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21 Things That Happen When You Go To A Pinoy Supermarket

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1. You go to the supermarket with a list that specifically includes Knorr cubes.

Nope. "Chicken cubes" does not mean minced chicken.
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Nope. "Chicken cubes" does not mean minced chicken.

2. Toothpaste is probably written out as "Colgate," even if you're actually buying "Hapee."

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3. You go to the supermarket in your pambahay and tsinelas, praying you don't run into anyone you know.

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#casual

4. And then of course you do.

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TANGINA BAT SI CRUSH PA #slayme

5. Ang hirap umiwas when you see your favorite chichirya on the shelf.

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6. Mas lalo na yung may dalang blast from the past.

Miss ko nang magbaon ng recess tbh. 😢
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Miss ko nang magbaon ng recess tbh. 😢

7. You end up getting more merienda food than you actually need.

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Para kung may bisita, diba? JK. All the Stik-O is mine.

8. And as much as you'd like to stick to your diet, nothing can stand in the way of you and a pack of Tender Juicy.

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"Goodbye, Carlo!"

9. You probably hum to the catchy commercial jingles while walking through the aisles.

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Nakaka-LSS, ok?

10. Malamang may naalala kang Pinoy pun while reading labels.

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11. You have a mini-meltdown when you can't find the Jufran sauce anywhere.

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12. Or you get a heart attack when you can't find Mang Tomas.

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How am I supposed to eat lechon kawali??

13. And you throw a fit when you can't seem to find bagoong.

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WHAT KIND OF SUPERMARKET IS THIS??!!

14. When the meat section doesn't have the "adobo cut," you wonder why the universe has conspired against you.

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HUWHAT????

15. You rejoice at the sight of your fave seasonal fruit.

YAAAAAS rambutan for dayssss.
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YAAAAAS rambutan for dayssss.

16. You are forever grateful for the pasalubong section.

Especially when you're craving polvoron, barquillos, meringue, otap, etc.
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Especially when you're craving polvoron, barquillos, meringue, otap, etc.

17. Sometimes you just get overwhelmed by the wide selection of instant pancit.

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18. Or all the palaman.

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19. And all the cupcakes.

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20. And ice cream(!!!).

There's also Halo-halo ice cream, Buco Salad ice cream, Ube Langka...
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There's also Halo-halo ice cream, Buco Salad ice cream, Ube Langka...

21. But more flavors also means more fun!

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