These are the best convos/quotes I’ve heard from people during my MNM stay. I’m sad that I’m going to be missing such convos every day.
X: Hey Arun.. see Windows Vista in college! Wow
Me: Vista on a 128 MB machine!?? Impossible
X: Yeah! See it
Me: Yeah.. this is Vista right!
X: See how clear Vista is! I am able to read clearer with Vista
Me: What!!?? Thats because its a good monitor. How the hell does Vista improve clarity?
X: It does.. See my monitor and yours
[Mine is a CRT, hers is a TFT]
2. Gimme “C” X Hey.. I don’t have C in my house.. can you give me C?
Me: What?? Do you mean the compiler?
X: No.. I don’t need the compiler. I use notepad. Just give me C
3. PSP does it yet again!X: Tomo is the first day of college! Wow! I’m entering my 2nd year
PSP: Yeah.. Noticed you changed your pic. Why Asin?
X: Because she’s my idol
PSP: You look like asin?
PSP: Cool! Shall we play the 007 game? Lets see if I find you first or you find me first
PSP: Lets see who finds who first, in person
[User X is offline. All messages you send hereafter will be delivered when X comes online]
4. Plextor CEO would faint
Me: Wow! College has a 52X CDROM drive [FYI, my college has all 32x drives]
X: What do you mean? I have a 100X drive at home.
X: I am waiting for a 100x DVD drive to appear. Only then I will buy it
5. Security scrutinySituation: Going to college after college hours, on a non-working day for 4th years, for “Infosys Campus Connect”Security: Why are you late to college?
Me: Sir.. 4th year sir
S: If you’re 4th year, you will come late, is it?
S: Write your name in the late student’s register
Me: Sir.. there’s no college for 4th years today sir
S: Then did you come to college to roam?
Me: Yeah.. spencer plaza has relocated within college. I have come to see around.
6. Giggle @ Google Me: Hey.. are you looking for a career at Google?
X: No da. its boring..
X: Yes da. Google will just search. I have already written that in data-structures lab
Me: Dey! You have to search webpages da!
X: Yes.. I will read web pages from file
Me: [realising we are getting nowhere] Good idea da. What search technique do they use?
X: Linear search or binary search da. We read in the DS exam na?
Me: Cool man.. you make things look so simple.
X: Whats there in this?
Me: What will they ask you to write in the Google interview?
X: They asked my friend to write linear search.
Me: Cool. did he make it?
X: No.. he forgot to put semicolon after the for loop
Me: Shit.. just miss
X: Yes.. otherwise he would have got Google.
7. Code your own codeMe: Hey there! How’s project going on?
X: Not bad. Where are you doing your project?
Me: Ourselves da.. in-house project
X: Wow da! You write your own code!
Me: You write your neighbour’s code, is it?
8. Programmer in the department! X: Arun.. call the new programmer
Me: Wow! A P-r-o-g-r-a-m-m-e-r in the department??
X: He’s in the IP lab
Me: [I walk in. There’s only 1 person] Sir. you are wanted in the department
X: 2 minutes pa. http://www.google.com is not working.
X: It looks like Google server is down. It must have gone off. They will restart it in 2 minutes
[Later out found that programmer is my college lingo for attender]