What is your biggest pet peeve and why?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I have quite a list of pet peeves… sharing the vilest ones here… People who refuse to use blinkers while shifting lanes when driving. What do you think the rest of us are? Mind-readers? To automatically guess that at this exact instant, you’ll decide to move bang in front of…

Which position do you like?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Let’s talk about my most favorite activities where the ‘position’ is vital… Reading I sit exactly like this when I read… It’s usually on my bed or on a sofa… with lots of soft cushions all around. I may toss and turn occasionally but the cushions remain all around all…

What is the most “not Asian thing” about you?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: South Asian here. Indian to be specific. Keralite to be even more specific. So we’re talking stereotypes here, eh? Ugh! How I hate that word! Anyway… I don’t do the ‘Indian headshake’ thing. Nope. Just doesn’t come to me. I don’t like rice. Yes, I have written in another answer…

Why are so many female writers quitting Quora?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I had considered this several times. I don’t know if what I undergo on a daily basis is harassment, but it is quite disturbing. Generally, I try to stay away from writing answers on topics that I know would be likely to attract unwanted attention. It’s not that I don’t…

Are you an open book?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Oh yes I am. A book like Tom Riddle’s diary, though. People are free to write what they wish to… maybe paint a pretty picture too. But what you will see in the book will depend on what the book wishes to reveal to you. At times it may appear…