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Polish stuff vs. American stuff


polishgirltx  
7 Sep 2008 /  #1
American food - no real flavor
Polish food - 100% natural flavor

:)

go on...
krysia 23 | 3,057  
7 Sep 2008 /  #2
Teeth
People in Poland have yellow teeth from drinking too much herbata.
American dentists can whiten your teeth for a reasonable price, and you can buy teeth whiteners, and teeth strips and all that good stuff to make a brighter and whiter smile. :)
OP polishgirltx  
7 Sep 2008 /  #3
American dentists can whiten your teeth for a reasonable price

yes, they can, but every of them tells you that it's the worst sh!t you could do, so before you decide to do that, they send you to buy teeth whiteners... it actually works!! ;)

maybe Poles should try it too...
krysia 23 | 3,057  
7 Sep 2008 /  #4
In America they brush dogs' teeth. In Poland they think you're crazy.
OP polishgirltx  
7 Sep 2008 /  #5
in America they clean dog's poop off the street, in Poland they think you are crazy...
krysia 23 | 3,057  
7 Sep 2008 /  #6
In America they feed dogs dog food. In Poland they boil noodles, rice, meat and other scraps.
OP polishgirltx  
7 Sep 2008 /  #7
in America you are a kid's friend... in Poland you are a kid's parent...
krysia 23 | 3,057  
8 Sep 2008 /  #8
In America it's not socially acceptable to have a child drinking from a bottle anymore after the age 1.
In Poland kids still drink from a bottle at age 6. And what's s wrong with that? as long as they get their milk it doesn't matter what they drink it from.
OP polishgirltx  
8 Sep 2008 /  #9
i'd turn it the other way round... kids in America are later thought to use a potty and not to drink milk then kinds in Poland... sometimes i think, that American kids would feel comfortable to quit sippy cubs before they turn 18....
shopgirl 6 | 928  
8 Sep 2008 /  #10
In Poland kids still drink from a bottle at age 6.

I'm guessing that practice is to prevent spills?
Warsaw8 4 | 126  
8 Sep 2008 /  #11
In Amerika you buy or cry your way through life, in Poland you fight and hard earn your way through life.....
Magdalena 3 | 1,837  
8 Sep 2008 /  #12
People in Poland have yellow teeth from drinking too much herbata.
American dentists can whiten your teeth for a reasonable price, and you can buy teeth whiteners, and teeth strips and all that good stuff to make a brighter and whiter smile. :)

You can have your teeth whitened in Poland any way you like it, and buy all the whitening crap at a pharmacy - no problem. Except all this stuff damages your teeth in the long run anyway.

The part about Poles having yellow teeth because of drinking tea? Disagree, I'm afraid. It's more or less a genetic thing. I brush my teeth like crazy but they're never gonna be snow-white. And I know people who don't and have perfect gnashers. So there.

In America they feed dogs dog food. In Poland they boil noodles, rice, meat and other scraps.

Not true for a long time now. The shops are full of Pedigree Pal and Chappy, and someone's sure buying all that stuff.

But to add my 2 pence:
In America you drive everywhere. In Poland they think you're crazy ;-)
ptdlugosz - | 1  
30 Sep 2008 /  #13
So true. No need to say more.
freebird 3 | 532  
5 May 2009 /  #14
American food - no real flavor
Polish food - 100% natural flavor

American s*it - no smell
Polish s*it - 100% natural smell
Ja Przybylem - | 42  
5 May 2009 /  #15
Food
American - processed, nasty crap. Now they don't use pesticides on some foods and can call organic and charge you and arm and a leg for it, yet it's still not organic. Most don't know how to cook either. Eating out is common.

Polish - fresh. Not all of it is delicious in my opinion, but it's made from scratch. True organic. Many know how to cook. Eating out is rare.

Alcohol
American - watered down crap. I won't touch American beer. Drinking at a bar is common.
Polish - contains alcohol and taste. Drinking at family/friends home is common.

'Pets'
American - part of the family. Some pets get treated better than kids do.
Polish - not a part of the family. The dog/pet serves a practical purpose.

Work Ethic
American - don't really see it among most. Many come across as entitled. Savings rate is horrible.
Polish - generally tend to work their tail off (but not all). Save a ton of money.

Travel
American - most never leave the country.
Polish - most travel quite a bit outside of the country for pleasure.

I can go on and on...
Jethro - | 28  
5 May 2009 /  #16
Travel
American - most never leave the country.

No need to in America we have it all
time means 5 | 1,310  
5 May 2009 /  #17
Work Ethic
American - don't really see it among most

How do you think it became the worlds biggest economy and a superpower?
freebird 3 | 532  
5 May 2009 /  #18
Food

American food - maybe processed but it doesn't make us live any shorter than you guys and it's a matter of taste to begin with

Polish food - some of it taste good but it's based on fat

Alcohol

America beat you on everything else but beer and vodka which this is a matter of taste too. I don't know about Chicago but where I live Polish products don't sell good at all

'Pets'

Americans love animals but in the families with children they don't treat them better than kids
Poles - majority of you treat animals like crap so what's good about that

Work Ethic

Americans - work even two jobs if needed
Poles- lazy a**es unles working abroad for a good cash and even then only some of you really do the right job

Travel

Americans - lol, I've been to 42 countries, how many have you visited

Poles- travel to work at least 95% of you anyway
z_darius 14 | 3,968  
5 May 2009 /  #19
lol, I've been to 42 countries

but Alabama is not a country ;)
HatefulBunch397 - | 658  
5 May 2009 /  #20
In America they Mcdonalds their way thru life by eating lots of junk food.
freebird 3 | 532  
5 May 2009 /  #21
but Alabama is not a country ;)

If Poland is a country than it makes my 42 even replacing Alabama of course ;-)
time means 5 | 1,310  
5 May 2009 /  #22
In America they Mcdonalds their way thru life by eating lots of junk food.

The paper writes that there are still little flickers of hope on the labour market: 1,000 jobs alone have been created by the opening of fast food restaurants like McDonald’s, KFC and Subway, for example.

Polska Times

Na na na na i`m loving it :-)
freebird 3 | 532  
5 May 2009 /  #23
I can go on and on...

same here :-)
kksunil 1 | 33  
5 May 2009 /  #24
Quality of food, American Junk = Polish Fat
But interms of quantity, Americans eats almost double because you get 1/2 free when you buy one. McD,KFC thrive on this business model by offering some extra for free and drawing more people to try.
polishcanuck 7 | 462  
6 May 2009 /  #25
American food - no real flavor
Polish food - 100% natural flavor

Complaining about food is the first sign that a Pole in North America misses Poland and is not happy with his/herself in the new world:)
pgtx 30 | 3,156  
6 May 2009 /  #26
and i'd say that the OP tasted the food in both countries and she knows what she talk about....
;P
Ja Przybylem - | 42  
6 May 2009 /  #27
No need to in America we have it all

I disagree. 'The world is a book, and those who don't travel read only a page.' The way in which a particular culture of people live their lives is not experienced until one travels outside of one's country.

Going to Chinatown is not the same as visiting China and experiencing the culture. I've had sushi at Japanese restaurants in the U.S., but the experience and taste is not the same as when I was in Osaka and Tokyo. Vegas is not Ibiza. Ancient history (castles, monuments, etc.) is nowhere to be found except in a museum or an Indian reservation. The architecture is bland overall in most cities.

How do you think it became the worlds biggest economy and a superpower?

Read your history.

American food - maybe processed but it doesn't make us live any shorter than you guys and it's a matter of taste to begin with
Polish food - some of it taste good but it's based on fat

And what do chemically processed foods lead to? A healthier lifestyle? A slimmer waistline? What are the leading causes of death in the U.S.? How does what you ingest contribute to that? And the new fad of 'organic' that so many businesses are capitalizing on? Read the rules on what the USDA determines as receiving an organic seal.

I agree that it's a matter of taste. Again, I did not say that all polish food is delicious. I think some of it is nasty, however, it is fresh. There are no additives. When I eat potatoes they are dug up, peeled, and prepared. I don't grab a box of powder and add water. The food is naturally grown. My meat wasn't injected with hormones to aid supply. My fruit and vegetables aren't laced with God knows how many chemicals. Read on what those do to the human body before you state that you won't live a shorter life. Heck, cigarette packs don't state that smoking these suckers will cause cancer.

Some polish food is fatty, I can't argue with you there.

America beat you on everything else but beer and vodka which this is a matter of taste too. I don't know about Chicago but where I live Polish products don't sell good at all

Alright patriot, name them. Name the items that America beat Poland on? How many American supplies are really in such high demand around the world? Have you examined the trade deficit? What does that imply?

I agree that it's a matter of taste. I don't drink polish alcohol exclusively - I just find American alcohol products to be bad overall.

Americans love animals but in the families with children they don't treat them better than kids
Poles - majority of you treat animals like crap so what's good about that

Knock yourself out with animals then. Businesses make a fortune in this realm in America. The rest of the world doesn't share the sentiment.

Americans - work even two jobs if needed
Poles- lazy a**es unles working abroad for a good cash and even then only some of you really do the right job

My experience has been otherwise.

Americans - lol, I've been to 42 countries, how many have you visited

Poles- travel to work at least 95% of you anyway

I've been to 17 - you have me beat. Regardless, you are an anomaly from the population sample. The majority of Americans have never left the soil. I have 2 American friends that have traveled the world, but they did it in the Armed Forces, which is not the same as traveling for pleasure. Out of the thousands of Americans that I have met, the vast majority (90%+) have not left the borders.

Do you know what an ad hominem is?
Shari - | 21  
6 May 2009 /  #28
I'd have to disagree with the animal arguments.

I have seen many people treat dogs like children in Poland.

You're saying America has no animal cruelty? that's rubbish. America expresses a lot of animal-cruelty/abuse. Cruelty of any kind exists everywhere - no country, nation, state etc. is immune.
freebird 3 | 532  
6 May 2009 /  #29
Read your history.

our history is telling us, our country achieved more in 233 years than yours in more than a 1000. Now you come with all the immigrants from all over the World and also from Poland who created our country, well they obviously didn't love their countries enough to stay in them. A real patriot stays in his country no matter in good or bad times.

And what do chemically processed foods lead to? A healthier lifestyle? A slimmer waistline? What are the leading causes of death in the U.S.? How does what you ingest contribute to that? And the new fad of 'organic' that so many businesses are capitalizing on? Read the rules on what the USDA determines as receiving an organic seal.

obviously our food is not the best in the World but our average life expectation is not worse than yours so what is there to bi**h about.

We're talking about feeding 300mln. people and not 40mln.

Name the items that America beat Poland on?

any whiskey we make is better than yours mainly because you ain't got much to compete with, our wine is getting better from year to year and is well known around the World

just check out this site

bartonbrands.com/export/american_spirits.html

Have you examined the trade deficit? What does that imply?

of course we have our problems but a huge country like ours with 300mln. will come out of it quicker than you think. If you expect us to go down, good luck man, you'll go down way before us, whether you like it or not. More people more taxes.

The rest of the worlddoesn't share the sentiment.

western Europeans like animals too, this is what I have experienced on my own so I guess Poland and some eastern Europeans are the rest of the World

My experience has been otherwise.

I lived in Poland for 4 years and I know exactly how you guys work and I know how we work but why even discuss it here, it's known facts that you can find out about from any person who really lives or lived in the US. Most of Americans are working their a**es off working two or even more jobs.

The majority of Americans have never left the soil. I have 2 American friends that have traveled the world, but they did it in the Armed Forces, which is not the same as traveling for pleasure.

It's true that many Americans love their country so much that they don't like to travel to avoid disappointments but believe me, the ones that travel make it up for the rest of us :-)

When I was in the Armed Forces I was stationed in Ramstein, Germany. Believe me we had lots of fun there :-)

You're saying America has no animal cruelty? that's rubbish. America expresses a lot of animal-cruelty/abuse. Cruelty of any kind exists everywhere - no country, nation, state etc. is immune.

when did I say it? in general we do treat animals better than you guys but obviously not always. We even have animal cops who take care of neglected animals cases
Shari - | 21  
6 May 2009 /  #30
I'm Australian, not a Polish citizen.

When you said...
Americans love animals but in the families with children they don't treat them better than kids
Poles - majority of you treat animals like crap so what's good about that

You didn't say generally in your original post, so I took it to mean ALL Americans. Be clear.

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