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01/05/06

TwO DaYs...TOo MuCh FuNn...

this weekend was fun !!!

spent most of time outside home... and below is a list of things i did..
~ saw two movies.. back to back...
~ went to gurgaon for a night out with friends...
~ enjoyed the ride of a Yamaha 350D LT at 110 kmph on the Highway...
~ test drove a car for a friend.. and looked at a few more...
~ went out to my maasi's place...
~ talked to richa for 29 minutes and some seconds which she says is a record...


the details follow...

first movie... Mistress of SPICE

one of the most masaledaar movie ever in Bollywood... and it wins because of the sheer amount of spices in the movie... i mean most of the movie has been shot inside a store which Aishwarya Rai owns... called Spice Bazaar... and Aishwarya Rai is called TILO in this movie...

now comes the interesting part.... Tilo says that everyone has a spice for him/her.. which is a fair deal... and all the spices which are in the Spice Bazaar... talk to Tilo... and as soon as someone enters the store.. Tilo finds out what spice he/she wants... there is this lover boy who wants to woo his girl... so she gives him recipes and spices that help.. and then there is this young Surd who is not one of the most popular guy in the neighborhood.. so she hides some daalchini in his turban.. and in a few weeks.. he comes back all dude-ish and all.. with a crew cut and all...

and so on a so forth..

the real excitement begins.. when Tilo starts liking this guy called Doug... and does not give him the spice he should get.. but gives him sometime else.. Tulsi to be specific... for remembering things.. and then he comes back to her to share what he remembered... and then to make him come out with his inner deepest secrets she gives him limewater with Pepper... so that he shares his secrets.. and because of all this.. the Spices get angry with Tilo and start reacting in a way they should not.. things go beserk.... WHY... because Tilo broke the rules... phew !!!

and then she decides to get out of her business.. and then gets ready for a night of passion... related to Red Chillies for some reason... and she does.. whatever she wants to do that night.. and then burns herself.. and the store is all destroyed.... the next morning however she lives... without a scratch on her body !!!
and then i guess the boyfriend and this spice girl live happily ever after.. I GUESS !!!


and this movie was a li'il too hot to handle for me... which meant that i had to watch another movie to come out of the state of shock... so what do i do... i go to the ticket counter.. and buy the tickets for ICE AGE II...

i loved the part I and II did not disappoint either...although the part one was better... it had a better ishtory.. which looked natural...
this time it looked like more of an attempt to make ppl laugh... not that it was not successful.... my favorite Sid the Sloth still remains my favorite... Maddy the Mammoth did things he did not feel comfortable in for the other mammoth chick... and the squirrel SCRAT.. who was nuts after the nuts.. was still nuts after the nuts... Diego... overcome his fear for water as well in the part II....

and the new characters are
Ellie... who thinks that if someone says that she has a huge butt.. he is sweet !!!
Crash and Eddie who are possums.. and are maha-shararti... and nasty !!! to start with they made life kinda difficult for Diego and Sid...

loved the movie... loved it loved it loved it...

also ate.. an over-expensive parantha... which was less of the parantha.. and more of the stuffing...

so much for the movies...

the evening was spent at home.. more or less.. and moved out of the house to reach gurgaon around 1900 hrs... was in gurgaon by 2030 hrs... this was the last party at Aro's place... U24/25.. this house has seen more years and parties then any other house in Hughes gang !!! so we talked.. ate...drank... smoked.. till morning.. and came back... it was a total fun !!! its surprising how even after changing jobs... being in different shifts... making new friends.. the entire batch 1 and 2 of Hughes BPO ( which is no more there) is still together...and a parallel party was there in Banglore.. arranged by subbu... with Arun, Sammy, Sushant, Amit Junior and all... I guess Kailash was there too...

me and Narang went to his place around 2200 hrs to grab the video card i needed.. and that is when we put the rest of the bikes and the cars and the trucks to shame @ speeds over 100 kms per hour... Narang is a tech freak.. and it shows in his computer and his bike... ask him anything and he knows... i am so proud of him.. so so proud of him !!!

so that was saturday !!! spicy to start with... funny in the middle.. and happy in the end !!!


Sunday started late... around 1100 hrs... and then a quick 20 minute drive to Mausi's place where we discussed the blueprint for her house... which they started constructing.. and back by 1600 hrs.. Amit came over by 1630 hrs.. and we went to see a few cars for him...

the first one.. Ford Ikon flair... at a on-road price of 5.08 lacs this approx 78ps car looks a decent buy... it looks like the most spacious in its category... however they say that maintaining a ford is kinda tough.. and a few of my friends know this by experience...

the next car was a Indigo.. where we were greeted by a useless Salesman.. who did not know shit about the car he was selling.... so that takes Indigo out of the compeition atleast as of today..

i also wanted amit to try a Petra.. which most of the ppl do not know about... in the same 5-5.5 lac category... this car is the best technically... and otherwise too.. compare the power, mileage, maintenance, space, safety.. whatever... Petra wins in and out... anyway.. we could test drive a Petra or see it on display either.. so hard luck..

the last stop was Rohan Motors... Swift and Esteem... Esteem gives a low quality feel... not really worth a test drive even.. Swift looks good... and feels good too.... smaller windows make you feel that you are sitting inside a box.. and gives a sense of security too.. less glass on the car makes it better for summers in India... however it probably is not the best value for money... but then.. its a premium hatchback.. and ppl who have that kinda money should definitely spend on swift...

back home in the evening... after a quick stop at the TeaShop... and then i got down to changing the Video Card for my computer... now i have a nVidia GE Force AGP Card in my computer which is powered by a AMD Sempron 2400+ processor ( 1.7 GHz) with a 512 MHz SD RAM... i was trying to download some CPU utilities too for my machine yesterday.. but could not... they were for AMD Athelon.. though the site said that they will work on a Sempron too... anyway...

Today was just like any other Monday.. hectik... coming to an end though....

lets see how the week goes...

22 comments:

  1. ME FIRST!

    SayanDi... was pretty enthusiastic the other day.. Uhm.. Koi ni, she shall try next time. :D

    Let me read what Prashant baba has written :P

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  2. I haven't been to movies after rang De Basanti. *ashamed*
    *sulks*

    FINE! Everyone has seen Ice Age II! Ugh! :(
    Mera time bhi ayega. Kabhi to. :|

    CARS! My Dad also keeps talking about Petra.. Hmm!
    I drove a friend's Swift the other day.. And, oh boy! SEXY steering! :P

    Chalo.. Cool.. Atleast someone had fun :D Enjoy your week man!

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  3. @ Rohit
    This is cheating. You are first supposed to read the post AND THEN comment....not just leave a comment just for the sake of leaving one!
    On a politer note...I havent seen Ice Age yet either...so no harm done.

    @ Prashant
    Liked reading about your two days...especially the movies' reviews. I had high hopes from Mistress of Spices but after your review have decided against seeing it.
    Btw, why is a 29 minute conversation a record?

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  4. Yeah! Come on! 29 minutes to aise hi nikal jate hain!

    @Woodie
    Ok, nevermind. But even then I was the first one. :D
    Let's stop this game. Prashant gets free kicks out of all this on his blog. :P
    Whatsay?

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  5. # rohit..
    hehehe..

    Rang De Basanti was fabulous... loved it...

    MOS sucks !!! big time.. waste of all the haldi, the jeera, the heeng, the lehsun and whatever whatever...

    Ice Age is lovely...

    Petra is actually the best in its segment... only if Fiat would do more of some marketing...

    Swift... the best thing about Swift.. which i felt was the rear view mirrors... the rest... umm... you know what i like more...

    # sayan...
    do not even think about watching that idiotic movie...

    29 minute convo was a record because we have not been able to talk for a while now.. timing mein fight rehti hai hamesha..

    # rohit again...
    hehehe....

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  6. hey nice to see u had so much fun!! i was a long weekend here but kuch khaas nai kara..though I too watched Ice Age II and remebered u for gifting the Part I !!! However i think two was no les better than I infact I laughed much more ,maybe caoz I really needed it..but a correction!!---it`s MANNY sort for Manfred and not MADDY!! :-)...and I think the crazy squirrel had a bigger part to play here as it is his stupid obsession for the nut that saves them all at the end!! no?
    ciao

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  7. Itna funny kya hai, bey?
    :D
    I'm back to my form! :D Submissions ka thoda bojh kan hua *wipes his forehead*

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  8. # neha..

    oops... I have always heard Sid calling him Maddy.. and not Manny...

    and yes... everytime scrat comes on the screen.. its awesome... and yes.. if the obsession was not there.. then everyone would have died :)

    the movie is just too good...

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  9. Yeah... U 24/25 saw its last party and without me :-( *sob* *sob*

    I did organise a party in the Bangalore branch. Kailash is in Mumbai on a vacation. But guess who was there? Modak!!!

    Party covered in Page 3 ... err... my blog.

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  10. arre wah wah u had a nice weekend....badhiya hai. n yeh kya film ki poori story likh daali, not done.ab is bechari si movie ka kya hoga, iska business to gaya....hehehe.

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  11. MoS sucks......no one has said even a single good thing abt it.......gud i didnt waste a single penny on it.....

    gud to hear abt ur hss gang.....lucky people...othewise groups dnt las that long in corporate life.......

    ice age 2 : well ur opinion just like mine....i told u same.....

    wats the model of card exactly ? how much mb on board.......i thot u had athlon......sempron.....try to overclck it.......

    i love to see fite between loverboy and BM....maja aata hai.....lage raho.....

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  12. @ Rohit
    I agree Prashant gets a free kick from seeing us fight...and so does Deepak. But let not these lesser mortals sway us from our war. Blog chahe kisi ka bhi ho, jung jari rahega.

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  13. @ subbu..
    koi nai koi nai.. 406 is going to be the other hub now !!!

    MODAK of all the ppl.. hehe.. how is he doing these days :)
    i read about the party :)

    # shweta...
    yea.. this weekend was nice...
    seriously bechari si movie hi hai.. par there is more to this movie... so if you want to actually dig deep down into scenes where TILO is struggling to hear what the masalas say from behind the glass jars, with her eyes closed.. you should go and watch this movie..

    # deeps...
    i swear..
    hss gang is the best circle that i have...october 2002 is when it all started...

    ICE AGE was fun...
    about the card... click here to view the specs : http://www.digital-daily.com/video/asus-v9180/

    overclock.. yes.. will do sometime... abhi to time hi nai hai khelne ka computer se...

    # sayan...
    jung karte raho... i love it...

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  14. arre sahi yaar!! sounds like good fun.

    i had watched a promo of Mistress of Spice aur laga shayad exams ke baad ye hi dekhenge pehle. but looks like i'd be better off avoiding it.

    aur ice age mein no interest. haven't even seen part 1.

    test drives! just reminds me that i haven't been behind the steering in months. ab to learner's bhi expire ho gaya.
    mujhe bhi drive karna hai. :( please ek car le do...ghar wale to dete nahi!

    and oh, hamari convo public ho gayi. when i said that it's a record i meant that since we had not spoken properly in a long time it looked like a record.
    i'm sure we've had longer conversations. and i shall not try and remember how many minutes and when nahi to mujhe bhi Dil Chahta Hai wala Subodh bana doge. :)

    but it was nice catching up with u. hum gareeb logon ke liye bhi aise nikaal liya karo kabhi kabhi time.

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  15. kwel... :)
    chalo.. aapne ice-age 2 dekh hi li..

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  16. Manny makes sense no to be a short for Manfred?? hear carefully Sid also says Manny...but whatever the name movie was fun!

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  17. Nevermind. I don't think its a good idea. These two buggers get kicks, as I said. Please think about it.

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  18. tilo....i mean tilo...really.....oh my god what a crapy move..

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  19. @ richa...
    this was a nice weekend actually... lots of things happened... and interesting ones too...

    your learners' has expired.. bhagwaan uski aatma ko shanti de...

    yes... we've had longer conversations... and nicer ones too... phir se karenge kabhi na kabhi....

    lol@ subodh....

    # mayuri..

    haan dekh li finally !!!

    # neha...
    hmm.. lemme watch the movie again and hear it properly too...

    # rohit...
    abe teri taang tod dunga.. please do continue with your fight here...

    # alice...
    you are back.. good good...

    crappy is an understatement...

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  20. yup do so--i`ll watch again too jus to be sure --gives a nice excuse to watch it again! hehe

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  21. # neha..
    hehehe... sai baat hai....

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  22. There is no such thing as too much fun!!!

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