Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Blogs & Anon Soul Mates…

We've always had fascination for the concept of blogging. The idea of putting up one's ideas – thoughts – sentiments – emotions – feelings – creativity – sense of humor on public forum for people to read – appreciate – criticize. But most of the people don't know the blogger, unless you are blogging in friends circle wonly. So there is some sort of anonymity to the blogger.

 

But add another level of anonymity to the already existing anonymity, and we have the real life boy/girl friends of bloggers who, for some strange reason, use anonymous identities to post comments. We have been watching this trend for quite some time. And it does exist on a lot of blogs. The real life boy/girl friends of bloggers use anonymous identities to make similar weird comments and sign them as " you know who" or "your pom pom" or "dearest honey pie".

 

Now we are not anyone to pass any form of judgments here and make a statement about if this process is right or wrong. But we find the process really hilarious. We will use some anonymous examples to show you how this particular process works.

 

Firstly, we have this weird pointless post that goes something like this…

 

 

"The sky is black and the stars are shining

But like a rabid dog I am always whining

I am not hungry, but still I keep dining

Black all over, like I've been coal mining

 

Where art thou, the spring is already here

But deep in my heart, there's autumn fear

I am already missing you deeply my dear

Hug me tightly & clean the wax in my ear"

 

 

And then amongst the dozens and dozens of people appreciating this abstract piece of art (read crap), you'd find one unassuming but oh-so-obvious comment posted by Mr/Miss Anonymous, that reads this…

 

 

"Jo haal dil ka udhar ho raha hai

Woh haal dil ka idhar ho raha hai

Tumhaare kaan mein to sirf wax hai

Mere kaan mein fungus bhi grow raha hai

 

-Your Pom Pom"

 

And then we wonder, is this guy/gal really anonymous? We mean he/she has already let out his 'pom pom' identity to the others. So this guy/gal might as well give out their real names coz this 'pom pom' things probably cracks everyone up and adds to the funny quotient of the blog. Then we wonder… probably their real names would be rather weird to give out in the public… eggamples… how about ' haardik' for a guy or lets say 'naagchampa' for a gal. And we end up sympathizing with their situation and let them go. Free them off their real identities and let them quietly assume the 'pom pom' identity for the rest of their sad… er… happy lives.

 

This is then followed by a comment by the author in reply of the 'pom pom' comment that goes something like this…

 

 

"POM POM, I miss you soooo much and your comment reminded me of a famous Jagjit Singh song that we both like sooooooo much… this is for you, my poochoo pom pom…

 

Unglee se choo lo tum… ear wax clear kar do…

Ek baar sirf nahi… saaf always dear kar do…"

 

 

And we think to ourselves, couldn't all this be done offline or online over emails… Why? Why do we have to go through the torture of a (not so) lovey-dovey couple talking about each other's earwax and ways to get them cleared? And if at all you want to do it, please don't use anonymous personalities. Link them to your real selves, and we would in turn check your blogs to find out what kind of a person you are and thus be able to deduce all the possible attributes of the ear wax that you might possess.

 

That's all for this pakaoo post…

 

adios…

17 comments:

Cloudy said...

First YAY! :)

And that's a HILARIOUS one! Ear wax!!!! And I'm laughing so hard I have tears in my eyes now... Iyer, you rock.

White Forest said...

"POM POM, I miss you soooo much and your comment reminded me of a famous Jagjit Singh song that we both like sooooooo much… this is for you, my poochoo pom pom… "

lolzz..damn funny :D

silverine said...

rofl!!!
Do let me know where you saw these...why don't I get to read such blogs!!!! Damn unfair!

Secret Angel 007 said...

ROTFL stuff I (tell) yer! I can so draw parallels.. Hell, I thought somebody'd have posted an anonymous comment signed your pom pom or ear bud or whatever! But no one.. che!

Put some more rabid dog wala poems no? I'm smiling ear to iyer

witnwisdumb said...

HILARIOUS! ROTFLMAO!

IdeaSmith said...

Yuuuurrrrrrrgggggghhhh....'pom pom'???? What blogs have you been visiting lately, iyer?

Pom Pom da bhangraa said...

wundderrrrfool poem hai ji!

iyer education said...

@cloudy, so you are another one to have cried over the pathetic state of the posts on iyerospace... chalo i have a very high count atleast on that count ;)

@white forest, was pom pom funny or was jagjit singh funny? i thing jagjit singing pom pom should be hilariousest ;)

@silverine, such comments dont appear on high profile blogs as yours... it appears on some random ranting rambling blogs... :)

@secret angel 007, DRAW PARALLELS? u mean to say you have pom pom visitors on your blog ;)... and iyeropatni doesnt comment as pom pom... rather she doesnt visit this "scary" place at all ;)

@witnwisdumb, thengew vairy much

@ideasmith, definitely not any of your five kids madame... wordpress doesnt have RSS syndication... do you have any clue on that front?

@BecauseOfB, assumed identity kyun? actually the nick is awesome... :)

Madhu said...

Hey that was hilarious! yeah i have noticed it too.....:)

pom pom, my gosh....that's a bit too much. looks like they r real desperate for attention..........!!

Bharath Hemachandran said...

Aiyo rama!!! Hilp me ... i can't stap loffing!

-- not pom pom

:D

Secret Angel 007 said...

lo! #%^& fool of a fellow! I meant I've seen it.. not been it! and iyeropatni doesnt come here? No wondair she stays iyeropatni.. or your pom pom

mona said...

hi iyer..
i dont know is this kind of thing can also happen through blogs...
well, i have just begin and will able to know many more new things..
but ur blog is fantastic really...

iyer education said...

@madhu, everything on iyerospace is always on the extreme ;) and yes they do seek attention of poor bloggers like us... they have not been POMpered too much in their childhood you know ;)

@bharath, loffing, i assume is the mallu pronunciation of laughing... in that case :)

@secret angel 007, now that explains my sustenance with iyeropatni... plijjj... and i repeat plijj do not tell her about this blog... and dont give badwords... this is a family blog :P

@mona, it happens... ur new to blogging naa... dheere dheere everything you will come to know... and thengew vairy much

Kusum Rohra said...

Iyer, this is not fair!!! Dammit! You found such LOVEY DOVEY blogs? Send me the urls.


pom pom I think their is no one on this earth who could sign off with that!! Oh wait, there is one, I am sure you sign off your mails to iyeropatni like that :P

IdeaSmith said...

Sorry no Iyer...thats more your line of expertise...me, I'm still trying to figure out the basic controls of wordpress.

iyer education said...

@kusum, dont let out lovey dovey coochie poochie secrets out in the public... and i know what rohraopati signs off as... barbaad bechara... shall i also tell it in the public?

@idea, plijj to enable RSS feeds ASAP.. nahi to pakk jaayega...

Seetha Iyer said...

Hi, Your blog caught my attention due to its name. Was laughing out aloud hearing your Iyer=ism, Iyer-opatni etc..
Nice way to reaffirm that this is what Iyerism is all about across the globe. Hope Iyeropatni has caught up on Iyer mannerisms :-)