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Community Level 8christianf...

christianfilmcritic

How to Become a Ciao Millionaire

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"You are probably wondering what my title has to do with Ciao addiction, well I reckon you would have to be seriously addicted and very lucky to get anywhere close to becoming a millionaire through participating in Ciao, plus hopefully it caught your eye and made you want to read my review. The thought of Ciao being an addiction may make you laugh but it is as real as drugs, smoking and gambling, I should know “My name is christianfilmcritic and I ..." Read review
19.05.2007

Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful

Community Level 6milleniumz...

milleniumzeus

What is your motive for your needs on Ciao?

AdvantagesMany if your motives are right.

DisadvantagesNone if your motives are wrong

"...have also now been a member for over a year and I think I am experienced enough to give a good overview of how Ciao works and have seen enough controversy, bitching, back-biting, jealousy, incestuous ciao affairs, member abuse, and some down-right disgusting events to back that up. I have been a limitedly affected victim of abuse. Although quite soon after I joined I actually had two reviews removed. I was called or inferred to, as being a racist. ..." Read review
25.10.2004

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Community Level 7Elffriend

Elffriend

Ciao Addict and Proud of it.

AdvantagesI hope others can identify with this

DisadvantagesI'm going to make a lot of enemies.

"...that new novel from a member of Ciao. If you have not tried it yourself, then why “knock it”? I have never received a comment from people who do not like my stories, sure, I have received lower ratings, but this only makes me try harder. Is this a bad thing? To those of us that write on shared experiences and the bitter blows of life, why bother to make things up? Any person who has gone through such traumas would not write about it unless a). ..." Read review
25.10.2004

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LIZKEMPO ADDICTION TO CIAO 200TH REVIEW

AdvantagesCiao a fun place to be!

DisadvantagesCan't get off the computer!

"...Ciao addiction: 1) A Ciao member offers you a gift of a two Ciao Diamonds, 10,000 points to reach the next colour dot and will ensure everyone sends only nice, lovely little messages in your guestbook and not miserable, depressing ones if you promise to give away all your party frocks, shoes and glossy lip balms - which do you choose? I am obviously not as addicted as I thought because I would have to keep all my lovely clothes, make up etc. ..." Read review
27.04.2007

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Are *YOU* A Ciao Addict? Review with images

AdvantagesCiao *CAN* be fun

DisadvantagesCiao can be totally addictive, and potentially dangerous to your health!

"...about Ciao, having been a member of the site since shortly after it began back in 2000. So I feel that I’m probably as qualified as anyone here at Ciao to give advice on “Ciao addiction”. ~ ~So does Ciao addiction actually exist? Well, I suppose that depends on how exactly you use the site, and what it means to you. Certainly, if you’re a “casual” member (the sort that Ciao themselves actually prefer, in my opinion) then the answer to the question ..." Read review
15.10.2004

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Me, Myself And Ciao - No. 300

AdvantagesIt's No. 300

DisadvantagesIt's No. 300

"...I can give a new member is don’t trust people unquestioningly. Make sure there is always a bit of doubt unless you really do know the person and I mean in real life, not just online. One of the biggest plunges I’ve taken during my time here was to attend my first meet. I decided rather than jump in feet first and go to the big one in Bristol, I was on holiday anyway, I’d go to a smaller low key one in Essex instead. There were about 9 or 10 of ..." Read review
23.11.2004

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"HI, I'm Averilla and I'm a Ciaoholic !"

AdvantagesYou're not alone !

DisadvantagesYou may not agree.

"I joined Ciao exactly one year ago with the idea of making a bit of extra money, I had no idea how much of my own time was going to be consumed by this little 'Hobby', and cerainly no idea of how addicted I was to become. So what is the definition of addiction ? Well according to 'Answers.com' addiction is defined as : "The condition of being habitually or compulsively occupied with or or involved in something." Underneath any addiction ..." Read review
08.02.2006

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Community Level 6Redbitch

Redbitch

Dont rate just read...Thank you

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"What the bloody hell is going on, this site isn’t for bickering amongst ourselves, this is a community site were everyone and anyone is welcome. Who has the right to put a label on me and what I do, I am here because I choose to be and because I like it, does that make me sad, or have a boring life, NO we all make our own choices in life and if you don’t like something well stop doing it, the same goes for this site. I have been here for quite a while ..." Read review
26.10.2004

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TO A MOUSE

AdvantagesIt's a challenge

DisadvantagesIt's still a challenge

"This review was written for a poetry challenge a few years back but as Sunday is the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert burns, I think it's time for another airing. For my entry to netstation and torr's poetic challemge, I decided to approach from a slightly different angle and pay homage to one of the lesser components which makes this addiction possible. TO A MOUSE (with apologies to R. Burns) Wee sleekit cow'rin ..." Read review
05.08.2003

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Community Level 3LouLou_83

LouLou_83

Ciaoaholics Anonymous

AdvantagesI had fun writing this

DisadvantagesThat's for you to decide

"There’s an addict inside of us all Each of us an angel just waiting to fall. Whether it’s chocolate, cigarettes or booze, Is addiction a battle we are destined to lose? We’ve tried all the diets without success, We’ll never fit into that size ten dress. Those with willpower we cannot match, We always tear off that nicotine patch. But we’ll live to fight another day, We’ll join Weight Watchers or attend ..." Read review
10.07.2003

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ADDING TO MR ZEEMAN'S ADDICTIONS

AdvantagesCIAO ADDICTION KEEPS ME OFF THE STREETS.

DisadvantagesCIAO ADDICTION KEEPS ME OFF THE STREETS.

"D'Ohhh! ~~~ It once was a handful of pills That offered all manner of thrills. The blue ones provided some laughs, And fancy ones opened new paths Which were patterned and bright Swirling colours in light … Skipping, dancing, and running up hills. ~~~ But I found that I’d soon lost the plot And LSD? … well it cost quite a lot. So booze moved up, high on my list. I was tipsy; and frequently p*ssed. Once I’d mastered ..." Read review
21.07.2003

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My So Called Life

AdvantagesI've done as requested by Netstation and Torr

DisadvantagesI should have stopped sooner, 'stead of writing some more

"I never thought I would be sitting here now Writing of my addiction to a website called Ciao There’s been time after time where I’ve tried to stop But I must know what’s happened with my latest op I know it won’t cure me, will instead make it worse To write all about my addiction in verse But Ciao wasn’t where my addiction began (He shouted over his shoulder as he turned and ran) I’ll have to admit it, I’ll come clean and say It all started ..." Read review
04.08.2003

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Just say Yes - part one

AdvantagesIt could happen

DisadvantagesIt probably won't

"What follows was my entry in the verse challenge that arose from a guestbook exchange between netstation and myself. The challenge was supervised and judged by jillmurphy and SueMagee, who set this topic as the subject. Battiest was the winner, and I urge you to read her op. But if you wanted to read this one first, I wouldn't complain. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * One morning at 10 Downing Street The cabinet gathered to meet; A distraught ..." Read review
09.07.2003

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Community Level 5Gill_J

Gill_J

What A Great Addiction To Have

AdvantagesToo many to mention

DisadvantagesNone that I have found.

"This is my attempt at the Ciao addiction challenge, I hope in a small way it adds to some of the fantastic ones I have read so far. It's fair to say that this is how I feel about ciao and what it has brought into my life and I would like to dedicate it to all the wonderful people here. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There is a place on the vast internet, Where you find the best people on that you can bet, A mysterious place full of consumer ..." Read review
14.07.2003

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I need tablets now, to cure me of Ciao...

AdvantagesMore original than copying Rudyard Kipling.

DisadvantagesBlatant stereotyping of psychiatrists.

"...crazier) “But youf only been a member sinze October last! You need now to remember your life before, und fast! A new zherapy I zhink we’ll start; to improve your prognosis. I know it iz a dying art, But we’ll try some hypnosis.” He said “You’re feelink sleepy now.” I knew that was quite true. I’d been up half the night on Ciao reading ‘til half-past two. “It started in an innocent ..." Read review
08.07.2003

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