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How Polish Are You?

We've all had Pierogi, that doesn't count.

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  1. Check all the Polish things you've done!

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    Drank black tea (no milk, no sugar).
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    Drank black tea from a glass.
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    Ate gherkins.
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    Ate sauerkraut.
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    Had pickled herring.
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    Had borscht.
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    Had carp.
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    Had carrot juice.
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    Lost a tooth filling due to eating too many Krowkas.
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    Lost a tooth filling due to eating too many Dumles.
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    Ate so much Kisiel it gave you a stomach ache.
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    Had your Christmas dinner on Christmas Eve.
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    Skipped on eating meat during the Christmas dinner.
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    Went to the midnight mass after the Christmas dinner.
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    Opened presents on Christmas Eve.
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    Painted the shells of hard boiled eggs for Easter.
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    Went to church to have your Easter food blessed by a priest.
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    Went to church every Sunday as a kid.
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    Had your First Communion.
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    Had your Confirmation.
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    Went on a school trip to a holy place like a monastery or cathedral in your last year of high school.
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    Went on a pilgrimage to a holy place like a monastery or cathedral at least once in your life.
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    Went to see the Pope in Rome.
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    Had a picture of a Pope somewhere in your house.
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    Had a picture of the Pope somewhere in your house.
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    Had a priest come to your house to check on how you and your family are doing.
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    Felt very uncomfortable and awkward because a priest came to your house to check on how you and your family are doing.
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    Froze your butt off visiting the cemetery during All Saint’s Day.
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    Froze your butt off visiting the cemetery one day later during The Day Of the Dead.
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    Questioned the purpose of spending two days in a row visiting a cemetery when it’s obviously bloody freezing outside.
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    Did all the Catholic stuff even though you're not Catholic because it was all a part of the Polish tradition.
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    Taken your shoes off and were forced to wear guest slippers when visiting someone.
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    Collected plastic bags to reuse them later on.
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    Collected plastic containers to reuse them later on.
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    Collected cookie cans to reuse them later on as gingerbread cookies storage.
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    Made gingerbread cookies.
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    Kissed someone three times on the cheek as a “hello” or “goodbye”
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    Argued about Chopin’s nationality.
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    Argued about Sklodowska-Curie’s nationality.
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    Argued about who broke the Enigma code.
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    Generally argued about the rest of the world omitting your country’s achievements in world history.
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    Had to explain to someone what Communism means in theory.
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    Had to explain to someone what Communism means in practice.
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    Had to explain to someone what Communism means in practice AGAIN as they still thought it was a good idea after you've explained it for the first time.
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    Had doubts whether Polish is really Walesa’s mother tongue.
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    Been afraid of catching that tropical virus Kwasniewski had.
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    Caught that tropical virus Kwasniewski had.
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    Been confused by the fact that twins rule your country.
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    Feared for your life while riding in a Maluch.
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    Owned a Fiat.
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    Owned a Polonez.
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    Watched ski jumping religiously.
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    Watched volleyball religiously.
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    Watched handball religiously.
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    Religiously watched any sport that your country was currently good at.
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    Went to a house party.
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    Went to a house party that lasted 3 days.
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    Went to a pub and stayed there till 6am, drinking and talking about the meaning of life and politics.
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    Drank vodka.
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    Drank vodka with bits of grass in it.
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    Drank lemon vodka.
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    Drank cherry vodka.
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    Used alcohol as a form of currency.
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    Started school on 1st September.
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    Had to wear formal, black and white clothes during your first day of school.
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    Had to wear formal, black and white clothes for every national holiday during the school year.
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    Skipped school on 21st March.
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    Learned German at school.
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    Learned Russian at school.
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    Been able to understand most of your neighbours' languages without really knowing them.
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    Asked yourself, Quo Vadis?
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    Been to Krakow.
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    Been to Poznan.
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    Been to Warsaw.
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    Been to Gdansk.
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    Donated money to WOSP.
 
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