1.) U use phrases like "No issues" and "Value addition" in everyday
parlance. For e.g. When talking about your doodhwalla, U say, "His
milk does zero value addition to my health but he is the only guy
around so no issues"
Milk does huge value addition to my health btw.
2.) Ur prime source of entertainment is the forwards send to U by
friends whose faces U cant remember.
My prime sources are playing guitar while watching Tom n Jerry
3.) U drink more tea or coffee than water.
Lassi, Badam Milk, Fr00t juice.
4.) When a half-day at work means leaving at 7:30 in the evening (and
U actually feel guilty about it).
Full day = leaving office at 1800
5.) U keep trying to shut down ur home computer by pressing
Ctrl+Alt+Del (used to lock office comps)
I keep my office and home PC switched on indefinitly. Its only when there is a power failure or software installation, I do a reboot.
6.) After U switch on your TV, U spend some time looking for a mouse.
I do that coz my comp has TV tuner card.
7.) U send Microsoft Office mails with voting buttons to fix the time
for a meeting with friends.
Nope. I prefer hotmail or yahoo or gmail.
8.) When ur mobile rings at home, U rush outside to receive the call.
I prefer handling my calls, lying/lazying on the bed, while passively listengin to some instrumental stuff.
9.) When U make calls at home, U accidentally dial "9" to get an outside
Neh. I use zero (0). Thats coz all STD calls require prefix 0.
10.) U havent played Solitaire with real cards in years.
I haven't played otherwise too. Solitaire is BORING!
11.) U tell everyone your favourite book is "Who Moved my Cheese?"
when in reality U couldnt even finish that. Ur real favourite book is
the Oracle manual for PL/SQL.
Read the cheese and liked it too.
Dunno about Orcale. You talking about Matrix right?
12.) Ur last crush was a girl in HR, ur current crush is the new girl
in HR and all ur crushes in the future will be girls in HR.
Aha! My crushes were the girls coming to call centers just next to my office.
13.) U secretly visit sites like jeevansathi.com and shaadi.com and
hope no one is watching, especially that girl in HR.
Cannot tell which sites I visit, everything wil be censored, but yeah I do visit IGT (pls donot censor that)
14.) U dont go abroad anymore, but go 'on site'. And when U go 'on
site' your mama, chacha and l'il cousin Chintu come to see u off.
Never been abroad.
15.) U spend the entire day reading forwards, smoking cigarettes,
drinking tea/coffee and playing T.T. and then complain about the late
I dont smoke, drink tea/coffee or play TT.
I dont stay late.
16.) Ur important 'meetings' usually comprise two or three people max,
Usually important meeting are with US clients and product / marketing managers there. Such meeting have attendence about 10-20.
17.) U keep pressing Ctrl+Enter wondering why your gmail is not going.
Eh, didnt get you at all there. I thought Control Enter is used to open links in new tabs in Firefox.
20.) U substitute bad words like MC, BC with ML & PL (Module Leader &
No. MC and BC are for the people who deserve it.
21.) U secretly prepare for CAT only to find ur PL sitting behind you
at the exam.
LOL, though I must've donated ample number of times to IIMs (via CAT). I haven't prepared in that cryptic way till now.
22.) Ur criteria for visiting a restaurant is whether it accepts
'Ticket restaurant' coupons or 'Sodhexo' passes.
It is - Sasta Sundar Tikau. (SST Criteria)
23.) U email ur mate who works at the desk next to U.
Hehe, and I talk too.
How else should I send her/him the changed code, which has not been checked in yet?
24.) U read this list and kept nodding & smiling.
You can see am not smiling, and am not nodding.
25.) As U read this list, U r thinking of sending it to ur friends who
are also in IT.
Though, I must say, if you reply to such posts, you must be in IT