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Was Kilroy wrong to air his views?

(+) Freedom of speech should be upheld (-) Free speech is not everyone's cup of tea (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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Current Debate - Asteroids and Meteors

Asteroids and Meteors

(+) They light up the sky (-) They will one day wipe us out. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2011)

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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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Is e-mail lowering the level of interpersonal communication?

(+) See review (-) see review. (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2004)

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Grammar Schools

(+) High standards, excellent results. (-) Doesn't suit everyone. Only academic subjects usually offered. Limited places in some areas. (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2010)

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Should get to vote on its independance?

(+) I would vote Scotland out of the union (-) Two thirds of Scots want to keep the union. (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2011)

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Top Ten Quiz Shows!

(+) Those were the days (-) Those were the days (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2011)

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What are your thoughts on the new doorman registering system will it work?

(+) See Op (-) See Op (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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Current Debate - What is your most memorable Olympic moment?

What is your most memorable Olympic moment?

(+) The Olympics could inspire many (-) Not enough coverage of minority sports at other times (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2012)

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Should Cyclists have to pass a test and have compulsory insurance?

(+) Safer roads and less deaths (-) Less people will use bikes? (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2004)

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Current Debate - The Gaza Conflict: How could the Israeli-Palestinian \

The Gaza Conflict: How could the Israeli-Palestinian "question" be solved?

(+) None at all (-) Bloodshed, civilian death, ruined buildings and hatred from both sides (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2009)

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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 - Can you have your cake and eat it?

Can you have your cake and eat it?

(+) Instant gratification (-) Tough decision (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2006)

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Current Debate - Shop-till-you-drop in the January sales?

Shop-till-you-drop in the January sales?

(+) You can get bargains (-) You can buy things that really you do not need so not a bargain in fact (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2012)

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Current Debate - Prince William and Kate Middleton are to marry in spring 2011. What are your thoughts on the happy couple and their future together?

Prince William and Kate Middleton are to marry in spring 2011. What are your thoughts on the happy couple and their future together?

(+) The fairytale will last through-out the day for Catherine Middleton (-) Common folk will have to endure it and see re-runs of it for years to come (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2010)

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Should museums have free entry for all?

(+) free is good (-) But who pays for museums when its not raining ? (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2004)

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Top 10 Movie Scenes

(+) Great movies (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2011)

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Current Debate - Global Politics: Past & Present

Global Politics: Past & Present

(+) Entertainment - worthy of UK Gold (-) The leopard doesn't change its spots overnight!!!! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2010)

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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?

(+) Free trade zone. Cooperation on matters of joint interest. (-) Single currency. Forcing of laws by EU. (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2012)

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Rights and wrongs of vivisection

(+) We need the medicines (-) We have to do bad things to get the medicines (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2011)

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Current Debate - Meat in general

Meat in general

(+) Cheap (-) Full of horse shoes (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2013)

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Current Debate - Do you support the public sector strikes?

Do you support the public sector strikes?

(+) Hopefully some people might think about the value of our public services (-) Lots of people will lose their jobs through no fault of their own - no wonder they are fighting (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2011)

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What should be done with the drunken sailor?

(+) I dunno, stuff (-) Y'know. STUFF! (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2006)

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Current Debate - Considering the UK\'s current economic status, what path should be taken: \'growth\' or \'austerity?\'

Considering the UK's current economic status, what path should be taken: 'growth' or 'austerity?'

(+) Everyone would prefer growth… (-) …but we're in no position to gamble on achieving it (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2012)

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Current Debate - Is gun crime out of control?

Is gun crime out of control?

(+) It can be stemmed (-) Too easy to shout racism (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2010)

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Anti-Bacterial products

(+) Kills all known germs (-) creates stronger germs (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2005)

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Are Gay People Portrayed In a Positive Way In Popular Film and Televison?

(+) more gay people are included in films and on tv (-) the representation is unrealistic (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2004)

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April Fools' Day

(+) April (-) Fools (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2012)

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What do you think of the Kraft Cadbury Merger?

(+) Its Cadburys - Leave be - I've a watch you can have for 11Bn instead (-) The yanks are bigger than us - weight wise (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2010)

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Child Safety on the Internet

(+) The interet helps us catch the bad us and girls (-) The interet allows them to hide (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2011)

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Speak from the heart but use your head

Advantages: Freedom of speech should be upheld
Disadvantages: Free speech is not everyone's cup of tea

Close to the power of freedom of speech is freedom of the press. To large extents both are the sole guardians of opinion and the ability to speak your mind without reprisal. Poor old Kilroy-Silk has had no guardians over the past couple of weeks. This is ...

iancognito 23.01.2004 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
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Space rocks demand pay rise in Hollywood!

Advantages: They light up the sky
Disadvantages: They will one day wipe us out.

...Why is it that in every Hollywood movie the asteroids always hit America! Are they so conceited to think that all space rock is destined to hit them because it's the most important country on the planet? The irony, of course, is that pretty much everyone ...

thedevilinme 17.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Asteroids and Meteors

On borrowed time

Advantages: "Those who don't learn from history..."
Disadvantages: "...are doomed to repeat it." (George Santayana)

A thought-provoking - and rather alarming - graph was published in The Economist not long ago. It charted the ratio of average debt to average income year by year over the past century. It showed a twin-peak pattern. Relative to income, debt rose to ...

torr 22.10.2008 · Read full review
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Review of What are your thoughts on Britain's worst downturn in 60 years?

Small is Beautiful...

Advantages: The current situation might just be the tipping point we need
Disadvantages: It's tough while we are in it...

What are my thoughts on Britain's worse downturn in 60 years? Well my first thought is whether it is one of those Ciao debates that is not entirely accurate with its heading . I don't know for certain that it IS actually Britain's worse downturn in 60 yea ...

Claiiiree 05.10.2008 · Read full review
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Uptown whirl - Banking that makes you hurl

Advantages: Over 10 years of growth apparently
Disadvantages: Piggy bank is empty

CIAO Review : Dated - 06-11-08 TITLED: Uptown Whirl - Banking that make you… hurl - now we've got a down-turn… o' boy -Banking crisis - No I'm no Billy Joel and have tried to put a jolly face on after all this financial misery that has descend ...

1st2thebar 06.11.2008 · Read full review
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