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antheads   
6 Oct 2011
Travel / Why does everyone seem to hate LOT Polish Airlines? [380]

Well as you know ironside, many of the areobridges are unused and they still buses to ship people out to the planes. Therefore if you were late to boarding it might have been more of an effort than at an aero bridge, but yes you are right to an extent, it actually takes another 10 or so minutes to find the passengers bag and offload so sop is to delay the flight slightly for the passenger who has checked in but not yet boardedl.

Now i feel this may have been an individual staff problem and not an indictment of lot in general. They have made some good strides lately, and considering their ceo is only on 200k or so, are playing it smart. Their new long haul route to vietnam has been a sucsess and the only reason their long haul planes appear old is that they are waiting for the massively delayed 787s, like everyone else.
antheads   
5 Oct 2011
Travel / NOT COMING TO KRAKOW- KEEP IT! [30]

@op

yes expats.cz is the gold standard of expat sites, pf does not hold a candle to it. But it does reflect the chaotic and spontaneous and stubborn nature of poland :)
antheads   
4 Oct 2011
Life / Polish Hip Hop [47]

draco like your style to this i have to add

youtu.be/I_YyySggojk

youtu.be/21hZY_2l574

youtu.be/pd4u2neioCg

youtu.be/9Ck7va-OdHg
antheads   
4 Oct 2011
News / Poland Parliament elections in October 2011 [944]

Palikot has a lot to offer to secular, young poles who want to radically change the course of the country. A polish ron paul if you will.
antheads   
3 Oct 2011
Life / Expats/Immigrants in Poland: Needy, Greedy or contributor. Which one are you? [118]

yes cms but my point is that in western europe social democracies it is the goverment role to provide these sporting facilities to their citizens, and it is subsidised by the taxpayers. Because poland pretty much adobted a american free market model various goverment departments did not fufill that role, and no money was spent on sporting facilities. Schools have no ideological or community motivation to provide cheap facilities to the community. Hence the position we find ourselves in.
antheads   
3 Oct 2011
Life / Expats/Immigrants in Poland: Needy, Greedy or contributor. Which one are you? [118]

Before the goverment provided access to sport and cultural activities , with the fall of communisim this has not yet been replaced by a community or goverment area.

There were whole floors of the palace of culture dedicated to sporting and cultural activities for poles, all provided for free by the gov. When communism collapsed and the chicago school of economics dictated a top down free market approach, all these things were eliminated.
antheads   
3 Oct 2011
History / 1920 Battle of Warsaw - English trailer and film [55]

check the last comment "pliku nie mozna otworzyc. Ten idiota zapakowal "Disney film" dla dzieci!!!!!"

Have you actually downloaded this thing? :) I would wait till its released in the cinemas, very little chance of dl a copy now, and if so only a screener.
antheads   
1 Oct 2011
News / Europeén Union will finance the 2nd Warsaw metro line. Good news. [60]

You do not spend billions of dollars duplicating infrastructure in case of an accident. when there are other pressing projects to be built. You keep harping on about paralasis if the cross river link gets shut down has this happened to you ever? didin't think so. Have a look here to have your arguements demolished. The fact that none of the metro lines go to centralna station is ridiculous as is building a metro line to shadow an existing rail line!

The line is to be a classic heavy metro. These are very expensive to build and take a great deal of time to complete. Warsaw can ill afford the cost and time delays. A semi-metro, like Hannover's Stadtbahn, which runs underground in the centre of a city and can use tramway tracks on the outskirts, can be rolled out quickly and could be a cost effective fast cure for Warsaw's traffic problems.

The line between Rondo ONZ and Stadion parallels the PKP Linia Srednicowa cross city line, running some 0.5 kilometre to the North. Warsaw can't afford this duplicated capacity. The City needs an East-West metro line running further to the North and crossing Krakowskie Przedmiescie at a point where it could serve the University and the Old Town.

The line won't be completed in time for Euro 2012 football championships which completely negates the reason for adopting current southerly route to serve the new sport stadium which is already served by Stadion station.

An alternative plan
antheads   
1 Oct 2011
News / A Polish man has woken up from a 19-year coma [8]

Wow this is an amazing story, what a trip it would be to feel you have woken up and reality has transformed around you.
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/6715313.stm

A Polish man has woken up from a 19-year coma to find the Communist party no longer in power and food no longer rationed, Polish TV reports.

antheads   
30 Sep 2011
News / Europeén Union will finance the 2nd Warsaw metro line. Good news. [60]

Remind us, when did you last live in Poland?

About 11 months ago, and i have a whole crew of polish expats in aus here to tell me how life is like for the polish working class.

@piłduski

As we can see, apart from the nowyt swiat station, tis a total duplication of existing pkp railway and stations. For the most expensive metro in europe per km it sure is a waste of money when u consider the other pressing public transport projects the EU funds could have been spent on.
antheads   
30 Sep 2011
Law / Benefit entitlement in Poland for foreigners [37]

unemployment benefits in poland? hahaha, this is a country shaped by the chicago school of economics afterall, get a job or starve , failing that steal.
antheads   
26 Sep 2011
News / Europeén Union will finance the 2nd Warsaw metro line. Good news. [60]

Its a pity they are not building the whole thing at once.

iilinian_d.gif - line 2 proposed

The link to the statium will be built by 2014, then there will be years of delays to start construction on the sections that are actually needed.
antheads   
25 Sep 2011
News / Europeén Union will finance the 2nd Warsaw metro line. Good news. [60]

this is how the entrance of the new line 2 stations will look like



This is how the stations will look inside, very bright and like a kids playground! :)
And this is video of the construction sight at the warsaw stadium, notice how close the existing rail line passes to the future metro station!


antheads   
25 Sep 2011
News / Europeén Union will finance the 2nd Warsaw metro line. Good news. [60]

200 metres? That's nothing, and anyway, the station is actually being built underneath the new terminal.

No it will not, the underground link terminates 200m from the terminal, the passengers will then climb the stairs or catch the lift and will a walk along a walkway to the terminal. Hopefully it will be protected from the elements.

@pwei
sure sounds like fun, have u checked out that new album we talked about>?:
antheads   
25 Sep 2011
News / Europeén Union will finance the 2nd Warsaw metro line. Good news. [60]

a WASTE of money as its a repklication of existing rail lines and fast urban rail (skm) that are under utilised in the city. The fact that the two metro lines are not joined and one will have to walk 500 metres to change lines just goes to show what a incompetent and scam project this is.