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They asked and I answered,hence I ask and you answer

Nancy and Me tagged me to answer 11 questions as a Tag. The rules are:

1. You must post the rules.
2. Answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post & then create 11 new questions to ask the people you’ve tagged.
3. Tag 11 people and link to them on your post.
4. Let them know you’ve tagged them!

I got lucky as both Me and Nancy retained the same set of questions. Imagine 22 set of questions on the other hand. It's been long since I wrote a paper but questions give me  heebie-jeebies even now :-0
So, if you want to harrass make someone think, then you must post 11 new questions each time and then tag the person multiple times. Muhahaha....

So, here are my answers...

1.)      If you could have any superpower, what would it be?

I would free this world of hatred, corruption and inept leaders. I would just raise my palm and and sweet water would flow down the rivers, there will be food for all, man and woman would be treated equally, everyone would be safe and happy.  Yes, for all the above to happen, I would have to have some superpower. I wish!

2.)      What was your favourite childhood television program?

Well, I used to religiously watch the Mickey Donald series, He-man and Duck tales.

3.)      Have / had any celebrity crushes ?  

Any movie with Amitabh Bachchan in it had me in smiles for a very very long time. His movies could (almost always) lift even my down-in-dumps spirit. I still like him but have moved on from those goofy smiles his presence would elicit. Not sure if you can call this a crush or being a BIG fan.
But have had some real-life crushes ;-)

4.)      If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?

For a long time I have been nursing the desire to travel around Europe, USA, Australia, the  Far-east, you get the drift, right? Now tell me, how can I just pick one?

 5.)      Name 1 thing you miss about being a child.

As a child I was unsure, awkward and shy. I kind of like the life I am living now. Childhood was good but this is better.  So I don't miss much about being a child.

6.)      Name the one comic/book character that you loved the most and why?

I was not much into comics. Started to read Archies only late into the teens.  I loved the Enid Blyton- Famous Five series. I related (then) more with the character of Anne, though I also adored George.  So they are my favourites.

7.)      What is the one thing that you are dying to try but haven’t had a chance to do so yet ?

I would love to try water sports like scuba diving, snorkeling. I don't know to swim but I think I do not fear water. I would love to try these if I got a chance. 

8.)     Do you have a role model – someone you want to emulate? Whom do you admire the most?

Someone who is not worried about what people might or do think of her. Someone who is self-motivated to continue doing good work and not influenced by appreciation or criticism. Lofty ideals, no?

9.)      What do others make of you? 

I don't know. I wonder the same thing. You tell me. 

10.)  Have you ever gotten into a fight or punched someone ? I wish! The closest I came to was when I was around 6 yrs, I had slapped my classmate. But I really wish I had the courage to bash up anyone that deserved to be bashed. 

11.)   For Girls – If you woke up tomorrow to find out you are Brad Pitt, what would be the first thing you’d say upon looking in the mirror??? I have to answer this????

Now for 11 new questions

  1. Which was the recent book you read and what is your take on it?
  2. If you were to choose between the Epic characters Karna and Bhishma, whom would you choose and why?
  3. Which was been your most memorable trip so far? Any incidents or anecdotes you'd care to share?
  4. Mountains or the sea?
  5. What is the one thing (dream/ ambition) you would like to accomplish yet?
  6. What according to you makes a good writer/blogger? Do you consider yourself as one?
  7. What is your favourite outfit?
  8. Who is better: Sachin Tendulkar or Rahul Dravid?
  9. If you had the power to change one thing about yourself or your life so far, what would it be?
  10. Are you in touch with your best friend from school days?
  11. What was/is your favourite subject in school/college? why?
I tag:

Now guys go, get down to answering these. Easy paper, no?


  1. I'm totally taking it up... just as interview questions... i ain't gonna tag anyone! not many people like tags! bah!

    1. Would love to read yours..
      ya I know what you mean. Tagging was my choice. To take it up or not is theirs :-)

  2. Enjoyed reading this and knowing more about you! :)

    1. thanks, GND..I loved reading yours too..:-)

  3. Hey thanks for tagging me Uma. I'm really glad. :)

    It's indeed great knowing you! You know, I still watch mickey, Donald, Swat Kats, Tom and Jerry and in fact day before I had put up a status discussion about how these were idealistic cartoon today's children miss! :D

    Keep Writing. :)

    1. You are welcome, Rachit! Would love to read your answers.

  4. Nice answers Uma.. and finally i have answered the questions framed by you.. check my post:
    And thank god you are not a teacher!! Difficult paper it was.. :D

    1. Thanks, Radhika!
      Oh! com'on it is not difficult..:-) commented on yours..

  5. Oye i'm just seeing this :). Will get to it soon I promise ;).

    It was nice reading your answers, but no fair that you've given new questions ;), would have atleast had something to draw from if you'd retained the questions!

    1. Sure, Aparna! happy to know you'll be taking this up. are not going to get away easily ;-)

  6. Yay! U tagged me :-) thanks! I totally know what u mean by like who you are right now. I would say the same for ne too. And I used to eagerly look forward to duck tales and the other Sunday morning toons as well :-) Im not sure I want to do this tag yet. I feel like it has a facebook like flavor to it, not sure how to explain it but anyhow, Ive to say it surely did make me happy to be mentioned on the post :-) thanks for that. And it was fun reading your answers.

    1. Well,'s your wish totally..
      you are welcome!

  7. Hey Uma....Thanks so much .

    It was really nice to know you..thoroughly enjoyed reading your post :)

    1. Thank you so much , Me..:-))
      Were you able to restore your post???

  8. U come across a person who has a very sensible head on her shoulders, not to mention somebody who blogs very well:-)).
    I wish you had that super-power, life will be so much more peaceful.
    Hehe I think most Mumbaiites are fond of AB right....actually that goes for many children who grew up in Dubai also. My husband knows almost all dialogues from AB movies.....seems like they would rent AB's VCDs' almost every weekend & watch them almost prayerfully;-D
    Like ur idea of a role-model too....a tag very well done Uma:-))!!!!

    1. Gosh! Nancy, your comment just made my day. So wonderful of you to say such sweet things...:-)))) (am going to be beaming all day)
      hahaha @ watching AB movies prayerfully!

      Thanks a TON, Nancy!!! :-))))

  9. How how how did I miss this????? Huh? Will do the tag Uma....sorry....I never even saw this ...

    1. :-)))...that's Ok, Aparna..Happy to know you'll do it..:-)


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