(SPOT.ph) In case you missed it, the price of chili has skyrocketed in the past few weeks. In certain wet markets around Metro Manila, the price of siling labuyo went up to P1,000 per kilo—prompting Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol to urge consumers to plant their own sili. Despite the news, many Filipinos found the humor in the situation and got a little creative with their social media posts. Here are some of the 10 funniest memes and tweets in reaction to rising siling labuyo prices.
Friend 1: Anong baon mo?— HHFB on vacation (@HHFlashbacks) September 9, 2018
Friend 2: Spicy adobo.
Friend 1: Yes namaaaan, yaman! May sili!
It seems like chili is the new truffle.
Here's to alternative payment options.
Crossing our fingers that this doesn't actually affect spicy Chickenjoy prices.
Grabe talaga yung mga Atenista! Nang iiwan ng mamahalin na gamit kung saan saan pic.twitter.com/fMwb7KpnHJ— Roberto Nazal (@johnny_bROBo) September 13, 2018
Never leave your valuables unattended!
Hypebeasts, take note.
Pati rin pala sa Plants VS Zombie, mahal na yung sili. pic.twitter.com/8nll2ZaR60— —— h e a r t l e s s (@heartlesshmp) September 13, 2018
Art imitates life.
Imagine diving into a red-hot pile of siling labuyo.
OH TANGNA SILI NA ANG BATAYAN NGAYON KUNG MAYAMAN KA O HINDE! pic.twitter.com/DvomBPzRuV— BADTRIP (@BadtripKaDre) September 12, 2018
Eleanor Young is shaking.
Buti pa presyo ng sili nag mahal, tapos ikaw hindi kaparin minamahal????— Jamill (@ilovejamilll) September 10, 2018