Chapter 1.6: We’re Back

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Last time, Passion Fruit finally completed her LTW, got married and moved out.  Lemon completed her LTW, but hangs around to take Radish when she moves out since he completed his LTW too.

Simcheck:

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Young Jae is still around.

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Orchid is too.

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Banana is getting ready to move out after she graduates.

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Lemon is Banana’s twin and will soon leave.

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Radish gets to age up a little while early since he completed his LTW.

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Prune

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and Fig are twins and have forever as teens left to go.

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Turnip and Eggplant are also twins.

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Olive and Daffodil are the youngest in the house and are also twins.  Daffodil has been selected as the heiress since she is the youngest.

Everyone had reset when I loaded up the game.  I must have had some mod switches.

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Who cares that we load in at 8am.  Let’s have birthdays early.  Radish goes first so that he can hopefully graduate the next day and get the heck out.

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Then he goes and ages up good looking.  I did not expect that.  He adds Perfectionist to Handy, Bookworm, Hopeless Romantic, and Friendly.

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The party is overshadowed by Lefty trying to kill Fig over that piece of cake.

Fig:  No, I’m starving, Lefty.  You can’t have it!

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We interrupt this party for graduation.

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It’s a big bummer that Radish is not graduating today, but we still have to do his portrait anyway.  Lemon and Banana head inside and the family trails behind.

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I didn’t expect a Valedictorian especially Lemon, who is probably going to prison for arson.

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Daffodil tells a ghost story while the boys (Turnip and Eggplant) play with their IFs.

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Last minute conversations between Lemon and Banana.

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Orchid gets Radishes’ portrait painted.

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If you recall, Radish had a romantic interest from prom.  Jeremiah was invited over for a date.

Fun fact:  Jeremiah’s grandmother is Keely Tart-Mist, who was saved a few months back and then got married to Tucker Small from my new ISBI.

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The date goes very, very well and they end up in bed together.  Orchid made them change the sheets afterward.

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While the date was going on, Turnip and Eggplant were having birthdays that I had no clue were going to happen.

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Eggplant is pretty cute, but Turnip got that goddamn nose.

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Young wanted to retire, so I let him.

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I’m not sure which set of teens this is, but a lot of learning to drive happens this week.

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Aww, no!

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Fig asks Orchid to teach her to drive next.

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Banana heads over to her girlfriend, Sherri’s, house and proposes.

Fun fact #2:  Keely is Sherri’s mother, making Sherri the aunt of Jeremiah.

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The two get married and Banana moves in with Sherri.

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Radish has his graduation while Banana is getting married.

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We find out that Jeremiah is graduating at the same time!

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Photobombed by Olive.  Thanks.

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Jeremiah:  I hope it is acceptable that I marry your son today.
Orchid:  Yes, very acceptable!  Then have babies!

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Radish wastes no time and proposes to Jeremiah.

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Passion Fruit:  I think someone is watching me!  Help!

Orchid has a long locked want for a grandchild, so we pop over to check on Passion Fruit’s pregnancy.  She only has the option to be taken to the hospital, meaning she is in labor.  I was excited enough that I meant to have Orchid active, but found out a while later that Eggplant took her to the hospital.  The baby ends up being a girl named Misti.

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At home, Orchid wants to upgrade 10 things.  She has 7 already done.  The washer will be the next unbreakable item.

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It got late, so she had to stop the upgrade to have her cake.

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And she’s adorable.

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Ugh, full moon night.  Orchid wants to retire, so she does.

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Fig heads out to catch a fish for the science center.  She saw the unicorn and tried to get the Adopt 6 strays LTW.  Since, I am trying to trigger the Perfect Garden, we ignored it.

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Oh and Fig is insane.  So, this whackjob painting was created.  I have no clue if I have a painting mod in or not.  I just know that I have never seen this one before ever.

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Fig finally pops The Perfect Garden (she already has 2/8 perfect plants), so she got a greenhouse since all the plants were dormant.  Her section for perfect plants is over behind her.

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The youngest two finally have their birthdays too.  Woo!

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Unstable.  That one is pretty fun.

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Orchid:  So, do you want to learn to drive before I send you off to military school to join your brother?
Olive:  Who said I wanted to go to military school?
Orchid:  I did.

Orchid seriously sent both Turnip and Olive to military school.  Is it the nose?  Is it their traits?  I don’t know, but she had no wants for the other kids to leave.

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Fig is the only one who has not done their homework that week.  They have had 5 days off in a row: 2 days for graduations, one spooky day, and then the weekend.  After she does that, Young takes her out to drive.

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Eggplant has rolled “More than a Machine” LTW, so he got the robot station and starts researching nanites.

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Gene (married to Passion Fruit)

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Sherri (married to Banana)

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Jeremiah (married to Radish)

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Estevan (engaged to Lemon)

I started working on the family tree and I thought you’d like to see the spouses.  There is a new page linking to it.

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Olive and Daffodil are having a huge pillow fight in Fig’s room.  As the oldest in the house, Fig moved downstairs into Passion Fruit’s old room and painted it pink.

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Random pic of Daffodil being late for school.

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Fig keeps jumping out of the car and not learning the last driving skill point.  Young is not amused that he has to try again.

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They finally have some spare money and the kids are now put to work.  Olive is making potions, Fig is inventing and Eggplant is at the bot station.

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Aww, Lemon got married!

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Radish and Jeremiah had their baby!  It’s an exciting day around here.  OHHH  Misti had her birthday!

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Young is almost ready for the afterlife, so when the free vacation was announced, Orchid decided to accept it and took Young for a reward on a life well-lived.

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There were no teen parties, no cops called.  The kids just went to work and school and came home to skill.

Fig maxes out her gardening.

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Eggplant builds the bots and Fig sells them.  Everyone also died of shock.  Prune is doing something other than leaving inappropriate forum posts!  Omg.

Seriously, she writes 8-10 inappropriate posts a day.

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Daffodil maxes her teen job in journalism.

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Young came home from his vacation and scolds Fig.  I haven’t figured out why though.

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Prom night!  I forgot to get everyone changed, so oops.

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Young has taken up video gaming in his old age.  He got to add a new nerd trait:  Handy.

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Orchid keeps gussying up.  All day long.

Prune:

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Fig:

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Eggplant:

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Daffodil:

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Oh dear God.  We will not be torturing Daffodil with this monster.

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But we might steal Eggplants RI Venkat though.  He’s cute.

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Daffodil:  Whoever wins gets Venkat.
Eggplant:  Prepare to die, thief!

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Holy shit the SwiftGro thing is amazing.  Why have I never used it before?  Her and Young take turns talking to all the plants everyday for several weeks and then started using perfect garlic for fertilizer (best fertilizer in the game according to Carl’s).

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And there you have it.  She talked them all to perfect and replanted them.

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Eggplant listens to the bot tabcast while researching all the trait chips.  He won’t be creating them though.  He and the family will just buy trait chip bundles until sentience is found.

We will end the update with grandbabies!

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Misty (Passion Fruit and Gene)

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Dylan (Banana and Sherri)

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Denise (Radish and Jeremiah, she got The Nose, but only the upper bridge part that digs into the brain).

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Meredith (Lemon and Estevan, got the full nose).

….nevermind.  I can’t start the next update with crying.

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Young started to feel a bit light and knew what was coming.  He was not happy about it either.

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Surround by his whole family (except the ones at boarding school), Young bids a tearful farewell.

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Young, father of 10, grandfather of 4.  The best rock star the Simverse has ever seen.  He leaves at age 89, which is the exact length of the age span in game.  He didn’t quite make it to 200,000 happiness points, but he did give it a good try.

RIP Young!  Let’s hope your nose does not live as long as you did.

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3 thoughts on “Chapter 1.6: We’re Back

  1. Aw, bye Young. He was a great spouse, even if he did infect the family with a weird nose.

    I see you’re doing the smart thing and choosing the non-career LTWs for the spares. That should leave plenty of room for the next generation. Not that 8 sims in a house has ever stopped your sims, lol.

    1. I will never forgive him that nose! Ugh. I have seen others keep spares around for tons of age groups, but not me. I want them gone. I think 7 LTW completed in gen 1 was better than could be expected. There definitely won’t be that many kids born this time around.

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