Thursday, December 18, 2014


somebody gave  this tag long back, I am putting it now:)

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink.....never been to a Bar, once we went to a restaurant in nagpur and there many have Bars..but the receptionist soon as he saw me..said..mam it is not for family:), may be i look like that:)

02. Swam with dolphins ...dont know swimming:(

03. Climbed a mountain ....not as a climber, but going to vaishno devi is also a climbing of a type i think:)

04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive------never

05. Been inside the Great Pyramid ...:(

06. Held a tarantula -....ugh

07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone -

08. Said “I love you” and meant it whatever i say..I always mean it, whether sorry or love

09. Hugged a tree - absolutely!

10. Bungee jumped - No, I am a Darpok:)

11. Visited Paris - yeah:)

12. Watched a lightning storm at sea---No

13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise Seen the sunrise at many tiger hill darjeeling,kanyakumari etc

14. Seen the Northern Lights - what is that?

15. Gone to a huge sports game - not a sports person at all:(

16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa - yessss:), even when we went to the Eiffel tower..we went to the top which is not open to visitors now ..a days:)

!17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables...Yes, I had a beautiful kitchen garden in Kharagpur, i grew Okra, tomato, brinjal etc.

18. Touched an iceberg No:(

:P19. Slept under the stars - In our childhood in summer, we used to sleep on the terrace under the stars:)

20. Changed a baby’s diaper -- all the time:)

21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon ....No

22. Watched a meteor shower..No

23. Gotten drunk on champagne - No

24. Given more than you can afford to charity - I never feel that one can ever give more...we give only what we have

. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope ---yes

26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment ..many times,when I was in college ,in class,and many other times also:)

27. Had a food fight - never, my whole family is famous for giving, if any of my loved ones like anything..I would give my share evn and never even say that, would say..I dont like it, thats the way we are ...all my siblings and me.

28. Bet on a winning horse...never been to a race course:(

29. Asked out a stranger - Not that way, though love talking to strangers:)

30. Had a snowball fight when i first saw the snow, i was a grown up:(

31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can - cant scream at all, cant even shout:)

32. Held a lamb ----scared of touching any animal:(

33. Seen a total eclipse...thinks so.

34. Ridden a roller coaster - yes

35. Hit a home run...

36. Danced like a fool and didn’t care who was looking... No, always too worried about onlookers:)

37. Adopted an accent for an entire day ..never needed to

38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment - I am always happy

39. Had two hard drives for your computer---never

40. Visited all 50 states

!41. Taken care of someone who was drunk - yes:), but didnt doo anything, just asked him to go to sleep pronto:)

42. Had amazing friends - still have.

43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country - No

44. Watched whales ----yes in Shamu show in Seaworld:)

45. Stolen a sign..... could never steel anything:

P46. Backpacked in Europe - seen the Europe, but not backpacking.

47. Taken a road-trip - Of course Many!!

48. Gone rock climbing...No

49. Taken a midnight walk on the beach - No

50. Gone sky diving

51. Visited Ireland---No

52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love - Yeh love kya hota ha:)

53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them - .No

54. Visited Japan...No

55. Milked a cow..No

56. Alphabetized your CDs - I always like evrything organised properly.

57. Pretended to be a superhero - No, but for all children their mom is super:)

58. Sung karaoke - No,would like to

59. Lounged around in bed all day - sometimes:)

60. Played touch

61. Gone scuba diving - NO

62. Kissed in the rain -

63. Played in the mud - in my childhood and now with my grandson:)

 64. Played in the rain - loved it!

65. Gone to a drive-in theatre -no, seeing the movie like that doesnt apeal me..

 66. Visited the Great Wall of

67. Started a business..yes and was very succesful too

68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken- what is that:)

69. Toured ancient sites - Yes in Rome..

70. Taken a martial arts

71. Played D&amp

72. Gotten married -haha..yes yes..

73. Been in a movie - no

 74. Crashed a party -too prim and propah for that

75. Gotten divorced..divorce is not in my dictionery

76. Gone without food for 5 days - Not exactly..though we keep fast during Navratri for 8 days..

77. Made cookies from scratch - yes many times

78. Won first prize in a costume contest - not costume, but I won a prize for best dressed woman once..

79. Ridden a gondola in Venice...yes

80. Gotten a tattoo - No..scared but like them..

81. Rafted the Snake

82. Been on a television news program as an “expert” - NO

 83. Gotten flowers for no reason - sometimes..MY dear hubby used to bring it..

84. Performed on stage - yes in school days then,in social clubs

85. Been to Las Vegas..yes and enjoyed it very much.

86. Recorded music - No

87. Eaten Shark..ugh!

88. Kissed on the first date - what is date:)

89. Gone to Thailand..No

90. Bought a house..yes

91. Been in a combat zone..No

92. Buried one/both of your parents..Yes

93. Been on a cruise ship - been on a ship..

!94. Spoken more than one language fluently - English,Hindi

95. Performed in Rocky Horror ...What is that?

96. Raised children..yes two beautiful ones:)

97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour..Never

98. Passed out

99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country - idont know cycling.

100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over - shifted countries to start afresh...I have changed many cities..

101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge..No

102. Sang loudly in the car - Never

 103. Had plastic surgery..would never do

104. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived -no

105. Wrote articles for a large publication - No..just got prizes for some letters.

106. Lost over 100 pounds - cant loose a single pound:(

107. Held someone while they were having a

108. Piloted an

109. Touched a stingray

110. Broken someone’s heart -unknowingly i dont know, but knowing i would nevr do..

111. Helped an animal give

112. Won money on a TV game

113. Broken a bone - ..Never

114. Gone on an African photo safari..Nobut on my bucket list.

115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears - nose! but not anymore..

116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or

117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild..I dont like mushrooms.

118. Ridden a horse - yes in Nainital:)

119. Had major surgery - yes

120. Had a snake as a pet....I am very scared of them.

121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon....NO..just saw it from the top..

122. Slept for 30 hours in a 48 hour period - never

123. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. States - yes..

124. Visited all 7

125. Taken a canoe trip..cant ,scared of water.

126. Eaten kangaroo meat..I am a pure vegetarian.

127. Eaten sushi - hate it

128. Had your picture in the newspaper

129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about -always try to..about environment

130. Gone back to


132. Touched a cockroach - yes in bio labs I dissected them.

133. Eaten fried green tomatoes -no

134. Read The Iliad and The

135. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school and read -Enid Blyton

136. Killed and prepared an animal for

137. Skipped all your school reunions - ...I could nevr go back to any of my earlier school once I left..

138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language..yes in France.

139. Been elected to public office - no

140. Written your own computer language- no

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

142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care - no

 143. Built your own PC from

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

145. Had a booth at a street fair - yes many times

146. Dyed your hair - have to :(

Caused a car accident - once..


SG said...

Too many questions and answers. Boring.

Sandhya said...

You have got patience, Renu! Most of them are irrelevant to you and people like me too!

deeps said...

Happy Christmas to you..
stay happy n blessed

sm said...

Wish you and your family a joyful, bright, healthy, prosperous and happiest new year ahead! Happy New Year.

Anonymous said...

You are extremely patient to have read all questions and answered as many as possible!
Even though I enjoyed your honest replies, I stopped reading after 70.

Renu said...

SG; I know:)

Sandhya:Though I love doing tags,this was too much:)

deeps:Thanks ! wish you too..

sm:Thank you so much..wish you too..; Sorry to put you thru this:)

Shreya at Jumbodium said...

Loved reading the conversation. Really u do have patience to answer so many questions. Hats off. Thank u for the interesting share.

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