Thursday, 24 September 2015

Tease and Tackle

It was Jay's first day in Delhi Public School. This is where I met him for the first time and we became best friends later. As Jay entered the class, everyone was starring him as he was a new guy. He attended two lectures and then came the lunch time. Here begins the first challenge for Jay : How to start a conversation?  
Nimish asking Jay

A group of 6 people called him with one very fat guy sitting in between them shouted in a rude voice : What was your percentage last year ? 
Jay soon realized this was the group of toppers and he never likes the company of such people. Next group called him and they sounded like group of local people of the state. Then Jay came across my group. It was the group of average students (and those especially who were united by friendship rather that marks or language) and we became friends. 
As we know that Jay was an intelligent and hard working boy. Next day, when teacher started teaching, Jay used to write all important points and make notes. This was observed by one of the toppers Nimish and he became angry. Soon after the lecture, he went to Jay and tore his paper. This was the first time Jay got teased and decided to break this group system. It was a tradition in DPS to finish the lunch and play for rest of the time in break. 
Jay decided to introduce a game called "Alien". In this game, we have to finish the lunch quickly and run to a pre-decided place(spaceship) in school ground. But the last coming guy (alien) will have to catch the people who came out of the circle of the spaceship. Maximum you can be in spaceship for 1 minute and then you have to come out for a while Within a months time this game became viral in whole class and regardless of every group everyone used to come in ground to play. No more groups in class and discussing about people. Groups got united with one beautiful idea.
Alien Game sounds good

"The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones"