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Saturday, October 28, 2017

When Gabbar sang praises of Cashify and Baawri Basanti danced to his tunes


Cellphones, laptops, tablets,
All glittery-shiny-new.
2-3 years after use,
What to do with them we have no clue?

Sell, donate, trade-in, or recycle,
Each option looks great.
But only hands-on experience,
Would tell you what's on your plate?

Even this Baawri Basanti*,
Witnessed a roller-coaster ride.
Gave me a good share of laughter,
And a few moments I literally cried.

The funniest experience of all,
Happened last May.
When I was thinking of making cash,
Selling my Kindle e-ink display.

(Kindle waiting for its worthy owner)

The adventure began the moment,
I mounted my two-wheeler.
Basanti on hunt for a prospective buyer,
I went to many local mobile dealers.

'No one buys this, madam'
'Who reads books these days?'
'This technology is outdated'
'Madam, please try another place.'

The replies were blunt and direct,
The price (if any) offered dirt cheap.
My prize-winning Kindle became a liability,
And I lost my sleep!

Like the heroic Basanti
I resolved to dance till I die.
All I wanted was the right price,
And one person who was interested to buy.

I bribed God with 5% commission,
Of what I was intending to make.
5% of 3000 is 150,
Enough to buy half kilogram burfi made of Milkmaid.

God showed no mercy,
He paid no heed to my plight.
I consoled my restless soul,
God must be on diet.

Then I offered Commission ka Ladoo,
To my friends, relatives, and neighbors.
The one who'd help me sell it,
Would also share the fruits of labor.

One, only one, came,
And I treated him like Bhagwan.
In Puja-thali style I placed bill, Kindle, USB,
For that useless insaan.

That funky dude,
Was in no mood to shell out even a single rupee.
Offered me an hour-long lecture,
Why I must give him Kindle for free?

He didn't like reading,
But his girlfriend did.
I must do a noble deed,
By lending a hand to strengthen their partnership.

He wanted to gift it,
On her birthday that week.
As I already had an iPad,
Kindle was almost like an antique.

From restless Basanti,
He was adamant on making me a Cupid.
If I choose money over love,
I'd be utterly stupid.

Helpless and almost like a fool,
I stared at my poor device.
With no Dhano to my rescue,
To give it for free seemed the only choice.

Still, I wanted to give it to a worthy soul,
Who would read books and make proper use of it.
Only then I'd be happy,
To take a 3000 rupees hit.

I refused politely to that Modern Majnu,
Who was clearly aghast.
And I learned a lesson,
Selling second-hand products is clearly an art.

To #CleanUp my cupboard,
And #CashOut a handsome sum.
I needed the backup of a strong system,
That is available at the press of a thumb.

Shockingly my ace rival Gabbar,
Freed me from my pain.
In 60-seconds he promised,
My worries would go down the drain.

(Watch the Mighty Gabbar singing Cashify praises)



An app that makes selling easy-peasy,
My search ended with Cashify.
Sell online in 60-seconds,
I bid all my worries goodbye.

All is done in 3 simple steps,
Get a quote, schedule a pick-up, get cash.
I danced to Gabbar's tunes,
Baawri Basanti had both cash and aish.

Invite your friends to earn 150 bucks,
Even get your phone repaired.
Opt for anti-theft service on Cashify,
In case of loss or theft, your phone location will be shared.

Wait, the deal gets sweeter!
250 bucks to be precise.
If you all use CLEANCASH code,
Make more money by selling your device.

No running from pillar to post,
From the comforts of our home.
Swishing-Tapping-Negotiating on Cashify,
We can sell old tabs, laptops, and phones.

Join Gabbar-Basanti gang,
#CleanUpCashOut with Cashify.
A right place to sell your device,
Where no price expectation is too high.
Check out more on https://www.cashify.in and download their app for extra benefits.

*Baawri_Basanti is my social media handle.
Basanti cartoon is sourced from socialpanga.com

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4 comments:

  1. Wow! I loved the poem, Saru. Such a creative post. Best wishes :)

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  2. Hahaha, loved your take on this! Agar Gabbar hote toh,Sarkar bohot khush hote, shabasshi dete!

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