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24 Signs That You're (Probably) Filipino

From food to the little things, Filipino culture is very distinct. So if you wondered how you can be Filipino, then worry no more! Here are signs that (probably) makes you a Filipino. Disclaimer: These will not help in your citizenship. You might need to go through a legit process for that. Anyway, enjoy!

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1. You eat rice three times a day. Or more. I don't judge.

Because a meal isn't a meal if there's no rice involved. Also, #JUSTICEFORUNLIRICE
Kean Ruelan / Via facbeook.com

Because a meal isn't a meal if there's no rice involved. Also, #JUSTICEFORUNLIRICE

2. And you eat it with your bare hands!

What's food without flavor? This definitely adds flavor.
Via marketmanila.com

What's food without flavor? This definitely adds flavor.

3. YOU LOVE ADOBO, BES!

Do I really need to expound this?
Via youtube.com

Do I really need to expound this?

4. LET'S NOT FORGET ABOUT YOUR LOVE FOR STREET FOOD.

But let's skip Balut, please. I can't even with that.
Via stunefood.com

But let's skip Balut, please. I can't even with that.

Okay, enough with food. Sorry for the All Caps there. Ginutom ako dun bes. Let's proceed to the smaller stuff. And by smaller I mean...

5. You're a Filipino if you've never been more disappointed in your life than seeing this.

I literally named this disappointment.jpg
Via affordable-condo-for-sale.blogspot.com

I literally named this disappointment.jpg

6. And you've never feared for your life more than when these were on your nanay's hand.

Or anything within her reach, really. I also named this patay.jpg
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Or anything within her reach, really. I also named this patay.jpg

7. You also rinse your body with this.

What's a shower?
Via pinoytabo.wordpress.com

What's a shower?

8. You point with your lips.

Kean Ruelan

Because fingers are utensils for food (see #2).

9. Your nanay also has a stash of these hidden everywhere, neatly folded.

What's a garbage bag?
Via bobvila.com

What's a garbage bag?

10. You always hear old songs on the radio every Sunday.

Because that's the only thing that makes lola exercise every umaga.
Via youtube.com

Because that's the only thing that makes lola exercise every umaga.

11. And you basically know these noontime Kings (and KWEEN).

As per my lolo: The egocentric millionaire, the nationwide bossing, and the national horse!
ABS-CBN / Alchetron / Inquirer Entertainment

As per my lolo: The egocentric millionaire, the nationwide bossing, and the national horse!

12. You're probably tired of the Telenovelas too.

We're lula na of kabits on our primetime TVs! We want something else. No more changelings too, please.
ABS-CBN / Via anungbago.com

We're lula na of kabits on our primetime TVs! We want something else. No more changelings too, please.

13. That's why you resort to Florante and Laura instead. (As if).

You know, the Filipino version of Romeo and Juliet. Except with lions. (PS, I just wanted to include this on the list for some reason.)

You know, the Filipino version of Romeo and Juliet. Except with lions. (PS, I just wanted to include this on the list for some reason.)

We're just going downhill from here, beshy.

14. You've been a victim of Filipino Time.

Because why be early if everyone's going to be late?
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Because why be early if everyone's going to be late?

15. You've been on one of these bad bois.

Or any form of commuting vehicle (tricycle, LRT/MRT).
Via filipinoinventionsanddiscoveries.blogspot.com

Or any form of commuting vehicle (tricycle, LRT/MRT).

16. And gosh the traffic.

The main excuse for being late, except if Manny Pacquiao's on National TV fighting for a belt. That would be a different story.
Via 8list.ph

The main excuse for being late, except if Manny Pacquiao's on National TV fighting for a belt. That would be a different story.

17. You get to the party, and everybody suddenly becomes your relative.

Everybody's an ate or kuya. Also, What's "apo sa tuhod"? Anyone?
GMA

Everybody's an ate or kuya. Also, What's "apo sa tuhod"? Anyone?

18. So you mano to everyone.

Aside from that tita who doesn't want to have it done to them because "nakakatanda" daw. Don't me po, tita.
Via primer.com.ph

Aside from that tita who doesn't want to have it done to them because "nakakatanda" daw. Don't me po, tita.

19. Everyone is introduced to you with a repetitive nickname.

ABS-CBN / Via youtube.com

We all know a May-may. At least it's easy to remember. JK, I'm still bad at names.

20. You know it's not a party without...

Best served with rice. The more the carbs, the better!
Via seriouseats.com

Best served with rice. The more the carbs, the better!

21. After the kainan, comes the KARAOKE-han.

Cue in the lasinggero titos! "Laklak" will surely be performed at least three times.
Via forumdewa.net

Cue in the lasinggero titos! "Laklak" will surely be performed at least three times.

22. You look around and feel the hospitality.

Especially once you're in Batangas, wala ka nang takas!
Via travelerstoday.com

Especially once you're in Batangas, wala ka nang takas!

23. And you feel like your heart is sinking.

Because at the end of the day, Filipinos always find a way of smiling.

Because at the end of the day, Filipinos always find a way of smiling.

24. And you feel proud to be Pinoy.

Except those annoying ones that posts "proud pinoy here" on every unrelated post.
Via lloydestrada.wordpress.com

Except those annoying ones that posts "proud pinoy here" on every unrelated post.

So, how much of a Filipino are you?

It doesn't matter if you're only a Filipino at heart. If you got at least 10 of these signs... then you're (unofficially) Filipino!

What are some other signs that you might be a Filipino? Sound off in the comments down below!

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