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Posts featuring conversations, news items, things, people, behavior, commercials, and a whole bunch of other things that just make you drop your jaws and mouth, “What the fuck…?”

No relationships allowed

Photo from @ABSCBNNews ABS-CBN reports that Golden Heritage Polytechnic College in Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental, Philippines, is banning relationships among students to prevent teenage pregnancy. Based on their mission, I suppose they’re okay with homosexual relationships then given … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 by Lynn
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Some things still haven’t changed

I’ll be renewing my passport later this month, so I was reading an old post I wrote about the passport renewal process here. It’s amusing to see that there were “technical difficulties that cause a delay in the processing of … Continue reading

August 04, 2015 by Lynn
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That DOH anti-teenage pregnancy video

There are so many amusing things about this video. For starters, I just love how it demonizes sex and calls the young people who engage in them “gaga” and “bobo.” I especially love how it advocates waiting until you graduate … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 by Lynn
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Check local birders, will you, DENR-NCR?

Because you said, Among the rare bird species found was the Black Naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis), which can be clearly defined by its bright yellow mantle and black stripe from the eyes to the back of the head. Duuuude. The … Continue reading

June 03, 2014 by Lynn
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Sudden influx

In recent weeks, people have grown angry and impatient with the government’s apparently shoddy handling of relief efforts for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda. Various officials and departments, including DSWD, are being given the finger all over the place. To … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 by Lynn
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Real classy, Philippine Tourism Board

According to the website of the Philippine Tourism Board, which was established “to educate tourists and visitors about the country’s tourist spots, culture, people, food, weather, languages, and more”: Even more, Philippines is said by foreigners to have the most … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 by Lynn
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Unplanned, unexpected Jesus?

So apparently, the anti-RH bill faction is circulating this photo in an attempt to tug at heartstrings and to get people to welcome Jesus back into their lives. I’m no Bible expert, but I seem to remember that the coming … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 by Lynn
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I really should avoid the comments section…

…of articles on Yahoo! News Philippines. Sometimes, I’m not sure if people are just trolling ineffectively or they really have some unbelievably stupid and immature views. This particular article, Night work may boost women’s breast cancer risk: study, produced a … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 by Lynn
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Discrimination

For a country who tends to be outraged at the slightest slight against the Philippines and Filipinos, the commenters on this GMAnews.tv article, “Activist UP Law prof claims he was treated like ‘pariah’ in US“, mostly seem to either be … Continue reading

April 07, 2012 by Lynn
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Non-rude indeed

The Philippines isn’t among the world’s most disrespectful countries for travelers and is in fact at the bottom of the list of nations whose people never smile and are particularly unfriendly. I dunno about that, but in all my years … Continue reading

April 05, 2012 by Lynn
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