By Anonymous - 15/04/2009 04:17 - United States

Today, I had a playing test in orchestra, which I've pracriced over 30 hours for. After I played my part, which I thought I did very well, my teacher asked how much I had practice. Trying to show off, I said "Oh, just 30 minutes." My teacher said "It shows, that was terrible." She was serious. FML
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i guess pracriced is the new word for terrible practice

If you told your teacher how long you really practiced, it may have impressed her that you worked so hard. But, no, you didn't.

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Next time practice your spelling instead.

but what did it say? :o

i guess pracriced is the new word for terrible practice

Lol, I didn't even notice the error until you mentioned it. Silly Grammar Nazi.

Learning an instrument in 30 hours alone is difficult. Back in middle school I had to pick an instrument to learn. I learned the trumped and spent about 30 minutes at most learning it. My teacher told me I should really stick to sports.

haha agreed

Trumpet is a hard instrument to play, but ITS AWESOME!!

#3: I think the OP meant s/he "pracriced" one performance piece for 30 hours.

I hate how you pratice something for a long time, and afterwards figure out you were practicing the wrong way!!! :P

If you told your teacher how long you really practiced, it may have impressed her that you worked so hard. But, no, you didn't.

been there orchestra teachers i swear picks on people they choose to dislike from the beginning.

#4 nice catch, I'm really tired as it's 5:33 am here. I still think it would be difficult to learn a piece in 30 hours. Unless it's a rather easier piece played with a guitar.

trust me, from experience I can tell you that it is still difficult on a guitar :)

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wow. never, EVER, show off to an orchestra teacher. You will only ever get responses like that. =)

I've never had an instructor be impressed by how little effort I put into something. It's like saying it's not worth your time.