It is Over
Exun ended today.
Three little words have never ever been so understated, and decribed so much in so little.
For all of you shits you think that three other little words do the same job a lot better, and explain a far more complex function, in the words of Maanick Nangia, "Go Boil Your Head".
Exun 2004...it was a success. Wonderful event, organised very well, and even overcame the precarious intricacies of Murphy's Law, through sheer grit and determination. Because, as you all must be aware, everything that could go wrong, did.
Anyhow, I had a great time over the last two days. I have never seen an event in any school organised with as much love and dedication as Exun, and I've organised quite a few in school myself. The difference, of course, is Mr. Mukesh. While the incharge students are almost always eager about organising, usually, the teachers in charge have a more cynical attitude about it. Not Mr. Mukesh, he absolutely loves putting together Exun, and does the job of an enabler, rather than a delegator. If we feel something can be made possible, he will go ahead and help us make it possible.
Anyhow, enough about that. All the technical details you can of course get on the full write up which shall probably be availible on the natural log as soon as Karan has the phursat to write it.
I will, however, sunao some of the more fun kissas, on a more personal level.
Firstly, the bit of the walkie talkies.
Now, as the event is conducted in five or six different locations simultaneously all over school, all the local incharges walk around with Walkie Talkies, to ensure everything is going smooth, and cross communication is done well. What this doesn't explain is how much fun using these little things are, I mean, Mobile Phones are just stupid compared to a local network walkie talkie.
Of course, some of us have more fun than others. Take for example, Nisheeth Sharma. He finds the nessecity to get messages across clearly, and takes great care to make sure this gets done.
Take for example, Nisheeth requesting for volunteers at the Registration Desk.
"Send me Volunteers. Send me Volunteers. Send me Volunteers. (Repeat ad nauseum)."
"There are too many volunteers, there are too many volunteers, take them all back"
On the other hand, you had Gudi, who used the Walkie Talkie to great effect, to show us all how truly bad a singer he is.
Which brings us to another interesting story. I participated in the Group Discussion(as a non-competetive dude, of course) event, an event that I basically rule at. Anyhow, as I wasn't particularly competing in it, I decided to have a little fun. This was, of course, aborted by the judges of the first round, as they nicely provided the topic "What are the implications of Mobile Devices, that have inbuilt cameras and video with voice recording in today's world?"
Needless to say, my heart was in my mouth everytime one of the other participants started off with "I've heard about this incident..."
Anyhow, I got my revenge in the finals, where I went wild. That is a much longer, and funnier story, and I shall only provide it first person, orally. It loses its fun effect on a blog.
My other big job for the day revolved making about 1000 announcements, regarding events starting, events ending, events ke results, general "You are needed to be here" type announcements, and other strange ways of placating judges.
The judges however, were really sweet. Ishaan even gave me a patty to eat, from his lunch box, as I was really hungry, and could not take lunch, and Chhavi did not mind my several failed attempts to randomly flirt with her, for no particular reason other than that I was bored.
(I think it has something to do with the fact that they all failed: Mental note: Learn to Flirt)
Anyhow, that is all. Have fun in life. I sure have.