Mother of the Year

Look! I’m back and it hasn’t been forever! Last time, Terbium had twins, so we have three babbins in the house and we’ve finished off the lanthanides.

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… why are you an angler if you’re so disgusted by all of the fish you catch?

Terbium: Something about polluting the waters and leading a radioactive fish army, remember?

I really don’t.

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Erbium’s grades aren’t great so they’re in timeout right now.

Erbium: If mom thinks that I really care about standing in a corner for ten minutes, I’m not going to say anything. It beats being grounded.

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Europium got old last time, too.

You can barely tell.

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I just thought this was really pretty.

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Thulium: I’m HUNGRYYYYYY.

Erbium: Yeah? And I didn’t want to be woken up at two in the morning. We all have our crosses to bear.

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Erbium: I’ll take care of you first because you didn’t piss me off.

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Alberto: … I don’t remember having any more kids with Terbium…

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FAIL.

Thulium: I’m not hungry anymore but now I’m STINKY.

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I was getting set up for Terbium to marry Mick but then I realized that they weren’t even engaged. Oops. Time to fix that.

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Terbium got in trouble for having a baby out of wedlock because I apparently installed the Sims 3 Puritan Life EP without noticing. She has the option to dispel the rumors. To the guy who fathered the kids.

How would that go.

“Hey honey you remember the babies we had? Well they’re not real. Figments of your imagination.”

Anyway, Mick was super tired but I had Terbium persist because his face was frozen and

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this is the best decision I’ve ever made.

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Mick: This ring sucks.

Terbium: Do you want  to drown in a pool?

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I was straight up laughing out loud.

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Terbium: Luv you.

Mick: *tries to hold in a fart*

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Mick: *unimpressed*

Since they just got engaged and it’s now late, I decided to do the wedding the next day and hopefully combine it with Family Outing Time. So Terbium’s going fishing.

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…and bringing the toddler, apparently.

Terbium: You never said I couldn’t.

Why not use the motive mobile so you don’t have to worry about the kid’s needs? *tells Terbium to get out, CLICKS ON THE MOTIVE MOBILE, and gives command to go to the lot*

Terbium: *gets back into limo*

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Terbium: I’m just gonna… put the kid down here.

Terbium why can’t you listen to me and WHY DID YOU TAKE THE LONG WAY.

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The beach is where I wanted her to go, and she could have taken the roade almost right there. But she decided to hop out like four miles from the beach and walk. Note that where they are in this picture is not where they started out, but where they ended up after like an hour of walking or something.

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Thulium aged up and I used my one action to give her some food because poor thing was starving.

Terbium: I’m just going to fish here then.

Terbium, just… go home. Your child is exhausted.

Terbium: Fine.

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Good. You took the Motive Mobile. Is Thulium with you?

Terbium: Er…

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This poor child.

Thulium: Where the fuck did that woman go?

Thulium aged up as inappropriate because she had a rocky upbringing. I don’t blame her.

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Thulium: Mom I made it home. On my bike, pedaling for miles, in the dark. You’re lucky as fuck that I didn’t get murdered by clowns.

Terbium: That’s nice, dear. I’m going to take care of your sister… somewhere else. Somewhere you’re not. Bye now.

Thulium: Cool. You’re gonna be a mother now. Great. Fine. Peachy.

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Then she passed out, earning us another FAIL, but I’m not even upset with her. Honestly it’s Terbium’s fault, so…

SCORE:

Self Wetting : 17 -135
Fires: 5 -25
Electrocutions: 3 -15
Passing Out : 43 -215
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 = 110

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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

Sleeping With The Fishes

Hey, folks! Last time on the Mendeleev legacy… um… what happened?

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Oh, Arnold died. Thanks for reminding me with synchronized mourning.

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Erbium: Um, less synchronized mourning, more paying attention to me. I’m gonna be a teen. Grandpa may not be here physically, but he is here in spirit. And in a bubble floating above my head.

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Erbium loves the outdoors now.

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Oh, that’s right. Terbium’s also pregnant now. She takes time off from fishing–which I’m not going to take pictures of unless I have a reason to–and reads a pregnancy book.

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Alberto: Can I get that for you, Mrs. Mendeleev?

June: It’s so nice having a live-in maid.

Alberto: I’m not… let me go wash this.

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I tried to get a nice teen picture of Erbium, but they had other plans.

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There we go. I love them.

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Terbium got an invitation to go to Dysprosium’s party.

Terbium: Wow, sis, you really let yourself go, what with your shitty randomized outfit.

Dysprosium: I could say the same to you.

Terbium: I’m pregnant, you ass. At least I’m not sending up stink beacons!

Terbium hasn’t bathed since she’s aged up, I’m pretty sure.

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Terbium: Gadolinium! Is this where you’re living now? It’s so nicely decorated. I hate it.

Elsa: SOON.

Maybe I should pay attention to the other family members.

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Erbium: So… are you gonna go out and get bugs to sell or something?

Alberto: What.

Erbium: I’m asking how you’re contributing to the family.

Alberto: Um, I’m the eye candy.

Erbium: Yeah no that’s my job.

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Baby time!

And it’s great timing, too. I was just about to send Terbium home to feed the fishes.

Terbium: I’m gonna feed YOU to the fishes if you don’t send me to the damn hospital! *attempts to claw baby out of womb*

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It’s a girl-creature named Thulium! Her traits are excitable and friendly.

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And then this happened immediately after Terbium brought the kid home. I was confused at first because I forgot that Erbium would have been left home. I thought the game was proposing I leave the newborn alone for two days.

Either way, I cancelled the opportunity. I had plans.

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… or not.

Terbium: You at least saved this time, right?

Yeah we didn’t lose anything other than buying some rewards with Terb’s LTH points, and they were the travelling rewards which are pointless if we can’t… you know… travel.

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Unable to abandon Alberto in a crypt, we settled for the next best thing.

Alberto: Guys? …why am I out here?

I got one free command for you, sucker!

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Goldfish: … this is boring.

Toad: It could be worse. You could have ended up like that other goldfish she used as bait.

Goldfish: Wat.

It’s awkward because we caught the toad while using another goldfish as bait. Yeah…

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Alberto: Good-bye cruel world!

Time to continue on with our black widow thing!

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Terbium: Now that he’s dead, I’m a bachelorette again, right?

Oh… I don’t think they ever actually got married.

Terbium: Yeah, we did. You were there for it. You took pictures.

Ah.

Terbium: I’m a bachelorette now. Throw me a party.

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… I thought I finally found some guys that weren’t old.

For obvious reasons, we can’t exactly use other Mendeleevs. Terbium has some guys in her cell phone that are young, though, so it should be fine.

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Erbium: Hi, baby! I’m your… um… Auntcle Erbium. I’m here to feed you so I can ignore the gnawing hunger in my own stomach.

… and you can’t grab a salad why?

Erbium: The fridge is glitched again. Has been for a while.

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Erbium: Dad’s less than 24 hours from dying of starvation.

Ah.

It wouldn’t even let me clone the fridge and sell the old one. Or move the fridge to a different part of the kitchen. I had to stick the damn thing out in the middle of the dining room.

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…And then Terbium completely stopped getting experience from fishing.

Terbium: Time to pack up and move?

I’ll say.

SCORE:

Self Wetting : 17 -135
Fires: 5 -25
Electrocutions: 3 -15
Passing Out : 41 -205 (Europium passed out I think 2 times but I was more concerned with the fact he was starving)
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 : (7) +70
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 = 110

Terbium Is Not Fit To Run This Family

So… it’s been like a month. Ha.

I’d like to say I’ve been super busy and have not had time to do sims, but I kind of… played a whole generation on Sims 4… which you can start to read here if you like. (Please do I need validation.)

I played more Mendeleevs now though so that’s cool.

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When we left off, Terbium ended up moving the family maid, Alberto, into the household because he was like the only person her age she knew and I wasn’t thinking things through.

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Terbium: He’s kinda cute though.

After I de-Face-One’d him.

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Holmium: …why am I seeing my big sister throwing herself at the family maid?

Terbium: If you don’t like it, don’t come in here.

Holmium: … this is the only place in the house with food, I kind of have to come in here.

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I’m gonna try not to take too many fishing pictures, guys.

Terbium: So… Alberto is… bearable.

Yeah, I feel like we can actually do a lot better. But he’s already moved into the house in all.

Terbium: … that doesn’t mean we’re stuck with him. I have the evil trait after all.

You wanna try to go the Black Widow route this generation?

Terbium: Sure.

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Holmium and Erbium were both over at a friend’s house for the night.

Holmium’s gonna get his ass dragged home by the cops.

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Why did I take this picture I don’t know. Probably because the third sim just would not render so I had no idea who it was.

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Terbium: Er… what are you doing here?

Erbium: It’s curfew and you’re the closest grown-up. I’m tired.

Terbium: I give zero shits, kid.

Erbium: … I’m going home now.

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The cops parked, like, around the block from where Holmium was, so he had to run.

Cop: You kids need to be more active! Also there’s a pikachu somewhere around here and I am not going to lose it.

Holmium: Shit, a pikachu?

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Terbium got called over for grounding duty.

Terbium: I am very disappointed in you, young man, but mostly I want to take advantage of this chance to yell at you. You shouldn’t be out after curfew. I don’t care if you got a damn pikachu out of all this. That just makes me madder because I’ve only caught some pidgeys and a rattata. I’m going to make out with my boyfriend in your bedroom.

Holmium: Wait… what? That’s gross!

Terbium: Good. That’s what you get for being a higher level than me on Pokemon Go.

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And she did just that.

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Since it was close to Holmium’s birthday and I didn’t feel like having him sneak around everywhere for two days or something, I threw the younger twins a birthday party.

The game had crashed earlier so I didn’t give them makeovers or anything. Sue me.

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Holmium.

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Dysprosium.

I have no idea what their traits are and they got kicked out immediately because I was upset over the crash and we needed room for babies.

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Alberto: … where, exactly, are you keeping your cell phone if you don’t have any pants on?

Terbium: You don’t wanna know.

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This maid was eating on the job and doing nothing so he got fired.

Terbium: Haha! You’re not gonna sleep with me or keep your job. Sucks to be you!

Maid: Joke’s on you I’m taking my $125 now and I got a free sandwich.

Terbium: Joke’s on you I leave poisoned sandwiches out to kill lazy maids and my younger siblings.

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Why are these two always in the bathroom?

Cosmo: Hello. I don’t know where I came from but I’m here now for my birthday.

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Cosmo: happy birthday 2 me.

It’s good to come back to Sims 3. I was growing complacent from playing a Sims game that could actually function the majority of the time.

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Terbium: Ignoring that imaginary friend glitching up in the bathroom… will you marry me? Until death do us part?

Alberto: Of course! I’d love to spend the rest of my life with you!

Terbium:Yup. The rest of your life!

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Apparently nothing happened between the proposal and the wedding. Probably Terbium was fishing all day.

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Alberto: Terbium Mendeleev, I take you as my wife, as long as we both shall live.

Terbium: Until one of us dies. Then I the living party would be free to marry someone else.

Alberto: … are you alright, my love?

Terbium: Wedding day jitters. ^_^

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I thought I saw the same woman in two different places, but…

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Nope. They both came to the wedding in the exact same dress.

Old lady smackdown! Old lady smackdown!

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Why pay for a pregnancy test when you can attempt to go to college?

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In other news, we are now displaying two lovely fish that are in perfect condition. Eleven more to go.

Terbium: My legs, on the other hand, are not in perfect condition. Someone call an ambulance.

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As torch holder, Terbium also has to be the one to fix everything in the household.

Maid: Please. I’ve been mopping the same spot for hours. *cries, creating an even larger puddle*

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… there are some things that can’t be fixed, though.

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Arnold: Please, Death! I’m not ready to go!

Death: YOU’RE A FAIRY. YOUR LIFESPAN IS LIKE FIVE TIMES LONGER THAN A HUMAN SIM’S.

Arnold: … but I always got caked at the same time that my wife aged up.

Death: … STILL. GET IN THE URN.

Good-bye, Arnold. You will be missed.

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Terbium: I was going to go mourn grandpa but then I had to stop and change clothes.

Okay, time for mourning Arnold is over! 😀

Also reminder to check out my Sims 4 legacy if you’re interested.

SCORE:

Self Wetting : 17 -135
Fires: 5 -25
Electrocutions: 3 -15
Passing Out : 39 -195
Failing School : 0
Accidental Deaths : (0)
Social Worker Visit : (0)
Game breakiness that’s my own fault : 2

Every Birth : 15 +75
Twins : (7) +70
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 = 115

Terbium’s Return

Wowww I’ve been gone forever. I mean, actually not a long time compared to a lot of the legacies I’ve followed… which I should probably get caught up on now that I’m out of college… but a long time for me? I guess?

I don’t know. What is time, anyway? Time is for nerds.

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Anyway, two chapters ago, we ended with Erbium having a slumber party.

We need to go back two chapters because the LAST chapter ended with our TH Terbium being sacrificed to the void, and I hadn’t saved during the whole thing because I haven’t learned anything, it seems.

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… not going to do anything more productive with your last day as Torch Holder, Europium?

Europium: I already gave up the title once already. And I’m hoping that June will come by like in last chapter. 😉

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Failing that, he hung out with the maid some while Arnold played some mood music.

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Meanwhile, Erbium was invited over to Remus’ house. He’s off screen doing homework like a NERD.

Romulus: Lookin’ forward to puberty, lil’ bro? This is what it does to ya. Body hair everywhere.

Remus: … aren’t we twins?
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Terbium: Yo, I was watching that.

Europium: It’s Netflix, you can pick up where you left off. But if last chapter is correct, then if I sit here and play videogames then your mother will come and–

Terbium: Ew. Yeah. I know.

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Terbium: Really, dad? Tracer?

Europium: I… uh… like her sprays.

Terbium: …sure.

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Terbium: Also, Junkrat’s the best character. JSYK.

Europium: … is there really nothing else we could be talking about?

Terbium: We’ve been gone for over a month, Dad. We need to be topical.

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Terbium: Wowww, how did you NOT see that rocket coming for you?

Europium: You’re distracting me, Terbium.

Terbium: ‘Kay, I’ll just leave you to your–

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Terbium: WHOOPS! It’s my birthday. Gotta put your game down now!

Europium: *seethes*

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I forgot what hair and clothes Terbium had the last time, so here’s how she looks now. If anyone prefers her first YA look, feel free to tell me and I will do nothing about it. Because I’m lazy like that.

Also her final trait is Angler, so I went with the Perfect Aquarium because I’ve never finished that one before. Shouldn’t be too much of a problem in the middle of a DESERT.

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Terbium: Heyyy! New paparazzi! Wanna come jump with me?

Paparazzi: I can’t get on the trampoline, but I’ll take this as an invitation to go in your house.

Terbium: … the heck, man!

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Terbium: Dude. Don’t go sneaking around people’s houses like a burglar. That’s how people get disappeared.

Paparazzi: Er… okay…

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Terbium: But you’re cute for a face one, so I’ll give you some advice. Stock up on non-irradiated water. ‘Cause after I catch a bunch of fish I’m gonna irradiate the Earth’s water and kill all the fish so that the ones have will be perfect by default.

Paparazzi: … er…

Terbium: You can tell I’m not lying ’cause I’ve already been dabbling in radiation. There’s a necklace growing out of my body.

… actually Terbium can be radioactive, but most radioactive isotopes have really short half-lives. Like, some less than a minute. Fun Terbium fact to share with your friends.

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I plopped a park with a pond down so that Terbium could actually fish.

… very far away from the water.

Terbium: I look very nice right now and I don’t want any fish splashing nasty fish-water on me, okay?

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… are we sure these fish aren’t irradiated already?

At about this time, I kept getting notifications that we were losing money in quick succession, 11 simoleons at a time.

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… this might explain it.

Europium: I’m next, kid.

Gadolinium: Not if I jab a metal tray through your wrist!

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Holmium: Maybe we should get one of those ticket things for the pizza oven. Like they have at a deli or something.

Erbium: That would be more efficient, but it’s also pretty entertaining listening to the bloodbath in the morning.

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Before I forget, here’s Gadolinium. You saw him last chapter. Moving on.

He’s a loner now though.

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Graduation. Whatever.

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Cosmo wanted to come out for graduation. I have know idea where Cosmo even is… probably in Arnold’s inventory, actually.

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Terbium was voted most likely to take over the world.

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Gadolinium is most likely to burn the house down… which we won’t give him a chance to do because the house is full and we need room for Terbium to properly be Torch Holder.

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… good job, Arnold.

Actually most of the family is miserable at this point. Terbium took the Motive Mobile and left the others to fend for themselves.

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Terbium: Yes! Now that little rat that stole my name will be exhausted! They’ll pass out, losing points, and then I’ll be the favorite!

Actually Erbium has a sleeping bag.

Terbium: Shoot!

Now let’s focus on finding potential mates. There’s a guy your age in your relationship panel, so maybe we’ll start there.

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Alberto: I just love love love grilled cheese! It really puts some sunshine in my step!

Terbium: I hate art.

This date is… not going very well. But we’ll keep at it, because Alberto seems familiar for some reason, and I just can’t place it…

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HI PROMETHIUM.

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… so that’s why he seemed familiar.

Terbium: You look nothing like our maid, though.

Alberto: Oh, I got plastic surgery to fix my chronic Face One Syndrome. Do you like it?

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Terbium: I like it enough to get you drunk. : P

Alberto may not have face one anymore but he definitely has a face one taste in drinks.

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Oh hey, it’s the weird stalker bartender.

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Andromeda: *gasp* Hey! Your family tried to kidnap me once!

It’s in the past, Andromeda. GAWD get over it!

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Terbium: Your boring-ass drink, sir.

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That boring ass drink broke Terbium’s hand.

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Alberto: Did you know that your uncle’s a light sleeper?

Terbium: I also know that my uncle is HAWT.

Oh god no.

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Promethium: We have so much in common…

Like your last names? And DNA?

At least with this one we can blame the alcohol…

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Alberto: What the hell, Terbium? I got a drink with you and came to your house, but that doesn’t mean you can just kiss me whenever you want!

Terbium: Okay, but buying that drink screwed my hand up. Will you at least move in with me?

Alberto: Oh, yeah. Sure.

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It’s a good thing Terbium isn’t pursuing the criminal path if Alberto wants to be a police officer.

I’m not even sure if he’s going to be her spouse, but at the time it seemed like a fun idea to move our maid into the household.

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Terbium: Maybe another drink will loosen up my hand.

That’s precisely why I bought the bar that I’m likely going to regret immediately.

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Erbium: Oh, so are you the live-in maid now? I guess I can leave this here, then.

Alberto: I can see why Terbium calls you a little shit.

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Terbium: Hey, I didn’t even need to drink this to fix my hand!

So we’re going to put the drink down now?

Terbium: Why let it go to waste?

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And then I needed to show off Terbium’s cute swimwear.

So… what’s gonna happen in the next generation? Will Alberto help bring the next generation or will we kick him to the curb? I have no idea I haven’t played further than this.

SCORE:

Self Wetting : 17 -135
Fires: 5 -25 (Holmium’s poor butt)
Electrocutions: 3 -15
Passing Out : 39 -195
Failing School : 0
Accidental Deaths : (0)
Social Worker Visit : (0)
Game breakiness that’s my own fault : 2

Every Birth : 15 +75
Twins : (7) +70
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 = 115

Null and Void

Hey, so… welcome to the legacy, I guess.

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It’s your narrator and future torch-holder, Terbium, speaking.

… ignore my broken brother.

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I would like to point out that I can navigate a floor full of sleeping bags like a pro.

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… um… Dad? You are Europium.

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What’s the thing with this family and fire?

And why do we have ghosts from like, a thousand generations ago?

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There’s a ton of buttholes hanging outside of school.

… if I did that, I’d probably have to narrate the rest of the legacy. -_-

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June: Whatcha doin’?

Europium: Playing a game…

June: Well, why don’t you come upstairs? I thought we could play a game with a joystick…

OH EUGHHHH!

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Way to go, Mom.

… at least they didn’t screw. : /

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I tried to rope Erbium into one of my evil plots, but they were a little butt about it.

… maybe I shouldn’t have stolen that candy that one time.

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Anyway, I’m officially the torch holder, SUCKERS!

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Ignore my ugly brother.

He’s a slob now.
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I’m cute, though. Drop-dead gorgeous.

I’m a virtuoso. I can play all the instruments in the world. All four of them.

Or, I will be able to when I complete my LTW.

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Europium: … you know I’m just a stylist, right? I’ve never touched one of these things in my life.

Terbium: Stylist, tattoo artist. Same thing.

Europium: … those are very different things, Terbium.

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Dad didn’t screw it up, so I guess I’ll let him live.

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Then I got to drag the whole family out for graduation.

Dad didn’t take the Motive Mobile, so I got to witness everyone’s delicious despair during graduation.

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Bye Gadolinium!

…turd.

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My classmates know what’s up, at least.

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I got a leg up on my LTW and got some skill on the guitar while everyone else went home.

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To top off my perfect day, my little sis is in trouble because she had to skip school to come to my graduation. Score!

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Now I can provide my family with dinner and a show!

But four skills is a lot, so I figured I’d head to college to give myself some more time.

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Grampa was more concerned with dinner, but whatever.

… and then the universe found new and unusual ways to break.

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No option to pick out a dorm. Just ‘create a sim,’ ‘select a household,’ or ‘move in household,’ and I was not in the house bin.

I’m… not sure where I am, to be honest.

The simmer picked out a dorm, but I still wasn’t there. And they could choose everyone in the dorm, not just one person.

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So… maybe we can move one of the guys out and bring him home? But the game didn’t like that and wouldn’t bring us back to our home world while there were still people in our ‘household.’

So we moved them all out.

And broke the game.

So…

I’m kind of waiting in a void until the simmer gets back? And none of this happened, probably.

Burnin Up

We ended with a crash last time, but apparently almost everything had saved. All that we needed to redo was taking the picture to give to Lola.

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Europium: Well, I can’t give you a makeover without destroying the town in the process, so I’m just going to leave with this photo of you. You’ll never be as hot as Lola is, anyway.

Karen: Who the hell is Lola? Where are you going? Why can I see nothing but beige?

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Hey, we got an explanation, too.

Europium: That ‘celebrity blogger’ story is the fakest thing I ever heard, but I’m not in the Investigator career track so I’m just gonna look the other way.

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Europium couldn’t resist heart-farting over another sim before he left the bar.

Europium: Hey! Didn’t my siblings tie you up when you guys were in high school?

Andromeda: Oh, yeah! And now you’re all grown up and hot!

You know, Europium, your wife is at home being completely faithful to you.
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… mostly.

Alberto: Mrs. Mendeleev, I really need to get back to wiping off the various surfaces…

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Really, June?

I mean, I can’t complain when Europium’s been attracted to every woman in town with grey hair, but a face one maid?

June: The heart wants what it wants.

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She even made him dump trash on the ground so she could talk to him.

Since he picked it up later and it was June who made him do it in the first place, I won’t hold this against him.

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Gadolinium: I hate how they never feed us on field trip days.
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Gadolinium: But I hate when we actually have to go to school more, so…

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Terbium was apparently the only one who ate before leaving for school.

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Erbium: Well, I haven’t eaten ALL DAY. WAHHH!!

Sorry kid, grandpa’s sleeping and mom’s mooning over the maid. I’ll send your dad right up to fix it as soon as he gets home.

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Holmium: *patiently waits for Terbium to finish so he can scare her*

Terbium: He tries, really. I’ll pretend, at least.

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Dysprosium: I did a good job taking care of the baby? I can be heiress?

Erbium: I didn’t want snuggles, I wanted FOOD.

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Europium kept the social workers from coming, and then I thought we could try to teach the kid to talk. I’m not very good with getting toddler skills done, especially when I’m only controlling one sim.

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Europium: Well, time to go. You can teach yourself the rest of the English language, right?

Erbium: Daddy, noooo…

Europium: Can’t stay. Just won tickets to the Caribbean. I’m sure you’ll be fine.

And with that, he and the other adults went on a free vacation.

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Terbium immediately went to steal Erbium’s candy, something I can’t recall her ever doing when the adults were around.

Terbium: Mwahaha! Now that Dad’s not here, I can steal all the candy I want!

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Then she left him alone to bond with his IF, which is truly evil because we’ll have to either let it out or deal with ‘Rags wants to play’ messages for all eternity.

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I found Holmium out playing on the water slide thing.

… I can’t for the life of me think of what the generic name for those are. It’s a Slip ‘n’ Slide.

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Unfortunately, being out at night has left Holmium within the reach of the terrifying hoard of zombies paparazzi.

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They’re a territorial bunch.

Debbi: Back off, sister. I got this scoop.

Audrey: Fine…

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Audrey: Ha! I’m going to write an article about how Sims Weekly is writing an article on Holmium Mendeleev.

I’m almost certain that I got at least one of those names partially correct.

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…shower broke. And I can’t control anyone so it’s just going to make a swimming pool upstairs until the adults get back.

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Debbi: Guys… guys? Do you have a first aid kit or something? Audrey punched me out.

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Because Holmium was up on the Slip ‘n’ Slide the entire night, it wasn’t until about 6 AM that he decided he needed some sleep.

Holmium: *stops because ghosts*

Silver (?): I wonder if the kid’s going to make it to bed, or if he’ll end up getting on the bus and passing out in front of the school. This sure is more interesting than your shitty gardening show.

Cowplant: I can change that.

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He ended up dropping the ‘go to school’ interaction for something or other, so he made it to a bed on time.

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Dysprosium: Since we all paid more attention to the cake last time, I declare that Erbium shall be the center of attention during this birthday.

Terbium: Meh.

Gadolinium: Did someone say cake?

I figured the cake action didn’t count because it has the same yellow dot that switching off a stereo does, and I wouldn’t have control over which of the kids would take Erbium to the cake anyway.

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I’ll tell you his traits during the heir poll ’cause I forget which one’s new.

Erbium: Actually, I would prefer they/them pronouns.

Okie dokie then.

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Absolutely everyone else got bored and went to do homework.

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I bent the rules a little so we could have our family outing.

Sue me.

Terbium: So this is where we went that one time when I was the only one taking care of you.

Erbium: I… um… gotta pee.

And then the precious bean started running for home.

Because there were NO TOILETS ON THE LOT.

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And they made it!

I knew my faith in you wasn’t in vain!

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Erbium: Oops.

NO.

They MADE IT to the restroom. I am NOT counting this as a fail just because the game doesn’t know what it’s doing.

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Terbium apparently feels the need to waste all our money on one video game. It’s like she’s caught in a loop. She won’t do anything but continuously feed money into this machine.

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*delete*

Terbium: You’re no fun.

I don’t think your parents would appreciate coming home to an empty bank account.
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Gadolinium is broken in a different way, but it’s not costing us money so it’s not a pressing issue.

Gadolinium: Gee, thanks.
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Terbium decided to bowl, which apparently is free. I think she’s the only one still at the bowling alley?

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Oh, Dysprosium’s there too.

Dysprosium: One grilled cheese, please.

Bartender: … isn’t it almost curfew?

Dysprosium: Get me my damn sandwich or I’ll throw money at you until you get deleted like that arcade machine!

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At home, Erbium is keeping themself amused.

Erbium: Fire!!

I didn’t even know child sims could interact with this thing.

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The adults then came home and I could finally get Europium to fix the thousand broken appliances around the house.

Europium: … honestly, I thought this torch-holder thing would’ve been more glamorous. : /

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Then Terbium got caught by curfew police. She’s pissed about it.
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Terbium: So… since the simmer didn’t take pictures of me getting arrested, it means there’s no proof I was out after curfew, so I’m not in trouble?

Arnold: Oh, you’re in trouble…

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Then… HOW?

How didn’t the curfew police pick you up with Terbium??

YOUR QUEUE SAID YOU WERE SHOWERING WHEN I LAST CHECKED! WHERE WERE YOU????

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And you too?

Holmium: I don’t have to answer to you.

Um, yeah??? You kinda DO.

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Dysprosium: Sweet, dad fainted, so he can’t ground me!

Terbium: *fumes*

Dysprosium: Now to go ACTUALLY take a shower.

WHAT THE FUCK WERE YOU TWO DOING???

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Erbium: … I’m partially disturbed by the ghost butt in my face, but mostly really in the mood for a slumber party now.

You know what? Why not? I’ve got one free action per life stage; I can totally control Erbium so we can plan a slumber party. So what if nothing ever happens at slumber parties but route fails? Erbium got ignored on their birthday. They deserve some kind of party to make up for it.

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Terbium: … did a ghost just float through me?

Erbium: You’re a little late, sis. This ghost’s been floating here for like fifteen minutes now. : /

Yeah, get up, though. I have to get your father to let you off the hook before you catch creep-everywhere-itis.

Terbium: … -itis means there’s an inflammation, so that doesn’t really…

Just get out of bed.

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Erbium had to go all the way downstairs in order to use their cell phone.

Erbium: And there’s STILL a grave in my way.

We finally managed it, though.

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Europium: Okay, Terbium. You’re off the hook.

Terbium: Sweet.

Europium: IF you narrate the next chapter of the legacy.

Terbium: Wait what.

Yeah, I can’t do it because I’ll be on a whirlwind adventure in England. B)
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Erbium: Cool, someone came to my party! When do we throw the bouquet?

Jereme: … do I even know you?

Erbium hasn’t even been to school yet.

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… and I’m pretty sure Remus was a child back when Terbium was still in child stage? Huh.

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Erbium: Do you even lift?

We got a bonfire going, this slumber party is already awesome.

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Manu: Am I late for the party?

Apparently this guy had his birthday between when Erbium called him and now. Maybe he’ll hit it off with Terbium or something.

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Along with the bonfire, the bouncy horses are also a big party favorite.

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I mean, most of our guests are, like, seven.

Even if Remus has been seven for a long-ass time.
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Jereme: But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It is the East, and Juliet is the sun…

Kid, if you wanna do that scene, you need to be at the BOTTOM of the treehouse. Also, how do you pronounce your name? I’ve been saying juh-REEM but I feel like that’s wrong…

Jereme: Never mind my name, what’s going on down THERE?

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Holmium: … what’s everyone staring at?

As you can probably guess, I started freaking out at this point.

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I was super worried that Holmium wouldn’t be able to climb the stairs to our shower… because of course we only have showers on the second floor and up… but he could.

We only have minutes, left, though!!!

Stars: *are beautiful and care not whether mortals live or die*

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Holmium made it to the shower, and I officially decided I’d had enough excitement for one day. So heir poll.

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Terbium Mendeleev
A slob who is easy to wake up. She’s evil and hates art. She doesn’t much care for Erbium, because Erbium stole her name. People like her green hair or something.

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Gadolinium Mendeleev

And excitable flirt who trips over his own feet. Afraid of water. Hates video games and nerdy things, but that’s probably just teenage rebellion. Angry eyebrows.

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Holmium Mendeleev

Another evil slob. He’s brave and unlucky, meaning… he wouldn’t have died from the fire anyway and I was worried about nothing. Will be forced into the Private Investigator career if he’s the TH, because of his name. Angry eyebrows.

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Dysprosium Mendeleev

A perceptive and good sim that would probably actually fit for the PI career beyond having a name similar to Holmes. She’s athletic and likes to triple check to see if the faucet’s off. A devious dodger of curfews, despite her good nature.

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Erbium Mendeleev

Nonbinary muffin who lights bonfires and lifts armfuls of wood for fun. Erbium’s unlucky and excitable. Also a bit of a loner, so the desire to throw a party is kinda weird.

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I figured it would only be fair to include what they will look like as a teen. Hair and clothes subject to change blah-de-blah.

Stalk Market’s Up

Time for another chapter of the Mendeleev ISBI!

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We start off with *checks smudged writing on hand* Dendrobium getting into the wrong bed.

Dysprosium: But it’s green. I like green.

What’s your brother going to say about you taking his bed?

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Oh… never mind.

Nightlight: I haven’t been used in so long… so dark…

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Dysprosium: I wanted to hold the baby.

Gadolinium: Too bad, sis. Heir poll’s coming up and kissing babies is apparently a good way to get votes.

Failing school, however, isn’t. Get your asses on the bus.

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Who would spread such a rumor?

Terbium: I dunno, but whoever did it is going to be kicked out of… that thing we don’t talk about.

… Are you running a Fight Club in your high school?

Terbium: No comment.

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I can understand rewarding firefighters, but stylists? This is where our taxes go?

Europium: Well, they don’t go towards stopping the Fight Club under the high school. Or buying buses that fit more than three people.

True.

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Elsa: Well, hello there, hot stuff. How about you give me a makeover. 😉

… You’re literally a clone of his great-great-something-grandmother. It’s not gonna work out. I’m not even sure if I changed your personality before plopping you down to be a townie.

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Europium!

Europium: What? I’m good at my job; who wouldn’t look hot after I was done with them? Besides, after a few generations the genetic similarities between relatives goes down to…

I don’t wanna hear it.

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Elsa: Wanna take a ride on this? 😉

You aren’t taking a ride on anything unless it’s your Motive Mobile, Europium.

Europium: I’m sorry, my fashion senses are tingling. They say I need to teach someone across town to do their makeup.

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Okay… I say this with the greatest love in my heart, dear, but you look kind of sickly. Let Europium show you how to contour.

Seriously, she looked like she was bleeding from the eyes in her little icon. o_o

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Erbium: I haven’t been fed in hours, but that’s fine. I’ll just chill here.

What a good baby.

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Fairies: HEY LISTEN! HEY! HEY LISTEN!

Terbium: Why did you get that LTR again?

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No, Europium. No. June is sweet, and not a clone of your early ancestor. Also, she’s friends with all of the kids. I’m not even sure you know how many kids you have.

Europium: There’s, like, four or five, right?

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Arnold: Watch out for that Holmium kid. He’s got the Devil’s eyebrows.

June: … maybe Gadolinium’s right. Maybe video games do suck…

Arnold: … can you at least move away from the stairs?

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Europium: I’m great friends with my kids! You’re the evil one, right? Any plans to bring the world to its knees using radiation?

Holmium: I was mostly planning on studying for a test we have on Friday, and maybe spending more time with you…

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Fairy: I’m free! Freeeeeee! *dissolves in the air* Noooooo!

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I noticed this while setting up for Erbium’s party.

Forever Alone Calzone: *lives up to its name*

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Terbium: Woo! Happy birthday, you little NAME-STEALER!

Europium: *holds Terbium back so she doesn’t body slam the baby*

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Gadolinium: Woo! I got here in time for cake!

Dysprosium: I love cake!

Terbium: Woo! Cake!

June: … guys? The baby?

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Erbium: No one paying ‘tention to meeee!

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Terbium: This crying baby is really harshing my cake vibe.

Dysprosium: Same.

Holmium: Let’s go to the other room.

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Terbium: I heard there’s a meteor shower coming up on May 4th.

Holmium: Cool. We should watch it.

Dysprosium: Can’t. That’s a romantic action.

Arnold: … anyone want to pay attention to the birthday kid? Anyone?

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Dysprosium: Daddyy… I need a boyfriend or else I can’t see the staaaars…

Europium: You deal with her; I’m doing the dishes.

Arnold: But I’m eating cake!

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Gadolinium: Why weren’t you helping with the dishes, Terbs?

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Terbium: Don’t sass me! I’m the only reason Erbium even lasted to his first birthday. *slap slap*

I feel like this is the most dysfunctional generation I’ve played in this family.

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Arnold: See, kid? Stars out the window. You happy?

Dysprosium: *sniffle*

Arnold: … great. I think your siblings are fighting.

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Gadolinium: Grampa has no brains!

Arnold: Goddammit, kids.

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Europium: Holmium was mean to me one time that wasn’t on camera, so now you’re the only kid I can talk to about my fear of the dark that won’t be an asshole.

Dysprosium: Do I really have to, Dad?

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Dysprosium: I don’t think the night has to be scary, though. Grampa taught me you can see stars from the window, and you can see the moon, too! The moon makes it light out in the night!

Europium: Huh. I never thought about it like that.

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You’re lucky I gave you the fifth kid for yout LTW, June. Don’t push it.

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Erbium: DADDY FEED ME!

Gadolinium: Dad, shut the kid up!

Nervous: Not feeding your child? Bad parenting, dude.

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Krypton: … did I do it right?

It’s a slip and slide, not a… a… float and… something else.

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Speaking of doing things wrong.

Europium: I feel like picking up a toddler shouldn’t be rocket science.

Erbium: *screams*

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Well, Europium’s off to work, so it’s June’s turn to babysit.

Except she can’t pick Erbium up until he’s downstairs, apparently.

And Erbium can’t go downstairs unless he’s being carried.

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Elsa: Hey baby. 😉

You just got a makeover yesterday.

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Oh, hey. Europium has a friend.

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Irving: I became a stylist so we could hang out.

Elsa: I’m here for my makeoverrrrrrr.

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Europium: Normally I’d tell you to cut it out, but you’re my best customer, honestly.

Elsa: 😮 I’m your best customer?

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I had Europium escort the kids to prom so they wouldn’t be late.

Europium: *gasp* I hope there aren’t any clowns at this party!

Holmium: I think we’re like, ten years too old for clown parties.

Dysprosium: … but I like clowns. : (

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Terbium won prom queen and nothing else happened of note.

I’m not even sure if there are any other teens in town.

Although neither Holmium nor Gadolinium won prom king, so theoretically there should be at least one other teen.

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Well, that’s… weird. And possibly illegal.

Europium: … I kinda wanna do it just to see what happens.

Me too.

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Also weird.

And I do not want to go through with it just to see what happens.

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Gadolinium: Playing with the baby makes people want to vote for me, right?

Seriously. Bus. Go.

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Gadolinium: Haha, Terbs is the last one on. She has to ride on the bottom.

Terbium: We’ll see who’s laughing when I’m torch-holder and you’re all locked in the basement.

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Europium: So, uh… this is pretty weird, but can I take a picture of you?

Lola: Oh, you got it mixed up, sweetie. was the one to order the picture.

Europium: Oh, okay… that’s messed up. Lucky for you, I just telepathically got my jobs for today, and Karen wants a makeover. But I want to know why you need this picture when I get back.

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Europium: Mind if I take a picture before we get started? For my portfolio? A sort of ‘before and after’ thing?

Karen: I don’t see why not.

And then the game waited until I’d finished giving her the very extensive makeover she wanted, with hair and makeup and like two or three different outfits for every category, before it crashed.

I can only assume that Lola hacked into the mainframe. Her reasons for wanting the photo were too nefarious to be known.

Luckily I’m pretty sure most of this chapter, or the important parts at least, were saved. : )

*awkwardly scratches back of neck*

Er… has it been more than a month?

Oops.

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… I literally have no idea what’s going on in this picture anymore.
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June starting us back off on the wrong foot… Fail.

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Europium: … what’s this baby’s name again?

Erbium. I remember because we already have a kid named Terbium. Also because I looked it up a couple days ago.

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Standing in your wife’s pee. Romance, folks.

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Family day out!

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June: Can you believe anyone in this family could not like videogames?

Terbium: Whatever, Mom. I’ll be here taking care of the kid that stole my name.
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Holmium decided to stay home. His loss.

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He’s gonna miss the bowling alley.

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… I can’t believe I haven’t done this before. These poses are amazing.

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Happy sims are happy.

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Arnold is playing foozball with someone else at the bar.

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Er… hi.

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Gadolinium:Wanna play with me,  Terb?

Terbium: I would, but I made a joke about holding the baby and now I’m stuck with him.

She kept getting the action in her queue, but couldn’t put Erbium down.
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Europium: Well… you’re cute.

June: I am standing ten feet away from you and in the process of picking up a very heavy bowling ball, dear. You might want to rethink

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Europium: … I think I might have made a mistake that will blow up in my face.

Maybe.

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Dammit Arnold, I can’t take you anywhere, can I?
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And June’s throwing money into the arcade cabinets.

June: I said that I liked video games, didn’t I?

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Europium: And then she said…

Terbium: Dad, who are you even talking about?

Europium: … I have no clue.

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Terbium: Oh, finally, I can put you down. My arms hurt like hell, kid.

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And Gadolinium immediately pulls him out of the crib.

Europium: Hey, I wanna hold the baby now for some reason.

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Gadolinium: ‘Kay Dad.

Terbium: Goddammit. I can’t leave you people alone for five seconds.

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June: Bonfire time! 😀

Terbium: Good, I need to watch something burn to get to my happy place. : )

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June: … well, time to leave the fire unattended.

Smokey the Bear is sad.

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… and I’m not happy, either. I paid good money for those windows. Don’t break them.

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Dysprosium went to visit a friend, but he wouldn’t let her in the gates because he’s a butt.
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I think I did a sim check here? Europium, Terbium, and Holmium were chatting upstairs.

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Gadolinium doing homework.

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Dysprosium managed to sneak in and get some sleep.

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… I dunno what June’s doing. Being scary and staring spaces.

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Birthdays!

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I couldn’t tell you what traits they got to save my life. : I

SCORE:

Self Wetting : 17 -135
Fires: 4 -20
Electrocutions: 3 -15
Passing Out : 39 -195
Failing School : 0
Accidental Deaths : (0)
Social Worker Visit : (0)
Game breakiness that’s my own fault : 2

Every Birth : 15 +75
Twins : (7) +70
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

Scary Flowers

Welcome to another chapter of the Mendeleev ISBI! Last time, Cerium died and then I had finals and just a lot of stress so I haven’t played for a WHILE. But yesterday I booted up my game and played, so we get more Mendeleevs now!

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Arnold seems to be doing alright. Sleeping on the hard, stone floor…

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… who are these kids on our porch?

Dysprosium: Hell if I know.

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Cute flirting couple yes yes.

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Cute in a different way school cheer.

Europium: Vooooooo gerbits!

… did either of you even go to college?

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Ah yes, the teenage years.

Terbium: Hey, moron.

Gadolinium: Person person minus, sis. Person person minus.

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Gadolinium: Well, at least I’m not a NERD who plays video games constantly.

Dysprosium: Could you two pick somewhere else to be asshats? I’mm trying to do my homework.

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:O I saw you do that, missy.

Terbium: What whoopie cushion? I was just going out to start a bonfire.

I sawww youuuuu.

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I dunno. I really liked the angle of this picture.

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I thought that Terbium was going to play darts with Gadolinium, but he’s playing on his own. : P

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Nervous makes the fire bigger. Now it’s a real party!

… but everyone’s sleeping.

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… almost everyone.

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Terbium: Y’know, mom I just noticed we don’t have a computer room anymore…

Huh. I’ll have to get on that.

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Terbium: It’s a good thing you’re not having any more kids. Maybe we can turn the nursery into a study.

June: Ha… about that…

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Hey, don’t faint when there’s a fire to tend!

Smokey the bear would not be happy.

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Holmium has school but he’d rather eat cake.

He got chewed out later but stayed in the house anyway.

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Gadolinium: You know, now that there won’t be any more kids, we can turn the nursery into a game room.

June: About that…

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Europium got old. He looks pretty much the same.

Then Arnold got asked out on a date. Poor dude’s sad because his wife died, so why not?

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Arnold: A storm cloud has settled over my heart… : (

Camille: Yeah, but you’re hot.

Arnold: You’re not bad either. 😉

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… you’re clearly not at the party either, Camille.

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Arnold immediately went on another date the next morning. Didn’t even make it home from his first one.

Arnold: Women are just kind of falling all over me all of a sudden. So I’m actually kind of over being sad about my wife now.

What is with this sudden influx of dates for Arnold?

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… no way in hell, Neo.

While Arnold is dating half of the town’s female population, Europium was off doing stylist work. I leave him for two seconds to check up on Arnold, and come back to this.

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Europium: FLOWERS ARE STARTLING.

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And Cecil made this face in response to being rejected.

That is… certainly a face.

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Terbium: RAWR!

Europium: Oh, hello. Didn’t see you there.

Not the reaction she was hoping for, but Terbium will never be as frightening as flowers.

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Although that is a bit worrying, I’ll admit.

Terbium: If I can’t break the laws of man, I will break the laws of physics.

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Arnold… still hasn’t come back.

Arnold: … I may be stuck in the tall grass.

Careful! There are wild pokemon there!

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Gadolinium up to his tricks.

Gadolinium: You’re such a NERD, mom!

… you are really missing the point of this legacy.

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Dysprosium: I heard Gads was making fun of you, Mommy. That’s okay. We can geek out over comic books together.

June: You’re officially my new favorite child.

Terbium: Er… what about me?

June: Only if you can beat me in Smash.

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June: You’re just mashing buttons!

Terbium: Yeah, and winning!

While the nerds were doing their NERD things, Gadolinium was being cool…

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… telling a ghost story to absolutely no one.

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AND BABY.

Europium: Quick! What’s the next element on the periodic table?

June: Can’t that wait until the baby is OUT of me?

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… you really are stuck, aren’t you?

Arnold: Nope. Just figured it out. Now I’m heading back to my calm and peaceful home where nothing exciting is currently happening.

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Holmium: Someone’s at the door.

Gadolinium: I’ll deal with it.

Holmium: And Mom’s having a baby.

Gadolinium: … not dealing with that one.

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Welcoming Erbium Mendeleev to the household!

Wait… ERBium… TERBium…

Shoot, I’m getting confused enough as it is!

Also I’m not sure if my count is off but is this the eighth generation of the ISBI??? o_o

SCORE:

Self Wetting : 16 -130
Fires: 4 -20
Electrocutions: 3 -15
Passing Out : 39 -195
Failing School : 0
Accidental Deaths : (0)
Social Worker Visit : (0)
Game breakiness that’s my own fault : 2

Every Birth : 15 +75
Twins : (7) +70
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 = 125