Tag post

by oBelIX

Since the illustrations for The Geeks Guide to Gymming aren’t done I thought I’d do a tag post [via @argentyne]

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink


02. Swam in the actual sea

Yes done this one.


03. Climbed a mountain


04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive


05. Been inside the Great Pyramid


06. Held a tarantula


07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone


08. Said “I love you” and meant it


09. Hugged a tree

Yes – if potted plants count


10. Water-skiied


11. Visited Paris


12. Watched a lightning storm at sea


13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise

Yes – the one I remember most vividly was after some night when I spent the whole time doing arbitrary crap


14. Seen the Northern Lights


15. Gone to a huge sports game


16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa/Qutub Minar


17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables


18. Touched an iceberg


19. Slept under the stars


20. Changed a baby’s diaper


21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon


22. Watched a meteor shower


23. Gotten drunk on champagne


24. Given more than you can afford to charity


25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope


26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment


27. Had a food fight

Yes J. In the mess – was fun – damn tipo …


28. Bet on a winning horse


29. Asked out a stranger


30. Had a snowball fight


31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can


32. Held a lamb


33. Seen a total eclipse


34. Ridden a roller coaster


35. Hit a sixer that won the game


36. Danced like a fool and didn’t care who was looking

The advantages of alcohol


37. Adopted an accent for an entire day – while I’ve never done it, its one of my favourite activities


38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment

Thankfully, I still do … once in a while


39. Had two hard drives for your computer

Lol. This list was not made by someone studying comp sci


40. Can name all 27 states.

There are 28 states


41. Taken care of someone who was drunk


42. Had amazing friends


43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country


44. Watched whales


45. Stolen a sign/damaged public property


46. Backpacked in Europe


47. Taken a road-trip

Aah good times


48. Gone rock climbing


49. Taken a midnight walk on the beach



50. Gone sky diving


51. Visited Kashmir.


52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love


53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them


54. Visited Japan


55. Tried to make a buffalo move when it sat down in front of your car


56. Alphabetized your CDs


57. Pretended to be a superhero


58. Played ‘Antakshari’ in a public place and sung really loudly without caring about the onlookers.


59. Lounged around in bed all day

Aah, OBH 192 on a nice cool windy August day.


60. Played gully cricket


61. Gone scuba diving


62. Kissed in the rain


63. Played in the mud

I remember rugby. I remember Ashish Dash charging at me. I remember jumping out of the way J


64. Played in the rain


65. Gone to a drive-in theatre


66. Visited the Great Wall of China


67. Started a business


68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken


69. Toured ancient sites

Mahabs J


70. Taken a martial arts class


71. Played a video game for more than 6 hours straight

Yes – this was definitely not made by someone who studied Comp Sci


72. Gotten married


73. Been in a movie – yes, Rahul Pillai’s 😀


74. Crashed a party


75. Gotten divorced


76. Gone without food for 5 days


77. Made chapatis from scratch


78. Won first prize in a costume contest


79. Ridden a gondola in Venice


80. Gotten a tattoo


81. White water rafted


82. Been on a television news program as an “expert”


83. Gotten flowers for no reason


84. Performed on stage



85. Been to all states in India


86. Recorded your own music


87. Eaten shark and preferred roadside ‘bandi’ food


88. Kissed on the first date


89. Gone to Thailand


90. Bought a house


91. Been in a combat zone


92. Buried one/both of your parents


93. Been on a cruise ship


94. Spoken more than one language fluently

English + hindi


95. Performed in the National Day Parade in New Delhi/your city


96. Raised children


97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour


98. Passed out cold

If it includes passing out cold after excess alcohol


99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country


100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over


101. Walked the Howrah bridge


102. Sang loudly in the car – with the windows open – and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking

Family road trips J drove mom and dad crazy


103. Had plastic surgery


104. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived


105. Wrote articles for a large publication


106. Lost over 10 kgs

1st year


107. Held someone while they were having a flashback


108. Piloted an airplane

Do radio controlled ones count?


109. Touched a stingray


110. Broken someone’s heart – apparently no is a word I use often. Working on it!


111. Helped an animal give birth


112. Won money on a TV game show


113. Broken a bone


114. Gone on an African photo safari


115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears


116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol


117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild


118. Ridden a horse

Horse, pony, camel etc etc – India Gate J


119. Had major surgery


120. Had a snake as a pet


121. Spent the night at a railway station


122. Slept for 30 hours in a 48 hour period


123. Spent the better part of your life outside India


124. Visited all 7 continents


125. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days


126. Eaten kangaroo meat


127. Eaten sushi


128. Had your picture in the newspaper



129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about


130. Gone back to school


131. Parasailed


132. Touched a cockroach

Before I used to be mortally afraid of the bloody things I used to pick them up and scare my sister J


133. Eaten fried ice cream


134. Read ‘The Iliad’ and ‘The Odyssey’


135. Selected one ‘important’ author who you missed in school, and read


136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating


137. Skipped all your school reunions


138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language

Try ordering food in a local chinese restaurant where the menus are in chinese and the staff are all chinese


139. Been elected to public office


140. Written your own computer language


141. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream


142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care


143. Built your own PC from parts


144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you


145. Had a booth at a street fair


146. Dyed your hair


147. been a dj


148. Shaved your head


149. Caused a car accident


150. Saved someone’s life