Straws Scoring & Missing Pieces
Why are there deductions for loops in every game when there are none placed on the game-board? There is nothing in the instructions about that.
Also Straws sometimes cheats by never displaying enough of the needed pieces to complete the course, even though all have been displayed.
The time limit on Straws is too short. I would like to build more complex designs but there is not enough time.
It would be nice of some of the six-figure income folks at GSN would reply with solutions! I still can't find any complete explanation of the scoring in Straws, and also another problem is that often needed pieces disappear if not chosen immediately, instead of scrolling down. Jenna2121 is correct that the time limit is absurdly short!
Somehow the scoring on Straws got all messed up. Skips are now counted as loops, bombs are skips, and wasted straws are bombs. I really don't try to get loops since I only play to get Wonder Wheel spins, but I can only assume loops are now counted as wasted straws.
As far as the disappearing pieces, whatever is highlighted when you skip is what is replaced instead of dropping it down to the next position.
Been this way for at least a couple of months now. Wish they would fix it to end the confusion.
It would be nice if the "powers that be" at GSN, instead of taking every two or three weekend off, would update the instructions, and FIX the play!
It is particularly aggravating when there never appear the needed pieces to finish a pipe, or the last one is right at the spout, which loses most scores!
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