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Wrong Queue

Wrong Queue




I am a regular visitor at Delhi India International Trade Fair held between 14 to 27 November every year in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. I visit there to see different cultures and traditions of India under one roof, to experience different foods and also for the products which are unique and you usually struggles to find them in local markets. Once in 2008 when I went there and was visiting different pavilions I saw a long queue of boys in one of the stall of a hall. I asked one of the boy standing in queue about the reason behind this line. He said that some company was distributing some products for boys for free as part of their promotion.

I felt excited and also stand behind in that line. What that boy failed to mention was the products were given to those who were clean shaved because they were applying some cream on their faces and clicking pictures of difference in skin quality before and after using that cream and then giving some free samples along with some gifts to those boys who were clicked. You can easily understand a stubble face is not meant for promoting face products for boys. When my turn came the girl applying cream laughed and asked where to apply cream. At first I didn't understand what she meant but when others standing there also laughed and said "Dadiyal (with beard) move aside". I realized what happened. I felt ashamed and came out quickly from that stall and from that pavilion also. I missed out opportunity of getting free products because of non-shaven face.

#WillYouShave. Yes I will shave because I have so much embarrassing instances for not doing it regularly. My nature of not taking care of my looks is very bad and I must change it. With stubble face you not only miss opportunities like that but your confidence in presenting yourself also becomes less.

I am accepting Sarav's tag and I would like to tag Sankeerth, Divsi , Blackbeauty , Dhiren NavaniJahid , Vandana , Saumya , Simran , Anita and Sarav.

This post is a part of #WillYouShave activity at BlogAdda in association with Gillette'

The contest for those without exclusive invitation will start after 1st December.

Write a blog on any of these themes-
  • Missed chances- Stories or instances where you missed out on an opportunity because of a non-shaven face
  • Luck or Confidence?- Will you leave your fate in the hands of destiny or will you step up and say yes to a well- groomed face to be at your best everyday? #WillYouShave?
Ladies, you have a say in this too! Write a blog post about the men in your life on the following themes.
  • An instance when a stubble came in the way of a man's chance to make a good impression
  • An instance when a well groomed look ensured that they struck gold on an opportunity given to them
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Comments

  1. Well-expressed about your missed opportunity, Cifar.
    Clean-shaven is best.
    Thanks for tagging me. I already have more than 3 & I'm afraid I cannot honor your tag as 3 is the max we can write :)

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  2. Thank you so much buddy for accepting the tag and tagging me back :)

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  3. Here's my post in response to your tag, Cifar :)

    http://thesparkunseen.blogspot.in/2014/11/youll-rock-stage-then.html

    Good day!

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  4. Hey cifar I accepted your tag. Here is my post http://duskyisbeautiful.blogspot.in/2014/11/beard-look-or-weird-look.html

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