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Joined: 20 Sep 2011 / Male ♂
Last Post: 22 May 2013
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From: Poland,Wroclaw
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Interests: History, Wroclaw, IT

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Wroclaw_666   
22 May 2013
Language / Slavic languages words similarities with Polish [217]

One more similarity... (with English also)...

spammer - spammer - spammer - spammer...

:)

Just joking, but I think there is a short number of people interested in Slavic languages studies on the forum :) But keep doing in learning, not here but keep doing.
Wroclaw_666   
18 Jan 2012
Genealogy / Polish relatives of the name Kocinski [10]

Good for him.I never had dog meat but seriously what is the difference between dog and a chicken or a cow?

Take a look on them and you will see the difference :)

To be sure Asians have different culture than we have, I can't imagine I would eat my dog (he also I believe :D ).

I hope there won't come times when even cannibals would live here :)

P.
Wroclaw_666   
18 Jan 2012
Genealogy / Polish relatives of the name Kocinski [10]

I have a different opinion :) That's a matter of an interpretation, I think the right sentence should be "Rozbitkowie odżywiali się jedząc psy, koty itp.". In case if they eat birds (e.g. a sparrow), should we say - "wróblina" ?:) I think it's language misuse, but on the other hand, from philosophy point... it can make some sense from logic matter... :) The fact that I haven't ever met with this group of words in this meaning, doesn't make it wrong or not existing :)

Backing to the topic... I think the root of the last name of Kociński is the word of "kot" :)

P.
Wroclaw_666   
18 Jan 2012
Genealogy / Polish relatives of the name Kocinski [10]

The word kocina in Polish can also mean cat meat like psina, gęsina, indyczyna, etc.

Sorry, this is misinterpretation... I haven't ever heard the word of "kocina" in meaning of a meat... and surely not "psina" :) In Poland we don't eat dogs and cats... so these words don't exist in PL language.

The last name of Kociński has roots in the word of "kot" - cat, or maybe some locality as Kocina, Kocin etc. That's all I can imagine.

P.
Wroclaw_666   
24 Nov 2011
Travel / How expensive is it to live in Poland in one week? [28]

If you don't want to drink beer, eat pizza, go to the cinema... then 100 pln can be sufficient :)

7 days for 100 pln... 14,27pln per a day :) I can't imagine it...
Wroclaw_666   
18 Nov 2011
Life / Flea markets in Wrocław [14]

That's exactly the kind of stuff I'm looking for... cool antiques & collectibles :)

Me too :) I have few interesting pieces of furniture at home. Currently I'm looking for some cool old lamp to my living room which would look good near the fireplace.
Wroclaw_666   
17 Nov 2011
Life / Flea markets in Wrocław [14]

Take a look on a flea market on Gnieznienska, I bought an old clock there, I'm satisfied. But everything depends what are you looking for, on Gnieznienska you can find almost everything what can be transported by a van :)

I'm planning to visit this market in the next week, note that this market exists only the last Thursday-Saturday in every month. The best time for shopping is Thursday early morning :)
Wroclaw_666   
13 Nov 2011
Law / Taxation system in Poland? My company is cutting 38%!? [25]

could anyone shed light on taxation system in detail ! I thought many expats working in poland know these things inside out and was expecting a generous answers!

I think they are right. I don't know exact details of PL taxation system, but I know there are few taxes included: the income tax (depending on the amount 18 or 32% - 18% is to some income level, above this level the country takes 32%), the second is so called - ZUS (Zaklad Ubezpieczen Spolecznych or Zaklad Utylizacji Szmalu :) ) - they take 3 different taxes (insurances :) ), one is for the retirement pension, one for the medical treatment and one for something like a social insurance (I don't know exactly). If you have a legal employment contract then you can't avoid these taxes... sad but true, the cost of employment in PL is very high.
Wroclaw_666   
3 Nov 2011
Life / Stop buying contraband in Poland! Really? [16]

It's illegal, but will exist so long as people buy smuggled goods. The problem isn't even in any poverty in my opinion. People buy cigarettes and alcohol. I'm pretty sure that at least 50% of people buying illegal goods can afford for the same goods in a shop.
Wroclaw_666   
1 Nov 2011
Life / Polish comedies created by Bareja, are they understandable for non Polish people ? [9]

there is a one genial scene

This movie is a miscellany of genial scenes. In general this commedy consists of many threads, which consists of few scenes at each thread. This is one big impression (parody) for the communism in PL, I believe it was hard censored, but still shows a the real face of the old system.

Stanislaw Bareja created also few another comedies in that style e.g. Miś, Brunet wieczorową porą and also serials like Alternatywy 4 or Zmiennicy. I can't imagine how can he fund and publish their movies in that time, as far as I know he fought with censors very hard. "Alternatywy 4" has been published in TV few yeard after they completed it.

Another interesting thing is that all best actors have played in Bareja's movies. I believe that everyone wanted to take a part in the parody of the hated political system.
Wroclaw_666   
27 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

That's your opinion. Maybe would be better if you write what do you expect from me...

What would you do in that case?Support collaborators in a government because their are Polish ?

Don't suggest the answer in your question, it's rude and aggressive. I won't ever colaborate with people which are against Poland...

If you want to ask me some questions - ask away !

in the time of partitions to what or whom you would be loyal to ?

Are you Polish ?
Wroclaw_666   
27 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

Whats that ?
What do you mean by - loyal to my nationality. Whats that mean ?

Loyal to other Poles and to Poland, for our roots, for our tradition, that's all.

Poland didn't existed at the time.
So, my question still stand.

I have never been in the situation when Poland didn't exist formally. Probably I would fight with occupants. You must know one thing... for Poles Poland will exists everytime, doesn't matter if some aggressor occupies Poland...

huh ? Ask away !

Ask for your questions which you asked me.
Wroclaw_666   
27 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

You mean you are loyal to whomever is in charge in Poland.

No.

What then you are loyal to ?land, trees, landscape, people ?
loyal to the country is too general ...

To my nationality.

To clarify: in the time of partitions to what or whom you would be loyal to ?

To Poland.

Please ask for these questions also, I would like to know something about you.
Wroclaw_666   
27 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

i'm not into funniness in politics - well actually politicians could have a sense of humour but I'm not the fan of Mr Palikot's sense of humour

Palikot needs to be funny, because he can't do anything constructive... look on his team... can they create anything serious ?:) Only chaos and muddle :) It's democracy... - the system where 2 lushes can vote down one University professor :) hehe
Wroclaw_666   
27 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

and if you think Palikot and his bunch are anti-establishment then think again

I'm not a fan of Palikot, but I must say that he is the bigger winner of this election, isn't he ?

That's normal that Palikot didn't do it himself, that was a big work of media, it's true. But he was so controversial and visible that any TV stations want him to show. I don't care about his intentions, he will change nothing in Poland, but there will be more funny than before...
Wroclaw_666   
27 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

Yes... it's funny... I'm still contradicting mysefl... hehe. Forum is for everyone, for people who want to discuss about politics and for those who want to force their arguments by an agressive methods. I respect it, of course. You are the next person today who wants to judge me :) 7AM is comming, probably time for us both...
Wroclaw_666   
27 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

Good. Now look at what would have happened if WW3 had broken out. Poland and Germany would have been destroyed by nuclear counterstrikes. Kukliński knew about it and tried to prevent such a situation.

Maybe yes, maybe not... I don't believe in any propaganda. If you want to discuss about Polish history, we can go for the beer and talk. I'm "an expert" in Festung Breslau :)
Wroclaw_666   
27 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

you like whom? Urban and Nie? well - de gustibus.. hehe - if you don't know what you like I will point it out for you - (if it is really Urban that you like) - it is cynicism - I wonder if you like Palikot too

I will tell you something... Polish politics is so boring that I think we need something funny to make our days more colorful.

Urban is outside the active politics, but his position is so strong that can bring bad emotions when his name is pronounced :) I know his black history and don't praise him because of the past, but this guy has so impartial approach for political facts (especialy current) that I respect him.

If you ask about Palikot, I think this guy is mendacious, his political party is a creation of PR (public relations), I must his presence in Sejm (his party presence) was an effect of a very good job before the elections. It's very colorful and controversial man, he is very visible amongst gray majority of Polish politicians. But he is in Sejm, and it's third power there. To be sure (I suppose) that many people voted for him because of the protestation against boring wars between PO and PiS, other words... the protestations against Polish current politics.

I saw in some other post the name of another interesting man in Polish politics, Janusz Korwin-Mikke :) I was on few his lectures, when he visited the student dorm where I used to live during studies. He is very radical person, but some of his theses are right. In general he is... funny and have no chances to be elected to Sejm.
Wroclaw_666   
27 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

What do you mean when you say that you are loyal to Poland?

The question was about my loyality... and my answer was to this question directly, doesn't have any relation with Kuklinski, that's for a start.

If you want to know more things about my loyality or patriotism, I will answer for your questions with a pleasure:

What do you mean when you say that you are loyal to Poland?

I live here, want to stay here and want to build good Poland.

To What or to whom you are loyal specifically?

I'm not loyal with any specified person, if you expect me to specify any person, I won't, because I'm independent in my thoughts. I'm loyal with this country, I pay taxes, respect this country law.

Would a fact that Poland in times of Kuklinski's act wasn't interdependent country played no part in your loyalty?

My loyality to Poland has no connections with communism, Kuklinski, Jaruzelski, Rakowski, Kaczynski, Gorbaczow and many other persons.

I'm trying to understand your position and a little help from you would be appreciated.

I hope that I helped you to understand me.
Wroclaw_666   
27 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

I don't want to argue with you, because many (if not all) your agruments are right but you are quoting selected sentences from my posts and comment, but don't see my general mind. There was few uprising after 1945, almost all of them was pacified by milicja or other communist military organisation. I wrote my opinion about one guy... please don't suggest to me that I glorify communism... it's really funny to me. But as I see I'm created by you as the lawyer of cummunism :) Like Jerzy Urban... what's your opinion about this man ? I would like to add that I like them, I'm still in minority ?:)

Maybe I'm not experienced by the communism, when this political system was gone, I was 12 years old, I saw the poverty in these times, empty shops etc.
Wroclaw_666   
26 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

Do you suggest Kukliński didn`t love his country when he passed Soviet and Polish communist secrets to CIA?

As I see only you wrote it... what is the connection between my love to my country and Kuklinski's feelings ...? I don't know the intentions of Kuklinski.
Wroclaw_666   
26 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

Is it a problem to you he betrayed the Soviet Union and Polish communists?

I have different problems than Kuklinski...

I had an opinion as the majority of people writing on this thread until I had a conversation with a veteran soldier from Armia Ludowa. These people believe in what they did. The current idea is to deprave the old political system, it was not ok, that's true, but people were right. Maybe not people on the top of the authority, but people on lower positions were not (probably) involved in bad political games.

Kuklinski was a controversial person, but I think he betrayed people who he worked with.

I would like to say that I'm not a fanatic of communism, USSR, PO, PiS, PZPR and another political organisation... :)
Wroclaw_666   
26 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

Elaborate please !

What is here to elaborate... I love my country, live here, pay taxes, work for Polish company... and have own opinions regarding politics :)
Wroclaw_666   
26 Oct 2011
Life / Lightbulbs in Poland: what was once 1zl now costs... [10]

@peterweg: Yes, you are right. Wroclaw is going to buy bulbs for a house usage, so he will turn on and turn off the light quite frequently. Lifetime of energy-save bulbs is not so long, especially when they are being turned on and off many times, additionally they are quite expensive.
Wroclaw_666   
26 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

Yes yes... ABS is not going to knock to anyone...

If we follow your logic, then Franciszek Zubrzycki was a hero 30 years ago and now he is not. You are saying that it doesn't matter what he did, it only matters who is in charge. That is soft skull thinking.

I presented a point of view (hypothetical), if you don't understand it, I think we can't discuss, you think I'm stupid... I have comparable opinion about you... :) That's all.
Wroclaw_666   
26 Oct 2011
History / Poland: Her heroes and her traitors [164]

I don't want to argue with you... I have my opinion and you have your opinion, I don't judge you, that's all. EOT.