For me, the logic would be that the penalty only applies for none-scouting people. So if you have a party of four and one of the character is the "designated" scout (the other have other duties), then this scout will have a penalty of -3. If two characters are scouting (i.e. on guard duty) and the rest of the party (still, of four) are doing something else it would be -1 (+1 for the other scouting character for helping but also -2 for the two disturbing characters).
I know it is now not written like this now, but it would be a little bit more logic.
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on Thu 04 Jan 2018, 00:16, edited 2 times in total.
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