I've also changed how data is loaded when the sheet opens.
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Everyone earns 500xp for successfully navigating this challenging situation. Additionally:
Thistle and Naomi both earn 100xp for best overall characterization.
Kyle earns 50xp for the best single post (reaction to Betty's appearance).
Narnae earns the 50xp for cleverness (inquiring about the hound).