Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Ta Da!

You can't blame me entirely. I accept that I was lazy, but I was also a victim of a conspiracy. First, I have been exiled to the outskirts of chennai. Two, I am wasting more than four hours daily traveling to-and-fro from work. Three, this really annoying BSNL took nearly two months to give me a broadband connection (Airtel didn't have network in my area :( ). Now that things have finally started to show signs of settling down I thought I'll resume blogging again.

After being exiled I was without Internet for almost three months. During this long solitary confinement I realized a few things.

  • I had some kind of phobia when it came to browsing at Cyber Cafes. Long time ago I read in a newspaper about how a wiz-kid went about installing key loggers in cyber cafes and then stole personal information from the logs that had everything from passwords to bank account details. This story always creeps into my mind whenever I think of going to a cyber cafe.
  • Without Internet(or Google, to be precise) I am the biggest idiot in the world.
  • I got a brand new PC but didn't even feel like touching it.
  • I am greatly inspired by movies, A.R.Rahman, Ilayaraja, Yuvan Shankar Raja and of course, Google. Not being able to keep track of what was happening to them made my brain completely inane.

So how did I manage to stay alive?

I was somehow managing with the GPRS on my Nokia 6020.. chatting, checking mails, reading blogs (yup, I was reading your blogs) and even sent some money through paypal!. Man! I still can't believe I did all those things with a Nokia 6020. Long live Opera MiniReporo and flurry.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Thursday, April 5, 2007


..glad that such a movie is getting a good reception in chennai.

Sunday, April 1, 2007

Google TiSP

More from google.. this time Google Broadband. Don't forget to check their 'get started now' section.

I am off to see if youtube has any..

Powered by ScribeFire.

Gmail paper!!!

Everyone of you must have heard about it by now, if you haven't, check it out here.

..and its FREE!!!

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Am I a machine?

I have been consistently failing to solve CAPTCHA's lately. I am really worried that I am slowly but surely turning into a robot .



Thursday, March 22, 2007

The height of piracy

Three tracks, supposedly to be from the yet to be released SuperStar Rajini starter Sivaji are out!!! :O ... the audio was stated to release only by 4th of April

Monday, March 19, 2007

Team India to the rescue

I was really worried that I had hit yet another writer's block. With the world cup  going on and Team India starting their campaign against Bangladesh I have been assured of enough tidings to keep myself occupied for an entire lifetime.

I bet Team India is the luckiest team in the whole world or how else would you justify Pakistan losing to a minnow among minnows on the same day?  Pakistan's loss to Ireland would have certainly obnubilated India's loss but thanks to our sensational media, its been elucidated. Times Now, NDTV, CNN-IBN ... are having a field day constantly airing clips of shewag's dismissal , the pitiable score and snippets from the post match press meet.

 Many people are saying that India lost the game because they choose to bat first. Oh! come on guys.. its against Bangladesh we are playing.. it doesn't matter if we bat or bowl first!. And for all those who are saying that Bangladesh has progressed into a formidable team and that we lost to a better team.. just wait till the Sri Lankans trash them out.

PS1: I wanted to do more bashing but the news of the death of Pak. cricket coach Bob woolmer has really dampened my spirits.

PS2: More than the loss what has disappointed me more is that I expected Raj of Plus Ultra to write a parody out of our deplorable performance and Hawkeye to do a Kabali Times report but Raj hasn't even touched on the topic while Hawkeye has jus let out his frustration .

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

You came all the way here hoping to see some update. I wont disappoint you. Here it is.

Saturday, February 24, 2007

New found hobby

I was really bored today and so I opened firefox, typed some random word and pressed CTR+ENTER. Of all the sites I tried (something.com, nothing.com, anything.com, everything.com...) , the following two were interesting..

human.com and humans.com

...what a contrast.

Tuesday, February 6, 2007


by Gayathri. And yes, this is my second tag too (psst: I skipped one ;) ).  

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite Food: Sambhar Vadai, paani poori and pizza.

Favorite Month: December.

Favorite Songs


Roobaroo and Lukka Chupi from Rang De Basanti. My hindi song collection is confined to A.R.Rahman and SEL.


Really lots of them.. I almost love all songs of A.R.Rahman, Yuvan Shankar Raja and Harris Jayaraj. Currently hooked on to  Karu Karu Vizh by Harris from the movie Pacchaikilli muthucharam. 


My heart will go on by Celine Dion from the Titanic.

Favorite Movie: Rang De Basanti, Swades, Baasha, Donnie Darko, Beautiful mind, The Incredibles, Ice age.

Favorite Sport: Play - chess and cricket, Watch - cricket.

Favorite Season: Love the Monsoons.

Favorite Day Of the week: Friday.

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Chocolate.

Favorite Time of Day: Hmmm.. would love to see the morning :).


Current Mood: Slaphappy.

Current Taste: Insipid.

Current Clothes: Black shorts and light fluorescent green T-shirt.

Current Desktop: New Bliss that comes with the XP royale theme.

Current Toenail Color: Hey I don't color my nails.

Current Time: 12:55 IST

Current Surroundings: An untidy bed, a dusty computer and a messy table.

Current Thoughts: Trying to figure out what I was thinking.


First Best Friend: Rakesh.

First Screen Name: elsyaj.

First Pet: Adopted a nice puppy from blue cross. Returned it in two days 'coz it fell sick and parental pressure. Man! I even cried!.

First Piercing: Gotta be ears. I don't remember.

First Album: Hmm..the first pop song I heard was ' Seasons in the sun' by Westlife.

First Movie: I think its Manirathnam's Roja.


Last Cigarette: Never.

Last Drink: Alcoholic: Never. Non-Alcoholic: Water.

Last Car Ride: Jan 30, 2007. Went to see my uncle with my parents.

Last Movie Seen: Pulp Fiction.

Last Phone Call: With one of my college mate.

Last Book Read: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Have You Ever Broken the Law: I don't read the rules so I don't know if I have broken one.

Have You Ever Been Arrested: Nope.

Have You Ever Been on TV: Yup. I remember appearing on TV when my mom played one of my uncles marriage video cassette.

Have You Ever Lied: Yup.

Have You Ever Kissed Someone You Didn't Know: Nope.


Thing You're Wearing: Haven't I answered a similar question already?

Thing You've Done Today: Nothing.

Thing You Can Hear Right Now: Playing Kadhal Konjam from Pacchaikilli muthucharam in a moderately high volume so can't hear anything else.

Thing You Can't Live Without: My PC, keyboard, and my huge collection of songs.

Thing You Do When You're Bored: Play chess, listen to songs, watch movie, keyboard, read blogs, eat and sleep.

4 PLACES YOU'VE BEEN TODAY: Haven't stepped out of home.

3 PEOPLE YOU CAN TELL ANYTHING TO: Err.. honestly I don't know :(. I basically confide in people who confide in me :) .


1. Black or White: Black

2. Hot or Cold: Cold


Do a space walk, land in Mars.. I literally want to be out of this world.




Sunday, February 4, 2007

I am a captain fan !

If anyone knows what movie this is then please do let me know. I'll love to watch it.

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Fantasia no. 2 in D minor

This is a 18th century piece by Georg Philipp Telemann which I have been practicing for my Trinity, Grade 5 Piano exam.

Note: I haven't yet got the dynamics and the feel right so please bear with me :(

Saturday, January 13, 2007

More about me - Assumptions

A lot of people, almost everybody, including my parents assume (or have assumed) a lot things about me which I am not.

  1. I was once (and fortunately still) assumed by a few to be a programming genius.
  2. Those who doubted my programming skills quickly assumed me to be a musical wizard .
  3. Even though I can barely sing, my mom has assumed that I have a good voice.
  4. My college friends think that I have a perfectly laid out plan for my future. I am clueless on what to do after getting up in the morning everyday.
  5. Just because I don't talk much people think I have a conceit personality.
  6. Just because I don't talk much people think I am a man of action ;)).
  7. My parents and even some of my relatives think that I could do well if I took up animation.

Well, that's all I can think of for now but I assume there could be more.

How did people come to these assumptions?

  1. I used to do a lot of c++ programming when I was in my 11th and 12th grade and for some time in the first year of college.
  2. I just know to play the keyboard and I can compose a little bit. Have had some formal training in western classical music and playing the piano.
  3. I sometimes practice singing when I am alone.
  4. As I don't do 'things' that are considered to be 'normal' for college boys I have been termed intelligent and according to them an intelligent guy always leads a well planned life.
  5. This ones funny. Its normal to consider an introvert to be diffident, but conceit? I am clueless.
  6. No comments :).
  7. I play a hell a lot of computer games, love cartoons, animax etc etc.

I certainly don't deny that I have interest in music or programming. What's my problem then? I am an extremely lazy guy. I strongly believe that high expectations would result in me having to put extra effort :( .

Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Fools garden - Lemon tree

I'm sitting here in a boring room.

It's just another rainy Sunday afternoon.

I'm waisting my time, I got nothing to do.

I'm hanging around, I'm waiting for you.

But nothing ever happens, and I wonder.



Its not exactly a rainy sunday afternoon, but...

Tuesday, January 2, 2007

East or west Team India is the best

From what I see, Team India is playing for a draw right from day one. Kudos to Team India.They sure have started the year on a safe note.

PS:My first post from windows live writer :)