Monday, March 17, 2008

When virtual became real--Pune Blog meet

There was a blog meet in my city on Saturday, 15th March organised by Indiblogger and Vineet Rajan.(I was meeting him and the Indiblogger team for the first time),sponsored by Microsoft.

There were some bloggers who had travelled all the way from Mumbai just for the meet. (I was so surprised to know that!)

There was a nice little skit about blogging ,getting comments and losing your readers. There was also a '1 minute of fame' and a 'jig' (where if a comment was read out from your blog, you had to do a jig) There were Pizzas too and a lot of conversation, bonhomie and laughter. For pictures and a better write up about it click here (and no--I havent just linked him because he said nice things about me!) and here :-) [ But hey--thanks Roshan.]


I was really impressed by this welcome video which was played. I think it managed to capture the essence of blogging---I'm sure you will like it too.



37 comments:

  1. Hope you had a good time. Visited the other blogs. Thanks for sharing.

    Cheers :-)

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  2. And I couldn't view the video :-(

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  3. u hve a gr8 place here ....roshan is rt ...:)

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  4. thanks for the video post! :)
    I am going to be uploading it on youtube also. dailymotion there seems to be a problem

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  5. Thanks for stopping by Ps, you have a nice space going here...I dont get to visit as often as I would like to, when I do I leave richer. Keep writing. It must've been lovely indeed to meet with fellow bloggers...I would LOVE such an opportunity.

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  6. Hey JaMo2

    It was a pleasure meeting you on Saturday. Visited from Mumbai just for the love of Blogging :)

    Tarun

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  7. Karthik: thanks for stopping by! The video is worth seeing.

    Naveen:Thanks so much!

    Vinni: please let me know when you do--and I shall embed it here.

    Tarun: I know--I know!!*shakes head increduosly* ;-)

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  8. Great video! Intense.
    It must have been a great experiences. Any great surprises from meeting the bloggers?

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  9. What a wonderful idea. Maybe I could organise a Pole meet, for all those seeking my guidance.

    Entry only to those wearing sandal...

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  10. Devil Mood: True--I loved the video too--esp the last line.

    Freelance: oooH--what a pity--I'd have come if you made a barefeet rule! ;-)

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  11. Thats such a good video. Really refreshing. And hey u Blog-Celeb.:P hehehe.;)

    U have a great blog here PS!:D

    Cheers!

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  12. Thanks for sharing the video.
    It was great to hear about a bloggers meet!

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  13. aww... nice! I like the video a lot. Quite interesting with being funny and ironic at some places. :-)
    Cheers!

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  14. Seems like you all really had a wonderful time! I definitely will be part of the Delhi meet!

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  15. it really was a nice experience!!

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  16. Hey! Great video...am sure you had a nice time. visited other blogs as well. Excellent !

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  17. A soul stirring video indeed.It might have been a very distinguished group of bloggers out there including you.

    Continue being the flagbearer of this wonderful world of bloggers, preeti.

    Good luck.

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  18. Hari: You confer so much on me (much more than what I deserve) But thanks!

    Chitra: thank you madame!

    Sam: i looked for you.In fact in the beginning I even asked around (but I think you came late)At least you could have said hi!!

    NM: yes--it was fun.

    Raaji:I could realte to it too.

    VJ: my pleasure! Glad you liked it.

    Sweetsticky: i didnt say it!;-)

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  19. Nice video and nice to hear about bloggers meet!!!!!!!!!!!

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  20. indiblogger team rocks.. we missed teh video here.. itz nice to see that the initative is gaining momentum... hope u had a fun time :-D

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  21. hey that seemed like fun...and now the supense is over as to who the bloggers were ;)

    great going...ms. celebrity...:D

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  22. Thinking aloud: Thank you madame!!I repeat myself " They said it--not me" :-)

    xh: there's a link on youtube--Vineet just uploaded it today.will send u link if u ar interested.

    Fruitu:Thank U!!

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  23. Hi Preeti! I saw Roshan's pictures and it seems you all had a great time there. What a wonderful music on the video, loved it and the messages.
    And the pizzas looked so tasty! :)))

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  24. lol..:P i know.Roshan said it.:D

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  25. it really does not matter who said it..the point is ... it's true...:)

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  26. yep, it was great meeting you there. And to know about what you blog. Btw I've had the best experience on keeping fishes by breeding siamese fighting fish. they are just awesome to watch when they breed. But they lay eggs and hatch. you should probably google it though :)

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  27. Sandhya: I loved it too!

    Anwin:Wow! U bred fighetr fish? ust google it.

    Thinking aloud: :-) If you say so!

    Sweetsticky: Well, Roshan,Anwin and a few others to be more specific. ;-) :-)

    Guto: yes--The pizzas were yummy!

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  28. Love the video. Inspiring and uplifting.
    The meet sounds like so much fun. It would be great if they would do something like that around here, just to connect for a little, you know?

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  29. Having met one blogger :-) and survived!hahahaha..I can only imagine how wonderful it would be to meet lots!

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  30. Brilliant video, P. Thanks for sharing. I got your blog address from Ketan Pandit. Had to thank you in person for mentioning the blog in your article. It's very kind of you and truly appreciated. :) I look forward to be in touch with you.

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  31. wowwww...indiblogger meet??!!! wud have been really cool, have fun

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  32. Hey, I read your article on the bloggers' meet in Westside. It was great!

    And it seems I too am going to get my '1 column of fame'. My article on this meet is set to appear in a little-known but well-respected weekly tabloid called Intelligent Pune (March 28th issue). I know it ain't much, but somethin is better than nothing, isn't it?

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  33. well... am hopeless in social circles... and well was just standing by observing people!! i'm sorry abt it i ma hopelessly shy in a crowd...
    in fact, i was sitting pretty close by to wer you were sitting early on!!
    sorry!!

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  34. wow good to know that such a meet was held and that u could attend..its a gr8 opportunity...

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  35. "Birds of the smae feather flock together" Hope you had GREAT time. I did get glimpse of whats blogging from the video.

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  36. This must have been so much fun. Read Rohan's blog for the complete story:)

    n that video is sooooooo goood n TRUE!

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