Salad with Mayonnaise and Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

Posted by Volvoxx On November - 21 - 2009

Out of ideas of what to cook for dinner? Dining alone? Salad makes an awesome, simple meal for one, or side dish for two or more!

Instant Tiramisu / Happy Birthday Dad

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 27 - 2009

My two nieces are more than happy to celebrate their grandfather's Birthday with him

Soya Bean Milk

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 22 - 2009

Ever wanted to try making your own soyabean milk? Check it out!

Baked Macaroni Cheese

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 12 - 2009

Fancy some simple satisfying Baked Macaroni Cheese at home? Check out this recipe.

Fish Chip with Beer Batter.

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 10 - 2009

An attempt in making Fish Chip with beer batter...while forcing QJ to consume fish :P

The end of sem 'pick-a-kitteh' syndrome.

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 09 - 2009

Kittens will mysteriously appear at our doorstep come semester break. This time, its happening again. A cute, manja, noisy kitten visits 391D.

Phone Caller Etiquettes

by Volvoxx On November 11, 2009 11:40 PM
Although this may seem very normal to most people, some idiots out there still don't observer the normal etiquettes of a caller while on the phone (in the perspective of the receiver of course)

  1. Start the conversation with a "Hello" or any 'friendly greeting'..."Hey" works fine too.
  2. Always know who you're calling (like duh). Never start a conversation with "Who are you?" always puzzles me how some idiots will call someone and then ask "Lu siapa?" man that's MY line. Even if the recipient doesn't sound like the person you're trying to call, even if its a handphone line, just start the conversation with "Hello, is this xxx?" instead of "LU SIAPA?" ...sheesh. Worst is that they never seem to accept the fact that they've dialed the wrong number (or somehow the number they dialed keeps getting routed to our number for some weird reason) even after you've explained to them for the n-th time.
  3. Don't call at odd hours. Or recipient's 'odd hours' (if you know of their habits). In other words, don't call when you know they're sleeping...or busy. (got woken up at 7am once during Hari Raya for a wrong number from a Malay. I wished him Selamat Hari Raya, then went back to sleep while thinking of my friend's mum's laksa).
  4. Don't call a person when you know he/she's out of the country unless really really necessary.
  5. Don't randomly jab in some number and chat people up. That's just...retarded. 

...what else? I can't really think of anything else cuz...all this seems just so normal and natural to me but yet some people just aren't that normal eh?

p/s: Yes I've been slacking. Shoot me.

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