Weekend Review: October 1

This is a new series that I will be doing every Sunday (I know it’s already Monday, but it was intended to be posted on Sunday), reviewing most popular posts over the week. Let me know what you think of it.

1. Food for the soul, but not your body – Cyril talks about non-availability of eating places during Ramazan for those who do not observe fasting for any reason. The comments spark a discussion about rights of minorities and being insensitive.

2. Fair & Lovely featuring a hijaab clad model – Extiinct posted a picture of a billboard featuring a Hijaabi model. The crowd is split between this being a great idea and how this defies the concept of hijaab.

3. Karachi is your oyster – Cyril makes another post about how deserted the streets of Karachi look at Iftaar time. It was again mistaken by the readers as an attempt to make fun of our relgion.

4. ridiculous!!?? – Mansoor underwent another “police experience”. Everyone was amused.

5. Free Haircut! – Kiran makes a post about a salon offering free hair cuts to ladies. The comments section starts off with complains of ignoring the guys, but then anathema takes over by first reviewing the salon and then enlightens the guys with average cost associated with ladies hair styling. Very informative for guys, I must say.

12 Comments so far

  1. IllusionFS (unregistered) on October 2nd, 2006 @ 8:42 am

    lol. Noooooooooooo.

  2. Adnan (unregistered) on October 2nd, 2006 @ 9:21 am

    And umar you forgot this rant by Cy.

  3. umar (unregistered) on October 2nd, 2006 @ 9:52 am

    adnan, that didn’t turn out to be in 5 most popular posts last week, but you guys can of course pin point the posts that you liked.

  4. Adnan (unregistered) on October 2nd, 2006 @ 11:15 am

    ah, some system actually generated top 5. I thought you picked them up yourself.

    Anyway you are here on metroblog from your new office? :>

  5. umar (unregistered) on October 2nd, 2006 @ 11:17 am

    yes… damn… u guys know too much

  6. mansoor (unregistered) on October 2nd, 2006 @ 11:35 am

    lolz! guess we know now what the workload is like umar :D

    good post :p like it :)

  7. Adnan (unregistered) on October 2nd, 2006 @ 1:27 pm

    Umar, there is a website http://umarsiddiqi.com, i found this news on that website.

    @mansoor: hahhha, R&D manager? :D

  8. Keep Walking! Johny Walker (unregistered) on October 2nd, 2006 @ 2:12 pm

    The best is CY’s Oyster!!!! I am still waiting for the race. Hope now you have something new with the new job and hope its not on CNG..

  9. KhiTorPit (unregistered) on October 2nd, 2006 @ 7:10 pm

    Good work, keep it up.

  10. YO YO (unregistered) on October 3rd, 2006 @ 8:46 am

    SAD SAD…umar write about the city please. No more filler posts.

  11. umar (unregistered) on October 3rd, 2006 @ 8:56 am

    its not a filler post… summing up the stories posted over the week and reviewing them is very much related

  12. wasiq (unregistered) on October 4th, 2006 @ 3:19 am

    WOW! push me in the puddle and call me chicken….


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