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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AND THE OSCAR GOES TO…

GMA and People Power

President Arroyo snubbed the celebration of the 22nd anniversary of People Power 1 at the People Power monument in Quezon City. That’s exactly the reason why this year’s celebration… was actually more meaningful.

GMA on Corruption

On the eve of the People Power I anniversary, President Arroyo spoke, “Maraming galit sa kurapsyon. Gayon din ako.” That’s the reason why she’s not been talking lately to the First Gentleman.

JDV to GMA: Resign!

Ousted House Speaker Jose De Venecia has joined calls for President Arroyo to step down. Those who care, taas ang kamay.

JDV to GMA: Resign! II

Former House Speaker Jose De Venecia has joined calls for President Arroyo to step down. De Venecia claimed he has given Mrs. Arroyo 100 days to start leading a moral revolution but she ignored him. But to be fair to Mrs. Arroyo, she’s not the only one who ignored him. Everyone did.

Erap to GMA: Resign!

After weeks of dilly-dallying, former president Joseph Estrada has finally joined calls for President Arroyo to resign. Isa ka pa!

Impeachment vs. GMA

Akbayan Rep. Risa Hontiveros-Baraquel said, “If by July, GMA has not resigned, we will file an impeachment case against her.” Fellow solons who heard the threat smiled: they can smell the stench of Christmas in July. (Tawaran portion na naman!)

And the Oscar Goes To… null

null Diablo Cody won an Oscar for writing the script of the film Juno. Cody was an exotic dancer before today’s win. The exact opposite happened to our own Tessie Aquino-Oreta. She had to win a Senate seat first before she became a dancer.

And the Oscar Goes To… II

In Hollywood, an Oscar was given to a Diablo. Sus! Wala ‘yan! In the Philippines, it’s the presidency.

And the Oscar Goes To… III

Many Filipinos skipped the Edsa rites Monday and stayed home to watch the live telecast of the Oscars… curiously forgetting that joining the celebration would have placed them near some of the country’s best actors and actresses.

For those who missed the telecast of the Academy Awards, here’s the complete list of winners.

I was away for three days so here’s a bonus post:

Top 10 Things That We Really DON’T Want to Know

10: The smell of Sen. Jamby Madrigal’s fingers in the morning

9: How Joey Salceda would look like in a tutu

8: What Miriam Defensor-Santiago utters in bed when she has reached org*sm

7: What Sen. Manny Villar looks like minus his toupee

6: Who is more sexually satisfied: Loi Estrada or Gina De Venecia

5: How Noli De Castro would fare if CNN’s Christiane Amanpour would conduct a one-on-one interview with him on economics and world affairs

4: The total amount of public money spent by congressmen and senators each year to sustain their wives’ and kids’ luxurious lifestyle

3: The exact thing that goes through the mind of the nuns at La Salle Greenhills when they see Jun Lozada in sando and shorts

2: The person whom Romulo Neri considers “the best ever in bed”

And the No. 1 thing we really don’t want to know…

1: Whether the president is a moaner or a screamer

Personal

It’s so inspiring to know that serious journalists are visiting my blog. I’d like to thank Newsbreak peeps for droppin’ by my site and actually quoting a line from my Valentine’s day post in the news magazine’s article posted today, February 25.

Enjoy the rest of the week.
Oh btw… islet-hopping in Boracay was awesome!