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    Posted on Apr 28, 2017

    17 Things You'll Understand If You've Ever Shopped At SM

    Dear shoppers, happy afternoon! *CLAP CLAP CLAP*

    1. When the lady at the counters asks for something you don't have:

    2. When you go for the highly innovative security check:

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    3. Or at least you expect to do so:

    Hate it when everytime I open my bag before reaching the entrance & the guard doesn't give a damn about me like hello pls do your part naman

    Konting effort naman, kuya.

    4. When SM Hypermarket turns into a flash mob scene:

    5. When a random man in long sleeves and a tie offers you some suspicious shit: / BuzzFeed

    6. Or when a random lady offers you a perfume sample:

    7. When you turn your head at one of those jiggly massage things:

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    8. When you're trying to ride the escalator properly and other people just won't cooperate:

    9. The fact that somehow, somewhere, someone's singing at a karaoke machine in the middle of the mall:

    If there's a will, there's a way. And when it comes to karaoke, Filipinos always have the will.

    10. When you just want to shop in peace:

    Cosmo PH / BuzzFeed

    11. When they play *that* annoying song:

    Twitter: @isvvbelle / BuzzFeed

    It's on the radio. It's on your kapitbahay. IT'S EVERYWHERE.

    12. When, thankfully, they cut off the music and speak gibberish over the PA:

    Twitter: @BuzzFeedPH / BuzzFeed

    We could be dying and none of us will ever know.

    13. When you're at the cinema and they play an ad you're all too familiar with before the movie:

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    14. And when the movie finally starts playing and the person in front of you keeps on texting:


    15. Or when a baby suddenly wails right at a very important scene:

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    16. When you realize there aren't enough comfort rooms inside the mall:

    17. And finally, when the word "bonus" means a whole different, less exciting, thing:

    Rappler / SM Bonus / BuzzFeed

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