Saturday, August 26, 2006

college: a crashcourse in adulthood

whew... so FINALLY got a comp which doesn't have any problems with me tryin to post a new entry... so yeah its been quite a lot of days since college began. this post was originally supposed 2 b put up by 26th august... well anyway...yeah havin fun... have learnt quite a lot of things in less than a month. so all you people who are plannin to spend a part of their beautiful lives in a hostel, well here are a few guidelines, which arfe absolutely essential... but STILL not found in college life books like the chicken soup of college soul (my sister actually issued the book frm school lib so i could read it-not much help of course):

1. Thou shalt not procrastinate over cleaning your room - well, duh! but maybe you'll understand when ur put in my shoes or rather my room.
2. Thou shalt not press snooze on your cellphone's alarm - or you'd wake up to find yourself in a nightmare only its real this time. no place in the loo... and if ur as lazy as me u might end up bunkin all ur classes fr d day... which will have serious consequences later. ull believe me.. just gt to d other side of ur exams.
3. Thou shalt hold your coffee mug (? its actually a steel glass/tumbler) only at the rim - or else you might have to write with scalded fingertips.
4. Thou shalt put detergent in water before clothes - when you are washing your clothes... the laundry out here- a. returns clothes after 6 days and b. it doesnt make much of a difference anyway.
5. Thou shalt not hang around a lot at the local confectionery - or you'd lose all your money (personal experience) plus get fatter. (just that it doesnt happen with me... u'd know if you know me)
6. Thou shalt get a cellphone with radio - or even god cannot save you from dying an untimely death due to excessive boredom during lectures.
7. Thou shalt listen to every word that the lecturer says - well i know it kinda contradicts with no. 6 but you can try. i always listen!!!! one of our profs actually uttered the word "ok" 323 times in 55 minutes!
8. Thou shalt not repair the lecture theatre mike... or sit next to the girl who loves doing so - or die due to sheer embaressment...
9. Thou shalt not leave thermodynamics to last week - or trust me you'll barely end up getting the average...
10. Thou shalt strive to drill theory of relative-grading into peoples head - because if we all get zeroes, the entire batch automatically gets an A... simple isnt it?
11. Thou shalt learn the functions of ur calculator properly well before the exams - or risk losing marks just because u forgot the calc can integrate...
12. Thou shalt use your calc very carefully during exams - so that u avoid makin calculation mistakes... again personal experience...
13. Thou shalt not stay up very late the night before your workshop pracs - or you might end up screwin ur workpiece and worse still end up wiping your workshop partner's tears...
14. Thou shalt not forget to sign before sleeping - well, not like u can sleep then anyway as your room no will be shrieked out incessantly (and not necessarily in ur own corridor or floor)... and if u r one of the very stubborn sleepers, well next mornin get ready to march up to the hostel superintendent's office.
15. Thou shalt wipe your glasses very carefully - esp if u have a half frame with the lens held wid a plastic rubber-band kinda thing... cos well ull hv 2 go blind + sit in the front row (!!!!) + tolerate all kinds of jokes till you get ur glasses repaired.

well... theres lots more... and as you can analyze, ive only put up the funny (!?!?) and positive-lookin rules.... and yeah... ONE thing u must awez remember... Murphy's laws... believe me life would make a lot more sense if u look at it the murphy way...

till i come up wid more crazy stuff, and till the comp centre god lets me put up d crap i come up wid on this page...

CHEERIOS!!!

4 comments:

i am what i am said...

R u bored beyond existence! 323 times in 55 minutes i can't believe u were actually counting but as ur best frnd im not that surprised! doesn't ur cellphone alreday have a radio- y u complaining? who tried to fix the mike u or sans? And yes i can relate to a lot of those like hiting the snooze button and stuff coz life is messed up in college hostels!

Anonymous said...

nice rules, although there is a correction, "ok" was said 322 times, i counted that on my own calculator...
(and yes i was present, i used to attend lectures once upon a time)

Psycho Surd said...

damn good miss "prawn-soup".. really impressed with ur senses of the humours..!!keep it up..!!

Pankaj said...

well!!!...the original pranshu i know...its hilarious,(nt more than her thou...bt ya bettr than her hardcore pjs).....totally true to my knowledge.. it is amazing replica of the life we r livin here at Bits Pilani Goa Campus(Dhokha Campus!! we use to call it!!)...be there!!!!