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Polish women world's second most flirtatious


Bolle 1 | 147
4 Nov 2010 #1
I'm not surprised by this:

Polish women are the second-most flirtatious in the world, according to a study by social networking site Badoo.

Polish women come second only to Spanish women in a ranking of those most likely to initiate contact with a man, suggests a study of 90 million romantic contacts made over the course of a month on Badoo.

wbj.pl/article-51916-polish-women-worlds-second-most-flirtatious.html?typ=ise
Teffle 22 | 1,321
4 Nov 2010 #2
Not sure how much I would trust a survey that can't do basic maths:

Spanish women, who on average made 1.33 contacts in a month, were followed by Poles, then by women from the Dominican Republic, Italy, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Portugal

But...

Canada, in eighth position

then

Venezuela closed off the top ten.

aphrodisiac 11 | 2,444
4 Nov 2010 #3
Polish women are the second-most flirtatious in the world, according to a study by social networking site Badoo.

Canada, in eighth position, was the top English-speaking country in the ranking

hmmm........unbelievable since I am still single;)
OP Bolle 1 | 147
4 Nov 2010 #4
You're probably single because you are too picky or you don't want a significant other.

You might also be spending too much time online.
PennBoy 76 | 2,437
4 Nov 2010 #5
Polish women are the second-most flirtatious in the world

They must mean the ones in Poland or in the U.K, the ones here in the States act like nuns. It's sickening ;)
aphrodisiac 11 | 2,444
4 Nov 2010 #6
You might also be spending too much time online.

good point;), I like spending time online
A J 4 | 1,088
4 Nov 2010 #7
I'm not surprised by this:

I am, actually. Infact, I've never read so much bullshit in my entire life.

xD
Seanus 15 | 19,706
4 Nov 2010 #8
Snap! Many that I've seen are about as flirtacious as a dead frog without a drink or 4 inside them. Maybe it's just because I'm not looking for it but they just like to chat in pubs and that shouldn't be mistaken for being flirtacious.
trener zolwia 1 | 940
4 Nov 2010 #9
We're forever hearing how standoffish and sullen Poles are, now they're being called flirtatious?? They don't even smile!
pgtx 29 | 3,159
4 Nov 2010 #10
They don't even smile!

and how would you possibly be sure about that? hehehe...
trener zolwia 1 | 940
4 Nov 2010 #11
Well mine smiled. At me! :D
But I've seen it said here on PF many times that Poles in general just aren't the smiling type.
pgtx 29 | 3,159
4 Nov 2010 #12
But I've seen it said here on PF many times that Poles in general just aren't the smiling type.

i think we should discuss it when you get back from Poland :)
trener zolwia 1 | 940
4 Nov 2010 #13
So Polish PF peeps have been lying? And really Poles are more :) than :( ??
pgtx 29 | 3,159
4 Nov 2010 #14
your own experience is worth a 1000 words... :)
trener zolwia 1 | 940
4 Nov 2010 #15
your own experience

You keep trying to coyly turn this back on me, while I am not the one who has made this claim here many times. Answer the question.
pgtx 29 | 3,159
4 Nov 2010 #16
So Polish PF peeps have been lying? And really Poles are more :) than :( ??

people's experiences differ... yes, people here stated that Poles don't smile... i somehow agree with that after seeing every day smilling Americans... but i prefer less bullshit, so i don't mind not smilling people...

does my answer satisly you? i see that you didn't find you long lost sense of humor yet...
PS - dobra rada: Don't treat the forum like a bible...
Teffle 22 | 1,321
4 Nov 2010 #17
but i prefer less bullshit

This is always the defense of the non-smilers though:

"Smiling" nations go around grinning from ear to ear about nothing - like simpletons.

And/or

People who smile are somehow "false" or something.

Both of which are far too simplistic and actually, a bit insulting.

On topic though, I do think Polish women are a bit flirtatious - perfectly possible without smiling much I should add.
pgtx 29 | 3,159
4 Nov 2010 #18
This is always the defense of the non-smilers though:

because that's the truth :)
Teffle 22 | 1,321
4 Nov 2010 #19
OK, well put it this way: Poles in my opinion are quite formal in terms of social conduct/etiquette etc and therefore there is plenty of pan/pani, prosze, handshaking/kissing etc thrown around.

Obviously they don't always mean it - convention just dictates that they should do this.

Similarly, a cliché, but "it's nice to be nice" - why not adress someone with a smile? It's just being pleasant. You don't have to do it but it's polite to be approachable, that's all.

It's no more false than going through the handshaking and pan/pani motions when you don't actually like the person.

So, there you go : )
trener zolwia 1 | 940
4 Nov 2010 #20
i see that you didn't find you long lost sense of humor yet...

No about me. I got plenty sense of humor. You were trying to be cutsie and coy as if I were advancing some untruth about Poles out of ignorance and, well, it didn't work and fell flat. :/

yes, people here stated that Poles don't smile... i somehow agree with that

This answers the question.
pgtx 29 | 3,159
4 Nov 2010 #21
It's no less false than going through the handshaking and pan/pani motions when you don't actually like the person.

So, there you go : )

i agree... i like when people smile at me and i like to send a smile also... and i don't like this formal tone of pan&pani... i guess, every nation has its bullsh!t... :)

You were trying to be cutsie and coy as if I were advancing some untruth about Poles out of ignorance and, well, it didn't work and fell flat. :/

so you are feeling better now? i'm glad :)
strzyga 2 | 993
4 Nov 2010 #22
pan/pani motions when you don't actually like the person.

If I don't like somebody then pan/pani is the only way to go! Going by the first name is for the people I like.

Pan/pani creates considerable distance. It's simple but works perfectly.
Teffle 22 | 1,321
4 Nov 2010 #23
OK, fair enough, that's you - but generally do you know what I mean?
southern 75 | 7,096
4 Nov 2010 #24
Polish women flirt all the time.We have an expression here in Greece like going searching or going for trouble.
strzyga 2 | 993
4 Nov 2010 #25
that's you

I think that's not just me, it's the whole idea of the pan/pani thing. In Poland, when you let somebody call you by your first name, you allow the person into the inner circle, so to say - grant them a whole package of rights and priviledges which you wouldn't like to grant to just anybody.

In the English-speaking countries the clues are different, as you call everybody by their first name, you need different signals to discern between the outer and inner circles.

Simple projecting signals from one culture onto another often leads to confusion and misunderstandings.

Now, a smile for you is like pan/pani for us - one is supposed to show politeness and approachability, the other - respect, bot both are just social conventions and can be equally phoney and if you take them on face value, you may end up bitterly disappointed.

OK, to make a long story short: a smile for Poles is not so much the matter of a social convention. Therefore in Poland you see less smiles, but if you see one, the chance is bigger that it's genuine.

It's all a matter of social codes ;)
trener zolwia 1 | 940
4 Nov 2010 #26
OK, to make a long story short: a smile for Poles is not so much the matter of a social convention. Therefore in Poland you see less smiles, but if you see one, the chance is bigger that it's genuine.

Sounds like a good explaination, Strzyga.
Seanus 15 | 19,706
4 Nov 2010 #27
That's a fair point. The Poles are more sincere and, indeed, frank with their emotions than Brits, for example. Go to nightclubs and you'll see some flirting but mostly by guys. The girls tend to dance and then chat amongst themselves. Guys tend to be friends and brought along only to gas to and get an earbashing ;) ;)
trener zolwia 1 | 940
4 Nov 2010 #28
you see less smiles, but if you see one, the chance is bigger that it's genuine.

This also speaks well of when my smiling Polish girl was grinning at me! :)
strzyga 2 | 993
4 Nov 2010 #29
Was she the one that gave you the nickname?;)
pgtx 29 | 3,159
4 Nov 2010 #30
yeah... a choice between a turtle and a lipstick... hehe... yuck...


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