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English people attitude towards Poles?


szarlotka 8 | 2,208  
2 Oct 2007 /  #631
All I wanted to say is that I hate people generalizing when it comes to any sphere of life.

I agree. Nice post. Glad you enjoyed the city of my birth. We can be scallies but overall it's a geat city.
Daisy 3 | 1,225  
2 Oct 2007 /  #632
lol, Ive worked in Bridgewater,i can belive you Daisy :)

Steady now, I don't live in Bridgwater...

Did you know that the doctors at Musgrove Park hospital have a code they write on the notes of Bridgwater patients that are a bit hard to diagnose. It's NFB.. Normal for Bridgwater.. it caused an outcry when Dr Phil Hammond first disclosed this fact on national radio
Jesus  
2 Oct 2007 /  #633
Generalisation is pretty normal anywhere you go. I think the English are more fed up with the numbers of Polish as opposed to individuals. The numbers have been ridiculous and most English people I know of are weary of Polish people now.
ajgraham - | 121  
2 Oct 2007 /  #634
stay away from Royston Vasey

Is that the place from '' The League of Gentlemen''?....I think your confusing Daisy!
Daisy 3 | 1,225  
3 Oct 2007 /  #635
I think your confusing Daisy!

I'm not confused, I know where they got their inspiration from
Donna - | 1  
4 Oct 2007 /  #636
I don't see why people in general have to go on about where someone comes from. Who cares! If people are worried about jobs going then get off your rear end and go and find a job. Its not the fault of anyone else but your own.
Nigel 1 | 71  
5 Oct 2007 /  #637
[quote=tornado2007] Quoting: Paulie2

No offence but the only people that I know of that have married Polish girls have not been that popular with local girls for one reason or another. Some Polish women are very attractive but as they say beauty is only skin deep. [/uote]

Utter rubbish! I dont think anyone goes out to purposely marry a person of a certain nationality-If they do it is doomed to failure from the word go.You get on with someone,that turns into more and then you decide to stay with them because it works.They are not always even the type of people you might have expected to be with either.Am I to assume that if one marries a person of their own nationality they are somehow superior?It doesnt work like that and those who think it does dont know a lot about it.I suggest that their only relationship experience is possibly with themselves-do they roll over and ignore themselves after....?
isthatu 3 | 1,164  
7 Oct 2007 /  #638
lmao Daisy,I'd heard of NFN (normal for Norfolk) but not the bridgewater one. Suppose with the webbed feet and extra fingers they are quite easy to diagnose :)
Daisy 3 | 1,225  
7 Oct 2007 /  #639
Suppose with the webbed feet and extra fingers they are quite easy to diagnose :)

Then there's the one that thinks he's a lorry, "drives" around teh town, making lorry noises, he does give had signals and remember to change gear though, apparently it's his brother who collects shopping trolleys to throw off the town bridge.

There's another one whyo runs up to complete strangers in the street, gives them racing tips, then runs off again.

Only Joe Strummer could fall in love with the place and choose to live there
Craig P - | 4  
12 Oct 2007 /  #640
hi
i have to agree with my friend sarah about polish ppl working really hard if only half the ppl in england would work as hard as they do maybe them there would not be so many ppl on beneifts.

Wrong, i have worked with polish people and found them to be as bad as the english

us brits are being treated like second class citizens ,and all the hard work our fathers ,grandfathers did like fighting for better employment rights is being taken away because the poles will work for half the price .

Got to agree with this, the company i worked for was 75% polish towards the end and they were favoured more by the company.

It's not their fault Poland has high unemployment.

Its not ours either but since all the polish started coming in there is nothing for the british, i am currently unemployed after being laid off due to the polish being favoured and the trouble i have had finding another job is horrible.

It's always easy to blame someone else for the fact that you are a pleb and can't get off your arse to get a job

I am not a pleb and take offence at your view of people who are frinding it hard to get a job due to the influx of polish arriving.

No offence but enough is enough, there are way to many turning up in the uk.
_Sofi_  
12 Oct 2007 /  #641
there is nothing for the british

The jobcentre disagrees
Craig P - | 4  
12 Oct 2007 /  #642
If the jobcentre diagrees then i would have a job by now, even the agencys favour the polish at the moment.
_Sofi_  
12 Oct 2007 /  #643
It sounds like you are just making excuses to me.

You are saying that out of the thousands of jobs there are available at the jobcentre and sites like monster etc. that all

favour the polish

How do other British find jobs then at all?

Are you qualified? Trying hard enough? etc - there are many possible reasons you are finding nothing.

No offense meant - but I think you are looking at the wrong 'reason' that you are unemployed.
Craig P - | 4  
12 Oct 2007 /  #644
Not making excuses at all, it was proven on TV that the agencys favour the polish.

My qualifications are none of your business and yes i am trying hard enough, i am not using the poles as an excuse to find a job at all.

Why the hell would i use excuses not to work when i have 2 kids to feed, i have never been one for sitting on my arse at home and before the poles turned up finding a job was a lot easier (you could walk into an agency and be put to work).
_Sofi_  
12 Oct 2007 /  #645
My qualifications are none of your business

They weren't questions I meant you to answer to me directly. Nor do I want to know.

it was proven on TV that the agencys favour the polish.

link us

Why the hell would i use excuses not to work when i have 2 kids to feed

benefits

i have never been one for sitting on my arse at home

good for you - I cannot say any different; I don't not know you at all.
I simply question your ideas.

you could walk into an agency and be put to work).

Some people still do - those who are right for the jobs/best candidates.
Craig P - | 4  
12 Oct 2007 /  #646
If i could link to it i would.

I dont claim benefits since my other half also works and would not want to.

I assume you are saying that i am not the right candidate for a job?

Why cant they just go home and let the UK get back to normal.
_Sofi_  
12 Oct 2007 /  #647
I assume you are saying that i am not the right candidate for a job?

I don't know. I don't know which jobs you have applied for and if you have been eligible for the post. I am just trying to get you to look to other reasons for unemployment than that which you suggest.

Why cant they just go home and let the UK get back to normal.

But the UK is normal. We are a multi-cultural society that should be proud!

Having Polish people in our countries bring us many benefits.

Just one: We have a 'greying population' - the amount of young Polish people who are coming to our countries is giving us a boost and helping this problem.

There are many more.
Oscypek - | 107  
12 Oct 2007 /  #648
Not making excuses at all

Why are you spending time online on this forum when you could be searching for job postings instead?
Zgubiony 15 | 1,554  
12 Oct 2007 /  #649
have never been one for sitting on my arse at home and before the poles turned up finding a job was a lot easier

Wahhhh. Cry me a river. You're just looking for the easy way. You said it yourself.

Life can be tough mate...it's a dog eat dog world and some weak ones just don't make it. I suggest you look harder.
isthatu 3 | 1,164  
12 Oct 2007 /  #650
The arrogence of some of you people is unbelivievable. All you do is moan about lack of work in Poland which obviously couldnt possibly be Polands fault,but as soon as someone from the country over a million of you have come too tells you about his situation the arrogence and posturing kicks in. How do any of you know what the situation is like where he lives? He may live in an area like mine where untill very recently there was high unemployment due to thatcher that has suddenly welcomed tens of thousands of people willing to work for peanuts in crappy conditions. If you were an employer looking to save money who would you employ,the local who knows his rights and expects a decent wage or someone just off the boat who will work all hours for little pay?

He may be a warehouse man or such and if thats the case he probably is getting turned down in favour of immigrent labour . God I cant wait till some of you get home and find all the jobs in Poland you want taken by Ukrainians or Belrussians the sapogi will be on the other foot then.

oh ,and call yourself a "moderator" since when has it been a moderators job to insult posters who have shown nothing but a willingness too engage? maybe a little rethink on your duties is in order?
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
12 Oct 2007 /  #651
The arrogence of some of you people is unbelivievable.

lol

at least one poster on this site has been saying this for sometime...
isthatu 3 | 1,164  
12 Oct 2007 /  #652
ggrrr ,yep bubba,Ive sat back too long now It just had to burst forth. But I suppose I will have some strawberry picker calling me polonophobic or some tit who thinks they are the brains of europe laughing at the fact my spelling isnt 100% . I could give a monkeys though, Im dyslexic and proud and sick to death of people who have not one clue what they are talking about insulting people . Yes there are tossers who come on here to insult Poles,and a fair few dole dodgers that probably find it conveniant to jump on a bandwagon of blaming everyone but themselves for thier situation(something I would have thought Poles would have a natural empathy towards) but there are plenty of areas in this country that really are getting knocked for six by parasitical types only here for money,and that includes both the new workers who clearly have little respect for the country providing them with employment and the toss pot employers who spout all that crap about "Poles being natural hard workers" ,when they mean ,CHEAP labour.
ajgraham - | 121  
12 Oct 2007 /  #653
Isthatu....You've managed to say in two posts what i've been thinking for the last six months!!....I notice over the last week Britain has won 'YET' another two Noble Prizes....One for Science and one for Literature....and they still have this strange notion that their all better than us!!
El Gato 4 | 351  
12 Oct 2007 /  #654
A Frenchman and German are sharing a Nobel Peace Prize, aren't they? Or am I getting my prizes mixed up here???

Either way, good to know smart guys can share :]
ajgraham - | 121  
12 Oct 2007 /  #655
A Frenchman and German are sharing a Nobel Peace Prize, aren't they? Or am I getting my prizes mixed up here???

Your right the Germans and the French did also win a Noble Prize along with the Brits....but the Poles didn't....which was my point!!
El Gato 4 | 351  
12 Oct 2007 /  #656
but the Poles didn't....which was my point!!

Yet we are one of the very few countries who have had multiple people to win a Nobel Prize.

Countries with the Most Nobel Prize Winners
Rank Country Number of Laureates
1 United States 270
2 United Kingdom 101
3 Germany 76
4 France 49
5 Sweden 30
6 Switzerland 22
7 Netherlands 15
8 Russia 14
8 Italy 14
10 Denmark 13
11 Japan 12
12 Austria 11
13 Canada 10
14 Spain 6
14 Australia 6
16 Ireland 5
16 Israel 5
16 Poland 5
16 South Africa 5
16 Argentina 5
21 India 4
ajgraham - | 121  
12 Oct 2007 /  #657
Well done....I'm waiting to see how the likes of James123 explaines the above!!
El Gato 4 | 351  
12 Oct 2007 /  #658
What has he been saying???
isthatu 3 | 1,164  
13 Oct 2007 /  #659
Just to clarify my points. Fair play to people who move to this country to work,just have a little understanding for the local situation and lose the attitude or you will become a set of selffullfilling prophecies,isolated and disliked by the local population.

The anger should be aimed at agencies and employers not on fellow workers( oops,a bit "red" but ,ah well)
poohbear  
14 Oct 2007 /  #660
Hey i love the yanks and im english i'd rather them than the easten europeons

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