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Whats with going to sauna naked in Poland?
18 - I never saw that during my time in Turkey. Men kept a towel wrapped around their waist, even when being...

Culturepigsy - Jan 24, 2015
Roger5
10:25am
Tattoos and Popular culture in Poland   2
44 - Merged: Polish Tattoo artists One of the coolest tattoo artists in the world One is in Wrocław: http://tattrx.com/artists/mariusz-trubisz...

Culturekjersti - Jul 23, 2008
f stop
Yesterday
Gifts from Poland (I'm returning to my country after a year in Poland)   2
32 - Old Maluch,or Lada.

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

CultureCrow - Apr 10, 2011
f stop
Yesterday
Whats a good gift to send to someone in Poland for Christmas   2
31 - Vodka

CultureDziedzic - Nov 19, 2011
mathwizard
Yesterday
Are Poles mentally more Eastern European or Western European?   2   3   4
93 - Listen then Szalawa,... one don`t need to be especially intelligent to notice obvious things,... since i first time entered on...

Cultureslavia - Jan 26, 2012
Crow
Yesterday
I am looking for an old Polish song my step dad taught me
5 - Wpadł pies do kuchni i porwał mięsa ćwierć, a jeden kucharz głupi zarąbął go na śmierć, a drugi kucharz mądry co...

CultureCela - Jan 18, 2015
Glos_wolny
Jan 18, 2015
Polish Song About Emperor of China / ... wielki cesarz Chin
3 - 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
6 - 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
Traditional Folk Costume for those from Warsaw
4 - If we talk about Mazovia, it's hard not to mention the very colorful and known in Poland Łowicz costumes: ...

CultureVedekBella - Jan 17, 2015
kpc21
Jan 18, 2015
Is there an event or where we can try out free food in Poland?
3 - 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
4 - 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
40 - 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?
14 - 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
4 - 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
60 - 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
950 - 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
31 - 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............"
7 - 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
Addressing your Polish in-laws or boy/girlfriend's parents?   2
38 - ;D I've wasted all that time to explain to you that you aren't putting yourself in a position of...

Culturebug080 - Jan 3, 2015
Paulina
Jan 9, 2015
Women have been masculinised -- Polański
8 - He is not going to get away with it. America will not stop until he is behind bars. Here is...

CulturePolonius3 - May 26, 2013
johnny reb
Jan 7, 2015
Polish people are the most ignorant people in the world!   2   3   4   ...   7   8
219 - 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
170 - 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
20 - 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.
8 - 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?
2 - Thank you!

Culturewojobeada - Jan 2, 2015
wojobeada
Jan 4, 2015
Differences between Poland and Russia   2
33 - 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?
4 - 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
48 - 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
37 - 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
41 - 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
1 - 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
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
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


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