Wednesday, September 12, 2007

The Great Month is Here Again


I cant really imagine how life would be like without an internet. I had a preview of it and it wasn’t pretty. The modem was acting up on me just when I thought I’ve got all things prepared and covered before going into the month of Ramadhan.

Called up Tmnet hotline number and as usual was told action will only be taken within 24-48 working hours. I can never understand this procedure really. 24 working hours?

Lets say the average Joe works from 8am to 5pm. That’s 9 boring hours. Times 2 days, equals 18 hours, plus 6 remaining hours, totaled up to 24 hours. So if it takes 48 hours just to get the stupid modem fixed, in other words, are they saying I have to endure more than 5 days (48 hours) of internet-less life? Unthinkable.

I did the next best thing. Phoned directly the brader telekom who handles the area and things were all back in order within minutes.

So anyway Ramadhan is just a day away. I have stocked up DVDs for the whole month’s day-use. I can foresee my days will be just like any other, only minus the morning puffs, lunch and the daily-sent smut pics of busty pin-up chicks in my inbox of course. So no Janine Lindemulder for a while.

I was employed by my best friend to take care of all the letters and utilities when he left for abroad recently. The good thing about it is I can still enjoy the comfort of my room while most have to get ready for work after sahur. And the best thing is I get to sleep in the afternoon right up until a few minutes before Buka, with enough time to do my Asar prayer. This life is such a goody-bag.

Buka Puasa invitations have been pouring in but unless they can promise Meehoon will not be in the menu, I shall skip all.

I mean, how about serving us kari kepala kambing or something exotic like that? Ok I was exaggerating. But a 2-full plate of rice is a must-have. There, I’m not a fussy-pot.

Literati’s waiting. I’m off.

Salam Ramadhan, fellas.
And to all my lovely non-malay friends, errm... Salam Mesra.

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This is not an update but something like that postscript thing (P.S);

I received my first salary last week and treated myself silly over the weekend. I also bought a compilation of Thai Pop Hits CD. I wonder if anyone here is a Thai Pop fan, I'm looking for a lyric for one of their evergreen tracks (no, not that Linka pan song). Anyone?

Yes, I have a weird taste in music.

14 comments:

Pi Bani said...

Thai pop hits??

Anyway, selamat berpuasa to you and family. And since you're at it, cut down more on your puffs (bukan curry puffs) even after raya, ok? ;)

acciacca2ra said...

salam kerp,
selamat menunaikan ibadah puasa to you and family. inshaAllah, may this be your best Ramadhan ever.

cakapaje said...

Kerp bro and all,

Selamat Menyambut Ramadhan al-Mubaraq!

tokasid said...

Salam kerp:

Hah3..hang pun minat Thai Pop? Aku ingat aku saja yg pelik.

Those songs were a regular on our Radio in the mid-80's masa aku kat MU.

Last Sunday I was in KLCC, so I went to Tower Records. Guess what? Aku beli Thai Pop cvompilation album, plus( ni yg gelak okay) Ona Sutra( yes that dangdut man with Asam di gunung garam di laut song), and a new Anuar Zain for my son( and wife lah...jenuh berebut lah anak and mak) and Glen fredly latest ,also for my son.
And I got myself an album by Meor.

Tengok ada few albums(lama) of the late Jaco Pastorious, tapi duit tak cukup.

So seminggu ni tepu lah aku dengar lagu Siam. Sa bai Sa bai...( makna nya How are you?)

Selamat berpuasa bro.

Raden Galoh said...

Ni sama tone macam Kak Pi. THAI POP HITS????
Errr... mesti best ni sebab you and Doc blh dgr...tu kira selera orait lah tu... I think I better 'cuba' dgr Thai pop hits ni...

Selamat berpuasa Kerp...jaga kesihatan tau..jangan lupa niat puasa..hehehehe

Kata Tak Nak said...

Selamat Menyambut Ramadhan Al Mubarak kepada semua

AHIRUDIN ATTAN said...

Here's a month sans Janine. Selamat poso brother.

Kerp (Ph.D) said...

Kak Pi,

Selamat berpuasa to u too. and in this holy month it is infact the best time to cut my intake on nicotine although I hv been saying that every single time Ramadhan comes. Nevertheless, will always give it a shot.

Kak Accia,

Selamat berpuasa to u and brother Lan and the kids aswell.. yes, insyaAllah this years goin to be much much better, without any distraction.

Bro Shah,

Salam Ramadhan to u, my tifosi brother!

Doc,

This is very interesting. We bought the same CD on the same weekend! Hahha…

The reason I got the cd is not for the sa bai sa bai song but the other one, and hv been looking up the net for its lyric without any success. So I did a cheap holler incase anyone wld hv it.

Do u happen to have it ke doc? That yindee-mai-mee-pan-ha song by asanee & wasan or something. Or anyone?

Kak Dalilah,

This isn’t a compilation of new songs but rather the evergreen of their hits. Alaa akak mesti pernah dgr some of the tracks featured. Cuba dgr, tak rugi. Only that my girlfriend kata the songs coming from my room dah mcm dekat petaling street..hahha..

Thanks akak, selamat berpuasa to u and mambanghijau, and the kids aswell.

Cikgu,

Salam ramadhan to u and fam too sir.

Rocky,

Selamet berpuasa to u too brader. Eh, so tell me, big fan of Janine also ah? Hahha..

Bailey said...

selamat berpuasa kerp. =)

PrincessJournals said...

Selamat Berpuasa to u too bro!. Ramadhan and Syawal are the 2 most difficult mths for me being away fr home. :((

Anyways, sama2lah kita bermaafan sempena menyambut puasa ni ye? Bab lagu thai tu mintak maaflah. movie ok but songs cannot tahan one. hehe.

Kerp (Ph.D) said...

Bailey,

thanks. and salam ramadhan to u. must be tiring huh running around looking for news. takpe, dugaan dari yang Maha Esa.

PJ,

yea, i get what u mean. its just not the same being away from home with ur loved ones particularly these 2 months. but hey, always remember that ur first love is with u and that was the reason that got u there in the first place.

this may not sound serious to some but i am being one. try avoid listening to raya tunes and u shld be ok. take it easy, PJ. and salam Ramadhan to u and mike.


thanks, sisters!

Daphne Ling said...

Hey Danny,

Like I said earlier, have a blessed Ramadhan, and have a Happy Fast!

Anyway, Im tagging you, so kindly go to far-sia-far-sia to collect it!

Take care, and hope your TMNet is better already ;)

Mat Salo said...

Hey bro'...

Baru terima gaji ya? Good thing you kept your contact with the brader telekom hanging around. That usually does the trick...

Hey, orig. CDs and DVDs are cheap here in Indo. If you got any particular title in mind, just let me know, dude...

Selamat Berpuasa.

Kerp (Ph.D) said...

daph,

thanks there. and looks like i've been taGGED HUH? WOW,will find out more right after this, sister.

brader MS,

calling brader telekom diect was against tmnet's policy but who cares as the telekom guys seems to be quick in their action and quite efficient too. lagi2 diorang ni bleh kowtim.

no particular titles i can think of la at the moment bg mat. but thank u so much anyway. and salam Ramadhan bro!