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MythDefied


Is it true? ‘Is it true?’ is the category where CHOICE Community members can discuss fake news and clickbait with the goal of providing some accurancy around consumer issues in the age of ‘fake news’. This continues part of our broader work in the MythDefied category, where we bust common commonly held misconceptions, myths and misinformation surrounding products.
About the MythDefied category [MythDefied] (1)
Is it cheaper to buy a smartphone outright? ( 2 ) [MythDefied] (35)
No refunds signs are illegal [MythDefied] (8)
Is it true? Vegans Have Twice As Many Sick Days [Is it true?] (4)
Can you cook salmon in a dishwasher? [MythDefied] (18)
Is it true? "Households advised to run taps for 30 seconds amid lead poisoning fears" [Is it true?] (4)
Do you need to use fabric softener? [MythDefied] (17)
Are synthetic diamonds as good as the real thing? [MythDefied] (17)
Hangover reducing wine drops [MythDefied] (18)
Protein powders – do they work? [MythDefied] (14)
Do glass cutting boards blunt knives? [MythDefied] (15)
Do anti-pollution hair care products work? [MythDefied] (8)
Frequent flyer & Loyalty points - are they 'worth it'? [MythDefied] (20)
Can a fridge and other appliances block my WiFI signal? [MythDefied] (16)
Is it more economical to leave the air-con on? ( 2 ) [MythDefied] (30)
Do solar panels work best when the sun shines? [MythDefied] (11)
Do chargers use power when plugged in but not in use? [MythDefied] (7)
Getting a flu shot will make me sick? ( 2 3 4 5 ) [MythDefied] (97)
Why does fabric get indelible creases when washed? [MythDefied] (16)
Should you take creatine? [MythDefied] (7)
Does Pushing the Button Help? [MythDefied] (16)
How effective are sonic animal deterrents? ( 2 3 ) [MythDefied] (40)
Should I buy cans with a dent? [MythDefied] (20)
Dishwashers vs hand washing - which is the most efficient? ( 2 ) [MythDefied] (21)
:sparkles: COMPETITION :sparkles: What consumer myth, misconception or misinformation would you like busted? [MythDefied] (8)
Do weight loss teas work? [MythDefied] (6)
Fighting a parking fine is not worth the effort? [MythDefied] (5)
Health star ratings give an easy indicator of a product's nutrition [MythDefied] (7)
Superfoods - do they exist? [MythDefied] (12)
Robot vac vs regular - who wins? [MythDefied] (7)