Far Cry 3

​Winter holidays are coming and my little brother has just finished his exams. He is getting older and older, as a proof, he brought a new pc game alone for the first time. This game was Far Cry 3. As a respect toward me, he asked to install and try it before him... And I … Continue reading Far Cry 3

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The Days of Misplaced Manifestations

Before I start describing the events of the last two days, let me engrave the idea in your mind that "Algerians love chaotic tumults and celebrating." We don't have weekly parties, only yearly weddings... We don't have seasonal festivals, we have yearly Ramadan of fasting... Our inner-pressure is hiding inside us, making our daily life … Continue reading The Days of Misplaced Manifestations

​My Seasonal Social Bluescreen

These days, I am socially sick. I can't talk to anybody, wanting to be alone. My vocabulary is limited to "good morning, what's up, hamdullah and inshallah". I hate people who want to talk to me and I hate more those who don't want. Harsh, anti-social and senseless.  This is what my friend just noticed … Continue reading ​My Seasonal Social Bluescreen

Anti-Money “New Year Oath” on the 5th December

All around the Christian world, there is a New Year Eve related tradition that is called "New Year Oath". New year oath or wishes are usually done in the very first moment of the year [00:00], hoping that the special moment may have a special power influencing the chance that one's wish will be accomplished. … Continue reading Anti-Money “New Year Oath” on the 5th December

Mouloud / Mawlid of the Prophet (p.b.u.h)

Today it's the 30th of November that says nothing to us Algerians but rainy weather and traffic jams. However, today is the 12th Rabi' al-awwal in the Islamic Calendar at the same time that means Mouloud. Mouloud is the remembrance of the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him). Mawlid around the Arabic … Continue reading Mouloud / Mawlid of the Prophet (p.b.u.h)

Principle-breaking Pressure

  Bravo. One another day is survived. The overwhelming University life in the Master degree puts more and more weight on us day to day. Today, we finished our classes earlier and a girl called me over to prepare the tomorrow's presentation with her. At first, I thought that we prepared everything and she wrote … Continue reading Principle-breaking Pressure

Algerian Derdja: “youqaqiy”

Today, I've just heard an interesting Algerian word: "youqaqiy"... Actually, this word is from the Capital's language (Algerois) and it describes the speakers of the Algerian Dialect (Derdja). The concept of "youqaqiy" depicts the people who pronounce the Arabic letter (ق) - Qaaf in the classical way as it sounds "qaaf". What's the point pronouncing … Continue reading Algerian Derdja: “youqaqiy”