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A Gazillion things about me

I was supposed to write another post! but a recent conversation with an old Blogger-friend prompted me to post this. Say it is my comeback post!!! I so badly want to be back here and this is a small step towards the same..I have to post like 125 random things about me,so BIG Bro here it is…
i hope u guys don’t fall sleep reading (seriously)…

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1.I love chocolates,
2.I easily get addicted to people,
3.White Mischief was the first vodka I had, and Vodka was my first drink
4.It still remains my favorite.
5.I have many crushes than I can afford to remember
6.I am a romantic person and I so badly want to be my old self- A stupid and a hopeless romantic..
7.I love day-dreaming
8.I probabbly have spent 20 to 30% of my time in that
9.Till the age of 22, say I had imaginary friends and would have imagined converstaions with them.
10.Most of my stories are a result of this
11.I frantically trying cutting down the number of imaginary friends I have.
12.I am never bitten by a dog till now.
13.Thrice, birds had shat on my head.
14.First time I got sloshed, I ended up crying, that nobody loves me, almost more half a dozen of my friends, were like, I love you buddy, we love you dude…
15.Dream Girl: Revathy from Puthiya mugam
16.First blogger i met: Vicky.
17.I am happiest when i am deeply immersed in a book.
18.Man I get mushy mushy, when I read Nicholas sparks
19.and I will meet Nicholas sparks for sure once in my life time.
20.I think I am an atheist. Na, say am agnostic there
21. I believe I am a true Believer
22.I have watched Anjali movie over 100 times.
23.I have read six times the entire series of Harry Potter
24.Actually I am trying to read again the series now..

25.HAVE YOU EVER:

1. Dated someone twice → Yes.
2. Been cheated on? → Yes
3. Kissed someone & regretted it? → No.
4. Lost someone special? → Yes
5. Been depressed?→ Yes
6. Been drunk and threw up? → Na. Though got sloshed

26.HAVE YOU:

1. Made new friends → Yes.Two great ones.
2. Fallen out of love → Yes.
3. Laughed until you cried → yes.
4. Met someone who changed you → yes,a lot many and I can sense them in me.
5. Found out who your true friends were → Yes
6. Found out someone was talking about you → Yes
7. Kissed anyone on your friend’s list → Yes
8. Made the first Move → yes and have failed
10. Do you have any pets → Yes.
11. Do you want to change your name → No
12. What did you do for your last birthday → Temple Visit with my family.. Man..Please..
13. What time did you wake up today – 8:49 a.m.
14. What were you doing at midnight last night→ chatting with a budd over phone
15. Name something you CANNOT wait for → February 6th 2011
16. Last time you saw your father → yesterday night
17. What is one thing you wish you could change about your life → Like I have made it there — A Medic
18. Most visited webpage → Gmail, Musings of True Believer, a friend’s tweet page, until two days back.

27.ABOUT U:

1. What’s your name→ Barath Nataraj
2. Nicknames→ Baru, baratha, barre, febi
3. Height → 5’6”
4. Zodiac sign → Aquarian
5. Male or female or transgendered → Male
6. Elementary→ Amala English School
7. Schools → Sri Vijay Vidhyalaya MHSS, Ideal HSS
8. Colleges → PSG Coimbatore, UOH
9. Fantasy:to Wake up looking at the snow capped mountains of the Alps, not alone…

10. Hair color → Black
11. Long or short → short
12. Ever been in love? Yes, once, I think twice…
13. Do you have a crush on someone? → Yes, The current count is 3.
14. Piercings → want one
15. Tattoos → never
16. Righty or lefty → Righty
17. First piercing → Soon
18: First best friends → Jeevs
19. First sport you joined: Football
20. First pet → Dog named ‘Tiger’.
21. First vacation → hmmmm…Ooty
22. First concert → Never
23. First crush –> Gayathri
24. Eating → ? ——— A real foodie at heart
25. Drinking → Vodka in my masters second year with friends on a star lit night at VC rocks
26. I am looking forward to meet someone, so eagerly…
27. I’m about to → Get up and go to pee

28. I like to say ayyo a lot of times
30. Listening to–> Pachai Killigal tholodu
31. no problem in adjusting at anyone’s place…just show me where I need to sleep
32. I don’t forget a favor either.
34. Build ma dream house n christen it ‘Malgudi’

35.I eat everything, almost. No probs there
36.I am always interested to go ‘places’.I am a traveler.
37.I want to sleep under the stars in a sea shore
38.I want to learn to care less a damn about those printed papers- Money
39.I had real problem in the first year of my hostel in mess, cos I couldn’t eat when people stare at me.
40.I hate it when people peep over when I amd doing something. I easily get iritated then.
41.There are many times, I just wanted to turn back and punch them on face
42.I am sure, someone will get that for me oneday.
43.Till my age of ten or eleven, I used to buy cigarettes for my dad.
44.I don’t believe in true love anymore, rather the happily-ever after kind
45.When i feel lonely, i go to sleep.
46.I love to cook, especially for others.
47.I don’t want to die

48.I am shy ,when it comes to talking to strangers
49.I dont trust strangers easily.
50.My hindi is real bad, Real.
51.I prefer to hit the gym, but too lazy
52.I Hate shaving.
53.I can be real real mean at times.
54.I am waiting to welcome, someone home, yet another dimension to the same person in my life..
55.At times I hate staying with my parents at times and even think I wish I was born else where.
56.I don’t forgive easily.
57.I have a bet with my mom, I don’t want to lose on this here, now..

YOUR FUTURE :

58. Want kids? –> yes
59. Want to get married ? –> Dunno there.Honestly
60. Careers in mind? –> When I was a kid, I seriously considered becoming (rather being) a shepherd.
61.I am scared of water.But i want to go river rafting.
62.Fav actor(Male):Hollywood:- Keanu Reeves
63.Fav actor(Female):Hollywood:- Not anyone in particular, kate winslet
64.Fav actor(Male):Indian:- Kamal Hasaan.
65.Fav actor(Female):Indian:- Reavthy and Nandita Das.
66.I like to get drenched in rains
67.I want to learn Guitar
68. Lips or eyes → Eyes, says Lips on Eyes
69. Hugs or kisses→ Hugs, say with kisses
70. Shorter or taller → Shorter
71. Older or Younger → both
72. Romantic or spontaneous → Spontaneously Romantic..
73. Nice stomach or nice arms → stomach …lol, I change.. Arms actually
74. Sensitive or loud → Can’t say there
75. Hook-up or relationship → relationship
76. Sex on first date → Na, there are many more things to a date
77. Trouble maker or hesitant → a hesitant Troublemaker
78. Kissed a stranger → Na…
79. Lost glasses/contacts → Nope
80. Broken someone’s heart → Yes.
81. Had your own heart broken → Yes.
82. Been arrested → No
83. Turned someone down → Yes
85. Cried when someone died → Yes
86. Liked a friend that is a girl/boy? → Both…
87. Cheated on a friend → Never, though have hurt
88. Felt Betrayed → yes.Dont keep a count there
DO YOU BELIEVE IN:

89. Yourself → Always,Yes
90. Miracles → I can neither say no, nor be blind for one.
91. Love at first sight → never in both.
92. Heaven → NO
93. Santa Clause → YES
94. Peace in this lifetime→ I WISH
95. Kissing on the first date? → maybe/yes if, the other makes the move.
96. Angels → YES
97. Is there one person you want to be with right now? –> Yes.
98. Had more than one boyfriend/girlfriend at one time in the past? –> No
99. You will die Young→ Yes, I want to die in late-forties, real early
100. You will end with the one you love and learn to love the one you are with – yeah I will.

101.I want to be a smoker. I believe smokers have a charm and a grace.
102.I am scared of driving bikes.
103.Though i have a lot of patience but I hate to wait.

104. Last beverage → Chai
105. Last phone call–> Dad, 65 mins ago
106. Last text message→ Deepti,
107. Last song you listened to→ lukka chhupi
108. Last time you cried→ three days back
110. Last meal: Paniyaram

111.ice-creams I have them, when I feel low and down..
112.My idol: Mother Teresa (actually too many)
113.I want to have a real physique. too lazy to work it out
114.In my dreams I was once chased by a dementor…
115.I go deaf on certain people always!!!
116.MY first prized possession was an old tattered book.
117.I love gloves…
118.My two Seniors call me a demony bro.
119.I was once called a group of guys and been threatened.I got scared.
120.I love my smile
121.I had a bad crush on my juns… the Innocent camel
122.I got a call and I couldnt answer, gonna call him right back after I post
123.I Purposefully missed out no.29
124.When i get drunk : i chat a lot and now people tell I get silent after drinking
125.I Wish I can go back in time and have more sibling rivalries, rather more siblings.

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And let me know, what you think???

This is going to be a promise that I am promising you and my blog, that i would be away till my exam is over, (but will check out other blogs) And I found this in The solitary writer’s blog. Thought that it would be interesting and would keep my blog engaged for a while..


Have fun guys….
so I can be happily away for a while.. of course trying to prepare mysef to prepare for my exam.
 
Just answer…

1. Who are you?
2. Are we friends?
3.Something I have and you want?
4.Give me a nick name and explain me why u picked it?
5.Describe me in one word?
6.What was your first impression of me?
7.Do you still think that way about me now?
8.What reminds you of me?
9.If you could ever give me one thing,what it could be?
10.How well you know me?
11.How do you see me in future?
12.Ever wanted to tell me anything ,but couldn’t?
13.Are you going to put this on your blog and going to see what I say about you?

And wish me good luck for my exam for I just get up in the morning determined enough to read, but get dazed and faded as the day goes on, Have three square meals a day, then drop in the net for a five minute quickie on the pre-text of downloading an application for my bro for the past few days, check my empty inbox umpteen times, laze around, roam around, fool around, do every around than reading. Invent ways to kill time, take walk around the campus for no reasons counting my steps to and fro, with all the guilt-ridden thoughts, retire for the day at two AM still thinking how best can I start preparing for the exam. I’m getting more and more scared and less and less bothered….. Spare me a wise word

see ya soon. Take care 🙂


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Tagged


Oops! I feel lost here.. Dunno why, may be because am not regular here.. Life is happening and you just cannot pause…

And Not to worry , I am not going to fill in this post Like the previous one, with the all those events which darken and dampen the cheerful days of my life : Its a Tag I got a month ago. Thanks “Priyaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa” (The ring tone version of the Supergirl) for tagging me.

The tag:
Two questions in each category answer them and then tag your friends from the blog-o-sphere. (Simple enough right) Leave a comment on their blog letting them know they have been tagged and you are all set.

Yesterday
Your oldest memory
What were you doing 10 years ago?

Today
Your first thought today morning
If you built a time capsule today what would it contain?

Tomorrow
This year ….
What do you see yourself doing 14 years from now?

My oldest memory :
Well. Its in bits and pieces, My School, Me as a Kindergarten kid, sleeping in the noons, The statue of Mother Mary, Our garden of Eden, My first Eve in life, The gramophone in our headmistress office, My first Bible, Mom getting me ready to school,

10 years ago :
Eight standard, 1998.. Well September, A girl proposed to me, (I know you’re reading this. I just can’t help this one A#%a*&) and I said Thank you…

My first thought today morning :
Oops yet another week, Last week Just flew by, Time flies like nobody’s business. I have don’t have classes today. So I can afford to be late. well Just get out of the bed, you lazy bum.

My time capsule would contain :
Well, Make sure that all my memories are intact, Beg, borrow or steal Pensieve from Dumbledore. A few dozen letters and few books.

This year :
Give up every damn thing, A Vacation is down the lane, and probably planning to go on a hibernation soon.

14 years from now :
Well, Just the same old balding bachelor, a faculty in a college/university, a happy dad with three kids around, taking my dog for a walk, catching up with a old friend over a cup of chai/coffee, bumping into someone randomly at a departmental store, as usual a long phone conversation, writing another tag, blogging, meeting up a blogger-friend, inviting a friend/family for lunch/dinner, an evening long drive or a causal moonlit-midnight-talk with her, a solitude evening stroll, me reading a book, a vacation, or else, or else a lonely woods surrounded with all eerie sounds, me rested in peace…… Kal Ho Naa ho………

And now the quotes tag by Aneesha:

“The twists and turns of ‘fate’ would cease to shock if we knew, and expected nothing more than the barest truths and facts of life
The English Teacher by R K Narayan. An autobiographical account of his life by India’s bestest author ever.

“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom. an old man, a young man and life’s greatest lesson

“For you, a thousand times over ”

The Kite runner by Khaled Hosseini
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A beautiful heart-warming story of growing up and on friendship and on how war demeans human life..

“As a father, I’m supposed to give away my daughter, but I’m not sure that I’m able to do this. I can no more give Jamie away than I give away my heart. But what I can do is to let another share in the joy that she has always given me. May God’s blessing be with you both.”
A walk to remember by Nicholas Sparks. A book that talks about what the transforming power of love.

“It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Motherhood: The Second oldest Profession by Erma Bombeck

Lets call it a post, promising to catch up with the posts i missed in all your blogs.. Life is no much better now, but all better and I tag Archana Manoj Milinta Sonu Madhumita

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Tagged.

Anu tagged me and that was a month ago. Sorry for being late buddy and here it goes….

6 whatevers about me.

1) Youngest kid @ home, quite a quiet town bred guy from Dharmapuri, attended school like every1, graduated from PSG CAS, Coimbatore and now post graduating from UoH, Hyderabad.
2) A true believer of Destiny, Humanity, Karma, Love and Relationships. Now basking in the beauty of life and its side effects (Courtesy Acknowledged).
3) Wanted to be a doctor, couldn’t, and didn’t make it up. A wannabe professor, a wannabe journalist, a wannabe writer, a wannabe MBA, a big-time wannabe Nobody in life, When I was a kid, I seriously considered becoming (rather being) a shepherd. Even now I imagine myself to be a shepherd, with my sheep grazing and me with a book in the lush meadows. Green grass, blue skies, strawberry fields, vanilla clouds, okay ENOUGH…
4) An inside-introvert, equally loves being in solitude and in company. Am a kind of ‘Alone in the Crowd’ guy. Cos even when alone. I have my own crowd n cloud of thoughts. A loner by choice. Sounds complicated, right! Well am ‘confused n crazy’. That’s what my folks call me. Am happy and proud of the beautiful people I met in my life.
5) Basically the jobless, can be bee-busy and log-lazy at times, an avid writer, voracious reader and a passionate listener of music, Keen and silent observer of life.
6) Just living every moment….

5 things I miss in life now.

1) My Coimbatore life, it’s where I learned to be on my own.
2) I miss those busy streets of UK, cross-cut road, Gandhipuram, street-side bookshops, coffee shops, ma favorite tea stall and the corner table, the chai shop near Cheran Book shop, Anweshana and a lot more of Coimbatore.
3) Well again my UG campus life, my seniors, my peers, my juniors and few Profs, Nila Mutram, Vinayaka bakes, Krishna bakes, the canteen, K R bakes, the road from CAS to SITRA, Cbe Air port, the hot chocolate…
4) My school life, those casual, carefree joyful days. I wish (just) I can turn back the clock. Well life is all about moving on…
5) Now ma reading habit was busy with ma project…

10 things I wanna achieve in a decade.

1) Take up another education level.
2) Clear ma JRF
3) Learn a musical instrument (well I already missed many opportunities till now, don’t want any regrets)
4) Teach. CRS ma’m and JB ma’m (my mentors’ n good friends) have been a great inspiration in ma life.
5) Work in between all this and be my own financier. {Outside help will also be greatly appreciated. Can even adopt me for tax exemptions. Dad n mom will be glad.}
6) Work with any concern or Voluntary organization concerned with children and watch them grow.
7) Meet certain people (for instance Nicholas sparks, Vannadasan, JKR, Nanditha Das, Vandana Gopikumar and Vaishnavi Jayakumar of The Banyan, etc.,)
8) Build ma dream house n christen it Malgudi.
9) To write a post informing ma friends that I’ve done all the above mentioned things.
10) Be a dad.

The book tag.

Just completed this beautiful book.
To kill a mocking bird.

The door was opened, and the gust of warm air revived us. Zeebo lined on Jordan’s stormy bankers and church was over. I wanted to stay and explore, but Calpurnia propelled me up the aisle ahead of her.

I Tag
1) Alpine Path
2) J O T T E R S
3) A little something
4) The garden of life

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9 minutes of absolute freedom.

Remember reading it in some blog, Thought I’ll take the tag and write (also the author have given complete autonomy to take tags from his blog). Well It should be whatever that comes to your mind within 9 minutes.

If I get nine minutes of absolute freedom, I will
a) Give me full liberty to do everything that I wanted to.
b) Become a total anonymous person.
c) DO only things that I want to do and I love to do (Nothing doing about other Damn things)
d) will value every second of my life ( I can see that 2 minutes is over now)
e) will change the way I love. (I love to work, I mean earning something, Any decent job for that matter)
f) wouldn’t feel bad/guilty about anything.
g) will yield to all possible healthy temptations of mine.
h) will love to go deaf on certain people.
i) Will write more, sing more and dance more (remembering those days in 36, Manchester and 210, Brindavan and those exhausted seven souls who tried downloading some dance into me).
j) Wouldn’t care a damn about those printed papers.
K) will walk in the world as if I’ve got nothing to do.
l) Will eat more and sleep more.
m) will parent (not biologically) at least half-a-dozen kids.
n) Explore and discover the world more.
o) Will spend the rest of my life with more books n music and less people.
p) pamper myself and spoil the brat out of me.
q) Will tag every blogger’s blog that i love to read.
r) Its okay Baru, wake up now.

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Fifty Five lives: Top Ten Countdown

Well. It was sometime back, that I saw in my Friend’s blog; Quite liked it, Thanks for the permission. Thought that it will make a good reading.

Ten Realizations.
10) Many of my friends still don’t read my blog.
9) I’m actually alive.
8) I just cannot halt anywhere in life.
7) Still I’m poor, very poor in Hindi, The National Language.
6) No matter How hard I try, there are certain things that I can’t help.
5) I still need to grow up.
4) Nothing in life is unworthy.
3) There are No short-cuts.
2) Accept and move on.
1) Its a great realization that I’ve realized all the above-mentioned things.

Nine Things I’m glad that
9) I’m just I’m.
8) I’m here in this world at this time.
7) I read, I write, I blog.
6) I’ve met actress Revathy and talked to her.
5) I’m the youngest kid @ home.
4) Once in a while, I get good food in the mess.
(The last time was about two months back).
3) There is always someone to sponsor me a chai or coffee (ahem-ahem!!).
2) I’ve bugged someone to tag me.
1) I’m a Potterian.

Eight things I badly wanna
8) Let go off my prejudices.
7) Be patient and give God more time.
6) Somethings to remain the same.
5) Tell you those things.
4) Stop searching for answers. Go and get drunk once.
3) Say NO and ENOUGH for I’ve learned enough pleasantries.
2) Name my home, “Malgudi“.
1) Die, when I’m busy living.

Seven Things I often tell myself
7) To answer life’s little knocks.
6) Gratitude is all about keeping the process going. {Courtesy: JB ma’m}
5) Spend Time to earn Memories.
4) Nobody can let you down (both literally and figuratively).
3) Watch your life.
2) Get addicted to something in life. There are healthy addictions in life.
(For instance: Books, Music, Positive People)
1) BE silent enough to listen to your inner Voice(s).

Six People I wanna thank now
* Dad n Mom, for without them, I wouldn’t be here. My brother for being there. My sweet Puppy for accepting me as her pet.
# JB ma’m and CRS ma’m for everything and every other thing I’ve learnt and for teaching me and letting me be your student.
* Anu akka for giving me the idea of a Blog and being there for me as a sister,whenever I wanted to polambify (whine away to glory). For my senior Asif anna, for reading whatever I’ve written and for the honest comments.
#Manoj for the inspiration that I’ve inspired from You. Well also a big-bear thanks.
* My School and college friends (Seniors, Peers and Juniors) for those fun-filled days called Life.
# My Princess for having taught me how to move on in life.

Five Things I believe
5) Prayer
4) Music
3) Words
2) Love
1) Humanity.

Four people I tag
d) Karthik
c) Ashwin
b) Manoj
a) Alex

Three Confessions
3) I am good at nothing.
2) I am bad at everything.
1) Am not that easy to be a confessor.

Two Promises
2) I will not become Somebody.
1) Live and let live.

One Prayer
“Thy humble humanity! Give me the serenity to smile, even in the life’s most awkwardly turbulent situation, for i have nothing worthy to share other than my smile” – Barath N.

Also I tag:
Divya Lalrem Arun John Feline Musings

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