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Zamki kresowe Rzeczypospolitej programs on YouTube Zamki kresowe Rzeczypospolitej programs on YouTube
NEW - This video series, presented by art historian prof. Stanisław Nicieja, were produced by TVP3 Rzeszów. Very interesting, though sadly, content is...

CultureTurbowicz - 06:23am
Restoration of the Polish Monarchy? Restoration of the Polish Monarchy?
29 - Liberty for whom? Only for the privileged class. The vast majority of the population were peasants and townsfolk...

CultureBarbastelle - Jul 22, 2014
TheOther
Yesterday
What type of gift should i buy for my hosts in Poland? What type of gift should i buy for my hosts in Poland?
21 - I don't mind them every now and again, however since every petrol station and corner shop has hundreds of boxes of...

Cultureboj - Jul 21, 2014
jon357
Jul 22, 2014
Work culture/etiquette in Poland? Work culture/etiquette in Poland?
2 - None of it in Poland. As a new employee, and let me stress "new" Don't show the...

CultureKruskal - Jul 15, 2014
PC_Sceptic
Jul 20, 2014
Motorcycle Culture in Poland. Motorcycle Culture in Poland.
21 - Btw. Norwegian, and comes by the border from berin, so, something close to the border would be nice :)

Culturegenecps - Jul 4, 2012
persan
Jul 19, 2014
some poles play the Race games best! some poles play the Race games best!   2
36 - Good boy! I like the spirit :-)

Cultureimano - Jul 16, 2014
Wulkan
Jul 19, 2014
What is the reason for POLISH jokes ? What is the reason for POLISH jokes ?   2   3   4   ...   16   17
491 - Germans regarded Poles as being too lazy and lacking motivation to be as materially advanced as Germany so to them Poles...

CultureWielgolewski - Feb 22, 2007
Tatarewicz
Jul 17, 2014
Whom do the Polish people hate more: Germans or Russians? Whom do the Polish people hate more: Germans or Russians?   2   3   4   ...   21   22
652 - The German hand has never fed me as I live in the US, but both my great grandfathers perished in WWII....

CultureMareGaea - Feb 8, 2008
schezz1208
Jul 15, 2014
Legalising Marijuana in Poland Legalising Marijuana in Poland   2   3
66 - There's a fairly reasonable theory that one of the most powerful forces keeping drugs illegal is all the money being...

Culturesmurf - Jul 10, 2014
Harry
Jul 15, 2014
Please help....Song my grandfather used to sing " O mama mama stoi mi............" Please help....Song my grandfather used to sing " O mama mama stoi mi............"
1 - Try this on youtube: "panno walerciu", a little different words but still the melody match I guess;) This song is...

Culturegrandson123 - Jul 7, 2014
Brzenczyszczyki
Jul 13, 2014
Photomanipulation: Jacek Nawrot Photomanipulation: Jacek Nawrot
1 - That's interesting; hopefully such people are hard to encounter on streets of Poland though ;)

Culturef stop - Apr 23, 2014
Jamnik
Jul 11, 2014
Thread dedicated to Polish and other Slavic children Thread dedicated to Polish and other Slavic children   2
34 - Polish song for kids We are small berries - Jesteśmy jagódki, nursery rhymes

CultureCrow - Aug 13, 2011
Crow
Jul 9, 2014
Have the British become the worst enemy of the Polish? Have the British become the worst enemy of the Polish?   2
45 - Thanks for this interesting link (it is a real pity that it doesn't contain reports of the sittings of the period...

CultureJanIIISobieski - Jun 26, 2014
Ziemowit
Jul 4, 2014
Polish films... where to find them? Polish films... where to find them?   2
39 - I recommend Dorota Kedzierzwaska

Culturehb44 - Oct 31, 2007
Dayani
Jul 3, 2014
Mall Madness in Poland? Mall Madness in Poland?
7 - I'd have to say the impact of a mall depends on the city and the position of the mall. The best-known...

CultureSzczerbaty - Jun 28, 2014
johnb121
Jun 29, 2014
looking for the first line to a song " Cztery nogi w kupie.........." looking for the first line to a song " Cztery nogi w kupie.........."
2 - It's an extremely dirty song that might not have been written down very often. There may be something on the internet...

CultureKathleen - Jun 27, 2014
jon357
Jun 29, 2014
Is Polish parenting traditionally very laissez faire? Is Polish parenting traditionally very laissez faire?
3 - I think it very much has to be taken on a case by case basis. I know my family in...

Culturestolatte - Jun 25, 2014
Cardno85
Jun 26, 2014
Polish people are the most ignorant people in the world! Polish people are the most ignorant people in the world!   2   3   4   5   6
166 - Not a name that he ever used himself though, is it. One could just as easily say even...

CultureWizard - May 18, 2012
Harry
Jun 26, 2014
Are Polish people the most patriotic people of the world? Are Polish people the most patriotic people of the world?
6 - Some Poles may well be like that, however plenty of other nationalities are too. And not all Poles are like...

Culturestolatte - Jun 25, 2014
jon357
Jun 26, 2014
Why Polish people are fat ? Why Polish people are fat ?   2   3
64 - They are gorbs.

Culturemaclad - Aug 18, 2013
Lolek2
Jun 25, 2014
Is it me or do any guys in Poland not have shaved heads? Is it me or do any guys in Poland not have shaved heads?   2   3   4
112 - Men with shaved heads look stupid? Please stop embarrassing yourself....

Culturecjjc - Jul 26, 2008
Wulkan
Jun 22, 2014
Engraved rolling pins by Polish artist Engraved rolling pins by Polish artist
NEW -

Culturef stop - Jun 17, 2014
Why are Polish so conservative and religious? Why are Polish so conservative and religious?   2   3
75 - Polish are probably so conservative, and religious, because after the partitions of Poland, The Polish who resisted Germanization, and Russification, were...

CultureMikeUSA - Feb 19, 2012
JanIIISobieski
Jun 15, 2014
Prostitution in Poland, is it legal? Prostitution in Poland, is it legal?
11 - Many years ago I worked in the Tax Office in the UK. Instructions then were that while we could tax a...

Culturebusinessman - Feb 4, 2014
johnb121
Jun 14, 2014
Polish Family Life - I want to avoid inappropriate behaviour Polish Family Life - I want to avoid inappropriate behaviour
2 - It depends. For short "official" visit in nouveau riche castle we don't take shoes off but in blocks in small...

Culturejezebeel - Jun 14, 2014
peter_olsztyn
Jun 14, 2014
Looking for a Polish Folk Song (Polka?) Looking for a Polish Folk Song (Polka?)
7 - thanks! funny how a few bottles of vodka can bring out the singer in our fathers! My favourite growing up was...

Culturekcr357 - Jun 11, 2013
jack1977
Jun 11, 2014
Business customs in Poland - liquor gift, courtesy toward women Business customs in Poland - liquor gift, courtesy toward women
8 - If this is a business meeting: 1. Don't bring any alcohol (especially if you don't know the people well, or...

Cultureukmate - Apr 20, 2014
The Willow
Jun 10, 2014
Love for Polish inspired art Love for Polish inspired art
2 - That's right 6 more months. I was thinking you'd focusing on the beauty of symmetric art. Imagine how difficult it is...

Culturenoskii - Jun 7, 2014
noskii
Jun 8, 2014
Are there a lot of goths in Poland? Are there a lot of goths in Poland?   2
35 - Do americans really have an unintentional phobia towards goths? 'cause the americans I know are all Hip Hoppers; Metallers and (of...

CultureRebirth - Jul 11, 2011
Shin_NomeD
Jun 7, 2014
Popular Polish blog and chat sites Popular Polish blog and chat sites   2
58 - We are an English company and we would like to advertise live care work in Poland. Can you tell me where...

CultureLt Navy - May 9, 2007
samantha888
Jun 6, 2014
I Love Polska - Lovely Poem :) I Love Polska - Lovely Poem :)
1 - Czesław Miłosz would be proud, good job :)

CultureToshi - Jun 5, 2014
Krzak
Jun 6, 2014
Public Masturbation now allowed in Sweden, Would this work in Poland? Public Masturbation now allowed in Sweden, Would this work in Poland?   2
41 - What should be taken into consideration: Allowing Public masturbation in a country were prostitution is forbidden (and were the client...

CultureChris_Bradbury - Sep 19, 2013
Johnmaynard
Jun 5, 2014
Do Polish people have a temper? Do Polish people have a temper?   2
50 - for sure , it is all connected

CultureAllison - Mar 22, 2010
milky
Jun 5, 2014
Polish Brand names in everyday usage. Polish Brand names in everyday usage.
4 - Interesting topic. It may not apply today, but back in the 90ties Poles would call a personal computer (PC) as an...

Cultureszkotja2007 - Dec 16, 2009
Krzak
Jun 5, 2014
Polish Ambassador in China dancing Gangnam Style PSY Polish Ambassador in China dancing Gangnam Style PSY
3 - more ljudi like Pan Tadeusz, less pedera

CultureCrow - Nov 2, 2013
Crow
Jun 4, 2014
New Movie  " The Immigrant " Dealing with Polish immigrants in early 1900's, any one see it yet? New Movie " The Immigrant " Dealing with Polish immigrants in early 1900's, any one see it yet?
3 - I've read about this movie. It has good reviews. It is about a Polish woman who comes to America and becomes...

CulturePeter59 - May 30, 2014
Fritz
Jun 3, 2014
Polish game Biznes Po Polsku Polish game Biznes Po Polsku
1 - Is it a Monopoly game style? If so, it's not much different. But beware - it's hard to play and win...

Culturesunbreak - Jan 13, 2010
wiadro
Jun 3, 2014
Jerzy Hoffmann: Ukraine - The Birth of A Nation (4-part documentary) Jerzy Hoffmann: Ukraine - The Birth of A Nation (4-part documentary)
1 - Very interesting documentary in the light of the current Ukraine crisis..

CultureWoon - Jul 23, 2013
Looker
May 31, 2014
Where can I buy old polish films or new documentaries/indies? Where can I buy old polish films or new documentaries/indies?
1 - Couple of options: netflix - quite a lot polish titles dish network with Polish premium package ebay - surely more...

Culturemslubicki - Feb 4, 2014
Looker
May 30, 2014
Polish supermodel Anja Rubik and her boyfriend Serbian model Sasha Knezevic in Warsaw Polish supermodel Anja Rubik and her boyfriend Serbian model Sasha Knezevic in Warsaw   2   3
71 - Anja Rubik & Sasha Knezevic Fanpage on facebook 228958149510

CultureCrow - Apr 10, 2011
Crow
May 30, 2014
Anti establishment Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski Anti establishment Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski
20 - Or, could be contemplation of a life lived. It is often said that one can re-live key moments in...

CultureWroclaw Boy - May 27, 2014
ShawnH
May 29, 2014
Making friends in Poland - is it easy? Making friends in Poland - is it easy?
20 - Ohh i did not know that .. I will try find people and talk to them , then :)

Culturepolishgirl1 - Aug 8, 2010
Paritosh
May 27, 2014
I'm English, but I really like some Polish names. Can I use them for my baby girl? I'm English, but I really like some Polish names. Can I use them for my baby girl?
20 - That's exactly what I mean. For them: 'sz' 'si' 'ś' is just 'sh' xD

Cultureldawson - Mar 11, 2014
Wulkan
May 27, 2014
Why are polish People so obsessed with race? Why are polish People so obsessed with race?   2   3
61 - is this related to Poland or just a general rant?

CultureMeowmeow - May 30, 2011
milky
May 26, 2014
A Polish wedding for a typical couple getting married in Poland A Polish wedding for a typical couple getting married in Poland
10 - Every place have different tradition to follow and same condition applies to Poland. Blessing,church ceremony, Music,dance, The Unveiling and Capping Ceremony...

Cultureteachmepl - Apr 24, 2013
Chrismoran
May 20, 2014
Would getting a PW tattoo be seen as disrespectful? Would getting a PW tattoo be seen as disrespectful?
4 - Of course no one can stop the OP from going ahead and getting the PW symbol for a tattoo. The OP...

Cultureolbeho - May 18, 2014
Bieganski
May 20, 2014
I saw Polish nationalism today I saw Polish nationalism today   2   3   4   ...   6   7
194 - Right... As the member of the far right (not the morrons and freaks of the NOP) i can say one thing...

Culturesobieski - Nov 11, 2010
goofy_the_dog
May 16, 2014
Happiness from GDYNIA in Poland Happiness from GDYNIA in Poland
4 - Yep, it's was nice to see movi like this, especially when you're recognizing all this places :p

CultureSnowflake - Jan 27, 2014
Snowflake
May 15, 2014
Goran Bregovic in Poland - Goran Bregovic w Polsce Goran Bregovic in Poland - Goran Bregovic w Polsce
16 - Official Web Site of the Goran Bregovic http://www.goranbregovic.rs/ Poland 2014. Warsaw, Poland 22.05.2014. Congress Hall, 20.30...

CultureCrow - Apr 23, 2014
Crow
May 14, 2014
Mushroom hunting close to Warsaw Mushroom hunting close to Warsaw
6 - Yes, I saw what his question was, that is why I said that he is vastly unlikely to get to...

Culturenatnatnat - May 4, 2014
Harry
May 8, 2014
What  are those scars and cuts on many Polish guys' arms? What are those scars and cuts on many Polish guys' arms?
16 - ...... Dgme you find that cute wtf This whole thread is just creepy and wrong cutting is disgusting nasty...

Culturesweetcandy - May 27, 2011
mochadot18
May 8, 2014
Beauty supply stores selling wigs in Warsaw? Beauty supply stores selling wigs in Warsaw?
3 - You could try hairdressers also. The harder shops to find are the ones supplying wigs for NFZ patients - but even...

CultureZloty - May 6, 2014
cjj
May 7, 2014
Popular Polish First Names? Popular Polish First Names?   2   3   4   5
141 - Isn't Teofil from the Greek and Latin "Teofilus?" It's not the Polish for "Dani'el"?

CultureDina - Jul 10, 2006
Nickidewbear
May 7, 2014
Polish home remedies for cold, stomach ache, etc.? Polish home remedies for cold, stomach ache, etc.?   2
39 - I'm not brave enough to put garlic in my socks. Vaseline on my feet, covered with socks at bedtime, is about...

Cultureconvex - Feb 1, 2010
beckski
May 5, 2014
MAY 1st    - Party time in Poland? What are the traditions? MAY 1st - Party time in Poland? What are the traditions?
4 - well the weather is certainly amazing on the north coast - Raining in Gdansk.. perfect beach weather!...

CultureMaluch - Apr 30, 2014
Maluch
May 1, 2014
Being a Jew in modern-day Poland; Israeli Jew who is of Polish descent Closed: Being a Jew in modern-day Poland; Israeli Jew who is of Polish descent   2   3   4   5
142 - Anyway I hope I made it clear with my sarcasm my intentions were not directly blaming the Polish nation for war...

CultureKartofel - Apr 24, 2014
Kartofel
Apr 30, 2014
Polish Easter is also pagan! Polish Easter is also pagan!   2
46 - Peter59 wrote: "It seems to have held very true this year, we had frost again this morning and only 32...

Culturepagan - Apr 21, 2014
FUZZYWICKETS
Apr 29, 2014
Why don't they make a new movie about 1410? ( Battle of Grunwald ) Why don't they make a new movie about 1410? ( Battle of Grunwald )
5 - That was recently made not that long ago

CultureSzalawa - Apr 24, 2014
Szalawa
Apr 24, 2014
Social Progress Index - Poland scores better than USA in few points. Social Progress Index - Poland scores better than USA in few points.
3 - Another encouraging fact: in a recent freedom of the press ranking, Poland [19] has been ranked ahead of both the UK...

CultureMonitor - Apr 24, 2014
Jardinero
Apr 24, 2014
Little statistics about immigrants in Poland. Employment and job prospects. Little statistics about immigrants in Poland. Employment and job prospects.
27 - Sorry I got through off by this and then thought long term, still even short term negative population growth has...

CultureMonitor - Apr 15, 2014
Szalawa
Apr 24, 2014


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