1- 4 1s dance RSh round each other moving down to Man facing down to 3s and Lady facing up to 2s and set as crown triangles
5-16 1s (facing 4th corners) Dance to Each Corner and Set:-
' 5- 6 1s change places with 4th corners passing RSh and 4th corners pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right in centre to face 1st corners (as 1st corners set)
' 7- 8 Original 4th corners change places with 1st corners passing RSh and 1st corners pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right to face 1s in 2nd corner (pstn) as 1s set
' 9-10 Original 1st corners change places with 1s passing RSh and 1s pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right to face 1st corner (pstn) as original 2nd corners set
' 11-16 Repeat this Fig once more until 1s ¼ turn to right to face 2nd corner (pstn) (3s and 2s now in 1st and 3rd places opposite sides)
17-24 1s change places with 2nd corners and 1s set while corners change place LH to face opposite corner, 1s turn corner persons RH 1½ times and face 3rd corner (pstn)
25-32 Repeat 17-24 with 3rd corners and 1s end in 2nd places own sides
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
This is a game where one person drops a sandbag (which represents the rat) down a drain pipe and another person tries to whack it with a stick as it exits the pipe.
Splat The Tattie is played in the same way but using a potato, so the outcome of a successful whack is somewhat messier!