Thursday, January 07, 2010

A Day at the Movies

I remember having this conversation with a friend of mine when I was in New York during Christmas. We had booked tickets for a movie, as we had nothing else to do on a rainy day. As we were going to the screens...

Me: You remember the screen number, right? (I always ask that question, every time I go to a multiplex to watch a movie, even if I had the tickets in my pocket).

Friend: Yes, its on the ticket (duh!!). Its screen 9.

Me: Great (dunno why I said that, doesn't make the movie any better if its on screen 9, but whatever)...

We go in.

But its already playing a movie - and looks like it has already reached the climax.

Me: Didn't know that they have started showing such elaborate scenes in trailers.

Friend: Ooops... Thats "Invictus", and its not a trailer.

We walk out.

Me (Contemplating): So, it was screen # 9, right?

Friend: Yup, thats what the ticket said. May be we are a bit too early.

Me (Curious now): Let me have a look at the tickets.

And promptly, I look at the tickets.

Me (Giving that I-knew-it look): Do you remember what movie are we going to watch?
My friend thinks for a while.

Friend (now embarrassed): He he... Now don't you pull my leg. . . . .


(Psst... We were there to watch the movie "Nine")...

4 comments:

  1. Hahahahhaaaaaaaaaa... Why do I seem to know precisely who your friend is? ;) And of course, Abhishek, you being with him, that guy was surely very distracted... :P

    Cheers! :)

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  2. You stole my theme.. :P But, I liked your earlier theme much better.. It was more colorful and cheerful.. somehow suited your blog better.. :)

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  3. Thanks :)

    Firstly, how do you know its a guy or a girl? :) This was real blogging material stuff, and my "friend" had warned me not to mention this incident, but me being me, couldn't resist (and such instances when I am able to take some one else's case is rare)...

    As far the theme is concerned, I was bored with my previous theme. And it was slow too. So decided for something plain. And don't you find white color cheerful?

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  4. So!! You finally got this up..
    What has this world come to? Humanity has become extinct in this world. I am running away to Himalayas soon and taking sanyaas. This is what work does to someone who is already insane like me..

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