Saturday, January 16, 2010

58. Being Inspired...



Do one thing everyday that scares you!

That is one of the lines from the video clip that Ziddi gave me when I was in one of those depressions and lows which usually cause heavy downpours.(It's apparently a sunscreen Ad, but I have no clue as to how it is related to the product!) Well anyways, guess what? I got inspired!

Maybe way too 'inspired'....Exams are among the things that scare me. I bet I am not the sole person belonging to this category. During the exam times, I take special care, to be extra careful as to not to waste my 'precious' time, indulging in any kind of fun. So exams are those times during which, I confine myself to self-room-imprisonment -No outings, No gossiping, No 'TV'ing, No blogging/orkutting/facebooking/tweeting/chatting -although all that I may do is sit in my room and sleep all day, or day-dream all day, or playing with my computer all day, or a combination of all!

Well, our exams are just 4 days away(gulp!)...and I haven't even laid my hands on any of the books. I was returning from the college, when I saw many of my classmates, all dressed-up, leaving for 'Backwaters'(IIMK). My heart longed to join them, but instead, I gave them a pitiful sigh, as they would be wasting their time over there, while I can use the time and mug in my room. But just then it struck me, that it was my last year in college, and why the heck should I sit and slog here, when I can as well give myself a break and go have some fun.

The 'nerd-me' and the 'non-nerd-me' had a great inconclusive debate, which can be compared to our parliament sessions, and finally one decision making phone call made to my parents, confirmed that I was infact going![Sigh! I might be probably the only 21 year old who still have to seek parental permission even for such cases..:( ]

By the time the rest of the group had already got into the TATA Sumo and were about to leave. I was in CM's room, eating Aloo Parathas that somebody flicked from the mess. I quickly changed there, grabbed somebody's handbag and dashed off. I wasn't even dressed decently -my hair uncombed, no earrings or chain or any kind of jewelery on - I looked like a runaway Pentecost. As I reached the main gate, Appu came running behind me, swearing -I had accidentally run off with her phone :|

It is really cool to travel through the Calicut roads at night! We reached the IIMK campus and was stopped at the security gate to check our IDs. Damn! I had forgotten to take mine. I had made it till here. Don't tell me I have to go all the way back again! I started cursing myself. But soon enough I found out that being invisible has its own advantages. They didn't seem to have seen me. I got in without any of those darned IDs!



The campus was really awesome. It is situated on the top of a hill. The ride uphill reminded me of one of those trips to the holiday hill stations.

Once we got out of the car, we went on a photo taking spree. We didn't spare any nook or corner. We wanted to get it across to those 'nerdos' mugging back in hostels that we were indeed having fun. We were behaved like a bunch of drunk hooligans. We didn't want any of them to know that we were from NITC, so in all our 'loud conversations', we mentioned Medical college and KMCT more than a few times. ;)




We didn't even spare the toilets(gents'!) or the random statue or the random tree or the random lawn























There were very few programs, and very few participants. The crowd was also less, especially compared to the stampede-level crowd in the NITC OAT during ProShows! So we were um...pretty much bored, which might explain our new found fondness for the camera.

Our dance team did a wonderful job though.


The other event was fashion show. It still remains a mystery, the purpose of these FS. I wonder why people go gaga over FS. Oh yea there are hot guys and girls on the ramp to ogle at, but I really dont get the point. The other day I was watching some FTV programme and I realized how people can 'adapt themselves' to survive with minimal clothing during these hard times of recession.

The Medical college team had an interesting show. Their theme was one that gave a message -AIDS- and there were HIV viruses, gays and guys with inflated condoms on their heads, walking down the ramp!


It was past midnight when we got back, and we returned with not much of memories, but lots of snapshots.


Oh my Gosh! Reality strikes again -I've got exams in a couple of days(gulp!). Hope I don't screw them up!(gulp!gulp!)

28 comments:

Quest said...

You were thinking of slogging it out in your last sem? How preposterous :P
Glad you didn't have a third thought on it :D exams over your head must have given you the kick to loosen up ;)

Neethu said...

@Quest
there are reasons to it -am still without a job; not very sure of higher studies n stuff; our department is not like urs(jobless tricals!hmph!)...we have 6 subjects even in s8; my GPAs are kinda going down...slogging may then seem to be logical!

MultiMenon said...

omgggggg!!!!! u actyually went all the way leavin ur books? :O I bet not! u musta takn ur books along side too..and u had soo many gals to ogle at??Oh..wonderful.. :)

U've got a nice change from ur world of reality.. ;) and the next time, u want to strip n let people know,CALL me.. P

Love,
Nikhil

Neethu said...

@multi
Yea I had my GATE book on 1 hand and Punmia on the other:P

sure...ll let yea know;)
btw...WHERE ARE YOU THESE DAYS???

jayarajmurukkumpuzha said...

bestwishes

Anonymous said...

@ Neethu,

Finally some sense into u....better late than never:P

Neethu said...

@jaya.....
thanx

Neethu said...

@uncleji
er..k..(i wonder!:O)

ziauddin said...

good to hear u liked that video.. it always has that cheering up effect.. its not a sunscreen ad btw.. LOL!! Its a convocation lecture some writer had though he would like to give to a graduating batch and published it in a magazine and it got really popular and was made into a song..and some schools adapted it as their convocation song(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wear_Sunscreen)

Neethu said...

@ziddi
thanx ziddi:)
and no wonder i couldnt get the connecting link!...but still why the 'sunscreen'?

Sorcerer said...

:) nice one..
liked your punches in the writeup..
good good!

Neethu said...

@sorcy
thnx thnx! again ;)

Paro said...

man, so miss these kinda stuff! :( feels like shud hav done more o this in college ... hehe...

Neethu said...

@Paro
okay, that's encouraging!;)

Anwesa said...

Fun-packed post indeed!!

:)

And yes,all the best for your exams!!

Neethu said...

@Anwesa
thanku:)lemme go mug now!

CM-Chap said...

Good one, typical college stuff. You seem to be like me in some way.. 50 / 50 confusions :)

Looks like you guys went out there for photos photos and more photos. But gents washroom is lil too much huh :(

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Neethu said...

@CM
hehe...sthgs to remeber in future...

Anonymous said...

The 'nerd-me' and the 'non-nerd-me' had a great inconclusive debate ..that was a honest line(same with me during my college days)..All the best for your exams

Neethu said...

@anishthomas
i know:)
xams all over now;)

Jon said...

I miss all those cultural fests...

we guys used to sit in front of stage for the Dance and FS items ....just to get a peek...:D

Neethu said...

@jon
haha...yea i ll mis em too...sigh

Sorcerer said...

Errr!!!!!

long time..no seee!

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JiNeSH said...

this blog is dead? (not spam)

Neethu said...

@jinesh
ya kinda...was waiting for the rejuvinant

Neethu said...

@sorcerer
i know...i ll try to make myself visible again...