Authors: Jeff Kinney
Tags: #Comedy, #Young Adult Fiction
Bu+ Rowley for
Xkeh X came up wi+k +kis ^rea-f idea for a 3ame. Xke object was +0 pu+ +ke keadpkohes oh your kead ahd -tkeh +ry +0 skake +kem off wl+kou+ uSih^ your k«hds.
'TVkt winder was whoever could shake +he headphones off in +he shortest amount
1 had -the record with seven and a half seconds, kut X think X mi^ht have shook some of my fillings loose with that one.
Ri^ht >n the middle of our ^ame, Mrs. Crai^ came around the comer and caught us red-handed- She +ook the music placer away from me and started chewing us ou+.
But X ikihk ske kad tke wrong idea about wkat we were doing back tkere. SHe started telling us kow rock and roll is
going to ruin our brains.
X was going to tell ker ikai tkere weren't even any batteries in ike CD flayer, but X could tell ske didn't want to be interrupted. So X just waited until ske was done, and tken X said, "Yes, na an."
But rigk+ wken Mrs. Craig was about to let us go, Rowley started blubbering about kow ke doesn't want rock and roll to ruin kis "brains.”
Ylell, how I’ve ^ohe and done i+.
Last ni^Kt, after everyone was ih ted, X Shock downstairs to listeh to Rodricks CD oh tKe stereo ih the family room.
X pot Rodricks new headphones oh ahd cranked op tKe Volome REALLY high. XKeh X Kit "play.”
first, let me Jost say X cah definitely understand wKy tKey pot that “Parental Ylamihg" sticker on tKe UD.
Bot X only got to Kear atoot tKirty seconds of tKe first Sohg before X got ihterropted.
X+ turns out X didn’t Have tHe HeadpHones plugged into tHe stereo. So tHe rnosic was actually comihg
tHroo^H tHe SPEAKERS, not tHe Head^Ho^S.
Pad nwrcHed ne uy +» ry room arid sHut tHe door beHind Hum, and tHen He Said—
VJhenever Pad sa^s "friend" that w
Tohight, Pad gelled at me for about ten minutes, and then X guess he decided he’d rather be in bed than standing in ry room in his underwear. He told me X was grounded from placing Video games for two weeks, which is about what X expected.
X guess X should be glad that’s all he did.