Let's Make It The Other Way Round!

There is a day in which most of the people, if not all, would wait excitedly in every year. They'd make sure that the day would never be forgotten by themselves, and ironically especially, those around them. If this was to be made a test, the result would be exactly the same; everybody said "Birthday"!

Yes, indeed, most of us here would never want to miss this day. It is like a very special and unique event that allows us to remember how we were made to exist. Unfortunately, I don't feel the same way. I mean, I'm not much of a person who cares about his own birthday. I don't know why. I would be deeply touched if people remembered my day of birth, but I wouldn't mind if they didn't. However, I do understand why, for some people, this day is the most awaited day in their lives. But let's not talk about it, shall we?

I was thinking about what would happen if birthday was meant to be different from what we see now. What if on our birthday, we had to give away presents to people who wished us instead of us getting some from them? What if that was the norm of life? Would people feel the same way about celebrating a birthday? Would they be excited? I don't think so.

I have come up with some possible excuses that people might use in order to avoid celebrating a birthday, if the rule was indeed changed. Feel free to read them.

Excuse One:

"I was born on 29th February. That day only appears once in four years. Too bad that I won't be celebrating birthday this year. Maybe next time, okay? When that year comes, I'd tell you when my birthday is."

The next you meet and ask them, they say, "Oh shoot! You just missed it! It was last week."

Excuse Two:

"I used to have a beautiful cat named Dr. Mohd Farhan Bin Jamal and I loved him very much. One day when we were celebrating my birthday, he suddenly died. I promised myself to never celebrate birthday again since."

Excuse Three:

"I'm in a relationship with a girl who is extremely overprotective. Last year, when a girl who was a friend of mine wished me birthday, she beat her to near death. The next half an hour, she did the same to another friend of mine. This time it was a man. You see? I don't want you to experience the same horror. Just forget about my birthday."

Excuse Four:

"I was found by my parents at a bus stop. Nobody knows when my birthday is. No, please don't speak about giving me a new birthday. I don't want it. It's fake!"

Excuse Five:

"Let's be honest here. You want a present, and I don't have money. So let's stop pretending and wasting our time."

This one is not really an excuse, though.

Well, what excuse do you have in mind? Have fun thinking. :)

9 comments:

Just_najmiE November 10, 2009 at 11:05 PM  

'I'm sorry, my mum accidentally swapped me with another baby at the hospital, so I don't know exactly when my birthday is.. it sure isn't today tho! sorry..'

boleh tak mcm nih?.. hahaha..

Healmie a.k.a BuRN November 11, 2009 at 1:14 AM  

Igniz, this entry must be related with something. Don't tell me you just come out with this from nowhere. When is your birthday?

http://www.pandaipandai.blogspot.com/

Igniz November 11, 2009 at 2:08 AM  

najmie:leh je. takde masalah:)

burn: aku dapat idea ni masa dalam train nak pi keje pagi tadi. seriously.

anisizatyA.J November 11, 2009 at 4:02 AM  

hahaha i love excuse four! hmm mine would be;

"what? birthday? u must have me mistaken with my twin-sister, i was born a day after her." and the next day say "whoops, mine was yestarday, today was my twins' sorry u missed it"

it might work, if i really have a twin haha

Igniz November 11, 2009 at 6:12 AM  

anisizaty: haha. if u really got a twin, please introduce me to her, ok? :P

Fakhrul Anour November 14, 2009 at 6:47 PM  

My excuse is...

"You're lucky that I was born to be apart of your friends, so be grateful that I am your gift!"

How's that? (as long we don't have to give away presents during our birthday, right?)

Anyway, If I have to give away presents during my birthday, I rather celebrate my birthday at a charity home! Worth my spending. ^_^

Igniz November 14, 2009 at 8:20 PM  

Fakhrul Anour: hey that's a good idea! charity :D

Fakhrul Anour November 15, 2009 at 3:10 AM  

Igniz: -_-"... obviously!

Igniz November 15, 2009 at 8:24 AM  

fakhrul anour: obviously :)

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