I underestimated the viewing range for text chat. I apologize for my oversight. I'll definitely consider having people situated AROUND the sleigh platform instead.
Yes, I didn't foresee how bad the skill spamming would get. Hiring players with Silencing abilities and performer players to help push people back would help for next year's event.
The performer's skill doesn't work in town to the best of my knowledge. Makes it tough to keep things organized when they disable so many skills.