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    Traditions:

    1. Leader v Guider (First discussion: Leader v Guider)
    2. Do you think that any Guiding traditions are at risk of being lost, how do you think we can save them or is it a good thing (Second Discussion: Are any Guiding traditions at risk of being lost?)
    3. Heritage for sale? When should archive material be sold and what’s worth keeping? Weekly Discussion: Heritage for Sale (or the bin)?
    4. Lessons from the past or how to save the reinvention of the wheel (Weekly Discussion: Lessons from the past-or how not to reinvent the wheel)
    5. Should we revisit our "iconic" uniform styles?
    6. Why was the JB uniform so popular? (Weekly Discussion: Fashion is over quickly, style is forever)
    7. What makes a "traditional" unit? (Weekly Discussion: What makes a “traditional unit”?)
    8. Revisionism and Guiding history.
     
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    Current Topics/Issues

    1. Has the "new" branding been a success (Discussion V: Branding, has it worked?)
    2. Badge tabs (Discussion VII: Badge Tabs)
    3. Should Guiding consider paid figures at local level? (Weekly Discussion VIII: Should we have paid figures at local level?)
    4. What do we think of the new online system (this would be when it's launched) ~Thread Exists~
    5. Is the term "flexible Guiding" abused? (Discussion XV: Is the term "flexible Guiding abused?")
    6. Is there such a thing as not room for "just one more?" (Weekly Discussion XVIII: Is there such a thing as not room for "just one more?")
    7. Have the Guide Laws become pushed to the side? (Discussion XVI: Have the Laws Been Pushed Aside?)
    8. Is it time to "professionalise" our recruitment and training? (Weekly discussion- Professionalising Guiding)
    9. Handbooks, useful point of reference and record keeper-or an obsolete expense?Weekly Discussion XXI: Handbooks
    10. Challenge badges: fundraiser and awareness raiser, or taking us away from Guiding principals? (Weekly Discussion: “Challenge” Badges)
    11. A celebrity CG (Weekly Discussion: A Celebrity Chief?)
    12. Do we need the manual "back"? (Weekly Discussion: Do we need the manual "back"?)
    13. A badge for everything? (Weekly Discussion: A badge for everything?)
    14. From behind closed doors straight into your unit. Transparency and membership. (Weekly Discussion: From Behind Closed Doors and Straight Into Your Unit)
    15. How has social media changed how we Guide? (https://www.guiders.co.uk/threads/weekly-discussion-has-social-media-changed-guiding.59927/ )
    16. Has the internet changed how we Guide? (Weekly Discussion: Has the internet changed Guiding?)
    17. Has "girl led Guiding" become an excuse for non Guiding?
     
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    Activity/Meeting Ideas:

    1. Tips for running a cultural based night (Weekly Discussion: Cultural Night)
    2. What is the best way to introduce a "different" activity to a unit (for example singing to a unit that doesn't sing, a walk for a mainly indoor unit) (Discussion X: Something new)
    3. Budget Term (Weekly Discussion: Budget Term Ideas)
    4. I failed so you don’t have to. What internet ideas work or what’s needed to make them work?(Weekly Discussion: I failed at it so you don’t have to!)
    5. Tiny space, big ideas. Guiding in limited space.
    6. Meeting in a bag. Ideas to keep in your back pocket for last minute Guiding.
    7. Starting from scratch. Ideas for brand new units in their first term.
    8. Why can’t we be friends? Ideas for when girls aren’t getting along.
     
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    General Guiding:

    1. Who is your Guiding heroine? (Discussion VIII.2 Who is your unsung Guiding Heroine?)
    2. What badge/s do you miss or hope for in the future (Discussion XII: Interest Badges)
    3. The best way to start a new Guiding year (Discussion XIV: The Right Start)
    4. Life after death, is the term “Guiding death” still relevant? (Weekly Discussion: Life After Death)
    5. How to retain girls all the way from Rainbows to TSS (Weekly Discussion: Retention from Rainbows to TSS)
    6. Mobile phones at meetings (Weekly Discussion: Mobile phones at residentials)
    7. Food glorious food, snacks during meetings.(Weekly Discussion: Food Glorious Food. Snacks at meetings.)
    8. Craft and the environment (Weekly Discussion: Craft, Materials, and the Environment (oh my!))
    9. Fun or solem, what should promise ceremonies look like? (Weekly Discussion: Promise ceremonies)
    10. Male members and the Promise (Weekly Discussion: Male volunteers and the Promise)
    11. Should we have a single uniform? (Weekly Discussion XIX: Single uniform)
    12. Guiding "essentials" and merchandise (Weekly Discussion: Guiding "essentials" and other merchandise)
    13. Push and pull, How should we get our information? (Weekly Discussion: The information tug of war)
    14. What's something you'd like all members/volunteers aware of? (Weekly Discussion: One thing…)
    15. Overseas ideas; what can we learn from our WAGGS sisters?
    16. Sash(ay) away. What’s the best way to display badges?
    17. How to help shy girls
    18. Training and accessibility, how can training be made better?
    19. Meeting the neighbours, how welcoming is “wider” local Guiding?
     
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    Challenges:

    1. Waiting list fiascos (Weekly Discussion: Waiting List Fiascos)
    2. Keeping Up with the Flossies (Weekly Discussion: Keeping up with the Flossies)
    3. Big(ish) fish, small pond (Weekly Discussion: Big(ish) fish. Small pond.)
    4. How to deal with "that Guider" (Weekly Discussion: “That” volunteer)
    5. An Easy Life vs "The Principal" (Weekly Discussion: An easy life v the principal)
    6. Out of my Box: Being typecast .(Weekly Discussion: Out of my Box)
    7. “Training” parents. How can we encourage parents into certain habits? (Weekly Discussion: “Training” parents )
    8. The Final Curtain. When your time running the unit is up how can you help it’s future?
    9. But it’s only…restricted activities and bending the rules
     
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