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No Money for a Pool? These Guys Built One from Scratch

Having a swimming pool or any other water feature at home can be a truly nice addition to add value to your property and to also allow you to have other fun options to do, even without having to go out.

But having a swimming pool can be really expensive! You have to spend a lot of money in having one built, then also spend more to maintain the feature and ensure that the water is clean so that the users (most likely you and your own family!) would not get sick from the dirty water.

Photo credit: Primitive Survival Tool / YouTube

If you don’t have a lot of money, though, perhaps this idea by two YouTubers could help you have that swimming pool you have always wished for.

On YouTube channel Primitive Survival Tool, two guys made a swimming pool from scratch! And the end results are actually quite nice.

Photo credit: Primitive Survival Tool / YouTube

In the video shared on the channel, two guys could be seen building the swimming pool using crude tools like sticks which they sharpened so they can use it to dig the hole. It actually looks like they are working so hard in this video – and it’s difficult to imagine us even surviving a couple of hours just digging using these sticks!

Photo credit: Primitive Survival Tool / YouTube

The two dug the hole around what looks like an underground house. They must have spent at least one day just digging that hole.

Afterwards, they gathered clay and prepared the flat bricks. They spent more hours making those bricks from scratch, cooking them to perfection using a small wood fire.

Then, they put the bricks on the walls. They also decorated the pool and put a small bamboo bridge.

Photo credit: Primitive Survival Tool / YouTube

After they were done with the swimming pool, they gathered water from the river and poured this, bucket by bucket, until they were satisfied with the water level. Wow. It was difficult work but the two had a good time – and the new pool looks great! What do you think?

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Xian Gaza Gifts His GF’s Son with Own Condo for Christmas

After giving the kid an iPhone XR, Xian Gaza gifts his girlfriend’s eldest son with his own condo unit for Christmas! Whoa. Only Xian could think of giving his girlfriend’s young son a condo as gift, huh?

Xian Gaza Gifts Condo for Girlfriend’s Son

He’s been in the news so many times for his extravagant gifts and antics, including to celebrities but Xian Gaza appears to have outdone himself with the most extravagant gift of all – a condo unit that he gave to his girlfriend’s eldest son! Isn’t that incredible?

In a post that has gone viral once again on Facebook, Xian shares a picture of the kid with his face covered with a ‘Stay Home’ sticker. The boy was holding an iPad on one hand while using a smartphone with the other.

Xian wrote that when he talked with the kid via video call last September, the boy thanked him for the new iPhone XR he received as gift. He did not elaborate the reason for giving the gift to the kid but asked the boy whether he wanted to have his own condo as Christmas gift!

Photo credit: Christian Albert Gaza / Facebook

Surprised, the boy asked why he would give such a very expensive gift to him, but Xian just flippantly told him he’s rich.

Sobrang na-shookt siya kasi mahal daw masyado ang condo tapos bakit daw ipangreregalo ko lang. Sabi ko your Mommy’s boyfriend is rich kasi. Ngayong araw, nakalipat na siya sa condo. Thank you daw at very happy daw siya,” Xian proudly wrote.

The kid was not the only one who was surprised with the expensive gift, of course. Netizens could not believe that he would just so easily give away something that many people can’t even afford to buy even if they worked for many years.

But that’s just Xian. He loves to give away expensive gifts – even to celebrities he doesn’t appear to know personally! What do you think of the condo gift?

Buying a Condo in the Philippines

It is a financially good decision to buy a condo in the Philippines, particularly because it is easier to maintain than a large home. Also, it can be rented out via AirBNB and other options that let people rent out their place.

There are also lots of companies selling condos in malls, making it easier for people to buy these big-ticket items.

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Tekla’s Estranged Live-in Partner Asks for Rent Money, Groceries from Tulfo

Michelle Lhor asked for rent money and groceries from Raffy Tulfo!

Their story has angered a lot of netizens these past weeks, but Tekla’s estranged live-in partner drew netizens’ ire anew after asking for rent money, groceries from Raffy Tulfo. A lot of netizens were also angry that Tulfo is siding with the woman and even giving her a lot of help!

Michelle Asks for Money, Groceries

When Michelle Lhor Bana-ag asked help from Raffy Tulfo in Action, everyone was shocked by her accusations against the comedian. But as the story unfolded, many sided with Tekla who appears to be the victim of what netizens believe is a made-up story by his live-in partner because he no longer wants to support her vices.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

In other videos, Tekla and her friends showed the state of the condo that Michelle left – and it’s a complete mess. While Michelle claimed that Tekla made the condo look that way for a vlog, his friends pointed out that you can’t simply add the cockroaches and filth to a place to create that look.

Tekla staunchly denies all of Michelle’s accusations, especially the ones she made on the first episode of their story on Raffy Tulfo in Action. However, Tulfo was able to help the two smooth things out. But that meant Michelle had to live away from Tekla.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

As Tulfo wraps up the interview, however, he asked how Michelle and her child with Tekla are going to live now that they are out of the comedian’s house. Michelle admitted that they don’t have any money.

Eto nga po sana ang pakiusap ko sa inyo sir, kakapalan ko nalang sana yung mukha ko sir. Hihingi sana ako ng tulong kung pwede po sir matulungan niyo kami na mabayaran po yung bahay na tinutuluyan namin dahil magtatalong buwan na pong hindi nababayaran, baka mapaalis napo kami dito,” she said.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

Thus, Tulfo offered to give her money to cover 4 months of rent plus groceries for her and the baby. He pointed out that the food is not for Michelle’s ‘healthy’ sister. However, Michelle added that she also wants food for the 6 children in their care, the sons and daughters of their siblings.

So, Tulfo also promised to provide them with food. And because Michelle said she can’t find work because of her teeth, Tulfo also promised to have that fixed… Watch the video here:

What is the Meaning of Estranged?

Estranged means that the person is no longer someone who holds affection to another person. Such is a term often used for couples, close friends, or family members. For example, estranged husband or estranged daughter.

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Young Vlogger Gains Over 100k Subscribers after Celebrating Just 2 Subscribers

A young vlogger gains over 100k subscribers in one day after celebrating just 2 subscribers! Netizens happily supporting the young girl, despite her not having a lot of videos on her channel.

Young Vlogger Gains 100k+ Subscribers

These days, a lot of people have turned to vlogging to earn money. After all, there really is money in vlogging, with lots of vloggers building mansions and going on trips around the world with their earnings on YouTube and Facebook.

But before you can earn money on these platforms, you must have a lot of subscribers and views on your channel.

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Photo credit: Mary Grace Escober / Facebook

We hear so many celebrities who are celebrating their millions of subscribers but one girl, a newbie vlogger, touched hearts as she celebrated having 2 subscribers on her channel!

Happy 2 subscribers,” wrote Mary Grace Escober as she shared photos of the simple celebration she had to celebrate her YouTube channel. It might not be a monumental feat for many but for Mary Grace, it was something that made her really happy.

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Photo credit: Mary Grace Escober / Facebook

Her innocence and sweet photos touched the hearts of many netizens who quickly shared the story so the young girl can have more subscribers.

While she was only celebrating her 2 subscribers on October 12, the channel had grown so quickly and now has more than 123k subscribers, as of press time. The number is expected to grow as her story has gone viral. So many people are trying to help.

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Photo credit: Mary Grace Escober / Facebook

Having this many subscribers mean that Mary Grace might not need to wait for a long time for her channel to start earning. However, she still has to reach 4,000 watch hours before that happens.

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Photo credit: Mary Grace Escober / Facebook

Requirements for Monetization on YouTube

The following are YouTube’s requirements before a channel can start earning:

  • At least 1,000 subscribers.
  • At least 4,000 hours of watch time within the past 12 months
  • Adherence to the YouTube Partner Program policies, YouTube Terms of Service, YouTube spam policies, and the Community Guidelines
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