Community First Responder and CBDRRM Incorporating Quality Assurance System Training Workshop

Community First Responder and CBDRRM Incorporating Quality Assurance System Training Workshop
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Barangay Hinaplanon, Iligan City – Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (ICDRRMO) conducted a training workshop in a Community-based level to increase awareness, prevention and mitigation in the event of local disasters and hazards.

Barangay Hinaplanon Captain Veronico "NIck" Echavez (right) giving a speech, with Mr. Patrick S. Nuñez, OIC-ICDRRMO Head looking on during the Opening Ceremony.

Barangay Hinaplanon Captain Veronico “Nick” Echavez (right) giving a speech, with Mr. Patrick S. Nuñez, OIC-ICDRRMO Head looking on during the Opening Ceremony.

November 27, 2018 saw the start of the three-day long “Community First Responder and CBDRRM Incorporating Quality Assurance System Training Workshop” in an effort to improve Community-based participation through an integration of program action plans for the safety and the saving of and the overall preservation of lives.

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Ms. Elizabeth G. Buna (right) OIC-DILG City Director giving a special message with (l-r) Mr. Lamberto S. Macapagal, Jr. (Supervising Head of the Tourism Office), PSSUPT Leony Roy G. Ga (Former Iligan Chief of Police), Hinaplanon Kag. Nestor S. Aquino and Mr. Patrick S. Nuñez (OIC-ICDRRMO Head).

Human Induced Hazard

Guest speaker for the occasion, former City Police Director, PSSUPT. Leony Roy G. Ga, said that pro-active measures, paying attention to our environment, staying alert, and proper reporting enhances appropriate response to man-made hazards.

Guest Speaker PSSupt Leony Roy G. Ga (right) delivering his speech during the training workshop opening with (l-r) Mr. Lamberto S. Macapagal, Jr., Supervising Head of the Tourism Office, Mr. Patrick S. Nuñez, OIC-ICDRRMO Head and Mr. Jade V. Pondang, RN, EMT-B, ICDRRMO Head of Training.

Guest Speaker PSSUPT Leony Roy G. Ga (right) delivering his speech during the training workshop opening with (l-r) Mr. Lamberto S. Macapagal, Jr., Supervising Head of the Tourism Office, Mr. Patrick S. Nuñez, OIC-ICDRRMO Head and Mr. Jade V. Pondang, RN, EMT-B, ICDRRMO Head of Training.

With additional force multipliers in the community level in place, Community-based vigilance and cooperation greatly helps counter terrorism. Information is very precious, “With your support and cooperation, we will save lives,” Ga said.

Incident Command System

Designation and defining specific roles and responsibility of Responsible Officials and Incident Commanders ensures incident safety at the community level.

Mr. Lamberto S. Macapagal, Jr. (right), Supervising Head of the Tourism Office, Cultural Affairs Office and Iligan City Traffic and Parking Management Office giving an overview in ICS during the program. (l-r) SFO1 Romano D. Tablon of the Bureau of Fire Protection, Iligan City and Mr. Patrick S. Nuñez, OIC-ICDRRMO Head.

Guest Speaker Mr. Lamberto S. Macapagal, Jr. (right), Supervising Head of the Tourism Office, Cultural Affairs Office and Iligan City Traffic and Parking Management Office giving an overview in Incident Command Sytem during the program. (l-r) SFO1 Romano D. Tablon of the Bureau of Fire Protection, Iligan City and Mr. Patrick S. Nuñez, OIC-ICDRRMO Head.

“Avoiding an incident within an incident” is crucial. The second guest speaker for the training-workshop, Lamberto S. Macapagal, Jr., pointed out that Community Incident safe objectives. Safety should always be in mind (for responders).

Community based Fire suppression Technique

SFO1 Romano D. Tablon, third guest speaker, elaborated that a “sense of responsibility towards safety and resourcefulness should be applied” in case of fire, for example.

Integration of fire safety programs in barangays is paramount. Safety education to Puroks/Barangays about fire prevention should be properly disseminated.

“Calls should come in, someone should report any incidence of fire,” Tablon said.

Guest Speaker SFO1 Romano D. Tablon of Bureau of Fire Protection, Iligan City talks about the importance of Community fire suppression techniques during the program.

Guest Speaker SFO1 Romano D. Tablon of Bureau of Fire Protection, Iligan City talks about the importance of Community fire suppression techniques during the program.

Awareness through community-based information agency, with the family as the basic unit, information and teachings about possible causes of fire and its prevention should be read, internalized, and spread.

According to Tablon, “The importance of having roads is one of the major factors that hinders response and should be addressed at the community level. The one bucket/pail of water per household for emergency use should be mandatory.”

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A Comprehensive Barangay Disaster Plan should be laid down. Such Barangay Action Plan with the LGU/DILG’s approval, should be implemented for each barangay.

Mr. Jade V. Pondang, RN, EMT-B, ICDRRMO Head of Training delivers his speech during the program.

Mr. Jade V. Pondang, RN, EMT-B, ICDRRMO Head of Training delivers his speech during the program.

With an early warning system, evacuation plan at hand, risk assessments and plans for hazards for barangay implication, in the likelihood of calamities, hazards and/or man-made disasters, with everybody’s cooperation, can achieve safety.

“A little help has a very big impact to the people” – Jade V. Pondang, RN, EMT-B, Head of Training for the ICDRRMO said.

Basic Life Support and Life saving Skills

Lecture and demonstration of Basic Life Support-CPR, Life Saving Skills: Vital Signs Taking, Bandaging and Patient Casualty Handling, Splinting and Improvised stretcher were conducted during the second day by ICDRRMO Team members Mr. Julius Bado and Mr. Rae Randolph Roxas.

ICDRRMO Team members Mr. Julius Bado and Mr. Rae Randolph Roxas demonstrating Bandaging techniques and other Life-saving skills during the training-workshop.

ICDRRMO Team members Mr. Julius Bado and Mr. Rae Randolph Roxas (seated) demonstrating Bandaging techniques and other Life-saving skills during the training-workshop.

The third day covered additional Skills demonstration for Vehicular Extrication and Helmet Removal, Q & A and Review of Skills for participating Hinaplanon Purok Presidents, Councilors and other representatives, which ended up with Scenario-based learning and Return Demonstrations of participants.

Barangay Hinaplanon participants applying CPR techniques during the Training-Workshop.

Barangay Hinaplanon participants applying CPR techniques during the Training-Workshop.

Scenario-based learning and Return Demonstrations of participants during the Training-Workshop.

Scenario-based learning and Return Demonstrations of participants during the Training-Workshop while ICDRRMO’s Mr. Julius Bado (crouched at center) and Mr. Zidrig Nov M. Pagara (standing at right) watches on.

Pilot Barangay

Mr. Patrick S. Nuñez, OIC-ICDRRMO Head, in behalf of Iligan City’s Honorable Mayor Celso Gomera Regencia, along with Hinaplanon Barangay Captain Veronico “Nick” Echavez distributed Purok First Aid Kits to Purok Presidents during the closing ceremony.

Mr. Patrick S. Nuñez, OIC ICDRRMO Head during the closing ceremony of the Community First Responder and CBDRRM Incorporating Quality Assurance System Training-Workshop.

Mr. Patrick S. Nuñez, OIC-ICDRRMO Head during the closing ceremony of the Community First Responder and CBDRRM Incorporating Quality Assurance System Training-Workshop.

This is the first time that this kind of training workshop was conducted at Barangay Hinaplanon, as the ground zero during Typhoon Sendong. It was chosen as the pilot barangay. According to Nuñez, the City Government of Iligan along with the ICDRRMO aims to put a first responder in each household in the near future.

 

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E. Rabago Guitars of Iligan City: Glitter Down South

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There’s a ton of Guitars out there… but not all will fit you unlike a Custom-made guitar that’s made just for you.

And in your search for the one guitar, if you be lucky, if it leads you to the one luthier that’s just near you, it is like a dream come true.

At first, you know, at the back of your mind, the question hangs…

Is he really that good?

Is he really the one that can make you “The One?”

So… you pay a lot of visits to that Luthier’s Shop to find out.

Guitars may come in different sizes, shapes and colors and the degree to which one Luthier is capable of making sometimes play a big role in ones “judging.”

Well, in the course of ones visits a long time ago, one sight caught really left one in awe.

A nearly finished “Butterfly” shape Custom-made Acoustic Guitar in E. Rabago Guitar’s I saw!

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“Butterfly” shape Custom-made Acoustic Guitar by E. Rabago Guitars. After so many years, finally found it today in a bar left for display (Photo Courtesy of S.O.S.)

Wow! This is really one of a kind, It’s not an everyday find!

And to think one luthier is capable of making this, he is surely one of the best there is!

How’d I really wanted to take pictures of it… but cellphones with camera’s weren’t around yet and I wasn’t able to bring any type of film camera to take pictures of it.

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Lucky to get a picture of this one of a kind Custom-made Acoustic Guitar by E. Rabago Guitars today (Photo Courtesy of S.O.S.)

Such a “unique” acoustic guitar I’ve seen made so far, left me thinking, he might be the best guitar maker and luthier by far?

Some time passed and the guitar’s owner traveled, I just wondered where the guitar I marveled ended.

I never knew my search for that very unique, one of a kind, Custom-made Acoustic guitar that I saw a long time ago ended today.

I finally found it, thanks to a very reliable source I say!

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So a few guitar’s I had were built and repaired for I finally found that Master Luthier!

Oh, how I’d really admire and look up to someone who is not only a great luthier but seems to be one of the world’s best custom guitar maker.

To top it all, our story doesn’t end here or there!

Lately, our Master luthier has done it again!

And it’s not about that Semi-Acoustic Guitar he made way back then…

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Sir Joemark Mocorro, an accomplished musician and classical guitar virtuoso (Photo Courtesy of Sir Joemark Mocorro).

But he was able to recently build an 8-String Classical Guitar for Sir Joemark Mocorro, an accomplished musician and classical guitar virtuoso.

Check out this video clip from Sir Joemark Mocorro playing his Custom-made 8-Strings Classical Guitar by E. Rabago Guitars. Playing 6 Strings to 8 Strings transition instantly (since he first got the guitar), this one’s played spontaneously out of muscle memory, his own rendition.

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The Biker and Classical Guitar Player (Image Courtesy of Joemark Mocorro)

Man, talking about finding the right luthier that’s best for you.

Sir Edgar Rabago of E. Rabago Guitars Iligan City holding Sir Joemark Mocorro's newly finished Custom-made 8-String Classical Guitar

Sir Edgar Rabago of E. Rabago Guitars Iligan City holding Sir Joemark Mocorro’s newly finished Custom-made 8-String Classical Guitar (Photo Courtesy of Sir Joemark Mocorro)

Guess, we’re so lucky… in the Philippines… in Iligan City… We have one such talented and gifted Luthier as Sir Edgar Rabago!

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“E. Rabago Guitars of Iligan City: Glitter Down South… ‘The best guitar maker without a doubt!'”

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“Life is like a Maze sometimes”

"'Life is like a Maze sometimes,' if one don't keep track the paths and twisty passages as one walks it, one can easily get lost or get trapped in it." "For every passage leads to somewhere but certain paths leads to nowhere." - kuskusbalungos
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"'Life is like a Maze sometimes,' if one don't keep track the paths and twisty passages as one walks it, one can easily get lost or get trapped in it." "For every passage leads to somewhere but certain paths leads to nowhere." "If some passageways turn out to be dead ends or tight situations, never give up but find a way to 'transcend' one's own limitations." - kuskusbalungos

“‘Life is like a Maze sometimes”

“‘Life is like a Maze sometimes,’ if one don’t keep track the paths and twisty passages as one walks it, one can easily get lost or get trapped in it.”

“For every passage leads to somewhere but certain paths leads to nowhere.”

“If some passageways turn out to be dead ends or tight situations, never give up but find a way to ‘transcend’ one’s own limitations.”

– kuskusbalungos

sometimes a maze is just like a string

sometimes a maze is just like a string

The one hand rule is the simplest trick in escaping from any maze, a guarantee for getting out.

It works because sometimes a maze is just like a string, if you follow it you can get out.

However, there’s an exception…

Like a maze that sometimes have walls that are disconnected from the rest of them all.

Life sometimes have its other walls, it can get complicated, it has its pitfalls.

See, using a little logic may help you out in most cases but a higher form of algorithm is applied for some mazes.

Being able to translate it, we can move from one place to another and get out of it.

Life is like a Maze sometimes, it has its twists and turns and dead ends lie beyond some of its turns.

"If some passageways turn out to be dead ends or tight situations, never give up but find a way to 'transcend' one's own limitations." - kuskusbalungos

“If some passageways turn out to be dead ends or tight situations, never give up but find a way to ‘transcend’ one’s own limitations.” – kuskusbalungos

If we can keep track of where we’ve been even if we get lost we can still find our way back in.

If deep within ourselves we have faith, it makes it easier for us to translate.

We can get out of life’s mazes sometimes with just one hand and using no maps or getting no helping hand.

Translate: “Sometimes in life we all need a helping hand but sometimes ‘success’ lies within our own hand. If you believe you can do it then there’s a chance you can make it.”

Seriousness? Why So Serious?

"The best things in life aren't things... but 'Family'"
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Seriousness? Why So Serious?

Sometimes in life we are confronted by that “serious” question.

Each time we do, we take time to do a great deal of contemplation

Reflection, meditation, cogitation, i.e., serious thought or consideration

In every stage we come to reach or pass sometimes we ask

Our ambitions, objectives and goals have we reach at last?

Unachieved or the other way around there’s always a story

Sometimes unpredictable things happen… a part of the journey

Not what we wanted… but sometimes others are just quick to say… hastily

Easily putting certain things above others… some rush to judge eagerly

Sometimes things they say overshadow friendship, relationships and family yet they don’t know

So let’s ponder on one quote, “The best things in life aren’t things… but ‘Family!'” they should know

“The best things in life aren’t things… but ‘Family'”

“So why so serious all the time?”

“Loosen up from time to time.”

Interview with Master Luthier Sir Edgar del Rosario Rabago of ER Custom Guitars by Mitochondria

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Iligan City Master Luthier’s Interview

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Iligan City’s Renowned Custom Guitar Maker and Master Luthier, Sir Edgar del Rosario Rabago of ER Custom Guitars shares his opinion, tips and experiences in this Interview by Mitochondria Iligan.

Master Luthier Sir Edgar del Rosario Rabago at his shop When things are set into motion, Iligan City’s Custom Guitar Maker and Master Luthier, Sir Edgar R. Rabago (at his shop), at times burn the midnight oil in the name of passion (Photo courtesy of Sir ER Rabago, Retrieved from “Iligan City’s Renowned Custom Guitar Maker and Master Luthier, Sir Edgar del Rosario Rabago…” blog/article at duomaskus[dot]wordpress[dot]com).

“Proudly Iliganon!”

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E.R. Guitars (Courtesy of Sir Edgar R. Rabago) E.R. Guitars (Courtesy of Sir Edgar R. Rabago)

“If It’s Not In Writing, It Didn’t Happen!”

So It was written.

“Pics or It Didn’t Happen!”

So Pics were taken.

“Video Or It Didn’t Happen!”

So It was done then. 

Hi there! “Waz-zapenin’!”

We decided to do this blitzkrieg Luthier Q&A Video interview of…

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Pokemon Go: Just a Game, A Diversion, or Evil and Bad?

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Pokemon Go (Image retrieved from pokemongo.com)

Pokemon Go: An Interactive, Mobile Game (Image retrieved from pokemongo.com)

What is Pokemon Go?

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It’s a Game

Pokemon Go is a free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game developed by Niantic for iOS, Android, and Apple Watch devices.

 

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It was released in selected countries (including the Philippines) last July 2016, that’s according to en.wikipedia.org.

Pokemon!

Pokemon!

It’s like the “Virtual world” spliced with the “Real world.”

The "Virtual World" spliced with the "Real World"

Spliced together!

It has become one of the most successful App launched with millions of download.

Pikachu on my dashboard!

Pikachu on my dashboard!

It has made Nintendo’s shares skyrocket.

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And it took the world by storm as millions got into the Pokemon Go Craze, Pokemon Fever or Pokemania.

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Pokemon Fever! Caught the bug!

A Diversion

This fantasy role-playing game makes you go out, walk, jog, run or drive if you have transport. It’s added fun for those used to exercising like walking or jogging, or sore legs for others who just started.

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“It’s also a game that get’s one be up and about.”

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Be up and about…

If you’re a passenger that’s okay but it shouldn’t be played while driving!

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Not because your transport may be a gas guzzler but it is to avoid accidents from happening.

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A Passenger…

Even then, a number have been reported that were unfortunate, who failed to see and read “Warning Signs” which led to their untimely departure (from the real world).

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Now look where this GPS location thingy has led me to… Hair raising Steep (That’s a long way down to where the heck this place is! Hope my brakes don’t fail me!)

Evil and Bad?

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Since its release, a lot of talk over the web came out saying this and that.

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Onix! (Hoth Worm)

Many argue that it is “Just a Game” and “Just for fun” while many others have a different point of view.

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Magmar – Pokemon O’ Fire!

Do you really have to play the game to find out?

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Clefable

Or is the mere thought of the kind of game it is…

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Wigglytuff. Quick Move: Pound – Damage = 7, Charge Move: Play Rough – Damage = 55

…is already self-explanatory.

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Charmeleon!

“And the answer to this question is… on which side you’re on.”

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Voltorb!

If you ask those who play it, they’ll say it’s fun, good and has certain benefits like being able to be entertained, exercise, hangout, meet new friends, a date perhaps.

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Fiery!

Others have a different opinion and say exactly the opposite that it’s dangerous, satanic, demonic, and tied to occult.

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Gastly!

 Sticky situation?

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Muk!

Good or bad, whatever it is… We are all entitled to our own opinion and how we perceive things.

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Slowbro!

The world is still filled with people who have different attitudes, views, beliefs, outlook, thoughts and standpoint.

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Machop!

We still have our differences.

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Poliwrath!

Why is this so?

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Mankey!

When supposed to be we are all one and the same… Human beings.

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Jynx!

We have all been given the freedom of choice, right?

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Porygon!

So, Is this the reason why the world still has its differences?

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Arbok!

We do have our norms in society as a whole but in spite of that, taking ourselves out of the game and how one looks at it…

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Weezing!

We still don’t have peace and harmony in some lands around the world, we still have have war, pain, and suffering.

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Blastoise!

And about this game of pocket monsters, that are captured, and evolved to become better and more powerful Monsters that some call “Evil” isn’t really something new.

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We do have tons of games that may be dubbed “Violent and/or Evil” like some Shooting Games of the gory and head blowing kind.

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Or games that are named or are all about demons like “Doom and Diablo” that came out much earlier.

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Arcanine!

But these are just for entertainment right, make-believe.

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Snorlax!

So Pokemon Go is just a game.

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Sandshrew!

However, another question is, “Who are playing the games?” or shall we say, “How young the minds of the ‘Trainers’ should be?”

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Vileplume!

As a number of caring parents worry about the perceived influence and future effects on their kids ,based on how they see the kind of game it is… it is surely a cause for concern.

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Like a grinning Undertaker!

So shall Pokemon Go be a game only for grown-ups? …of the mature minds, emotionally mature?

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Golduck!

Or will one allow their younglings to play it because their kids want to join in the craze, …for the sake of fun?

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Dream Catcher!

Again it brings us back to this fever’s serious bone of contention.

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Cubone of Contention

But we must all remember and not to forget that…

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Koffing!

Parental Guidance is key in everything.

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Lickitung!

And everything starts at home.

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Rhyhorn!

“We must do what is right if it’s the right thing to do or We must do what is right because it’s the right thing to do?”

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Geodude!

No need to confuse yourself here folks… the difference in conjunction illicit’s more questions but the fact is…

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We all have that freedom of choice.

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Graveler!

There are many other things out there in this world other than this game’s climate of opinion that we may hear, see or do…

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Abra!

That if one isn’t mindful about their own feelings… I quote, “…may slowly make them turn to the dark side.”

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Trooper – “That’s no Moon! IT’S A TRAP! Gastly – “I have you now Trooper! You are unwise to lower your defences! Search your feelings… Only at the end do you realise the power of the Dark Side.”

To play this game or not?

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Snorlax!

You decide…

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Dragonair! (Dragonite youngling)

…as you see fit.

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“Monsut? Maybe to Pidgey, ‘Meowth’ is.”

Binging on

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Congregation and Feast after Hunting! (Center top: Halang-halang, Bottom right: Kilawin, Far right: Dinuguan, Bottom left: Humba, Far left: Paklay) Pokemon GO = “Yes,” GOuty = “…have a bad feeling about this.” Hyper-Pokemania = “Yes,” Hyperuricemia = “Space travel sound rather perilous.”

“Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we… hope to find more ‘Dratini’ Candy!”

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“Dough-moh Ah-ree-gah-toh-oo Goh-zah-ee-mas”

The GAS Must Be Crazy

Snapshot after drinking coffee at Yobz Office. (l-r) Yobz and Danzoy of Mitochondria Iligan with Yobz "Axes," a B.C. Rich Mockingbird and a Dean "DIME" Razorback Lightning Guitar (Photo courtesy of Yobz Tolentino)
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Guitar Acquisition Syndrome: “it’s just an interesting psychological phenomenon!”

“GAS: it’s priceless”

That beautiful GA Yupangco Co., & Inc. Store’s Washburn Heavy Metal Series, WV40 Vindicator’s acquisition would have made a lovely addition to the collection.

Washburn HM Heavy Metal Series, "Vindicator" Silver Metallic V Electric Guitar (Photo taken with permission from staff/Courtesy Mitochondria Iligan)

Washburn HM Heavy Metal Series, WV40 “Vindicator” Electric Guitar (Photo taken with permission from Yupangco’s staff/Courtesy Mitochondria Iligan)

But since the “priceless” had no “price” I just had to give myself a bit of advice, hoping this strange phenomenon will go into remission.

2008 Model WV40 "Vindicator" (Photo taken with permission from staff/Courtesy Mitochondria Iligan)

“…the ‘priceless’ had no ‘price.'” WV40 “Vindicator” (Photo taken with permission from Yupangco’s staff/Courtesy Mitochondria Iligan)

With a Custom-made one already done and next in line, still another one.

Custom-made Z MetalMan Series Inspired Axe (Courtesy Sir Edgar R. Rabago's FB)

Custom-made “Z” inspired Axe (retrieved from Sir Edgar R. Rabago’s FB)

I was under the impression this GAS will soon be over and come to a conclusion.

“I was sadly mistaken!”

“GAS up!”

After having Yobz Tolentino’s “Axe” in my hands on my day of visit, talking to myself in my head before going to bed, I said “The GAS Must Be Crazy,” it’s here to stay, Mercy!

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Yobz and Danzoy

So after passing up a good one, and four days of acute GAS exacerbation, this GAS sufferer finally came to a decision.

“Never pass up a good thing!”

GAS: “it’s just an interesting psychological phenomenon! ‘It’s a thing!'”

GAS: "it's just an interesting psychological phenomenon! 'it's a thing!'" (Photo courtesy of Yobz and Danzoy)

GAS: “it’s just an interesting psychological phenomenon! ‘It’s a thing!'” Rock On! \m/  (Photo courtesy of Yobz and Danzoy)

If thoughts of having no means and money at the moment is enough to stop ones case of GAS attack in its tracks, then that is so funny.

This affliction could not be contained in remission and eventually became a primary mission.

"'lovely and pointy' Dime ...became a primary mission" (Image courtesy of Yobz and Danzoy)

“‘lovely and pointy’ Dime …became a primary mission… ‘of mine'” (Image courtesy of Yobz and Danzoy)

So the Piggy bank was emptied for every last coin and dime… coz’ I had to get me that “lovely and ‘pointy'” Dime.

"Touch down"

“Touch down!” Rain or shine I have to make you mine, you “Dime” so fine (Razorback Lightning “Dime” from Dean Guitars).

“Full of surprises have you up your sleeve Trooper!”

"GAS sufferer, more to say, have you? Try this on for size and 'May the force be with you' (Kzzt!)"

“GAS sufferer, more to say, have you? Try this on for size and ‘May the force be with you’ (Kzzt!)”

"Oh look Commander! An egg. Won't be long till this one will hatch and bring forth another bout of them "Wild GAS Chase!"

“Oh look Commander! An egg. Won’t be long till this one will hatch and bring forth another bout of them “Wild GAS Chase!”

Axe “Tameshigiri” by Yobz Tolentino

Yobz Tolentino, a highly-skilled guitarist holding his guitar "Astro" (Courtesy of Yobz)

Yobz Tolentino, one of Iligan City’s highly-skilled guitarist holding one of his guitars “Astro” (Courtesy of Yobz)

Guitar Acquisition Syndrome: “it’s just an interesting psychological phenomenon!

I thought this “GAS” case was about to pass and just about it, but after getting a hold of Yobz’s “Axe,” “I never heard the end of it.

Well, our GAS sufferer here felt he was so on top of it, however, this GAS is a “fiesty” one I admit it.

But, hey, who says we can’t have fun as we go on our next guitar hunt, in this insatiable desire to get the next one.

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“If you’re one true “musikero,” sooner or later ‘GAS’ will eventually get you!”

 Thank You!

Written by: Kuskus Balongus

 GAS – Guitar Acquisition Syndrome or Gear Acquisition Syndrome