Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Kenyan Blog Meme

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Peer pressure at work!
1. Favourite Kenyan food:
(a) Nyama choma
(b) Roast meat
(c) Kenchic Chicken
(d) Did I mention nyamchom?

2. Favourite Kenyan drink:
Ice cold, nice cold Coca Cola. This is the SHIZNIT. I can (and do) drink crates and crates of the stuff

3. Favourite Kenyan TV programme:
Tahamaki - the sight of our gallent Inspectors and Sergeants investigating crimes and brandishing pistols that go off like bombs and smoke like forest fires is just too invigorating!

4. Top Three Four Kenyan hang outs:
(a) [Censored to protect its cosy quietness and pleasant ambience]
(b) Michelle's (She's actually got a working swing!)
(c) Le Carnivore
(d) Paradise Lost

5. Top Kenyan holiday destination
Lamu or Burst!

6. 3 Kenyan phrases you use a lot (ati, nini, nani DO NOT count and neither does bilaz!)
(b) Mjinga! (Prononced Moo-cheee-nga, and said sotto voice). Not recommended for the uninitiated
(c) EEEEEE-DIOT! (Working on eliminating this one :( )

7. Three Four things about Kenya/Kenyans that make you go 'hmmm'
(a) Cats just don't keep time! And usually THEY are the ones who suggested the time!! I'm beginnng to think some of us have watches that only have hours and no minutes!
(b) Laminating every damn thing -- IDs, birth certificates. Just a matter of time before amazed staff are asked to laminate a baby
(c) Kenyan whine and whine about their leaders and then a month to elections a packet of unga and 50 bob later they vote for the same schmucks!
(d) Just showing up without invitation, notice or warning. People fondly imagine that your time is solely for their disposal. "M bana, si you have time? Si you peleka me to xyz .... Do you still have some of that ice cream cake i had last time? Thanks. Wewe ni wetu! Eh! How can you be watching TCM?!! Channel O bana! Style up! Niaje with that ka-loan? Si you jua the domestics I have with my bank! I swear that teller hates me!"

8. Three things non-Kenyans say about Kenya/Kenyans that make you go 'hmmm'
(a) Dudes and dudettes, it's not Key-Nya and it's not KEN-IA, It's KEN-YA!
(b) Do you run?
(c) Whoa!!! You mean we can do this IT stuff LOCALLY?!!!

9. Three things about Kenya/Kenyans which non-Kenyans ought to know.
(a) I don't have hippos, cheetahs and other wildlife in my backyard
(b) The fact that i'm Kenyan does not mean I can run for 4+ hours
(c) Kenya is not a 2 city country. Besides Mombasa and Nairobi, we actually have other towns and cities

10. Complete this sentence: I am Kenyan because...
No matter how thick things become I can always have a good long laugh about it. That there epitomizes the very essence of being Kenyan

And finally list 3 members of the Kenyan Blog Ring you would like to see complete this quiz.
Sanaa, Miss K, Kenyan Pundit, Mental

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