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Why there's no STREET FOOD culture in Poland?
4 - actually it is a really stupid question - northern ~European countries do not have much of a street food culture for...

Cultureufo973 - Sep 26, 2014
rozumiemnic
Sep 27, 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
302 - 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 / Quote]

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
Birthday Greeting or Quote Needed for Elderly
NEW - Birthday greeting for 85 yr old woman... Have never met or spoken with her but am friendly with her children....

CultureRoberta56 - 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
Polish people are the most ignorant people in the world!   2   3   4   ...   7   8
216 - PS. Johnny reb: I myself don't think Americans are generally dumb or bad people. Quite the opposite. But the psychopathic dehumanizing...

CultureWizard - May 18, 2012
Honest
Sep 15, 2014
KAPITAN BOMBA - something about Polish pop culture and some hardcore curses
NEW - Do you want to find out something about Polish pop culture and lern some hardcore curses? Look no further....

Culturekondzior - 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
Whom do the people in Poland hate more: Germans or Russians?   2   3   4   ...   22   23
674 - I was waiting for such reply. Catherine was self serving individual. For her, the power was more important than her...

CultureMareGaea - Feb 8, 2008
PC_Sceptic
Sep 6, 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
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
Pan-Slavic music made in Poland?
NEW - I have been listening to a lot of pan-Slavic rap for the past year and I notice that Poles seem to...

CultureSzalawa - 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
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
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
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


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