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Thirty things about me you didn't want to know

I'm doing a tag after a while, courtesy of Moo and now since you obviously don't know enough about me already, I'm going to enlighten you some more.

1) When you looked at yourself in the mirror today, what was the first thing you thought?
Are those lines under my eyes?

2)How much cash do you have in your wallet right now?
Approximately 100 bucks, I just withdraw money as and when I need it.

3) What’s a word that rhymes with DOOR?
Sore, More, Lore, Fore, Core, Roar, Tore, Pore, Gore, Whore, Wore, Yore, Bore (Does anyone see the point of this question?)

4) Who is the 4th person on your missed call list on your cell phone?
Some telemarketer convincing me to subscribe for their DVD rental service. As if!

5) What is your favorite ring tone on your phone?

Time of your Life by Greenday

6)What are you wearing right now?
A spiffy white kurta and jeans (I'm at work *Ssshhh*)

7)Do you label yourself?
Course, and I'm extremely expensive too.

8) Name the brand of the shoes you’re currently own?
Well, I own one pair of pink kolhapuris that I absolutely love and are falling apart. Lovely black and white ballerinas from Sole to Soul. About 6 pairs of Reebok shoes, 3 from Adidas, One Nike Uptempo. And heels that range across brands and stores. This is not counting myriad flip-flops picked up from the roadside. Some from Bata and Osho's in every colour of the rainbow.

9) Bright or Dark Room?
Bright room full of people.

10) What do you think about the person who took this survey before you?
She's quite a pain in the ass. What!?! I've said nice things about her plenty of times.

11) What does your watch look like?
It's black with a white face and has HSBC written on it. Yes, it's a free watch.

12) What were you doing at midnight last night?
Trying to get my brother to change the channel so I could watch the French Open

13) What did your last text message you received on your cell say?
"I'm coming a little late. Have to be at home cause mum's coming. I should be in by 3:30."

14) What’s a word that you say a lot?
Fuck, What crap, Cool

15)Who told you he/she loved you last?
I can't remember. Does that say terrible things about me?

16) Last furry thing you touched?
The resident dog in my building.

19) Your favourite age so far
From 18 to 21, have all been pretty awesome.

18) What was the last thing you said to someone?
Tell me when your done.

19) The last song you listened to?
Great Balls of Fire

20) Where did you live in 1987?
Before April 4th, I was in my mother womb. After that, Mumbai.(Thank you Moo for the inspiration!)

21) Are you jealous of anyone?
Of everybody's who going abroad to study.

22) Is anyone jealous of you?
Naturellement. I'm da bomb.

23) Name three things that you have on you at all times?
Cellphone, keys and a book

24) What’s your favourite town/city?
Mumbai but obviously.

25) When was the last time you wrote a letter to someone on paper and mailed it?
About 10 years ago, when my cousins were in Nairobi and I hadn't even heard of the internet.

26) Can you change the oil on a car?
Never!

27) Your first love/big crush: What is the last thing you heard about him/her?
That he's in Australia. Partying a lot and studying very little. And also, that his sister is now married.

28) Does anything hurt on your body right now?
My head hurts from answering all these questions.

29) What is your current desktop picture?
At work, Fernando Torres superimposed on a Liverpool FC backdrop, with the Liverpool song You'll never walk alone emblazoned across. I *heart* Torres.

At home, some kind of a monster truck wallpaper of my brother's choosing. Don't ask.

30) Have you been burnt by love?
Once, but I'm not really sure if it was love.

And now finally, I tag,

Homecooked
Neha
Just call me A
SMM
Sunshine
Ersa

Comments

Ersa said…
niceeee...thanks for tagging..:-)
You're da bomb :D. likes likes likes very very much

this is a cool Tag. I'm usually bad with tags and i take a really long time to do them but this is easy. will do this right away.
done done done :). now you better be the first to comment :D
neha said…
thank you for the tag! :)
Raul said…
nice! btw neat theme
Gentle Whispers said…
@ Ersa & Neha: Your welcome! Now hop to it.

@ A: Thank you for being so prompt. I don't think I was the first one, but does being among the top five count?

@ Raul: Thanks!
Sunshine said…
i did it finally! :)

check it out...

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