Tuesday, March 16, 2010

StupidAssistants start the summer!

Alrighty, even as Alice takes her red pill and everything goes blank around her, she's gonna take a little break. Actually I am. I have some pressing matters I have to attend to, and while that allows me to pen down my thoughts here, rant, rave, scream, shave...okay not shave..still, rhyming matters to me :|  Anyway, as I was saying, I'll continue to blog, but Alice will be taking a long-ish break outside wonderland.

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Saw Alice in Wonderland yesterday. For the story revolving around Alice revisiting Wonderland, it wasn't as impressive as I'd expected. Still, Ron and I went for the movie simply coz we had nothing to do. Now, this one's a 3D movie and the movie hall was asking for a deposit of Rs.100 for a pair of 3D glasses which would be refunded when we leave the hall. Now this was probably the first time someone had ever asked me for a deposit for a pair of 3D glasses, 100 bucks no less! So I really didn't know how much to pay. But when I got to the front of the line, a lady came rushing through one side and demanded two pairs and paid 500 bucks. The man handing out the glasses paid her back the change, turned to us and asked, "How many?" "Give me two please." I replied. The man handed me two pairs of glasses, asked his assistant who was collecting the money whether we had paid or not. Get this, before I could say anything, the assistant actually said, "Yeah. They paid me!" I don't think I have ever felt the urge to laugh so hard as we walked away from the counter. I figured I'd simply refuse the refund saying I hadn't paid. After the movie ended, I was so engrossed in chatting with Ron that I handed the man my glasses, took 200 bucks for both our pairs and walked away. Only when we were out and onto the streets did we realize what had happened!

Movie tickets = Rs. 100
Getting a refund without paying a deposit = Rs. 100
Net cost of movie = Nil
Realizing that we'd watched a movie for free - Priceless!

There are somethings money can't buy. For everything else there's stupid assistants :P



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Summer's here!

It's that time of the year again!
of shorts and shirts, 
beaches and babes, 
mangoes and melons!
Humid work days,
warm weekend nights,
School's out, college too!
Everyone's home for summer vacations.
Christmas is cool, rains are wet,
but nothing like summer to make you sweat!

Enjoy the summer guys! Happy sweats!

11 comments:

Georgina said...

Yeah for Summer! It will be awhile before it shows up here but I'm glad to hear yours is underway. And what better way to start it off than with some "found" cash. (But I hope no one got fired when they cashed out at the end of the night and came up short.)
BTW - I loved the last Alice blog. I thought it was absolutely hilarious! Hope she comes back soon, but I know everyone needs a break. - G
PS - "Rant and rave, scream and shave?" Totally awesome rhyming - who says it has to make sense!

Nidz said...

chalo kuch toh acha huwa. sahi hai

Abhinav said...

wah wah! :D

Besides all the pleasures of life, getting anything for free is bliss..!

How was the movie?

:D

Happy Summers

Alisha said...

Kya baat hai Shaun!!!i wanna watch this movie too!do you recommend dome??ki vashi ka fame should be fine?:P

interested in watching again?:|

adreamygal said...

Ohb dats gud ..free main movie dekhne ki baat hi alag hai ! n that too wen u v know its coz of sm1s stupidiy , then d fun becomes double !

Happy Sweaty Summer to you oo ;)

Life 24*7 said...

Too cool dude !! I loved the stupid assistants logo :)

Urvashi said...

ohh wow... free mein movie...!! thts cooooooolll in this scorching heat too... :D :D

hv a hot summer ... ;)

Esther said...

hehehe!! How lucky you are! :)
Happy summer 2010!! :P

Insignia said...

Lucky you!!! I want to watch the movie for Johnny Depp.. Hmm enjoy your summers :-)

Harini said...

Arrgh! I hate summers... I always end up getting sunstrokes :(. Oh, Happy summer to you anyways :).

Btw how was the movie?

Kavitha Lokesh said...

hmm... very lucky indeed