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52% Poles: life in Poland is bad...


polishgirltx  
17 Dec 2008 /  #1
52% Poles is unhappy about the situation in Poland. 31% thinks positively.

(Centrum Badania Opinii Społecznej (CBOS) (Centre for Public Opinion Research)).

Students, people with degrees, wealthy and from big cities estimate the situation in PL as good.

People with the lowest income, farmers and unemployed think it's really bad.

31% of respondents think that the situation will get worst in the next year.
time means 5 | 1,310  
17 Dec 2008 /  #2
People with the lowest income, farmers and unemployed think it's really bad.

i think that goes for any country.
Filios1 8 | 1,336  
17 Dec 2008 /  #3
31% of respondents think that the situation will get worst in the next year.

Aww, but I thought EU membership would help avoid this trend!!
pawian 163 | 10,429  
17 Dec 2008 /  #4
People with the lowest income, farmers and unemployed think it's really bad.

Do you know an unemployed who is satisfied?
OP polishgirltx  
17 Dec 2008 /  #5
actually yes, but he doesn't care about anything....

;)
sobieski 107 | 2,128  
17 Dec 2008 /  #6
Do you know any farmer in the world who is not complaining? I would think with the flood of EU money going their way Polish farmers should be more satisfied.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
17 Dec 2008 /  #7
An unemployed person, not an unemployed. Unemployed is an adjective of status. Still, I remain impressed by the writing skills of Poles on this forum. Well done guys, you know who you are.

52% is not that high. It depends who was, eh, polled.
plk123 8 | 4,150  
17 Dec 2008 /  #8
i think that goes for any country.

farmers make a mint in america... or can anyway.

It depends who was, eh, polled.

nice. :)

an unemployed. Unemployed is an adjective of status

american speak perhaps?
pawian 163 | 10,429  
19 Dec 2008 /  #9
An unemployed person, not an unemployed. Unemployed is an adjective of status. Still, I remain impressed by the writing skills of Poles on this forum. Well done guys, you know who you are.

Sorry, Seanus, but I don`t treat it too seriously. I used to try to speak/write nice English, the one I was taught at school and university, the decent language based on high literature and Queen`s speeches. Posh!

With the passage of time, I realised there is no need to be so polished up. It sounds too extravagant. I have seen incredible mistakes committed by native speakers, and nobody cared, including other natives speakers. I have seen language short-cuts which looked like mistakes but they weren`t because I asked learned guys and they said the curious usages of language were acceptable.

So, can you bear in mind that from now on we are going to use an unemployed as a singular noun, similarly to the plural the unemployed????

In this way we are creating a language precedence which is going to be used widely in 10 years time, not only by people in this forum but worldwide.

You have a chance to join us now!

:):):):):):)

you know who you are.

Please, don`t abuse us. We are not huju.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Dec 2008 /  #10
Hell yeah, I'll subscribe to that Pawian, no worries there.

Out with the puritans I say. Huju, isn't that an African tribe? LOL ;)

A language precedent. Whoops, I did it again.
pawian 163 | 10,429  
19 Dec 2008 /  #11
A language precedent. Whoops, I did it again.

No, it`s OK. :):):) My bad. Too much on my mind.....
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Dec 2008 /  #12
Wheel out the peace pipe, pawian. It works wonders, it relegates stress to the background.
Michal2 - | 78  
4 Jan 2009 /  #13
Poland has always had a very poor economy and Pol;and has always traditionally been a country from which people have run away and with good reason. Poland will never be rich and successful country due to its location, poor natural resources and climate.
spiritus 68 | 664  
4 Jan 2009 /  #14
You should try doing a similar survey in Britain and see just how many Brits are truly happy living here !
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
5 Jan 2009 /  #15
Good point! The figure would be quite low. The Brits like a good moan too.
Lotnik767 3 | 145  
5 Jan 2009 /  #16
WOW and TVN said the life in Poland is great and every one is reach and has lots of $$$$$$$

Poland is poor people in reality 2/10 people do okay but that's about all that have a decent life style!!
SeanBM 35 | 5,808  
5 Jan 2009 /  #17
2/10 people do okay but that's about all that have a decent life style!!

So now any time I see 10 Polish people I will wonder which 2....
dakek - | 1  
14 Jan 2009 /  #18
I dont think so 2/10, i know many people and i think 6/10 has normal life , 1/10 rich and 3/10 is poor
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
10 Feb 2009 /  #19
I think, to be honest, that this is an instinctive reaction of Poles. Go with the negative if asked. I think that, were you to alert them to the good things in their country, they'd change their tune.

It was funny, I did an A-Z list of Polish associations and my list was much more extensive than theirs. They had all kinds of funny nonsense in there.
damo 1 | 6  
10 Feb 2009 /  #20
yes my girlfreind tells me there is no life there
SeanBM 35 | 5,808  
10 Feb 2009 /  #21
I will assume that your girlfriend does not come from there.
Only because she informs us that there is no life there.
So it begs the question if there is no life here, I mean there, how does she know?.
Or is it more like there was life there, when she was there but then she left and now there is none? .
In which case I suppose my next question would be, where was she coming from to get to there and inhabit the place before she left for Birmingham?

Your girlfriend is too clever for me.
Lotnik767 3 | 145  
10 Feb 2009 /  #22
Q 52% Poles: life in Poland is bad...

A. Well it's probably those who voted for PO!! And now they are disapointed!!
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
10 Feb 2009 /  #23
Don't worry, you'll get a missile shield in due course. That'll really help Poland, LOL.
Matyjasz 2 | 1,544  
10 Feb 2009 /  #24
I think, to be honest, that this is an instinctive reaction of Poles. Go with the negative if asked. I think that, were you to alert them to the good things in their country, they'd change their tune.

It was funny, I did an A-Z list of Polish associations and my list was much more extensive than theirs. They had all kinds of funny nonsense in there.

As one German once said, Poles are either Romantics or Cynics, which pretty much makes sense as a cynic is just a disillusioned romantic. :)
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
10 Feb 2009 /  #25
52% Poles: life in Poland is bad...

And the other 58% are in another country......
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
11 Feb 2009 /  #26
Life may be better now that the shield is apparently only on standby. The forthcoming bout of negotiations with Iran will dictate the response.
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
11 Feb 2009 /  #27
Life may be better now

That won,t stop the Poles complaining about life......I am told its a national tradition....My Polish friends tell me never to ask anyone how they are unless you have an hour to spare....
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
11 Feb 2009 /  #28
Yeah, which is bad because I'm becoming a bad listener. They told me this in class (that they complain all the time) and I disagreed, being the professional thing to do. International relations n'all that.

However, yeah, their complaining really gets on my wick. When I get any moans from surveys, I just laugh them off. I really don't care anymore.

I don't handle negativity well. Negative energy consumes me (from others) so I push it away if anyone tries to thrust it on me.

I'm not interested in sob stories and self piteous gutrot. Positive stories more than welcome :)
Lir  
11 Feb 2009 /  #29
But people in the UK moan all the time , about the weather, too hot, too cold. Too much work then too little work. Prices, politicians , immigrants. You name it the British moan about it :) its the same the world over. C'est la vie :)
cjjc 29 | 408  
11 Feb 2009 /  #30
Are you talking about our third national sport? After football and cricket of course ;)

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