Tuesday, March 7, 2017

10 Truths About Bloggers ~ Ten On Tuesday

Originally posted in May 2013, I'm re-sharing these 10 interesting fun facts about bloggers in general. How many of these do you agree with?

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I've come to the following realizations (mostly about bloggers in general) based on the May Photo Challenge that a group of us attempted. Here they are...



  1. Bloggers, as a general rule, are book lovers. Most love reading P.G. Wodehouse. Well, at least they have Wodehouse on their book-shelf.

  2. Bloggers love telling stories... even stories about how their little toddlers love telling stories!

  3. Bloggers are more prone to weight problems. Most are trying to lose weight. Some even have a specific tag or category on their blog for this. (Ahem! Checks own 'tag-cloud'!)

  4. Nothing is too insignificant for both bloggers and photographers. We can dish out our "500 words" and "1000 words" respectively, for anything under the sun... be it a flavored yoghurt from the market, or even just a glass of water!

  5. Most of our family members and friends have accepted by now, that we are insane. So they usually cooperate in our "blogging-adventures" without too much fuss or complaining. (READ: They have learnt that "quick" is "painless".)

  6. The more seasoned and prolific the blogger, the better s/he becomes at time management. Work, home, socializing, reading, blogging, playing virtual games... these are nothing more to them than balls in an expert juggler's hands.

  7. Blogging, inevitably, makes us innovative and, as we Indians like to put it, "jugaadu". If a post has to be done, it just has to be done. It doesn't matter how many boxes we have to "think out of" in the process.

  8. Bloggers are a multi-talented species. Writing, photography, using photo-editing tools... these are a part of most bloggers' arsenal. Some even acquire varying degrees of web-designing skills, just to beautify their blogs.

  9. Bloggers (and photographers) can get hit by blog (or picture) ideas anywhere... a discussion on Facebook, while at work, in the shower, while cooking, while painting their nails, even in their dreams!

  10. Bloggers love "blogger jokes" (like we have"sardar-ji jokes"), and are probably laughing along while reading this, nodding their head in agreement.

So there are the 10 truths I've noticed about bloggers. If you are a blogger, then which ones of these do you relate with? And if you're not a blogger, but have a friend or family member who is, then which of these would you say applies to him/her?


Here's more in "Ten-On-Tuesday"!



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28 comments:

Jidhu Jose said...

cool

Shilpa Garg said...

I relate to all this points... 10/10! :D
Fantastic post! :)

Meena said...

i like point 5 best ;)

Chicky a.k.a. Kaddu said...

Thanks Jidhu! :)

Chicky a.k.a. Kaddu said...

Thanks Shilpa!
Point no. 6 was totally inspired by you! :P

Chicky a.k.a. Kaddu said...

Hahaha... Meena, I knew you would! :D

Shilpa Garg said...

I smiled when I read point no. 6!! :D
I knew it! :D

Chicky a.k.a. Kaddu said...

@ Lady Juggler - ;-)

Abhiroop Banerjee said...

Super post, Kads!

Aditi said...

Haha very true!!

Smita said...

ha ha ha ha ha!!! So very true!!! Lemme do a point wise check on me

1. I am book lovers. though never read P.G. Wodehouse

2. Gottcha!!

3. I indeed have a weight problems & I am most definitely trying to lose weight. And I have a page for it :D

4. I wrote a prose about typing yesterday :D

5. My hubby works on the HTML of my blog!!! My son poses for my pictures :D

6. I am called super woman by many (though I do not agree with it

7. On of these Sundays my hubby was just not giving me the comp...I did a jugaad and fed him so much that he slept and I had the comp :D

8. Multi-talented? That I am not :'-(

9. ha ha ha ha I do that!!! Even if I see a cat I think, "can I blog about it?" :D

10. I played along with this post and see even did a cross check on me so of course I am laughing ;)

Chicky a.k.a. Kaddu said...

Thanks OB! :D

Chicky a.k.a. Kaddu said...

@Aditi - You're laughing and agreeing with the post. I take it you're one of us! :D

Chicky a.k.a. Kaddu said...

Smita! See... you did it again! Point no. 2 was totally dedicated to you and your story-telling kiddo!

Your post on typing, yesterday, was just brilliant! You bring new meaning to the phrase - "creative liberty"! :D

Btw, did your hubby figure out yet that you over-fed him just to keep him away from the PC? ;-)

And funny you should mention writing about seeing a cat... I have done that too! :P This post... :D

Vasantha Vivek said...

Ha ... Ha ... Ha .... I relate with all ....

Chicky Kadambari said...

:P
Thanks for dropping by, Vasantha!

Ls said...

8 and 9 for me. Even 1 but I don't have Pgwodehouse on my shelf. It was a fun read.

Menaka Bharathi said...

Yes to all! You seem to have gone into my mind..

Chicky Kadambari said...

Thanks Lata. It seems you haven't lost your sanity as much as the rest of us! :P

Chicky Kadambari said...

:D :D :D
Thanks for dropping by, Menaka.

Shilpa Gupte said...

Oh, I can relate to each one of these, Chicky! You are so right...if we have to write...we WRITE. Then, be it about a glass of water, or yoghurt or even the air we breathe. We can write reams and reams on any topic under the sun. And, yes, we get our prompts from the most unusual of places..:P We hit upon ideas in the most unlikeliest of places! Hehehe....Now, please, do NOT even ask which places!

Ankita Bhoye said...

This was such a relatable read, I have been 100 times more JUGAADU than what I was before I started blogging 😅😅😅

Rajlakshmi said...

Hahaha 😂😂😂 this is so true... The family members are not spared... Every word they utter will go in our blogs... Totally enjoyed reading this... Quite an observation you made!

Chicky Kadambari said...

Hehehe! Oh I'm sure I know where, Shilpa! ;)

Chicky Kadambari said...

JUGAADU. That's the magic word. That's what blogging makes us. You totally nailed it, Ankita! :D :D :D

Chicky Kadambari said...

Hehehe! Raji, I knew you'd be able to relate to this post! ;)

Caren Gittleman said...

I LOVED this and it is so true! Would love to follow your blog via email, could you please add "follow by email" to your sidebar and please let me know when you do? Thank you! DakotasDen

Chicky Kadambari said...

Hi Caren! Thank you for visiting. The subscription and follow options are given just below the post.

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