Father Of All Tags

Garima, of I for an Eye, tagged me this time. This one truly is the father of all tags I've ever done! Phewww!

Ten how’s:

1. How did you get one of your scars?
When few of my classmates got adventurous in our school chemistry lab, and started playing with acid! (Full story in the link.)

2. How did you celebrate your last birthday?
My friends organized a surprise party for me on a beach in Goa! Complete with drinks, food, music and deliciously hot hunks!
LOL! Just kidding! Spent it right here at home… just the ‘Dad’ and the ‘me’! [Sighhh!]

3. How are you feeling at this moment?
Like Jim Carrey in Mask! (“SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSMOKIN'!” “Ooh, somebody stop me!”)
Alright then, I confess! I’m feeling bored… yeah, bored enough to do another TAG! Hmphh! But say, did you guys know that Jim Carrey is also a Capricorn?

4. How did your night go last night?
Wish I could say – “smokin’ hot!”
[Another sighhh!]

5. How did you do in high school?
Total crap! Was a complete nerd! Never bunked classes! Never broke any rules! Most un-cool! Senior school was different though! [wink]

6. How did you get the shirt you’re wearing?
You mean this tee specially autographed by John Abraham? Oh I won it –- along with a date with JA himself -– at this blogging contest organized by SaReGaMaPa!
Ok fine! I’m lying again! My sister got it for me from Delhi!

7. How often do you see your best friend(s)?
Once upon a time, there were best friends. Now, there are just memories… :(

8. How much money did you spend last month?
Let’s see… 13 Belted Cows (for 1,000,000 each) and 8 Saddleback Pigs (for 300,000 each)… 15.4 million in animals. Then there were a lot of new decorations – let’s take a lump sum of 500,000. And then there were the seeds… So all in all, I’d say a little over 16 millions. (I'm talking about FarmVille, silly! Hahaha!)

9. How old do you want to be when you get married?
Oh do we have a choice about this? Is there a time machine that my groom and I can book to travel to the year we’d like to get married in?

10. How old will you be at your next birthday?
Fifty. :p
Did anyone buy it? I suppose not! [Sighhh again!]
Anyway, what is it with girls always trying to appear younger than they really are? I, for one, wish I could be 50 tomorrow! Perhaps it’s got something to do with Capricorn’s “reverse aging process”. Read Linda Goodman to understand what that means.

Nine what’s:

1. Your mother's name?

2. What did you do last weekend?
Went to the Zoo, had a long ride on an elephant, fed peanuts to the chimps in the cage, had the lions teach me how to roar, measured the neck of the tallest giraffe there, tried to count the spots on the leopard’s back (unsuccessfully), and got my orange bar ice-cream stolen by one of the monkeys running free!
Heehee! Kidding again! Diwali cleaning was going on in the house last weekend! :p

3. What is the most important part of your life?
My First Love.

4. What would you rather be doing?
You mean right now? Well, if I had anything better to do, would I be doing another tag?

5. What did you last cry over?
When I made ‘aloo-baigan’ last time. I had reminded myself a dozen times that I would cook the dish with Panch-Phoran instead of regular cumin seeds, ‘coz aloo-baigan tastes (and smells!) heavenly with Panch-Phoran, but when the oil heated up, I automatically went into my “default” cooking mode, and added cumin seeds instead, only to cry out a second later - “Oh noooo! Not again!” Almost every time I make aloo-baigan, I forget to use Panch-Foran instead of cumin seeds! Huhh!
(Picture Credit: http://blog.fatfreevegan.com/)

6. What always makes you feel better when you’re upset?
An action-packed movie -– like the Die Hard series perhaps, or Oceans, or the Bourne series. In fact, Sandra Bullock’s movies are also usually great entertainers!

7. What’s the most important thing you look for in a significant other?
No jokes on this one. He should treat me like “the” one -– should make it absolutely clear, by his words and actions both, that, without any doubt, I am the special someone in his life.

8. What are you worried about?
Right now, with Diwali just around the corner… clothes!
[Sighhhhh] I hate shopping!

9. What did you have for breakfast?

Eight you’s:

1. Have you ever liked someone who had a girlfriend/boyfriend?
Hell yeah! Even married ones! What to do! The heart is like a butterfly, and there are so many nice flowers around!
[Doesn’t this sound like a “male” pick-up line? I knew I took birth in the wrong gender!]

2. Have you ever had your heartbroken?
Ohhh yesssss! Everyday it gets shattered into a hundred million pieces! I pick them up all up and put them back together, only to have it broken yet again! See that’s how I became so good at solving jigsaw puzzles, you know!

3. Have you ever been out of the country?
Went on a school trip to Nepal once. So yes, I have been out of the country! :D

4. Have you ever done something outrageously dumb?
Hee hee hee! :p Not going to answer this one… nope, no way!
Oh alright then, just one incident. In fact, this happened during the trip mentioned in the point above. There were 6 girls on this trip... 4 were from my sister’s batch, and my best friend (at whose wedding, I got locked in the bathroom) and I were the seniors. One of the junior girls was having trouble with her suitcase; it simply wouldn’t unlock. So she asked for help. I took the key from her and tried it in the lock – no go. Tried the other way – still didn’t work. The suitcase looked vaguely familiar. The rest of the girls also gave it a shot. The suitcase still looked very familiar. And then it was my turn again with the key. At last, lightning hit me! It was MY suitcase! And all of us (including dumb ol' me!) had been trying to open it with HER key!

5. Have you ever been back-stabbed by a friend?
Nope. Never.

6. Have you ever had sex on the beach?
Noooooo yaaaaaar!
[sighhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh] :(

7. Have you ever dated someone younger than you?
Haven’t done it so far, but I guess I might live to see the day yet, considering the fact that I’m still single, at almost 33! :p

8. Have you ever read an entire book in one day?
Oh yes. Loads of books. Even finished off more than one book in a day! I finished off the entire Twilight series (4 huge novels) in 6 days. So you all can imagine my reading speed!

Seven who’s:

1. Who was the last person you saw?
Wish I could say “the guy who played Jacob Black in the Twilight series movies”! But, alas… it was just Dad! :(

2. Who was the last person you texted?
Ummmm… will have to check the cell phone. Hold on… Ok it was our landlord.

3. Who was the last person you hung out with?
My friend B. Both of us were “hanging” out in my balcony, and broke the clothesline with our combined weight. [ROTFLing at my own dumb joke!]

4. Who was the last person to call you?
Will anyone believe it if I say “Amitabh Bachchan”? No? Well then in that case, I’ll go with “sister”.

5. Who did you last hug?
Meeeeeee! :D I really like life-sized teddy bears, you know! :p

6. Who is the last person who texted you?
The friend B above.

7. Who was the last person you said “I love you” to?
Now this is something I really don’t remember. If I’m required to give a 100% honest answer on this, I’ll have to go through the Sent Items archives in my Outlook Express, as well as all the comments I’ve left on various blogs, AND the so many lengthy conversations on Facebook! Oh and my cell phone’s message folders too! Not possible!

Six where’s:

1. Where does your best friend live?
Which one? You see, I've had a whole list of best friends.
The one in my early childhood used to stay in my bathroom years ago. Now I have no clue about his whereabouts.
My middle school best friend, with whom I wrote this poem, is in the US now.
My senior school bestie, with whom I went to Nepal, currently lives in Bangalore.
And my newest best friend, whom I met through this very blog, lives in New Delhi.

2. Where did you last go?
Eh? I just went to the loo, if anybody is interested in knowing about that! What a vague question!

3. Where did you last hang out?
At some relatives’ place here, but I didn’t break any clothesline there!

4. Where do/did you go to school?
In Kanpur.

5. Where is your favorite place to be?
Just one place? Not possible again!

6. Where did you sleep last night?
In the tree house at my farm in FarmVille! How silly!

Five do’s:

1. Do you think anyone likes you?
Of course! Any doubts about it?

2. Do you ever wish you were someone else?
Ummm… not really. Although I do wish I had legs like Sonali Bendre! :p

3. Do you know the muffin man?
Now I do… thanks to my friend Google! :D The Muffin Man!

4. Does the future scare you?
Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn’t. Depends upon what train of thoughts I am on.

5. Do your parents know about your blog?
Yeah, Dad knows about my blog, and also that I’m working on this marathon tag right now. He’s usually too occupied with the TV though, to check out what crap I write here!

Four why’s:

1. Why are you best friends with your current best friend?
Read the post linked in the answer to the previous question on my best friend.

2. Why did you get into Blogging?

I used to read the blogs of some of my orkut "friends". At the top of every blog, there was a bar that said “Create blog”. I wanted to find out what would happen if I clicked on it, so I did. It asked me to login using my gmail ID, which was simple. And then I followed the rest of the wizard, and “miss_teerious” happened. Of course, then I wanted to find out how a post would show up on the page, how the various widgets would look, change of templates, etc etc. And this curiosity has brought me this far!

3. Why did your parents give you the name you have?
Ahhh! See there was a movie called “Kadambari” that was released in early 1976. Both my parents were extremely fond of its music... so much so, that they used to listen to its LP record on repeat mode! After my birth, my mother was spending hours hunting for “bombastic” girls’ names in big dictionaries (pre-internet days, remember!) Eventually, one day, my parents just looked at their favorite music album, and realized what better name could I have than “Kadambari”! (Of course, if they'd known back then that it would be shrunk to “Kaddu” in school, they might have chosen differently! :p)

4. Why are you doing this survey?
It’s been sitting in my “to-do-list” for like ages now… I figured I just had to strike it off there!

Three if’s:

1. If you could have one super power what would it be?
Stronger and more diverse clairvoyance. At the moment, I believe I only have a mild level of claircognizance/clairsentience, but it would be good if this skill becomes so clearly defined that I have no reason for any self-doubts ever.

2. If you could go back in time and change one thing, would you?
Oh yes!
(Maybe I should change the answer above to “Time Travel” then ???)

3. If you were stranded on a deserted island and could bring 1 thing, what would you bring?
Writing material.

Two would-you-ever’s:

1. Would you ever get back together with any of your ex’s if they asked you?

2. Would you ever shave your head to save someone you love?

One last question:

1. Are you happy with your life right now?
After finishing such a bumper tag, who wouldn’t be happy! :D

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Bikramjit said...


wowo nice answers ... and i love how u are feeling right now yoooo hooooo :)
and good answer to getting back to ex's THey dont deserve us anymore :) there loss and shaving hair I alreayd did it once :)

Bikram's blog

Kaddu said...

@ Bikram:
Hi buddy! Seeing you here after many days! :)

Rajlakshmi said...

party in Goa :D wow!! thats nice
thats a long long tag

Tangerine said...

hehehe! i m feeling happy after reading this tag too! nice ans gal!

Kaddu said...

@ Rajlakshmi: I know! Took me long time to finish it!

Kaddu said...

@ Tang: Thanks yaar! Where have u been all this time?

garima82 said...

you finally made it!!!

and if this comments reaches for you to approve... I made it too!! :)

I njoid thoroughly going thru this post,,,kept smiling and grinning after every 2 seconds... :D

Tere answers k aage sabke answers feeke hain... :P

Kaddu said...

@ Garima: Looks like we both made it finally! :D
I know I know... I add a lot of spices na... mirch masala, khatai, etc etc! :p

Roshmi Sinha said...

Bole toh... chhappad phad ke tag ;)

Did you have some horlicks, bournvita, mosambi juice.... etc after overcoming this... ??? ;) ;)

Kaddu said...

@ Roshmi: Ha ha ha! Arre after completing this, I was waise hi "high"... some kinda default euphoria u know!But I had to charge myself up with a cup of tea before I started on it. :p

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