QUIZ: How Tweet It Is

YOU ARE what you tweet. Identify the newsmakers, political figures & government officials who tweeted these. Use of Google is discouraged. Be honest.  Note: These are their unedited tweets.


1: Walaaang Tulugan! Hindi taga-That’s, hindi taga-Siyete, inaabot ng hatinggabi sa harap ng TV! Who tweeted this:
“Is that Lirio Vital in the Master Showman? Wow! She didn’t seem to age!”
A: DSWD Sec. Dinky Soliman
B: Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda
C: San Juan Rep. JV Ejercito
D: Deputy presidential spokesperson Abi Valte


2: TUI: Tweeting Under the Influence. Inaantok kaya? Probably. Baka naman lasing? Malamang. Kaya mga tweets niya’y sadyang nakakawindang! Who tweeted this:
“Breaking-in a motor is the single most critical task. Do it proper your motor is bulletproof -do it soso- nyeh soso_ do it bad-sorry nalang”
A: Cong. Jules Ledesma
B: John Lloyd Cruz
C: Exec. Sec. Paquito ‘Jojo’ Ochoa
D: Cong. Rudy Fariñas


3: The Fan. Bugtong: Dumating si Pacman, nabulabog ang kabahayan. Who tweeted this:
“Welcome back Pacman!! Magpapa-autograph ako mamaya sa session haha”
A: Cong. Teddy Casiño
B: Cong. Lani Mercado-Revilla
C: Cong. Sonny Angara
D: Cong. Lucy Torres-Gomez


4: Cheesy! ‘Di ko alam kung may lovelife; ‘di ko sure kung s’ya’y inlove. Pero mukha nga siyang inspired sa pagtupad ng kanyang job. Who tweeted these:
awaiting my love with unabated anticipation #sixwords”
i dream better lying beside you #sixwords”
A: Communications Secretary Ricky Carandang
B: LLDA Chairman Nereus Acosta
C: Former Akbayan Rep. Rissa Hontiveros
D: Government peace panel chairman Marvic Leonen


5: Old MacDonald had a farm Ee i ee i oh. Kung hindi mo siya kilala, ‘di mo iisiping kongresista dahil ang Twitter profile niya, profile ng magsasaka!
“I have 3 kids, 30 native chickens 10 goats and 25 piglets I try to grow organically.”
A: Cavite Rep. Jesus Crispin Remulla
B: Cebu Rep. Pablo John Garcia
C: Quezon Rep. Lorenzo ‘Erin’ Tañada III
D: Alagad Party-List RodanteMarcoleta


6: Angry Bird. Matapos akusahang namumulitika, nainis sa follower, hayun at bumuwelta. Who tweeted this:
“Hindi ako tatakbo sa 2013 kasi term limited ako. Fyi. At mula’s (sic) sapul hindi ako likas na maingay na tao.”
A: Sen. Chiz Escudero
B: Sen. Bongbong Marcos
C: Sen. Serge Osmeña
D: Sen. Kiko Pangilinan


7. Tipid Sulit. Ewan ko ba kung tinatamad o kung sila’y nagtitipid. Pero ‘yong palitan nila ng tweets, walang kakilig-kilig. Whose Twitter exchange was this:
Guy: “Hi! :)”
Girl: “got your tweet. goodnight. :)”
A: Cong. Roman Romulo and Councilor Shalani Soledad
B: KC Concepcion and Piolo Pascual
C: Sen. TG Guingona and wife Atty. Maria Victoria Garcia Guingona
D: Kris Aquino and Diether Ocampo


8: Walang Magawa. Pati ba naman Edsa, gustong palitan ang pangalan? Eh kung ‘yun kayang Kamara, gawin nating “Crocodile Farm” papayag kaya itong kontrobersyal na congressman? Who tweeted this:
“I’m good with calling it EDSA thanks. :)”
A: Cory’s grandson Miguel Abellada
B: Cory’s nephew Bam Aquino
C: Cory’s grandson Jonty Cruz
D: Kris Aquino


9: Ay, ambot! Ilang ulit ko mang basahin, hindi ko maunawaaan. Tweet ba ‘to ng artista, o tweet ng congressman? Ewan! Who tweeted this:
“Later patience batman issulent mode the meighbots… Jeeze atat masyado michi”
A: KC Montero
B: Jules Ledesma
C: Annabelle Rama
D: Baron Geisler


10. Confeeeermed? Nang pumilantik ang mga daliri at kumampay ang kamay, nagtaasan ang mga kilay, video ay naging viral. Who tweeted this:
“Atty. Midas Marquez was my gymmate before in Rockwell. He is better looking with short hair than the ponytail style.”
A: Tim Yap
B: Agot Isidro
C: Bubbles Paraiso
D: Butch Francisco
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“The qualities that make Twitter seem inane and half-baked are what make it so powerful”
~ Jonathan Zittrain, Harvard law professor and Internet expert

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MIDAS, MEGA, MUGSHOTS

THE PAST 10 DAYS have been action-packed and full of surprises. I guess Atty. Midas Marquez will agree.


Everyone’s talking about Atty. Midas Marquez and his awkward gulat moment seen live on TV. This morning, the Supreme Court voted 12-3 to stop the spread of the video. President Aquino’s three appointees dissented saying the public has the right to know the “truth.”

Mugshots
The purported mugshots of former President Arroyo have leaked to the press. And Asian Hospital doctors were like, “Don’t look at us!”


DILG Sec. Jesse Robredo says the Arroyo mugshots that came out in the Philippine Daily Inquirer Tuesday were fake. But the police insist they’re real. The truth? More than a year after the Luneta bus hostage crisis, Robredo still doesn’t have control over the police.

Erap and Edsa
According to Joseph Estrada, his arrest “triggered Edsa 3, whose number was more than those of Edsa 1 and 2 combined.” There goes another Erap joke!

Mandela
Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela once said, “In my country, we go to prison first and then become President.” In the Philippines, it’s the opposite.

Anti-Discrimination Bill
The Senate has approved the Anti-Discrimination Act of 2011. The proposed measure seeks to prohibit and penalize racial discrimination in the delivery of goods and services, media, workplace, educational institutions, and the Office of the Vice President.

NBI Anniversary
The National Bureau of Investigation just turned 75. Or as Senator Loren Legarda would say, “Puwede na!”

SEA Games
Philippine Sports officials predicted a 70 gold medal haul for Pinoy athletes in the 26th Southeast Asian Games in Indonesia. On Tuesday, the athletes went home with only 36 gold medals and finished a humiliating sixth place overall. President Aquino blamed the debacle on Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Goodbye EDSA?
A congressman from Bohol has filed a bill seeking to rename EDSA and call it Cory Aquino Avenue. Geez. What’s next? Bimby Boulevard? ‘Daang Matuwid’ Expressway? Enough.

How about Sipsip Street?

Negative
The good news: both Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez who fought last November 12 were tested negative for any banned substance. The bad news: the judges were.

Breaking Dawn
The biggest box-office draw this week is ‘Breaking Dawn,’ the latest installment of ‘The Twilight Saga.’ The Twilight series tells about the story of vampires and werewolves – or as we collectively call them here in the Philippines, ‘Congress.’

Mega Moves
Sharon Cuneta has switched networks. Again.

Former ABS-CBN talent Sharon Cuneta has signed up with TV5. Interviewed after the contract signing, the Megastar said, “You cannot question my loyalty.” Tell that to Globe.

I heard it was a mega-buck deal. After all, isa siyang malaking artista.

Paternity Test
A 20-year-old student has dropped her paternity lawsuit against Justin Bieber. It turned out that the baby’s real father was Manny Pacquiao.
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“It’s all ’bout the money
it’s all ’bout the dum dum duh dee dum dum
I don’t think its funny… ”
~Meja

Quote of the Day
“Nitong mga huling araw, naglipana na naman po ang mga walang katuturang patutsada at mga kuwentong barbero laban sa atin. Masyado daw tayong agresibo sa paghabol sa mga tiwali’t nagkasala. Ang sagot ko sa kanila: kung gaano sila ka-agresibo sa pagkakamal ng salapi ng taumbayan noon, magiging triple ang pagharurot natin para panagutin sila ngayon.”
~President Aquino

Elsewhere
TIME: Dynastic Duel: It’s Arroyo vs. Aquino in the Philippines’ Latest Political Battle

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