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    Which is correct and why? Or both are correct?

    Tired of practicing, the orchestra decides to walk out on its astonished conductor.
    Tired of practicing, the orchestra decided to walk out on its astonished conductor.

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    Both are correct, depending on the timing of the sentence.
    Tired of practicing, the orchestra decides to walk out on its astonished conductor-- Timing of the incident is ongoing with the written sentence.
    Tired of practicing, the orchestra decided to walk out on its astonished conductor-- Timing is in narrative past simple.
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