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Posts by tornado2007  

Joined: 11 Jul 2007 / Male ♂
Last Post: 12 Sep 2011
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Interests: Sports, Travelling and people

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tornado2007   
15 Aug 2007
History / What do Poles think about Turks? [761]

and why we should like Turks, Americans, Brits or any other nation? I like particular people, not the whole nation.

i agree with this sentiment
tornado2007   
9 Aug 2007
UK, Ireland / Warning to British people visiting Poland!! Don't get drunk and smash the place up! [447]

the poles themselves have people like this

Yeah just look at all those well behaved Polish football fans, they sit quietly don't think about causing a riot and getting their team thrown out of the UEFA cup do they???

this backs daffy's point, the incident i am referring too is just a tiny minority of Polish football fans who rioted at one football match. Although i'm sure the Majority of Polish fans are peacful and just want to see a good game of football.

Its the same with the British and drinking, there are some who drink and cause trouble (Minority) and there are the rest (Majority) who just like to have a drink enjoy the beach and have fun :)
tornado2007   
9 Aug 2007
UK, Ireland / Warning to British people visiting Poland!! Don't get drunk and smash the place up! [447]

Unfortunately, well behaved British people abroad seem to fall into the minority. :(

i think your a little confused there, badly behaved British people abroad seem to fall into the minority that spoil it for the rest of the British holiday makers.

please don't think it is a majority because its not
tornado2007   
8 Aug 2007
Language / Is the term 'Polak' derogatory?? [231]

Polak is a Polish man

So its not that derogatory then, ppphhhhwwww well at least i've not offended anybody :)
tornado2007   
6 Aug 2007
Life / Do you think that Polish people are rude? [951]

Are u talking about bubbaWOOO?
answer is:
taadaammm:
Never

give me a break, i say one thing about him thats good, now you think i'm practically going to bed with him!! its way over the top my dear :)
tornado2007   
6 Aug 2007
UK, Ireland / Warning to British people visiting Poland!! Don't get drunk and smash the place up! [447]

ashamed of being British

Are my eyes deceiving me!!!! a Brit saying that :o

the city was being spoilt by British twats.

hhhmm i'm sure there were a few spanish, italian, german etc etc Twats there too :)

Whilst I saw quite a few stag do's in and around the square, they were all well behaved

You see not every Brit is a thug, just another stereotype
tornado2007   
6 Aug 2007
Life / Do you think that Polish people are rude? [951]

I don't think you can put it down to their nationality

your dead right Daisy, totally agree with this point, its not about nationality its about individual personality, when will people wake up and see this!!!!
tornado2007   
3 Aug 2007
Language / Is the term 'Polak' derogatory?? [231]

Yeah, but then the religious ones start the wars.

Yeah now there's a whole other debate opened up right there, RELIGION is the source of most of the wars in history, either linked to, religious beliefs or other elements of religion.

I don't need to list some examples because i'm sure you are all aware of what i mean. Imagine, NO RELIGION, less wars, however its true that if we not waring over Religion it will be about something else.

Just stop for a second and see how ridiculous this all is, we have been waring for centuries over a few fairy tails written by a few people who were bored and as good at telling stories as Terry Prattchet and Steven King.

I could right on and on about Religion and the negative affects on human life and culture but really there would be to much to write :)
tornado2007   
29 Jul 2007
Travel / Collection of dress codes in Poland - what to wear? [86]

I think i'll take that comment out to the garbage in a minute along with the rubbish in the black bag!!! Why is it hte polish think they dress so well, goodness me and i'm sorry here Poles but your colour co-ordination is awful and as for some of those clothes, need i say anymore :)
tornado2007   
25 Jul 2007
Language / Is the term 'Polak' derogatory?? [231]

OMG i'm confused, although it seems its the context and language in what i say the word 'Polak'
tornado2007   
25 Jul 2007
Language / Is the term 'Polak' derogatory?? [231]

Hay if your going to band opinions about like i do then you have to have the balls to admit when your wrong and publicly apologise or admit your wrong :)
tornado2007   
25 Jul 2007
Language / Is the term 'Polak' derogatory?? [231]

Polak in polish means Pole so its no offensife although it is seen as offensive when used in foreign language in place of "Pole" as Polak or Polack. Polak is not offensive only in polish language.

Thank you Ola for the contribution i find all this very helpful and i will have to withdraw some of my harsh comments about you in previous posts, so here i APOLOGISE to you for those.

thnx

p.s. i wasn't calling a Polish girl a polak just poles in general
tornado2007   
23 Jul 2007
Language / Is the term 'Polak' derogatory?? [231]

Well thanks everybody for your help with this subject, it just goes to show, you learn something everyday

once again THANKS :)
tornado2007   
23 Jul 2007
UK, Ireland / Warning to British people visiting Poland!! Don't get drunk and smash the place up! [447]

Small town mentality some people here need to grow up, it doesn't matter where you live you can be a racist if you live in London which is not small or somewhere like wellington, UK, which is very small.

I'm sorry that your friends were attacked but don't start pointing fingers at disgruntled locals who are BNP supporters, there just easy targets.
tornado2007   
23 Jul 2007
Language / Is the term 'Polak' derogatory?? [231]

I'm sorry for my ignorance but i really don't know how the Polish view the word 'Polak' is it a derogatory term used for 'Polish' or just the American equivalent.

I have said it around Polish people before and one girl didn't react well, i'm not sure if its a personal thing or a general thing. An explanation of sorts would be appreciated as i don't want to offend people without meaning too.
tornado2007   
23 Jul 2007
UK, Ireland / Warning to British people visiting Poland!! Don't get drunk and smash the place up! [447]

If somebody was naive enough they could believe that Poland is a country where the people are, up their own backsides, imperialists, nazi's, jealous, bitter and many other things due to the posts of a few lame excuses for people.

It's good that there are people on here who counteract this content so keep it up Justyna and other supporting Poles :)
tornado2007   
23 Jul 2007
UK, Ireland / Warning to British people visiting Poland!! Don't get drunk and smash the place up! [447]

Being from Europe, England, myself and my country come into your bracket of foreigners. If you think about the EU lef, then you will clearly see that botht he UK and Poland are supposed to benefit from the relationship.

There are thousands upon thousands of Polish coming to this country (Which i am totally happy with by the way) so the UK is and has a right to have something in return, if this means setting up any type of business in Poland then so be it. It stops the EU relationship from been one sided to the main member states, France, Uk, Spain, Germany etc etc.

If the Polish want freedom to enter our country then they should be prepared to pay in kind
tornado2007   
22 Jul 2007
UK, Ireland / Warning to British people visiting Poland!! Don't get drunk and smash the place up! [447]

Well she clearly has a problem, either against British people or just non-polish people in general. I hate it when people make statements or produce arguments with absolutely no evidence or accuracy with what they are saying.

Don't get me wrong i'm no stranger to controversy but at least i can form an argument around sensible and accurate points instead of just slandering like the Sun newspaper would do.