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Member Advice on Researching Family History

(+) reveals the story behind your family, there's always something unusual to know (-) it's a seriously addictive hobby, requires time or money or both! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2003)

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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 Wicca

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

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5 reviews

Member Advice on Running

(+) Keeps you fit and healthy (-) Might get a bit tired (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2004)

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7 reviews

Clubbing in the 21st century

(+) The music, lights, company (-) High prices (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2001)

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12 reviews

Member's Advice on Hospital Radio

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

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3 reviews
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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1 Review
Member Advice on Hobbies - Annual THQ WWE European Superstar Challenge

Annual THQ WWE European Superstar Challenge

(+) Free, Fun, Great Opportunity To See Wrestlers Close Up (-) The Line-Up (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2005)

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1 Review

Member advice on being a magician

(+) It is entertaining for you and your audience (-) needs lot of practice, very addictive (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2004)

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1 Review

Member Advice on Golf

(+) Great Sport, Fun, For All Ages (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2003)

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4 reviews

Member Advice on Tapestries

(+) Relaxing and looks good on the wall (-) Gets the lads worried (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2002)

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3 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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1 Review

Photography

(+) Great fun, A hobby that can create an income, produces artwork for your home, etc etc! (-) Can get expensive... (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2005)

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2 reviews

TV Extra Work

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

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1 Review
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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1 Review
Member Advice on Hobbies - Member advice on cricket

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 Hand Spinning of Wool

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

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Member Advice on Radio-Controlled Models

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

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

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 Walking

(+) Good exercise. (-) Not ideal for everyone to do. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2004)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

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 How to Set Up a Home Theatre

(+) Brings movies to life (-) Difficult to buy, sometimes bulky (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2003)

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2 reviews

Member Advice onParticipating in Live Studio Audiences

(+) You get on the telly (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2002)

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2 reviews
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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1 Review

Sea angling - Safety and awareness

(+) Relaxing and excellent for your diet (If you catch). (-) Can be dangerous (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2005)

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1 Review
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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1 Review

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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1 Review

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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1 Review

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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1 Review

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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Shoemakers, chicken stealers, farmhands and gamekeepers?

Advantages: reveals the story behind your family, there's always something unusual to know
Disadvantages: it's a seriously addictive hobby, requires time or money or both!

I have a problem that might be verging on the point of becoming an addiction - I spend quite a lot of time learning about dead people! But not just any dead people - this lot are my ancestors, so I hope that gives me some kind of excuse. My head, my noteb ...

KateHurst 28.11.2009 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Member Advice on Researching Family History

IF CIAO IS CAFFEINE, THIS IS MY CRACK COCAINE.

Advantages: Addictive, you'll never know who you might meet, where you might travel
Disadvantages: Like any passion can be costly in time and money

There are few of us these days who do not have at least a sneaking curiosity in discovering who we are and where we came from. This interest has been heightened by the exploits and experiences of celebrities in tracing their own family histories in such p ...

Newfloridian 28.12.2005 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Member Advice on Researching Family History

THE SECRETS OF THE LONG AGO FOLK

Advantages: THE FEELING OF BELONGING TO SOMETHING IS LIKE NOTHING ELSE
Disadvantages: IT'S HARD WORK AND YOU OFTEN UNCOVER THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT EXPECT.

Family History Searching out The Secrets of The Long Ago Folk All the years I was growing up, my aunties and uncles on my dad's side would comment on how much I looked like their mother. I remember being stopped in the street when I was 11 by an o ...

phoenixgreen 16.01.2007 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Member Advice on Researching Family History

History is a load of old cobblers, is it?!

Advantages: Great fun. You never know what you will find!
Disadvantages: The cost!

So, you want to research your family history, do you? But, it's a big world out there, and where the hell do you begin? It's not going to be easy, it can be expensive, what websites do you visit? I'll give up now! No! Don't do that! Read on my frien ...

Louise90 19.02.2005 ˇ Read full review
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Do you know where you come from?

Advantages: Absorbing and addictive
Disadvantages: Might not always like what you find

Do you really know where you come from? You may think you do, but once you start delving into your family history I can assure you there will be surprises, some good, some bad and some just downright sad. Just think about that before you embark on the j ...

Wisegirl 21.02.2008 ˇ Read full review
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