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Member advice on cricket

(+) Exhaustive account of cricket. (-) Exhausting account of cricket! (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2006)

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1 Review

Members advice on learning to drive

(+) The feeling of accomplishment at learning something new, the ultimate independence driving brings. (-) A difficult (and expensive) skill to master and failing a test can be quite hard to overcome. (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2005)

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Member Advice on Cycling

(+) good aerobic exercise that all can partake in (-) Roads are simply not made for bikes (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2002)

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Member Advice on Capoeira

(+) Fitness, flexibility, tricks for parties (-) Feel like a prat at times (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2003)

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TV Extra Work

(+) Fantastic opportunities, Enjoyable. (-) Lots of waiting around! (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2007)

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Member's Advice on Hospital Radio

(+) Providing a social service (-) Not paid (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2004)

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2 for the price of 1 Theatre Tickets

(+) cheaper tickets, get to see some great shows at a discounted price (-) shows can be limited, you cannot request vouchers for particular shows like Mousetrap. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2003)

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1 Review

Member Advice on Skiing

(+) Thrills spills parties and fun (-) Expensive if you're not careful (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2001)

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5 reviews

Members Advice on Hand Spinning of Wool

(+) It keeps tradition alive. (-) Costly to start. (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2003)

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Member Advice on Hobbies - Member Advice On Becoming a Numistmatist

Member Advice On Becoming a Numistmatist

(+) Interesting (-) Other people's lack of understanding of it (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2005)

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3 reviews

Member Advice on Crossword Puzzle

(+) Keeps the old brain active, cheap entertainment (-) Can be very frustrating (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2002)

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5 reviews
Member Advice on Hobbies - Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin Carving

(+) Fun for the family if you like Halloween. (-) Pointless if you don't like Halloween (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2010)

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1 Review
Member Advice on Hobbies - Xyron Personal Cutting Machine

Xyron Personal Cutting Machine

(+) its quick to cut, extras available from craft stores or online, quiet machine (-) There are none (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2007)

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Member Advice on Wicca

(+) Depends what you do it for (-) Not for everyone. Takes practice and patience. (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2001)

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Restoring and Modernising A Vintage Bike

(+) Push-bikes - probably the last machine to still be understandable by the man in the street (-) Buying a new one could be cheaper! (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2009)

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Trampolining Competitions

(+) Great fun! (-) Not everyone gets a medal every time. (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2003)

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3 reviews

Member Advice On Free Cinema Tickets

(+) The chance to see, for free, films you might or might not ordinarily choose (-) Geographic restrictions (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2006)

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Member Advise on Karate

(+) Self defence and keeping fit (-) can be quite expensive (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2003)

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3 reviews

Member Advice on Creating a Friendship Book

(+) Serving as phone and address book,getting to know each other better, FUN (-) None at all (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2005)

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Member Advice on Hobbies - Making Your Own Advent Calendar

Making Your Own Advent Calendar

(+) nobody else will have an Advent calendar like yours, choose your own chocolate (-) it's really one for crafty people, takes a bit of time and effort (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2012)

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Member Advice on Getting Published

(+) Feels fantastic to see your work in print (-) A lot of hard work and you don't always get paid for it (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2008)

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Member Advice on Hobbies - Member Advice On Bird Watching

Member Advice On Bird Watching

(+) A calm and serene way to spend a few moments. (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2009)

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Member Advice on Hobbies - Ten Favourite True Crime Books

Ten Favourite True Crime Books

(+) Fascinating insights into the criminal mind (-) Some people might find the material disturbing (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2010)

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Translation of Songs (German - English)

(+) *lol* I hope you understand the translation. ^^ (-) If not you have to give me advices (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2006)

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Member Advice on Hobbies - Choosing a Piano Teacher.

Choosing a Piano Teacher.

(+) Get the best out of the teacher (-) The time it takes to find a suitable teacher for you (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2006)

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Member advice on crime fiction events

(+) You get to be part of the murder. (-) more participants required. (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2004)

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Member advice on having a girlie night out

(+) Plenty of fun! can be a bonding experience! (-) Men automatically drawn towards you all, can be very annoying! (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2003)

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2 reviews
Member Advice on Hobbies - Collecting Postcards

Collecting Postcards

(+) Cheap hobby to start, educational, fun for all ages,easily available. (-) Can be time and space consuming! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2006)

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Member Advice on Radio-Controlled Models

(+) Cheaper than flying/driving the real thing (-) Needs a lot of room! (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2004)

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Member Advice on Hobbies - WWE Live events

WWE Live events

(+) Finally got to see the Heartbreak Kid, Shawn Michaels live!!! (-) A lot of rubbish matches. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2006)

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Latest reviews in Member Advice on Hobbies »

"I don't like cricket...oh no.. I love it"

Advantages: Exhaustive account of cricket.
Disadvantages: Exhausting account of cricket!

This is a hobbies section but I feel it is essential to have at least an elementary understanding of the game before you can hope to play. So I hope that the following helps. I began thinking it was going to be a nice brief account of the game of crick ...

al1892 23.02.2006 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Member advice on cricket

Driving me MAD!

Advantages: The feeling of accomplishment at learning something new, the ultimate independence driving brings.
Disadvantages: A difficult (and expensive) skill to master and failing a test can be quite hard to overcome.

Failed attempts... This 'review' is more therapy for me than anything else as this week I failed my driving test a second time. This time, as with the last, my nerves got the better of me and bumping up a kerb as my manoeuvring skills (or lack of) wer ...

misspurple7 11.12.2013 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Members advice on learning to drive

My Experience of Learning to Drive...

Advantages: Gets you from A to B. The independence! The freedom!
Disadvantages: People always want a lift! Can be a stressful task, learning to drive...

It's been a few weeks since I passed my driving test. It's been over a year since I first started learning. I didn't pass on my first attempt. I didn't pass on my second attempt. So as you can see it became quite a strenuous and stressful task, simply lea ...

e_coleuk 25.07.2005 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Members advice on learning to drive

An insider's view

Advantages: Lifetime skill
Disadvantages: minefield when looking for an instructor

My husband and I were both driving instructors and ran our own driving school from 1983 to 1994 - so I feel that I am in a position to provide some insight into the areas of concern that have been raised in the reviews that I have read about Driving Schoo ...

saulsmum 27.08.2006 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Members advice on learning to drive

driving me round the twist!!

Advantages: its great if yo pass
Disadvantages: its not if you fail

These reviews are always written in the possative, by people who have passed, well this one isn't. I cant believe im about to admit this, in a few minuets, when you have finished reading this you will all think im an idiot, and you might be right. ...

tinac37 18.02.2007 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Members advice on learning to drive