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Give me your pin number

December 17, 2013 by


I recently visited a departmental store in my neighborhood. I gave my debit card at the billing counter and it is mandated for PIN entry to be done at all the POS terminals by RBI. When I presented my card, the person at the counter asked me for the PIN number. I told him that […]

Not an odyssey!

December 16, 2013 by


A few years ago, I went to this Odyssey outlet in Chennai along with a friend of mine. Those days, you don’t go to an outlet like Odyssey looking for something, but instead you spend some time there and end up buying something. We both looked like normal blokes in not so expensive attire. Once […]

Queue up!

December 14, 2013 by


I shop at a departmental store called Heritage Fresh in my neighborhood. These guys are pretty decent among the many shops in my locality. To begin with, they have a decent ambiance to go with the pleasing staff who work there. They have about 3 counters for billing and typically you get to stand in […]

The more the trouble..

December 14, 2013 by


Madhav was sitting near his ailing son Shiva. Shiva had suffered a serious fire injury and was in the bed. He had just joined his new job and was getting ready for a marriage, but this seemed too unfortunate for Shiva. He had lost all his confidence and was depressed. He was not able to […]

Deadly Blow

December 13, 2013 by


My friend and I were in a rush to reach the theatre before the opening credits. Just as we crossed the signal near Chennai Music Academy, a traffic policeman stopped our car. It was 10 pm. Though we were in a hurry, my friend patiently rolled down the car window to hear out the policeman. […]

Why me…Why ME?

December 10, 2013 by


Shyam was irritated. For the last six months he had been facing only failures, downfalls, upset and loss. He had not got a good job for quite some time..his business drowned. As always he went to his grandpa Madhav and shared his worries. Madhav said “Let me ask you few things”. “Do you remember that […]