Archive | March 2009

More Things About Me and Best Post

Vee tagged me to yet another revealing tag…a tag which would tell you 100 things about me. But people who are doing this tag have not checked the numbering. Its actually 87 questions. One made a mistake in numbering and rest followed!!! And I made it 86 as I don’t like odd numbers.

Here I go:-

1. Last beverage → Water
2. Last phone call–> 1 hour ago
3. Last text message→ 12 hours ago
4. Last song you listened to→ Genda Phool from Dilli 6
5. Last time you cried→ Don’t remember

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Memories of Ragging

Ragging and its consequences are in the news again after the death of a 19 yr old medical student recently. Debates and discussions are going on the issue of prevention of ragging and enforcement of laws. My post, however, is not on that topic. My post is on the fond memories of ragging I have from my B.E. days and the effect it had on us.

On the first night in hostel, we had the huge task of memorizing all our hostel seniors’ names and hometowns and our introduction in Hindi. Thank god I had pretty good memorizing power and I was in Electrical Engineering branch which was easily translated into “Vidyut Abhiyantriki”. We pitied the girls of CSE or Electronics.I also chose Philately as my hobby to avoid any further questions and it was one of the cleverest decisions of my life 😀 [ You can check out samples of my stamp collection here] Only one 4th yr senior was smart enough to think of a question to ask me regarding Philately. She asked me what was the image on Rs 1 stamp and I answered correctly. She let me go 🙂

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Results of Quiz and Best Post

March 22 was International World Water Day and to celebrate the day and to spread awareness about water shortage and water conservation, I conducted a quiz in my last post. The response from readers was poor and only 6 people took the quiz. 😦

*Trumpets, bells, orchestra*

And the winner is :- Biju Mathews !!! *Applause*

He got 20 correct answers out of 22!! The runner up is Aathira who got 18 correct answers. Biju gets to display this wonderful badge [designed by Blogosphere’s official Badge Designer Chirag] on his blog’s sidebar.

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The Water Day Quiz


International World Water Day is held annually on 22nd March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating 22 March 1993 as the first World Water Day.

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25 Random Things and Best Post

Eye-in-sty-in tagged me to do the infamous 25 Random Things tag which  everyone seems to be doing on Facebook. [Here is a funny video on that] Apparently someone brought that tag in blogosphere.

So here goes….

1. I have very low tolerance for any sort of chilli in food.But I don’t like bland food either.

2. I am very possessive about my stuff and I don’t like borrowers except my loved ones.

3. Few months back I bought Chandamama Collector’s Edition. This collection features some of the most memorable stories in the last 60 years. Yup! I like Chandamama even now. 🙂

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Funny Stuff and Best Post

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Vishesh aka the Smiley Man tagged me to do the Smiley Tag. His rules are :-

So all you have to do is post some funny pics/write something which will make people smile and/or laugh. And ya you have to begin the post with a line of smileys like how I have done

Now, I don’t have skills of writing humor like Dinesh or Nikhil. So I will stick to posting funny videos and images. (You can check out my humorous posts under the tag HUMOR on my side bar)

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