Be there. Do that.
Its been over a week that I posted. The reason is in the last post; I was out of town. I had gone to IIT-Kharagpur. First of all, a very big thanks to all viewers who wished me luck.
The trip was great. Even though we couldn’t win the robotics competition, it was a complete success. We were one of the finalists (we wiped out in the finals due to some bad driving). We were also nominated in the best mechanism design category. We lost the title to a freaky wheel-less bot which moved on 4 combs. Before you all get more confused, let me tell you that the competition was to climb and descend a metallic mesh with varying angles of inclination. Photos to be uploaded soon!! (I had taken my handycam to shoot vids… so i will have to take caps first)
Anyways, I had a lot of fun there. The train journey was 24hours each way. All the first years were ragged by the seniors during the journey. (During the stay too). The ragging was quite a lot of fun. eg. they made me sit on the top berth and sing a ‘qawalli’. There were a lot of other things that they made us do, but I better not write them here.
The stay was fun, but tiring. Me and some friends had rented cycles from some of the hostelers, and we used to go cycling at 2am in the night. We checked out a lot of restaurants in the campus after midnight only. But the food was not good anywhere. The cycling was fun though.
Getting back to the competition, a team of 2nd year students from my college took the first position in an automated robot competition. A first year student also won the first prize in a solar bot designing competition. She was also the one who got the best mechanism design award for the mesh competition.
Well, the huge variations in temperature (13 to 35 degree celcius) has caused everyone a sore throat. Cycling in the night, and then shouting nonstop in the train made it worse for me. Right now i can only whisper even if i want to scream. pretty bad huh?
Anyways, here is a wallpaper with a nice quote that i just came up with. I saw the quote “Been there. Done that.” on a blog today only. That made me think, what about the things that you have not yet tried yet?
The wallpaper is too simple, but I really don’t have the time for details. I have to cover up for the 1 week of lost studies, and with the exams coming up in 2 weeks, i am totally freaked. Even this post has been written over 3 days. (I returned 3 days back on 2nd feb) Hope you like the wallpaper.