September 13, 2008

Grown-up

Complete the following sentence.....

You know you are grown up when......

156 comments:

Solitaire said...

You are allowed to drive a car on your own.

Stupidosaur said...

...you can sensibly answer this question

Arjun said...

...he doesn't give you a faraway look when asking for condoms at a pharmacy

Arjun said...

... when you hear UNCLE .. the very first time.. look around.. pretending it's not you - but the lil boy standing in front of you gives you the all-knowing look!!

Ghost Particle said...

u cant give ur own answers now! Or r u filtering the default answers now, to get the really interesting ones...he...he.

U know ur all grown up when ppl give u the stare when u eat lolipops.

Cess said...

...u pay ur first bill (gaz, electricity) ;(
PSS: like ur new avatar pic ;)
PSSSS: Minou does not drink btw, i was the one who was driving ;)

ki said...

You give up something you really like, for something that you hate but that is a lot more practical.

Ankur said...

You have people looking at u, who want to be like u!!!

Hemanth Potluri said...

wen i have a girl friend...lol..;)...

urs..hemu..

Vinz aka Vinu said...

You know you are grown up when

you are allowed to booze in a family get together..!!

;)

Prakhar said...

oh we hav to realize it all by ourselves????

damn!!

I thot ki koi aake batayega :(

Vaudevillian said...

You start making/contributing to "you know you are grown up when.." lists!

lukkydivz said...

u start taking up responsibilities ;)

ANWESA said...

ur taller than 1 of ur parents..

Still thinking said...

You are reprimanded for watching cartoons, especially 'Shinchan'.

Abhishek Khanna said...

u gotta cut hair other than wat barber can do :P

mayz said...

...u start seeing different shades in people

Think Tank said...

u stop doin stupid thibgs just for the heck of it

DreamCatcher said...

when a kid comes near to u and say Uncle side dena!!!.. :(((

Pavi!!!! said...

when u start missing school or keep getting nostalgic abt school n college days

Ria said...

You know nothin but to go to office and back!!

Vandita said...

when u start considerin the consequences of ur actions before making decisions

Suresh Kumar said...

when all around you start saying so and you don't understand its meaning but still you think the other person is right in saying so.

In short, when everything going around you, for the first time, doesn't make any sense.

No... No.... don't think that way. I have already grown up, and a long time back.

Kris Bass said...

When you start worrying about your future!

RADhika said...

... when you look into the mirror and finally 'admit' you need a wrinkle cream!

Kanan said...

when you look at little kids and go awww...

Raghu Iyer said...

You know you are grown up when......

when you miss your childhood days,
when you miss the toffees that your parents gave you,
when you miss your school and college,
when you are told to join a job for earning,
when you are told that you are no more a kid or teenager,
when you are told to get married,
when you are asked to take a pension plan,
when you are silent
when…when…when…

"no one knows whether one is grown up or not, it just happens!"

"i saw a child who was mentally retarded, who needed to have support for any actions, but then poor chap, he was told to behave, as if he understood! may be, he was grown up the day he was born!"

"the orphans and those who luckily find the orphanages are born grown up..."

"when you are not heard, but the one whom you see as grown up listens to you and shares himself/herself with you!"

Dear Soul, is it so easy to complete this sentence...this is too deep a question...am i correct?

nice fill in the blank...i request you complete this sentence after you find you have got the answers from bloggers...i sincerely request Soul...

btw...good picture...seems near seaside...going slimmer..

How do we know said...

you think before you laugh.

carolinagal said...

You own a house, and have a family of your own.

Aneesh said...

When people saw and dealt with me as a grown up :)

Ankur said...

when u start acting!!!

AmitL said...

A hurricane is on the way,and you're still posting on blogs..hehe!(Hey,I hope it's passed by without any harm done?)
---
But,seriously,the answer I feel apt,from my experience:
- When you learn to respect other peoples' opinions,instead of always wanting to prove yourself correct:)
- You learn to put yourself in other people's shoes, before retorting to any remark they made.

But then,since I cannot follow both the above all the time(Let's say,it's only 70% yes),I guess I'm also childish at times..:)

comfortably numb said...

...you try and find logic in all ur actions, analysis bcums a daily routine n u 4get to live in d moment:(

Priya Joyce said...

when I become totally mad






grown ups r mad
simple philosophy haha

ceedy said...

when you eat more than one ice cream and start feeling guilty about it.


how are things???

Nirmal said...

when ur dad says to u...
" yaar saturday nite ko kuch beer nahi hai kya"...

Tuhin said...

You have to think about working for your livelihood!

Compassion Unlimitted said...

When it peeps out, you want to hide it...I mean the gray hair !!
TC
CU

AnnFrank said...

You wanna wail your heart out about things not happening ur way and someone tells u:"Be Mature" :(

D said...

You write a whole post on it on your blog!

Bubbly Vodka said...

... you start wondering how life got all so complicated.

dintoons said...

...when you draw toons all the time, and people look at you as if you're from another planet (doesn't happen when kids do it!!) tc ;)

HP said...

...you cant tolerate birthdays!

HP said...

...getting ready for school is not what you do in the morning.

Crystal.. said...

People stop reminding you tht "You are GROWING older...blah and blah"

Nirmal said...

when u cant travel with ur mom in LADIES compartment...

Abhinav said...

You are beaten on your birthday, you are scolded for not doing you work properly, you can;t read comics, people feel idiotic to watch cartoons, you can't beat your neighbour's kid,

wats the fun in getting old..!

vishesh said...

you start looking at girls and dream about them all night :P

rantravereflect/ jane said...

you don't have to sit on someone's lap when you're four people in an auto :)

n you're 'fat' n grown up, when the fourth person is made to sit on you--> and that's a bad way of knowing you've grown up :*

rantravereflect/ jane said...

like the profile pic btw :)

Me Mini Mini Mouse said...

... uuh...ohhh... ummmm... can you wait till i have really grown up... i promise i will tell ya thn!!!


BTW - pretty pretty pic :)

APOO said...

...you have left your prejudices behind, are capable of limitless love and are not afraid of showing your emotions

Solitaire said...

@ Stupid,

What is "sensibly"?

Solitaire said...

@ Arjun,

I know of many grown ups who don't even know what a condom is!! Does that mean they are still kids?

Solitaire said...

@ Arjun,

Ohhh I know what you mean by that! I was shocked when I started hearing kids calling me masi and all that just because they were born to my much much older cousins.

Solitaire said...

@ Ghost,

You know that "lollipops" has a double meaning. Ask Ankur about it!

Solitaire said...

@ Cess,

Damn those bills!!

So are you the designated driver when you and Minou go out?

Solitaire said...

@ Ki,

I know many kids who do that...aaj kal ke bacche na...

Solitaire said...

@ ankur,

Really? I had a lotta cousins who wanted to be like me even before I was grown up!!

Solitaire said...

@ Hemu,

Are you still a kid?

Keshi said...

**You know you are grown up when......


your thoughts, words and deeds are mature.




Funny one:


**You know you are grown up when......

you're stuck in ur old jeans and hv to ring Emergency to get u out of it!



Keshi.

Solitaire said...

@ vinu,

Smart!!! (a friend next to me said this to me when he read your response!)

Solitaire said...

@ Prakhar,

Oh...you are still blissfully ignorant!

Solitaire said...

@ Vaudevillian,

Haha!! :)

Good contribution.

Solitaire said...

@ Lukky,

Define responsibilities please.

Solitaire said...

@ Anwesa,

Haha!!! I was taller than my mom in the 6th standard....never grew taller after that!

Solitaire said...

@ Still thinking,

Ok now..what is shinchan?

(Maybe I am TOO grown up to know). :(

Solitaire said...

@ Abhishek,

Are you suggesting what I am thinking? uggh!

Solitaire said...

@ Mayz,

Hmmmm...that's deep.

Solitaire said...

@ Think,

Define "stupid"!!

Stupid might be able to answer this.

Solitaire said...

@ Apoo,

Don't you think that kids have a lesser fear of showing their emotions?

Solitaire said...

@ Mini mouse,

Haha! Ok I will wait...how long will it be?

Thanks a ton!

Solitaire said...

@ Jane,

I get to sit on laps even now!!! Yayyyy..that means I am not that grown up.

Thank you!!!!!!!!!!

Solitaire said...

@ Vishesh,

Hahaha! I was dreaming about Aamir Khan when I was a child!!

Solitaire said...

@ abhinav,

Beaten on your birthday??????

And you beat the neighbor's kid?????

Damn!! Are you really a criminal? Tell me!

Solitaire said...

@ Nirmal,

Haha! That was a good one!

Solitaire said...

@ Crystal,

Arey they do..when you are an adult and not yet married, you get to hear that all the time.

"You are getting old now...."

Solitaire said...

@ HP,

Kya baat kar rahe ho? I am not a kid (or so I think), and yet used to wake up early morning to go to school!!!

Solitaire said...

@ HP,

Arey phir se...kya baat kar rahe ho?

I LOVE BIRTHDAYS!

Solitaire said...

@ Dintoons,

Haaaaaaann...looks like you love toons!

Solitaire said...

@ Bubbly,

Yeah!! :(

Solitaire said...

@ D,

YAAAAAAAAA!!!

Solitaire said...

@ Dreamcatcher,

Sahi mein....dil ko chubhta hai!

Solitaire said...

@ Pavi,

What about people like me who are in college FOREVER?

Solitaire said...

@ Ria,

What about people who don't work???

Solitaire said...

@ Ann,

Uggggggggggh!! I hate to hear that and also the phrase..."GROW UP!"

Solitaire said...

@ compassion,

Haahhahah!! With the amount of stess these days, I am sure even kids at the age of ten might have grey hair!

Solitaire said...

@ Vandita,

That's not grown up! That's wise! :)
Not always synonymous!

Solitaire said...

@ Suresh,

You grew up when other people told you you were grown up?

Solitaire said...

@ Kris,

Ya...sad part about being grown up.

Solitaire said...

@ Radhika,

Uh oh! If you we would use Santoor, that time would come pretty late in your life!

Solitaire said...

@ Kanan,

Haha!! I think AWWW is a very grown up expression!

Solitaire said...

@ Tuhin,

:(

Don't remind me about work.

Solitaire said...

@ Nirmal,

Haha!! Ho gaya tere saath?

Solitaire said...

@ Ceedy,

I feel guilty after just one spoonful of icecream! Damn..I must be old!!!!!!!!

Solitaire said...

@ Priya,

Ok kiddo!

Solitaire said...

@ Comfortably,

:(

Itni serious baatein mat karo.

Ankur said...

Aftermath is calm i hope!! :)

Solitaire said...

@ How do we know,

I don't!! But that's another thing that people think I am crazy!

Solitaire said...

@ CG,

Damn!! I am still a new-born then.

Solitaire said...

@ Aneesh,

But they could be wrong!

Solitaire said...

@ ankur,

Acting??

Aftermath toh bakwaas hai! Will write about it.

Solitaire said...

@ Amit,

The hurricane came and went and turned so many people's lives upside down! But I cannot stay away from blogger if there is access to the internet!

BTW, I don't think you are childish..at least not on the blogs.

Solitaire said...

@ Keshi,

Hahahaha!! Only sleeping beauty might be able to do that...wake up in the jeans that she put on twenty years ago and called Emergency to take them off!

Keshi said...

yes..cos u know, we girls 'grow up' and get fatter lol!

Keshi.

Solitaire said...

@ Raghu,

What about grownups who are still in college and school?

"no one knows whether one is grown up or not, it just happens!"

Really? A lot many people seem to know here.

"i saw a child who was mentally retarded, who needed to have support for any actions, but then poor chap, he was told to behave, as if he understood! may be, he was grown up the day he was born!"

Huh?

"the orphans and those who luckily find the orphanages are born grown up..."

Huh?

"when you are not heard, but the one whom you see as grown up listens to you and shares himself/herself with you!"

I really don't understand.

***Dear Soul, is it so easy to complete this sentence...this is too deep a question...am i correct?

Who's soul?

***nice fill in the blank...i request you complete this sentence after you find you have got the answers from bloggers...i sincerely request Soul...

Did you read the very first response here?

***btw...good picture...seems near seaside...going slimmer..

Thanks..though I don't like the comment about me "going slimmer"..whatever that means.

Chriz said...

you dont pee in your bed anymore

anits said...

....wen i hv my own house... :)

τ ħ€ ĐάЎđяёάmёя said...

when U are given privacy of ur own room..

and mom dad don say much wen they come to kno i smoke and i drink :P

lol

♪♪HARINI♪♪ said...

you know how things will work out...

Renu said...

when u start being nostalgic:)
reminiscing about ur childhood:)

Southpaw unplugged said...

In my case the day my father died and my mom went numb, i realised i was grown up(had no choice ofourse), was 12 then....

PrAcHi said...

...when you don’t think problems are simple to solve, when actually they are!

Pavi!!!! said...

@sol: Do u not miss ur school and "earlier" college days..the kind of college days in which th eonly responsibility is studies and "working" as a part of the curriculum is unheard of...

I'll try 2 be truthful said...

you know you are a grown up when :

you don't have to tell yourself or others tell you that you are . it just comes 'naturally' to you .

AmitL said...

Hi,Sol...great to see Hurricane Ike's gone,and,you've still got net access...doesn't this call for a celebration??

Still thinking said...

ha! not as grown up as me, this I'd like to assume.

'Shinchan' is a Chinese or I guess Japanese cartoon dubbed in hindi and shown on the Nickelodean channel in India - I so got hooked that I'm still hooked on it and the only ppl who luv me for that is my niece and nephew :)

Stupidosaur said...

How do I know? I have not grown up. Any Sol-ution?

So how is the 'twist' in your life coming along?

Ria said...

hmm well when u start playing politics. i guess thts a better ANSWER.

Hemanth Potluri said...

sneh...i dont have gf so i am still a kid :)..

urs..hemu..

Cess said...

++So are you the designated driver when you and Minou go out?

Yeah most of time, Mister is party dude, love to hang out wid friends and have some rhum-coke ;)

Iceman said...

You are allowed to drive a car on your own.

Wow.. I grew up when I was 13!



ok my answer...

When u get thrown out of the house, being asked to find urself a job!
LOL...

Aneesh said...

Not everyone can be wrong
:)

Abhinav said...

Nops, I am not a criminial.. Even if my pic says WANTED..

Actually on your birthday you are given birthday bumps with love...!
The neighbor kid who used to beat me when I was a kid is now 40 Kgs heavier than me..
See.. haalaaat insaan ko yeh sab karne pe majboor kardete hain! ;)

seriously_frivolous said...

when you always wake up before the alarm rings!

Anonymous said...

You know you are grown up when--
you are on your own with no strings attached..u know what I mean..a complete independent person that is

-'P'

joiedevivre said...

haan jab bday paas aane lagta hai
jab hum 20 saal ke ho jate hai

20 is a bad number it makes me feel big..

Alok said...

The answer is best given by this lady. :D

Mamta said...

you understand what others are going through and stop bombarding them with your silly worries! ;)

Solitaire said...

@ Mamta,

;)

Solitaire said...

@ Alok,

That lady's blog is not visible!

Solitaire said...

@ Joie,

What!! 20 is big!!!!!!!?

Solitaire said...

@ Anonymous,

Yeah...but some people never reach that stage.

Solitaire said...

@ Seriously,

Are you serious? Does that happen? Never with me!

Solitaire said...

@ Abhinav,

Waah waah! Aapka toh jawaab nahi!

Solitaire said...

@ Iceman,

Wait! You drove a car on your own with permission at 13???????????????

Solitaire said...

@ Cess,

Hehe!! Is he a gentleman when drunk?

Solitaire said...

@ Hemu,

What if you never have one?

Solitaire said...

@ Ria,

True! Kids don't do that..
At least not the kids from my zamana!

Solitaire said...

@ Stupid,

You need to do some sol-searching.

Solitaire said...

@ Still thinking,

grown ups are allowed to watch cartoons!

Nothing wrong with that!

Solitaire said...

@ Amit,

You wanna celebrate? Go ahead!

Solitaire said...

@ I''ll try 2 be,

Then I will never grow up cos it does not come naturally to me even now!

Solitaire said...

@ Pavi,

I do sometimes but it seems such a long time away that the memories are kinda now getting bleak.

Solitaire said...

@ Prachi,

Yea...maybe we all have tunnel vision.

Solitaire said...

@ Prachi,

Yea...maybe we all have tunnel vision.

Solitaire said...

@ South,

:(

So sorry..

Solitaire said...

@ Renu,

Don't we always do that..I remember missing my 1st standard days when I was in the 5th standard!

Solitaire said...

@ Harini,

But I do not!

Solitaire said...

@ Daydreamer,

Yay!! Your mom dad don't say anything? Sahi hai!

Solitaire said...

@ Chriz,

Hehe! That means the age of 5 or so???

Solitaire said...

@ Anits,

I don't know when that will be for me!

noelia ~ said...

you start to feel stress.. the bad kind!

chacha said...

when the girl next door see you and blushes or smiles or any indication of that sort

Blue Kite Dreamz said...

You know you are grown up when

# You cannot park yr car besides the old mango tree and climb it ..the same tree which you used to climb few years back...

Why ?
For one ..a no parking board has been erected beneath its shadow..
Yr designer shirt wd be messed up..the tree is old now..it bleeds from its millions pores..you dont want dirty juices on you..u have gt some dollar makin presentation to make in the next hour ...
Mangoes..are u serious...

Your tates bud have refined now..and crave for exotic fruits...breadfruits..leechis...raspberry..avacado..and if you have grown up to be "not straight"...you wd look for strawberries...:)

I...have not grown up...i climb on my mango tree..want some ?...show me me which branch has the biggest one ...:)

Nitin said...

haha, i rem this in a BigB movie -
"jab baap ka joota bete ke pair main aa jaye - tab he is grown up"...

for girls - he dint tell ;-)