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  2. tipping the maids

    Thx. I didn't consider that. I am not used to having a maid, let alone 2 of them.
  3. Vintage TV

  4. tipping the maids

    Ask your relatives what they would like you to do. Doing anything else might be stepping on their toes.
  5. Miscellaneous Humor

    Beer Troubleshooting Guide SYMPTOM: Beer unusually pale and tasteless. FAULT: Glass empty. ACTION: Get someone to buy you another beer. SYMPTOM: Beer tasteless, front of your shirt is wet. FAULT: Mouth not open, or glass applied to wrong part of face. ACTION: Retire to restroom, practice in mirror. SYMPTOM: Feet cold and wet. FAULT: Glass being held at incorrect angle. ACTION: Rotate glass so that open end points toward ceiling. SYMPTOM: Feet warm and wet. FAULT: Improper bladder control. ACTION: Stand next to nearest dog, complain about her house training. SYMPTOM: Floor blurred. FAULT: You are looking through bottom of empty glass. ACTION: Get someone to buy you another beer. SYMPTOM: Floor moving. FAULT: You are being carried out. ACTION: Find out if you are being taken to another bar. SYMPTOM: Opposite wall covered with fluorescent lights. FAULT: You have fallen over backward. ACTION: Have yourself lashed to bar. SYMPTOM: Mouth contains cigarette butts. FAULT: You have fallen forward. ACTION: See above. SYMPTOM: Room seems unusually dark. FAULT: Bar has closed. ACTION: Confirm home address with bartender. SYMPTOM: Taxi suddenly takes on colorful aspect and textures. FAULT: Beer consumption has exceeded personal limitations. ACTION: Cover mouth.
  6. tipping the maids

    We stay with relatives when we visit Cebu. They currently have 2 maids and a driver who washes our clothes and cooks our meals. The maids wait on us hand and foot. I've said they would chew the food for us if we needed it. The driver takes us around to the malls when we want but we usually catch a cab to come home. My question is what is a reasonable amount to tip these people for taking such good care of us while we are visiting? We will be here off and on for several months. Therefore, should we tip monthly? Or when we leave to go back to the states? There's no sense asking our inlaws as the amount they mentioned seems so low as to be stingy to me.
  7. Miscellaneous Humor

    Baptizing a Drunk A man was stumbling through the woods, totally drunk, when he came upon a preacher baptizing people in the river. He proceeded to walk into the water and bumped into the preacher. The preacher turned around and, though almost overcome by the smell of alcohol, asked the drunk, "Are you ready to find Jesus?" The drunk answered, "Yes, I am." So the preacher grabbed the drunk and dunked him in the water. Then he pulled him up and asked him, "Brother have you found Jesus?" The drunk replied, "No, I haven't found Jesus." The preacher, shocked at the answer, dunked him into the water again, for a little longer. Then again, he pulled him out and asked, "Have you found Jesus my brother?" The drunk again answered, "No, I haven't found Jesus." By this time the preacher was at his wits end so he submerged the drunk once more, and held him down for about 30 seconds until he began kicking his arms and legs, whereupon he pulled him up. The preacher again asked the drunk, "For the love of God, have you found Jesus?” The drunk wiped his eyes and caught his breath and finally said to the preacher, "Are you sure this is where he fell in?"
  8. I've been to Park Mall 3x this visit. Got my hair cut twice and a pedicure at Frenzies on 2nd floor. P50 per service service +tip. I didn't notice Burrows but didn't go outside on 2nd floor. Is access near the Post office ID place?
  9. Thought for the day

  10. Burrow update w/ pics

    Well, you've taught me something. It appears Burrows is on the outside of the mall on the second floor. I didn't even know there was an outside portion of the second floor at that mall. Where do you access it? I will definitely have to try it out.
  11. Meaningless pics

    there ain't nothing about that pic that looks fun... talk about a major pain in the ass...
  12. Today
  13. Impounded!

    Point taken. I was wrong. I'm sorry for jumping to conclusions.
  14. Had to be at either City or Park Malls today at 9:30 am Chose Park - nice mall - not as upscale as Ayala or City - not as wide open - but has a nice feel about it - wanted to try Burrows - Checked out food store - some prices higher / some lower - what you'd expect - although the 2,100 P / Kg Angus beef was a touch - got to restaurant about 11 am - A/C out - but great breeze so eating outside not a problem - even when fixed stayed outside - done about 12 pm Sever was very attentive - not crowded - asked for tea to be served right away - it was Initial sample serving of all flavors - 10 wings - the "wing" portion is kinda small but the "drumstick' (which is actually part of wing) were huge - due to time of day re-orders cam out VERY quickly 5 flavors - original, mild teriyaki, chili and BBQ all good, the Garlic Parmesan was ok when hot but don't let get cold Rice also included (for kids under 6 it's 1/2 price - 99 p not including tea) We had 30 wings - her 8 me 22 - 10 assortment - 2 of each type , 12 more chili for me , then 8 more BBQ, 2 pitchers of tea (me) Note: there is a "Japan" store 1 st level - 88 P almost everything in store - some good buys 20 B jeepny from Ayala - very quick in morning - taxi back at 2:30 160 P w/ tip
  15. Impounded!

    Yes, it must be. I have never claimed to always be right when I am wrong I accept corrections, and will say thanks I will not try to talk around my error
  16. Times haven't always been good in the U.S.

    Right about the swimming, also roller / ice shaking and driving a car.
  17. Impounded!

    Even though I may have jumped the gun with my first statement, the second statement has nothing to do with that. As you said yourself, the independent cities are not under the governor's jurisdiction, and the article said he is working with them. It must be really nice to never be wrong about anything.
  18. At intersections on main roads, there is a painted rectangle with diagonal lines forming an "X" across the middle. That is a junction box. Skyman is correct that maintenance often lets the paint lines fade to nothing before they repaint them. Hence, you may or may not be able to see the lines. Just know that you need to leave the middle of the intersection clear. If the light changes while you are stuck in the intersection, you can be ticketed.
  19. WTH is a 'junction box"? I've been driving here for 17 years and have never heard that term before.
  20. Meaningless pics

  21. My Annual Report 2018

    1 week left.
  22. Vintage TV

    and John Ford the great western director also met Mr Earp
  23. Meaningless pics

    Getting transported must have been fun
  24. Meaningless pics

    And you can see where they have cut away his skivvies and his camos.
  25. Times haven't always been good in the U.S.

    Sneakers before they became nike
  26. Impounded!

    But if you read the articles, he is working with the other cities to make it effective everywhere.
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    • hoz
      Thx. I didn't consider that. I am not used to having a maid, let alone 2 of them.
    • Semper paratus
       
    • Headshot
      Ask your relatives what they would like you to do. Doing anything else might be stepping on their toes.
    • Headshot
      Beer Troubleshooting Guide

      SYMPTOM: Beer unusually pale and tasteless.
      FAULT: Glass empty.
      ACTION: Get someone to buy you another beer.

      SYMPTOM: Beer tasteless, front of your shirt is wet.
      FAULT: Mouth not open, or glass applied to wrong part of face.
      ACTION: Retire to restroom, practice in mirror.

      SYMPTOM: Feet cold and wet.
      FAULT: Glass being held at incorrect angle.
      ACTION: Rotate glass so that open end points toward ceiling.

      SYMPTOM: Feet warm and wet.
      FAULT: Improper bladder control.
      ACTION: Stand next to nearest dog, complain about her house training.

      SYMPTOM: Floor blurred.
      FAULT: You are looking through bottom of empty glass.
      ACTION: Get someone to buy you another beer.

      SYMPTOM: Floor moving.
      FAULT: You are being carried out.
      ACTION: Find out if you are being taken to another bar.

      SYMPTOM: Opposite wall covered with fluorescent lights.
      FAULT: You have fallen over backward.
      ACTION: Have yourself lashed to bar.

      SYMPTOM: Mouth contains cigarette butts.
      FAULT: You have fallen forward.
      ACTION: See above.

      SYMPTOM: Room seems unusually dark.
      FAULT: Bar has closed.
      ACTION: Confirm home address with bartender.

      SYMPTOM: Taxi suddenly takes on colorful aspect and textures.
      FAULT: Beer consumption has exceeded personal limitations.
      ACTION: Cover mouth.
    • hoz
      We stay with relatives when we visit Cebu. They currently have 2 maids and a driver who washes our clothes and cooks our meals. The maids wait on us hand and foot. I've said they would chew the food for us if we needed it. The driver takes us around to the malls when we want but we usually catch a cab to come home. 

      My question is what is a reasonable amount to tip these people for taking such good care of us while we are visiting? We will be here off and on for several months. Therefore, should we tip monthly? Or when we leave to go back to the states? 

      There's no sense asking our inlaws as the amount they mentioned seems so low as to be stingy to me. 

       
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