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Vico Sotto Answering A Netizen Na 'Magulo Kausap' Brings Us Back To College Life

Does Mayor Vico remind you of your funny college profs?
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Whether you’re a resident of Pasig City or not, we’re sure you’ve heard stories about how the city government is handling the COVID-19 crisis. Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto regularly holds Facebook Lives to remain transparent about their efforts and communicate with Pasig residents regarding any inquiries they may have about it.

In a Facebook Live held on May 5, 2020, the city mayor was explaining about the supplemental Social Amelioration Program (SAP) which will allow families to receive financial aid from the city government. The issuance of the cash assistance will be done house-to-house and, as of May 5, is already underway.

One concerned netizen, however, raised the question of whether condos are included in the program, and seeing as he had just answered the same query, Mayor Vico didn’t hold back and low-key snapped, saying, “Kakasabi ko lang, lahat nga kasama e. Kung ‘di ba naman mamuti buhok ko dito.” He's totally not having it--pati siya, natawa na lang din!

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With so many things on his plate and so many questions from the people he’s serving, you can totally understand the mayor’s frustration over having to repeat his explanation. The mayor even explained the situation on Twitter, “Ito yung muntikan ako masiraan ng ulo dahil kakasabi ko pa lang na, ‘Lahat kwalipikado,’ may nag-comment na, ‘ah so malalagpasan ulit kaming nasa condo.’ Tapos tawa pa [nang] tawa yung mga staff.”

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Of course, his savagery was done out of amusement. It’s definitely a welcome breather to an otherwise serious FB Live. In an earlier FB Live session, he even jokingly reminded the viewers to still take a bath despite being stuck at home. We love a concerned mayor!

The mayor also cleared the air with the very person he snapped at, and in the end, it was all good.

 

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Siyempre, ‘di makakalagpas si Mayor Vico without people making memes out of it. People have already made TikToks about that particular moment.

@marvsfojas

Tatanong lang naman ser bat agagalet?? eto na po magrereview na. ????Luhbyu Mayor ???? IG: marvsfojas ##pinoypov ##memeph

? original sound - Marvin Fojas
@iroldpamaus

Agagalit agad ih ##roldvids ##funnyvideos

? original sound - Irold Pamaus

Kidding aside, the Pasig City mayor has been hard at work in addressing the COVID-19 outbreak within the city. Aside from mobilizing the the supplemental SAP, he’s been holding meetings with medical experts for the city’s centralized quarantine facility and spearheading PUI testing.

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"Today, I Won"

I always caught feelings for someone, and hoped so much that one day there could a thing between the two of us. I'm usually the one that makes the effort to buy and/or make cute gifts, chats them every other day, and stays up all night with him.

When I was 16, my childhood crush suddenly came back into my life. We'd constantly send updates to each other, recommend favorite songs and talk even the most random things. He'd even text me as early as 6 to just greet me good morning almost everyday. I hoped so much that when I confessed, he suddenly stopped talking to me.

For short, he ghosted me. Those 6 months I spent talking to him, allotting my time for him, and staying up until 3 am for him - all gone in a simple confession. Although I had a few crushes before him, he's the only one that got me in real pain. It was the kind of pain that I never thought I'd experience. It was the kind of pain that I couldn't believe.

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After 7 years (it happened back in 2017), I thought he came back into my life to stay, but I guess he's just one of the guys who distanced. I felt a complete loser that time. But during this quarantine, everything was different. I caught feelings for someone else, but he treated me with the best kindness yet.

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It happened at 2 am, May 30, 2020, when I impulsively confessed my feelings through messaging him. After saying my feelings, he responded with genuine and kind words. We both even complimented each other. Although the feelings didn't reciprocate, I still found a connection that can't be replaced with any guy.

To my 16 year old self, here I am, 18 and happy. You may have felt that time was the biggest regret and loss, but I'm here to tell you, we won. Today, I won.

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Why our high school barkada is the best?

Remembering our high school years entails quite a lot reminiscing of the things we all been through when we were younger. You’ve experience a lot of new things during those 4 wonderful years and did most of them with the few people you consider your barkada. And through a series of all the lunch breaks you had together, the walks you took on the way home, and taking the same classes, you never thought you’d survive, you have made your life’s greatest friends.

Here are some of the reasons why your high school barkada is the best:

1. You figured out early teenage life together. The transition one have undergone from being a kid to a teenager wasn’t easy. For a moment you are not sure whether you should have played with your friends during recess or you should have just sat down and ate your food because you were too old for games. But whatever it is you chose to do, having friends who were as clueless as you make everything feel easier because you know, deep down, you’d figure things out eventually. You just need good company.

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2. They were with you during your “jeje“ days. I bet you have pictures taken with Camera360 and Retrica. You also have pictures edited using Pizap with embarrassing captions and you somehow kept some of them so you could have something to post online during their birthdays.

3. They know all your exes. They will never EVER forget the name of an ex-boyfriend, an ex-fling, an ex-crush, and an almost you had. They will remind you of your every questionable love decision but you’ll just laugh anyway while saying “Past is past”.

4. They never judge you. They have welcomed you to their lives when you thought jelly shoes and checkered polos were the bomb! They were quick to have told your teachers that you were not feeling well so you could go home when you really just needed to poop. You tell them every embarrassing story you have and were fine with it.

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5. You can always count on them. From the moment you first fell in love and the moment you first had your heart broken, they were with you. They were with you the moment you lost a parent and at moments when you thought you had nothing. Through every break-up and breakthrough, they were there to be your support system.

6. They are your family. Your high school friend’s family is your own family’s extension. Their parents are like your own. Don’t you feel a little kilig whenever your friend’s parents call you “anak”? And then eventually calling them mama and papa became so natural? I felt that, all the time.

7. They will always be your home. They are your place of refuge and security, the place who offers you their hands when you feel lost and the place you run to when you need saving. No matter how much time and distance separate you, they will be the one’s that you always long for and they are the one’s that you will always return to.

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