10 to 1 Tag


This is the new tag that is doing the rounds. Been tagged by Avada and Shilpa.

Without wasting time let’s get on with the Tag.

Ten How’s

1. How did you get one of your scars? my body is full of scars … result of being adventurous in childhood… fell from a number of places….

2.  How did you celebrate your last birthday? With family.

3.  How are you feeling at this moment? Fully charged up…after-all just finished a grueling Gym session…

4.  How did your night go last night? How a Sunday night should go?  Giving way to Monday morning blues…I ask you….

5. How did you do in high school? If you mean studies … I was OK Ok….

6. How did you get the shirt you’re wearing? Had accompanied a  friend to help with shopping ended up buying this one for me … impulsive shopper u see…

7. How often do you see your best friend(s)? Not very often these days 😦

8. How much money did you spend last month? Can’t disclose… the taxmen snoop everywhere these days

9. How old do you want to be when you get married? Haven’t you heard marriages are made in heaven…. look up and ask this question for me ….

10. How old will you be at your next birthday? Guess… Guess… How Old?

Nine What’s

1. Your mothers name? Anita (This was the name that my mother insisted to be entered in register when my grandparents took her to admit in School… Needless to say my grandparents had named her differently. .. She was all 4 yrs then…Yes that’s my mother….)

2. What did you do last weekend? Shopping veggies and groceries, Movies, reading books, and seeing the Dentist (No I am not going to dedicate a detail post on dentist part).

3. What is the most important part of your life? Family & Friends.

4. What would you rather be doing? Working …. Came in late today….

5. What did you last cry over? Brazil’s loss to Nederland in FIFA World Cup 2010, quarterfinal.

6. What always makes you feel better when you’re upset? Screaming, throwing and breaking things and people near me…now would you ever dare to upset me?

7. What’s the most important thing you look for in a significant other? Should wash my feet and drink that water every day, clean my house, wash clothes,  make my bed, cook my favorite dishes and rear my babies. In short sati savitri, pati vrata nari…. am I asking too much?

8. What are you worried about? Public reaction(Specially ladies) to my answer to previous question … If you are planning dharnas, boycotts and morchas then let me say I was just kidding yaar :P… How can I think such things in today’s times? 😛

9. What did you have for breakfast? Poha and peas curry …kya combination hai …wah…

Eight You’s

1. Have you ever liked someone who had a girlfriend/boyfriend? Someone who HAD a boyfriend? Yes… Be Practical yaar… Love aajkal aisha hi hota hai… right?

2. Have you ever had your heartbroken? Yes….sure… result of going after a boyfriend wala girl …bhai…Thank God didn’t end up head-broken 😛

3. Have you ever been out of the country? Yes

4. Have you ever done something outrageously dumb? want proof ? My answers to this survey

5. Have you ever been back stabbed by a friend? See if you have a ‘back’ then it will be stabbed …. fair enough?

6. Have you ever had sex on the beach? Now you are giving me ideas …Hmmm….

7. Have you ever dated someone younger than you? Dating older/mature women is still a taboo in middle-class India I think ….

8. Have you ever read an entire book in one day? Comics allowed?

Seven Who’s

1. Who was the last person you saw? A six packed guy in Gym…. very motivating right … Damn him!

2. Who was the last person you texted? My sister

3. Who was the last person you hung out with? Myself

4. Who was the last person to call you? Sister. Asking to explain the text message ….it happens mostly …

5. Who did you last hug? My Mom.

6. Who is the last person who texted you? Bandita(who or what ever that is) offering me part-time online jobs with good income(reading/writing email, data entry from home etc)… What say? Do I go for it?

7. Who was the last person you said “I love you” to? Same as no. 3 …. Hey wait what are you trying to guess…. huh?

Six Where’s

1. Where does your best friend(s) live? My hometown

2. Where did you last go? A dentist.

3. Where did you last hang out? Home Shanti (as in peace) Home ….

4. Where do you go to school? Calcutta, West Bengal, India, Asia, rest you know or do I have to name the planet, galaxy etc…

5. Where is your favorite place to be? Home.

6. Where did you sleep last night? Gutter after 2 bottles of vodka … What question is this ?….

Five Do’s

1. Do you think anyone likes you? I know people who don’t like me …. want that….a long list …anyway…

2. Do you ever wish you were someone else? WISH … don’t you know I have multiple personalities …. multiple alter egos …. be careful….

3. Do you know the muffin man? Yes …One of my multiple personalities

4. Does the future scare you? Yes it does …

5. Do your parents know about your blog? Yes I think.

Four Why’s

1. Why are you best friends with your best friend? Because I am the Best …

2. Why did you get into Blogging? For time-pass, and bore you with dumb posts like I am doing right now 🙂

3. Why did your parents give you the name you have? My parents thought that  I am very intelligent (BudDhiman)… parents think like that … my child is the best right?

4. Why are you doing this survey? Because friends tagged and many friends have done this one ages back… leaving me with very less options to be creative: P

Three If’s

1. If you could have one super power what would it be? Find out who framed the question ‘Do you know the muffin man?’ … Nobody in India knows who he is?

2. If you could go back in time and change one thing, would you? Well if I go back in time and change anything then most probably, while returning  it would not be possible to return where I am right now(answering this survey)… so it’s better to leave things as it is at least if I go back in time I can trace my way back to the current moment….Errr… kuch zyada bol gaya na? Ask more such questions ….

3. If you were stranded on a deserted island and could bring 1 thing, what would you bring? Satellite Phone… and give updates to all and sundry about how I am enjoying myself…when I’ll get bored I’ll call for rescue…

Two Would-you-evers

1. Would you ever get back together with any of your ex’s if they asked you? Look its between me and them …all things can’t be made public… ask me privately if you are really curious …..

2. Would you ever shave your head to save someone you love? Yes…  if that would work then certainly…

One Last Question

1. Are you happy with your life right now? Do I have any other option?

You see I have tried to give the best answers possible, some of them are counter questions which I couldn’t help. This post should be treated as work of fiction …if it hurts the sentiments of any section of the population then I apologize 😛 …..

Whoever has not done this tag is automatically tagged …do it and leave a link in comments here…and if you have already have done the tag then use the comments section to let me know your reactions……

Tag Mahadasa : 50 Questions to know me…


This one’s from a new source, DazeDiva and this one realllly large set of questions(50) so hold your breath and read on see if you have patience to reach the 50th question… waise you can take breaks in between I won’t mind…

1. What time did you get up this morning?
Honestly 7 O’ clock. What to do I have changed the newspaper man and he drops the paper ‘early’.

2. How do you like your steak?
I am a staunch Hindu so no cow, horse, snake, pig, dog etc only goat, sheep, hen in my list of edible animals….

3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema?
Curious Case of Benjamin Button … quite sometime back right…

4. What is your favourite TV show?
I watch TV for sports, movies & news and occasionally some reality shows but none of them are favorites…

5. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?
It would be anywhere… as long as I get edible food(conditions mentioned in No.2 to be applied), place to bath with maintaining my privacy & place to sleep I can live. No real preferances.

6. What did you have for breakfast?
I have started Gymming…stop giggling …yes Gymming so had “light” breakfast.

7. What is your favourite cuisine?
you ask a foodie favourite cuisine 😀 ….Ok one secret I can’t bear Hot(due to heat or chilly) food so anything besides hot I can gorge in…

8. What foods do you dislike?

Not Applicable…Ok you can include the no.2 list in here…

9. Favourite Place to Eat?
Anywhere on land, sea, air as long as the food can reach my mouth no issues I can manage 😉

11. What kind of vehicle do you drive?
I use public transport mostly and I don’t drive them quite obviously…

12. What are your favourite clothes?
Casual and comfortable ones…

13. Where would you visit if you had the chance?
Oh so many places … I have not seen much of the world but like to see maybe Europe next…

14. Cup 1/2 empty or 1/2 full?
No half business… cup has to be full with coffee, Tea or any beverage for that matter.

15. Where would you want to retire?
Oh That’s a long way hopefully by then I’ll see most of the world and decide. It should be my hometown but you never know…

16. Favourite time of day?
Early morning but mostly don’t get to see it 😉 ( By Early I mean pre 6.30 AM. Clear Hai!!)

17. Where were you born?
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, Asia, Earth, Solar System, Milky Way … don’t know above this…

18. What is your favourite sport to watch?
Football, Cricket, Formula1 racing not in that order

19. Who do you think will not tag you back?
I really don’t know thats for you guys to answer … but do let me know…

20. Person you expect to tag you back first?
Can’t guess it can be any of you… probabilities are high for everyone…

21. Who are you most curious about their responses to this?
All you guys who read this … comments compulsory …BTW the SEO feature of WP lets me know who’s reading my post and not commenting so…(DHAMKI ? )

22. Bird watcher?
Used to watch all the domestic birds(sparrows, crows, Indian Mynah, Eagle etc) in Kolkata but here in Bangalore I see no birds at all !! strange…

23. Are you a morning person or a night person?
not a morning person certainly ….

24. Do you have any pets?
Never thought about them as a requirement in my ‘Perfect Life’ ….

25. Any new and exciting news you’d like to share?
I have met President of America in America…. through the TV Guys, He waved at me and I waved back !!!

26. What did you want to be when you were little?
Oh many things sometime a Airforce Pilot, sometime a writer, well its a longlist… but never thought I’d be techie ….

27. What is your best childhood memory?
Entire childhood is filled with bitter-sweet memories. A number of precious moments … someday If I write my autobiography and able to publish it …  I’ll send a complimentary copy to you if I have your address. Till then you have to wait…

28. Are you a cat or dog person?
None of the above…

29. Are you married?
No (I think you know this answer by now so don’t ask again I get embarassed 😉 )

30. Always wear your seat belt?
Nahi to police pakdega aur faltu ka ghus khayega….

31. Been in a car accident?
Kyun agar kuch huwa hota to main nahi mera bhut yeh sawal ka jawab deta… kaisa asubh question hai yeh… tauba tauba…

32. Any pet peeves?

Hmmm…. Thinking ….. baad mein batata hun….still 18 question left please proceed forward….

33. Favourite Pizza Toppings?
Mushrooms and jalapeños

34. Favourite Flower?
Cauliflower(Phul Gobi) … remember I am a Foodie .. aur kaunsa phul kha sakte hai ?

35. Favourite ice cream?
Ice-creeeeam !!!! Oh I looooooveeeee Ice-creams…(This Foodie has no ‘particular’ favorites… sab chalta hai…)

36. Favourite fast food restaurant?
Many of them in Kolkata…One is Maharani Tea stall in Kolkata… ofcourse those who know about it….arey kya samosa, kachori, jalebi aur chai banata hai simply awesome….muuaah…

37. How many times did you fail your driver’s test?
Don’t drive so question of test doesn’t arrive…

38. From whom did you get your last email?
no not from shaadi.com with ‘her’ photos… its from my onsite boss…. hamesha mazak naa…

39. Which store would you choose to max out your credit card?
I know economies are recovering but still don’t dare to use credit cards nowadays…

40. Do anything spontaneous lately?
Yeah I respond to tags immediately 😉 (Chal jhoote!!! sab jante hai…)

41. Happy with your job?
Oh yes ! marna hai kya is market mein…but honestly I am doing what I chose to so question of being unhappy doesnot arise…

42. Broccoli?
Again food question… uff …need to go for snack bahut energy lag gaya hain is sawala-jawab mein…

43. What was your favourite vacation?
Right now going to hometown and getting nostalgic, emotional and all that natak and coming back and cursing God knows whom…

44. Last person you went out to dinner with?
who cares as long as the food’s great… BTW if you want to know the menu of the day I can tell I still remember that one !!!

45. What are you listening to right now?

Bangla songs of my favorite artists

46. What is your favourite colour?
Blue !!!! ‘Robin Blue’ wala blue….

47. How many tattoos do you have?
actually wanted a dragon on my ‘pot belly’ but Mom’ll throw me out of house so can’t risk losing roof over my head….

48. How many are you tagging for this quiz?
I know people are over burdened with tags and I don’t want to add a marathon Tag to them but would love to see them do it…just take a deep breath and plunge into it….and leave it God…see if I can then you can… CERTAINLY YOU CAN !

49. In What time did you finish this quiz?
90 mins I think… wait this doesnot include the food break and actual job of posting, formatting, spell check… I am giving the time to just type the answers…

50. Coffee Drinker?
Yes ! you know me guys anything related to food ….

Finished Yay !!! Gosh Divya you are a genius you took 45 mins to do this that means less than a min on each question superb.

Tag Dasa Continues: ABC Tag !!!


Roshmi has tagged me again(actually I was preparing for this one after seeing it at Shilpa‘s Blog, I knew it would come my way somehow) . Roshmi said in comment that I am going through the “Tag Dasa”. Well we have a Solar eclipse coming our way so hope this “Dasa” goes with it. BTW I am not complaining…So FBs(Friends from Blogosphere) the “Tag Dasa” can be continued…

Well this one’s called “ABC Tag” that is ABC of me(Know more about me series) and the rules are :

  • Link the person who tagged you.
  • Post the rules on your blog.
  • Share the ABCs of you.
  • Tag 3 people at the end of your post by linking to their blogs.
  • Let the 3 tagged people know that they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their website.
  • Do not tag the same person repeatedly but try to tag different people, so that there is a big network of bloggers doing this tag! (Very Important One!)

A – Available/Single? Both

B – Best friend? Sister, Mom, Dad and ______. The blank space is for my future Gharwali (Anybody listening!)

C – Cake or Pie? Both.(Bhulgaye kya that I am a Foodie)

D – Drink of choice? Saada pani 😉 ( 😛 Have to be politically correct my family sometimes read this blog)

E – Essential item you use every day? Hawa, Pani aur Khana in reverse order.

F – Favorite colour? Blue !

G – Gummy Bears Or Worms? Chi chi… Ganda Bacha … I am a good boy !!!

H – Hometown? Kolkata/Calcutta – The city of joy for bandhs, meetings, michhil(processions), Film festivals, Phuckas (paani puri re baba!), Durga Pujo,  actually the list is endless…

I – Indulgence? Food, Food, (count to infinity)

J – January or February? January coz need to get used to writing the new year correctly on cheks and February for Saraswati Pujo(Bengali’s Valentine’s Day) but that was in teenage now for the memories *sob sob*

K – Kids & their names? Agar Shaadi hui aur bachhe hue to Chunnu, Munnu, Tunnu etc etc….

L – Life is incomplete without? My Family.

M – Marriage date? Panditji this question is for you…. Kundli dekhkar zara inko batana…

N – Number of siblings? Choti si pyari si ek Behna(little sister).

O – Oranges or Apples? Apple !!! Roj khata hun to keep the doctor away ….

P – Phobias/Fears? Well that Chudail is my friend so ab kisse darna ?

Q – Quote for today? “Tags are Good”

R – Reason to smile? Dumbos like me don’t need a reason …

S – Season? Winter in Kolkata & Summer in Bangalore…

T – Tag 3 People? Thinking …

U – Unknown fact about me? Bhaiya itne sawalon ke baad bhi mere baare mein kuch anjan hai…

V – Vegetable you don’t like? Wrong question to wrong person (Without veggies how can I manage to gain so much weight)

W – Worst habit? Nose Picking ….Happy/Kush ???… What question is this? I am a Good boy yaar !!

X – X-rays? Well X-ray, CT-Scan, MRI, USG whatever kind of photography of my body is possible in medical science was done to detect my appendicitis(Chupa rustom) …

Y – Your favorite food? Yeh sahi pucha…but space in this blog is big problem so whatever edible is in my list …U name it…

Z – Zodiac sign? A Goat (Capricorn) kyun koi shaque ?

Now my turn to Tag three people and they are Rashmi , Pal , Mou . All others have been tagged 😀 .
Now hopping on the respective blogs to make them aware of the tag 😛