40 questions about 2006

I came across a post on a not well know blog in blogospehere (just like that of mine few weeks ago!). It is Sheila’s Blog. The post is 40 questions about 2006. Here are the 40 questions she asked and I liked answering them on personal level. Personally I like number 7, so I have tried giving 7 answeres wherever possible (as there is no limit on the number of answers :D).

 

  1. What did you do in 2006 that you’d never done before?
    1. Switched my job (of course for first time)
    2. Bought a bike
    3. Created my website
    4. Blossomed up my blog
    5. Bought 3G mobile
    6. Dived into mobile technology – specifically softwares and learned a lot with the help of my bro
    7. Visited Mumbai
  2. Did you keep your New Years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    1. I couldn’t.
      • I am really depressed but that was almost impossible for a guy like me although it was my decision to make that resolution…but I think at that time I was quite frustrated.
      • And my big bro – Krishna also wouldn’t have kept his resolution – I am sure and I will confirm it on new year evening :P. We had almost same resolution.
    2. I will definitely make one for new year.
      • Because at least, you have always some thing in your mind to achieve and you never feel aimless ;M).
  3. Did anyone close to you give birth?

    Yes. Sid – my TL. She is a little cute baby and I remember her DOB – June 13. Here name is Yati. I have posted her photo in one of my posts.

  4. Did anyone close to you die?

    No

  5. What countries did you visit?
    1. India
      • But different cities and states
  6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    1. More Satisfaction
    2. And the thing which I missed in my 2006 resolution
    3. What date from 2007 will remain etched upon your memory?
      1. 06/06/2006
        • I felt the effect
    4. What was your biggest achievement of the year?

      My website – my own home over web

    5. What was your biggest failure?
      1. I never remember them because for me, they happen to be new ways of finding the way things don’t work.
        • One such way was my 2006 resolution!
    6. Did you suffer illness or injury?

      Yes, but minor ones and for very little time

    7. What was the best thing you bought?

      Best things come free in life and I got one such thing – some life-long friends

    8. Whose behavior merited celebration?
      1. My Best Friend
      2. Pankaj’s spontaneous jokes
      3. Anuj’s fascination
      4. Tajender’s companionship in games including Quake III and TT
      5. Gang
      6. Amit and Sid from my project team
      7. Gaurav Bansal – almost unknown personality on my blog but we used to have very sensitive discussions
    9. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?

      One but such names aren’t named in public as the original blogger did but it hurt and they also know that

    10. Where did most of your money go?
      1. Clothes
      2. Food
      3. House
      4. Bike
      5. Gadgets
      6. Coffee
      7. Recharge
    11. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
      1. Bike
      2. My first party (engineering party) @ CE
      3. CE’s Simla’s trip
      4. My website
      5. Blogging
      6. 6630 – my cellphone
      7. Coffee
    12. What song/album will always remind you of 2006?
      1. Mehfuz (Album) (Euphoria)
      2. Kya Mujhe Pyar Hai (Song) (Woh Lamhe)
      3. Dil Laga Na (Song) (Dhoom 2)
        • And its dialogue – Kya koi kisi se itna pyaar kar sakta hai ki us ki jaan le le
      4. Bhula Do (Song) (Raeth)
      5. Leja Leja (Song) (Ustad and the divas)
      6. Zindagi Kya Hai (Song) (Koi Baat Chale – Jagjit Singh & Gulzar)
      7. Collaborations (Song) (Collaborations – Gurdas Mann)
    13. Compared to this time last year, are you:
      1. happier or sadder?
        • happier
      2. thinner or fatter?
        • fatter
      3. richer or poorer?
        • richer, but in different way
    14. What do you wish you’d done more of?
      1. Got into real life
      2. With family
      3. Photography
      4. Programming
      5. Reading and Writing
      6. Meeting with friends
      7. Media
        • In fact, I think that I will always be wanting these more in the way – Yeh Dil Mange More
    15. What do you wish you’d done less of?
      1. Surfing
      2. Learning – I do it a lot, really
      3. Talking
      4. Getting frustrated
      5. Expecting a lot
      6. Coffee
      7. Silence
    16. How will you be spending New Years?
      1. Partying
      2. Enjoying
      3. Roaming
      4. Shouting
      5. Talking
      6. Watching movies
      7. With mates
        • Friends, Colleagues and all
    17. Who did you spend the most time on the phone with?

      My best friend

    18. Did you fall in love in 2006?
      1. No
        • In fact, never because I don’t know if I want to. But I liked someone.
    19. How many one night stands in this last year?

      None. I never believed in it at all.

    20. What was your favorite TV program?
      1. F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
        • And it will remain forever because every year, I will be watching more of its episode than any other program
    21. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?

      No

    22. What was the best book(s) you read?
      1. None
        • I didn’t read any. I prefer magazines over them.
    23. What was your greatest musical discovery?
      1. CoolEdit
      2. dBposerAMP
    24. What did you want and get?
      1. Website
      2. Friends
      3. Blog
      4. Great mates
      5. Fast-food
      6. Dance
      7. Fun
    25. What did you want and not get?

      It can’t be explained in words

    26. What were your favorite films of this year?
      1. The Da Vinci Code
      2. The Departed
      3. Zinda
      4. Rang De Basanti
      5. Omkara
      6. Lage Raho Munna Bhai
      7. Dhoom 2
    27. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?

      A small party with my family. I was a young guy and happened to be younger with this birthday.

    28. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?

      Nothing. I always love what I possess.

    29. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?

      I believe that what I wear becomes fashion. I didn’t get inspired from any.

    30. What kept you sane?

      Family and friends. And coffee which was always with me fro making me feel good. How can I forget Kuljit.

    31. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?

      Aish

    32. What political issue stirred you the most?

      Reservation bill from UPA

    33. Who did you miss?

      My Bangalore family and friends

    34. Who was the best new person you met?

      Roomies, Gang and Bhatia whom I met just yesterday

    35. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006.

      Always do what interests you and if you don’t get suitable, try to discover it in whatever you are doing

    36. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year?Here’s to peace, equality and hope in 2007

      Bhula Do (Raeth)

     

     

    For those who would like to take up this questionnaire, most welcomed. Here is the template for questions –

    1. What did you do in 2006 that you’d never done before?
    2. Did you keep your New Years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    5. What countries did you visit?
    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
      • What date from 2007 will remain etched upon your memory?
      • What was your biggest achievement of the year?
      • What was your biggest failure?
      • Did you suffer illness or injury?
      • What was the best thing you bought?
      • Whose behavior merited celebration?
      • Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
      • Where did most of your money go?
      • What did you get really, really, really excited about?
      • What song/album will always remind you of 2006?
      • Compared to this time last year, are you:
      • What do you wish you’d done more of?
      • What do you wish you’d done less of?
      • How will you be spending New Years?
      • Who did you spend the most time on the phone with?
      • Did you fall in love in 2006?
      • How many one night stands in this last year?
      • What was your favorite TV program?
      • Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
      • What was the best book(s) you read?
      • What was your greatest musical discovery?
      • What did you want and get?
      • What did you want and not get?
      • What were your favorite films of this year?
      • What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
      • What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
      • How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
      • What kept you sane?
      • Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
      • What political issue stirred you the most?
      • Who did you miss?
      • Who was the best new person you met?
      • Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006.
      • Quote a song lyric that sums up your year?Here’s to peace, equality and hope in 2007

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