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Monkey Story wif renewed ending.. LOLx..

Sunday, December 6, 2009


A hat-seller who was passing by a forest decided to take a nap under one
of the trees, so he left his whole basket of hats by the side. A few hours
later, he woke up and realized that all his hats were gone. He looked up
and to his surprise, the tree was full of monkeys and they had taken all
his hats.

The hat seller sits down and thinks of how he can get the hats down. While
thinking he started to scratch his head. The next moment, the monkeys were
doing the same. Next, he took down his own hat, the monkeys did exactly
the same. An idea came to his mind*
He took his hat and threw it on the floor and the monkeys did that too. So
he finally managed to get all his hats back.

Fifty years later, his grandson, Sukhwinder, also became a hat-seller and
had heard this monkey story from his grandfather.
One day, just like his grandfather, he passed by the same forest. It was
very hot, and he took a nap under the same tree and left the hats on the
floor.

He woke up and realized that all his hats were taken by the monkeys on the
tree.

He remembered his grandfather' s words, started scratching his head and
the monkeys followed.
He took down his hat and fanned himself and again the monkeys followed.
Now, very convinced of his grandfather' s idea, Sukhwinder threw his hat
on the floor but to his surprise, the monkeys still held on to all the
hats.

Then one monkey climbed down the tree, grabbed the hat on the floor, gave
him a slap and Guess!!! Said what???
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"You think only you have a grandfather..!!??"

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Friendz Foreva!! =)

Life is unpredictable, that is a fact well known to all of us :)

For most of us, there are things we need in life though we often leave them unnoticed.
The sunrise ; to remind us of the wonderful new day and that everything has a fresh beginning.
The flowers ; to remind us that beautiful things are there everyday, if only we looked.
The rain ; to remind us that nothing comes easy and there's no such thing as flawless.
The rainbow ; to remind us that we can rise up even after we fall.
and finally,
The moon ; to remind us that all things come to an end.

However, it's not the end that matters, it's the way we finish :)


Very often in life, we take things for granted. We assume that we are a step ahead in life and we always know what we're doing or what's going to happen. Generally, we never do know what's going to happen in the future. The weird girl whom you never spoke to becomes your best friend, the house that you were going to sell becomes your home, the roommate that you had becomes your family and that fling you were determine to get over becomes the love of your life :) But one thing is for sure, when the future reveals itself, it is nothing like we have imagined it to be.

So slow down, breathe in a little fresh air and take a look around you. We often spend a lot of time focused on the future, planning it, working towards it. But at some point we start to realize our life is happening now. Not later, but right now. This is it. It's here. Blink and you'll miss it.

Falling down in life, it's apart of the whole cycle. If we don't fall down we'll never learn to get back up. If we don't try, we'll never know. Defeat comes in various ways. It can be in the form of your fallen grades, the feeling in your heart after a match, that life you couldn't save or even the love you gave that you never got back. But accepting defeat and losing today's battle doesn't mean that we're losing tomorrow's war.

Wars, too come in various forms in our lives. To face this war, to be that one surviving soldier, we need our weapons and armours. Our family and friends around us, they are our one constant armour. The one thing that we turn to when we're in trouble. The one thing that we can always count on and the one thing that will always be there to protect us. Because with them by our sides, we're safe. We're ourselves and most importantly, we are strong.

I want to take this time to thank you and tell you just how much you mean to me. Thank you for being my weapon and armour in the wars that I face every single day. Thank you for being the constant variable in my life. Thank you for showing me what friendship and ties are all about. I truly love, cherish and appreciate you.

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Where Is The LAnguage??

Sharmila Valli Narayanan wonders why Indian Malaysians seem unperturbed that they cannot speak their mother tongue.

“If the Indians think that all that is foreign and English is good and greater than their own, they will lose their self-esteem, their native self-culture and they will become what we want them, a truly dominated nation.” – quote attributed to Lord Macaulay, 1835

A cousin of mine talked about a comment passed by her husband’s Japanese boss. She had attended a dinner with her husband for his company function where a number of people from Japan were present. Her husband speaks fluent Japanese. When the Japanese spoke to her they spoke in their passable English. They were intrigued whenever my cousin and her husband spoke to each other. Finally his boss asked them, “How come when you both speak to each other you speak in English and not in your Indian language?” The Japanese were surprised and puzzled as to why these two Indian Malaysians spoke to each other in English.

If you like me, are from the middle and upper middle class urban Indian Malaysian homes, this phenomenon of speaking to each other in English would not be out of place to us. Many of us would not be even able to speak in our mother tongue. And very few of us loose sleep over this fact. (Which is why I wondered what all the fuss and criticism was about the characters in Vaaranam Ayiram speaking in English. Tamils in Tamil Nadu are the biggest hypocrites of them all when they talk about safe guarding the Tamil language. They can’t even get actresses who speak Tamil for their movies! And have you ever seen a Tamil actor during interview who cannot open his mouth without a sentence or two of English thrown in?)

I consider myself blessed because not only do I speak my mother tongue Malayalam, I also speak Tamil fluently and am able to read in Tamil as well (although I cannot write – go figure!). In my family it was taken for granted that not only could we speak our mother tongue but we could also speak Tamil as well. I used to think it odd to meet Malayalees who could not speak Tamil. There seemed something strange about them, I thought.

That was until I went to school and met for the first time, Malayalees and Tamil Malaysians who could not speak a word of their language and were pretty proud of it as well. I have also known of Indian Malaysian mothers who fought with the school principle to get their children out of Tamil class during POL (People’s Own Language – this was a class in national schools back in the 1960s and 1970s were students could learn Tamil or Mandarin. If only the government took this POL class seriously, maybe non Malays would not be abandoning national schools in droves) and got them enrolled into Mandarin class. This was because they did not want their children to be associated with the Tamil language although they themselves were Tamil or were married to Tamil men. At the same time we were all proud of our Bengali friend Reena Nandey who enrolled in the Tamil class and could read quite well in the language by the time we left Standard 6.

Today my young nephew and nieces need subtitles to watch Tamil films because they can’t understand Tamil. I wish I could say their Malayalam is good. It isn’t. They are not able to converse in that language either. Their ‘mother tongue’ is now English. They speak to their grandma in a mixture of broken Malayalam and English and their grandma replies to them in Malay. And this scenario is not confined to my family. This scenario is played out in many urban middle class homes of Indian Malaysians. It seems to me the better educated and the richer the Indian Malaysian is, the more he or she distances herself from her mother tongue.

Many Indian Malaysians who know their mother tongue seem to be almost embarrassed to speak the language especially in the presence of other Malaysians. Even when a few of Indian Malaysians who can speak their mother tongue get together the chances are they will speak in English more often.

I do not see this among my Chinese Malaysian friends. They are very proud of their language and don’t care a fig if there are others around them who do not understand Mandarin. They will chatter away happily amongst themselves in their mother tongue. Except us Indian Malaysians who think we will pollute the sanctity of the office or other public places by talking in our mother tongue. Why is this situation prevalent among us? I spend nights thinking about it and can’t seem to arrive at a satisfactory answer.

I am not saying we should not learn English or Malay or Mandarin. I say the more language one learns the merrier! We need Malay as it is the lingua franca of our country. And of course we always need English, as it is the international language for almost everything. And let us not deny the fact that among Indian Malaysians, the mark of an educated person is his or her ability to speak fluently in the language. You can have a PhD in astrophysics but if you can’t speak English properly eyebrows will be raised and your status as an highly qualified person will be questioned.

We should celebrate the Indian Malaysian prowess in English. But at the same time we should also ask ourselves why are we not showing the same prowess when it comes to learning our mother tongue whether it is Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi, Telugu etc? Let’s not even go into being able to read and write in our mother tongue – that’s perhaps asking too much. But at least to be able to speak in it. Why or why are Indian Malaysians especially those in the middle and upper middle class group seem to think that the wealthier and more successful they are, the more distance they have to keep between themselves and their mother tongue?

In my nephew and niece’s school in the affluent Bukit Bandaraya area in Bangsar, almost none of the Indian Malaysian students in the top classes (and the children in these classes are mainly from well to do family) can speak their mother tongue. Only the children the from the bottom classes (and they are from the low income families that live nearby) speak in their mother tongues. Many of these children did their primary education in Tamil schools.

Among these children there is a class distinction. If you speak in English then you must be from a well to do family. If you speak in your mother tongue then you are from the other side of the spectrum. So better stay on the positive side of the social order and ditch the mother tongue.

I once asked a fellow Malayalee girl who was holding a senior position in a public relations firm how come she could not speak her language? “My father said learning Malayalam is not going to bring any economic benefits at all to me so I would be better off learning English,” was her crisp reply. Her father was on to something because I hear the same reason being given by parents who only speak English to their children. What is the point of learning your mother tongue? It’s English, Malay and Mandarin that you need to get by in this world.

Has it come to this for us Indian Malaysians? Because there is no economic value to our mother tongue so let us ditch it? On the same argument, if there is no economic value in us remaining Hindus or Sikhs etc so it is better we ditch it for any religion that will give us an economic uplift? Anything about us is for sale as long as it brings economic benefits?

One of the tried and tested ways a dominant power tries to overpower the weaker subjects is to try to take away its language and culture so that the people can be easily molded into whatever the dominant party wants them to be. When we loose our mother tongue it is just the first phase in losing our culture and our identity. But some of us aren’t too bothered about all this. When I once asked an Indian Malaysian about this ethnic group (he was a Tamil Christian) he brushed my question by saying he does not believe in divisions among people and that all should be the same. Except that in his vocabulary the “all should be the same” was that everyone should be English speaking.

Again, there is nothing wrong in being able to speak English like an Englishman or an American. Except that would there be something terribly wrong if one could also speak one’s mother tongue equally as well too?

It might be that the English have left India for more than 60 years. But Lord Macaulay’s prophesy of wanting the Indians to “think that all that is foreign and English is good and greater than their own” and in the process “lose their self-esteem, their native self-culture” and in the end “become what we want them, a truly dominated nation” has come true.

The poet Vairamuthu once talked about a language in the Andaman Nicobar Islands, where there were only four speakers of the language left. When those four eventually die, that language would die with them. That he said is a tragedy. But the greater tragedy is when the people of a language are still around and yet despite that, the language dies because no one is able to speak it anymore, he said.

It is up to us to see that the greater language tragedy that Vairamuthu talked about does not happen to us Indian Malaysians.

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Murphy's Law

Whenever I find the key to success, someone changes the lock.


To Err is human, to forgive is not a COMPANY policy.


The road to success??.. Is always under construction.


Alcohol doesn't solve any problems, but if you think again, neither does Milk.


In order to get a Loan, you first need to prove that you don't need it.


All the desirable things in life are either illegal, expensive or fattening or married to someone else.






Since Light travels faster than Sound, people appear brighter before you hear them speak.



Everyone has a scheme of getting rich?.. Which never works.



If at first you don't succeed?. Destroy all evidence that you ever tried.



You can never determine which side of the bread to butter. If it falls down, it will always land on the buttered side.





Anything dropped on the floor will roll over to the most inaccessible corner.



As soon as you mention something?? if it is good, it is taken?. If it is bad, it happens.



He who has the gold, makes the rules ---- Murphy's golden rule.


If you come early, the bus is late. If you come late?? the bus is still late.


Once you have bought something, you will find the same item being sold somewhere else at a cheaper rate.


When in a queue, the other line always moves faster and the person in front of you will always have the most complex of transactions.


If you have paper, you don't have a pen??. If you have a pen, you don't have paper?? if you have both, no one calls.


Especially for engg. Students----
If you have bunked the class, the professor has taken attendance.


You will pick up maximum wrong numbers when on roaming.


The door bell or your mobile will always ring when you are in the bathroom.


After a long wait for bus no.20, two 20 number buses will always pull in together and the bus which you get in will be more crowded than the other.


If your exam is tomorrow, there will be a power cut tonight.


Irrespective of the direction of the wind, the smoke from the cigarette will always tend to go to the non-smoker

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Christmas - A Reason to be enjoyed =)

It is that time of the year again. When everyone is in Christmas mood. We get excited listening to Christmas carols, the shopping malls are decorated with beautiful ornaments, we start putting up the tree and writing our gift list. We buy presents for our loved ones, clean the house and start baking cakes and cookies. Lets not forget the caroling and Christmas events happening in church. It is indeed the most wonderful time of the year. The excitement, anticipation, the joy and love is just way too much to describe.

But we all know that Christmas is not about the tree, the presents or the baking. Its about that one Man whom God sent down to earth to deliver his people from their sins. Why didn't Jesus remain up in heaven and rule the earth? Why did he have to come down, suffer here, die and resurrect? As what Max Lucado said in his book, He Chose the Nails, Jesus came down to earth to show mankind that a mere mortal can live a perfect and blameless life. A life directed by God, the Father, for His Son. Like the song by Planet Shakers, "Its all about Jesus, its all about the way He changed our lives".

Every year in the midst of merry-making and partying and the over commercialised Christmas celebration, we forget the real meaning of Christmas. Jesus is the reason, we celebrate the season. If not for Him, we wouldn't even have Christmas to celebrate in the first place.

Personally, I love Christmas. As a child and even until now, an adult. The season is just right, with the year-end holidays. Its something I look forward towards year end. Just like everybody else, I am also caught up with the busyness of the holidays. But then, somewhere deep inside my heart, I always remember why I celebrate Christmas and its my privilege to celebrate the birth of Christ. During this season I always have extra love and joy. Not because of the presents or the holidays but the opportunity to celebrate Christ's birth on this earth.

I believe that God placed us on this earth for a reason and He has a purpose for all of us. If we didn't know Him, we would never have known His gift of salvation and His death on the cross for all of us. I am truly blessed to have known the Lord, His grace and mercy for me, His salvation and His blood. I chose to follow Him and serve Him.

So how are we actually going to celebrate Christmas? Or how should we celebrate Christmas? We could use this time to reflect on God's love and providence on our lives. We must always remember why Jesus came to earth and how He lived here. He wants us to know that man can live a perfect and flawless life. We don't need to have special power.

During the Christmas season, we always try to spread the gospel through Christmas plays, cantatas, drama and dance. We visit hospitals, orphanages and even the streets to spread the Christmas cheer. We want the world to know why Jesus came to earth. We want to share His love to other people. But do we only wait for December to do this? The rest of the 11 months is for ourselves. I'm quite sure that that's not what Jesus wants us to do.

He did it everyday, as long as He was on earth. He didn't wait for December. He gave and gave, never expecting anything in return. He sacrificed comfort, time and His live for us, while we wait for Christmas to party until New Year and do some social work here and there.

How are we celebrating Christmas this year? Is it going to be like any other year or will it be different? Will we love more or less? Will the economy affect our giving? As Avalon sings, "We were the reason He gave us His life, we were the reason that He suffered and died". Lets stop, think and be honoured that someone who created this universe, died for us, the mere mortals, sinful human beings. So come on and celebrate, His gift of love we will celebrate. Lets celebrate Christmas the way Jesus would want us to celebrate.

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Mafia Wars Secret [ Xclusive ]

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

                                              

Secrets of Mafia Wars Revealed 

Some people say that leveling up in Mafia Wars is quite hard.Well it is a yes for beginners who fully focused on working the job in New York.As it has 9 level to finish and it demands are very high to get equipments in New York.And if u got Paypal or credit card then it wouldnt be a problem of completing the jobs. Skill point are considered as the most important in making a good mafia character.Skill point is given when u level up, mastering a job or from daily chance.As such there are 5 importants keys that need 2 be given priority. 

1) Attack - which is your strength u need to attack opponents during fights & robbery.If u have more strength the person u attack u will win the fight which will give u some rewards.

2) Defense - which is ur level of strength to sustain attacks from ur opponents.If ur defense is strong then ur opponent gonna have tough time cracking u up.

3) Health - an important key to alwiz increase ur health points as u will face tons of attack juz in split moment.Having a greater health will provide a better chance of not being snuffed to death.Initially health is given 100.

4) Energy - this is the most important key that every need which people shud consider of adding their skill points.Energy is important for the means of completing the job.The more u add skill points, the better chance to level up faster.This is because energy pack is only given once in 24 hours.

5) Stamina - if u r interested in fights, then u may go ahead of adding ur points here.But remember to fight it is alwiz gude to have a member of 501 to ensure ultimate win.Based on my experience having a greater mafia does provide a win.Believe me when i say it.

Apart from that godfather points or rewards points (RP) is another important thing in MW. 10 RP can be used to refill full energy or health or stamina.While 14 RP for changing name and 20RP for crates or special weapons. Making business is a hard time in mafia wars since the money is not transferable but doing a business starting from a scratch is really hard and it is limited in Cuba & Moscow. But once u made the money, u wud feel like u can take on anything.

Well this is juz for now.I'll be doing another posting revealing on how to buy weapons in Mafia Wars..Till then c ya..=)

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Facebook - Trend Today

Had 2 be agreed too much that facebook is fascination of everyone today.From kids to oldies, everybody fancies facebook as it is seen as the most efficient working social network. In year 2001 - 2006 friendster was dominating most part the asia region as the best socializing network. However, the introduction of facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg created a big change of number of people accessing friendster since then. Still there were many sites surviving the norm like MySpace and Tagged. Though then facebook gains interest from many users around the world with its integrated function of twitter,friendster, tagged and myspace. Facebook games are the X-factor that leads to massive number of people flowing there.Online games which ables to compete with many people makes people crazy of games to achieve the high score and to be known to the world.

And its cool layout which has the live update of each second wats your friend is up to really attracts the teenagers.Many companies also use facebook as its platform to connect with people of their network. Chatting tool which is not available in any other network makes this site famous. It enables people to chat and surf at the same time and rarely facebook had "jammed" "hacking" "server down" with so many applications.