21 things in IT industry

  1. U use  phrases like "No issues" and "Value addition" in everyday parlance. For e.g.  When talking about your doodhwalla, U say, "His milk does zero value  addition to my health but he is the only guy around so no issues"
  2. Ur prime source of entertainment is the forwards send to U by friends whose faces U cant remember.
  3. U drink more tea or coffee  than water.
  4. When a half-day at work means leaving at 7:30 in the  evening (and U actually feel guilty about it).
  5. U keep trying to  shut down ur home computer by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del (used to lock office  comps)
  6. When ur mobile rings at home, U rush outside to receive the  call.
  7. When U make calls at home, U accidentally dial "0" to get an outside line.
  8. U havent played Solitaire with real cards in  years.
  9. U tell everyone your favourite book is "Who Moved my  Cheese?" when in reality U couldnt even finish that. Ur real favourite book  is the Oracle manual for PL/SQL.
  10. Ur last crush was a girl in  HR, ur current crush is the new girl in HR and all ur crushes in the future  will be girls in HR.
  11. U secretly visit sites like www.jeevansathi.com  and www.shaadi.com  and hope no one is watching, especially that girl in HR.
  12. U dont go abroad anymore, but go ‘on site’. And when U go ‘on site’ your mama, chacha and l’il cousin Chintu come to see u off.
  13. U  spend the entire day reading forwards, smoking cigarettes, drinking  tea/coffee and playing T.T. and then complain about the late working hours.
  14. Ur important ‘meetings’ usually comprise two or three people max, including yourself.
  15. U keep pressing Ctrl+Enter wondering why  your gmail is not going.
  16. Ur prime source of sleazy entertainment is  the Femina issues in the office library.
  17. U secretly prepare for CAT only to find ur PL sitting behind you at the exam.
  18. Ur criteria for visiting a restaurant is whether it accepts ‘Ticket restaurant’  coupons or ‘Sodhexo’ passes.
  19. U email ur mate who works at the desk next to U.
  20. U read this list and kept nodding & smiling.
  21. As U read this list, U r thinking of sending it to ur friends who are also in IT.
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