Souvik Das Gupta (@souvikdg)

New Delhi, India

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @souvikdg ever

July 2012

@xAbhishek Happy Birthday, and may the food be with you!

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We lead the list of largest power outages in the world. http://t.co/CjN1dlmW

This is shit scary!

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@jackerhack It wasn’t extended last year AFAIK.

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RT @aroradush: Only someone unaware about the logistics of what causes power outage of this magnitude, and what it takes to fix it will …

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architgupta Breaking: Income Tax Return deadline extended to August 31st 2012.

Please RT.

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RT @iAWriter: This is the last day you can get iA Writer for iPhone and iPad for $/0.99. Grab it before the price goes up! http://t.co/

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In the words of @rungta — सुबह से line नही है पूरे दिल्ली मे!

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“प्रताप मोमबत्तियाँ Made in China.”

I now realise that Chinese goods have reachepic.twitter.com/683n05Zk of omnipresence. http://t.co/683n05Zk

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Television crime serial shooting happening in our society since morning. Chaos all around, except in front of camera. pic.twitter.com/a3ftVSbx

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thesatbir Meanwhile, the renovation work at Connaught Place for CWG is still on.

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@cooljaz124 Long time Mac users do. :)
Behind the scenes they are pretty much the same browser, just that Chrome edged ahead in recent past.

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@ap00rv Love Pista House (Hyd) one (warning - lot of ghee). They deliver to Delhi.
Here have only had at Purani Dilli, Zakir Nagar. Good.

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@ap00rv Haleem - n. a divine preparation, shortcut to attain nirvana. Porn’s free but I’d rather pay for Haleem. That. http://t.co/7A6wN2VS

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This time it’s in a red tubpic.twitter.com/7Z54tZfSfS

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@xAbhishek iCloud is the only feature among these that draws me. I think the subtle changes like “save as” will score higher on my books.

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I now have Safari 6 on Lion. That was my biggest reason for upgrading to Mountain Lion. What else am I missing?

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@lokallobaat Is that a sly way of marketing the Wazwan lunch?

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CAs are Tally fanboys.

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Makemygiftz, I’m interested in haleem but not in unsolicited calls encouraging to place an order as I’m a “privileged customer”. Bad tactic!

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RT @lokallobaat: Wazwan lunch at Jammu & Kashmir House on Sunday (29th July), 1-3pm. Details: http://t.co/rIerxuzZ Ping me if intere …

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rashmiswamy Anyone I know coming down from London to Bangalore in the next couple of weeks?

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RT @rungta: Passenger Amenities at Naupada:

Shady Trees — 19
Well Maintained Platform Surface — Exists
…

http://t.co/9ZJfhMtj (via @pu

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50% discount on @iAWriter for Mac. Couldn’t let the deal pass given that it’s one of my favourite iOS Apps.

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2thank A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work.

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@vikramadhiman While walking past McDonalds (B block) yesterday, saw a new wifi sticker pasted at the entry.

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vikramadhiman What cafe or eating places in CP have free wi-fi? Please RT.

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@VarunSPuri Awesome would perhaps be an understatement.

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@AroraDush Purani Dilli in Zakir Nagar also makes good Haleem. Less ghee as compared to Pista House. Yet to try Golconda Bowl.

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+1 â@AroraDushsh: Ramzan means Haleem from Pista House in Hyderabad shall be ordered. They deliver it to Delhi. :D”

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RT @pxhq: So. We’ve got three extra tickets to the Dark Knight Rises, today at 10pm. Anyone interested?

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@rajathkedi Absolutely! I, for example, use a 1TB Seagate Portable.

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246 megabytes of precious data went missing from my desktop. Time Machine to the rescue!

Note to self: Stop under-utilising Dropbox.

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RT @IndiaUntraveled: For everyone here worried about their diets, “I’ve been on a diet for two weeks and all I’ve lost is two weeks.” -T …

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@goonjuiet Hey, of late your account has been sending out spam tweets. Please put a check.

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bhavyakhanna Wonder how many man-hours lost in signing and processing endless amounts of redundant paperwork

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bhavyakhanna India can’t hope to call itself a ‘modern nation’ until we stop having to sign shit in triplicate

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@GnrlMxms Did you consider/use Johnny Cache? http://t.co/I0crMEPr

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@ap00rv Not taking the challenge. But if you are raring to go, feel free. :$

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@xAbhishek @rungta @ap00rv The burgers are priced 420-1450++. The veg ‘conquerer’ is 950++ and IMO can fill 3.

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RT @jasim_ab: Tell your son to go out with girls. Talk to him about sex. And tell him a woman is a human being just like him. Read! http …

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@xAbhishek @rungta @ap00rv @lokallobaat Right opp. New Ashok Nagar metro station.

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@xAbhishek @rungta @ap00rv @lokallobaat Everyone ok having dinner at Roadhouse 9-ish tomorrow?

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@xAbhishek We were considering tomorrow night. (Before TDKR) @GnrlMxms @ap00rv

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@GnrlMxms @ap00rv Unrelated: Interested in trying that giant burger / other burgers at Roadhouse? Also, @xAbhishek if you’re in town.

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@imdshadab For me “Coffee hai sada ke liye”! Season doesn’t matter.

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lokallobaat Anyone interested in a tour of haunted places in Delhi? Will cover location history, meet witnesses & use of ghost hunting equipment. Pls RT

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@shamail Awesome! *rubs belly in anticipation of some excellent food*

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gabgubi Prime Number Patterns: jasondavies.com/primos/

Fascinating symmetry!

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@VarunSPuri No I did not miss. Am totally uninterested in these Zomato contests that force you to “spread their name”.

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@mightyboosher Not interested in competing against others. Waise when is your duel with @lokallobaat? I’ll be there to cheer you. :p

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madmanweb “Well done” steak is as good as chewing on your shoe. Just do that instead.

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@mightyboosher A person with ~1kg food inside (& going) is too unstable to appreciate pats on his back. But today I do. :) @lokallobaat

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@bhavyakhanna Wonder why you are so bored these days! :p

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1st experience of being stuck alone in an elevator. Was lucky to know who to call. Elevators should *at least* display a phone number inside

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lokallobaat Heavenly rava idlis at Carnatic Cafe. Must try! (And @souvikdg already swears by their filter coffee)

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@ap00rv AFAIK @xAbhishek is not in town. NFC community centre has many options. Al Bake, random kebab places etc. Lastly, Carnatic Cafe.

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RT @bellycentric: Folks, check out pastries (Kunafa, Basbousa, Baklava, …) and desserts from middle east at Kunafa (Meher Chand Market). …

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@AroraDush Lots of places selling kebabs & non-veg stuff at NFC. If interested u can join me around 9-ish in case u can’t make it earlier :)

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@AroraDush @GnrlMxms @lokallobaat @ap00rv We can do Mamagoto on some other day (maybe even a weekday).

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@AroraDush We need to start earlier as @lokallobaat has work. We are instead meeting at NFC (7-ish). Feel free to join. @GnrlMxms @ap00rv

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@ap00rv @GnrlMxms @AroraDush Guys, @lokallobaat is proposing a dinner at Mamagoto (Khan Market) on Sunday. Interested anyone?

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Dear Women,

For far too long you’ve termed me ‘sexist’.
In. Your. Face.

Love,
Dpic.twitter.com/9uipPBfDipPBfD

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@ponnappa I think “social networks” aren’t the places to indulge in intelligent conversations.

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@xAbhishek @rungta Absolutely! Not sure how it was before, but right now even though it has “too many spokes” it appears to be awesome.

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Out of the many things, @tweetbot’s support for adding URLs t@Pocketet is such a biin!

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@gonsalves_r Served my sentence. Now I am a changed man! :)

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Tweetbot for Mac all over my timeline. Downloaded it the moment I reached work. Fiddled for 2 mins, then went on to get it on my phone too.

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@_karan अब भूख लग रही है, और मै बस मे सफर (suffer) कर रहा हूँ। :/

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After mailing an attachment to a banker, I ask him “Mil gaya?”
“Mail aapka aa raha hai… (pause)…thoda lamba mail aa r€
#humordiary

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@_karan बड़े दुख की बात है। दिल्ली कब आ रहे हो?

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@vrinda_m @bhavyakhanna @rungta @lokallobaat Guys, meetup tomorrow evening. A quick snack at Lucky Diner Dilli, I say. What say?

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geohacker Note to self: Never code when you don’t want to.

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@ap00rv I *was* listening. Was the last one in the line, when a guy closed onto me and attempted to pull the phone using the earphone wire.

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@ap00rv The day I was returning from Moti Mahal, a gang tried that on me at Rajiv Chowk. Were you listening to music? @xAbhishek

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It’s so hard to ignore tc when it brakes downpic.twitter.com/HlwGlsGDGD

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@ap00rv Did that happen while entering the Metro? @xAbhishek

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jasonfried Rule of thumb: Short paragraphs get read, long paragraphs get skimmed, really long paragraphs get skipped.

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@keeperofthekeys Have heard good things about Spice Water Trail. Go try for yourself.

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@Airtel_Presence Similar issue on my number. I thought I was an exception.

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ap00rv Guys, just lost my Galaxy Nexus in the Metro. Latitude friends, please help on tracking?

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:54 PM, Jul 9th, 2012 via Twitter for Mac)

anexasajoop Does anyone know who has designed the Droid Devanagari typeface?

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planemad @zainabbawa @gonsalves_r idly-vada is a human right

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@nigelbabu They reveal it if you click on the stupid “I promise to signup later” link. Guess you couldn’t stop yourself from hacking around.

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@ap00rv @GnrlMxms You guys coming to Chawri or to the place directly?

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@ap00rv @xAbhishek Don’t expect to start before 8 though.

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@ap00rv @xAbhishek Well, we can do a relaxed meal, if we wind up early we can do some desserts in old Delhi.

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@GnrlMxms @ap00rv @xAbhishek Have been there just once before, that too years back. I think there is only one there. Check Zomato.

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lokallobaat New idea for the food blog: Crashing random wedding & reviewing their food.

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@ap00rv @GnrlMxms @xAbhishek Weather is good so I’ll reach Chawri at 7 & walk through the gallies. Join me or reach directly by 7:30. Good?

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@GnrlMxms @xAbhishek Moti Mahal (North Indian food - Butter Chicken)? If @ap00rv doesn’t find it unconventional we can head to NFC/Zakir Ngr

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@GnrlMxms @xAbhishek @ap00rv Will let you guys know by tonight. Most likely dinner tomorrow — hope that works?

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This is the 2nd time iOS crashed while turning on personal hotspot. :|

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@ap00rv @GnrlMxms We can also call @lokallobaat (the 3rd @bellycentric guy) to give @xAbhishek some company with veg food. :p

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@ap00rv @GnrlMxms @xAbhishek New Friends Colony is also an option. Plenty of (budget) places + Carnatic Cafe for filter coffee!

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@ap00rv @GnrlMxms @xAbhishek Next few sit-down places on my list are Mamagoto, Nagaland’s Kitchen, Lucky Diner Dilli, Moti Mahal (Daryaganj)

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s_shashank_s Looking to buy 2 Garmin eTrex 10 devices in . Anyone?

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:34 AM, Jul 6th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

@ap00rv I guess you’d also want air-conditioning and well-dressed waiters?@xAbhishek

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@DilliBelle Not aware. This one is at a 5 star, don’t expect it to have “branches”. You can check on Zomato.

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@xAbhishek Boy! That’s a crazy big number!

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@DilliBelle Veg, Chicken and Beef. I did the beef one. It’s at the Roadhouse Bar and Grill, DoubleTree Mayur Vihar.

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RT @xAbhishek: Guy shouting “Software, games” at Nehru Place when seeing us hold a Dell pamphlet: “हमसे ही लीजिये Laptop. माँ क़सम best …

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@xAbhishek Let’s make a plan to go there and order the veg one when @rungta returns. 950 bucks, all of us can share.

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@xAbhishek Excellent burger! No complaints. I had the beef one, and others loved theirs too. Sadly, didn’t have time to relish the taste.

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@xAbhishek Terrible for few hours. Was extremely thirsty, & every time I took water the bread (inside stomach) wud swell, *biggest problem.

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@xAbhishek Also, we must go there once, just so that you guys can have a look at the size of that monstrous burger. I say 4 of us go & do 1.

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@xAbhishek *Participants who registered & made the cut. Also, you can still go and have a go. :)

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jasim_ab In typical Indian fashion: Bangalore’s weather, sir, is of international standard, and is definitely export quality.

via web (retweeted on 1:38 PM, Jul 5th, 2012 via Twitter for Mac)

@mightyboosher Stop fighting like cats and mouse. @lokallobaat You have to see the size of that burger. Lets take 4 of us there and order 1.

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@ap00rv Y’day it was free for the participants, even if they’d fail. But you can attempt it any day. If u do it in 30 mins u save 1450+tax.

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@ap00rv Yes! 1.25kg burger +150gms potato wedges. \m/

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And this click gives a better idea about the size of the burger. pic.twitter.com/yKOOMcmQ

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Top view of the burger platter I demolished in 30 mins yesterday. Metro card on top for scale. pic.twitter.com/NiMlGOmz

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lokallobaat Chest-bump to the awesome @souvikdg for being 1 of 3 people to finish the 1.25kg burger at the ‘Demolish The Conqueror’ event @ Double Tree!

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@jackerhack Maybe you’ll have to hunt for such a service provider.

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@jackerhack During my pre-unibody experience “few” service providers did not care at all. They’d simply replace it on request.

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@jackerhack Have heard that they replace battery if laptop is under warranty & health drops below 80% in under 1000 charge cycles (unibody).

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gonsalves_r I keep having to remind myself: it’s not the quality of the iteration that matters — it’s the speed.

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@VarunSPuri “Mayur Vihar mein to bulkul light nahi jaati.”…

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Also, very sly of AnythingMac to point me to Ansal Plaza for iPhone / accessories issues. This other service centre is right behind theirs.

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Discovered an ‘unlisted’ Apple Authorised Service Provider at the Uphaar Cinema complex. Replaced my iPhone earphones immediately.

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