Society & Culture

Society & Culture

Discussions and views about how we all live today and how this impacts the people around us...

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What do you do on the weekends?

23rd Apr 2021

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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...

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Acts of Kindness

16th Apr 2021

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What’s one nicest thing you could do for someone in your life today ?

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Should we have the right to disconnect? Does the 'Always on' work culture affect you?

7th Apr 2021

69 Comments

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...

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Careers throughout your lifetime

6th Mar 2021

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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...

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Caféstudy members! What do you think of our new website? and any general feedback on Caféstudy?

5th Mar 2021

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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?...

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Valentine's Day: love or loathe it?

16th Feb 2021

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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...

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Newbie Recommendations

30th Jan 2021

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Hi..New here. Just signed up today. Looking forward to getting involved in discussions and forums. Any tips from members? Thank you :)

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Australian household savings have increased; have yours increased? what are your best savings hacks?

28th Jan 2021

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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...

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Social Media vs. Social Interaction

14th Dec 2020

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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...

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Australian Made

16th Jun 2020

144 Comments

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...

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Post Pandemic

6th May 2020

103 Comments

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...

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Life in Lockdown / Isolation

31st Mar 2020

143 Comments

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...

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Worries

19th Mar 2020

108 Comments

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...

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New Years resolutions

15th Jan 2020

79 Comments

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?

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Summer Holidays Plans

13th Dec 2019

57 Comments

What do you usually do for the summer holidays? Do you and/or your loved ones have an annual tradition that you stick to? Have recent natural events such as the bushfires impacted those plans? If...

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Do sales influence when you start your festive season shopping?

8th Nov 2019

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How early is too early for Christmas shopping? Are you a planner or a last minuter? Do you take advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, even Boxing Day sales, to purchase your Xmas loot? Do...

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Cafestudy Redemptions

3rd Aug 2017

77 Comments

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?

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What makes a job the 'perfect job'?

24th Oct 2016

75 Comments

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...

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Customer reward schemes - do they influence your shopping decisions?

5th Sep 2016

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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...

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Customer service - share your good experiences!

16th May 2016

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A lot of companies seem to spend a lot of time telling us how good their customer service is. But I'm sure we'd all agree that they are not always up to scratch! While we're sure everyone has a bad...

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How social is social media?

10th Nov 2015

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How social do you think social media is? Does it make you feel connected with people, or just a viewer/bystander? How do you prefer to connect to people - is face to face still best, or are...

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How and what effect does scamming have on you?

8th Oct 2014

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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...

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To Twitter or not to Twitter?

21st Nov 2013

124 Comments

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...

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How, when and where do you do your Christmas shopping?

24th Oct 2013

146 Comments

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...

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What makes you 'like' a Facebook page or ad?

26th Jun 2013

132 Comments

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...

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With all the sales on before Christmas these days, are you spending less time in the post-sales?

8th Jan 2013

167 Comments

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...

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Do you consider yourself selfless or selfish?

17th May 2012

346 Comments

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...

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Why do you enjoy being a member of an online survey site?

20th Apr 2012

229 Comments

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...

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Who names a grandparent?

21st Nov 2011

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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...

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What puts you on an instant high and brings you joy?

19th Oct 2011

97 Comments

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...

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Have you ever seen a ghost or encountered anything spooky?

15th Aug 2011

255 Comments

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...

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What are your observations on society and where it’s headed?

16th May 2011

147 Comments

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...

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Random acts of kindness

16th Nov 2010

43 Comments

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...

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