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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby Bouncer » March 16th, 2015, 12:12 pm

Started reading Mesa Vista and Blueberry Island, these are the stories that have me working on Sweetmeaton this long. Thinking I may need an awesome sig like you guys have.
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby pnkpnthr334 » March 17th, 2015, 12:35 pm

If my calculations are correct, I'm done with the challenge! I just earned another 27 universities, bringing my population to 73,000+ with my unused CAS! I'm still going to finish out this round and add enough CAS families so that my "official" population is over 50,000!

This took 3 in-game years, and almost 5 real life years! :D
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby Lorinsv » March 17th, 2015, 12:37 pm

Congratulations - you're a member of a very elite club!! :party:
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby Bouncer » March 17th, 2015, 1:00 pm

What do you classify as in-game years pnkpnthr?

And congrats! Never thought of more then a few universities, now I see how that would be useful to get SM up.
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby pnkpnthr334 » March 17th, 2015, 5:28 pm

Lorinsv wrote:Congratulations - you're a member of a very elite club!! :party:

Thanks! I thought this day would never come. :D

Bouncer wrote:What do you classify as in-game years pnkpnthr?

Four seasons = One year :fluffy:
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby Bouncer » March 17th, 2015, 5:51 pm

Wow, you definitely play a different way then I do. Seems like a lot of Chaos in a short period of time.
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby Anne » March 18th, 2015, 4:42 am

Congratulations, Angie, that's so cool! :D
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby Seera » March 18th, 2015, 3:10 pm

pnkpnthr334 wrote:If my calculations are correct, I'm done with the challenge! I just earned another 27 universities, bringing my population to 73,000+ with my unused CAS! I'm still going to finish out this round and add enough CAS families so that my "official" population is over 50,000!

This took 3 in-game years, and almost 5 real life years! :D


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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby littlenettleheart » March 19th, 2015, 7:14 pm

Wow, that's dedication. Congratulations xx
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby MichelleCYoung » March 19th, 2015, 10:38 pm

Congratulations! That's fantastic!
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby raebeth47 » March 20th, 2015, 5:41 am

pnkpnthr334 wrote:If my calculations are correct, I'm done with the challenge! I just earned another 27 universities, bringing my population to 73,000+ with my unused CAS! I'm still going to finish out this round and add enough CAS families so that my "official" population is over 50,000!

This took 3 in-game years, and almost 5 real life years! :D


Wow! Congratulations! :#1:
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby pnkpnthr334 » March 20th, 2015, 12:02 pm

Thanks, everyone! It feels great to finally finish my favorite challenge. I have a few more households to play, and then I'm declaring it officially complete! :D
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby Radiochocolate » April 6th, 2015, 7:56 am

Is food poisoning considered an illness?
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby Seera » April 6th, 2015, 10:15 am

On the Sims Wikia, it is listed on the Illness page in the Sims 2 section. So I would say that it counts as an illness.
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby Radiochocolate » April 6th, 2015, 10:41 am

Alright :grin: Though I won't have much use of them yet, according to my own rules :sarcastic:
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby Jenn » April 18th, 2015, 6:13 am

For the first time ever, I have unlocked a university (thanks to a tramp sim that was charging $25,000 a ticket to her dance club). I only have two teens who are going. Does a dorm/rental count as another household or only when they return home?

I'm pretty annoyed with my people overall. They are more interested in babies than topping business. I have four level 10 businesses, but no tycoons. I can boast that one household gave me twins and two sets of quads. Yes. Thanks game.

I think my population is now 702 (74 playables +4 graves) and they all descend from my original five families as I started with Nepheris' version of the rules, but switched to a different set in round 3. I think in round 5 everyone is getting birth control and locked in separate rooms for extended periods of time.

I am also sitting at 3 fires, 1 electrocution and 0 burglaries, which really, really stinks.
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby Lorinsv » April 18th, 2015, 2:58 pm

Congrats on the University! I just discovered from a BaCC I saw posted on Tumblr, that bags of money wished for with the Genie are good for attracting the burglar, though I haven't had a chance to try it myself.
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby nox » May 12th, 2015, 2:16 am

Currently working towards getting a Business District in my BaCC, got 4 sim-owned community lots so far, only one to go :celebration:
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Re: Build a City Challenge Chat

Postby Radiochocolate » May 17th, 2015, 11:19 am

Objective: Build a lot expensive enough to unlock a career.

Obstacle: Apocalypse restrictions.

Solution: Spam with pillars and other misc junk.
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