Sunday, September 17, 2006

An old old archaic Tag

She had tagged me many many moons ago, but I just hadnt got round to doing it. (On the same note tags from her and her still remain due).
But then coming back to blogging after a pretty long exile, you need something like a tag to get you going. So for today, no sex stories, no bloody indian dude/dudette bashing but lets do a simple decent nice tag.

Heres the tag rules:
(1) Say who tagged you
(2) Say 8 things about yourself
(3) Tag 6 people.

8 things about me:

(1) I have a raging inferiority complex and I often end up using sex, trash talk and really weird, deranged and the sexually explicit variety of humor as a defense mechanism.

(2) I wish I could wear my hair ala Rahul Roy (for those of you not into Bollywood movies he is the hero of that legendary modern day Hindi movie classic "Junoon", India's first and probably last werewolf movie, a singing and dancing wereworlf at that too). Being unsatisfied with my natural in situ hair and finally having given up on a Rahul roy-esque haitdo I have instead proceeded to dye my hair brown blonde and various other combinations of brown and blonde in the past. I also happen to have 7 piercings on my ear, one on my navel and a really wrong tattoo on my arm.

(3) I am addicted to the Almost Famous variety of mini-cookies most commonly found in vending machines. I have single handedly emptied more than three vending machines of their Almost Famous stock in less than 7 days.

(4) You can often find me at an AMC or a multi-plex watching movies alone. Infact I prefer to watch movies in an audi alone, and never ever prefer going to a movie-date ( in the past I have had traumatic experiences of making out in movie theatres which I am sure has scarred me forever and created a major mental block when it comes to movie dates). I am also extremely suspicious of girls who go to movies with me and buy popcorns. I get this feeling that in the dark of the theater, while reaching for the popcorn precariously balanced on my knees with my hand still inside the popcorn bag, her hands and fingers will forget about the popcorn and instead make a dash for my hand with the intention of holding onto it in a gesture of stupid PDA (public display of affection) and thus take the first step to spoiling my movie.

(5) There is probably nothing and no-one in the world I really care about (including myself). And this has been true for many years now, except for an anamolous break once. But then again exceptions and anamolies prove the rule.

(6) I'm a trained classical guitarist, meaning I have had 8 years of "formal" training in playing the damn classical guitar and my marksheets (four of them actually) read "Passed in music theory with 1st class" (theory pertains to the part where they ask you all kinds of weird questions about raags and tri-taals and things like that) , "Passed in practical with distinction" (practical pertians to the actual playing part). Surprisingly I have also played solo on the radio, and played in an orchestra at the Nazrul Manch (probably the largest open air audi in Calcutta).

(7) I hate formal wear. I absolutely detest them. And thus, much to my manager's chagrin, I end up going to the office in party shirts. I also hate shoes and snickers. Now flip-flops and sandals, thats what the man should put on, right!!

(8) I find most people boring and stupid and slow. And I'm usually blunt about it. (I would usually go out of my way to let you know that your a first class daft and boring the hell out of me with your non-sensical jabber). Consequently I find it extremely hard to make friends. Infact all my friends, casual and otherwise, (with the exception of exactly 5 people) are people I know for almost a decade now.

Now for the people to tag. The unfortunate bunch are:
M, Wishfulthinker, Sue, Aditi,
Dreamcatcher.

23 comments:

Aditi said...

7 piercings, wow!!
nice to have u back

White Magpie said...

point 1 - yeah thot so..but u are hilarious..

point 2 - really? :o

er..ye tagged only 5...

ria said...

Welcome back senor!

Nautilus said...

Wow, confessions galore! These tags make you reveal alot more than you ever intended to, don't they?

La vida Loca said...

some, surprising ..some, not really...

WishfulThinker said...

Classical guitar huh? I've come to the conclusion that my fingers are too fat to play the guitar. Or thats how I console myself for my sheer inability to play that instrument.

jhantu said...

@aditi: good to be back

@white magpie: Ooops, messed up consider ur self tagged as well

@ria: merci

@nautilus: hmm not if u twist the truth ;-)

@la vida: which were the surprises?

@wishful: Classical guitar my dear is the hawaiiaan one (much like the mohan veena) whre the fatness of ur fingers do not come into play too much

Anonymous said...

Most people boring and stupid

Now that part is completely true, I vouch for that

d'yer mak'er said...

Welcome back, and that too at the confession chair.

Dreamcatcher said...

Maaney keno? why me?

M (tread softly upon) said...

So you are back? I was almost giving up hope. Makes me almost tempted to do your tag. But if you go back on my last post you'll know I am in some kind of tag-stinence, as in abstinence. So no more tagging for me. I'm already behind with tags (still have one last tag to do) but I'm not accepting any more tags. So sorry to disappoint you (even if that was possible). Will you forgive me and come back to my blog to read other stuff?

Anonymous said...

Cool man Jhantu!

You are back!

La vida Loca said...

The surprises-
1.inferiority complex rreallyyy????
(don't see it)
2.don't care for anyone?hmmmm
3.hair like rahul roy? woookkk

those shocked me the most

Tom Sawyer said...

Abe chothu...saala chothu..bekaar chothu...
Kitna phekta hain be??Guitaar???bajaana chod..pakadna bhi aata hain????
Pheko...lekin limit mein...ye to heights hain....

Rimi said...

And how many did you make up while writing the post?

starry nights said...

nice to see you back and with some confessions. Got to know more about you.

Arthur Quiller Couch said...

Classical guitar? Fuck.

Rimi said...

Where's the new post? Get to it, dammit!

M (tread softly upon) said...

Are you okay? Shubho Bijoya. New post...long overdue.

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