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Aravinthan/Male/21-25. Lives in India/Tamil Nadu/Chennai, speaks Tamil and English . Eye color is black.
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Tuesday, December 30, 2003
I am Still Alive

Hey Guys.. This is just to inform you all that I am still in this world! but couldnt blog due to time constraints.. shall be back soon... but still peeking into all of your blogs...

Posted at 01:37 pm by aravinthan
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Tuesday, December 09, 2003
I cant tolerate this!


I donno why some guys take pride in vouching support to a foreign country.. To give you an actual heads on.. this is regarding the India- Australia match. I appreciate if it just stops with supporting Australia on the sport front, but if ppl start saying that Australia is a better place to live and kinds.. and tell Indian supporters that India is a worst place to live in the world and things like that! I just cant tolerate..  I don’t know why these guys assume themselves to be the citizens of Australia! and fanatically vouch for it..  Guys may be India is not that good place to live, when compared to that of Australia, but this is the place where we Live, I am really proud about my country and my people. May be if a foreigner states that India is not that good place to live in, then I can tolerate, but if an Indian says this, I just cant.

Guys, (who assume yourself to be the citizens of Australia or US or UK , I am referring to Indians who tries to act smart and behave as if they are from a foreign country), don’t you think by uttering such untamed remark are you not insulting yourself?? I just cant understand your motive behind this! Are you so stupid to insult yourself?

If you feel you don’t belong to this country then why are you still in here! Get out and get lost! We Indians know what our country means to us.


I am sorry if this hurts any of you, but cant stop from blogging this.

Posted at 02:36 pm by aravinthan
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Wednesday, November 19, 2003

This is strange...can you figure it out?

Follow the instructions! NO PEEKING AHEAD!

* Do the following exercise, guaranteed to raise an eyebrow.

* There's no trick or surprise.

* Just follow these instructions, and answer the questions one at a time

and as quickly as you can!

* Again, as quickly as you can but don't advance until you've done each of

them ... really.

OK Here is the test.......

1. Think of a number from 1 to 10

2. Now, multiply that number by 9

3. If the number is a 2-digit number, add the digits together

4. Now subtract 5 from the result.

5. Determine which letter in the alphabet corresponds to the number you

ended up with

(for example: 1=a, 2=b, 3=c,etc.)

6. Think of a country that starts with that letter

7. Remember the last letter of the name of that country

 8. Think of the name of an animal that starts with that letter

 9. Remember the last letter in the name of that animal

 10. Think of the name of a fruit that starts with that letter

are you thinking of this ??

Select the text using your mouse from here tiil the end of this blog.. 

Are you thingking of....

Are you thinking of a Kangaroo in Denmarkeating an Orange?

I told you this was FREAKY!! If not, you're among the 2% of the population

whose minds are different enough to think of something else. 98% of people

will answer with kangaroos in Denmark when given this exercise.

Posted at 06:32 pm by aravinthan
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Thursday, November 06, 2003
Some Questions – Some Assumptions – But No Answers!

From an Ant’s Perspective!

I get locked in questions like how will the humans look like in the other creatures eyes. Do we look like huge monsters that wanders, killing these small insects and animals. Are we the dinosaurs for them! We mercilessly stamp on them and kill em! How do we look like from their eyes!  But how cud they are calm when such a huge demon comes near it and watching it??


Do we reside on a sub-atomic particle called Earth?

Don’t you feel a striking similarity between how atoms and our universe are positioned! Atoms have lotsa electrons and in our solar system we have planets..

Like we examine atoms and study abt it. Does some one who has such a huge stature that even our solar system is just atom like structures are examining us?



What are we doing here. Whatz the destiny? Are we true? How do we prove?


Am I sounding crazy.. Sorry abt this guyz..

Posted at 10:39 am by aravinthan
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Wednesday, November 05, 2003
Interesting -Dont miss this- try it out :)


Interesting stuff.. Just came across the mirror.sytes.org .. Just type in http://aravinthan.blogdrive.com.mirror.sytes.org and see what happens..

Very interesting isnt it.. If your site needs to be mirrored :) just type in your site name and append .mirror.sytes.org and enjoy the fun J


Posted at 11:53 am by aravinthan
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Tuesday, November 04, 2003
Back Into the World Of Table Tennis

Its bin a  long time since I played table tennis (TT). Last time I played was in Vijay’s house about 2years back, if I am rite. After that, I played TT in my office only yesterday. It was really refreshing. I started to enjoy playing it again. Yesterday, since I was playing after a lonnggg GAP of more than 3years, just played all possible strokes! We are planning to play it daily.

It all began when we (myself and my PL) were discussing on playing TT. We planned to play it on last Saturday, actually I was fully prepared to play on Saturday and we came to office at around 10.00 to play TT. Our plan was to play from 10.00AM to 1.00pm in the afternoon and then go home and retire. But all our plans to play went in vain, due to a scheduled dance rehearsals that was carried out in the same place.. So we returned back to our desks disappointed. Did some pending work and went home to watch the India-Australia match..

Which again was a gr8 disappointment!

So when we came yesterday to office, we had even stronger resolve to play TT!

We decided to play TT at around 8.00pm;). SO when the time struck 8.00, we went running to setup the board and started playing TT.

We played till around 9.00pm then two other guys came and joined us to play doubles. I was in a very fierce and aggressive mood. Poor guys, I literally went for all shots possible and landed most of them into the table too J. Hope fully they don’t take those smashes as my actual quality! I generally don’t do it though! Since it was after a long time, I played like that.

It was a good feeling playing TT after a long time..

And one good newz is my best friend Vijay is coming down to Chennai in Dec, we are also planning to play TT!! Awaiting him to come over here and we shall relish playing TT together!

Do you play Table tennis?

Posted at 11:46 am by aravinthan
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Wednesday, October 29, 2003
Its 5’0 Clock!

It was pretty tightly scheduled day yesterday (28th October 2003) and was pretty busy. I was working and got a call from my mom..” Aravinth.. its already 9.15PM where are you??”..Me still in office! Uh..  My chappatis are waiting for me.. is the news that I heard from my mom..

As its already pretty late.. started from my office.. (I reside approx 22km from my office.. and it normally takes 45mins for me to travel back – due to bad roads and traffic)..

So reached home at 10.15pm! And all were asleep!..

So I took the chappatis from the kitchen, took the palak and started to have my dinner!

I Didn’t want my mom to wake up.. so I replaced these utensils without any noise.. J (See how goody guy I am)..

When I was almost about to retire to my bed.. My mom woke up! And enquired abt the dinner..! How caring she is! I just love my mom to the core! Its all natural.. anyone would love their mom!

As a daily routine  She went to check if everything is okey in the kitchen.. (I usually forget to keep the milk in the fridge .. etc.. etc!)..

I was feeling bit thirsty and wanted some water, since she has gone to kitchen . I thought I would ask her to get me some water.. but as she hasn’t returned back..  I thought I would close my eyes for some minutes,as my eyes were actually tired.. (due to the continuous work and stare at the monitor!)

After a few minutes, I opened my eyes! I thought that I should not disturb her .. rather I go myself and get the water.. so went to the kitchen and took some water.. !

While returning back.. I saw the time ! how is this possible.. its already 5 in the morning! I cant believe this..! What has happened.. Did I Sleep like that.. !

I am usually pretty sensitive to sounds and I wake up for even small chirps.. but today.. how could I sleep like this! The worst part is my mind hasn’t got any rest. I still feel that I didn’t have my quota of sleep! I feel as if its only some 30mins of sleep that I had slept!

I want to fill my quota of 7hrs of sleep! But its already time to get up!

Now I am at office… still yearning for my rest 6.5 hours of sleep..! Still missing it!



Do you have similar experience??

Posted at 12:00 pm by aravinthan
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Tuesday, October 21, 2003
What Kinda Person you are ?

 Hey ..check out what kinda person you are.. Even if you dont believe this.. its still fun :)


if u were born on the 1st,10th,19th,28th of any month you are Number One...You are Smart, straight talking, Funny, stubborn, hardworking, Honest, jealous on competing basis, Kind hearted, Angry, friendly, authorities, Famous Person.. always want to be and regarded as First on pol position, they are often like to be independent, will never be under others, self confident people! you are most likely to fall in love in the younger age, but will get marry when you mature! you are likely to have problems with people who have opposite views and you are most likely to take revenge over your enemies in a long time basis. you are a spender, but you will have a good profession in the future, if you are guy you will be very popular that everybody will have mental attraction n respect at you, you can go anywhere from the local shop to the heart of the parliament so because you are positive and well talented in numerous issues!! but make sure in your life you will always have some people who will work hard to bring you & your name down this is undercover!! coz of your smart behavior you will be hated by some people too.. your family life is very cool, you will have a very nice partner & wonderful children...You are Pioneer, Independent & Original

Your best match is 4,6,8

good match is 3,5,7


If you were born on the 2nd,11th,20th,29th of any month then you are number 2..no matter what you will be loved by every one coz your ruler is the Moon and every one loves the Moon Huh!!

well.. you are a person who Day dream a lot, you have Very low-self confidence, you need back up for every move in your life, you are very much unpredictable means you do change according to time and circumstances, kind a selfish, have a very strong sense of musical, artistic talent, verbal communication, your attitudes are like the Moon comes to Gloom and fade away so everybody can expect changes in you, you can be a Next Mahatma Gandhi who is peace loving or you can be a Hitler who wants to destroy the Man kind and peace I mean in the community and your own Home. If you really have a deep thought about your own believe in God you can feel the difference which will make you stronger! most of the time your words are a kind of would be happening True! so without any knowledge you can predict the situation.. You will become Poets, writers, any artistic business people! You are not strong in Love, so you will be there and here till you get marry.. if u r a girl you will be a responsible woman in the whole family, if u r a man you will involve in fights & arguments in the family. or Vice-Versa means you will sacrifice your Life for the Goodness Sake of your Family.., You are Gentle ,Intuitive, with a broad vision, a Power behind the scenes, Well balanced People!!!

Your best match is 2 ,5 ,9

no other people can put up with you!!!


If you were born on the 3rd,12th,21st,30th of any month then you are number 3..you are a person of hard hearted, selfish most of the times, religious, loves to climb up in your life, you always tend to have lots of problems within your family in the early stages but you will put up with everything.. you have the strong word power, pretty happy face.. so wherever you go always you have got what you wanted!!! and from the birth always wanted to work hard in order to achieve something.. you will not get anything without handwork! when you become a Man/Woman age you want other younger once to listen to you, because you want younger people to Respect people older than them.. you do set so many examples to others!. generally you are not a cool person. its not easy thing dealing with you.. a tough player you are! but once you like someone's attitude then here you go, what can I say? it will be a lasting friendship. you always have  respect from others

your life seems to have lots of worries and problems but   sure they wont be long.. you will always have brilliant Kids!!! you love the money a bit too much so temptation will push you to endless trying and trying.. if you are a guy then its over looking after your family helping friends, so you will spend a life time just being generous and kind (except 21st born Men). and Number 3s .you will be such an example of how to be in the culture & Life!!! if you are girl then its your good character and culture & hardworking attitude you always follow..

You are a Freedom Lover, Creative, Ambition focused who brings Beauty ,Hope & Joy to this world!!!

your best match 6 ,9

Good match 1 ,3 ,5



If you were born on the 4th,13th,22nd,31st of any month then you are Number 4...you are very stubborn too, very hard working but unlucky in important matters in life, very cool, helpful, you have rough word power.. might put lots of people away from you, you may cause nuisance to others if you are a man, you often understands others well. n. their problems, if you are a girl you are very good with studies and Arts, if you are guy you spend most of the time after girl friends (almost) at times, you will have sort of too much fun life with mates&Girls your friends will spend your time & money and get away with their life and you will become empty handed and don't know what to do.. so be careful!! you love to spend anyway!!! your good will is you are always there to help family and friends.. tell you what you people are little Gems. specially the Girls.. you always fall in love in younger age as well.. often you people live with disappointments, for an eg- say you have got a degree in some thing.. but you will be unemployed.. or will do very ordinary jobs, but you will take care of your family very well.. all you need to be careful of people who will take advantage of your Kind heart!!! and beware of your relations too.. You are Practical, patient, Persistent, a bit old-fashioned, You live with Foundation & Order!!!

Your best Match 1 , 8

Good match 5 ,6 , 7


If you were born on the 5th,14th,23rd of any month then you are number 5..well forward you are very popular within the community, you can get things done by just chatting.. to even Enemies! you have a pretty good business mind, you are often have no-idea what is today is like, or tomorrow is like, you are a person who does anything when your head thinks lets do this!!! you will be famous if you open up a business, get involve in share dealings, music etc.. very popular with sense of humor ,you are the one your friends and families will always ask for help, and you are the one actually get money on credit and help your friends!! you will have more than 1 relationship, but when u get settle down you will be a bit selfish anyway, coz your other half will have a pretty good amount of control in you, be careful you tend to go for other relationships/contacts even you are married at times. coz your popularity.. you are some one who get along with anyone. coz the number 5 is the middle number..

Changes & Freedom Lovers you are! You are a Explorer with Magic on your face, You learn your life through experience and its your Best Teacher!!!

Your best match 1 ,2 ,9

Good match 6 ,8



If you were born on the 6th,15th,24th of any month then you are number 6..ooopppss.. you are born to enjoy.. you don't care about others I mean you are always want to enjoy your life time, you are a person.. You will be very good in either education or work wise or business management! you r Talented, kind (but with only people who you think are nice), very beautiful girls and guys..,popular.. and more than Lucky with anything in their Lives.. all the goodness does comes with you., there mind, and body is just made perfect for love...they are lovable by any other numbers, but If you are a number 6 man.. you will experience kinda looks from most girls and will involve in more than few relationships until you get marry!!! if you are girl.. well most of them will get marry/engage early.. you are caring towards your family & friends .if you miss the half-way mark then you are about to suffer physically and mentally..

Generally.. you will lead a very good inner-home Happiness with Nothing short of.. You are a person of Compassion, Comfort & Fairness, Domestic responsibility, Good judgment, and after all you can Heal this worlds Wounds to make Peace for ever Lives coz you have the Great power of caring Talent to make this world of love one step further...

Your best match 1,6,9

Good match 4 ,5



O.k.. If you were born on the 7th,16th,25th of any month then you are number 7 straightaway.. you have got the attraction to anyone out there, you are realistic, very confident, happy, such a Talented individual with your Education, Music, Arts, Singing, and most importantly Acting too.. you have real problems with bad temper!! if you are girl you are popular with the subjects listed above, you give up things for your parents, I mean you value your family status a lot, you will be in the top rank when you reach a certain age! if you are a guy you are popular with Girls, you are a very talented too! most of the number 7 s face lots of problems with their marriage life.. only a very few are happy!! when everything's there in their life.. but still always number 7s have some sort of un-fluffiness, such worries all their lifetime! its probably the Lord given you allsorts of over the standard Humans talents and you are about to suffer in family life.. so you need to get ready looking for a partner rather than waiting.. if you don't then you might end-up single!!! so take cares with this issue.. o. k

You are a wonderful ,Friendly,  Artistic ,Happy person.. you are born to contribute lot to this world!!!

Your best match is 2

Good matches are 1,4



If you were born on the 8th,17th,26th of any month then you are number 8..You are a very strong personality, there's no one out there will understand you, you are very good at pointing your finger at some thing and say this is what!!! you are more likely to suffer from the early ages..poverty, if your times are not good you might lose either of your parent and end up looking after your entire family, you often suffer all the way in life.. the problems will not allow you to study further, but you will learn the life in a very practical way!!! you are the one will fight for Justice and may Die in the war too.!!! you are normally very reserved with handful of friends and most of the time live life lonely,, and always prepared to help Those, well.. once you get marry (which is often late) then your bad lucks will go away a bit, then you become safe.. beware of un-expected problems from the terror, government, Poisonous animals & accidents.. You are some one with Great Discipline, Persistence, Courage, Strength which will take you to the Success! You are a Great part of a team, Family a Fighter!!!

Your Best match 1 ,4 ,8

Good match 5


If you were born on the 9th,18th,27th of any month then you are number 9..Hey.. you guys are the un-compatible people in the world, you are so strong, physically and mentally.. you are often have big-aims.. you will work hard and hard to get there, normally you suffer in the early age from family problems and generally you will have fighting life.. but when you achieve what you have done, its always a big-Task you have done!! you are so much respected in the community, you are a person who can make a challenge and successfully finish the matter off.. you are very naughty in your younger age often beaten up by your parents.. and involve in fights and you seemed to have lots of injuries in your life time, but when u grow you become calm and macho type!!! tell you what Love is not a easy matter for you.. you are good in engineering or banking jobs.. coz people always trust you! your family life is very good, but will have worries over your children.. Your such qualities are Humanitarian, Patient, very Wise & Compassionate, You are Born to achieve targets and serve every one all equally without any prejudice! You are totally a Role Model to anybody in the world for a Great Inspiration!!!

Your Best match 3,5,6,9

Good match 2

Posted at 06:39 pm by aravinthan
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Sunday, October 19, 2003
A good Experience - MY UML (Unprepared)Presentation



Hey.. at short notice.. its kinda tough.. and you couldn’t prepare.. I was intimated just one day b4 that I need to take a training session to some freshers at HCLT!

Its all about UML- from requirement analysis, to Designing..

The problem is .. I had pretty busy schedule and I know that I wouldn’t be able to concentrate on this presentationJ As my HR promised me that the target audience are freshers.. I am quite okey with it.. I don’t mean freshers are that easy to do with, my only concern is if there are some UML expers among the audience.. I know I would be done with it J ! Uh… I have already forgot lotsa terminology in UML.. its been more than 6months that I took a session! As I have to make some project release to my client last week it was kinda tough..

So the next day I checked the schedule for the training… wow mam. Its mentioned its only on this Friday.. which means I have one more extra day.. thought my HR is very kind to me.. so didn’t care abt the presentation and thought I shall start on the evening of Thursday(today 16th Oct 2003). So started to concentrate on my project and stuff…

You know.. I kinda wrote some new recursive algo for some undefined tree searching J was proud at the end of finishing the algorithm. Started to implement..in c#, the language I have just started loving. I was deep into the monitor.. carving out my code .. then at about 11.30AM suddently a new pop came! It was a mail alert. The from address told me its from my HR.. thatz okey.. then the subject virtually devastated me.. it was a reminder mail ..the subject went similar to this.. “Reminder for the UML presentation held today at 3.00pm in Platinum Conference room”!!!!! whaaaaatttzzzzzz.. that!

I quickly checked with my HR to find that the program was not advanced and I mistook the date to Friday..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Oh my God save meJ.. Poor me.. Poor me…

So started hurriedly preparing for the presentation.. Thank God ..i didn’t forget some concepts of Uml.. but other than that … almost most of them have already drained out of my mind….. might be  due to this unplanned event (No fault of HR anyway. Its all my mistake to read the mail wrong)!

Scanned my hard-disk for any of my previous presentations on UML..

The search was pretty slow today,… I have a feeling suddenly that the time is biking at 100kmph and all my work is progressing at a mere 15kmph! Hmmm.. got it atalst.. there is one presentation on UML that I have given previously. So took it and started to scroll thru it.. !

Did I prepare the presentation ??? I couldn’t attribute the examples inscribed in it….. I knew I composed the presentation long back.. the problem with me is I tend to forget things J Though my only advantage is I can grasp new things fast… but I forget at the same speed..

I went thru the 90 odd slide presentation to understand what I have written first… then started absorbing/ refreshing the concepts.. One more glance of the presentation would give me the confidence…. So went to the first slide to plan for a different presentation and flow of my session.. then a new alert came from my outlook J Its time.. snooze 5mins b4 the schedule?? Looked at my watch to find its 2.45pm J cool buddy.. still 15mins left.. so went thru the presentation again.. and was pretty confident J


It was almost 2.55 .. I started to the conference room and reached there at 3.00pm to start.. ! The guy who took the previous session has switched off the projector.. Today nothing seems to go for me.. I tried to switch it on.. but each time I press the power button in the remote.. it seems as if I have switched it off!! No lights coming out of it….


So as I couldn’t do much with , I just looked upon the audience for help….. eeeeeekkkkkkk.. what am I seeing @#$$@@ where are the freshers????????????

Oh.. I could spot one gal pretty young.. could be a frsher or some 3+yrs exp! But the rest of the ppl.. I know definitely there are not freshers!! GOD help meeeeee… plzzzzz

I already knew am gonna spoil my reputation J And its never possible for ppl with such experience to be ignorant of UML.. So I am already feeling dead..


Now I told myself.. look my dear aravinth.. its part of life.. its just another good situation to tackle.. lemme take it that way J  told myself to take the challenge on its face..


After such a revelation abt life in that flash momement.. I got so much confidance in me that I started with a bang..

SO I started my presentation and it was real interactive session. I even organized some “dumb chariots” kinda stuff in the session, I asked one person to act out “Sun” and asked ppl to guess it.. each of them guessed a different answer. This  I used that to emphasis on the need to have good communication / standard. AS the communication is the key to pass on the design/requirements.. it has to be properly communicated to at various stages in the organization. This illustration is to emphasis that a standard like UML is used to help bridge the communication lag .. so that different ppl can interpret the same design in the same way intended by the architect who designed it..

Ppl were kinda impressed with my approach to UML.. it all went well.. until the last 10mins.. One of the project managers sitting there started asking me about the sequence diagrams in detail.... you know ..I started to answer his question… and there was no response from my brain .. the stimuli for sequence diagrams seems to be corrupted! And my brain would have done some garbage collection on those affected part of my memory.. clearing all sequence diagram related stuff from my brain!!!!!

.. I knew that I am doing a spoil sport at the fag end..! but some how managed to answer his questions… luckily my logical reasoning skills which were still part of my brain.. helped in answering his queries..


Then showed my last slide of “Thank you” and packed back sharing my presentation and case study to them.


But even now am feeling pretty bad for the last 10mins.. I know that I wasn’t answering them properly due to lack of preparedness.. whatever excuse that I can give for those last 10mins.. I still feel bad.. I am not supposed to give them some “may be answers”.. thatz not the way I am supposed to be atleast.. This was totally not the way I used to be.. !


I was feeling very bad abt it.. but now kinda okey.. you cant be always successful in what ever you do.. rite..

Any way its part of life.. lemme take it in the same sense.. J


If you have read till this line.. then I can infer two things abt you..

1)you like the way  I write J ..

2)we might gel as good friends..


why don’t ya mail me what you feel..

to n_aravinthan@yahoo.co.in and also put your comments..






Posted at 11:28 pm by aravinthan
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Thursday, October 16, 2003



 I felt this story below is pretty interesting to sahre it with all of you :) Read on..


An old man lived alone in Minnesota. He wanted to

spade his potato garden, but it was very hard work.

His only son, who would have helped him, was in



The old man wrote a letter to his son and mentioned

his situation:

  Dear Son, I am feeling pretty bad because it looks

like I won't be able to plant my potato garden this

year. I hate to miss doing the garden, because your

mother always loved planting time. I'm just getting

too old to be digging up a garden plot. If you were

here, all my troubles would be over. I know you

would dig the plot for me, if you weren't in prison.

Love, Dad


Shortly, the old man received this telegram:


 "For Heaven's sake, Dad, don't dig up the garden!!

 That's where I buried the GUNS!!"


At 4 a.m. the next morning, a dozen FBI agents and

local police officers showed up and dug up the entire

 garden without finding any guns. Confused, the

old man wrote another note to his son telling him what

 happened, and asked him what to do next. His son's

reply was: "Go ahead and plant your potatoes, Dad.

 It's the best I could do for you from here.


Moral of the Story:








Shall soon post abt the schok..

Posted at 02:53 pm by aravinthan
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