honestly it’s baffling to me how the entire party can be So Bad at reading vex outside of percy and pike (if she’s there) like even vax is extremely hit or miss on saying what vex wants or needs to hear and as a whole vm just. likes to dismiss a lot of vex’s more serious feelings as jokes.
I like to imagine that, when there's no urgency, the Host's reflexes might be a little delayed. Once Doctiplier wanted to play doctors and did the lil tap the knee thing, but the Host didn't react. Doctiplier turned around to see if maybe he used the wrong tool, but then the Host suddenly kicked him in the butt. It was so funny the Host couldn't apologise through his laughter, but Doc still forgave him cause he has a cute laugh