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The Not-so-good player?

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Hi all - I don't have the time to look at other example posts and see how many words I have to say, but I will keep it simple...

I am that saxophone player gets yelled at by the band teacher for playing a triple altissimo D, deafening half of the band's ears, and outplaying the percussion. Every day. (so I actually don't have an A in band). My notes are so wrong that even the school Jazz band cannot predict my "kazoos". My brain cells are so dead that I cant play better than my 7th grade self in regional scales. My style is so (nauseating) interesting that my parents think any person other than me who plays saxophone played for 27 years. Anyways- I am glad to come here to learn new tricks and tips to further annoy my band teacher.

Me: "We got our band parts today!"
Dad: "Son, what part did you play?"
Me: "All of them..."
Dad: visible confusion

So- in conclusion, am I really just trying to live life to its fullest, and stray from the ultimate life goal of 99.9% of people; to satisfy their wills and try not to change? Or will I regret posting this since it is 2 am.
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So, you're in 7th grade which makes you what? 12 or 13?
You don't write like a 13 yo
This is not the only interpretation. “I can’t play better than my 7th grade self in regional scales” can be something a person says years later, in high school for example, comparing themselves to their 7th grade self. (For instance: I am not as slender as my eighteen-year-old self. 😏)
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There's no point, he's a 13 yr old kid. :D
That's merely an assumption a commenter made. OP didn't say he's 13.
OP says 7th grade. A little quick math would put him/her around 13.
I already addressed this (post 7). OP doesn’t say they’re in 7th grade. They say they “can’t play better than their 7th grade self.” Speaking for myself, I’m not as slender as my 10th grade self. My back hurts more than my 12th grade back. I can definitely read faster than my 4th grade self. How big’s your gut compared to your 6th grade gut btw? Etc, ya dig?
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I am definitely more of a land-dwelling creature than my living-at-the-bottom-of-the-ocean self.
Dis you?
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