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Gold Digger

There is nothing more disgusting in this world than to be subjected to the sight of extremely indulgent nose diggers at any place or at anytime. I loathe people who pick their noses in public. Almost everyday I sight on an average of 5 people lost in their blissful world of nasal orifice. Digging away with a dreamy look on ...

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Lappys 4 Cheap

With prices of computers and accessories coming down almost weekly, it’s now quite easy to get a reasonably good spec laptop at a reasonably good price. Paras Sharma did a little digging around and found some very good machines for under 25k! Now that’s what we call a bargain. CONFIG – Celeron 1.86 Processor, 80GB HDD 512MB RAM, Wi-Fi, Card ...

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Agla, Pudheel, Next…SHUT UP!!

The purple SIEMENS-powered trains are undoubtedly a step in the right direction as far as Mumbai local trains are concerned. But while I enjoy the bright interiors and can breathe better during crush hour thanks to the vents, there is something about these new trains which annoys the sanity out of me. While it’s a great thing that the train ...

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WENGER’S Heaven for pastry lovers

Wenger’s is not only a bakery but much more than that. Its 75 year old tradition makes it a different pastry shop altogether. Wenger’s is famous for its delicious pastries, signature cakes, mouth watering sandwiches , tempting chocolates and many more scrumptious items which can totally jinx your dieting plans. One can find a variety of pastries like napoleons, tiramisu, ...

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Not so good things

JAM’s Tamanna found a copycat Fab India store and decided to explore the guilty party, coming out fairly satisfied. If Fab India is fabulous, Good Things is just plain good. Someone got jealous of the Fab India chain of stores being a hit with the Indian crowd for ethnic wear and decided to open one too. Thus, Good Things was ...

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The net buddies ( Part II )

ARUN KAIMAL : 1000 FRIENDS Alright, Social Networking sites like Orkut can be addictive. The process of adding and deleting friends becomes such a routine that one fine day you realise you have over a 1000 friends. Find that hard to believe? Meet Arun Kaimal, an active member of Orkut with around 973 friends hooked to him and his 338 ...

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Burnout Paradise Review

There are 2 types of arcade car racing. One in which you wag your tail and take your car cleanly to the finish line and the other in which Satan himself is your navigator. The world is nothing but a blur and all you are worried about is kicking the butt out of your opponents. Quite literally. If you have ...

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Metalheads grow up!

Mumbai metal heads are a wild lot. No wait, that’s an understatement. They actually are a bloody, freaking, wild lot. Fed with a staple diet of down-tuned “’heavy’ bands, distortion, of all things, has been the definition of good music for a majority of Mumbai’s extreme metal fans. This was fairly evident when Maiden came to Bombay and all everybody ...

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Social service is wonderful, but not for ‘people like me’

Social service; the term brings to mind the image of a khadi clad do-gooder. The rest of us think social service is wonderful, but not for ‘people like me’. Isn’t it the government’s responsibility to look after the welfare of the poor? And then we shrug and say “I am too busy with my studies, with my tuitions, with my ...

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Army of Two review

Gameplay: – 8/10 This is one of the highlights of the game. It comprises mainly of interesting and innovative co-op moves which set the game apart from most of the other games. The game makes sure that you involve both the characters and focuses mainly on teamwork. The game will require you to boost your partner up a wall and ...

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