PEx Highlights

PROMO: The Book of Life

Join the promo and get a chance to win exclusive The Book of Life merchandise!

read more

Big Hero 6 Pins!

New movie pin alert! Join the movie discussion thread and collect all five Big Hero 6 pins!

read more

PHOTOS: Alaska Wins Laugher vs Champs

Calvin Abueva (21 points, 11 rebounds) and the Alaska Aces made a statement on Wednesday, dominating the Purefoods Star Hotshots in a laugher, 93-73.

read more

Top Female Celebrities

2 more weeks and she will officially be the IT GIRL of the month. Can her fans keep it up? Jane Oineza is still PEx's Top Female Celeb!

read more

Follow @pinoyexchange on Twitter

Be in the know! Follow @pinoyexchange on Twitter for community, movies, sports and promo updates.

read more

REVIEW: The Judge

Robert Downey Jr. takes off his iron suit and stars in this legal drama. Read our review here!

read more

Results 1 to 18 of 18
  1. #1

    The Origins of Ojo de la Plata

    Due to insistent public demand, I will now post the origin of my name. I copy-pasted it from a reaction essay I submitted in our Legal Writing Class. I hope you'd like it... Here it is...


    Ojo de la Plata
    A Reaction to Sharma’s “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari”

    It was 1833 when Ojo de la Plata, a mysterious Spanish pirate, was spotted on board a ship carrying the British flag sailing on a vast ocean. Little was known about this pirate except that he is Spanish and mysterious. In fact, no one knows how he got into a ship filled with English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish people. They rarely got the chance to ever talk to him because of his inability to speak any English word. He is but only known to them as Ojo de la Plata.

    But as weeks passed, Toothless Bill (one of the pirates on board) came to know what Ojo de la Plata means. It means “Eye of the Silver.” Even the meaning spells some mystery, however. Nevertheless, it gave them the idea why he is known by that name: he has foresight, he has vision (thus the "eye"). He is both gifted with the talent of foreseeing events and the talent of solving difficult problems with the use of analysis. Hence, the captain of the ship chose him as a close adviser.

    But this is a mere romanticization of nothing but a game I played three years ago. Ojo de la Plata is not real. It was not even a product of any literary mind. He was just another character of a game that I played. For months, I didn’t bother what his name means in English. But even when I finally learned, his name still mystifies me until today. Later on, I came to associate it with “Silver Bullet,” a legendary substance known to be the only thing that can kill a werewolf. This phrase evolved into an idiomatic expression which means “any straightforward solution perceived to have extreme effectiveness.” Yet, all these googling never clarified what the name ever means!

    I adopted the name to myself, nevertheless. I became Ojo de la Plata. And this, I carried with myself and made as an inspiration to do well in life. You see, I am a dreamer. I have so many dreams in life. I want to become a leader, either as a town mayor, a governor, a congressman, or even a president. It has always been my dream to serve the Philippines and transform it into the place I always wanted it to be: the best and most beautiful nation to live on earth. It is not impossible considering that we already have some of the best beaches and we are located in the tropics. We have all the sceneries and a little accentuation of Hispanic customs and traditions. What we only don’t have is a government that serves our best interests.

    As a law student, I am bent on learning how the government works and what laws are in place. I have already joined a new movement composing young professionals who advocate institutional political and economic reforms to achieve better socio-economic status for the Filipinos in the country. These are just some of the first few steps I am making to achieve my dreams.

    I am aware of how difficult it is to achieve these dreams. It takes strong willpower and dedication, among others. Yet, I know I have some qualities to achieve all these...

    -----------

    I have foresight. I have vision. I am Ojo de la Plata. Call it delusion. I call it inspiration...
    Please keep this as a secret. Not even my family, relatives and friends know this.

  2. Dec 12, 2011, 08:33 PM

  3. #2
    Inday doesn't like this.

    ------

    mababan si kujiyoshi. nagpopost ng pic ng private na tao.

  4. #3
    Type mo Ojo Dela Plata sa Google Image Search. Doon ko lang yan nakita.

  5. #4
    Sorry naman.. dati naman profile pic ni Ojo yung totoong picture niya eh. Ayaw kong ma-ban.

  6. #5
    hong cute cute talaga ni ojo!!!!

  7. #6
    Asan na ang ice cream VAN?

  8. #7

  9. #8
    Resident Teleporter carlhiro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Spaceship!
    ^

    Yuck! PEx Newbie!

    Nakura, asan na ang van?

  10. #9
    haha. sabihin niyo naman sakin ano yang van na yan!

  11. #10
    Bakit ako alam ko yung van ni Nakura? Ikaw andrew mas matagal ka pa sa akin sa Pex ha kalowka ka.))

  12. #11

  13. #12
    ang tagal naman ng van para sunduin si kuji

  14. #13
    @pav: di naman kasi talaga ako nagpepex. hanggang dito lang talaga sa pexos. haha.

    at wala talagang sumasagot kung ano ang van.

  15. #14
    this is where i thrash marimari678's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    jimmy jr.'s heart
    have a hay bulteyj xmas and a wayuk new year(pbb fanturd mode), nagulat naman ako sa thread na itey.

    van=ban

  16. #15
    Resident Teleporter carlhiro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Spaceship!
    Di ka nakinig sa usapan namin nina Nakura, Drew.

  17. #16

    cccaaa

    :dddddddddddddddddddd

  18. #17
    hello world.

  19. #18
    Baja Moderator starczamora's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    Location
    Not today, Satan!
    Leave Ojo alone!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Hot Topics

TRAVEL:

Palawan named best island in the world

Palawan named best island in the world

read more
CHIT CHAT:

Got any questions about the PBA? Ask Iron Coach!

Got any questions about the PBA? Ask Iron Coach!

read more
PBA:

Meralco opens PBA campaign with 2OT win against Barako Bull, 112-108

Meralco opens PBA campaign with 2OT win against Barako Bull, 112-108

read more
SPORTS:

Cignal spoils Mane 'N Tail's Superliga debut by way of four-set victory 25-15, 22-25, 25-19, 26-24

Cignal spoils Mane 'N Tail's Superliga debut by way of four-set victory 25-15, 22-25, 25-19, 26-24

read more
TV:

apl.de.ap returns to The Voice PH Season 2!

apl.de.ap returns to The Voice PH Season 2!

read more
NMFtv:

NBA 2K15 Exhibition Gameplay - Washington Wizards VS Los Angeles Clippers on PS4

NBA 2K15 Exhibition Gameplay - Washington Wizards VS Los Angeles Clippers on PS4

read more