Wednesday, 28 December 2011

An experience of a lifetime



33 comments:

  1. Anonymous28/12/11

    Wow.. a picture speaks a thousand words..glad you got to go to the reunion..

    Ajcl

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  2. awesome....agreed pictures speak... speak volumes.... but follow it up with a descriptive post please....Did u all play gilli danda? did your teachers remember you all..

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  3. wow.. that is awesome... could not agree more with Asha...

    If I am correct, your position is the same in two photographs.. looks quite nostalgic (only if I am correct) :) did u sing the song too? :)

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  4. Anonymous28/12/11

    Excellent photos, Ramesh can be identified in the photo easily whether @ 14 or 41 (pal vadium mugam), face reflects heart.

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  5. Anonymous28/12/11

    Excellent photos, Ramesh can be identified in the photo easily whether @ 14 or 41 (pal vadium mugam), face reflects heart.

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  6. Jawahar Matriculation? The one in Neyveli or Chennai??
    I think at least at 41 i did recognize you :)
    I was wondering at the hairstyle of the people then :)

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  7. Ipaadi oru por kaala photo pottu, enkalai yelam school days-ke thirumba poga vachiteenga.. ithula enna oru viyappu-na unga kalathuleye pengaluku 50% ida othikedu ketachiruku.. karupu velai muthal color lab varai-nu oru thodar kathaiye eluthalam :) நெகிழ்ச்சியான நிமிடங்கள்

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  8. In the first one- 2nd row from the top and 2nd from left?? :)

    No prizes for tracing you in the second pic I guess.

    The two pics- quite a treasure you have there!

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  9. I'm weak at guessing but I'm doing it anyways...I think you're in the last row in both the pics, assuming you're tall.

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  10. What a wonderful memory! Now only if I can identify you in either picture :)!

    And yes, please do a post on how it went....

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  11. wow. trying to guess your place in the sepia print - top row third from left???

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  13. @AJCL - Thanks so much for commenting.

    @Asha - Yes we did all sorts of things, but I don't have words to write a description - best left unsaid as an experience of a lifetime

    @Vishal - Yes I sang the song too as did all of us !!!

    @zeno - In Neyveli. Oh yes we had funny hairstyles those days.

    @Anon - Oh God - "paal vadium mugam" ???? - Nos sure whether to blush or be embarassed :)

    @Venkat - Oh yes - girls were in a majority even then. Nice idea of a title - from black & white to colour :)

    @Deepa - Separate comment below on which one I am in the two photos. You know me more recently - so easily identifiable for you !

    @Rads - Wow - you haven't seen me and yet pretty close !! See separate comment

    @Shachi - Best left unwritten Shachi. An experience of a lifetime, it truly was.

    @Kiwi - No; see separate comment

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  14. In black & white, second row from top; third from right

    In colour , top row, second from right.

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  15. For some posts, picture should speak louder than the words. And to me these two pictures speak volumes about the nostalgic moments you could have experienced on that day. Also some of the comments after this post is very good reflecting the mood that everyone would like to experience this moment at one stage of their life.

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  16. Speech is silver
    silence is golden

    but this post is platinum studded with diamonds

    three cheers to the enthusiasm of the team to find this platinum moment for all of you.

    thanks to you for sharing this with us. indeed very motivating :-)

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  17. @Connecter - Thanks very much. Yes, no words is better

    @Sandhya - Thanks so much. It was a very special moment for all of us.

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  18. Wow..i've seen milkyway galaxy pics with all its starry glory taken from hubble in many a science book..but these two star studded ones would sure give those pics a run for their money

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  19. Wow...thats so sweet! Must have been a wonderful experience and nostalgic. Its great so many of you could make it to the reunion.

    Hey, I guessed you as the 4th from right on the second row. May be becoz of the glasses...
    Are you sure you are the third ? :):)

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  20. @Gils - Much honoured.

    @Hema - It was incredibly nosalgic. Glasses were a comparitively recent addition as years of reading and computer working took their toll.

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  21. Anonymous30/12/11

    I dont have anything to say.You had all such glorious comments like the cherry on top of a wonder cake(reunion).So happy to see such a prestigious author behind this blog.

    AA

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  22. @AA - Not sure about the "prestigious", but thanks so much for the kind comment.

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  23. Donk! Wonder how I missed the post and the pics.
    No words...
    You made me slip to sepia tinted nostalgia.
    I keep wondering everytime I go to Coimbatore whether to drop by at my old school(s). The teachers that I knew are long retired.

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  24. @RamMmm - The charm was both going to the school and meeting the old mates. You should do it if you can.

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  25. Ramesh I identified u in a glance[pinching my throat]....really;-o!!!

    I know u mentioned in the comments but hadnt it checked it first.

    And how did I identify u so correctly....remember that caricature u put up long back....I hadnt forgotten;-D

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  26. @Reflections - You are a magician !!

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  27. I am.....;-o
    So I am...;-D

    Well u are one too....
    U weave magic with words:-))!!!!

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  28. @Reflections - Awwww

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  29. sulo badri21/1/12

    oh my god.. oh my god... wat did i miss here....? :)

    i think i spotted you - thanks for the directions in ur comment ;) nice to know the face of the posts/voice ;)

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  30. @sulo - Wow - amazed that you took the trouble to come here.

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  31. Hi Ramesh

    Can you please help spot Ambika in both the school and reunion photos

    Gowrisankar(gowri)

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  32. @Gowri - She's missing from the original school photograph - she didn't come to class on the day the photo was taken.

    In the reunion she's the second lady standing from the left (just behind Manickam)

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  33. Nostalgic memories loved every moment

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