20 March, 2008

Say Yes or No!

Came across this post in my flat mate's blog. Decided to answer them too! :)

Gone on a blind date - No

Skipped school - Never, was in boarding school all my life!

Watched someone die - No

Been to abroad - Yes

Been on a plane - Yes

Been lost - Yes, Everyday Business

Been on the opposite side of the country - No

Swam in the ocean - Yes

Cried yourself to sleep - No

Played cops and robber - Yes

Recently colored with crayons - Yes

Sang Karaoke - Yes

Paid for a meal with coins only? - Yes! 25 bucks at Murugan idli Kadai

Done something you told yourself you wouldn't? - Did my upper lip! :(

Made prank phone calls - Hah, Yes!

Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose - No

Caught a snowflake on your tongue - Yes

Danced in the rain - Yes

Written a letter to Santa Claus - Yes, just once. In 2 std. When I heard of Santa first.

Been kissed under the mistletoe - No

Watched the sunrise with someone you care about - Yes, thanks Besant Nagar beach

Blown bubbles - Yes, Coimbatore municipality exhibition in Gandhipuram.

Gone ice-skating - No, just skating.

Gone to the movies - Yes. (Miss Satyam)

Ever sung to anyone on the phone - Yes :) :)

Heard your own voice recorded - Yes

Longest phone call - Many 1 hours

Lost a phone - :( Yes! once!



1. Any nickname - Pragi, Peepu, Ajjhu, Loadssss!

2. Mother's name - Sachu

3. Favorite drink - Grape Tang

4. Tattoo - No

5. Body Piercings - Ears

6. How much do you love your job - Giggle! Not that much... a little more than like!

7. Birthplace - Coimbatore

8. Favorite vacation spot - Murugan Illam, Coimbatore

9. Ever been to Africa - No

10. Ever eaten cookies for dinner - Lol! Yes, Subway

11. Ever been on TV - Yes, Ethiraj college culturals

12. Ever steal any traffic sign - Yes, threw a No Parking board. And no one noticed! ;)

13. Ever been in a car accident - No

14. Drive a 2-door or 4-door vehicle - No

15. Favorite salad dressing - Anything!

16. Favorite pie - Haven't eaten one

17. Favorite number - 8

18. Favorite movie - Blood Diamond

19. Favorite holiday - Goa with family

20. Favorite dessert - Anything

21. Favorite food - Anything

22. Favorite day of the week - Friday

23 Favorite brand of body wash - Body Shop

24. Favorite toothpaste - Pepsodent

25. Favorite smell - Rain and Mud

26. What do you do to relax - Sleep :)

27. How do you see yourself in 10 years - Married. Wife, Mother, Daughter in law, Busy!

28. Furthest place you will send this message - :P

29. Who will respond to this the fastest - Padhu

30. What's your fav smiley on chat - :P


Lol! Was fun doing this Hepsibah! Thanks for your blog! and sorry for not taking permission! :P

My lil' brother and Orkut!~

Been a while since I blogged. Didn't bother to even open my pages. I had a very busy month which was very fast by the way, until today. The company had given a Good Friday holiday and the two S days of the week follow. I signed up for weekend work as I desperately needed the compensation leave for my long weekend in Chennai. I was browsing through all possible sites for more information Sweeney Todd along with a friend. While doing so, we decided we would surf through his orkut profile for a while.

Orkut!~

Mention the word in front of

* Mom : I hope you don't have your pictures there! The magazines say scary things about this site.
* Dad : Does Sai know all this? Teach him na...

We looked through all his pictures of graduation and turtle walk etc, when we came across one of his friends who had a few pictures. With a little tinge of joblessness we opened the pictures and looked through them. The guy had 8 pictures of himself in various posses in his room all in same clothes. we burst out laughing looking at the guy wear sun glasses inside his room and pose without his shirt! What was he thinking? Hrithick Roshan types?! Lol!

After a hearty laugh I got back to my work station with a tinge of excitement to view my orkut profile. I had been a frequent orkutter and once I joined Google I lost interest. I would be online all day long and people who scrapped me spoke to me all day over fone. Scraps didn't mean anything after long hours of online work. They don't still.

With all silly enthusiasm I opened my profile and began reading my 'About me' column. It was a long time back I had filled in that column and felt very funny reading it now. I went through all my testimonials and the testimonials I had written. It was fun reading all of those. I came across this very cute testimonial I had written for my lil' brother. I decided to check out all his testimonials and opened his page. I was so shocked to see about 8-9 testimonials. None of them were actual testimonials except for mine and ANOTHER GIRLs!! Phew! Whatever! She claimed him to be a good brother... what the hell does she know! @#$%#

Sai had this very funny 'About me' column which looked like it was copied from some other profile. And it was! His other testimonials were praising him to be Chester... some guy from Linkin Park which Sai is crazy about lately. They were funny! I was almost leaving the page when I saw a 110 pictures in his album! I checked my eyes for a moment and opened them. ALL LINKIN PARK! Ok Sir, I get the point! 220 Videos.... ALL LINKIN PARK! Damn u guy!

Almost disgusted with my brother's profile I was again almost leaving the page when I notices 990 communities!!!!!! I was lost for a minute! 990 communities??!?! I won't have so much to be a part of on Earth! Irritated with the fact that he was so involved with Orkut, I was a lil' angry!

Then I could think of nothing but those times when I started using Orkut in 2006. I was so hooked to the site. I was online always. I would wait for scraps and reply immediately! Then my brother's involvement looked little to me.

I then looked at his profile... and thought... 'what would he do when he realizes like me!' Let him!

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