Society & Culture
Discussions and views about how we all live today and how this impacts the people around us...
What would you take?
25th Oct 2022
You live in a flooded area and are anxiously waiting for the river to peak, You will have to evacuate when this occurs but do have some time, What will you save ? What will you load into your car...Read more
11th Sep 2022
I am feeling maudlin today as I remember those whose lives were taken in a senseless attack. I especially remember the “falling man” as he gracefully glided to his death, upside down, as he...Read more
28th Aug 2022
Halloween is soon approaching and it'll be spooky season! Do you celebrate Halloween even though it's traditionally big in the US? Why do you think it's not that big here in Australia when we...Read more
Bank Branch Closure
17th Aug 2022
I live in Adelaide suburban area and over the last few years the Commonwealth Bank, ANZ Bank, National Bank have all closed their branches. I now need to travel over 10 Kms to access a branch. ...Read more
What do you do to relax
7th Aug 2022
I struggle with relaxing I always have things to do. My husband has no trouble falling asleep in front of tv or watching sports on tv, he is not lazy but he can sit and do nothing. I enjoy cooking...Read more
What Jobs Pay $300K a Year?
16th Jul 2022
Inflation has hit, $200K is no longer rich. I'm interested in hearing about people who earn more than $300K/year. What was your journey? How did you get there?Read more
14th Jul 2022
It's been just over 2 years since the pandemic affected all our lives in one way or another. We would like to hear whether you used the lockdowns/travel restrictions to take up any new hobbies or...Read more
Best books of 2021?
8th Jul 2022
What are some of the amazing books that you have read in 2021 (so far)?Read more
Bullying and harassment
4th Jul 2022
At least 1 in 10 young people have experienced cyberbullying. What are you doing to stop bullying and harassment?Read more
How do you cope with the rising cost of living?
4th Jun 2022
Effective strategies to cut down cost on groceries shopping, electricity, food, rent and etc?Read more
How are you guys making new friends?
20th May 2022
I feel like it’s a common thing for high school best friends to drift apart and since COVID, everyone’s a little anxious to socialise. I’m wondering how you guys are making new friends or are you...Read more
How is uni
11th May 2022
How is everyone finding uni?Read more
What is always 'worth the money' ?
22nd Apr 2022
What products or services can you always justify spending money on, even after you've exceeded your weekly budget? Or what things do you find overpriced but would buy anyway? Why?Read more
The Great Resignation
12th Apr 2022
How has the wave of Great Resignation affected you. Have you left/considered leaving your job? If yes, then what industry was it and why? I'm just hoping to get some insight!Read more
Working from Home
10th Apr 2022
Do you think you are more productive working from home than in the office environment?Read more
Ideas for Weekend Activities
6th Apr 2022
Now that lockdown is over... What is everyone doing for fun?! Activities for solo and with friends?Read more
Neurolinguistics Vs. perception
21st Mar 2022
I would like some feed back on a theory. A person's perception with higher believe systems have a greater chance of being manipulated. e.g. someone that believes in the supernatural are more...Read more
Are you a 'pick me girl'?
21st Jan 2022
Insecurities of women are identified to make a girl to be someone- a cool girl or anti feminist or not wearing make up kind-even though she is not. Instead of embracing own individuality girls...Read more
Pearls of wisdom ...
26th Dec 2021
What's the best advice you've ever been given?Read more
Do you think that businesses will embrace the work from home culture after life returns to normal
25th Nov 2021
I wonder if business with be more incined to let employees work from home even after Covid restrictions are over. It seems that companies have embraced this idealogy and have realise that it could...Read more
22nd Nov 2021
financial institutions; ie: banks , credit unions and insurance companies all have an obligation to serve their customers, but it seems a lot of their profits go to share-holders and "upper...Read more
Turn Back Time
2nd Oct 2021
So often we say, "If only I knew then what I know now". If you could go back to a time in your past, when would you choose and why?Read more
Has the pandemic made you rethink your career and/or values in life?
1st Oct 2021
Has the pandemic made you rethink your career and/or values in life? Recent data suggests that Australia is facing 'The Great Resignation' with "40% [of respondents] said they were going to look...Read more
Lockdown 6.0, let's discuss some positives!
12th Sep 2021
So we all have had it at this point with the unending lockdowns in Victoria. Let's discuss ONE positive outcome that the lockdown has had on your life.Read more
Are you a night owl or a morning person?
9th Aug 2021
Are you a night owl or a morning person? Why do you think that is? Have you ever purposefully made the switch?Read more
What values/lessons/skills has COVID-19 taught you?
20th Jul 2021
COVID-19 has dramatically shaken the world. For the last 18 months, we have been surrounded by negative news and stress. Countless people have lost financial, physical, social and emotional...Read more
COVID and the rise in rental prices
29th May 2021
I’m genuinely interested in how many people are currently in a rental hardship with the increased rents due to COVID -19 and what you are now doing to help keep the other bills down ? Are you...Read more
How do you define success for yourself?
21st May 2021
How do you define success for yourself? How do you determine if someone’s successful in life? How did you come to this conclusion? Are you unsure? Tell us below! Have Your Say and you'll be in...Read more
What do you do on the weekends?
23rd Apr 2021
How do you guys prefer to spend your weekends? Is it mostly time off for relaxation or you would rather go out and explore places or to be with your friends/family. Share your typical weekend plans...Read more
Acts of Kindness
16th Apr 2021
What’s one nicest thing you could do for someone in your life today ?Read more
Should we have the right to disconnect? Does the 'Always on' work culture affect you?
7th Apr 2021
Recently the ABC reported "The right to disconnect – won in the Victoria Police union's most recent negotiations – directs managers to respect leave and rest days and avoid contacting officers...Read more
Careers throughout your lifetime
6th Mar 2021
How many people have always known which career they wanted as a child? And how many times have you changed your mind? or how many times have you changed your career path? If you're still unsure...Read more
Caféstudy members! What do you think of our new website? and any general feedback on Caféstudy?
5th Mar 2021
Hello Caféstudy members! As you would have seen the Caféstudy website has had a major facelift! So because we are nosy, please let us know your thoughts?! What do you like? anything you dislike?...Read more
Valentine's Day: love or loathe it?
16th Feb 2021
Valentine's Day is celebrated by millions of people across the world. So we'd LOVE to know... Do you celebrate it? Do you have any traditions with partners, friends or family? Do you love it? hate...Read more
30th Jan 2021
Hi..New here. Just signed up today. Looking forward to getting involved in discussions and forums. Any tips from members? Thank you :)Read more
Australian household savings have increased; have yours increased? what are your best savings hacks?
28th Jan 2021
After what was a horrible year financially for most (and still is for many), it seems Australian's have refocused and doubled down on their savings, trying to ensure financial security in the wake...Read more
Social Media vs. Social Interaction
14th Dec 2020
In 2018, research revealed social media is most effective in tackling loneliness when it is used to enhance existing relationships, or forge new meaningful connections. On the other hand, it is...Read more
16th Jun 2020
How important is it for you to buy Australian made products? How do you know if something is Australian made? Have you ever thought you were buying an Australian product and then realised that it...Read more
6th May 2020
Have you already thought of what you'll do differently once things are back to normal? Will you look into doing new things/ stop something you were doing before? How has your mindset changed? Do...Read more
Life in Lockdown / Isolation
31st Mar 2020
Here at Cafestudy, we have been making a conscious effort to learn new skills and exercise daily during life in lockdown/isolation. We would like to know what have you been doing to adapt to life...Read more
19th Mar 2020
It is a very worrying time, with hourly Covid-19 updates bringing even more negativity and uncertainty. There are plenty of things to worry about as we are yet to determine exactly how it will...Read more
New Years resolutions
15th Jan 2020
Have you made a New Years resolution for 2020? If so, what is your resolution and how is it tracking? Do you think resolutions work?Read more
3rd Aug 2017
Please let us know what you think of the new redemption options. Both good and bad please. Is there anything we can still make better? Is there anything that is particularly good?Read more
What makes a job the 'perfect job'?
24th Oct 2016
How satisfied are you with your job at the moment? Are you thinking of changing jobs? And if you are looking at changing jobs or just about to embark on looking for your first job, what do you look...Read more
Customer reward schemes - do they influence your shopping decisions?
5th Sep 2016
Cafestudy members we have 10 $15 Giftpax vouchers to give away to the best 10 replies to the following question! How much do customer reward schemes influence you when you are deciding where to...Read more
How and what effect does scamming have on you?
8th Oct 2014
I am sure we have all had some experience of scammers either by email, phone or letter. I want to find out what company the scammer pretended to be from, what they asked and most importantly does...Read more
To Twitter or not to Twitter?
21st Nov 2013
Do you use this recently floated social media? If so, what do you use it for? Are you following celebrities or companies/brands? What are you hoping to find out from Twitter feeds? And to non users...Read more
How, when and where do you do your Christmas shopping?
24th Oct 2013
When do you buy Christmas presents? Do you start buying them throughout the year, or do you leave it to the last minute? How do you buy them (i.e online or in store). Do you change the stores that...Read more
What makes you 'like' a Facebook page or ad?
26th Jun 2013
Companies are spending more and more money on social media to target new customers. We want to know if you have ever visited a company's Facebook page and clicked 'like', and/or clicked 'like' on...Read more
With all the sales on before Christmas these days, are you spending less time in the post-sales?
8th Jan 2013
Do you think people are blowing more money overall as they buy not just Christmas presents, but also other bits in the pre-Christmas sales? Alternatively, do you think people are still excited...Read more
Do you consider yourself selfless or selfish?
17th May 2012
If you aren't a selfless person, is it simply because you can't be bothered? Does selflessness actually get you anywhere in life anyway? And if you are concerned about it, how do we stop society...Read more
Why do you enjoy being a member of an online survey site?
20th Apr 2012
Is it because you love giving your opinion? Or are you in it for the money? Perhaps it's because you enjoy the sense of community that comes from Café Chat? Do you contribute to Café Chat often? If...Read more
Who names a grandparent?
21st Nov 2011
News of the grandchild's birth was barely out before people started asking what I wanted to be called. I thought the first grandchild named the grandparents, but my friends don't agree. They think...Read more
What puts you on an instant high and brings you joy?
19th Oct 2011
Is it exercise and the euphoric endorphins released? An ocean swim on a crystal clear day? A friendly smile from a stranger on the street? A gripping book? Wonderful friends and family? What about...Read more
Have you ever seen a ghost or encountered anything spooky?
15th Aug 2011
Perhaps you have a room in your house that never quite feels right. Do you hear bumps in the night or see shadows out of the corner of your eye? Are you a medium or clairvoyant who can communicate...Read more
What are your observations on society and where it’s headed?
16th May 2011
Have we evolved into a narcissistic society, as the media have alleged? Do you think the importance of manners and etiquette is less essential? If you live in a country or regional area, is there...Read more
Random acts of kindness
16th Nov 2010
Have you done something just for the good feeling it gave you - like giving up your seat on the bus for someone, opened a door for someone, helped someone you didnt even know? Or has a stranger...Read more