40 questions about 2009

An analysis which I do on ending of every year to retrospect the year about to end.

 

  1. What did you do in 2009 that you’d never done before?
    1. Felt Burnt Up moment for first time
    2. Realized truthfulness of romance fundas in real world and how they are played around (thanks to Chunks)
    3. Lead a team till the end of SDLC of a project
    4. Learnt lessons about work ethics other than just being exceptional performer
    5. Clicked, clicked and clicked – max photos from my cam in a year
    6. Was able to make my venture sustain even through toughest times
    7. Thought of and went towards leaving my country
    8. Created project plans extensively
    9. Talked long hours
    10. Became victim of politics
  2. Did you keep your New Years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?

    Yes. This time it is modification to last year’s resolution – to keep up with the position after rising and to work on level of my frankness.

  3. Did anyone close to you give birth?

    Lovely couple – Amit and Sonia

  4. Did anyone close to you die?

    Grandma

  5. What countries did you visit?

    None

  6. What would you like to have in 2010 that you lacked in 2009?

    Hope

  7. What date from 2009 will remain etched upon your memory?

    01/09/2009 and 04/10/2009

  8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?

    Rose to top

  9. What was your biggest failure?

    Compromised top for unthankful people

  10. Did you suffer illness or injury?

    Not this year, TG!

  11. What was the best thing you bought?

    I never buy things rather I present them to myself – E71, 1TB HDD, sleek 4GB and 8GB USBs

  12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
    1. Hema
    2. Sam
    3. Chunks
    4. Rohit Nabh
    5. Neel
    6. Farhan
    7. Pawan Kumar
    8. Manoj Kumar Mahanta
    9. Sanjay Sharma
    10. Amit Malhotra
  13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?

    Most of the colleagues and managers

  14. Where did most of your money go?

    My venture and Movies

  15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    1. Sunshine’s home-coming and the job
    2. Introduction to Sam
    3. Work
    4. Position
    5. Authority
    6. Philanthropy
    7. Technologies at work
    8. New job
    9. Metro work @ Gurgaon almost finishing up
    10. Management
  16. What song/album will always remind you of 2009?
    1. Dil Gira Dafatan (Song) (Dilli 6)
    2. Emosanal Attyachar (Song) (Dev.D)
    3. Duniya (Song) (Dev.D)
    4. Dhan Te Nan (Song) (Kaminey)
    5. Tu Jaane Na (Song) (Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani)
    6. Ajj Din Chadheya (Song) (Love Aaj Kal)
    7. All Izz Well (Song) (3 Idiots)
    8. Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh (Song) (3 Idiots)
    9. Give Me Some Sunshine (Song) (3 Idiots)
    10. Dil Bole Hadippa(Song) (Dil Bole Hadippa)
  17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    1. happier or sadder?
      • happier
    2. thinner or fatter?
      • fatter
    3. richer or poorer?
      • poorer
  18. What do you wish you’d done more of?

    Had taken hard decisions

  19. What do you wish you’d done less of?
    1. Worry
    2. Philanthropy
    3. Trust
    4. Hate
    5. Frank
    6. Movies
    7. Reading
    8. Talks
    9. Coding
    10. Thinking
  20. How will you be spending New Years?

    Celebration at Empire and talking to Sunshine

  21. Who did you spend the most time on the phone with?

    Sunshine

  22. Did you fall in love in 2009?

    No

  23. How many one night stands in this last year?

    Nah. Never.

  24. What was your favorite TV program?

    F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

  25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?

    Only those colleagues and managers

  26. What was the best book(s) you read?

    None

  27. What was your greatest musical discovery?

    Dilli 6

  28. What did you want and get?

    Top position

  29. What did you want and not get?

    Happiness

  30. What were your favorite films of this year?
    1. 3 Idiots (never before saw a movie thrice within a week)
    2. Kaminey
    3. Dev.D
    4. Dilli 6
    5. The Rebound
    6. Avatar
  31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?

    Celebrated with roomies at Gurgaon and then with my family. Felt younger.

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

    Consistent company of Sunshine and family through thick and thin

  33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2009?

    Minimal

  34. What kept you sane?

    Family and Sunshine

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

    None but myself!

  36. What political issue stirred you the most?

    Shivsena on Marathi issue and DGP, Haryana case

  37. Who did you miss?

    Family and Job

  38. Who was the best new person you met?

    Sangameshwar Yadagiri

  39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2009.

    Do not love your company, work or colleagues. Love your family, friends and your passion. Backup is important in all aspects.

  40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year? Here’s to peace, equality and hope in 2010

    All Izz Well (Song) (3 Idiots)

 

 

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

  1. What did you do in 2009 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 2010 that you lacked in 2009?
  7. What date from 2009 will remain etched upon your memory?
  8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
  9. What was your biggest failure?
  10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
  11. What was the best thing you bought?
  12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
  13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
  14. Where did most of your money go?
  15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
  16. What song/album will always remind you of 2009?
  17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
  18. What do you wish you’d done more of?
  19. What do you wish you’d done less of?
  20. How will you be spending New Years?
  21. Who did you spend the most time on the phone with?
  22. Did you fall in love in 2009?
  23. How many one night stands in this last year?
  24. What was your favorite TV program?
  25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
  26. What was the best book(s) you read?
  27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
  28. What did you want and get?
  29. What did you want and not get?
  30. What were your favorite films of this year?
  31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
  32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
  33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2009?
  34. What kept you sane?
  35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
  36. What political issue stirred you the most?
  37. Who did you miss?
  38. Who was the best new person you met?
  39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2009.
  40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year?Here’s to peace, equality and hope in 2010

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