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8 Widely Held Truths of Pinoy Children of the 80s and 90s

Family Computer vibes.

| October 10, 2014

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In which we explore questionable things in these two awkward yet incredibly precious decades.

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This was a big hit among grade school and high school students. These little scented dots dubbed as “kisses” were treated like babies nestled in a container lined with cotton.

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When “Galle” was the place to be for elephant pants-wearing, Dreamscape-attending high school students, many believed that there was a giant snake lurking in the department store dressing rooms. Another version says that it’s half-snake, half-human, who is the twin brother of one of the mall owners. Think this is detailed? It gets darker.

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There was reportedly shortage of pork and an abundance of cats.


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The unassuming little lawn ornaments with their flowers, shrooms, and creepy faces start crawling out of the grass once you’re in bed.

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Basically, you’ll start looking like one of these amphibians, too.

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Mothers and titas would usually be the ones to remind you: lie down on the bed while your hair is wet, and you literally won’t see the light of day again. Some would actually sleep sitting down.

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ie. Mahipan ka ng masamang hangin diyan!

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This is obviously the incorrect way to do it (wetting/wiping the cartridge pinout with alcohol is the recommended cleaning method), but the amazing thing is, it works almost every time!

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