- Markshire PCs:
I’ve done that exact same thing in the past. Just sneaking in an emote, like *the orc sniffs the air around them suspiciously* is enough to bring out a clue. One of two things will happen:
–The player replies with a legitimate emote of their own, just as Thrym mentioned before, or
–The player freezes in their tracks and/or bolts out of the area…This is sometimes preceded with a guilty, tentative message on the DM channel: “Hey…is anyone out there?”
Just be on the lookout for cheese, and don’t be afraid to call them out on it.