VIRAL: What is #ManilaEncounters
March 4, 2019 Victoria Luz
Started out as a fun tabletop RPG thread in Twitter, the hashtag #ManilaEncounters became much more than that!
In the past few days, it became the talk of the town. It archived and shared unusual and spooky “Manila E
Somehow, it made me think about what power lies beyond
Those entries for the hashtag are downright creepy. Imagine living your mundane and boring city life, only to find out that you’re living in the center of your best and worst fantasy, right? Even in these simple stories, they bring out the rich Philippine culture from history books and tales that were once forgotten. Think your neighbor is an
The Hugot-Themed #ManilaEncounters stories
So aside from the Philippine folklore, superstitions, and urban legend inspirations, we can’t forget those that got the
Personally, I agree with them. But somehow, the
But hey, #ManilaEncounters is doing wonders in our writing community. So maybe we can just stop the hate and appreciate the stories we read. Everyone has a story to tell, it might be good, it might be bad. So what? We all have our own Manila encounter that we want to share. So why not, right?
Anyway, if you want to check out the best #ManilaEncounters then you better check it here! @MillennialofMNL compiled short entries for the hashtag, featuring both horror-stricken and