In the hotel bar, Packer ties a knot in a cherry stem with his tongue. Dwight decides to outdo him by untying it. Nellie must be the horniest woman on earth.
In Scranton, the employees are still trying to get some work done while Brandon is confronting Darryl over a text Darryl sent Val at midnight. Kelly decides that they all need to hear the text, and now that something interesting is happening there for once in her life, she's no longer bored enough to scream. Or even go home. Not for anything in the world would she go home now.
Kathy's putting lotion on her legs when Jim rapidly gets up to answer a knock at the door. It's Stanley, come to raid Jim's minibar for rum, but he leers a hello at the half-dressed temp stretched out on Jim's bed. Stanley not only doesn't stay when Jim invites him to, he warns, "Careful, Jim, it gets easier and easier." Oh, man.
Ryan leads Erin into the hotel kitchen, and when they hear a noise, they dive under the counter so nobody sees them. "Do you want us to get scolded?" Ryan hisses. "Shut your beautiful, beautiful mouth." It's not clear where the camera crew is hiding, but they're obviously invisible as well.
In the Scranton conference room, Darryl reads aloud the texts in question: "I got too much ice cream. You want some?" "Getting my fry on." "The moon is huge tonight." But the killer is. "You're such a great friend....." The 1.4 ellipses are included in the message. Kelly, with her long experience of parsing Ryan's signals, is shocked that Darryl would be so indiscreet with his dots. Val says the idea of her and Darryl is ridiculous. "I'm stranded on Shutter Island over here," Darryl pretends to agree. Has everyone forgotten that Darryl and Kelly dated, for like a week?