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Old 6th November 2012, 00:52   #16
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DOB- 7th April. (My 18th bday in 2011).
What I wanted : A white VW Polo or Red Chevy Beat.
What I got : Pre-worshipped Chevy Spark But I'm still happy

I like birthdays but I hate answering everyone's calls for the bday wishes and saying thanks and stuff.
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Old 6th November 2012, 12:43   #17
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I hate celebrating my birthday too, like some others have commented earlier. I dont really understand what is celebratory about having been born on that day I am one of those who hate too much attention on oneself, and hence for the past 12-3 years (since I moved to Bangalore), I have hardly celebrated a birthday. In fact, most of the times its just been normal work days.

As for gifts, well who does not like them, birthday or not. Didnt get much, just some wishes and cake in office. What I wanted? Well - a pair of good running/workout shoes.
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Old 8th November 2012, 00:36   #18
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I hate Birthdays!!

P.S - Am I going off topic here? Is there anyone "abnormal" like me here? Please PM me - we can be good friends I guess
I am one among you . I also hate celebrating birthday . I don't remember celebrating my birthday in past 10 years . But ended up celebrating it because of my friends by cutting cakes and treating them on my birthday this year .
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May 29th ...what I would love NOT to get is an impersonal, drab automated email from our in-house IT systems with a impersonal message , giddiness inducing graphics with a digital signature of my boss and his boss. And, not to CC people whom I dont know and dont really want to know as well...

What I would love to get is ... a good game of badminton or cricket...
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Date: May 13th
What I wanted: Royal Enfield Classic 350
What I got: Royal Enfield Classic 500 Desert Storm
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Date of birth - 03rd April
What I wanted - Apple Iphone
What I got - Aluminium/Steel water bottle engraved with my name on it; from my office

I don't hate birthdays as a rule, but I do hate the attention. In our office it's a big affair. The group head comes and hands over the water bottle and a card signed by everyone, and then the cake cutting happens. In front of the entire department. Trust me, I eat at-least 15-20 different varieties of cakes a month
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Date of birth - 03rd April
What I wanted - Apple Iphone
What I got - Aluminium/Steel water bottle engraved with my name on it; from my office

I don't hate birthdays as a rule, but I do hate the attention. In our office it's a big affair. The group head comes and hands over the water bottle and a card signed by everyone, and then the cake cutting happens. In front of the entire department. Trust me, I eat at-least 15-20 different varieties of cakes a month
It's common in all office . They celebrate more on our birthday than us .
There is nothing to celebrate on ones birthday . I am not offending anyone but I personally see that there is on valid reason behind celebrating birthday .

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Mid night cake cutting is also one thing I hate. Here I come home, tired from work and lay down on the bed to sleep. And just minutes before 12 - the door bell rings. Of course I know what it is about.

This time (My birthday was about a month ago) - I told all my friends/close relatives not to come at midnight for cake cutting.

Another irritating thing about Birthdays is wishing people exactly at Mid-Night. I mean why is it so important to be the first person to wish?
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Birthday: 11th December
What did I get: My Drivers License!
What did I want: Nothing except the license that day!

Oh! I remember, since the last four years, I have been getting exams on or the next day to my birthday.
All thanks to Mumbai University!
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Birthday: 11th December
Mine too


Birthday: 11 Dec
What I got: A gold Kada (Boys Bangle)
What I expected: Certainly not that, but some other lifestyle thingy like watch/mobile etc.
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It's common in all office . They celebrate more on our birthday than us .
Yeah, that's the same story. Going O.T, for some strange reason, in our office; if anyone has left the organization or is fired, there is a cake cutting ceremony on the last day of that person!! So, nowadays, we first ask if the person is fired or it's a birthday celebration!

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There is nothing to celebrate on ones birthday . I am not offending anyone but I personally see that there is on valid reason behind celebrating birthday .
One of my friends feels the same way too. He says God has given you another extension, then what's your achievement in it, that you need to celebrate your birthday!
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Birthday: 1st September

What did I get: HTC One V

What did I want: Samsung S3
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