Yeah, those reads were super disappointing. I think there were only one or two that were decent? And even those wouldn't make one of those "best reads of all time" supercut videos on Youtube.
I think the guest judges have been helping both Silky and Vanjie. For each guest judge, their episode is their first exposure to Silky and Vanjie - who are genuinely entertaining queens. But Ru and Michelle are able to see Silky's and Vanjie's weaknesses and how they are not improving at the same rate as the other queens. Unless Shuga can pull a rabbit out of the hat next week (pun 100% intended), I think we'll have Silky and Vanjie for a couple more episodes.
At the moment, my personal top 4 are: Yvie, Brooke, A'Keira and Nina. While I doubt Nina will make the top 4, I think the other 3 are pretty strong contenders for the crown.