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My wishlist for some more DAYs


Ok, so few days back it was “save water day” & few days later it will be “lake restoration day”. Today it is actually “hot tub day” (time to soak yourself in a steaming hot tub and bust the stress!!!) & on 30th March it is gonna be “doctor’s day” (time to thank the doctors in your lives!!!). Well, earlier also I had wondered and expressed my bewilderment on these millions & zillions of days in a calendar year of just 365 days! Thanks to some authorities, marketers & creators that we have even days for “temporary insanity” (this year it was on 19th Feb) & “teddy-bears” (this year it’s on 9th Sept’10). Well, being a marketer I can’t crib about these weird and incomprehensible number of days as I’ve myself being into situations where I was supposed to come out with some such days just to promote the product / service in a different way! So, as far the concept of these days are concerned, I think whether I like it or hate it, I have sort of done truce with it now. Only wondering why don’t people come out with some more meaningful days which can make our lives bit easier, you know even it is just for a day. And on a vella Sunday evening, here I come with a wish list of my preferable days which I would love to be added in this never ending list of special days. So, here goes my proposed memo from the top 5 in my wishlist, of course if I will have more such free Sundays, I don’t mind adding more to this:
  • Well-behaved auto driver day: Now this is self-explanatory, isn’t it? Imagine you walk out of your home / office and an auto guy is just standing in front of you with a big grin on his face, he bows down and asks you absolutely politely – “madam, aap kaha jana chahengi”? When I say X road, he obeys with another big smile and says – “sure madam, please baithiye”. He starts the auto and starts his meter too, drops you to your destination and charges you exactly as per the meter. If the meter reads Rs. 99, he actually returns Rs. 1 from the 100 rupee note given to him. Ah bliss!!! The imagination itself of even one such day in our life is just so comforting. I’m sure people from metro at least from Bangalore, Delhi & Chennai will vouch for starting one such day.
  • Maid behaving as a maid day: OK, this might be more desired by women but so what, after all a maid is the most important person (ummm, maybe second most important person after the husband) in a woman’s life! Imagine one such day when a maid behaves like a maid and we can ask them to do any number of work without the terror of them leaving our job! Kaash ek, sirf ek din bhi aisa ho paata humare life mein :-(
  • Negative calorie day: Yes, yes by this I very much mean one such day where whatever we eat (of course, chocolates, ice creams and all desserts included) gets converted into negative calries by some miracle of God. Science has advanced so much, but why on earth some such invention has not happened till now! On this negative calorie day, eat all your favorite calorie laden food absolutely guilt free :P
  • Cello tape day: One day where you have the power to just shut-up or mute the LOUD persons in your life by officially pasting a cello tape on his / her mouth. And this has to be applicable to anybody whom you hate – be it your Boss, your MIL, that really LOUD colleague of yours, your very irritating neighbor or this person who is so self obsessed that all he/she knows is to speak about “me & myself”. (Well, be careful about this day though, maybe even you would be on hitlist of someone for putting a cello tape on your mouth, but if this happens my advice will be to take it sportingly as even you are getting a chance to zip so many mouths this day
And last but not the least,
  • Sleep in Office Day: One day (some week day of course) where we are allowed to officially sleep in office for as long as we want. Reach office, switch on your laptop and go to zzzzzzzzzzzz…., Boss comes, wakes you up, asks you to do something and you look at him with sleepy eyes and without listening to him completely go to zzzzzzzzzz again…wow!
So, anything on your wishlist? Feel free to add more it in comment section…

19 comments :

~anu~ said...

wonderful! :) Amen!

Reminds me of a card i saw years back for "Ex Day". The card read "I am so happy to have you out of my life." :) No kidding!

hmm.. i am thinking if there was a way to drop Mondays from the week, life could be a lot more pleasant.. :/

Aparna said...

As I am bringing up a teenage daughter, I wish there was one 'No arguments with mothers day' and 'listen to what your parents tell you day'. That would make my life somewhat easy, even if it is just for a day.

Vibha said...

wow...wat a list, if only this wishlist comes true, life will be gud for atleast 5 days in a year :)

Abhishek said...

You know what, yesterday I did a little cooking and used too many utensils and in the morning maid was cribbing so much!!!

I want an advertising-free-IPL-match day!

Candid Chitchats said...

Ha ha! I can certainly understand the need for "well behaved auto driver day".
Also, in my wishlist, I would like to have a "Show some courtesy day"! :-)

Labham said...

wel if this list is being posted to Santa for next Christmas or something, den dear Santa i have a wish too..."Buy Now Pay Never Day", when everything out der is free.. from traveling to buying to..GOD!! list is endless

tellmeyourdreams said...

this was tooo good kanu! very innovative and a good read :) thanks for thinking on these..i would add one...Entertainment Day as it lacks completely in my life!

Smita said...

ha ha ha ha!!!

What a wish list! I Vote for sleep day & maid day!!!! If wishes were horses :D

Anuj Rathi said...

I tell you, the only day I celebrate is the Pi day. (3/14)

Dil se said...

Cool list of days !!
I would like to add "Watch movies all day" day and "Radio plays all songs on my request" day. How about that :-)

Sorcerer said...

haha..nice...nice
I liked the cello tape day...

Iya said...

wonderfull.. can i add another day - "no money shopping day" a day when u shop as much from your card but the money refuses to leave ur bank acct!!

Kavya said...

wow.. what a list.. I agree with all the list, especially, the autowala list. i want a flexible time on monday, so that i can get up aramse and go to office for two hrs and come back and sleep..wow.. what a fun..

Sneo said...

i would love the well behaved auto driver day.. longing for it from decades :-(

I'm Nu said...

pls do check ! http://nupurphatak.blogspot.com/2010/04/no-awards-from-me-but.html

Raja said...

Excellent post :-)
Btw, it should have been "Sleep in Office MONTH" :-P

Mumbai Diva said...

what a delightful post. i really like your blog :)

Magic quill said...

Nice one!!!enjoyed the post!

phatichar said...

Loved the 'well-behaved' auto day! lol..

Wonderful blog..will return for sure. take care. :-)

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