With the rain pouring down, the #pickupohugot challenge became this week’s TikTok trending challenge. Perhaps the downpour grounded our users indoors and gave them a chance to reconnect with their hearts.
For those who aren’t in-the-know yet, a pickup /ˈpikˌəp/ is a conversation opener to romantically engage someone. Meanwhile, a hugot /ˈho͞o, ɡɒt/ (pull out) is an act of verbally pulling out strong sentiments from the depths of the heart.
With your relationship status, we’ll help you decide if huhugot ka ba? O pi-pickup? And, of course, with more feels this rainy season.
1. Status: Married
A cold, rainy day is the best time to reignite the flame in a married life.
Husbands, review your classic pickup line that made her say, YES!
On top of it, warm up her heart with a steamy bowl of ramen AND bulalo.
Yes, both because she’s still undecided.
Extra macho points for cooking it yourself! Don’t forget to take a vid because we want to know your recipe.
And, as your wife would say, this is not a request. It’s an order.
Pickup or hugot. Both can be
Wife, nag only when your cheeks are on fleek! Believe me, you’ll look fiercer.
Check out beauty vids from TikTok users all over the world.
It’s important that you feel good about yourself because happy wife is happy life!
2. Status: In a relationship
We know this cuddle weather makes you feel mushy with your S.O. and we can’t get enough of it. We want more! Rain creates the romantic setting to deliver your best pickup lines. Be the oppa of her dreams! TikTok will back you up with filters to achieve that K-Drama cinematography.
3. Status: No Label/ It’s complicated
A moment of silence for you people whose are stuck in the limbo of relationships.
Pickup o hugot, wala pa ring kayo! It’s time to change your status, dear.
Jump to number 6.
4. Status: Friendzoned
No more pickups, my friend. Hugot is for you.
Don’t blame yourself. It’s not you. It is your friend’s inability to see you as their lover. Exactly the way that you only see me as a friend. :’(
Upload that hugot and let us both move on.
5. Status: Fresh-from-a-breakup Single
This is your turf. You have the most legit reason to hugot this season because we feel you! TikTok even has a Hugot Playlist tearfully curated just for you.
6. Status: Single by Choice
If you’re from number 4, Congratulations! You’re finally choosing yourself.
Who says single gents and ladies need to be in constant search for a partner?
Word: Look good and feel good! Let out all them coats and boots you’ve been hoarding from last month’s online shopping sale because OOTD is life! A little fall of rain won’t ever dampen a true fashionista’s style. It’s not a wet road, darling. It’s a silver runway! Strut!
Fish for compliments and pickup lines because you’re dressed to the nines.
7. Status: Single and ready to mingle