Just now, three older boys come up to you.
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You've known all the boys for a while now, and all of them are pretty comfortable with you. While you consider all three of them well-behaved boys, you've paddled all three of them, and Joe and Perry have both had more thorough sessions over your lap (thought not recently). This time, they all seem nervous - almost shy - but not like they were in trouble.
Finally, they manage to ask if they can have access to somewhere private. After a second, you get the idea, and not only offer to let them use one of the guest rooms (which are in an area of the house that's generally off limits), but you ask if they need some disposable rags as well. They all blush deeply, but agree that that would be nice.
You get some rags that can be thrown away, escort them to the guest room, show them where wash clothes are, tell them what to do with trash or dirty clothes, then start to leave them by themselves.
Before you can go, you hear one of the boys say something quietly, then all three of them giggle. Before you can close the door, Will calls you back.
"Are you two serious?" Will asks the other two boys.
There's some hemming and hawwing, but they all agree they are.
"If we have a bet going, will you paddle the losers? Four swats bare for loser and two bare for second place?"
They assure you they're not going to do anything wrong, and you don't have to hang around. You do still have permission to paddle them, if that matters in this case.
Will you do it?