And in that time, the humanity-free blood sucker has refrained from murdering any more innocents... because Damon and Stefan have refrained from forcing her to alter her ways.
But as they adorably toss a football around in the following clip, we see the brothers discussing a plan to change that, with Stefan pushing them to put some kind of plan into action. And promising he'll leave town once it's accomplished.
Watch now and grade each sibling's throwing mechanics:
Sound off, TVD Fanatics: Should Damon and Stefan try to turn Elena's humanity back on?