*Tuck* *Tuck* *Tuck*
I just couldn’t believe my ears; I have heard this sound several times.
Did my dream come true?
I pinched myself to check whether I’m not hallucinating or not.
I’m neither hallucinating nor dreaming.
I got up from my cubicle to look around.
And there she was passing by my cubicle wearing those High heels, & making that beautiful sound of *Tuck * *Tuck*.
My eyes curiously followed her path to know where she was heading.
This time I couldn’t believe my eyes.
She was walking towards my GPM (General Project Manager) cabin.
Did Lord Ganesha finally heard my prayers?
Will she be joining my team?
You must be wondering why I’m so much excited about a girl walking across in a high heel.
Isn’t it very usual?
May be for you but not for a guy who is working in all guy’s team.
Think & try to understand my desperate situation.
I wanted to scream out loud “Finally a girl in my team”
& not just any girl – a beautiful, unmarried and may be a single girl.
For an I.T male employee, a ‘Single’ & a ‘beautiful’ girl in a team is better than a yearly hike.
Even before she joined our team officially, she became our prized possession and the news of her joining our team traveled faster than the speed of the light. She became the Topic of discussion during our water cooler/ tea break.
Everyone was talking about her. Few even checked her Facebook profile & gathered all the basic details.
Thank you Zukerberg for inventing Facebook. #sarcasm
Finally, she arrived in our cubicle along with my manager.
Closer she came, More deeper I was falling in love with her.
Everything about her was perfect- her hair, her black eyes, her glowing face& her vivid smile.
In my mind, I had already planned the names of our future kids.
If a boy then we will name him, Karan and if a girl then we will name her, Kiran.
Now the introduction part came, I was introduced the last due to hierarchy.
The battle to win her heart began. Everyone was lurking around her cubicle to create a chance to talk to her.
Soon my colleagues who were my companion turned into my foe.
I wanted to talk to her but restrained myself doing so to avoid being labeled as desperado.
Like a seasoned general, I devise a strategy to win her heart.
It was a full proof plan which included 3 T’s –
Talk to her,
Take her Number,
Take her out for a dinner.
Like a true I.T professional, I executed and Tested my plan several times (in MY MIND) .
Time to execute my plan –
I went towards her desk with an excuse of asking about a defect.
Suddenly I remembered a line from the Amul Ad
*Defect toh bahana hain, Number joh paana hain*
I tried to continue the conversation by asking her idhar udhar ki batein such as native place, her likes & her dislikes.
Talking to a girl is never difficult but to continue talking to her is indeed difficult.
Also The level of difficulty depends upon the level of beauty.
A Men’s mind is designed to do a single task at a time.
I had to make a tough choice, either to look at her or to pay attention to the conversation.
I choose the later one.
I attempted to crack Jokes.
She laughed (attempt successful).
Then I made my Move.
“Can I have your Number?”
She smiled with a wink & a sparkle in her eyes and said “Prateek, wake up now and complete the defect. We have a defect call in an hour”.
I woke up from my post lunch sleep and started working.
Well regarding that beautiful girl in my team.
Well sometime I do wish that my dreams come true.