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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 - Memories of Bonfire Night

Memories of Bonfire Night

(+) pretty colours, good memories (-) loud, scary, people forget the true meaning (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2009)

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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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Is organic food good for you?

(+) Pushes up supermarket profits (-) Farmers markets (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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What do your reviews say about you?

(+) You are telling me what my reviews are telling you, about me. (-) l'm making myself vulnerable . . . again! (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2007)

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

London Olympics 2012: Will the games be a success?

(+) "Full of sound and fury…" (Macbeth) (-) "…signifying nothing." (except enormous expense) (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2011)

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

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

(+) Gorgeous Host, Great Awards Ceremony Awarding Everyone In The Film Industry (-) Long (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2009)

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Member Advice on reducing your Ecological Footprint

(+) Ecological Footprinting calculations help to make people more aware (-) Many people don't think they will make the difference (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2006)

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Current Debate - South Africa V England 2015-16 Test Series

South Africa V England 2015-16 Test Series

(+) Good series (-) Bad final test loss (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2015)

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

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

(+) Demonstrates that the "simple" solution is never "simple" (-) Simply shuts the door on the issue rather than dealing with it. (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2013)

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Should the U.S. work more closely with international bodies and take fewer unilateral foreign policy and military decisions?

(+) You might sleep safe feeling protected by the US. (-) Motives are driven by self interest. (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2001)

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Current Debate - The Great Smartphone Debate

The Great Smartphone Debate

(+) Everything you need, and more. (-) Too much at stake if you lose one (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2013)

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Unemployment in general

(+) It comes to most of us (-) Depressing (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2011)

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Current Debate - Plastic surgery

Plastic surgery

(+) injured people can be reconstructed again, better life, self-confidence, safer nowadays (-) health risks, doctors may treat you wrong, expensive (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2010)

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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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Alternative Vote (AV)

(+) We get to vote out the Tories! (-) Extremists get in (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2010)

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Do you think asylum seekers are abused by british employers.

(+) We exploit each other (-) Big business always wins (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2004)

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Current Debate - UK unemployment is on the rise again. How can it be tackled?

UK unemployment is on the rise again. How can it be tackled?

(+) You can gain more qualifications and some work experience (-) Job centre are no help and jobs are hard to find (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2011)

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Does inclusion within the education system work?

(+) A view from inside (-) outside looking in (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2004)

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Should Top Gear Be Banned?

(+) It's pure entertainment; keep it on air! (-) In this review I sound like a bit of a fanatical maniac (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2006)

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Should Gibraltar stay British?

(+) British British British British British British British British (-) Spanish Spanish Spanish Spanish Spanish Spanish Spanish Spanish (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2002)

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Your thoughts on the English riots

(+) None (-) People lost their homes and businesses; financial cost to the country (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2011)

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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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Are humans completely selfish?

(+) It's open to debate (-) Ditto. (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2005)

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Current Debate - Japan Disaster: Do you think it prompts a fresh look into reactor safety?

Japan Disaster: Do you think it prompts a fresh look into reactor safety?

(+) A low carbon alternative. Good safety record (-) Accidents can cause major environmental consequences (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2011)

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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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Women and Society

(+) We prefer women to be women (-) Feminist! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2009)

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Give yourself a chance!

Advantages: Positive changes physically and mentally
Disadvantages: None!

Last year I found myself unemployed over the Christmas period, and despite countless interviews and experiences of trying to start out in different careers, I just wasn’t getting anywhere. I became more and more depressed as time went on, and my anxiety d ...

Luvlylana 20.12.2011 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of What is the most unusual New Year' Resolution you have kept?

12 Goals For 2012

Advantages: my new year resolutions
Disadvantages: will be disappointing if I don't achieve them all

This is the first time that I have posted a review in this category. The reason I am doing so, is not because others will find my Resolutions that interesting, but because it's a way for me to have it down in writing and hopefully it will motivat ...

sweetdaisy 20.01.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of What is the most unusual New Year' Resolution you have kept?

Resolving to become a more interesting person

Advantages: Infinite
Disadvantages: Time consuming

...People like people who are interesting. I don't think there's anyone who can argue with that. What I began to realize, and the reason that I decided to try this resolution, is that I would enjoy myself more if I became more interesting. Have you ever had ...

Anna_Leigh 24.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of What is the most unusual New Year' Resolution you have kept?

Pants for the Memory

Advantages: Room for improvement.
Disadvantages: stimulates OCD /offbeat behaviour.

The question asked isn't as simple as it first appears. Partly due to the myriad of resolutions that diminished within forty eight hours of the dawning of a New Year - the few that succeeded for me, depended on my resoluteness, health, mindset, and of cou ...

1st2thebar 29.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of What is the most unusual New Year' Resolution you have kept?

Hairy new year

Advantages: fundraising, charity, fitness, enjoyment
Disadvantages: none

Rarely do I dabble in the world of New Year resolutions, at least not in the traditional sense anyway. Most people's inane lists of things that should be fairly obvious like losing weight, quitting smoking and taking the dog on longer walks don't really i ...

dangaroo 07.01.2012 · Read full review
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