Category Archives: Personal

“They won’t Remember you,” said Wifey.

“They won’t remember you,” quipped wifey when she saw me login to Facebook. “Who?” I asked, pretending that¬†I hadn’t understood. Of course, I had. I’ve known her for close to fifteen years now, and for twelve of those, I’ve woken … Continue reading

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Mansplaining Defined and Purposefully Explained.

Just posted: Mansplaining? Let me tell you what it is, to share my recent learning experience under wifey’s tutelage. It’s on my new blog – and if you aren’t following it, you are missing out on all the Quirky Snarky … Continue reading

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The Comment Issue on the ROFLwithQSM blog is now resolved!

The comments issue is resolved! ūüėÄ I figured out that it was because the too-good-to-be-true Zero Spam plugin was interfering with the processing of comments. The reason was that it doesn’t work with the Jetpack engine, which takes care of … Continue reading

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No Thank You, No Sorry, Hain ji?

That’s what Indians say‚Ķthat between friends, there’s no Thank You, no Sorry, but I’m going to change myself. I’m sorry that I must send you to my other blog to read my posts, and in advance, I am thanking you … Continue reading

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The QSM Magazine – Anandhotep makes a Splash in the Rajma Bowl.

The May-June issue is¬†still not on stands, and trust me when I tell you that the blame lies squarely on the shoulders of that twit Anandhotep. I sent him the air-tickets; I emptied my cupboard so that he could store … Continue reading

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Stroll…Stroller…Road-roller!

Stroll? Hmmm. Stroll? I think I’m getting an idea. Stroll?‚Ķwait, I’ve¬†got to switch on my computer! “Kya stroll te stroller da siyappa laga rakha hai?” (Why are you¬†raising such a hue and cry about stroll and stroller?) Mom’s booming voice … Continue reading

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Beached!

“If the word “beach” makes you think of “beached”, you must get your head examined!” exclaimed the lady who in the first place was responsible for my thinking up¬†the word “beached” when I saw the daily post prompt “beach.” The … Continue reading

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I and others of my kind are causing global warming and climate change!

The Accusation: I am sure you had no inkling that I was the culprit – that it was this despicable me who caused¬†climate change; that I am the guy who’s responsible for the depletion of the ozone layer, the melting … Continue reading

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Fitting a misfit with social-shoes is Impossible – says wifey!

“Why do you have to do it?” she asked, pushing a cup of cardamom tea in front of me, displacing my magic trackpad, so that the Facebook icon that I was adding to the following Facebook header got scaled up … Continue reading

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Help Me.

Thank you. For answering my cry for help. There are a hundred things going wrong in my life right now, and I am hanging from a precipice, waiting for someone… anyone, say Mr. Goyal, or Trooplijaah, or even Mom¬†to pull … Continue reading

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Total Paisa Vasool – Getting your money’s worth, the Indian way!

Anandhotep has used some of stinky old bandages to tie me to my desk so that I can work on the next issue of the QSM Magazine. I’ve been barred from posting on my blog, until I’ve painted the cover, … Continue reading

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The Harassed Computers Association Strikes Back!

Our Computers are on Strike! The computers in my house are on strike. Until a week ago, I had no idea the guys¬†were members of a¬†union called the Harassed Computers Association or the HCA. In fact, until about a week … Continue reading

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Quirky Anand and those…those…Snarky Grammarians!

Have you ever been publicly castigated for a typographical error, a Grammar issue, or even a spelling error? Have you ever locked horns with a Grammar vigilante? Anand throws caution to the wind, and lets it all out. (Please note … Continue reading

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Mr. Goyal vs.Tornado the 190lb Dog – who would you choose?

Was there a time in my life when I chose the unpopular over the popular? Just one time? Ok, two?! Then you aren’t talking to me.¬†I am drawn to the unpopular, and the attraction sometimes borders on the fatal. I … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions of a Mad Indian Artist-Programmer!

Who says that only scientists can be mad. Nobody, hear, nobody can be madder than an Indian artist-programmer being pulled by his mom on one side and his wife on the other. Is it any wonder then that he has … Continue reading

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Social Networks? My brain needs a clone‚Ķpronto!

This isn’t a propah post. It’s a random collection of random tasks completed at random moments… Starting the right way‚Ķ Whining! Honestly, my life has been wrenched off its comfortable anchor and thrown into a space odyssey, but that’s beside … Continue reading

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Mom’s VIP Suitcase leads us into Cold War – Anandhotep Mediates.

They are back, and along with them, Anandhotep, the rickety old¬†mummy¬†who masquerades as the editor of The QSM Magazine, is also back.¬† Mom and Dad arrived yesterday. Traveling light isn’t Mom’s forte, and while rest of the world has graduated … Continue reading

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Registered for Blogging201 and preparing for Wifey’s Outburst

Friends from Blogging101 and Writing101, I gave the NaNoWriMo a miss but have registered for the Blogging201 course. I am wondering¬†if any of you have too. It’s going to run from¬†December 8th to 17th, and you can register for it … Continue reading

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Thank you – a thousand times for a thousand likes.

Every once in a while, one must count his blessings and thank those who make his life beautiful. You make my blog beautiful. As this blog has now become a part of my life, by making it beautiful with your … Continue reading

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