Skip To Content

    14 Tough Calls Filipino Commuters Make Everyday

    Would you rather ride the MRT during rush hour, or literally die?

    1. Go to the gym?

    Haha push pang mag gym para sa PE @CezelBE @jeyuuus @Kris_Bondoc @mariaangeliza

    jomari villanueva@jomjomvFollow

    Haha push pang mag gym para sa PE @CezelBE @jeyuuus @Kris_Bondoc @mariaangeliza

    2:29 PM - 05 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Or enjoy the free sauna, courtesy of the jam-packed train?

    Murphy's Law: if you think your day can't get worse, think again. #MRTProblems

    Ritche F. Baria@TsoinamiFollow

    Murphy's Law: if you think your day can't get worse, think again. #MRTProblems

    7:08 PM - 25 Nov 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

    2. Finish an entire episode of your favorite late night teleserye?

    ABS-CBN / Via youtube.com

    Or sleep early so you have time to prepare for the commute?

    ALARM: 5:00 am πŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ’”

    3. Save up for something actually delightful?

    Or give it all up for a cab ride?

    4. Dress up nicely for a very important meeting?

    Or don't even bother because the commute will ruin it anyway? Dyahe.

    Gusto mo maging black sapatos mo? Gayahin mo ko. Lusong ka sa baha πŸ˜‚ @LPU

    Maryendaaa@MRYRSGRTFollow

    Gusto mo maging black sapatos mo? Gayahin mo ko. Lusong ka sa baha @LPU

    12:34 AM - 13 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    5. Take a little time chilling at home?

    Or deal with long queues hanggang sa matubuan ka na ng ugat?

    Despite fare hike, commuters still queue for MRT, LRT rides http://t.co/05aTM6GmMH

    GMA News@gmanewsFollow

    Despite fare hike, commuters still queue for MRT, LRT rides http://t.co/05aTM6GmMH

    8:31 PM - 04 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    6. Take the bus?

    Pila ng bus sa Tagbak Terminal sa desperas ng New Year #NewYear #Iloilo http://t.co/iEzMH0bToO via Instagram

    #ILOILO Tracker@ILOILOTrackerFollow

    Pila ng bus sa Tagbak Terminal sa desperas ng New Year #NewYear #Iloilo http://t.co/iEzMH0bToO via Instagram

    2:35 AM - 31 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Or the train?

    Ung Feeling Malalate Kana Sa School Pero Nakapila ka parin Sa MRT kahit Mahaba ang Pila XD

    Jβ–²@IamYoursJherrFollow

    Ung Feeling Malalate Kana Sa School Pero Nakapila ka parin Sa MRT kahit Mahaba ang Pila XD

    5:42 AM - 07 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    7. Dedicate a prayer to seeing your office crush today?

    Fox Searchlight / Via giphy.com

    Or that you get to see your office AT ALL?

    8. Make tambay for five hours at SM North Edsa?

    Jgh @smnorthedsa 😍 #PraybeytBenjamin2 😍😍

    9. Or spend those five hours stuck in traffic at EDSA?

    10. Save your bandwidth for some OPM on Spotify?

    Or open Waze instead?

    11. Make friends via selfie with other commuters?

    @VictoryLinerInc Tunay na Joy ride! Enjoy ka na sa pag sakay, mayroon pang pamigay...Victory Liner Iba ka talaga!

    Angelo Gamboa@d21agentFollow

    @VictoryLinerInc Tunay na Joy ride! Enjoy ka na sa pag sakay, mayroon pang pamigay...Victory Liner Iba ka talaga!

    10:08 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Or is it every Filipino for her/himself?

    #strugglesofbeingfilipino eto siksikan sa bus ano sinong sasakay maluwag pa HIYANG-HIYA NMAN AKO SAYO NOH -Mr. Assimo

    Cee JhayDiaz@ceejhaydiazkoFollow

    #strugglesofbeingfilipino

    eto siksikan sa bus ano sinong sasakay maluwag pa HIYANG-HIYA NMAN AKO SAYO NOH -Mr. Assimo

    1:04 AM - 10 Feb 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

    12. Pick up a refreshing drink for the long ride?

    Ang katakam-takam na softdrinks sa plastic. Bow. #childhoodmemories #ItsMoreFunInThePhillipines

    Pauline S.@iamsuperpaopaoFollow

    Ang katakam-takam na softdrinks sa plastic. Bow. #childhoodmemories #ItsMoreFunInThePhillipines

    4:05 AM - 04 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Or worry about holding it in for hours on the commute?

    13. Save your appetite for a real meal at home?

    Or buy fish crackers and espasol from the manong bus vendor?

    Wag na kayo magpaakyat ng mga tindero sa bus. (1/8 lang yan ng pagkain namin kanina) @martinstacruz @aj_mauhay

    Janille@jdlumaliFollow

    Wag na kayo magpaakyat ng mga tindero sa bus. (1/8 lang yan ng pagkain namin kanina) @martinstacruz @aj_mauhay

    4:41 PM - 25 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    14. Actually get off at your bus stop?

    @mabeaajose @ajmiranda_ 364 lang pala, Victory Liner yan hahahaha

    Alec Berame ✈️@AlecBerameFollow

    @mabeaajose @ajmiranda_ 364 lang pala, Victory Liner yan hahahaha

    11:31 AM - 01 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Or stay onboard and finish a scene from yet another teleserye?

    Yung kasabay mo sa bus na pinalipat yung TV sa ABS-CBN dahil sa Got to Believe.. :)) #G2BLast3days

    Joshua Bren Ebrada@hoyohoyhoybelatFollow

    Yung kasabay mo sa bus na pinalipat yung TV sa ABS-CBN dahil sa Got to Believe.. :)) #G2BLast3days

    7:56 AM - 05 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    15. Appreciate the beautiful Manila sunset outside the bus window?

    Or just pass out and cuddle with your seatmates?

    Sarap ng tulog namin nila @mikeesz at @TheAllenReal sa bus habang bumabyahe sa Baliwag!:))

    JOSHUA RABANAL@JoshRabanalFollow

    Sarap ng tulog namin nila @mikeesz at @TheAllenReal sa bus habang bumabyahe sa Baliwag!:))

    9:00 AM - 11 Feb 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Whatever choices you make, ultimately, you'll just be like, "Jesus take the wheel na nga."

    BuzzFeed Daily

    Keep up with the latest daily buzz with the BuzzFeed Daily newsletter!

    Newsletter signup form