Why I want to live in the Philippines?
September 28, 2008 7:34am CST
I saw this one in the forum where i am a member.. ----------------------------------------- 1. Every street has a basketball court. 2. Even doctors, lawyers and engineers are unemployed 3. Doctors study to become nurses for employment abroad. 4. Students pay more money than they will earn afterwards 5. School is considered the second home and the mall considered the third 6. Call center employees earn more money than teachers and nurses 7. Everyone has his personal ghost story and superstition. 8. Mountains like Makiling and Banahaw are considered holy place 9. Everything can be forged 10. All kinds of animals are edible 11. Starbucks coffee is more expensive than gas 12. Driving 4 kms can take as much as 4 hrs 13. Flyovers bring you from the freeway to the side streets 14. Crossing the street involves running for your dear life 15. The personal computer is mainly used for gams and friendster 16. Where colonial mentality is dishonestly denied! 17. Where 4am is not even bedtime yet 18.People can pay to defy the law 19. Everything and everyone is spoofed 0. where even the poverty-striken get to wear Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger (peke)! 21. The honking of car horns is a way of life 22. Being called a bum is never offensive 23. Floodwaters take up more than 90% of the streets during the rainy season 24. Where evryone has a relative abroad who keep them a live 25. Where wearing your national colors makes u baduy 26. where even the poverty-stricken have the latest cell phones. (GSM-Galing Sa Magnanakaw) 27. where insurance does not work 28.Where water can only be classified as tap and dirty 29. Clean water is for sale (35 pesos per gallon) 30. Where the government makes people pray for miracles. 31. Where the University of the Philippines is where all the weird people go 32. ateneo is where all the nerds go 33.La Salle is where all the Chinese go 34. College of Saint Benilde is where all the stupid Chinese go; and 35. University of Asia and the Pacific is where all the irrelevantly rich people go 36. Fast food is a diet meal 37. Traffic signs are merely suggestions, not regulations 38. Where bieng mugged is normal and happens to everyone 39. Rodents are normal house pets 40. The definition of traffic is 'non-movement' of vehicles 41. Where the fighter planes of the 1940s are used for military engagements and; 42. The new fighter planes are displayed in museums 43. Where cigarettes and alcohol are a necessity, and where the lottery is commodity 44. Where soap operas tell the realities of life and where the news provides the drama 45. Where actors make the rules and where politicians provide the entertainment 46. People can get away with stealing trillions of pesos but not a thousand 47. Where being an hour late is still considered punctual (Grabe talaga to!) 48. where the squatters have more to complain (even if they do not pay their taxes) - than those employed and have their taxes automatically deducted form their salaries 49. And where evryone wants to leave the country. Tell me what you think..:D