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For a similar mechanic, see Score point.
Try again when you have You Thought Points.
 
— Johnny

The total amount of You Thought Points from the results screen.

You Thought Points (or YTPs) is a point system in Baldi's Basics Plus that is used in Johnny's Store as a currency.

Gameplay

The YTP counter showing up on the screen.

The player earns YTPs depending on how well they perform certain tasks. Some ways to earn YTPs are: collecting notebooks, completing field trips, dealing with some characters, and using structures in some places. As of V0.2, they can be spent on items and a special favor such as a filled-out map in Johnny's Store, where the player stops at between floors of the Super Schoolhouse. Once the player earns YTPs, the current amount of YTPs will appear on the screen, showing that the player has earned them.

Ways to earn

Characters

Name Requirement Number of YTPs
Mrs. Pomp Entering her classroom before the timer runs out. 100
Playtime Playing jump rope with her. 0-25 (If the player jumps over the rope five times in a row, they will earn all 25 points, but the reward drops by 5 each time the player messes up.)

Structures

Name Requirement No. of YTPs
Baldi's Math Machine Correctly solving the math problem. 25*

Items

Name Requirement Number of YTPs
Notebook Collecting a notebook in a classroom without Baldi's Math Machine. It only applies to Hide-and-Seek and Explorer Mode. 10

Field trips

Name Requirement Number of YTPs
Camping Keeping all the campfires burning from the logs. 100, 200, or 300 depending on the number of stars
Farm Bringing the animals into the barn.
Water treatment plant Preventing the digester domes from collapsing.
Wild west TBA

Time Bonus

Floor number Time Number of YTPs
1 ~2:59 50
2 ~8:29 100
3 ~12:59 200

Grade bonus

Grade Number of YTPs
A+ 100
A 95
A- 90
B+ 85
B 80
B- 75
C+ 70
C 65
C- 60
D+ 55
D 50
D- 40
E+ 30
E 20
E- 10
F+ 5
F 1
F- 0

Trivia

General
  • The concept of You Thought Points is first revealed in the Kickstarter campaign blog post since July 31, 2018,[1] and first available in Baldi's Basics Kickstarter Exclusive Demo V1.2, though there was no place to use these points at that time.
    • Even though You Thought Points originated from the You Can Think Pad, the player cannot earn points in this device as its purpose was changed when this system was first implemented.
  • The acronym "YTPs" might be a reference to YouTube Poop, the infamous video mashups on the YouTube website containing edited pre-existing media sources for humorous, obscene, annoying, confusing, shocking, or dramatic purposes.
    • Furthermore, many people thought the name "YTPs" actually stood for YouTube Poops, and so the actual name may be a jab at that.
Baldi's Basics Plus
  • Prior to V0.2, there were two ways to lose You Thought Points: Baldi catching the player without An Apple for Baldi and the player bringing the wrong number balloon into the Math Machine.
Baldi's Basics Kickstarter Exclusive Demo
  • The intermission screen showing placeholder values.

    Before the V1.2 update, these values used to be only for placeholders because the methods were not implemented, so they always show the same values. As of V1.2, they have added a working counter and the player can earn YTPs in multiple places.


References

  1. "First off, the You Can Think Pads will get a new feature, the ability to award You Thought Points (YTPs)! Depending on how quickly you solve the problems they present, you'll earn more YTPs. ... There will be other ways to earn YTPs as well, such as in field trips, or even through some characters!" - Kickstarter Update #3 - One week in! More new features and creating characters!

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