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English tossers give Brits a bad name in Poland


Seanus 15 | 19,706  
22 Nov 2009 /  #121
The Parliament of the United Kingdom. See, there is more than one. Stormont was formed in 1926, we have had our own devolved Parliament since 1999 and there is the Welsh Assembly. Brown occupies the top position of the one in England :)

I've read the quote, what behaviour? Sorry, I don't see what you mean at all.
BritishEmpire - | 148  
22 Nov 2009 /  #122
The Parliament of the United Kingdom. See, there is more than one. Stormont was formed in 1926, we have had our own devolved Parliament since 1999 and there is the Welsh Assembly. Brown occupies the top position of the one in England :)

Get your facts straight, there is no government of england because it was never devolved.
And before you go hyping them up the devolved governments only govern local issues while the parliament of the united kingdom governs all the areas and retains many powers over them all. In other words they are second to the parliament at Westminster and thats a fact whether we like it or not.

I've read the quote, what behaviour? Sorry, I don't see what you mean at all.

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Seanus 15 | 19,706  
22 Nov 2009 /  #123
I meant physically in England and you know it, the main one :)

I'm not going to hype them up as they don't have tax-raising powers and are largely without teeth, unlike Westminster :)

Who is we?
BritishEmpire - | 148  
22 Nov 2009 /  #124
I meant physically in England and you know it, the main one :)

Wow the main UK parliament happens to be situated in England, well it had to be somewhere didn't it. It still represents all of the United Kingdom. If your implying that somehow gordon brown rules over England then your very wrong because he is only the head of government and not the government, democracy springs to mind.

Who is we?

You, me and anyone else that doesn't like it.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
22 Nov 2009 /  #125
He is still primus inter pares, though. He makes the key decisions for GB so England is naturally affected.
BritishEmpire - | 148  
22 Nov 2009 /  #126
Thats very true but he doesn't rule he only leads the government many of which are English and if he loses their support he is gone.
sledz 23 | 2,250  
22 Nov 2009 /  #127
Whats worse being a Tosser or a W-a-nk-e r???

Savage Hooligans running amuck across the land

Maybe it all stems from a deeper hatred

bda.org
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
22 Nov 2009 /  #128
True enough, BE. Well, they have the Whip system so they have to 'artificially' tow the line :) Ah well, he's not a true Scot in the eyes of many Scots anyway.

There are always hateful cores in society, sledz. You might be right with that one.
SzwedwPolsce 11 | 1,595  
22 Nov 2009 /  #129
Anglik skakał po samochodach.

Idiots who can't control themselves exist in all countries.
But if you go abroad it's even more important to behave well, so you don't give your countrymen bad reputation.
OP szkotja2007 27 | 1,498  
22 Nov 2009 /  #130
Idiots who can't control themselves exist in all countries.

Would you say that some countries behave better than others when abroad ?

Thats the basis of my argument.
derek trotter 10 | 203  
22 Nov 2009 /  #131
szkotja2007
I think it is highly connected with the view of the country which you have in your mind. If you rate country low or lower than yours in your mind when you drunk you can do that. Sometimes that could be even encouraged by your friends ( making picture when you pissin to fountain naked ) to show to your friends back home how cool you were. Notice that when you rate country higher or on the same level you rather wont do that. Example for average British man - Japan, Germany, France.
BritishEmpire - | 148  
23 Nov 2009 /  #132
bda.org

Can i ask why you posted that link :-/

Would you say that some countries behave better than others when abroad ?

I would say you were right.
Cardno85 31 | 976  
23 Nov 2009 /  #133
Would you say that some countries behave better than others when abroad ?

Very true, some behave worse than others. But can anyone here truly say that they have never been embarrassed by their fellow countrymen/women when on holiday abroad? I know I have, I remember a trip to Greece where I almost felt like learning a different language so as not to be associated with some of the people there (and half of them were the people I went with!).
OP szkotja2007 27 | 1,498  
23 Nov 2009 /  #134
I have to admit that I take my holidays in places where there are few Brits around.

It was one of the reasons I liked taking holidays in Poland
jonni 16 | 2,485  
23 Nov 2009 /  #135
Me too.

Try Toruń. There aren't any stag parties there, and if there were, they'd be locked up in the twinkling of an eye.

I was stopped by police on three times on a night out, just checking papers. We were two middle-aged (ish) men, one of us Polish. If anything that level of policing is overkill, but for sure there wasn't any rowdiness in the streets that evening.
santander 1 | 68  
24 Nov 2009 /  #136
Very true, some behave worse than others. But can anyone here truly say that they have never been embarrassed by their fellow countrymen/women when on holiday abroad? I know I have, I remember a trip to Greece where I almost felt like learning a different language so as not to be associated with some of the people there (and half of them were the people I went with!).

Yeah I have been in that situtation too, only it was with a set of females, whom I went to school with, but get them in "pack" and anything can happen. You are never sure what is going to happen next. I like a good laugh, with the best of people, but some people go too far. I think the key factor is the "pack mentality", where they feel safe and secure in the group that they know, which give them licence to do whatever they like.
BritishEmpire - | 148  
24 Nov 2009 /  #137
I have to admit that I take my holidays in places where there are few Brits around.

I am the opposite but i don't go to the areas that are well know for trouble.
Cardno85 31 | 976  
24 Nov 2009 /  #138
I did have a weekend in Paisley quite a few years ago though.

And you're still with us?? Lucky man!!
time means 5 | 1,309  
24 Nov 2009 /  #139
Lol yeah , met two girls who invited me and mate up for the weekend. Interesting place :-)

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