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Superstitions in Poland   2
40 - Some do some don't. The number of dishes varies and tends to be a family thing.

CultureKamila B - May 8, 2007
jon357
05:47am
Polish Drinking Songs (music and words)
9 - I found the song....my polish (above) is terrible! Anyone know the translation? Biesiady - Pije Kuba do Jakuba: youtu.be/FNLgF-DgO_Q

Cultureflipa7 - Dec 17, 2009
Kristin
04:06am
Addressing your Polish in-laws or boy/girlfriend's parents?   2
40 - High five! You are absolutely right! :)

Culturebug080 - Jan 3, 2015
Puolatar
Yesterday
Czas honoru (Time of honoru) TV serial   2
38 - I can tell something about Czas Honoru ;) My fiancée loves it. He got hooked to Polish history even more by...

Culturepolonius - Sep 30, 2012
Puolatar
Yesterday
Closed: Polish people and racism.   2   3   4   ...   19   20
583 - johnny_reb, in Poland we would say "dobrze prawi - polać mu!" which means "he says the right thing - give him...

Culturecapellanna - Apr 9, 2008
Haylel
Feb 24, 2015
Where, Oh Where Do Poles Get Their Dogs?
15 - Go to the animal shelter in Paluch here in Warsaw. It is very well organized and the people working there (including...

Culturejasondmzk - Mar 6, 2013
sobieski
Feb 24, 2015
Calendar for a coffin producer in Poland. Boxes for stiffs.
10 - stoian, this may help.

CultureVarsovian - Oct 1, 2010
Roger5
Feb 23, 2015
Do you think that Polish people are rude?   2   3   4   ...   28   29
868 - Being polite has nothing to do with empathy.

Cultureiwona - Jan 21, 2007
Wulkan
Feb 19, 2015
Moving to Poland - Checklist / Things to Consider   2
33 - I have strange feeling that this text has been wrotten by someone from North of America... About language - everywhere...

Culturepoland_ - May 16, 2011
Snowflake
Feb 19, 2015
What is the percentage of dog owners in Poland who clean after their dogs?
5 - In Wrocław, dogs are not allowed into the best park, Park Staromiejski. Nor are alcoholics. Wish it were like that...

CultureWorld_Citizen - Apr 23, 2013
DominicB
Feb 19, 2015
Women have been masculinised -- Polański
16 - quote from post #12 To the best of my memory the decision of the Swiss rejection of the Americans request...

CulturePolonius3 - May 26, 2013
johnny reb
Feb 18, 2015
Is it common for Polish people to speak English in Poland?   2
43 - maybe? It's like you discovered America noticing that practice is the best way of learning the language....

Cultureraeshal - Mar 21, 2014
Wulkan
Feb 17, 2015
Poland's symbols for Love and Strength
7 - Did you click on the links?

CultureRich24 - Feb 11, 2015
Rich24
Feb 16, 2015
Online Polish stores which ship video games to Europe please?
7 - Check ... and olx.pl/oferty/q-rise-of-legends and ask people selling there if they will send you to USA for...

CultureVikingo82 - Nov 25, 2014
Monitor
Feb 10, 2015
Traditional Folk Costume for those from Warsaw
17 - Thank you for your amusing replies, kpc21 and DominicB. :D

CultureVedekBella - Jan 17, 2015
VedekBella
Feb 10, 2015
How to deal with inappropriate behaviour from my neighbour in Poland
5 - I think we all know how its pronounced, thanks for enlightening us. If youre going to tell us though,...

CultureNighbour - Feb 9, 2015
welshmaninpola
Feb 9, 2015
Importance of awareness of Poland's heritage and culture among Polish children abroad
24 - Especial attention should be given to the Polish children in diaspora. Investments of Polish state are necessary here.

Culturepeterlik543 - Jul 29, 2014
Crow
Feb 1, 2015
Are Poles mentally more Eastern European or Western European?   2   3   4   5
122 - "Polsko! (...) Pawiem narodów była¶ i papug±" (Poland! (...) You were the peacock and the parrot of nations) *Juliusz...

Cultureslavia - Jan 26, 2012
Paulina
Feb 1, 2015
The sketch of scenes in Poland in 1970
5 - why would you think such a story is specific to Sixties/Seventies Poland? if anything, it would be much more believable...

CultureEthaniel - Jan 27, 2015
Magdalena
Jan 30, 2015
Title of this comedy film (With Fire and Sword?) Also, please suggest similar ones.
14 - well, lately I watched "peasants" ("Chłopi") on TV and I must admit, that back at school it didn't red a novel...

CultureAnnieRose - Oct 22, 2011
Doti75
Jan 29, 2015
Tattoos and Popular culture in Poland   2
46 - People with tattoos are usually considered lower class, trouble makers, criminals or gypsies and are frowned upon by most, in particular...

Culturekjersti - Jul 23, 2008
Nyx1986
Jan 27, 2015
Whats with going to sauna naked in Poland?
25 - I have been to a few public saunas in Poland and everybody was on swimsuits and trunks. I studied in Finland...

Culturepigsy - Jan 24, 2015
bug080
Jan 27, 2015
Gifts from Poland (I'm returning to my country after a year in Poland)   2
33 - Old Maluch,or Lada.

CultureLodzSA - Sep 3, 2011
pigsy
Jan 25, 2015
Polish supermodel Anja Rubik and her boyfriend Serbian model Sasha Knezevic in Warsaw   2   3
74 - she looks like a skeleton

CultureCrow - Apr 10, 2011
f stop
Jan 25, 2015
Whats a good gift to send to someone in Poland for Christmas   2
32 - Vodka

CultureDziedzic - Nov 19, 2011
mathwizard
Jan 25, 2015
I am looking for an old Polish song my step dad taught me
6 - Wpadł pies do kuchni i porwał mięsa ćwierć, a jeden kucharz głupi zar±b±ł go na ¶mierć, a drugi kucharz m±dry co...

CultureCela - Jan 18, 2015
Glos_wolny
Jan 18, 2015
Polish Song About Emperor of China / ... wielki cesarz Chin
4 - Thank you both for your responses and kind remarks.

Culturejag6030 - Jan 15, 2015
jag6030
Jan 18, 2015
Opie Shupie, Opie Shupie - Looking for Old Polish Folk Song
7 - I dont know how to spell it in Polish but I know how to sing it. In english it is A...

Culturetallpolishchick - Nov 5, 2011
Cela
Jan 18, 2015
Is there an event or where we can try out free food in Poland?
4 - On St Blaize's day in Poznan, all the sausage makers in town (plenty of those) give out free sausages in the...

Culturenostep - Jan 17, 2015
jon357
Jan 17, 2015
Lyrics/Name of Polish Folk Song about a Fox
5 - I am looking for information about a song my mother used to sing in Polish. It starts "Wyszedl sobie raz...

Culturefredfred - Jun 22, 2012
jag6030
Jan 15, 2015
Polish cartoons for kids   2
41 - Merged: Where to download Polish fairy tales My wife would like for me to download Polish fairytales reksio, przygody...

Culturepawian - Oct 3, 2012
coppermouse
Jan 15, 2015
What should parents and schools in Poland do to discipline flippant children?
15 - It's it me or does this guy just want to argue to go off thread ? He follows me around this...

Culturejohnny reb - Jan 11, 2015
johnny reb
Jan 12, 2015
Searching for Polish folk song/lullaby - song about a queen, king, etc. made of sweets
5 - it's that lullaby for sure :)

Culturebabciasgirl - Sep 3, 2011
nikzzz
Jan 10, 2015
K+M+B-2012 - formula on flats in Poland   2   3
61 - I don't care if it is still a tradition in Poland or not. It is a tradition that I choose to...

CulturePolonius3 - Jan 6, 2012
Irishgal2015
Jan 10, 2015
The right to own guns: would you support such legislation in Poland?   2   3   4   ...   31   32
951 - Not true pigsy, most states honor my C.C.W. (Carry & Conceal Weapon) I can carry in almost all states legally....

CultureMatt32 - Oct 18, 2010
johnny reb
Jan 9, 2015
AVERAGE AGE FOR MEN TO MARRY in POLAND   2
32 - this thread was from 2007 so I can imagine the average age would indeed go up. I was 28 and...

Cultureorlandobelle - Nov 2, 2007
Marsy101
Jan 9, 2015
Please help....Song my grandfather used to sing " O mama mama stoi mi............"
8 - I couldn't find it on the Internet but if you will share a digital format I could write down the lyrics...

Culturegrandson123 - Jul 7, 2014
anemonee
Jan 9, 2015
Polish people are the most ignorant people in the world!   2   3   4   ...   7   8
220 - Beleive it or not WE DO!

CultureWizard - May 18, 2012
pigsy
Jan 7, 2015
Being a Jew in modern-day Poland; Israeli Jew who is of Polish descent   2   3   4   5   6
171 - Look at this thread: merged ... Looks kind of familiar, doesn't it? And as f_stop...

CultureKartofel - Apr 24, 2014
Paulina
Jan 5, 2015
Poles and their listening skills
21 - Maybe your imperfect English makes you less comprehensible for those Poles you speak to.

Cultureaphrodisiac - May 10, 2011
Wulkan
Jan 5, 2015
Polish traditions and customs? I'm writing a crime novel that takes place in Poland.
9 - British guys shake their hand only when they meet for the first time. Polish guys shake their hands each time they...

CultureJikkler - Dec 30, 2014
seriously
Jan 4, 2015
English Fiction set in Poland or Polish-American?
3 - Thank you!

Culturewojobeada - Jan 2, 2015
wojobeada
Jan 4, 2015
Differences between Poland and Russia   2
34 - While poland and russia have a common ethnic origin due to our slavic ancestry, no two countries could be more different...

CultureBobTheBuilder - Nov 25, 2013
Jadowniki
Dec 30, 2014
Anyone like the Polish artist Zdzislaw Beksinski?
5 - Yes, that's who I am referring to. Zdzisław Beksiński. I find him fascinating since he was born in 1929, suffered...

CulturePlasticPole - Dec 28, 2014
PlasticPole
Dec 28, 2014
Thread dedicated to Polish and other Slavic children   2
49 - Crow, am I paid by "hostile non-Slavic elements?" ? No, I moved to Donetsk because I support Shakhtar and I...

CultureCrow - Aug 13, 2011
JollyRomek
Dec 24, 2014
Calendar of Polish Name Days   2
38 - Merged: Happy name day to all the Ewa's and Eva's and Eve's out there. They've been jipped out of...

Culturesteve d - Jul 3, 2007
f stop
Dec 24, 2014
Could Poland become an immigrant country?   2
42 - There are plenty of immigrants I know are doing well in Poland than in western block.they are in business and...

CultureVlad1234 - Apr 17, 2013
pigsy
Dec 21, 2014
Polish music charts
2 - Different people listen to different radio stations, check the charts of the most popular radios in Poland, the results differ, but...

Cultureblackcathl - Dec 18, 2014
Looker
Dec 18, 2014
Fresh Christmas trees sale in Poland
21 - 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?
6 - That's great! Thanks everyone =]

Culturestevekimbrey - Dec 12, 2014
stevekimbrey
Dec 15, 2014
Questions about Polish names Pola, Gracja, and Grażyna
23 - 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
Polish mentality towards Pakistan   2   3
89 - 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
3 - 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
139 - you are probably right Goofy but you know - some people are forced to choose ....

CultureEM_Wave - Nov 11, 2011
rozumiemnic
Dec 10, 2014
what should a foreigner do when invited to join Christmas dinner with his Polish-friend's family?
19 - 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
140 - 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
37 - 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?
25 - 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
53 - 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
142 - 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


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