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Smiley Tag :)

April 14, 2009

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”Don’t go ”, they said.

”But I have to, dont you see?”
…………
”But why? Why now? We have just started getting to know you”
”Yes, I know but one does what one has to” she said.
…….
”Will you forget us?” they asked.
”No….will all of you?”, she asked back unsure.
….
”I know we have only known each other since a few months. But the bonds of friendship have become really strong.”she said.
………
”What will you miss the most?”they asked.
”Well…writing and writing and err…all of you  ofcourse all of you! ”, she replied back. :D
…………
”Yes, you are a comment monster err..we mean you always write comments so nicely :D
”Yes, I do don’t I?” she said all glowing.

Modesty clearly was not one of her virtues. :D

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story shory ..pffttt! :P
that up there was my attempt at some ‘er‘ you know ‘ 55er’, ‘ 100er‘ or whatever ‘er‘….okay ‘Indyeah-er:D

 Coz people, I am telling you, all of you who have written these 55ers…I bow before all of you! :D
How? How in god’s name were you able to write ?
Awesome is all I can say :D

Okay now for the post

A  long, long time back…not that long really, but I know that the kid’s been impatient to see this tag all this while,  hence the long, long back reference :D
The kid in question being Vishesh ofcourse :D

Which other ‘ancient’ kid do you know in the blogworld? :D
HE had tagged me for a Smiley post :D
Now granted that I am a Visheshified Indy right after the King of Smileys but a whole darn post on it?
Boggled my mind..
The possibilities people! the sheer possibilities! :D

So here it is! The tag!
Its got a lil of everything :D

and some history too :D
Couldnt let this opportunity for a lil history go could I? :D

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A smiley, or happy face (☺/☻), is a stylized representation of a smiling human face, commonly represented as a yellow circle (or sphere) with two dots representing eyes and a half circle representing the mouth.
On the blogosphere nothing makes me smile more than this :D and this :lol:
I can imagine people guffawing away to glory :D
 History of the Smiley here :D
more here ;)
and yet more :P

Exactly the belief of one of my paranoid friends :D
Does the warning above  remind you of any friends? :D

Between the green and the saffron lies the irony ..
Mannu Uncle and his ‘awesome’ responses to everything :D

psstt read the chart behind Mannu Uncle closely :D

Shivraj Uncle loves his dapper suits the most :D
The five cartoons above courtesy Point Blank

This one was a reflection of so many sentiments for Dubya :lol:

Unfortunately he didnt…..jump that is :D

Reminds me of me …….when I was a kid :D Everything was measured in terms of what I would get :D
Please click on the image above  to enlarge it
Just like so many of you, C&H is my favourite cartoon strip :D

Keep Smiling :D
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Here are some of my fav standup comedians/comics :D
Enjoy!

Jeff Dunham Rocks! :D

This one above is my fav!:D

And then there is the evergreen Russell Peters..(What has he done in his latest video?Sob!Someone please tell him to go back to his earlier brilliance )

here he is in his earlier brilliant avataar :D

 

Enjoy Russell Peters :D

 

And then there’s also Marcus Brigstocke :D
Do see this too :D Subtle yet effective all the same :D

 DO watch more of the works of these people..specially Jeff Dunham :D

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superblogger

And then there is a very special moment here :D An award from one of my oldest blogging friends, Kislay :)
The award is really special coz it comes from this dude :D
Thanks a lot Kislay :D

Have read your thoughts and your ideas are pretty darn out of the box too and so I am more delighted than ever to take this from you!
Will go and dance a bit and then grin like crazy :D
Absolutely overwhelmed!! :))

And so I take the award with a bow and a jump ! :D

For the award here are Kislay’s words :D

Here is an award for you . The Super Blogger award . This award is for those bloggers who blog a lot and get a lot of comments . You fit the bill . For your super-passionate,powerful,indyeah-ish,kickass posts, I confer upon thee, the Super Blogger award . :) I mailed you the image for the award .

I am ecstatic! :D thank you Kislay!

I get encouragement because of words from friends like you :)

(which reminds me that I also have to acknowledge the awards given earlier and pass them on ) :D
*pouts*I dont want to :P :P

Is it a bird?Is it a plane?

no!its superblogger! :D

Kislay thank you so darn much! :D :D
Now lemme make people envious ;)

Also Kislay I have not been able to read that post of yours… :(  have been rushing here and there like mad thats why :)

but will  read it later for sure

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This one’s for the love of a friend :)

And because my friend is now a part of my life, so is the one who has my friend’s heart :D

Here’s wishing a Happy Birthday, one of many more to come to the father of a little girl , an imp of a girl who is special to me too and to the love of a friend’s life , a friend who is darn special too:)

His birthday is on 16th April :) 1_birthdaycake

And these lines are for you dear friend and for your love.May both of you have everything you dream of and wish for..May you both always have a bond of love that grows stronger with every passing day….

You were born together, and together you shall be forevermore.
You shall be together when the white wings of death scatter your days.
Ay, you shall be together even in the silent memory of God.
But let there be spaces in your togetherness,
And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.

 

Love one another, but make not a bond of love:
Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Fill each other’s cup but drink not from one cup.
Give one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf
Sing and dance together and be joyous, but let each one of you be alone,
Even as the strings of a lute are alone though they quiver with the same music.

Give your hearts, but not into each other’s keeping.
For only the hand of Life can contain your hearts.
And stand together yet not too near together:
For the pillars of the temple stand apart,
And the oak tree and the cypress grow not in each other’s shadow.

-Kahlil Gibran

May you be blessed with this and much, much more dear friend (((hugs)))

And now I am off for atleast twenty to umm some more days..will be attending two weddings ..so will be off the blogosphere :(

Miss me :D
Coz I sure will miss this world right here :D
Rest later :D
Off I go on 16th yippee! :D

 

 

PS:-I will catch up on all the posts when I come back and I do mean ALL :D

Nitwit Nastik I remember the promise to watch and discuss the full video..and I definitely will when I come back :)

Also wanted to know more about Hinduism in the same vein :) Will have a discussion when I get back :)

Other blogs which have had new posts and yet I have not been able to visit and read nor have I been able to comment :( sorry..

 

Have a great time and keep writing and publishing some awesome posts! :D

 

PPS:-how many of you counted the smileys in this post? :P

Nothing better to do eh? :lol:

 

Have not been able to reply to quite a few comments in the previous post… will do it ASAP :D

 

OG here is the new post :D :P

95 Comments leave one →
  1. April 14, 2009 11:32 am

    A lively blog to follow!


    me-Thanks Pradeep :D

    and welcome here

  2. April 14, 2009 11:33 am

    :) that indyeah-er story…….ROFL :P …. modesty does not seem to be anybodies virtue nowadays….. :)
    yeah, take your blog break, recharge for a few days and be at it again… :) :P :P

    Congrats on the award… :) dont fly too much… you will hit the ceiling… :P :lol:

    and yeah, russell peter original ones were the best… videos cannot see from office…. will do that from home……. :)

    enjoy your vacation… and thanks for the post ;)

    PS: did you count the number of smilies in this comment? :P :P :P

    • April 15, 2009 4:59 am

      OG Thank you :D
      Modesty?Whats that? :P

      yeah Russell Peters in the beginning was awesome! :D

      do see the videos I am sure you will like them :)

      What??You said thank you for the post? :P
      err all civilised were you? in the mail? :P :P

      lol!
      nah!didnt count the number of smileys coz given OG’s love for em I am sure there will be too many of them :D

      take care:) keep writing .

      make sure I have a lot of archives to dig into when I come back :P

      • April 15, 2009 5:31 am

        saw all the videos last night..ROFL!!!!.. :) loved the one with the terrorist ahmed in it…. I kill you……… :P :P :P and I have watched all Russel peters videos…..

        A guy has to be civilized and nice…. :) (learnt it the hard way)….hehehehehehe ;)

        wah wah!! what a line: that you did not count the number of smileys… :P :P
        work unfortunately is taking up most of my time…. :( will post :) cannot think of anything to write… :D

        me-yeah they were good na?ahmed one is my fav too :D
        Russell Peters is quite good :D
        civilised ? :P
        I am sure you will think of a lot of things to write later :D
        and when I come back there will be a lot of posts all waiting to be read:D
        take care dude! :D

  3. April 14, 2009 2:31 pm

    :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

    Surely some one has gone nuts, posting at 2.41 am !!! wel wel…. but since the someone is dishing out smiles left right and centre …. I am not complaining !!!

    Calvin is an eternal favourite…. !!!! He is the prankster we all were once… and a lot more…. God I at times think if he were for real where would his parents go !!

    cant watch the video’s…. need to go to office to see them…. connection at home too slow ! (reverse of Ajit)

    Your long posts are an inspiration !!! and invariably my comments get longer tooo on your post !!!

    The 55er or Indyeaer !! well Indyeaher sounds nice… we put in 3 – 55’ers to gether for you !!! lol….

    thats original Indyeah for you !!! and I loved your take !!!!

    U going on 16th ?? for 20days… !! geeeeeeeeeeeee

    I thought i ll announce that I am going on 16th for 10 days !

    I have one wedding and one engagemnt…. you have 2 weddings…. geee your going 1 better on most things…. !!!!

    While I was to tell ya all to miss me…. you tell me to miss u ???

    aaah…

    I ll get even…. !!! I guess I will marry some one off… and apply for another 10 days !!!

    bah

    • April 15, 2009 5:03 am

      LOL@2:41 am! :D you were looking at the clock were you? :P

      LOL@Calvin..yeah meet my parents you will know :D:D

      we all were little brats once upon a time *sigh*
      Your long posts are an inspiration !!! and invariably my comments get longer tooo on your post !!!

      Indyeah looks proud of spreading this rambling epidemic :lol:

      achcha?three 55ers?:P :P :P

      *looks haughty* :P

      lol@another wedding

      great that you are going to be on chutti too :)
      but you will be conencted I wont be :(

      too much of a rush :)

      take care Dhiren:)

      be good:) and dont trouble wifey too much :D

  4. April 14, 2009 4:01 pm

    Oh My Goodness!! :)
    The number of smilies on this post!! :) :)
    i tried counting – lost track as i was reading some really erally nice stuff!!

    the videos are of course blocked, will check them out at home :)
    The phrases and the cartoons are funny!
    Cnh is my fave too! :) :)

    But, you will be off for 20 days!!! Can u blog from whereever y ou are going?! :D
    will miss ya! take care and come back soon! :)

    PS: How did you manage to get 20 days off from work?!

    Oh right, you have the greatest job in the wrold – you are a teacher – you have summer vacations!!
    hmmpph! :P
    I want summer vacations!!! :D

    Have a good time and come back soon!!

    *i have been leaving long comments all over – even at Solilo’s place! :D*

    • April 15, 2009 5:06 am

      LOL@no of smileys:D
      you should visit Vishesh sometime then and see what a lot of smileys look like ;)

      awww…will miss you and your cute posts too:)

      nah!wont be able to access the net :(
      but the prospect of weddings and the halla gulla looks and sounds good:D

      LOL@the question of vacations and the answer too :D
      yeah teaching:)
      sure has its perks ;)

      (((hugs)))
      take care:))

      will miss the blogworld :)

  5. Chirag Chamoli permalink
    April 14, 2009 4:54 pm

    @IHM, I thought I was cheating in the 55ers and thenI see this by Indyeah, I admit the story is way cooler and interesting but still this is cheating ;) and we should actully call ‘em, Indyeah-er or Comment Monster Returns!!!

    Vishesh is indeed the king of Smiley :) and he has tagged me too, anty other idea?

    @and some history too :D in a smiley tag!

    Ha ha ha ha ha :) enjoyed, Calvin and Hobbes, Point Blank, Dubya was the best thoug as a raw material for comedy !

    My fav too is C & H :) , have you seen “fight Club?” then you will enjoy this http://metaphilm.com/philm.php?id=29_0_2_0

    Dude, in the stand up you forgot Robin Williams!!!

    Congrats on being a super blogger :)

    The Super Blogger award . This award is for those bloggers who blog a lot and get a lot of comments . You fit the bill . Comment Monster

    @And now I am off for atleast twenty to umm some more days – Get a iPhone and you can blog everywhere !!!! Anyway be back soon! :)

    I think there were gazillion smiley in the post :)

    • April 15, 2009 5:11 am

      Cheating?*gapes at chirag* :P :P
      my buddy is telling tales! sob!

      yeah Chirag techo stuff and smileys and how people fumble ;)
      gret idea eh? :Dthansk for the link dude:)

      oh yes!Robin Williams true! :D love his acts too:)

      I agree dubya was wayy too tempting not to crack a joke on :D

      *gasp*mummy!!you called me a comment monster? :P

      hmm dislike phones :D intensely..keep one simply coz of majboori :D
      Iphone?My younger bro’s getting all excited about it :D

      Gazillion smileys :D
      yeah:D thanks :) take care:)

  6. April 14, 2009 5:21 pm

    Errr… sorry. the long comment was not at Solilo’s place – I think it was at Smitha’s place! :D

    Solilo – sorry babe for the mistake!!

    me-ROFL!!This I had to write right now :lol:
    aww sho cute Pixie :D

  7. April 14, 2009 6:23 pm

    If this was your attempt to make me smile and laugh then not funny :cry:

    Where will I spam for 20 days? With whom will I chat for hours? I am addicted not to blogs but to my blogging buddies and you know that you are right at the top. Missssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssh You already :(

    Loved this Visheshi-fied post. Only you can write a 130+ comments post on Pseudo-secular Congress and then a fun filled one like this. Such extremes but with same ease. This place has everything which will get a reader hooked to.

    Kislay gave you an apt award. You DESERVE it. You are a SUPER BLOGGER in every way from posts to comments. The time you take to research and post and then you spend the same time to reply to comments. You are the BEST, girl!

    Aaa the C & H. I still have them in me. You do too. :D

    And ahem someone here just THANKED YOU for that awesome wishes. He is so happy that his saali is the first one to wish him. Now he is asking for his birthday present. :lol:

    Have a blast maadi! Enjoy! eat a lot! dance a lot! and just go have a BLAST. Will miss you but you deserve this break too. So just go rejuvenate yourself and come back with your awesome posts again.

    And that Indyeah-er ROCKED.

    Sometimes in life, you find a special friend. Someone who changes your life just by being a part of it.
    Someone who makes you laugh until you can’t stop. Someone who makes you believe that there really is good in the world. Someone who convinces you that there really is an unlocked door just waiting for you to open it. This is forever friendship.

    When you’re down and the world seems dark and empty, your forever friend lifts you up in spirit and makes that dark and empty world suddenly seem bright and full. Your forever friend gets you through the hard times, the sad times and the confused times. If you turn and walk away, your forever friend follows. If you lose your way, your forever friend guides you and cheers you on. Your forever friend holds your hand and tells you that everything is going to be okay. And if you find such a friend, you feel happy and complete because you need not worry.

    You have a forever friend, and forever has no end.

    And you know that the forever friend is the owner of this post. Do you think it is okay to have tears when I finished with my commenting here?

    me-(((((((((hugs)))))))thats all I can say or do right now…you made me all senti :(
    not fair! :(

    will miss you soo much too :(
    I am going to come back and write more on this post of yours thats a comment :)
    but right now I am going to get over the wet eyes first….
    the lines..they are for you as well you know…coz they speak of all that you are to me too :)
    ((((hugs)))

    • Solilo permalink
      April 14, 2009 8:36 pm

      I know that Abhi. It is us. {{{{{{{{{{{Hugs}}}}}}}}}}} :cry:

    • April 15, 2009 5:15 am

      ((((Hugs)))all that I want to say I always tell you :) all the time :D
      dont be sad..will be back before you know it :D
      and then we will gossip and chat away to glory..will catch up on the latest ;)thank you thank you thank you :)
      coz you are the one whom I go to with all my doubts..:)and you always give the right advice :)

      The birthday boy? :D A gift is pucca whenever you all come to India :)

      here’s wishing him once more:)

      yeah need to chill:)

      ((((hugs))for Peanut:)
      no more getting senti..k?
      been through enough wet eyes coz of your words already :)

      (((hugs))) :)
      love:)
      also you do know na how confused and unsure I am most of the time?:)
      and you always step in and help me sort out stuff :)
      for that(((hugs)))

    • April 15, 2009 3:14 pm

      Hey… hey…

      solilo you need to take a leaf out of this… you can be atleast 5% nice to me of what you are being to ‘Di !!! seriously !!
      me- :lol:

  8. April 14, 2009 6:42 pm

    :) :) :) Calvin & Hobbes rock . And Russel Peters kicks ass . Have you seen his latest , Red,brown and white ?

    A Question for you all – If you are a superblogger, what would be your Kryptonite ? :)

    Indyeah & IHM , what would be your Kryptonite ? :D

    • April 15, 2009 5:17 am

      LOL! Kislay :D
      yeah RP sure rocks!

      my kryptonite is the words left here by friends:) seriously:)

      thats all:)
      Thanks a lot dude for the awesome award:)

      • April 15, 2009 6:26 am

        oops!yup saw the latest by rp too :D
        liked the earlier ones better

  9. April 14, 2009 6:51 pm

    You call this a post?? I fell unconscious while reading it and when I reached the end I felt like I had run 5 miles without pause. One day, I will surely write something like this.

    And do you know this kid, smiley king you call him, really exists. I mean he is human really and not an alien or robot. :D He is gonna kill me for repeating this everywhere :D :D

    And I forgot what the post was all about now. I just remember watching too much smileys. :D

    • April 15, 2009 12:25 am

      well Mr. watch out … :P

    • April 15, 2009 5:20 am

      ROFL!!
      Suda welcome here :D
      first comment and already you fell unconscious? :D
      psstt
      take tips on how to survive my posts from Vimmuu :D
      Vishesh is already here and glaring at you :D
      Vishesh is the SMiley king for sure :D and one with tons of wisdom :)

      LOL!you only remember smileys eh? :D

      keep yourself ready coz long posts are all I have :D

  10. April 14, 2009 7:02 pm

    lol at Comment Monster :D Sure we’ll miss you! Who else will write longgggg comments and posts??? But with you (and your long posts) gone, I guess everyone will have a lot of time to read new talent he he…

    See even your 55er is 100 words long…

    You’re like the Ashutosh Gowarikar of wordpress.

    Cheers Indy!

    Have fun at the weddings. As you know, weddings are nice places to make plans for new ones ;) If not that at least a brilliant place to flirt a lot ;)

    Needless to say, I can get a lot of work done in office now. he he…

    • April 15, 2009 5:23 am

      dude !You too? :D
      my comments are long?and posts are long? :P
      nahinn!you turncoat :P :P

      LOL@But with you (and your long posts) gone, I guess everyone will have a lot of time to read new talent he he…
      :D
      ROFL :ashutish gowarikar :D
      Only you could have thougt of this comparison :D
      *trying to decide if I should look insulted or happy*
      :D

      LOL@weddings and flirt and more weddings :D
      aye aye sir! all instructions duly noted down :D

      tsk tsk! chalo go and work in the office for a change :P

      take care :)

  11. April 14, 2009 7:18 pm

    So many smilies,Indyeah…gosh I’ve lost count of it.Hilarious,nonetheles,all the cartoons,esp the one about DUBYA…

    Congratulations on the award!And your 55er was no less a treat to read,Indyeah:)

    So you’re off on vacation..*sob sob*…will miss your posts terribly!Come back soon!
    Have a great time,Indyeah!

    Take care:)

    • April 15, 2009 5:25 am

      aww…Deeps you are so darn sweet :)
      thank you so much :)

      will miss the posts and the friends here…will miss your posts coz I just discovered you(makes me sound like a talent hunter :D )

      (((hugs)))thanks a lot:)
      will be abck soon :)

  12. April 14, 2009 7:22 pm

    :cry: :cry: :cry:
    :cry: :cry: :cry:

  13. April 14, 2009 7:24 pm

    :cry: :cry: :cry:
    :cry: :cry: :cry:

    • April 15, 2009 5:27 am

      more (((hugs)))muah!
      gimme a happy crazy all out grin :D
      plzz? :D

  14. Indyana permalink
    April 14, 2009 7:26 pm

    Wow! nice attempt at the 55er! Turned out great! but where are u going????

    • April 15, 2009 5:28 am

      Thnaks a lot Indyana :)aww you are being generous arent you? :D
      that was not a very nice 55er but coz you say so so it shall be :D

      yay! a great 55er :D

      I am off to attend two weddings in the family..to Benaras and Luckhnow and one more place which is still kinda undecided somwehere in the NE probably..

      take care(((hugs)))

  15. April 14, 2009 7:40 pm

    @Solilo…the lines about forever friend..is it ok if I have tears in my eyes too after reading them??You’re truly truly blessed to have a friend like Indyeah,Sols:)
    God bless you and yours:)

    @Indyeah:Anyone will be blessed to have a forever friend like you and I’m fortunate to have known you as a blogger-friend:)
    May God bless you always:)

    • April 15, 2009 5:30 am

      Deeps this is so so sweet of you:)
      really :)

      yes I am blessed to have OSlilo as a friend here :)
      and am more amazed to know someone like you who is so so generous with her words:))

      thank you so so much:)
      delighted and humbled :)

      ((hugs))take care:)

  16. Mystery permalink
    April 14, 2009 7:47 pm

    hey indyeah,
    the ‘Indyeah-er’ was good :-) Congrats for the award.
    calvin & hobbes and the point blank cartoons were nice.
    enjoy your vacation with the weddings :-)

    • April 15, 2009 5:32 am

      Hi Mystery :) thank you so much for all your words :)

      you liekd the Indyeah-er ? :D
      seriously? :D
      truthfully? :D

      okay!ppl I have now officially written an Indyeah-er :D

      take care Mystery :)
      thanks for your wishes :)

  17. April 14, 2009 8:13 pm

    This is not a post. This a train full of mail! With countless smileys hanging out like those canisters of milk one sees on the windows of many trains! Your 55er was very good…initially I thought you were talking about your leaving Blogger for WordPress! Comment Monster? No, no. Add a Post Monster to that too. Russel Peter is seriously funny. But does he have your stamina!!!!

    • April 15, 2009 5:34 am

      LOL!!Vinod sir :D

      that was some description! :D

      canisters of milk! :D

      I am still trying to picture it! :D

      Comment moster :D
      yeah probably am that :D

      RP is hilarious isnt he?

      LOL@stamina:D

      take care sir:)

  18. monikamanchanda permalink
    April 14, 2009 9:41 pm

    trust u to do the smiley post the best :) :) :)

    after all they are ur forte :) :) :) and this too u researched and brought history he he :) :)

    loved the post and Calvin is a fav too and u know that i think :)

    that award seems just apt for u so well deserved :) :)

    u will be so missed indyeah… u make us sad in the smiley post by announcing 20 days off :(

    enjoy nonetheless :)

    (((hugs)))
    PS: see i used so many smileys too :) :)

    • April 15, 2009 5:36 am

      aww…(((hugs ))) leo girl! :D :D yeah history ;) no post feels complete without it :D

      thank you so much for the wishes :)

      aww…I will miss you too :) take care
      god bless :)

      lol!yeah I saw…so many smileys darl :D
      ((hugs)))

  19. April 14, 2009 10:28 pm

    congratssssss for winning the award and happy bday to your friend on behalf of everyone in the blogosphere.

    LOL @ your 55 word fiction ! I knew you wouldnt be able to do it :D
    LOL @ all the comic strips :D
    LOL @ videos :D
    LOL @ the number of smileys used in this post :D
    and finally..
    LOL @ the length of this post :D

    • April 15, 2009 5:38 am

      Thank you Vimmuu:)
      so many LOLS? :P
      actually that was the intention of the post so thank you :D

      ROFL!!Ypou knew I wouldnt be able to do the 55er did you? :P

      you were right!:D

      arre ye toh chotu post hai :D

      you aint seen a long post yet dude :D

      take care:) be good :)

  20. April 14, 2009 10:59 pm

    hey.. a 55er..! great attempt. very nice post.

    i agree with Suda it felt like running more than that. that means.. yay.. more to read.

    C&H are the greatest cartoon strips ever (i Like garfield too.):-)

    i ought to put some smileys in the comment too. right..? :-)

    congrats for your award.. you definitely deserve it :-)

    have a safe journey :-)

    • April 15, 2009 5:40 am

      Thanks Oorja:)
      yep attempt was all it was coz I suck at word limits :D

      lol
      too much in one post eh? ;)

      yeah C&H is awesome :D

      you did put so many smileys :D
      thank you Oorja :)
      and thanks for the wishes :)
      take care:)

  21. April 15, 2009 12:04 am

    Ah this post is so you! So colorful and full of everything that makes Indyeah!

    Where are you going if I may ask ?

    • April 15, 2009 5:41 am

      Thanks Winnie :)
      I am going to Banaras/Varanasi and Luckhnow and maybe some other city too :)
      take care:)
      (((hugs)))will read all your post when I get back:)

      • April 15, 2009 7:13 am

        Whoa! Have fun!! :D :D

        May be you should think 55 and write 100 ;) story i mean :D :D

        Yeah as someone else suggested.. flirt a bit..umm a lot and then write an extra long post about flirting patterns of indian youth what say? :D

        me-lol!Winnie :D
        you are an imp! :P

        are you trying to make fun of my rambling kid? :P :P
        LOL@flirting patterns of Indian youth :D
        yeah sure :D
        (((Hugs))will come back soon :)
        take care :)

        • April 16, 2009 5:31 pm

          Do I dare to make fun of the gr8 Indyeah-er ? erm ;)

          Waiting for that said post and spamming mine.. so that you have a lot of work to do when you come back *evil grin*

          me-:D yeah you better not Winnie :D
          muah!

  22. April 15, 2009 12:14 am

    I admire your stamina for long posts…Please keep posting them…I love Calvin & Hobbes!

    • April 15, 2009 5:43 am

      LOL!:D Sraboney you let out my secret :D
      Stamina=long posts :D

      seriously thank you :) and yup!C&H is my fav too :D

      take care :)will read all your gems when I come back:)

  23. April 15, 2009 12:27 am

    :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :) ;) :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :lol: :lol: :mrgreen: :lol: :lol: :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :D :D :D :D :D ;) :D ;) ;) :D :lol:

    • April 15, 2009 5:44 am

      hey bhagwaan ye kya hai? :D
      smiley attack? :lol:

      the green one is so evil looking..:D
      what are you upto Vishesh? :D

  24. April 15, 2009 12:41 am

    Abhi- are you really going away for 20 days? What will the blogging world do without you? :)

    Have a lovely vacation!

    • April 15, 2009 5:45 am

      awww Manju :))that was so sweet :)
      LOL:D how indeed will they survive without me ? I wonder :D

      (((hugs)))take care:)
      and thank you for the wishes :)

  25. April 15, 2009 12:48 am

    Indyeah!!! Am going to miss you!!!!! 20 days too!! Could you sneak out to do a post :) Greedy, greedy me!!!!

    This was certainly a smiley post – had it not been for the annoucement that you are going on vacation!

    LOL – indyeah-er story!!!Good one indeed!

    All the cartoons were amazing!! And I love Marcus Brigsctocke too!!! :)

    Congrats on the award!!! It fits you perfectly!!! I love your posts and your comments even more!! I can imagine how much your students must be loving your comments – when I love it so much!!!

    You go, have a great time, enjoy yourself! 2 weddings!!! :) Am sure you will have a fabulous time!! Happy holidays! and come back soon! Already missing you!!

    • April 15, 2009 5:49 am

      Smitha:) that is just so sweet :)
      will miss you too:)aww nah cant sneak out :D
      will make up for it after coming abck

      *people start dropping like flies at the mention of even longer posts after 20 days* :lol:

      aww yeah smiley post and will be bak before you know it:)

      you liek MB too? :D
      cool!he is good isnt he?:D

      aww I am a comment monster :D
      thank you so so mcuh Smitha:)

      (((hugs)))will miss you

  26. April 15, 2009 1:45 am

    Smiley tag with smileys all over :D
    loved all the comic stripes.. not able to watch the videsos.. will do this weekend :)

    Congrats for your award :) you deserve it :)

    and blogoshere will miss you so much and be back soon.. even if it is 19 3/4 days :D

    Have a nice time :)

    • April 15, 2009 5:50 am

      :) do watch the videos Kanagu :D they are good :)

      thank you for the wishes:)

      aww will miss everyone too:)
      thanks:)

      take care:)

  27. April 15, 2009 2:17 am

    Indyeah pls visit my blog

  28. April 15, 2009 5:44 am

    woman!! this was long! i guess you are trying to make up for the looong absence. BUT…20 days is too much!! I’ll miss you :(
    you are amongst my first few blogger friends and i have *just* started blogging…
    *not fair*

    anyways, lets not be greedy..enjoy the weddings :)
    have a B-L-A-S-T!!!!!
    {hugs}

    • April 15, 2009 6:12 am

      aww..Saima :(

      I’ll miss your posts too

      dont ya worry …keep writing loads :) and I will come back and read all of it :)k?:)
      thank you (((hugs))back:))
      you enjoy too:) the padhai :D
      may you have many more such proud moments as the one before:)
      take care:)

  29. Indian Homemaker permalink
    April 15, 2009 6:50 am

    Another post full of loads of information and research :)
    I didn’t count the smileys and haven’ yet seen the videos…but you cheated on 55er did you?

    And you are going to be missed and your comments too! Be back soon :)

    me-yay!you are here :D
    was waiting :)for so long :P
    (((hugs))nah!I didnt cheat :D I swear :D
    they are all lying :D
    Would I lie to you IHM?:D
    will miss you too:( and your words :(

    (((hugs))will be back before you know it :)

  30. April 15, 2009 7:03 am

    Indy gurl… the smiles say it all…
    If ther is one blogger who gets you to smile, to cry, to cheer, to punch :) I has to be you!

    Congrats on the well deserved award.. :)

    And how many smiles you ask?? :) I did nt count, but I had a huge smile on mine, and that is enough, for me :) And you :)

    Loved that extract from Khalil Gibran.. perfect I am sure for your friend.. :)

    And I loved Solilo’s words on the forever friendship :) Brought tears to mine as well :)

    Love you Meg :) Take care and have a safe trip. Get back sooooon! God
    Bless!

    me-((((hugs))you came too! :D now the trio I love is complete :D
    yes it is enough for me :)

    (((hugs))coz the lines are for you as well no? :)

    me too:)love you that is :but ofcourse you know:)
    will be back soon :)
    (((hugs)))muahhh!

  31. April 15, 2009 10:48 am

    Oh! This was such a lovely post. Loved it. You shall be dearly missed Indyeah! I hope you have a great great fun trip, and enjoy the weddings. Bon Voyage!

    me-aww thanks GM

  32. April 15, 2009 7:14 pm

    no picture shows up at work… some IT natak… will read again from home…

    btw, i am not too good at 55s…tried a few earlier..n realised i find rambling easier…n less stressful!lol

    me-I am bad at 55ers too :D we both are in the same boat :D
    what??your office ppl are such villains :D

  33. April 15, 2009 8:44 pm

    oh my so thats what this is about you going on a holiday? With blogging for so long , I think I have matched the ability of the neo-grandmas to cry while watching a t.v. serial by saying bye to bloggers…well at least you will be back soon ;)

    me-I am back kiddo :D missed your philosophical posts :D

    LOL@neo grandmas :D

  34. April 15, 2009 9:46 pm

    Wow, that is something…how many smileys do you have there? But you have left one big one on my face and it will last the whole day and more….
    Have to watch the videos but the cartoons are amazing…great ones
    And Solilo’s forever friend had me in tears too, awh, love this blogging world…
    Be back soon!and have a nice holiday…

    me-Thanks Sindhu :) that post had me in tears too

    I love solilo :D
    OG you better not think too much here :P

    ((hugs))Sindhu :)

  35. April 16, 2009 3:29 am

    Hey Indyeah, Thanks for not forgetting. I was worried what happened to you. NO !! Just kidding :-) take your time and enjoy the weddings

    Oh before I forget, Congrats on receiving the award !!

    Btw the cartoons were great. Really enjoyed them and C&H is one of my favs too. Btw I used to be a comedy central junkie..that was my fav channel for a long time…Jeff dunham is great..have watched probably all of his videos on youtube..and russell peters he is great too..can you believe I actually rented one of his standup shows..liked it very much.:-D

    me-thanks a lot NN :D
    I loved all those videos too :D you were a fan of CC too? :D me too :D

    I am going to be coming over for sure :D

  36. April 16, 2009 6:03 am

    arre! dint i leave a comment earlier that said cant see any pics at work , will read from home? i did!! i did!! i remember writing it…then why cant i find it here?

    anyway, looooooooooorved the calvin…but then u already know that.. n loved the fact that u put in so much effort to collect all those cartoons.. great job!!nice post.. its made me all smiley!

    me-thanks mandira :)
    I know you love Calvin :D
    you are the no.one fan around here :D
    thank you so much :D

  37. April 16, 2009 6:45 am

    Dear Indyeah
    thinking of you particularly today because of the elections in your country…
    All the best…
    Have a great week !!!
    xoxo

    me-Thanks Lala:)(((hugs)))I will be voting in a few days :)

  38. April 16, 2009 7:40 am

    You had me smiling from start to finish!! I’m going to bookmark this as one of my favourites, you know, to cheer me up when I’m feeling mad, bad or simply sad!

    Don’t stay away too long!

  39. April 16, 2009 7:47 am

    This post had me smiling from start to finish. I’m going to bookmark this as one of my favourites, you know, for when I’m feeling mad, bad or simply sad!

    Don’t stay away too long, you!

    And have fun, masti and make chaos at the wedding!


    me-aww thanks MM :)
    (((hugs)))had all of that at the weddings :D
    and am back now :D

  40. April 16, 2009 9:22 am

    Super Blogger! Super Blogger! Congrats!! Loved all those videos, very funny…

    I really like those Khalil’s lines. I ironically love all his works and have his complete editions.

    Keep Blogging and take care!!

    me-Thanks Biju :)
    nah not ironically…a few years down the line you will say ‘and I always have had those beautiful lines by kahlil and see how life is just like that :)
    (((hugs)))

  41. April 16, 2009 7:47 pm

    You sure do pack in a lot into a single blog post! Makes for a thrilling ride erm read!

    me-yay!!you are here! :D
    me happiiee! :D
    thanks :D hope you enjoyed the ride/read :D

  42. April 17, 2009 4:38 am

    why wont u moderate my comments, girl?

    me-why wont I? or why do I? :D
    either way your comment is cherished :D (((hugs)))

  43. April 18, 2009 2:28 am

    So many Smilies!!! :)
    I liked the video of Marcus Brigstocke on Religion. That was like a common man’s thoughts but with a touch of humor.

    me-:D a smiley post has to have them :D

    I love that one too:) you are right about the common man touch :)

  44. April 19, 2009 7:47 pm

    such a long post and sill so interesting! quite a feat in itself.

    Enjoy the weddings and comeback and tell us about them:)

    me-thanks a lot Renu :) I am back now and am looking forward to reading and enjoying more about your trip :)

  45. April 20, 2009 1:53 am

    Hey I had commented long back, but mine is not visible, sb, sob, that is becoming an eternal problem with me or do I have a problem! But loved the post, Indyeah and come back fast rejenuvated!To give us a treat…of blogs…loved Solilo’s psot on forever friends..so touching!

    me-thats okay :)you are here now and thats what counts :)
    I agree Solilo’s post made me all senti :) I just love that girl :)

    loved your post on the Black beauty too :D

  46. April 20, 2009 9:24 am

    You amaze me with your ability to spin so many grins off the smiley….enjoyed all the tracks…LOL, you really are a super-blogger…enjoy the weddings and be back soon after the break.

    me-:D thank you so, so much for the words Sucharita :)
    I am back :D

  47. April 21, 2009 5:35 am

    It’s been a long time since I visited the blogsphere, only to find that so much has changed. But I like the new avatar. Keep it going!

    me-welcome here Freespirit :)
    (((hugs)))so glad to see you after ages :)

  48. April 23, 2009 3:41 am

    i have been a big fan of urs but never commented.. this one was truly an amazing post and i laughed till my lungs were about to burst. not that i hadn’t seen these videos, but i kind of relived them again and it was superb. just wanted to thank you for this post.. :)

    me-aww Rohini :) thank you so much :) I am honoured :)

    thank YOU for your words:)
    and now I discovered your blog too :) I just love the blogworld coz of this :)

  49. Badz permalink
    April 24, 2009 2:34 am

    Hey! I love this post. Just read it today. I laughed all the way though it. My favourites were the cartoons, Russell Peters and “Live at the Apollo.” :-D

    me-Thanks Badz :D
    delighted to know that you loved it :D

  50. April 24, 2009 11:40 am

    If you asks NRIs what scares them most about returning to India, most likely you will hear ‘Traffic’. Beautiful article on this subject:

    http://www.downtoearth.org.in/full6.asp?foldername=20090430&filename=news&sec_id=9&sid=40

    Our planners ignore a simple fact: walking is the basis of urban mobility.

    me-thank you so much for that link…you are so right…we are forgetting this basic fact…and walking on the path to self annihilation…what will it take to wake us up?:(
    I try to walk as much as possible…and try not to use cars…mostly try to use the metro…
    you said it in that one line..walking is the basis of urban mobility

  51. Da Rebel permalink
    April 25, 2009 9:24 pm

    Cheers for the new home for all your literary works ! :P

    How do I follow you ? Please provide a “follow me” link .

    me-thanks :D
    I have no clue if such an option exists on WP :) but am flattered :D
    add me in google reader :) then you can get updates :)

  52. April 26, 2009 7:26 pm

    When are you coming back ? :(

    me-awww that is just so sweet :)
    I have to read one post of yours..wll be over…actually have read it but have to comment at leisure :)

  53. April 27, 2009 11:18 pm

    14th april was a long, long time back… we need something new here…n soon!!:D

    me- :D

  54. April 28, 2009 9:27 am

    How muchu langer we are the waiting for your new posting madam!!!!!! :P :P
    Any updatessu onu vacation? :P :P ;)

    me-updatessu all done OG :D
    and yeah tried the accent :D

  55. May 10, 2009 12:36 pm

    thats one LOL post!! loved it!

    me- :D thanks Reema :)

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