Rock Your Awk Entry: KiKiPosted November 22nd, 2011 At 2:52 pm By MTV ASIA
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This moment happened during my first few weeks of being a college student. I was a freshman and was figuring out who to hang out with. I had this classmate, who was like a male version of Medusa, whom everyone avoided – almost everyone tried their best not to befriend him too. He wasn’t necessarily bad or obnoxious. He was just… creepy? He also had this weird vibe. I didn’t hate him because he was one of my first friends in college but my friends weren’t really a fan of him. Thus, we created a “codename” for him so nobody would know that we were talking about him. His codename was “Kiki” and every time he was near, my friends would yell “KIKI ALERT! KIKI ALERT!” And then we’d laugh and run away from him. He was really touchy, clingy and would always follow you around. The way he stares at you would trigger you to hang on to the outfit you’re wearing. My friends avoided him so I followed suit and avoided him too.
I had a morning interview at a university organisation I wanted to join and what woke me from my sweet slumber that day was a phone call from “Kiki” asking me where I was. The schedule of interviews for that organisation was way different and it seemed almost impossible to have a classmate having the same schedule as you. Just when things got creepy, it got creepier. When I arrived for the interview, I saw Kiki sitting on the couch looking at me with those eyes. He told me that he had just finished being interviewed. He proceeded to say, “I’ll wait for you until you finish your interview.” I just nodded, because I didn’t trust my voice for fear it would give me away.
After the interview, Kiki kept his word and waited for me. That could’ve been sweet if it weren’t creepy. And he said four words that almost caused me a heart attack: “Let’s eat breakfast together”. NO WAY. CREEPY. But I agreed anyway because I was really hungry. So there we were, eating, and I kept a good distance from him. A friend of mine, a self-proclaimed member and founder of A.K.S (Anti-Kiki-Society), messaged me, asking me to meet him in campus right away. I saw the light at that moment but I realised I couldn’t just leave Kiki and my delicious plate of unfinished breakfast, which was the more important matter. My A.K.S Friend asked me where I was and who I was with and I replied “I’m with Kiki right now! HELP! I can’t escape him!” and I hit send. I was talking to Kiki the whole time I was replying my A.KS Friend. After awhile, I was bothered that my friend didn’t reply so I proceeded to check my sent items. And I realised I had accidentally sent the message to Kiki, who was sitting right in front of me and who was also holding his phone in his hand! When I realized what I did, I looked up slowly and when I looked at him, I turned into stone. I was frozen and I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t know if he had already read the message and I didn’t know what to say.
It looked like Kiki hadn’t read the text so I borrowed his phone, pretending to use it to call someone. I went to his Inbox but the message wasn’t there! Fortunately, he wasn’t using the phone line I sent the message to. That phone was with his friend. So I messaged the other line immediately and asked his friend to erase the message explaining that I accidentally sent it to the wrong person. And boy, I thought I was saved. I was, until the next day came. My A.K.S friends told me that Kiki sent them a message about being stabbed in the back so I guessed he was talking about me. However, I never received that message.
If you’re reading this, “KiKi! I’m so sorry! But it was really fun to say ‘KIKI ALERT! KIKI ALERT!’ and run away from you. By the way, you’re not creepy anymore. Just a… little.” – Jean Edfhel Pascual, Philippines
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