Wednesday, September 24, 2008

You know you are in Chandigarh when:

This is bloody hilarious and I am sorry if only few understand, but I really had to put it up. :)

1.) University elections become more important than MLA, MC elections (SOPU, PUSU bruuahh)

2.) Explaining Gehri to outsiders becomes a tough task.

3.) 'Uphill' can only be understood by you.

4.) You always have a 'pind' to go to every month.

5.) Kaimbwala & Dadumajra requires no further defining.

6.) You always have a separate budget (after buying a car) for bigger tyres, alloy wheels, stereo, woofer.

7.) Shopping in guys' vocabulary refers to buying daru from Jugnu Ahata and soda, glasses from any confectionery.

8.) Names like Neelam, Nirman, Kiran, Jagat, Batra, Piccadily aren't just names but entertainment centres.

9.) Car-o-bar refers to drinking with glasses on the dickey of the car in sector 8 market late at night.

10.) Paranthe wale are the chefs who come out late at night at sector 16 to make paranthe and chai for late night party goers.

11.) Abbreviations like GCG, MCM mean a lot without knowing their full forms.

12.) Guys speak in loud Punjabi when a group of girls passes by and girls start speaking in English every time a group of guys passes by.

13.) The city seems too slow and dead and everyone heads to Delhi.

14.) The traffic cops start the challan drive in the last week of March to end the year in good numbers.

15.) Everyone has a 'massi' in
Canada, and a 'bhua' in UK.

16.) Once upon a point
Valentine's Day meant tractors on Gehri route and speeds of only 5 km/h.

17.) A new year's bash is incomplete without a fight.

18.) Any party is incomplete without a fight.

19.) Everyone has some political connection.

20.) Stud C is more popular with non students.

21.) You are proud of being from a particular school and a passive member of its alumni group (YPS, Vivek, Sna, GNPS, Carmel, SJOBA etc.)

22.) Going to the dog show means checking out the girls more than the dogs.

23.) Owning a Bullet while still in school is an achievement.

24.) Spending upto Rs 2 lacs on number 1 for a car's number plate does not raise any eyebrows.

25.) Kinetic Hondascooter is referred to as Kiney, Bullet bike as Bullt, Kasauli as Kas, Manimajra as MM.

26.) You are proud of being a Punjabi.

27.) 'Mallo Malli Khadak Piyan' sticker is found on many cars.

28.) Guys are called by their surnames, (Brar, Sidhu bai, Dhillon) and followed by "Kiven aa, Kidaan!!"

29.) 22g, 62 is only understood by you.

30.) You are shocked to find out when someone doesn't drink and is a

31.) Many ppl are 'vella' when asked what they do.

32.) Everyone's been to the Rock Garden and hate to show it yet again to family friends/relatives from other cities.

33.) One hand, while driving, is on the 'muchh' and the other on the
steering wheel.

34.) Everybody knows everybody.

35.) Every new party place has the same old faces.

36.) A new car, bike etc. first comes to the Gehri route n later to the gurdwara or mandir.

37.) Coke and Pepsi come in small 'Sheeshee'

38.) Your every sentence has a " Ma Di" or "Bhen Di"

39.) Anyone and Everyone has had food at "Pal Da Dhaba" and "Giani Da Dhaba (Dharampur)"

40.) Desi Ahatas are officially called "TAVERNS"

41.) Everyone has heard the song "Chandigarh kare aashiqui" by B21

42.) Bikers are challaned even if the pillion rider is not wearing a helmet and girls are allowed to ride without one.

43.) While in school everyone waits for tuition time to finally talk to the special person (not in a uniform)

44.) Panchkula and Mohali-ites don't mind being called as Chandigarhians.

45.) Very few ppl know about the Mosque in sector 20 and the Church in sector 18.

46.) Most ppl have been challaned more than once (for speeding mostly).

47.) ... And most ppl have gone to the district courts in sector 17 to get their challans cleared (as it is cheaper than paying the fine at sector 29 police lines)

48.) A good lookin car turns more heads than a pretty girl.

49.) English speaking girls are usually referred to as "yankan" or "jhankan".

50.) The biggest sale of the year is for daaru when the theka contracts are expiring.