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Vasectomy in Poland is illegal? Why?   2   3   4
117 - Even in UK its not that easy a doctor must be happy to do the op and you must see a...

CultureRaj_ryder - Oct 2, 2010
gastro
Aug 31, 2014
Whom do the people in Poland hate more: Germans or Russians?   2   3   4   ...   22   23
665 - Seriously, why would I need a deep understanding of the Russian soul or the inner workings of the country?...

CultureMareGaea - Feb 8, 2008
TheOther
Aug 31, 2014
Record stores in Gdansk/Sopot/Gdynia area?
2 - There are presumably three such shops in Trójmiasto area - here's a list: Muzyczna Piwnica...

CultureRune83 - Aug 28, 2014
gumishu
Aug 28, 2014
WARSZAWSKIE DZIECI ( History of the song required )
10 - Go back a notch and read your own link. It says the song was created in 1944, boo!

CultureTamara - Aug 26, 2014
Mazovia
Aug 28, 2014
Going to Poland for holiday in a hijab - Polish people and Islam   2
46 - @Mahamat poland . you say that if poland lets muslims in, that means the polish should learn to deal with the...

Culturelazycat12345 - Aug 7, 2013
POLACK NATION
Aug 27, 2014
Polish vs British vs American - Clash of cultures   2   3   4   ...   13   14
390 - Ha ,ha where I was reading it 'what surprised me in Poland'- One comparison made me smile- bacon sandwiches- it is...

Culturepawian - Aug 25, 2012
10iwonka10
Aug 26, 2014
Polish Prayer for funeral or about life
2 - I need a Polish blessing for a funeral incorporating the traditional 'bitter' and 'sweet'

Culturesrdswim - Jan 1, 2014
BlessingKH
Aug 24, 2014
Please help me find this polish song
4 - That's it awesome thanks

Culturebaltheus - Aug 16, 2014
baltheus
Aug 19, 2014
Polish "prog" music? I'd be interested to know about bands etc.
28 - Him, and SBB - why listen to others when you can listen to the best? :)

CultureTeffle - Sep 9, 2010
Dougpol1
Aug 16, 2014
Poles speaking English - examples   2
54 - Well, that was kind of well deserved.

Culturepawian - Oct 17, 2011
Wulkan
Aug 12, 2014
Examples of popular Polish music?
25 - Don't lie, he is just making disco polo

CulturePolonius3 - Oct 10, 2010
Wulkan
Aug 12, 2014
Anyone recognize this lullaby? 'Ah-ah-ah Ju ju spach...'
23 - I think it's more like ''mama nie chce cycy dać'' - mama doesn't want to...

CultureMMarrou - May 20, 2012
BohdanBazooka
Aug 12, 2014
Please help....Song my grandfather used to sing " O mama mama stoi mi............"
4 - Thank you so much for posting the video.... hearing the song brought back a lot of memories. Can anybody help...

Culturegrandson123 - Jul 7, 2014
grandson123
Aug 8, 2014
Thread dedicated to Polish and other Slavic children   2
40 - You seem to be stuck in the 1940's. Unhealthy obsession with death and destruction you have there, my friend....

CultureCrow - Aug 13, 2011
TheOther
Aug 6, 2014
Is Poland Germanic?   2
44 - Why is this question even being asked. The modern people of Poland are Slavs and nothing else. Of course i am...

Culturetheguythatstart - Jan 22, 2014
Eliseusz
Aug 3, 2014
Polish Catholic people converting to islam?   2   3   4   5   6
159 - Better yet, "does anyone know the statistics of Muslim people converting to Polish Christianity ?" The answer is...

Cultureqwerty - Apr 11, 2010
johnny reb
Aug 3, 2014
Polish Brand names in everyday usage.
5 - I heard some Polish (female, if I remember corretly) reporter almost caused a scandal by asking at Puma's (or...

Cultureszkotja2007 - Dec 16, 2009
BohdanBazooka
Aug 2, 2014
Polish card game - goła
8 - I'll have a look. Thanks! I used to play with my great-grandmother, so I really want to remember how...

Culturebalrog_99 - Oct 13, 2011
balrog_99
Aug 2, 2014
Engraved rolling pins by Polish artist
1 - Such adorable Sto Lat rolling pin. If only I could learn how to bake a decent pie!

Culturef stop - Jun 17, 2014
beckski
Aug 1, 2014
Restoration of Poland's Monarchy?   2
34 - Barbastelle, Supporting charities and causes. A guess.

CultureBarbastelle - Jul 22, 2014
archiwum
Jul 31, 2014
Polish people are the most ignorant people in the world!   2   3   4   ...   6   7
193 - Well, I'm from Ruritania actually, but anyway you can always enjoy my friendship and protection

CultureWizard - May 18, 2012
R.U.R.
Jul 31, 2014
NeSpoon's street art - Polish artists make me proud
2 - Must admit the lace patterns & designs are much more appealing to the eye, in comparison to most graffiti

Culturef stop - Jul 29, 2014
beckski
Jul 30, 2014
Importance of awareness of Poland's heritage and culture among Polish children abroad
4 - Only if separating and isolating yourself from the host culture and living in ghettos is the price you are willing...

Culturepeterlik543 - Jul 29, 2014
TheOther
Jul 29, 2014
some poles play the Race games best!   2
37 - ok so those 4 guys who attacked me and my friend have been arrested. and they are with the police. now...

Cultureimano - Jul 16, 2014
imano
Jul 27, 2014
Polish idealist form of beauty for males and females?
NEW - Just a thought here - has there ever been a Polish idealist form of beauty for males and females? Barbastelle

CultureBarbastelle - Jul 25, 2014
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 - Jul 24, 2014
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?
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.
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
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
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
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
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?   2
39 - I recommend Dorota Kedzierzwaska

Culturehb44 - Oct 31, 2007
Dayani
Jul 3, 2014
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.........."
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?
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
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 ?   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?   2   3   4
112 - Men with shaved heads look stupid? Please stop embarrassing yourself....

Culturecjjc - Jul 26, 2008
Wulkan
Jun 22, 2014
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?
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
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?)
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
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
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?   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   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 :)
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?   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?   2
50 - for sure , it is all connected

CultureAllison - Mar 22, 2010
milky
Jun 5, 2014
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?
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
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)
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?
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   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
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?
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?
20 - That's exactly what I mean. For them: 'sz' 'si' '¶' is just 'sh' xD

Cultureldawson - Mar 11, 2014
Wulkan
May 27, 2014


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