§ siboliban.org

Frequently Asked Questions

  • So, what's your name?
    Bangbay Siboliban.
  • Is that your real name?
    Yes, you can't make that stuff up. Unless of course, it's an anagram of something else, like Vivian Darkbloom (Vladimir Nabokov).
  • So, how do you pronounce Bangbay?

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  • What about Siboliban?

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  • Together?

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  • What if I don't have a sound card or am deaf?
    Okay, bahng-buy (like buy me a vowel) see-bo-lee-bahn. No “a” sounds like “apple!” “Ah” sounds like “Open up and say “ah!”
  • That's too hard to pronounce. Can I come up with a nickname for you?
    NO!
  • What kind of name is Bangbay Siboliban?
    It's Lao. By the way, back to anagrams, here's one for my name: Ban Big Baby in Laos. Who is “Big Baby?” I don't know, but it reminds me of that Stone Temple Pilots song “Big Bang Baby.”
  • So, are you a man or a woman?
    I graduated from Barnard College.
  • What does that mean?
    I guess it doesn't mean anything, but Barnard is the most selective women's college in the USA. Visit its Web site.