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LordGro
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10:57:28 AM Jul 24th 2014
edited by 92.211.191.201
Due to an editing conflict (I edited the article while Jaro7788 was editing too), I accidentally removed the following paragraph from the page:
** Poles like to think their country lies in the most unfortunate spot on all the earth: right between Germany and Russia. The importance of the struggle for independence in the 19th century is never to be downplayed and probably only some Polish people are aware of the fact that many other Central European nations had to suffer several centuries rather than "mere" 123 years of foreing oppression. Likewise, in any historical debate you can bet your ass a Pole would bring the "thanks to them we/you/whoever can speak Polish" argument, not taking into account the fact that at no point during the 19th century did the Polish language ever come close to becoming extinct or even actually endangered, as opposed to some other languages in the region, such as Czech, which actually did manage to recover once Czechoslovak independence was secured.
I don't know where it was before my edit removed it, but please observe that the wiki should not read like a forum (see Conversation in the Main Page on our rules). Best also take a look at Repair, Don't Respond and Example Indentation.
Averted666
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06:23:49 AM Mar 19th 2014
edited by 213.5.213.5
This article has many bullshits! I hope the author is shame of himself.

Bullshit nr 1: Poles' consumption of alcohol is rather unremarkable, when compared in quantity to other European nations.

WTF?! Poland is known for it's alcohol. Polish people are one of the most drinking nations!

Bullshit nr 2: Poland is the most religious country in Europe, even more so than (fellow Catholic countries) Ireland and Italy.

Catholic doesn't mean religious. People there are going to church, because of tradition, not because of faith. BTW, nowadays 40% of Polish Catholics goes to church regularly.

But with Poland producing unquestionably the most beloved pope of modern times, it's highly unlikely Catholicism will go away completely in Poland any time soon.

Pope was also supported by atheists and other religious groups just for one reason to exit communism. I think the author cannot live without this Poland-Catholic stereotype.

Bullshit nr 3: Related to this, Polish politics fall significantly to the right of most all countries in the EU. Its two largest political parties are the Civic Platform (PO), which is more or less neoliberal, pro-European, and certainly not leftist; and Law and Justice (Pi S), which is national-conservative, deeply rooted in Catholicism, and somewhat Eurosceptic.

These two parties of course are leftist, because both has socialist model. Only leftists are crazy enough to raise taxes to over 30% and these parties actually did it. Not to mention that Kaczynski has signed the Treaty of Lisbon and now we're no more sovereign.

Bullshit nr 4: It's not cold there, except in the winter.

It's usually cold there, because of the continental climate. Not only in winter but also in autumn.

Please, edit this shit or I will do it by myself.
MrDeath
06:57:09 AM Mar 19th 2014
You'll get a much better response if you're not angry and confrontational about it. Issuging commands like, "Edit this shit" is not acceptable behavior on the wiki.
Averted666
09:54:24 AM Mar 19th 2014
I just wanted to make you improve this stupid article. It's full of nonsense.
SeptimusHeap
10:32:33 AM Mar 19th 2014
You are free to edit it yourself. Please ditch the upset tone, though. Nobody likes that.
JesusSaves
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09:02:47 PM Feb 26th 2012
The second written consitution in modern history, maybe. The Greeks invented the concept, you know?
lordGacek
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01:40:51 PM Jun 23rd 2010
Chciałbym walnąć gdzieś tu ten rysunek Mleczki - ten z Bogiem mówiącym że wytnie numer Polakom i umieści ich między Rosją a Niemcami - ale czy ktoś wie czy to by nie naruszało jakichś praw autorskich?
Kogut
03:33:25 AM Nov 2nd 2011
Fair use?
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