Has this happened to you?

1. You are on holiday, and busy taking pictures with your digital camera. You keep getting a flashing message – ‘Not enough memory’. And then the dilemma to decide which of the old photos to delete, especially when you are not sure if you have a back up at home!

2. You call the hotline of a service provider to resolve some problem. You press 0, 1, 3, 2, 5, 6 and then wait while ‘all the customer service assistants are busy’ and after nearly 25 minutes,  just when you hear the annoying music pause and the ‘oh-it’s- happened-at-last’ click of someone connecting, your mobile runs out of charge!

3. You go to the supermarket and come back with your trolley super-loaded with things that you need, and a lot of other things that you don’t and then realize that you’ve forgotten an important thing like dishwashing liquid or toothpaste!

4. Your child dislikes a particular dish and absolutely refuses to eat it at home. When you are invited to dinner at a friend’s place, and the friend has prepared the same dish, and your child wolfs down two portions and you wonder what just happened!

5. You are already running behind schedule. You miss the bus by 1 minute. You cab it and get stuck at every red signal. When you reach your workplace, all lifts are in floors above 15 and moving upwards!

6. You badly need a cup of coffee and think longingly about it as you rush through a chaotic morning. Finally, finally when you sit down to enjoy it, you get a call…and the coffee grows cold.

7. Your kitchen sink has clogged, the TV remote has disappeared, the kettle has stopped working, all of these happen on a single day and you wonder if there’s a conspiracy.

8. You have booked tickets to a much-anticipated movie and you miss the first 15 minutes – as you couldn’t find the house keys, and all along it was in your bag.

9. You had five pairs of lovely scissors till yesterday. This morning, you are not able to find a single pair!

10. You’re on a call and have to write something down. You walk with the cordless to get a paper and pen. You can’t find a plain sheet and use the newspaper. The pen you found runs out of ink after you write two words….

Has any of this happened to you? Would love to hear about them.

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15 Responses to Has this happened to you?

  1. Sastha says:

    Solution for the first one… keep a spare SD card in your bag. When you get back to the hotel copy them to your computer and keep the SD card fresh for another day’s shoot. Many of them have happened to me.. and some more. Listed it out wonderfully! πŸ™‚

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  2. abyssbrain says:

    All of these happened to me except no. 4 since I don’t have a child yet haha.

    no. 1 happened to me once but I now learned my lesson
    no. 2: Those inefficient bureaucrats are truly troublesome.
    no. 3: This is very irritating
    no. 5: I just know that fate wants to mess with me every time I’m behind schedule. There would bound to be some misfortunes…
    no. 6: Oh well, this happens a lot…
    no. 7: I experienced something worse than that several times lol
    no. 8: Also happened to me before and it really sucked
    no. 9: this always happened to my mother for some reason and she would ask me to find them!
    no. 10: This is a normal occurrence at my work *sigh*

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  3. andeepak says:

    That’s what makes life interesting I guess, dealing with surprises πŸ™‚

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  4. All of these 😊

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  5. Those are definitely the mysteries of life designed to make us stop and take note on the world around us. A deep cleansing breath helps then too as you’re wondering about how to handle all that befuddlement. πŸ˜‰

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