I am just of a different mindset about the game, I guess. I feel that just moving a scout back and forth is a valid strategy. Yes, it is annoying to play against. But, it is up to the other play to prove that strategy is useless. If it works, it works, and it is a way to work. Let passive players draw all of their games.
There is an element of risk involved in the game. I feel that if two players are equally passive, the result should be a draw.
If you want to win a game, you must risk a loss. That is a saying from chess, as well. It applies even moreso in this game. Go big or take the draw. Keep some scouts for the endgame to check some locations, and you can get a good game out of it.