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Annoying things

The futility of signing up to BIR’s eFPS

I’ve been trying to enroll to the eFPS of the BIR and I keep getting this message: “The TIN and/or Branch Code you entered does not exist in the eFPS Registration database.” So I e-mailed them asking for help, and … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 by Lynn
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Dress codes, pfft

In light of the outrage over school dress codes targeting female students in the U.S. and the ongoing battle over ownership of women’s bodies, I’m sharing this old post I wrote a couple of years ago. Here in the Philippines, … Continue reading

June 07, 2014 by Lynn
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“Damit taputs”

TJ and I caught a snippet of a conversation between a male DJ and a female DJ on the radio earlier. The guy was saying that women can’t complain if they get sleazy comments “kung naka-damit taputs sila.” The girl, … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 by Lynn
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LTO sucks

And so do drunk drivers and people with no sense of personal responsibility. I wish I could come up with a mature title for this post. Anyway, this is the drunk driver who was driving a red 1999 Mitsubishi Adventure … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 by Lynn
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Scumbag husband

There’s this Maggi Magic Meals commercial in which a man has a friend over at his house. Apparently, his friend has just arrived from wherever the hell he was abroad, and the friend said he missed eating Bicol express. The … Continue reading

October 09, 2012 by Lynn
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Black Tuesday

Check out the Philippine Internet Freedom Alliance website and their Facebook page for more details.

October 02, 2012 by Lynn
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On “Thoughts on dating a carless guy”

Inquirer is really knocking it out of the ballpark these days with its inane articles. I give them props for incurring my rage the way it hasn’t been incurred for…I dunno, two days? Their latest gem is an essay entitled … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 by Lynn
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“Go home and take care of your babies, mothers”

That’s what the world seems to be saying to mothers. The thought came to me when I heard of the news that actress Andi Eigenmann splashed a glass of wine in her ex’s face, and said ex was beaten up … Continue reading

May 06, 2012 by Lynn
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Vehicular mishap

It was quite a way to end a fairly decent month. Last night, I was at a dance studio to attend Zumba class, and I was thrilled to be able to park in a slot directly in front of the … Continue reading

February 01, 2012 by Lynn
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Tsk tsk, Lenovo SM Annex North EDSA customer service

I lost my temper while talking to Neil of the SM Annex North EDSA branch of Lenovo this evening. In retrospect, perhaps I shouldn’t have gone off the rails like that, but I left my laptop with them on July … Continue reading

August 24, 2011 by Lynn
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