I much prefer the stirrups with oven mitts on them, they stop your feet getting cold
The scenarios? Used to be for the just the basics. But a few times were for more serious things where you might just prefer to run off with your butt hanging out! You can PM me if you really want to know.
Suffice it to say, the only straps I enjoy being tied up with, are from someone with whom I have a safe word. And who brings you a drink and sandwich after!