1. You learned how to make a palaspas — an entirely different branch* of art and science. Twitter: @PHHotTrends *Hehe, "branch." Gets mo? 2. There wasn't much to watch on TV, except Holy Week Specials and the Tagalog-dubbed Ten Commandments. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Pixar Animation Studios / Via giphy.com 3. But you looked forward to watching the Eat Bulaga Lenten Specials anyway. GMA / Via facebook.com 4. That is, if you were one of those lucky kids whose parents let them watch TV on Holy Week. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF picslist.com 5. And you were forbidden from hanging out with your barkada during this time of ~penance~. GMA Network @GMAUpdates "@rap_fernandez: @GMAPariKoy @iamdongdantes @jcdgonz @shinedizontan @gabbyeigenmann Bawal Maglaro :) " 06:54 AM - 20 Mar 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite "Now is not the right time to have fun, anak." 6. Watching Senakulo, the play about the life and times of Jesus Christ, was a family tradition dating back to... probably the life and times of Jesus Christ. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 7. At some point, you were asked to participate in Pabasa even if you have zero talent for singing whatsoever. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 8. And you were so used to someone singing the Pasyon that it was kinda weird not hearing it. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF ABS-CBN / Via viceganda.jennibailey.com 9. There was never any meat on the dining table, but there was always munggo on Good Friday. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com "Maybe munggo will be our always." 10. Taking a bath on Good Friday was also not an option because Jesus is dead and also because logic. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 11. And Black Saturday was dedicated to young boys and their rite of passage into manhood. Urban Sausage @oozingMEHEL Ready na cla magpatuli. Hahah 12:45 AM - 16 Mar 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite i.e. Circumcision. 12. And then you wondered why those young boys started wearing skirts all of a sudden??? Ace @RendleJoyceN Ang bagong tuli. Bow. HAHAHAHA! #bully 03:38 AM - 04 May 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 13. And why were they chewing on guava leaves??? Star Cinema / Via fishprofessor.blogspot.com 14. But once it was Easter Sunday and Jesus had risen etc., you could go out again, have fun, and also bathe. John Vincent Ramos @importunatejvr Salubong 2014 is indeed magnificent. Maligayang Pasko ng Pagkabuhay. Jesus is Alive. Happy Easter Sunday :) 12:49 AM - 20 Apr 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 15. But most importantly, meat was back on the menu. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com If Jesus rose again, then the return of adobo gave you life on Easter.