Bengaluru, Idu Namma Ooru. There is something about this Oooru. A song goes like this to define the most versatile city called Namma Bengaluru and we all are a part of it, right?
You travel by bus and never complain about it, you drink coffee more than water, you crave for yummy food of CTR, Tindi Bheedi, and Brahmin’s Cafe and if you have at least paid ‘meter pe 20 extra’ once then you are living in Bengaluru. Your time to reach home from airport is greater than the flight duration, you consider crossing Silk Board junction in a single attempt as a major achievement in life and if you can speak at least four languages and understand a couple more then you are certainly living in Bengaluru. What are some ‘It Happens Only in Bangalore’ Things? These Quora answers will make you fall in love again with this city.
However stuffed the bus is, the conductor can find the intermolecular space between people and fit you in.
4th block, 18th cross, 24th main and 5th block by default mean Jayanagar Malleshwara, JP Nagar and Koramangala respectively.
Shopkeepers think that every IT guy is earning more than 1 lakh per month. Ironically, every IT guy thinks to open a dose shop or a samosa and tea shop. Because, they think they can earn more this way.
If you’re planning on crossing the silk board signal, make sure you pack your lunch boxes. It’ll drain your time, energy, happiness and everything you have.
The length of the word “straight” that a Bangalorean uses in his Kanglish while giving the direction is directly proportional to the distance to be covered.
Every god damn “road -trip” planned with engineering buddies ends up with a consolation trip to the default when-nothing-works-out one, Nandi Hills.
Electronic City Flyover is a Race track for Bangaloreans since 2010.
You become so used to being rejected by a minimum of 20 auto drivers in a day. When an auto driver actually agrees to go, your first reaction is surprise.
You proudly bring your friends from out of town to visit the grand VR City mall and pose for pictures alongside the fountains and I Love BLR.
You quickly learn that just because a road is named 100 Feet Road doesn’t mean it’s actually 100 feet long. Same holds true for 80 Feet Road.
Every residential colony here has a park, a public garbage dump, chicken centre, fancy store, Iyengar Bakery, Shanti Sagar Hotel and a few Reddy Houses.
Auto drivers are the one who’s having bigger ego issues than the hot girl over here!
If you are buying a car for Bengaluru city, don’t bother about the number of gears it has. Bengaluru need only two gears – one forward and one reverse.
Once you book a Pool or a Share ride, it is obvious that you will visit half of the city and then your destination will come.
You get to experience all the seasons within a single day. It changes from chilly mornings to scorching hot afternoons to rainy evenings. But overall the climate is really pleasant.
Every day a new Cafe or a Restaurant comes up with some or different ideas which are loved by almost every person.
You can get CHIKKI as a change. If you go to one of the small roadside tea stalls and run out of change, you may be handed over some chikkis instead.
Note: If you try to use these chikkis as currency for your next cup of tea, you will get a solid mouthful of abuses in Kannada.
If you glance through MG Road and buy stuffs at Shivaji nagar then you are a Bengalurian.
You shift your home not only if you are transfered to a different city, but also when you are transfered to a different office in the same city.
Most of the time strangers will be referred to as Sir. The best part is, we even refer to Chai wala/auto driver/bus conductor or security guard in our office as Sir (Or Saaar).
Answer credits: Sowmy Suhane, Shubham, Jagadish, Suruchi Jain, Balaji KasiRaj (Quora).
Bengaluru is not just a City. It is an Emotion.
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