So Close I Can Taste It

Pay no mind to how much time passed between last chapter and this one. I”m not even going to look and see how long I put this off.

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I didn’t feel like building a house so I grabbed one from Mod the Sims. This is Little Worsley Hall by Fergus’ Mind.

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I had to get rid of some stuff to afford it, so the purely decorative stuff was the first to go. Like half of the lovely landscaping just got scrapped.

I actually love this house though and the interior that I did keep is pretty nice.

The only thing I don’t like is the windows on top that clip through the roof. Limitation of the medium.

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Terbium’s skill is going up again, which is really all that matters. I settled the family in Bridgeport, where there are plenty of people who aren’t related to the Mendeleevs. Until the population bottlenecks again.

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Europium’s first order of business was to read in the very nice study. I think I got rid of a lot of the things in this room but it still looks good.

Europium: I almost tripped and broke my nose. You can’t see anything.

My computer doesn’t handle low lighting well. ;_; I can’t watch people play horror games because the screen is just legitimately pitch black.

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June: Isn’t this a lovely house?

Erbium: …I feel like we stepped back in time. Where’s the television?

I’ll get on that as soon as we’ve got some money to spare.

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Thulium’s settled and will probably not even remember the old house.

Thulium: You see one ceiling and you’ve seen them all.

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I found some paintings that ancestors had painted in Europium’s inventory and decorated a bit.

Europium: Could have used that to buy a television. Or any form of entertainment.

We’re not selling your dead great-whatever-grandmother’s paintings so you can watch Bob’s Burgers. Stream it on your phone or something.

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I think Terbium got an opportunity to drink at a bar or something. That might be why I sent her.

Terbium: Either way, it got me the opportunity to scope out the town’s men.

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This is Mick Situp. I only remember because his name is a pun. Poor thing.

Terbium: Wow, I thought my name was bad.

Mick: Please marry me and save me from this hell.

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The baby is starving and no one is coming to help.

Thulium: This is fine.

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Gotta love loopholes.

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Europium was awake, but he was downstairs and I didn’t have a convenient way to interrupt what he was doing.

Europium: I was making food for the baby.

That’s not what babies eat.

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Terbium: Yup. Baby’s still here. Still safe. I’m a good mom.

Thulium: Who the hell are you???

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We’re romancing Mick because he’s the best option right now and also I pity him.

Terbium: I just wanna be perfectly clear that that’s not my child. They’re my annoying younger sibling. I’m not that old.

Mick: Honestly I wouldn’t even care. My name is that horrible.

Romance.

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Thulium grew up and is precious I love I love I love.

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Terbium, you wanna be there for your daughter? Support her?

Terbium: I am supporting her…

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Terbium: …I’m making her a younger sibling to play with!

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They did it like three times or something.

Mick: Exhausting, but worth it.

Terbium: I have to be sure that I have another kid. In case what’s-her-diaper gets abducted by vampires or something.

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I COMPLETELY FORGOT ABOUT THE STRIDE OF PRIDE.

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Arnold: :O Terbium? My one and only love? My faithful chickadee? Were you waiting for me? Who was that man I just saw coming down the hall?

Terbium: I was just, um… making sure he didn’t hurt our daughter.

Arnold: OUR DAUGHTER???

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He spent the whole night sleeping beside Thulium and STABBING MY HEART.

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Stop being so cute. Stop that.

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Mick got added to the family I guess. He’s already screwing up.

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I guess they’re gonna get married or something.

I dunno.

Why did I take this picture.

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Terbium’s famous and people ask for her autograph and stuff constantly in Bridgeport. I guess because it’s the town that is ‘supposed’ to have all this celebrity stuff?

Woman: Omigod you’re from that legacy family that’s trying to complete the entire periodic table. I’m your biggest fan.

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Speaking of filling out that periodic table, Ytterbium is on the way.

Terbium: Another kid stealing my name.

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I like Mick. He feeds the fish.

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Erbium went to a friend’s house and slept in just. The worst place.

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Europium: Why were you staying out so late??

Erbium: I dunno! Maybe I was tired of being stuck in the house all the time because we haven’t been doing family outings lately?

Shit I think I forgot about those.

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Terbium: It’s okay, Erbs. I’m letting you off the hook.

Erbium: … why would you let me off the hook?

Terbium: Because I like you. Kinda. Also because I’m the only person that can let you off the hook. I don’t think it’s an autonomous action. Anyway, if you tell anyone I did this then you’ll end up in the bottom of a swimming pool like Arnold.

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Europium got old.

Thulium: … is this what the future holds for me?

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Mick: Hey, Thules! I’m your new daddy.

Thulium: Again… who the HELL are YOU???

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Baby’s coming!

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Here’s baby Ytterbium!

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And Lutetium! With that, we’ve finished off the Lanthanides.

I… don’t think I even thought I’d get this far when I started out with Ellie. I wanna thank everyone who’s been sticking around with this family all this time. You’re all great. Seriously.
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Also we’re pretty freaking close to getting all the fishes we need. I think more than halfway there. I can TASTE the finishing up this LTW. Finishing the periodic table doesn’t seem like such a daunting thing, either.

Also I think if I’m doing my math right… this generation being born is generation 10 of the ISBI? I’ll be looking into some other legacy styles I wanna do.

SCORE:

Self Wetting : 17 -135
Fires: 5 -25
Electrocutions: 3 -15
Passing Out : 41 -205
Failing School : 0
Accidental Deaths : (0) (Alberto was not accidental)
Social Worker Visit : (0)
Game breakiness that’s my own fault : 2

Every Birth : 16 +80
Twins : (8) +80
Triplets : (1) +20
Fulfilling LTWs : 6 +240
NTH Spouse Reaching Top of Career : (0)
Every Honor Roll : 9 +45
Every 100,000 simoleons earned : 1 +20
Painting of Torch Holder (4) + 20

TOTAL = 120

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