Saturday, May 30, 2009

Result day Mayhem

No i am not talking about the elections results or my MU results which are due to come 3 months later. But the 10th matriculation results, why u may ask, because i have sibling who wrote it.


It was yet another day like every Saturday. I divinely opened my eyes in front of the computer screen and did computer namaskar and uttered "yahoo namaha", "google namaha" and started my day. I carried on the computer puja till about 8.30. Then i moved on to my other God and started doing channel abhishekam by surfing through channels.It was 9.15, my mother pinched me and told to look for my siblings results, i was arguing about govt inefficiency and its inaccuracy. Tong! hit a nail on my head, FLASH NEWS: results will be announced at 9.30AM. That was enough for my mother to make me move. So i switched from TV to computer.


I looked at the results and my mother's face, it was bad. I played a bluff and said my sibling failed, face turned from bad to worse. So couldn't stand and told truth. I nearly got strangulated by my mother. I told the real results that it was 79%. My mother started complaining and cursing Gods.


Our family always has this habit of being last minuter losers. My father quite a big man, is 6.2 and 98 kg ,2 kg short of a century. My mother was a 1st ranker all her life but for her SSLC. Me, 84.9 in both my 10th and 12th exam missing .1 of that magic 85% mark. We now found a new torch bearer in my sibling.


Now back to that day, the phone calls came pouring to my house like rain. But everyone asked same question and my mother answered the same with not even the tone changing. Here is extract of one which is enough to explain my situation.
  • A: hello madam what is the result.
  • Mother: very less madam
  • A: how much?
  • Mother: 79%
  • A: it is good only no madam.
  • Mother: what are you talking everyone is getting 80%
  • A: 12th is more important.
  • Mother: Lets see
(Note: this same conversation took place from A-Z, now u will understand)


I was lucky to escape this on my result day. During my 10th results i escaped to a nearby cybercafe, returned for a minute,told the result and i was off to play cricket. MY 12th result day was a working day, so no mom . I didn't even get out of the comforts of my home. I waived my right to my friend Ajay and he saw the results for me. This is what you call OCeyil OB adiching ( sitting in a place making othersdoing work, in short management)

22 blesses 'n' curses:

K!NG OF T!ME said...

I think it was gud, humorous slapstic etc.
I like the way u r posting a article. Keep going

K!NG OF T!ME said...

I think it was gud, humorous slapstic etc.
I like the way u r posting a article. Keep going

Anonymous said...

very well put

Anonymous said...

very well put

Vignesh Sundaram said...

nice creative witting, say ur mom that 79% is a good percent. i had a different situation, both in 10 th and 12th times. both the days i had my division matches so i escaped

Vignesh Sundaram said...

nice creative witting, say ur mom that 79% is a good percent. i had a different situation, both in 10 th and 12th times. both the days i had my division matches so i escaped

vEnKy said...

Thanks for sharing your experiences man

vEnKy said...

Thanks for sharing your experiences man

ashwath said...

welll this one was very true...happens in almost all the house... same thing here... anyways nice post keep goin

ashwath said...

welll this one was very true...happens in almost all the house... same thing here... anyways nice post keep goin

vEnKy said...

yep pretty much true thats what its all about

vEnKy said...

yep pretty much true thats what its all about

Ajay Shyam said...

hmmm,, i wanna relate to what happened with one of ma frnds'. .this guy scored arnd 97.5% in his twelvth boards!! the type of guy he was, he never let anything get into his head,, he was quite content with what he had achieved! sadly he stood second in his school, a meagre 3 marks separating him from toppin the charts!! the first call he got was from his mother, who instead of being elated with her son's performance,, was cross with him for not missin out on the first mark,, poor guy didn't know whether to feel happy with what he had done or feel disappointed that he had let his mother down!! these days students carry the burden of others' expectation besides their own parents expectation which weigh these young shoulders down!!

Ajay Shyam said...

hmmm,, i wanna relate to what happened with one of ma frnds'. .this guy scored arnd 97.5% in his twelvth boards!! the type of guy he was, he never let anything get into his head,, he was quite content with what he had achieved! sadly he stood second in his school, a meagre 3 marks separating him from toppin the charts!! the first call he got was from his mother, who instead of being elated with her son's performance,, was cross with him for not missin out on the first mark,, poor guy didn't know whether to feel happy with what he had done or feel disappointed that he had let his mother down!! these days students carry the burden of others' expectation besides their own parents expectation which weigh these young shoulders down!!

vEnKy said...

aiyyo thaanga mudiyalayae. Why dont u tell its you man have the guts, what? modesty konjam overa theriyala.

vEnKy said...

aiyyo thaanga mudiyalayae. Why dont u tell its you man have the guts, what? modesty konjam overa theriyala.

Ajay Shyam said...

hey,, dont jump the gun again venkat,, it 'll make u look stupid!

cheers dude, keep it comin!

Ajay Shyam said...

hey,, dont jump the gun again venkat,, it 'll make u look stupid!

cheers dude, keep it comin!

vEnKy said...

sorry man i thought it was you anyway the same case with you too isnt it, cheers mate.

vEnKy said...

sorry man i thought it was you anyway the same case with you too isnt it, cheers mate.

Meow said...

hahaha.. good one da.. same thing happened in my place too :)

Meow said...

hahaha.. good one da.. same thing happened in my place too :)

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