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Offline pithenia

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #25 on: December 29, 2014, 07:28:23 AM »
I am super excited! This is my first tournament and I cannot wait to get started!  ;D
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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #26 on: December 29, 2014, 10:08:36 AM »
The first two events of the season begin in less than 3 days. :) I know I am excited. I hope all of you are too. Please look over the General Rules as well as the two individual rule sets one more time before beginning to clear up any remaining questions you may have.



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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #27 on: December 29, 2014, 11:30:29 AM »
I can't believe, as many years that I've used this site, that I never knew about this tournament! I'm super excited to do this! :)

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #28 on: December 29, 2014, 12:26:27 PM »
Just a quick question...

You say we can not go into manage world ever, but what if our home lot gets bugged? That's a thing now and the only way to fix it is by going into manage world, evicting your sim, re zoning your lot to residential, and moving back in. With your lot bugged, you can not ask visitors to leave and they NEVER leave on their own. It's quite frustrating.

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #29 on: December 29, 2014, 01:07:27 PM »
Just a quick question...

You say we can not go into manage world ever, but what if our home lot gets bugged? That's a thing now and the only way to fix it is by going into manage world, evicting your sim, re zoning your lot to residential, and moving back in. With your lot bugged, you can not ask visitors to leave and they NEVER leave on their own. It's quite frustrating.

Just ask permission - the team is always agreeable to that kind of stuff, and you'd have your answer very quickly.

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #30 on: December 29, 2014, 01:49:15 PM »
Great! Thank you! :)

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #31 on: December 29, 2014, 03:51:55 PM »
Happy to see you, WriterJunkie!  :)
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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #32 on: December 29, 2014, 03:55:46 PM »
Can't wait ready to play and take on this Tournament!

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« Reply #33 on: December 29, 2014, 06:32:22 PM »
Happy to see you, WriterJunkie!  :)

Thanks! Happy to see you, too! (Are you pithenia from twitter?)  :) I'm super excited to do this Tournament! I absolutely love, love, love sims challenges. :)

UGH, if I could spell I wouldn't have to edit so many times. lol (though I did add to this message, too... but spelling, or lack of, made me edit it more.

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #34 on: December 30, 2014, 07:22:10 AM »
Really excited to get started! :D already played some practice rounds :)

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« Reply #35 on: December 30, 2014, 07:41:36 AM »
Really excited to get started! :D already played some practice rounds :)

Hehe...that is awesome. It is so great to see lots of new faces on the forum get psyched about the Tournament.

Just a reminder to everyone posting their scores when they are done: do NOT discuss details of how you tackled a given event. There will be plenty of time for discussion after I close an event. Thanks.

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #36 on: January 01, 2015, 03:11:43 PM »
First time playing a challenge--I know how to make the challenge folder.  How do I join the tournament officially?  or sign up for a thread?

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« Reply #37 on: January 01, 2015, 03:15:23 PM »
There is no need to sign up.  Just do the challenges (money making and career both up currently) and report your score in the appropriate thread.  Make sure you do not divulge strategy when posting your score, and any questions you are unsure of you can PM the team.

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #38 on: January 01, 2015, 05:31:14 PM »
Jan 1 - where is the " thumbs up" ?. I want to play but do I have to click on some thumbs up thing somewhere?

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« Reply #39 on: January 01, 2015, 05:36:54 PM »
No need to click on anything.  The two tournaments are now live, you can create your scoring file whenever you are ready.

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #40 on: January 02, 2015, 08:47:48 PM »
Happy to be here and looking forward to playing the sims 4 challenges.

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« Reply #41 on: January 02, 2015, 08:52:01 PM »
Welcome to our Forum, Llearann.

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #42 on: January 04, 2015, 11:00:07 PM »
I just found the 2015 Challenge Tournament! Even though I have been using the Carl Sims website for years, never noticed this.
I have always enjoyed playing different challenges with my sims, but never done so in a tournament.
Looking forward to this!

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #43 on: January 05, 2015, 06:27:27 AM »
Good luck, libraryrose4 and thank you for registering with the forum to participate. :)

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #44 on: January 09, 2015, 12:38:46 PM »
I had a blast in my first challenge. I can't wait for more to appear!

In the mean time, I have a question. How will patches be dealt with? Two players doing the challenge may have dramatically different experiences if a patch is released during the tournament. For example, consider the changes to jobs recently. Pretend that it had happened during the tournament during an event where jobs were a scoring feature. In this hypothetical situation, some people would have submitted scores before the nerf to jobs, and some people would submit scores after. Obviously, when the player did the challenge would have a huge impact on their scores. If a patch shows up that dramatically changes things, would players that had already submitted their scores get another shot at it?

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« Reply #45 on: January 09, 2015, 12:48:09 PM »
I had a blast in my first challenge. I can't wait for more to appear!

In the mean time, I have a question. How will patches be dealt with? Two players doing the challenge may have dramatically different experiences if a patch is released during the tournament. For example, consider the changes to jobs recently. Pretend that it had happened during the tournament during an event where jobs were a scoring feature. In this hypothetical situation, some people would have submitted scores before the nerf to jobs, and some people would submit scores after. Obviously, when the player did the challenge would have a huge impact on their scores. If a patch shows up that dramatically changes things, would players that had already submitted their scores get another shot at it?

Yeah in your example the team would unquestionably have to address something that drastic with jobs. We might end up scraping the entire event and starting it at a later date and quickly tossing you guys something safer that would not be impacted by a patch. All I can say is - we'll have to see what the various patches bring. Hopefully they will not change things so drastically that the team needs to do that kind of action because personally I am not great with shifting gears that quickly. I like planning and predictability. :)

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #46 on: January 12, 2015, 07:57:28 AM »
Wow, I am still excited! I just started the first challenge for this years' tournament! I have never done one before, but I will do my best with all of the challenges. I am so happy that I found this site and that I actually read the forum. I am usually just looking for game tips . . .  :-[
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« Reply #47 on: January 12, 2015, 08:15:41 AM »
Wow, I am still excited! I just started the first challenge for this years' tournament! I have never done one before, but I will do my best with all of the challenges. I am so happy that I found this site and that I actually read the forum. I am usually just looking for game tips . . .  :-[

Good luck in this year's Tournament, pithenia. :)

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Re: 2015 Challenge Tournament Overview
« Reply #48 on: January 16, 2015, 05:27:31 AM »
I assume auto aging for unplayed Sims needs to be on?

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« Reply #49 on: January 16, 2015, 06:05:48 AM »
I assume auto aging for unplayed Sims needs to be on?

Yes, I will add that.