Y&R July 2021 Discussion Thread in Discuss The Soaps Posted August 1 · Edited August 1 by Vizion On 7/27/2021 at 2:14 PM, FrenchBug82 said: Indeed. Which makes Phyllis look dumb and hysterical but most importantly completely voids the entire storyline of any emotional investment. Why do they expect the audience to care or be particularly angry at Sally? It was a sneaky way to get out of town but it was enough of a great opportunity that Summer CHOSE to take it despite having reasons to stay in town. Fact it came from parties with an agenda is irrelevant. So why are the writers thinking this is somehow a high-stakes conflict? This is exactly my issue. The stakes are so low they're below the ground. Who cares? What exactly is the endgame supposed to be that we're anxious to see?