I made a conscious decision to go for The Namesake when all of my mates were going for The 300. I don't regret my decision - it was a good movie. I don't know - something about The 300 just didn't attract me. If I wanted to see images of men being gutted or killed I would just switch on the tube to watch the latest news from Iraq. And marvel that there are Americans still dumb enough to justify this war. And also that there are dumb Canadians that support those dumb Americans.
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A friend called me the other day.
"Yes," I replied, even though I was busy at work.
"Ok, hold on for a minute, will you?"
What the..! YOU called me, and YOU put me on Hold? Well then... click!
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And there there is the one guy who messaged me while at work.
"Here." I hit my reply, even though I was busy.
"What do you think of Pakistan's batting?" He asked.
And so I gave a detailed response analyzing why Pakistan's batting sucked. He digested all of this with a "hmm."
And then "brb".
You don't 'brb' me! I am the one at work, you are the one who's at home enjoying a "sick" day because you wanted to watch the game, and you 'brb' me?!!!
I see your 'brb', and raise you 'brb, boss here, server crashed'.
Although if you are my MSN friend you will keep wondering why my server keeps crashing all the time. Rest assured, it doesn't. I just didn't want to talk to you.
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Cricket world cup started today. It sucked that I couldn't watch it. And it also didn't help when my kid brother, home on March break, called me up every time there was a six.
"bhaiyya! Did you see that six? It was huuuuuuge....."
On the plus side I played cricket today, that too at night. I cannot believe I am outside in double digit warm weather, playing cricket at 9 pm in March, in Canada!
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For Bridge players.
It's the last hand. My partner and I need a game call to win. And what cards do I get dealt?