Monthly Archives: November 2009

On Down Payments and Contracts

A “down payment” is an initial payment made when something is bought on credit or when a transaction is not paid for in full [right away]. This is to protect the “seller” from fraud, opportunists, or simply fickle-minded people. In … Continue reading

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A Surprisingly Hassle-free DFA Experience

I was back in my car in exactly 26 minutes! I highly recommend the use of Pilipinas Teleserv‘s service when renewing one’s Philippine Passport. Sure their Php 1,300 fee is steep compared to the usual Php 500 fee if you were … Continue reading

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Driver’s License Replacement

Fact: LTO mall outlets do not accept Driver’s License replacement (for lost licenses). Must go to non-mall LTO offices. &*^#$%@!!!

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Jorge the Stud

I am offering this gorgeous Beagle for Stud Service. Two reasons: 1) I could use the extra income; and 2) He could use the “release” (seriously!). “Always On Top Touchstone” was born on January 28, 2008.  I named him Uno (because he … Continue reading

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Coding

I keep passing a traffic sign along Greenmeadows Avenue that says the coding “window” is [now] from 9am to 4pm. I’ve been wondering for months if this is a new rule passed by the MMDA (Metro Manila-wide) or if this … Continue reading

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