Communication

Communication

Worst Case Scenario

For the nth time, while watching a documentary, I blurted out my usual line "What if there are snakes?"  Ponggo hates me for this....

Lost in Translation

One night, one of my classmates from high school commented on my personal Facebook post & said, "I remember you had one of the...

How to be Annoying on Social Networking Sites

Every now & then I would stumble upon a celebrity's Instagram or Twitter account & scroll down for comments.  What I end up finding...

Soft Sell Versus Hard Sell

A cousin of mine would sit down & talk to me for an hour about a new beauty product, its benefits, why, why,...

Frequently Asked Questions By Relatives & Friends

Not to be mistaken with our real set of Frequently Asked Questions our Instagram FAQ's, here's a set of frequently asked questions by relatives...

Other Uses of a Mobile Phone

Every time I have to convince a friend to join us on a scary theme park ride, they always ask, “What’s the point of...

Where Is Your Heart?

My friend shared how good it felt to follow one's heart & this was my response.  Anyway, I was just scrolling through all the...

Yes, Yes, Yes!

Have you ever been asked the same question over and over, eventually, absent-mindedly, you had to give a standard answer? P.S. More Yes & No...

Short-Lived Apology

Hello, hello!  We're back once again!  Ponggo & I had a tough but very productive and fulfilling working weekend.  We ended it nicely with...
Googly Gooeys What Do You Think? "Hmmm...I need help. What are you supposed to press here again?" "What do you think?" "Then, what am I supposed to do next?" "What do you think?" "Can't you just give me a straight answer?" "Fine, fine, am I annoying you?" "What do you think?" "Ahhh...once again, my purpose in life has been fulfilled."

What Do You Think? & The Summer Komikon 2013

The other night, Ponggo & I were working on a project.  I was telling him to use another software but he won't budge.  Then,...
Googly Gooeys in Liar, Liar "What did I do this time?" "I don't trust you anymore." "Hmm...but why?" "Because you never tell me everything!" "And..." "Mister, you're no longer credible!" "Well, if I'm no longer credible, does that make me incredible?" "Hmp!"

Liar, Liar

One of the gifts that I appreciated the most while I was growing up was this thick dictionary.  Lol.  (Geek! Sorry, you can't UNgeek...
Googly Gooeys Fact of the Day #110: People will always have something to complain about. When you rant online: Gahhh..She complains too much! When you're always positive online... "She's always so happy it's disturbing!" When you rarely reply to a comment: "He still hasn't replied? Hmp. Such a snob" When you repaly to every comment: "She's so friendly it's so annoying" When you rarely post "He's so mysterious and mostly anti-social" When you post often "She's been bombarding my Instagram feed with her face again!"

Something to Complain About

Life in the 21st century has become conveniently inconvenient and thanks to social networking, not a week passes by without anyone having something to...
Googly Gooeys Speaking in Code "Are you feeling okay?" "Yes." "Are you sure? I something bothering you?" "I'm fine...Really." "Alright. If you need me, you know where to find me." "Okay." After an Hour... "Nobody loves me. I feel soooo alone." "I thought you said you were okay?" "When I say I'm okay it means I'm not really okay" "Sigh. I'll never be able to figure this out"

Speaking in Code

Our first ever fight back when we were still dating (umm...more than 10 years ago) was pretty much about this.  When I said yes...

Sweet to Sour & Edgardo Lantin’s Exhibit at the Ayala Museum

Try reading the title again when you're done reading the comics! :) This is how I am each time I'm talking to someone on the...
Googly Gooeys Last Christmas Christmas 3 Years Ago: "So, how do you like my gift?" "Well, I was hoping for something with more meaning." Christmas 2 Years Ago: "What do you think about my gift?" "I know this pen means a lot to you but it's not my type" Last Christmas: "I know how much you're into color so I got you this!" "I'm not in love with that color palette" THis Christmas: "So, what's your gift for me." "We're going to buy it together. I'm so tired of your comments." "Really? How about the element of surprise?" "I give up!"

Last Christmas I Gave You My…

Gift-giving is probably not the most exciting part of our relationship.  After so many years of trying, Ponggo has finally given up on me.  I...
Googly Gooeys Asking for Suggestions "So, should it be the pink or the other one?" "The pink one!" "Alright! I'll get the other one!" "Oh Okay." "Do you think I should rest or work on my projects tonight?" "Why don't we watch a movie instead?" "That settles it! I'll be working tonight!" "Fine. fine." "You always ask for my suggestions but you never follow any of them." "That's why they're called suggestion & not commands."

Asking for Suggestions

Here's another classic Tipsy & Ponggo conversation.  I don't know why I haven't posted about this too!  Ponggo always gets annoyed as to why...
Googly Gooeys I'm Not Angry "Are you mad at me?" "No. Not at all." "But look at that straight face..." "This is indeed a straight face but I'm not angry." "No. You're angry." *Sigh* "Fine! Fine! I'm NOW angry but that's because you're so ANNOYING!" "See. I'm right! You're angry!" "Sigh. There's no way I can win this."

I’m Not Angry

I can't believe I still haven't posted a comic about this (until I stumbled upon it in my handy dandy notebook)!   Here's a...
Googl y Gooeys Of Questions & Answers “Hmp! I will not honor your question with an answer” “Of course! It was meant to be rhetorical”

Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers: I wonder if other couples also spend time doing nothing but trying to beat & outwit their partners for fun. Ha!...
Googly Gooeys How the Grammar Nazi Reads "Ooohhh..Interseting article! I wonder what's this about?" After 1 paragraph: Gahhh..Why are people deathly afraid of using a semi-colon? After a couple more...: "Hello! Please master the difference between it's & its mister!" "This is an utter waste of my time! I don't know how he got accepted as a writer"

The Grammar Nazi: How He Reads

This post is dedicated to our good friend and certified grammar Nazi Apsie who has such a keen eye for typo's and a grammar...
Googly Gooeys Poor Autocorrect When Autocorrect changes the words that you type: "Stop correcting me. I own you remember!" When it correctly guesses what you're about to type: "Wow! Good job autocorrect!" When you type random letters: "ASDFMNOPX" "I hate this thing! It can't even decode what I typed"

Poor Autocorrect: Always Gets the Blame

Poor autocorrect!  I think most people expect it to function like a mind reader.  Well, the bad news is, most of us are not...