Paddle toy

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The Gift Box Paddle toy was released in the first of the giftboxes released in April 2020.

Paddle Description

The paddles come in different types with the adjective and the color of the ball changing. The SHOW description of each paddle follows this format:

Fashioned of (adjective), the paddle has a large round surface and a firm handle wrapped in suede.  A tiny tack in the center has a white string attached to it, which in turn is connected to a small (color) ball.

Possibilities include:

Adjective Ball
  • darkened maoral
  • fragrant balsam
  • glossy modwir
  • golden linden
  • greenish fir
  • knotty pine
  • lustrous haon
  • red teak
  • rough oak
  • white birch
  • black
  • blue
  • green
  • grey
  • indigo
  • pink
  • purple
  • red
  • violet
  • yellow

Analyze

You analyze your (adjective) paddle and sense that the creator has provided the following information:

Created in the Spring of 5120 as a Gift Box toy, a suede-handled (adjective) paddle is a game that lets you bounce a ball on it for fun!

The last time that you played, you managed to bounce the ball X times before missing the paddle.

You currently have X ranks.  Practice makes perfect, keep trying!

Highest Bounces Achieved: X

Available Verbs: bounce, point at self, point at [player], turn, twist.

This item is account-bound.

You get no sense of whether or not the paddle may be further lightened.

Ranks

It is not currently known how ranks are earned. These are estimates based on logs from Jahdaeem.

This area has notes on how you may be able to get information related to your paddling...
Note: Be careful of others paddling in your logs.

grep "smacks you right in the eye" *.log 
grep "As the yellow ball dangles on its string from the paddle, you realize that you managed to bounce it " *.log

grep "Becoming a yellow blur, the ball strikes the surface for the first time and launches into the air again\.\.\." *.log
grep -B 1 "Becoming a yellow blur, the ball strikes the surface for the first time and launches into the air again\.\.\." *.log|grep "You balance"|wc
grep -B 1 "Becoming a yellow blur, the ball strikes the surface for the first time and launches into the air again\.\.\." *.log|grep "air again\.\.\."|wc
Rank Total Attempts Successful Attempts  % Successful Eye Smacks Eye Smack % Total Bounces Bounces/Attempt
0 953 623 65% 16 1.7% 1,621 1.7
1 3,131 1,933 62% 28 0.9% 1,567 1.7
2 - - - - - - -

Messaging

You balance the {ball color} ball attached to your greenish fir paddle on its smooth, flat surface for a brief moment before gently flicking it upward. The ball launches into the air but is tugged back to the surface by the securing string.

Note: It appears RT may change depending on Rank.

Bounces RT Message
bruised eye 0 The level of dexterity, precision, and hand-to-eye coordination needed to play this game is unparalleled by any other Elanthian sport! To play, you'll need both eyes to be healthy!
N/A 0 You feel as though you've grown more skilled with a suede-handled greenish fir paddle .
0 0 A slight twitch of the wrist causes the {ball color} ball to miss the surface completely. Better luck next time!
0 3 to 5 Unfortunately, the {ball color} ball strikes your thumb, bounces off it, and streaks right towards your face. You attempt to move out of the way, but end up moving into its path instead. In a blur of {ball color}, the small sphere smacks you right in the eye!
1 1 sec. Becoming a {ball color} blur, the ball strikes the surface for the first time and launches into the air again...

A slight twitch of the wrist causes the {ball color} ball to miss the surface completely. Better luck next time!

2 to 3 1 sec. Becoming a {ball color} blur, the ball strikes the surface for the first time and launches into the air again...

(Each time over 1) and again...

A slight twitch of the wrist causes the {ball color} ball to miss the surface completely. Better luck next time!

As the {ball color} ball dangles on its string from the paddle, you realize that you managed to bounce it a measly # times before finally missing.

4 to 5 2 sec. Becoming a {ball color} blur, the ball strikes the surface for the first time and launches into the air again...

(Each time over 1) and again...

A slight twitch of the wrist causes the {ball color} ball to miss the surface completely. Better luck next time!

As the {ball color} ball dangles on its string from the paddle, you realize that you managed to bounce it a measly # times before finally missing.

6 to 10 3 sec. Becoming a {ball color} blur, the ball strikes the surface for the first time and launches into the air again...

(Each time over 1) and again...

A slight twitch of the wrist causes the {ball color} ball to miss the surface completely. Better luck next time!

As the {ball color} ball dangles on its string from the paddle, you realize that you managed to bounce it a tidy sum of # times before finally missing. (Note: 9 may be 4 sec.)

11 to 15 6 sec. Becoming a {ball color} blur, the ball strikes the surface for the first time and launches into the air again...

(Each time over 1) and again...

A slight twitch of the wrist causes the {ball color} ball to miss the surface completely.

As the {ball color} ball dangles on its string from the paddle, you realize that you managed to bounce it an amazing # times before finally missing.

16 8 sec. Becoming a {ball color} blur, the ball strikes the surface for the first time and launches into the air again...

(Each time over 1) and again...

A slight twitch of the wrist causes the {ball color} ball to miss the surface completely.

As the {ball color} ball dangles on its string from the paddle, you realize that you managed to bounce it an amazing # times before finally missing.

29-30  ? sec. Becoming a {ball color} blur, the ball strikes the surface for the first time and launches into the air again...

(Each time over 1) and again...

A slight twitch of the wrist causes the {ball color} ball to miss the surface completely.

As the {ball color} ball dangles on its string from the paddle, you realize that you managed to bounce it an overwhelming # times before finally missing.