It's been fun...

Yes, it has really been fun. But the time has come to say good-bye.

S'long folks. Have a great year doing what you do best. Think of me sometimes.

Now, I must take your leave.

31 comments:

bytehead said...

Happy April Fools to you too.

Manisha said...

I couldn't get even a soul to believe me for even a second. Now how sorry is that?! Welcome, bytehead!

Anita said...

Glad I'm here a little late. I'm quite gullible...thanks bytehead for saving face!

RP said...

Phew!
You gave me a shock too. Amminichechi was too worried and even emailed me.
You should have enabled a comment moderation. ;) Maybe next year. :)

Manisha said...

I timed it for when I thought Anita might be waking up...Bah! And along comes bytehead and spoils my juvenile fun. Just kidding, bytehead. Please don't unsubscribe from my feeds! 100 subscribers and I can retire! Just 30 more to go. On Bloglines anyway. :-D Now, that is even more pathetic than this prank. Folks reach 1000 subscribers in a matter of weeks. And, here I am at 70.

RP, I didn't want to worry anyone which is why comment moderation was not on. And I still got Ammini worried.

There were two giveaways. Hover over my logo and the IFR mascot. But no-one needed them.
:-D

bee said...

kisko april fool banaya??

or is that your hubby bidding adieu to the kitchen after medha pleaded with him?

Manisha said...

Pirablem yeh hai ki koi bhi Fool nahin bana. Na April Fool na sirf Phool.

Medha is such a diplomat she will never say that to him. The weekend breakfast of pancakes that they make together will soon be a dream, if she does. Along with my Saturday morning sleep-in. So she'd better not say anything to him!

Nabeela said...

If its any consolation, you sure had me fooled.
I was aghast after reading your post..I was all like "how could she go when she still had all those other recipes to blog about from the grains cookbook?" :D
But I sure am glad we're not losing you....I'll sorely miss your write-ups otherwise.

Anita said...

OLO, how can I know if I have 20 or 50 subscribers? You'll probably say, "not on WordPress."

Nandita said...

Hahaha, dekhte hi pata chala April fool hai...so unlike you to sum it all in such few words :) :)

BTW subscribing to your feed :)

Manisha said...

And for that, you get the Purrfect Phool I ever grew, Nabeela!

Anita, my dear, you have 19 subscribers on Bloglines. Me, being one of them. But this count is only for those who have subscribed using Bloglines. Sage and Google Reader don't show you how many other subscribers there are for a feed - or if they do, I haven't found it yet. Feedburner does.

The number of subscribers is not dependent on the CMS you use to publish your blog. It depends on the reader used to read your feeds. The number of subscribers is a vanity thing with the high profile bloggers.


No phool for you, Nandita. But I think the Monday morning laugh more than made up ;-) Please use Bloglines nahin to counter upar nahin jayega.

I am reaching the limit of my Bombaiyya Hindi here! Any further murder of the language is to please be ignored. Or at least laugh softly and turn your face away from the monitor so my poor blog is not subject to more embarassment because of me!

Meeta said...

Manisha a lovely phool (flower) for you for trying to make fools of us. Heheh!

Anita said...

Grr...this-blog-does-not-allow- anonymous-comments thing...One more time...

She had to announce it to everybody! My 19 to her 70! :-(
So all the others, now how many were they at last count, have other feed readers.

And this vanity, only for the high profile bloggers...So I needn't stress myself, is that what you are saying?? :-)

You cannot murder Bumbayya Hindi, itself the celebration of murdering Hindi! So, you go ahead bindaas!

Manisha said...

Meeta, I didn't get a flower. But I'll settle for some of that Roquefort Walnut Savory Loaf. Droool!

Anita, no anonymous comments allowed. I got a few strange ones and decided no more! No! No! 19 is good. I've been around since March 2003 - yes four years this March - and I have only 70. Maybe I should...nah! where's the fun in that! ;-D

Bindaas, you say? With your blessings, then!

musical said...

Shock! and laughter and more!!
but i believed it for a minute because this post wasn't there till noon PST!

Madam, main to April fool ban gayi!!
Waise is phool ko fool banane ki zyada zarurat nahin-hum ready-made hain ;).

Pelicano said...

Manisha, you had me going until I clicked on comments to see what was going on....brat! brat! brat! Medha will be your mother by the time she's 20!!!

that was good....:-)

Alanna said...

Oh thank goodness!

Shyam said...

I'm an easy fool! I felt my heart plummet down past my boots when I read your post, Manisha.

Now I'm a happy fool knowing that you're not closing down and b*ggering off! :)

Ammini said...

Manisha and RP: I was worried, but I did ask you both if this was an April fool's prank.

Manisha: I was more concerned about you not posting on certain forum threads. We can't afford to miss you there.

Sandeepa said...

hee..hee..you really got me there. And I didn't see the post date either..so there are a few "jo ki phool hua" :)

Shilpa said...

Don't worry Manisha. I fell for it :(. I was too shocked. I thought of reading the comments first..and then there u are....I am happy that I would still be reading sweetie pie Medha's adventures here. That is one of my favorites apart from your gorgeous recipes :).

Mandira said...

Manisha, if it is any consolation, you had me fooled for a second till I came to the comments page!

Vee Kay said...

Darn it! I can't believe I missed this. I wish I had seen this before bytehead, I would loved to stir things up a bit. (Sigh) well, there is always next year.

Sumitha said...

Its going to be April 3rd here soon........but you got me there,I didnt understand why you are suddenly going!Then i read the first comment.....

@ said...

this showed up as unread on my feedreader just now - so I came here to say 'another april fools joke?'- but saw that 23 others had already said that....
always late to the party, darnit!

Reena said...

lol lol Good one Manisha! I fell for it. You know I am new so I don't know the evil side of this blogger:)):)).

http://spicesofkerala.wordpress.com/

Richa said...

hey manisha,
wish i had read it yesterday.
anyway the tone of the posting said it all, sorry did not fool me
he!he!
kahi tari vegale' kele asta tar maybe....

take care

Manisha said...

Well, as long as we all had fun and got a good laugh, most of it at my expense for whatever reason...:-D

Heart Mates said...

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Once upon a lifetime in kerala
regards

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tpraja said...

hai manish sorry for the inconvenience.

Thanks
Palani

Manisha said...

Heartmates, welcome!

Palani/tpraja, apology accepted. Best of luck!