7 mistakes to avoid when booking your vacation online

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Current Debate - £25 fee per GP\'s appointment - will you pay?

£25 fee per GP's appointment - will you pay?

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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?

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Current Debate - Is one a prime number?

Is one a prime number?

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Current Debate - Tesco Car Parks

Tesco Car Parks

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Current Debate - Is UKIP now a major political force?

Is UKIP now a major political force?

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Attitudes in a developing country

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Should Gibraltar stay British?

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Should Pluto still be recognised as a planet?

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Current Debate - The Weather

The Weather

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What should we do with the House of Lords?

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Alternative Vote (AV)

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Current Debate - Facebook is set to charge £10 to send private messages outside your circle of friends!

Facebook is set to charge £10 to send private messages outside your circle of friends!

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What is Blair's legacy?

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Current Debate - Thatcher\'s premiership: Good or bad for Britain?

Thatcher's premiership: Good or bad for Britain?

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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?

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Current Debate - Should we celebrate Midsummer Day?

Should we celebrate Midsummer Day?

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Should Fast Food Companies Be Responsible For The Health Of Their Customers?

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How do we let our mothers know how much we love and appreciate them.

Advantages: A day when we can thank our mothers
Disadvantages: commercialisation

Mother's Day: A lovely tradition, or is it over commercialised? I am assuming that this category for review really is for Mothering Sunday not the American Mothers day. Mother’s day in America is the second Sunday in Ma ...

mumsymary 25.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Mother's Day: A lovely tradition, or is it over commercialised?

Shop Window Preachers

Advantages: Lovely tradition
Disadvantages: Its over commercialised

An hour glass silhouette hanged by my semi closed bedroom door, head slightly tilted, peered in lovingly at my bundle of duvet, she believes I’m asleep but I stare back at her through my half closed eyes a vision mildly impaired by my straggly disobedi ...

1st2thebar 28.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Mother's Day: A lovely tradition, or is it over commercialised?

A lovely over commercialised tradition.

Advantages: Your mummy is reminded how awesome she is
Disadvantages: cards, presents and lots of other stuff to buy

"oh f*** it's mothers day soon" It's the one most used phrase of the first two weeks of March for me. I constantly forget. As do quite a lot of people. I only get reminded when I walk into my local friendly Tesco and get confronted with ...

ryanando 26.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Mother's Day: A lovely tradition, or is it over commercialised?

A lovely tradition here

Advantages: Show your mum how much they mean to you
Disadvantages: Another day that shops try and cash in on

Christmas day, Easter, Valentines day, mothers day, fathers day are just a few of our celebrations that have been over commercialised over the years. It seems as though shops just want to cash in on every day they possibly can, I wouldn’t be surprised ...

cornishchic 23.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Mother's Day: A lovely tradition, or is it over commercialised?

Mother's Day - it's what you make of it

Advantages: A perfect time to celebrate the fantastic job mothers do
Disadvantages: Has been high-jacked by the likes of Mr Clinton Cards

Mother's Day is what you make of it. Of course it is over commercialised but every day of national celebration we have in this country has been leapt on for commercial gain. Just because you cannot move in shops for the cards, flowers and choc ...

PalmaViolets 19.03.2012 · Read full review
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