Souvik Das Gupta (@souvikdg)

New Delhi, India

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

March 2014

@TimesofBullshit I know in Cal you say “Gorur Mansho”, but no one likes the idea of “Mosher Mansho”. I feel convention is hiding facts.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to TimesofBullshit from India

@TimesofBullshit Usually we ask for “bada”, and it is interchangeably used for both the animals.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to TimesofBullshit from India

@TimesofBullshit Next time you visit a butcher do ask which meat is it. Want to know if cow meat is openly sold outside Kerala and Nagaland.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to TimesofBullshit from India

@TimesofBullshit Even in Calcutta it would most likely be buff. Nizam’s rolls and biryani had pretty tough meat the last time I ate there.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to TimesofBullshit from India

@TimesofBullshit None of that is real beef. This piece is informational for those who don’t know http://t.co/z9clxvv9Pq @WSJ @Rajyasree

via Tweetbot for iOS from India

helloanand Spare a thought for the guy who told his wife he was going on a biz trip on MH370 & is stuck in his girlfriend’s apartment since

via web (retweeted on 1:12 PM, Mar 31st, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

aakashd Looking for a good CRM to maintain few thousand customers. Any suggestions?

via YoruFukurou (retweeted on 1:11 PM, Mar 31st, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

RT @spinningarrow_: This is what happens when your dad works at DreamWorks. RT @_dte This is so awesome. http://t.co/G1m5DqFEf6

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@DylanMohanGray Is @fitbmovie available for digital purchase (instead of DVD)?

via Tweetbot for iOS from India

@KishoreBhargava If you’re at the back (like we were), music becomes a background sound while you’re enjoying with friends.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to KishoreBhargava

@KishoreBhargava Just as usual. Jam-packed seating, and a huge number of young folks chilling at the back over drink and smoke.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to KishoreBhargava

@abhijeetmk I meant, that’ll be the new question that you’ll be asked from now on. Jitna marzi masti thoosne ki koshish karo. Reality bites.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to abhijeetmk

lokallobaat Volunteers who cheer you on during a marathon > Cheerleaders in any other sport.

via Echofon (retweeted on 11:17 AM, Mar 30th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@xAbhishek I have seen that handle misuse the hashtag before. Heh.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to xAbhishek from India

A police car blaring its siren overtakes the bus I’m on & forces it to halt. 3 people casually get off the car and board the bustf

via Tweetbot for iOS from India

Watched Fire in the Blood in a special screening. I’ve lost count of the number of times my tear glands gave in, right till the end of QA.

via Tweetbot for iOS from India

@coalitionindia How long does it take for a join request to get accepted?

via Twitter for Mac in reply to coalitionindia

@gonsalves_r Eager to see how this turns out. :)

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to gonsalves_r from India

@lokallobaat Close your mouth, and spread the word.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to lokallobaat

We (@miranj) are looking for 2 summer interns. It’s paid, and it’ll be fun.

Who’s up? http://t.co/OLC7nkYLL0

via Twitter for Mac

These random software updates on TV that make you wait for a good 10 mins is such an Adobe thing. pic.twitter.com/XlCOxaVEAz

via iOS from India

Brilliant_Ads Not the best time for British Airways to run this ad. pic.twitter.com/bFTqs17NRx

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 11:05 PM, Mar 28th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

History_Pics The first Olympic Marathon in the first modern Olympic Games. Athens, 1896. pic.twitter.com/I6efaTZ788

via Buffer (retweeted on 12:10 PM, Mar 27th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

joymanavath one last time. looking for a foodstylist (speciality in beverages) for a major coffee brand/chain in india. RT away :) Share.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 1:11 PM, Mar 25th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@lokallobaat 12,000 mAh and a promise that the battery will not degrade over time. That’s quite something!

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to lokallobaat

AkshatRathi Just read someone describe an aloo paratha as carbs wrapped in carbs. Aloo parathas will never be the same again!

via web (retweeted on 7:40 AM, Mar 25th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

jitendravyas Bad HTML affects more than Bad CSS

via web (retweeted on 10:00 PM, Mar 24th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

abhijeetmk Looking for a copy & technical editor for @GuidingTech. Involves 2-3 hours of work daily. Email abhijeet at guidingtech.com. Plz RT.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:48 PM, Mar 24th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

sshreyas Looking to hire a computer programmer to work on @NH7/ @InTownBOM and related products. Send me your resume if interested! (pls RT)

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:09 PM, Mar 24th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

@turmericdesign You’re having to visit a hospital?! Hope things aren’t too bad.

Get well soon!

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Computer dealer in Nehru Place says @AltecLansing has withdrawn all sales and support in India. It’ll be painful to say goodbye to my ATP3.

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Sticking my head outside a running bus, enjoying the wind blowing across my face. What a soothing temperature at 1pm in the afternoon!

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sgblank A startup celebrating raising capital is like celebrating that you bought condoms before a date

via web (retweeted on 12:39 PM, Mar 24th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@xAbhishek I think you’ve mastered the art of making time for your personal projects. Respect.

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@bhavyakhanna “Carry a rubber…” I can interpret this in so many ways.

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@Abhishek_Rai That list features my all time favourite Roberto Carlos.

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@abhijeetmk Yeah. Perhaps the best in my lifetime. Was shattered when they lost the world cup to France.

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Found a newspaper cut out of the 1998 Brazilian football team in one of my drawers. Still a huge fan of that team. pic.twitter.com/PoSpD1ybOT

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@iMBA @jackerhack @sampad That’s a Sanskrit/Hindi thing. Adding ‘a’ makes the noun feminine gender.

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HistoricalPics Two women, who wear shorts in public for the first time, draw male attention and cause a car accident! Toronto, 1937 pic.twitter.com/nt68SAXlAp

via Buffer (retweeted on 8:41 AM, Mar 23rd, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

IndiaHistorypic 1980 :: Anti Rape Protests in Delhi pic.twitter.com/jiB1lhuI5v

via web (retweeted on 8:36 AM, Mar 23rd, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

jackerhack Whoever that is on stage talking about why we need to see dignity in labour to progress as a society, I love you, man. So true.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:58 PM, Mar 22nd, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@atti_cus 7065 unread emails? I’d have committed suicide.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to atti_cus

brucel Future of web in 3 words: Africa, Asia, LatAm..

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 7:45 AM, Mar 22nd, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

RT @lukew: “Everything is designed. Few things are designed well.” —Brian Reed

http://t.co/rOFDugpZrx

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Time of the year when street vendors in Delhi switch products. Bye nuts & popcorns. Hello water, banta, coconut water, chuski & ice creams.

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@lokallobaat I’m as dependent. Music is fuel.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to lokallobaat

@shamail Wireless technologies change over time. Like for e.g. 802.11a receiver will get slow data speed.That could be a possible reason.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to shamail

@satyaakam Have you shifted out of Delhi? Long time no tweet about Delhi events.

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Blurring a bra in Queen. Has our censor board stooped any lower?

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@abhijeetmk Your demands are flying too high, कृप्या पैरो को ज़मीन पे रख़े।

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jackerhack @nixxin VC scale businesses are the new rat race, we should say. @kanchankumar @sumanthr @codelust

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:57 PM, Mar 20th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Amen. â@sakshamgarg8888@souvikdgdg still you are not round enough to administeys get rounder or die trying.to”

via Twitter for Mac

@sakshamgarg88 There was a buffet breakfast post that which I rampaged. Why else would I have committed that sin?

via Twitter for Mac in reply to sakshamgarg88

Warming up before a run in my own unique way while others were bending their bodies in different angles. #fatmansays https://t.co/O5keEIqdGS

via Twitter for Mac

Qibla_Mohtram Holi at Wagah border. pic.twitter.com/YxHwWuvTw3

via web (retweeted on 4:58 PM, Mar 19th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

VennInDoubt translations! imgur.com/gallery/aiUYL via @imgur

via Tweet Button (retweeted on 2:14 PM, Mar 19th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

RT @anexasajoop: Thank you for the coffee | Pictures from last weekend’s #typervention at Cubbon Park http://t.co/XKmLKF8Zav

via Twitter for Mac

@ichetansureka Hi Chetan, care to not tag me in such tweets in the future?

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to ichetansureka

@sevenaces I have an eye (and a heart) for such tweets. ;)

Also, to the best of my knowledge, I started that hashtag.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to sevenaces

Bangalore is expected to touch 38℃ this week. Can’t imagine Bangaloreans coping with this heat.

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sevenaces I want a girl whose sentences I can finish. And by sentences, I mean sandwiches.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:25 AM, Mar 19th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

â@sevenaceses: I can be athletic. If only eating were a sport.”

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@tanish2k …project enquiries, but right now we are juggling with a couple of them. Will be sure if we are available only in a week’s time.

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@tanish2k Going well. Would love to hear about the project. Our availability is updated here: miranj.in/hire-us. We’re accepting…

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@Raz0r @tanish2k Hello, I’d come across your call out for sharing office space. Is it still available?

via Twitter for Mac

HistoricalPics A rejection letter Bono received from a record label in 1979. pic.twitter.com/RLffRY2m9k

via Buffer (retweeted on 4:11 PM, Mar 18th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

@_karan Must have been priced differently sometime back.

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I’ve used paid public toilets a zillion times before, but never had I come across the labels “short” and â€pic.twitter.com/Ann4QbPXZ5Ann4QbPXZ5

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@anexasajoop @geohacker I’ve found that most of these festivals (Holi, Diwali, Dusshera, etc.) are celebrated a day in advance in Bangalore.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to anexasajoop

“March… Skip… Jump… Stretch…”

Bleddy is there no warmup that sa’? #fatmansays

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Has any Standup Comic ever picked on runners warming up before a run?

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@ap00rv Jinke ghar sheeshe ke hote hai, woh doosro ke ghar pe patthar nahi marte.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to ap00rv

â@Pravmagaga: Took the elevator to the gym. Irony burns calories right?”

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“Find a passion outside your startup.â€@samirbangaraangara’s last workshop sitionTC1.

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On a mission. â@atti_cusus: Binge eating leading to obesity leading to heart ailments related death is my chosen path to moksha.”

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Walked Buddha’s birthplace last weekend. At Buddh Circuit this weekend nTC1 + running the track tomorrow. Should turn a Zen soon.

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@jackerhack Happy birthday! Birthdays of the entire family packed in these 2 weeks?

via Twitter for Mac

@abhishek198 They should also do something about punctured tyres, no?

via Twitter for Mac in reply to abhishek198

@sankha_here I should be hanging around the Jug Mug mela during the next break. Can share number over DM if you follow me.

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@sankha_here Sure! Look for blue tee, checked shorts and a potbelly. :p

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@FamePerSecond Absolutely! I’m in checked shorts, say hi. :)

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People talking about losing crores as if they’re losing candies. Is that any kind of benchmarkC1

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turmericdesign Creativity to Enterprise Day 1 at pic.twitter.com/Bzlfiscc4X

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:51 PM, Mar 14th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

beep (Back up now, but still. Networks are a fickle, fickle things.)

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 11:44 PM, Mar 13th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

RT @beep: “Our CSS and JS will always reach our users.”

At the moment, HTML is all I can access on http://t.co/AJA0guKJns. http://t.co/DTD…

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A pillar at The Residency, Lucknow. Lower part damaged during 1857 uprising. Upper part damaged to display affection. pic.twitter.com/GGp8TK1KFR

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RT @anexasajoop: If you like coffee and lettering, join us for a #typervention picnic at Cubbon Park this Sunday http://t.co/BEviitzZmb

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Ha! â@kingslyjyj@souvikdgdg Someone accidentally booked the lamb in business class?”

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At AAHAR, where most stalls are offering free sample/taste, our good old Coffee Board of India is charging Rs 20 for a cup.

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And just in case you were wondering, that tiny piece (in the previous tweet) retails for ~₹100.

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A free taste of Australian Lamb has evaded me for many months. Finally, the moment of truth (courtesy @DilliBelle). pic.twitter.com/mVmMJYg7CR

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@worstux The comments in there remind me of sharpsuits.net.

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lukew “No one understands the icon, let’s add the word menu. The word is too small, let’s add a pop-up calling it out.” pic.twitter.com/Jargi7gavX

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:40 PM, Mar 12th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

@lokallobaat Can’t believe you never knew about this. Years back dude. Overhaul due for over 2 years.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to lokallobaat

gonsalves_r Anyone have recommendations for a good iPad stylus? Primary use - writing marginalia.

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 10:46 AM, Mar 12th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@sevenaces No. In fact, we’re best friends. http://t.co/ckusOHmHR3

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â@sevenaceses: Real beauty is inside. Like, in a fridge.”

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@xAbhishek Not as bad (or good) as web. Apple has control over which devices get the OS, and could have released it for iPhone 5S only.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to xAbhishek

Upgraded to iOS 7.1 few hours back. Such a performance relief. Wonder why Apple ever made iOS 7.0 public.

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BlueTokaiCoffee Bangalore friends - does anyone have a local recommendation for espresso machine servicing?

via web (retweeted on 4:17 PM, Mar 11th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@wannabRB Let me DM / email you my number. Can you follow / share your email? @rungta @miranj

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RT @gonsalves_r: I wrote some things down: Reflection.

http://t.co/4RE8UCzWoF

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All conductors should be taught Lucknowi nasakat, nafasat & tehzeeb — esp. saying “tashreef badhaiye” instead of shouting “aage ho le”.

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@ray1claw Gigantic is an understatement. This is an eye-sore.

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Having visited both Hyderabad and Lucknow 6 months apart, I’ve concluded that I like Awadhi biryani more than the Hyderabadi variant.

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Many towns have good eateries, but only a few deserve a visit for their food. Lucknow makes it to my list of the latter kind.

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@jackerhack @zainabbawa Congrats and best wishes! :)

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@lokallobaat Back now. Impromptu + brief visit. Not to the mountains.

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You get Coke, Fanta and Sprite in Nepal but there’s no Thums Up. Worse, the shopkeepers seem to have never heard of it. What a shame!

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Halfway home after yet another largely unplanned trip. pic.twitter.com/a5mBSKKKOc

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atti_cus Hello. Looking to adopt a pup. Caste/creed/breed no bar. Please retweet!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:39 AM, Mar 10th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

ray1claw Me: hum ferrari banayenge!
Client: ferrari baith gayi to? Bael se khichwao!
Me: agar bael baith gayi to?
Client: dusri bael laga denge.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:34 AM, Mar 10th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@xAbhishek Even those who have been running for a long time, do max 5 days a week (varying distances).

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@xAbhishek Wow! Don’t burn out. If you go for longer distances you’ll have to skip 1 (or 2) days to recover from the fatigue.

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@xAbhishek I haven’t controlled my diet at all. Maybe that is why. Will check and report when I get home.

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@xAbhishek Also, I go for these runs only because I have a half marathon coming up. Next one’s under 10 days.

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@xAbhishek Oh that. My appearance might have taken a (slight) hit, but my weight hadn’t changed noticeably the last I checked.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to xAbhishek

@xAbhishek Don’t remember which, but I happily dodge the ones that I disagree with. :p

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@xAbhishek Believe you me not, haven’t shed a single pound.

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भाँग

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At Kakori.
“Yahan seekh wale kebab kahan milenge?”
“Kebabchi saare chalein gaye.”
“Kahan?”
*Raises finger towar
#humordiary

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BREAKING: There’s no Kakori Kebab in Kakori.

Drove to Kakori to find it the hard way. All the kebabchis have either left or diedil

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@amitangshu No no, of course not Dwarka. In Lucknow.

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Did 10k on a 400m track (2m wide) with multiple groups of aunties walking it. Current psychological state: unstable. pic.twitter.com/9uPdtqCwHd

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@wannabRB Yup, both @rungta and I run @miranj. Even he’s on a vacation and unlikely to be available before Monday. Let’s talk next week?

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@wannabRB Hey. I’m travelling at the moment and will be back on Monday. Maybe drop an email to the address shared imiranj.inM2.

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@vrinda_m 0 planning. So yes. Waiting to meet friend at station, lemme know. @bhavyakhanna

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@bhavyakhanna Remember I asked you if you’d be in LKO? Was deciding my vacation destination at that time.

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@bhavyakhanna I’m around for a few days. Friend had been calling me for quite sometime. Finally got here.

Hell@vrinda_m_m!

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The City of Nawabs. Bring on the kebabs.

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That dreaded food. Hope whatever follows will help me unwind after a restless (and possibly my busiest) February. pic.twitter.com/OzF7Zvw3gi

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Dusting my backpack. It’s been a while.

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jackerhack In ten years I’m going to look back at Indian payment gateways in 2014 and wonder how I ever put up with such terrible UI.

via web (retweeted on 5:44 PM, Mar 4th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

amitangshu Taxi for by women in . Please use and spread the word @MandalSushmita @mrajashi @ishaparihar @padma8376 pic.twitter.com/EtbgsdBxQh

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 12:32 PM, Mar 4th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@AltecLansing Do you have any support center/contact in India?

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@turmericdesign Oh yes! Out of town this week, can do the week after. Any new place in mind? @rungta

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@LGuruprasad Didn’t see that message when I logged in last (non tatkal hour).

via Twitter for Mac in reply to LGuruprasad

@LGuruprasad Not first time. But for the first time they promised me a “New lightweight version of website during tatkal hours”.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to LGuruprasad

NextBigTwat Angels and demons. Two sides of the same coin?

via web (retweeted on 2:03 PM, Mar 3rd, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@harisibrahimkv Of course not. IRCTC is like a gamble. You win some days, lose most days.

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@lokallobaat I know. Money would be stuck with the clearing house. It should automatically send back in a few days. Will wait for a week.

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Monday morning starts with a lost battle. IRCTC says it never received payment from bank. Guess I’ll have to talk to the bank for refund. :/

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WTF! Session expired because I kept the browser idle for a long time? Really?

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Payment has been deducted. Stuck for the last 5 mins. This is scary. pic.twitter.com/UmGSC9Dd8P

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What’s up IRCTC? Yesterday a “Next Generation e-Ticketing Journey Planner” & today “New lightweight version of website during tatkal hours”!

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BlueTokaiCoffee Look forward to when Delhi has space like this @MetropolisMag: Oakland’s new Blue Bottle cafe blurs work and leisure bit.ly/1mJ1tIW

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 11:24 AM, Mar 2nd, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@jackerhack A happy one for ~9 years. If only I could find a reliable way to get it working fine again.

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Insurance agents are the messiahs protecting us from discrimination by insurance companies. Pre-policy checkup, my big fat ass!

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RT @lokallobaat: If @souvikdg ever joined a big tech firm and got pissed off with his boss, this is how I’d imagine he would react: http://…

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Long serving ATP3 sub-woofer has started cracking. Would love to have it repaired. Any Altec Lansing support / leads in ?

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Asked to undergo a pre-policy checkup while applying for health insurance online. Paying the price for being proud of my weight.

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