Sunday, February 10, 2013

And The Award Goes To...

Whoa! Another award after a really long time and this time a Liebster Award. What is a Liebster Award?? It a German word meaning Dearest. And a fellow blogger Ashish who blogs at My Umpteen Thougts has nominated me for this award some days back. And today I found my name in Kiran Ashraf's Within My World  list of nominees too. There you see, being late in posting also has it's advantages; I post it together.

Following are the instructions given:

a. Post 11 things about yourself
b. Answer 11 questions set by the nominator (now I'm confused whose Q's to answer Ashish or Kiran so I've decided first I'll answer his and then hers..ta da problem solved :D)
c. Choose 11 deserving bloggers meeting the criteria
d. Set 11 questions for them.
e. Inform the nominee by commenting on one of their posts.

Without further ado let me begin with what I am supposed to. :D

11 Things About Myself:

1. I'm talkative yet at the same time I love solitude. 
2. Almighty is my best friend from the time I've known what it is to have a friend.
3. I'm a Final Year B.Tech student who wants to work in a publishing house, still stuck up here.
4. I love night and darkness more than the day.
5. Rains and winters are my favorite seasons. Don't ask which one first coz it keeps on changing on my mood.
6. I love to bury myself in novels and I prefer classics or the stuff majority won't be reading.
7. I don't believe in the concept that every girl believes in i.e 'Shop till you drop.'
8. I'm a big time day dreamer, so much that if I want I can publish a novel of the stories I've created  :D
9. As of now I do not believe in the concept of love and feel that it doesn't exist for me.
10. I love navy blue, it's my favourite colour.
11. I'm a fussy eater and a vegetarian but not pure as I don't like egg less cakes.  

Answers of the Questions: 
I: By Ashish 

1. Who is your favorite author?
A: None, it depends on the work. But currently it's Haruki Marukami totally in love with his works.

2. What is your profession?
A: A final year engineering student, so unfortunately another engineer. 

3. Apart from blogging, your hobby?
A: Reading and sleeping if that's counted as a hobby.

4. How many hours do you spend on blogging?
A: Hardly an hour or two these days as I don't get time to blog often.

5. What/who inspired you to write?
A: My dairy , it was overflowing with words that weren't coherent so I decided to give it a direction.

6. Do  you feel, you could be a writer in the near future?
A: I don't know but I want to give it a try.

7. Choose one: Money or Fame. Why?
A: Fame, money will automatically follow but the other way round is not always true.

8. Are you socially active?
A: Yes, but thankfully not addicted.

9. What came first egg or the chicken?
A: The earth and nature came first, the rest followed. And I wasn't there that time to check who came first, wish I were there this age old Q would have been answered ;)

10. Why is the word dictionary in the dictionary? 
A: How else would you know what it means, won't it just be a book then. 

11. Why is Liebster award so obsessed with the number 11?
A: No idea. Maybe the person who started this award was obsessed with it.

II: By Kiran 

1. Name the blog you would love to hijack?
A: None. Wouldn't want another, one is only hard to manage.

2. Does Gangnum style deserve to be turned into a dance routine?
A: Not really it gets annoying after a while.

3. What was the last lie you told?
A: What's the point in telling a lie, if I tell you what I told is a lie.

4. Your greatest weakness and strength?
A: Strength: Allah and Weakness: My loved ones.

5. Why are Men from Mars and Women from Venus?
A: Maybe John Gray *the author* would be able to answer that better because I'm from Earth.

6. Song that describes your life?
A: Never really thought about it, need to think now.

7. Call or Text?
A: Call. Why give pain to the fingers of the one you want to talk too and yourself too.

8. One word in your vocabulary that you use excessively?
A: hmm...

9. What is your addiction?
A: Chocolate. 

10. If you meet me, what would be the first thing you would say or do?
A: You know I would hug you and say "I don't believe we're finally meeting ashi." :)

11. A thing about you that you would never want your parents to find out?
A: One?? There are many and if I keep on listing them out here, the page would be never ending.

My Nominations for the award *applause*

And other's if you're not in the list doesn't mean I don't like you, I do :)

Now the Questions I'm supposed to give..

1. Driving, Flying or Sailing, which one would you prefer ??

2. Given a chance to live a fiction fantasy which characters would you choose??

3. What does Blogging mean to you??

4. Facebook or Twitter??

5. Which is your all time favorite novel??

6. What is love to you??

7. A moment you want to live in all over again??

8. Why is the night sky black if there is an infinity of stars??

9. What is the meaning of your name and do you think it describes you??

10. What is your most priced possession?? 

11. One of the craziest thing you've always wanted to do and still want too??

Thanks a lot everyone for reading such a long post.. *if you've read..I hope you did* :D