Home > Ciao Café

Current Debate

76-105 from 434 products sort by Popularity | Product rating | Price
Current Debate - Are Video Games To Blame For Real Life Violence?

Are Video Games To Blame For Real Life Violence?

(+) Human nature, though admirable in many ways… (-) …includes both violence and the tendency to blame (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2015)

User reviews (13)

 
13 reviews
Current Debate - Best And Worst Excuses For Missing Work

Best And Worst Excuses For Missing Work

(+) A lonnnnnng vacation is soon to follow. (-) The vacation may not have a scheduled ending. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2014)

User reviews (9)

 
9 reviews
Current Debate - Football World Cup 2010. Which team will win?

Football World Cup 2010. Which team will win?

(+) Tournament that will have loads of excellent matches (-) Pre tournament injuries (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2010)

User reviews (14)

 
14 reviews
Current Debate - What Are The Best And Worst Gifts For Xmas?

What Are The Best And Worst Gifts For Xmas?

(+) Gifting is fun! A lot to choose from & think about. (-) The feeling's not always mutual or considerate. (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2014)

User reviews (10)

 
10 reviews
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)

User reviews (9)

 
9 reviews
Current Debate - Do you think you can be more efficient at gym with the virtual reality headset?

Do you think you can be more efficient at gym with the virtual reality headset?

(+) none (-) a health & safety nightmare (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2016)

User reviews (7)

 
7 reviews

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)

User reviews (8)

 
8 reviews
Current Debate - 5 improvements you would like to see on Ciao

5 improvements you would like to see on Ciao

(+) Would go a long way towards ridding Ciao of troublemakers and site abusers (-) Might result in costly litigation (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2014)

User reviews (24)

 
24 reviews

Is it tougher being a woman?

(+) Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder (-) Toughness equates to inhuman traits (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2005)

User reviews (17)

 
17 reviews
Current Debate - Halloween costumes ideas

Halloween costumes ideas

(+) Does not need to cost the earth and children can get involved in making outfits (-) I do not like Halloween!!! (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2013)

User reviews (7)

 
7 reviews
Current Debate - Are Print Newspapers Dead?

Are Print Newspapers Dead?

(+) Free news (-) True news? (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2013)

User reviews (6)

 
6 reviews
Current Debate - Should school uniforms be abolished?

Should school uniforms be abolished?

(+) May reduce bullying, helps children to feel part of the school, (-) stifles individuality - particularly in older kids (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2011)

User reviews (11)

 
11 reviews

What is the best way to combat racism?

(+) We are making progress (-) ...far too slowly (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2002)

User reviews (36)

 
36 reviews

Should euthanasia be legalised?

(+) Clarify the law (-) Lawyers never lose (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

User reviews (19)

 
19 reviews
Current Debate - Horse meat scandal! Are the supermarkets the only people to blame?

Horse meat scandal! Are the supermarkets the only people to blame?

(+) Tastes nice (-) We are all hypocrites (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2013)

User reviews (4)

 
4 reviews
Current Debate - What do you think of online advertising?

What do you think of online advertising?

(+) Easily blocked (-) Some work computers won't let you install blocking software? (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2016)

User reviews (5)

 
5 reviews

Your Hobbies

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

User reviews (9)

 
9 reviews
Current Debate - Why these major brands are interested in Euro 2016?

Why these major brands are interested in Euro 2016?

(+) Certainly a much needed boost for the French economy (-) Brand contradistinction (s) (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2016)

User reviews (3)

 
3 reviews
Current Debate - Christmas Holidays: Are you a crazy shopper or a conscientious buyer?

Christmas Holidays: Are you a crazy shopper or a conscientious buyer?

(+) Month of the year, family get together, lots of good food (-) Spending too much money! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2008)

User reviews (55)

 
55 reviews

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)

User reviews (15)

 
15 reviews
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)

User reviews (19)

 
19 reviews
Current Debate - Street shopping vs Online shopping, which is better?

Street shopping vs Online shopping, which is better?

(+) Depends who you are and where you live... (-) Depends who you are and where you live... (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2012)

User reviews (23)

 
23 reviews
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)

User reviews (6)

 
6 reviews

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)

User reviews (8)

 
8 reviews
Current Debate - Hand Spinner: what do you think of this new phenomenon?

Hand Spinner: what do you think of this new phenomenon?

(+) Inexpensive and fun (-) Could be dangerous and distracting in school (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2017)

User reviews (9)

 
9 reviews
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)

User reviews (12)

 
12 reviews

Should smoking be banned in all public places?

(+) Smokers bring in big tax (-) Alcohol is far worse (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2002)

User reviews (165)

 
165 reviews
Current Debate - Christmas 2015: Tell us about your Christmas Eve party, your Christmas, your gifts...

Christmas 2015: Tell us about your Christmas Eve party, your Christmas, your gifts...

(+) Family!! (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2015)

User reviews (10)

 
10 reviews
Current Debate - Who’s responsible for children’s safety when using the internet?

Who’s responsible for children’s safety when using the internet?

(+) The internet can be a wondrous implement... (-) And it can also be dangerous territory! (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2012)

User reviews (20)

 
20 reviews
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)

User reviews (5)

 
5 reviews

Compare products

(*) Reviews by Ciao members

Latest reviews in Current Debate »

The blame game

Advantages: Human nature, though admirable in many ways…
Disadvantages: …includes both violence and the tendency to blame

When you reach my age you begin to lose count. I’ve lost count even of the number of things I’ve lost count of, but one of them is certainly the number of times I’ve heard a perceived contemporary social ill be blamed on a contemporary popular fad or pas ...

torr 17.02.2015 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Are Video Games To Blame For Real Life Violence?

Battered COD

Advantages: Nothing of note pops to mind
Disadvantages: Unrelenting evidence

Game definition: a pastime an individual endeavours purely for enjoyment purposes. Violence definition: a destructive force. Yes, video games contribute to real life violence via repetitive influences and duration of interaction; which seeps in to ...

1st2thebar 25.02.2015 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Are Video Games To Blame For Real Life Violence?

Scape-goating at its best

Advantages: There's a difference between reality and fantasy...
Disadvantages: ...it's just the latest excuse for rampaging parents to get behind.

The question of whether there is any link between video game violence and real life violence has been around for at least the last decade, if not longer. Personally, I find it a fairly ridiculous question. Of course not is the answer that resounds through ...

Secre 16.02.2015 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Are Video Games To Blame For Real Life Violence?

No, they actually decrease delinquent violence

Advantages: Games are fun
Disadvantages: Make people angry

During the war some 3.3 million British homes had Home Guard rifles at their disposal but not one crime was committed with those guns as the war raged across the Channel. That was then and this is now. Today’s Britain is far more feral and delinquent, the ...

thedevilinme 28.02.2015 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Are Video Games To Blame For Real Life Violence?

Confession: Pacman made me eat pills....

Advantages: Games are games. There to be enjoyed, not used as a scapegoat!
Disadvantages: Idiots will be idiots.

Are video games to blame for real life violence? Answer: God No. I am a bit of a game geek so I do feel qualified to throw a reply out to this particular question. I am 32 years old and have been gaming for at least 20 years, and no games has ...

kojak123 15.02.2015 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Are Video Games To Blame For Real Life Violence?