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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
Yesterday
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
Hi, I need someone to understand this song if it's Polish and maybe the title
NEW - Hi, i hope someone can help me out there. I've posted on a forum the humming/singing of a formerly polish...

Culturepolo09iu87 - Nov 20, 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
Piano Sheet music - Rosnie Trawka or The Oczepiny Unveiling song
NEW - I am looking for the piano sheet music for Rosnie Trawka or The Oczepiny Unveiling song. I can find the...

Culturejamon4170 - Nov 18, 2014
Gay vs God - Church in Poland "will not turn its back on homosexuals" - Archbishop Kowalczyk   2   3   4   ...   11   12
351 - [Link / Image / Video]

Culturedelphiandomine - Aug 20, 2013
smurf
Nov 18, 2014
Are polish people racist or prejudice towards blacks?   2
34 - I'll explain it this way: Back in the day... like 25-30+ years ago.. My grandma saw a black person outside...

CultureBlackcutie3 - Nov 10, 2012
trancespottingp
Nov 17, 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
Questions about Polish names Pola, Gracja, and Grażyna
13 - Thank you both very much!! :)

CultureNoaSew - Oct 26, 2014
NoaSew
Nov 5, 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
I'm English, but I really like some Polish names. Can I use them for my baby girl?
23 - to be honest it depends where you intend to live with your child. If you will be in London then...

Cultureldawson - Mar 11, 2014
rozumiemnic
Oct 17, 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
Why there's no STREET FOOD culture in Poland?
7 - Yea, that's true in every town/city centre.

Cultureufo973 - Sep 26, 2014
smurf
Oct 8, 2014
The relations of Poles And Pakistanis   2
34 - What if everyone was exactly the same, would it be a better or worst place to live? Some parts of...

CultureAmad - Mar 20, 2008
Szalawa
Oct 4, 2014
To foreigners: what song/tunes of Polish musicians do you like?   2   3   4   5
135 - Merged: Arkona dedicated song to Serbia; Cieszanów Rock Festiwal 2014 Poland Serbians- one of things that still connects Poles...

Culturezetigrek - Dec 11, 2010
Crow
Sep 30, 2014
May I have clearer insight in how Poles see/understand autism spectrum disorders?
3 - IME most countries in Europe are a bit backward about Autistic Spectrum disorders, notably France, with the exceptions of the UK...

CultureKori - Sep 26, 2014
rozumiemnic
Sep 26, 2014
Rydze - mushroom hunting in Poland - Help I need to find these suckers!!!
15 - Yes. Some will just make you feel bad, others will shut down your Central Nervous System - and not all...

CultureJamesJ - Sep 12, 2014
jon357
Sep 23, 2014
Closed: Do Polish people hate Muslims?   2   3   4   ...   10   11
301 - Merged: Ask your questions on Islam & Muslims Hello, I'm relatively new to Poland, but while browsing...

CulturePolskiweed - Apr 3, 2010
Marwan
Sep 21, 2014
Children's pocket money rate in Poland.
9 - two ways come to my mind 1) 10zł notes only. She won't swallow it. 2) 9zł (coins only...

CultureRoystonvasey - Sep 12, 2014
peter_olsztyn
Sep 20, 2014
New Shakespeare theatre in Gdańsk
2 - I don't know if the man himself was ever in Gdansk, however it looks likely he travelled. A few years...

Culturejon357 - Sep 19, 2014
jon357
Sep 19, 2014
City, County etc. structure of Poland?
2 - [Link / Image / Video]

CultureP_Larson - Sep 18, 2014
cinek
Sep 19, 2014
Motorcycle Culture in Poland.
26 - Ha , my Bulgarian language skills are not so good , but at least my Russian wife can read Bulgarian ,...

Culturegenecps - Jul 4, 2012
wildrover
Sep 19, 2014
Secrets of Polish Freemasons at the National Museum, Warsaw
5 - There's also a similar but much smaller exhibition running in Poznan at the moment.

Culturecyrkiel - Sep 15, 2014
jon357
Sep 18, 2014
Prostitution in Poland, is it legal?
13 - Prostitution is legal piping isn't Its as simple as that Paying for sex is also legal

Culturebusinessman - Feb 4, 2014
MrMleczko
Sep 17, 2014
What is the reason for POLISH jokes ?   2   3   4   ...   16   17
493 - These jokes tend to be universal. One nationality always tells them about a neighbour or friend and they indicate more...

CultureWielgolewski - Feb 22, 2007
jon357
Sep 16, 2014
Heroes/heroines of Polish pop culture   2
34 - Merged: KAPITAN BOMBA - something about Polish pop culture and some hardcore curses Do you want to find out...

Culturepawian - Dec 30, 2012
kondzior
Sep 11, 2014
Could Poland become an immigrant country?   2
33 - This video is banned in the US :D "The uploader (Al Jazeera) has not made this video available in...

CultureVlad1234 - Apr 17, 2013
PC_Sceptic
Sep 7, 2014
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
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


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