Saturday, January 28, 2012

Snapshots of Life in a Train

Here are a bunch of interesting scenes that I came across when Traveling to Work from Wadala (W)/ Dardar Central to Vikhroli (W)

Updated - 28-1-2012

Tit...wala Station- The only reason why men get up early in the morning and slog their way through the flurry of crowd to get to their destination...LOL.

I call this Heaven (in the midst of crowded station)
This heavenly shot was taken at Dadar station at Platform number 1, after boarding the Train waiting for it to leave the station.

Updated - 21-1-2012

Chunbhatti?? Someone in the Indian Railway ate the "a" from Chunabhatti. Bechare "a" ko chuna lagaya!

How Call Me? This Ad seems to be asking for help on how to call oneself.

Here's another typical AD found in a Local Mumbai train which says...

"Dr. Dube"...lets pause here....any copy that begins with a Dubious name such as Dr.Dube, is not going to install confidence in future patients. Plus what if Dr.Dube actually Dupe's his patients, hence the Dubious-bad-name cover up.

Anyway let's continue...the copy further says...

"I have used on my patient..." Really what have you used Dr.Dube? Your dubious tactics which have proved that "result is over 90%".

Looks like this guy was happier when Bald. Let that be a lesson to all those who go in for such Hair Raising experiences! Be happy with what you have, rather with what you don't ;p

Found this wonderful fellow at Kurla Station @ 1pm in the afternoon while waiting for a friend to arrive. He gave me the most patient and sweetest poses. My phone - Motorola XT5's camera ain't too bad.

EATERNET...LOL. Snapped outside Vikhroli (W) station. The owner was so concerned that he ran up to us to ask what was wrong. Hehe...Illegal stall too I bet! :D

This pretty girl was sleeping outside Vikhroli (W) station completely oblivious to all the noise, the RAIN or the muck around. Ahh Ignorance is True Bliss.

Lastly, I would like to thank our wonderful Mumbai Railways for the GREAT service that they provide to us commuters everyday. Thank You dear Railways, you make our day possible :)

Wikipedia page on our very own Mumbai Locals
Did you know there is a blog dedicated to only Mumbai Locals? Cool!

Saturday, January 21, 2012

When names get wierdly funny

Have you noticed companies have funny weird names?

D'damas Jewels..."DumbAss" Jewels? Lol...even putting the additional "D'" before that doesn't save the name, it just sounds like I'm fumbling to say "D..D..DumbAss Jewels"

Friday, January 20, 2012


A circular was found in one of the office notice boards ]

Dear STAFF ,
Please be advised that these are NEW rules and regulations implemented to raise the efficiency of our firm.

It is advised that you come to work driving a car according to your salary.
a)    If we see you driving a Honda, we assume you are doing well financially and therefore you do not need a raise.
b)  If you drive a 10 year old car or taking public transportation, we assume you must have lots of savings therefore you do not need a raise.
c)  If you drive a Pickup, you are right where you need to be and therefore you do not need a raise.

Each employee will receive 52 Annual Leave days a year (Wow! said 1 employee).
- They are called SUNDAYs.

a)  Skinny people get 30 minutes for lunch as they need to eat more so that they can look healthy.
b)  Normal size people get 15 minutes for lunch to get a balanced meal to maintain their average figure.
c)  Fat people get 5 minutes for lunch, because that's all the time needed to drink a Slim Fast and take a diet pill.

We will no longer accept a doctor Medical Cert as proof of sickness.

- If you are able to go to the doctor, you are able to come to work.

Entirely too much time is being spent in the toilets.
a)  There is now a strict 3-minute time limit in the cubicles.
b)  At the end of three minutes, an alarm will sound, the toilet paper roll will retract, the door will open and a picture will be taken.
c)  After your second offence, your picture will be posted on the company bulletin board under the "Chronic Offenders" category.
d)  Subsequent pictures will be sold at public auctions to raise money to pay your salary.

As long as you are an employee here, you need all your organs.
- You should not consider removing anything. We hired you intact.
- To have something removed constitutes a breach of employment.

All personal Internet usage will be recorded and charges will be deducted from your bonus (if any) and if we decide not to give you any, charges will be deducted from your salary.

Important Note:        
Charges applicable as Rs.20 per minute as we have 4MB connection.

Just for information, 73% of staff will not be entitled to any salary for next 3 months as their Internet charges have exceeded their 3 months salary.

Thank you for your loyalty to our company. We are here to provide a positive employment experience.
Therefore, all questions, comments, concerns, complaints, frustrations, irritations, aggravations, insinuations, allegations, accusations, contemplation, consternation and input should be directed elsewhere.

Best regards
HR Department

Via Email

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Monopolies that Rule the World

Did you know that all sunglasses were actually made by the same manufacturer or that corn was used in everything from food to car tires. Read this amazingly interesting article at

6 Secret Monopolies You Didn't Know Run the World

Monday, January 16, 2012

Future Group Central Brand gone down a watery grave

I didn't know our beloved Future Group was so much in debt that its popular brand "Central" was spotted floating with the fishes.

Shot at Gateway, spotted by Kumash ;)

Can You Guess What These Pictures Are of ?

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They are the back sides of old frying pans…!!!

These amazing photographs have been clicked by Christopher Jonassen, a Norwegian photographer.
Check out his interview here on what inspired him.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

How fast can you guess these words?

Parrot Drama

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Amazing Paths

One word "Woah!", "Deep!"

182-Square-Foot Apartment

Who says you can't have a great apartment in a small space. Bada hai to not necessarily behtar hai! Hey this line works well with men who aren't well endowed :p