Not Quite the Hijabi Rock Star

The song began.

I sat there, guitar in hand, pressing down on the appropriate notes as displayed on the screen.

According to the TV screen, I was hitting every note. Considering it was my first time playing Rock Band, not a bad feat.

I’m totally getting the hang of this, I thought to myself. I’m actually pretty goo-

“Bushra, are you looking at the left?” Soerha asked, bringing me out of my reverie.

“Huh?” I asked.

“You’re on the right,” she clarified. “I could tell you weren’t looking there.”

I looked at the right part of the screen and it showed that the player, me in this case, had already failed twice.

I was playing according to Soerha’s side of the screen. So she was hitting all her notes, not me. I had been taking pride in her accomplishments.

Oops.

Oh well, I did end up getting better though as the day progressed. Sort of.

4 thoughts

  1. HAHAHAHA!!!!! YES! Another convert! Dude you ended playing great! Just remember we’ve all wasted countless hours at this game. Time to come over and poor more time into Rock Band!

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