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Sunday Fun-day

I decided to do a meme for a post today. I made a fusion of some questions from here and here at Sunday stealing.

1) Do you tend to hold grudges against people who have done you wrong?
umm..not really. I might rant and crib when the wound is new and hurting but eventually I tend to move on and forgive the person over time.

2) What is your astrological sign?
Do you want to guess?..many of you know it already..but the others can take a guess. Lets see how many of you get it right :-)

3) What's the last thing you purchased?
err..nothing apart from the mundane grocery stuff.

4) Did you have a baby blanket? Do you still sleep with it?
I do remember the blanket(s) I had as a child but I don't think I developed strong affinity towards them. I wasn't/not a person to have a sleep toy/blanket. Interestingly, R loves his blanket and cannot/will not sleep without it, however warm the weather might be!

·    5) Have you ever tried to cut your own hair? If yes, how’d it work out?
       Oh, yes! Once I cut off the front portion of my hair to make fringes. I was in the tenth or eleventh grade I think. Well, I don't want to dwell too much on how it turned out. For the hair freak I was, 'am surprised that I even ventured to do that. I pretty much held those spiky bits in place with a clip till they grew back in length!!!

·     6) Have you ever sleepwalked? 
I      I don't remember having sleep walked but apparently I have spoken, even laughed in my sleep. At least that's what I heard from people when I woke up next day :-)

7) You can only have one of these things: trust or love.

      Umm..tough question. There is no love without trust but love can grow if there is trust. So my pick is trust.
     8) Which of the five senses is most important to you? 
     Do we even use all the five senses??? and..whatever happened to the sixth sense?

·    9) Would you be a more successful painter or singer? 
I    It has to be singer because I cannot draw or paint even to save my life.

     10) What's a song that always makes you happy when you hear it? 
      Well, there are many but this one comes to my mind presently: 


       
     
    You guys are free to take this up as a tag..will be interesting to read your versions.

Comments

  1. Wow maybe I ll do a meme next Sunday .. cool idea

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    1. you can take this too as a tag if you wish, Sirisha.

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  2. This is a good idea to blog about.. Marathon bloggers has triggered the creative cells and made each one of us think on what to blog next. :)

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    1. thank you, Biju! you are right about the creativity flowing all round.

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  3. My guess you are a Cancerian?? I think I am going to take this tag up and do it for tomorrow's post :)

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    1. sure..do take it up..it will be fun to read yours..and Cancerian, eh? hmmm :-)

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  4. meme is a nice idea... :) good going Uma :)

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    1. thanks a ton, Jas! this sure is giving my brains some exercise!

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  5. LOL on the last stuff you purchased...

    Err...you will sing when we meet right?

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    1. hahaha..
      err..lets see about the singing..:-)

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  6. well all your answers are similar to what i wud have given... iam a leo, closer to a cusp, so i wud also guess it to be a cancerian or a leo.. even the song! it peps me up always!

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    1. is it? hmm..so, Cancerian and Leo so far..hmmmm...:-)

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  7. This is fab fab post. Would love to answer to some of the questions sometime :)

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    1. thanks a lot, Pallavi! do answer these..would like to know you more :-)

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  8. Loved knowing you more Uma... and I truly loved your answer for the 7th question the most!

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    1. really? Would your answer been the same?
      thanks, Me :-)

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  9. Btw, the astrological sign is Virgo. Not Leo or Cancer :-))

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