Saturday, January 19, 2013

5

Today marks the 5th year and the last day of The Deadbeat Club.

With 648 blog posts (13 of which I did not write), 25,487 comments, and over 65,000 visitors, Raft3r is extremely grateful.

Below are the quotable quotes from the past 12 months:

Is having an ugly baby a curse? (Straight Outta Hell’s Kitchen)

By the way, checking yourself out in the mirror does not actually change how you really look. (The Mirror Has Two Faces)

Internet connection is way crappier if provided by Globe. (Same Ol’ Story)

Given how men are such assholes, women will have plenty to sing about in the years to come. (Let The Beat Hit ‘Em)

Men give flowers on Valentine's. Women reciprocate this gentlemanly gesture by surrendering their flower. (Life Is A Flower)

Mom was alarmed that I had a thing for black women. (Queen Of The Night)

But like any other good fairy tale, Prince Charming Raft3r eventually broke her heart. (Isn’t It Romantic?)

Valentines is the loneliest day in the life of any single woman. (Lonely Hearts Club)

Love is just a four letter word. Why be so affected by it? (Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough)

You can always choose to be happy. (Life)

Just because I smile every time we run into each other at the hallway does not mean I like you. (Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood)

The Philippines is a nation of spitters. (Life Swallower)

I am not built that way. (Drive My Car)

Love is otherwise known as martyrdom. (What Is Love)

You know you are getting older when you wrote your undergraduate thesis using WordStar 4 processor. (Don’t Look Back In Anger)

You can always cheat death by pretending you want to die. (Wanted Dead Or Alive)

Bakit ba mas maepal pa ang kabit kesa sa legal wife? (No Other Woman)

Lawyers are indeed liars. (Boy On A String)

I would have admired them more if they sharpened their minds instead. (Mysterious Ways)

All Raft3r got from a breakup were unpaid bills. (The Social Network)

Why would any self-respecting man shave his armpits? (Give Me One Reason)

Isn't it ironic how death turns out to be the best teacher in life lessons? (Game Changer)

Yelling and screaming should be limited to horror movies. No exceptions. (Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close)

Who would have thought people of that age are still very much sexually active. (The Bridges Of Madison County)

I have a weird relationship with God. (Losing My Religion)

When politicians talk about integrity, good governance, public accountability, transparency in office, Raft3r couldn't help but cringe. (Devil Inside)

If you have a choice and your husband abandons you, would you rather lose him to another woman or a man? (The Crying Game)

It just dawned on me that if I am as committed to any relationship as I am with The Deadbeat Club, I would have been married by now. (Rhythm Of Love)

I believe my best feature is the ability to make fun of myself. (The Best Of Me)

What would you do if your partner refuses to put out? (Let’s Get It On)

Life without me would be one bumpy ride. (You Owe Me Nothing In Return)

Of all the girls I have been with, you were the only one I said "I love you" to. And I meant it. (Somebody That I Used To Know)

When all else fails, flirt. (Gotta Get Thru This)

I will get married for money. (Ball And Chain)

Without much work experience, I have nothing to offer but my good looks. (Nice To Know You)

When a romantic comedy is done just right, even a hardened cynic like Raft3r can still get giddy. (Hello Stranger)

But among total strangers and for you to call me kuya - when you look a decade older than me - is downright insulting. (Up Out My Face)

The Philippines is the real star of the movie. (Bourne Legacy)

Isn't it a breath of fresh air when the girl plays the bad guy? (We Break The Dawn)

Robert Arevalo's character is the perfect representation of myself when I turn 75 years old. (The Healing)

It would take more than a bad weather to dampen the Filipino Spirit. (Anything But Down)

Why would I stand as witness to an institution that I have very little regard for. (The Bride Wore Black)

Meet the ever reliable baby oil, Raft3r's best friend. (I Touch Myself)

Unlike Senator Sotto, Raft3r likes to cite his sources. (Why Can’t It Be)

I will never EVER be good for you. (I Write Sins Not Tragedies)

Just for the sake that someone would personally handle my wake and funeral, I will get married. (Why Did I Get Married?)

Unlike most men, this girl has balls. (We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together)

Raft3r might just be the first person to be penalized and imprisoned for sarcasm. (Live To Rise)

Lawyers and fixers are almost one and the same animal. Both are equally dubious and conniving. (Of All The Things)

My butt is a star - whether online or in real life. (Right Down The Line)

I almost fell in love with you. (The Thing That Should Not Be)

That doesn't mean that I don't have a heart. It only means you're insignificant. (Why Should I Cry For You?)

If she doesn't swallow, she ain't worth keeping. (All The Right Moves)

The truth is I would rather be alone than be with YOU. (Easier Than Love)

But I'm pretty sure that they would rather see Derek Ramsay naked than be my bedfellow. (The Opposite Of Sex)

Not all problems can be solved. (Listen)

So ladies if you're looking for Mr. Right, you have to go through Raft3r first. (Mr. Wrong)

Post script: Click here for 2011, 2010, 2009, and 2008 one-liners. So which one is your favorite year?

75 comments:

Janice suarez said...

I'll miss Malibay! Come up with a new site and share your gift of writing. It's a crime not to! You'll be missed raft3r! Meantime, I'll settle with Dennis from HR next door for an occasional dose of wit and sarcasm.

Denoy Eusebio said...

janice suarez, Hehe. Thanks, Jan! Salamat.

Visual Velocity said...

Favorite ko yung early years when you featured Madam prominently in your blog. Ngayon you don't even mention her. Hurt raw siya.

Denoy Eusebio said...

visual velocity, Nyahaha. Sya nga lang ang political figure na may blog label dito na "bitch," eh. Si Bonsai lang any may Bitch series sa Mali Bay. Hehe. Thanks, Andy!

Visual Velocity said...

Hahaha. I know, she's like the very epitome of bitch-hood. Goddess level ito.

Irma Arricivita said...

Wow, this is your longest entry ha. And the last one. Sniff sniff. Come back ha, from a perspective of a married man. Naks. Hopeful.

Denoy Eusebio said...

visual velocity, Oo. Hindi sya nakakasawa. Hehe

irma arricivita, I guess it's true. I have a lot more to rant about once I'm married. Nyahaha. Thanks, Irms!

Ganns said...

It was a good run, Best Friend. I'm awfully proud of you. See you in the real world. :)

Denoy Eusebio said...

ganns, Best friend! Salamat. Could not have done it without you. Kaya thank you din.

prinsesamusang said...

pafireworks display ako to celebrate. :)

Denoy Eusebio said...

prinsesamusang, Galante! Thanks, Musang. I will see you around...

Baby Francine said...

Great job, baby. Great job.

Denoy Eusebio said...

baby francine, Hehe. Thanks, baby. I'm ready for the real world!

Archieviner said...

Mamimiss ko tong blog mo. Kahit ne'to ko lang nasubayan. Good luck sa mga plans mo sa life. Congrats ulit sa iyong married life. Sana'y di mo kami makalimutan :)

You will be missed ;)

Denoy Eusebio said...

archieviner, Salamat for all the kind words. Kita kits na lang muna sa Twitter. Don na muna kita kukulitin. Hehe

gbert said...

did you know that for your every post, i also double check whether the title is really of a song or a movie?

do more awesome things offline as you are online. pag bumisita ka na dito sa singapore, let me know.

Denoy Eusebio said...

gbert, Aba. Masunurin. May comment nga. Hehe. Pag di natuloy travel plans ko for August ay tatahak na lang ako sa Gapor ng July. Thanks, Gbert!

yummy friend said...

It feels it's only yesterday when you were trying out this platform, yet it's been five years, and now you're closing The Deadbeat Club. Your snarky posts will be missed. Let us know if you plan to reconsider. Love you!

Denoy Eusebio said...

yummy friend, Salamat! Thank you sa pagiging web administrator ko, grammar checker ko, at number one reklamador ko kapag sapilitan na ang pag-comment. Nyahaha. I love you and see ya soon!

Wendy said...

Ay Raft3r, I'll miss your candor and sarcasm! Godspeed on your future endeavors. :)

Denoy Eusebio said...

wendy, Naks! Parang nasa job interview ako, ah. Nyahaha. Thanks, Wends. Kaw naman ang dapat mag-blog na uli! Hehe

fiel-kun said...

Sabi mo walang iwanan. Sabi mo walang susuko. Sabi mo.... choz! :D

Naku sir Denoy, ma-miss ko ng subra itong munting tahanan mo sa mundo ng blogosperyo. Anuman ang dahilan mo kung bakit kailangan mong lumisan sa pagsusulat dito ay lagi mong tatandaan na naka full support ako sayo.

I guess, this isn't goodbye yet.

Denoy Eusebio said...

fiel-kun, Nyahaha. Did I say any of those words? Hehe. Thanks sa support. Salamat talaga!

Overthinker Palaboy said...

magkakaron ba ng tsansa na babalik ka sa pagsusulat ditO?

pambihirang patis naman! ayaw mong paabutin ng pitong taon? mas maswerte yun :P

Denoy Eusebio said...

overthinker palaboy, Bomalabs. Hehe. Salamat sa pagbisita palagi dito. Sayang at ngayon lang halos nagtagpo ang mga blogs natin.

Overthinker Palaboy said...

ay talaga. aasa pa rin ako. hahaha. kahit false hope. hahaha. in case lang na mag iba ang ihip ng hangin at nag- resurrect o naborn again o may bago kang inire na blog site , timbrehan mo lang ako.

oh well, hindi ako marunong sa mga pamamaalam shiz.

atticus said...

sana ang kapalit mo ng pagtatapos ng iyong blog ay ang ma-inlab ka at magpakasal. in three months! i mean it.
oo! mangyayari iyan!
*kutos!*

Denoy Eusebio said...

overthinker palaboy, May Twitter ka? Don tayo magbalitaan! Hehe

atticus, 3 months? Maybe 3 years. Yun feasible pa. Medyo. Nyahaha. Salamat for being my online ate. Salamat sa lahat ng payo at sa lahat ng batok. Hehe. Peace!

Overthinker Palaboy said...

ser denoy, wala e. baka masira ang buhay ko sa twitter. haha.

sandali, bakit nga pala bubuwagin mo na tong deadbeat club? anong meron???????

Denoy Eusebio said...

overthinker palaboy, Hehe. Masaya don. Madaming haters! Nyahaha. Tagal nako may Twitter account. Pero last year lang ako naging active. Hehe

Wendy said...

Hahaha oo nga so formal. Anyway, I'll still see u. Im sure mamimiss ko lang ang mga kalokohan mo dito sa blog mo. And remember pala, iimbitahin mo ko sa kasal mo ha. Lol, mag-impose ba.

Denoy Eusebio said...

wendy, Hehe. Of course, you're invited! Saka matagal-tagal payon. Nyahaha

Anonymous said...

Seryosos 'to?!? Sayang ang talent mo! Bakett?
-mhel

Denoy Eusebio said...

mhel, Wow. Talaga? May talent ako? Nyahaha. Thank you for being one of my biggest cheerleaders, ha. See you soon!

hoshi said...



wala akong favorite year e, pero ang gusto kong series mo ay yung kay jun-jun the rest very raft3r na. hahaha...yung tatawa ka o mapapangiti na lang sa kalokohan.

yung pagiging blogger, memorable sa akin yung nag-comment ka sa pupu series ko na nasa abroad ka pa. nag-c-CR ka ata nun sa Washington. chuz.

Denoy Eusebio said...

hoshi, Nyahaha. 2008 yon kung nasa DC ako. Ako naman basta may comment ka, fave post ko na agad yon. Totoo. Kasi mas natatawa pa ako sa comment mo kesa sa naisulat ko, eh. Taob si Raft3r sayo. Isang dahilan yan kung bakit retirado nako. Hehe

len said...

I just hate goodbyes.

Thank you for the five years that you've shared yourself with us. See you on Twitter! :)

Denoy Eusebio said...

len, Ako din. Hehe. Thank you, Chief. Salamat din sa lahat. =)

gillboard said...

babalik ka rin. hehehe

captcha: dedfrend

Denoy Eusebio said...

gillboard, Parang hindi den. Nyahaha. Salamat, Gibo. Meeting you was a highlight sa pagiging blogger ko. Hehe

Dorm Boy said...

Kampay sa 5 taong pagbblog! Sana may ikalawang libro ang Deadbeat Club! =)

Sana mangati ka ulit magsulat at magblog ulit!

Good bye Raft3r!

Denoy Eusebio said...

dorm boy, Salamat! Pero sapat na ang 5 years. Stressful din mag-blog, ah. Hehe. Thank you for making The Deadbeat Club your tambayan!

pete said...

panalo

Denoy Eusebio said...

pete, Salamat din sa lahat ng pang-aalaska mo dito! Hehe

bulakbolero.sg said...

Dood!

Salamat sa maiikling kwento na nakakawili. Naging tambayan ko tong malibay ng ilang taon. Saludo ako sa estilo mo ng pagsusulat, idol!

*** tagal ko na hindi nagcocomment sa blog, pero exemption 'to ngayon bilang ang lakas sakin ni denoy. Nyahahaha.

Denoy Eusebio said...

bulakbolero.sg, Salamat sa sapilitang comment. Nyahaha

Anonymous said...

This has been a constant companion in my train rides to the office for the last 5 years.
I gotta find something else to mentally stimulate me now.
See you in a couple of months! I'll again encounter that wit & sarcasm of yours firsthand.

Love you and your brilliant vocabulary.

Your travel bud,
Millet

Denoy Eusebio said...

millet, Wow. Surprised ako sa comment kahit na I requested you do this. Hehe. Salamat!

tina said...

Ill miss your blog! and mga quotable quotes. pwede na tong gawing booklet por giveaways. hahaha. sa twitter na lng at efbi ako makikibalita sayo Denoy! hihi

Denoy Eusebio said...

tina, Bakit for giveaways? Dapat may bayad! Hehe. Thanks, Tin. See you soon. Sana!

Elsa said...

Fave ko yun mga early years mo.

Denoy Eusebio said...

elsa, Early years? Eh, hindi kapa reader non! Hehe

Ahmer said...

thank u for sharing ur life to us =)
sana ma meet na kita in person. artista lang? haha

Denoy Eusebio said...

ahmer, Nyahaha. Panalo. Oo, ba. Nais din kitang masilayan. Malapit na yan. Hehe. Salamat din for being a big part of The Deadbeat Club. Apir!

Eternal Wanderer... said...

waaaaa

batet???

:(

Denoy Eusebio said...

eternal wanderer, Hanggang dito nalang talaga. Salamat sa palagi mong pagbisita dito. :)

The Gasoline Dude™ said...

Babalik ka rin!

Denoy Eusebio said...

the gasoline dude, Hehe. Maybe in another platform. Tapos na talaga ang The Deadbeat Club. Kaya salamat sayo. Alam mo bang yun site is one of my top referrer?

Phioxee said...

ngayun pa nga ako nagawi dito tapos na???

Denoy Eusebio said...

phioxee, Hehe. You are more than welcome to backread. Thanks!

eden said...

Sorry for the late visit. I was in the Phils for a holiday and just arrived a few days ago.

We gonna miss your blog. Hope you change your mind and continue blogging.

Denoy Eusebio said...

eden, Kamusta bakasyon!

Anonymous said...

Sad naman ako at mawawala na deadbeat club
Bakit naman?
It brought smiles on very challenging days..

Denoy Eusebio said...

anonymous, Don't be sad. Madami pang ibang blogs dyan. Hehe

Kane said...

Wala bang despedida???? What happened Dennis? Or would you rather not talk about it?

Denoy Eusebio said...

kane, Dennis talaga? Hehe

zezil said...

Ay. Kung kelan naman ako nag subscribe. Haha. Back reading time! Very fun and interesting. God bless on your new chapter, online/offline. :)

Denoy Eusebio said...

zezil, Salamat and enjoy!

ahmer said...

twas nice meeting you! =P

Denoy Eusebio said...

ahmer, Likewise. Hehe

Vernon said...

This is cool!

Denoy Eusebio said...

vernon, Thanks!

The Islander said...

kakabalik ko lang, ba't paalam na agad?! anong meron? :D

just wanna say "buhay pa ko". (who cares?) LOL

Denoy Eusebio said...

the islander, No one blogs anymore. Hehe

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