Dirty Laundry

Tin has, like, a week left of teen-hood, so heir poll will be coming up soon, guys. Just keep that in mind. 😉

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I… have no idea why I took this. Sim check? Let’s say sim check.

I think Palladium may have been getting up from bed, but more important is that GIANT pile of laundry behind her. Ew.

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Quan and Tin are doing… something… with the baby. I don’t know. But judging by the fact that he’s crying, it’s probably not something productive.

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Antimony is discussing her aspirations to become a reporter or something with her mother…

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And Tellurium is doing homework in the sand. Awesome.

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Prom night came around for Tin, so she went off in a dress that, because of her frugal trait, was meant to be evocative of the sack dresses I read about from the Great Depression, but kind of failed. Oh well.

She got a romantic interest or a boyfriend. I don’t remember the actual extent of the relationship at the moment.

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Antimony: Thanks for the bedtime story, Mom, but I think I’m going to go play now.

Silver: Can a sim spontaneously develop the ‘dislikes children’ trait?

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Let’s have a horse adventure
Let’s have a horse adventure
Everyone have a horse adventure
Tally-ho!

If skirts didn’t stretch so oddly this would actually be a rather nice picture.

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Oh hey, it’s Antimony’s birthday.

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She was close to celebrating it on her own, but then this dapper zombie gentleman appeared.

Zombie: I’m still not paying attention, though.

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Antimony: I’m a teen!

Zombie: *suddenly remembers to perpetuate zombie stereotypes* RAWR GET MAKEOVER!

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Antimony is a hopeless romantic. I tried to send her to prom but it ended before she got there, so no prom for her. Maybe next time.

Antimony: Now I’ll never meet my soulmate. ;_;

I’m still betting on Antoine.

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Iodine got left alone in the little house when the zombies appeared. He quickly fashioned a barricade of legos and stuffed animals at the front door, so he could wait out the night in relative safety.

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Not that it was necessary.

Zombie Woman: I WANT TO USELESSLY ATTACK  YOU BUT THE DOOR IS IN THE WAY!

Yes, THAT IS THE POINT OF THE DOOR.

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As the family is curled up safely in bed (even Iodine was taken to his crib) the zombies turn their attention to the poor gnomes. Not the gnomes!

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Olive is still with us… in a sense, anyway.

Olive: Shh… I’m trying to remember how Laurel said to ollie a kickflip.

That’s not a thing, right?

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Antimony’s off to high school, but I’m mostly just really proud of her pants. I’m not even sure why, I just am…

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I think I would have had ghosts somewhere if I took a picture of Tin fainting, so I think she passed out and I didn’t wait for the Z’s to appear before I snapped a picture. I’m just going to count this as a fail to be on the safe side. : /

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Since Silver has nothing to do with her life, she gets to play violin for me. I’ve heard all the ‘good’ playing of instruments way back with Nitrogen, but that was before the violin was even out, I think. She kind of sucks, though.

“Are you sleeping? Are you sleeping?
No, I can’t. No, I can’t.
Silver’s playing badly, Silver’s playing badly,
Screech, screech, screech. Screech, screech, screech.”

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I know that Tin got a boyfriend or romantic interest or something because Antimony went home with him the next day.

… which is a little weird.

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No, Silver!

… we don’t even have space for that.

Silver: I was sort of hoping you’d kill off Mom to make room. She’s kind of a jerk.

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Antimony just sort of fell asleep while Tin’s boyfriend did homework, so I’m not exactly sure what her motives of going home with him would have been. Did she want to steal him? Warn him not to break her big sister’s heart? We may never know.

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She did, however, talk with the guy’s younger brother.

Antimony: So, when you’re older, we can get married. Then you can live right next door to your brother, and I can live next to my sister! Won’t that be fun?

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Quan’s an elder now. And he’s a cute one, too.

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And Silver’s a full adult.

Tellurium: Mommm! Grandma’s picking on me again!

Silver: … whatever. I’m going to bed.

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Palladium offsets her awfulness to the kids by painting nice things and skilling and such. So I’m not entirely sure how to feel about her right now.

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When Silver wakes up, I decide that it’s laundry day, because there are just giant piles of dirty clothes EVERYWHERE, surrounded by little piles. And there are also two stinky hampers full of clothes in the kids’ house.

And yes, those are flies back there.

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… your mother-in-law is sleeping, your wife is doing laundry, and your child is screaming bloody murder in the next room over. Wanna take care of that?

Quan: I think I’ll just watch the cooking channel.

Ah. I’ll just have Silver tend to the babies in between cleaning up the entire family’s mess, then.

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That’s just disgusting.

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Tin learned all her tricks from Palladium. I’m sure of it.

Tin: Look, I’m working on my logic skill. Love me.

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Speaking of Tin and Palli…

Tin: Grandma, you’re an idiot.

Palladium: At last, the pupil has surpassed the teacher. There is nothing else I can teach you… you ungrateful brat.

They’re no longer friends now.

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Tin almost immediately gets in trouble for booby-trapping the computer.

Tin: What the hell, Grandma? I thought we were on the same side.

Palladium: Is your head full of rocks? You’re no longer my student of darkness, Tin. You’re on your own from here on out.

Tin: Go die in a toilet, Grandma.

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She immediately goes back to booby-trapping once Palladium leaves…

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Only to have her computer privileges revoked by her mother.

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That’s kind of cool. I haven’t had any privileges revoked for a long time. I think It was back when Sodium was a kid, at least. That was, like, eleven generations ago, I think. Something like that.

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Now that Tin has ‘graduated’, she and Palladium do not get along well.

Xenon: That’s fine, just ignore me.

Ignore the plumbbob too, guys. : /

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He’s bald and teal. I’m not sure what else there is to say.

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… what are you wearing, Silver?

Seriously, where did she even get that outfit?

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AND WHY ARE YOU VOMITING??

Is Silver pregnant? Or did she eat something rotten? Tune in next time to find out. Maybe. I’m not even sure why she was vomiting yet.

SCORE:

Self Wetting : 14 -70
Fires: 4 -20
Electrocutions: 3  -15
Passing Out : 21 -105
Failing School : 0
Accidental Deaths : (0)
Social Worker Visit : (0)
Game breakiness that’s my own fault : 1

Every Birth : 10 +50
Twins : (4) +40
Triplets : (0)
Fulfilling LTWs :  4 +160
NTH Spouse Reaching Top of Career : (0)
Every Honor Roll : 6 +30
Every 100,000 simoleons earned : (0)
Painting of Torch Holder (4) + 20

TOTAL = 90

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Advanced Stupid

Hey, it’s kind of been a while. Or maybe it hasn’t? WordPress says my last post here was something like ten days ago, but it feels a lot longer than that. Weekend classes and having two papers due next week will do that to you. I’m almost done the first paper, at least.

So of course I’m going to slack off for a bit and catch you guys up with the Mendeleevs!

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I saved and quit just after sending the family off to their family outing, so our sim check is happening while they’re at the little diner/cafe thing that Silver got engaged at. Silver is speaking with Palladium, who is holding Iodine, and Tin is just… there.

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Then Quan is telling a scary story out back, so Tin goes to listen.

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Antimony’s already decided she’s had enough of this crap, so she’s going home. Spoil sport.

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Tin’s basically the one taking care of Tellurium right now. And Quan bought a drink. I swear this frugal trait is a lie, though, because he was just constantly buying things from the bar… thing.

Whatever the counter that sells cakes is called.

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Barista: Dammit, when does my shift end? I knew I should’ve worn my watch!

Tin does her best impression of Storm from the X-Men.

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Quan: I’d like to buy another drink despite my frugal trait?

Barista: Why, certainly, sir. What would you like?

Quan: Hm… what’s the most expensive thing you have?

Tin: Oh, Iodine, I’m sure someday our parents will pay attention to you instead of buying enough coffee to fill a swimming pool.

*hopes that so much talking in above post keeps people from noticing plumbbob*

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That seems like a wonderful place to play with your doll. Much better than playing in the pretty cafe. Or any of the nice rooms I’ve made that aren’t meant specifically for defecating.

The family comes home after this to save our funds from Quan’s crippling coffee addiction.

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Well, we could feed Tellurium in the nursery, or any one of the nice rooms in the house, but Quan’s having none of that. And I know for a fact there’s enough room up there, because no one else has had problems.

Maybe Quan’s just had a little too much caffeine.

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Someone found the shuffleboard thing! Unfortunately, Tin found it at night… which hasn’t stopped her from playing it, even though she’s afraid of the dark.

A lot of people comment that my uncontrollable sims are relatively ‘smart’ because they don’t pass out or pee themselves a lot, but I think my score would be a lot lower if we counted things like ‘number of times a coward sim passes out because they wanted to talk to a ghost’.

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Or ‘number of times a kid decides to play with her doll in the worst possible place’.

Antimony: But Reynardine and I are playing ‘poor people’ and the scent of trash makes our game more authentic!

Don’t tempt me to move you to another town and reset your funds so you can really play ‘poor people’.

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Tin: Well, I could go inside where the vampires and snipers won’t get me, or I could play shuffleboard!

*sigh*

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Someone figured out how to feed Tellurium.

Palladium: … you mean there was an issue with handing the kid a bottle?

You’d be surprised.

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On a lot of ancient ghosts, emperors of evil and torch-holders, a legacy in turmoil cried out for a hero. She was Xena, a mighty heiress forged in Silver’s bed. The power. The passion. The danger. Her courage will change the world.

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Wanna guess where Antimony’s going? Anyone? Take a wild guess.

She’s playing tag. Not ‘going to play tag’. Playing tag down the stairs. If the animation allowed it, she’d probably be rushing down, then fall on her face and break a bunch of bones. And who is she playing tag with?

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Quan, who is just… standing there. While Antimony runs around in the sand. Honestly.

Quan: I don’t know what you’re talking about. I’m playing tag.

… really?

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Antimony: *huffing and puffing out of breath*

He’s not coming, sweetie. : (

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Not sure why I took this. Leroy is old. Edamame’s still stalking him.

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We got a call asking if Antimony would like a playdate with some kid, so we accepted.

Antimony: I’d rather talk to the grown-ups.

Go talk to the kid, Annie. He might actually play tag with you.

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Antimony: Hi, my name’s Antimony. But you can call me Annie.

Kid: Hi, I’m…

Antimony: Don’t care. Let’s play tag.

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DAMMIT SILVER.

Silver: You’re supposed to be controlling me!

Don’t pin this on me!

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Antimony: Come on! Catch me! It’s like you don’t even want to play tag!

Kid: I don’t, but Mom told me you’re related to the Grim Reaper so I have to do what you say.

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He left shortly after, and I found Annie cleaning the tub in frustration.

Antimony: No one ever wants to play with me but Reynardine.

Maybe if you picked places to play that weren’t the bathroom. Or behind a garbage can.

Then I found this while checking out how the family was doing:

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… I don’t think I’ve ever seen a relationship get so low when one of the sims was a toddler before.

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Evidently, Palladium has been stealing candy when I’m not watching her.

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*hallelujah  chorus*

Look at that hair! I don’t even know where it came from, but it’s magnificent and not teal.

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And speaking of teal, Tellurium grew up and gained the snob trait, I believe. Now turn around and let the readers see your face, you little diva.

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Tellurium: Instant heirship?

Doesn’t work that way.

Tellurium: What if I…

 

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Tellurium: Claim this house in the name of King Tellurium!

Still doesn’t work that way. Be endearing and get votes. Ask ghosts for bedtime stories. I hear that makes voters like you, for some reason.

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I finally caught Palladium stealing candy from a baby. And Tin did, too. She’s practically BFFs with her grandma, though, so she just kind of ignored it with this weirdly uncomfortable look on her face.

Tin: I mean… I don’t want to upset Grandma… but it’s not right to upset Iodine, either. He’s just a toddler…

And… GHOST.

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Tin: WAH!

She’s got a bowl stuck to her hand now. Lovely.

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What scared Iodine was Yttrium on her way to the training dummy. I think.

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Quan: So… what’s it like to be dead?

Laurel: Shut up, I’m about to ollie a kickflip.

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The next morning is a school day, and the two girls proceed to forget how to door. They would stand next to each other pondering what to do, take a few steps, stop and realize they can’t both fit through at once, and then repeat the process. About three or four times.

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We have a teleporter now, since I haven’t really played around with them yet and Silver had the LTH points to make it happen.

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Antimony’s friend is named Antione, and they’ve become best friends since I made her introduce herself to him. Perhaps he’s just afraid of death. Anyway, I ship it, if only because their names are practically the same. Change the E to a Y and add an M in there. SOULMATES.

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Tin: Hey, look Mom. I can fit my whole bowl in your stomach.

Silver: That’s good. The ingredients in the batter will help give the baby nutrients, don’t you think?

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Tin: By the way, Mom, you’re an idiot.

Silver: …

Tin is definitely her grandmother’s… grandchild. : /

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Palladium: Hey, have you seen my phone?

Silver: Um… no?

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Palladium: Oh well. I’m going on a date, dear!

Silver: MOM! I’m having a BABY!

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Palladium: Oh, you were wondering about the screaming on my phone when you asked me out? That was my daughter having a baby. Speaking of my daughter, these bushes are where she got engaged. And speaking of bushes, I know something else we can do inside of them. 😉

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It’s a boy! So not a warrior princess. But he IS a heavy sleeper with the insane trait, which we haven’t had in a while. So that might be interesting.

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Mother smiles with the new life she created bundled safely against her. Baby blinks as he takes his first look at the morning light.

Palladium: I got called away from my date for this? Whatever, I’m going to bed.

Moment ruined.

SCORE:

Self Wetting : 14 -70
Fires: 4 -20
Electrocutions: 3  -15
Passing Out : 20 -100
Failing School : 0
Accidental Deaths : (0)
Social Worker Visit : (0)
Game breakiness that’s my own fault : 1

Every Birth : 10 +50
Twins : (4) +40
Triplets : (0)
Fulfilling LTWs :  4 +160
NTH Spouse Reaching Top of Career : (0)
Every Honor Roll : 6 +30
Every 100,000 simoleons earned : (0)
Painting of Torch Holder (4) + 20

TOTAL = 95

Death By Zombles

So… the Internet sucks in the dorms right now. I lose connection pretty frequently, especially when trying to upload pictures. But I battle through these frustrations for YOU, dear reader! Yes, YOU! You specifically, you one, particular reader who is currently reading this sentence. Not anyone else.

SIM CHECK.
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Quan is being super frugal all up in this legacy.

Apparently the little candle on the table is operated by the clapper.

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Silver is painting and the canvas is… er… jamming through the walls. Oops?

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TIN IS SLEEPING. SHE IS ACTUALLY SLEEPING!

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Antimony’s taking a bath.

Antimony: Do you mind?

Er… sorry. The sim check waits for no man. Er. Girl.

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And by that point, Quan’s moved to the nursery to put Tellurium to bed. So cute.

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And Palladium was at work. Stealing platinum induction coils from her underlings.

Palladium: Even if he did notice, I’d feed him to my laser-toting sharks. Loser.

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… shouldn’t you be in bed, missy?

Antimony: You haven’t made a room for me yet.

Oh. Sorry about that.

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Kleptomaniac screamed ‘pirates’ to me. Because pirates steal things, I guess. And also, come on. Pirates!

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Tellurium takes a field trip down to the playhouse. That’s the only real problem with the setup I have right now: the toddlers can play with some of the toys, but we need an adult to actually pick them up and bring them there first.

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ANTIMONY FOUND HER BED! Life is good.

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I haven’t really seen any updates on Silver’s brothers, but apparently Indium got married to Rita Davis when I wasn’t looking. Good for him.

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… Edamame found Leroy.

Edamame: Yoohoo!

Leroy: Dammit… need to lose her… RUN AWAYYYYY!

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Silver wanted to put her baby on a bouncy ride, and it was adorable. This is pretty much my favorite lot ever; it’s so pretty. It’s just too bad that I had to screw up the terrain in order to build the house. : /

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I believe Tin got invited to someone’s house and decided to play boat outside?

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Ah, yes, she did. Because when I checked up on her again, she was indoors. And wearing pajamas, for some erason.

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Kid’s Mom: You know what really grinds my gears? Bookcases. I hate them!

Tin: Then don’t fill your house with them, lady! You have, like, seven that I’ve counted. Don’t blame your poor life choices on me!

Kid: Mom, have you been drinking again?

Tin went home after that. I was hoping she’d be home and in bed before the effects of the full moon began, but we had no such luck.

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Tin: This seems like a good place to be. Anyone want to read me a bedtime story?

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Zombie: Grarrrg! Your lot is so pretty!

Antimony: Could you please keep it down? I’m doing times tables.

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WOMP WOMP.

Antimony: Now… what’s eight times seven again?

If there were a ‘devoured by zombies’ death in Sims 3, these girls would both be extremely dead.

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Tin: Oops. The ghost disappeared before he could read me a story! Guess I didn’t get any sleep at all last night!

I am not happy with you, young lady. >: (

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This shot is here because PRETTYYYYYYY.

And also because someone kicked over Edamame.

Leroy: … what? Wasn’t me! >_> <_<

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For some reason, Tin cancelled her ‘go to school’ interaction and came back home.

Silver: I’m supposed to be scolding you for skipping school, but WHY didn’t you go to sleep last night, young lady?

HURRY UP FASTER SCOLDING FASTER SCOLDING WE ARE RACING AGAINST THE CLOCK!

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*angels sing from above*

She’s not actually sleeping, just napping, but SHE’S NOT FAILING, EITHER!

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And then Tin decides to sleep in the treehouse we got. Actual sleep.

ACTUAL. SLEEP.

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Then Silver goes into labor.

Tin: SCARRED FOR LIFE.

It’s your own fault, kid. If you’d gone to bed, you could have been at school right now!

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And Palladium does not bat an eye at her daughter going into labor in the corner.

Silver: *deep breaths*

Palladium: Just don’t get any labor juice on my shoes, dear.

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Silver: Look, Mom! I just made LIFE!

Palladium: That’s nice. Now shut up.

This one’s Iodine. He’s friendly and artistic, probably because the first thing he saw upon entering the world was an easel.

Palli’s much more impressed with her granddaughter.

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Palladium: Good job racking up fails, kid. We need to show everyone this legacy went down the tubes when I stopped being the torch-holder.

Tin: I don’t know what you’re talking about, but if it means I can keep alternating between fainting and begging for bedtime stories, I’m happy.

NOPE.

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THEY SAY IT’S YOUR BIRTHDAY~!
IT’S MY BIRTHDAY TOO, YEAH (not it’s not)THEY SAY IT’S YOUR BIRTHDAY!
WE’RE GONNA HAVE A GOOD TIME!

Tin: … no more bedtime stories?

Why do you think I’m singing?

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Tin’s newest trait is ‘frugal,’ like her father.

Tin: I am now displeased that we spent money on this wardrobe. : /

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Palladium’s opinion of Tin immediately soured.

Palladium: Ha ha! You have the genius trait but your AI is stupid!

Tin: What the frack, Grandma? I thought we were friends!

Oddly enough, they’re still friends even though it seems like Palladium is constantly mocking Tin.

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In other news, NO SKILL BAR.

OPPOSITE OF WOMP WOMP.

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Now to have more babies in hopes of getting non-teal kids.

Silver and Quan: *making out loudly*

Antimony: I’m doing homework right here you know!

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I CAUGHT YOU RED-HANDED.

They don’t get changed when they’re woohooing! I heard the little clothes-changey whooshes before they started! LIARS!

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And this is because I forgot that Silver had that as her athletic wear. And I’m now realizing that Quan’s wearing shoes in this, so it must be his own athletic wear that I’ve never seen ever. It’s about as hideous as you would expect a randomly-generated outfit to be.

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And the lullaby FINALLY happened on the third try! Baby… *checks chart* Xenon is on the way. Crossing fingers for girl so she can be Xenon Warrior Princess.

SCORE:

Self Wetting : 13 -65
Fires: 4 -20
Electrocutions: 3  -15
Passing Out : 20 -100
Failing School : 0
Accidental Deaths : (0)
Social Worker Visit : (0)
Game breakiness that’s my own fault : 1

Every Birth : 9 +45
Twins : (4) +40
Triplets : (0)
Fulfilling LTWs :  4 +160
NTH Spouse Reaching Top of Career : (0)
Every Honor Roll : 6 +30
Every 100,000 simoleons earned : (0)
Painting of Torch Holder (4) + 20

TOTAL = 95

WOMP WOMP

Hey, guys! I spent the morning checking out people playing Sims 4 on YouTube and Boolprop! Though I’m not thrilled about no toddlers and pools, and certainly not thrilled that customization seems to be cut rather than expanded–where’s my color picker??–other things look interesting… just not $60 interesting.

Onto the Mendeleevs!

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WOMP WOMP.

Good thing ghost-sightings don’t take away from my score, or this would get older more quickly than it already did. : /

See, Tin’s looking for someone to read her a bedtime story. Annoying, right?

You haven’t seen anything yet.

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Because Tin has decided to ask the ghosts.

The ghosts.

Tin is a coward.

Ghosts make her faint.

This makes me tear my hair out.

Luckily, Olive escaped through a wall before Tin could fail again.

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Or not. Too little too late.

WOMP WOMP.

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WOMP WOMP.

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Tin: Wait wait wait! Great-grandma (?) can tell me a story!

Say it with me, folks.

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WOMP WOMP.

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Silver: Tin, please don’t use the bathroom Daddy and I use. It’s our private bathroom for a reason. And also your father clogged the toilet again.

Tin: Gross. And how does this address my request for a bedtime story?

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Palladium: So, comic books…

Tin: I’m about to pass out, read me a story. It can be about the dirty dishes for all I care.

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… Tin finally managed to get to bed.

And then had to get up to pee halfway across the floor.

That is a FAIL.

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And then Silver goes into labor! Fweeeeee!

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Palladium: … am I supposed to babysit this kid or something?

… probably.

Palladium: Whatever. I’m going to go get some nachos.

And I’m sure it goes without saying, but, FAIL.

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Tin does manage to get to bed, though. Somehow.

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It’s a boy! Tellurium Mendeleev is born. Tellurium is artistic and friendly.

Hey, speaking of kids, doesn’t that mean we have three now?

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Oh, hey, Antimony!

Annie: You forget about me?

Be glad. Forgetting about you means you’re not a sack of fail like Tin seems to be. : /

Anyway, the reason that no one could use the other bathroom after our first one got clogged became apparent to me:

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LEROY. >: (

Leroy: The bear won’t find me in here, nosiree! I can finally get some shut-eye.

Leroy was promptly booted from the bathroom.

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Not sure why I took this one. Maybe to show how disgusting this house gets. Moving on.

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The guy who really ended up disliking Palladium called her out for another date. For some reason. And the bench behind them never loaded. I sat there for what felt like ages waiting for it to load, and finally resolved myself to taking the picture without i–

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Picnic Bench: *loads split second after picture is taken*

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Tin has a friend!

Somehow.

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She spends most of her time there playing with an alligator toy. Or whatever that is.

Kid: You know, when you asked to come over to my house, I was under the impression we’d actually interact…

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I used her one interaction to introduce the two kids. I think it fizzled out afterwards, anyway.

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Salad in the playhouse. Because the tables in the main house are all covered in dirty dishes.

Ew.

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Palladium became an elder right after work. Since she’s still dressed as a criminal, and decided that she wants to sit on the ground and sketch rather than go home, I can’t give her a makeover just yet.

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TIN WHY ARE YOU TALKING TO A GHOST AGAIN.

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It turns out that Tin just fails SO HARD at avoiding things that she finds pants-shittingly terrifying, that she just kind of desensitized herself to it. I believe the term for this is ‘flooding’ like when you drop snakes on someone who’s afraid of them and they either get through the experience and realize they survived, or learn to hate and distrust you for the rest of their lives.

… don’t try that at home. Dropping snakes on people is not polite, even if they do not suffer from a crippling snake phobia.

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I found Edamame!

She can’t find Leroy.

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Palladium: Aw, who’s a cute little baby? Who’s going to be my minion and carry out my evil plans?

… please get changed so I can switch out your hair. : /

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Aww, Silver got the ‘faithful’ moodlet.

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WOMP WOMP.

FAIL.

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After waking up, Tin finds her way to the… gym, I think… and naps on a couch.

 

 

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*sigh*

FAIL. Although I guess I could have stopped this one. I underestimated how long it would take Silver to finish her food.

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Palladium FINALLY changed out of her work outfit, so she’s wearing this now.

Palladium: I still got it.

She’s still going to work because… er… no one else here does. And we need money. For living and food and such. So we’re stockpiling, sort of.

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Tellurium aged up and is also teal.

WOMP WOMP.

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I dyed Antimony’s hair when she also aged up, gaining the kleptomaniac trait. Because her favorite color is aqua so I needed to break up the teal-ness in some way.

I am very much over this teal that was brought into the gene pool on a whim.

SCORE:

Self Wetting : 13 -65
Fires: 4 -20
Electrocutions: 3  -15
Passing Out : 20 -100
Failing School : 0
Accidental Deaths : (0)
Social Worker Visit : (0)
Game breakiness that’s my own fault : 1

Every Birth : (8) +40
Twins : (4) +40
Triplets : (0)
Fulfilling LTWs :  3 +120
NTH Spouse Reaching Top of Career : (0)
Every Honor Roll : 6 +30
Every 100,000 simoleons earned : (0)
Painting of Torch Holder (4) + 20

TOTAL = 50

Bonehilda Rejected

We start this chapter off with… um…

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Silver… making… macaroni?

I have no idea why I took this?

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Bonehilda: Oh, what a sweet baby. If only I could hold her, I could know true happiness! I always wanted a baby of my own, but, alas, I have no ovaries…

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Bonehilda: Time to throw myself into work and wait for the day when I’ll be able to interact with Tin and experience the true joy of a child’s innocence and laughter.

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… taking a quick break from the Bonehilda/Tin drama, Palladium continues to be generally awesome and build her logic skill. Except she’s stealing Silver’s computer. : /

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*sigh* Bonehilda…

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Silver: Oops. I broke the computer. Guess I can’t work on my writing anymore. No choice but to send me to the spa.

Fix it. Fix it and get back to work.

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… speaking of ‘not working’.

Quan: I don’t trust you with my daughters. You’re evil.

Palladium: Yeah? I don’t trust you with my grand-daughters! You’re so frugal you probably reuse dirty diapers.

Quan: You can wash cloth diapers! It’s perfectly sanitary!

Bonehilda: … are either of you going to pay attention to the screaming infant?

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Palladium: Anyway, about this comic book I read…

Bonehilda: *sigh* If I had a flesh body I could feed you.

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Tin: About time you paid attention to me!

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Bonehilda: Mm hm. You better help that child. I’ve been standing her for like half an hour while you were chit-chatting.

I really wish Bonehilda had the ability to care for the kids. Because she’d be pretty awesome at it, judging by her behavior.

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Speaking of kids… I want one that’s not teal. : / Preferably one whose father’s genetics are readily apparent in its face.

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And Tin grows up just in time that we won’t need to buy a third crib! Since nursery turned out so nice I don’t want to make it into her permanent room, and the spare room has been co-opted into a study, I build a little ‘playhouse’ real quick beside the main house. This shall be where the children and teens will live.
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As you can see, the main room is just full of toys.

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We’ve even got a little oven for food and a table for eating and homework. I’m contemplating the possibility of adding a fridge for some quick meals, but I haven’t figured out a place to put it that would look alright.

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The bathroom is bathroom. That is all there is to say on that matter.

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And this is Tin’s bedroom, which she doesn’t need to share with crying babies, and ghosts probably won’t float through her bed at night because the main house is closer. Probably.

… and we’re really hoping the ghosts won’t come to her. Not only because child sims will more likely than not start the whole ‘bedtime story’ thing over if they get woken up, but also because…

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… Tin got coward.

Tin: OMFG a skeleton! *runs away from not only Bonehilda, but thought bubble of Bonehilda as well*

Bonehilda: But… I thought what we had was special!

I was seriously disappointed by this. I was hoping they could be best buds. But now we have to dismiss our maid. And she hasn’t even become annoying and started playing hopscotch or cooking constantly yet. : /

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Tin goes to bed without harrassing the adults for hours on end! Score!

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Now that Bonehilda’s gone, Quan and Palladium actually have to care for the children. Or maybe they sensed my ire and are trying to redeem themselves.

Quan: She’s my daughter. I should take care of her.

Palladium: I was here first!

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Quan: Don’t worry, Annie. I won’t let your evil old grandma hurt you.

Palladium: I HEARD THAT.

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Tin goes off for her first day of school.

I… didn’t capture the face-one/robot bus driver, so I have nothing clever to say about this.

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Tellurium is on the way!

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Scary Bush Man: I find Silver attractive and think we should get to know each other better.

WHO ARE YOU AND HOW DID YOU GET OUR NUMBER?

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Tin: Are you prepared for autonomous cuteness?

Hold on, Antimony’s aging up.

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Dammit. Teal and a Palli/Silver clone.

Alright, commence with cuteness.

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Tin: RAWR I AM A DINOSAUR!

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Tin: VOTE ME FOR TORCH-HOLDER.

There’s still quite a bit of time to advertise, Tinny.

… and did you do your homework?

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Ah. Yes. Continue being a dinosaur, then. I have no objections.

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Yttrium came out in the morning to play shuffleboard while Leroy hides from Edamame.

… I’m actually not sure where she is.

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Palladium got asked out on a date, so I let her go. It’s also family outing day. Which means keeping an eye on uncontrollable sims on two different lots. Whoopie.

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… the date doesn’t go well, as you can see.

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Our family outing is at the beach, which I swore I wouldn’t do again, but I figure I can use the ‘call everyone home’ function if I’m worried about drowning children. I hope.

We also brought a picnic basket in hopes to lure swimming sims out of the water, if necessary.

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Quan and Tin interacting! Yay!

Turns out I didn’t need to worry, because everyone went home on their own pretty soon after we got there.

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I learned that Tin had gone home when I got THIS.

Um… okay, then. Is this telling me to make Tin a vampire?

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Silver and Antimony were actually the last ones to head home. She was hungry, but there was no point in setting out a picnic if no one else was there.

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Tin, our genius, has started working on her logic skill. I have high hopes for her in regards to her skill level when she reaches YA.

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Palladium and Tin interaction!

Palladium: You’re a smart girl, Tin. I’m sure you could become a great diamond thief when you’re older…

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Eyes rolled in back of head means that Silver’s done with her writing skill! On to painting!

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Silver’s only got a few more skill points of painting left before she reaches the top, and painting tends to be a bit more interesting than writing, because you can actually see what she’s up to in the pictures. So I’m pretty certain Silver will reach her LTW before long.

SCORE:

Self Wetting : 11 -55
Fires: 4 -20
Electrocutions: 3  -15
Passing Out : 18 -90
Failing School : 0
Accidental Deaths : (0)
Social Worker Visit : (0)
Game breakiness that’s my own fault : 1

Every Birth : (7) +35
Twins : (4) +40
Triplets : (0)
Fulfilling LTWs :  3 +120
NTH Spouse Reaching Top of Career : (0)
Every Honor Roll : 6 +30
Every 100,000 simoleons earned : (0)
Painting of Torch Holder (4) + 20

TOTAL = 65