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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)

User reviews (1)

 
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)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Member Advice on Cross Stitching

(+) Great fun, easy to learn, rewarding (-) Can be expensive, time consuming (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2001)

User reviews (15)

 
15 reviews

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)

User reviews (8)

 
8 reviews

Member Advice on Dancing Festivals

(+) The festival itself (-) The add ons - make up, hair, costumes that pinch (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2003)

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2 reviews

Clubbing in the 21st century

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

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12 reviews

Member Advise on Karate

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

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3 reviews

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
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)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
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)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

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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10 reviews

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 Running

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

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7 reviews

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 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)

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 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)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews

Sea angling - Safety and awareness

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

User reviews (1)

 
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)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Member Advice on Capoeira

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

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3 reviews

Member Advice on Learning To Cook

(+) You have to eat healthily, being able to cook can be fun (and make friends!) (-) Takes time, effort and money - but better than McDonalds every night (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2002)

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3 reviews
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 Crossword Puzzle

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

User reviews (5)

 
5 reviews

Member advice on crime fiction events

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

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Member advice on being a Quiz Show Contestant

(+) you might find it helpful (-) errr...pass! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2003)

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 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

TV Extra Work

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

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

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)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
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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1 Review

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What a Carve up!....for a Pumpkin at Halloween.

Advantages: Fun for the family if you like Halloween.
Disadvantages: Pointless if you don't like Halloween

...a small article of tips and hints on carving a great looking pumpkin Jack O Lantern for Halloween. Yes, I know that I should have posted this two days ago to be of any use this year, but due to Ciao taking a while to process my request and persona ...

Novabug 01.11.2010 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Pumpkin Carving

"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 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Member advice on cricket

An absorbing Hobby.

Advantages: Great fun, easy to learn, rewarding
Disadvantages: Can be expensive, time consuming

Cross stitch in general: Cross-stitch is my favourite hobby; I love sitting watching CSI and making pretty things. It has a reputation for being a bit old fashioned but the range of contemporary designs, fabrics and threads you can get these days in ama ...

donnabroom 09.05.2009 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Member Advice on Cross Stitching

Have I Been Stitched Up

Advantages: makes beautiful pictures for your home, cheap sometimes, kits available, great hobby
Disadvantages: Can be expensive

INTRODUCTION I have been cross stitching on and off for years now and still to this day I enjoy it, I am glad I have taken it up as one of my hobbies but like any other hobby it can be quite expensive. I don't have a lot of time at the moment for my hob ...

AngelEyes76 05.02.2013 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Member Advice on Cross Stitching

It will make you cross eyed

Advantages: A relaxing hobby
Disadvantages: Can be expensive, your house will be full of incomplete projects

I have recently gained interest in a brand new hobby, which has even took me away from the many an hour I used to while away on here – I have taken up cross stitching. This was a spur of the moment thing. I went for a day out at Pollok Country Park in ...

helencbradshaw 20.09.2002 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Member Advice on Cross Stitching