#SONA2017: Drinking game, extreme close-ups, and more
MANILA, Philippines – The annual State of the Nation Address always generates a lot of buzz on social media, as people take to Facebook and Twitter to post their running commentaries. From poking fun at the fashion choices of legislators to their thoughts on what the President has to say, here are some of the funny tweets from #SONA2017:
First order of business, get your drinks ready for this year's SONA drinking game. What's your poison of choice?
SONA 2017 Drinking Game.— florin hilbay (@fthilbay) July 24, 2017
For every curse or mention of "drugs," a shot of vodka or whiskey, a sip of wine, or a gulp of beer.
Before the President delivered his address, lawmakers hit the red carpet. Can you spot the senators who used Brand X? (Read: IN PHOTOS: What people are wearing at the SONA 2017)
Meanwhile, Nancy Binay's pants raise a couple of questions with a throwback to last year's accessory:
There were also several quips about this year's SONA cinematography (READ: Brillante Mendoza to direct Duterte's second SONA):
Brillante Mendoza is shooting a horror movie.— Phil Dy (@philbertdy) July 24, 2017
We, UP Film Circle, condemn the use of unnecessary zoom-in sa pores and sa eyes—(@asshulz) July 24, 2017
To no one's surprise, the President goes off-script:
#SONA2017 is like a drinking session with your grandpa when you're just having fun then suddenly it turned into giving you a life lesson.— M.A. Buendía HD (@MABuendiaHD) July 24, 2017
I swear this SONA is the FB comments section brought to life.— Luigi Cat (@luwedgie_) July 24, 2017
"I don't know if I can make another SONA"— —chingu (@ch1ng0alz) July 24, 2017
BEST THING I'VE HEARD SA BUONG PAGSASALITA MO BESH
And the running tally for the curse words began:
Putangina - 5— Jeck ツ (@iamcirej) July 24, 2017
GAGO - I
Son of a bitch - II
Shit - I
Tarantado - I
Nyeta - I
Gungong - I#SONA2017
Take aways from #SONA2017 so far:— Carlo Santos (@tayapski) July 24, 2017
The state of the nation is putang ina.
Of course, there are those who still found time for hugot:
SONA - State Of the Nation Address— Al-Oliver Reyes (@oliverxalonzo) July 24, 2017
on the other hand
SONA - State of Naiwan Ako
SONA - State of the Nation Address— nica (@veronikkuh) July 24, 2017
SAAN - State of paghahanap ng lugar ko sa'yo
The SONA finally wrapped up after two hours. Have you written your reaction papers yet?
SHORT HORROR STORY: Reaction paper about the SONA. #SONA2017— Jomar Dela Rosa (@jomardlrs) July 24, 2017
What did you think of this year's SONA? What moments stood out to you? Let us know in the comments below! – Rappler.com
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