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Posts by dany_moussalli  

Joined: 27 Mar 2013 / Male ♂
Last Post: 24 Aug 2017
Threads: 13
Posts: 259
From: Damascus, Poznań
Speaks Polish?: yes

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dany_moussalli   
20 Sep 2013
Study / My experience in Poland (Poznan) as a student who recently moved from Syria [117]

How much is it related to Aramaic

syriac is an aramean dialect ,I read about the difference between them a while ago ,turned out that syriacs are aramean ,but when they became christian the preferred to be called syriac and not aramean .

You supposedly speak that language?

unfortunately no ,but some syriacs still speak it ,like the ancient town of maloula .

Yes, it's easier this way, the path of minimum resistance

minimal resistance ? am I supposed to fight in a war that I don't belong to ?

Then retreat to safer grounds like Poland and bring that expansionist culture with you and so on

lol expansionist culture ? so you think I'm a threat to poland's culture ? oh man :P wait until you see my colleagues in the university that come from different places and are from different ethnicity .

Undoing of our civilization continues

why do you think that I might contribute negatively ? why not positively ?
dany_moussalli   
20 Sep 2013
Study / My experience in Poland (Poznan) as a student who recently moved from Syria [117]

I didn't have the chance to read what guest00 wrote about me ,I'll read it in the random chat thread ,and give my response .

guest00 : i'm not muslim if you're implying thatThanks be to God! Thank You, thank You, thank You... (but still agnostic) Just between us, will Warsaw burn?

lol ,I don't know if this information makes you feel safe ,but I was born catholic .

guest00 quoting me :to every racist here listen : I'm 3/8 syriac (original people of syria) 1/8 croatian,1/8 armenian, 1/4 polish and 1/8 greek ,and i'm coming to poland ,so beware !!!,i'll probably be a cause to an unstable poland in the near future .Beware, Yurup!!! Here we come!

also to make you feel safe (but I don't care anyway ) just to show you how ignorant you are ,syriacs are christians who still speak the language of jesus .
dany_moussalli   
19 Sep 2013
Study / My experience in Poland (Poznan) as a student who recently moved from Syria [117]

I've noticed that the number of old people is too high ,I also felt that people who are in their 30s -40s are rarely seen ,don't know why ... maybe they're working .

Today I started doing the papers to get my polish ID ,my mom is with me (speaks polish ) and helped me ,also people were very helpful and friendly there ,it's well organized (comparing it to syria where it's complete disaster ) .for some reason ,my ID is only valid if my temporary residence is valid ,I thought it doesn't matter (since i'm polish ) .

Polish food is really good (I eat nearly everything so don't take my opinion on food :P ) ,it's nice how self served polish food restaurants are available everywhere .

If people would obey the law, there would be less wars. It's not funny at all. Maybe people in Syria need more education on that part.

I agree tygrys ,I found it more civilized to obey the law like that .it's funny because it's different from what i'm used to,but I didn't say it's wrong ,but I think they could make it better ,because sometimes I just stand there for 3-5 minutes and the road is completely clear (even when I activate the traffic light ) .

and in mosques taking shoes off is completely normal.

i'm not muslim if you're implying that

Precisely. Even white, elderly grannies are forced to take off their shoes, belts and jewelry.

I have no problem with taking off my shoes ,but I was late to my connections ,that's why it was a little bit annoying to me .
dany_moussalli   
19 Sep 2013
Study / My experience in Poland (Poznan) as a student who recently moved from Syria [117]

Welcome to Poland. Greetings from Warsaw!

hey :D ,maybe i'll visit you one day :P because I must go to the syrian embassy in warsaw to register myself

I think that at least architecture of western Turkey is very similar to Greek or south Italian, so it's European. But northern Europe is of course much greener than southern, so I understand that it may surprise a little bit.

yeah ,again i'm not talking about forests because there are forests in syria and turkey, i'm talking about urban areas .
dany_moussalli   
18 Sep 2013
Study / My experience in Poland (Poznan) as a student who recently moved from Syria [117]

The public transportation system is awesome and easy to use ,they have a website with a map that shows tram and bus routes and it's in english too (a plus since I don't speak polish ) ,it's well organized and it's fast .

Sorry buddy that was my 'tip-off' :P

I figured :P

There's a fine if the police see you crossing the road - same in Germany.

that explains it

Dany, is it your first time in Europe or what?

been to romania and italy when I was 4-5 years old ,and been to turkey 4 years ago (I don't consider turkey as europe but some people do )

When did you arrive?

yesterday

What kind of studies btw?

International business at Poznan university of economics (planning on doing a master in finance after finishing my bachelor )
dany_moussalli   
18 Sep 2013
Study / My experience in Poland (Poznan) as a student who recently moved from Syria [117]

You mean compared to Syria?

well yeah :P don't get me wrong ,syria has lots of forests etc ... we have trees on the side of the roads ... but the trees and parks in damascus are lame compared to poznan

I expect the Polish driving will be nothing compared to Syrian.

I won't compare between syrians and poles :P because we drive like maniacs (including me ) .
dany_moussalli   
18 Sep 2013
Study / My experience in Poland (Poznan) as a student who recently moved from Syria [117]

I'm syrian polish ,born in Syria and lived there all my life ,I don't speak polish .
Due to the unfortunate circumstances in Syria ,I decided to move to Poland (Poznan ) and continue my studies there .
Now that I'm in Poznan ,I decided to start this thread to talk about my experiences and my thoughts about poland .

LOT isn't that great of an airline ,it's fair ,it gets you to destination in one piece ,the staff is nice .
Frédéric Chopin warsaw's airport is really cool and well organized ,but they searched me like a terrorist :P ,one of the guards wanted to get intimate by the way he searched me :P they also asked me to remove my shoes and scanned my shoes ,I have no problem with this procedure ,but I was late to my connection (Warsaw-Poznan ) .our plane (from beirut to warsaw ) took off late ,so I had only 20 minutes to catch the other plane . I made it but my luggage didn't . but they helped us at poznan's airport and they sent the luggage later that day to the apartment that I rented .

Poland is really nice from above .lots of green spaces even in cities and between buildings .
I found it funny how pedestrians stop at traffic light even if there are no cars at sight (comparing my country where people cross roads and pass between cars regardless the traffic light )

People here are very friendly and very helpful :) .
The dorms are awesome ,really neat ,really well equipped and the internet speed is unbelievable :O .

I'll keep updating my thoughts .... but this is all I have for now .
dany_moussalli   
11 Sep 2013
News / Poland's universities go up in world rankings [23]

those rankings are often not accurate ,it's preferable if you compare faculties and not universities .
for example , if you want to compare business universities , you use eduniversal-ranking.com the official ranking of business universities .
dany_moussalli   
29 Aug 2013
Study / MBA in Poland for 40+ and older? [62]

MBA in english (one year program only so i can be done in 12 months

usually an MBA program is 2 years in poland (and europe )

this website gives you near accurate prices :

krakow
warsaw
dany_moussalli   
29 Aug 2013
Study / MBA in Poland for 40+ and older? [62]

1000 USD is more than enough .

don't know about the racism ,because i'm not in poland yet .

I suggest this website for finding the program you want : study in poland.

I suggest choosing the program in one of the following universities : SGH , kozminski ,university of warsaw
dany_moussalli   
29 Aug 2013
History / A potential war: Poland vs Lithuania. Who would win? [17]

If you're comparing the military forces between both countries ,poland would win ,but if we're talking about a realistic scenario ,poland won't attack lithuana and vice versa because they're both in the NATO and EU .
dany_moussalli   
25 Aug 2013
Travel / What's worth seeing in Poznań? [17]

ok ,thanks :)

The Old Zoo is interesting if only to see the old Lion cages and how things used to be

I'll probably visit it since i'm staying in poznan ,but my parents are only staying for a couple of days ,don't know if they'll have time for that .
dany_moussalli   
25 Aug 2013
Law / How do I arrange a Dowód Osobisty / ID card in Poland? [10]

Which country do you come from originally?

Syria ,I'm also croatian

You do not speak Polish?

not yet . I used to speak polish when I was little ,but i had to stop learning .

How did you obtain a Polish passport?

my mom is half polish (born in syria) ,which makes me a quarter polish ,she took her passport because her mom is polish ,and I took mine from my mom .
dany_moussalli   
25 Aug 2013
Law / How do I arrange a Dowód Osobisty / ID card in Poland? [10]

Merged: Getting the Polish ID card / dowod

I'm a polish foreigner moving to Poznan in september ,I have a polish passport ,I would like to know where I could get the polish ID in Poznan ,and the required documents .
dany_moussalli   
25 Aug 2013
Travel / What's worth seeing in Poznań? [17]

it's a sin not to eat pierogi when you're in poland ,thank you for the suggestion .

If it's not your type of thing Dany, your parents might be interested.

there are ancient tanks and planes that really interest me

the cemeteries

I would like to visit them if they're old and artistic .