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Re: Another Hollingsworth Dynasty Story
« Reply #60 on: April 10, 2015, 10:31:44 PM »
Noooooo  :'( I was really hoping there would be an alien heir. Is that against the rules? Or did you just not want alien blood? Or both? Oh well, at the end of the day what matters is the dynasty. Kudos to Dude for being able to make that hard choice.  :D
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« Reply #61 on: April 10, 2015, 10:55:52 PM »
Heirs have to be from a "natural birth" Between two sims, Male and female. Alien sims born from abductions can be part of the household or sent back. It is up to the watcher/player if they want to have the alien living in the house. See page 36 for Nutella's comment on this in the Sims 4 Immortal dynasty Thread 



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Re: Another Hollingsworth Dynasty Story
« Reply #62 on: April 10, 2015, 11:20:59 PM »
I know it wasn't supposed to be funny but I giggled when I read about the pregnant Winston waddling around at Granite Falls, too slow to complete the Outdoor Herbalist aspiration.
One of my fave activities in SIms 4 is gardening, but the Freelance Botanist is a real chore when all that's left is maxing the skill.
Grafting seems to be the fastest way to level.

You take great screenshots. Winston is a sim of many facial expressions!

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Re: Another Hollingsworth Dynasty Story
« Reply #63 on: April 11, 2015, 01:46:10 AM »
@Shewolf13 , yeah, it was a bit of a tug of the old heart strings but this is just going to be too close to have any distractions. Between skilling up and going to work Dude doesn't have a spare moment. Destinee was taken back to 'Splork' and Dude was told he would not have any further contact with her.  :( So, I guess that is pretty final.

@SLF and @Wolffie , just as sdhoey said, them da' rules!   :) Ya never know, seeing as Dude's a scientist he might get abducted again and maybe, if he's finished his immortal requirements we might keep him/her. Be nice eh.

@sdhoey, thanks for reading and supporting, much appreciated.  :)

@oshizu, it was funny. Honestly he was like a beached whale! It was actually pretty cute. Thanks re:screenshots, I just love Dude's face... can't get enough of it. I call it my dynasty sim-spam. lol
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Re: Another Hollingsworth Dynasty Story
« Reply #64 on: April 11, 2015, 02:56:10 AM »
Chapter 15: The Non Date


You're up early.
Dude: Hm hmm. Got lots to do today and Emma's coming round later so I want to get things done before she gets here.
*Nods* Cool. Is it a date?
Dude: No, she's just coming around to hang out.






I love sunrise.
Dude: It's nice eh.
Yep






Oh for crying out loud! That was THE most disgusting noise EVER. That dang cowplant just shoved it's sloppy wet cake right out next to my ear. <Dry retching sounds> Ughh, I feel nauseous.
Dude: Lol, I shouldn't laugh but, yeah, it sounds pretty bad eh.





Well least your gardening skill is coming along nicely. I wish that the grafted pomegranate and 'whatever it was' would hurry up and grow a deathflower.
Dude: Patience! It'll happen.
*Sigh* Just a little bit quicker would be good.





Oh Thanks for feeding it Zest. It's so hungry all the time. Maybe we should feed it someone...
Zest: No... and it's no problem to feed it the cow plant food. Only takes a second.
Well I'm going to go wait for Emma then. Be nice to have some girl chat.






Oh! Mortimer's looking so old. I hate it when he gets old, it's the start of the end. *Sigh*






Dude, I've given up on waiting for Emma, I don't think she's....Oh! You found her then.





Ohh, new love. So nice. <munching sounds>
Dude: *Sigh* What are you doing watcher?
I'm eating popcorn while I'm watching you two.
Dude: Do you think you could perhaps go watch some TV instead so Emma and I can have some privacy?
Oh! Umm...sure... whateverz.






Dude: You're so pretty.
Emma: Oh! Thanks.
Dude: Sorry about the watcher, she doesn't take a hint too well, best to be up-front with her.
Emma: lol, that's ok. It's just nice being here, alone with you.








Emma: Wow! That was some kiss!




Dude: I think we need some practice.




Emma: I agree, just to make sure...








Emma: <Whispering> I think you're pretty hot Mr Hollingsworth.




Adriel: Hi ya Dude, not interrupting anything am I?
Dude: ...





Well, Adriel sure knows how to put a damper on things eh?
Dude: Eh. And I thought you were bad.
Thanks...er, I think. Was that a compliment?
Dude: Kinda. Want to come to Sixam with me?
<Brightening up> Oh do I ever!!










This place is stunning. I don't think I'll ever get tired of coming here.
Dude: Agree. Come down from there though, I want to go this way.
Yep. Wait. Don't want to get lost.





Dude: Hi Brycen. How's your day been?
Brycen: Oh, you know, so-so.





Dude: I brought you a present...
Brycen: Oh my! Wow, Thanks so much Winston.
Is that what I think it is? <Awe struck> Is that a .... sonic screwdriver?





Dude: I was wondering if I could take a DNA sample? It doesn't hurt.
Brycen: Uh huh. No way!
Dude: Oh! <embarrassed> Sorry...





A little later....
Tylor: Yes. It's not really socially acceptable amongst us to take DNA samples.
Dude: Hmm, it was pretty embarrassing.
Tylor: He'll be fine and I'm sure you will be too now that you know.
Dude: Yes. *Nods*.
Tylor: <Leaning a little too close> Now... if you'd asked me however...
Oh! Dude! Is that the time... we really need to go... now.
Dude: Bye Tylor.
Tylor: Till next time Winston.







Wow! What is WITH Tylor constantly hitting on you?
Dude: I know! It's a little crazy and unsettling for sure.
Funny thing is... he's such a nice guy...alien...aliendude. Maybe you need to tell him about Emma.
Dude: Hmm, good idea.
Umm.. what is that blue webby stuff you're kneeling in?
Dude: Don't know....






Dude: Let's see what the gardening manual says...





Note from the watcher: The kisses etc between Dude and Emma... were autonomous apart from the 'first kiss' interaction. It was so funny... all I did was sit watching and take screenshots! I've never had such autonomous romantic interactions! I actually thought perhaps it was a glitch or something but Winston would use a friendly social every now and then and Emma would come right back with a romantic one. lol And no, she hasn't got the romantic trait, neither has Winston. lmao. Then when his co-worker Adriel came over to talk, Dude pulled that hilarious face!  ;D (Just in case you were wondering the little romantic aura lamps weren't activated!  :P)
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Re: Another Hollingsworth Dynasty Story
« Reply #65 on: April 11, 2015, 03:33:47 AM »
Chapter 16: Dinner Party


Dude: You hungry? Are you? Come on then?
It'll have your arm all the way to your elbow one of these days.
Dude: Pfffft, as if.






Zest: That smells great Dude.
Dude: Chilli, help yourself, there's plenty.
I'll say. There's enough food here to feed an army.
Dude: I'm about to throw a dinner party.
Oh! We don't have a table though.
Dude: Our friends won't mind. It'll be fine.





Zest: This is GOOD.






Dude: Hi everyone, thanks for coming... grab a plate!





Dude: Oh you girls going for the cake?
Zoe: <Giggle> Yes, I've got a sweet tooth.
Rogelio: Matches your personality then.
Zoe: Oh! You flatterer you!
Liberty: What a 'sweet' thing to say.
Dude: Lol, these puns are getting bad! <Grin>






Valarie: So when do you think your watcher will actually build you boys a house?
Don: Yeah, I've been wondering that myself.
Zest: Don't know. She says she's a bit uninspired at the moment.
Emma: Well least you don't have to worry about winter or anything.





Dude: Hmmm, castor sugar or soft brown...
Umm... don't ask me, I can't bake.
Dude: Really? You still haven't learnt?
Yeah, na. I just don't have the 'knack' you know. Everything I try comes out wrong.





Dude: Castor sugar... Looks good don't you think?
Looks great and smells even better!
Dude: You better grab a slice before Zoe sees it!





Dude: Heyyy, you know that deep sea divers use an ascent rate of 30' per minute when diving deeper than 60 feet, everyone knows that.
Don: I still say that saturation diving is better for you in the long run.





Zest: Psst... quick, while no one's looking.
Zoe: <giggle>









Dude: ...and it's said that at the stroke of midnight the desert sand can be seen to cloud up into the air, taking the shape of the hanging man.
Rogelio: <Gasp> Ohh
Dude:... and they say that whoever has the misfortune to see it.... becomes abducted next!
Gavin: Good heavens! I couldn't live in the desert knowing that! <Shiver>





Dude: Ummm... Rogelio, could I take a DNA sample?
Rogelio: Ummmm...





Rogelio: Sure!
Dude: Really? Awesome!





Dude: You're the first person who has said yes. Hold still.
Rogelio: <gag reflection>
Dude: Oooo, sorry, a little deep there. Opps.





*Deep sigh* That was one great party.
Zest and Zoe: You can say that again!





Aww, thanks Zoe, we sure did make a mess.
Zoe: No problems watcher.





Zoe: Judging by the number of plates, <quick counting> we all averaged about three to four slices of cake and that again of chilli.
Woah! No wonder we all feel sleepy.
Zest: That and we've managed to party all night again.





Dude: Hey Zoe? Have I shown you my puppies?
Zoe: Ooo I love baby dogs.
Dude: <flexing muscles>





Night Rogelio, thanks for coming.
Rogelio: It was a blast, night watcher. Or morning, rather.





*Yawn* Dawn soon.
Dude: Yep, just got to water these then I'm heading for bed.
Nite then. Oh! Congrats on another gold medal.





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Re: Another Hollingsworth Dynasty Story
« Reply #66 on: April 11, 2015, 03:46:53 AM »
Been gone from reading stories for a little while just to discover you restarted?!

I am really sorry for the loss, but happy to see that you are hanging in there.
Again I love your story and will be following even though im not a big commenter :)



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« Reply #67 on: April 11, 2015, 04:09:50 AM »
I still can't believe Destinee was sent away but I suppose it's for the best. Maybe next time you can keep the alien? Good for Zest getting some romance now. Can't wait for your next update  :D

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Re: Another Hollingsworth Dynasty Story
« Reply #68 on: April 11, 2015, 04:49:49 AM »
@LenaLJ , yes, it was a real killer losing my 1st dynasty. :( Still, least we can see Dude this time around. Thanks heaps for commenting.

@Cristina , yeah. It is a bit shocking but at the end of the day the abducted nooboo's are 100% alien. In other games when I have kept them they get a sad moodlet 'homesick for alien home planet" or something like that where the alien child wishes they were back on their own world. So that made the decision easier for me.  Dude's got to succeed in his requirements for ambrosia or there is no dynasty anyway. It would all end in 30 sim days or so.  :)

I'll have more updates tomorrow morning. Need to take a break now as I've been simming hard out for a few days trying to get this dynasty off the ground. Thanks for reading and commenting. Maybe if Dude get's abducted again I'll take a vote on keeping or returning the nooboo.  ;)

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Re: Another Hollingsworth Dynasty Story
« Reply #69 on: April 11, 2015, 05:40:06 AM »
So much has happened! Destinee is adorable, such a shame she went back to her alien mum. I love seeing Winston at work and hope to be seeing Johnny/Zoe nooboos  :D
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Re: Another Hollingsworth Dynasty Story
« Reply #70 on: April 11, 2015, 09:08:37 AM »
Your welcome Play, you always have my support.  :D

Winston is such a show off..

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Re: Another Hollingsworth Dynasty Story
« Reply #71 on: April 11, 2015, 11:26:42 AM »
Ahh! So many updates, I can't keep up!  ;) I do think they could use a house. I think it is funny random objects are placed all over this giant lot.
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Re: Another Hollingsworth Dynasty Story
« Reply #72 on: April 12, 2015, 01:14:20 AM »
Chapter 17: Again? Really?


That was ... Dude? What's that noise?...Oh NO....Not again.






Don't look at the lights Winston...look at me... look at ME. DUDE!





Dude: Well, least I know how it goes eh. See you in an hour.





Oh please don't take him away...






Zesty?
Zest: Yeah?
Winston just got abducted again.
Zest: *Deep Sigh* I knew his career was going to be a problem.
Rogelio: You pulling my leg watcher?
Grady: Indeed she is not. I saw the UFO myself. Well, let's get busy tidying up this place so that at least when Winston get's back all the chores are done.
*Sigh* Good idea Grady.






Oh thank the great watcher.





Are...are you...you know? Umm...ok?
Dude: Yeah, least it wasn't a crash landing this time.
Umm... did they.. <cough> err.... are you...with... with nooboo?
Dude: No...at least, I don't really remember. I think I might go to bed though.
Of course. Everything's been done so don't worry about anything.





Morning everyone.
Dude: Morning.
Zest: Hey.
Wow, that smells divine!
Dude: Thanks, be ready in a minute.






Zest: <Chatting away about latest books plot>
Dude: <groan> OOooo my stomach.
Uh oh






Have a good day at....Oh. Are you still not feeling well?
Dude: Oh, bad stomach cramps...oooo.
Umm, think I'll tag along to your work with you after all. K?
Dude: Hmm. No... Honestly I'll be fine. Besides today I'm not really doing anything apart from brainstorming. You stay home.
O..Kaaay then. Phone me if you need to.
Dude: K.






After work....

Dude: Yep... full costumes please. No, I don't really care what mine is but NOT the hotdog ok.





That's so nice of you Gavin to let us throw our party here.
Gavin: No worries, nice to have you at ours for a change.
Nice house.
Gavin: Thanks!
Dude: Yeah, it's got walls...watcher.
I'm hearing you... I'll start designing a house tomorrow, promise.





Rogelio:<just out of shot behind the wall dancing>Who's the wee kid watcher? It's pretty late for such a wee fellow to be up at an adult's party!
Oh that's one of Zesty's kids. I'm sure he'll be going to bed soon.
Rogelio: One?
Yeah..umm, Zesty's been quite ... er...busy lately. He's got about 20 something kids around the towns.
Rogelio: OMG, that's obscene.
Umm..No! Practical, we've got a dynasty to run here.
Emma: (on the couch dressed like Grim) How on earth does he keep track of them all?
He doesn't. Basically if there is a blond kid at the park or w/e Zest knows it's one of his. <snort>





Hey! Good disguise Tylor, pretty funny coming as an astronaut. Not so sure on yours Stefan... might be a it obvious! Still, welcome!
Stephan: Thanks watcher. I bet you no one notices!
Rogelio: <pizza delivery man> Notices what watcher?
Stephan: lol, told you!
Unfathomable!





Hi Zoe, see you got the hotdog head on the maids costume glitch.
Zoe: Yeah, it was the only costume I could get to go round my nooboo bump.
Adriel:(Hotdog) I think you look pretty anyway.
Zoe: Thanks, I feel like a beached whale.





Dude: <swept up into Emma's arms> Oh mm mhmmm.
Emma: Oh!
Dude: Umm... err, while that kiss was just great, I've sort of got to go and do things as the host.
Zest: Embarrassing much watcher! Thanks for telling everyone about my family tree.
Oh! No one minds... besides you can't tell me you haven't been having fun now... eh..eh? <eyebrow wiggle at Zest>





What are you doing out here?
Dude: Emma's kinda getting to me.
Oh.<surprised> She's very nice.
Dude: Yeah, but I'm feeling pretty smothered.
Really? I thought most guys would give their right arm, for a gal like her.





Dude: I know, but I like my space, you know. I mean we work together and now she's like all over me outta work too.
I seriously don't know what to say other than, if you don't like her you could always break up I guess.
Dude: I do like her. *sigh* Oh maybe I'm just tired that's all.





Great dance moves there Don
Don: Thanks watcher.
You look pretty wired though. How many coffee's have you had?
Don: 'bout four.
I appreciate your dedication to partying all night long Zoe but if you're in labour you're excused you know.





Oh Dude! Quick. Do something. Tylor's hitting on Adriel and I don't think he likes it.
Dude: Oh jeez!
Waylon: <clown> Awkward!





Dude: So did you hear the one about the clowns that were arrested during a police raid?
Adriel: No?
Dude: Apparently there were large pockets of resistance!





Dude: Aw Zoe, I was just coming to do that.
Zoe: It's ok, I got it.
Dude: You should go put your feet up. Thanks for loaning us your house. I'll end the party eh. We've been at 'gold' for some time now anyway.





Zest: Woo! Another gold medal.
Dude: Oh YEYaa!






Dude! You should be in bed, there's only 5 hours till work!
Dude: Hmm, I'll be ok... I just really need cake.





Dude: Chocolate cake... it's calling to me....
*sigh*









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Re: Another Hollingsworth Dynasty Story
« Reply #73 on: April 12, 2015, 01:33:42 AM »
Dude you are sounding like a pregnant woman with cravings! ;P

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« Reply #74 on: April 12, 2015, 01:58:36 AM »
The aliens sure do like Dude.  Seems they have good taste!
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