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Of RGV, Web2.0, MIB-Cricket and Sun-Sign Predictions!!;)

24 Aug

Ram Gopal Verma (RGV) is back with his new movie “Phoonk” which got released last friday…Last heard (with RGV, you never know! 😉 ), it’s a movie about superstitions and is supposedly under the “Horror” genre of movies. Being the creative one, RGV promised to pay Rs. 5 lakh (500,000) as a prize to that person who would watch Phoonk in a theatre ‘ALL ALONE’. As per RGV, Phoonk is a horror movie of the kind that will-for-sure get on to the nerves and hence he threw open this challenge which ended on 18th August. One brave soul took up this challenge and is believed to have come out of the theatre in half an hour flat. :mrgreen:

Now the question is, was Phoonk that scaringly spooky or was it simply unbearable (remember RGV’s Aag?? 😛 )???? YOU NEVER KNOW…If anyone among you have taken up the challenge to even watch Phoonk, Let me know your thoughts!! 🙂

BTW, heard that another brave soul in Bangalore has decided to watch Phoonk tonight at 10 all alone at INOX and he has booked the entire 225+ seater for himself by paying close to INR 48K!! All the best to him, and to RGV too…hehe!! 😉
I have not watched this movie yet (and don’t know if I will) but I certainly won’t be watching it alone, like I did the last time with RGV’s Sarkar Raj!! Period. 😈

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What the Newspaper Article made me aware this weekend:

Web2.0 or the social networking/user-generated content era is the latest to take over the virtual world. But do we have the Cyber law to curb the misuse of the technology?
The article gave an example (most probably, a real one) of a teen gal getting to know a guy online through one or more of the various social networking mediums (mostly Chat sites) and then how she unsuspectedly gets entangled into the trap of sexual predators which finally leads/forces her to commit suicide.

Questions asked were:
1) Should not our lawmakers analyse the impact Web2.0 has on society and prescribe educational programmes for teenagers as well as educate individuals, mainly the teachers and parents of teenagers about the possible dangers of social networking?
2) Do we have a legal system to deliver justice to people like the teen gal in the above said instance or even to book the guy?

What’s your take on this?

On one side, we see and experience the many advantages that Web2.0 has to offer us to build and maintain a social network, but on the other side, we have certain elements which bug the entire possibility of a clean virtual environment.
Now with the social interaction going to be boosted up soon with the arrival of Web3.0, I guess its time for the law makers to put the laws into ‘real’ action.!!

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What are the Indian Cricketers up to?? Man…they seem to be so confused with the whole process of playing cricket of different formats. With T20 totals in One-day matches and One-day totals in Test Matches, they seem to be heading no where. Moreover the fear factor in them about the tactics of the Lankan spin duo of Mendis and Murali seems to be reaching greater heights match after match. No idea what happened to the idea of Indians being better players of spin bowling!! Sigh!

The Men-In-Blue (MIB) are known to make heroes out of puppets…Remember the West Indian Franklin Rose? That chap got hammered and clobbered around the park at the hands of other teams whereas he came up with a 5-wkt-haul, each time he played against us. Ok…Remember Aaqib Javed, the Pakistani speedstar?? He was specially played only against the Indians and each time we didn’t disappoint the Pakistani selectors as we gifted him a bunch of wickets just like in a promised package deal! 😉
The list continues…and so does the ‘fear factor’ of our well-nourished, well-branded and well-advertised cricketers. Hmmph!

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I have always been a Taurean, I have always read the sun-sign predictions and I have been amazed by the indifferences between what is on paper and what actually happens, always.

Check this out…this was last Saturday:
1) Good day to share work and responsibility with your peers: Sadly such things are said about me only on weekends! 😉
2) Accidental benefits are indicated: I didn’t understand this clearly until a bus just whisked past the car when I was driving…My Dad who was in the front seat, yelled (am still not sure, it was at me or the bus driver!!) though this wasn’t indicated!! 😀
3) Your love life will be good: Ahem…he didn’t know I was single, did he? Hmmph! 😳
4) Don’t give into emotional pressures when making financial decisions: Early morning as I reached Bangalore, my cousin called up to remind me of the pending treat I had to give him! I have been evading him for more than 2 months, but the emotions finally got over me and I agreed to his request. So Sue’s Garden (A Caribbean Restaurant in Indiranagar, Bangalore) it is for lunch on Sunday…Ms. Sue, here we come! 😀

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Posted by on August 24, 2008 in Happens~2~me, I~do~such~things

 

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7 responses to “Of RGV, Web2.0, MIB-Cricket and Sun-Sign Predictions!!;)

  1. niveditha

    August 24, 2008 at 12:51 pm

    #1 he he he… i guess the guy came out not bearing the movie.. as in it must have got on his nerves for being the most atrociously boring movie ever made! 😉

    #2 well well… any kind of cyber laws made is not gonna be enuf in a country like india where court cases take million years to complete and by that time the criminal(s) wud have enjoyed most of their life..
    beyond this..no comments.. i don wanna dirty ur comments sections with swear words…

    #3 guys.. realise it.. its not too late.. indian cricket has met its death… its over.. period.. stop idolising those men and for heaven’s sake provide aid to many other sports in india waiting to get recognition…. m sure those poor souls wud be more grateful than any indian cricket player

    #4 he he he.. no comments.. i have stopped reading those, as they never say anything even remotely correct.. or two paper invariably end up saying exactly the opposite things.. lol…

     
  2. iselldreams

    August 25, 2008 at 4:05 pm

    such a long post!!
    oohhoooo
    lol

     
  3. aparna

    August 27, 2008 at 1:36 pm

    \\ didn’t understand this clearly until a bus just whisked past the car when I was driving\\ kyu nahi ho….zaroor kisi ladki ko dekhtey hue drive kar rahe honge :p

     
  4. Sree

    August 29, 2008 at 8:59 am

    @ Nive…
    whoa…so much of a reaction? It could be RGV’s next script for Aag!! 😛
    Thanks a lot buddy! 😀

    @ Isd,

    ooohooo….hehe…well show me one short post (non-verse) on my blog…hehe
    Thanks a lot buddy! 😀

    @ Aparna,
    Haha…ladki ko dekhta rehta toh zaroor thokta bus ko…and doh bus ke beech mein jab hoon toh ladki kahan se dekhegi?? 😛
    Thanks a lot buddy! 😀

     
  5. bluediamond

    September 2, 2008 at 7:13 pm

    there is a pending treat for me too for your promotion!!! I know you treated many others!!! 😦

     
  6. Sree

    September 4, 2008 at 12:33 am

    @ AKB,

    Yeah I know..you were not in Chennai then!! Hmmm…

     

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