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Polish music charts
1 - Different people listen to different radio stations, check the charts of the most popular radios in Poland, the results differ, but...

Cultureblackcathl - Yesterday
Looker
Yesterday
What do Poles think about Turks?   2   3   4   ...   24   25
738 - i have a problem with this(stupid ,brainless people like you). the guy already states he's non-religious, not going to change anything...

Cultureturkishfriend - Aug 15, 2007
gottamoveon
Dec 16, 2014
Poland Immigration music
1 - This is straight out of Cracow, Poland to all of the Poles away friom the Country :) Awesome song:

Culturegoofy_the_dog - Dec 16, 2014
goofy_the_dog
Dec 16, 2014
Being a Jew in modern-day Poland; Israeli Jew who is of Polish descent   2   3   4   5
143 - Merged: What Do Israelis Think Of Poles? Hiii/Szalom! :D I wanted to ask if there are some Israelis here...

CultureKartofel - Apr 24, 2014
AwesomeFacePL
Dec 16, 2014
Do you think that Polish people are rude?   2   3   4   ...   28   29
865 - Waitrose don't have one of those. Waitrose know how grammar works: The last time I was in...

Cultureiwona - Jan 21, 2007
Harry
Dec 16, 2014
Fresh Christmas trees sale in Poland
20 - or have heavy life insurance,and a legal chopper pilot license.

Culturepigsy - Dec 14, 2014
pigsy
Dec 16, 2014
Pilipiuk, Ziemiański - Polish Authors - Where to buy their books?
5 - That's great! Thanks everyone =]

Culturestevekimbrey - Dec 12, 2014
stevekimbrey
Dec 15, 2014
Questions about Polish names Pola, Gracja, and Grażyna
22 - Unja, BohdanBazooka, and Paulina -- thank you very much, that's really helpful! Unja -- it is so weird you should...

CultureNoaSew - Oct 26, 2014
NoaSew
Dec 15, 2014
Kutno's Jewish festival without Jews
19 - It is quite commonplace for artistic communities in any given country to draw upon the social constructs developed and practiced...

CultureInWroclaw - Dec 7, 2014
Bieganski
Dec 14, 2014
Polish mentality towards Pakistan   2   3
88 - Now, that is unfortunately very true. The majority of Poles in the UK tend to stick together and...

CultureJabwaw - Jan 16, 2008
Wroclaw Boy
Dec 14, 2014
Poland becomes film location and popular set, plus Spielberg in Wrocław
2 - no it's gonna be 50 Shades of Grey sequel - you will surely like it :P

CultureInWroclaw - Dec 11, 2014
gumishu
Dec 13, 2014
Multiracial Poles   2   3   4   5
138 - you are probably right Goofy but you know - some people are forced to choose ....

CultureEM_Wave - Nov 11, 2011
rozumiemnic
Dec 10, 2014
Are polish people racist or prejudice towards blacks?   2
38 - black is black, white is white. Poles knows this and that`s alright

CultureBlackcutie3 - Nov 10, 2012
Crow
Dec 9, 2014
what should a foreigner do when invited to join Christmas dinner with his Polish-friend's family?
18 - Carp became a tradition because for a while, that was the only available, and feasible, fish option.

Cultureblackcathl - Dec 4, 2014
f stop
Dec 8, 2014
Which nations do Poles like the most?   2   3   4   5
139 - Indeed. I regret I didn't put more effort in learning German when I was younger. Here (England) we cooperate...

CultureGeneral Italia - Dec 2, 2007
Wulkan
Dec 7, 2014
Kissing on the cheek in Poland. Lips for lovers only?   2
36 - Finally! I thought I was the only one who noticed it... lol

CulturePolonius3 - Jun 4, 2010
Paulina
Dec 5, 2014
I'm English, but I really like some Polish names. Can I use them for my baby girl?
24 - I'm Polish, and 1 of the common names is Gabriela/Gabrysia and Gabi for short :-)

Cultureldawson - Mar 11, 2014
Gabi112
Dec 2, 2014
Do Polish people have a temper?   2
52 - so you actually mean most of them do have temper :)

CultureAllison - Mar 22, 2010
Blanketsniffer
Dec 2, 2014
To foreigners: what song/tunes of Polish musicians do you like?   2   3   4   5
141 - Ashamed - "Riedel" - oh well, it's the music that counts. And thank God there's lots of the real Dzem out...

Culturezetigrek - Dec 11, 2010
Dougpol1
Dec 2, 2014
POLES vs BULGARIANS   2   3   4
106 - My Russian lady is in Moscow at the moment , trying to sell our appartment , but she spent the summer...

Culturerychlik - Sep 1, 2009
wildrover
Nov 30, 2014
Piano Sheet music - Rosnie Trawka or The Oczepiny Unveiling song
1 - "Rośnie trawka" - do you mean the waltz of Dana orchestra? Or maybe the Chopin song "Poseł" which starts...

Culturejamon4170 - Nov 18, 2014
Looker
Nov 28, 2014
Hi, I need someone to understand this song if it's Polish and maybe the title
1 - The title of the song is A.B.C by O.S.T.R You can listen to the song here: youtube.com/watch?v=h6A6vlv0mU4 And the...

Culturepolo09iu87 - Nov 20, 2014
noname111
Nov 27, 2014
Online Polish stores which ships video games over Europe please?
4 - just use amazon, cheaper and faster.

CultureVikingo82 - Nov 25, 2014
smurf
Nov 26, 2014
What to get my Polish girlfriend for her birthday / 6 months?
2 - you need to buy the item first and let it to be 'wygrawerowane' - most of jewelers do 'grawerowanie'...

Culturetster - Nov 26, 2014
gumishu
Nov 26, 2014
Important etiquette question: bite of the herring first, then a shot, or shot first, then a herring?
13 - Thanks all, it was a huge hit! I didn't even bother with the bread. All my herring is gone, along with...

Culturef stop - Nov 21, 2014
f stop
Nov 23, 2014
Why Poles are so much different than other slavic nations ?
4 - no, not that different. Specific, yes. All Slavs are specific in their mutual differences and similarities.

CultureBlanketsniffer - Nov 20, 2014
Crow
Nov 22, 2014
Polish Governmental Bureaucracy on Permanent permit of stay.
3 - They used to do that for all foreigners (but seemed to forget about me). They stopped after EU accession but...

CultureViva Polska - Nov 21, 2014
jon357
Nov 21, 2014
3 reasons why you hate Poland.   2   3   4   ...   33   34
1,017 - A few still do that, even in Warsaw - sometimes having the key behind the bar! Hopefully it's changed...

CultureDekameron - Oct 8, 2008
jon357
Nov 21, 2014
Smokers in Kraków, Poland - News Flash, Smoking is disgusting & Gross!
2 - I guess you are misinformed. Number of cigarettes per adult per year: 1 Bulgaria 2,924...

Culturesuperuser1999 - Nov 20, 2014
Wulkan
Nov 21, 2014
Polish pop music!
4 - or Patricia Kazadi: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCRALRfDJyY

CultureDavids - Nov 14, 2014
milawi
Nov 19, 2014
When will SMOKING BE BANNED? (from public areas in Poland)
17 - Just what I was thinking reading this thread. Ask anybody in Poland why the hell they still allow domestic...

CultureMaluch - Oct 19, 2014
Dougpol1
Nov 19, 2014
Myslovitz- are there any other Polish bands that sing the same genre and are as good?
9 - How old are you people? Myslowitz are total childish gash when they start "singing". Not surprising with the ******** they come...

Cultureeyenonathin - Mar 20, 2012
Dougpol1
Nov 19, 2014
Gay vs God - Church in Poland "will not turn its back on homosexuals" - Archbishop Kowalczyk   2   3   4   ...   11   12
351 - ... Very interesting. Those of you who so desperately cling to the 'it's a choice' or 'nurture...

Culturedelphiandomine - Aug 20, 2013
smurf
Nov 18, 2014
"Kwiaty dla Narcyza" by Marek Holm
1 - I found only music notes on piano for the "Kwiaty dla Narcyza" ... Another thing - a book with songs...

CultureTekla25 - Mar 29, 2012
Looker
Nov 15, 2014
Polish movies with English subtitles   2
54 - Have you downloaded them as a divx? If you buy them in an on-line store (say Merlin.pl) they should...

Cultureranjit - Apr 1, 2008
gumishu
Nov 13, 2014
Polish supermodel Anja Rubik and her boyfriend Serbian model Sasha Knezevic in Warsaw   2   3
71 - Anja and Sasha; love is nice Jak wyglądała pierwsza randka i zaręczyny na ulicy? Pachnące pocałunki w...

CultureCrow - Apr 10, 2011
Crow
Nov 11, 2014
Link for Polish series "Wataha"?
2 - type "torrent wataha" or use tnttorrent.info

Culturejaszkun - Oct 14, 2014
fsdfdsfsdfs
Nov 10, 2014
Could anyone tell me about any Polish bands that are/were popular.
15 - My vote for Maanam http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maanam

CultureRinachka - Sep 21, 2011
Looker
Nov 10, 2014
New home gift - Is there a Polish tradition for this situation?
1 - Buy something practical if you feel you are close to them, think wedding .....ironing desk, expresso maker or similar. If you...

CultureLAN132 - Nov 7, 2014
Kowalski
Nov 7, 2014
Ania Rusowicz - Does anyone know if she has any other works or albums?
1 - I know about two additional albums with her as vocalist. First - "Pięć Smaków" 2005 - with Desire band (she...

Culturebalrog_99 - Jun 30, 2012
Looker
Nov 7, 2014
Polish idealist form of beauty for males and females?
12 - I've found many Polish women to be natural brunettes, and if they are blonde often it is because they...

CultureBarbastelle - Jul 25, 2014
Englishman
Nov 7, 2014
any online newspaper for Lodz?
5 - Hi, the Lodz Post is relatively new (ca 1 month old) but it is constantly improving. It is a mix...

CultureSammyro - Sep 3, 2012
JollyRomek
Nov 6, 2014
Closed: polish people are beautiful
4 - we are most powerful and strong in asia. why we should not pround. soon we will occupy european market like...

Cultureprakash38 - Nov 5, 2014
prakash38
Nov 5, 2014
Christmas cards - charities in Poland
2 - Most UK charities sell mail order cards and will ship to PL.

Culturepoland_ - Nov 1, 2012
jon357
Nov 2, 2014
Vandalism in Poland: Has it always been this way?
6 - You don't see graffiti being done as most of it is a 5 second **** on the wall. As for...

Culturerybnik - Aug 18, 2012
Kowalski
Nov 2, 2014
I'm looking for a Polish movie (a young-age girl as the main character)
3 - @Looker, first, no i don't remember anything else, four years past, and yes, the movie rolls around the main character...

CultureLastrigon - Oct 28, 2014
Lastrigon
Nov 1, 2014
Is it common for Polish people to speak English in Poland?   2
40 - At times it seems like that, and then every now and again I come across youngsters or under 35s who...

Cultureraeshal - Mar 21, 2014
InWroclaw
Nov 1, 2014
Relation in Poland to Orthodox Christians?
7 - seriosuly what the hell? A lot of people know, read my threads if needs me.. I am a nationalist, know a...

CultureVlad1234 - Aug 7, 2013
goofy_the_dog
Oct 29, 2014
Is there a cinema/theatre named "Ivanovo" in Lodz?
4 - Ivanovo opened in 1977, the music club moved there in 2006. I don't know when did it change name from Ivanovo...

CulturejohnSamilin - Oct 25, 2014
kpc21
Oct 26, 2014
Polish card game - goła
9 - Well I'll vouch that the game exists. Played it with my dad and aunt when I was young. I unfortunately have...

Culturebalrog_99 - Oct 13, 2011
dadoo
Oct 25, 2014
Stanislaw Lem - which were his very best short stories?
2 - I read everything what Lem had on the cover. Although it was long time ago, and I liked everything what he...

Culturera page - Feb 16, 2011
Looker
Oct 25, 2014
Nursery song starting " Puk puk puk puk panienchka? "
4 - Thank you I can recall some of the lines.. What is it about? I guess my mother remember only part of...

CultureLost song - Oct 11, 2014
Lost song
Oct 25, 2014
Fikus (Childrens book) by Wanda Mycielska. do your kids like it?
1 - It got very good opinions as I see. It's a shame though, that most Polish children didn't read it. It has...

CultureTim Bucknall - Feb 4, 2013
Looker
Oct 25, 2014
Artistic video made by medicine graduates from Wrocław.
1 - Great stuff, thanks for posting. Really enjoyed it.

CultureMonitor - Oct 22, 2014
InWroclaw
Oct 22, 2014
Polish social Problems - flags stolen from women with kids by street vermin after the Poland vs Scotland game
1 - It's a shame. So it's still very dangerous during/after these events. A bunch of fools. They should be isolated, and banned...

CultureTartanarmy - Oct 20, 2014
Looker
Oct 22, 2014
Thoughts on "Ida" (Polish movie, release date 25-Oct)
1 - The movie is presenting the story of a young Jewish girl and her aunt - a fierce communists, against the realities...

Culturectvn - Nov 1, 2013
Looker
Oct 20, 2014
Where I can buy Christmas tree and its decorative items in Warsaw near metro Imielin?
3 - The market on ul. Braci Wagów a few minutes away will have real trees, but not yet.

CultureKarthik2000 - Oct 12, 2014
jon357
Oct 20, 2014
Polish people are the most ignorant people in the world!   2   3   4   ...   7   8
217 - Are people ever going to stop feeding that troll? This topic should be closed imo

CultureWizard - May 18, 2012
Wulkan
Oct 19, 2014
Whom do the people in Poland hate more: Germans or Russians?   2   3   4   ...   23   24
706 - Maybe they should or... maybe they should change something on a larger scale first. Well to make it all...

CultureMareGaea - Feb 8, 2008
Sasha
Oct 14, 2014
Watching a movie in cinema (Łodź), without Polish dubbing?
9 - Most adult films here are shown in the original language here with subtitles in the cinema. Only the kids movies get...

CultureESN - Oct 8, 2014
irishlodz
Oct 12, 2014


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