Wednesday, December 14, 2005

What the Duck!!!!

Dear All.
The comments section is for people above the age of 18.
Yesterday me and Tulllu went to see the hockey match and there was this guy standing in front of us wearing a jacket. On the first look it would look like "Adidas-The Brand with Three Stripes" but actually this is a new brand started in the dark dungeons of Madras- "the Brand with Four Stripes and is called "ddibds". Me and Tulllu looked at each other and "Gave Up".
Another thing I recall is that one friend of mine had a jeans branded "CASIO". We used to bug him, "Hey we all knew that CASIO makes jeans, do they also manufacture electronic goods now??" ;-)
Its sometimes fun when you go to these small small road side shops and find a good Reebok shoes untill you walk close to it and find it is actually "Recdock". Has happened to me and I asked "What is this??". The shop keeper replied "Reebok has now decided to bring in shoes with this brand in India". I did the vanishing act.
Beware of people who cheat you.
UPDATE: Saarang is back!!! Yahoooooooo!! Site launched few days back!!! Click for more here.


Rays Of Sun 5:18 AM, December 14, 2005  

I know the other three are gonna be following:))

Sayesha 5:27 AM, December 14, 2005  

Hahahahaha! That looks like a word verification thingie! :D

Rays Of Sun 5:28 AM, December 14, 2005  

In first glance, it looks like "ADIDAS"ka mirror reflection:)

Hobbit,  5:30 AM, December 14, 2005  

wow! a blog with a moral! way to go Gurl!! :-)

ritzkini 5:43 AM, December 14, 2005  

I'd seen one with "adibas" bombay !
/*a blog with a moral! way to go Gurl!! :-)
hehehehehehhe...surd,yeh sam khatarnaak cheez hai,nahi!

Vikram 5:43 AM, December 14, 2005  

Hahaha..awesome man...

there was chick in my undergrad college who used to wear a "Nice" T-shirt.

and we used to pronounce it as "nii-ceee"...

Hobbit,  6:51 AM, December 14, 2005  

I wear only branded stuff! *flick of freshly cut and parlour coiffed hair* :-)

n Kini..didn't get that... are ya saying i am dangerous or not? :-)

PS: Spoke to Momma about our wedding?

Vikram H 6:52 AM, December 14, 2005  

lol...I once remember while travelling to Delhi, we found Kwality Walls ice-creams in one of the station and bought a few for the entire family! And they tasted real good too....And then suddenly my eyes fell on the spelling and i realised that it was Knowlity!!

shobs,  7:21 AM, December 14, 2005  

bet u havent seen the KAT-KAT version of kit-kat:D
ps: what happened to the pic?

Rohit Talwar 7:25 AM, December 14, 2005  

oh man how irritating it is to see people wearing fake brands! and then these guys come out with weird company names...which are soooo similar even the logo!

ritzkini 8:02 AM, December 14, 2005  

/*are ya saying i am dangerous or not? :-)*/
ulti-dangerous is what i said !
she has a problem with the name virdi..
otherwise fine...she's disowned me long back..
What abt it at ur end ? your momma and pappa ?? they ok with a normal sane boring guy for you ??

Hobbit,  8:36 AM, December 14, 2005  

//they ok with a normal sane boring guy for you ??//

so you saying, i aint normal, i aint sane, and i aint boring... Boy! You DO know how to compliment a gal!! :-)

n about mah parents..who cares??? :-) also, doll can ya talk to mommy? i kinda like the name virdi for our little gal! Its special to me!

virdi 8:47 AM, December 14, 2005  

ROS>> congrats... :-) infact we thought it is ADIDAS at the first glance... :-)

Sayesha>> hehehe... looks like word verification to me now..

Hobbit>> Moral??? i was just trying to make fun.. it looked moral??

Vikram>> "Nice" comment... ;-)

VikramH>> I once had a biscuit same to same like Britania 50-50... it was infact "BRATUNIA 40-50" hahahahahaha... bloody cheats...

Shobz>> KAT-KAT!!!! hahahahahaha... photo coming soon.. pakka promise...

Kini>>no doubt Sam is Khatarnak!!! you are no less either... ;-)

she is insane and great company!!! and ulti cool!!! :-)

Rohit>> irritating?? its disgusting.. looks so cheapu... like the CASIO jeans... ;-)

Hobbit>> read my lips... I AM NOT A GURL!!! Thhhhhrrbbbbrrrrrt!!! You can name your daughter Virdi though... :-)

Hobbit,  9:11 AM, December 14, 2005  

Relax need at all to get your g-string in a twist over this... :-) *wink wink*

ritzkini 9:18 AM, December 14, 2005  

/*get your g-string in a twist over this... :-)*/
doesnt wear any...

virdi 9:26 AM, December 14, 2005  

Hobbit & Kini>> SHUT UP!!!

the ghost of kicks...
don't listen to the talks...

now it is some kung fu time... will give left right center to both of you...


ABiasForAction 9:38 AM, December 14, 2005  

This is simply a different type of branding which is based on Brand Similarity rather than Brand Differentiator. When you take on a similar name, you are trying to inherit some of its properties.

Secondly the Adidas and Reebok of the world simply stick their labels and do some quality check before importing goods from low cost countries.

If the person is not particularly brand-concious ddibds is as good as addidas for him. Afterall A T-Shirt is not a multi-functional item.

Hobbit,  10:13 AM, December 14, 2005  

//Afterall A T-Shirt is not a multi-functional item.//

am sure you are right but then what the point of earning? please dont say charity! :-)

also, same logic applies to food. If its just to stave off hunger, why have gourmet restaurants? or are you against food tasting good as well? :-)

virdi 10:15 AM, December 14, 2005  

Abias>> arre bhai Anirban!!! i just said something about cheats and you gave me all the marketing funde... I didnt like Kotler either and I hate Marketing funde... :-)

Blogging is my masti marofy timepass with gyan only on girls and not marketing... ;-)

virdi 10:18 AM, December 14, 2005  

Hobbit>> who wrote this comment??? who wrote??? someone else is writing coments under Hobbit's name...

this is not "The Hobbit" we all know... ;-)

Hobbit,  10:22 AM, December 14, 2005  

bloody hell you are right Gurl! who wrote that comment! certainly not me!!! :-)

Hobbit,  10:38 AM, December 14, 2005  

*humming softly while looking at Kini* thee pidikka thee pidikka...

ABiasForAction 10:46 AM, December 14, 2005  

It was an unintentional outburst of fundas.Perhaps I am also on the path on being an intellectual, thats my ultimate goal you know.
Your gyan on gals is simply superb.I am planning on plagarizing and selling it as a primer under a pseudo name 'Vdiri'.Where were you and your blog when I actaully need that advice( about 6 years ago)

ritzkini 10:52 AM, December 14, 2005  

"our" song,huh ??
wheres the muttham !!?? u stopped at thee pidikka !!

the girl who refused to get you tea,  11:01 AM, December 14, 2005  

putting ur update as the first line is a not a very good thing!.. now its like "what the duck saarang is back!!"

virdi 11:09 AM, December 14, 2005  

Hobbit>> the tigress calls the tiger... mating season aaaa??

ABias>> ah 6 years back??? I was in a small village near Patiala... doing some farming... lightening struck and KAZAAM I became Virdi...

b.t.w I can only tell you how girls are... can never tell you how to tackle them... right Hobbit?? ;-)

Kini>> please do the dance and songs sequence in Mauritius... no dancing in Virdeeez...

The girl>> good suggestion... changed it... now it at the end of the post... :-) thanks thanks...

shobs,  2:21 PM, December 14, 2005  

u shud start censoring ur blog @ bhavdeep or atleast have an above 18 sign for the comments page. the lovey-doveys are getting out of hands;)

Rohit Talwar 4:19 PM, December 14, 2005  

and like the diesel jeans!! hahaa

ritzkini 6:09 PM, December 14, 2005  

you want to join in too shobs ?? bol na..i have twin kids..i definitely dont mind twin wives !!

Keshi 12:49 AM, December 15, 2005  

FCUK is my fav label ;-) now someone go n try competing with that label!


Hobbit,  5:48 AM, December 15, 2005  

Kini...tell Love...can I have twin husbands then? :-)

Hobbit,  5:49 AM, December 15, 2005  

FCUK is French Connection UK and its been so done to death its actually can buy those fuck shirts in camden town and that even has fuck FCUK! :-) thats how annoyed everyone in England is over FCUK!

ritzkini 6:13 AM, December 15, 2005  

/*Kini...tell Love...can I have twin husbands then? :-) */
i thot u did !!! u dont ??!!!
then what was that i heard u did in blore ??!!!
*shiva shiva !!why didnt i go deaf before i heard such stuff !!*
oh..but will have enuf with one is annoying enuf..

Hobbit,  7:01 AM, December 15, 2005  

//you will have enuf with one kini//

Oh My!!! Someone thinks mighty high of himself! :-)

ritzkini 7:08 AM, December 15, 2005  

/*one is annoying enuf..*/
i added that too !
humility,thy second name is kini...
ok,now you can say..
"Oh My!!! Someone thinks mighty high of himself! :-) "

Hobbit,  7:16 AM, December 15, 2005  

I dont like repeating myself dahling! :-) *blowing carelessly on freshly manicured and painted finger nails*

shobs,  7:27 AM, December 15, 2005  

@ kini :three is a crowd da... besides i dont think i too shud join in and spam bhavdeep's comment page :)

ritzkini 7:36 AM, December 15, 2005  

/*dont know how to react to =)) */

PS:Girl is going to so kill us ! "ddbdi" post and so many comments ! but actually a doodleboard for lovey-dovey couples...

Hobbit,  8:26 AM, December 15, 2005  

//Girl is going to so kill us ! "ddbdi" post and so many comments !//

Well thats girl's fault isn't it? for not writing a new post about us! :-)

ritzkini 9:14 AM, December 15, 2005  

/*The comments section is for people above the age of 18. */
GIRL CANNOT COMMENT ANYMORE !! hahahahahahaha...bahut mazaa aayaa..bahut !!
ay girl !! phir se aisa kuch bol na...
like N-O the other day with tullee ! that was so funny !! even tullee was turned on bol raha tha !!
"for not writing a new post about us! :-)"
We are an "us" now ??!!! 2 kids,a mangal sutra and we are an "us" now !!!
*sheesh !! commitment-allergy-disorder-guy runs away in fear !!"
yeah..he shld come up with a post on us..expect to be shot immediately with a camera ! he loves taking photos ! Wonder what he does with them tho..hmm..

Hobbit,  10:07 AM, December 15, 2005  

ahahaha! Superb one!

//commitment-allergy-disorder-guy runs away//

Relax! :-) the 2 kids and mangal sutra aint doing anything for me either! :-) sorta cramping my style if you ask me! But we'll always be an us! :-)

shobs,  10:40 AM, December 15, 2005  

@ bahvdeep: haha! didnt expect u to put that.
dost, heard wht kini said? is that why u r not commenting?
paavam bhavdeep...royal leg-pullin that too on his own turf!
ps: damn u ppl! i have resorted to spammin now.
sorry@ bhavdeep. cudnt keep quiet man:D

ABiasForAction 10:52 AM, December 15, 2005  

Time for a new post. I am not finding enough to comment upon.

ritzkini 11:33 AM, December 15, 2005  

/* the 2 kids and mangal sutra aint doing anything for me either! :-) */
seriously da sam ! that is so not you !!
let virdi handle both the kids..he can use the mangal sutra too !
uncle virdi..unlce virdi ! chote chote bache and godh mein..sholay fundas da..
Bhelcome bhelcome !the more the merrier ! in everything we do !

Hobbit,  11:59 AM, December 15, 2005  

Shobs..we aint just leg-pullers, we're professional leg-pullers with rules, ethics, codes and all that jazz! :-)

see, if we pull gurl's leg in someone else's space, then it become bitching...on his own space, its harmless fun! see! Its a fine line but its there!


Hobbit,  12:00 PM, December 15, 2005  

n the mangalsutra weighed more than the albatross Kini dear! had to take it off!!! :-)

virdi 1:52 PM, December 15, 2005  

Dear Kini, Hobbit and Shobz>> ufff!!! yen yivalo olar reenga??? vayamudindu summa po!!!


shobs,  2:06 PM, December 15, 2005  

@ hobbit- kapish!:D will keep that in mind ;)
@ kini- thanks :)
@ bahvdeep- time for new post da...
ps: @ deep n kini- both u guys ur tamil rox!

Kroopa Shah (Kr00pz) 4:57 PM, December 15, 2005  

One thing I regret- not being able to go for the IIT Sarang when I was in Chennai.....heard lots about it though

ritzkini 4:57 PM, December 15, 2005  

agree..own space,etc..whatever..
mangalasutram and thrown awayam ??!!! today's girls no,i tell you !!
naanga povom..neenga ?? comments >18 yrskkaaga thaaangu...unakkille da venney !err..make that veLakkeNey!
danks akka...menson paNNadhingo !

shobs,  5:03 PM, December 15, 2005  

@ kini- akka???? woah!!! i have a name dude!
and i must be the youngest of the lot!

The Freakshow,  5:33 PM, December 15, 2005  

Yeah, I once had track pants that said Reebok at the front and Addidas at the back!!*^$%? I guess the two companies got together to make one just for me...ohh how special I am!!??%^&&**
(bought from 'fashion' street in Bombay!!

RandomThoughts 6:26 PM, December 15, 2005  

Brand name & weigthage for all its worth!

U r almost close to the real brand but with a slight spelling alteration & major price discount illeya?

Sayesha 5:04 AM, December 16, 2005  

//The comments section is for people above the age of 18.

So this means you can't comment on your own blog??

ritzkini 6:09 AM, December 16, 2005  

ok..shobhakka !

shobs,  6:40 AM, December 16, 2005  

@ kini- never mind you can call me that.. i forgot that ur mental age was lesser than mine:P

ritzkini 8:28 AM, December 16, 2005  

thats what everybody thinks..pity..
boy,are they gonna be surprised soon !

Where are you,my lurrrve ?? twin husband and time-sharing,huh ??wheres the girl ??

Hobbit,  10:40 AM, December 16, 2005  

mmm..afternoons are all yours..evenings are another matter altogether! :-) *wink wink*

priya 1:15 PM, December 16, 2005  

this blog is now a doodle board for 2 love birds.. a few sidekicks n poor virdi who silently spectates watching his blog being used as a scribble pad :)
gone are the days wen pigeons did the job of delivering letters between lovers..
now tht role's taken by virdi's blog :D


ritzkini 6:17 AM, December 19, 2005  

/*gone are the days wen pigeons did the job of delivering letters between lovers..*/
kabootar mehengaa pad jaayega...hutch ka chota recharge..chota price,badi baat...
ting-tong !

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