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Thursday, July 12, 2007

Technical Difficulties

After six years of untiring, dedicated service, my computer finally quit on me last week, after threatening to do so for the last few months. Now it simply refuses to turn itself on and I will be calling my computer technician soon, but not before I have ensured that the problem is not because I have the cord unplugged or something stupid like that. I cannot handle one more "B.Tech I.T-aa? You-aa? Thoo!" look from him anymore.

Anyway, like most bloggers, I too keep coming up with ideas for posts and writing out entire first paragraphs before losing enthu and turning to other more pleasurable pursuits, such as sleep. This happened a lot last year and as a result, I have some perfectly good introductory paragraphs lying around. I had been intending to revisit them to try and and put them up but this latest development has thrown not just a spanner, but the entire toolbox, in the works. So, unless the problem is something that can be fixed, which I highly doubt, the material in question will be lost forever, along with all my quizzes, e-books, music and porn. (Mom, Dad, if you're reading this, don't worry, this is just one of my jokes. He He He He. You know I don't have any music.)

So till my computer gets fixed, there won't be any longish posts because unreasonable as it is, I am actually expected to do some work in office. But I will be trying to put up some of my usually inane observations whenever I observe them. For example, just this morning, I was watching 'The Man with the Golden Gun' on TV when I felt that the villain's midget sidekick looked kinda familiar. What do you think? Separated at birth?

19 Comments:

Blogger Ganesh said...

Vinod its high time that you get tough with your employers. Tell them strictly that you need a Mac with a datacard.This is not done dude and if you need any help do let me know. I am well versed in labor laws and the employers are expected to give these stuff on their own.

1:24 PM  
Blogger Shaan said...

OH MY!! that was an awesome observation!!!

5:31 PM  
Anonymous roopa said...

"Mom, Dad ...this is just one of my jokes"
did your parents actually believe you? ;)

"Separated at birth?"
good observation! now, people can stop relying on family songs, mango-shaped-mole-on-the-back, etc and come to your blog instead!

6:52 PM  
Blogger Sudipta Chatterjee said...

The question is, why were you reminded of the Indian counterpart when you were watching this? Aap ke dimag mein kiske khayal base hue the? :D :D

12:48 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You are a very funny guy, when you are not writing about cricket or football. God grant your computer a few more megahertz of life so you can retrieve your data.

Thadangalukku varundugirom ...
Please stand by for the telecast.

Cheers,
Stander-by

11:02 AM  
Anonymous Yogesh said...

[i]unreasonable as it is, I am actually expected to do some work in office[/i]

I empathize with u [:D][:D]

10:24 PM  
Blogger Arnold said...

Okay, I hate to say this--but who the heck is the guy in the second pic?? I KNOW from the story I'm expected to be only to aware of his indentity. But I'm not. Kindly help.

And anyway, this reminds me of this:
http://fairmaidenintrouble.blogspot.com/2006/06/dont-worry-im-alive.html

3:06 AM  
Anonymous Jedi said...

Emran Hashmi's Mexican cousin? Striking resemblance!
Those long posts finally did your computer? Hope you get it fixed soon..

9:05 PM  
Anonymous Ram Kumar said...

B.Tech I.T-aa? You-aa? Thoo!
Anyway, on a more serious note, did you make sure that the cord isnt unplugged? I am ya budding electrical and electronics engineer and I strongly suggest you take my advice

4:10 PM  
Blogger Archana said...

Ahhhh...have missed your blogs. One of the few ways of actually staying in touch with u, now that we're not in the same city and can't watch all those bad movies. Tcha!

4:19 PM  
Blogger crazyBugga said...

semma post da maaplae...

10:03 AM  
Blogger indicaspecies said...

Hello from a new blogger!
Emraan Hashmi, the so-called king of kisses! He's supposedly kissing right onscreen - as if there's a definition for such a term..haha! Does his counterpart kiss as well too? :P
I've been visiting you since Guy Pierced which is hilarious. Nice to be here:)

12:56 AM  
Anonymous MsRebecca said...

Pretty funny post,

Glad to have come across it..

2:56 AM  
Anonymous MP said...

I think the heights of the two are also not too disparate!

12:48 PM  
Blogger Honey Bee said...

hopped in here thru jammy's...had a wonderful laugh! Great going mate.

1:14 PM  
Blogger pr!tz said...

LMAO!!!
And just this morning, I made a boy cry when I told him he resembles this Hashmi fellow. It's making complete sense now!! :D

1:35 AM  
Blogger Karthik Sriram said...

Enan irundhalum ipdi Emraan Hashimi ya ipdi galeej panniteengale?!

2:23 AM  
Blogger Sameera said...

B.Tech I.T-aa? You-aa? Thoo!
i get that all the time

watched man with the golden gun long time back but never made any astute observations the way u did

prob cos emraan was still a young lad in those days :p

neways keep up the good work

5:03 PM  
Blogger Shravan N said...

/--(Mom, Dad, if you're reading this, don't worry, this is just one of my jokes. He He He He. You know I don't have any music.)--/

Appadina.. They know for sure that u have.. :D

2:58 PM  

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