Targeted Shame is a Team modification. It causes teams who are shamed to start their next game with negative runs.
When a team has Targeted Shame, any time they are shamed they start the next game with a number of negative runs equal to the number of runs they were shamed by.
Targeted Shame first appeared in the Season β4 Election as a part of the Targeted Shame decree. This was passed with 32% of the vote, and applied Targeted Shame as a Seasonal modifier to the 4 top teams in the league:
Season 5's Targeted Shame affected the following teams:
|Date (S5)||Shamed team||Winning Team||Runs lost||Opponent's result for next game|
|Day 12||Tigers||Houston Spies||2||win|
|Day 17||Firefighters||Charleston Shoe Thieves||1||win|
|Day 21||Millennials||Yellowstone Magic||4||win|
|Day 22||Firefighters||Dallas Steaks||2||loss|
|Day 24||Firefighters||Dallas Steaks||1||win|
|Day 25||Jazz Hands||Canada Moist Talkers||3||loss|
|Day 29||Tigers||Philly Pies||1||win|
|Day 40||Firefighters||Boston Flowers||1||win|
|Day 45||Millennials||Boston Flowers||1||loss|
|Day 46||Millennials||Kansas City Breath Mints||2||loss|
|Day 63||Firefighters||Charleston Shoe Thieves||1||win|
|Day 67||Jazz Hands||Canada Moist Talkers||1||win|
|Day 67||Firefighters||Dallas Steaks||1||win|
|Day 80||Jazz Hands||Philly Pies||1||win|
|Day 98||Jazz Hands||Dallas Steaks||3||loss|
|Day 112||Jazz Hands||Firefighters||1||loss (and swept in championship)|
In the Season β7 Election, Targeted Shame returned as a part of the The Shame Bubble blessing. It was won by the Hawai'i Fridays, and applied Targeted Shame to all of the teams in the Wild High, Mild High, and Wild Low Divisions. Over the course of Season 8, the Shame Pit was activated 62 times.
In the Season β9 Election, Targeted Shame returned again as a part of the The Shame Bubble blessing. It was won by the Boston Flowers, and applied Targeted Shame to all of the teams in the Wild High, Mild High, and Mild Low Divisions. Over the course of Season 10, the Shame Pit was activated 63 times.