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Last Post: 9 Aug 2022
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Vincent Moderator  
17 Apr 2022
Feedback / Please do not quote excessively [118]

Can't you simply ask other mods and Admin?

Sorry it to so long to get back to you. I still haven't received a reply from one of the staff, and when/if I do, I'll keep you informed.
Vincent Moderator  
12 Apr 2022
Feedback / Please do not quote excessively [118]

What do you mean?

It looks like a normal post to me. I will try to find out if it was merged and why?
Vincent Moderator  
12 Apr 2022
Feedback / Please do not quote excessively [118]

Here you go:

I'm sorry, but there is nothing in that post that suggests it's two posts merged. With over, 8000 posts in that thread, what sense would it make to merge your one liner, with another post of yours?
Vincent Moderator  
8 Apr 2022
News / Poland`s aid to Ukraine if Russia invades [8970]

You know what is completely F'd up?

The only way your posts would be removed, is because yours might have got caught up in a block of 'off topic' posts. Maybe you quoted from a post that was designated to end up in the bin. Your posts would never be edited, only moved from the thread for being OT.

In my opinion, your posts have been top notch in this thread, very level-headed and very genuine, and even a little bit emotional sometimes. Another genuine poster in this thread is Atch, and both of your contributions to the thread are appreciated.

They say 'cream' always rises to the top, but this thread has also shown that some scum has sunk to the bottom, and I don't think you need me to say names.
Vincent Moderator  
3 Apr 2022
Feedback / Please do not quote excessively [118]

I've seen posts being merged many times

You're also welcome to show me some merged posts in English text
Vincent Moderator  
3 Apr 2022
Feedback / Please do not quote excessively [118]

Here it is, I remember replying to two members in two seperate posts which were later merged into this one

I was hoping for one of those mega posts in English. That post you directed me to looked like a normal post with its own number, but granted, too many quotes. I'm not doubting you, just asking you to show me one in an English text thread. You seem to suggest that it is a common occurrence.

As for the Polish text threads, two of my colleagues are native Polish speakers, so I leave those threads to them. It would be too easy for me to misread a word and think it meant something else. I just check that there are no English text posts, or spam.

encompassing the time I had been aware of the excessive quoting rule

Yes, it's hard to believe that Admin created that thread about over quoting, nearly 7 years ago. Doesn't time fly.
Vincent Moderator  
2 Apr 2022
Feedback / Please do not quote excessively [118]

However, it is amasing you know nothing about it.

I know nothing about it because I've never done this, nor seen anyone else doing it. Farther more, I can't think of any reason as to why this would need to be done. Two threads merged yes, but two posts no.

It is so amasing you decided to investigate this matter further. :):):)

I'm hoping to get a screenshot, and then get it framed. Having one of these 'mega posts' would be like owning a Van Gogh, as they would be so rare.
Vincent Moderator  
2 Apr 2022
Feedback / Please do not quote excessively [118]

However, I find it funny when I make two consecutive posts and later on they are merged into one by the staff, creating a mega post with 7 or 8 quotes. :):)

I've seen two threads merged into one, but I've never seen two posts merged into one. Could you please point out on which forum thread(s) I can view one of these mega posts. Thanks.
Vincent Moderator  
1 Apr 2022
Feedback / How to reply to a thread on this website? [27]

What does it have to do with slow internet?

Two things that you should try, first try a different browser to see if you get the same problem, and second, clear the cache on your phone to see if it makes a difference. The latter, you should do every couple of weeks anyway to make it run smoother.
Vincent Moderator  
1 Apr 2022
Feedback / How to reply to a thread on this website? [27]

Now I can't access "Dyrdymałki o Niczem 2" on my phone even when I'm logged in to the forum in incognito mode

My guess is, you have reached your maximum number of quotes for 2022, and Admin has sent an electronic pulse to your phone to zap you.

Seriously, though, do you close down all the pages in your browser very often?. I have found on my phone, that when I close my browser, pages can remain in memory or cache, and in turn slows down my internet, and makes some sites hard to navigate.
Vincent Moderator  
14 Mar 2022
Off-Topic / Let's talk about cars [521]

I took it as something you sit in

Could be "boot", what you Yanks call the "trunk"
Vincent Moderator  
7 Mar 2022
Off-Topic / Stock Market Talk [521]

I am ashamed to tell you what I just lost on GM's plunge.

There's always another day
Vincent Moderator  
7 Mar 2022
Off-Topic / Stock Market Talk [521]

am going to cash out and take my modest profit of $3k.

Soon you may have to change your username to johnny cash. I've never dabbled in stock shares, and I was offered some shares in a storefront glass company in Portland a couple of years ago, but unfortunately I missed the boat.
Vincent Moderator  
1 Mar 2022
News / Poland`s aid to Ukraine if Russia invades [8970]

And what is the sentiment of all those body bags of young Russian boys coming home or is that not put on Russian t.v. ?

I've seen this reported a couple of times. Apparently, Putin doesn't want irate mothers taking to the streets like they did back in 2014, when their sons returned in body bags, from the last invasion. telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2022/02/23/russia-deploys-mobile-crematorium-follow-troops-battle/
Vincent Moderator  
28 Feb 2022
Feedback / Why are threads deleted or send off topic list? [65]

it might be useful to discuss other aspects of Polish Ukrainian relations than aiding Ukraine during the barbaric invasion. I don`t want to start a new thread.

If it was opened, it wouldn't be long before the thread turns to chat about the invasion, and it would just look like the other one. That thread seems to be closed because it went off topic before. Now, would probably not be a good time to open a new thread about Ukraine.
Vincent Moderator  
13 Feb 2022
News / Poland`s aid to Ukraine if Russia invades [8970]

To all members posting in this thread, a polite reminder, please focus on the title of the thread, rather than focusing on other members.
Vincent Moderator  
5 Feb 2022
Language / Best books to self-study Polish? [30]

All your help will be appreciated, thanks.

Have a look at this thread https://polishforums.com/language/grammar-books-23114/.

If you are looking for a specific subject on the forum, use the search box at the top right of the page. On the home page (at the top), there is also a list of different forum titles which deal with languages, news and history etc.
Vincent Moderator  
16 Dec 2021
News / Coronavirus in Poland [10255]

Why has the initial advice changed so drastically?

As the months roll by, more data is collected. They know more about the virus now, that they did this time last year.
Vincent Moderator  
1 Dec 2021
News / Coronavirus in Poland [10255]

Nobody explained how masks work,

Here is a scientific explanation just for you,


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Vincent Moderator  
10 Oct 2021
News / European News and Poland Thread 2 [1645]

The flight from countries like Afghanistan or Syria works mainly for men. For some countries the percentage of young male refugees is here more than 80%. That is a problem.

Probably when the young men get their asylum citizen papers, they will bring over their family, and extended family.
Vincent Moderator  
22 Sep 2021
Off-Topic / Using Super Glue on a open wound/cut on the head [43]

Does any one here know that it works or can it be dangerous?

Wouldn't think it would be very safe. Can't you go to a hospital as an emergency patient?
Vincent Moderator  
9 Sep 2021
Off-Topic / Random Sports News [387]

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Vincent Moderator  
9 Sep 2021
Off-Topic / Random Sports News [387]

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