26 Things You Did If You Went To High School In The Philippines In The 2000's
Went to shops that burned songs onto a CD for Php50.00.
Played your newly burned mix using the CD player your teacher brought into the classroom.
Or, if you're more ~tech-savvy~, you downloaded the songs yourself using the ever-reliable LimeWire.
Volunteered (or was forced to volunteer) to carry the OHP from your classroom to the next.
Lost friendships because of a piece of intermediate pad paper.
Girls AND boys went crazy over face powders that come in variants.
Put eyeliner on our waterline even though it wasn't allowed because we were ~eDgY aS fUck~.
Boys wore baston-cut pants no matter how much the teachers said they couldn't.
And also wore studded belts maisingit lang 'yung pagka pUnK r0ck sa uniform.
Emo side bangs were the latest hairstyle trend.
And if your high school wasn't that strict, boys went crazy about it too.
But if they couldn't wear their hair long, sure as hell they put tons of gel or wax on it.
Bags were a huge representation of who you were: a cool, edgy, angry teenager.
And as if wasn't not enough, we put on some ~statement~ button pins in case people still didn't know how pUnK r0cK we were.
Brought NO OTHER kind of handkerchief to school other than a Bench & Bath face towel.
Sneaked in your phone AND managed to text through your bag or pocket because BUTTONS!
Used the same rad phone to take cute selfies like this:
Opened sfogs.com during computer time and scared your classmates with the photos and videos you saw.
If you went to a Catholic school, you had to listen to the Jubilee song every time there was an event in school.
But if we're being honest, you'd have rather listened to the jamming of your classmates who, for some reason, were always at the back of the room.
When you got home, you immediately logged on to Yahoo! Messenger to bug your friends.
And updated your Friendster shoutout to the most recent emo lyrics you found.
You went to town and checked who's viewed your profile.
And if your friends still hadn't replied to Y!M at this point, you went ahead and sent a GM.
Because high school barkada is forever!
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