The Pinoymometer 3

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You are Pinoy if...

You have plastic runners to cover the carpets in your house.

You refer to your VCR as "betamax".

You have a rice dispenser.

You own a turbo broiler.

You own one of those fiber optic flower lamps.

You have a giant wooden fork and spoon hanging somewhere in the dining room.

You have wooden "Tinikling Dancers" on the wall.

You own capiz shell chandeliers, lamps, or placemats.

You hang a rosary on your car's rear view mirror.

You have a green pine air freshener in your car.

You were raised to believe that every Filipino is an aunt, uncle, or cousin.

You put hotdogs in your spaghetti.

You consider "dilis" the Filipino equivalent of french fries.

You order things like tapsilog, tocilog, or longsilog at restaurants.

You instinctively grab a toothpick after a meal.

You order "soft drink" instead of "soda".

You dip bread in your morning coffee.

Your tablecloth has soy sauce and fish sauce stains.

You refer to seasoning and other forms of monosodium glutamate as "Ajinomoto".

Your cupboard is full of Spam, Vienna Sausage, Ligo Sardines, and Corned Beef, which you refer to as Karne Norte.

"Goldilocks" means more to you than just a character in a fairytale.

You appreciate a fresh pot of rice.

You bring your "baon" most of the time to work.

Your "baon" is usually something over rice.

You eat rice for breakfast.

You use your fingers to measure the water when cooking rice.

You wash and re-use disposable plastic utensils and styrofoam cups.

You have a supply of frozen lumpia in the refrigerator.

You have an ice shaver for making halo-halo.

You eat purple yam flavored (ube) ice cream.

You have to have a bottle of Jufran or Mafran handy.

You fry Spam and hotdogs and eat them over rice.

You think that half-hatched duck eggs are a delicacy.

Source: Gwyngill, ISBN: 971-610-062-0

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Raquel - December 21, 2007 at 1:02 AM

Great post pinoy! It reminds me that I am 100% pinoy. *wink*

Btw, I'll link you up later, medyo may problema ang ko ngayon, di ko ma update ang links ko.

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