Wednesday, November 24, 2004


We're having our office Christmas party on December 18, and as per the big boss's instructions, we're having a costume party. To make things more complicated, we had to go as superheroes, supervillains, or fantaserye characters. They also told us that anyone who didn't come in a costume would be fined Php1,000, while being absent meant taking a hit of Php1,500. You can't go as alter-egos, and you can't risk anything too plain at the risk of being fined.

All this week, talk in the office revolved around ideas for Christmas party costumes. It's given way to more funny than feasible ideas. Someone said that he'll just go as a boy in raggedy clothes holding a small white stone (Ding... ang bato!). Then someone suggested going to the party in an F4 haircut and tagging along a cute Korean girl ("Sino ka?" "Eh 'di si Hero!"). And the one that really cracked me up was the girl who said, "Wouldn't it be funny if you went as Jose Rizal?"

Anyway, last night I was hanging out with my little sister and I told her about our Christmas party, and for fun, I asked her to help me think about my costume. When I made the inevitable Hero-Sandara joke when I asked her to come as my Sandara, she laughed, and then replied, "Ano kaya kung pumunta kang Jose Rizal?"

Galing 'no?

But I still have to figure out a costume. I wish I were crazy enough to dye my hair platinum blonde so I could go as Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. If I could find a realistic-looking visor, I'd go as Cyclops. If all else fails, I'd grow out my sideburns and go as Wolverine (the X-Men movie version).

How about you, got any suggestions?


go as peter parker. hehe


ay mali, bawal nga pala alter ego; punta kana lang as iraqi hostage


Ooooh costumes! ^_^


1) Get a nice long black trench and shades - Neo (Matrix), but that might be too "plain".
2) Cut down an old pair of greenish/brownish pants, put on a white tee, and a simple open vest and go barefoot - Frodo! ^_^
3) Cyclops - why not make your own visor? ^_^
4) Go as Harry Potter. Or even Ron Weasly.
5) Ayun naubos na ideas ko.. (I'll post again when I think of more.)

Good luck!


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