Chapter 305: Voting for the Four Belles on the Discussion Forums
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Wen Xinya managed to find Zhou Tianyu, Xu Tongxuan, and Gu Junling. Gu Junling was casually watching the performance and Zhou Tianyu and Xu Tongxuan huddled together with their phones, chatting about something.
Xu Tongxuan beamed at Wen Xinya. “Xinya, your Paso Doble performance just now was really superb—especially that look of yours filled with teasing, taunting, sarcasm, disdain, and mockery… No wonder even Xia Ruya was triggered by you and played a couple of wrong keys.”
Zhou Tianyu smiled and said, “Unexpectedly, you’re even so good at Paso Doble. Xia Ruya wanted to embarrass you at the school’s anniversary celebrations but ended up being fooled by you—it really cheered people greatly.”
Wen Xinya smiled without speaking. In her previous lifetime, she had spent much time at places like bars and clubs and was well-versed in all dance genres.
Zhou Tianyu asked, “Where did you go just now? I haven’t seen you around since you performed and couldn’t find you anywhere.”
“Just now, I beat Jiang Yuqian and Xia Ruxue up backstage, took a trip to the administrative office, and only just came over for a while.” Wen Xinya said casually.
Zhou Tianyu and Xu Tongxuan widened their eyes and said together, “What happened?”
“Nothing much?” Then, Wen Xinya summarized the incident for them.
Zhou Tianyu said, “I heard that the Teacher An at the administrative office is linked to the Jiang Family. It’s also partly because of him that Jiang Ruoyin managed to become a member of the student union. This Teacher An is arrogant and looks down on people. Many students in the Institute loathe him and secretly call him a Buddhist monk.”
“Why does everyone call him a Buddhist monk?” Only then did Wen Xinya understand why did Teacher An pick on her just now at the administrative office—so it was due to Jiang Ruoyin.
Xu Tongxuan couldn’t help but start laughing. “Don’t be deceived by his head full of dark hair—it’s a wig. I heard from everyone that long ago, he got into a conflict with a student of the Institute. That student was also a difficult person who grabbed his hair on the spot, and in the end…”
“Psst!” Wen Xinya could imagine that scene and thus, couldn’t help but burst out laughing.
Zhou Tianyu couldn’t hold it in any longer, either. “That student called him a Buddhist monk there and then. From then on, the nickname stuck with him. Do you know that not only is Teacher An bald, he’s also a bachelor—that’s why the nickname of a Buddhist monk really suits him well.”
Holding back her laughter with great effort, Wen Xinya said, “Since so many people in the Institute loathe Teacher An, how did he manage to still stay in the Lan Feng Institute?”
Wen Xinya definitely did not think that Teacher An could stay peacefully in the Lan Feng Institute because of the Jiang family. If the Jiang family was indeed so capable, Jiang Ruoyin wouldn’t have dropped out voluntarily previously.
Zhou Tianyu sneered. “The Institute has its own considerations. Even if he’s slightly unfair in his dealings, ultimately there weren’t moral mistakes. Since everyone loathes him, they’ll be even more careful not to make mistakes so as not to land in his hands. On the whole, it’s beneficial for the Institute.”
Xu Tongxuan added, “Furthermore, the Lan Feng Institute is a high-end elite school. Students enrolled here are the handpicked cream of the crop and make very few mistakes. As such, the administrative office of the Lan Feng Institute isn’t powerful, so the Institute turns a blind eye.”
“I see!” Wen Xinya finally understood. From her knowledge, the administrative office had very heavy responsibilities, assisting the Institute to manage students with powers just short of that of the Institute. However, because the Lan Feng Institute was an elite school, the administrative office became a white elephant. The student union dealt with some matters and only passed those that they couldn’t handle to the administrative office.
Not wanting to talk about Teacher An anymore, Zhou Tianyu planted her phone in front of Wen Xinyi and said, “Doesn’t Xia Ruya like to stir things up using the discussion forums? I’ll let her have a taste of the discussion forums, too.”
Wen Xinya took her phone. Focusing her vision, Zhou Tianyu actually put up a post on the discussion forums questioning Xia Ruya’s title as one of the Four Belles of the freshmen with many people’s agreement below.
She browsed some other posts and realized that Xu Tongxuan’s spam username on the discussion forums had started a voting post for the Four Belles of the freshmen, listing ten-odd girls with both looks and wits. Wen Xinya’s name was actually at the top of the ranks with already up to five hundred votes now, leading the second in line by a huge margin.
She browsed carefully and finally saw Xia Ruya’s name at the bottom of the post with merely less than a hundred votes!
When it came to voting, the ordering of names was actually key. Under normal circumstances, after seeing the candidates at the top, the voting students would have already voted before they saw the end of the list.
No wonder—with Xia Ruya’s reputation in the Institute, even if she had played wrong keys at the school’s anniversary celebrations and embarrassed herself, she wouldn’t only have less than a hundred votes!
Wen Xinya couldn’t help but not know whether to laugh or cry as she returned the phone to Zhou Tianyu. “You guys are wasting your time on this crap. I totally don’t care for the title of one of the Lan Feng’s Four Belles of the freshmen—it’s just flashy.”
However, Zhou Tianyu begged to differ. “You don’t mind but someone does.”
Xu Tongxuan agreed with Zhou Tianyu in a rare instance. “Little Yu is right. You don’t mind but that Xia Ruya definitely minds. You see, she was previously the head of the Four Belles of the freshmen. If this title were to be robbed by you, don’t you think this is the worst hit for her?”
“I feel that it’s more probable that she’ll hate me to the core!” Xia Ruya had always cared the most about these superficialities. If this title were to be replaced by her, she could imagine how much Xia Ruya would hate her to the core.
Zhou Tianyu waved her hand and said, “Anyway, she already hates you to the core, it wouldn’t make a difference!”
Xu Tongxuan tugged at Zhou Tianyu and said, “Ah! Xia Ruya’s votes actually doubled in a short while!”
Zhou Tianyu skimmed the phone and said, “Fear not. Xinya is leading with more than five hundred votes and is currently at her prime with an aggressive aura—who dares to compete with her? Furthermore, regardless in terms of looks, academic results, or talents, Xinya is way ahead of that Xia Ruya. Since Xia Ruya can also be one of the Four Belles, our Xinya can more than be the Queen of Lan Feng.”
Wen Xinya was totally defeated by them—did they ignore her presence? “That’s enough, guys. Don’t take the joke too far. I don’t wish to be judged for everything on the discussion forums.”
However, Zhou Tianyu and Xu Tongxuan totally ignored her. Xu Tongxuan’s eyes lit up as she said excitedly, “Why don’t we start another voting exercise for the selection of the Queen of Lan Feng and see how Xinya ranks?”
Zhou Tianyu agreed that Xu Tongxuan had a great idea and hurriedly started a post. “It’s a great idea. Doesn’t that Xia Ruya think that she’s so graceful, elegant, and peerlessly beautiful? All the more we want to put Xinya in the limelight to let her know the gap between her and Xinya so that she’ll no longer compare herself to Xinya, destroy her confidence from the roots, and shatter her determination and fighting spirit.”
Xu Tongxuan clapped her hands, smiled, and said, “Well said. For a white lotus-like Xia Ruya, only such a method can deal with her, make her doubt herself, and tarnish her fighting spirit.”
Wen Xinya was simply extremely helpless towards Zhou Tianyu and Xu Tongxuan.