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Wonderful Poland.......but the attitude of Polish people


Myszolow 3 | 157  
28 Jul 2009 /  #91
The Poles tend to harbour grudges and ill-will longer than other nations. There is still resentment, according to posts on this forum, of the English because of their apparent betrayal at the end of WWII.

How many years ago was that now?

Get over it already.

Well, I did say to a large extent. The younger people I know seem not to be too bothered about the war. They're too busy working their butts off to have a decent quality of life. :)

By the time they have grandchildren it'll all but be forgotten about.

I've been coming to Poland for about 15 years and never once experienced any hostility because of being English. That doesn't mean there isn't any resentment, but I've not knowingly been on the receiving end of it.
SeanBM 35 | 5,808  
28 Jul 2009 /  #92
according to posts on this forum

It must be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but... if found on this forum.
Or my name isn't rumpelstiltskin.

Jeez people come on, you can't judge a nation because you read a forum.

I've been coming to Poland for about 15 years and never once experienced any hostility because of being English. That doesn't mean there isn't any resentment, but I've not knowingly been on the receiving end of it.

So what is the logical conclusion?.
They are secret about it? why would they be?.
Or maybe it is just this forum?.
stefa  
28 Jul 2009 /  #93
Or maybe it is just this forum?.

or maybe because is Polish forum so nobody talks about Eskimos? Should we concentrate on North Pole issues from now on?
Myszolow 3 | 157  
28 Jul 2009 /  #94
So what is the logical conclusion?.
They are secret about it? why would they be?.

The logical conclusion is that the Poles don't have any "issues" with me. I can't extend that to the whole nation as I only represent myself. :) But you get the picture. ;)
SeanBM 35 | 5,808  
28 Jul 2009 /  #95
or maybe because is Polish forum so nobody talks about Eskimos?

I am sure if you search, hold on, this could be entertaining.
31 threads mentioning eskimos, not including yours.

Should we concentrate on North Pole issues from now on?

If you like, no threads about there, yet.

I can't extend that to the whole nation as I only represent myself. :) But you get the picture. ;)

I really do and if you reverse that same logic, the individuals you meet represent themselves :)
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
28 Jul 2009 /  #96
Holding doors open is a good opportunity to snub sb, why don't you take it? ;) ;)

Seriously though, a simple thank you would suffice. Dour-faced sods!
frd 7 | 1,401  
28 Jul 2009 /  #97
The Poles tend to harbour grudges and ill-will longer than other nations.

Oh come on, just because there's a history and politics discussion on the forums you can't generalize like that. It's not like Poles are walking around and when they see a foreigner they yell how they were left alone during WW2. It comes out during discussion because it's an important part of these discussion, especially if it's about history.

The only time you can hear it while being in Poland or outside of Poland is when you read newspapers or watch telly - because politicians are bringing it up time and time again, it's the way most of politicians behave, by digging up different fossils from the past. You don't hear polish people bantering about it.

Of course when people are quarelling different things come to mind, so in the same way american kids spout stuff like uk would be german without the help of united states during ww2 - same way some Poles may react during an argument. It's not a national trait.
Myszolow 3 | 157  
28 Jul 2009 /  #98
I really do and if you reverse that same logic, the individuals you meet represent themselves :)

Good point. :)
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
29 Jul 2009 /  #99
The motivational aspect needs a bit of work in some but that's the same in most countries. Incentives tend to be higher in the West so that's another factor.

What we must remember is that we can influence the behaviour of others in our own way.
Ksysia 25 | 430  
24 Aug 2009 /  #100
He asked to our polish friends to click a pic with us guy. We were a bit surprised but well, we accepted

Really, you lot got treated like animals. And even he thanked you! WOW, that is openly racist!
superpolak  
28 Aug 2009 /  #101
brits should stfu and leave poland now. no one needs these primitive people here!
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
28 Aug 2009 /  #102
Will Poles in the UK return the favour?
OnLocation - | 4  
30 Aug 2009 /  #103
Baltic Paul
Haha that is so true. I have a friend from Pakistan and he always tells me that they hate Indian people.
Wroclaw Boy  
30 Aug 2009 /  #104
brits should stfu and leave poland now. no one needs these primitive people here!

Shoul we take our English companies ie Tesco's and Castorama with us?
frd 7 | 1,401  
30 Aug 2009 /  #105
Although I think what superpolak says is drivel, I think that disappearance of another supermarket brand wouldn't change much. There are certain supermarkets that change their owner every few years just to renew privileges that they receive for the first year of running, and there are many other companies that would gladly take over..
mchnai  
30 Aug 2009 /  #106
i find the attitude of the polish is mostly to work and send money back home but at least they work like the british used to,the british middle classes have ruind uthe uk,because they got lazy. now they relize it. but the asiain comunity have ravaged the uk for years, and still doing so england is its own worst enemy, and has more faces than a toatum pole
OsiedleRuda  
30 Aug 2009 /  #107
You racist prick, it's Britain's middle and working classes who work the longest hours in Europe, and our reward for keeping this country afloat is to be taxed into poverty by a treacherous Government which prefers to spend our tax on illegal wars and underclass benefits. You've probably never worked a day in your life so you can just **** off.
mchnai  
30 Aug 2009 /  #108
souperp.....kwhat would you say if the ENGLISH were to say the same to thepolish here

OsiedleRuda
your obviously middle class you dopei worked 24/7 for thirty five yearsmy taxes let all imputs live on benifit, am i a racist yes, but i dont practis it ,they f...ked for thereselves nowso what do you no dope
Myszolow 3 | 157  
30 Aug 2009 /  #109
Shoul we take our English companies ie Tesco's and Castorama with us?

I thought Castorama was French? ;)

(Ahhh, I see it's now owned by Kingfisher)
UsefullIdiot - | 10  
30 Aug 2009 /  #110
Myszolow

Brits, always humming the denationalist's hymn of destruction. How does the tune go again, let's see if I have it down...

..."Poland isn't a true Western country because it's too Polish. Poland is a backward country because it's too Christian. Poland needs white flight from Gdańsk to Zakopane, because anything less is racist. Poland needs a rape epidemic like they have in Sweden. Poland needs riots and a city full of burning cars like they have in Paris. Half of Poland's culture and history should be outlawed due to racial sensitives. The Lion of Lechistan's name should be outlawed from public use. Poland needs dead Van Gogh's lying in the street. Poland needs Hindus hiring other Hindus over native Poles, while lashing out at white racism. Poland needs Islamic jihadists spitting in the faces our soldiers, on our own city streets. Poland needs placards and protest calling for "death to Poland". Poland needs a double decker bus bomb in the middle of down town Warsaw..."

Is that pretty close to what the Brits want to see happen in Poland? Sounds like a regular Utopia, is there a petition I can sign to get the ball rolling a little quicker? I'm a usefull idiot, so let me know what I can do to help...

PS - Did anyone catch the local news a while back when a Brit from a stag party got caught taking a dump under the Sukiennice in the Rynek Główny, Kraków? It's too bad he didn't try that in Nowa Huta...
krakow 1 | 42  
1 Sep 2009 /  #111
theblueenigma

You really think Polish country folk have never seen a black person before ?

Well doll, you really dont know your own country do you>!!!

I live in gorlice,(6 yrs and counting) and about 2 yrs ago the circus came here, and lo and behold the kids were oogling,pointing and laughing at the coloured guys who work for the circus, rather than make the most if the camels,elephants and such.

So YES there is places in poland where the locals havent seen a coloured pwerson face to face.....so start exploring and getting to know your own country dude
Leszek49 1 | 4  
1 Sep 2009 /  #112
People please, lets not forget the historical and geographical aspect of Poland.The Polish people were almost wiped-out because of the wars. They are located or sandwiched in between Russia and Germany. They have survived and are on the way up economically and have come a long way. The past, they will never forget and that is why they are the way they are!!! It takes time, a long time to get back to Western European mentality. Thats why they are hesitant and are more aggressive to other people that occupy their homeland. It will take time...the young Poles are the most educated people around but they work for peanuts due to the way the country is governed. Its like anywhere else in the work...goverment SUCKS.Who end up paying in the end---the people. So people on the Forum, have some patience with the Polish population-once you get to know them and understand where they are coming from-they are the best nationality you would want to know-all heart.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
1 Sep 2009 /  #113
There is often a lot of heart and drive shown (especially when going for breakfast in hotels in the morning, lol). They are aware of their past, often brutally so, but remain strong. It won't only be Poland that'll pay the price either, America's future generations will be stung due to the loose and wild spending in recent times. I think it's time to curb the greed of international corporations and start thinking about living costs for the average Joe or Paweł.
delphiandomine 88 | 18,454  
2 Sep 2009 /  #114
The attitude of Polish people has only one problem - they don't want to make money!

I've been trying to get quotes for what could be a decent return business for them (potentially 5000PLN/week!) , yet every time I call up, I'm told "e-mail for a quote". I do, and I'm still waiting for most of them to reply.

Absolute, complete joke. What's wrong with giving me a quote over the phone?!
rychlik 41 | 373  
4 Sep 2009 /  #115
I think a lot of Poles are racist. I also think I know why. There are not that many foreigners here, so they are a couple of generations behind (as compared to UK) in gaining experience of living with foreigners.

Let me tell you something: MULTICULTURALISM DOES NOT WORK!!!!!!
I came to Canada when I was 6 years old (25 years old now). Have lived in Toronto almost 4 years. This city is totally different from the rest of Canada. They predict that by 2012 white Europeans will be a minortiy in a city that was established by white Europeans! Hello. Maybe time to wake up?

Now there's a ton of Hindu's, Paki's, Tamils, Arabs, Blacks and Asians (Chinese). Guess what? They all stick together!! You think you'll ever see an Asian with a Hindu? Never seen it. The Chinese do not like them. I do see a lot of white men with Asians though :)

But I digress. The point is that there is more crime now in Toronto, people are ruder than ever. Hmm I wonder why? There are also gang problems- black gangs!!! Why is it that wherever black's go then they turn those neighbourhoods to shi't??? South Central Los Angeles, Bronx+Brooklyn (NYC), New Orleans, Detroit is a black hole, parts of Toronto, Paris suburbs- there's more. These are not coincidences!!! Look at Africa for christs sake! I believe it's in their blood. Poland is very lucky that is still homogenous. I hope they do not make the mistake of following western nations in this multi-cult cra'p because it will destroy the country again. By the way I had a French roommate who told me because of all the goddam muslims moving to France that they they'll see a civil war in his life time. Interesting isn't it? They only people who preach tolerance are the ones who have never lived in a multicultural society.
SeanBM 35 | 5,808  
9 Sep 2009 /  #116
Wonderful Poland.......but the attitude of Polish people

The attitudes are fine adjust your own hahahahahahahahahaha
Canuck  
12 Sep 2009 /  #117
Its not that Poles are rude or egocentric but that they are very sensitive people. They are too involved with their emotions and the thoughts of others that they build a wall. Sensivity leads to harshness.
Wroclaw 44 | 5,384  
12 Sep 2009 /  #118
what a load of rubbish
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
12 Sep 2009 /  #119
Sensitivity hasn't led to harshness with me. Many are on edge but there are also many 'spokojnie' types here. More to the point is that they are ready to speak out and that's a good thing in their case. No more trampling without a fight :)
erdemath 2 | 17  
12 Sep 2009 /  #120
Well, it can be a temperament more than an attitude. However, what I observed that Poles don't want to debate over almost anything. Or, they want to wrap up some deep conversations as soon as possible. I don't why. Even at once upon a time, we're drawn into debates taking longer than we expect.

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